State Bank of India Clerk or Junior Associates
RECRUITMENT OF JUNIOR ASSOCIATES (CUSTOMER SUPPORT & SALES)
Preliminary Examination will be conducted every year tentatively in the month of June and Main Examination will be conducted tentatively on July. Candidates are advised to check regularly Bank’s website https://bank.sbi/careers or https://www.sbi.co.in/careers for details and updates. The examination will be as detailed under point No. 4 Selection procedure.
Applications are invited from eligible Indian Citizens for appointment as Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) in clerical cadre in State Bank of India. Candidates can apply for vacancies in one State only. Candidates can appear for the test only once under this recruitment project. The candidates applying for vacancies of a particular State, should be proficient (reading, writing, speaking and understanding) in the specified opted local language of that State (mentioned in the under given vacancy table against each state/UT). The test for knowledge of specified opted local language will be conducted as a part of selection process. It will be conducted after qualifying the online main examination but before joining the Bank. Candidates who fail to qualify this test will not be offered appointment. Candidates who produce 10th or 12th standard mark sheet/ certificate evidencing having studied the specified opted local language will not be required to undergo the language test. There is no provision for Inter Circle Transfer / Inter State Transfer for Junior Associates to be recruited.
A. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA:
I. Essential Academic Qualifications:
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.
II. Age Limit:
Not below 20 years and not above 28 years
Relaxation of Upper age limit:
|S No.||Category||Age Relaxation|
|2.||Other Backward Classes (OBC)||3 years|
|3.||PWD (Gen/ EWS)||10 years|
|4.||PWD (SC/ST)||15 years|
|5.||PWD (OBC)||13 years|
|6.||Persons domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir State during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989||5 years|
|7.||Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled Ex-Servicemen”||Actual period of service rendered in defence services + 3 years, (8 years for Disabled Ex- Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to max. age of 50 years|
|8.||Widows, Divorced women and||7 years (subject to women judicially separated maximum age limit of from their husbands & who are 35 years for General/EWS, not remarried 38 years for OBC & 40 years for SC/ST candidates)|
III. SELECTION PROCEDURE:
The selection process will consist of on-line test (preliminary & main examination) and test of specified opted local language.
Phase-I: Preliminary Examination: Preliminary Examination (online) 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||20 Minutes|
|2.||Numerical Ability||35||35||20 Minutes|
|3.||Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 Minutes|
Each test will have a separate timing as mentioned above. There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th of mark assigned for question will be deducted for each wrong answer.
No minimum qualifying marks for individual subject as well as for aggregate (overall) are prescribed. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 10 times the numbers of vacancies. subject to availability) will be shortlisted for the Main Examination from the list of all candidates arranged in descending order of aggregate marks scored. Phase – II: Main Examination: The structure of main examination (online objective type) would be as follows.:
|S No.||Name of Test||No. of Questions||Marks||Duration|
|1.||General/Financial Awareness||50||50||35 minutes|
|2.||General English||40||40||35 minutes|
|3.||Quantitative Aptitude||50||50||45 minutes|
|4.||Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude||50||60||45 minutes|
|Total||190||200||2 Hours 40 Minutes|
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