SBI PO 2020 Notification (Soon), Exam Dates, Apply Online, Salary, Cut-Off, Vacancies & Eligibility

SBI PO 2020 Notification (Soon), Exam Dates, Apply Online, Salary, Cut-Off, Vacancies & Eligibility

SBI PO 2020: Students are eagerly waiting for the State Bank of India to release its much-awaited notification of SBI PO 2020 on its official website  Young and bright candidates wants to join SBI as Probationary officers as it is one of the most coveted jobs in India. This is for the first time that SBI PO notification has got delayed due to the ongoing pandemic but as the norms are getting ease down we are sure that SBI will soon release its notification. In this space we will be providing you all the necessary information related to this recruitment like, exam pattern, exam dates, vacancy trend, syllabus, previous years’ cut off and more given below.


We are also providing you the direct link to apply online which will be activated once the link will be available on the official website. So make sure you keep visiting this page

SBI PO 2020 Notification

SBI PO 2020 Notification will be released on the official Website of SBI i.e SBI will soon be releasing the SBI PO notification in the month of July-August 2020. The dates of examination for the exams wil also be released soon in the notification.

SBI PO 2020 Important Dates:

SBI PO 2020 eventsSBI PO 2020 datesSalient Features

Online registration

July 2020

SBI PO application form is expected to be released soon

Fee payment last date


July 2020

Candidates need to pay fee online. 

Prelims admit card


To be notified 

The admit card for prelims exam is released for all registered candidates.

Online preliminary examination


To be notified 

The preliminary exam will be conducted online across various cities and in multiple shifts.

Prelims result


To be notified 

SBI PO prelims result will be announced online on the official website.

Mains admit card


To be notified 

The mains admit card is released for the qualified candidates of preliminary exam

Conduct of mains exam


To be notified 

The mains exam is expected to be conducted for the shortlisted candidates of prelims exam.

Mains result

To be notified 

Mains result will be declared online on the official website in PDF format.

Call Letter for Group Exercises & Interview

To be notified 

Group Exercises and Interview call letter is issued to the qualified candidates of mains exam.

Group Exercises & Interview

To be notified 

Group Exercises and Interview will be conducted for the shortlisted candidates of mains exam

Declaration of final result

To be notified 

The final result is announced based on candidates performance in mains exam and Group Exercise and Interview.

SBI PO 2020 Apply Online

The link to apply online for SBI PO 2020 will be active after the notification is released on the official website. The following are the steps to apply online for SBI PO recruitment, that’ll be helpful once the online application link is active.

SBI PO 2020 Application Fee

  • General/OBC /EWS: 750/-
  • SC / ST /: 125/-
  • Pay the Examination Fee Through Debit Card / Credit Card / Net Banking Fee Mode Only.

SBI PO 2020 Recruitment

  • SBI PO is an all India competitive exam conducted by State Bank of India (SBI) to recruit Probationary Officers who work in various branches of SBI in India as well as abroad.
  • SBI PO is one of the most coveted jobs in banking sector which offers lucrative salary as well as excellent career progression.
  • The SBI Probationer Officer (PO) works in the Junior Management Grade Scale-I (JMGS-I).
  • It is a three stage recruitment process namely: Prelims, Mains and G.D and Interview.
  • The final merit list is prepared by considering the mains examination marks and Interview marks in the 75:25 ratio.
SBI PO 2020 Exam Summary
Name of Exam SBI PO 2020 Exam
Conducting BodyState Bank of India
Exam LevelNational
Mode of ExamOnline
Exam Rounds3 (Prelims + Mains + Interview)
SBI PO 2020 Selection StagesPrelims, Main Exam, Group Discussion/ Interview
Candidates Expected to Register for SBI PO 20209-10 lakhs
Available Seats2000+
Job LocationAcross India
SBI PO Helpline022 – 2282 0427
SBI PO Salary 2020
SBI PO Salary (Basic Pay)Rs 27620/-
Dearness Allowance Of SBI PO46.9% of the basic pay
City Compensatory Allowance(CCA)3% or 4%(depending on the place of posting)
Leased House AccommodationMinimum- Rs 8000/-(Rural areas)Maximum- Rs 29500/-(Urban Areas)
Furniture AllowanceRs 120000/-
Medical Insurance100% for employees75% for families
Travelling AllowanceReimbursement for AC-2Tier (Exclusively for official travels)
PetrolRs 1100-Rs 1300
MiscellaneousRs 4000/-
Total Compensation(Annually)7.5 lakhs to 12.9 lakhs
Loan BenefitsEmployees get Concession on interest rates
SBI PO 2020 Eligibility


  • Candidate must be an Indian National.
SBI PO Educational Qualification Requirements
  • The applicants must be a graduate in any stream from a recognized university.
  • The final year graduates can also apply.
SBI PO Age Limit
  • Candidates must be between 21 to 30 years as on April 1, 2020.
  • SC/ST/ExS/J&K Migrants get a relaxation of 5 years in the upper age limit
  • OBC candidates with upper age limit 33 years can apply for the exam
  • PwD category candidates reserve a relaxation of 10- 15 years depending on the category.
SBI PO Number of Attempts
  • For General category- 4 attempts
  • For General (PwD) category- 7 attempts
  • OBC category- 7 attempts
  • OBC (PwD)- 7 attempts
  • SC/ST (PwD)- No restriction

Other Requirements

  • Defaulters in repayment of Loans/ Credit Card dues or those with adverse CIBIL reports or other external agencies will not be considered eligible for appointments.
  • Candidates against whom there is an adverse report regarding character & antecedents, moral turpitude is not eligible to apply for the post.
SBI PO Exam Pattern 2020

SBI PO is a three-tier exam i.e. preliminary exam, main exam followed by Group Discussion & Personal Interview. 

Phase-IPreliminary Examination
Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks is conducted online. This test is of 1-hour duration consisting of 3 Sections(with separate timings for each section) as follows:

S.No.Name of Tests(ObjectiveNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language303020 minutes
2Quantitative Aptitude353520 minutes
3Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
Total10010060 minutes

Candidates have to qualify the test by securing passing marks to be decided by the Bank. There will be no sectional cutoff. An adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 10 times the numbers of vacancies subject to availability) are shortlisted for the Main Examination.

Phase – IIMain Examination
Main Examination consists of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests is online. Candidates have to answer Descriptive test by typing on the computer. Immediately after completion of the Objective Test, Descriptive Test is administered.

S.No.Name of Tests(Objective)No. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1Reasoning & Computer Aptitude456060 minutes
2English Language354040 minutes
3Data Analysis & Interpretation356045 minutes
4General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness404035 minutes
Total1552003 Hours
  1. Objective Test: The objective test is of 3 hours duration & consists of 4 Sections for total 200 marks. The objective test has separate timing for every section.
  1. Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with 50 marks is a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay). The candidates are required to qualify in the Descriptive Test by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank. Descriptive Test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated who have scored qualifying marks in the Objective Tests and are placed adequately high as per total marks in the objective test.

Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main examination): 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 one-fourth of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

Phase – IIIGroup Exercises (20 marks) & Interview (30 marks)

The aggregate marks of candidates qualifying in both the Objective Tests and Descriptive Test are arranged in descending order in each category. The adequate number of candidates in each category, as decided by the Bank are called for Group Exercises and Interview. The qualifying marks in Group Exercises & Interview are decided by the Bank.

SBI PO 2020 Preparation Books

The most recommended books for SBI PO 2020 are:

SBI PO Solved Papers : Click HereDisha Publications
Computer Awareness :Click HereArihant  
Banking Awareness (Banking Aptitude Test): Click HereDisha Publications
SBI PO 2020 Syllabus

Here are all the important topics that you need to study to score well in SBI PO. They are given stage-wise:

Section-wise SBI PO 2020 Syllabus for Prelims
Quantitative AptitudeSimplification, Number System, Average, Percentage, Ratio and Proportion, Interest, Number series, Data Interpretation, Profit and Loss, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination
Reasoning AbilityInequalities, Ordering, and Ranking, Directions, and Distances, Coding and Decoding, Blood Relations, Syllogisms, Circular Seating Arrangement, Linear Seating Arrangement, Double Line Up, Grouping, and Selection
English LanguageFill in the blanks, Reading, and Comprehension, Para Jumbles, Cloze test, Error spotting, Spellings, Phrase Idiom meaning,
Section-wise SBI PO 2020 Syllabus for Main Exam
Reasoning Ability and Computer AptitudePuzzles, Seating Arrangement, Inequality, Syllogism, Input-Output, Coding-Decoding, Verbal Reasoning, Data Sufficiency, Miscellaneous topics, Computer Aptitude
Data Analysis and InterpretationBar graph, Line graph, Pie chart (single or double), Tabular graph, Radar chart, Mixed graphs (a combination of any 2 of the above), Caselet/ Paragraph DI, Missing graphs
English LanguageReading Comprehension, Cloze test, Para jumbles, Odd one out/ Theme based questions, Statement and Paragraph Completion, Sentence Connectors
General AwarenessCurrent Affairs, Banking / Financial Awareness, Static Affairs
SBI PO 2020 Cutoff
  • SBI will release category-wise final cutoff for SBI PO 2020 exam.
  • This is based on the number of candidates who appear for the exam, a number of vacancies, previous year cut off, the difficulty level of the exam etc.
  • On the basis of SBI PO 2020 cut-offs, candidates are chosen for the subsequent stage.
  • Here are the cutoff marks of each category for SBI PO Prelims exam:

SBI PO 2019 Cutoff (Prelims) 

CategoryPrelims Cut-off (Out of 100 marks)
Economically Weaker Section (EWS)68.25
Other Backward Caste (OBC)68.25
Scheduled Caste (SC)61.75
Scheduled Tribe (ST)54.75
HI 16.25

SBI PO 2019 Cutoff (Main) 

CategoryMain Exam Cutoff (Out of 250 marks)
Economically Weaker Section (EWS)100.89
Other Backward Caste (OBC)94.28
Scheduled Caste (SC)82.50
Scheduled Tribe (ST)77.63
HI 75.36

SBI PO 2019 Final Cutoff

CategoryFinal Cutoff (Normalised to 100 marks)
Economically Weaker Section (EWS)50.13
Other Backward Caste (OBC)48.78
Scheduled Caste (SC)45.74
Scheduled Tribe (ST)43.90
HI 35.29

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SBI PO 2020 Preparation Tips

This exam needs a lot of dedicated hours of preparation. You cannot just sit there and clear this exam. Make sure you stick to the syllabus given above and work accordingly. Do not study extra and unnecessary as it will only kill your time. Given below are some tips that will help you to get an edge in your preparation:

  • Take mock tests timely and analyze them properly.
  • Make sure that you devote extra time to the subject which is weak.
  • Practice puzzles and data interpretation on a daily basis.
  • Go through previous year papers as they will help you to understand the exam pattern.
  • Prepare the general awareness section from the beginning. Do not leave it for the last minute.
  • Read Newspaper daily as it will help you to cover majority of your syllabus

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Q. When SBI PO 2020 Notification expected to Out?

Ans. It will come in the Month of July/ August.

Q. What is the Application Fee for SBI PO 2020?

Ans. For General/ OBC category it is INR 750 and INR 125 for SC/ ST.

Q. Is there any Negative Marking in SBI PO 2020 Exam?

Ans. Yes, Negative marking for wrong answer in the objective tests of both Preliminary and Mains Exam of SBI PO 2020. 1/4 of the total marks allotted for that question will be deducted for marking a wrong answer

Q. Descriptive Test is online or Offline?

Ans. The descriptive test will be conducted online only.

Q. How much marks has been allotted for PI & GD?

Ans. The maximum marks for Group Discussions (GD) and Personal Interview (PI) are 50 marks.

Q. What is SBI PO Salary?

Ans. The starting SBI PO salary is Rs. 27,620/- (basic pay) which is followed by four increments. The pay scale of a Probationary Officer is 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7- 42020.
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