SBI PO Recruitment 2023

The State Bank of India (SBI) has once again opened its doors to aspiring candidates, inviting applications for the prestigious Probationary Officer (PO) positions in 2023. This is a golden opportunity for young, talented individuals looking to build a career in the banking sector. In this blog post, we will provide you with all the essential details you need to know about the SBI PO recruitment process for 2023.

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Key Recruitment Details

Total Vacancies: 2000

Category-wise Breakdown:

CategoryNumber of Vacancies
General Category810
OBC540
EWS200
SC300
ST150
Total2000

Age Eligibility: Candidates must be between 21 and 30 years old as of September 7, 2023.

Salary and Emoluments:

Presently, the starting basic pay is 41,960/- (with 4 advance increments) in the scale of 36000-1490/7-
46430-1740/2-49910-1990/7-63840 applicable to Junior Management Grade Scale-I. The official will be eligible for DA, HRA, CCA, PF, Contributed Pension Fund i.e., NPS, LFC, Medical Facility, Lease rental facility etc. and other allowances & perquisites as per rules in force from time to time.

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Important Dates:

ActivityTentative Dates
On-line registration including Editing/ModificationSeptember 7, 2023, to September 27, 2023
Payment of Application FeeSeptember 7, 2023, to September 27, 2023
Download of Preliminary Examination Call Letters2nd Week of October 2023 onwards
Phase-I: Online Preliminary ExaminationNovember 2023
Declaration of Result of Preliminary ExaminationNovember/December 2023
Download of Main Examination Call letterNovember/December 2023
Phase-II: Online Main ExaminationDecember 2023/January 2024
Declaration of Result of Main ExaminationDecember 2023/January 2024
Download of Phase-III Call LetterJanuary/February 2024
Phase-III: Psychometric TestJanuary/February 2024
Interview & Group ExercisesJanuary/February 2024
Declaration of Final ResultFebruary/March 2024
Pre-Examination Training for SC/ST/OBC/Religious
Minority Community candidates
Download of call letters for Pre-Examination Training1st week of October 2023 onwards
Conduct of Pre-Examination Training2nd week of October 2023 onwards

Application Fee: ₹750 for all categories.

The SBI PO Position: A Prestigious Opportunity

Becoming a Probationary Officer at the State Bank of India is a prestigious opportunity that offers an excellent career path in the banking industry. As a PO, you will be responsible for various banking operations, including customer service, branch management, and financial transactions. It’s a role that demands intelligence, leadership and a commitment to excellence.

Eligibility Criteria

To apply for the SBI PO 2023 recruitment, candidates must meet the following eligibility criteria:

1. Age Limit: As mentioned earlier, applicants should be between 21 and 30 years old as of September 7, 2023.

2. Educational Qualifications: Candidates should possess a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university or institute.

3. Nationality: Candidates must be Indian citizens.

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Selection Process

The selection process for SBI PO 2023 consists of three stages:

1. Preliminary Examination: This is the first phase, and it will be conducted tentatively in November 2023.

SL.Name of TestNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration
1.English Language3020 minutes
2.Quantitative Aptitude3520 minutes
3.Reasoning Ability3520 minutes
Total1001001 hour

2. Main Examination: The second phase, expected in December 2023 or January 2024, is the main examination.

TestName of the TestNo. of Qs.Max. MarksDuration
IReasoning & Computer Aptitude405050 minutes
IIData Analysis & Interpretation305045 minutes
IIIGeneral/ Economy/ Banking Awareness506045 minutes
IVEnglish Language354040 minutes
Total1552003 hours
iiDescriptive Paper
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)25030 minutes
Grand Total250

3. Comprise of (i) Psychometric Test (ii) GROUP EXERCISE & (iii) INTERVIEW

Psychometric Test:
The Bank will conduct a Psychometric test for personality profiling, of those candidates who will be shortlisted for Phase-III. The findings of the test may be placed before the Interview panel to have a thorough perspective on the candidates.

TEST STRUCTUREGROUP EXERCISEINTERVIEWTOTAL
Maximum Marks203050

Final Selection

The candidates will have to qualify both in Phase II and Phase III separately. The marks obtained in the Main
Examination (Phase II), both in the Objective Test and the Descriptive Test, will be added to the marks
obtained in Phase III for preparing the final merit list. The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination
(Phase-I) will not be added for preparing the final merit list for selection

TestMain ExamGroup Exercise & InterviewTotal
Maximum Marks25050300
Normalized Marks7525100

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