SBI PO 2021: Check Vacancies, Eligibility and Others Details

Safalta Expert Published by: Saloni Bhatia Updated Thu, 27 May 2021 09:02 PM IST


SBI is a prominent bank that pays well and offers job stability to its employees, which is one of the reasons why lakhs of people apply for these positions.

SBI PO 2021 Exam

Every year, the State Bank of India has a recruiting procedure to hire qualified applicants for the position of Probationary Officers. On the official website, the notification for FY 2021-22 will be posted soon. Prelims, Mains, and Interview will be the three stages of the selection process. To be selected as a PO in SBI branches, candidates must pass all three phases. SBI is a prominent bank that pays well and offers job stability to its employees, which is one of the reasons why lakhs of people apply for these positions.

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SBI PO 2021 Vacancy

The vacancy for SBI PO 2021 will be released along with the notification tentatively in the month of March 2021. For the previous year, i.e., 2020 a total of 2000 vacancies were released, have a look at the category-wise vacancy of the previous year.
Category SC ST OBC EWS GEN Total
Vacancy 300 150 540 200 810 2000

The table given below will show you the trends in changes in SBI PO Vacancy.

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2020 2000
2019 2000
2018 2313
2017 2200
2016 2000

SBI PO 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Any candidate applying for SBI PO must fulfill the eligibility criteria which includes fulfillment of the following:
  • Nationality
  • Age Limit
  • Educational Qualification
Age Limit
The minimum age limit for a candidate to apply for the SBI examination is 21 years old but not more than 30 years old at the time of registration. Besides this, there is age relaxation relevant to category-wise candidates as per the government norms.
Category Age Relaxation
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) 5 years
Other Backward Classes (OBC Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
Persons with Disabilities (PWD) 10 years
Ex-Servicemen (Army personnel) 5 years
Persons with Domicile of Jammu &Kashmir during 1-1-1980 to 31-12-1989 5 years
  • The candidates must hold Indian Citizenship
  • A Subject of Nepal or  Bhutan
  • A Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanent settlement
  • A Person of Indian Origin (PIO) who has migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam or East African countries of Zaire, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi, with the intention of permanent settlement in India
Note: Candidates belonging to the category 2, 3, 4 must have a certificate of eligibility issued by the Govt of India in their favor.

Educational Qualification
  • A candidate must be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
  • Final Year/Semester candidates can also apply only if they produce proof of their graduation on the date of the interview.
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