New Delhi – Probationary Officers Recruitment 2011 – State Bank of India

State Bank of India(SBI) is Hiring Graduate candidates in 2011, Delhi

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Recruitment Of Probationary Officers In State Bank Of India

Applications are invited from eligible Indian Citizens for appointment as Probationary Officers (POs) in State Bank of India. Candidates selected are liable to be posted anywhere in India.

Probationary Officers – 30 Posts
Eligiblity Criteria: (AS ON 01/05/2011)
(A) Essential Academic Qualifications :
Graduation in any discipline from a recognised College / University
(B) Age Limit: As on 01.05.2011 Not below 21 years and not above 30 years as on 01.05.2011 i.e candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.05.1981 and not later than 01.05.1990 (both days inclusive) Relaxation in the Upper Age Limit to Reserved category candidates Upper age is relaxable by
(i) 3 years in the case of OBC candidates.
(ii) 5  years in the case of : (a) SC/ST candidates. (b) Ex-servicemen (including Emergency Commissioned Officers/Short Service Commissioned Officers) who have rendered at least five years continuous Military Service and have been released on completion of assignment (including those whose assignment is due to be completed within one year) otherwise than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or /on account of physical disability or have been released on account of physical disability attributable to Military Service or on invalidment (c) Candidates who had ordinarily been domiciled in Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu and Kashmir between 1st January, 1980 and 31st December, 1989. (iii) 10  years for VH/OH (Gen); 13 years for VH/OH (OBC) and 15 years for VH/OH (SC/ST) candidates.

Selection Procedure:
Phase- I: Written Examination — Combined Duration 3 Hrs. (Combined Objective & Descriptive Type Tests) — [Max marks-250 (combined)] The duration of objective type test will be 2 hours, Max. marks 200 and will consist of :
i) Test of English Language (Grammer, Vocabulary, Comprehension etc.)
ii) Test of  General Awareness,  Marketing & Computers
iii) Test of Data Analysis & Interpretation
iv) 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. 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 test and descriptive test will be arranged in descending order and the candidates who have qualified in both the written examinations will be called for group discussion and interview depending upon the vacancies in each category, subject to maximum of 3 times of the vacancies.

Final Selection:
The marks of group discussion and 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 candidate will have to pass both in Phase I & II separately.  Phase I & Phase II marks will be aggregated and arranged in descending order (category wise) for candidates who have qualified in both the phases separately and depending on the vacancies, selection will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category. Results of the candidates who have qualified for Phase I and thereafter the list of candidates finally selected will be available on the Bank’s website in addition to publication in Employment News/ Rozgar Samachar.

General Instructions:
(a) While applying on-line for the posts, the applicant should ensure that he / she fulfills the eligibility and other norms mentioned above as on the specified dates and that the particulars furnished by him / her are correct in all respects.  IN CASE IT IS DETECTED  AT  ANY  STAGE  OF  RECRUITMENT THAT A CANDIDATE DOES NOT FULFIL THE ELIGIBILITY NORMS AND / OR THAT HE / SHE HAS FURNISHED ANY INCORRECT / FALSE INFORMATION OR HAS SUPPRESSED ANY MATERIAL FACT(S), HIS / HER CANDIDATURE WILL STAND CANCELLED.  IF ANY OF THESE SHORTCOMINGS  IS / ARE DETECTED EVEN AFTER APPOINTMENT, HIS / HER SERVICES ARE LIABLE TO BE TERMINATED.
(b) Admission to written test will be purely provisional without verification of age /essential minimum educational qualification / category (SC/ST/OBC/PWD) etc. of the candidates with reference to documents.
(c ) Use of Mobile Phones, pagers, calculator or any such devices: Candidates before entering examination premises are likely to be frisked to ensure compliance with followings :
(i) Mobile phones, pagers or any other communication devices are not allowed inside the premises where the examination is being conducted. Any infringement of these instructions shall entail cancellation of candidature and disciplinary action including ban from future examinations.
(ii) Candidates are not permitted to use or have in possession of calculators in examination premises.
(iii) Candidates are advised in their own interest not to bring any of the banned item including mobile phones/ pagers to the venue of the examination, as arrangement for safekeeping can not be assured.
(d) The candidates will have to appear for the written tests, at their own cost. Candidates called for INTERVIEW are entitled to IInd class to & fro railway fare/bus fare by shortest route on production of evidence of travel (Rail/bus ticket/receipt etc.).

How To Apply:
i) Candidates are required to download from Bank’s website / / the  CASH  VOUCHER (fee payment voucher) for payment of the application fee. The cash voucher is in duplicate.
ii) Candidates are required to go to any Branch of State Bank of India and pay the amount of prescribed fees (fee details see para 7 ) and postage and get the receipt .
iii) Application fees to be paid between 18-05-2011 to 07-06-2011.
iv) Obtain the duplicate copy of the cash voucher duly receipted by the branch and ensure that this cash receipt contains
i)  Journal number (7-10 digits)
ii) Branch Name
iii)Branch code No.
iv) Date of deposit
v) Amount

This fee receipt needs to be produced at the time of written examination Before applying online candidates are required to have a scanned (digital) image of his/her photograph and signature as per the specifications given below. Candidates are required to upload a scanned copy of his/her photograph along with a scanned copy of signature in the online application.

Important Dates:
Date Of Written Examination : 24.07.2011 (Sunday)
On-Line Registration Will Start From : 18.05.2011
Last Date For Registration Of On-Line Applications : 09.06.2011

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