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SBI: Recruitment of 9500 Posts of Assistant / Stenographer (English/Hindi) : 2012
Tuesday, 06 March 2012 01:18


SBI: Recruitment of 9500 Posts of Assistant / Stenographer (English/Hindi) : 2012

Applications are invited from eligible Indian Citizens for appointment in Clerical Cadre in State Bank of India. Candidates can apply for vacancies in one state only. They can additionally apply for the post of Stenographer (English/Hindi), if they have the knowledge of Stenography.


Salary: Rs.7200-400/3-8400-500/3-9900-600/4-12300-700/7-17200-1300/1-18500-800/ 1-19300

Age Limit: Minimum Age : 18 years ; Maximum Age : 28 years (as on 01.12.2011). Candidates born between 30.11.1983 & 01.12.1993 are only eligible to apply.


  • Minimum 12th Standard (10 + 2) pass or equivalent qualification with a minimum of aggregate 60% marks (55% for SC/ ST/ PWD/ XS).
  • A degree (Graduation level) from a recognised university.


Candidates who have not passed 12th standard Examination but have passed Diploma course after 10th standard are eligible for the captioned recruitment provided:

  • Diploma course passed after 10th standard must be a full time course (Diploma course through correspondence are not eligible) with a minimum of two years duration.

  • The Diploma course passed after 10th standard should be recognized / approved by the State Board of Technical Education of concerned State.

  • The percentage of marks in 12th/ Diploma Course 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 optional subjects studied. Grace marks, if any, awarded by the Board/University will be excluded for the purpose of calculation of percentage. 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.

  • 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 01.12.2011.

  • Should be able to write and speak English fluently.

  • Knowledge of local language will be an added qualification.

Application Fees:




Intimation Charges Intimation Charges + Application Fee
Assistant Rs.50 Rs.350
Assistant and Stenographer (Hindi only) Rs.50 Rs.500
Assistant and Stenographer (English only) Rs.50 Rs.500
Assistant and Stenographer (Both Hindi & English) Rs.50 Rs.650

Candidates applying only for Stenographer post will also have to pay fee as detailed above.

Additional fee to be paid by candidates who have already applied for clerical post now applying additionally for Stenographer post.




Intimation Charges Application Fee
Assistant (applied earlier) and
Stenographer (Hindi)
---- Rs.150
Assistant (applied earlier) and
Stenographer (English)
---- Rs.150
Assistant (applied earlier) and
Stenographer (Both Hindi & English)
---- Rs.300

Selection Process:

All eligible candidates should apply on-line before the last date for registration of application.

  • 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.
  • The written test will be of 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 printed bilingual i.e., English & Hindi. There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th marks 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: (The Candidates Should Download their Call Letter and an acquaint yourself Booklet by entering His/Her Registration Number and password/Date of Birth, after 05.03.2012 From The Bank’s Website. No Hard Copy Of The Call Letter/Acquaint Yourself Booklet Will Be Sent By Post.)

How To Apply:

  • Candidates should first scan their photograph and signature as detailed under guidelines for scanning the photograph and signature.
  • Candidates to visit Bank's website www.statebankofindia.com or www.sbi.co.in and open the appropriate Online Application Format.
  • Fill the application carefully. In the event of the candidate not able to fill the data in one go, he 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. Candidate 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. This facility will be available for three times only. Once the application is filled complete, candidate should submit the data. Candidates to take
    a printout of the system generated fee payment challan immediately. No change/ edit will be allowed thereafter. The registration at this stage is provisional.
  • Candidate 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.

Date of Written Examination: 27.05.2012 and 03.06.2012(Sunday)

Important Dates:

  • Revised Dates of Written Examination : 27.05.2012 and 03.06.2012
  • Bank may conduct written test on more than two dates, if need be. On-line Registration will start from : 05.03.2012
  • Last Date for Registration of Online Applications : 26.03.2012
  • Payment of Fees : 07.03.2012 to 31.03.2012

Website: https://www.sbi.co.in

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