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SBI PO Recruitment 2023: Notification Out for 2000 PO Posts


SBI PO Recruitment 2023: The State Bank of India (SBI) has released a SBI PO recruitment notification for 2000 vacancies of Probationary Officer (PO) posts. The bank will conduct the SBI PO 2023 exam to select eligible candidates for the Probationary Officers vacancies in various SBI branches. It is one of the most prestigious jobs in the banking industry and the dream job of millions of candidates. Interested and eligible candidates apply online for SBI PO vacancies from September 7 to 27, 2023. Continue reading to find out more about SBI PO recruitment.

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— SBI uploaded the SBI PO notification for 2,000 vacancies. Aspirants can apply online from September 7 to 27, 2023.

The SBI Probationary Officer notification for the recruitment cycle 2023-24 was released on September 6, 2023. Those who want to appear for this exam must download the notification and register themselves from the official website – sbi.co.in, or directly from this page. This exam consists of 3 phases: Prelims, Mains and Group Discussions or Interview round. Read this article to know more about the dates, vacancies, eligibility criteria, selection process, and other relevant details.

SBI PO Recruitment 2023

A total of 2,000 vacancies have been released for the SBI PO 2023 recruitment. Before getting into further details, let us check an overview of the exam from the table below:

Conducting BodyState Bank of India
Post NameProbationary Officers
Exam LevelNational
Mode of ApplicationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline (CBT)
Exam Rounds– Prelims
– Main
– Interview
SBI PO SalaryRs 41,960/- Per Month
Job LocationAcross India

SBI PO Notification 2023

The SBI PO Notification for the Probationary Officer position is available on the official website. Candidates must read the official notification PDF containing the details like eligibility criteria, the application process, exam pattern and other relevant details. Once the advertisement is available, aspirants can download it from the link below:

SBI PO 2023 Notification (Official link Active Now)

SBI PO Important Dates 2023

SBI announced the SBI PO 2023 recruitment exam dates and release an official notification. Candidates can check the table below to know all the important events and dates:

SBI PO EventsSBI PO Dates
Release of SBI PO 2023 NotificationSeptember 6, 2023
SBI PO Registration Start DateSeptember 7, 2023
Last Date to Submit the Online Application FormSeptember 27, 2023
Last Date to Pay the Application FeeSeptember 27, 2023
SBI PO Prelims Admit Card Date2nd Week of October 2023 Onwards
SBI PO Prelims Exam DateNovember 2023
SBI PO Mains Admit Card DateNovember/December 2023
SBI PO Mains Exam DateDecember 2023/ January 2024
Release of Phase 3 Admit CardJanuary/February 2024
Date of Psychometric Test (Interview & Group Exercises)January/February 2024
Declaration of Final ResultFebruary/March 2024

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  • 1st Step: Visit Embibe’s official website, i.e., embibe.com.
  • 2nd Step: Use the mobile number/email to log in.
  • 3rd Step: Click on the menu bar “Getting a Government Job” 
  • 4th Step: Select the Goal “Banking” from the dropdown and click “Next”.
  • 5th Step: Search and select “SBI PO Prelims” on the search bar and click “Next”.
  • 6th Step: Select the preferred language and click “Done”.
  • 7th Step: Click “Practice” from the header section.
  • 8th Step: Scroll down to the “Subjects” section.
  • 9th Step: Click on any SBI PO Prelims subjects.
  • 10th Step: Scroll down to click on the chapters from the selected subject to begin the practice.

SBI PO Eligibility Criteria 2023

Before filling out the SBI PO application form, candidates must check the eligibility criteria thoroughly. The conducting body can revoke the candidature of candidates who don’t fulfil the eligibility criteria. Check the age limit, educational qualification, and nationality requirements below:

Age Limit

Candidates must be 21 to 30 years old, i.e., they must have been born between 02.04.1993 and 01.04.2002 (both dates inclusive). However, there is age relaxation for different reserved categories.

Educational Qualification

Listed below are the educational qualifications for the SBI PO recruitment process:

  • Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised by the Central Government.
  • Those who are in the Final Year/Semester of their Graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if called for an Interview, they will have to produce proof of having passed the graduation examination.
  • Candidates having an Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate should ensure the date of passing the IDD. Candidates possessing the qualification of Chartered Accountant may also apply.

Language Proficiency: Candidates should be proficient in reading, writing, and speaking the official language of their state/UT.

SBI PO Application Form 2023

The conducting body released the SBI PO application form via online mode on the official website. Candidates must check the step-by-step procedure given below to fill out and submit the form for the year 2023:

  • 1st step: Go to the official website of SBI PO – sbi.co.in.
  • 2nd step: Go to the top right corner of the screen and click on ‘Careers’.
  • 3rd step: Click on ‘Latest Announcements’.
  • 4th step: Click on the link for the official notification and ‘Apply Online’ for the SBI PO Application Form.
  • 5th step: Click on ‘Click Here for New Registration’.
  • 6th step: Read the instructions carefully and click on ‘Continue’.
  • 7th step: Enter the basic details, like name, mobile number, and email ID.
  • 8th step: Enter the security code and click on ‘Save & Next’. At this point, a Provisional Registration Number and Password will be generated and sent through sms and email. Note them down.
  • 9th step: Upload scanned images of your photograph and signature, and click on ‘Next’.
  • 10th step: Enter the post you applied for, your category, and other personal details. Enter the postal address along with the PIN code. Validate the details and click on ‘Save & Next’.
  • 11th step: Enter the educational and experience details, etc. Validate them and click on ‘Save & Next’.
  • 12th step: Check all the entered details. If everything is correct, check the box against the declaration statement. Also, confirm the signature. Click on ‘Final Submit’.
  • 13th step: Upload a scanned image of a handwritten declaration in the prescribed format.
  • 14th step: Make the payment of your SBI PO application fee and take a printout of the application form and confirmation page for future reference.

SBI PO Application Fee 2023

SBI PO Recruitment 2023 application fee is to be paid online. The fee/intimation charge is non-refundable and non-transferable for any future exam. The category-wise application fee is given below:

CategoryApplication Fee
General/OBC/EWSRs.750 (Inclusive of Intimation Charges)

Note: Applicants can pay the application fees through Credit Card, Debit Card, Internet Banking, Mobile Wallet/ Cash Card, and IMPS. It is to be noted that there is no offline payment of the application fee.

SBI PO Selection Process 2023

The SBI PO exam follows a three-tier selection process. Candidates are required to get through each of the stages to reach the next level. The stages involved in the selection of aspirants are as under:

SBI PO Exam Pattern 2023

The SBI PO Prelims and Mains exam will be conducted in online mode. There are three subjects in the Prelims exam which are Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. However, the Mains exam consists of Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, English Language, Data Interpretation & Analysis and General/Economy/Banking Awareness. Check out the highlights of exam pattern from the below table:

Exam ModePrelims: Online (Objective Type)
Mains: Online (Objective Type and Descriptive Type)
Number of SectionsPrelims: Three
Mains: Four (Objective Test)
Exam DurationPrelims: 1 hour
Mains: 3 hours 30 minutes
Number of QuestionsPrelims: 100 questions
Mains: 157 questions (155 Objective + 2 Descriptive)
Negative Marking– 0.25
Language of Question PaperEnglish and Hindi

SBI PO Vacancy 2023

A total of 2,000 SBI PO 2023 vacancies have been announced along with the SBI PO 2023 notification.


Last year, the SBI announced a total vacancy of 1673 posts of Probationary Officers. Candidates can also check the last year’s recruitment detailed vacancies:

CategoriesRegular VacanciesBacklog VacanciesGrand Total

SBI PO Joining and Training

The selected aspirants will need to undergo training before joining for basic banking knowledge via an online course. Aspirants need to execute a bond of INR 2 lakhs at the time of joining to serve the bank for a minimum duration of three years. On joining, the selected aspirant will be designated as a probationary officer.

Candidates need to serve a probation period of two years. The bank will assess the performance of the aspirants from time to time. Aspirants will join the service of the Bank in Junior Management Grade Scale-1 (JMGS-1).

SBI PO Salary 2023

As per the latest notification, the initial basic pay is Rs. 41,960 (with 4 advance increments) on a scale of 36000-1490/7-46430-1740/2-49910-1990/7-63840 applicable to Junior Management Grade Scale 1.

The official will also be eligible for D.A., H.R.A/Lease rental, CCA, Medical, and other allowances & perquisites as per rules in force from time to time.

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FAQs on SBI PO Recruitment 2023

Following are the frequently asked questions and their answers related to SBI PO Recruitment 2023:

Q: Is SBI PO Notification 2023 released?

A: No. The SBI PO notification 2024 was released on September 6, 2023, by the State Bank of India.

Q: How can I apply for the SBI PO 2023 exam?

A: Candidates must apply online for the SBI PO 2023 exam on sbi.co.in using the steps above from September 7 to 27, 2023. The link to fill out the application form is also available in this article.

Q: What is the mode of the SBI PO exam?

A: The officials conduct the recruitment exam of SBI PO in online mode.

Q: How many vacancies are announced for SBI PO 2023 Exam?

A: The SBI has announced 2,000 vacancies for SBI PO 2023.

Q: What is the selection process for SBI PO 2023 Exam?

A: The SBI PO selection process comprises of three stages: Prelims, Mains, and Psychometric Test, interview (or group exercises and interview).

We hope this article on the SBI PO Recruitment exam 2023 is helpful. Stay tuned to Embibe for the latest news and updates on SBI PO 2023 exam.

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