State Bank of India (SBI) has started recruitment for Probationary Officer (PO) in its Associate Banks for the year 2014-15. Eligible candidates can apply online between 01 September, 2014 to 18 September, 2014.
Opening Date for Online Application: 01 September, 2014
Closing Date for Online Application: 18 September, 2014
Date of Payment of Application Fees (Online): 01 September, 2014 to 18 September, 2014
Date of Payment of Application Fees (Offline): 03 September, 2014 to 20 September, 2014
Tentative Date of Online Exam: November 2014
Details of Posts:
SBBJ: 350 posts
SBH: 900 posts
SBM: 500 posts
SBP: 100 posts
SBT: 1136 posts
Total No. of Posts: 2986
Pay Scale & Emoluments:
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. 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):
Educational Qualification: Degree in any discipline from a recognized University.
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 will be made on two phases.
Phase I: Examination consisting Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. 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 (Grammar, 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.
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.
How to Apply:
Eligible candidates can apply through online application mode from Bank’s website www.statebankofindia.com or www.sbi.co.in
Application Fee (For Both Officer & Office Assistants):
Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD
Rs. 500/- for All Others
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