SBI Probationary Officers (PO) Recruitment 2014 in Associate Banks of SBI (2014-15)

SBI The State Bank of India has released the "Probationary Officers" (POs') Recruitment Notification 2014 for 2986 Posts for 2014-15 in Associate Banks of SBI (2014-15). Eligible candidates have to apply Online from 01/09/2014. SBI POs Recruitment Examination will be conducted tentatively in Nov 2014. Candidates can also visit Bank's Official website or for details and updates. Details of SBI POs Recruitment 2014 in Associate Banks of SBI 2014-15 Notification, Post wise Details, How to Apply, SBI POs Syllabus, SBI Probationary Officers Selection Procedure are given at in this post below.
SBI Probationary Officers (PO) Recruitment 2014 in Associate Banks of SBI (2014-15)

SBI Probationary Officers (PO) Recruitment 2014 in Associate Banks of SBI (2014-15)

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.
SBI POs Recruitment 2014 Vacancies in Associate Banks of SBI:

SBBJ 45 71 81 153 350 15 08
SBH 112 157 253 378 900 38 18
SBM 70 69 126 235 500 14 16
SBP 07 56 13 24 100 14 02
SBT 181 180 270 505 1136 15 15
TOTAL 415 533 743 1295 2986 96 59

Academic Qualifications : (As on 10.08.2014)
  1. Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government. 
  2. Candidate having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before the eligiblity date. 
  3. Note : The date of passing eligiblity examination will be the date appearing on the marksheet or provisional certificate issued by the University / Institute. In case the result of a particular examination is posted on the website of the University / Institute then a certificate issued by the appropriate authority of the University / Institute indicating the date on which the result was posted on the website will be taken as the date of passing.

Age Limit : (As on 01.09.2014)
Not below 21 years and not above 30 years as on 01.09.2014 i.e candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.09.1984 and not later than 01.09.1993 (both days inclusive)
Relaxation of Upper age limit:: SC,ST 5 years, BC Years.

Application Fee (Non Refundable)
  • For SC/ST/PWD: Rs.100 Intimation Charges Only
  • For Others Rs.500 Application Fee including Intimation Charges
  • Commencement of on-line registration of application:: 01/09/2014
  • Closure of registration:: 18/09/2014
  • Closure for editing application details:: 18/09/2014
  • Last date for printing your application:: 03/10/2014
  • Online Fee Payment:: 01/09/2014 to 18/09/2014
  • Offline Fee Payment:: 01/09/2014 to 20/09/2014 
  • Exam Date Tentative: Nov 2014

How to Apply  for SBI POs Recruitment 2014

Candidates will be required to register themselves online through Bank's website or After registration candidates are required to pay the requisite application fee through one of the following modes:
(i) Offline mode : The system will generate a cash voucher/ challan form pre-printed with the candidate's details which will be required to be presented at any State Bank of India branch counter with the requisite fee. On payment of the requisite fee through computer generated challan form, registration of the online application will be complete.
(ii) Online mode : The payment can be made by using debit card/ credit card/Internet Banking.

Pre-requisites for Applying Online
Candidates should have valid email ID which should be kept active till the declaration of results. It will help him/her in getting call letter/interview advices etc. by email.

  • 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 or and open the appropriate Online Application Format, available in the 'Recruitment link'. 
  • iii) Fill the application carefully. Once the application is filled in completely, candidates should submit the data. In the event of candidates not able to fill the data in one go, they can save the data already entered. When the data is saved, a provisional registration number and password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Candidates should note down the registration number and password. They can re-open the saved data using registration number and password and edit the particulars, if needed. This facility will be available for three times only. Once the application is filled in completely, candidates should submit the data and take a printout of the system generated fee payment challan immediately. No change /edit will be allowed thereafter. The registration at this stage is provisional. 
  • iv) Fee Payment: Fee will be accepted from 2nd working day after registration and can be made within three working days at any branch of State Bank of India. Candidates who have been registered online on the last day of registration i.e, on 25.04.2014 and opted for offline payment will be required to remit the fee on 28.04.2014 positively System generated fee payment challan will be used for depositing fee. Once fee is paid, the registration process is completed. 
  • v) Candidates will receive registration confirmation by SMS/e-mail after three working days from the date of payment of fees. Please ensure to furnish correct Mobile number/ email address to receive the registration confirmation. 
  • vi) Three days after fee payment, candidates will also have a provision to reprint the submitted application containing fee details. The printout of the application form and fee receipt should be retained with the candidate for their reference. 

No fee payment challan will be generated. 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 debit card/ credit card/ Internet Banking by providing information as asked on the screen. Transaction charges for online payment, if any, will be borne by the candidates. 
  • IV. On successful completion of the transaction, e-receipt and application form will be generated; which may be printed for record. The printout of the application form is not to be sent to the Bank. 
  • V. If the online transaction is not successfully completed, please register again and make payment online. 
  • VI. There is also a provision to reprint the e-Receipt and Application form containing fee details, at later stage.

State Bank of India Probationary Officers Recruitment 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 online Objective Test, Descriptive Test will be administered. Cadidates will have to answer Descriptive Test on paper/Pen mode.

(i) Objective Test: The Objective Test with 2 hour duration consists of 4 Sections with 50 marks each (Total 200 marks) as follows:
a) Test of English Language (Grammar, Vocabulary, Comprehension etc.)
b) Test of General Awareness, Marketing & Computers
c) Test of Data Analysis & Interpretation
d) 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.
(ii) Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test with 1 hour duration (50marks) 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.
Descriptive Test paper of only those candidates will be evaluated who have scored qualifying marks in the Objective Tests and are Placed adequately high as per total marks in objective test.

(b) 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.