The SBI (State Bank of India), India’s top public sector bank invites applications from eligible Indian Citizens for appointment as Probationary Officers (POs) in State Bank of India. The Bank purposes to fill 1837 vacancies.SBI is the nation`s largest bank with over 2 lakh employees in about 12400+ branches.

Application Fees:

For SC/ST/PWD Candidates: Rs. 100/-
For General and Others: Rs. 500/-

Important Dates:

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
The examination will be held in the month of June 2014 (Tentatively)

Details of Vacancies:

Details Of Vacancies

Eligibility Criteria: (As on 10.08.2014):

(A) Essential Academic Qualifications:

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

(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)

Pay Scale:

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/-.

A limit on the number of chances is fixed.According to it, General category candidates who have already appeared for 4 previous PO exams conducted by SBI. There is no such restriction for SC/ST, OBC category candidates are given 7 chances.
The no. of attempts should be counted from the exam held on April 18, 2010

Selection Procedure:

 Phase-I: Written Examination (250 marks) consisting of Objective Tests and Descriptive Test.

(i) Objective Tests (200 marks): The Objective Tests with 2 hour duration will consists of 4 Sections with 50 marks each as follows:
(a) Test of English Language (Grammer, Vocabulary, Comprehension etc)
(b) Test of General Awareness, Marketing and Computers
(c) Test of Data Analysis and Interpretation
(d) Test of Reasoning (High Level)

The candidates are required to qualify in the Objective Tests by securing passing marks, in each of the tests, to 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 for each category.

(ii) Descriptive Test (50 marks): The Descriptive Test with 1 hour duration 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.

Note: Descriptive Test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated who have scored qualifying marks in the Objective Tests.

Phase- II: GD (20 Marks) and PI (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 and the candidates in the order of merit. 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 beas decided by the Bank.

The Final Selection will be on the basis of considering the scores of Phase I & II.

 How to Apply?

  •  Candidates have to pay the requisite fees via offline mode or online mode.

For 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 be completed.

Fee will be accepted from 2nd working day after registration and can be made within three working days at any branch of State Bank of India.

For ONLINE MODE: The payment can be made by using debit card/ credit card/ Internet Banking. On successful completion of the transaction, e-receipt and application form will be generated; which may be printed for record

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