State Bank of India, invites on-line applications from Indian citizens for appointment in Clerical Cadre post in its Associate Banks. Before applying, Candidates should ensure that they fulfill the eligibility criteria for the post. Candidates are requested to apply on-line through Bank’s website www.sbi.co.in or www.statebankofindia.com. For applying on-line,the candidate should have a valid e-mail ID which should be kept alive during the currency of this recruitment excercise. if a candidate does not have a valid e-mail ID, he/she should create new valid e-mail ID before applying on line. The candidate should go to any branch of SBI, pay the amount of fees and get cash receipt with deposit journal number and depositing branch code number. These numbes should be correctly entered while registering an application on-line. No other means/ mode of application/ printout will be accepted.
State Bank of Travancore(SBT) – 1000
State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur(SBBJ) – 1134
State Bank of Hyderabad (SBH)– 2195
State Bank of Mysore(SBM) – 410
State Bank of Patiala (SBP)- 1374
Total posts: 6113
Scale of Pay : 7200-400/3-8400-500/3-9900-600/4-12300-700/7-17200-1300/1-18500-800/ 1-19300
Emoluments : Selected candidates will be paid emoluments as applicable to Award Staff under various Rules/Awards/Settlement in force in the employer Bank from time to time. At present, the total starting emoluments of a Clerical Cadre employee payable are around Rs.12,100/- per month for Graduates inclusive of D.A. and other allowances at the current rate and around Rs.10,000/- for non-Graduates in a metropolitan city.
Allowances may vary depending upon the place of posting. The new recruits must have flair for marketing and will be required to make customer calls and provide banking services, advisory services and cross sell products etc. inside and outside Bank premises. The duties
may involve extensive outdoor travelling. Depending upon requirement, there will be flexible working hours and working in shifts.
Eligibility Criteria (As on 01.10.2010)
A. Educational Qualification
a. i) Minimum 12th Standard (10 + 2) or equivalent qualification thereof with a minimum of 60% marks (55% SC/ ST/ PWD/ XS)
ii) Diploma Course passed after 10th Standard with a minimum of 60% marks (55% SC/ ST/PWD/ XS), provided;
(a) Diploma course passed must be a full time course (Diploma course through correspondence are not eligible) with a minimum of two years duration
(b) The Diploma course should be recognized / approved by the State Board of Technical Education of the concerned State.
iii) A degree (Graduation level) from recognized university with a minimum of 40% marks (35% for SC/ ST/ PWD/ XS)
Note : The percentage of marks in XII/ Diploma Course/ Graduate shall be arrived at by dividing the marks obtained by the candidate in all subjects by aggregate maximum marks of all subjects irrespective of optional/ additional subject studied. Similarly
percentage of marks in Graduation shall be arrived at by dividing the marks in all subjects of course (both in Pass/Honours course) for all the years of the course.
Grace marks awarded, if any, by the Board/ University will be excluded for the purpose of calculation of percentage. The date of passing eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the mark-sheet or provisional certificate issued by the University / Institution.
b Matriculate Ex-servicemen, who have obtained the Indian Army Special Certificate of Education or corresponding certificate in the Indian Navy or Indian Air Force, who have put in not less than 15 years of service in Armed Forces of the Union are also eligible as no marks are awarded in this certificate.
c should be able to write and speak English fluently.
d Knowledge of local language is desirable. Some questions may be put in the local language at the time of interview, to ascertain the degree of familiarity of the candidates with the local language.
B. Age : (As on 01.10.2010)
i. Minimum Age : 18 years ; Maximum Age : 28 years
Probation period: Minimum period of 6 months. Before the probation period comes to an end, the performance of the newly recruited employees will be evaluated and the probation period of these employees whose performance fails to meet Bank’s expectation, may be extended.
Selection Procedure :
All eligible candidates should apply on-line before the last date for registration of application.
a. Final selection will be made on the basis of performance in the written test and interview taken together. The questions in objective tests, except for the test of General English, will be printed in bilingual i.e., English & Hindi.
b. The written test will be of Objective type consisting of (i) General Awareness (ii) General English (iii) Quantitative Aptitude (iv) Reasoning Ability
(v) Marketing Aptitute / Computer Knowledge
There will be negative marks for the wrong answers in the Objective tests. Candidates will have to pass in each of the objective tests.
Candidates in the ratio of maximum 3 times the number of vacancies will be called for interview in the order of merit, subject to their having secured at least 40% overall of marks (35% for SC/ ST/OBC/PWD/XS) in (i), (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above besides obtaining qualifying marks in each objective type test. Bank reserves right to vary this cut off
i) Other detailed information regarding the written examination will be given in the ‘Acquaint Yourself’ booklet, which will be made available to the eligible candidates alongwith the call letter for the test.
ii) Interviews : Depending upon the number of vacancies only certain number of candidates from amongst those who qualify by ranking high enough in the merit will be called for interview and / or proficiency test. The candidates, who qualify for interview must secure minimum
marks of 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD) to be considered for selection. Final selection will be made on the basis of candidate’s performance in the written test and interview taken together.
Date of written examination : 16.01.2011 (Sunday)
(Bank reserves the right to change the date of examination under unforeseen circumstances, if any.)
Date of Deposit of Fee : From 01.10.2010 To 30.10.2010
On-line Registration : From 01.10.2010 To 01.11.2010
Date of written examination : 16.01.2011 (Sunday)
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