The SBI PO Exam is conducted by the State Bank of India (SBI) to fill the position with the Probationary Officer (PO). The Probationary Officer serves in SBI branches all over India.

The notification for SBI PO 2021-22 was released in October 2021, with the prelims taking place in November 2021 and the subsequent stages to take place in 2022. This article will give tentative dates for SBI PO 2021-22 along with the fees that need to be paid while applying for the exam.

Information about SBI PO 2022 will be updated when the notification for the same is released, so watch this space for more information.

Candidates preparing for the Government Exams can find the following like useful


SBI PO Exam Fee

Application Fee will be 750/- for General/ EWS/ OBC candidates and ‘Nil’ for SC/ ST/PWD candidates. 

Application Fee once paid will NOT be refunded on any account nor can it be held in reserve for any other examination or selection

The following table gives details about SBI PO exam dates for 2021:

SBI PO Exam Dates 2021
Recruitment Events Important Dates 
Official Notification October 5, 2021
Preliminary Exam November 20, 2021

November 21, 2021

November 27, 2021

Preliminary Declaration Results December 14, 2021
Mains Exam December 2021 (Tentative)
Download of Main Examination Call letter 2nd /3rd week December 2021 onwards (Tentative)
Declaration of Result of Main Examination January 2022 (Tentative)
Interview 2nd/3rd week of February 2022 (Tentative)
Declaration of Final Result February / March 2022 (Tentative)

FAQ about SBI PO Exam


Is there negative marking for SBI PO examination?

Yes, there is a negative marking of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer. Hence, if you get wrong answers to 4 questions, you will lose 1 mark.

Is there a probation period for SBI PO?

Yes, the SBI PO has a probation period of about 2 years.

What is a PO post in SBI?

The PO post in SBI stands for Probationary Officer. A Probationary Officer is basically an assistant officer. During the probationary period of 2 years, a PO might be asked to do any kind of job in the branch office – both clerical and official.

To know more about the SBI PO Exams, candidates can refer to the following links. To know more in detail about other Bank Exams, visit the linked article.

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