SBI PO Notification 2022 Out – 1673 Vacancies | Check Exam Date, Vacancy, Eligibility

SBI PO Notification 2022 Out – 1673 Vacancies  Check Exam Date, Vacancy, Eligibility

SBI PO Notification 2022 Out–1673 Vacancies | Check Exam Date, Vacancy, Eligibility

SBI PO 2022 notification has been released on September 21, 2022, on the SBI official website under the “Career” section in PDF format. The SBI PO application form can be filled out from September 22 to October 12, 2022. The SBI PO 2022 Prelims exam will be held on December 17-20, 2022. A total of 1673 vacancies are to be filled out through this recruitment cycle. Check SBI PO Eligibility. 

SBI PO Notification 2022

SBI PO exam 2022 will be conducted to fill vacancies for the post of Probationary Officer in various SBI branches. The selection process has 3 stages of exam – Prelims, Mains, and Personal Interview.

SBI New Recruitment Policy

SBI is working on a new recruitment policy for various posts. As per the new policy, the recruitment of candidates will be done on a temporary and contractual basis. No candidate will be recruited permanently. 

What is SBI PO?
The full form of SBI PO is the State Bank of India Probationary Officer. SBI PO Exam is an annual officer recruiting exam conducted annually by the State Bank of India for its various vacancies across the Branches.

The SBI PO Exam is a completely objective type and is conducted in various centers across the country. The examination mode is online. The organizing authority State Bank of India is India’s biggest Commercial Bank, having more than 2,00,000 Branches across the Nation.

As the legacy and brand reputation of the organization is high, they don’t compromise while recruiting their officers who can lead them in the future.

PO Exam Dates

SBI PO Exam Date 2022

All the important dates related to SBI PO Exam 2022, have been listed below:

Particulars SBI PO Upcoming Exam Dates 
Issue of Notification September 21, 2022
Last date for the Online Application October 12, 2022
Availability of Admit Card (Prelims) To be notified
Prelims Examination December 17-20, 2022
Availability of Admit Card (Mains) To be notified
Declaration of Mains Examination To be notified
Availability of Call Letters (GD & PI) To be notified
Commencement of GD and PI To be notified
Final result declaration To be notified

SBI PO Exam Highlights

Below are some of the notable key highlights of the SBI PO Exam 2022:

Particulars Details
Exam Name SBI PO
SBI PO Full Form State Bank of India Probationary Officer
Name of the Organization State Bank of India (SBI)
Exam Level National
Frequency Annual
Mode of Application Online
Application Fees UR/OBC/EWS: INR 750/-
Mode of Examination Online
Examination Centre All India
Duration of the Examination 2 Hours
Examination Stages Prelims, Mains, Group Discussion / Personal Interview
Language English & Hindi
Official Website
PO Notification

SBI PO 2022 Notification

To notify all interested candidates for the SBI PO Exam, the State Bank of India released its advertisement on September 21, 2022. The notification has details on eligibility, how to apply, vacancy and others. 

Check SBI PO Complete Details: Salary, Syllabus, Selection Process, and more here.

PO Vacancies

SBI PO 2022 Vacancies

Category SC ST OBC* NEWS UR Total VI HI LD d & e @
Regular Vacancy 240 120 432 160 648 1600 16 16 16 16
Backlog Vacancy 30 11 32 -- -- 73 2 20 5 23
Total 270 131 464 160 648 1673 18 36 21 39
PO Eligibility

SBI PO 2022 Eligibility Criteria

It is always advisable Candidates for to check eligibility criteria before applying to SBI PO Exam. The official SBI PO eligibility criteria have been provided below to help the candidates to find out whether they are eligible enough to apply for SBI PO Exam or not.

To get eligible for the SBI PO Exam, a candidate needs to pass through various parameters, these include the Educational Qualification of the candidate and the Maximum Age Limit to be eligible for the SBI PO Exam 2022

SBI PO 2022 Eligibility: Educational Qualification:

  • The applicant has to possess an Undergraduate Degree from a UGC-recognized University.
  • All the final-year University Students who are interested can also apply, however, if they get selected for the personal interview they have to produce proof of being graduated on or before 31.12.2022
  • Candidates having Integrated Dual Degree or Integrated Masters have to submit proof of getting graduation certificates on or before 31.12.2022
  • Candidates qualifying for Chartered Accountancy can also apply for the SBI PO Exam.

SBI PO 2022 Eligibility: Age Limit:

To get eligible for appearing in SBI PO Exam 2022, every candidate needs to frame themselves into the stipulated age limit. A candidate can not be younger than the lower Age limit and can’t be older than the maximum age limit. Let's look at the exact age limits to get eligible for the SBI PO Exam 2022, below:

  • Candidates must be at least 21 Years old to be eligible for the SBI PO Exam.
  • The maximum age to apply for the Probationary Officer at SBI is 30 Years.
  • All the candidates must have been born not later than 01.04.1999 and not earlier than 02.04.1990
  • There are some relaxations with an upper age limit for reserved candidates. To understand Category wise Age relaxation, follow the tables, tabulated below:

Maximum Age limits for Reserved Candidates

Categories Maximum Age Limit
Scheduled Caste 35 Years
Scheduled Tribe 35 Years
Other Backward Classes – Non-Creamy Layer 33 Years

Maximum Age Limits for PwD Candidates

Categories Maximum Age Limit
PwD Scheduled Caste (PwD – SC) 45 Years
PwD Scheduled Tribe (PwD – ST) 45 Years
PwD ( OBC NCL) 43 Years
PwD ( General / EWS) 40 Years

Maximum Age Limits for Special Categories ( Ex-Military Servicemen )

Categories Maximum Age Limit
Commissioned Officer (CO) 35 Years
Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECO) 35 Years
Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCO) 35 Years
PO Application

SBI PO 2022 Application Form: How to Apply Online?

The only way to fill out an application for the SBI PO Exam is online. Candidates need to visit the official website of the State Bank Of India to fill out the application form. The official website of the State Bank Of India is or

To know more about how to apply for the SBI PO 2022, follow the restrictions provided below.

Prerequisites for SBI PO Application Form

Before applying to the SBI PO 2022, candidates need to have the required documents. All the prerequisites are listed below:

  • Valid and Activate Phone Number.
  • Valid and Activate E-Mail Id.
  • Scanned Passport Size Photograph [ Dimension : 200 x 300 pixels (Max file size : 50 kb / Minimum file size : 20 kb)]
  • Scanned Signature [ Dimension : 140 x 60 pixels (Max file size : 20 kb / Minimum file size : 10 kb)]

How to Apply for SBI PO Exam 2022?

To apply for the SBI PO Exam 2022, follow the steps provided below:

  • Step 1: Visit the website of SBI
  • Step 2: Click on the Careers tab.
  • Step 3: Under current openings open the Application Form.
  • Step 4: To register fill in all the required data.
  • Step 5: Upon registration log in to the portal using the Registration No and Password given in the registered mail id.
  • Step 6: Fill in all the required information in the Application Form carefully.
  • Step 7: Upload Passport Size Photograph and Signature on the field given.
  • Step 8: After filling up the form recheck to make any corrections if required.
  • Step 9: Pay the application fee to submit the application form.
  • Step 10: Upon paying the required fees take a printout of the e-Receipt and Application form for further reference.

SBI PO 2022 Application Fees

To submit the Application Form., candidates need to pay several Application fees. Every category has different application fees, hence all the category-wise application fees have been tabulated below.

Particular Amount
General / Unreserved INR 700/-
Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) INR 700/-
Economically Weaker Section INR 700/-
PO Admit Card

SBI PO Admit Card 2022

To get eligible to sit for the SBI PO Exam every candidate needs to download their Admit Card / Call Letter from the official website of the State Bank of India using the required credential. Without SBI PO Admit Card, none of the candidates will be allowed to sit for the examination. Additionally every

How to Download SBI PO Exam Call Letter?

To download the SBI PO Exam Call Letter follow the steps listed below:

Important Facts for Downloading SBI PO Admit Card 2022

  • Candidates are required to check their names and legal information carefully.
  • Candidates are advised to cross-check their Examination Venue Date and Time.
  • If a candidate finds any mistake or error, they are advised to contact the SBI PO Organizing committee as early as they can.
PO Centers

SBI PO 2022 Exam Centers:

As SBI PO is one of the most desirable and sought Examinations, every year Lakhs of the candidate appears for the same. As the mode of the examination is online it requires ample enough computerizing SBI PO test centers to conduct the examination.

Hence the authority has Test Centers across Pan India. Below are state-wise test centers available for the SBI PO Exam.

State/UT Pre – Examination / Prelims Exam Centers Mains Exam Centers
Andaman & Nicobar Port Blair Port Blair
Andhra Pradesh Chirala, Chittoor, Eluru, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Rajahmundhry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram Guntur, Kurnool, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam
Arunachal Pradesh Naharlagun Naharlagun
Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur Guwahati
Bihar Arrah, Aurangabad (Bihar), Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea Arrah, Patna, Muzzafarpur
Chandigarh Chandigarh/ Mohali Chandigarh/ Mohali
Chhattisgarh Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur Raipur
Goa Panaji Panaji
Gujarat Ahmedabad/ Gandhinagar, Anand, Himmatnagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara Ahmedabad/ Gandhinagar
Haryana Ambala, Faridabad, Gurugram, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Yamunanagar Ambala, Hissar, Faridabad, Gurugram
Himachal Pradesh Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Una Shimla, Solan
Jammu & Kashmir Jammu, Samba, Srinagar Jammu, Srinagar
Jharkhand Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribag, Jamshedpur, Ranchi Jamshedpur, Ranch
Karnataka Belgaum, Bengaluru, Bidar, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi Bengaluru
Kerala Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thrichur, Thiruvananthapuram Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram
Ladakh Leh Leh
Lakshadweep Kavaratti Kavaratti
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Satna, Sagar, Ujjain Bhopal, Indore
Maharashtra Amaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri, Solapur Aurangabad, Nagpur, Pune, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai
Manipur Imphal Imphal
Meghalaya Shillong Shillong
Mizoram Aizawl Aizawl
Nagaland Kohima Kohima
Delhi NCR Delhi and New Delhi Delhi and New Delhi
Odisha Balasore, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur Bhubaneswar
Puducherry Puducherry Puducherry
Punjab Amritsar, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Sangrur Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Patiala
Rajasthan Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur Jaipur
Sikkim Bardang - Gangtok Bardang - Gangtok
Tamilnadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Madurai, Nagercoil, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Vellore, Virudhunagar Chennai, Madurai, Tirunelveli
Telangana Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal Hyderabad
Tripura Agartala Agartala
Uttar Pradesh Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Banda, Faizabad, Ghaziabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida/ Greater Noida, Sitapur, Varanasi. Agra, Allahabad, Ghaziabad, Noida/ Greater Noida, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut, Varanasi
Uttarakhand Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee Dehradun
West Bengal Asansol, Durgapur, Hooghly, Kalyani, Kolkata, Siliguri Hooghly, Kalyani, Kolkata
Exam Pattern

SBI PO 2022 Exam Pattern

SBI PO 2022 Examination follows Three – Tier – Processes, where candidates need to qualify for a Preliminary Examination to be got eligible for SBI PO Main Examination which is called SBI PO Mains. After qualifying for the Mains Examination candidates will be shortlisted for further Group Discussion / Personal Interviews.

Let’s look at the domain facts related to the Exam Pattern of SBI PO Exam 2022:

SBI PO Prelims Examination 2022 Pattern

SBI PO Prelims 2022 exam contains 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) from three different sections. Each section will have a different marking scheme. However, for all the sections, every candidate will get 20 minutes each to complete.

The total duration of the test will be of 1 Hour (60 Minutes) and each section will get 20 minutes. Let’s look at the detailed section-wise marking scheme below:
Particulars Details
Mode of Examination Online CBT (Computer Based Test)
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs)
Number of Questions 100 Questions
Total Weightage 100 Marks (1 Mark per Question)
Duration of Examination 60 Minutes / 1 Hour
Negative Marking Criteria 0.25 deduction per the wrong answer

SBI PO Prelims Exam Pattern

The SBI PO Prelims Exam Pattern has been shown as per the sections:

Name of the Section No of Questions Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 x 1 20 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 x 1 20 Minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 x 1 20 Minutes
Total 100 Questions 100 Marks 1 hour

SBI PO Mains Exam 2022 Pattern

After completing SBI PO Preliminary Examination, every successful candidate will be allowed to sit for the SBI PO Mains Examination. As the name says, the examination will be the final parameter to make a student eligible for the Personal Interview.

Particular Details
Mode of Examination Online Computer Based Test Mode
Type of Questions 155 MCQs + 2 Descriptive Questions
Number of Questions 157 Questions
Total Weightage 230 Marks
Duration of Examination 3 hours and 30 Minutes (210 Minutes)
Negative Marking Criteria 0.25 deduction for the wrong answer

SBI PO Mains Section-wise Exam Pattern

The nature of the examination is very comprehensive, hence the question and marking pattern are also vital. Unlike the Prelims Examination, the SBI PO Mains contains 2 different Tests. While the first Objective Test consists of 4 sections for 155 Questions in 2 Hours, the Second Descriptive Test will be of 30 Minutes having 2 Questions. Let’s look at the detailed SBI PO Mains 2022 Exam Pattern below:

Name of the Section No of Questions Marks Duration
Reasoning and Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 Minute
Data Analysis and Interpretation 35 60 45 Minute
General Economy / Banking Awareness 40 40 35 Minute
English Language 35 40 40 Minute
Total 155 Questions 200 3 Hours

SBI PO Mains 2022: Descriptive Test of English Language

In SBI PO Main Exam, the second level is the Descriptive Test. It will be taken immediately after the Objective test. The mode of the exam is online.

Name of the Section No of Questions Marks Duration
Letter Writing 1 15 15 Minute
Essay Writing 1 15 15 Minute
Total 2 Questions 30 30 Minute
PO Syllabus

SBI PO Syllabus 2022 for Prelims and Mains

SBI PO Exam contains a vast range in terms of syllabus. Questions come from varieties of backgrounds suitable for the banking examination. For better understanding, Section wise syllabus has been provided below. One can refer to the official advertisement of the SBI PO Exam for clarity of that.

Subjects Topics
English Langauge 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, and 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, and Probability
General Economics and Banking Awareness Micro Economics, Macro Economics, Non-Performing Assets Banking Sector; Roles, Types, Risk, Characteristics Financial Awareness, Basic Accountancy, Investments Risk Market, Oligopoly and Monopoly, Liquidity, Insurance Securities and Exchange Boards.
PO Result

SBI PO Result 2022

The organizing committee of the SBI PO Exam declares the result of Prelims / Mains tests after completing that. However, if any of the SBI PO Examination centers causes technical difficulty it may take a few days to declare the results.

Every test contains a specific cutoff that indicates which of the candidates will proceed to the next round. Candidates can check their SBI PO results on the official websites of the State Bank of India.

SBI PO Exam 2022 – Selection Process

The selection process for the SBI PO 2022 will be of Four – Tier – Selection – Processes. Where in every stage, the organizing committee will shortlist candidates based on their previous performance scored by them. To understand the stage-wise selection process, look at the points covered below.

SBI PO Exam 2022 – Stage wise Selection Process:

Stage 1 :

  • All the candidates need to appear for the SBI PO Preliminary Examination to qualify for the second stage.
  • After the result declaration of the Preliminary round, SBI will prepare a merit list containing all the categories.
  • Once the merit list is out, SBI will call approximately 10 times more no of a candidate than the vacancy, for the SBI PO Mains Examination.

Stage 2:

  • All the candidates who got a call letter for the Mains Examination need to attempt and clear to be eligible for the third stage.
  • After the result declaration of the Mains round, SBI will prepare a merit list containing all the categories.
  • Once the merit list is out, SBI will call approximately 3 times more no of candidates than the vacancy, for the Group Discussion / Personal Interview Round.

Stage 3:

  • Once the candidate completes their SBI PO Prelims and SBI PO Mains Examination and got their Call Letter the GD / PI will be eligible for this round.
  • Based on the previous performance SBI will select candidates either for a Personal Interview comprising (50 Marks) or both a Personal Interview (30 Marks) and Group Discussion (20 Marks).
  • Candidates need to qualify for minimum marks to become eligible for the Final Stage.

Final Stage:

  • After successfully appearing in all the stages, the SBI PO Exam organizing committee will finalize the list of qualified candidates who will join the Bank as Probationary officers.
  • To finalize the list, the SBI PO Exam organizing committee will convert the SBI PO Mains marks (Out of 250) into 75%. And for the rest of the 25%, they will screen the marks got by the candidate in the GD / PI Round (Out of 50).
  • Once the committee converts all the marks, they will prepare and publish the final list.
  • Selection will be made from the top list of candidates from each category.

Every selected candidate will receive their Joining Letter from the State Bank of India. They have to backpack and join the allotted branch in the framing time.

Salary & Benefits

SBI PO 2022 Training, Salary, Allowances, and Promotion

After successfully completing all the screening processes of the SBI PO Exam, all the candidates will join the organization as Probationary Officers. To reach the role of Assistant Manager candidates need to pass through various stages. Along with a hectic training period, candidates will be rewarded with INR 27,620/- as the joining amount. Let's take a look at the training process, benefits, salary & allowances, and, promotion of Probationary Officers after completing SBI PO Exam, below:

SBI PO 2022 Training Period:

After completing the SBI PO Exam, all the selected candidates will join the branch as Junior Manager Stage – 1 for the Probation Period of 2 years. During the probation period, all the Junior Managers will go through immense training from their seniors to justify the designation and organization. During the probation period, Junior Managers will be posted in different settings to assist the senior managers. They may get 2 or more transfers to occupy work experience in different work settings and environments.

SBI PO 2022 Salary

The most exciting part of a job for the freshly joined employee is their salary. SBI values all its employees hence they offer handsome packages to the Junior Managers who join the company after SBI PO Exam. The joining salary will be INR 27,620/ Rs. During the probation period of 2 Years, all the Junior Managers will receive 3 advance increments. The increments will be:

  • Joining Amount: INR 27,620/
  • After 1st Increment: INR 30,560/
  • After 2nd Increment: INR 32,850/
  • After 3rd Increment: INR 42,020/

SBI PO 2022 Allowances

Every job comes with a lot of perks and avenues. The same scenario works for the Junior Manager of SBI also. Let’s look at the allowances every Joined Employee will get from the State Bank of India:

DA: Dearness Allowance

HRA: House Rent Allowance

CCA: City Compensatory Allowance

MA & HA: Medical and Health Allowance

SBI PO 2022 Promotion:

After completing the Probation Period of 2 Years, every Probationary Officer needs to undergo a strict Assessment as per standards determined by the SBI from time to time. Failing to which may even lead to the loss of a job. After the continuing Assessment according to the Extant Policy of SBI, the determined Junior Managers will be promoted to Assistant managers in the respective or transferred Branches.


SBI PO 2022 Frequently Asked Questions

Ques. Are SBI PO and IBPS PO the same?

Ans. No, both SBI PO and IBPS PO examinations are different. Whereas SBI PO is conducted by the State Bank of India for the recruitment of Probationary Officers for their SBI Branches, IBPS PO is conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection for the role of Probationary Officers in various Public Sector Banks of India.

Ques. What is the upper age limit to apply for the SBI PO Exam?

Ans. The maximum upper age limit for the SBI PO examination is 30 Years. However, there are relaxations for the reserved category candidates also.

Ques. How to Apply for the SBI PO Exam?

Ans. Candidates aspiring for the SBI PO Exam can apply for the exam through the online application forms available on their website. There are no offline forms available for the Examination. Candidates are also advised to not fall for any agents claiming to finalize the selection by paying any money.

Ques. How to Crack SBI PO Exam?

Ans. Hard work along with Smart Work can lead anyone to their desired spaces. Every SBI PO aspirant can crack the examination through proper strategy and preparation. There are numerous study materials, and both online and offline coaching centers are available for the SBI POM Examination. However, it is up to the candidate to see what they require. Knowing the syllabus and preparing along for the SBI PO can surely make someone stand in front of the crowd.

Ques. Is the SBI PO Exam tough?

Ans. It completely depends from candidate to candidate. One who loves Mathematics can see the Quant section as the cherry on the cake whereas a candidate coming from a Humanities background can love the English section and consider the Quantitative section as tough. But as a whole, the SBI PO Exam is Moderate to Hard. As nothing is easy to achieve in today’s world.

Ques. Are there any limits on the number of attempts in the SBI PO Exam?

Ans. Yes, the maximum permissible attempts to make in the SBI PO examination is, for General: 4 Attempts, for OBC: 7 attempts, for PwD (General/ OBC/ EWS): 7 Attempts, and for SC / ST / PwD (SC / ST) there is no restriction of attempts. They can attempt as many as the time they want.

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