CENTRAL RECRUITMENT & PROMOTION DEPARTMENT
ADVERTISEMENT NO. CRPD/CR/2011-12/05
1 - SPECIAL RECRUITMENT DRIVE FOR SC/ST/OBC CATEGORY AS SHOWN IN TABLE I BELOW
2 - REGULAR RECRUITMENT FOR POSTING AT NORTH EASTERN CIRCLE AS SHOWN IN TABLE II BELOW
Date of Written Examination : 18.03.2012 (Sunday)
On-line Registration will start from : 28.12.2011
Last Date for Registration of Online Applications : 20.01.2012
Payment of Fees : 30.12.2011 TO 25.01.2012
Applications are invited from eligible Indian Citizens for appointment in Clerical Cadre in State Bank of India.
Candidates can apply for vacancies in one state only as detailed in Table I and II below.
VACANCIES FOR CLERICAL POSTS UNDER SPECIAL RECRUITMENT DRIVE
FOR SC/ST/OBC CATEGORY:
NAME OF CIRCLE STATE Proposed Distribution
TOTAL SC ST OBC
Ahmedabad Gujarat 117 9 108
Bangalore Karnataka 301 104 197
Bhopal Madhya Pradesh 164 57 107
Chhattisgarh 165 165
Bhubaneswar Orissa 86 86
Jammu & Kashmir 11 11
Himachal Pradesh 28 14 14
Chandigarh Haryana 18 8 10
Chandigarh UT 28 22 6
Punjab 68 3 65
Delhi/Haryana 109 106 3
Delhi Rajasthan 84 81 3
Uttar Pradesh (West) 107 100 7
Uttarakhand 54 50 4
Hyderabad Andhra Pradesh 248 188 30 30
West Bengal 245 164 81
Kolkata A&N Islands 3 3
Sikkim 6 6
Lucknow Uttar Pradesh 395 308 28 59
Patna Bihar 149 149
Jharkhand 49 49
North Eastern Vacancies for Special Recruitment Drive are included in
Table-II given below.
TOTAL (inclusive of 65 vacancies in North
Eastern Circle under Special Recruitment Drive 2500 1150 750 600
shown under Table II)
As this is a special drive for SC/ST/OBC candidates, General category candidates
including PWD [GEN]& XS[GEN] candidates cannot apply under Special Recruitment
Drive detailed under Table I.
No Reservation for XS/PWD candidates. PWD candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC
category will be eligible for upper age relaxation as applicable to these categories [i.e.
SC/ST/OBC]. XS candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC will get upper age relaxation
applicable to their parent category only [SC/ST/OBC].
Non-graduate PWD (OBC) and XS (OBC) candidates are required to score 60% marks or
above in 12th standard or in equivalent qualification, if they are applying under Special
VACANCIES FOR CLERICAL POSTS UNDER REGULAR RECRUITMENT AND SPECIAL
RECRUITMENT DRIVE FOR SC/ST/OBC CATEGORY FOR NORTH EASTERN CIRCLE
NAME OF PROPOSED DISTRIBUTION HORIZONTAL RESERVATION**
CIRCLE STATE DXS XS PWD
Total Gen SC ST OBC VI HI OH
Assam 314 172 21 37 84 14 31 3 3 3
Arunachal 50 28 22 2 5 1
Manipur 50 26 1 17 6 2 5 1 1
8* 2* 6*
North Eastern Meghalaya 65 34 28 3 2 6 1 1
Mizoram 25 13 11 1 1 2 1
Nagaland 60 33 27 2 6 1 1
Tripura 36 18 6 11 1 1 3 1
47* 13* 34*
TOTAL 600 324 28 153 95 24 58 5 5 8
65* 15* 40* 10*
* Vacancies under special Recruitment Drive for SC/ST/OBC category.
** Reservation for PWD/XS/DXS is horizontal reservation and included in the vacancies of
Abbreviations stand for:
Gen - General Category
SC - Scheduled Caste, ST - Scheduled Tribe,
OBC - Other Backward Classes,
PWD - Person with Disability,
VI - Visually Impaired, HI - Hearing Impaired,
OH - Orthopaedically Handicapped,
XS - Ex-Serviceman,
DXS - Disabled - Ex-Serviceman
The above vacancies are provisional and may vary according to the actual requirement
of the Bank. Merit list will be drawn up State-wise, Category-wise and candidates will be
posted in the State from where he/she is appearing for the written test and will not be
entitled for inter/intra-state transfer in the first 10 years of service.
The salient features are given here in below:
1. Scale of Pay: 7200-400/3-8400-500/3-9900-600/4-12300-700/7-17200-1300/1-18500-800/
2. Emoluments: The total starting emoluments of a Clerical Cadre employee payable at
Metro like Mumbai will be around Rs. 14,177/- per month for Graduates inclusive of D.A.
and other allowances at the current rate. Allowances may vary depending upon the
place of posting.
3. Educational Qualification (as on 01.12.2011)
i) Minimum 12th Standard (10 + 2) pass or equivalent qualification with a minimum of
aggregate 60% marks (55% for SC/ ST/ PWD/ XS). PWD(OBC) & XS(OBC) candidates
applying under Special Recruitment Drive are required to have minimum of 60%
marks in 12th standard or in equivalent qualification.
ii) A degree (Graduation level) from a recognised university.
Candidates who have not passed 12th standard Examination but have passed Diploma
course after 10th standard are eligible for the captioned recruitment provided:
(a) Diploma course passed after 10th standard must be a full time course (Diploma
course through correspondence are not eligible) with a minimum of two years
(b) The Diploma course passed after 10th standard should be recognized / approved by
the State Board of technical Education of concerned State.
(c) The percentage of marks in 12th/ Diploma Course shall be arrived at by dividing the
marks obtained by the candidate in all subjects by aggregate maximum marks of all
subjects irrespective of optional/additional optional subjects studied. Grace marks,
if any, awarded by the Board/University will be excluded for the purpose of calculation
of percentage. The date of passing the eligibility examination will be the date
appearing on the marksheet/provisional certificate or the date on which the result
was posted on the website of the university / institution.
(d) Matriculate Ex-servicemen, who have obtained the Indian Army Special Certificate
of Education or corresponding certificate in the Navy or Air Force, after having
completed not less than 15 years of service in Armed Forces of the Union are also
eligible for the post. Such certificates should be dated on or before 01.12.2011.
(e) Should be able to write and speak English fluently.
(f) Knowledge of local language will be an added qualification.
4. Age: (As on 01.12.2011)
i. Minimum Age : 18 years ; Maximum Age : 28 years (as on 01.12.2011). Candidates
born between 30.11.1983 & 01.12.1993 are only eligible to apply.
ii. The upper age limit will be relaxed as under :
Sr. Category Age Relaxation
1. SC / ST 5 years
2. Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3 years
3. PWD (Gen) 10 years
4. PWD (SC /ST) 15 years
5. PWD (OBC) 13 years
6. Persons domiciled in Kashmir Division 5 years
of Jammu & Kashmir State during the
period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989
7. Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen Actual period of service rendered
(In respect of vacancies detailed under in defence services + 3 years,
table I, age relaxation applicable to (8 years for Disabled Exparent
category (SC/ST/OBC) only will be Servicemen belonging to SC/ST)
available). subject to max. age of 50 years
8. Widows, Divorced women and women 9 years (subject to maximum
judicially separated from their husbands age limit of 35 years for General
& who are not remarried and 38 years for OBC & 40 years for
iii. Candidates seeking age relaxation are required to submit copies of necessary
certificate(s) at the time of interview, if qualifying.
iv. CUMULATIVE AGE RELAXATION WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE EITHER UNDER
ABOVE ITEMS OR IN COMBINATION WITH ANY OTHER ITEM.
Ex-Serviceman : Only those candidates shall be treated as Ex-Servicemen who fulfil the
revised definition as laid down in Government of India, Ministry of Home Affairs,
Department of Personnel and Administrative Reforms Notification No.36034/5/85/
Estt(SCT) dated 27th October, 1986 as amended from time to time.
Disabled Ex-Servicemen: Ex-Servicemen who while serving in Armed Forces of the
Union were disabled in operation against the enemy or in disturbed areas shall be
treated as Disabled Ex-Servicemen.
Dependents of Servicemen killed in Action : Servicemen killed in the following operations
would be deemed to have been killed in action attributable to Military Service (a) war (b)
warlike operations or border skirmishes either with Pakistan on cease fire line or any
other country (c) Fighting against armed hostiles in a counter insurgency environment
viz. Nagaland, Mizoram, etc. (d) Serving with peace-keeping mission abroad (e) Laying
or clearance of mines including enemy mines as also mine sweeping operation between
one month before and three months after conclusion of an operation (f) Frost-bite during
actual operations or during the period specified by the Government (g) Dealing with
agitating Para-Military forces personnel (h) IPKF personnel killed during the operations
in Sri Lanka.
NOTE: 1) Candidates still serving in Defence and desirous of applying under
Ex-Servicemen category should submit a certificate from the competent authority to the
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Name of Circle State Name of Examination Centre Centre Code
Bangalore Karnataka Hubli 18
Madhya Pradesh Gwalior 22
Bhopal Indore 23
Chhattisgarh Raipur 25
Bhubaneshwar Orissa Berhampur (Ganjam) 28
Haryana Ambala 31
Punjab Ludhiana 34
Chandigarh Patiala 35
Himachal Pradesh Palampur 36
Chandigarh UT Chandigarh 38
Jammu & Kashmir Jammu 39
Assam Guwahati 41
Tripura Agartala 43
North Eastern Mizoram Aizwal 44
Manipur Imphal 45
Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar 46
Nagaland Kohima 47
Meghalaya Shillong 48
Hyderabad Andhra Pradesh Tirupati 50
West Bengal Kolkata 54
Kolkata Siliguri 55
Sikkim Gangtok 56
A&N Island Port Blair 57
Lucknow Uttar Pradesh Gorakhpur 60
Uttar Pradesh Agra 64
(West) Meerut 65
Rajasthan Jaipur 67
Delhi Jodhpur 68
Uttarakhand Dehradun 70
Delhi / Haryana New Delhi 72
Patna Bihar Muzaffarpur 74
Jharkhand Ranchi 76
While registering the application, every candidate should indicate the name and code
number of the Centre where he/she desires to take the examination. The candidates will
appear for the written examination at their own expenses and risks and the bank will not
be responsible for any injury or losses etc. of any nature. NO CHANGE IN THE CHOICE
OF EXAMINATION CENTRE WILL BE ENTERTAINED UNDER ANY CIRCUMSTANCES.
BANK RESERVES THE RIGHT TO ADD OR DELETE ANY CENTRE OR ALTER
EXAMINATION DATE AT ITS DISCRETION. EXAMINATION WILL NOT BE CONDUCTED
IN STATES WHERE VACANCIES ARE NOT ADVERTISED.
13a.SBI may arrange pre-examination training at certain centres for a limited number of
SC/ST/XS/Religious Minority Community candidates in consonance with the guidelines
issued by Government of India. Candidates belonging to the above categories who
desire to avail themselves of such training at their own cost may indicate to that effect
while registering the application form. List of training centres given below is indicative.
The Bank has a discretion to conduct training at some additional centres or the Bank
may delete some of the centres indicated for training. Candidates opting for preexamination
training can download their Call Letters for training after 16.02.2012 by
entering his/her registration number and password/date of birth.
Chandigarh Jabalpur Gulbarga Hubli Port Blair Kanpur
Ahmedabad Varanasi Bhubaneshwar Allahabad Vadodara Raipur
Sambalpur Bareilly Berhampur (Ganjam) Hyderabad Lucknow
Patna Vishakhapatnam Vijaywada Tirupati Ranchi
Gorakhpur Bangalore Asansol Kolkata New Delhi
Siliguri Shillong Guwahati Purnea Indore Mysore
Bhopal Jaipur Meerut Dehradun Agra
14. All expenses regarding travelling, boarding, lodging etc. will be borne by the candidates
for attending the Pre-Examination Training programme at the concerned Pre-
Examination Training Centre.
15. HOW TO APPLY: GUIDELINES FOR FILLING ONLINE APPLICATION: (Note- Candidates
should have valid email ID. This will help him/her in getting call letter/interview
advices etc. by e-mail)
OPTION-I: PAYMENT OF FEE (OFFLINE):
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 www.statebankofindia.com or www.sbi.co.in
and open the appropriate Online Application Format.
iii) Fill the application carefully. In the event of the candidate not able to fill the data in
one go, he can save the data already entered. When the data is saved, registration
effect that they would be completing the specific period of engagement on or before
30.09.2012 and that they would be released / retired on or before 30.11.2012.
2) Ex-Servicemen candidates who have already secured employment under the Central
Government in Group C & D will be permitted the benefit of age relaxation as prescribed
for Ex-Servicemen for securing another employment in a higher grade or cadre in
Group ‘C’/ ‘D’ under the Central Government. However, such candidates will not be
eligible for the benefits of reservation for Ex-Servicemen in Central Government jobs. 3)
The Territorial Army Personnel will be treated as Ex-Servicemen w.e.f. 15.11.1986. 4) An
Ex-Serviceman who has once joined a Government job on the civil side after availing of
the benefits given to him as an Ex-Serviceman for his re-employment, his Ex-Serviceman
status for the purpose of re-employment in Government ceases.
6. Reservation for Persons with Disability (PWD):
Vacancies are reserved for Disabled (Physically Challenged) Persons under Section 33
of the Persons with Disabilities (Equal Opportunities, Protection of Rights and Full
Participation) Act, 1995 (1 of 1996) as per government guidelines. Candidates with
following disabilities are eligible to apply as per the definitions given in the above act:
a) Blindness b) Low Vision c) Hearing Impairment d) Locomotor Disability or Cerebral
Only such persons would be eligible for reservation in services/ posts who suffer from
not less than 40% of relevant disability. A person who wants to avail the benefit of
reservation will have to submit a Disability Certificate issued by Medical Board duly
constituted by Central or State Government. The certificate should be dated on or
before last date of registration of application i.e. 20.01.2012.
Candidates falling in the following categories of the disabled may apply for the posts :
Sr.No. Name of the post Categories of the Disabled suitable for the post
1. CLERKS OA, BL, OL, PD, D, B, LV
OA - One arm affected (Right or Left) – (a) impaired reach; (b) weakness of grip; (c) ataxia
BL – Both legs affected but not arms OL – One leg affected (Right or Left) PD – Partially
D – Deaf B – Blind LV – Low Vision
7. The blind candidates/low vision candidates and candidates who are locomotor impaired
in both hands and both arms and candidates whose writing speed is affected by cerebral
palsy can use own scribe at their cost during the written examination. In all such cases
where a scribe is used, the following rules will apply:
i) The candidate will have to arrange his/her own scribe at his/her own cost.
ii) The academic qualification of the scribe should be one grade lower than the minimum
stipulated eligibility criteria for the candidate. (11th Standard or below).
iii) The scribe can be from any academic discipline.
iv) Both the candidate as well as the scribe will have to give a suitable undertaking in the
prescribed format with passport size photograph of scribe, and confirm that the
scribe fulfils all the stipulated eligibility criteria for a scribe as mentioned above.
Further, in case it later transpires that he/she did not fulfill any of the laid-down criteria
or suppressed material facts, the candidature of the applicant will stand cancelled,
irrespective of the result of the written test.
v) Such candidates who use a scribe shall be eligible for extra time of 20 minutes for
every hour of the examination.
8. Probation period: The newly appointed clerks will be on probation for a Minimum
period of 6 months. Before the probation period comes to an end, the performance of
the newly recruited employees will be evaluated and the probation period of those
employees whose performance fails to meet Bank’s expectation, may be extended.
9. Application Fees and / or Intimation Charges (Non-refundable)
Sr. No. Category Application Fees Intimation Charges Total
1. SC/ ST / PWD / XS NIL Rs.50/- Rs.50/-
2. O B C / GEN. Rs. 300/- Rs. 50/- Rs. 350/-
Fee once deposited will neither be refunded nor be adjusted against any future recruitment
projects. The fee sent through Indian Postal Order, Bank Drafts, Cheques, Currency Notes
etc. will not be accepted. Such applications will be treated as without fee and will be
summarily rejected. Candidates also has an option to make online fee payment as
detailed under item 15.
10. Selection Procedure:
All eligible candidates should apply on-line before the last date for registration of
a. Final selection will be made on the basis of performance in the written test and
interview taken together. Merely satisfying the eligibility norms does not entitle a
candidate to be called for written test or interview.
b. The written test will be of Objective type consisting of (i) General Awareness
(ii) General English (iii) Quantitative Aptitude (iv) Reasoning Ability (v) Marketing
Aptitude / Computer Knowledge. The questions in objective tests, except for the test
of General English, will be printed bilingual i.e., English & Hindi.
There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th
marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. Candidates will have to pass in
each of the objective tests.
The passing marks in each of the tests will be decided by the Bank on the basis of the
performance of all the competing candidates taken together in each test to a minimum
required level. Candidates are also required to score a minimum percentage marks
on aggregate (For SC/ST/OBC/PWD/XS candidates, 5% relaxation available thereon).
for being considered for interview. Minimum percentage marks on aggregate will be
decided by the bank.
i) Other detailed information regarding the written examination will be given in the
‘Acquaint Yourself’ booklet, which will be made available to the eligible candidates
along with the call letter for the test.
ii) Interviews : Depending upon the number of vacancies only certain number of
candidates from amongst those who qualify by ranking high enough in the merit will
be called for interview in the ratio of maximum 3 candidates for each vacancy.
Candidates are required to score a minimum percentage marks (to be decided by
the bank) in interview to be considered for final selection. 5% relaxation for SC/ST/
OBC/PWD/XS category will be available thereon. Final selection will be made on the
basis of candidate’s performance in the written test and interview taken together.
11.Date of written examination: 18.03.2012 (Sunday)
(Bank reserves the right to change the date of examination under unforeseen
circumstances, if any.)
12.CALL LETTERS FOR WRITTEN EXAMINATION:
THE CANDIDATES SHOULD DOWNLOAD THEIR CALL LETTER AND AN ACQUAINT
YOURSELF BOOKLET BY ENTERING HIS/HER REGISTRATION NUMBER AND
PASSWORD/DATE OF BIRTH, AFTER 05.03.2012 FROM THE BANK’S WEBSITE. NO
HARD COPY OF THE CALL LETTER/ACQUAINT YOURSELF BOOKLET WILL BE SENT
13. EXAMINATION CENTRES:
Name of Circle State Name of Examination Centre Centre Code
Ahmedabad Gujrat Rajkot 13
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number and password will be generated by the system and displayed on the
screen. Candidate should note down the registration number and password. Email
& SMS indicating the Registration number and Password will be sent. They can
reopen 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 complete, candidate should submit the data. Candidates to 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 payment 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. System generated fee payment challan will be used for depositing
fee. (For example: If one has registered on 12.01.2012, then he/she will be able to
deposit the fee from 14th to 17th January, 2012, considering 15th is a non- working
day). Once fee paid, the registration process is completed.
v) Candidate will receive registration confirmation by SMS/e-mail after two working
days from the date of payment of fees. Please ensure to furnish correct Mobile
number / e-mail address to receive the registration confirmation.
Note: There is also a provision to reprint the submitted application containing fee
details, after three days of fee payment.
OPTION-II: PAYMENT OF FEES: [ONLINE PAYMENT] :
I. FOLLOW STEPS i) to iii) GIVEN UNDER OPTION-I ABOVE. However fee payment
challan will not be generated and fee payment will have to 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
III. The payment can be made by using MASTER/VISA debit/ credit cards or Internet
Banking by providing information as asked on the screen. Transaction charges for
online payment will be borne by the candidates.
IV. On successful completion of the transaction, e-receipt and application form will be
generated; you may take its printout for your record.
V. If the online transaction has not been successfully completed, then please register
again. Candidates may then revisit Online Application link and fill in their application
details again and make payment online.
Note: There is also a provision to reprint the eReceipt and Application form
containing fee details, at later stage.
- The printout of the application form must not be sent to the Bank.
GUIDELINES FOR SCANNING THE PHOTOGRAPH & SIGNATURE
Before applying online a candidate will be required to have a scanned (digital) image
of his/her photograph and signature as per the specifications given below .
(i) PHOTOGRAPH IMAGE:
• Photograph must be a recent passport size colour picture.
• The picture should be in colour, against a light-coloured, preferably white,
• Look straight at the camera with a relaxed face
• If the picture is taken on a sunny day, have the sun behind you, or place yourself
in the shade, so that you are not squinting and there are no harsh shadows
• If you have to use flash, ensure there’s no “red-eye”
• If you wear glasses make sure that there are no reflections and your eyes can be
• Caps, hats and dark glasses are not acceptable. Religious headwear is allowed
but it must not cover your face.
• Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels (preferred)
• Size of file should be between 20kb–50 kb
• Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 50KB. If the size of the
file is more than 50 KB, then adjust the settings of the scanner such as the DPI
resolution, no. of colours etc., during the process of scanning.
(ii) SIGNATURE IMAGE:
• The applicant has to sign on white paper with Black Ink pen.
• The signature must be signed only by the applicant and not by any other person.
• The signature will be used to put on the Attendence Sheet.
• If the Applicant’s signature on the answer script, at the time of the examination,
does not match the signature on the Attendence Sheet/Hall Ticket, the applicant
will be disqualified.
• Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels (preferred)
• Size of file should be between 10kb – 20kb
• Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 20KB
SCANNING THE PHOTOGRAPH & SIGNATURE:
• Set the scanner resolution to a minimum of 200 dpi (dots per inch)
• Set Color to True Color
• File Size as specified above
• Crop the image in the scanner to the edge of the photograph/signature, then use
the upload editor to crop the image to the final size (as specified above).
• The image file should be JPG or JPEG format. An example file name is :
image01.jpg or image01.jpeg Image dimensions can be checked by listing the
folder files or moving the mouse over the file image icon.
Candidates using MS Windows/MSOffice can easily obtain photo and signature in .jpeg
format not exceeding 50KB & 20KB respectively by using MS Paint or MSOffice Picture
Manager. Scanned photograph and signature in any format can be saved in .jpg format by
using ‘Save As’ option in the File menu and size can be reduced below 50KB(photograph)
& 20KB(signature) by using crop and then resize option (Please see point (i) & (ii) above for
the pixel size) in the ‘Image’ menu. Similar options are available in other photo editor also.
If the file size and format are not as prescribed, an error message will be displayed.
While filling in the Online Application Form the candidate will be provided with a link to
upload his photograph and signature.
Procedure for Uploading the Photograph and Signature
(i) There will be two separate links for uploading Photograph and Signature
(ii) Click on the respective link “Upload Photograph / Signature”
(iii) Browse & Select the location where the Scanned Photo / Signature file has been saved.
(iv) Select the file by clicking on it
(v) Click the ‘Upload’ button
Your Online Application will not be registered unless you upload your photo and
signature as specified.
a. In case the face in the photograph or signature is unclear the candidate’s application
may be rejected.
b. Candidates are advised to take a printout of their system generated online application
forms after registering.
c. In case the photograph or signature is unclear, the candidate may edit his application
and reupload his photograph or signature.
d. Candidates should keep a copy of the Application printout and Fee Receipt for their record.
e. Candidates serving in Government/Quasi Government offices, Public Sector undertaking
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Objection Certificate' from their employer at the time of interview, failing which their
candidature may not be considered and travelling expenses, if any, otherwise admissible,
will not be paid.
f. The candidates must bring the call letter along with photo identity proof such as
passport /PAN Card/Driving Licence/Voter's Card/Bank Passbook with duly attested
Photograph/Identity Card issued by School or College/ Gazetted Officer in original
as well as a self attested Photocopy thereof. The photocopy of Identity proof should
be submitted along with call letter to the invigilators in the examination hall, failing
which he/she will not be permitted to appear for the test.
g. Caste certificate by candidate seeking reservation as SC/ST/OBC in the prescribed
proforma from the competent authority indicating clearly the candidate’s caste, the
Act/Order under which the caste is recognised as SC/ST/OBC and the village/town the
candidate is originally a resident of.
h. A declaration in the prescribed format by candidate seeking reservation as OBC, that
he/she does not belong to the creamy layer on the crucial date, in addition to the
Community Certificate (OBC). Unless specified otherwise, the prescribed closing date
for receipt of online recruitment application for the post is to be treated as cruicial date.
NO OTHER MODE OF APPLICATION/ PRINTOUT OR DRAFT ETC. WILL BE
16. Action against candidates found guilty of conduct.
Candidates are warned that they should not furnish any particulars that are false, tampered/
fabricated or should not suppress any material information while filling up the application
At the time of written examination/interview, if a candidate is (or has been) found guilty
(i) using unfair means during the examination or (ii) impersonating or procuring
impersonation by any person or (iii) misbehaving in the examination hall or taking
away the question booklet (or any part thereof)/answer sheet from the examination
hall or (iv) resorting to any irregular or improper means in connection with his/her
candidature for selection or (v) obtaining support for his/her candidature by any
unfair means, such a candidate may, in addition to rendering himself/herself liable
to criminal prosecution, be liable:
a) to be disqualified from the examination for which he/she is a candidate
b)to be debarred, either permanently or for a specified period, from any
examination or recruitment conducted by the Central Recruitment & Promotion
Department, State bank of India, Corporate Centre, Mumbai.
NOTE: The Bank would be analyzing the responses of a candidate with other
appeared candidates to detect patterns of similarity. On the basis of such an analysis,
if it is suspected that the responses have been shared and scores obtained are not
genuine/valid, the Bank reserves the right to cancel his/her candidature.
17. General Information :
(i) While applying on-line for the post, the applicant should ensure that he / she fulfils
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.
(ii) Applicants are advised to register online themselves.
(iii) The selection of the candidates will be on the basis of written test and interviews.
The Bank reserves the right to hold skill test / any other test wherever deemed
necessary as well as the right to add, delete or allot any centre at its discretion.
(iv) Admission to written test examination will be purely provisional without verification
of age / qualification / category (SC/ST/PWD/XS) etc. of the candidates with
references to documents.
(v) No candidate is permitted to use or have possession of Calculators, Mobile Phones,
Pagers or any other instrument in the Examination Hall.
(vi) The candidate will have option to answer written test questions in Hindi or English
except in General English paper .
(vii)The candidates will have to appear for the tests/ interviews, at their own cost. SC/
ST/ PWD 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/
(viii)Appointment of selected candidates is subject to their being found medically fit as
per the requirement of the Bank. Such appointment will also be subject to the
service and conduct rules of the Bank.
(ix) The new recruits must have flair for marketing and will be required to make customer
calls and provide banking services, advisory services and cross sell products etc.
inside and outside Bank premises. The duties involve extensive outdoor travelling.
Depending upon requirement, there will be flexible working hours and working in
(x) DECISIONS OF THE BANK IN ALL MATTERS REGARDING ELIGIBILITY, CONDUCT
OF WRITTEN EXAMINATION, OTHER TESTS, INTERVIEW, SELECTION,
ALLOTMENT TO ANY CIRCLE OF THE STATE BANK OF INDIA WOULD BE FINAL
AND BINDING ON ALL CANDIDATES. NO REPRESENTATION OR
CORRESPONDENCE WILL BE ENTERTAINED BY THE BANK IN THIS REGARD.
(xi) Any legal proceedings in respect of any matter of claim or dispute arising out of this
advertisement and / or an application in response thereto can be instituted only in
Mumbai and courts / tribunals / forums at Mumbai only shall have sole and exclusive
jurisdiction to try any cause / dispute.
(xii)Selected candidates will be governed by the terms and conditions of the Service
Regulations of the Bank in force at the time of joining.
(xiii) 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
(a) 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.
(b) 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 cannot be assured.
(c) Candidates are not permitted to use or have in possession of calculators in
(xiv) Candidate’s admission to the test / interview is strictly provisional. The mere fact
that the call letter has been issued to the candidate does not imply that his candidature
has been finally cleared by the Bank.
(xv) The candidates who are already working in SBI in the clerical cadre are not eligible
to apply under this project.
CANVASSING IN ANY FORM WILL BE A DISQUALIFICATION.
Mumbai - 400 021 GENERAL MANAGER
Date : 27.12.2011
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