SBI PO 2020 Admit Card Released for the Online Preliminary Examination – Steps to Download

Published on : 22nd December 2020    Author : Himanshu Basant Bhatt
SBI PO Exam

SBI PO 2020 admit card for preliminary examination are available on the official website. The examination will be conducted on 1st, 7th, and 8th of July.

22nd December 2020: The State Bank of India (SBI) has released the admit card/hall tickets for the Probationary Officer Preliminary examination. The online examination (preliminary) is scheduled to be conducted on 31st December 2020, 02nd, 04th, and 05th January 2021. The results for which is scheduled to be announced in 3rd week of January 2021. Candidates who will qualify the prelims will be eligible to appear for the mains on 29th January 2021. The results for which is scheduled to be declared in 3rd/ 4th week of February 2021.

Candidates can download the admit cards from the official website - sbi.co.in.

SBI PO Admit Card 2020 Dates

The table below contains SBI PO dates pertaining to the release of admit card.

SBI PO admit card 2020 events

SBI PO admit card 2020 dates

Pre-Exam Training call letter

21st December 2020

Conduct of pre-exam training

December 2020

Prelims exam

31st December 2020

02nd January 2021

04th January 2021

05th January 2021

06th January 2021

Admit card for prelims

22nd December 2020

Mains exam

29th January 2021

Mains admit card

The third week of January 2021

Conduct of Phase III Interview  (Or Interview & Group Exercises)

February/ March 2021

Call Letter for Phase III Interview  (Or Interview & Group Exercises)

A third week or fourth week of February 2021

Steps to download the SBI PO preliminary exam admit card 2020

  • Go to the official link for SBI ongoing recruitment - https://sbi.co.in/careers/ongoing-recruitment.html
  • Scroll down to find ‘Recruitment of Probationary Officers in State Bank of India’ and click it to expand the section.
  • You will find the link for downloading the call letter for preliminary examination, click it.
  • You will be redirected to Login page.
  • Enter the registration/roll number and password to log-in.
  • Your e-admit card will appear.
  • Download it and take a print out.

Admit card/hall ticket/call letter is an essential document for making entry to the examination hall on the examination day. Any candidate could not be allowed to appear for the examination without the admit card. So, candidates are advised to download the same well-in-advance in order to avoid last minute rush.

Problems in downloading SBI PO admit card

Candidates may not be able to download the admit card due to the following reasons.

  • Incomplete application
  • Slow internet connectivity
  • Entering the wrong credentials

How to retrieve password while downloading PO hall ticket?

If any candidate forgets the password, can easily retrieve it by following the steps below.

  1. Click on the ‘Forgot Password’ tab at the bottom of the login page.
  2. Enter application number and other details.
  3. Click on ‘Get Password’.
  4. The password will be sent to the email ID and registered mobile number.

SBI PO Selection Process

The selection process for SBI PO posts is done through the following procedure:

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Main Examination
  • GD/Interview

Candidates who will qualify the Preliminary exam will be called for the main and those who qualify main will be shortlisted for interview. The final list of selected candidates is updated at the official website. As per the official notification, “On joining, the selected candidates will be designated as “Probationary Officers” and will be on probation for two years.”

SBI PO Preliminary Exam Pattern

The online exam will consist of 100 objective type questions from the following three sections:

  • English – 30
  • Quantitative Aptitude – 35
  • Reasoning Ability – 35

The questions have to be attempted in 1-hour duration.

The SBI PO 2020 examination is being conducted for recruitment at total 2000 vacancies. Out of which, 810 vacancies are for general, 540 for OBC, 300 for SC, 200 for EWS, and 150 for ST category.


About the Author: Himanshu Basant Bhatt

Himanshu Basant Bhatt

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