SBI PO (Probationary Officer)

i. The date of passing eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the mark sheet or provisional certificate issued by the University/ Institute. In case the result of a particular examination is posted on the website of the University/ Institute, a certificate issued by the appropriate authority of the University/ Institute indicating the date on which the result was posted on the website will be taken as the date of passing.
ii. Candidate should indicate the percentage obtained in Graduation calculated to the nearest two decimals in the online application. Where CGPA/ OGPA is awarded, the same should be converted into percentage and indicated in the online application. If called for interview, the candidate will have to produce a certificate issued by the appropriate authority inter alia stating the norms of the University regarding conversion of grade into percentage and the percentage of marks scored by the candidate in terms of these norms.
iii. Calculation of Percentage: The percentage marks shall be arrived at by dividing the total marks obtained by the candidate in all the subjects in all the semester(s)/ year(s) by aggregate maximum marks in all the subjects irrespective of Honours/ optional/ additional optional subject, if any. This will be applicable for those Universities also where Class/ Grade is decided on basis of Honours marks only.
The fraction of percentage so arrived will be ignored i.e. 59.99% will be treated as less than 60% and 54.99% will be treated as less than 55%.

Any graduate or equivalent from a recognized university can apply for the PO post in SBI.

 Age – Minimum: 21 years Maximum: 30 years,

i.e., A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.04. 1990 and no later than 01.04. 1999 (both dates inclusive).

2021 have been announced by the State Bank of India. A total of 2056 will be filled to the post of Probationary Officers through SBI PO exam. Out of these, a total of 810 vacancies.

The career growth path for an SBI PO is given below in details.

Rank-11- Chairman  Rank-10 - Managing Director  Rank-9 - Deputy Managing Director Rank-8 - Chief General Manager Rank-7 - General Manager
Rank-6 - Deputy General Manager Rank-5 - Assistant General Manager Rank-4 - Chief Manager Rank-3 - Manager Rank-2 - Deputy Manager
Starting - Assistant Manager

Become bank manager candidates must be having a bachelor's degree in business administration/commerce/finance or any other relevant/equivalent field of study. Banks ideally prefer candidates who have at least completed their graduation (UG) in accounting, finance, commerce or business administration from a recognised university.

Conducting Body
State Bank of India
Exam Level
Mode of Applicaion
Mode of Exam
Online (CBT)
Exam Rounds
3 (Prelims + Mains + Interview)


1. Preliminary Examination
2. Main Examination
3. Group Discussion / Interview