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State Bank of India Probationary Officer

State Bank of India Probationary Officer (SBI PO Exam 2024):

SBI PO also known as State Bank of India Probationary Officer is a national-level examination that opens lucrative career options for those candidates who wish to join the Government sector. The SBI PO Exam 2024 will be conducted by the State Bank of India, to recruit eligible candidates for the post of Probationary Officer.

Being one of the most desirable jobs in the Banking Industry, SBI PO fascinates lakhs of aspirants every year who hold the same dream of joining this biggest Public Sector Organization. As the brand value of SBI is huge and it has a fruitful pay scale, SBI PO 2024 is viewed as a dividend job opportunity for millions in the Banking sector. The post of Probationary Officer in the State Bank of India is a highly recognized post in India. The applicants must prepare judiciously to get into the difficult selection procedure of this Exam.

SBI PO Exam Notification 2024:

The SBI PO 2024 Exam Notification has not been released yet due to the COVID-19 Pandemic and National Lockdown. The notification was expected to be released in the month of April 2024 which has been delayed. Like every other examination, SBI has delayed it’s ongoing SBI Clerk Main Examination. Candidates can expect the recruitment process notification after the lockdown has been completed. Bookmark this page to stay up to date with the latest SBI PO Exam 2024 Notification.

With the official notification, the SBI PO Registration Form and SBI PO Exam Dates will be released. The recruitment process will start after the official notification.

SBI PO 2024

SBI PO Exam 2024: Highlights



Exam Name

State Bank of India Probationary Officer

Exam Level

National Level Exam

Conducting Body

State Bank of India


Probationary Officer

No.of stages of Recruitment

3 - Prelims, Mains and Interview

Type of questions

Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)

Marking scheme

+1.5 Marks for each correct answer

Negative Marking

-0.25 Marks for each wrong answer

Paper medium

English & Hindi



Prelims: 1 Hour


Objective - 3 hours

Descriptive - 30 minutes

Official Website

SBI PO 2024 Exam: Eligibility

The eligibility criteria for the SBI Exam 2024 is that the candidates must have a valid Bachelor's degree from any University recognized under the Government of India. The age of the candidate must be a minimum of 21 years. The maximum age limit that is required to appear for the exam is 30 years. Candidates who are Citizens of India, Nepal, or Bhutan, A Tibetan Refugee who arrived in India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of settling permanently, or a person of Indian Origin who has immigrated from Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Burma, Pakistan, or East African countries of Tanzania, Uganda, Zaire, Kenya, Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi, with the intention of permanently settling in India can also apply for the exam.

State Bank of India sets the eligibility criteria for the SBI PO 2024 Exam. It can be categorized based on the following:

Minimum Education: The candidate must have a graduation degree in any of the streams such as BA, B.Com, BSc, B.Tech, etc., from a University sanctioned by the Government of India. Candidates who are in their final semester or final year are also eligible and can apply for the exam. However, they have to submit their Final Marksheet during the recruitment process.

Age Limit: The age of the candidates must range between 21 to 30 years. However, relaxation in age is provided for reserved categories.

Language Proficiency: The applicant should be able to read, write, and speak the language of the State or Union territory.

Nationality: The following categories will be considered eligible:

  • Citizen of India
  • A subject of Nepal or Bhutan
  • A Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the motive of settling permanently.
  • Person of an Indian ancestor who has emigrated from Pakistan, Burma, Vietnam, Sri Lanka, or East African countries of Zaire, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Ethiopia, and Malawi, with the intention of permanent settlement in India.
  • Candidates belonging to categories other than Indians must have a certificate of eligibility issued by the Govt of India in favor of their Nationality.

SBI PO 2024 Exam: Age Relaxation


Relaxation in Age

Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribe (ST)

5 Years

Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer)

3 Years

Persons with Disabilities (PWD)

PwD (Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe): 15 Years

PWD (Other Backward Class): 13 Years

PWD (General): 10 Years

Ex-servicemen, Commissioned Officers include ECOs and SSCOs who have worked for a minimum 5 years in the military and have left on the completion of the project

5 Years

Candidates who were originally habitats of the Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu and Kashmir during the period ranging from 01 January 1980 to 31 December 1989

5 Years

Number of Attempts for SBI PO Exam 2024 - Category-wise



For General category

4 attempts

For General (PWD) category

7 attempts

OBC category

7 attempts


7 attempts


No restriction

SBI PO Exam 2024 Centers

The candidates are needed to choose two sets of exam centers - one for the Prelims exam and the other for the Mains. These two need not be the same. There are more choices for the Prelims exam as compared to the Mains because the number of students will be less for the Mains exam.


Exam Centres


Ahmedabad, Bhavnagar, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara


Bangalore, Hubli, Gulbarga, Mangalore, Mysore


Bhopal, Indore, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Raipur


Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Sambalpur, Berhampur


Chandigarh, Ambala, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Patiala, Palampur, Shimla, Srinagar


Chennai, Coimbatore, Madurai, Pondicherry, Tiruchirapalli


Aizawl, Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Imphal, Kohima, Silchar, Shillong, Agartala


Hyderabad, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam


Asansol, Burdwan, Gangtok, Kolkata, Port Blair, Siliguri


Allahabad, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi

New Delhi

Agra, Ajmer, Dehradun, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Meerut, Haldwani, New Delhi, Udaipur


Aurangabad, Mumbai, Nagpur, Panaji, Pune


Bhagalpur, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Ranchi


Kochi, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Thiruvananthapuram

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