SBI PO Recruitment 2022 Notification; Registration Ends Today

SBI PO Recruitment 2022 State Bank of India PO Application Form 2022: State Bank of India has released its much-awaited PO notification on its official website and this year they are going to recruit 1673 Probationary officers. The last date to submit an application for SBI PO is 12th October. SBI PO is a dream job for each and every aspirant who is preparing for the banking examination that’s why SBI PO is considered one of the toughest examinations to crack.

In this article, readers willing to apply will find complete information about SBI PO recruitment 2022.

SBI PO Recruitment 2022 Notification

Those candidates who are interested and burning the midnight oil to crack the SBI PO examination can fill out the application form from the official website within the due course, after the last date, no candidate will be able to submit the application. Applicants should try to fill out the application form on time. They should not wait for the last date as various issues may arise at the last moment.

SBI PO Recruitment 2022
Name of the recruitment SBI PO 2022 recruitment
Article Category SBI PO Application Form 2022
Exam type Recruitment exam
Recruiting Bank State Bank of India
Advertisement No. CRPD/ PO/2022-23/18
Year 2022-23
Post Probationary Officer (PO)
No. of vacancies 1673
Job location All across Indian
Application status Available Now
Mode of SBI PO application Online
Official website  or

SBI PO 2022 Notification PDF (Download Link)

SBI PO 2022 Notification: Important Dates

Activity/Events Dates
On-line registration including modification/ Editing of Application by candidates22 September to 12 October
Payment of SBI PO application fee 22 September to 12 October
Admit card download (pre-exam) December 1st half
Date of Preliminary examination [Phase-I]17/18/19/20 December
Declaration of Result (Preliminary) Dec/Jan

SBI PO Application Form 2022

  • Application for this recruitment will be done online mode only. No other mode of application is applicable.
  • Candidates should not submit more than one application. In the case of multiple applications, only the last valid application will be accepted.
  • Before filling out the application fee, candidates must go through the information bulletin and eligibility criteria carefully. 
  • They must have a valid mobile no. and an email ID.
  • Candidates must keep all the necessary documents handy at the time of filling out the application form.
  • They must fill in all the details carefully. Before the final submission of data in the application form, candidates can edit and make correction to it only three times. After the final submission of data, no change or edit will be allowed.
  • The registration no. and password generated should be kept safe throughout the recruitment process.
  • Candidates should note that they are not required to send the printed copy of the duly filled application form to the Bank.
  • Applicants have to make payment of application fee through the online mode (debit card/ credit card/ Internet Banking).
  • Application fee will be non-refundable.

Submit here SBI PO Application Form

SBI PO 2022 Vacancy Details

As of now the notification is not released so we can’t say exactly how many vacancies will be there for each category, but the category-wise distribution of vacancies given below is just for assumption:

Category No. of vacancies
General 648
SC 240
ST 120
OBC 432
EWS 160

SBI PO Recruitment Application Eligibility 2022

Candidates should ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. The eligibility requirement for SBI PO recruitment is shared below-

 Education Qualification (as on 31st Dec 2022)- 

  • Applicants must have completed graduation from a recognized university/college.
  • Applicants in their final year/semester are also eligible provided they should produce their graduation certificates at the time of interview.
  • Candidates with qualification of Chartered Accountant are also eligible.

Age Criteria-

  • The minimum and maximum age of the candidates should be 21 years and 30 years as on 1st April 2022 respectively.  (means candidates should not be born later than 1st April 2001 and earlier than 2nd April 1992)

A relaxation in the upper age limit for various reserved categories is also applicable. The table shared below shows the age relaxation for various categories-

Category Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
15 years
13 years
10 years
Ex. Serviceman, ECOs/SSCOs 5 years
Person Ordinarily domiciled in J&K (from 01.01.1981 to 31.12.1990) 5 years

Number of Chances

The number of attempts in the SBI PO is fixed for each category candidate. And, once you cross the number of attempts then you are no more eligible to apply for the post further. Category-wise chances provided to candidates for appearing in recruitment-

Category Maximum no. of chances permissible
General/ EWS 4
General/ EWS (PWD) 7
SC/ SC (PWD)/ ST/ ST (PWD) No restriction

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Documents required to upload in SBI PO application

While filling the online application applicants have to upload few of their documents which should be in the recommended size whose details is given below:

It should be recently clicked
the size of the scanned file should be between 20KB to 50 KB

Signature should be done on white paper with a black pen only.
Size of the scanned file should be between 10KB to 20 KB

Note: Both photograph and signature should be clear otherwise you application will be rejected.

How to Submit SBI PO Application form Online?

Applicants interested in filling the application form for this recruitment can follow the step-by-step guide shared below-

  1. Visit the official website of SBI (mentioned above).
  2. Select the recruitment of PO in SBI option.
  3. Click on Apply now link.
  4. Hit the “click here for registration number” link.
  5. Fill the basic details and generate a registration number and password.
  6. Upload scanned copy of photograph and signature.
  7. Now enter all the personal, qualification details asked.
  8. Preview the details carefully before final submission.
  9. Make a payment of the application fee.
  10. Take a printout of the receipt generated and the application fee for future reference.

SBI PO 2022 Application fee

Category Application fee
General/EWS/OBCRs.750/- (including intimation charges)

SBI PO Recruitment Selection Procedure    

Selection of candidates for the post of Probationary Officer (PO) in SBI will be made through three Tier selection process viz. Preliminary exam, Mains exam, and Interview and Group Exercises.

  • Phase I- Preliminary Examination

The pre-examination will be an online exam of total of 100 marks. No sectional cut-off will be there. Candidates will be selected on the basis of marks scored in the online exam and ten times the number of vacancies in each category will be selected for the next phase. Prelims exam will be conducted on various exam centers established across the country.

  • Phase II- Main Examination 

Candidates who will qualify the pre-exam will be shortlisted for Main exam on the basis of merit. Main examination includes one objective test (online exam) and a descriptive test which will be of 200 marks and 50 marks respectively.

  • Phase III- Group Exercises and Interview  

Candidates qualifying for the main examination will be called Interview only which will be of 50 marks or either it will be possible than Interview (30 marks) and group exercise will be conducted (20 marks).

Final Selection- The selection of candidates in each phase will be provisional. The final selection and merit list will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained in the Mains examination and Interview & Group Exercise or Interview.

SBI PO Recruitment 2022- Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern for phase I

Section/Test No. of question Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100  1 Hour
  • Mode of exam- online
  • Type of questions- objective type
  • Total duration- 1 hour (60 min)
  • Negative marking- Yes

Exam Pattern for Phase-II

  • Objective Test
Section/Test No. of question Marks Duration
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
English Language 35 40 40 minutes
Total 155 200  3 Hour
  • Descriptive Test- It will include two questions of 50 marks. It will be test of English Language (Letter Writing and Essay) and the duration for the same will be of 30 minutes.

SBI PO Pre Exam syllabus

English Reasoning Quantitative Aptitude
Comprehensions Puzzle Data Interpretation
cloze test Arrangements Simplification
Sentence improvements Inequality Number series
Spotting errors Syllogism Probability
Fillers Coding and decoding Quadratic equations
Antonyms-synonyms Order Ranking and direction test Approximation
Para jumbles    
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