(Notification) Recruitment of Probationary Officers (PO) in State Bank of India - 2017 (ADVERTISEMENT NO. CRPD/PO/2016-17/19)

(Notification) Recruitment of Probationary Officers (PO) in State Bank of India - 2017 (ADVERTISEMENT NO. CRPD/PO/2016-17/19)

Applications are invited from eligible Indian Citizens for appointment as Probationary Officers (POs) in State Bank of India. Candidates selected are liable to be posted anywhere in India.

Post Details:

Post Name: Probationary Officers (PO)

Total No of Posts: 2313

EMOLUMENTS : Presently, the starting basic pay is Rs. 27,620/- (with 4 advance increments) in the scale of Rs.23700-980/7- 30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020 applicable to Junior Management Grade Scale-I. The official will also be eligible for D.A, H.R.A/Lease rental, C.C.A, Medical and other allowances & perquisites as per rules in force from time to time. The total compensation per annum on CTC basis would be a minimum of Rs. 7.93 lacs and maximum of Rs 12.95 lacs depending on place of posting and other factors.

Essential Academic Qualifications: (AS ON 01.07.2017)

Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government. Those who are in the Final year/Semester of their Graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if called for interview, they will have to produce proof of having passed the graduation examination on or before 01.07.2017. Candidates having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 01.07.2017. Candidates possessing qualification of Chartered Accountant may also apply

Age Limit : (As on 01.04.2017)

Not below 21 years and not above 30 years as on 01.04.2017 i.e candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.04.1987 and not later than 01.04.1996 (both days inclusive)

Exam Syllabus:

Phase-I : Preliminary Examination: Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This test would be of 1 hour duration consisting of 3 Sections as follows:

Sr. No Name of test No. of Questions Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 Composite Time of 1 hour
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35
  Total 100 100

Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing passing marks to be decided by the Bank. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 20 times the numbers of vacancies subject to availability) will be short listed for the Main Examination.

Phase – II:Main Examination:

Main Examination will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests will be online. Candidates will have to answer Descriptive test by typing on the computer. Immediately after completion of Objective Test, Descriptive Test will be administered.

(I) Objective Test: The objective test of 3 hours duration consist of 4 Sections for total 200 marks. The objective test will have separate timing for every section. The candidates are required to qualify in each of the Tests by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.

Sr. No Name of test No. of Questions Marks Duration
1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
2 Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
3 General/Economy/Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
4 English Language 35 40 40 minutes
  Total 155 200 3 hours

(ii) Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with 50 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay). The candidates are required to qualify in the Descriptive Test by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.

Descriptive Test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated who have scored qualifying marks in the Objective Tests and are placed adequately high as per total marks in objective test.

Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main examination) There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

Phase – III: Group Exercises (20 marks) & Interview (30 marks)

The aggregate marks of candidates qualifying in both the Objective Tests and Descriptive Test will be arranged in descending order in each category. Adequate number of candidates in each category, as decided by the Bank will be called for Group Exercises and Interview. The qualifying marks in Group Exercises &Interview will be as decided by the Bank.

Candidates qualifying for Group Exercises & Interview under 'OBC' category would be required to submit OBC certificate containing the 'Non Creamy layer' clause. Candidates not submitting the OBC certificate containing the 'Non Creamy layer' clause and requesting to be interviewed under General category will not be entertained.

Number of chances:

  • General: 4
  • General (PWD): 7
  • OBC: 7
  • OBC(PWD): 7
  • SC/SC(PWD)/ ST/ ST (PWD): No Restriction

APPLICATION FEE

1. SC/ST/PWD Rs.100/- (Intimation Charges only)

2. General and Others Rs. 600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates will be required to register themselves online through Bank's website www.sbi.co.in/careers or www.statebankofindia.com/careers. After registration candidates are required to pay the requisite application fee through online mode by using debit card/ credit card/Internet Banking.

Important Dates:

  • On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates 07-02-2017 to 06-03-2017
  • Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges 07-02-2017 to 06-03-2017
  • Download of call letters for online Preliminary Examination 15-04-2017 onwards
  • Online Examination – Preliminary 29th & 30th Apr and 6th & 7th May'17
  • Result of Online exam – Preliminary 17-05-2017
  • Download of Call letter for Online Main Exam 22-05-2017 onwards
  • Conduct of Online Examination – Main 4th June 2017
  • Declaration of Result – Main 19th June 2017
  • Download Call Letter for Interview 26th June 2017
  • Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview 10th July 2017 onward
  • Declaration of Final Result 5th Aug 2017

Pre-Examination Training for SC/ST/Religious Minority Community candidates

  • Download of call letters for Pre-Exam Training 07-04-2017 onwards
  • Conduct of Pre-Exam Training 17-04-2017 to 22-04-2017

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Courtesy: SBI

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