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State Bank of India recruitment

Educational Qualification (as on 31.08.2015)

A Degree (Graduation level) from a recognised university, or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central/State Government. Those who are in the final year of 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 31.08.2015.

Note :

(a) The date of passing the eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the marksheet/provisional certificate or the date on which the result was posted on the website of the university / institution. Candidate having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 31.08.2015.

(b) Matriculate Ex-servicemen, who have obtained the Indian Army Special Certificate of Education or corresponding certificate in the Navy or Air Force, after having completed not less than 15 years of service in Armed Forces of the Union are also eligible for the post. Such certificates should be dated on or before 31.08.2015.

c) Should be able to write and speak English.

(d)Knowledge of local language will be an added qualification.

Age: (As on 01.05.2015)

  1. Minimum Age : 20 years ; Maximum Age : 28 years (as on 01.05.2015). Candidates born between 02.05.1986 and 01.05.1994 (both days inclusive) are only eligible to apply.

Selection Procedure For Clerical Exam

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. Merely satisfying the eligibility norms does not entitle a candidate to be called for written test or interview.

b. The test will be online objective type, consisting of (i) General Awareness (ii) General English (iii) Quantitative Aptitude (iv) Reasoning Ability (v) Marketing Aptitude / Computer Knowledge. The questions in objective tests, except for the test of General English, will be bilingual i.e., English & Hindi. Each test will be of 40 marks.For these objective type tests of total 200 marks candidates will be given a composite time of 2 Hours 15 minutes

There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. Candidates will have to pass in each of the objective tests.

The passing marks in each of the tests will 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. Candidates are also required to score a minimum percentage marks on aggregate (For SC/ST/OBC/PWD/XS candidates, 5% relaxation available thereon) for being considered for interview. Minimum percentage marks on aggregate will be decided by the bank.

NOTE: Other detailed information regarding the examination will be given in the ´Acquaint Yourself´ booklet, which will be made available to the eligible candidates along with the call letter for the test.

How To Apply:

GUIDELINES FOR FILLING ONLINE APPLICATION: (Pre-requisite for applying online:

Candidates should have valid email ID which should be kept active till the declaration of results). This will help him/her in getting call letter/interview advices etc. by e-mail). Candidates are required to register themselves online through Bank's website www.statebankofindia.com or www.sbi.co.in After registration candidates are required to pay fee through either online(using Debit/Credit card /Internet banking) or off line mode.

Job Profile

The new hires will have to perform the following duties

  1. Must have flair for marketing and will be required to make customer calls.
  2. Provide banking services, advisory services and cross sell products etc. inside and outside Bank premises.
  3. Duties involve extensive outdoor travelling & depending on requirement, there will be flexible working hours and working in shifts.


The starting emoluments of a Clerical Cadre employee will be approximately Rs 17500/- per month (payable at Mumbai).

This will be inclusive of Dearness Allowance and other allowances at the current rate.

Allowances may vary depending upon the place of posting.


Application Fees:

Rs 100/- for SC / ST / PWD / XS

Rs 450/- for General and OBC category

  1. Candidates should first scan their photograph and signature as detailed under guidelines for scanning the photograph and signature.
  2. Candidates to visit Bank's website www.statebankofindia.com or www.sbi.co.in and open the appropriate Online Application Format available under recruitment link.
  3. Fill the application carefully. Once the application is filled complete (candidates are advised to take printout of the application before submission of application and check its correctness carefully. If any discrepancy observed, they may edit. After edition/correction they should submit the application), candidates should submit the data. No change/ edit will be allowed after submission of the application. In the event of the candidates not able to fill the data in one go, they can save the data already entered. When the data is saved, registration number and password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Candidates should note down the registration number and password. Email & SMS indicating the Registration number and Password will be sent. They can reopen the saved data using registration number and password and edit the particulars, if needed. EDIT facility will be available for three times only.

    Candidates to take a printout of the system generated fee payment challan immediately.

    The registration at this stage is provisional. The system generated fee payment challan form will be required to be presented at any branch of SBI with the requisite fee. On payment of fee, registration of online application will be complete.

  4. Fee Payment: Fee payment will be accepted from 2nd working day after registration and can be made within three working days (subject to last date for fee payment) at any branch of State Bank of India. Candidates who have registered online on the day before last day or last day of registration and opted for offline fee payment will be required to remit fee on or before last day stipulated for offline fee payment, positively. System generated fee payment challan will be used for depositing fee. Once fee paid, the registration process is completed.
  5. Candidates will receive registration confirmation by SMS/e-mail after two working days from the date of payment of fees. Please ensure to furnish correct Mobile number / e-mail address to receive the registration confirmation.

Note: There is also a provision to reprint the submitted application containing fee details, after three days of fee payment.

  1. FOLLOW STEPS i) to iii) GIVEN UNDER OPTION-I ABOVE. However fee payment challan will not be generated and fee payment will have to be made online through payment gateway available thereat.
  2. After ensuring the correctness of the particulars of the application form candidates are required to pay fees through the payment gateway integrated with the application, following the instructions available on the screen. No change/edit will be allowed thereafter.
  3. The payment can be made by using MASTER/VISA debit/ credit cards or Internet Banking by providing information as asked on the screen. Transaction charges for online payment will be borne by the candidates.
  4. On successful completion of the transaction, e-receipt and application form will be generated; you may take its printout for your record. If online transaction fails i.e online transaction is not completed successfully (even amount debited to your account), please register again and pay the fee online.

Note: There is also a provision to reprint the eReceipt and Application form containing fee details, at later stage. Once e-receipt/ application containing fee details is generated, registration is confirmed.

Imp note:- No application without proper payment of application fee/ intimation charges would be valid.


The Bank would be analyzing the responses of a candidate with other appeared candidates to detect patterns of similarity. On the basis of such an analysis, if it is suspected that the responses have been shared and scores obtained are not genuine/valid or the candidate has resorted to unfair means, the Bank reserves the right to cancel his/her candidature.

Legal Proceedings :

Any legal proceedings in respect of any matter of claim or dispute arising out of this advertisement and/or an application in response there to can be instituted only in Mumbai and courts/ tribunals/ forums at Mumbai only shall have sole & exclusive jurisdiction to try any clause/ dispute.

Further detail:https://www.sbi.co.in

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