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SBI PO 2021 Exam Info, Eligibility, Exam Date & Pattern, Application Form

State Bank of India(SBI) is India’s most popular & Largest Public Sector Bank. Through this post, we putting down all the necessary SBI PO 2021 Exam Info including PO exam eligibility, Application form, exam date, exam pattern, syllabus, and SBI PO 2021 registration, etc.

SBI PO 2021 Exam Info

SBI having approx 2.7 lakh employee in the country for catering to approx 42 Cr customer base. It already their in the list of 50 Global Banks around the world. SBI has got more than 24000 Branches & around 60000 ATMs in the country. SBI conducts its own PO exam to select its employee for their service & support. In Process of that SBI has recently released its notification for SBI PO Exam 2021. Student can download the admit card from the official site of the SBI. It is the necessary document for the exam. If any student forgets to bring it then he/she not allowed in the examination hall. 

SBI PO Exam 2021

SBI PO Exam will be conducted for the post of Probationary Officer. Its national level Exam. Candidates who will obtain the highest rank in the exam will be called for group discussion & round of personal interview. This year exam will conduct to fill approx 2000 vacancies across the country.

SBI PO Exam 2021 Eligibility

In any sort of entrance exam eligibility is one of the major criteria to segregate the right candidates for any examination. We have listed down the all-important information regarding the SBI PO exam eligibility.

  • Candidate should be less than 30 years as on April 1, 2021, and more than 21 years in April 2021.
  • OBC gets three years & SC/ST category gets 5 years of age relaxation.
  • J&K and Ex-servicemen Sons/ daughters get 5 years relaxation too in the age criteria.
  • Candidate should be graduate from any recognized college from any discipline.

There are no marks criteria for participation in the exam but the candidate should pass with good marks in the last appeared exam. Candidates who are appeared in the final year of graduation exam and waiting for their result can also participate in the entrance exam.

SBI PO Exam Important Dates 2021

Events of Exam Important Dates
Online Application for SBI PO exam 2021 starts from2 April 2021
Online Application last date for SBI PO exam 202122 April 2021
The fee Payment date for SBI PO exam 20212 April 2021 to 22 April 2021
Admit Card release date for SBI PO exam 20213rd week of May-2021
Preliminary exam date for SBI PO exam 20218th, 9th 15th and 16th Jun 2021
Preliminary exam result SBI PO 20211st week of July 2021
Main Admit Card release date SBI PO exam 20212nd week of July
Main exam date SBI PO 202120 July 2021
Result declaration SBI PO exam 20213rd week of August 2021
SBI PO 2021 exam interview and GD Admit release date4th week of August 2021
Result Declaration2nd week of October 2021

SBI PO Exam 2021 Application Form

Candidate can do online registration on the official site of State Bank of India (SBI) for SBI PO exam 2021. Once you log on to the official website, check out the official notification for more updates.

  • On the official site, you can find a recruitment news column.
  • In this column, you can see apply now button & click.
  • Once you will click on apply now, one application form will open.
  • You need to fill this form with all required details.
  • Once you fill the required detail in the application form, follow the instruction, as it will direct you to the next page.
  • You also need to upload your color scanned photograph & signature.
  • Once you upload click on the Next button
  • On the next page, you need to put details regarding the payment of the registration fee.
  • Here you need to pay the registration fee online.

Once you made the online payment, it will show the online receipt you need to save it for future correspondence. You also need to save the application form.

Application Fees SBI PO Exam 2021 

  • Students who fall in the general category need to pay Rs 600 as application fee for SBI PO Exam 2021.
  • The Students of SC/ST/OBC/PWD category have to pay Rs 100 as registration Fee.

SBI PO Exam 2021 Exam Centers

Students can select their center as per their convenience while filling the application process. All the exam centre list is mention in the online application portal. If there is no exam center available for your choice than SBI will allocate the exam center to you.

SBI PO 2021 Exam Pattern

SBI PO Exam info is here - it takes place in Two Phases. Phase 1 will have 100 multiple choice questions of 100 marks & the time duration is 1 hour. All the students need to finish their answers in one hour only. No extra time will be allotted to any students.

Sr. No.Number of QuestionsMaximum Marks

Phase 2 of the examination comprises of subjective questions in 4 sections. This Phase carries 200 marks.

TestName of the TestNumber of Questions



Time Duration
IReasoning and Computer Aptitude456060 minutes
IIData Analysis and Interpretation356045 minutes
IIIGeneral/Economy/Banking Awareness404035 minutes
IVEnglish Language354040 minutes
Total1552003 hours
  • There is a subjective paper for letter writing, easy writing & story writing of 50 Marks.
  • Students need to attempt all questions carefully as there is negative marking for each wrong answer in the preliminary & Main Exam.
  • There will be negative marking for wringing answers in this examination for both Preliminary and Main Exams.
  • There will be no negative marking for the unanswered questions.
  • Group Discussion has 20 marks weightage & the Interview will have 30 Marks.
  • Preliminary exam marks are not considered in the final selection.
  • All Marks obtained in the written exam will be converted to the aggregate of 75 marks.
  • Similarly, GD & Interview marks will convert into the aggregate of 25 marks. So the score will be given on the basis of 100 marks.

The merit list will be made on the basis of marks obtained against the 100 marks. The candidate who manages to secure top marks will be called for final selection.

SBI PO Syllabus 2021

SBI PO Exam is divided into 3 sections… A- English Language B- Numerical Ability C- Reasoning Ability Student need to prepare their skills as per the detailed exam syllabus is given below -  

Syllabus for Preliminary Exam

English LanguageReading comprehension, Cloze test, Para jumbles, Spotting Errors, Sentence Improvement, Fill in the blanks.
Numerical AbilityNumber series, Simplification/Approximation, Quadratic Equations, Data Interpretations, and Miscellaneous.
Reasoning AbilityPuzzle and Arrangements, Inequality, Syllogism, Coding-Decoding, Blood Relations, Direction, Order, and Ranking.

Syllabus For Mains Exam

Data AnalysisTabular Graph, Line Graph, Pie Chart, Bar Graph, Radar Graph Caselet, Missing Case DI, Data Sufficiency, Probability and Permutation, and Combination.
ReasoningVerbal Reasoning, Syllogism, Circular seating arrangements, Linear seating arrangement, Double Lineup, Scheduling, Input-Output, Blood Relations, Ordering Rankings, Data Sufficiency, Code Inequalities, Course of Action, Analytical and Decision Making.
English LanguageReading Comprehension, Grammar, Vocabulary, Verbal Ability, Word Association, Sentence Improvement, Para Jumbles, Cloze Test, Error Spotting, Fill in the blanks.
General/Economy/Banking AwarenessFinancial Awareness, Current Affairs, General Knowledge, Static Awareness, Banking, and Financial Awareness.
Computer AwarenessInternet, Memory, Keyboard shortcuts, Computer abbreviation, Microsoft Office, Computer Hardware, Networking, Computer Fundamentals, and Technologies.


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