SBI PO 2023 Application Form, Recruitment, Vacancy, Exam Date, Pattern & Eligibility, etc.

SBI PO stands for State Bank of India Probationary Officers entrance examination which offers recruitment into SBI. The candidates who pass the examination will be offered a job as a Probationary Officer in SBI. In this article, we will discuss SBI PO 2023 Application Form, Recruitment, Vacancy, Exam Date, Pattern & Eligibility, etc.

SBI PO Eligibility Criteria

The following are the eligibility criteria for SBI PO-

  • The applicant must have a valid bachelor’s degree from a recognized university
  • The applicant age must be in between 21 to 30 years of age however, some age relaxation is provided to different category candidates-
CategoryAge Relaxation
Scheduled Caste (SC)5 years
Scheduled Tribe (ST)5 years
Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)3 years
PWD (Gen/EWS)10 years
PWD (SC/ST)15 years
PWD (OBC)13 years
Ex-servicemen, ECOs, and SSCOs who have rendered 5 years of military service5 years
  • The following are the no of attempts allowed for particular category candidates-
For General category4 attempts
For the General (PWD) category7 attempts
OBC category7 attempts
OBC (PWD)7 attempts
SC/ST (PWD)No restriction

SBI PO Important Dates 2023

 ActivityTentative Dates
On-line registration including Editing/ Modification of Applications by candidates22 September 2022 to 12 October 2022
Payment of Application Fee22 September 2022 to 12 October 2022
The download of Preliminary Examination Call Letters1st / 2nd week of December 2022 onwards
Phase-I: Online Preliminary Examination17th/18th/19th/ 20th of December 2022
Declaration of Result of Preliminary ExaminationDecember 2022 / January 2023
The download of Main Examination Call letterJanuary 2023 / February 2023
Phase-II: Online Main ExaminationJanuary 2023 / February 2023
Declaration of Result of Main ExaminationFebruary 2023
The download of Phase-III Call LetterFebruary 2023 onwards
Phase-III: Psychometric TestFebruary / March 2023
Interview & Group ExercisesFebruary / March 2023
Declaration of Final ResultMarch 2023 onwards

Pre-Examination Training for SC/ ST/ Religious Minority Community candidates

 ActivityTentative Dates
A download of call letters for Pre-Examination Training1st / 2nd week of November 2022 onwards
Conduct of Pre- Examination TrainingNovember 2022 / December 2022

SBI PO 2023 Application Form

The following are the step-by-step instructions on applying for SBI PO-

  • Visit the official website of SBI and click on the careers tab
  • Now, open the SBI PO 2023 application form under the current opening section
  • You’ll have to get yourself registered using your email ID, Password, Phone number, and other details
  • After registration is complete, login to your SBI PO account using your login credentials
  • After logging in, Fill out the application form with correct details like name, address, education qualification, etc.
  • Now, Upload the documents mentioned below in the relevant section of the form
  • After successful uploading, the documents, preview your application form for any error
  • Now, pay the application fee online or offline using a credit/Debit card, Net Banking, UPI, etc.
  • After paying the application fee, Printout the payment receipt and application form for future use

Documents Required for SBI PO 2023

The following are the documents required for the SBI PO examination-

  • Class 10th and 12th Passing Certificate/ Marks Sheet
  • Passport Size Photograph
  • Scanned Image of Photograph and Left-Hand Thumb
  • Scanned Handwritten declaration
  • Phone Number and Email ID

SBI PO Application Fee

The following are the application fee for SBI PO-

CategoryApplication Fee
General and OthersRs. 750/-

SBI PO 2023 Examination Pattern

The following are the examination pattern for SBI PO-

Preliminary Examination

Name of the SectionNo of QuestionsMarksDuration
English Language303020 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude353520 Minutes
Reasoning Ability353520 Minutes
Total100 Questions100 Marks1 hour

Mains Examination

Name of the SectionNo of QuestionsMarksDuration
Reasoning and Computer Aptitude456060 Minute
Data Analysis and Interpretation356045 Minute
General Economy / Banking Awareness404035 Minute
English Language354040 Minute
Total155 Questions2003 Hours

SBI PO 2023 Syllabus

The following are the syllabus for SBI PO examination-

English Language

  • Noun
  • Pronoun
  • Linking Verbs
  • Adjectives
  • Prepositions
  • Spelling Test
  • Comprehension
  • Adverbs, Active and Passive Voice
  • Fillers
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • One-word substitution
  • Comprehension

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Number System
  • Profit and Loss
  • Average
  • Time, Speed, and Distance
  • Time and Work
  • Simple Interest
  • Compound Interest
  • Percentage
  • Mensuration
  • LCM and HCF
  • Mixture of Allegation
  • Ratio and Proportion

Reasoning Ability

  • Coding-Decoding
  • Analogy
  • Classification Syllogism
  • Word Formation
  • Statement and Assumption
  • Series
  • Sitting Arrangement
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Calendar and Time
  • Missing Character
  • Blood Relations
  • Conclusions and Arguments
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Ranking Test
  • Classification Series Completion

Data Analysis and Interpretation

  • Permutation Combinations
  • Pie Charts
  • Bar Graphs
  • Line Graphs
  • Tabular Graphs
  • Case lets
  • Radar Graphs
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Probability

General Economics and Banking Awareness

  • Micro Economics
  • Macro Economics
  • Non-Performing Assets Banking Sector;
  • Types, Risk
  • Characteristics Financial Awareness
  • Basic Accountancy
  • Investments Risk Market
  • Oligopoly and Monopoly
  • Liquidity
  • Insurance Securities and Exchange Boards

SBI PO 2023 Admit Card

The admit card for SBI PO 2023 is not yet released, we will update the admit card status once the SBI PO examination is released.

SBI PO 2023 Result

The result for the SBI PO examination is not yet released, we will update the result status once the examination authorities release the result for SBI PO.

SBI PO 2023 Selection Procedure

The selection process for SBI PO is divided into four stages, which is as follows-


SBI PO Preliminary stage is the primary stage where all the candidate needs to appear and qualify this stage to appear in the next stage of examination.  


SBI PO Mains examination is the second stage wherein all the candidates who have qualified in the preliminary stage will be commenced and participate in the mains examination.

General Discussion and Personal Interview

GD and PI are the third stages in which the candidates who have cleared the main examination will be commenced. Based on the marks scored by the candidate, he/she has to participate in Group Discussion and Personal Interview and score out of 50 Marks.

Final Merit List

In this final stage, the candidate’s marks will be calculated before releasing the merit list. The calculation of the marks will be 75% of SBI PO Mains examination marks and the rest 25% will be that of GD and PI. After the calculation is completed by the SBI PO examination authorities, the final merit list will be released. The selected candidates will be provided with the joining letter and the candidates have to join the bank in the given time frame as well as location.

Previous Year Cut-off SBI PO 2022

The following are the previous year cut-off marks for SBI PO 2022-01-24

CategoryCutoff (Prelims) out of 100Cutoff (Mains) out of 200Final Cutoff out of 100


What are the age criteria for participating in the SBI PO examination?

The minimum age criteria for participating in the SBI PO examination is 21 years of age and the maximum age limit is 30 years. There is relaxation for the candidates belonging to the SC/ST/PwD and other reserved category candidates.

Is there any reservation for the OBC Candidates in the SBI PO examination?

Yes, For OBC candidates belonging to the PwD category can be considered as reservation eligible.

Is the application fee for the SC/ST/PwD candidates exempted?

Yes, the application fee for the SC/ST PwD candidates is exempted and you can apply for the SBI PO post for free.

What is the number of attempts for the SBI PO examination?

For general category candidates, the number of attempts provided to the candidates is 4 and for the reserved category candidates, it’s 7 except for the SC and ST candidates. There are no restrictions on the number of attempts that the candidates can participate in the examination.

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