SBI PO 2024 Notification, Exam Date, Eligibility, Selection Process

SBI PO exam is a prestigious and highly competitive exam conducted annually. Graduate candidates in any discipline can apply online rules official website of SBI. Check SBI PO notification, eligibility and more in this article.


SBI PO is conducted every year to recruit candidates for managerial positions in SBI branches across India. The SBI PO is the most competitive and dream job of millions of Banking aspirants across India. Candidates interested for the post of probationary officer (PO) can apply online at SBI is known for its attractive career prospects, jobs stability, high payable salary, and benefits associated with the position.

SBI PO Notification 2024

The SBI PO notification 2024 will be published in September 2024 on the official website of SBI. It is expected that SBI will release a good number of vacancies for probationary officers (PO). The SBI PO online application will be released in September along with the notification. Candidates can apply online till the prescribed date. SBI PO exam is likely to be conducted in the month of September 2024.

SBI PO Recruitment 2024 Overview

State Bank of India will announce the SBI PO 2024 recruitment on the official website. Interested and Eligible Candidates can apply for the post of probationary officer. The exam is conducted in three phases: prelims, main, and interview. The candidate needs to qualify all the stages.

Conducting BodyState Bank of India
Post NameProbationary Officers
Exam LevelNational
VacanciesTo be notified
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline (CBT)
Exam Rounds3 (Prelims + Mains + Interview)
SBI PO SalaryRs. 65,780- Rs. 68,580 per Month
Job LocationAcross India
Official Website

SBI PO 2024 Important Dates

State Bank of India will soon announce SBI PO 2024 important days along with the notification. The SBI PO notification will be released in September and it is expected that the exam will be conducted in November 2024. Candidate can check here the complete schedule.

SBI PO ActivityDates
SBI PO Notification 2024August/September 2024
Online Registration Starts From
Last date for SBI PO Apply Online
Last Date to Pay Fee
Conduct of Pre- Examination TrainingTo be notified
SBI PO Exam Date 2024November 2024
SBI PO Mains Exam Date 2024December 2024

SBI PO Vacancy 2024

It is expected that the State Bank of India will release a good number of vacancies for the post of provisional officer (PO). The SBI PO vacancy will be released along with the notification. The vacancy will be released category-wise. Candidates are advised to stay updated with us to know more about SBI PO 2024. Till now candidates can check the previous year’s vacancy.


SBI PO Vacancy (PwD Category)

LD (Learning Disabilities)2020
VI (Vision Impairment)2020
HI (Hearing Impairment)201636
d & e 201636

SBI PO 2024 Online Application

The online application form link will be activated soon after releasing the notification. Candidates will be apply online for SBI PO at the official website of SBI at SBI PO exam 2024 will be conducted in November 2024. Candidates are advised to submit the SBI PO application form before the last date and pay the application fees.

SBI PO Application Fees 2024

All candidates needs to pay the SBI PO application fees in order to submit the application form. As per State Bank of India, the general and other category candidate needs to pay Rs. 750. While SC/ST and PW candidate application fees are abundant. Candidates can pay the application fee through online mode/ debit card/ credit card/ net banking etc.

SNo.CategoryApplication Fee
2General and OthersRs. 750/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

SBI PO 2024 Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for provisionary Officer (PO) candidates must meet some eligibility criteria set by State Bank of India. The eligibility criteria include education qualification and the age limit of the candidate. check the detailed criteria below.

Educational Qualification

The education qualification of SBI PO is candidate must be a graduate in any discipline from the recognized university or equivalent qualification recognised as such by the central government. Also, the candidate who are in final year/ semester of graduation can apply, Delhi to produce through for passing their graduation in the interview.

Age Limit

The age limit of candidates must be 21 years to 30 years to be eligible for SBI PO 2024 exam. i.e. Applicants must have been born between 02.04.1994 and 01.04.2003 (both date inclusive). The age relaxation is provided as per government norms.

CategoryAge relaxation
Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes5 years
Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)3 years
Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) (SC/ ST)15 years
Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) (OBC)13 years
Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) (Gen/EWS)10 years
Ex Servicemen, Commissioned officers including Emergency
Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers
(SSCOs) who have rendered 5 years military service and have been
released on completion of assignment (including those whose
assignment is due to be completed within 6 months from the last date
of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or
discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability
attributable to military service or invalidment.
5 years

Number of Attempts

the State Bank of India has fixed the number of chances to give probationary officer exam. The general category candidate have the chance to give the SBI PO to 7 times. Those candidate who have used up all the chances are not eligible to apply. This is to inform you that appearing for the preliminary examination is not counted as an attempt but the main examination is counted, so candidate are advised to prepare gracefully for the exam.

SBI PO Selection Process

The selection process of SBI PO is includes of three stages: prelims, main and interview. It is very important for candidate who qualifier all the stages.

  • Preliminary exam
  • Main exam
  • GD/Interview
CategoryNumber of Chances
General/ EWS4
General/ EWS (PWD)7
SC/SC(PWD)/ST/ST(PWD)No restriction

SBI PO 2024 Salary Structure

State Bank of India is one of the prestigious Bank of India. State Bank of India is dream of millions of Banking aspirants due to its luxurious salary. As per the SBI notification for probational officer (PO) the basic pay is Rs. 41,960/- (with four advanced increments) b in the salary of 36000-1490/7-46430-1740/2-49910-1990/7-63840 for junior management grade scale 1. With this wonderful salary scale the officers will also get D.A, H.R.A/ Lease rental, C.C.A, Medical and other allowances.

SBI PO Exam Pattern

Candidates preparing for SBI PO must know the exam pattern. The exam pattern helps candidates to strategies and make a road map to Excel in examination. SBI PO exam pattern has been divided in three stages, prelims followed by mains and interview. Check the details exam pattern below.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Pattern

  • The SBI PO prelims is an online examination and consist of three section: English language, quantitative aptitude and reasoning ability.
  • The question paper consist of a total of 100 objective type questions. The candidate needs to complete each section in 20 minutes. The total time given to the examination is 1 hour.
  • The prelims examination is qualifying in nature and the marks will not be counted while preparing the merit list.
  • There is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong attempt questions by candidates. Also no deduction is left, unattempted, or blank.
S.No.Name of Tests(Objective)No. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language303020 Minutes
2Numerical Ability353520 Minutes
3Reasoning Ability353520 Minutes
Total1001001 Hour

SBI PO Syllabus 2024

SBI PO syllabus is very important to understand by candidates to excel the examination as it is a wonderful opportunity. The PO syllabus consist of three main subjects: English language, quantitative aptitude and reasoning ability. Candidate needs to Undergo prove these section and widely.

SBI PO 2024 Prelims Syllabus
English SyllabusQuantitative Aptitude SyllabusReasoning Syllabus
Reading ComprehensionSimplification/ ApproximationAlphanumeric Series
Fill in the blanksProfit & LossDirections
Cloze TestMixtures & AlligationsLogical Reasoning
Para jumblesPermutation, Combination & ProbabilityData Sufficiency
VocabularyWork & TimeRanking & Order
Paragraph CompletionSequence & SeriesAlphabet Test
Multiple Meaning /Error SpottingSimple Interest & Compound InterestSeating Arrangement
Sentence CompletionSurds & IndicesCoded Inequalities
Tenses RulesMensuration – Cylinder, Cone, SpherePuzzle
 Time & DistanceSyllogism
Data InterpretationBlood Relations
Ratio & ProportionCoding-Decoding
Number SystemsInput-Output

SBI PO 2024 Exam Centers

Candidates can check here the list of exam centres below.

State CodeStates/UTExam Centres for Prelims Exam
11Andaman & NicobarPort Blair
12Andhra PradeshChirala, Chittoor, Guntur, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Puttur, Rajahmundhry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram
13Arunachal PradeshItanagar, Naharlagun
14AssamDibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kokrajhar, Silchar Tezpur
15BiharArrah, Aurangabad, Bihar Sharif, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur Patna, Purnea, Samastipur, Siwan
17ChhattisgarhBhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur
18GoaPanaji, Verna
19GujaratAhmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Himmatnagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
20HaryanaAmbala, Bahadurgarh, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Palwal, Sonipat, Yamunanagar
21Himachal PradeshBaddi, Bilaspur, Dharamshala, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Sirmaur, Solan, Una
22Jammu & KashmirJammu, Kathua, Samba, Srinagar
23JharkhandBokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribag, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
24KarnatakaBelgaum, Bengaluru, Bidar, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udipi
25KeralaAlappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thrichur, Thiruvananthapuram
27Madhya PradeshBhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Satna, Sagar, Ujjain
28MaharashtraAmaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara
30MeghalayaRi-Bhoi, Shillong
33Delhi -NCRDelhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurgaon
34OdishaAngul, Balasore, Bargarh, Baripada, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jharsuguda, Rourkela, Sambalpur
36PunjabAmritsar, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara, Sangrur
37RajasthanAjmer, Alwar, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur
39TamilnaduChennai, Coimbatore, Dindigul, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Nagercoil, Namakkal, Perambalur, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Thoothukodi, Vellore
40TelanganaHyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal
42Uttar PradeshAgra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bulandshahar, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Unnao, Varanasi
43UttarakhandDehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Roorkee
44West BengalAsansol, Berhampur (West Bengal), Bardhaman, Durgapur, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Greater Kolkata, Siliguri

The list of Centres for the State Bank of India PO 2024 Mains Exam:

State CodeStates/UTExam Centre for Mains Exam
11Andaman & NicobarPort Blair
12Andhra PradeshGuntur, Kurnool, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam
13Arunachal PradeshItanagar
15BiharArrah, Hajipur, Patna
19GujaratAhmedabad, Gandhinagar
20HaryanaBahadurgarh, Hissar
21Himachal PradeshShimla, Solan,
22Jammu & KashmirJammu, Srinagar
23JharkhandJamshedpur, Ranchi
27Madhya PradeshBhopal, Indore
28MaharashtraAurangabad, Nagpur, Pune, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai
33Delhi -NCRDelhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurgaon
36PunjabBhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala
39TamilnaduChennai, Madurai, Tirunelvelli
42Uttar PradeshAgra, Allahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi
44West BengalHooghly, Kalyani, Greater Kolkata

FAQs on SBI PO Exam 2024

Where I can find the official notification and updates about the SBI PO exam?

The official notification and updates will be available on the official website of SBI under the ‘career’ section.

What is the selection process of SBI PO?

The selection process of for probationary officer is consist of 3 stages, preliminary examination followed by main examination and interview.

Can final year student apply for SBI PO exam?

yes final year/semester student will be able to apply provisionally, provided they can produce proof of having pass their graduation exam on or before the specific date during the interview.

How are candidates selected for merit list?

The merit list will be prepared on the basis of candidates performance on Mains examination (both objective and description) and interview.

What is the salary of SBI PO?

The starting basic pay of probationary officer (PO) is 41,960/- (with four advanced increments).

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