SBI PO Notification 2023 Out – Exam Dates, Application process, Eligibility Criteria

The State Bank of India (SBI) has unveiled the 2023 SBI PO preliminary examination admission card. The SBI PO preliminary examination is scheduled for the 1st, 4th, and 6th of November in the year 2023. To download the SBI PO preliminary examination admission card, applicants are required to input their enrollment or identification numbers, and date of birth or confidential passcodes.

The main examination is slated for December 2023 or January 2024 for those who successfully clear the preliminary examination. The psychometric test is scheduled for January or February 2024. Furthermore, the group exercises and interviews are also slated for January or February 2024. Notably, there is a total of 2000 vacancies that have been declared for the SBI PO examination.

The SBI PO selection procedure encompasses a sequence of evaluation stages, commencing with the preliminary examination, followed by the main examination, a psychometric test, group exercises, and interview.

The preliminary examination for the SBI PO assesses proficiency in three core areas: English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning Ability. Notably, the exam carries a weightage of 100 marks.

In contrast, the main examination for SBI PO incorporates both objective and descriptive type questions, with a total valuation of 250 marks. Candidates who successfully navigate the main exam are subsequently summoned for the Group Exercises and Interview, which collectively account for 50 marks.

Crucially, it is essential to underscore that the marks obtained in the preliminary examination do not contribute to the ultimate merit list.

Exam Particulars Exam Details

Exam Name


Conducting Body

State Bank of India

Exam Level

National level

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Mode of Exam


Total Registrations

Approximately 10 lakh

Stages of Exam

Prelims, Mains and Interview

Exam Fees

INR 750 for General/EWS/OBC categories

SC/ST/PWD categories are exempted from fee payment

Exam Duration

Prelims: One hour
Mains: 3 hours 30 minutes

No. of Papers and Total Marks

Prelims: Three (100 marks)
Mains: Four (250 marks)

Total Questions

Prelims: 100 questions
Mains: 156 questions

Marking Scheme

0.25 marks are deducted for wrong answers

Language/Medium of Exam

English and Hindi

Exam Purpose

For the selection of Probationary Officers in various branches of SBI

No. of Test Cities

Prelims: 200 cities (Approx.)

Mains: 70 cities (Approx.)

Official Website

Contact Details


Download SBI PO Admit Card 2023

How to Apply Online for SBI PO?

The steps to fill SBI PO application form are given below:

  • Visit the official website of SBI
  • Click on the ‘Apply Online’ link.
  • Register for the exam by entering the required credentials
  • Upload the scanned images of photograph and signature
  • Fill the detailed application form
  • Upload handwritten declaration and left thumb impression
  • Pay the application fees
  • Submit the SBI PO application form and take its printout

SBI PO Application Form: Documents to Upload :

While filling the application form, candidates are required to upload the following documents.

Dimensions of passport size image to be uploaded

  • Image dimensions: 200 X 230
  • Pixels File Type: JPG
  • File size: 20 KB – 50 KB

Dimensions of the signature image to be uploaded

  • Image dimensions: 140 X 60
  • Pixels File Type: JPG
  • File size: 10 KB - 20 KB

SBI PO Application Fees

SBI PO application fee/intimation charges are different for different categories. The payment of the application fee is accepted only through Debit/Credit Card, or net banking. Candidates can check below SBI PO application fees.

Category Application Fee (In INR)





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