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SBI PO 2020 notification is yet to be released. Nearly all the exams’ notifications have got delayed and exam dates have been postponed because of the lockdown. But the unlock process is on and aspirants must make the full use of it to improve their skills in the different sections. We have launched Free Special Lockdown Warm-Up Tests to help you in this. Also, if you have downloaded the PM app, you can take reasoning, quantitative aptitude, English, current affairs quizzes which are updated on a regular basis and are completely free of cost.

Last year the SBI PO notification was released on April 1, 2019, and this year also it should have been released in the month of April-May 2020 had it not been for COVID-19 pandemic. As we have seen that IBPS RRB 2020 notification was released on June 30, 2020, and SBI PO 2020 notification should also follow suit shortly. Banking aspirants would be curious to know the number of vacancies which will be there in SBI PO 2020 notification. Vacancies are an important aspect of any exam’s notification. Let’s have a look at why vacancies play an important role in SBI PO 2020 Notification.

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Why Vacancies are Important in SBI PO 2020 Notification

  • If there are more number of vacancies, there will be more opportunities for banking aspirants.
  • If the vacancies are less, the cut-offs are going to go high as there will be more competition.
  • The number of vacancies in a category also plays an important role for the aspirants of that category.
  • If the number of vacancies is more, there’s a slightly more chance that aspirants get the bank of their preference, although this factor much depends on the aspirant’s performance.

Before we analyze how many vacancies will be there in SBI PO 2020 Notification, let’s have a look at SBI PO 2020 Prelims & Mains Exam Pattern

SBI PO 2020 Prelims Exam Pattern

SBI PO 2020 Notification is yet to be released. However, to give you an idea we are providing you with the exam pattern of SBI PO 2019 Prelims. If there is any change in the Prelims exam pattern when SBI PO 2020 notification is released, we’ll update this article.

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

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Note:

  • There will be no sectional cut-off
  • Candidates numbering 10 times the numbers of vacancies (approx.) in each category will be short listed for Main Examination from the top of above merit list.
  • 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. If a question is left blank, i.e. if no answer is marked by candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

SBI PO 2020 Mains Exam Pattern

Since SBI PO 2020 notification isn’t released yet, below is the exam pattern of SBI PO 2019 for your reference.

SBI PO 2020 Mains- Objective Test

Sr. No.SectionQuestionsMarksDuration
1.Reasoning & Computer Aptitude456060 minutes
2.Data Analysis & Interpretation356045 minutes
3.General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness404035 minutes
4.English Language354040 minutes

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SBI PO 2020 Mains- Descriptive Test

The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with two questions for 50 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay).

Note:

  • Category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in the Main Examination.
  • Candidates numbering up to 3 times (approximately) of the category wise vacancies will be shortlisted for the Group Exercise & Interview from the top of the merit list subject to a candidate scoring minimum qualifying score in aggregate.
  • There will not be any sectional cut-off.
  • 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. If a question is left blank, i.e. if no answer is marked by candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

Let’s now have a look at the vacancies of previous years.

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SBI PO 2019 Vacancies (Inclusive of 53 backlog vacancies)

CategorySCSTOBCEWSUnreservedTotal
Number of Vacancies3001505402008102000

SBI PO 2018 Vacancies (Inclusive of 38 backlog vacancies)

CategorySCSTOBCUnreservedTotal
Number of Vacancies30015054010102000

SBI PO 2017 Vacancies (Inclusive of 313 backlog vacancies)

CategorySCSTOBCUnreservedTotal
Number of Vacancies34735060610102313

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As we can clearly see that the total number of SBI PO vacancies has been 2000 for the past 2 years. In the year 2017, the vacancies were 2,313 but in that 313 were backlog vacancies. So, in SBI PO 2020 notification, we expect the number of vacancies to be somewhere around 2100 to 2300. Please note that this is just an estimate from our end and is not backed by any official confirmation. Are you preparing for SBI PO 2020? We have already launched the SBI PO 2020 Prelims Free Mock Test which you can take right away.

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  1. Rakhi kumari

    sir please provide di , puzzle and descriptive topic pdf . yor question level is very good

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