State Bank of India www.sbi.co.in
RECRUITMENT OF PROBATIONARY OFFICERS IN STATE BANK OF INDIA
Date of Written Examination :
( State Bank Of India Probationary Officer Written Test Date rescheduled )
State Bank Of India Recruitment www.sbi.co.in Probationary Officer Written Test Date
Recruitment of Probationary Officers in State Bank of India; and recruitment of probationary officers (rural business) in State Bank of India
Date of common written examination: 24.07.2011 (Sunday)
On-line registration will start from: 18.05.2011
Last date for registration of online applications: 09.06.2011
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. In case of POs (RB) the selected officers will remain under Rural Business Group (RBG) for a minimum period of 10 years.
Vacancies: Vacancies for OH/VH category candidates are reserved horizontally. Vacancies including reserved vacancies are provisional and may vary according to the requirements of Bank.
Vacancies for POs in SBI 2011 recruitment
State Bank Of India Recruitment www.sbi.co.in Post: Probationary Officers: SC-150, ST-75, OBC-270, GEN-505, Total-1000
Eligible candidates desirous of applying for both the posts should register single on-line application by depositing fees only once
There will be a common written examination for both the posts. Candidates have an option to apply for both the posts while registering on-line application.
Eligibility criteria (as on 01/05/2011)
State Bank Of India Recruitment www.sbi.co.in Essential Academic Qualifications
Graduation in any discipline from a recognised college / university
Age limit : as on 01.05.2011
Not below 21 years and not above 30 years as on 01.05.2011 i.e candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.05.1981 and not later than 01.05.1990 (both days inclusive)
State Bank Of India Recruitment www.sbi.co.in Selection procedure (common for both the posts)
Phase- I: Written examination – combined duration 3 Hrs (combined objective and descriptive type tests) – Max marks-250 (combined). Duration of objective type test will be 2 hours, maximum marks 200 and will consist of (i) test of English language (grammar, vocabulary, comprehension etc.) (ii) test of general awareness, marketing and computers (iii) test of data analysis and interpretation (iv) test of reasoning (high level), duration of descriptive type test will be 1 hour, maximum marks-50 and the test will be of test of English language (comprehension, short precis, letter writing and essay), descriptive test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated who are adequately high in percentile ranking in each of all the four objective tests and have scored overall aggregate 40% and above in case of general category and aggregate 35% and above in case SC/ST/OBC/PWD category. The qualifying marks for descriptive test will also be overall aggregate 40% for general category and overall aggregate 35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD. The merit list of written examination will be based on the aggregate of the marks obtained by the candidates in objective and descriptive tests.
Phase-II: Group discussion and interview (a) for POs – maximum marks – 50, GD – 20, Interview – 30. The aggregate marks of objective test and descriptive test will be arranged in descending order and the candidates who have qualified in both the written examinations will be called for group discussion and interview depending upon the vacancies in each category, subject to maximum of 3 times of the vacancies.
(b) for POs (RB) – maximum marks – 50, GD – 10, Interview – 30, Experience – 10. The aggregate marks of objective test and descriptive test will be arranged in descending order and the candidates who have qualified in both the written examinations will be called for group discussion and interview depending upon the vacancies in each category, subject to maximum of 3 times of the vacancies. Out of 50 marks of phase II, 10 marks are earmarked for experience i.e. candidates will be given 2 marks for each completed year of experience in the field of agriculture and rural banking in scheduled commercial bank subject to maximum 10 marks. Candidates found eligible for phase II i.e. group discussion and interview will have to produce experience certificate(s) from their employer(s) (scheduled commercial banks) certifying the number of completed years of service as on 28.02.2010 in the field of agricultural/rural banking in scheduled commercial bank(s).
(c) Final selection: The marks of group discussion and interview will be put together and the candidates who secure minimum 40% marks (minimum 35% in case of SC/ST/OBC/PWD) in group discussion and interview will be considered for final selection. The selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category. The candidate will have to pass both in phase I and II separately. Phase I and phase II marks will be aggregated and arranged in descending order (category wise) for candidates who have qualified in both the phases separately and depending on the vacancies, selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category.
Results of the candidates who have qualified for phase I and thereafter the list of candidates finally selected will be available on the bank’s website in addition to publication in employment news/ Rozgar samachar.
NOTE : Those candidates who do not receive call letters latest by 04/04/2010 should contact in person at the relative address indicated against examination centre opted by them along with print out of application and original fee receipt. No action is possible if contacted after 09/04/2010. Duplicate call letters will be issued on production of the fee receipt in original and print out of application, provided the application has not been rejected.
The candidates are advised to preserve fee receipt in original and the print out ofon-line application. While original fee receipt will have to be submitted at the timeof written examination, the print out of the on-line application will have invariablyto be submitted at the time of phase II.
Every candidate should indicate the name and code number of the Centre where he/she desires to take the examination. NO CHANGE IN THE CHOICE OF EXAMINATION CENTRE WILL BE ENTERTAINED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES. BANK RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ADD OR DELETE ANY CENTRE OR ALTER EXAMINATION DATE AT ITS DISCRETION.
State Bank Of India Recruitment www.sbi.co.in Emoluments:
Pay: Selected candidates will be on probation for a period of two years. They will draw a starting basic pay of Rs. 16,900/- in the scale of Rs.14500-600/7-18700-700/ 2 -20100-800/7-25700 applicable to junior management grade scale i. They will also be eligible for D.A., HRA & CCA. As per rules in force from time to time. At present, initial monthly emoluments of Probationary Officers, including D.A., HRA & CCA, are approximately Rs. 27,800/- at metropolitan centres
Application fee and postage (non refundable) can be deposited between 01.02.2010 and 28.02.2010 in any branch of State Bank of India.
SC / ST / PWD Rs. 50/- (postal charges only), general and others Rs. 500/- (application fee including postal charges)
How to apply for State Bank of India PO Exam 2011
How to apply this Job :
Candidates are required to download from bank’s website www.sbi.co.in / www.statebankofindia.com / the cash voucher (fee payment voucher) for payment of the application fee. The cash voucher is in duplicate. Candidates are required to go to any branch of state bank of india and pay the amount of prescribed fees (fee details see para 7 ) and postage and get the receipt
Application fees to be paid between 18-05-2011 to 07-06-2011. Obtain the duplicate copy of the cash voucher duly receipted by the branch and ensure that this cash receipt contains journal number (7-10 digits) ii) branch name branch code no.; date of deposit; amount this fee receipt needs to be produced at the time of written examination
Before applying online candidates are required to have a scanned (digital) image of his/her photograph and signature as per the specifications given below. Candidates are required to upload a scanned copy of his/her photograph along with a scanned copy of signature in the online application.
Guidelines for filling application are as under
Candidates should have a valid e-mail id. This will help him/ her in getting call letter/ interview advices etc. by e-mail.
Last date for registration of on-line applications: application must be registered on or before the 09.06.2011. Mumbai, General Manager
Date : 13.05.2011
State Bank of India DATE OF WRITTEN EXAMINATION : 24/07/2011 (SUNDAY)
Central Recruitment & Promotion Deptt.
1st Floor,(West Wing),
212, Free Press Journal Marg,
Nariman Point, Mumbai-400 021.
State Bank of India Website :Â www.sbi.co.in