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Name of the Recruiting Body : SBI PO

Type of Services: Probationary Officer (PO)

SBI PO 2021 Eligibility Criteria :

Candidates had to meet the education qualification and age eligibility criteria in order to apply for SBI PO 2021 Recruitment. The following are the details of SBI PO Eligibility Criteria 2021.

Educational Qualifications :

  • Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
  • Basic knowledge of computers is a must.
  • The date of passing the eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the mark-sheet or provisional certificate issued by the University/Institute.

SBI PO 2021 Age Criteria :

• Minimum Age Limit : 21 Years
• Maximum Age Limit : 30 Years

SBI PO Salary 2021 :

SBI offers one of the greatest salary package along with other benefits, as for the year 2021, the notification is not yet released so we are providing you the details of SBI PO Salary 2021:

1 SBI PO Salary (Basic Pay) ₹27620/-
2 Dearness Allowance Of SBI PO 46.9% of the basic pay
3 City Compensatory Allowance (CCA) 3% or 4% (depending on the place of posting)
4 Leased House Accommodation Minimum : ₹8000/- (Rural areas)
Maximum : ₹29500/- (Urban Areas)
5 Furniture Allowance ₹120000/-
6 Medical Insurance 100% for employees 75% for families
7 Leased House Accommodation Travelling Allowance
8 Petrol ₹1100 – ₹1300
9 Miscellaneous ₹4000/-
10 Total Compensation (Annually) 7.5 lakhs to 12.9 lakhs
11 Loan Benefits Employees get Concession on interest rates

SBI PO 2021 Exam Dates :

S. No. SBI PO Notification 2021 Activity SBI PO Exam Dates
1. SBI PO 2021 Notification Release Date To be notified
2. SBI PO Apply Online Start Dates To be notified
3. SBI PO Prelims Exam Date To be notified
4. Result of Online exam – Preliminary To be notified
5. SBI PO Mains Exam Date To be notified
6. Result of Online Examination – Main To be notified
7. Download Call Letter for Personal Interview To be notified
8. Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview To be notified
9. Declaration of Final Result To be notified

SBI PO 2021 Exam Summary :

Name of Exam SBI PO 2021 Exam
Conducting Body State Bank of India
Periodicity Annually
SBI PO Prelims Exam Date To be notified
Exam Level National
Mode of Exam Online
Exam Rounds 3 (Prelims + Mains + Interview)
SBI PO 2021 Selection Stages Prelims, Main Exam, Group Discussion / Interview
Candidates Expected to Register for SBI PO 2021 9-10 lakhs
Available Seats 2021 2000
Job Location Across India
Official Website
SBI PO Helpline 022 – 2282 0427


Phase-I : Preliminary (OBJECTIVE) :

SBI PO is a three-tier exam i.e. preliminary exam, main exam followed by Group Discussion & Personal Interview. Following is the expected exam pattern of SBI PO 2021 according to the previous year’s notification.

Phase-I : Preliminary (OBJECTIVE) :
Sr No. Subjects No.of.Questions Max Marks Duration
1. English Language 30 30 Each section 20 minutes
2. Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
3. Reasoning Ability 35 35
  Total 100 100 60 Minutes

Candidates have to qualify for the test by securing passing marks to be decided by the Bank. There will be no sectional cutoff. An adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 10 times the numbers of vacancies subject to availability) are shortlisted for the Main Examination.

Phase-II : Mains Examination Pattern (OBJECTIVE) :

Main Examination consists of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests is online. Candidates have to answer the Descriptive test by typing on the computer. Immediately after completion of the Objective Test, Descriptive Test is administered.

S. No. Name of test (Not by Sequence) No. of Questions Max. Marks Durstion
1. Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
2. English Language 35 40 40 minutes
3. Data Analysis and Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
4. General, Economy/Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
  Total 155 200 3 Hours

Objective Test

The objective test of 3 hours duration consists of 4 Sections for total 200 marks. The objective test has separate timing for every section. The candidates are required to qualify in each of the Tests by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.

Descriptive Test :

The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with 50 marks is a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay). The candidates are required to qualify in the Descriptive Test by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank. Descriptive Test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated who have scored qualifying marks in the Objective Tests and are placed adequately high as per total marks in the objective test.

A Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main examination): There will be a penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one-fourth of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

Phase – III : Group Exercises (20 marks) & Interview (30 marks)

The aggregate marks of candidates qualifying in both the Objective Tests and Descriptive Test are arranged in descending order in each category. The adequate number of candidates in each category, as decided by the Bank are called for Group Exercises and Interview. The qualifying marks in Group Exercises & Interview are decided by the Bank.

Detailed SBI PO Syllabus 2021

The three-tier process in the SBI PO exam was introduced in the year 2015. Generally, the syllabus of SBI PO remains the same. Click below to view SBI PO Syllabus. The SBI PO syllabus mentioned below is according to previous years. The syllabus is subject to change.

SBI PO Syllabus 2021 Preliminary Exam :

Given below is the syllabus of the Prelims examination.

English Language : Reading Comprehension
Cloze Test
Jumbled Paragraph
Multiple Meaning / Error Spotting
Fill in the blanks
Paragraph Completion
Reasoning Ability : Logical Reasoning
Alphanumeric Series
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test
Data Sufficiency
Coded Inequalities
Seating Arrangement
Blood Relations
Quantitative Aptitude : Simplification
Profit & Loss
Mixtures & Allegations
Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices
Time & Work
Time & Distance Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere
Data Interpretation
Ratio & Proportion, Percentage
Number Systems
Sequence & Series
Permutation, Combination & Probability

SBI PO Syllabus 2021 Mains Exam :

Given below is the syllabus of the Mains examination of SBI PO 2021.

Reasoning : Verbal Reasoning
Circular Seating Arrangement
Linear Seating Arrangement
Double Lineup
Blood Relations
Directions & Distances
Ordering & Ranking
Data Sufficiency
Coding & Decoding
Code Inequalities
Course of Action
Critical Reasoning
Analytical & Decision Making
Data Analysis and Interpretation Tabular Graph
Line Graph
Pie Chart
Bar Graph
Radar Graph Case let
Missing DI
Case let DI
Data Sufficiency
Permutation & Combination
English Language Reading Comprehension
Verbal Ability
Word Association
Sentence Improvement
Para Jumbles
Cloze Test
Error Spotting
Fill in the blanks
General Economy Banking Awareness Financial Awareness
Current Affairs
General Knowledge
Static Awareness
Banking and Financial Awareness
Computer Awareness Internet
Keyboard Shortcuts
Computer Abbreviation
Microsoft Office
Computer Hardware
Computer Software
Operating System
Computer – Fundamentals / Terminologies

IBPS PO 2019 Admit Card/Call Letter :

The admit cards for the Prelims Exam, Main Exam and Group Discussion and Personal Interview will be released 10-15 days before they are held. We will update the links to download them as soon as they are made available on the official website of the State Bank of India

IBPS PO 2019 Final Result :

The State Bank of India releases the results for different phases of examinations separately. The results are usually declared within a month after the examinations are conducted. We will provide the links to them as soon as they are available on the official website.

SBI PO Number of Attempts – 2021 :

Given below are the number of attempts for each category that are allowed in SBI PO 2021.

General/EWS 4
General (PwD) 7
OBC (PwD) 7
SC/ST (PwD) No Restriction

SBI PO Result 2021 :

Once the examination will be conducted through the SBI, the result for the same will be declared within a month.

SBI PO Previous Years Cut-off Analysis :

SBI PO Prelims Cut-off Analysis of previous years :
Year Cut-Off
2016 47.5
2017 51.5
2018 56.75
2019 71
2020 58.5
SBI PO Final Cut-off Analysis of previous years :
Year Cut-Off
2016 49.75
2017 46.59
2018 50.79
2019 54.11
2020 46.59
NOTE :The above table shows SBI PO Cut-off trends from 2016-2020. The minimum qualifying marks are of UR (Unreserved Category).


  • Total Classes -62
  • Total Duration-124 hours.
  • Total Mock Test-40 sets (Both Online & Offline)
  • Total Course Duration-3 months
  • Total Discussion Class-5
S. No. Batch Duration Timing
1. Regular Batch (Monday – Friday) 3 months 7.00 a.m. to 9.00 a.m
10.00 a.m. to 12.00 p.m.
6.00 p.m. to 8.00 p.m.
2. Weekend Batch (Sunday Only) 4 months 10.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.


Interview Class for Banking :

In 3 days intensive classroom training programme by banking specialist.

Mock Interview conducted by senior PSO Bankers/ Government officials.

Banking & Current Affairs recap.


Admission Office Class Room
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Door No 18, Old Plot No 109, New Plot No 259, AL Block, 4th Avenue, Shanthi Colony, Anna Nagar, Chennai ‐ 600040.
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Shankar Banking Academy: The Best Bank Exam Coaching Centre in Chennai

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