SBI PO Recruitment 2023 Ends Today; Check Exam Date & Scheme

SBI PO Recruitment 2023 Application submission date is extended to 3rd October 2023.

State Bank of India has released its much-awaited PO notification on its official website and this year they are going to recruit 2000 Probationary officers. The last date to submit an application for SBI PO is 3rd October 2023. 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 2023.

SBI PO Recruitment 2023 Notification

SBI PO Recruitment 2023
SBI PO Recruitment 2023

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.

Name of the recruitment SBI PO 2023 recruitment
Article Category SBI PO Application Form
Exam type Recruitment exam
Recruiting Bank State Bank of India
Year 2023-24
Post Probationary Officer (PO)
No. of vacancies 2000
Job location All across Indian
Application status Available Now
Mode of SBI PO application Online
Official website  or

SBI PO 2023 Notification PDF (Download Link)

SBI PO 2023 Notification: Important Dates

Activity/Events Dates
On-line registration including modification/ Editing of Application by candidates7th September 2023 to 3rd October 2023
Payment of SBI PO application fee 7th September 2023 to 3rd October 2023
Admit card download (pre-exam)
Date of Preliminary examination [Phase-I]

SBI PO Application Form 2023

  • Application for this recruitment will be made 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 corrections 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 Online Application

SBI PO 2023 Vacancy Details

As per the notification the category-wise distribution of vacancies is given as:

Category No. of vacancies
General 810
SC 300
ST 150
OBC 540
EWS 200

SBI PO Eligibility Criteria

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

 Education Qualification (as of 31st Dec 2023)- 

  • Applicants must have completed graduation from a recognized university/college.
  • Applicants in their final year/semester are also eligible provided they produce their graduation certificates at the time of the 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 2023 respectively.  (means candidates should not be born later than 1st April 2002 and earlier than 2nd April 1993)

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-

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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 longer 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

Documents required to upload in SBI PO application

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

It should be recently clicked
The size of the scanned file should be between 20 KB 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 your 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 2023 Application fee

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

SBI PO Recruitment 2023 Selection Procedure    

Selection of candidates for the post of Probationary Officer (PO) in SBI will be made through a 3 Tier selection process viz. Preliminary exam, main 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 chosen 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 it will be possible to 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 2023- 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 for 50 marks. It will be a test of the English Language (Letter Writing and Essay) and the duration for the same will be 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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