State Bank of India, the country’s largest nationalized bank conducts the SBI PO examination each year to select eligible candidates for junior officer level positions across its branches throughout the country. Thousands of young graduates and experienced professionals willing to work in a reputable managerial position in the largest nationalized bank appear for the SBI PO exam each year and compete with one another for the same position. Our SBI PO coaching in Delhi has a pool of qualified and experienced teachers that have prepared end number of baking aspirants for the different bank entrance examinations.

SBI Bank PO Highlights-

Topic Details
Conducting Body SBI (State Bank of India)
Exam Name SBI PO
Frequency of Exam Once a year
Exam Level National
Mode of Application Online
Application fee Rs.750/-
Exam Duration Prelims: 1 hour
Mains: 3 hours 30 minutes
Exam Purpose For the selection of Probationary Officers in various branches of SBI
Exam Stages Prelims, Mains and Interview
Medium of Exam English and Hindi
Official Website

SBI PO Exam date-

Event Exam Date
Notification 21 September 2022
Online Application form 22 September 2022
Last Date of Application 12 October 2022
Prelim Admit Card 5 December 2022
Prelims Exam Date 17 to 20 December 2022
Prelims Result 17 January 2023
Mains Admit Card 19 January 2023
Mains Exam Date 30 January 2023
Mains Result 10 March 2023
Group Exercises & Interviews March 2023
Declaration of Final Result March 2023

You can also find our coaching institute for SBI PO ranking higher on the list of top 5 educational centres for SBI PO exam preparation in Delhi. The SBI PO exam is conducted in three phases i.e. the Prelims, Mains, and the Interview/GD. A candidate has to clear all the three stages to get selected for the applied position. Our classes deliver top-notch lectures that are both comprehensive and easy to understand by our students. With our professional guidance and your hard work, your chances of getting selected increases considerably.

SBI PO Exam Eligibility-

Topic Details
Nationality ➕  Citizen of India.

➕  The subject of Nepal or Bhutan.

➕  Tibetan refugees who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanent settlement.

➕  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, Malawi, with the intention of permanent settlement in India Candidates belonging to the category 2, 3, 4 must have a certificate of eligibility issued by the Govt. of India in their favor.

Educational Qualification ➕  Candidates interested in applying for the post of PO must be a Graduate in any discipline from a state or central-recognized university or possess any other equivalent qualification recognized by the Central Government

➕  Candidates in their final semester/year are also eligible to apply, but they will have to mention the result stating pass on the date mentioned by the organization.

➕  Candidates will have to present proof of passing their graduation or having the graduation degree pass as per the deadline stipulated by the bank.

➕  Candidates having Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before December 31, 2023.

Age Limit


➕  Minimum Age: 21 years

➕  Maximum Age: 30 years

                               Age Relaxation
OBC – (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
SC 5 years
ST 5 years
PWD (Gen/EWS) 10 years
PWD (OBC) 13 years
PWD (SC/ST) 15 years

Exam Pattern

To make sure only eligible candidates get an entry into the Indian banking sector, SBI has divided the examination into different sections to evaluate the suitability of the candidates. Here is a detailed exam pattern for both the Prelims and Mains examination.

SBI PO Exam Pattern Quick Facts:-

SBI PO Prelims

  • The exam is held in online mode.
  • There are 100 objective-type questions.
  • The duration of SBI PO Prelims is 60 minutes.
  • This paper has 3 sections (English language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability).
  • Sectional Weight age in SBI PO Prelims
  • The following table represents the distribution of questions in SBI PO Prelims exam: 
Section Name No. of Questions Total Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 20 Minutes
Quantitative Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
Total 100  Questions 100 Marks 60 Minutes

SBI PO Mains

  • The exam is held in online mode.
  • There are 155 objective-type and a letter/ essay writing questions weighing to 50 marks.
  • The duration of objective paper is 3 hours, while for subjective paper, it is 30 minutes.
  • This paper has 4 sections in the objective paper (Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, Data Analysis & Interpretation, General Awareness about Economy/ Banking, English language).
  • In the subjective paper, you have to write a Letter and an Essay.

      SBI PO Group Exercise & Personal Interview

  • Candidates, who qualify SBI PO Mains, appear for the GD/PI rounds.
  • Marks for Group Exercise round are 20.
  • Marks for Personal Interview round are 30.

Every year, the competition for PO increases by 5%. Hence, it is important for all candidates to be thorough with SBI PO Exam Pattern and Syllabus.

Sectional Weight age in SBI PO Mains

The following table represents the distribution of questions in SBI PO Prelims exam:

Section Total Questions Maximum Marks Duration (minutes)
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45
General Awareness (Economy & Banking) 40 40 35
English Language 35 40 40
Total 155 Questions 200 Marks 3 Hours

SBI PO (Prelims)

Section No. of Questions Marks
English 30 30
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
TOTAL 100 100

SBI PO (Mains)

SECTION No. of Questions Marks
Reasoning 45 60
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60
General Awareness 40 40
English 35 40
TOTAL 155 200


  • 1/4th of the allotted marks will be deducted for each incorrect answer.
  • The exam duration will be 1 hour for the prelims and 3 hours for the mains.
  • There will be no sectional cut-offs for both the examinations.
  • Sectional timing will be there for the prelim examinations.

We offer both a regular course and a crash course to meet the varied learning needs of different students and prepare them in the right direction, so they can score decent marks in the examination.

Selection Process

To get selected, the candidate will have to first clear the prelims examination. He will only be eligible to sit for the mains examination if he clears the prelims with the desired cut-off marks. After securing the minimum required marks in both the prelims and mains, the selected candidates will be called for an interview. Based on all the results taken together, the candidate will be selected.

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  • Unlimited doubt clearing classes are offered on students’ request.
  • Timely syllabus completion is followed by a series of evaluation tests.
  • Reasonable fees are charged for all our offered courses.
  • Our centre offers state-of-the-art infrastructure to facilitate a better learning environment and much more.

All our students consider our classes to be the best coaching classes for SBI PO exam preparation owing to our quality teaching deliverables. You can visit our centre for getting detailed information on our offered courses.


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