State Bank Of India (SBI) invites application Advertisement No CRPD/CR/2014-15/02 for recruitment to the post of Assistants in Clerical Cadre. The candidates eligible for the post can apply through prescribed format before 14 June 2014.
Important Dates to remember:
Online registration of Application: 26 May 2014 to 14 June 2014
Payment of fees - Online : 26 May 2014 to 14 June 2014
Payment of fees - Offline: 28 May 2014 to 17 June 2014
Date of Examination : July / August 2014
Total No of Vacancies:
Number of Post: 5092 Posts
- General: 2690
- Scheduled Caste (SC) : 760
- Scheduled Tribe (ST): 463
- Other Backward Class (OBC): 1179
Total Vacancies for PWD & Ex-Serviceman: 890 Posts
Backlog Vacancy For PWD: 201 Posts
Special Recruitment drive for Assistants in Kashmir Valley/Ladakh Vacancies: 125 Posts
Educational Qualification : (As On 31.08.2014)
A Degree (Graduation level) from a recognised university, or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central/State Government. Those who are in the final year of Graduation/Semester 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 31.08.2014.
Note: (a) 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. Candidate having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 31.08.2014. (b) 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 31.08.2014. (c) Should be able to write and speak English. (d) Knowledge of local language will be an added qualification
Age: (As on 01.05.2014)
Minimum Age : 20 years ; Maximum Age : 28 years (as on 01.05.2014). Candidates born between 02.05.1986 and 01.05.1994 (both days inclusive) are only eligible to apply. Relaxation rules as per bank rules. You can see advertisement for detail.
Selection Procedure :
All eligible candidates should apply on-line before the last date for registration of application.
a. Final selection will be made on the basis of performance in the online test and interview taken together. Merely satisfying the eligibility norms does not entitle a candidate to be called for test or interview.
b. The test will be online 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 bilingual i.e., English & Hindi. Each test will be of 40 marks.For these objective type tests of total 200 marks candidates will be given a composite time of 2 Hours 15 minutes.
There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th mark 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: Other detailed information regarding the examination will be given in the ‘Acquaint Yourself’ booklet, which will be made available to the eligible candidates along with the call letter for the test.
c. Interviews: Candidates qualified in the test will be placed according to their marks in descending order in respective categories. Depending upon the number of vacancies only certain number of candidates from amongst those who qualify by ranking high enough in the merit will be called for interview in the ratio of maximum 3 candidates for each vacancy. Candidates are required to score a minimum percentage marks (to be decided by the bank) in interview to be considered for final selection. 5% relaxation for SC/ST/ OBC/PWD/XS category will be available thereon. Weightage for knowledge of local language will be given in accordance with the Govt. guidelines. Final selection will be made on the basis of candidate’s performance in the test and interview taken together.
Note: Interview call letters will be uploaded on the Bank’s website after declaration of result of online test. Candidates will have to download the same from our website. No hard copy of interview call letter will be sent by post.
The total starting emoluments of a Clerical Cadre employee payable at Metro like Mumbai will be around Rs.17500.00 per month inclusive of D.A. and other allowances at the current rate. Allowances may vary depending upon the place of posting.
7200-400/3-8400-500/3-9900-600/4-12300-700/7-17200-1300/1-18500-800/1-19300 (under review)
How to apply?
Guidelines for filling Online Application: (Pre-requisite for applying online: Candidates should have valid email ID which should be kept active till the declaration of results). This will help him/her in getting call letter/interview advices etc. by e-mail). Candidates are required to register themselves online through Bank’s website www.statebankofindia.com or www.sbi.co.in After registration candidates are required to pay fee through either online(using Debit/Credit card /Internet banking) or off line mode
OPTION-I: PAYMENT OF FEE (OFFLINE):
i) Candidates should first scan their photograph and signature as detailed under guidelines for scanning the photograph and signature.
ii) Candidates to visit Bank's website www.statebankofindia.com or www.sbi.co.in and open the appropriate Online Application Format available under recruitment link.
iii) Fill the application carefully. Once the application is filled complete (candidates are advised to take printout of the application before submission of application and check its correctness carefully. If any discrepancy observed, they may edit. After edition/correction they should submit the application), candidates should submit the data. No change/ edit will be allowed after submission of the application. In the event of the candidates not able to fill the data in one go, they 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. Candidates 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. EDIT facility will be available for three times only. Candidates to take a printout of the system generated fee payment challan immediately. The registration at this stage is provisional. The system generated fee payment challan form will be required to be presented at any branch of SBI with the requisite fee. On payment of fee, registration of online application will be complete.
iv) Fee Payment: Fee payment will be accepted from 2nd working day after registration and can be made within three working days (subject to last date for fee payment) at any branch of State Bank of India. Candidates who have registered online on the day before last day or last day of registration and opted for offline fee payment will be required to remit fee on or before last day stipulated for offline fee payment, positively. System generated fee payment challan will be used for depositing fee. Once fee paid, the registration process is completed.
v) Candidates 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.
Note: There is also a provision to reprint the submitted application containing fee details, after three days of fee payment.
Option-II: Payment of fees: [online payment]:
I. FOLLOW STEPS i) to iii) GIVEN UNDER OPTION-I ABOVE. However fee payment challan will not be generated and fee payment will have to be made online through payment gateway available thereat.
II. After ensuring the correctness of the particulars of the application form candidates are required to pay fees through the payment gateway integrated with the application, following the instructions available on the screen. No change/edit will be allowed thereafter.
III. The payment can be made by using MASTER/VISA debit/ credit cards or Internet Banking by providing information as asked on the screen. Transaction charges for online payment will be borne by the candidates.
IV. On successful completion of the transaction, e-receipt and application form will be generated; you may take its printout for your record. If online transaction fails i.e online transaction is not completed successfully (even amount debited to your account), please register again and pay the fee online
Note: There is also a provision to reprint the eReceipt and Application form containing fee details, at later stage. Once e-receipt/ application containing fee details is generated, registration is confirmed.
Imp note:- No application without proper payment of application fee/ intimation charges would be valid.Candidates are advised to take a printout of their online application form 3-4 days after submitting the fee/intimation charges and have for their record. This application will be containing fee details, if the registration is completed.