SBI PO 2022 Notification PDF - Apply for 1673 vacancies

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SBI PO exam will take place in December as mentioned in the SBI PO 2022 notification, released on 21 September 2022 by SBI in the careers section of the SBI official website - for a total of 1673 posts of Probationary Officers. SBI PO is a highly competitive exam in the Banking and Insurance sector because of the brand value and trust of Indians in the State Bank of India. SBI PO notification 2022 consists of all the necessary details like exam dates, vacancies, eligibility criteria, etc. for the SBI PO 2022 exam. There have been minor updates in the exam pattern of SBI PO 2022 compared to the previous year's.

SBI PO 2022 Notification - Overview

SBI is going to recruit Probationary officers (PO) for its various branches spread all across India. State Bank of India conducts the SBI PO exam every year to recruit skilled personnel to serve the people of the nation as SBI PO. The recruitment takes place in three phases, namely SBI PO preliminary exam, SBI PO mains exam, and SBI PO interview. Some important highlights of SBI PO 2022 are as follows:

  • SBI PO organizing body - State Bank of India
  • SBI official website -
  • SBI PO post name - Probationary Officers
  • Number of stages - Prelims, Mains and Interview
  • Basic Pay - Rs. 41,960/-
  • Probation Period - 2 years
  • Level - National level exam
  • Mode of SBI PO exam - Prelims and Mains - Online, Interview - In-person

SBI PO 2022 Notification

SBI announced 1673 vacancies in SBI PO notification 2022 for recruiting eligible candidates for the post of Probationary Officers in branches of State Bank of India across India. SBI PO 2022 notification PDF is important for all aspirants as it gives every detail about the exam. SBI releases the exam notifications in careers on its website and the notifications are provided by SBI in both Hindi and English. You can download SBI PO 2022 notification PDF in English and Hindi from the links given below:

SBI PO 2022 Important Dates

SBI PO notification 2022 release also marks the start of the SBI PO online application process from 22 September 2022 and will continue till 12 October 2022. SBI PO 2022 exam. For 1673 posts, SBI PO 2022 Preliminary exam is scheduled for December 2022 and Mains exam is scheduled for January/ February 2023. All the important events and the dates of SBI PO 2022 are given in the following table:

SBI PO 2022 event


SBI PO 2022 notification release

21 September 2022

SBI PO 2022 application process begins

22 September 2022

SBI PO apply online last date

12 October 2022

Last date of payment of SBI PO Application fees

22 September - 12 October 2022

SBI PO Call Letter - Pre Exam Training

2nd week of November 2022

SBI PO Pre Exam Training for SC/ ST/ Religious minority candidates

November/ December 2022

SBI PO 2022 Prelims Admit Card

1st/ 2nd week of December 2022

SBI PO 2022 Exam Date (Prelims)

17/ 18/ 19/ 20 December 2022

SBI PO 2022 Result - Prelims

December 2022/ January 2023

SBI PO Admit Card - Mains

January/ February 2023

SBI PO 2022 Exam Date - Mains

January/ February 2023

SBI PO Mains Result

February 2023

SBI PO Admit Card - Phase 3 (Psychometric test, interview and group exercise)

February 2023 onwards

SBI PO Exam Date - Phase 3

February/ March 2023

SBI PO Final Result

March 2023 onwards

SBI PO 2022 Vacancy

SBI has announced 1673 vacancies for SBI PO 2022 exam, including 1600 regular SBI PO vacancies and 73 backlog SBI PO vacancies. The detailed category-wise SBI PO vacancy is mentioned in the below-given tables:

SBI PO Vacancy 2022 (Regular and Backlog)


Number of SBI PO Vacancy (Regular)

Number of SBI PO Vacancy (Backlog)




























d & e



Note: EWS - Economically Weaker Section, OBC - Other Backward Classes, SC - Scheduled Caste, ST - Scheduled Tribe, PwBD - Persons With Benchmark Disability, VI - Visually Impaired, HI - Hearing Impaired, LD - Locomotor Disability, d & e - PwBD under clauses d and e.

SBI PO 2022 Eligibility Criteria

SBI has given some age criteria and educational criteria to be fulfilled and candidates need to make sure that the eligibility criteria for SBI Clerk are met before starting their online application for SBI Clerk. The Nationality, Educational and Age Limit SBI Clerk eligibility criteria are mentioned below:

SBI PO Nationality Requirement

Only Indian citizens can apply for the SBI PO exam.

SBI PO Age Limit 2022

As per the SBI PO 2022 notification, a candidate aspiring for SBI PO must not be younger than 21 years and not older than 30 years as on 1 April 2022. SBI PO Age limit can be interpreted as "candidate must be born between 2 April 1992 and 1 April 2001, with both dates included". There is a provision of age relaxation in SBI PO as per the government norms specified for various categories:


Age Relaxation in SBI PO


5 years


3 years


15 years


13 years

PWD (Gen/ EWS)

10 years

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)

5 years

SBI PO Educational Qualification Requirements

State Bank of India has mentioned in the SBI PO 2022 notification that, to apply to SBI PO 2022, a candidate must be:

  • Graduated in any discipline or have equivalent qualifications as recognized by the central university.
  • If a candidate has not passed graduation yet, he/ she at the time of the interview must present proof of completion of graduation on or before 31 December 2022.

SBI PO Number of Attempts

There is a cap on the maximum number of attempts in the SBI PO exam. The number of attempts a candidate can have is given in the following table based on the category:


Maximum Number of Attempts in SBI PO exam

General/ EWS


General (PwBD)/ EWS (PwBD)







No limit

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about SBI PO 2022 Notification

When was SBI PO 2022 Notification out?

SBI PO 2022 Notification was released by SBI on 21 September 2022.

How many SBI PO vacancy 2022 are there?

There is a total of 1673 SBI PO vacancies - 1600 regular vacancy and 73 backlog vacancy.

What is SBI PO 2022 Exam Date?

SBI PO 2022 Preliminary Exam is scheduled from 17 to 20th December 2022, SBI PO 2022 Mains is scheduled in January/ February 2023 and SBI PO Phase 3 is scheduled in February/ March 2023.

What is the SBI PO 2022 Application Fees?

The SBI PO application fees for General/ EWS/ OBC candidates in Rs. 750/- and for the candidates of other categories is Rs. 0/-.

For what post does SBI PO 2022 exam recruit for?

SBI PO 2022 exam is for the recruitment to the posts of Probationary Officers.

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