SBI Clerk 2017 : The Central Recruitment and Promotion Department of State Bank of India (SBI) has publicised a good news to young citizens of the country. The message is, very soon one recruitment based exam in going to be executed by this bank, for occupying the thousands of Clerical cadre junior level seats in its units. Indian graduates (either male/ female) with adequate oral and written communication skill on English can use this offer, to shine as a bank employee. To know about minimum requirements, post details and applying process of SBI Clerk 2017, read the contents provided on below section.
|SBI Clerk 2017 Exam Notification – Highlights|
|Bank Name||State Bank of India (SBI)||Vacancy Nos||15000 (approx)|
|Exam Name||Junior Associate and Junior Agricultural Associate Exam 2017||Last Date||Apr 2017|
|Education||Degree/ B.Sc||Job Nature||Permanent|
SBI Clerk 2017
The SBI bank is a multinational organisation that is owned by Indian Government. This is one among the leading firm of banking and financial services industry. For Junior level Associate posts, now bank is looking for employees. Graduates who think that he/ she can work flexibly by doing extensive outdoor travelling in working shifts are encouraged to apply.
- Nearly 15000 vacancies are available.
- Special recruitment drive for peoples of Tura and Kashmir Valley & Ladakh regions.
- Backlog seats of SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWDs/ Ex-Serviceman will be occupied.
Only Indian citizens will be placed in these organisation’s Offices, after various tests and viva-voce. Pre-examination training is also planned for some of the minority communities. Candidates who desire to attend this training should spend their own cost. Training centres will differ based on appliers.
Medical fitness is also very important to join in these works. On selection about 15 e-lessons will have to be completed by entrants within 6 months or before completion of probation, to be appointed as permanent employees in this bank.
Designations, Salary and its Particulars
Only two positions are going to be fulfilled through this single recruitment notice. For the Junior Associate position coming under Customer Support & Sales department, more than ten thousands seats are open and incase of the Junior Agricultural Associate posts about three thousand and above seats are available.
Circles: Places underwhich this much number of openings are available are Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bengal, Patna, North Eastern, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kerala, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Lucknow and Mumbai.
Roles: Some of the duties of these designations are providing advisory services, making customer calls, selling products under bank premises, etc.
|SI. No.||Designations||Salary||Other benefits|
|1||Junior Associate||Rs.11765 – 31540/-||
|2||Junior Agricultural Associate|
Above said allowances/ benefits would change based on places of posting i.e. metro/ non-metro likewise.
Eligibility Criteria for SBI Clerk 2017 Exam
The minimum eligibility criterias that each aspirant should definitely meet, to enter onto these posts are given down.
(i) Qualification: Any degree qualified certificate is enough to work as a Junior Associate, but to join as Junior Agricultural Associates a Degree certificate in Agriculture or related subjects is mandatory. Currently studying final semester students can also compete.
- Junior Associate: any Degree
- Junior Agricultural Associate: Degree in Agriculture or allied fields
(ii) Age Limit: There are minimum and maximum age limits which appliers have to satisfy. Before beginning to apply, he/ she is advised to compute their ages using date 1st April 2017.
- Minimum age limit: 20 years
- Maximum age limit: 28 years
(iii) Age Concessions: Bank has decided to give relaxations only in upper age. Also it will be applicable only for following categories. Necessary document proofs should also be produced infront of selection committee, for availing these concessions.
|Category||Years of Relaxation|
|SC/ ST/ J&K Domicile||5 years|
|PWDs (General)||10 years|
|PWDs (OBC)||13 years|
|PWDs (SC/ ST)||15 years|
|Ex-Serviceman||Service rendered and 3 years|
|Age Limit for Widows/ Divorced Woman – General||35 years|
|Age Limit for Widows/ Divorced Woman (Others)||35 years + usual SC/ ST/ OBC category wise relaxation|
(iv) Experiences: This is not a compulsory criterion. But there are also vacancies for Ex-serviceman who had spended years of time in any of the Armed Forces.
- Not compulsory
State Bank of India will organise different online based tests and finally one interview, for hiring Associates in its establishments. The recruitment methods that will be conducted step-by-step are given below.
(i) Preliminary Examination: Objective type questions shall be asked for this test. Exam time is only 1 hour and the number of questions involved will be 100 in total. Sections from which MCQs will come are listed down.
- English Language (30 marks)
- Numerical Ability (35 marks)
- Reasoning Ability (35 marks)
(ii) Main Examination: In this exam also, only objective standard questions shall be drafted. But the time duration will be 2 hours 40 minutes. The topics from which questions would be asked are,
- General/ Financial Awareness (50 marks)
- General English (40 marks)
- Quantitative Aptitude (50 marks)
- Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude (60 marks)
(iii) Interview: After main examination, based on marks a provisionally selected list will be prepared by bank authorities. In the order of high merit, deserving number of aspirants shall be further invited to attend the interview.
The Local language (of concerned state/ district) proficiency shall also be checked by bank authorities on interview date.
Cut-offs: Minimum cut-offs in each round of selection will be set only by SBI recruitment authorities. Relaxations would also be given for some of the categories.
- 5% relaxation: SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD/ Ex-SM
Merit List: The Phase-II i.e. Main exam marks and interview performance will be taken into account for preparing final select list.
Applying Process for SBI Clerk 2017
Individuals satisfying the minimum eligibilities said above can submit their applications for any one post in any one state.
Application Fee: There is also non-refundable application fee which appliers have to remit. For some of the categories intimation charges of one hundred is only enough.
- Fee of General/ OBCs: Rs.600/-
- Fee of SC/ ST/ PWDs/ Ex-SM: Rs.100/-
- Payment Mode: Debit/ Credit Card/ Internet Banking
Applying Steps: Through online mode only applications will be accepted for this SBI Clerk 2017. Citizens who wish to attend the Pre-examination training don’t fail to fill the relevant column in application.
- Visit the website statebankof india.com or www.sbi.co.in.
- Go to “Careers” and search for new openings.
- Concerned “Apply Online” will display.
- Hit on the link and do the “New Registration”.
- Then Login using your “Register Number and Password”.
- Fill application correctly and upload the scanned copies of photograph & signature.
- Preview the information and edit the changes if any.
- Atlast press “Submit” button and start for doing fee payment.
- Printout copies of submitted application and e-Receipt can be taken for future reference.
|Official Notification||Click here|
Dates to Remember
|Online registration can be done from||Apr 2017|
|Applications will be accepted upto||Apr 2017|
|Pre-examination training call letter can be downloaded from||May 2017|
|Preliminary Exam is scheduled on||May/ Jun 2017|
Note: Details about the junior level Associates posts examination that is going to be executed by SBI bank are discussed above. To know more about these Clerical cadre jobs, go through the official notice.