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SBI PO vacancy 2023: The SBI PO notification is the much-anticipated recruitment process for the banking job aspirants. Heavy paycheck and job security will add glamour to this position. Every year lakhs of candidates are applying for these posts. The SBI PO notification 2023 released. The candidates who wish to apply for the SBI PO exam can now visit the official website for more details or check here to know more about it. Let’s find out the SBI PO 2023 vacancy, exam pattern, and syllabus for the previous recruitment cycles.
SBI PO Vacancy 2023
SBI PO 2023 Vacancy has been announced along with SBI PO Notification 2023. For FY 2023-24, the State Bank of India has announced a total vacancy of 2,000 posts of Probationary Officers. Let’s have a look at the break-up of this year’s SBI PO Vacancy.
|SBI PO Vacancy 2023|
SBI PO Vacancy (PwD Category)
|d & e||20||16||36|
*VI: Vision Impairment
*HI: Hearing Impairment
*LD: Learning Disabilities
SBI PO Exam Pattern 2023
The selection process consists of two stages of COMPUTER BASED TESTS (CBT) following the group discussions and the interview. Check here for the detailed exam pattern for the SBI PO Exam 2023. If you are planing to attempt the exam, ensure to go through the entire syllabus and exam pattern.
SBI PO Prelims Exam Pattern 2023
|SL.No.||Topic/ Subject||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks||Exam Duration|
|1||English Language||30||30||20 Minutes|
|2||Numerical Ability||35||35||20 Minutes|
|3||Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 Minutes|
- There will be no sectional cut-off.
- There will be .25 marks negative marks for each wrong answer.
- The marks scored in the Preliminary Examination will be of qualifying nature and it will not consider for the final merit list for selection.
SBI PO Mains Exam Pattern 2023
- The Main Examination itself has two parts; the Computer Based Test (CBT) (200 marks ), and Descriptive Test (50 marks).
- The Descriptive Test will be for 30 minutes, 50 marks. Questions will be to test the candidate’s knowledge in the ENGLISH language. So the questions will be either Letter writing or Essay.
|SL. No.||Topic/ Subject||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks||Exam Duration|
|1||Reasoning and Computer Aptitude||45||60||60 minutes|
|2||English Language||35||40||40 minutes|
|3||Data Analysis and Data Interpretation||35||60||45 minutes|
|4||General Knowledge + Economy + Banking Awareness||40||40||35 minutes|
- There will be no sectional cut-off. There will be .25 marks negative marks for each wrong answer.
Group Exercise and Interview
- The Group Exercise will be for 20 marks and the Interview is for 30 marks.
- The marks scored in the Stage 02 Main Examination (both in the CBT and the Descriptive Test), will be added with the marks scored in the Group Exercise, and Interview for preparing the final merit list.
- The candidates score in the Main Examination (out of 250 marks) are converted to out of 75 marks and that of the Group Exercises, and Interview scores (out of 50 marks) are converted to out of 25 marks. So the final merit list marks will be out of 100 marks.
SBI PO Eligibility Criteria 2023
The candidates who are applying for the SBI PO exam must be aware of the eligibility criteria mentioned by the SBI. The candidates can either refer into the official notification released by the SBI PO or check here for the brief understanding about the eligibility criteria.
SBI PO Age Limit (as on 01/04/2023)
The candidate must be 21 Years to 30 Years i.e. candidates must have been born between 02.04.1993 and 01.04.2002 (both dates inclusive)
|Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes||5 years|
|Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)||3 years|
|Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) (SC/ ST)||15 years|
|Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) (OBC)||13 years|
|Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PwBD) (Gen/EWS)||10 years|
|Ex Servicemen, Commissioned officers including Emergency
Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers
(SSCOs) who have rendered 5 years military service and have been
released on completion of assignment (including those whose
assignment is due to be completed within 6 months from the last date
of receipt of application) otherwise than by way of dismissal or
discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability
attributable to military service or invalidment.
Graduates from any discipline are eligible for these posts. Candidates who are in their final year can also apply if they can produce their Graduation certificates during the interview process.
SBI PO 2023 Selection Process
The SBI PO recruitment exam is the most premier among the public-sector bank exams in India. It is considered a little difficult compared to the bank entrance exams conducted by IBPS. The recruitment process for Probationary Officers at SBI consists of 3 stages:
1. Preliminary Examination
2. Main Examination
The candidates who are preparing for the SBI PO exam can now start their preparations as the exam dates can be soon out for the SBI PO 2023 exams. If you are looking for the right study guide, then go for the Entri App and receive all the necessary study materials which cover the entire syllabus prescribed by the SBI. If you are also wondering about an interesting study pattern, choose the same, as the Entri App has innovated many smart video lessons and graphics to make learning better to memorize and understand.
Q1. When id SBI PO Notification 2023 released?
Ans. SBI PO Notification 2023 has been released on 6th September 2023.
Q2. Will the descriptive test be conducted offline?
Ans. No, the test will be conducted online only. Candidates are therefore advised to practice typing before they appear for the test.
Q3. How many vacancies are announced for SBI PO 2023 exam?
Ans. 2000 vacancies of Probationary Officers has been announced along with the release of SBI PO Notification 2023.
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