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SBI PO Eligibility

SBI PO 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who wish to apply online for SBI PO Exam 2019 need to fulfill the under-mentioned eligibility criteria. We have mentioned below the official SBI PO Eligibility Criteria for you, take a look:

(a) Age-based Eligibility (As on 01.04.2022)
Candidates between the age of 21 years to 30 years (both inclusive) can apply for SBI PO 2022 recruitment.

(b) Educational Qualification (As on 31.12.2022)
(The below-mentioned eligibility details should be fulfilled as on 31/12/2022)
Candidates should possess a graduation degree or any equivalent qualification from a recognized university.

Those who are in the Final Year/Semester of their Graduation may also apply provisionally, subject to the condition that, if called for an interview, they will have to produce a proof of having passed the graduation examination on or before 31.12.2022.

SBI PO prelim Syllabus

SBI PO Preliminary Exam Syllabus

The preliminary examination of SBI PO 2022 exam will comprise of Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. Here is the detailed syllabus:


Quantitative Aptitude

English Language

Logical Reasoning


Reading Comprehension

Alphanumeric Series

Profit & Loss

Cloze Test

Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test

Mixtures &Alligations

Para jumbles

Data Sufficiency

Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices


Coded Inequalities

Work & Time

Fill in the blanks

Seating Arrangement

Time & Distance

Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting


Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere

Paragraph Completion


Data Interpretation



Ratio & Proportion, Percentage


Blood Relations

Number Systems


Input Output

Sequence & Series


Coding Decoding

Permutation, Combination &Probability



SBI PO Important Dates

SBI PO Recruitment 2022: Important Dates

Event Name

Important Dates

On-line registration including Editing/ Modification of Application by candidates

22.09.2022 to 22.10.2022

Payment of Application Fee/ Intimation Charges

22.09.2022 to 22.10.2022

Download of admit card for SBI PO Prelims

1st /2nd week of December 2022

SBI PO Prelims Exam Date 2022

17th/18th/19th/20th of December 2022

Result of Online Preliminary Examination

1st week of January 2023

Download of Call letter for Online Main Examination

2nd week of January 2023

Conduct of Online Main Examination

January 2023 / February 2023

Declaration of Result of Main Examination

3rd week of February 2023

Download of Call Letter for Group Exercises & Interview

4th week of February 2023

Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview

February / March 2023

Declaration of Final Result

March 2023


SBI PO Vacancies

SBI PO 2022 Vacancies

SBI PO 2022 Exam Date Out: SBI PO 2022 exam is to be conducted by the State Bank of India (SBI) to select eligible candidates for the 1673 Probationary Officers (PO) vacancies in different branches of the State Bank of India. SBI PO Notification 2022 has been released along with SBI PO Exam Dates. As mentioned, the SBI PO 2022 prelims exam is scheduled for 17th/18th/19th/20th of December 2022 and SBI PO Mains is to be conducted in January 2023 / February 2023. SBI PO is one of the most coveted jobs in the Banking industry and a dream job for millions of aspirants across India. SBI PO is considered a premium job opportunity in the banking sector because of the following reasons:

• Brand value of SBI and reputation associated with SBI PO post

• Lucrative pay scale which is highest among PSU Banks

• Growth opportunities where even a PO can progress to the level of Chairperson

• Job satisfaction and social prestige

SBI PO Exam Pattern

SBI PO 2019 Selection Process

SBI PO Exam 2019 will be conducted in the following three phases -

Phase 1: Preliminary exam

S. No.

Name of the Test

No. of Questions

Sectional Time



English Language


20 minutes

Total Maximum

Marks 100





Reasoning Ability


20 minutes


Quantitative Aptitude


20 minutes



1 hour

Phase 2: Mains Exam (Objective + Descriptive)

SBI PO Mains Exam Pattern - Objective

S. No.

Name of Test

Number of Questions

Maximum Marks



Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude



60 minutes


Data Analysis and Interpretation



45 minutes


General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness



35 minutes


English Language



40 minutes





3 hours


SBI PO Mains Exam Pattern - Descriptive

The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with two questions for 50 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)

Phase 3: Group Exercise and Interview

Candidates numbering up to 3 times (approx.) the category wise vacancies will be shortlisted for the Group Exercise & Interview from the top of the category wise merit list subject to a candidate scoring the minimum aggregate qualifying score.

Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both - Preliminary and Main Exam): There will be a penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, 1/4th of marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score.

SBI PO Mains Syllabus

SBI PO Mains syllabus:

The Mains Examination of SBI PO exam 2020 will constitute of 4 sections: Reasoning + Computer Aptitude, English Language, Data Analysis & Interpretation and General/Economy/Banking Awareness. The complete syllabus is discussed below:

Data Analysis & Interpretation


English Language

General/Economy/ Banking Awareness

Computer Aptitude

Tabular Graph

Verbal Reasoning

Reading Comprehension

Financial Awareness


Line Graph



Current Affairs


Pie Chart

Circular Seating Arrangement


General Knowledge

Keyboard Shortcuts

Bar Graph

Linear Seating Arrangement

Verbal Ability

Static Awareness

Computer Abbreviation

Radar Graph Caselet

Double Lineup

Word Association

Banking and Financial Awareness

Microsoft Office

Missing Case DI


Sentence Improvement


Computer Hardware

Let it Case DI

Input Output

Para Jumbles


Computer Software

Data Sufficiency

Blood Relations

Cloze Test


Computer Fundamentals /Terminologies


Directions and Distances

Error Spotting



Permutation and Combination

Ordering and Ranking

Fill in the blanks


Number System


Data Sufficiency


Operating System


Coding and Decoding


Basic of Logic Gates


Code Inequalities


Course of Action


Critical Reasoning


Analytical and Decision Making



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