SBI PO Notification 2020 Out for 2000 Vacancies

SBI PO Notification 2020 Out for 2000 Vacancies | The State Bank of India has released the SBI PO Notification 2020 on Bank’s official website https://www.sbi.co.in/. A total of 2000 vacancies has been declared on 13th November 2020. All eligible and interested candidates can apply online for SBI PO from 14th November to 4th December 2020.  In this Post, NotesBag is going to providing you all the relevant information related to SBI PO recruitment notifications.

 

IMPORTANT DATES

 

Sr. No. SBI PO notification 2020-21 Activity Dates
1 SBI PO 2020 Notification Release Date 13 November 2020
1 SBI PO Apply Online Start Dates 14 November 2020
2 SBI PO Prelims Exam Date 31st December 2020, 2nd, 4th & 5th January 2021
3 Result of Online exam – Preliminary 3rd week of January 2021
4 SBI PO Mains Exam Date 29th January 2021
5 Result of Online Examination – Main 3rd/ 4th week of February 2021
6 Download Call Letter for Personal Interview 3rd/ 4th week of February 2021 onwards
7 Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview February/ March 2021
8 Declaration of Final Result Last week of March 2021

 

Application Fees

As per SBI notification 2020 Given below is the category wise fee structure for SBI PO apply online. The fee in any circumstance will not be refunded once paid. It differs category wise.

Sr. No. Category Application Fee
1 SC/ST/PWD Nil
2 General and Others Rs. 750/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

No of Vacancies

Category SC ST OBC* EWS^ GEN Total LD# VI# HI# d&e#@
Vacancy 300 150 540 200 810 2000 20 20 20 20
Backlog 49 7
Total 300 150 540 200 810 2000 20 20 69 27

 

Salary of SBI PO

Presently, the starting basic pay is  27,620/- (with 4 advance increments) in the scale of 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020 applicable to Junior Management Grade Scale-I. The official will also be eligible for D.A, H.R.A/ Lease rental, C.C.A, Medical and other allowances & perquisites as per rules in force from time to time (the emoluments are likely to be revised shortly).

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Essential Academic Qualifications (as on 12.2020):

Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government. Those who are in the Final Year/ Semester of their Graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if called for interview, they will have to produce proof of having passed the graduation examination on or before 31.12.2020. Candidates having Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 31.12.2020. Candidates possessing qualification of Chartered Accountant may also apply.

Note:

  1. The date of passing eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the mark sheet or provisional certificate issued by the University/ Institute. In case the result of a particular examination is posted on the website of the University/ Institute, a certificate issued by the appropriate authority of the University/ Institute indicating the date on which the result was posted on the website will be taken as the date of
  2. Candidate should indicate the percentage obtained in Graduation calculated to the nearest two decimals in the online application. Where CGPA/ OGPA is awarded, the same should be converted into percentage and indicated in the online application. If called for interview, the candidate will have to produce a certificate issued by the appropriate authority inter alia stating the norms of the University regarding conversion of grade into percentage and the percentage of marks scored by the candidate in terms of these
  • Calculation of Percentage: The percentage marks shall be arrived at by dividing the total marks obtained by the candidate in all the subjects in all the semester(s)/ year(s) by aggregate maximum marks in all the subjects irrespective of Honours/ optional/ additional optional subject, if any. This will be applicable for those Universities also where Class/ Grade is decided on basis of Honours marks only. The fraction of percentage so arrived will be ignored i.e. 59.99% will be treated as less than 60% and 54.99% will be treated as less than 55%.

(A)  Age Limit: (As on 01.04.2020):

Not below 21 years and not above 30 years as on 01.04.2020 i.e. candidates must have been born not later than 01.04.1999 and not earlier than 02.04.1990 (both days inclusive). Relaxation in Upper age limit shall be as below:

 

Sr. Category Age relaxation
1. Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe 5 Years
2. Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 Years
3. Persons With Benchmark Disabilities – PWD (SC/ ST) 15 Years
    – PWD (OBC) 13 Years
    – PWD (Gen/ EWS) 10 Years
4. 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: CUMULATIVE AGE RELAXATION WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE EITHER UNDER  THE ABOVE ITEMS OR IN COMBINATION WITH ANY OTHER ITEMS.

SELECTION PROCEDURE

The selection for Probationary Officers will be done through a three-tier process: Phase-I: Preliminary Examination:

A preliminary Examination consisting of an Objective Test for 100 marks will be conducted online. The test will have of 3 Sections (with separate timings for each section) as follows:

 

SL. Name of test No. of Questions Marks Duration
1. English Language 30 Total Maximum Marks 100 20 minutes
2. Quantitative Aptitude 35 20 minutes
3. Reasoning Ability 35 20 minutes
  Total 100 1 hour

Selection criteria for Main Examination: Category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in the Preliminary Examination. There will be no sectional cut-off. Candidates numbering 10 times (approx.) the numbers of vacancies in each category will be short listed for Main Examination from the top of above merit list.

Phase-II: Main Examination:

Main Examination will be conducted online and will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. 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
Test Name of the test No. of Qs. Max. Marks Duration
I Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
II Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
III General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
IV English Language 35 40 40 minutes
  Total 155 200 3 hours
  • Descriptive Test: The duration of Descriptive Test is 30 minutes. It will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) with two questions for total 50

Selection criteria for Phase-III: Category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in Phase-II (Main Exam). There will be no sectional cut-off. Candidates  numbering  up to  3 times  (approx.)  of the  category  wise  vacancies  will  be

1.     SELECTION PROCEDURE:

The selection for Probationary Officers will be done through a three-tier process: Phase-I: Preliminary Examination:

Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Test for 100 marks will be conducted online. The test will have of 3 Sections (with separate timings for each section) as follows:

 

SL. Name of test No. of Questions Marks Duration
1. English Language 30 Total Maximum Marks 100 20 minutes
2. Quantitative Aptitude 35 20 minutes
3. Reasoning Ability 35 20 minutes
  Total 100 1 hour

Selection criteria for Main Examination: Category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in the Preliminary Examination. There will be no sectional cut-off. Candidates numbering 10 times (approx.) the numbers of vacancies in each category will be short listed for Main Examination from the top of above merit list.

Phase-II: Main Examination:

Main Examination will be conducted online and will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. 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
Test Name of the test No. of Qs. Max. Marks Duration
I Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
II Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
III General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
IV English Language 35 40 40 minutes
  Total 155 200 3 hours
  • Descriptive Test: The duration of Descriptive Test is 30 minutes. It will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) with two questions for total 50

Selection criteria for Phase-III: Category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in Phase-II (Main Exam). There will be no sectional cut-off. Candidates  numbering  up to  3 times  (approx.)  of the  category  wise  vacancies  will  be

shortlisted for Phase-III from the top of the category wise merit list subject to a candidate scoring the minimum aggregate qualifying score.

Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary & Main Examination): There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, 1/4th  of marks assigned to that

question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left

blank, i.e. if no answer is marked by candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

Sectional Marks will not be maintained for both Preliminary & Main Examinations.

Phase-III: In view of the Social Distancing and safety measures necessitated due to COVID-19 pandemic, the 3rd  Phase may comprise of (i) Interview only (50 marks)    OR

(ii) Interview (30 marks) & Group Exercises (20 marks).

Candidates will have to score minimum qualifying marks in Phase-III to be considered for final selection.

Candidates qualifying for Phase-III under ‘OBC’ category would be required to submit OBC certificate containing the ‘Non-Creamy layer’ clause. Candidates who have registered themselves as OBC but do not submit OBC ‘Non-Creamy layer’ certificate and request to be interviewed under General category will not be entertained.

Final Selection

The candidates will have to qualify both in Phase-II and Phase-III separately.  The marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II), both in the Objective Test and the Descriptive Test, will be added to the marks obtained in Phase-III for preparing the final merit list. The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added for preparing the final merit list for selection.

Marks secured by the candidates in the Phase-II (out of 250 marks) are converted to out of 75 marks and Phase-III scores of candidates (out of 50 marks) are converted to out of 25 marks. The final merit list is arrived at after aggregating (out of 100) converted marks of Phase-II and Phase-III. Selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category.

Result Publication

Results of the Preliminary Examination, Main Examination and the Final Result will be made available on the Bank’s website.

 

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