SBI PO Recruitment 2023 Notification Out for 2000 Posts

SBI PO 2023 Notification Out for 2000 Probationary Officers, Apply Online

SBI PO Recruitment 2023: The State Bank of India (SBI) has officially announced the SBI PO Notification 2023 on September 6th, 2023, with the intention of filling 2000 vacancies for the position of Probationary Officers (PO) across various SBI offices in India. Aspiring candidates can access the official notification PDF on the SBI Career page of the SBI’s official website, The SBI PO 2023 exam dates, online application details, and other essential information have been released concurrently with the official notification.

It is important to note that candidates who secure a place in this recruitment drive may be assigned to serve at different locations within India. For your reference, the official notification PDF for the SBI PO 2023 exam is provided below.

SBI PO Recruitment 2023

SBI PO Recruitment 2023 Overview

Department SBI
Post Probationary Officer
No. of  Vacancies 2000
Apply Mode Online
Stipend Rs.41,960/-
Starting Date of Application 07/09/2023
Closing Date of Application 27/09/2023
Official Website


Application Fees

  • UR/OBC/EWS-Rs.750


Age Limit(As On 1/04/2023)

  • Min – 21yr
  • Max-30yr
  • Age relaxation as per Govt rules.

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SBI PO Educational Qualification (as on 31/12/2023)

The candidate must be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. Those who are in the Final year/Semester of their Graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if called for an interview, they must produce proof of having passed the graduation examination. Candidates with an Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate must ensure that the date of passing the IDD is as mentioned in notification. Candidates with Chartered Accountant certification may also apply.

SBI PO Recruitment2 023 Vacancy Details

SBI PO 2023 Vacancy has been announced along with SBI PO Notification 2023. For FY 2023-24, the State Bank of India has announced a total vacancy of 2000 posts of Probationary Officers. Let’s have a look at the break-up of this year’s SBI PO Vacancy.

SBI PO Vacancy 2023
Category Vacancies
SC 300
ST 150
OBC 540
EWS 200
GEN 810
TOTAL 2000


SBI PO Recruitment 2023 Selection Process

The SBI PO recruitment exam is the most premier among the public-sector bank exams in India. It is considered a little difficult compared to the bank entrance exams conducted by IBPS. The recruitment process for Probationary Officers at SBI consists of 3 stages:

  1. Preliminary Examination
  2. Main Examination
  3. GD/Interview

SBI PO Recruitment 2023- Important Points

  • Candidates who have already appeared for the maximum number of permissible chances are not eligible to apply. The number of chances will be counted from the examination held on 18.04.2010. Appearing in Preliminary Examination will not be counted as a chance.
  • Appearing in Main Examination will be counted as a chance. In the years in which only one written examination has been held (i.e. no Preliminary Examination has been held), appearing in this examination will be counted as a chance.
Category Number of Chances
General / EWS 4
General (PWD) / EWS (PWD) 7
SC/ SC (PWD)/ ST/ ST (PWD) No Restriction


SBI PO 2023 Exam Pattern

The SBI PO selection process consists of 3 Phases. The written examinations are conducted online, followed by an interview round. The structure of exams is as follows:

Phase-I: Preliminary Examination:

Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Test for 100 marks will be conducted online. The test will have of 3 Sections (with separate timings for each section) as follows:

Name of Test No of Questions Max Mark Duration
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 1 hours


Phase-II: Main Examination:

  • Main Examination will be conducted online and will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks.
  • The Descriptive Test will be administered immediately after conclusion of the Objective Test and candidates will have to type their Descriptive Test answers on the computer.
(i) Objective Test: The duration of objective test is 3 hours, and it consists of 4 Sections of total 200 marks. There will be separate timing for every section.
Name of the test No. of Qs. Max. Marks Duration
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 40 50 50 minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation 30 50 45 minutes
General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 50 60 45 minutes
English Language 35 40 40minutes
Total 150 200 3 hours
(ii) Descriptive Paper
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 50 30 minutes
Grand Total 250  

* Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary & Main Examination):

  • There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, 1/4th of marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score.


  • Comprise of (i) Psychometric Test (ii) GROUP EXERCISE & (iii) INTERVIEW
Maximum Marks 20 30 50


Hand Written Declaration

“I________(Name of the candidate), _______(Date of Birth) hereby declare that all the information submitted by me in the application form is correct, true and valid. I will present the supporting documents as and when required. The signature, photograph and left-hand thumb impression is of mine”.

How to Apply SBI PO Recruitment 2023?

  • The application for online registration will be hosted on the SBI website from 07 Sept. 2023.
  • Applications will be received online only.
  • Upon registration, applicants will be provided with an online Registration Number, which should be carefully preserved for future reference.
  • E-mail ID of the applicant is to be given in the application compulsorily.
  • The last date for submitting online application is 27 Sept. 2023.

Interested Candidate Can Read the Full Notification Before Apply Online


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SBI PO Recruitment 2023 Important FAQs

What is SBI PO Online Form 2023 Apply Date?

Candidates Can Apply Online From 07/09/2023.

What is the Exam Fee for SBI Po Notification 2023?

For UR / OBC / EWS: Rs. 750/- and No Fee for Others

How many Post will be there in SBI PO Vacancy 2023?

There are 2000 Posts.

When SBI PO Recruitment 2023 Notification issue on Official Website.

SBI Apprentice Notification 2023 issue on 06/09/2023.

What is the last date to apply for SBI PO Recruitment 2023?

The last date to apply Online is 27 September 2023.