State Bank of India Recruitment 2022: Probationary Officers (POs)

State Bank of India Recruitment 2022: Applications are invited from eligible Indian Citizens for appointment as Probationary Officers (POs) in State Bank of India. The selected candidates may be posted anywhere in India.

  1. Before applying, candidates are requested to ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria for the post as on the date of eligibility.
  2. The process of Registration is complete only when fee is deposited with the Bank through Online mode on or before the last date (12.10.2022) for payment of fee.
  3. Candidates are advised to check Bank’s website https://bank.sbi/careers or https://www.sbi.co.in/careers regularly for details and updates. No separate intimation will be issued in case of any change/ update. All Changes/ Updates/ Corrigendum will be hosted only on Bank’s website https://bank.sbi/careers or https://www.sbi.co.in/careers

Prospective candidates, who aspire to join State Bank of India as a Probationary Officer, can apply after carefully reading the advertisement regarding eligibility criteria, online registration processes, payment of application fee, issuance of call letters, process & pattern of examinations/ interview, etc. and ensure that they fulfil the stipulated criteria and follow the prescribed processes.

Eligible candidates are required to register on-line for the recruitment process which will be held in three Phase viz. (i) Phase-I; (ii) Phase-II; and (iii) Phase-III. Candidates who are shortlisted after Phase-I will have to appear for Phase-II. Candidates who are shortlisted after the Phase-II will be subsequently called for Phase-III.

The tentative schedule of events is as follows:

ActivityTentative Dates
On-line registration including Editing/ Modification of Application by candidates 22.09.2022 to 12.10.2022
Payment of Application Fee 22.09.2022 to 12.10.2022
Download of Preliminary Examination Call Letters 1st / 2nd week of December 2022 onwards
Phase-I: Online Preliminary Examination 17th/18th/19th/ 20th of December 2022
Declaration of Result of Preliminary Examination December 2022 / January 2023
Download of Main Examination Call letter January 2023 / February 2023
Phase-II: Online Main Examination January 2023 / February 2023
Declaration of Result of Main Examination February 2023
Download of Phase-III Call Letter February 2023 onwards
Phase-III: Psychometric Test February / March 2023
Interview & Group Exercises February / March 2023
Declaration of Final Result March 2023 onwards

Pre-Examination Training for SC/ ST/ Religious Minority Community candidates

Download of call letters for Pre-Examination Training : 1st / 2nd week of November 2022 onwards
Conduct of Pre- Examination Training : November 2022 / December 2022

Candidates are advised to regularly visit Bank’s website https://bank.sbi/careers or
https://www.sbi.co.in/careers for details and updates.

VACANCIES:

CategorySCSTOBC*EWS^URTotalVI#HI#LD#d & e# @
Regular Vacancy240120432160648160016161616
Backlog Vacancy30113273220523
Total270131464160648167318362139

Abbreviations: SC- Scheduled Castes, ST- Scheduled Tribes, OBC- Other Backward Classes, EWS- Economically Weaker Section, UR- Unreserved, PwBD-Person with Benchmark Disability, VI- Visually Impaired, HI- Hearing Impaired, LD- Locomotor Disability

ELIGIBLITY CRITERIA:

(A) Essential Academic Qualifications (as on 31.12.2022):

Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government. Those who are in the Final Year/ Semester of their Graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if called for interview, they will have to produce proof of having passed the graduation examination on or before 31.12.2022. Candidates having Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 31.12.2022. Candidates possessing qualifications such as Medical, Engineering, Chartered Accountant, Cost Accountant would also be eligible.

Note:

i. The date of passing eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the mark sheet 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, 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.

ii. Candidate should indicate the percentage obtained in Graduation calculated to the nearest two decimals in the online application. Where CGPA/ OGPA is awarded, the same should be converted into percentage and indicated in the online application. If called for interview, the candidate will have to produce a certificate issued by the appropriate authority inter alia stating the norms of the University regarding conversion of grade into percentage and the percentage of marks scored by the candidate in terms of these norms.

iii. Calculation of Percentage: The percentage marks shall be arrived at by dividing the total marks obtained by the candidate in all the subjects in all the semester(s)/ year(s) by aggregate maximum marks in all the subjects irrespective of Honours/ optional/ additional optional subject, if any. This will be applicable for those Universities also where Class/ Grade is decided on basis of Honours marks only. The fraction of percentage so arrived will be ignored i.e. 59.99% will be treated as less than 60% and 54.99% will be treated as less than 55%.

(B) Age Limit: (As on 01.04.2022):

Not below 21 years and not above 30 years as on 01.04.2022 i.e. candidates must have been born not later than 01.04.2001 and not earlier than 02.04.1992 (both days inclusive). Relaxation in Upper age limit shall be as below:

C. Locomotor Disabilities (LD):

Only those persons are eligible to apply under Locomotor Disability (LD) category who have inability to execute distinctive activities associated with movement of self and objects resulting from affliction of musculoskeletal or nervous system or both, including Cerebral Palsy, Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Muscular Dystrophy and Acid Attack Victims. Orthopedically challenged persons with following benchmark are covered under Locomotor Disability:

SELECTION PROCEDURE:

The selection for Probationary Officers will be done through a three-Phase process:

Phase-I: Preliminary Examination: Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Test for 100 marks will be conducted online. The test will have of 3 Sections (with separate timings for each section) as follows:

Selection criteria for Main Examination: Category wise merit list will be drawn on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in the Preliminary Examination. There will be no sectional cut-off. Candidates numbering 10 times (approx.) the numbers of vacancies in each category will be short listed for Main Examination from the top of above merit list.

Phase-II: Main Examination: Main Examination will be conducted online and will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. The Descriptive Test will be administered immediately after conclusion of the Objective Test and candidates will have to type their Descriptive Test answers on the computer.

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