State bank of India (earlier SBI bank recruitment), the largest public sector bank in India invites applications from eligible candidates for the posts of Probationary Officers in Associate banks of SBI.
Total number of vacancies is 1717. Vacancies are split as follows:
State bank of Bikaner and Jaipur: 255 vacancies
State bank of Hyderabad: 674 vacancies
State bank of Indore: 100 vacancies
State bank of Mysore: 317 vacancies
State bank of Patiala: 245 vacancies
State bank of Travancore: 126 vacancies
Candidates should not be less than21 years and be more than 30 years of age as on 31.01.2010. Relaxation in age of 3 years for OBC, 5 years for SC/ST, 10 years for VH/OH(Gen) candidates is applicable.
You should have secured 60% (55% for SC/ST/PWD) of marks in class 12 or Diploma and 55% (50% for SC/ST/PWD) marks in Graduation (Hons is also eligible).
Rs.10000 – 18240.
Application fee is Rs.500 (Rs.50 for SC/ST/PWD) which should be deposited using a challan (download link given below in comments section) in any branch of State bank of India.
After depositing the fee, candidates should apply online at SBI website.
Selection of candidates will be done through a written test followed by a Group discussion and Personal Interview.
The written test consists of a objective type paper and a Descriptive paper. It is essential to stay above the cut off marks in both the paper. Visit this article for samples of Bank probationary officer descriptive paper and also this for how to manage your time during the written test. Also these were the questions given in Canara bank descriptive paper held this year.
Online registration starts from 01.01.2010 and ends on 31.01.2010
Last date for paying fee through challan is 25.01.2010 (opens from 01.01.2010)
Date of written exam is 07.03.2010.