How Many attempts are there in SBI PO?



 o SBI Probationary Officers are to be selected for 1673 Probationary Officer (PO) vacancies across various branches of the State Bank of India.

o The SBI PO Notification 2022 was released on 21st September 2022, and online registration has begun from 22nd September 2022 onwards. 

o The SBI PO is one of the most coveted jobs in the banking industry and a dream     job for millions of people across India. For a lot of reasons, SBI PO is considered a prime career opportunity in the banking industry. These include the value of SBI’s brand and its reputation. Among PSU Banks, this is one of the highest pay scales, there are opportunities for growth, even POs can rise to the level of Chairperson, a high level of job satisfaction and social status..

o The latest updates, selection procedures, eligibility, exam pattern, syllabus, previous year cutoffs, etc., should be reviewed before beginning your preparation. In this article, you will find all the important information for the SBI PO 2022 exam.

          o The SBI PO Exam is an objective type examination conducted in various 

centers around the country via online mode.

          o SBI’s PO selection procedure is elaborate and complex compared to 

those of other Indian PSU banks because it is a coveted job opportunity.

o SBI PO exam consists of 3 phases

  • SBI PO Prelims
  •   SBI PO Mains
  • Group Exercises & Personal Interview

o The SBI PO Prelims and Mains are both online examinations.

o  Applicants who clear the SBI PO Prelims with the standard cut-off set by 

The banks are eligible for the next level of examination.

  •   SBI PO Eligibility

o  It is crucial that candidates appearing in SBI PO 2022  Prelims or Main must know the SBI PO Eligibility Criteria for 2022, because if a candidate fails to meet the criteria at any stage, his/her application will be discarded immediately. They won’t be receiving the SBI PO admit card. 

o SBI PO Eligibility Criteria include the Educational Qualifications, Age Limit, and Reservation

o Those who meet the eligibility requirements can submit an SBI PO application. 

  • SBI PO exam candidates must be between 21 and 30 years of age as of April 1, 2022. Relaxation in age limit is given to unreserved categories. SC/ST- 5 years, OBC (NCL)- 3 years
  • The candidates must have completed a degree from a reputable university or an equivalent qualification recognized by the Central Government as such. In addition, those in their final year/semester of graduation may apply provisionally if they can provide proof that they passed the graduation exam on or before December 31, 2022, if called for an interview.

 In the SBI PO exams, the number of attempts depends on the category. The candidates will not be able to take the exam once they have exhausted their category-specific number of attempts. A few points should be kept in mind regarding the restrictions on attempts as well:

o  As per the category of the candidates, the number of attempts 

has been determined.

o  Even if they still have attempts left, candidates over the age limit are 

ineligible to apply

o  Attempts will be counted from the examinations held on and after 18.04.2010.

o  Appearing in Preliminary Examination will not be counted as a chance.

 o   According to the categories, the maximum number of attempts varies:

  • General Category :4 Attempts
  • General (PWD) Category :7 Attempts
  • OBC Category: 7 Attempts
  • OBC (PWD) Category:7 Attempts
  • SC / ST Category – They are allowed to attempt as many as they want.
  •   SBI PO Dates 2022

Below listed table provides SBI PO 2022 dates related to the exam, application process, result announcement, and issue of admit cards.


  SBI PO 2022 Events SBI PO 2022 Dates
SBI PO Notification 2022 21st September 2022
Online registration starts from 22nd September 2022 to 12th October 2022
Fee payment date 22nd September 2022 to 12th October 2022
Conduct of Pre-exam training  November 2022 /December 2022
Pre-exam training call letter 1st/ 2nd  week of November 2022
SBI PO Admit Card 2022 (Preliminary) 1st/ 2nd week of December 2022
SBI PO 2022 Exam Date- Preliminary 17th December 2022

18th December 2022

19th December 2022

20th December 2022

Prelims result December 2022/January 2023
Mains admit card January 2023/ February 2023
SBI PO Exam : Mains  January 2023/ February 2023
Declaration of final result  February 2023
Admit card for Psychometric test, interview, and group exercise February 2023
Psychometric test, interview, and group exercise February 2023 / March 2023
Result announcement March 2023


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