2986 Probationary Officer Posts in SBI this September 2014

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

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BANK             VACANCIES      
SBBJ   45 71 81   153   350   15 08
SBH   112 157 253   378   900   38 18
SBM   70 69 126   235   500   14 16
SBP   07 56 13   24   100   14 02
SBT   181 180 270   505   1136   15 15
TOTAL   415 533 743   1295   2986   96 59
BANK   Backlog Vacancies included in the above      
    mentioned total vacancies              
    SC ST   OBC*   TOTAL   VH OH    
SBBJ 49       49     12   02    
SBH 101   51     152     27   07    
SBM 34       34     07   09    
SBP 53       53     14   01    
SBT 31 105       136          
TOTAL 31 342   51     424     60   19    

*Vacancies reserved for OBC category are available to OBC Cadidates belonging to ‘Non-creamy layer’. ‘Creamy layer’ OBC candidates should indicate their category as ‘General’.

Vacancies for OH & VH category candidates are reserved horizontally. Vacancies including reserved vacancies are provisional and may vary according to the requirements of Bank.

2986 Probationary Officer Posts in SBI this September 2014


(A) Essential Academic Qualifications :

Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government

Candidate having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before the eligiblity date.

Note : The date of passing eligiblity examination will be the date appearing on themarksheet 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 then 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.

(B) Age Limit : (As on 01.09.2014)

Not below 21 years and not above 30 years as on 01.09.2014 i.e candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.09.1984 and not later than 01.09.1993 (both days inclusive)

Relaxation of Upper age limit

Sr.No. category Age relaxation
Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe 5 Years  
Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 Years  
Persons With Disabilities (PWD) PWD (SC/ST)-15 Years
    PWD (OBC)- 13 Years
    PWD (Gen)- 10 Years
Ex Servicemen, Commissioned officers 5 Years  
  including Emergency Commissioned Officers    
  (ECOs)/Short Service Commissioned Officers    
  (SSCOs) who have rendered 5 years military    
  service and have been released on comple-    
  tion of assignment (including those whose    
  assignment is due to be completed within    
  one year from the last date of receipt of    
  application) otherwise than by way of    
  dismissal or discharge on account of mis-    
  conduct or inefficiency or physical disability    
  attributable to military service or invalidment.    
Presons Ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir 5 Years  
  Division of the state of Jammu & Kashmir    
  during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989    


Notes for Orthopaedically Handicapped (OH)/Visually Handicapped (VH) candidates :

OH/VH Candidates who suffer from not less than 40% of relevant disability should posses disability certificate issued by Medical Board duly constituted by Central or State Government issued on or before last date of online submission of application :

a)  Only those OH candidates who have locomotor disability or cerebral palsy with locomotor impairment of minimum 40% and only those who fall in the following categories are eligible to apply:

MW – Muscular weakness and limited physical endurance OL – One leg affected (R or L)

BL – Both legs affected but not arms OA – One arm affected (R or L) –

b)Only those Visually handicapped persons who suffer from any one of the following conditions are eligible to apply.

i)   Total absence of sight.

ii)  Visual acuity not exceeding 6/60 or 20/200 (Snellen) in the better eye with correcting lenses.

iii)Limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of 20 degrees or worse.

c)Candidates having low vision as defined in Chapter I, Para 2 (u) of The persons with Disabilities (Equal opportunities, protections of rights and full participation) Act 1995.

d)At the time of written examination, only blind/low vision candidates and those candidates whose writing speed is affected by cerebral palsy can use scribe/writer at his/her own cost. In all such cases where a scribe/writer is used, the following rules will apply :

i)   The candidate will have to arrange his/her own scribe/writer at his/her cost.

ii)  The candidate will have to give a suitable undertaking, in the prescribed format at the time of online examination.

iii)Blind/low vision candidates and other candidates whose writing speed is affected by cerebral palsy whether availing the facility of scribe or not shall be allowed compensatory time of 20 minutes and/or part there of for every hour of the examination provided that the candidate uses scribe /writer for both the objective & descriptive test.

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