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SBI PO 2023 Notification, Application Form, Syllabus, Exam Date

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The vacancies for the SBI PO (Probationary Officers) posts are available in the state bank of India. SBI is inviting applications from interested candidates. The individuals who will be selected can be placed anywhere in India.  For the latest updates, individuals should check the website frequently. The candidates who are interested in this post have to do registration.

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Tentative Schedule of Events

Activity Tentative Dates
Online registration including Editing/ Modification of Application by candidates22.09.2022 to 12.10.2022
Payment of Application Fee22.09.2022 to 12.10.2022
The download of Preliminary Examination Call Letters1 st / 2 nd 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 the Phase-III Call LetterFebruary 2023 onwards
Phase-III: Psychometric TestFebruary / March 2023
Interview & Group ExercisesFebruary / March 2023
Declaration of Final ResultMarch 2023 onwards
Pre-Examination Training for SC/ ST/ Religious Minority Community candidates
The download call letters for Pre-Examination Training1 st / 2 nd week of November 2022 onwards
Conduct of Pre- Examination TrainingNovember 2022 / December 2022

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Essential Academic Qualifications

  • Interested candidates should be graduates in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
  • Individuals who are working in professions such as Medical, Engineering, Chartered Accountant, and Cost Accountant can also apply for the post.
  • Individuals who are in the last year or Semester of their Graduation can also apply but with the condition that at the time of the interview they have to show proof of having passed the graduation examination on or before 31.12.2022.

Age Limit

The interested candidate should not be below 21 years and not above 30 years.

Relaxation in Upper Age Limit

Sr. CategoryAge relaxation
Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes5 Years
Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)3 Years
Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) – PwBD (SC/ ST)15 Years
PwBD (OBC)13 Years –
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 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 Years5 Years


For General/ EWS/ OBC candidates, the application Fee will be 750/- and SC/ ST/ PwBD candidates don’t have to pay any fees. Application Fee once paid will not be refunded.


The selection procedure for SBI PO posts includes a three-Phase process

Phase-I: Preliminary Examination

SL.Name of testNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration
1English Language30Total Maximum Marks 10020 min
2Quantitative Aptitude3520 min
3Reasoning Ability3520 min
4Total1001 hr

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Phase II: Main Examination

The candidate has to give an online examination and which will include Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. The descriptive exam will be conducted immediately after the finish of the Objective Test.  Applicants will type their Descriptive Test answers on the computer.

(i) Objective Test: 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.
TestName of the testNo. of Qs.Max. Marks Duration
IReasoning & Computer Aptitude40 5050 minutes
iiData Analysis & Interpretation305045 minutes
iiiGeneral/ Economy/ Banking Awareness506045 minutes
ivEnglish Language354040 minutes  
 Total1552003 hrs
(ii) Descriptive Paper
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)25030 minutes
Grand Total250 

Penalty for wrong answers is done for both – Preliminary & Main Examination. Penalty for wrong answers marked in Objective Tests will be imposed. For each wrong answer, 1/4th of the marks will be deducted as a penalty. If the candidate has not attended the question and left a question blank then there will be no penalty for that question.

Selection Criteria For Phase-III

Category-wise merit list will be made based on the aggregate marks scored in Phase II (Main Exam). There will be no sectional cut-off.

Phase-III: Psychometric Test

Those applicants who will be selected for Phase III may have to give a Psychometric test for personality profiling. According to the notification, the finding of the test may be placed before the Interview panel for having a thorough perspective on the candidates.

Maximum Marks203050

Final Selection

The applicants are required to qualify for both Phase II and Phase III separately. For making the final merit list, the marks of the Main Examination (Phase II), both in the Objective Test and the Descriptive Test, will be added to the marks obtained in Phase III. The marks of the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be considered for preparing the final merit list for selection.

The marks obtained by the candidates in Phase-II (Main Examination both Objective & Descriptive Tests) and Phase-III (Group Exercise & Interview) will be normalized to 100 marks as detailed below
TestMain ExamGroup Exercise & InterviewTotal
Maximum Marks 25050 300
Normalized Marks7525 100

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Candidates can check the results of the Preliminary Examination, Main Examination, and final result on the website of the bank.

Guidelines for Filling Out the Online Application

  • Individuals who are interested in SBI PO posts have to register themselves online through Bank’s ‘Career’ website or
  • After the registration procedure the candidates have to pay the application fee by using online mode with the help of a debit card/ credit card/ Internet Banking.


  • If any candidate needs any additional information regarding filling up the form, payment of fee/ intimation charges, or receipt of Admission/ call letter, queries can call at telephone no. 022-22820427 (between 11:00 AM to 06:00 PM on working days).
  • The applicant can also lodge their query on and have to mention ‘RECRUITMENT OF PROBATIONARY OFFICERS IN STATE BANK OF INDIA – 2023’ in the subject of the email.


Any changes, updates, or any announcement regarding these posts will be made on Bank’s website or

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