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SBI PO 2020:Notification,exam date,eligibility,syllabus

SBI PO 2020:Notification,exam date,eligibility,syllabus,recruitment process ;All you need to know (revised and updated). 

 
(The Article describes the best approach to tackle English section of the exam along with the complete study material of English based on the new pattern of questions asked in IBPS PO 2019 ) 
SBI PO 2020 exam will be conducted by State Bank of India (SBI) to select eligible candidates to the post of Probationary Officer. SBI PO is one of the most coveted jobs in Banking industry and a dream job for lakhs of aspirants across India. 
Every year lakhs of aspirants take SBI PO exam.Before starting your preparation, you should get an idea about the latest updates, selection procedure, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, previous year cut off etc. Please go through this article to get all the important information related to SBI PO Exam 2020.

SBI PO 2020 Notification

(The Article describes the best approach to tackle English section of the exam along with the complete study material of English based on the new pattern of questions asked in IBPS PO 2019 )


💯Click here for the English questions asked in SBI CLERK 2020 (with detailed solution) 

The SBI PO 2020 Notification has not been released yet. As per the previous years’ trend, the official notification for SBI PO 2020 exam is expected to be released in the month of March to recruit 2000+ Probationary Officers (PO). SBI PO 2020 Exam Dates, Online Application and other details will be released with its official notification. This recruitment process will be started once the official notification has been released and it will be conducted for selection of candidates to the post of PO in State Bank of India and its Associate banks.


Eligible and interested Candidates are required to register online for the recruitment process. The 3-tier selection process consists of Preliminary and Main Exams which will be conducted online, followed by Interview. Candidates must pass each exam to get shortlisted and progress to the next stage. Final selection will be based on merit.

SBI PO 2020 Exam Date

State Bank of India (SBI) will release Exam Dates for SBI PO 2020 exam along with its official notification. Candidates are requested to visit the page regularly to remain updated about SBI PO 2020 Exam. The exam schedule for SBI PO 2020 Exam will be updated below:
 
(The Article describes the best approach to tackle English section of the exam along with the complete study material of English based on the new pattern of questions asked in IBPS PO 2019 ) 
 
SBI PO 2020 Exam Schedule
Sr. No. Activity Dates
1 SBI PO 2020 Notification will be released in March 2020
2 On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates March 2020 to April 2020
3 Download Admit Card for online Preliminary Examination May 2020
4 SBI PO Exam Date- Preliminary June 2020
5 Result of Online exam – Preliminary June 2020
6 Download of Call letter for Online Main Exam July 2020
7 SBI PO Exam Date – Mains July 2020
8 Result of Online Examination – Main August 2020
9 Download Call Letter for Personal Interview August 2020
10 Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview September 2020
11 Declaration of Final Result October 2020

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💯Click here to download 100 Golden Grammar Rules of English (with correct and incorrect forms of sentences) 

How to Apply

The online application process for SBI PO Exam 2020 will be started in the month of March 2020. All candidates can apply online for SBI PO 2020 exam by clicking on the link mentioned below:
Apply Online for SBI PO 2020 Exam (link inactive, will be active soon..)  

SBI PO 2020 Application Fee

The category wise fee structure for SBI PO online application is given below. Fee/Intimation charges once paid will NOT be refunded on any account nor can it be held in reserve for any other examination or selection. The application fee must be paid online itself. To know more check the complete guide for SBI PO Application
Sr. No. Category Application Fee
1 SC/ST/PWD Rs.125/- (Intimation Charges only)
2 General and Others Rs. 750/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

SBI PO Vacancy 2020

SBI PO 2020 Vacancy will be announced along with SBI PO 2020 Notification. The State Bank of India declared a total vacancy of 2000 posts for SBI PO 2019 Exam. So we can expected 2000+ vacancy for 2020 exam.

SBI PO 2020 Exam Pattern

The SBI PO selection process consists of 3 stages. The written examinations are conducted online, followed by an interview round. The structure of exams is as follows:

Phase-1: SBI PO Preliminary Examination

This is an online examination where the candidates must solve the question paper in one 1 hour for 100 marks. The test consists of 3 sections. Candidates must know that the sectional cut-off in the Preliminary Exam has been removed and the overall score of all the sections will be considered for selection to the next round.. The cut-off or minimum passing marks for each section is decided by the Bank each year depending on the difficult of the test. The section-wise division of the marks is given below:
S.No. Name of Tests(Objective) No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 Min
2 Numerical Ability 35 35 20 Min
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Min
Total 100 100 1 Hr

SBI PO 2020 Syllabus

Every stage of the exam is very important stage in the selection process. So without knowing SBI PO syllabus and exam pattern, you cannot make your study plan in an effective manner. The SBI PO syllabus 2020 for the prelims and the mains exam are mostly similar with slight changes. So thoroughly go through the complete SBI PO syllabus and make note of it without any mistake.

SBI PO Pre Exam Syllabus

SBI PO Prelims exam consists of 3 sections: English Language,Reasoning Ability,  & Numerical Ability.
English Language Numerical Ability Reasoning Ability
Reading Comprehension Number Series Puzzle and Arrangements
Cloze Test Simplification/ Approximation Inequality
Para jumbles Quadratic Equations Syllogism
Error Detection Data Interpretation Coding – Decoding
Sentence Improvement Miscellaneous Blood Relations
Fill in the Blanks Direction sense
Order and Ranking

SBI PO 2020  Preparation

SBI PO preparation must be done in a systematic manner, with latest exam pattern in mind. Since the syllabus covers a lot of topics, it is important to choose the right study material so that you can understand the concepts and practice a wide variety of questions as well.

For English, EK is the best(highly recommended ) 
Check out, How to prepare English for SBI PO 2020 
(The Article describes the best approach to tackle English section of the exam along with the complete study material of English based on the new pattern of questions asked in IBPS PO 2019) 

SBI PO Previous Year Exam Analysis

To help candidates get an idea of the exam level, questions, difficulty level and good attempts of the SBI PO exam, we are providing here the overall and section wise exam analysis & review of SBI PO 2019 Prelims Exam of all the shifts held online on 8th and 9th June 2019. The SBI PO Prelims exam was conducted online in the Objective type MCQ format.
Quantitative Aptitude: The Quantitative Aptitude section was of a moderate to difficulty level with the questions lengthy and time-consuming. Check the table below to know detailed analysis of Quant section:
Topic No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Data Interpretation 15 Moderate
Missing No. Series 5 Moderate
Quadratic Equation 5 Easy
Miscellaneous Word Problems 10 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate
Reasoning Ability: The Reasoning Ability section was time-consuming and of an easy to moderate difficulty level. Check the table below to know detailed analysis of Reasoning section:
Topics No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 20 Moderate
Coding-Decoding 1 Easy
Direction Sense Test 3 Moderate
Blood Relation 4 Easy
Syllogism 4 Easy
Alphabet based 1 Easy
Comparison Based 2 Easy
Total 35 Easy-Moderate
English Language: The English Language section was of an easy difficulty level. Check the table below to know detailed analysis of English section::
Topic No. of Questions Difficulty Level
Reading Comprehension 5 Moderate
Error Detection 6 Easy
Sentence Correction 5 Easy
Single Filers 7 Easy
Cloze Test 5 Easy
Match the following based Sentence Formation 2 Easy
Total 30 Easy

 
(The Article describes the best approach to tackle English section of the exam along with the complete study material of English based on the new pattern of questions asked in IBPS PO 2019) 

Criteria  for SBI PO 2020

The candidate must fulfill the following two criteria to be eligible for the SBI PO Exam 2020:
Age Limit: The candidate must be 21 Years to 30 Years as on 01.04.2020 i.e. candidates must have been born between 02.04.1990 and 01.04.1999 (both dates inclusive)
Educational Qualification: The candidate must be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized 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 must produce proof of having passed the graduation examination on or before 01.07.2020. Candidates with Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate must ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 31.08.2020. Candidates with Chartered Accountant certification may also apply.
SBI PO Selection Procedure: Important Points
The candidates should keep in mind the following points related to the SBI PO selection process:
Biometric Verification: To ensure an error-free and secure selection procedure for SBI PO 2020, the bank may digitally capture the thumb impression of the candidate. This is done to verify the genuineness of the candidates. Any inconsistency in the biometric verification will lead to rejection of the candidature and punitive legal actions. Candidates are thus advised not to apply any kind of external matter like ink, chemical etc. on their hands.
Number of Attempts: The maximum number of chances are fixed for each category. Candidates who have used up all the chances are not eligible to apply. Appearing in Preliminary Exam is not counted as an attempt but appearing in Mains Exam is counted.
Category Number of Chances
General 4
General (PWD) 7
OBC/ OBC(PWD) 7
SC/SC(PWD)/ST/ST(PWD) No restriction

SBI PO 2020 Admit Card & Call Letter

Candidates must download the SBI PO 2020 admit card from the official website of the bank as the hard copy of the SBI PO Admit Card will not be sent to the candidate via post. 
The admit card or call letter for SBI PO 2020 will be issued in 3 phases:
Online Preliminary Examination
• Online Mains Examination
• Group Exercise and Interview

SBI PO 2020 Results

All results pertaining to SBI PO 2020 will be made available on the official website of State bank of India, the governing body for the SBI PO exam.
The SBI PO Result 2020 will be released after each phase of the exam has been completed. SBI PO Prelims Result decides the candidates’ eligibility for SBI PO Mains exam. A cumulative score of the mains exam and the interview process is considered to prepare the final merit list of selected students. The merit list is prepared in the descending order of marks obtained by candidates. Candidates who make it to the merit list will be given the appointment letter by the Bank of Candidate’s choice.

SBI PO 2020 cut off

SBI PO Cut-Off for year 2020 will be declared by State Bank of India after the result of each phase has been declared. Cut-Off for preliminary phase of examination will be declared after the result for the same has been declared. Similarly cut-off for SBI PO Mains Exam will be declared after the result for the same has been declared by State Bank of India.
To know the expected SBI PO Cut-Off, one must be aware of the Cut-Off for SBI PO 2019. Let’s have a look at the same
SBI PO Prelims 2019 Cut off
Category GEN OBC SC ST EWS
Marks 71 68.25 61.75 54.75 68.25

SBI PO Mains Cut Off 2019

SBI PO 2019 Mains exam was conducted on 20th July 2019. The category wise mains cut-off marks for shortlisting Group Exercise & Interview are mentioned below:
Category Cut-Off Marks (Out of 250)
GEN 104.42
SC 82.50
ST 77.63
OBC 94.28
EWS 100.89
LD 86.51
VI 101.75
HI 75.36
D & E 75.14

SBI PO Cut Off for Group Exercise & Interview

The category wise qualifying marks for shortlisting Group Exercise & Interview are mentioned below:
Category Cut-Off Marks (Out of 50)
GEN 20
SC 17.50
ST 17.50
OBC 17.50
EWS 20
LD 17.50
VI 17.50
HI 17.50
D & E 17.50

SBI PO Final Cut-Off

Category Cut-Off Marks (Normalised to 100)
GEN 54.11
SC 45.74
ST 43.90
OBC 48.78
EWS 50.13
LD 47.11
VI 52.58
HI 35.29
D & E 33.37

SBI PO 2020 FAQs

 
Q1. When is the SBI PO 2020 Notification expected to be out?
SBI PO 2020 Official Notification is expected to be released in the month of March 2020.
Q2. When is the SBI PO Exam to be conducted?
SBI PO 2020 Preliminary exam is tentatively scheduled in the month June 2020 while the mains exam is scheduled in July 2020.
Q3. Is the SBI PO Exam Bilingual?
Except the Descriptive Test for English Language, all the other tests are bilingual, i.e. available in both English and Hindi.
Q4. Is there Negative Marking in SBI PO Exam?
Yes, there is negative marking for wrong answer in the objective tests of both Preliminary and Mains Exam of SBI PO 2020. One fourth of the total marks allotted for that question will be deducted for marking a wrong answer.
Q5. Are there fixed timings for different sections?
Yes, Both in Prelims & Mains.


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SBI PO 2020 : Notification, exam date, application

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