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SBI PO Job Profile 2021: Know details about SBI PO roles and responsibilities here!

Safalta Expert Published by: Himani Mehra Updated Sun, 10 Oct 2021 10:30 PM IST


SBI PO Job Profile and Promotional Policy 2021. Check the SBI PO Roles and Career Growth on this page. Know about the CAIIB and JAIIB exams.

The Candidates who are selected as SBI PO (Probationary Officer) have to work under the most reputed nationalized bank and the central government. This can only be achieved by the dedication and perseverance of a candidate on a regular basis. The candidates who clear all the phases of the exams i.e. preliminary, mains and interview are selected as the Probationary Officer in SBI. 

The candidates who get the opportunity to work as SBI PO have to perform a lot of work and the candidates who aspire to work with the bank can check out the roles and responsibilities on this page. In this article, we are going to explain in detail the roles, duties and career growth of SBI PO. If you are preparing for competitive exams and are looking for expert guidance, you can check out our monthly FREE Current Affairs E-book- Download Now.


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Job Profile of SBI PO 2021

The candidates who join as an SBI PO have to perform the following roles and responsibilities while working with the bank;

  • The candidates after getting selected as an SBI Probationary Officer have to work as a Public Relation Manager whose work is to handle the customer issues and address the situation. 

  • They have to take important decisions for the development of the bank and have to observe the clerical works. 

  • SBI PO has to verify all the works done by the clerks and issue Atm cards, cheque books, demand drafts etc to their customers. 

  • The Probationary Officer must be aware of all the latest developments of the bank.

  • The job profile of SBI PO may be versatile as they may have to engage in clerical works too according to their needs, this helps them gain experience and learn new things.

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SBI PO Career Growth and Promotions

SBI PO Promotional Policy

The candidates can check out the SBI PO Growth and promotions in the space below;

  • The candidates can either opt for internal promotions on the basis of seniority after discharging their duties as SBI PO.

  • The candidates can also appear for the JAIIB and CAIIB exams that are a kind of certification exams;


SBI PO Career Growth

SBI staff have the fastest promotions compared to other banks and one can even achieve the level of Chairman of the group. Mrs Arundhati Bhattacharya who started as a PO in SBI in 1977 ended up being the chairperson is the best suitable example for it. Carrier wise growth of SBI Probationary Officer are as follows:-

  • Probationary Officer (Assistant Manager, JMGS - I)

  • Deputy Manager (MMGS)

  • Manager (MMGS)

  • Chief Manager (MMGS)

  • Assistant General Manager (SMGS)

  • Deputy General Manager (TEGS)

  • Chief General Manager (TEGS)

  • General Manager (TEGS)


The promotion policy of SBI provides an opportunity for the meritorious and exceptionally brilliant officers to reach the Top Management Grade in a reasonably quick time.

SBI PO Job Profile and Career Growth FAQs

Q1 What is the SBI PO Job Profile?

A1 The SBI PO Job Profile includes verify all the works done by the clerks and issue Atm cards, cheque books, demand drafts etc to their customers. 


Q2 What is the promotion criteria for the SBI PO?

A2 The promotion criteria for the SBI PO is given on the basis of the seniority or the departmental examination conducted. 


Q3 Are there any certification exams conducted for the SBI PO?

A3 Yes, there are two certification exams conducted for the SBI PO i.e. JAIIB and CAIIB.


Q4 What is the career growth for the SBI PO?

A4 The career growth for the SBI PO involves promotion to Officer Scale 2 and 3.


Q5 Is SBI PO a respectable job?

A5 Yes, SBI PO is a respectable job.


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