SBI PO 2022 | Notification | Syllabus | Selection Process
Robin Singh | Updated On - January, 14 2023
SBI PO Notification 2022
The State Bank of India (SBI) has issued the SBI PO 2022 Notification for the recruitment of Probationary Officers on its official website, i.e. @sbi.co.in. Along with its official notification this year, SBI has announced 1673 Probationary Officer vacancies to be filled through SBI PO Exam 2022. The SBI PO Online Registration will be available until October 12th, 2022. SBI PO Exam 2022 details, including important dates, exam pattern, SBI PO syllabus, selection process, and salary, are available to interested graduate/final-year graduates.
SBI PO Important Dates 2022
The candidates applying for SBI PO Exam 2022 must know about the important dates which are mentioned below:
|Events||SBI PO Important Dates|
|SBI PO Exam 2022 Notification Release Date||September 21, 2022|
|Commencement of SBI PO Exam 2022 Online Registration||September 22, 2022|
|Last date to apply for the SBI PO Exam 2022||October 12, 2022|
|Last Date to Pay the SBI PO 2022 Exam Fee||October 12, 2022|
|SBI PO 2022 Preliminary Exam Admit Card Release Date||5th December 2022|
|SBI PO 2022 Preliminary Exam Date||17th/18th/19th/20th of December 2022|
|Declaration of SBI PO 2022 Preliminary Exam Results||January 2023|
|SBI PO 2022 Main Exam Admit Card Release Date||January 2023 / February 2023|
|SBI PO 2022 Main Exam Date||January 2023 / February 2023|
|Declaration of SBI PO 2022 Main Exam Results||February 2023|
|SBI PO 2022 Group Exercises and Interview Admit Card Release Date||February 2023 onwards|
|SBI PO 2022 Group Exercises and Interview Date||February / March 2023|
|Declaration of SBI PO 2022 Final Results||March 2023|
SBI PO Admit Card 2022
From the 17th to the 20th of December 2022, SBI will hold the SBI PO 2022 Prelims test for the position of Probationary Officer (PO). The SBI PO prelims test dates have been notified along with the SBI PO Notification pdf to fill 1673 Probationary Officer posts. SBI PO Prelims will be the first round of selection for SBI PO Recruitment 2022, and will be used to shortlist candidates for the Mains Exam. In the section below, we have discussed SBI PO Admit Card details such as how to download it, important dates, exam centers, and much more.
SBI PO 2022 Vacancies
The authorities have released information about the SBI PO 2022 Vacancy along with the SBI PO Notification. Along with the SBI PO 2022 Notification, a total of 1673 Probationary Officer vacancies have been released for the year 2022-23. Take a look at the vacancies by category for the year 2022.
|SBI Probationary Officer Vacancies (PwD Category)|
|Category||Regular Vacancy||Backlog Vacancy||Total|
|D & E||16||23||39|
SBI PO Application Fee 2022
The category-wise application fee for SBI PO 2022 Recruitment Exam is discussed below in the table.
|General/EWS/OBC||Rs. 750/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)|
SBI PO Eligibility Criteria
Any candidate applying for SBI PO 2022 must meet the eligibility criteria, which include the following, according to the SBI PO Notification 2022.
The eligibility Criteria for SBI PO consist of three factors which are given below:
- Age Limit
- Educational Qualification
SBI PO Nationality
- The candidates must hold Indian Citizenship
- A Subject of Nepal or Bhutan
- A Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanent settlement
- A Person of Indian Origin (PIO) who has migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, or East African countries of Zaire, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Ethiopia, or Malawi, with the intention of permanent settlement in India
SBI PO Age Limit
A candidate must be at least 21 years old and no older than 30 years old at the time of registration to apply for the SBI PO 2022 examination. Aside from that, there is age relaxation applicable to category-wise candidates for SBI PO 2022 as per government norms.
|Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes||5 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 (ESM)||5 years|
SBI PO 2022 Educational Qualification
- A candidate must be a Graduate in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
- Final Year/Semester candidates can also apply only if they produce proof of their graduation on the date of the interview.
SBI PO 2022 Number of Attempts
The candidates who are applying for SBI PO have a specific number of attempts which are mentioned below:
|Category||No. of Attempts for SBI PO|
|General (PwD)/ EWS (PwD)||07|
|SC/SC (PwD)/ ST/ST (PwD)||No Restriction|
SBI PO 2022 Salary
The salary criteria for the SBI Probationary Officer post are mentioned below:
|Basic Pay||Rs. 41,960|
|Special Allowance||Rs. 6,881|
|DA (26% of Basic)||Rs. 16,300|
|Location Allowance||Rs. 700|
|Learning Allowance||Rs. 600|
|Gross Salary||Rs. 69,378|
|Deduction (PF/Income Tax/Professional Tax/Pension)||Rs. 12,401|
|In-hand Salary||Rs. 56,977|
SBI PO Perks and Allowances
The SBI PO candidates have various benefits along with in-hand salary, all the benefits are given below:
|Dearness Allowance||DA is 46.9% of the basic pay.|
|City Compensatory Allowance (CCA)||This depends on the place of posting and varies from 3% to 4%.|
|Leased House Accommodation||SBI PO may take a house on rent, the amount of which varies with the place of posting between a minimum of. Rs. 8000/- (rural areas) and a maximum of Rs. 29500/- (in Urban).|
|Furniture Allowance||Rs. 120000/- per annum for the purchase of furniture|
|Medical Insurance||100% medical coverage for SBI employees and 75% for their family members|
|Travelling Allowance||For official travels, reimbursement of AC 2-tier fare is provided to the employees.|
|Petrol||50 Lts (For 2 wheelers) Or 55 Lts (For 4 wheelers) Or Approximately Rs. 1100-1250 if you don't have 2/4 wheelers (conveyance allowance).|
SBI PO 2022 Selection Process
The SBI PO recruitment exam is a three-phased exam which is listed below:
Phase 1- SBI PO Prelims
Phase 2- SBI PO Mains
Phase 3- SBI PO Group Discussion & Interview
SBI PO 2022 Exam Pattern
Candidates applying for SBI PO 2022 exam must know the exam pattern which is mentioned below:
SBI PO 2022: Prelims Exam Pattern
The SBI 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:
|Sections||No. of Questions||Maximum marks||Sectional Duration|
|English language||30||30||20 minutes|
|Quantitative aptitude||35||35||20 minutes|
|Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
Selection criteria for Main Examination: Category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in the Preliminary Examination. There will be no sectional cut-off. Candidates numbering 10 times (approx.) the number of vacancies in each category will be shortlisted for the Main Examination from the top of the above merit list.
SBI PO 2022: Mains Exam Pattern
The main examination will be held online and will consist of 200-mark Objective Tests and a 50-point Descriptive Test. The Descriptive Test will be administered immediately following the Objective Test, and candidates will be required to type their answers on the computer.
|Sections||No. of Questions||Maximum marks||Time duration|
|(i) Objective Test|
|Reasoning and computer aptitude||40||50||50 minutes|
|Data analysis and Interpretation||30||50||45 minutes|
|General/economy/banking awareness||50||60||45 minutes|
|English language||35||40||40 minutes|
|(ii) Descriptive Test|
|English (Letter Writing and Essay Writing)||2||50||30 minutes|
Selection criteria for Phase III: A category-wise merit list will be created based on the total number of marks secured in Phase II (Main Exam). There will be no sectional severance.
Candidates from the top of the category-wise merit list, numbering up to three times (approx.) the number of vacancies, will be shortlisted for Phase III, subject to a candidate scoring the minimum aggregate qualifying score, as determined by the Bank.
SBI PO 2022: Group Discussion & Interview
Psychometric Test: The Bank may conduct a Psychometric test for personality profiling, of those candidates who will be shortlisted for Phase III. The finding of the test may be placed before the Interview panel for having a thorough perspective on the candidates.
Phase III of SBI PO consists of two tests which are given in the table below:
|S.No||Name of the Test||Maximum Marks|
SBI PO 2022: Final Selection
Candidates must qualify in both Phase II and Phase III separately. For preparing the final merit list, the marks obtained in 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 Preliminary Examination (Phase I) marks will not be added when 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.
|Test||Main Exam||Group Discussion & Interview||Total|
SBI PO 2022 Syllabus
The SBI PO syllabus will allow the students to know the exam they are preparing for in detail and help them to be aware of minute details about the syllabus:
SBI PO Prelims Syllabus
The SBI PO Prelims Syllabus comprises three sections:
- Reasoning Ability
- English Language
- Quantitative Aptitude
The syllabus for each of the sections is mentioned below.
SBI PO Mains Syllabus
The Mains Examination of the SBI PO exam comprises 4 sections:
- Data Analysis & Interpretation
- Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
- General/Economy/Banking Awareness
- English Language
How to Download SBI PO Admit Card?
Below are some simple steps to download SBI PO admit card 2022:
- Visit the career page of SBI, https://sbi.co.in/web/careers
- Go to the ‘current opening’ section from the ‘join SBI’ tab
- Click the link ‘Recruitment of Probationary Officers in SBI’
- From the drop-down click, the admit card link of SBI PO
- Enter the registration number or roll number and date of birth or password
- SBI PO admit card appears on the screen
- Download the admit card and take its printout for future reference.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):
Ans. The starting salary for an SBI PO is INR 41,960. SBI PO Salary is divided into four advance increments with pay sizes of 36000-1490/7-46430-1740/2-49910-1990/7-63840.
Ans. As one of the top nationalized banks, the State Bank of India Probationary Officer (PO) position is considered the most demanding and prestigious government job in India. When a candidate is hired as a PO at SBI, his or her basic salary begins at Rs. 41,960. (with 4 advance increments).
Ans. A candidate who is aspiring to apply for the SBI PO exam must be an Indian citizen. Candidates must hold a Graduation degree in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification which is recognized by the Central Government.
Ans. The full form of Bank PO is Bank Probationary Officer, It is a managerial level position available in various Public Sector Banks in India and is known as Assistant Manager in any Public Sector Bank. The SBI PO exam and the IBPS PO exam are the two most important.