State Bank of India
Applications are invited from eligible Indian Citizens for appointment as
Assistants in clerical cadre in State Bank of India.
Vacancy Detail :
Name of Post : Assistants In Clerical Cadre
Total No. of Post : 5092 Posts
Age Limit : (As on 01.05.2014)
- Minimum Age : 20 years ; Maximum Age : 28 years (as on 01.05.2014).
Candidates born between 02.05.1986 and 01.05.1994 (both days inclusive) are
only eligible to apply
Pay Scale :
- The total starting emoluments of a Clerical Cadre employee payable at
Metro like Mumbai will be around Rs.17500.00 per month inclusive of
D.A. and other allowances at the current rate. Allowances may vary depending
upon the place of posting.
Educational Qualification : (As on 31.08.2014)
A Degree (Graduation level) from a recognised university,
or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central/State
Government. Those who are in the final year of Graduation/Semester 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 31.08.2014.
Note: (a) The date of passing the eligibility
examination will be the date appearing on the marksheet/provisional
certificate or the date on which the result was posted on the website of the
university / institution. Candidate having integrated dual degree (IDD)
certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before
(b) Matriculate Ex-servicemen, who have obtained the
Indian Army Special Certificate of Education or corresponding certificate in
the Navy or Air Force, after having completed not less than 15 years of
service in Armed Forces of the Union are also eligible for the post. Such
certificates should be dated on or before 31.08.2014.
(c) Should be able to write and speak English. (d)
Knowledge of local language will be an added qualification.
Selection Procedure :
All eligible candidates should apply on-line before the
last date for registration of application.
a. Final selection will be made on the basis of
performance in the online test and interview taken together. Merely
satisfying the eligibility norms does not entitle a candidate to be called
for test or interview.
b. The test will be online objective type, consisting of
(i) General Awareness (ii) General English (iii) Quantitative Aptitude (iv)
Reasoning Ability (v) Marketing Aptitude / Computer Knowledge. The questions
in objective tests, except for the test of General English, will be
bilingual i.e., English & Hindi. Each test will be of 40 marks.For these
objective type tests of total 200 marks candidates will be given a composite
time of 2 Hours 15 minutes
There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the
Objective tests. 1/4th mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
Candidates will have to pass in each of the objective tests.The passing
marks in each of the tests will be decided by the Bank on the basis of the
performance of all the competing candidates taken together in each test to a
minimum required level. Candidates are also required to score a minimum
percentage marks on
aggregate (For SC/ST/OBC/PWD/XS candidates, 5% relaxation available thereon)
for being considered for interview. Minimum percentage marks on aggregate
will be decided by the bank.
NOTE: Other detailed information regarding the
examination will be given in the ‘Acquaint Yourself’ booklet, which will be
made available to the eligible candidates along with the call letter for the
c. Interviews: Candidates qualified in the test will be
placed according to their marks in descending order in respective
categories. Depending upon the number of vacancies only certain number of
candidates from amongst those who qualify by ranking high enough in the
merit will be called for interview in the ratio of maximum 3 candidates for
each vacancy. Candidates are required to score a minimum percentage marks
(to be decided by the bank) in interview to be considered for final
selection. 5% relaxation for SC/ST/ OBC/PWD/XS category will be available
thereon. Weightage for knowledge of local language will be given in
accordance with the Govt. guidelines. Final selection will be made on the
basis of candidate’s performance in the test and interview taken together.
Note: Interview call letters will be uploaded on the
Bank’s website after declaration of result of online test. Candidates will
have to download the same from our website. No hard copy of interview call
letter will be sent by post. Date of written examination: Various dates in
the month of July/August (Tentatively).(Bank reserves the right to change
the dates of examination.)
Examination Fee :
Examination Centres (Tentative list) :
The examination may be at the centres mentioned in the
Annexure I and the address of the venue will be advised in the call letters.
Bank reserves the right to cancel any of the Examination Centres and/ or add
some other Centre, at its discretion, depending upon the response,
administrative feasibility, etc. Bank also reserves the right to allot the
candiate to any centre other than the one he/she has opted for, if
required.While registering the application, candidate should indicate the
name of the Centre where he/she desires to take the examination. The
candidates will appear for the examination at their own expenses and risks
and the bank will not be responsible for any injury or losses etc. of any
NO CHANGE IN THE CHOICE OF EXAMINATION CENTRE WILL BE
ENTERTAINED. BANK RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ADD OR DELETE ANY CENTRE OR ALTER
EXAMINATION DATE AT ITS DISCRETION. EXAMINATION WILL NOT BE CONDUCTED IN
STATES WHERE VACANCIES ARE NOT ADVERTISED.
Call Letters For Examination:
How To Apply :
GUIDELINES FOR FILLING ONLINE APPLICATION:
(Pre-requisite for applying online: Candidates should have valid email ID which
should be kept active till the declaration of results). This will help him/her
in getting call letter/interview advices etc. by e-mail). Candidates are
required to register themselves online through Bank’s website
www.statebankofindia.com or www.sbi.co.in After registration candidates are
pay fee through either online(using Debit/Credit card /Internet banking) or off
OPTION-I: PAYMENT OF FEE (OFFLINE):
Candidates should first scan their photograph and
signature as detailed under guidelines for scanning the photograph and
Candidates to visit Bank's website
www.statebankofindia.com or www.sbi.co.in and open the appropriate Online
Application Format available under recruitment link.
Fill the application carefully. Once the application is
filled complete (candidates are advised to take printout of the application
before submission of application and check its correctness carefully. If any
discrepancy observed, they may edit. After edition/correction they should
submit the application), candidates should submit the data. No change/ edit
will be allowed after submission of the application. In the event of the
candidates not able to fill the data in one go, they can save the data
already entered. When the data is saved, registration number and password
will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Candidates
should note down the registration number and password. Email & SMS
indicating the Registration number and Password will be sent. They can
reopen the saved data using registration number and password and edit the
particulars, if needed. EDIT facility will be available for three times
only. Candidates to take a printout of the system generated fee payment
challan immediately. The registration at this stage is provisional. The
system generated fee payment challan form will be required to be presented
at any branch of SBI with the requisite fee. On payment of fee, registration
of online application will be complete.
Fee Payment: Fee payment will be accepted from 2nd
working day after registration and can be made within three working days
(subject to last date for fee payment) at any branch of State Bank of India.
Candidates who have registered online on the day before last day or last day
of registration and opted for offline fee payment will be required to remit
fee on or before last day stipulated for offline fee payment, positively.
System generated fee payment challan will be used for depositing fee. Once
fee paid, the registration process is completed.
Candidates will receive registration confirmation
by SMS/e-mail after two working days from the date of payment of fees.
Please ensure to furnish correct Mobile number / e-mail address to receive
the registration confirmation.
Note: There is also a provision to reprint the
submitted application containing fee details, after three days of fee
OPTION-II: PAYMENT OF FEES: [ONLINE PAYMENT]:
FOLLOW STEPS i) to iii) GIVEN UNDER OPTION-I ABOVE.
However fee payment challan will not be generated and fee payment will have
to be made online through payment gateway available thereat.
After ensuring the correctness of the particulars of the
application form candidates are required to pay fees through the payment
gateway integrated with the application, following the instructions
available on the screen. No change/edit will be allowed thereafter.
The payment can be made by using MASTER/VISA debit/
credit cards or Internet Banking by providing information as asked on the
screen. Transaction charges for online payment will be borne by the
On successful completion of the transaction, e-receipt
and application form will be generated; you may take its printout for your
record. If online transaction fails i.e online transaction is not completed
successfully (even amount debited to your account), please register again
and pay the fee online.
Note: There is also a provision to reprint the
eReceipt and Application form containing fee details, at later stage. Once
e-receipt/ application containing fee details is generated, registration is
Important Dates :
Online Registration of Application : 26.05.2014 To
Payment of Fees - Online : 26.05.2014 To 14.06.2014
Payment of Fees - Offline : 28.05.2014 To 17.06.2014
Important Links :
Courtesy : SBI