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SBI PO Notifications 2022 – Check Eligibility, Exam Date, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

The State Bank of India Probationary Officer or PO position is a Junior Management Level direct entry point for aspiring candidates...

SBI PO 2022 Notification – SBI PO 2022 examination notification has been released by the State Bank of India to select the candidates for the Probationary Officers vacancies in the different branches. This year, 1673 vacancies have been released. On September 21, 2022, the SBI PO 2022 notification has been issued and the registration process started on September 22, 2022. The SBI PO job is one of the most prestigious jobs in the Banking area and it is a dream job for millions of candidates in the country. Read this page to get more information on SBI PO 2022 notification, exam pattern, exam syllabus, etc.

SBI PO Notifications 2022

The exam for the State Bank of India Probationary Officer or SBI PO is conducted annually for the recruitment of Probationary Officers(PO) in the State Bank of India. The exam is conducted in three stages. The first stage is the preliminary examination. The second stage is Mains examination and lastly, the third stage is Interview or Group Discussion.

SBI PO 2022 Exam Overview

The State bank of India has announced the 1673 vacancies for the PO through this notification. Here, the candidates can check the SBI PO 2022 overview.

Exam Conducting BodyState bank of India
Post NameProbationary Officer
Exam FrequencyAnnually
Exam LevelNational
Mode of ExamCBT
Exam RoundsPrelims, Mains and Interview
Location of JobAcross India

SBI PO 2023 Exam Dates

On-line registration including Editing/ Modification of Application by candidatesSeptember 22-October 12, 2022
Payment of Application FeeSeptember 22-October 12, 2022
Download of Preliminary Examination Call Letters1st-2nd week of December 2022
Phase-I: Online Preliminary ExaminationDecember 17,18,19,20, 2022
Declaration of Result of Preliminary ExaminationDecember 2022/January 2023
Download of Mains Examination Call letterJanuary-February 2023
Phase-II: Online Main ExaminationJanuary-February 2023
Declaration of Result of Mains ExaminationFebruary 2023
Download of Phase-III Call LetterFebruary 2023 onwards
Phase-III: Psychometric TestFebruary-March 2023
Interview and Group ExercisesFebruary/March 2023
Declaration of Final ResultMarch 2023 onwards

Pre-Examination Training for SC/ ST/ Religious Minority Community candidates

Download of call letters for Pre-Examination


1st / 2 nd week of November 2022 onwards
Conduct of Pre- Examination TrainingNovember-December 2022

SBI PO 2022 Vacancies

The vacancies have been announced for the SBI PO 2022 exam along with the notification. For this academic year, the SBI has released a total number of 1673 vacancies for PO. Let’s take a look at the below-provided vacancies for SBI PO 2022 –


SBI PO 2022 Application Form

The online application process for SBI PO exam has been started on September 22, 2022. The last date to apply online for the SBI PO 2022 exam is October 12, 2022. All candidates are requested to read the SBI PO 2022 eligibility criteria before proceeding further. If the candidates are not meeting the eligibility criteria, their candidature will be cancelled. The direct link to fill out the SBI PO 2022 application form is available on the official website as well as on this page.

SBI PO 2022 Application Form Fee

The category-wise application form fee for the SBI PO 2022 exam is given here. The application form fee will not be refunded in any case. For general candidates, the SBI PO 2022 application fee will be INR 750/-, while for SC/ST.PWD candidates it is Nil. The application fee should be paid online only. Check the below-provided table to get more details –

CategoryApplication Fee
General and OthersRs. 750/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

SBI PO 2022 Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification – 

  • The candidates must hold a graduate degree in any course or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government to apply for the SBI PO recruitment.
  • The candidates who are in the last year or last semester of their graduation are also eligible to apply for the same. Their candidacy will be considered if they are called for the interview. For that, they will have to present the document before December 31, 2022.
  • The candidates should be between the age of 21-30.

SBI PO 2022 Selection Procedure

The candidates who are appearing for the SBI PO 2022 examination can check here the selection process here –

Phase-1 (Preliminary Examination)

SBI PO preliminary examination consists of the objective based question. The paper will be of 100 marks. The test will have 3 sections as follows –

Name of the TestNumber of QuestionsDuration
English3020 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude3520 minutes
Reasoning Ability3520 minutes
Total1001 hour

Selection criteria for Mains examination – 

The category wise merit list will be released on the basis of the aggregate marks obtained in the preliminary examination. There will be the sectional cut-off. Candidates numbering 10 times (approx.) the number of vacancies in each category will be shortlisted for Main Examination from the top of above merit list.

Phase-II (Mains 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 the conclusion of the Objective Test and candidates will have to type their Descriptive Test answers on the computer.

Name of the TestNo of QuestionMaximum MarksDuration
Reasoning and Computer Aptitude405050 minutes
Data analysis and Interpretation305045 minutes
General or Economy banking awareness506045 minutes
English language354040 minutes
Total1552003 hours

Descriptive Paper

English language (Letter Writing and Essay)

  • No of question – 2
  • Max marks – 50
  • Timing – 30 minutes

Phase-III (Psychometric Test)

The bank may also conduct the Psychometric tests for the personal profiling for the candidates who will be shortlisted for this phase. Finding of the test may be placed before the personal interview process –

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 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 ExamsGroup Exercise and InterviewTotal
Maximum Marks25050300
Normalized Marks7525100

The final merit list will be published after aggregating the converted marks of Phase – II and Phase – III. The selection will be done on the basis of the top merit ranked candidates under each category.

SBI PO 2022 Syllabus

SBI PO syllabus 2022 can be divided into individual topics, based on the questions that has been asked in the exam over the previous years. Each stage of the exam is equally important. It is important for the candidates to have knowledge of SBI PO exam pattern and syllabus to appear for the exam. Although, the SBI PO syllabus is approximately same for prelims and mains with slight changes. Here just go through this to know more details –

SBI PO 2022 Prelims Exam Syllabus

The prelims exam consists of the 3 sections such as English, Reasoning and Numerical Ability.

English Syllabus – 

  • Fill in the blanks
  • Reading comprehension
  • Paragraph Completion
  • Vocabulary
  • Cloze test
  • Para Jumbles
  • Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting
  • Tenses Rule
  • Sentence completion

Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

  • Profit and Loss
  • Mixtures and Alligation
  • Work and Time
  • Sequence and Series
  • Surds and Indices
  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest
  • Data Interpretation
  • Number System
  • Percentage
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Permutation, Combination and Probability

Reasoning Syllabus

  • Directions
  • Alphanumeric series
  • Data sufficiency
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Alphabet Test
  • Seating arrangement
  • Puzzle
  • Coded Inequalities

SBI PO Syllabus 2022 – Mains Sections

Data analysis and interpretation

  • Permutation and Combination
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Probability
  • Line Graph
  • Pie chart
  • Bar Graph
  • Computer Software
  • Microsoft Office
  • Computer aptitude
  • The Internet
  • Keyboard Shortcuture
  • Computer Hardware
  • Operating System
  • Computer Fundamentals and Terminology
  • Computer Abbreviation


  • Linear Seating Arrangement
  • Double Lineup
  • Directions and Distances
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Syllogism
  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Code inequalities
  • Blood Relations
  • Analytical and Decision Making
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Input Output
  • Course of Action

Ordering and Ranking

  • General/Economy/Banking Awareness
  • General Knowledge
  • Static Awareness
  • Banking and Financial Awareness
  • Current Affairs
  • Financial Awareness

SBI PO 2022 Admit Card

SBI will release the hall ticket for the SBI PO 2022 on the official website. The admit card will be released separately for prelims and mains. The candidates can get the SBI PO 2022 admit card from The candidates who will be appearing for the the SBI PO exam need to carry the hall ticket along with them on the day of the examination. The candidates must bring the original ID proof as well. The candidates need to enter their login details with a valid captcha codes to download the SBI PO 2022 hall ticket. The candidates who have filled the form successfully will be able to download the hall ticket for the SBI PO 2022 exam. The SBI PO 2022 admit card will have all the important information such as candidate’s name, roll number, category, exam centre details, shift, candidate’s signature and roll number.

SBI PO 2022 Result

The State Bank of India will release the SBI PO 2022 Result for the prelims on their official website. The candidates can refer to the The candidates will be able to check their scores secured in the SBI PO 2022 exam. The direct link to check the result will be updated here once its declared officially. SBI PO 2022 exam will be conducted from December 17-20, 2022. The State Bank of India also releases the scorecard which candidates can access by using their registration number or roll number and also fill the date of birth or password. The candidates who score the marks equal to or more than the required cut-off will be shortlisted for the next stage of the SBI PO 2022 exam.

SBI PO 2022 Important Preparation Tips

Strategize your topics – Make sure you do not give much time to one subject only. The candidates need to make a proper routine and make sure they meet their goals everyday.

Time Management – The time management is one of the main parts of the good plan of study. The SBI PO 2022 curriculum is customized and the students can manage their time accordingly. The candidates should understand on their stronger and weaker areas accordingly.

Solving Sample Papers – For the better preparation of SBI PO 2022, the candidates should also include solving the sample papers. The sample papers will help the candidates to understand and cover all the necessary topics and get the accuracy for the SBI PO 2022 exam.

SBI PO Mock Tests – SBI PO mock test will help the candidates to know their level of preparation. Since these tests have been designed as the real exam, the candidates will get the idea of the pattern, questions and syllabus.

Prepare Short Notes – The students need to prepare small notes or crucial notes for their subjects while preparing for the SBI PO 2022 exam. This will help them to revise the work. With the help of these notes, the candidates can have a very quick revision for the entire syllabus.

Choosing the SBI PO books: There are various books accessible in the market. The candidates should keep in mind while purchasing the SBI PO 2022 books that must be based on the revised or updated curriculum for SBI PO 2022.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is the notification available for the SBI PO 2022?

Answer: SBI released the notification on September 21 on the official website.

What is the selection procedure for SBI PO 2022?

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Is there any possibility to check SBI PO 2022 result offline?

Answer: No, the result for SBI PO 2022 will be available in the online mode only. There are no other modes to check ...Read full

What will be the salary of SBI PO after five years?

Answer: The gross salary for the SBI PO position after 5 years will be INR 10-12 lacs per annum.

How can i check the SBI PO 2022 result for preliminary exam?

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