SBI Clerk Recruitment 2014 for over 5000 posts: Important Dates, How To Apply, Eligibility, Selection Process

State Bank of India (SBI) has started recruitment for Assistants in Clerical Cadre through the SBI Clerk Exam 2014.

Important Dates:
Online registration of application : 26.05.2014 to 14.06.2014
Payment of Fees – online : 26.05.2014 to 14.06.2014
Payment of Fees – offline : 28.05.2014 to 17.06.2014
Exam Dates(Tentative) : July/August 2014
Details of Post & Pay Scale:
  ü  Assistants in clerical cadre in State Bank of India.
  ü  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.
  ü  Pay Scale: 7200-400/3-8400-500/3-9900-600/4-12300-700/7-17200-1300/1-18500-800/1- 19300
Eligibility Criteria (as on 31.08.2014):
Age (As on 01.05.2014): 20 years – 28 yearsi.e. candidates born
between 02.05.1986 and 01.05.1994 (both days inclusive) are only eligible to apply.
Age Relaxation as per Govt. of India Rules.
Educational Qualification (As on 31.08.2014) :
  Ø  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.
  Ø  Should be able to write and speak English.
  Ø  Knowledge of local language will be an added qualification.
How to apply:
Candidates are required to register themselves online through Bank’s website www.statebankofindia.com or www.sbi.co.inAfter registration candidates are required to
pay fee through either online(using Debit/Credit card /Internet banking) or off line mode.
Selection Procedure:
All eligible candidates should apply on-line before the last date for registration of application. Final selection will be made on the basis of performance in the online test and interview taken together.
Format of Objective Type Online Test
Sr.
No
Name of the Tests
No. of
Questions
Maximum
Marks
Total
Time
1
Reasoning Ability
40
40
135 Minutes
2
General English
40
40
3
General Awareness
40
40
4
Quantitative Aptitude
40
40
5
Marketing Aptitude/Computer Knowledge
40
40
Total
200
200
 Note:
       · 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.
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 among 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.
Final selection will be made on the basis of candidate’s performance in the test and interview taken together.
Application Fees :
Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates. 
Rs. 450 /- for all others
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