SBI Online Application

In this article, aspirants can find the detailed SBI Online process for application and registration for the different recruitment exams conducted by the banking giant annually.

State Bank of India (SBI) provides ample opportunities to young graduates and experienced professionals to start a career in the banking profession. SBI conducts open recruitment for various posts like:

  1. Clerk (Junior Associates)
  2. Probationary Officer (PO)
  3. Specialist Officer (SO)

Candidates who wish to take any of the SBI bank examinations are required to ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria for the post as on the date of eligibility.

Here are some guidelines on how to apply online for the different SBI examinations – PO, Clerk & SO in 2019:

Guidelines For Filling SBI Online Application Form

  1. For the SBI Online process, candidates should have a valid email ID and mobile number which should be in active mode until the final results are declared. This will also help them in receiving Call Letters or any urgent intimation from the Bank by email/ SMS.
  2. Candidates are required to register themselves online through Bank’s official website i.e. or
  3. Candidates have to furnish their complete details while registering for the respective examination in the SBI Online application process.
  4. It is advisable for candidates to specifically mention without fail the type of post for which they are applying. For instance, if a candidate is applying for SBI Probationary Officer post, then he/ she should mention “Recruitment of Probationary Officers (PO) in State Bank of India- 2019” application form.
  5. Once the SBI online registration is done, candidates are required to pay the requisite application fee through online channels like a credit card, debit card or through internet banking.
  6. Candidates should mandatorily note down their respective registration number and password after the SBI online application form is submitted. In case of modification in the form, they can re-open the saved and updated data using their registration number and password. However, this facility is available up to three times only. Once the application is filled completely, the candidates need to submit the data after verifying all the details. No change/modification is allowed thereafter. At this stage of SBI online application process, the registration is considered provisional.
  7. If there are any issues while filling the online application form for SBI PO or Clerk exam, candidates can address their queries at telephone no. 022-22820427 (between 11:00 AM and 06:00 PM on working days) or lodge their respective query on

Here’s the SBI PO apply online schedule as per the latest official notification:

SBI PO 2019 Calendar

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Release Date of SBI PO 2019 Official Notification

1st April 2019


SBI PO Online Registration (Inclusive of Edit/Modification of Application)

2nd April 2019 to 22nd April 2019


SBI PO Last Date of Application

22nd April 2019

For more details, you can check the SBI PO Exam at the linked article.

SBI PO Notification 2019:-Download PDF Here

Here’s the SBI Clerk apply online schedule as per the latest official notification:

SBI Clerk 2019 Calendar

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New Dates


Release Date of SBI Clerk Notification 2019

11th April 2019


Commencement of SBI Clerk 2019 Online Application

12th April 2019


Last Date of SBI Clerk 2019 Application Form

3rd May 2019

For more details, you can check the SBI Clerk exam at the linked article.

SBI Clerk Notification 2019:-Download PDF Here

Here’s the SBI SO apply online schedule as per the latest official notification:

SBI SO 2019 Calendar

Name of Event


Start Date of SBI SO Application Form (Regular Role)

May 16, 2019

Last Date of Application (Regular Role)

June 2, 2019

Start Date of SBI SO – Chief Technology Officer Application Form (Contract Role)

May 6, 2019

Last Date of Application (Contract Role)

May 20, 2019

Start Date of SBI SO – Research Analyst Application Form (Contract Role)

April 5, 2019

Last Date of Application (Contract Role)

May 15, 2019

For more details, you can check the SBI SO exam at the linked article.

SBI SO Notification 2019 (Regular & Contract Roles):-Download PDF Here

SBI Online – Guidelines For Scanning The Photograph And Signature

  1. For SBI online application and registration, candidates need to have a scanned (digital) image of their respective photograph (4.5cm × 3.5cm) and signature and upload it as per the specifications that are given in the official notification.
  2. The SBI online registration process cannot be rendered complete until the scanned photograph and signature are uploaded.
  3. The photograph must be a recent passport style colour picture with preferred dimensions of 200 x 230 pixels and the size of the file should be between 20kb – 50 kb. The image file should be in JPG or JPEG format.
  4. The signature should be done on a white paper with Black Ink pen with preferred dimensions of 140 x 60 pixels and the size of the file should be between 10 kb – 20kb. The image file should be in JPG or JPEG format. (CAPITAL LETTERS are strictly not allowed).
  5. In case, the photograph and signature are unclear/ hazy, then the candidate’s application is liable to be rejected.
  6. It is recommended that candidates should be extra cautious while uploading their clear photograph or signature and edit their application in case it’s unclear and re-upload the photograph or signature accordingly.

For more information on the different SBI exam dates, check at the linked article.

SBI Online Application – Fees

  1. Once the SBI online application process is completed, it is imperative that the candidates should ensure the correctness of the details furnished and pay the application fee through online mode.
  2. The application fee payment can be done using the following online modes:
  • Internet Banking
  • Debit Card
  • Credit Card
  1. Candidates should bear in mind that the Application Fee/ Intimation charges once paid are non-refundable on any account, neither can it be held in reserve for any other selection process or examination.
  2. If the transaction process is not completed successfully, candidates need to register again and make the payment accordingly.
  3. Post completion of the payment, candidates are advised to retain a printout of e-receipt and the SBI online application form which contains the fee details that can be used for future reference.
  4. Listed below are the application fee and intimation charges of the SBI exams – SBI PO, SBI Clerk & SBI SO:

Sl. No.


SBI Application Form Fee



Rs. 750/- (Application Fee + Intimation Charges)



Rs. 125/- (Intimation Charges only)

For more information on SBI PO books and exam preparation, you can refer to BYJU’S. We provide detailed course content with well-defined study materials that help you to get a 360-Degree view of the entire syllabus and exam pattern of the different sections of the SBI exams. Stay tuned with BYJU’S to get a detailed syllabus for SBI PO, Clerk and SO exams. You may also want to visit our SBI exams page for more updated info.

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