SBI Recruitment 2020 – Online Apply for Probationary Officers

State Bank of India Online Recruitment 2020: State Bank of India (SBI) has released a recruitment notification of Advt. No. CRPD/PO/2020-21/12. Applications are invited from eligible Indian Citizens for appointment as Probationary Officers (POs) in State Bank of India. Qualified candidates can apply for the post of Probationary Officers through an Online application on or before 04.12.2020. More details about qualification, age limit, emoluments, selection process, application fee, how to apply, etc. are mention below.

SBI Recruitment 2020 – Online Application for 2000 Probationary Officers Posts

Organization Name: State Bank of India (SBI)
Official Website: or
Name of the Post: Probationary Officers
Total Number of Posts: 2000
Educational Qualification: Graduation
Age Limit: 21 to 30 Years
Job Category: Central Govt. Job
Mode of Apply: Online
Last date of Application: 14/11/2020
Location: All India

Eligibility Criteria for SBI Probationary Officers Recruitment 2020 Online Application

Academic Qualifications:
Candidates must have passed Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Govt. Those who are in the Final Year/Semester of their Graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if called for an interview, they will have to produce proof of having passed the graduation examination on or before 31.12.2020. Candidates having Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 31.12.2020. Candidates possessing the qualification of Chartered Accountant may also apply.

Age Limit & Relaxation:
Candidates age limit should have between not below 21 years and not above 30 years as of 01.04.2020 i.e. Candidates must have been born not later than 01.04.1999 & not earlier than 02.04.1990 (both days inclusive). The relaxation in upper age limit shall be 5 years for SC/ST, 3 years for OBC (Non-Creamy Layer, 15 years for PWD (SC/ST), 13 years for PWD (OBC), 10 years for PWD (Gen/EWS) & 5 years for Ex-Servicemen.

The scale of Pay:
Presently, the starting basic pay is 27,620/- (with 4 advance increments) in the scale of 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020 applicable to Junior Management Grade Scale-I. The official will also be eligible for D.A, H.R.A/ Lease rental, C.C.A, Medical, and other allowances & perquisites as per rules in force from time to time (the emoluments are likely to be revised shortly).

Selection Procedure:
Candidates’ selection for Probationary Officers will be done through a three-tier process.
Phase-I: Preliminary Examination

SL. Name of Test No. of Questions Marks Duration
1. English Language                30 Total Max. Marks 100 20 Minutes
2. Quantitative Aptitude               35 Total Max. Marks 100 20 Minutes
3. Reasoning Ability               35 Total Max. Marks 100 20 Minutes
Total              100 1 Hour

Phase-II: Main Examination
(i) Objective Test

Test Name of the Test No. of Qs. Max. Marks Duration
I Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 Minutes
II Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 Minutes
III General/Economy/Banking Awareness 40 40 35 Minutes
IV English Language 35 40 40 Minutes
Total 155 200 3 Hours

(ii) Descriptive Test: The duration of the Descriptive Test is 30 minutes. It will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing
& Essay) with two questions for a total of 50 marks.

Phase-III: Category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in Phase-II (Main Exam).
There will be no sectional cut-off. Candidates numbering up to 3 times (approx.) of the category wise vacancies will be
shortlisted for Phase-III from the top of the category wise merit list subject to a candidate scoring the minimum aggregate
qualifying score.

Application Fee & Intimation Charges:
The non-refundable application fee will be 750/- for General/EWS/OBC candidates and ‘Nil’ for SC/ST/PWD candidates. Application Fee once paid will not be refunded on any account nor can it be held in reserve for any other examination or selection.

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How to Apply for SBI PO Recruitment 2020
Candidates can apply online only from 14.11.2020 to 04.12.2020. No other mode of application will be accepted.

Before applying candidates will be required to keep the mentioned documents:
1. Scanned copy of recent passport size color photograph (between 20-50 kb).
2. Scanned copy of signature (between 10-20 kb).

Important Dates:
Starting Date of Online Application: 14.11.2020
Closing Date of Online Application: 04.12.2020
Payment of Application Fee: 14.11.2020 to 04.12.2020
Download Date of Preliminary Examination Call Letters: 3rd week of Dec 2020 onwards
Phase-I: Online Preliminary Examination: 31st Dec 2020 & 2nd, 4th, 5th Jan 2021
Declaration of Result of Preliminary Examination: 3rd week of January 2021
Download Date of Main Examination Call Letter: 3rd week of January 2021 onwards
Phase-II: Online Main Examination: 29th January 2021
Declaration Date of Result of Main Examination: 3rd/4th week of Feb. 2021
Download Date of Phase-III Call Letter: 3rd/4th week of Feb. 2021 onwards
Date of Phase-III: Interview (Or Interview & Group Exercises): February/March 2021
Declaration Date of Final Result: Last week of March 2021
For Pre-Examination Training for SC/ ST/ Religious Minority Community candidates
Download Date of call letters for Pre-Examination Training: 2nd week of Dec 2020 onwards
Conduct Date of Pre- Examination Training: 3rd/4th week of Dec 2020

Important Link:
Official Notification
Official Website

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