SBI PO 2022 Recruitment


SBI PO Recruitment 2022: Check Exam Dates, Eligibility, Selection Criteria, And Other Details Here

SBI PO 2022 recruitment exam will be conducted by State Bank of India (SBI) for selecting candidates for the post of PO (Probationary Officers). SBI PO or Bank PO exam is one of the most sought-after job in Banking industry and a dream job for millions of candidates across India.

Eligible candidates who want to join SBI as a Probationary Officer, can apply after carefully going through the advertisement/notification regarding eligibility criteria, registration processes, payment of online application fee, etc. and must ensure that they fulfil all the required eligibility criteria.

SBI PO 2022: Important Dates

Activity NameImportant Dates
SBI PO Notification 2022Will Be Released Soon
SBI PO Notification 2021October 04, 2021
Online Registration Starting dateOctober 05, 2021
Last Date for Fee paymentOctober 25, 2021
Pre- Examination TrainingNovember 2021 (1st week onward)
Admit Card for Prelims ExamDownload Here
SBI PO 2021 Preliminary Exam date20th, 21st & 27th November 2021
Result of Preliminary examDownload Here
Call letter for Mains ExamDownload Here
SBI PO Mains Exam Date 20212nd January 2022
Results of Mains ExamJanuary 25, 2022
Availability of Call Letter for Personal InterviewFebruary 02, 2022
Group Exercises & InterviewFebruary 2022
Declaration of Final ResultMarch 15, 2022

Exam Pattern

SBI PO Exam Pattern 2022

Candidates must be aware of the exam pattern and marks distribution for Preliminary and Mains exam before appearing for the SBI PO 2022 Examination process.

The examination process of SBI PO consists of 3 stages:

a. Prelims Examination,
b. Mains Examination
c. Interview round
The structure of exams is as follows:

SBI PO Prelims 2022 Examination:

This Prelims exam will be conducted in online mode wherein the candidates are required to attempt 100 questions having 1 mark each, in a composite duration of 60 minutes. It is to be noted that the sectional cut-offs in the Prelims Exam has been removed now and the overall score of all 3 sections shall be considered for selection to the next round of recruitment process.

S.No.Name of the SectionTotal QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language303020 Minutes
2Quantitative Aptitude353520 Minutes
3Reasoning Ability353520 Minutes
Total10060 Minutes
SBI PO Mains Pattern 2022:

The Mains examination will also be conducted in online mode & will have one objective and a descriptive test.

Objective Test Pattern:

The objective test section in Mains Examination will consist of 155 Objective questions having a total of 200 marks and a separate Descriptive online Test having 2 questions for 50 marks.

S. No.Name of Test (Objective)No. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1Reasoning & Computer Aptitude456060 minutes
2Data Analysis & Interpretation356045 minutes
3General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness404035 minutes
4English Language303040 minutes

1552003 hours
Descriptive Test Pattern:

A total of 2 questions shall be asked in this test and the test will be of 50 marks which needs to be completed in a duration of 30 minutes.

S.NoName of the TestNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)25030 Minutes

Exam Date

SBI PO Exam Date 2022

The Exam Dates for SBI PO 2022 has not been released yet & will be updated once the official notification is released by SBI.

The tentative exam dates for SBI PO Recruitment is mentioned below:

Activity NameImportant Dates
SBI PO 2022 NotificationWill Be Released Soon
SBI PO Notification 2021October 04, 2021
Online Registration Starting dateOctober 05, 2021
Last Date for Fee paymentOctober 25, 2021
Pre- Examination TrainingNovember 2021 (1st week onward)
Admit Card for Prelims ExamDownload Here
SBI PO 2021 Preliminary Exam date20th, 21st & 27th November 2021
Result of Preliminary examDownload Here
Call letter for Mains ExamDownload Here
SBI PO Mains Exam Date 2021December 2021
Results of Mains ExamJanuary 25, 2022
Availability of Call Letter for Personal InterviewFebruary 02, 2022
Group Exercises & InterviewFebruary 2022
Declaration of Final ResultMarch 15, 2022

How To Apply

SBI PO Apply Online 2022

Pre-Requisites for Applying Online for SBI PO 2022:

Before applying for SBI PO 2022, applicants must make sure that they should have a valid e-mail ID and an active mobile number which will be needed for receiving all kind of communications related to availability of call letters/ advices from SBI via e-mail/ SMS. It must be kept working till the final declaration of results.

Steps for Applying Online for SBI PO 2022:

(1) Candidates need to visit the official website of SBI for applying online for SBI PO 2022.

(2) Candidates will have to click on “CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION” to register their application by entering their basic mandatory information in the online application form for SBI PO 2022 like Candidate’s name, Father’s Name, DOB, E-mail Address, etc .

(3) After successful registration, log into your account using the credentials sent to your email ID/mobile no & fill all the mandatory information in the application form like educational details, your previous experience detail(if any) etc.

(4) After that you need to upload your scanned Photograph, Signature, Left thumb impression, etc.

(5) Applicants are advised to carefully fill all the details in the online application as no change in any of the data filled in the online application will be possible/ entertained after clicking on FINAL SUBMIT Button.

Guidelines for Scanning Photograph and Signature

At the time of applying online, applicant must possess a scanned (digital) image of his/ her photograph and signature as per the specifications given in the notification of SBI PO 2022. Online application shall not be entertained unless the applicant uploads his photo and signature as per specification.

Note: If the face of the candidate in the photograph or signature is not clear his candidature might get rejected. In such cases, applicants must edit their application form and again re-upload their photograph or signature for successfully submitting the application.


SBI PO Syllabus 2022

SBI PO Pre Exam Syllabus

The syllabus of SBI PO 2022 Prelims exam will constitute Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. The detailed syllabus of SBI PO Prelims exam can be further subdivided into various topics based on the previous year questions that have been asked in SBI PO Prelims exams over the past few years. The SBI PO syllabus 2022 for the prelims and the mains exam are quite similar having slight changes in respective topics.

Reasoning AbilityQuantitative AptitudeEnglish Language
Series-AlphanumericSimplificationCloze Test 
InequalitiesProfit & LossReading Comprehension
Ranking/DirectionMixtures &AlligationsPara jumbles
Data SufficiencySimple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds& IndicesParagraph Completion
Coding-DecodingWork & TimeFill in the blanks
Seating ArrangementTime & DistanceMultiple Meaning /Error Spotting
PuzzleMensuration – Cylinder, Cone, SphereMiscellaneous 
TabulationData Interpretation
SyllogismRatio & Proportion, Percentage
Blood RelationsNumber Systems
Input OutputSequence & Series
Coding DecodingPermutation, Combination &Probability
SBI PO Mains Exam Syllabus
Data Interpretation & AnalysisReasoningEnglish LanguageGeneral/Economy/ Banking AwarenessComputer Aptitude
Data SufficiencyBlood RelationsReading ComprehensionFinancial AwarenessComputer Fundamentals /Terminologies
Line GraphSyllogismGrammarCurrent AffairsMemory
Pie ChartCircular Seating ArrangementVocabularyGeneral KnowledgeKeyboard Shortcuts
Bar GraphLinear Seating ArrangementVerbal AbilityStatic AwarenessComputer Abbreviation
Radar Graph Case letDouble Line-upWord AssociationBanking and Financial AwarenessMicrosoft Office
Missing Case DISchedulingSentence ImprovementComputer Hardware
Let it Case DIInput OutputPara JumblesComputer Software
Tabular GraphVerbal ReasoningCloze TestInternet
ProbabilityDirections and DistancesError SpottingNetworking
Permutation and CombinationOrdering and RankingFill in the blanksNumber System
Data SufficiencyOperating System
Coding and DecodingBasic of Logic Gates
Code Inequalities
Course of Action
Critical Reasoning
Analytical and Decision Making

Cut Offs:

SBI PO Previous Year Cut offs:

A minimum score will be required to be obtained by each candidate in each test of Online examination and a minimum total score will be needed to be shortlisted for interview. Depending on the number of vacancies, cut-offs will be decided, and candidates will be shortlisted for the interview process.>

SBI PO Cut off 2021

Category NameCut-Off Marks (Out of 100)
D & E33.16

SBI PO Prelims 2020 Cut Off

Category NamePrelims Cut-off (From 100 marks)

SBI PO Mains 2020 Cut Off

Category NameMains Cut-off (out of 250 marks)

SBI PO Final Cut Off 2020

Category NameFinal list Cut Off (Normalised to 100 marks)


SBI PO Vacancy 2022

The vacancy list for the session 2022 has not been released yet. It will be updated once it is declared by SBI.

SBI PO Vacancy 2021


Note :

1. Above mentioned vacancies are provisional and may change in future as per Bank’s requirements.

2. Vacancies reserved for OBC category candidates are only for the ‘Non-creamy layer’ OBC applicants. The ‘Creamy layer’ OBC candidates must indicate their category as ‘General’ in the online application form.

Salary & Job Profile:

SBI PO Salary & Job Profile 2022

SBI PO Salary 2022:

SBI PO Salary 2022 includes a basic pay of Rs.27,620/- (with 4 advance increments) in the scale of 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020 as applicable to Junior Management Grade Scale-I. Along with salary you will also get other benefits like DA, HRA, CCA etc. as per the norms laid down by govt. There will be a probation period of 2 years for a candidate recruited as SBI PO.

SBI PO 2022 Job Profile:

The in-hand salary given to SBI PO is approx. around Rs 40000 to 45000.The gross pay/total pay-out earned like house rent allowance etc. lies between Rs 8.00 Lakhs to Rs. 13.00 lakhs per annum. The amount usually varies as per the location of the PO where he is posted.

Other Allowances associated with SBI PO Post
Dearness Allowance46.9% of the basic pay
CCA City (Compensatory Allowance)3% to 4% (depending on the place of posting)
Leased House Accommodation RuralMinimum- Rs 8000/-(Rural)
Leased House Accommodation UrbanMaximum- Rs 29500/-(Urban)
Furniture AllowanceRs 120000/-
Medical Insurance100% for employees
Medical Insurance Extended75% for families
Travelling AllowanceReimbursement for AC-2Tier (Exclusively for officialtravels)
PetrolRs 1100-Rs 1300( in case of non-availability ofpersonal vehicle)
MiscellaneousRs 4000/-
Loan BenefitsConcession on interest rates

Eligibility Criteria:

SBI PO Eligibility Criteria 2022

The candidates are required to fulfil the below criteria in order to be eligible for the SBI PO selection process:

Age Limit:

The candidate applying for SBI PO must be 21 Years to 30 years of age.

S. NoCategoryAge limit
1Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe5 years
2Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)3 years
3Persons With Disabilities (PWD)PWD (SC/ ST)15 years
PWD (OBC)13 years
PWD (Gen/ EWS)10 years
4Ex Servicemen, Commissioned officers includingEmergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs)who have rendered 5 years military service and have been released oncompletion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to becompleted within 6 months from the last date of receipt of application)otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct orinefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service orinvalidment.5 years
5Persons Ordinarily domiciled of the state of Jammu& Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.19895 years
Educational Qualification:

• The applicant must be a graduate in any aforesaid discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government as specified in the notification.

• Those applicants who are in their Final year/Semester of their Graduation can also apply subject to the condition that if they are called for interview, they must be able to produce proof of having passed the graduation examination.

• Applicants having Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing Integrated Dual Degree certification must be on or before August 2022. Also, Candidates having Chartered Accountant certification may also apply.

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