SBI PO 2019 Eligibility

Exam Date : 7th July 2019 To 4th August 2019
Result Date : 15th August 2019

SBI PO 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for SBI PO exam is set by State Bank of India. It can be categorized based on the following:

  • Minimum Education: The candidate must have a graduation degree in any of the streams such as BA, B.Com, BSc, B.Tech, etc., from a University recognized by the Government of India. Candidates who are in their final semester or final year are also eligible and may apply for the exam. However, they have to produce their Final Marksheet during recruitment process.

  • Age Limit: The candidates must be between 21 to 30 years of age. However, relaxation in age is provided for reserved categories.

  • Language Proficiency: The applicant should be able to read, write and speak the language of the State or Union territory.

  • Nationality: The following categories will be deemed eligible:

    • Citizen of India

    • A subject of Nepal or Bhutan

    • A Tibetan Refugee who arrived in India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of settling permanently

    • Person of Indian Origin (PIO) who have migrated from Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Burma, Vietnam or East African countries of Zaire, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi, with the intention of permanent settlement in India.

    • Candidates belonging to the categories other than Indian, must have a certificate of eligibility issued by the Govt of India in favour of their Nationality.

Age Relaxation in SBI PO 2019 


Relaxation in Age

Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribe (ST)

5 Years

Other Backward Class (Non-Creamy Layer)

3 Years

Persons with Disabilities (PWD)

PwD (Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe): 15 Years


(Other Backward Class): 13 Years


(General): 10 Years

Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers that includes ECOs, SSCOs who have worked for minimum 5 years in the military and have left on the completion of the project

5 Years

Candidates who wrer original habitants of Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu and Kashmir during the period ranging from 01 January 1980 to 31st December 1989

5 Years

Number of Attempts - Category-wise



For General category

4 attempts

For General (PWD) category

7 attempts

OBC category

7 attempts


7 attempts


No restriction

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