SBI PO Recruitment 2022 – Apply Online for 1673 Posts

SBI PO Recruitment 2022: State Bank of India (SBI) is inviting online applications for the posts of Probationary Officer across all branches in India. Candidates who possess a Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant disciplines are only eligible to apply.

About State Bank of India (SBI): State Bank of India (SBI) a Fortune 500 company, is an Indian Multinational, Public Sector Banking and Financial services statutory body headquartered in Mumbai. The rich heritage and legacy of over 200 years, accredits SBI as the most trusted Bank by Indians through generations.

SBI, the largest Indian Bank with 1/4th market share, serves over 45 crore customers through its vast network of over 22,000 branches, 62617 ATMs/ADWMs, and 71,968 BC outlets, with an undeterred focus on innovation, and customer centricity, which stems from the core values of the Bank – Service, Transparency, Ethics, Politeness, and Sustainability.

The Bank has successfully diversified businesses through its various subsidiaries i.e SBI General Insurance, SBI Life Insurance, SBI Mutual Fund, SBI Card, etc. It has spread its presence globally and operates across time zones through 229 offices in 31 foreign countries.

SBI Recruitment 2022 (Probationary Officers) 1673 Posts

Name of the Post: Probationary Officers

Total Posts: 1673 Posts

Category-wise distribution of Posts:

Category Type Gen OBC EWS SC ST Total
Regular 648 432 160 240 120 1600
Backlog 0 32 0 30 11 73
Total 648 464 160 270 131 1673

Age Limit

Candidates’ age is in between 21-30 years. Age is relaxable for reserved category candidates. Age is reckoned as on 01-04-2022.

Age is relaxable for reserved category candidates as follows:

  • SC/ST Candidates: 05 years
  • OBC (NCL) Candidates: 03 years
  • PwBD (Gen/EWS) Candidates: 10 years
  • PwBD (OBC) Candidates: 13 years
  • PwBD (SC/ST) Candidates: 15 years

Educational Qualification

  • Candidates must complete a Graduation Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or who completed Integrated Dual Degree within 30-11-2022 from a recognized Institute.
  • Candidates who are pursuing their final year/ final semester of the graduation degree are also eligible to apply. But they must be able to produce their certificates within the date specified by the bank.

Pay Scale

Selected candidates will get pay in the range of Rs. 36000-1490/7-46430-1740/2-49910-1990/7-63840/- (Basic pay is Rs. 41,960/- PM)

Selection Procedure

Candidates will get selected for the posts of Probationary Officers based on their performance in the three-stage selection procedure.

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Main Examination
  • Interview

SBI PO Preliminary Examination Pattern:

Total Number of Questions – 100 MCQs

Total Marks – 100


  • English Language – 30 questions
  • Maths – 35 questions
  • Reasoning – 35 questions
  • Time: 20 minutes
  • NM – 1/4th of marks will be deducted for a wrong answer

SBI PO Mains Examination Pattern

Candidates who got qualified in the Preliminary Examination are only eligible to appear in the Main examination. For every correct answer, 1 mark will be awarded, for every wrong answer, 1/4th of the mark will be deducted.

Total Number of Questions – 155 MCQs and 2 Descriptive Type Questions

Total Marks – 200 for MCQ and 250 for Descriptive Paper


Objective Type

  • Reasoning & Computer Aptitude – 40 Qs of 50 Marks
  • Data Analysis & Interpretation – 30 Qs of 50 Marks
  • General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness – 50 Qs of 60 Marks
  • English Language – 35 Qs of 40 Marks
  • Time: 20 minutes

Psychometric Test:

The Bank will conduct a Psychometric test for personality profiling, of those candidates who will be shortlisted for Phase III. The finding of the test may be placed before the Interview panel for having a thorough perspective on the candidates.

Final selection for the posts of Probationary Officers will be made based on their performance in the Preliminary Examination, and Mains Examination followed by an interview.

Application Fee

General/ OBC/ EWS Category candidates must pay an application fee of Rs. 750/-. The fee must be payable through online mode. Reserved category candidates are exempted from the payment of the application fee.

How to Apply?

  • Desirous Applicants should read the notification issued by the State Bank of India (SBI)
  • The notification was released by the Central Recruitment & Promotion Department of the Bank.
  • Visit the official website,, and check the careers tab, thereby clicking on current openings to view the recruitment notification.
  • Click on the recruitment notification for Probationary officers.
  • Check all the eligibility before applying to the posts.
  • After checking your eligibility, click on the Online application form.
  • Fill out all the particulars in the online application form carefully at the appropriate places.
  • Upload a recent copy of the passport-size photograph, signature, and relevant certificates of testimonials at designated positions.
  • Submit the online application form after checking all the details.
  • Take a printout copy of the SBI PO online application form for future reference.

Documents need to be submitted at the time of Submission of the Application Form:

1. Scanned Photo duly signed by the Candidate.
2. Scanned Signatures of the Candidate.
3. Scanned copies of degrees and mark sheets of Educational Qualifications.
4. Scanned copy of SC/BC-A/BC-B/EWS/ESMiDESM/DFF certificate.
5. Scanned copy of PwBD Certificate. (For PwBD).
6. Scanned copy of Domicile Certificate.

Important Dates

Candidates should make a note about Important Dates while applying online for the post of Probationary Officer

  • Starting Date for Submission of Online Application Form: 22-09-2022
  • Last Date Date for Submission of Online Application Form: 12-Oct-2022
  • Last date for Payment of application fee: 12-Oct-2022
  • Date of Download of Preliminary Examination Call Letters: 1st/2nd week of December 2022 onwards
  • Date of Phase-I Online Preliminary Examination: 17th/18th/19th/20th of December 2022
  • Date of Declaration of Result of Preliminary Examination: December 2022/January 2023
  • Date of Download of Main Examination Call letter & Phase-II: Online Main Examination: January-2023/February-2023
  • Date of Declaration of Result of Main Examination: February 2023
  • Date of Download of Phase-III Call Letter: February 2023 Onwards
  • Date of Phase-III: Psychometric Test, Group Exercises & Interview: February/March-2023
  • Date of Declaration of Final Result: March 2023 Onwards

Communication Address

Customer Service Department
State Bank of India
State Bank Bhavan, 16th Floor
Madam Cama Road,
Mumbai – 400 021

Important Links

Detailed Notification Click Here
Online Application Form Click Here
Go to Sarkari Result Click Here

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