SBI Recruitment 2021 Notification | Apply Online 10,000+ SBI Bank Clerk, PO, SO & Other Jobs

Jan 28, 2021

Bank Job is a dream for most of the candidates in India. SBI is the largest bank in India and offers excellent job opportunities for both freshers and experienced candidates. SBI Latest Recruitment 2021 provides a golden opportunity for those candidates who want to build their career in the banking sector.

Latest SBI Recruitment 2021 Notification

Post DatePost NameVacanciesQualificationLast DateMore Details
SO81Graduate/ PG
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Insurance Advisor 
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SCO452Graduation/ PG11.01.2021
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Life Insurance Agent
20010th Class
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27.07.2020Circle Based Officer (CBO)3850Graduation31.08.2020More Details
Circle Based Officer (CBO)
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22.06.2020More Details
09.06.2020Data Protection officer01Degree23.06.2020More Details
05.06.2020 CMF, AC
85Graduate17.06.2020More Details

Every year, State Bank of India releases various notifications to recruit candidates for Special Management Executives, Probationary Officer (PO), Clerk, Specialist Officer (SO), General Manager (GM), Secretary, Security Officers, Manager (Corporate Loans and Finance, Legal), Scale I Officer and Manager, Scale II Officer and Manager, Peon and other vacancies.

Brief About State Bank of India (SBI)

SBI – State Bank of India is a multinational banking and financial services company based in India. Its headquarters is located in Mumbai, Maharashtra. Every year, SBI releases various job notifications to recruit candidates for various posts like Clerk, PO, SO and others.

SBI Recruitment 2021 Notification – Overview

Board Name
State Bank of India
Name of the Posts
Clerk, Probationary Officers (PO), Specialist Officers (SO), and other posts
Type of JobBank Jobs
Mode of application
Central Govt JobsSarkari Naukri

List of Jobs in SBI Bank

SBI releases various notifications to fill the following vacancies:

  • Clerk (Clerical Cadre)
  • Junior Associates (JA)
  • Junior Agriculture Associates (JAA)
  • Probationary Officers (PO)
  • Specialist Cadre Officers (SO)
  • JMGS Scale Officer
  • MMGS Scale Officer
  • SMGS Scale Officer
  • Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)
  • Special Management Executives (SME)
  • Apprentices
  • General Manager
  • Secretary
  • Security Officers
  • Circle Defence Banking Advisor
  • Bank Medical Officer (BMO)
  • Economist
  • Chartered Accountant
  • Hindi (Official Language) Officers
  • Law Officers
  • System Officers
  • Electrical Engineers
  • Civil Engineers
  • Network Engineers
  • Fire Officers
  • Medical Officers (Permanent-Part-Time)
  • Risk Analysts, etc

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2021

Every year, SBI Clerk Exam is conducted by the State Bank of India to recruit the applicants for junior associate vacancies. Candidates who are recruited as a clerk will interact with customers and perform related operations. They are designated as cashiers, depositors, and other posts.

For visitors and customers at any bank, the first point of contact for inquiries and guidance is Bank Clerk. The SBI Clerk Job role is as follows:

  • The duty involves working in CASA (Current Account Saving Account) where the work includes daily activities like withdrawals, deposits, account opening, money transfer through cheque, NEFT, RTGS, etc., issuing Demand Drafts, taking a cheque book requests, etc
  • The primary work of SBI clerk involves acting as a Single Window Operator (SWO) and taking care of customer’s queries
  • To interact with the customers and resolve their issues
  • Some may work in deposits (opening of term deposits, RDs, etc.) and government business (Pensions, etc.)
  • Some times, SBI Clerk acts as a head cashier for handling all cash transactions like clearance and transfer of cheques
  • To assist the officers in the credit department (loans, recovery, etc.)
  • The job also involves marketing and cross-selling bank products, calling customers for selling banking services, advisory services, etc.

Details of SBI Clerk  Vacancies

  • Name of the Posts: Clerk
  • Total Number of Jobs: 8000+

The branch wise total number of vacancies are of this kind:

  • Ahmedabad: 620
  • Amravati: 150
  • Ahmedabad- 620
  • Bangalore: 475
  • Bhopal: 750
  • Bengal: 650
  • Bhubaneswar: 425
  • Chandigarh: 425
  • Chennai: 400
  • Delhi: 393
  • Delhi/ Chandigarh: 97
  • Hyderabad: 375
  • Jaipur: 503
  • Kerala: 400
  • Lucknow/ Delhi: 865
  • Maharashtra/ Mumbai Metro: 865
  • Maharashtra: 10
  • North Eastern: 326
  • Patna: 275
  • Special Recruitment Drive
  • Chandigarh: 70
  • North Eastern: 60
  • Total: 8134

SBI PO Recruitment 2021

State Bank of India organizes SBI PO Exam to recruit the candidates for Probationary Officer posts across its branches in India. SBI PO is a dream job for millions of students across India. Every year, State Bank of India releases SBI PO notification for around 2000 vacancies of Probationary Officer (also known as Management Trainees). Candidates who have completed the training successfully and designated as SBI POs are initially posted as  JMGS Scale I officer which includes

  • Local Head Office
  • Regional Business office
  • SME Branch
  • General banking branch
  • Special Branches
  • Corporate Office
  • Zonal Offices
  • Specialized departments like cheque clearing, pension clearing, etc
The SBI PO job profile is as follows:
  • SBI PO job profile is a little different from the job profiles of other Bank PO; the reason is that the State Bank of India is a vast bank operating in various types of outfits and dimensions of banking
  • Marketing of new schemes and bringing new business
  • To solve the grievances of customers in the bank for opening of new accounts, Issuing of ATM cards, doing deposits, loan processing, issuing cheque books, etc

SBI SO Recruitment 2021

SBI SO Exam is conducted by State Bank of India to select the candidates for Specialist officer posts across various branches in India.

SBI conducts the SO exam for the following posts:

  • Analytics Translators
  • Sector Credit Specialists
  • Portfolio Management Specialists
  • Sector Risk Specialists
  • Developer
  • System / Server Administrator
  • IT Security Expert
  • Database Administrator
  • Cloud Administrator
  • Network Engineer
  • Tester, etc

These posts are further categorized into 4 grades. 

  • Junior Management Grade Scale- I (JMGS-I)
  • Middle Management Grade Scale-II(MMGS-II)
  • Middle Management Grade Scale-III (MMGS-III)
  • Senior Management Grade Scale IV (SMGS-IV)

The SBI SO (Specialist Officer) job profile is as follows:

  • Maintaining IT infrastructure of the SBI bank
  • Coordinating with the vendors for the development, maintenance, procurement of software, hardware, and other services
  • Data mining and reporting for business units
  • Troubleshooting PC issues or proprietary software issues
  • Server maintenance
  • Managing the maintenance of ATMs
  • Some basic tasks like installation, formatting, and troubleshooting windows
  • Monitoring the technical infrastructure and its maintenance like database, security, etc

SBI Apprentice Recruitment 2021

State Bank of India releases SBI Jobs Notification to recruit the eligible candidates for Apprentice vacancies. SBI Apprentice is an Administration job. So, selected candidates for apprentice jobs have to work on multiple tasks related to the administrator profile. The SBI Apprentice job profile is as follows:

  • Their main task will be to deliver after-sales service to  customers
  • They have to analyze the completed tasks and grade employees performance
  • They will be responsible for the tasks assigned by the supervisors

Careers in State Bank of India (SBI)

State Bank of India provides wide opportunities for growth in the employee career, including opportunities like posting abroad, etc. Very dedicated and hardworking employees will reach top management cadre in a very short span of time.

SBI POs will get promotions faster and can rise very fast when compared to other bank’s POs. The career growth of SBI PO is as follows:

  • Deputy Manager
  • Manager
  • Chief Manager
  • Assistant General Manager
  • Deputy General Manager
  • General Manager
  • Chief General Manager
  • Deputy Managing Director
  • Managing Director
  • Chairman

SBI Specialist Cadre Officer Vacancies

  • Job Role: Specialist Cadre Officer, Armourer, Deputy Manager, and others
  • Total Number of Vacancies: 104

The post wise distribution of SBI SCO Vacancies details are the following:

  • Armourer: 29
  • Deputy Manager (Law): 45
  • Defence Banking Advisor (Navy & Air Force): 02
  • Circle Defence Banking Advisor: 02
  • HR Specialist (Recruitment): 01
  • Manager (Data Scientist): 10
  • Deputy Manager (Data Scientist): 10
  • Deputy Manager (System Officer): 05
  • Total: 104

Eligibility Criteria for SBI Recruitment

The first and foremost factor that is to be considered to apply for SBI Jobs is eligibility criteria. SBI Eligibility criteria for each post is different. The eligibility criteria include age limit, educational qualification, nationality, work experience, number of chances, etc. The post wise SBI Eligibility details are provided below.


All Indian citizens are eligible to apply for SBI Jobs

Number of Chances
  • General – 4
  • General (PWD) – 7
  • OBC – 7
  • OBC(PWD) – 7
  • SC/SC(PWD)/ ST/ ST (PWD) – No restrictions

Applicants who have already attended for the maximum no. of chances are not eligible to apply

Eligibility of SBI Clerk Recruitment

Age Limit
  • Age limit should not be below 20 years and not above 28 years as on a stipulated date

Relaxation in the age limit applies to the reserved candidates as follows:

  • Scheduled caste/ Scheduled Tribe: 5 years
  • Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer): 3 years
  • Persons with Disabilities
  • PWD (SC/ST) – 15 years
  • PWD (OBC) – 13 years
  • PWD (Gen)- 10 years
  • Ex-Servicemen – 5 years

Persons ordinarily domiciled of the Jammu and Kashmir state during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 – 5 years


Candidates should have completed graduation or equivalent qualification from a recognized university

Eligibility for SBI PO & SO Posts

Educational Qualification

Applicants should have completed graduation or any equivalent from a recognized university

Age Limit

Age limit should not below 21 years and not above 30 years as on eligibility date as given in the related advertisement

State Bank of India Salary Details

  • Candidates who got selected as PO will get a basic pay of Rs. 27, 620/- (in the scale of 23700-980/ 7- 30560- 1145/2- 32850- 1310/7-42020 applicable to Junior Management Grade Scale-I)
  • The starting basic pay for SBI clerk posts is Rs. 13, 075/- in the scale of 11765 – 655/ 3- 13730 -815/ 3- 16175- 980/4 -20095 -1145 /7- 28110- 2120/ 1- 30230 -1310/ 1-31450

The pay scale for SBI SO is as follows:

  • Junior Management Grade Scale-I (JMGS-I): Rs. 23700- 980/7- 30560-1145/2- 32850- 1310/7-42020
  • Middle Management Grade Scale-II (MMGS-II): Rs. 31705- 1145/1-32850- 1310/10- 45950
  • Middle Management Grade Scale-III (MMGS-III): Rs. 42020- 1310/5- 48570-1460/2- 51490
  • Senior Management Grade Scale-IV (SMGS-IV): Rs. 50030- 1460/4- 55870-1650/2- 59170

State Bank of India Recruitment Selection Process

SBI Bank Exam will be held in two phases preliminary and mains. Candidates who will qualify in the preliminary examination and get shortlisted will have to appear for the Main examination. Candidates who get shortlisted in the main exam are eligible to appear in the Group discussion (GD) and Interview.

  • Phase-I: Preliminary Examination
  • Phase – II: Main Examination
  • Phase – III: Group Discussion and Interview
  • Final Selection
  • Document Verification
  • Detailed Medical Examination (DME)

SBI Recruitment 2021 Application Process

Are you willing to apply for SBI Latest Recruitment 2021? Then, follow these simple guidelines to avoid the mistakes while filling the State Bank of India Online Form.

How to Apply Online for SBI Recruitment?

  • Before applying, applicants must have a valid email ID and mobile number which should be kept active till the declaration of results
  • Log on to the SBI official portal, i.e.,
  • On the home page, find the “Current Openings” section
  • Find and click on the related SBI Recruitment 2021 notification link
  • Check the eligibility and hit “Apply Online.”
  • Fill all the details in State Bank of India Online Form 2021
  • Pay the fee through proper channels
  • Upload the scanned images of the photograph and signature
  • Verify the details and take a print out of the SBI Online application form
  • Keep the hard copy of the SBI Online application form for future reference

SBI Recruitment Offline Address

If you have any doubts/queries at the recruitment can post it at Contenders can also write about their issues at SBI Recruitment to the below-included address.

  • State Bank of India, Turner Road
  • Bandra West, Mumbai
  • Maharashtra – 400050.
  • Telephone Number -022-22820427

Application Fee for State Bank of India Recruitment

  • SC/ST/PWD candidates: Rs.100/-
  • General, OBC candidates: Rs.600/-

Applicants are required to pay the requisite fee online using debit card/ credit card/SBI net banking

Why Drona for SBI Recruitment is a website which collects information regarding SBI Recruitment from the official site ( and provides complete details. Aspirants whose dream is to achieve the bank job can stay tuned to this page to get the job alerts. You can check the user data such as the eligibility criteria, distribution of vacancies, age limit, selection process, preparation tips, and how to apply steps. Contenders can get each and every notification released by SBI on this page. In addition to the bank jobs, one can also check the state and central Sarkari Naukri.

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. What are the posts in SBI bank?

A. SBI issues various advertisements to hire eligible and intelligent candidates for their vacant posts. The list of jobs in SBI bank is Clerk, PO, Specialist Cadre Officers, Risk Analyst, General Manager, Apprentice, System Officer, etc.

Q. How can I get a job in SBI?

A. State Bank of India recruits the job seekers by two methods namely IBPS CWEs and SBI Po exams. Contenders can apply for SBI Recruitment whenever the notification is released for PO/Clerk/Specialist Officer/Other posts to get a job in SBI.

Q. Is there any Negative Marking in SBI Clerk Exam?

A. There will be a negative marking strategy for both prelims and mains exam. For each wrong answer, 1/4th of the marks will be deducted from the total marks.

Q. How many times can I appear for SBI clerk?

A. State Bank of India has put some restrictions for the General category candidates in terms of the recruitment. There will be no restrictions for SC/ST/PWD contenders to apply for the SBI Vacancy. So, reserved category intenders can attend the SBI Exam any number of times.

Q. Can 12th pass apply for SBI clerk?

A. Aspirants must complete their graduation with a minimum of 60% aggregate from a recognized university to apply for the SBI Clerk Posts.

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