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SBI Exams 2021: List Of All Upcoming SBI Bank Exams

State Bank of India is the largest public sector bank in India. From an employment perspective SBI is known for the world of opportunities, growth-oriented culture, bent is class benefits.  Dynamic young individuals have various opportunities to be associated with brand SBI. In this space, we will cover the openings in SBI through examinations and other details related to SBI Exam.

What are SBI Exams?

The bank from time to time gives opportunities to young dynamic individuals to be a part of SBI, through competitive examination. In baking sector SBI Exams are the most sought-after exams. The State Bank annually conducts the following examination for graduate entry:

  • SBI Probationary Officer (PO)
  • SBI Clerk (Junior Associates)
  • SBI Specialist Cadre Officer (SCO/ SO)

Each year lacks aspirants appear for these examinations. For the year of 2020, there were 2000 posts for SBI and approx. 10 lack candidates had applied for the exam.

SBI Latest Updates

Jul 5, 2021: State Bank of India has published a fresh advertisement for the recruitment of 6100 apprentices.
Other exams for 2021 yet to be notified.
Check out current openings here.

SBI Exams Overview

General Information SBI Exams 

Conducting body

State Bank of India

Exam level

All India

Exam Purpose

To offer excellent career opportunities to dynamic individuals aspiring to excel.

Frequency of Exams

Once a year

Exam language

Hindi and English

Official website

SBI

 

SBI Entry 

Exam

Details 

SBI Probationary Officer
 
 
 
 
 
 

Vacancies- around 2000 each year.

Exam Stages- Three Stage exam:
Stage 1: Preliminary Exam
Stage 2: Mains Exam
Stage 3: Interview only or Group Discussion & Interview

Online exam

Exam Duration
Preliminary Exam: One hour
Mains Exam: 3.5 hour        

SBI Clerk- Junior Associate

Vacancies- around 5000 each year.

Exam Stages- Three Stage exam:
Stage 1: Preliminary Exam
Stage 2: Mains Exam
Stage 3: Test of specified local language

Online exam

Exam Duration
Preliminary Exam: One hour
Mains Exam: 2 Hours 40 minutes              

SBI SO:
Manager (Marketing-Real Estate & Housing)/Senior Special Executive (Fema Compliance), Manager (Credit Analyst-IBG), Deputy Manager (Law), Senior Special Executive (Data Analyst), Senior Executive (Statistics), etc.

Vacancies- As per need each year.

Exam Stages- Two Stage exam:
Stage 1: Written exam
Stage 2: Interview
 

Online  written exam

Exam Duration
40 minutes         

Lateral Hire

Economist, Chartered Accountant, Hindi (Official Language) Officers, Law Officers, Security Officers, System Officers, Electrical Engineers, Civil Engineers, Network Engineers, Fire Officers, Medical Officers (Permanent-Part-Time), Risk Analysts, etc

 
 

SBI Exam 2021 Dates

The table below contains the dates related to the SBI exam.

Events

Notification & Application Dates

Original Exam Dates

      New DATES 

SBI PO

To be notified

To be notified

 -

SBI Clerk

Notification: 26-April-2021
Application Form: 27-April-2021 to 20-May-2021

Prelims: June
Mains: 31-Jul-2021

 To be notified 

SBI SO

Application Form for Engineer Fire Post: 13-Apr-2021 to 03-May-2021
 (Application form re-opened from 15-Jun-2021 to 28-Jun-2021)

Expected in August 

 -

SPECIALIST CADRE OFFICERS

ONLINE REGISTRATION OF APPLICATION & PAYMENT OF FEES: FROM 13.08.2021 TO 02.09.2021

 To be notified 

 -

SBI Apprentice

Notification: 05-Jul-2021
Application Form: 06-Jul-2021 to 26-Jul-2021

August 2021

 


August 2021
 

 

SBI Exam Eligibility Criteria

The official notification for exams contains details on eligibility criteria. The eligibility criteria is based on nationality, age limit, educational qualification etc. There are various relaxations as per the official rules. The eligibility for exams is mentioned below.

Exam

Age Limit

Educational Qualification

SBI PO

21 to 30 years
 

Graduation

SBI Clerk

20 to 28 years

Graduation

SBI SO

Deputy Manager Law: 25 to 35 years
Senior Special Executive: 42 years with minimum of 8 years of experience
Data Analyst: Maximum age is 37 years
Senior Executive (Statistics): 35 years

Deputy Manager Law:
Degree in Law (Three years/ Five years) from a recognized University in India.
Senior Special Executive
(Data Analyst) & Senior Executive (Statistics):
Post graduation in Statistics/Math’s/Economics from recognized university with a minimum of 60%.

SBI Circle Officers recruitment

Not more than 30 years as on August 1, 2020. Candidates must have been born not earlier than August 2, 1990.

Graduation

SBI Apprentice

20 to 28 years

Graduation

 
Latest Lateral Entry Posts

Deputy Manager (Agri Spl)

MBA/ PGDM in Rural Management or MBA/PGDM in Agri Business / Post Graduate diploma in Rural Management/ Postgraduate in Agriculture as a full-time course from recognised Institute/ University

Minimum 3 Years of Post Qualification experience in Agri Business of Public Sector Banks/ Private Sector Banks/ NBFC, in the capacity of Executive/Supervisory role, as on 01.07.2021. Proficiency in MS Office will be an added advantage

 
 

SBI Recruitment Process

The recruitment process begins with the official notification. The next stage is the application process. The candidates whose application is accepted receive an online admit card for the 1 st  stage. The recruitment process consists of a Preliminary Stage, followed by the mains exam and interview process where ever applicable. The candidates have to qualify the previous stage to reach the next. At the end of recruitment cycle the final result is declared online by SBI.
The Recruitment stages along with various details are as follows:

SBI Exam Application Form

The application form is to be filled online. SBI declares the last date of application along with the eligibility details. Candidates should read the eligibility criteria and procedures for application.AS per SBI, the application process entails:
Candidates should have a valid email ID which should be kept active till the declaration of the result
GUIDELINES FOR FILLING ONLINE APPLICATIONS:

  1. Candidates will be required to register themselves online through the link available on SBI website https://bank.sbi/careers OR https://www.sbi.co.in/careers.
  2. Candidates should have their latest photograph and signature scanned. Online application will not be registered unless candidate uploads his/her photo and signature as specified.
  3. Candidates should fill the application carefully. Once the application is filled in completely, the candidate should submit the same
  4. Once the application is filled completely, the candidate should submit the same and proceed for online payment of fee.
  5. After registering online, the candidates are advised to take a printout of the system generated online application forms

SBI Application Fee

Application fees and Intimation Charges (Non-refundable) are generally  750/- ( Seven hundred fifty only) for General/ OBC/ EWS candidates and NIL for SC/ ST/ PWD candidates. The same fee is applicable for most of SBI Exams.

SBI Admit Card

With the registered email id candidates can download the Admit Card from the official website of SBI. Admit cards are released 1 month before the examination. The candidate should note entry into the examination hall without admit card is barred. Candidates must take a printout of admit card and carry it to the examination hall.

SBI Exams

The candidates who have received admit cards now appear for the SBI exam. The exam pattern varies as per the post and nature of work in case of lateral entry. The exam pattern for SBI Exams is:

Exam

Exam Pattern

SBI Probationary Officer
 
 
 
 
 
 

Exam Stages- Three Stage exam:
Stage 1: Preliminary Exam
Stage 2: Mains Exam
Stage 3: Interview only or Group Discussion & Interview

Mode- Online exam

Exam Duration
Preliminary Exam: One hour
Mains Exam: 3.5 hour        

SBI Clerk- Junior Associate

Exam Stages- Three Stage exam:
Stage 1: Preliminary Exam
Stage 2: Mains Exam
Stage 3: Test of specified local language

Mode -Online exam

Exam Duration
Preliminary Exam: One hour
Mains Exam: 2 Hours 40 minutes              

SBI SO:
 

Exam Stages- Two Stage exam:
Stage 1: Written exam
Stage 2: Interview
 

Online  written exam

Exam Duration
40 minutes         

Lateral Hire

Varies post to post.

 

SBI Syllabus 

The syllabus for PO and clerk exam is the same for the preliminary stage. The SBIO SO has a syllabus as per the specialization. We have covered the syllabus for Preliminary rounds of the PO and Clerk exam and the syllabus for mains of PO exam here.

SBI PO Prelims Syllabus – Detailed

SBI PO Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

SBI PO Reasoning Syllabus

SBI PO English Syllabus

Simplification/ Approximation
Profit & Loss

Alphanumeric Series

Reading Comprehension

Mixtures & Alligations

Logical Reasoning

Fill in the blanks

Permutation, Combination & Probability

Data Sufficiency

Cloze Test

Work & Time
Sequence & Series

Ranking & Order
Directions
Alphabet Test

Para jumbles

Simple Interest & Compound Interest
Surds & Indices

Seating Arrangement

Vocabulary

Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere

Coded Inequalities

Paragraph Completion

Time & Distance
Number Systems

Puzzle
Coding-Decoding
Tabulation

Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting

Data Interpretation

Syllogism

Sentence Completion

Ratio & Proportion
Percentage

Blood Relations
Input-Output

Tenses Rules

 

SBI PO Mains Syllabus (topic-wise)

Data Analysis & Interpretation

Reasoning

General/Economy/Banking Awareness

English Language

Tabular Graph

Syllogism

Current Affairs

Reading Comprehension

Line Graph

Verbal Reasoning

Financial Awareness

Grammar

Bar Graph

Circular Seating Arrangement

General Knowledge

Verbal Ability

Charts & Tables

Linear Seating Arrangement

Static Awareness

Vocabulary

Missing Case DI

Double Lineup

Banking Terminologies Knowledge

Sentence Improvement

Radar Graph Caselet

Scheduling

Banking Awareness

Word Association

Probability

Blood Relations, Critical Reasoning

Principles of Insurance

Para Jumbles

Data Sufficiency

Input-Output, Analytical, and Decision Making

 

Error Spotting

Let it Case DI

Directions and Distances

 

Cloze Test

Permutation and Combination

Ordering and Ranking, Code Inequalities

 

Fill in the blanks

Pie Charts

Data Sufficiency

 

 

 

Coding-Decoding, Course of Action

 

 


 

SBI Results

The final result along with the merit list id declared by the SBI on its official website, Candidates can check their individual results with the official email id, after few days of the exam. The cut-offs for the exam stages are declared within a month of the exam.

To know more about SBI Exams read here.
SBI PO Eligibility Criteria
SBI PO Exam 2021: Know Everything about Recruitment and Vacancies
SBI Clerk Syllabus
SBI SO Eligibility 
SBI SO Syllabus
 

SBI Exam FAQs

Q1. What is the exam date for SBI PO exam?

A1.  The exam date for SBI PO exam is yet to be released by SBI.

Q2. What is the age limit for SBI PO exam?

A2. The age limit for SBI PO exam is 20 to 30 years.

Q3. Is there any probation period for SBI PO?

A3. Yes, candidates selected to the post of SBI PO will be on probation for two years.

Q4. What are the other exams conducted by SBI?

A4. The exams conducted by SBI are :

  • SBI Probationary Officer (PO)
  • SBI Clerk (Junior Associates)
  • SBI Specialist Cadre Officer (SCO/ SO)

Q5 Can you appear for SBI Exams after 12?

A5. No, you can’t appear for SBI exams after class 12th.
 
 

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