SBI Recruitment of Probationary Officers in Associate Banks 2014-15


About State Bank Of India:

State Bank of India (SBI) is a multinational banking and financial services company based in India. It is a government-owned corporation with its headquarters in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

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. SBI Recruitment of Probationary Officers in Associate Banks 2014-15

Salary: Rs. 65,000/- per month

Location: Across India

Total Number Of Vacancies: 2986 Posts


Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government.

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)


  • SC / ST / PWD: Rs. 100/-
  • All Others: Rs. 500/-


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 2 hours 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)

(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.

(b) Phase-II Group Discussion (20 marks) & Interview (30 marks)

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

Important Dates:

Online registration of application : 01.09.2014 to 18.09.2014

Payment of fee : Online 01.09.2014 to 18.09.2014

Payment of fee : Offline 03.09.2014 to 20.09.2014


Candidates will be required to register themselves online.

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