Applications are invited from eligible Indian Citizens for appointment as Probationary Officers (POs) in State Bank of India. Candidates selected are liable to be posted anywhere in India.
Last Date To Apply Online: 25.04.2014
Last Date To Apply Offline: 28.04.2014
SC ST OBC* GEN TOTAL
235 439 405 758 1837
VH OH Total
29 31 60
*Vacancies reserved for OBC category are available to OBC Candidates belonging
to ‘Non-creamy layer’. ‘Creamy layer’ OBC candidates should indicate their
category as ‘General’
APPLICATION FEE AND INTIMATION CHARGE: (Non Refundable)
1. SC/ST/PWD = INR 100/- (Intimation Charges only)
2. General and Others = INR 500/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)
ELIGIBLITY CRITERIA :
(A) Essential Academic Qualifications : (AS ON 10.08.2014)
Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government.
Those who are in the Final year (2014 Batch) of their 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 10.08.2014.
Candidate having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 10.08.2014.
The date of passing eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the marksheet or provisional certificate issued by the University / Institute. In case the result of a particular examination is posted on the website of the University / Institute then a certificate issued by the appropriate authority of the University / Institute indicating the date on which the result was posted on the website will be taken as the date of passing.
(B) Age Limit : (As on 01.04.2014)
Not below 21 years and not above 30 years as on 01.04.2014 i.e candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.04.1984 and not later than 01.04.1993 (both days inclusive)
For SC/ST Relaxation of Upper age limit as per govt rules.
SELECTION PROCEDURE :
Phase-I Examination consisting Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks.
The Objective Test will be online. Immediately after online Objective Test, Descriptive Test will be administered.
Cadidates will have to answer Descriptive
Test on paper/Pen mode.
(i) The Objective Test with 2 hour 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) 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.
Final Selection Process
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/ Rozgar Samachar.
HOW TO APPLY
GUIDELINES FOR FILLING ONLINE APPLICATION:
After registration candidates are required to pay the requisite application fee through one of the following modes:
(i) Offline mode : The system will generate a cash voucher/ challan form pre-printed
with the candidate’s details which will be required to be presented at any State Bank
of India branch counter with the requisite fee. On payment of the requisite fee
through computer generated challan form, registration of the online application will
(ii) Online mode : The payment can be made by using debit card/ credit card/Internet
Before applying online a candidate will be required to have a scanned (digital) image
of his/her photograph and signature as per the specifications given in Annexure-I.
Online application will not be registered unless candidates upload photo and signature
as specified. For more info about photograph and signature image size follow please check advertisement.
PAY: The starting basic pay is 16,900/-(with 4 increments) in the scale of 14500-600/7-18700-700/2-20100-800/7-25700 applicable to Junior Management Grade Scale I.
The official will also be eligible for D.A, H.R.A & C.C.A as per rules in force from time to
time. The compensation per annum at Mumbai is around 8,40,000/-.
The break up of monthly compensation is as under:
Cash Component 34,320/-
Bank’s contribution to PF 1,690/-
Housing (Lease Rental) 29,500/-
Perquisites (Conveyance, Newspapers, Entertainment allowance, House & Furniture Maintenance etc. 4,130/-
In addition, the officers are also entitled to other benefits like –
(i) Medical Aid for self (100%) and for family (75%)
(ii) Home Travel Concession/Leave Fare Concession
(iii) Concessional Interest Rates for Housing/Car/Personal Loans
The salary scales are under revision with effect from November 2012
SBI PO CALL LETTERS FOR EXAMINATION 2014-15:
The candidates should download their call letter and an “acquaint yourself “ booklet
by entering their registration number and password / date of birth, from 30.05.2014 from the Bank’s website.
NO HARD COPY OF THE CALL LETTER / ACQUAINT YOURSELF BOOKLET WILL BE SENT BY POST.
ONLINE REGISTRATION OF APPLICATION : 07.04.2014
PAYMENT OF FEES – ONLINE : 07.04.2014 TO 25.04.2014
PAYMENT OF FEES – OFFLINE : 10.04.2014 TO 28.04.2014