State Bank of India
Recruitment of Probationary Officers and Probationary Officers (Rural Business)
Advertisement No. CRPD/PO-PO(RB)/ 2009-10/07
Applications are invited from eligible Indian Citizens for appointment as Probationary Officers (POs) and Probationary Officers (Rural Business) [POs(RB)] in State Bank of India. Candidates selected are liable to be posted anywhere in India. In case of POs (RB) the selected officers will remain under Rural Business Group (RBG) for a minimum period of 10 years.
Vacancies for OH & VH category candidates are reserved horizontally. Vacancies including reserved vacancies are provisional and may vary according to the requirements of Bank.
|Probationary Officers (Rural Business)||300||150||540||1010||2000||30||30||60|
Note : Eligible candidates desirous of applying for both the posts should register single on-line application by depositing fees only once.
There will be a common written examination for both the Posts. Candidates have an option to apply for both the Posts while registering on-line application.
Eligibility Criteria :
Essential Academic Qualifications :
General Category & Others Category :
60% aggregate marks in XIIth standard or in Diploma after Xth standard
55% aggregate marks in Graduation.
SC / ST / PWD Category :
55% aggregate marks in XIIth standard or in Diploma after Xth standard
50% aggregate marks in Graduation.
In case of candidates having professional qualification's of CA or CWA or CFA or CS (Company Secretary), where graduation is not compulsory, the General & others category candidates should have secured minimum 60% aggregate marks in XIIth standard or Diploma (55% in case of SC/ST/PWD candidates) and pass marks in examination(s).
Age Limit (as on 28.02.2010): Not below 21 years and not above 30 years as on 28.02.2010 i.e candidates must have been born not earlier than 01.03.1980 and not later than 28.02.1989 (both days inclusive).
Pay Scale : Selected candidates will be on probation for a period of two years. They will draw a starting basic pay of Rs. 11,880/- in the scale of Rs. 10000-470/6-12820-500/ 3-14320-560/7-18240.
Instructions for writing Category Name and Category Code no. while applying online.
Various category names and their code numbers are given below :
|Category Name||Code No||Category Name||Code No||Category Name||Code No||Category Name||Code No|
|SC (OH)||02||ST (OH)||05||OBC (OH)||08||GEN (OH)||11|
|SC (VH)||03||ST (VH)||06||OBC (VH)||09||GEN (VH)||12|
Selection Procedure (Common for both Posts) :
Phase- I : Written Examination - Combined Duration 3 Hrs. (Combined Objective & Descriptive Type Tests) - [Max marks-250 (combined)].
The duration of objective type test will be 2 hours, Max. marks 200 and will consist of :
i) Test of English Language (Grammer, Vocabulary, Comprehension etc.)
ii) Test of General Awareness, Marketing & Computers
iii)Test of Data Analysis & Interpretation
iv) Test of Reasoning (High Level)
The duration of Descriptive type test will be 1 hour, Max. marks-50
Phase-II : Group Discussion & Interview :
a) For POs - Max Marks - 50. [GD - 20 Interview - 30]
b) For POs (RB) - Max Marks - 50. [GD - 10, Interview - 30, Experience - 10]
The marks of group discussion and 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 selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category. The candidate will have to pass both in Phase I & II separately. Phase I & Phase II marks will be aggregated and arranged in descending order (category wise) for candidates who have qualified in both the phases separately and depending on the vacancies, selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category.
Results of the candidates who have qualified for Phase I and thereafter the list of candidates finally selected will be available on the Bank's website in addition to publication in Employment News/ Rozgar Samachar.
DATE OF WRITTEN EXAMINATION : 11/04/2010 (SUNDAY) :
Application Fee : Rs. 500/- (Rs. 50/-for SC/ ST/ PWD). Candidates are required fees can be deposited between 01.02.2010 and 28.02.2010 in any branch of State Bank of India.
How to Apply :
Apply online only at SBI Website from 01/02/2010 to 02/03/2010.
Important Dates :
Online Registration will start from : 01/02/2010
Last date for Registration of On-line Application : 02/03/2010
Start Date for Fee deposit : 01/02/2010
Last Date for Fee deposit : 28/02/2010
Last Date for Reprint : 15/03/2010