Common mistakes to avoid while filling the SBI PO Online Application Form 2020

The online application window for SBI PO Prelims Exam 2020 is still opened and the last date to apply is 4th December 2020 and after that, the window will be closed. In this article, we will be discussing some common mistakes that the candidates must avoid while filling the SBI PO Prelims 2020 Online Application form. Let us first look at some important dates for the SBI PO Exam 2020.

SBI PO Exam 2020: Important Dates

Sr. No.

SBI PO notification 2020-21 Activity

SBI PO Recruitment Dates


SBI PO Apply Online Last Date

4th December 2020


SBI PO Prelims Exam Date

31st December 2020, 2nd, 4th & 5th January 2021


Result of Online exam – Preliminary

3rd week of January 2021


SBI PO Mains Exam Date

29th January 2021


Result of Online Examination – Main

3rd/ 4th week of February 2021

SBI PO Prelims 2020: Apply Now!

Candidates who are eligible and are interested in applying for the post of  Probationary Officers with State bank of India can now apply for the SBI PO Prelims Exam 2020 simply by clicking on the link mentioned below or by visiting the official website of SBI. The last date to apply for SBI PO is 4th December 2020.

Direct Link to Apply Online for SBI PO 2020

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Common mistakes to avoid while filling the Online application form of SBI PO Prelims 2020 Exam

To successfully fill the online application form for SB IPO the candidates must avoid some common mistakes mentioned below:

  • Candidates must make sure that the details entered by them: name, date of birth, father‘s name, etc. are the same as the credentials mentioned on their 10th and 12th documents.
  • Candidates have to ensure that the details entered by them match with their valid ID proof(s).
  • Before applying online the candidates must check the eligibility criteria thoroughly: educational qualification criteria, age criteria, etc.
  • Make sure that the documents that are being uploaded matches the dimensions, otherwise the application form will show a failure while uploading documents. Below are the details of all the important documents that have to be uploaded by the candidate at the time of filling the online Application form:
    Document Specification Required for Uploading
    • Dimension- 200 x 230 pixels
    • Size- 20kb to 50kb
    • Dimension- 140 x 60 pixels
    • Size- 10kb to 20 kb
  • The Candidates must save their registration number and password positively once they are registered successfully as they will need these credentials further.