SBI PO Admit Card – Dates, How to Download, Do’s & Don’ts

State Bank of India (SBI) will release the SBI PO admit card 2021 for the preliminary exam on its official website (sbi.co.in) the second/third week of December 2021. The SBI PO (Probationary Officer) prelims exam are scheduled to be conducted in November/December 2021. The exact dates will be announced in due time. The candidates who will secure the qualifying percentile in the SBI PO prelims exam will be considered eligible to appear for the SBI PO mains exam in December 2021. The SBI PO mains admit card is expected to be released around the 2nd /3rd week December 2021 onwards.

SBI releases admit cards separately for all the stages of SBI PO recruitment process:

  1. SBI PO Prelims admit card
  2. SBI PO Mains admit card 
  3. SBI PO Interview call letter 

In order to download the SBI PO admit card, candidates need to login using their registration ID and password (generated while filling the SBI PO application form). Test takers will find all the vital exam-related details printed on the admit card including test centre name, address, test date, time, important instructions, etc. Candidates must bring one valid photo identity proof along with the admit card while appearing for the SBI PO exam, else the invigilator will prohibit their entry inside the examination hall.

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SBI PO Admit Card – Important Dates

Events Tentative schedule
Deadline to submit SBI PO application form 25th October 2021
Release of admit card for Prelims November/December 2021
SBI PO Prelims exam December 2021
Release of admit card for Mains 2nd /3rd week December 2021 onwards (tentatively)
SBI PO Mains exam December 2021
Declaration of SBI PO Final Result February/March 2022

SBI PO Admit Card – Points to Remember

Candidates must know the below-mentioned facts about SBI PO 2021 admit card:

  1. SBI PO admit card 2021 shall be available online only on the SBI’s official website (sbi.co.in).
  2. The authority will not send hard copies of SBI PO admit cards to the applicants individually.
  3. In order to access the admit card online, candidates need to login to the official website with their login credentials i.e., registration number and password. 
  4. Only those candidates will get admit card who complete the SBI PO registration process successfully.
  5. Candidates can download their SBI PO hall tickets/admit card until the examination date. However, it is suggested to download admit cards as soon as possible to reserve time for error rectification (in case it occurs). 
  6. The mandatory documents that applicants must bring at the exam centre include SBI PO admit card, latest passport size photograph, and one valid photo identity proof.

Steps to Download SBI PO Admit Card 2021

Candidates must follow the procedure given below to download the SBI PO hall ticket online:

  1. Visit SBI’s official website at sbi.co.in
  2. Click on the ‘Careers’ section and then click on ‘Latest Announcements’ 
  3. Tap on the given link for ‘SBI PO admit card 2021’
  4. Enter roll number/registration number and password/date of birth 
  5. Mention the security captcha code and tap on login button
  6. The admit card will appear on the screen
  7. Click on the download tab and save the admit card
  8. Take 2-3 printouts of the admit card for further use

Note – It is recommended to retain at least one printout of SBI PO admit card until the recruitment process gets over. 

Important Details to Check on SBI PO Admit Card 2021

SBI PO applicants must ensure that the information given in the admit card is accurate. If there is any error in the call letter, candidates must report it to the authority to avoid any hassle on the examination day. SBI PO admit card contains the below given components:

  1. Name of the applicant
  2. Roll number or registration number
  3. Date and time of exam
  4. Test centre name and address
  5. Latest passport size photograph
  6. Signature and thumb impression of the applicant 
  7. Exam-related guidelines 
  8. Details of documents required on the examination day

Documents to carry on the exam day with SBI PO admit card 2021

Test-takers must carry the SBI PO admit card along with following documents for verification purposes:

1. One of the following valid photo ID proofs (original):

  • Aadhar Card (most recommended)
  • PAN Card
  • Driving License
  • Passport 
  • Election ID Card
  • College ID Proof
  • Employee ID (only for government employees)
  • Any other photo ID proof issued by Central/State Government  

2. Two recent colored passport size photographs (it is recommended to carry the hard copy of the same photograph that is used in the SBI PO application form)  

What if there is any discrepancy in SBI PO admit card 2021?

Candidates may encounter one or more discrepancies in their basic details like name, date of birth, etc. If it happens, they need to connect with the concerned authorities as early as possible to avoid any delay in the rectification process. It is recommended that the applicants should get in touch with the SBI helpdesk for any query related to the hall ticket. They need to address their query on mail with the subject line as ‘Recruitment of Probationary Officers in State Bank of India-2021’. The contact details of the authority are as under:

Helpdesk number: 022-22820427 (11:00 am to 6:00 pm on working days)

Official email address: sbirect@ibpsorg.org

SBI PO Admit Card – Biometric Verification Process

Candidates appearing for SBI PO exam will have to go through the process of biometric verification through the SBI PO admit card. They are advised to reach the exam centre 30 minutes prior to the test timing and undergo the mandatory scanning procedure as given below:

  1. The attendance of the candidates is registered through biometric verification at the test centre.
  2. Scanning of candidates’ retina and left thumb impression complete the biometric verification process. 
  3. The applicants who deny to undergo/fail in this biometric verification procedure will not be allowed to appear for the SBI PO exam.

SBI PO Admit Card – How to retrieve password? 

Forgetting the password is a common problem faced by many candidates. In such a case, they need to follow the below given process to retrieve their SBI PO login password: 

Step 1 – Visit the official website of SBI (sbi.co.in)

Step 2 – Go to the ‘Careers’ page and click on admit card download link

Step 3 – Click on ‘Forgot Password?’ on login screen 

Step 4 – Enter your SBI PO registration ID and submit the request 

Step 5 – Check your email ID where authority will share your new password

Note – In case you forget your SBI PO registration ID, refer to the previous communication sent by SBI on your email ID as an acknowledgement of your application form submission. 

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How to fix issues while downloading SBI PO admit card 2021?

Candidates can access the SBI PO call letter through online mode only. It is probable that they face some technical errors while downloading the admit card. The responsible factors could be connection lapse, non-payment of SBI PO application fee, incomplete registration, etc. 

SBI suggests the applicants to seek immediate guidance from the concerned authorities through helpdesk number – 022-22820427 or via email support at sbirect@ibpsorg.org. If reported late, the authority is not accountable for any error in SBI PO 2021 admit card.

SBI PO Admit Card – Do’s and Don’ts 

The test takers must follow the below given regulations pertaining to SBI PO admit card 2021 while appearing for the exam:

Do’s

  1. Properly verify your details in the admit card 
  2. Contact the authorities for rectification of any error or discrepancy in the call letter
  3. Sort out the technical issues like connectivity problem, login authentication issues, etc.  while downloading the admit card
  4. Ensure that the exam centre details are perfectly mentioned in the admit card
  5.  Test takers should reach the exam centre 30 minutes prior to the test timing to avoid hustle -bustle at the biometric verification counter(s)
  6. Always maintain the decorum of the exam hal

Don’ts

  1. Don’t forget to carry a passport size photograph and identity proof along with the admit card at the test venue
  2. Don’t make any delay in reaching your designated exam centre for biometric verification
  3. Don’t bring any kind of electronic devices like mobile phones, pagers, digital watches, bluetooth, calculator, etc. to the test centre
  4. No study material or notes are allowed inside the test centre
  5. Any illicit activity inside the examination hall may lead to disqualification of involved candidates

Click here for detailed information regarding instructions for SBI PO candidates. 

SBI PO Admit Card  – FAQs

✔️ How can I download the SBI PO admit card 2021?

Candidates need to visit the official website of SBI(sbi.co.in) and click on the link to download SBI PO admit card on ‘Careers’ page. Afterwards, they need to enter their registration number/roll number and date of birth/password to login and download the SBI PO hall ticket 2020.

✔️ What if I forget my SBI PO login password?

Candidates can regenerate their password for SBI login by clicking on the “Forgot Password?” tab. They need to mention their registration ID after which the system will send them a new password to their registered contact number or email ID.

✔️ What should I do if I find an error on my SBI PO admit card?

If there is any discrepancy in SBI PO admit card, candidates need to connect with the concerned officials at SBI and get it rectified before the exam date. For support, they can call on SBI helpdesk at 022-22820427 or write an email at sbirect@ibpsorg.org

✔️ What documents do I need to carry on SBI PO exam day?

Candidates must bring one valid photo identity proof (Voter’s ID/PAN card/Passport/Adhaar Card/Driving License/any other Government ID) and passport size photographs along with SBI PO admit card 2021.

✔️ Is it mandatory to get the biometric verification done at SBI PO test centre?

Yes, candidates will not be allowed entry inside the examination hall without biometric verification of their retina and left thumb impression.

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