State Bank of India
RECRUITMENT OF PROBATIONARY OFFICERS IN ASSOCIATE BANKS OF
STATE BANK OF INDIA
Applications are invited from eligible Indian Citizens for appointment as
Probationary Officers (POs) in Associate Banks of State Bank of India.
Candidates selected are liable to be posted anywhere in India.
*Vacancies reserved for OBC category are available to OBC Cadidates
belonging to 'Non-creamy layer'. 'Creamy layer' OBC candidates should
indicate their category as 'General'.
PAY: The starting basic pay is Rs 14,500/- in the
scale of Rs 14500-600/7-18700-700/ 2-20100-800/7-25700 applicable to Junior
Management Grade Scale I. The compensation package includes attractive salary
and perquisites such as furnished accommodation or HRA, Conveyance Allowance,
Medical benefit, LFC/HTC, Loans at concessional rates etc. Total compensation
varies depending upon the place of posting and the perquisites offered by
individual Banks and on an average is about Rs.65,000/- per month at Mumbai
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA : (AS ON 01.09.2014)
(A) Essential Academic Qualifications :
Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent
qualification recognised as such by the Central Government.
Candidate having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that
the date of passing the IDD is on or before the eligiblity date.
Age Limit : (As on 01.09.2014)
Not below 21 years and not above 30 years as on 01.09.2014 i.e candidates
must have been born not earlier than 02.09.1984 and not later than 01.09.1993
(both days inclusive)
SELECTION PROCEDURE :
Examination consisting Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for
The Objective Test will be online. Immediately after the online Objective
Test, Descriptive Test will be administered. Questions relating to Descriptive
Test will be available on computer (Online) and candidates will have to write
the answers on the answer sheet (Offline) provided to them on Paper/Pen mode.
(i) Objective Test: The Objective Test with 2hours duration consists of 4
Sections with 50 marks each (Total 200 marks) as follows:
a) Test of English Language (Grammer, Vocabulary, Comprehension etc.)
b) Test of General Awareness, Marketing & Computers
c) Test of Data Analysis & Interpretation
d) Test of Reasoning (High Level)
The candidates are required to qualify in each of the Tests by securing
passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.
(ii) Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test with 1
hour duration (50marks) will be of “Test of English Language (comprehension,
short précis, 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.
(b) Phase-II Group Discussion (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 Discussion and Interview. The qualifying marks in
Group Discussion & Interview will be as decided by the Bank.
APPLICATION FEE AND INTIMATION CHARGES : (Non Refundable)
SC / ST / PWD Rs. 100/- (Intimation Charges only)
All others Rs. 500/- (App. fee and intimation
Number of chances :
- General: 4
- General (PWD): 7
- OBC: 7
- OBC (PWD): 7
- SC/ SC (PWD)/ ST/ ST (PWD): No Restriction
HOW TO APPLY
GUIDELINES FOR FILLING ONLINE APPLICATION:
Candidates will be required to register themselves online first through
Bank’s website www.statebankofindia.com or www.sbi.co.in. After which candidates
are required to pay the requisite application fee through one of the following
(i) Offline mode : The system will generate a cash
voucher/ challan form pre-printed with the candidate’s details which will be
required to be presented at any State Bank of India branch counter with the
requisite fee. On payment of the requisite fee through computer generated
challan form, registration of the online application will be complete.
(ii) Online mode : The payment can be made by using debit card/ credit
ONLINE REGISTRATION OF APPLICATION : 01.09.2014 TO
PAYMENT OF FEES - ONLINE : 01.09.2014 TO
PAYMENT OF FEES - OFFLINE : 03.09.2014 TO