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SBI PO 2024 Notification, Exam Date, Salary & Exam Pattern

SBI PO 2024

SBI PO is conducted annually by the State Bank of India to recruit candidates for the position of Probationary Officer in the various branches of SBI all across the country. The selection process for SBI PO includes the given stages: Prelims, Mains, Psychometric Test, Interview & Group Exercise. SBI PO 2024 Notification is expected to be released by August 2024 with the preliminary examination to be held in October 2024 and Mains in December 2024. Candidates can scroll down the given article for the essential information related to SBI PO Notification 2024.

SBI PO 2024: Summary

To hire potential applicants who want to work as probationary officers in the State Bank of India, the bank is anticipated to announce more than 2000 vacancies for this position. SBI PO 2024 Notification is one of the best opportunities for job seekers having a graduation degree. A complete overview of the SBI PO 2024 is included in the table below.

SBI PO 2024
Organization State Bank of India
Exam Name SBI PO Recruitment
Post Probationary Officers
Category Bank Job
Job Location All over India
Educational Qualification Graduation
Application Mode Online
Age Limit 21-30 Years
Selection Process Prelims, Mains, Interview
SBI PO 2024 Exam Date
Medium of Exam 13 languages
Number of Question Prelims- 100, Mains+Descriptive- 155+2
Total Marks Prelims- 100, Mains- 250
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SBI PO Exam Date 2024

Some of the important dates such as the exam date, notification date, and application form date for SBI PO 2024 will be notified after the notification gets released in August 2024. Candidates need to bookmark the post to get information regarding SBI PO Exam Date 2024.  

SBI PO 2024 Notification PDF

SBI PO Notification PDF 2024 will be made available on the official website, Through the PDF, candidates will get to know in detail about the vacancies, eligibility criteria, selection process, exam pattern, salary, etc. To provide easy reference to aspirants and get in-depth information we have attached in the below section the SBI PO Notification PDF for the previous year.

SBI PO Notification PDF(Previous Year)-Click Here to Download

SBI PO Vacancy 2024

The vacancies for SBI PO 2024 will be notified along with the Notification PDF. Candidates will get to know the total vacancies distributed in a category-wise format. A large number of bank exam aspiring candidates compete for the vacancies of Probationary Officers so there is cut-throat competition. Here, we have provided in the below table SBI PO Vacancy for the Previous Year.

SBI PO Vacancy 2023
Categories No. of Vacancies
SC 300
ST 150
OBC 540
EWS 200
General 810
Total 2000

SBI PO 2024 Eligibility Criteria

According to the official SBI PO Notification PDF, candidates must meet the eligibility requirements, which include fulfilling the following, to be considered for SBI PO 2024.

  1. Educational Qualification
  2. Age Limit
  3. Nationality

SBI PO Educational Qualification

A candidate must be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. Final Year/Semester candidates can also apply only if they provide proof of their graduation on the date of the interview.

SBI PO Age Limit

The minimum age limit for a candidate to apply for the SBI PO 2024 Recruitment is 21 years and not more than 30 years old at the time of registration. Besides this, there is age relaxation relevant to category-wise candidates as per the government norms for SBI PO 2024.

SBI PO 2024: Age Relaxation
Category Age Relaxation
Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes 5
Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3
Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) (SC/ ST) 15
Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) (OBC) 13
Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) (Gen/EWS) 10
Ex-servicemen, Commissioned officers including Emergency

Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered 5 years of military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within 6 months from the last date of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalided.


SBI PO Nationality

  1. The candidates must hold Indian Citizenship.
  2. A Subject of Nepal or Bhutan.
  3. A Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanent settlement.
  4. A Person of Indian Origin (PIO) who has migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, or East African countries of Zaire, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Ethiopia, and Malawi, with the intention of permanent settlement in India

Note: Candidates belonging to the category 2, 3, and 4 must have a certificate of eligibility issued by the Govt of India in their favour if willing to apply for SBI PO 2024.

SBI PO 2024 Application Fees

Once paid, Fees/Intimation charges are non-refundable and cannot be saved for use toward another examination or selection. The table below discusses the SBI PO 2024 category-specific application fee.

SBI PO 2024 Application Fees
S.NO. Category Application Fees
2 General/EWS/OBC Rs. 750/- (Including GST)

SBI PO 2024 Exam Pattern

SBI PO 2024 will be conducted in two phases of online exam i.e. Prelims and Main Exam. The exam pattern for both phases is discussed below in detail.

SBI PO Prelims Exam Pattern

  1. This is the first round of the SBI PO Exam.
  2. This will have 3 sections and each section will have to be completed in 20 Minutes.
  3. The total marks of the SBI PO Prelims Exam are 100 Marks while the duration of the exam is 1 Hour.
  4. One (1) mark is awarded for every correct answer.
  5. There will be a penalty of 0.25 Marks for every incorrect answer marked by the candidate.
SBI PO 2024 Prelims Exam Pattern
S. No. Name of Tests (Objective) No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

All the questions will be set bilingually i.e. in English and Hindi, except the English Language.

Check SBI PO Syllabus 2024 for Prelims and Mains Exam

SBI PO Mains Exam Pattern

  1. The Main Examination will be conducted online and will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Tests for 50 marks.
  2. There will be four sections and a descriptive section.
  3. The Descriptive Test will be administered immediately after the conclusion of the Objective Test and candidates will have to type their Descriptive Test answers on the computer.
  4. There will be a penalty for every incorrect answer marked by the candidate. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, 1/4th of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as a penalty to arrive at a corrected score
  5. If a question is left blank, i.e. if no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.
SBI PO 2024 Mains Exam Pattern
S. No Name of the Test No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1. Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 40 50 50 minutes
2. Data Analysis & Interpretation 30 50 45 minutes
3. General/Economy/Banking Awareness 50 60 45 minutes
4. English Language 35 40 40 minutes
Total 155 200 3 Hours
  • Descriptive Paper
Name of the Test No. of Questions Maximum Marks  Duration
English Language(Letter Writing & Essay) 2 50 30 minutes

Download SBI PO Previous Year Papers

SBI PO 2024 Syllabus

SBI PO 2024 Syllabus covers the same subjects that were asked in the other banking examination, i.e. Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, and General/Financial Awareness, only the level of questions is on the higher side. Candidates aspiring to be Probationary Officers at the State Bank of India need to prepare according to the SBI PO Syllabus 2024 as it will help them plan out their preparation strategy and will also ensure that all the topics are covered.

SBI PO 2024 Salary

According to the Official notification PDF of last year of SBI PO, SBI offers a great salary and profile to candidates in public sector banks. Now, a Probationary officer is a job that has entry pay, which is higher than almost all jobs at any other govt bank job. The basic pay of SBI PO is Rs 41,960. The increments will be 41960-980 (7) – 48820 – 1145 (2) – 51110 – 1310 (7) – 60280.

With the signing of the 12th Bipartite Settlement, the Gross Salary of SBI PO is expected to increase up to around Rs. 88,000/- per month excluding allowances.

SBI PO 2024: Number of Attempts

State Bank of India has specified the number of attempts for the candidates applying for the position of Probationary Officers. The number of attempts depends on the category of the aspirant, which we have mentioned in the below table.

SBI PO 2024: Number of Attempts
Category No. of Attempts
General/EWS 04
General(PwD)/EWS(PwD) 07
OBC 07
OBC(PwD) 07
SC/SC(PwD), ST/ST(PwD) 07

SBI PO 2024 Exam Centre

SBI PO 2024 exam shall be conducted in numerous centres all over India. The table below shows the exam centres for prelims and mains exams of each State and Union Territory.

SBI PO 2024 Exam Centre
State/UT Prelims Exam Centre Mains Exam Centre
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, Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam
Arunachal Pradesh Naharlagun Naharlagun
Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur Guwahati
Bihar Arrah, Aurangabad (Bihar), Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea Arrah, Patna, Muzaffarpur
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, Ambala, Faridabad, Gurugram Ambala, 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, Ranchi
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
Lakshwadeep Kavarrati Kavarrati
Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Satna, Sagar, Ujjain Bhopal, Indore
Maharashtra Amaravati, Chhatrapati Sambhaji Nagar (Aurangabad, Maharashtra), 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 & New Delhi (All NCR cities) Delhi & 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, Prayagraj (Allahabad), Bareilly, Banda, Faizabad, Ghaziabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida/ Greater Noida, Sitapur, Varanasi. Agra, Prayagraj (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


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When will the SBI PO 2024 Notification be released?

It is expected that SBI PO 2024 Notification will be released in August 2024.

What is the duration of the SBI PO Exam?

For Prelims the exam duration is one hour and for mains exam duration is three hours.

What is the age limit to apply for SBI PO 2024 Notification?

The age limit for SBI PO 2024 Notification is 21 to 30 years.

What is the application fee for the SBI PO 2024 Notification?

The application fee for SBI PO 2024 Notification is Rs. 750/- including GST.

Will the descriptive exam be conducted offline in SBI PO 2024 Exam?

The descriptive exam for SBI PO Mains is not conducted offline, it is conducted online on the same day of mains exam.