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SBI : Recruitment For 1800+ Probationary Officer Examination - 2014
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SBI : Recruitment For 1800+ Probationary Officer Examination - 2014

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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.

Probationary Officers (POs)

Total Posts: 1837

Salary : The starting basic pay is 16,900/-(with 4 increments) in the scale of Rs,14500-600/ Rs. 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/-. The break up of  monthly compensation is as under:
Cash Component 34,320/- Rs.Bank's contribution to PF 1,690/- Rs. Housing (Lease Rental) 29,500/- Rs. Perquisites (Conveyance, Newspapers, Entertainment allowance, House & Furniture Maintenance etc. 4,130/- Rs. In addition, the officers are also entitled to other benefits like –

  1. Medical Aid for self (100%) and for family (75%)
  2. Home Travel Concession/Leave Fare Concession
  3. Concessional Interest Rates for Housing/Car/Personal Loans

The salary scales are under revision with effect from November 2012.

Essential Academic Qualifications:

  • Essential Academic Qualifications : (AS ON 10.08.2014) Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government.
  • Those who are in the Final year of their 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 10.08.2014. Candidate having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 10.08.2014.

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)

Application Fee And Intimation Charge: (Non Refundable)

  • For SC / ST / PWD : Rs.100/- (Intimation Charges only)
  • For General and Others : Rs.500/- (App. fee including intimation charges)

Number of Chances:

  • General : 04
  • General (PWD): 07
  • OBC : 07
  • OBC (PWD) : 07
  • SC/ SC (PWD)/ ST/ ST (PWD) : No Restriction

In respect of General (PWD), OBC & OBC (PWD) candidates chances will be counted prospectively from the examination held on 18.04.2010

How To Apply

Candidates will be required to register themselves online first through Bank's website www.statebankofindia.com or www.sbi.co.in. After which candidates are required to pay the requisite application fee through one of the following mode-

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 complete).

Online mode (the payment can be made by using debit card/ credit card/ Internet Banking).Pre-requisites for Applying Online Candidates should have valid email ID which should be kept active till the declaration of results. It will help him/her in getting call letter/interview advices etc. by email.

  • Option- I : Payment of Fee (Offline)
  • Option- II: Payment of Fees : (Online)

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
  • Examination will be conducted tentatively in June 2014

 

Syllabus Divided into three parts

1. Phase-I - Written Examination : Combined duration 3 Hrs. (Objective & Descriptive Type Tests -- Max. Marks - 250)

The duration of objective type test will be 2 hours max. marks 200 and will consist of :

  1. Test of English Language (Grammer, Vocabulary, Comprehension etc.)
  2. Test of General Awareness, Marketing & Computers
  3. Test of Data Analysis & Interpretation
  4. Test of Reasoning (High Level)

The duration of descriptive type test will be 1 hour max. marks - 50 and the test will be of "Test of English Language (Comprehension, short precis, letter writing & 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 category. The merit list of written examination will be based on the aggregate of the marks obtained by the candidates in objective and descriptive tests.

2. Phase-II : Group Discussion & Interview : Max Marks - 50 (GD - 20, Interview - 30)

The aggregate marks of objective and descriptive test will be arranged in descending order and the candidate who have qualified in both the written tests will be called for group discussion and interview depending upon the vacancies in each category, subject to maximum of 3 times of the vacancies.

3. Final Selection

The marks of group discussion & 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 candidates will have to qualify in Phase I and Phase II separately. Marks obtained by the candidates in Written Test out of 250 marks (maximum) are nomalized to 75 and marks obtained in GD/ Interview out of 50 are normalized to 25, final merit list is arrived at after totalling the normalized marks as above with an aggregate of 100. The selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category. Phase I & Phase II marks after normalisation will be aggregated and arranged in descending order (category wise) for candidates who have qualifed in both the phases separetely & depending on the vacancies, selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each catagory. Results of the candidates who have qualified for Phase II and thereafter the list of candidates finally selected will be available on the Banks's website in addition to publication in Employment News / Rozgar Samachar.

 

 

 

 

Selection Procedure For PO in SBI :

(a) Phase-I: Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. Total 250

(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.

Descriptive Test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated who have scored qualifying marks in the Objective Tests as stated above in (i)

(b) Phase-II: Group Discussion (20 marks) & Interview (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. 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 be as decided by the Bank.

(c) Final Selection:

The candidates will have to qualify both in Phase-I and Phase-II separately.

Marks secured by the candidates in the Written Test (out of 250 marks maximum) are converted to out of 75 and marks secured in Group Discussion & Interview (out of 50 marks maximum) are converted to out of 25. The final merit list is arrived at after aggregating converted marks of Written Test and Group Discussion & Interview out of 100 for each category. The selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category. Results of the candidates who have qualified for Phase II and thereafter, the list of candidates finally selected will be available on the Bank’s website. Final select list will be published in Employment News/Rozgar Samachar

 

 

 

 

Apply Online

ONLINE MODE

Pre-Requisites for Applying Online

Before applying online, candidates should-

Photograph Image :

  • Photograph must be a recent passport size colour picture.
  • The picture should be in colour, against a light -coloured, preferably white background.
  • Look straight at the camera with a relaxed face.
  • If the picture is taken on a sunny day, have the sun behind you, or place yourself in the shade, so that you are not squinting and there are no harsh shadows.
  • If you have to use flash, ensure there is no “red-eye”.
  • If you wear glasses make sure that there are no reflections and your eyes can be clearly seen.
  • Caps, hats and dark glasses are not acceptable. Religious headwear is allowed but it must not cover your face.
  • Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels (preferred)
  • Size of file should be between 20kb–50 kb
  • Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 50KB. If the size of the file is more than 50 KB, then adjust the settings of the scanner such as the DPI resolution, no. of colours etc., during the process of scanning

Signature Image :

  • The applicant has to sign on white paper with black ink pen.
  • The signature must be signed only by the applicant and not by any other person.
  • The signature will be used to put on the Attendance Sheet. If the Applicants signature on the answer script, at the time of the examination, does not match the signature on the Attendance Sheet/ Hall Ticket, the applicant will be disqualified.
  • Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels (preferred)
  • Size of file should be between 10kb – 20kb
  • Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 20KB

SCANNING THE PHOTOGRAPH & SIGNATURE:

  • Set the scanner resolution to a minimum of 200 dpi (dots per inch)
  • Set Color to True Color
  • File Size as specified above
  • Crop the image in the scanner to the edge of the photograph/signature, then use the upload editor to crop the image to the final size (as specified above).
  • The image file should be JPG or JPEG format. An example file name is: image01.jpg or image01.jpeg Image dimensions can be checked by listing the folder files or moving the mouse over the file image icon. Candidates using MS Windows/MS Office can easily obtain photo and signature in .jpeg format not exceeding 50KB & 20KB respectively by using MS Paint or MS Office Picture Manager. Scanned photograph and signature in any format can be saved in .jpg format by using ‘Save As’ option in the File menu and size can be reduced below 50KB (photograph) & 20KB (signature) by using crop and then resize option [Please
    see point (i) & (ii) above for the pixel size] in the ‘Image’ menu. Similar options are available in other photo editor also.
    If the file size and format are not as prescribed, an error message will be displayed. While filling in the Online Application Form the candidate will be provided with a link to upload his photograph and signature.

Procedure for Uploading the Photograph and Signature
(i) There will be two separate links for uploading Photograph and Signature
(ii) Click on the respective link “Upload Photograph / Signature”
(iii) Browse & Select the location where the Scanned Photo / Signature file has been saved.
(iv) Select the file by clicking on it.
(v) Click the ‘Upload’ button.Important Dates

  • Online Registration of Application will start from : 07.04.2014

Website: www.sbi.co.in

 

 

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