SBI PO exam dates are announced in the official notification released by the conducting body. The Probationary Officer exam is one of the most anticipated exams in the banking sector and aspirants across the country look forward to the SBI PO exam dates to release and to fill in the application forms.
SBI Probationary Officer (PO) is considered a coveted job opportunity among banking aspirants in India. There is an immense scope of growth in an SBI PO role. Candidates who are eligible get the opportunity to move to the highest hierarchical level in SBI.
In this article, we bring to you the SBI PO exam dates for the 2021 recruitment and from the past year recruitments.
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The SBI PO 2020 notification was released on November 13, 2020, and was issued on the SBI official website. Candidates can get relevant information about the recruitment process in the PDF given below:
To know more about other SBI exams, check at the linked article.
Important SBI PO Exam Dates 2021 (Tentative)
Generally, the State Bank of India releases the official Probationary Officer notification in the month of April. However, after the delay in the release of SBI PO recruitment 2020, the 2021 recruitment is also expected to start towards the second half of the year.
Given below is a tentative schedule for the SBI Probationary Officer exam dates 2021 for the reference of candidates looking forward to applying for the post of Bank PO in one of the most reputed Public Sector Banks in the country:
|SBI PO Exam Dates 2021 (Tentative Schedule)|
|Phase of the Exam||Important Dates (Tentative)|
|Official Notification||October/November 2021|
|Online Application & Registration||November 2021|
|Prelims Admit Card Release||December 2021|
|SBI PO Prelims Exam Date||December 2021/January 2022|
|Prelims Result||January 2022|
|Mains Admit Card||January 2022|
|SBI PO Mains Exam Date||January 2022|
|Mains Result||February 2022|
|Final Result||March/April 2022|
Note: The SBI PO exam dates mentioned above are only tentative and the final exam schedule shall be released once the official notification is out.
For information about the application and registration process for the post of Bank Probationary Officer in the State Bank of India, candidates can visit the SBI PO apply online page.
Important SBI PO Exam Dates 2020
State Bank of India is the conducting body for the PO exam and is responsible to release the exam schedule every year. Lakhs of candidates appear for this exam every year as it is one of the most prestigious exams in the banking sector and a dream job for many.
Given below is the tentative exam schedule as per the official SBI PO notification 2020-21:
|SBI PO 2020-21 Exam Dates|
|Official Notification||November 13, 2020|
|Registration Starts||November 14, 2020|
|SBI PO Last Date To Apply||December 4, 2020|
|Admit Card Release for Prelims PET||December 21, 2020|
|Admit Card Release for Prelims||December 22, 2020|
|Preliminary Exam||January 4, 2021
January 5, 2021
January 6, 2021
|Admit Card Release for Mains||3rd week of January 2021|
|SBI PO Mains Exam Date||January 29, 2021|
|Mains Exam Result||3rd/4th week of February 2021|
|Interview Call Letters||3rd/4th week of February 2021|
|Interview||February/ March 2021|
|Final Result||Last week of March 2021|
To know more about SBI PO Eligibility, check at the linked article.
It is imperative for candidates to understand the requirement and proceed with the application procedure by registering themselves for the SBI PO exam.
Eligible candidates can register online for the SBI PO exam by filling an application form and depositing the exam fees through the online mode.
To know more about SBI PO Eligibility, check at the linked article.
SBI PO Exam Dates 2019
The SBI PO 2019 recruitment had started on April 1, 2019, and the entire recruitment procedure, including the declaration of the final result, was completed by October 2019.
Given below are the important SBI PO exam dates 2019:
|SBI PO Exam Dates 2019|
|SBI PO Notification||April 1, 2019|
|SBI PO Application Start Date||April 2, 2019|
|SBI PO Last Date for Application||April 22, 2019|
|Download the SBI PO Prelims Exam Call letter||May 17 – June 9, 2019|
|SBI PO Prelims Exam Date||June 8, 9, 15 & 16, 2019|
|SBI PO Prelims Result||June 29, 2019|
|Download the SBI PO Mains Exam Call letter||July 5 – 20, 2019|
|SBI PO Mains Exam Date||July 20, 2019|
|SBI PO Mains Result||August 24, 2019|
|SBI PO Interview / Group Discussion||September 2019|
|SBI PO Final Result||October 18, 2019|
To explore the SBI PO Mains exam, check at the linked article.
Candidates can refer to the links given below and check the exam analysis for the SBI PO prelims and mains examination:
SBI PO Exam Dates 2018
For the reference of candidates, we have also provided the SBI PO exam dates for the 2018 recruitment. The exam dates show that over the past two years the Probationary Officers recruitment has taken place at the same time of the year.
Given below are the important SBI PO exam dates for the Probationary Officers recruitment 2018:
|SBI PO Exam Dates 2018|
|SBI PO Notification||April 21, 2018|
|SBI PO Application Start Date||April 21, 2018|
|SBI PO Application Closure||May 13, 2018|
|Download the SBI PO Prelims Exam Call letter||June 18, 2018|
|SBI PO Prelims Exam Date||July 1, 7 & 8, 2018|
|SBI PO Prelims Result||July 16, 2018|
|Download the SBI PO Mains Exam Call letter||July 21, 2018|
|SBI PO Mains Exam Date||August 4, 2018|
|SBI PO Mains Result||August 20, 2018|
|SBI PO Interview / Group Discussion||September to October 2018|
|SBI PO Final Result||October 30, 2018|
Candidates can check the SBI PO result at the linked article.
For any latest updates, candidates should keep a close eye on the SBI official page and visit it regularly to stay updated about any details pertaining to the SBI PO exam.
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Frequently Asked Questions on SBI PO Exam Dates
Q 1. How many time is the SBI PO exam conducted in a year?
Q 2. Who reserves the right to decide the SBI exam dates?
Q 3. Which are the best books to study for the SBI exam?
Ans. Given below is a list of books that candidates can consider to prepare for the SBI exams:
- Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning by R.S. Agarwal
- Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams by R.S. Agarwal
- Wren & Martin for English
- Quantitative Aptitude for CAT by Arun Sharma
- Reasoning Ability by Arun Sharma
- Banking Awareness by Arihant Publications
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