SBI PO Notification 2024, Exam Date, Pattern, Eligibility, Selection Process

SBI PO Notification 2024: Notification for the appointment of Probationary Officer at various branches of State Bank of India can be released in August or September 2024. Candidates who are seeking a job as PO at any breach of SBI are requested to stay tuned to get detailed information.

SBI PO Notification 2024

SBI PO Notification 2024

Candidates need to know that it is not yet confirmed officially by the SBI that when they are going to be released the notification brochure starts the recruitment process for the post of Probationary Officer at its various branches across the nation. Interested candidates may check the eligibility and other details from below.

Post NameProbationary Officer (PO)
OrganizationState Bank of India (SBI)
Notification ReleaseAugust or September 2024
VacanciesAround 2500
Eligibility CriteriaBachelor’s degree in any discipline
Age Limit21 to 30 years, with relaxations for certain groups
Application Fee₹750 for General category, exempt for others
Exam DateLast quarter of 2024, likely November or December
Selection ProcessPrelims, Mains & Interview
Official Website

State Bank of India will release the notification brochure for recruitment of PO on its official website under the career section, shortly after its release aspirants will be below the document advertisement from the respective webportal and check the eligibility criteria, important dates, selection process, and other details thoroughly.

SBI PO Recruitment 2024

To apply for the post of PO at SBI, candidates must have personal and educational details, upload necessary documents, and pay the prescribed fee. Accuracy and completeness are important to avoid delays or issues during the selection process, it is highly recommended to apply in the initial stage to avoid the last minute rush.

SBI PO Vacancy 2024

State Bank of India is likely to announce around 2500 vacancies for the position of PO. Detailed reservation information for categories including SC, ST, OBC, and EWS will be provided in the official notification. Last year, there were a total number 2000 vacancies, you may check the details from the below. 

  • General – 810
  • Schedule Caste – 300
  • Schedule Tribes – 150
  • Other Backward Class – 540
  • Economically Weaker Section – 200

Once the notification for recruitment of Probationary Officers at various branches of State Bank of India is released officially, we will update the details about vacancy above.

SBI PO Eligibility Criteria 2024

Eligibility criteria for the recruitment of Probationary Officers at various branches of State Bank of India in terms of educational qualification and age limit is available below.

  • Education Qualification: One must possess a Bachelor’s i.e. undergraduate degree in any discipline from a UGC/AICTE recognized university or institution.
  • Age Limit: A candidate must meet the age criteria of being between 21 to 30 years old. However, there are relaxation options available for candidates belonging to SC/ST – 5 years, OBC (NCL) – 3 years, PwBD – varies depending on the category, and Ex-Servicemen – 5 years.

Before applying for the post of PO under SBI, it is highly recommended to aspirants to check the notification brochure to verify the eligibility criteria details thoroughly

SBI PO Application Fee 2024

To apply for the SBI PO 2024 exam, candidates are required to pay an application fee of ₹750/-, if one belongs to the General. Schedule Caste, Scheduled Tribes and Economically Weaker Section candidates are exempt from it. One will be able to pay the required amount using any other provided payment gateway. 

SBI PO Exam Date 2024

The exam for the post of PO under SBI is expected to take place in the last quarter of 2024, typically in November or December. However, the exact exam date will be officially announced by the SBI along with the release of notification. Once the official exam date is announced, we will update all the relevant details regarding the exam schedule.

SBI PO Selection Process 2024

Selection process for the post of Probationary Officer under the State Bank of India consists of three stages, which are Prelims, Mains and Interview. Get the details about it each from the below.


  • Mode: Online
  • Duration: 1 Hour
  • Sections:
    • English Language
    • Quantitative Aptitude
    • Reasoning Ability
  • Total Questions: 100
  • Marks: 100
  • Marking Scheme:
    • Correct Answer: +1 mark
    • Wrong Answer: -0.25 mark
  • Medium: English (except for the English Language section)


  • Mode: Online
  • Duration: 3 hours for Objective, 30 minutes for Descriptive
  • Sections (Objective):
    • Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
    • Data Analysis & Interpretation
    • General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness
    • English Language
  • Total Questions (Objective): 155
  • Total Marks (Objective): 200
  • Sections (Descriptive):
    • Letter Writing & Essay
  • Total Questions (Descriptive): 2
  • Total Marks (Descriptive): 50
  • Marking Scheme (Objective):
    • Correct Answer: +1 mark
    • Wrong Answer: -0.25 mark
  • Marking Scheme (Descriptive):
    • Subjective evaluation
  • Medium: English


  • Mode: Face-to-face
  • Sections: Discussion on past experience, General Knowledge, Banking Sector
  • Total Marks: 50
  • Medium: English