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Are you planning to crack SBI PO 2020 exam? If yes, then you have landed at the right place. Though, many aspirants must be eagerly waiting for the SBI PO 2020 notification which is not released yet probably because of the COVID-19 outbreak. This year due to coronavirus pandemic many important banking, government and insurance exams results and exam dates have been postponed. Similar is the case with SBI PO 2020 recruitment notification. However, we believe that once the national lockdown gets over there are chances that this SBI PO 2020 notification will be released soon. So, why sit and wait for the SBI PO 2020 notification to come? Start preparing from today. To start with aspirants can take a free mock test of SBI PO 2020 which is live on our platform. Moreover, in this article we are updating all necessary information related to SBI PO 2020 notification, SBI PO 2020 exam dates, SBI PO 2020 salary, vacancies, SBI PO 2020 exam pattern and syllabus. We will be covering all these important pointers in this article.

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Let’s first begin with the SBI PO 2020 notification details. Though the SBI PO 2020 notification is not out yet, the data that we are giving in this article is based on the previous year’s notification. The State Bank of India recruitment for probationary officers for this year will roll out the notification soon. We are here with SBI PO 2020 tentative exam dates so that the candidates can start preparing for the same keeping these SBI PO 2020 exam dates in mind.

SBI PO 2020 Important Exam Dates

Online Registration DatesJune/July 2020
Online Application End DateJune/July 2020
Download of call letters for Online Preliminary ExaminationAugust/September 2020 onwards
Online Preliminary ExaminationAugust/September 2020
Result of Online Preliminary ExaminationSeptember/October 2020
Download of Call letter for Online Main ExaminationOctober 2020
Conduct of Online Main ExaminationOctober 2020
Declaration of Result of Main ExaminationNovember 2020
Download of Call Letter for InterviewNovember 2020
Conduct of Group Exercises & InterviewDecember 2020
Declaration of Final ResultJanuary 2021

SBI PO Syllabus & Preparation Resources for Prelims & Mains

NOTE: These SBI PO 2020 Exam Dates are subject to change according to the SBI PO 2020 Official Notification.

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SBI PO 2019 Eligibility Criteria

As far as the eligibility criteria is concerned, this data is based on the SBI PO previous year’s notification as SBI PO 2020 notification is not out yet. Any changes in the SBI PO 2020 eligibility criteria will be updated here once the SBI PO 2020 notification is out.

  1. Age (As on 01.04.2019):
    Minimum: 21 years and Maximum: 30 years
  2. Educational Qualifications
    All the educational qualifications mentioned should be from a University/ Institution/ Board
    recognised by Govt. Of India/ approved by Govt. Regulatory Bodies. Those who are in the Final
    Year/ Semester of their Graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if
    called for interview, they will have to produce proof of having passed the graduation
    examination on or before 31.08.2019.

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SBI PO 2020 Vacancies

The total number of vacancies for SBI PO 2020 has not been out yet. However, in order to give aspirants an idea we are providing the details of the SBI PO 2019 vacancies.

SCSTOBCEWSUnreservedTotal
3001505402008102000

We will be updating the number of SBI PO 2020 vacancies once the SBI PO 2020 notification is out.

SBI PO 2020: Notification, Exam Date, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Preparation Resources

SBI PO 2020 Exam Pattern – Prelims & Mains

SBI PO 2020 Prelims Exam Pattern

Sr. No.SectionQuestionsMarksDuration
1.English Language303020 minutes
2.Quantitative Ability353520 minutes
3.Reasoning353520 minutes

Note:

  • Negative Marking of 0.25 per incorrect answer is applicable.
  • Aspirants need to clear the Overall cut-offs only to qualify for the Mains exam. There are no Sectional cut-offs.
  • Marks of Prelims will be considered only for the Mains Exam and not in the final selection.

SBI PO 2020 Mains Exam Pattern

Candidates who clear the Prelims have to take the Mains exam. Below is the exam pattern of SBI PO Mains exam.

S.No.Name of Tests(Not by Sequence)No. of QuestionsMaximum MarksMedium of ExamTime allotted for each test (Separately timed)
1Reasoning & Computer Aptitude4560English & Hindi60 minutes
2General/ Economy/ BankingAwareness4040English & Hindi35 minutes
3English Language3540English40 minutes
4Data Analysis & Interpretation3560English & Hindi45 minutes
TOTAL1552003 hours
5English Language (Letter Writing & Essay)250English30 minutes

Note:

  • Negative Marking of 0.25 per incorrect answer is applicable.
  • Aspirants need to clear the Overall cut-offs to qualify for the Mains exam. There are no Sectional cut-offs.
  • Marks obtained in the Mains exam only will be considered for shortlisting for Group Exercise and Interview and for Final Merit List.

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The SBI PO 2020 exam pattern for both Prelims and Mains is as per the SBI PO 2019 notification. If there will be any changes in the SBI PO 2020 exam pattern, it will be updated once the official SBI PO 2020 notification will be released.

SBI PO 2020 Salary

It often happens that before a candidate decides to fill in an application form or even after filling the application form he or she is curious to know about the salary, extra perks and career growth. Here we are with SBI PO 2020 salary. Since the official notification of SBI PO 2020 has not come out, this data is according to the SBI PO salary mentioned in the official notification of 2019. SBI PO salary’s basic pay is Rs. 27,620/- (with 4 advance increments) in the scale of Rs. 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020 and this is applicable to Junior Management Grade Scale I.

From SBI PO salary perspective, time to time they are even eligible for a lot of other allowances benefits including DA, HRA, Medical etc. As far as the total compensation of SBI PO salary is concerned it is a minimum of Rs. 8.20 lacs and a maximum of Rs. 13.08 lacs per annum. Moreover, the SBI PO salary is also dependent upon the place of posting and various other factors.

NOTE: If there will be any changes in terms of SBI PO salary in the official notification of SBI PO 2020, it will be updated.

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SBI PO Admit Card

The SBI PO 2020 exam procedure comprises of 3 stages including:

The SBI PO 2020 recruitment process will begin once the SBI PO 2020 notification gets released. In this article we will inform the aspirants regarding the step-wise process to download the SBI PO 2020 admit card. The SBI PO 2020 admit card will get released by the conducting body at least 2 to 3 weeks prior to the SBI PO Prelims 2020 exam date. The SBI PO 2020 admit card can be downloaded from the official website.

Steps to Download the SBI PO 2020 Admit Card

For those who are preparing for the upcoming SBI PO 2020 exam, this must be an important information as how to download the SBI PO 2020 admit card. Once the SBI PO 2020 exam dates are out, following steps will help you to download the admit card.

NOTE: Application Link will be Updated Once it will be Active

  • Click the above link
  • Enter your personal details including Registration number or Roll number or Date of Birth.

Note: Registration Number and Password are provided at the time of Registration.

  • Enter the captcha
  • Click on the login button
  • Finally, you can download your SBI PO admit card.

Important Points to Remember While Downloading SBI PO 2020 Prelims Admit Card

Here we are telling few important pointers which every candidate should keep in mind while downloading the SBI PO 2020 admit card.

  • Candidate’s internet connection should be working fine at the time of downloading the SBI PO admit cards.
  • It is important to clear the cache of the system to avoid any delay in downloading the SBI PO 2020 admit card.
  • Login Id and Password are very important and should be kept handy with you.
  • Don’t forget to take out a printout of the admit card and keep it safe as you need to carry the same with you at the exam centre.

SBI PO Prelims 2020 Admit Card – Details Mentioned

All candidates must be clearly knowing the importance of an admit card. SBI PO admit card is considered to be one of the most important documents for your SBI PO 2020 examination and thus, to keep it safe is extremely important. After downloading the SBI PO admit card, candidates must check the same for the following details:

  • Candidates Name & Address
  • Candidate’s Registration Number
  • Roll number and password for the SBI PO 2020 exam
  • Exam Centre venue
  • SBI PO 2020 Exam Date
  • Centre code
  • SBI PO Exam time and Interview
  • Applicant’s photograph
  • Paper pattern
  • Required space for pasting applicant’s passport size photo
  • Space for applicant’s signature and thumb impression
  • Space for SBI PO 2020 exam invigilator’s signature
  • Important guidelines

Important Documents for SBI PO Prelims 2020 Admit Card

Admit card as mentioned above is mandatory for any aspirants to appear for the SBI PO 2020 exam. A candidate without having the SBI PO 2020 admit card will not be allowed to sit for the SBI PO 2020 exam. At the exam centre along with the admit card, candidates must bring one original ID card (ID proof). Below are few documents which candidates are required to carry along with them.

  • Aadhar Card
  • Voter Id Card
  • Bank passbook
  • Ration card
  • PAN card
  • Driving license
  • Three coloured passport size photo
  • Any authorised proof issued by a Gazetted officer
  • At the time of SBI PO exam or interview, photograph pasted on the SBI PO admit card along with the photocopy of identity proof should be submitted.

SBI PO Salary- Other Perks and Benefits

Other than the salary and SBI PO is benefited with lots of other perks and benefits which are mentioned below:

SBI PO Salary- Basic PayRs 27,620/- 
Dearness Allowance46.9% of the Basic Pay
Furniture AllowanceRs 1,20,000
House Rent Allowance7% – 9% depending on City/Place of Posting
Travelling AllowanceAC 2-tier fare is reimbursed to the employee for official travels
City Compensatory Allowance3% – 4% depending on City
Pay Scales Applicable23,700 – 980/7 – 30,560 – 1,145/2 – 32,850 – 1,310/7 – 42,020
Medical Insurance100% covered for employee; 75% covered for family members
Petrol AllowanceRs 1,100 – 1,250
Travelling AllowanceAC 2-tier fare is reimbursed to the employee for official travels
Newspaper Allowance, Entertainment Allowance, Books Allowance, etc.Varies based on Cadre
Gross compensation8.20 Lakhs (minimum) to Rs. 13.08 lakhs (maximum) per annum.

As far as the SBI PO salary in hand is concerned it generally ranges from Rs 42,000 to 44,000 after all the deductions.

SBI PO Salary- Additional Benefits & Perks

The additional benefits and perks include:

  • 100% Medical Aid for self and 75% for the family.
  • LTC
  • Leave Fare Concession/Home Travel
  • Contribution Pension Scheme/New Pension Scheme
  • Concessional interest rates on Housing/Personal and Car Loans

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SBI PO Prelims Topic-Wise Syllabus

SBI PO Prelims Syllabus- English

  • Cloze Test
  • Correct Usage
  • Error Spotting
  • Fillers – Single, Double
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Odd One Out
  • One Word Substitution
  • Parajumbles
  • Paragraph Completion
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Synonyms/ Antonyms
  • Vocabulary based questions
  • Word/Phrase Replacement

SBI PO Prelims Syllabus- Reasoning Ability

  • Alpha-numeric/ Alphabetical Series
  • Analogy
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Blood Relations
  • Coded Inequalities
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Directions and Distances
  • Double Line-up
  • Inequality
  • Input Output
  • Order and Ranking/Direction
  • Puzzles – Box based, Floor, Calendar, Day/Months based, etc.
  • Scheduling
  • Seating Arrangement– Linear, Circular, Facing Inside/Outside, Mixed
  • Statement and Conclusion
  • Statement-Course of Action
  • Syllogism

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SBI PO Prelims Syllabus- Quantitative Aptitude

  • Age Problems
  • Average
  • Boats and Stream
  • Clock and Calendar Problems
  • Data Interpretation – Charts and Graphs: Line Graph, Bar Graph, Pie Chart; Tabular; Caselet; Mixed DI
  • Data Sufficiency
  • LCM and H.C.F
  • Mensuration
  • Mixture and Allegations
  • Number Series
  • Number System
  • Partnership
  • Percentage
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Probability
  • Profit, Loss and Discount
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Simplification & Approximation

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SBI PO Previous Year Cut-Offs

Cut-off is something which is very important to aspirants. While it’s extremely difficult to predict the cut-offs of the exam, we are giving you the previous year cut-offs to help you get an idea.

SBI PO 2019- Prelims Overall Cut-offs

CategoryCut-off
General71
OBC68.25
SC61.75
ST54.75
EWS68.25
LD59.50
VI64.75
HI16.25

SBI PO 2018- Prelims Overall Cut-offs

CategoryCut-off
General56.75
OBC54.25
SC49
ST43
OH45.25
VI49
HI14.75

SBI PO 2018- Mains Overall Cut-offs

SBI PO cutoffs for the Main Exam Objective and Descriptive Test. (Out of 250 Marks)

CategoryCut Off Marks
General93.1
OBC86.42
SC77.13
ST75.01
LD75.03
VI88.91
HI75.16

SBI PO 2018- Final Overall Cut-offs

SBI PO cutoffs for the Main Exam and GE & Interview. (Out of 100 Marks)

CategoryCut Off Marks
General50.79
OBC46.26
SC43.99
ST39.87
LD43.04
VI47.09
HI32.69

SBI PO Prelims Cut-offs- Sectional- 2017

CategoryQuantitativeAptitudeEnglishLanguageReasoningAbility
Cut Off Marks (GEN)10.258.756.50
Cut Off Marks (OBC/SC/ST/PwD)7.005.754.00

SBI PO Prelims Cut-offs- 2017

CategoryGENOBCSCSTOHVIHI
Marks51.5048.2543.2531.2538.7542.5018.50

We have collated all the details regarding the SBI PO recruitment in this article. Once the SBI PO 2020 notification is out we will be updating all the necessary information. We sincerely hope that this previous year data will be of some help to you. For those who are curious to know more information related to the upcoming SBI PO 2020 exam, here are few important FAQs related to that.

SBI PO 2020 FAQs

  1. Will there be a sectional cut-off in both Prelims and Mains?

    According to the previous year notification, there isn’t any Sectional Cut-off either in the Prelims or Mains exam. However, If there will be any change in this year's SBI PO 2020 notification related to this we will update you.

  2. Do EWS students have age relaxation as well?

    No. Only those EWS students who come under the category of PwD as well have an age relaxation of 10 years.

  3. I am in the final year of my graduation. Can I also apply for this exam?

    Yes! You can apply provided that at the time of interview, you are able to produce the proof of passing the graduation examination on or before Aug 31, 2020.

 

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