SBI Associate Banks 2986 PO Recruitment Notification : 2014

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.

Vacancy Details: 
Probationary Officers (POs): 2986 Posts
  1. SBBJ: 350 Posts
  2. SBH: 900 Posts
  3. SBM: 500 Posts
  4. SBP: 100 Posts
  5. SBT: 1136 Posts

Qualifications: Graduation in any discipline from a recognised university or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government. Candidate having Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before the eligibility date.

Age Limit (As on 01/09/2014): 21-30 years

Selection Procedure:

Phase-I: Examination consisting objective tests for 200 marks and descriptive test for 50 marks.
The Objective Test will be online. Immediately after the online Objective Test, Descriptive Test will be administered. Questions relating to Descriptive Test will be available on computer (Online) and candidates will have to write the answers on the answer sheet (Offline) provided to them on Paper/ Pen mode.

Objective Test: The Objective Test with 2 hours duration consists of 4 Sections with 50 marks each (Total 200 marks) as follows:
  1. Test of English Language (Grammer, Vocabulary, Comprehension etc.)
  2. Test of General Awareness, Marketing & Computers
  3. Test of Data Analysis & Interpretation
  4. Test of Reasoning (High Level)

The candidates are required to qualify in each of the Tests by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.

Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test with 1 hour duration (50 marks) will be of “Test of English Language (comprehension, short prĂ©cis, letter writing & essay)”.
The candidates are required to qualify in the Descriptive Test by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.

Phase-II: Group Discussion (20 marks) & Interview (30 marks):
The aggregate marks of candidates qualifying in both the Objective Tests and Descriptive Test will be arranged in descending order in each category. Adequate number of candidates in each category, as decided by the Bank will be called for Group Discussion and Interview. The qualifying marks in Group Discussion & Interview will be as decided by the Bank.

Application Fee & Intimation Charges: Rs. 100/- for SC/ ST category and Rs. 500/- for all other category.

How to Apply: Candidates can apply online only.

Important Dates:
  • Opening date of online registration 01-Sept-2014
  • Closing date of online registration 18-Sept-2014
  • Payment of fee online 01-Sept-2014 to 18-Sept-2014
  • Payment of fee offline 03-Sept-2014 to 20-Sept-2014

Official Notification can be downloaded here