Recruitment of Probationary Officers in State Bank of India : 2011
Recruitment of Probationary Officers in SBI
[ ADVERTISEMENT NO. CRPD/PO/AB/2011-12/02 ]
Applications are invited from eligible Indian Citizens for appointment as Probationary Officers (POs) in Associate Banks of State Bank of India. Candidates selected are liable to be posted anywhere in India.
Total Posts: 4987
Pay Scale : Rs.14500/- in the scale of Rs.14500-600/7-18700-700/2 -20100-800/7-25700
Qualification :Graduation in any discipline from a recognised College / University
Age Limit : As on 01.06.2011 Not below 21 years and not above 30 years as on 01.06.2011 i.e candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.06.1981 and not later than 01.06.1990 (both days inclusive)
Phase-I – Written Examination : Combined duration 3 Hrs. (Objective & Descriptive Type Tests — Max. Marks – 250)
The duration of objective type test will be 2 hours max. marks 200 and will consist of :
- Test of English Language (Grammer, Vocabulary, Comprehension etc.)
- Test of General Awareness, Marketing & Computers
- Test of Data Analysis & Interpretation
- Test of Reasoning (High Level)
The duration of descriptive type test will be 1 hour max. marks – 50 and the test will be of “Test of English Language (Comprehension, short precis, letter writing & essay)” Descriptive test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated who are adequately high in percentile ranking in each of all the four objective tests and have scored overall aggregate 40% and above in case of General category and aggregate 35% and above in case SC/ST/OBC/PWD category. The qualifying marks for descriptive test will also be overall aggregate 40% for General category and overall aggregate 35% for SC/ST/OBC/ PWD category. The merit list of written examination will be based on the aggregate of the marks obtained by the candidates in objective and descriptive tests.
Phase-II : Group Discussion & Interview : Max Marks – 50 (GD – 20, Interview – 30)
The aggregate marks of objective and descriptive test will be arranged in descending order and the candidate who have qualified in both the written tests will be called for group discussion and interview depending upon the vacancies in each category, subject to maximum of 3 times of the vacancies.
Phase- III : The marks of group discussion & interview will be put together and the candidates who secure minimum 40% marks (minimum 35% in case of SC/ST/OBC/PWD) in group discussion and interview will be considered for final selection. The candidates will have to qualify in Phase I and Phase II separately. Marks obtained by the candidates in Written Test out of 250 marks (maximum) are nomalized to 75 and marks obtained in GD/ Interview out of 50 are normalized to 25, final merit list is arrived at after totalling the normalized marks as above with an aggregate of 100. The selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category. Phase I & Phase II marks after normalisation will be aggregated and arranged in descending order (category wise) for candidates who have qualifed in both the phases separetely & depending on the vacancies, selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each catagory. Results of the candidates who have qualified for Phase II and thereafter the list of candidates finally selected will be available on the Banks’s website in addition to publication in Employment News / Rozgar Samachar.