STATE BANK OF INDIA

RECRUITMENT OF PROBATIONARY OFFICERS

EMOLUMENTS:

Presently, the starting basic pay is ₹27,620 (with 4 advance increments) in the scale of ₹23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850-1310/7-42020 applicable to Junior Management Grade Scale-I. SBI may offer, subject to necessary approvals, a SMART Compensation Package which would enable candidates a choice to monetize specific elements of the salary package.

ELIGIBLITY CRITERIA

Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government.

  • The date of passing eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the mark sheet 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.

AGE LIMIT

Age group: 21 – 30 years

Sl.

No.

Category Age relaxation
1 Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
2 Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
3 Ex- Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least 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 by way of disability attributable to military service or invalidment. 5 years
4 Persons ordinarily domiciled in the state of Jammu & Kashmir 5 years
5 Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years

 

SCHEME OF EXAMINATION

  • Preliminary Examination
Sr. No. Name of Tests No. of

Questions

 

Maximum

Marks

Medium of Exam Time allotted for

each test (Separately timed)

1 English Language 30 30 English 20 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 English and Hindi 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 English and Hind 20 minutes
  Total 100 100    

 

  • 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. Descriptive Test will be administered immediately after completion of the Objective Test.

(i) Objective Test:

Test Name of the test No. of

Qs.

Max.

Marks

Duration
I Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45  

 

 

 

Total Max.

Marks

200

60 minutes
II Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 45 minutes
III General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness 40 35 minutes
IV English Language 35 40 minutes
  Total 155   3 hours

 

  • Group Exercises (20 marks) & Interview (30 marks)

Candidates qualifying for GE & 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.

Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both - Preliminary and Main examination)

There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate; there will be no penalty for that question.

 

NUMBER OF CHANCES

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