SBI PO Notification: Vacancies and Total Applications

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SBI PO Notification: Vacancies and Total Applications

SBI PO is among the most coveted jobs in the banking industry and a dream job for millions of aspirants across India. The State Bank of India Probationary Officer post is considered to be a premium job. It has job satisfaction and social prestige. There are growth opportunities where a PO can succeed to the level of the chairperson. It has a lucrative pay scale which is highest among Public Sector Undertaking Banks. It is needless to mention the brand value of SBI and the reputation associated with the SBI PO post.

The State Bank of India conducts SBI PO exams every year. The exam is conducted to fill up the vacancies of a probationary officer. Though the seats are limited lakhs of students, give the review for the probationary post. Students have to go through three levels of the examination which are Preliminary Exam, Mains Exam, Group discussion and Interview. The candidates who clear all the levels are selected for the post. Every year the SBI PO notification is released on the official websites for vacancies, last date of registration and filling of the application forms, tentative essential dates for the exam, payment details etc.

Vacancies of SBI PO                           

The SBI PO 2020 notification has not been released yet. The SBI PO vacancies are announced along with the SBI PO notification. A total vacancy of 2000 posts has been announced by SBI for PO 2019 examinations. It can be assumed that greater than equal to 2000 vacancies probably will be there for the current year.

SBI PO vacancy trends

SBI PO vacancy trends

Years

Number of vacancies

SBI PO 2013

1500

SBI PO 2014

1897

SBI PO 2015

2000

SBI PO 2016

2200

SBI PO 2017

2313

SBI PO 2018

2000

SBI PO 2019

2000

The vacancies of different categories of SBI PO 2019 are given below. This will provide a tentative picture of the category wise vacancy of SBI PO for the current year.

Vacancy for SBI PO PwD Category

Category

Vacancy

Backlog

Total

VI

20

-

20

HI

20

53

73

LD

20

-

20

d & e

20

-

20

VI: Vision Impairment

HI: Hearing Impairment

LD: Learning Disabilities

Vacancy of all other categories

Category

Vacancy

Backlog

Total

GEN

810

-

810

ST

150

-

150

SC

300

-

300

OBC

540

-

540

Total

2000

 

2000

The category-wise vacancies changes on a year to year. The above tables will draw a general picture of the vacancy of SBI PO 2020 will likely be.

Application for SBI PO

The online mode of application for SBI PO Exam 2020 will start in the month of April 2020. All the aspirants who are willing to give the SBI PO 2020 exam must go through the complete guide for SBI PO online application. Then the students should proceed with the registration and application process. All the students can apply online for probationary officer examination conducted by the State Bank of India by visiting their official website.

It is difficult to predict the accurate figure of the applicants for the post of SBI PO. Every year the number of applicants is increasing.

As per the official data, from the mains exam of SBI PO 2019 around 6000 candidates were selected for the group discussion and personal interview.

Application Fee

The candidates need to pay the SBI PO application fee in online mode via internet banking, debit/credit card.

Category

Application Fee of SBI PO

General & OBC

Rs. 750 (application fee plus intimation charges)

ST/SC/PwD

Rs. 125 (intimation charges only)

Eligibility Criteria

In order to appear for an SBI PO Exam, candidates must pass the following eligibility criteria:

?     In order to appear for an SBI PO Exam, the candidate must have a graduation degree in any field from a University that has been recognized by the Government of India.

?     The candidate must know how to do computer operations as the exam for SBI PO is conducted online.

?     The candidates must be proficient in his region’s official language. He must know how to speak, write and read the language.

?     The candidate must be a citizen of India, a subject of Nepal or a Tibetian Refugee who has come and settled in India before the 1st of January, 1962.

?     At the time of applying for the exam, the candidate must fall between the age category of 21 to 30 years. The government has allowed age relaxation based on the category to which a person belongs. The age relaxation is five years for the SC/ST, three years for OBC, ten years for PWD and five years for ex-servicemen.

Exam Pattern

The SBI PO exams are conducted in three phases- the preliminary exams, the main exams and the final interview. These exams are conducted in online mode.

The preliminary exam is of 100 marks and contains 100 questions. To qualifying for the main exam, the student must pass the preliminary exam.

The main exam is of 200 marks and consists of 155 questions. Both of these exams include a penalty for every wrong answer given.

Students qualifying both the papers appear for the final interview, which includes group exercises.

The SBI PO notification informs the aspiring candidates with all the relevant information needed to appear for the exam. This article provides all the information included in the recent SBI PO notification. It tells the readers about the total applications and vacancies and also highlights the application process.

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