SBI PO Eligibility Criteria 2019

Aspiring candidates who aim to work at State Bank of India as a Probationary Officer should carefully examine the SBI PO eligibility criteria properly before applying for the SBI PO 2019 job posting. In this article, we’ll cover the detailed list of eligibility criteria including the educational qualifications, age limit, upper age limit and the total number of attempts which are required to be fulfilled before applying for the SBI PO exam. As per the SBI PO Notification 2019 released on 1st April 2019, given below is the SBI PO eligibility criteria:

  1. Educational Qualification
  2. SBI PO Age Limit
  3. Number of Attempts

SBI PO Eligibility

Aspirants can go through the detailed SBI PO eligibility criteria below and also download the SBI PO Eligibility 2019 PDF for easy reference.

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Nationality

A candidate who is aspiring to apply for SBI PO exam must be an Indian citizen.

Mandatory Educational Qualifications (as on 31st August 2019)

  1. Candidates must hold a Graduation degree in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification which is recognised by the Central Government. They should ensure that the passing certificate should indicate the degree pass date in it.
  2. Prospective applicants who are in the Final Year/ Semester of their Graduation may also apply on a provisional basis. However, this is subject to the condition that at the time of the interview, they’ll need to produce proof that they have passed the graduation examination on or before August 31, 2019.
  3. Candidates who have an Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate need to ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before August 31, 2019.
  4. Candidates who possess Chartered Accountancy qualification are also eligible to apply.
  5. As per the SBI PO qualification criteria, the candidates should indicate the percentage obtained in Graduation degree and calculate it to the nearest two decimals in the application form. For cases where CGPA is awarded, applicants should convert the grade into percentage and indicate it in the online application form.
  6. For the SBI PO eligibility percentage, candidates with less than 60% in their graduation are also eligible to take the SBI PO 2019 exam. No minimum percentage in Graduation is prescribed by the State Bank of India for the SBI Probationary Officer (PO) exam.

SBI PO Age Limit (as on 1st April 2019)

Candidates applying for the SBI PO 2019 exam should not be below 21 years and not above 30 years as on April 1, 2019. This implies that candidates must have been born not later than 1st April 1998 and not earlier than 02.04.1989 (both days inclusive).

There is some age relaxation in the Upper age limit for the SBI PO exam. Check the list updated below:

Sl. No.

Category

Age relaxation

1.

Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe

5 Years

2.

Persons With Disabilities (PWD) – PWD (SC/ ST)

– PWD (OBC)

– PWD (Gen/ EWS)

15 Years

13 Years

10 Years

3.

Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)

3 Years

4.

Persons ordinarily domiciled in the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1st Jan 1980 to 31st Dec 1989

5 Years

5.

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

5 Years

Note: The Cumulative Age Relaxation will not be available either under any of the above items or in combination with any other items.

However, there are some conditions for some candidates who are not eligible for the SBI Probationary Officer (PO) 2019 post. This includes:

  1. Candidates who have a record of default in repayment of loans/have an adverse report from CIBIL, or credit card dues are not eligible for appointment.
  2. Candidates who have adverse reports regarding moral turpitude, inappropriate character and antecedents are not eligible to apply for this post.

Total Number of Attempts

The total number of attempts that candidates can give the SBI PO exam is restricted on the basis of category. Given below is the list of total attempts as per category:

Sl. No.

Category

Attempt Limit

1.

General

4 Attempts

2.

Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe

No limit

3.

OBC/ General (PWD)/ OBC (PWD)

7 Attempts

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