SBI PO 2020 Recruitment

SBI PO

SBI PO is a most coveted job among the banking aspirants in India on the following basis:-

  • It offers a lucrative salary
  • It provides social status
  • It has good growth opportunities
  • It provides job satisfaction

SBI PO 2020 Notification

The notification for this examination was to be released in the month of April this year, but owing to the outbreak of COVID-19, the release date has been postponed. Now, it is likely to be released in the month of June 2020, or stay connected with us. You will be notified as soon as any news update comes from the concerned department.

SBI PO-2019 at a glance

SBI PO Exam Dates: Last Year
SBI PO EventsDates
Release of SBI PO Official Notification1st April 2019
SBI PO Online Registration (Inclusive of Edit/Modification of Application)2nd – 22nd April 2019
SBI PO Last Date of Application22nd April 2019
Download Call Letter for Pre-Examination Training7th – 25th May 2019
Pre- Examination Training Commencement4th Week of May 2019
Download SBI PO Prelims Admit Card17th May – 9th June 2019
SBI PO Prelims Exam Dates8th, 9th, 15th & 16th June 2019
SBI PO Prelims Result29th June 2019
Download SBI PO Mains Admit Card5th – 20th July 2019
SBI PO Mains Exam Date20th July 2019
SBI PO Mains Result3rd week of August 2019
Download Call Letter for Personal Interview4th week of August 2019
Conduct of Group Discussion & InterviewSeptember 2019
SBI Bank PO Result Declaration (Final)2nd week of October 2019

SBI PO Exam

Name of ExamState Bank of India Probationary Officers Exam (SBI PO 2020)
Conducting BodyState Bank of India
PeriodicityAnnually
Exam LevelNational
Mode of ApplicaionOnline
Mode of ExamOnline (CBT)
Exam Rounds3 (Prelims + Mains + Interview)
Candidates Expected to Register for SBI PO 20209-10 lakhs
Available Seats2000+
Job LocationAcross India
Official Websitesbi.co.in
SBI PO Helpline022 – 2282 0427

SBI PO 2020 Application Fee

Sr. No.CategoryApplication Fee
1SC/ST/PWDRs.125/- (Intimation Charges only)
2General and OthersRs. 750/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

SBI PO 2020 Online Application

The online application process for SBI PO Exam 2020 will start in the month of June 2020. Before proceeding with the registration and application process, all candidates are requested to go through the complete guide for SBI PO Online Applicaion.

SBI PO 2020 Exam Pattern

The SBI PO selection process consists of 3 stages which are as follows:

Phase-1: SBI PO Preliminary Examination

S.No.Name of Tests(Objective)No. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language303020 Minutes
2Numerical Ability353520 Minutes
3Reasoning Ability353520 Minutes
Total1001001 Hour

SBI PO 2020 Syllabus

English LanguageNumerical AbilityReasoning Ability
Reading ComprehensionNumber SeriesPuzzle and Arrangements
Cloze TestSimplification/ ApproximationInequality
ParajumblesQuadratic EquationsSyllogism
Spotting ErrorsData InterpretationCoding – Decoding
Sentence ImprovementMiscellaneousBlood Relations
Fill in the BlanksDirection senseg
Order and Ranking

SBI PO Previous Year Exam Analysis

TopicNo. of QuestionsDifficulty Level
Data Interpretation15Moderate
Missing No. Series5Moderate
Quadratic Equation5Easy
Miscellaneous Word Problems10Moderate
Total35Moderate

Reasoning Ability: 

TopicsNo. of QuestionsDifficulty Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement20Moderate
Coding-Decoding1Easy
Direction Sense Test3Moderate
Blood Relation4Easy
Syllogism4Easy
Alphabet based1Easy
Comparison Based2Easy
Total35Easy-Moderate

English Language

TopicNo. of QuestionsDifficulty Level
Reading Comprehension5Moderate
Error Detection6Easy
Sentence Correction5Easy
Single Filers7Easy
Cloze Test5Easy
Match the following based Sentence Formation2Easy
Total30Easy

SBI PO 2020 Exam Centre

State CodeExam Centres for Prelims ExamState/UT
11Port BlairAndaman & Nicobar
12Chirala, Chittoor, Guntur, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Puttur, Rajahmundhry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, VizianagaramAndhra Pradesh
13Itanagar, NaharlagunArunachal Pradesh
14Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kokrajhar, Silchar TezpurAssam
15Arrah, Aurangabad, Bihar Sharif, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur Patna, Purnea, Samastipur, SiwanBihar
16ChandigarhChandigarh
17Bhilai, Bilaspur, RaipurChhattisgarh
18Panaji, VernaGoa
19Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Himmatnagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, VadodaraGujarat
20Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Palwal, Sonipat, YamunanagarHaryana
21Baddi, Bilaspur, Dharamshala, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Sirmaur, Solan, UnaHimachal Pradesh
22Jammu, Kathua, Samba, SrinagarJammu & Kashmir
23Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribag, Jamshedpur, RanchiJharkhand
24Belgaum, Bengaluru, Bidar, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, UdipiKarnataka
25Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thrichur, ThiruvananthapuramKerala
26KavarratiLakshwadeep
27Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Satna, Sagar, UjjainMadhya Pradesh
28Amaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri, Sangli, SataraMaharashtra
29ImphalManipur
30Ri-Bhoi, ShillongMeghalaya
31AizawalMizoram
32KohimaNagaland
33Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, GurgaonDelhi -NCR
34Angul, Balasore, Bargarh, Baripada, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jharsuguda, Rourkela, SambalpurOdisha
35PuducherryPuducherry
36Amritsar, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara, SangrurPunjab
37Ajmer, Alwar, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, UdaipurRajasthan
38GangtokSikkim
39Chennai, Coimbatore, Dindigul, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Nagercoil, Namakkal, Perambalur, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Thoothukodi, VelloreTamilnadu
40Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, WarangalTelangana
41AgartalaTripura
42Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bulandshaher, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Unnao, VaranasiUttar Pradesh
43Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, RoorkeeUttarakhand
44Asansol, Berhampur (West Bengal), Bardhaman, Durgapur, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Greater Kolkata, SiliguriWest Bengal

The list of Centres for SBI PO 2020 Mains Exam:

State CodeExam Centre for Mains ExamState/UT
11Port BlairAndaman & Nicobar
12Guntur, Kurnool, Vijaywada, VishakhapatnamAndhra Pradesh
13ItanagarArunachal Pradesh
14Guwahati,Assam
15Arrah, Hajipur, PatnaBihar
16ChandigarhChandigarh
17RaipurChhattisgarh
18PanajiGoa
19Ahmedabad, GandhinagarGujarat
20Bahadurgarh, HissarHaryana
21Shimla, Solan,Himachal Pradesh
22Jammu, SrinagarJammu & Kashmir
23Jamshedpur, RanchiJharkhand
24BengaluruKarnataka
25Kochi,ThiruvananthapuramKerala
26KavarratiLakshwadeep
27Bhopal, IndoreMadhya Pradesh
28Aurangabad, Nagpur, Pune, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi MumbaiMaharashtra
29ImphalManipur
30ShillongMeghalaya
31AizawalMizoram
32KohimaNagaland
33Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, GurgaonDelhi -NCR
34Bhubaneswar,Odisha
35PuducherryPuducherry
36Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, PatialaPunjab
37JaipurRajasthan
38GangtokSikkim
39Chennai, Madurai, TirunelvelliTamilnadu
40HyderabadTelangana
41AgartalaTripura
42Agra, Allahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, VaranasiUttar Pradesh
43DehradunUttarakhand
44Hooghly, Kalyani, Greater KolkataWest Bengal

SBI PO Pre-Exam Training

State Bank of India may arrange pre-examination training for SC/ST/Religious Minority Community candidates at certain centres as per the guidelines issued by Government of India. The initiative has been taken to assist such aspirants in preparations if they cannot afford to enroll themselves at coaching centers. The highlights of SBI PO Pre-exam training is given below.

SBI PO Pre-exam training is usually a 6-day program.

Pre-exam training for SBI PO 2020 is a kind of an orientation program for reserved and minority category candidates.

In the training sessions, candidates are taught of some important questions and topics.

The pre-exam training is conducted across India at different centers.

North IndiaSouth IndiaEast IndiaWest India
AgraBangaloreAgartalaAhmedabad
AllahabadChennaiAizwalAkola
BareillyCoimbatoreAsansolAurangabad
ChandigarhErnakulamBhubaneswarIndore
DehradunGulbargaBerhampur (Ganjam)Bhopal
GorakhpurHubliDibrugarhJabalpur
JaipurHyderabadGangtokMumbai
KanpurMaduraiGuwahatiNagpur
LucknowMysoreImphalPanaji (Goa)
MeerutPort BlairItanagarPune
NewDelhiTirupatiKohimaRaipur
SrinagarVishakhapatnamKolkataVadodara
VaranasiVijayawadaPatna
Purnea
Ranchi
Sambalpur
Silchar
Siliguri
Shillong

SBI PO 2020 Admit Card & Call Letter

Candidates must download the SBI PO 2020 admit card from the official website of the bank as the hard copy of the SBI PO Admit Card will not be sent to the candidate via post. To login on the official website, the candidates will require the following:

• Registration No/Roll No

• Date of Birth/ Password

The admit card or call letter for SBI PO 2020 will be issued in 3 phases:

• Online Preliminary Examination

• Online Mains Examination

• Group Exercise and Interview

SBI PO 2020 Results

All results pertaining to SBI PO 2020 will be made available on the official website of State bank of India, the governing body for the SBI PO exam.

The SBI PO Result 2020 will be released after each phase of the exam has been completed. SBI PO Prelims Result decides the candidates’ eligibility for SBI PO Mains exam. A cumulative score of the mains exam and the interview process is considered to prepare the final merit list of selected students. The merit list is prepared in the descending order of marks obtained by candidates. Candidates who make it to the merit list will be given the appointment letter by the Bank of Candidate’s choice.

SBI PO Preparation

SBI PO preparation must be done in a systematic manner, with latest exam pattern in mind. Since the syllabus covers a lot of topics, it is important to choose the right study material so that you can understand the concepts and practice a wide variety of questions as well.

SBI PO 2018 left everyone startled with the unexpected pattern. This is the reason we have decided to provide you with the relevant new pattern questions that were asked in the last year banking exams. New pattern questions are simply the application of concepts in a new form. You just need to practice them a lot so that you don’t face issue in SBI PO 2020.

Candidates should go through previous year SBI questions, so that they have an idea of what to expect in SBI PO 2020. In fact, we have also provided you with an Study Plan for SBI PO Exam. This plan includes all the topics that may be asked this year.

SBI PO Prelims Cut Off 2019

CategoryPrelims Cut-off (Out of 100 marks)
General71
Economically Weaker Section (EWS)68.25
Other Backward Caste (OBC)68.25
Scheduled Caste (SC)61.75
Scheduled Tribe (ST)54.75
LD59.50
VI64.75
HI 16.25
D&E0.25

SBI Clerk Mains Cut-Off

CategoryMain Exam Cutoff (Out of 250 marks)
General104.42
EWS100.89
OBC94.28
SC82.50
ST77.63
LD86.51
VI101.75
HI 75.36
D&E75.14

SBI Clerk Final Cut-Off

CategoryFinal Cut Off (Normalised to 100 marks)
General54.11
EWS50.13
OBC48.78
SC45.74
ST43.90
LD47.11
VI52.58
HI 35.29
D&E33.37

Note:-

The descriptive test will consist of two questions which include letter and essay. The descriptive test is of maximum 50 marks and must be attempted within 30 minutes duration.

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

How to prepare for SBI Exams

  • Go through Bankwhizz study materials
  • Take Online Descriptive Mocks and Quizzes
  • Watch Video Lectures
  • Read our e-books

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