SBI PO 2021 prelims exam to begin soon; Check shift timing and key guidelines here

SBI will conduct the SBI PO 2021 exam for prelims stage from today across the country in four shifts. Check the SBI PO exam day schedule and important guidelines here.

SBI PO 2021 prelims exam to begin soon; Check shift timing and key guidelines here
Ujjwal Kirti | Nov 20, 2021 - 8:07 a.m. IST
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NEW DELHI: The State Bank of India (SBI) has scheduled the SBI PO prelims exam 2021 to be conducted from today in online mode. The SBI PO 2021 prelims exam will be conducted at various exam centres in four different shifts. It is mandatory to carry SBI PO admit card 2021 along with the valid photo id proof to the exam centre.. The first shift of SBI PO 2021 will begin at 09:00 AM.

Candidates must reach the SBI PO exam centre at least 60 minutes before the SBI PO exam timing. The exact exam date of SBI PO and shift timings will be mentioned in the SBI PO 2021 admit card. According to the SBI PO exam date 2021, the exam will be conducted on November 20, 21 and 27, 2021.

SBI PO exam date 2021



SBI PO Admit Card Release date

November 8, 2021

SBI PO 2021 Exam Date

November 20, 21 and 27, 2021

SBI PO exam shift timing 2021


Shift 1

Shift 2

Shift 3

Shift 4

Reporting Time

08:00 AM

10:30 AM

01:00 PM

03:30 PM

Handwriting Sample

8:45 to 8:50 AM

11:15 to 11:20 AM

01:45 to 01:50 PM

04:15 to 04:20 PM

SBI PO exam start time

09:00 AM

11:30 AM

02:00 PM

04:30 PM

SBI PO exam end time

10:00 AM

12:30 PM

03:00 PM

05:30 PM

SBI PO Prelims exam pattern 2021


Name of Tests (Objective)

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks



English Language



20 minutes


Quantitative Aptitude



20 minutes


Reasoning Ability



20 minutes




1 hour

SBI PO 2021: Important guidelines

  • Students must carry SBI PO 2021 admit card along with one photo-ID proof and two passport size photographs to the SBI PO examination centre. The photographs carried by candidates must be the same as the one uploaded while filling the UGC NET application form.

  • Use the safe mode of transportation and reach the SBI PO test centre. Candidates will be allowed only after the temperature check and proper sanitization.

  • Do not carry any electronic devices, extra paper sheets other than admit card or get involved in any such interdisciplinary activities to avoid disqualification.

Candidates can check the SBI PO exam analysis 2021 containing good attempts and difficulty level of the paper after the exam is concluded.

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