SBI PO 2023 Recruitment Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Vacancies

Every year State Bank of India organizes PO (Probationary Officer) exam for eligible candidates in various branches across India. Thus, those who qualify for the SBI PO exam will be recruited as Probationary Officer in any branch of SBI. Candidates can check the official notification regarding SBI PO 2023 from their authorized website.

In order to take part in the SBI PO Recruitment process, 2023 candidates need to fill up the application forms which will be made available on the official website of the State Bank of India. The selection of the candidate will only be done on the premises of the written test, personal interviews, and group discussions. It is expected that the registration process for the same will be commenced in the month of April 2023. The exam is conducted at All India Level, thus candidates must make sure to prepare very well for the exam as the competition level will be high. To get more info about SBI PO Recruitment 2023, go through the complete page below.

SBI PO 2023 Highlights

Organization Name State Bank of India
Name of the Recruitment State Bank of India PO Recruitment 2023
Position Name Probationary Officer
Vacancy Approx. 2000 vacancies
Application starting date 1st week of April 2023
Selection Process Preliminary Exam, Mains Exam, and Interview/ Group Discussion
Exam Date Available soon
Official Website
Application Mode Online

SBI PO 2023 Important Dates

Events Date
Online application form availability 1st week of April 2023
Last date to register April 2023
Admit card issuance on May 2023
SBI PO Prelims Exam June 2023
Result announcement on July 2023
Admit card release date for Mains July 2023
Mains Exam August 2023
Result declaration August 2023
Admit card release date for interview September 2023
SBI PO Interview September 2023
Announcement of the final result 1st week of October 2023

Eligibility Requirements

  • Educational Qualification: Candidates who have completed graduation in any discipline from any University/College recognized by the State/Central Government or its equivalent examination are eligible. In addition to that, the students in the final year/semester can also apply but they need to show
    their final passing certificate.
  • Age Limit: Candidates of the general category must be between the ages of 21 years to 30 years as of 1st April 2019. As per government rules, there will be relaxation in age for candidates belonging to different backgrounds and categories. SC & ST individuals will be eligible to avail relaxation by 5 years, OBC backward category by 3 years, PWD candidates by 10 to 15 years, J&K candidates by 5 years, and ECO/ SSSO & Ex-Service by 5 years.

Total Attempts in Exam (Category Wise):

Category No. of Attempts
General category 4
OBC category 7
General (PwD) category 7
SC/ ST (PwD) No Restriction
Obc (PwD) 7

Exam Pattern

The written exam involves two-phase: The preliminary Exam and Mains Exam

Preliminary Exam:

Sections Number of questions 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

Mains Exam:

Sections Number of questions Marks Duration
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
Data analysis and interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
Banking awareness/ economy/ general 40 40 35 minutes
English language 35 40 40 minutes
Total 155 200 3 hours  

Descriptive Test Paper Pattern:

Topic Questions Marks Duration
Letter writing and essay 02 50 30 minutes
Total 02 50 30 minutes

Interview/ Group Exercise Paper Pattern:

Sections Total marks
Group exercises 20
Interview 30
Total 50

Topic Wise Paper Pattern:

Topic Expected no. of questions
Puzzle 10
Number series 5
Seating arrangement 5
Input-output 5
Passage and conclusion 4
Making judgments 4
Data inefficient 3
Coding decoding 3
Order and ranking 3
Statement and argument 3
Blood relation 3
Local reasoning 2

SBI PO 2023 Result

Contenders are suggested to visit the official portal of SBI i.e. to check the results for exam. The final results are declared after the commencement of both interview and group discussion. Those candidates who will be selected in the final results of SBI PO Recruitment 2023 will be recruited for the post of PO in any branch of SBI across the nation.

Selection Process

The selection process of the candidates will be done considering the following factors:

  • SBI PO Recruitment 2023 mainly consists of Preliminary Exam, Main Exam, and Group Discussion & Interview and each round needs to be qualified for the final selection.
  • First of all, candidates have to pass/ qualify for the preliminary exam. After that authorities will call the candidates for the Main Exam.
  • Only preliminary qualified candidates will be eligible to take part in Mains Exam. Those who qualify for both SBI Preliminary & Main Exam will be called to appear for Group Discussion & Interview.
  • The merit list will be prepared based on performance by candidates in the Prelims Exam and Mains Exam.
  • After the commencement of the Main Exam, the authority will invite the candidates for Group Discussion (GD)/Interview.

1 thought on “SBI PO 2023 Recruitment Dates, Application Form, Eligibility, Vacancies”

  1. sir
    i am serving in Army as SSO officer. i am about to release from army in next year 2023.
    my query s – i will be completing 36 years of age in 2023 however age relaxation given is 05 years for SSO. is it not that upper age limit shall be relaxed by the length of service increase by three years in case of ex servicemen.???
    govt of india , ministry of personal, public grievance and pension, dept of personal and training. date-08 april 2013.


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