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SBI PO Recruitment

State Bank of India (SBI) is the largest bank in India having most number of branches across India.The notification for 2016 will be published in www.sbi.co.in under career section.Due to increments in salary, high job security large number of candidates will apply SBI PO Notification.These SBI recruitment process will be done on the basis of online written examination, group discussion and Interview.

Every Year State Bank of India (SBI) recruit the candidates as Probationary Officers (PO) for more than 2000 vacancies for its newly opened branches or existing branches in various states. One can apply for one SBI PO vacancy for the state they want to work.SBI Conducts Online exam at various centres of state across India.

Career as PO in SBI : The Selected candidates will be given intensive training for a period of two years. At the end of these probation period/intensive training,the candidates will be allowed for screening process. In these screening process,the candidates who meets predetermined standard level will be confirmed and promoted to the next level grade officer i.e Middle Management Scale II,the one who fails will be given posting as Junior Management Scale I.

Selection Process:
SBI PO consists of 4 successive stages:

i. Preliminary Examination (online).
ii. Main Examination: Objective (online)and Descriptive (online) examination.
iii. Group Discussion and Personal Interview of 20 and 30 marks respectively.
iv. Final selection based on a total of 100 marks taken from both objective and descriptive tests and the GD – PI.
Eligibility

Educational Qualification :

Graduate degree in any stream from a recognized university or any equivalent qualification recognized by the Central Government.
Final year students can also apply subject to submission of requisite proof by Sep 01, 2015.

Age Limit:

A candidate should be between 21 – 30 years as on 01-04-2015 for the June 2014 exam.

Relaxation of Upper age limit

Category Age Relaxation (years)
OBC 3
SC/ST, Ex-servicemen of military, Domiciled in the J&K during the period 01/01/1980 – 31/12/1989 5
Pattern of SBI PO Recruitment Exam

Preliminary Examination: Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This test would be of 1 hour duration consisting of 3 Sections as follows:

Name of test No. of Questions Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 Composite Time of 1 hour
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

Main Examination: Main Examination will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests will be online. Candidates will have to answer Descriptive test by typing on the computer. Immediately after completion of Objective Test, Descriptive Test will be administered.

(i) Objective Test:

Sr.No. Section Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 50 2 hours
2 General Awareness, Marketing and Computer Awareness 50
3 Data Analysis and Interpretations 50
4 Reasoning (High Level) 50
  Total 200

The objective test is immediately followed by a descriptive test.

(ii) Descriptive Test:

Section Maximum Marks Duration
English Language (Letter Writing and Essay) 50 1 hour
Salaries
PAY: The starting basic pay is Rs.16,900/-(with 4 increments) in the scale of Rs.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 Rs.8,55,000/-.
The break up of monthly compensation is as under:
Cash Component Rs.36,046/-
Bank’s contribution to PF Rs.1,690/-
Housing (Lease Rental) Rs.29,500/-
Perquisites (Conveyance, Newspapers, Entertainment allowance, House & Furniture Maintenance etc. Rs.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
Application Process and Fees
Step I. Register and get the registration number and password generated.
Step II. Pay the fee of Rs. 600 (General & Others) or Rs. 100 (SC/ST/PWD) using either:

Online Mode – through Debit / Credit cards or Internet Banking