SBI PO Recruitment 2015: 2000 Vacancies | Apply before 7th May 2015

SBI PO Recruitment 2015: 2000 VacanciesApplications 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.

Eligibility Criteria:

(A) Essential Academic Qualifications: (As on 01.09.2015)

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/Semester of their Graduation 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 01.09.2015. Candidates having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 01.09.2015.

Note: The date of passing eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the marksheet or provisional certificate issued by the University / Institute. In case the result of a particular examination is posted on the website of the University / Institute, a certificate issued by the appropriate authority of the University / Institute indicating the date on which the result was posted on the website will be taken as the date of passing. Irrespective of the date of examination, in case the proof of having passed the examination as on 01.09.2015 is not produced as detailed above the candidate will not be eligible.

(B) Age Limit : (As on 01.04.2015)

Not below 21 years and not above 30 years as on 01.04.2015 i.e candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.04.1985 and not later than 01.04.1994 (both days inclusive)

Relaxation of Upper age limit :

Sr. No. Category Age Relaxation
1. Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe 5 years
2. Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
3. Persons With Disabilities (PWD PWD (SC/ST)-15 Years PWD (OBC)- 13 Years PWD (Gen)- 10 Years
4. Ex Servicemen, Commissioned officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered 5 years military service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year from the last date of receipt of application) otherwise than byway of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or physical disability attributable to military service or invalidment. 5 years
5. Persons Ordinarily domiciled of the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 years

NOTE: CUMULATIVE AGE RELAXATION WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE EITHER UNDER THE ABOVE ITEMS OR IN COMBINATION WITH ANY OTHER ITEMS.

 

Vacancies:

Vacancies Vacancies (PwD)
SC ST OBC GEN Total OH VH Total
308 339 541 812 2000 38 24 62

Backlog vacancies detailed as under have been included in the above mentioned total vacancies.

SC ST OBC Total OH VH
67 219 107 393 14

*Note: Vacancies reserved for OBC category are available to OBC Candidates belonging to ‘Non- creamy layer’. ‘Creamy layer’ OBC candidates should indicate their category as ‘General’. Vacancies for OH & VH category candidates are reserved horizontally. Vacancies including reserved vacancies are provisional and may vary according to the requirements of Bank.

Application Fees:

Rs. 100/- for SC/ ST/ PWD candidates
Rs. 600/- for General & Others
Note: Fee can be paid only through Online Mode.

Syllabus, Pattern, Duration of Exam & Selection Procedure:

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Phase-I: 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:

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

Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing passing marks to be decided by the Bank. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 20 times the numbers of vacancies subject to availability) will be short listed for the Main Examination.

Phase-II: 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: The Objective Test of 2 hour duration consists of 4 Sections with 50 marks each (Total 200 marks) as follows:

a) Test of English Language (Grammar, Vocabulary, Comprehension)
b) Test of General Awareness, Marketing &Computers
c) Test of Data Analysis & Interpretation
d) Test of Reasoning (High Level)

The candidates are required to qualify in each of the Tests by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.

(ii)  Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test of 1 hour duration with 50 marks will be a Test of English Language (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 and are placed adequately high as per total marks in objective test.

Phase-III: Group Discussion & Interview

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.

Candidates qualifying for GD & Interview under ‘OBC’ category would be required to submit OBC certificate containing the ‘Non Creamy layer’ clause. Candidates not submitting the OBC certificate containing the ‘Non Creamy layer’ clause and requesting to be interviewed under General category will not be entertained.

Final Selection

The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added for the selection and only the marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II) will be added to the marks obtained in GD & Interview (Phase-III) for preparation of the final merit list.

The candidates will have to qualify both in Phase-II and Phase-III separately. Marks secured by the candidates in the Written Test (out of 250 marks) are converted to out of 75 and marks secured in Group Discussion & Interview (out of 50 marks) 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 GD & Interview and the list of candidates finally selected will be made available on the Bank’s website. Final select list will be published in Employment News/ Rozgar Samachar.

Important Dates:

Online Registration of Application: 13th April 2015 to 7th May 2015
Payment of Fees (Online Mode Only): 13th April 2015 to 7th May 2015
Last Date for Printing of Application: 17th May 2015
Tentative Exam Month: June 2015

No. of Chances:

Category Number of Chances
General 4
General (PWD) 7
OBC 7
OBC(PWD) 7
SC / SC(PWD) / ST / ST(PWD) No Restriction

Candidates who have already appeared for the maximum number of chances permissible are not eligible to to
apply. The number of chances will be counted from the examination held on 18.04.2010

How to Apply?

1. Before applying online candidates first scan their photograph and signature (minimum of 200 dpi (dots per inch)).

Photograph Image:
Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels (preferred)
Size of file should be between 20kb–50kb

Signature Image:
The applicant has to sign on white paper with Black Ink pen.
Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels (preferred)
Size of file should be between 10kb – 20kb

2. Then, click on “Apply Online” button given below.
3. Fill the application carefully with all the details. Once the application is filled in completely, candidate should submit the data.
5. When the data is saved, a provisional registration number and password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen.
6. Candidate should note down the registration number and password.
7. Candidates can re-open the saved data using registration number and password and edit the particulars, if needed
8. After submission of online application form, proceed to Fee Payment.
9. Pay the prescribed fee through online mode in the respective bank.
10. On successful completion of fee payment process, registration of the online application will be complete.
11. After completion of registration process, take print out copies of application form and e-receipt for future use.

 

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