State Bank of India Recrutiment 2017 for 2313 Probationary Officers
Qualifications (As on 01/07/17):
- Graduation in any discipline 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 01.07.2017.
- Candidates having Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 01.07.2017.
- Candidates possessing qualification of Chartered Accountant may also apply.
Age Limit (As on 01/04/17): 21 – 30 years
Preliminary Examination: Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This test would be of 1 hour duration consisting of 3 sections as follows:
|Name of Test||No. of Questions||Marks||Duration|
|English Language||30||30||Composite Time
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Phase – II:
Main Examination: Main Examination will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks and Descriptive Test for 50 marks. Both the Objective and Descriptive Tests will be online. Candidates will have to answer Descriptive Test by typing on the computer. Immediately after completion of Objective Test, Descriptive Test will be administered.
(I) Objective Test: The Objective Test of 3 hours duration consists of 4 sections for total 200 marks. The Objective Test will have separate timing for every section. The candidates are required to qualify in each of the tests by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.
|Test||Name of Test||No. of Questions||Max. Marks||Duration|
|I||Reasoning & Computer Aptitude||45||60||60 minutes|
|II||Data Analysis & Interpretation||35||60||45 minutes|
|IV||English Language||35||40||40 minutes|
(ii) Descriptive Test: The Descriptive Test of 30 minutes duration with 50 marks will be a Test of English Language (Letter Writing & Essay). The candidates are required to qualify in the Descriptive Test by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.
Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main examination): There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. Each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one-fourth of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate; there will be no penalty for that question.
Application Fee: Rs.100/- for SC/ ST/ PWD candidates and Rs.600/- for General, OBC candidates.
How to Apply: Candidates can apply online only.
|Online registration including edit/modification of application by candidates||07-02-2017 to 06-03-2017|
|Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges||07-02-2017 to 06-03-2017|
|Download of call letters for Online Preliminary Examination||15-04-2017 onwards|
|Online Examination – Preliminary||29th & 30th April and 6th & 7th May 2017|
|Result of Online Exam – Preliminary||17-05-2017|
|Download of Call Letter for Online Main Exam||22-05-2017 onwards|
|Conduct of Online Examination – Main||4th June 2017|
|Declaration of Result – Main||19th June 2017|
|Download Call Letter for Interview||26th June 2017|
|Conduct of Group Discussion & Interview||10th July 2017 onward|
|Declaration of Final Result||5th August 2017|
|Pre-Examination Training for SC/ST/Religious Minority Community Candidates|
|Download of Call Letters for Pre-Exam Training||07-04-2017 onwards|
|Conduct of Pre-Exam Training||17-04-2017 to 22-04-2017|