SBI 2022 Exam Dates, Registration, Eligibility, Syllabus, Results

SBI Exam

SBI Exam 2021: The State Bank of India (SBI) offers a variety of career opportunities to both young graduates and experienced professionals. Probationary Officers (PO), Junior Associates (JA), Specialist Officers (SO), and Management Trainees are some of the positions available at SBI (MT). Furthermore, the bank participates in lateral hiring. SBI PO, Clerk, and SO, are among the most sought-after banking exams in the country. Read this article for detailed information on the SBI 2022 Exam.

SBI Exams in India

SBI PO (Probationary Officer)

SBI Clerk (Junior Associates Customer Support & Sales)

SBI SO (Specialist Officers)

SBI Exam 2022: Highlights

The following are some of the most important aspects of the SBI 2022 Exam.

Overall SBI Exam Highlights

Conducting body

State Bank of India

Exam levels


Exam Purpose

Selection of PO, SO, Clerk, Management Trainee in various branches of SBI

Exam Frequency

Once a year

Exam language

Hindi and English

Official website


Post name

Probationary Officer

Number of vacancies

2,056 vacancies 

Recruitment stages

Stage 1: Preliminary Exam

Stage 2: Mains Exam

Stage 3: Interview only or Group Discussion & Interview

Exam Mode

Preliminary and Mains exams are conducted in online mode

Group Discussion and Interview is conducted offline

Exam Duration

Preliminary Exam: One hour

Mains Exam: 3.5 hour

SBI Clerk

Post name

Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sales)

Number of vacancies

More than 5000 vacancies announced

Recruitment stages

Stage 1: Preliminary Exam

Stage 2: Mains Exam

Stage 3: Test of Specified Local Language

Exam Mode


Exam duration

Preliminary: One hour

Mains: 2 hours 40 minutes


Post Name

Manager (Marketing-Real Estate & Housing)/Senior Special Executive (Fema Compliance), Manager (Credit Analyst-IBG), Deputy Manager (Law), Senior Special Executive (Data Analyst), Senior Executive (Statistics), etc.

Number of vacancies

Vacancies are announced as per the requirement of the bank

Recruitment Stages

Written Test and Interview/Shortlisting and Interview

Exam Mode


Exam duration

Written Test45 minutes

Lateral Hire

Post name

Economist, Chartered Accountant, Hindi (Official Language) Officers, Law Officers, Security Officers, System Officers, Electrical Engineers, Civil Engineers, Network Engineers, Fire Officers, Medical Officers (Permanent-Part-Time), Risk Analysts, etc

Recruitment stages

Online Test and Interview

Shortlisting and Interview

SBI Exam 2021 Dates

Events Notification & Application Dates Exam Dates


Notification: 04-Oct-2021

Application Form: 05-Oct-2021 to 25-Oct-2021

Prelims: November/ December 2021

Mains: December 2021

Interview (Or Interview & Group Exercises): Second or third week of February 2021

SBI Clerk

Notification: 26-April-2021

Application Form: 27-April-2021 to 20-May-2021

Prelims: 10-Jul-2021, 11-Jul-2021, 12-Jul-2021 and 13-Jul-2021

Mains: 01-Oct-2021 and 17-Oct-2021

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SBI Exam Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for SBI recruitment vary depending on the position. SBI post-wise eligibility criteria can be found below.

Exam Educational Qualification Age Limit



21 to 30 years

SBI Clerk


20 to 28 years


Deputy Manager Law:

Degree in Law (Three years/ Five years) from a recognized University in India.

Senior Special Executive

(Data Analyst) & Senior Executive (Statistics):

Postgraduation in Statistics/Maths/Economics from a recognized university with a minimum of 60%.

Deputy Manager Law: 25 to 35 years (42 years with a minimum of 8 years of experience)

Senior Special Executive

(Data Analyst): Maximum age is 37 years

Senior Executive (Statistics): 35 years

SBI Circle Officers recruitment


Not more than 30 years as of August 1, 2020. Candidates must have been born not earlier than August 2, 1990.

SBI Apprentice


20 to 28 years

Lateral Hire

Age, Educational Qualifications, and Experience varies as per the Post and Grade

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SBI Exam Process 2022

The complete selection process of SBI recruitment is mentioned below:

SBI Exam Application Form

The SBI recruitment application form is available online. The application fee for General and General/ EWS/ OBC candidates is Rs 750, whereas SC/ ST/ PWD/ XS candidates are not required to pay. The steps in the application process are as follows:

  • Step 1: Registration
  • Step 2: Uploading scanned photograph, signature, and Left Thumb Impression (LTI)
  • Step 3: Filling basic details, personal details, educational qualification, and work experience details
  • Step 4: Preview of application form
  • Step 5: Payment of application fees
  • Step 6: Submit the application form

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SBI Admit Card

For the preliminary exam, mains exam, Group Exercises and Interview, and SBI Admit Card is released individually. Candidates must go to the official website to get their admit cards. Candidates must provide their registration number or roll number, as well as their date of birth or password, in order to download their SBI admit card. Candidates will not receive a hard copy of their admit card in the post.

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SBI Exam

Candidates must attempt the SBI Exam, which is divided into phases and stages. The SBI PO exam has three stages: Preliminary, Mains, and Group Exercises, as well as an Interview. Preliminary, Mains, and Language Proficiency Test are the three levels of the SBI Clerk exam. The SBI SO Exam is divided into phases based on the type of vacancies/posts available. For example, the Deputy Manager (Law) position requires a written test and an interview. Shortlisting and interviews are part of the selection process for Senior Special Executive (Data Analyst) and Senior Executive (Statistics).

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SBI Result

The State Bank of India releases its results online. The result is presented in the form of a merit list in PDF format. The scorecard is released a few days after the results are announced. Along with the scorecard, the SBI cutoff is announced. Candidates must login with their registration number or roll number, as well as their date of birth or password, in order to download their scorecard. The sectional and total scores are displayed on the scorecard.

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We have covered a complete guide on SBI 2022 Exam. If you have queries, feel free to ask us in the comment section below.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs): SBI 2022

For which posts SBI Exams are conducted?

SBI examinations are conducted for a variety of positions, including Circle Officers, POs, Clerks, SO, and Management Trainees.

How many times the SBI Exams are conducted?

Once a year, SBI conducts exams for PO, SO, and Clerk.

What is the selection process of the Management Trainee in SBI?

SBI recruits management graduates from IIMs and other top institutions. They are recruited on the basis of a contract.

What is lateral hire in SBI?

SBI conducts lateral hire recruitment according to the bank’s vacancy requirements.

What is the level of the SBI Syllabus?

The level of the SBI exam syllabus is of graduation level.

What are the basic eligibility criteria of the SBI exam?

Graduation is the minimum educational requirement for the SBI 2022 exam. The exam’s minimum age requirement is 18 years.

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