SBI PO 2022 Notification released to fill 1673 vacancies. Application form, Exam Date

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SBI PO 2022 Notification: State Bank of India has released a notification to fill 1673 Probationary Officer (PO) vacancies in different branches of India. The notification was released on 21st September on the SBI official website. Online registrations start on 22nd September 2022.

SBI is inviting applications from eligible candidates to apply for PO vacancies. The selected candidates may be posted anywhere in India. The probationary Officer (PO) job in SBI is a popular job in the banking industry. SBI PO is a dream job for many unemployed youths of India, because of its future growth chances.

SBI PO 2022 Recruitment Highlights

SBI PO Notification 202221st September 2022
Online Registration Starts From 22nd September 2022
Last date for SBI PO Apply Online12th October 2022
Last Date to Pay Fee12th October 2022
Conduct of Pre- Examination TrainingNovember 2022 / December 2022

SBI PO 2022 Notification PDF

SBI released a notification to fill 1673 PO vacancies. The bank released a notification along with a pdf with full details. The pdf has full details about eligibility, exam dates, exam pattern, how to apply, exam centers, etc.

All interested candidates can download the Official notification from the given link below.

SBI PO 2022 Official Notification

SBI PO 2022 Exam Dates

The download of Preliminary Examination Call Letters1st / 2nd week of December 2022 onwards
Phase-I: Online Preliminary Examination17th/18th/19th/ 20th of December 2022
Declaration of Result of Preliminary ExaminationDecember 2022 / January 2023
The download of the Main Examination Call letterJanuary 2023 / February 2023
Phase-II: Online Main ExaminationJanuary 2023 / February 2023
Declaration of Result of Main ExaminationFebruary 2023
The download of Phase-III Call LetterFebruary 2023 onwards
Phase-III: Psychometric TestFebruary / March 2023
Interview & Group ExercisesFebruary / March 2023
Declaration of Final ResultMarch 2023 onwards

SBI PO 2022 Vacancy


SBI PO Vacancy (PwD Category)

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Abbreviations: SC- Scheduled Castes, ST- Scheduled Tribes, OBC- Other Backward Classes, EWS- Economically Weaker Section, UR- Unreserved, PwBD-Person with Benchmark Disability, VI- Visually Impaired, HI- Hearing Impaired, LD- Locomotor Disability.

SBI PO 2022 Application Fees

The application fee and intimation charges are given below. Once the fee is paid will not be refunded.

CategoryApplication Fee
General/ EWS/ OBC750/-

SBI PO 2022 Eligibility Criteria

All the interested candidates must full fill the eligibility criteria decided by the bank given in the official notification like nationality, age limit, and educational qualifications.


Aspirants Must be a citizen of India.

SBI PO Educational Qualification (as of 31/12/2022)

Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.

Important Note:

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 proof of having passed the graduation examination on or before 31.12.2022.

SBI PO Age Limit (as of 01/04/2022)

The candidate’s age must be between 21 Years to 30 Years which means- Not below 21 years and not above 30 years as of 01.04.2022 i.e. candidates must have been born not later than 01.04.2001 and not earlier than 02.04.1992 (both days inclusive).

Upper age limit Relaxation

CategoryAge relaxation
Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes5 years
Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)3 years
Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) (SC/ ST)15 years
Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) (OBC)13 years
Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) (Gen/EWS)10 years
Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered 5 years of military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose the assignment is due to be completed within 6 months from the last date of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalided.5 years

SBI PO 2022 Selection Process

SBI PO Selection process is done in Three Phases, namely:

I. Preliminary Examination

II. Main Examination

III. GD/Interview

For a candidate to clear the SBI PO Exam must score minimum qualifying marks which have been decided by the official authorities in order to move into the next phase. When a candidate has cleared each of the three phases, he/she will get a job based on the merit list.

SBI PO Exam Pattern

The SBI PO selection process consists of 3 phases. The written examinations are conducted online, followed by an interview round. The Exam Pattern of SBI PO is as follows:

Phase-I: Preliminary Examination:

A preliminary Examination consisting of an Objective Test for 100 marks will be conducted online. The test will have 3 Sections (with separate timings for each section) as follows:

Name of testNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
English Language303020 Minutes
Numerical Ability353520 Minutes
Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
Total1001001 Hour

Note: There will be a penalty for wrong answers marked in Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, 1/4th of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as a penalty to arrive at a corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. if no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

Phase-II: Main Examination:

The main Examination will be conducted online and will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks
and Descriptive Test for 50 marks.

(i) Objective Test:

The main Examination will be conducted online and will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks. The duration of the objective test is 3 hours, and it consists of 4 Sections for a total of 200 marks. There will be separate timing for every section.

Name of the testNo. of QsMax. MarksDuration
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude405050 minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation305045 minutes
General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness506045 minutes
English Language354040 minutes
Total1552003 hours

Note: There will be a penalty for wrong answers marked in Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, 1/4th of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as a penalty to arrive at a corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. if no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

(ii) Descriptive Test:

The Descriptive Test will be administered immediately after the conclusion of the Objective Test and candidates will have to type their Descriptive Test answers on the computer.

Name of the testNo. of QsMax. MarksDuration
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)25030 minutes
Grand Total250

SBI PO 2022 Exam Centre

All candidates need to choose exam center preference while filling out the application. However, the bank has the right to allot any exam center. Below is the list of Preliminary & Main exam center list.

State CodeState/UTPre-Examination Training Centre/ Preliminary Examination CentreMain Examination Centre
11Andaman & NicobarPort BlairPort Blair
12Andhra PradeshChirala, Chittoor, Eluru, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Rajahmundhry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, VizianagaramGuntur, Kurnool, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam,
13Arunachal PradeshNaharlagunNaharlagun
14AssamDibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, TezpurGuwahati
15BiharArrah, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, PurneaArrah, Patna, Muzaffarpur
16ChandigarhChandigarh/ MohaliChandigarh/ Mohali
17ChhattisgarhBhilai, Bilaspur, RaipurRaipur
19GujaratAhmedabad/ Gandhinagar, Anand, Himmatnagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, VadodaraAhmedabad/ Gandhinagar
20HaryanaAmbala, Faridabad, Gurugram,Ambala, Faridabad, Gurugram
21Himachal PradeshBilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, UnaShimla, Solan
22Jammu & KashmirJammu, Samba, SrinagarJammu, Srinagar
23JharkhandBokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribag, Jamshedpur, RanchiJamshedpur, Ranchi
24KarnatakaBelgaum, Bengaluru, Bidar, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, UdupiBengaluru
25KeralaAlappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thrichur, ThiruvananthapuramKochi, Thiruvananthapuram
28Madhya PradeshBhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Satna, Sagar, UjjainBhopal, Indore
29MaharashtraAmaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri, SolapurAurangabad, Nagpur, Pune, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai
34Delhi -NCRDelhi & New DelhiDelhi & New Delhi
35OdishaBalasore, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, SambalpurBhubaneswar
37PunjabAmritsar, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, SangrurBhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala
38RajasthanAjmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, UdaipurJaipur,
39SikkimBardang – GangtokBardang – Gangtok
40TamilnaduChennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Madurai, Nagercoil, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Vellore, VirudhunagarChennai, Madurai, Tirunelveli
41TelanganaHyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, WarangalHyderabad
  43  Uttar PradeshAgra, Aligarh, Prayagraj (Allahabad), Bareilly, Banda, Faizabad, Ghaziabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida/ Greater Noida, Sitapur, Varanasi.Agra, Prayagraj (Allahabad), Ghaziabad, Noida/ Greater Noida, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi
44UttarakhandDehradun, Haldwani, RoorkeeDehradun
45West BengalAsansol, Durgapur, Hooghly, Kalyani, Kolkata, SiliguriHooghly, Kalyani, Kolkata

How to fill in SBI PO Application Form 2022?

Applications must be submitted only in online mode at the website of SBI i.e.

First, Click on the NEW REGISTRATION button provided on the topmost right corner of the home page of the link provided above.

Then, Fill out the application form with the required details i.e Personal, Educational, Post Name, contact number, email id, address, etc., and click on the save and next button.

Next, Upload scanned photographs and signatures as per the requirements mentioned in the official notification.

After that, Preview and verify the information provided by you and Submit the Application.

Finally, Take out the Print Out of the Application Form for future reference.

SBI PO 2022 Online Application

All interested candidates can apply online only through SBI Official Website. Candidates can apply from 22 September 2022 onwards. Candidates must check the eligibility criteria before applying, or may also apply for SBI PO directly from the given below link.

Click here to Apply Online for SBI PO 2022

SBI PO Admit Card

Candidates must download the Admit Card from the official website of SBI. No hard copy of the admit card will be sent to the candidate.

Candidates have to download admit cards for the Preliminary exam, Main exam & Interview & Group Exercises.

Candidates can download the admit card by login into the SBI Official Website with their Registration Number & Date of Birth. Click the below link to download Admit Card.

SBI PO 2022 Admit Card Download

SBI PO 2022 Result

After completing every stage of the exams SBI will release the results on its Official website. Candidates must regularly check the website. The bank will only place the pdf with the roll numbers of the candidates who got qualified in the exam.

Candidates can search with their roll number in the pdf.

Click the below link to view the results.

SBI PO 2022 Results

SBI PO Salary

Probationary Officer in State Bank Of India is a popular job in the banking industry because of its salary and emoluments.

The Starting basic pay for PO is – Rs. 41,960/- (with 4 advance increments).

The pay scale for SBI PO is Rs. 36000-1490/7-46430-1740/2-49910-1990/7-63840.

The official will also be eligible for D.A, H.R.A/ Lease rental, C.C.A, Medical, and other allowances & perquisites as per rules in force from time to time.


What is the full form of SBI PO exam?

SBI PO stands for State Bank Of India Probationary Officer Exam. It is a most popular exam in banking exam.

What is the exam fee for SBI PO exam?

The exam fee for SBI PO exam for General/ EWS/ OBC is Rs. 750/- and for SC/ ST/PwBD is Nill.

Can SBI PO become Chairman?

Yes. PO of SBI has the potential to become Chairman.

Is SBI PO Difficult?

Yes. According to experts and aspirants who attended the exam SBI PO is more difficult the other bank PO exams like IBPS.

Can I crack SBI PO without coaching?

Yes. With proper strategy and practice anyone can crack SBI PO exam without coaching.

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