SBI Recruitment 2021

SBI Recruitment 2021 – Probationary Officer’s 2000 Posts, Online Application


SBI Recruitment Details

Name of the Post: Probationary Officer

No of Posts: 2,000 Posts

  • General: 810 Posts
  • EWS: 200 Posts
  • OBC: 540 Posts
  • SC: 300 Posts
  • ST: 150 Posts


Educational Qualification: Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by Central Government as on 31st December 2021.

Age Limit: The candidate’s age should be between 21 years to 30 years as on 1st April 2021. Candidates must have been born not later than 1st April 2000 and not earlier than 2nd April 1991 (both days inclusive).

Age Relaxation: Upper age relaxation will be 3 years for OBC/MOBC candidates, 5 years for ST candidates, and 10 years for PwD candidates.

Application Fee: Candidates have to pay the application fee to complete their online application process, the fee may vary according to the reservation category of the candidates. The complete details regarding the fee are given below.

Category Application Fee
General Rs.750/-
EWS Rs.750/-
OBC Rs.750/-
Scheduled Castes Free
Scheduled Tribes Free
Persons with Disabilities Free

Payment Method: Candidates are able to pay their application fee through an online payment gateway. Candidates should have any one of the following options to make the payment – ​​Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking, or UPI.

Exam Centres (Assam): Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar and Tezpur.


How to Apply SBI Recruitment?

Interested Candidates should apply online through the State Bank of India website Submit online application before 25th October 2021.

Follow the steps to apply online:

  • Scroll down, check the Important Link‘s section.
  • Click on Online Application Link.
  • Register, Login & complete all further steps.
  • Pay the application fee (if applicable).

Important Dates of SBI Recruitment

  • Starting date of online application: 5th October 2021
  • Last date of online application: 25th October 2021
  • Date of Prelims Exam: November/December 2021
  • Date of Main Exam: December 2021

Selection Process of SBI Recruitment

The selection process will include a Preliminary Examination and Main Examination.

Preliminary Examination

Preliminary Exam consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This test would be of 1-hour duration consisting of 3 topics as follows.

Name of Topic No. of Questions Duration
English Language 30 15 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 35 15 Minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 15 Minutes
Total 100 60 Minutes

Each test will have a separate timing as mentioned above. There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th of mark assigned for question will be deducted for each wrong answer. No minimum qualifying marks are prescribed for individual test OR for aggregate score.

Main Examination

Main Exam consisting of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks will be conducted online. The Descriptive Test will be administered immediately after conclusion of the Objective Test and candidates will have to type their Descriptive Test answers on the computer.

Objective Test: The duration of objective test is 3 hours and it consists of 4 Sections of total 200 marks. There will be separate timing for every section.

Name of Topic No. of Questions Max. Marks Duration
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 Minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 Minutes
General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40 35 Minutes
English Language 35 40 40 Minutes
Total 100 200 180 Minutes

Descriptive Test: The duration of the Descriptive Test is 30 minutes. It will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) with two questions for total 50 marks.

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