SBI PO Age Limit 2020-21 | Relaxation, Attempts

SBI PO Age Limit

SBI PO Exam is conducted only once a year. So, you need to be alert about the SBI PO Notification and Age Limit. You will get much more attempts for SBI PO exam as compared to other government exams. Moreover, if you belong to particular catergory like OBC, SC/ST or PWD, then you will get few more attempts than general category candidates. So, let us analyse the SBI PO Age Limit 2020 in detail so that you have an exact idea about how many more attempts do you have to join State Bank of India as an officer.

Age Limit of SBI PO is not same for all aspirants. Moreover, there is difference in the number of attempts too. So, it becomes necessary to know the exact age limit for SBI PO Exam 2020 (for upcoming exam).

SBI PO Age Limit 2020

Age Limit for SBI PO Exam 2020= 21 years to 30 years

Age Limit for SBI PO 2020 Exam is 21 to 30 years as on April 1, 2020. It means that you must be between Age Limit of 21 to 30 years on April 1, 2020. Now, we will see the exact age limit of SBI PO Exam in which your birth Date must lie to be eligibile for upcoming SBI PO exams:

  • SBI PO Age Limit 2020: Candidate must be born not earlier than 02.04.1990 and not later than 01.04.2000
  • SBI PO Age Limit 2021: Candidate must be born not earlier than 02.04.1991 and not later than 01.04.2001
  • SBI PO Age Limit 2022: Candidate must be born not earlier than 02.04.1992 and not later than 01.04.2002
  • SBI PO Age Limit 2023: Candidate must be born not earlier than 02.04.1993 and not later than 01.04.2003
  • SBI PO Age Limit 2024: Candidate must be born not earlier than 02.04.1994 and not later than 01.04.2004

(Both Start and End dates are Inclusive)

Also Check: SBI PO Exam Pattern 2020 (Prelims, Mains, GD & PI Explained!)

SBI PO Age Limit Relaxation

If you belong to particular category like OBC, SC/ST, Ex-Servicemen, SSC Officers, PWD, etc than you will get relaxation in SBI PO Exam Age Limit. Let us analyze each cas one by one:

Different Categories Age Relaxation
Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) 5 Years
Other Backward Class (and must be Non-Creamy Layer) 3 Years
Persons with Disabilities (PwD) PwD (General): 10 Years
PwD (OBC): 13 Years
PwD (SC/ST): 15 Years
Ex-Servicemen, ECOs, SSCOs who have worked for more than 5 years in military 5 Years
Habitants of Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu and Kashmir during the period ranging from 01 Jan 1980 to 31st Dec 1989 5 Years

You can give a Limited Number of Attempts in this specific Age Limit (Except SC/ST Candidate). Check category-wise attempts below.

Educational Qualification for SBI PO Exam

If you want to apply for SBI PO Exam, then you must have minimum 60% Marks in your Graduation. And if you belong to any of the categories like SC/ST/PwD, then you need minimum 55% Marks in Graduation.

Your marks will not be rounded up to calculate aggregate marks. For E.g: if you have 59.99% marks in graduation, it will not be treated as 60% and same is the case with 54.99%

(Graduation can be from any discipline)

Number of Attempts for SBI PO Exam

SBI PO Exam Number of Attempts: 04 (General Category Candidate)

General Category Candidate can give only 4 attempts for SBI PO exam that too between age limit of 21 to 30 Years. It is not that you can give any number of attempts between this age limit. But what about the SBI PO Exam Attempts for OBC, SC/ST, PWD?

Number of attempts for aspirants belonging to OBC, SC/ST and PWD category are much higher than general category candidates.

Different Categories Number of SBI PO attempts
General 4
Gen (PWD) 7
SC/SC (PWD)/ST (PWD) Unlimited Attempts upto upper age limit

Example 1: If you belong to SC Category, then you can give Unlimited Attempts of SSC CGL Exam upto 35 Years of Age

Example 2: If you belong to OBC Category (Non-Creamy Layer), then you can give 7 Attempts SSC CGL Exam upto 33 Years of Age.

Example 3: If you belong to OBC (Creamy Layer), then you will be treated as General Category Candidate. Means you can give only 4 attempts upto age of 30 years of age.

(If you are a OBC Candidate, then you need to issue an national level Non-Creamy Layer certificate to avail the benefits of OBC Category)

And for SC/ST Category, there is no such criteria at all!


We have seen A to Z details related to SBI PO Exam Age Limit, number of attempts and relaxations with real life examples on our website. Now, its your duty to study as per SBI PO Preparation Strategy provided by All India Toppers.

And to be very frank, do not worry about the less number of attempts left. Because serious aspirants just need 1 attempt to make it through!

Jai Hind!


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