State Bank of India
RECRUITMENT OF PROBATIONARY OFFICERS IN ASSOCIATE BANKS OF
STATE BANK OF INDIA
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.
Candidates qualified for GD & Interview under 'OBC' catagory are required to
submit OBC certificate containing the 'Non Creamy layer' clause. Candidates not
submiting the OBC certificate containing the 'Non Creamy layer' clause and
requesting to be interviewed under General catagory will not be entertained.
The candidates will have to qualify both in Phase-I and Phase-II separately.
Marks secured by the candidates in the Written Test (out of 250 marks) are
converted to out of 75 and marks secured in Group Discussion & Interview (out of
50 marks) are converted to out of 25. The final merit list is arrived at after
aggregating converted marks of Written Test and Group Discussion & Interview out
of 100 for each category. The selection will be made from the top merit ranked
candidates in each category. Results of the candidates who have qualified for
Phase II and the list of candidates finally selected will be made available on
the Bank’s website. Final select list will be published in Employment News/