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SBI SO Recruitment Notification 2020

SBI SO is a national-level exam conducted by State Bank of India for the recruitment of probationary officers in various branches of the bank across India.  State Bank of India invites Online applications from Indian citizens for appointment to the post of Deputy Manager (Law) and others. The SBI SO Recruitment Notification 2020 was released on 23rd January 2020. The recruitment process began the day of release of official notification and it is being conducted for the selection of candidates for the post of SO in State Bank of India and its Associate branches for the various posts of Specialists Cadre Officers.

SBI SO Recruitment 2020

The candidates selected are liable to be posted anywhere in India. Eligible and interested candidates must register online for the recruitment process. The selection process consists of Online Exam and Interview Process which will be conducted online, followed by a Personal Interview.

A total of 76 Vacancies are there to recruit for the various posts in SBI as Specialists Cadre Officers. Candidates must pass each exam to get shortlisted and progress to the next stage. The final selection will be based on merit. There is no separate notification for each stage in SBI PS 2020

Here is the link mentioned below for the official notification for each post announced by the State Bank of India for the post of Specialists Cadre Officers-

Name of the Post Link for Official Notification
Deputy Manager Official Notification PDF
Senior Executive/ Special Executive Official Notification PDF
Clerical Cadre Official Notification PDF

SBI SO Highlights 2020

Name of Exam State Bank of India Specialist Cadre Officer Exam (SBI SO 2020)
Conducting Body State Bank of India
Official Website
Periodicity Annually
Exam Level National
Mode of Exam Online
SBI SO 2020 Selection Stages Prelims, Mains, Group Discussion/ Interview
Candidates Expected to Register for SBI SO 2020 Nearly 1 lakh
Available Seats 76
SBI SO Helpline 022 – 2282 0427

SBI SO Exam Dates 2020

SBI SO Notification 2020 was released on 23rd January 2020, and the application process concluded on 12th February 2020. Given below are the tentative SBI SO Exam Dates:

Events Dates
Notification Published on 23rd January 2020
Application Form was available from 23rd Jan- 12th Feb 2020
Admit Card for Prelims will Release 21st Feb 2020
Prelims Exam Date 08th March 2020
SBI SO 2020 Result for Prelims 29th June 2020 (Tentatively)
Interview Call Letter Will Be Notified
Interview Date Will Be Notified

SBI SO Vacancy 2020

SBI announced 76 vacancies for the various posts in State Bank of India like- Senior Specialist Executive, Deputy Manager, Senior Executive, and Clerical Cadre. The SBI SO Vacancies vary for each category. In the below table, there are detailed vacancies released separately on the basis of the post-

Name of the Post Number of Vacancies
Special Senior Executive (Data Analyst) 01
Senior Executive (Statistics) 01
Clerical Cadre (Ex-Serviceman) 29
Deputy Manager (Law 45
Total 76

SBI SO Application Form 2020

Follow the given below steps to fill the application form:

Direct Lik to Fill the SBI SO Registration Form is mentioned below-

Name of the Post Registration Link
Deputy Manager Direct Link
Clerical Cadre Direct Link
Senior Executive/ Special Executive Direct Link

Registration for SBI SO

  1. Go to the SBI Official Website,
  2. Click on the link “Career with us” on the home page.
  3. Select the post for which you want to apply. The link is given below to direct fill the SBI SO Application Form 2020.
  4. Fill the application form with complete details.

Upload Images

  1. Upload scanned image of passport size photo(size-20 to 50 Kb) and signature (10 to 20 Kb) in JPEG format.
  2. The photo must be of 200 × 300 pixels while the signature must be of 140 × 60 pixels.
  3. Choose the correct file and click on open to upload.
  4. After that, click ‘Submit’ to move to a fee payment window.

Pay Application Fee - SBI SO 2020

  1. The application fee for the General, EWS, and OBC candidates is INR 750 and" NIL" for SC/ ST/ PWD/ Ex-Servicemen candidates.
  2. Pay the fee online and submit.
  3. Take a printout of the application form before submission for future reference.
  4. You will receive a registration ID.

SBI SO Admit Card 2020

SBI issues separate for each post and stage of the exam.

  • Admit card for SBI SO Prelims was issued to aspirants who register themselves successfully for the exam.
  • Only the candidates who clear the Online Test will receive the call letter Interview Process
  • SBI SO hall ticket for Personal Interview will be issued only to those candidates who clear the SBI SO Prelims Exam.
  • All notifications related to admit card will be out on the official website,
  • The admit card for prelims is expected to be out on 21st February 2020.
  • All candidates need to carry their admit cards on the day of the exam, failing which they will not be allowed to sit for the exam.

How to Download SBI SO Admit Card 2020?

  • Visit the official website.
  • Click on the link “SBI SO 2020 Admit card”.
  • Enter your registration number and DOB/Password.
  • Your admit card will appear on the screen.
  • Download it and take a print-out for future reference.

SBI Online Test 2020

The first stage of SBI SO 2020 will be conducted on 8th March 2020 tentatively. Applicants who will clear the Online Test will be eligible to appear for the Interview Process of the exam. The SBI SO Written Exam has 3 sections- English Language, Professional Knowledge, and Quantitative Aptitude. And 4 sections for the post of Deputy Manager (Law).

SBI SO Group Discussion and Interview (GDPI)
Candidates who qualify the mains exam are eligible to appear for group discussion and interview.

  • Post conduction of the interview, a combined score is generated which includes the sum of marks obtained in the main examination and interview.
  • The final list of the selected candidates is made upon the performance in mains and GD/ PI round only.
  • It is published on the official website of the bank’s website and also in Employment Newspaper.

SBI SO Result 2020

SBI SO 2020 Result will be declared online on the official website for each stage of the exam. Know how to check the SBI SO Result from the below-mentioned points-

How to Check SBI SO 2020 Result?

  1. Visit the official website of SBI SO
  2. Click on the “Careers” section.
  3. Click on the “Results” section.
  4. Enter your roll number and DOB or enter your registration number and password.
  5. Your result card will appear on the screen.

SBI SO Cut off

The cut off for SBI SO 2020 will be released along with the  SBI SO Result. The cut-off will help candidates to know about the minimum score required to ace the different levels of the exam in which the SBI SO is conducted. Check SBI SO Expected Cut Off below-

Category Professional Knowledge Quantitative Aptitude English Language Reasoning Ability
General 63 14 12 20
OBC 60 12 10 20
SC 56 9 8 18
ST 48 7 7 13

SBI SO Selection Process

There are 2 stages in the exam- Online Test and Interview Process. The candidates who cleared the Written Exam are invited for the Personal Interview. The selection will be taken by the authority of the State Bank of India on the basis of their qualification and the performance given in the online test.

While going for the Personal Interview candidates have to take some documents-

  • Valid Identity Proof
  • Certificate of Date of Birth
  • Educational Certificates- Mark-Sheets or Degree Certificate
  • Certificate of Experiences
  • Resume
  • E-Receipt for SBI SO 2020 fee payment
  • Copy of a valid OBC/SC/ST certificate (if applicable)

SBI SO Exam Pattern 2020

The exam for the post of SCO in the different departments will be conducted every year through the State Bank of India. The exam will be conducted in Online mode only. Candidates have to mark one answer from the 4 or 5 options as the questions are there in the form of Multiple Choice Questions. There are 3 sections for the Clerical Cadre and the Senior Executive/ Special Executive, 4 sections for the post of Deputy Manager.

  • Clerical Cadre and the Senior Executive/ Special Executive: Reasoning Ability, English language, Professional Knowledge, and Quantitative Aptitude.
    • A total of 170 questions will be there in the form of MCQ.
    • 50 questions will be asked from the section Reasoning Ability and Professional Knowledge each.
    • 35 questions will be asked from the section the English Language and Quantitative Aptitude each.
    • Candidates will get the time limit of 135 Minutes (2 Hours 15 Minutes) to solve all the questions asked in the exam.
  • Deputy Manager: Reasoning Ability, English Language, and Professional Knowledge.
    • A total of 170 questions will be there in the form of MCQ.
    • 50 questions will be asked from the section the English Language and Professional Knowledge each.
    • 70 questions will be asked from the Reasoning Ability section of the exam.
    • Candidates will get the time limit of 135 Minutes (2 Hours 15 Minutes) to solve all the questions asked in the exam.

SBI SO Exam Pattern for Personal Interview and Final Selection 2020

  • Only those aspirants who clear the SBI SO Online Test will be called for the Personal Interview.
  • The final merit list is based on the total marks secured by the aspirants in Online Exam and Personal Interview.

SBI SO Syllabus

SBI SO is conducted in three different stages with 2 stages being Prelims and Mains exam. Given below is the subject-wise SBI SO Syllabus 2020 for Prelims and Mains:

SBI SO Syllabus for Reasoning

Here are a few of the topics asked in the reasoning section of the exam.

Series Sitting Arrangement
Mirror Image Syllogism
Puzzle Problem Statement and Conclusion

SBI SO Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude/ Mathematics

Know the list of the topics from which questions were asked in the exam-

Number System Simple Interest
Compound Interest Partnership
Time and Distance Geometry
Unitary Method Time and Work
Age Problems Profit and Loss
Data Interpretation Data Sufficiency
Ratio and Proportions Permutation and Combination
Probability Allegation

SBI SO Syllabus for English

Check out the important topics asked from the given table-

Reading Comprehension Grammar
Para Jumbles Vocabulary
Misspelled Word One Word Substitution
Prepositions Active-Passive
Direct-Indirect Narration Sentence Correction
Fill in the Blanks Usage of Words

SBI SO Syllabus for Professional Knowledge

Know the syllabus for the professional knowledge subject of the SBI SO-

Basics of Accountancy Direct and Indirect Taxes
Principles and Standards accounting Computer Architecture
Basic of Auditing Accounts Management
Cost-Accounting Basic Terminology of Information Technology
Knowledge of Operating Systems Network and its type
DBMS/ RDBMS Mobile Technologies and Computer Languages
Cyber Security and Threats Input and Output Devices
Fundamentals of Microprocessor

SBI SO Eligibility Criteria 2020

Candidates must fulfill certain eligibility criteria by SBI SO before applying for the SO post. Here are the basic eligibility conditions:

  • The candidates must be Indian
  • The applicants must be a graduate in any stream from a recognized university.
  • The final year graduates can also apply.
  • SC/ ST/ ExS/ J&K Migrants get a relaxation of 5 years in the upper age limit.
  • PwD category candidates reserve a relaxation of 10-15 years depending on the category.
  • A declaration will have to be submitted in the prescribed format by candidates seeking reservation under the OBC category stating that he/she does not belong to the creamy layer as on 31.03.2019. OBC certificate containing the 'Non-creamy layer' clause, issued during the period 01.04.2019 to the date of the interview, should be submitted by such candidates if called for interview.

SBI SO Exam Centers 2020

The SBI SO Exam takes place in some of the cities of India in the SBI SO Exam Centers given by the Authority. The list of exam centers for SBI SO 2020 is as follows:

SBI SO Exam Centers 2020
Ahmedabad Chennai Chandigarh
Guwahati Bhopal Bangalore
Bhubaneswar New Delhi Hyderabad
Kolkata Patna Thiruvananthapuram
Mumbai Lucknow Dehradun
Ernakulam Jaipur Madurai
Nagpur Pune Raipur
Ranchi Srinagar Vadodara
Varanasi Vishakhapatnam -

SBI SO Salary

  • The Specialist Cadre Officers in State Bank of India offers a handsome salary along with some amazing perks. The salary of an SBI SO differs as per the Bank location.
  • Total In-Hand Salary after Deductions: Rs. 40,000/- Per month (approx).
Category Amount
Basic Salary Rs. 27,620/-
CCA (City Compensatory Allowance) Rs. 870/-
DA (Dearness Allowance) Rs. 12,677/-
Special Allowance Rs. 2140/-
Other allowances including Newspapers, Entertainment Allowance, Conveyance, etc.) Rs. 4,130/-
HRA (House Rent Allowance) Rs. 2,486/-
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Punjab and Sind Bank Recruitment 2019

Punjab and Sind Bank has released recruitment notification for 168 vacancies for the post of Specialist Officer in JMGS 1 & MMGS 3, Company Secretary, Rajbhasha Adhikari and more. Know all about Punjab and Sind Bank Recruitment 2019: how to apply online, eligibility criteria, selection process and more.

Interested candidates must go through the Eligibility Criteria carefully and apply online from the link mentioned below.

Punjab and Sind Bank Recruitment 2019

Conducting Body Punjab & Sind Bank
Posts  Specialist Officer in JMGS I & MMGS III, Company Secretary, Rajbhasha Adhikari in SMGS IV & Asst General Manager Law in SMGS
Number of Vacancies 168
Job Location Across all Bank Branches
Official Website

Important Dates for Punjab & Sind Bank Recruitment 2019

The 2019 Recruitment Schedule has been mentioned in the table below. 

Important Events Dates
Starting Date to Apply Online 26th September 2019
Last Date to Apply Online 10th October 2019
Last Date for Offline Application 17th October 2019
Date of Further process  will be announced soon

Eligibility Criteria for Punjab and Sind Bank Recruitment 

The Post-wise Eligibility criteria set by the Punjab and Sind Bank has been mentioned below -

Educational Qualification for the post of Agriculture Field Officer 

  • 4 year Degree (graduation) in Agriculture/ Horticulture/Animal Husbandry/ Veterinary Science/ Dairy Science/ Fishery Science/ Pisciculture/ Agri.Marketing & Cooperation/ Co-operation & Banking/ Agro-Forestry/Forestry/ Agricultural Biotechnology/ Food Science/ Agriculture Business Management/ Food Technology/ Dairy Technology/ Agricultural Engineering with 60% and above only or equivalent CGPA.
  • Minimum six months experience of rural Banking in Scheduled Commercial Bank/ Cooperative Bank or worked as Business Correspondent or worked in NGO related to agriculture and allied activities or any relevant experience etc.

Educational Qualification for the post of Charted Accountant

Candidates hoping to apply for this post should be a certified Chartered Accountant and not in the process of becoming one. 

Educational Qualification for the post of AGM Law

  • Degree in Law (3 years/ 5 years) from a Govt. recognized University / Institute in India.
  • Post Graduate degree in Law will be preferable.
  • Graduation and Post-Graduation must be full time and the regular candidate must be enrolled as an Advocate with Bar Council and must be in Scale-IV (CM) and have at least 10 years of experience as Law Officer in Public Sector Bank in the Legal Department out of which at least 3 years combined experience as Scale III and Scale IV, with minimum experience of 1 year is mandatory in Scale IV i.e. as CM.
  • The experience in PSB should be after enrolment as advocate with Bar Council. OR Candidate must be enrolled as Advocate with Bar Council.
  • The applicant must be CM or AGM or equivalent and must have at least 12 years of experience as Law Officer in the Legal Department of Scheduled Commercial Bank.
  • The experience should be after enrolment as advocate with Bar Council. The equivalence of the post held by a candidate to that of similar post at the Bank will be decided internally.

Educational Qualification For the Post of Company Secretary 

Punjab and Sind Bank Recruitment 2019 for the post of Company Secretary requires candidates to have the following educational qualification.

  • Graduation from a government recognized institution/ university and Associate member of the Institute of Company Secretaries.
  • Candidate must be in Scale III in a Public Sector Bank and have at least 6 years of experience in Banking and Financial Services Industry OR minimum of 8 years’ experience as a practicing CS with exposure to investor relations, Secretarial matters and Statutory Compliances, etc.

Punjab and Sind Bank Eligibility Criteria for the post of Rajbhasha Adhikari

  • Post Graduate Degree in Hindi with English as a subject at the degree (graduation) level OR a post-graduate degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at the degree (graduation) level.
  • The Applicant must be in Scale III in a Public Sector Bank and must have at least 10 years of experience in Banking and Financial Services Industry OR Minimum 12 years’ experience in the relative field at a senior position.

Punjab and Sind Bank Recruitment for Law Manager 2019

A Degree in Law (3 years/ 5 years) from a reputed Govt. recognized University / Institute in India. Post Graduate degree in Law will be preferable. Graduation and Post-Graduation must be full time and regular

Educational Qualification for the post of Fire Safety Officer

  • A B.E (Fire Engineering)/ B.E.(Fire)/B.Tech.(Safety & fire engineering)/B.Tech.(Fire Technology & Safety Engineering) from a University/Institution/Board recognized by the government of India/.
  • Regulatory bodies or Divisional Officers course in National Fire Service College, Nagpur. Minimum 5 years in Fire safety including fire & safety of high rise buildings.

Educational Qualification for the post of Security Officer

  • Graduate in any discipline from any recognized University.
  • Minimum 5 years of Experience as Commissioned Officer in the Indian Army (Captain)/Navy (Lieutenant)/Air Force (Flight Lieutenant).

Punjab and Sind Bank Recruitment: Eligibility for the post fo Software Developer/IT Programmer 

  • 4-year Engineering/ Technology Degree in Computer Science/ Computer Applications/ Information Technology OR Post Graduate Degree in Computer Science/Computer Application, Information Technology with 60% and above only or equivalent CGPA.
  • Minimum 1-year experience in the field of Software development or Programming or Program Analyst etc.

Punjab and Sind Eligibility Criteria for Rajbhasha Officer

  • A Post Graduate Degree in Hindi with English as a subject at the degree (graduation) level OR Postgraduate degree in Sanskrit with English and Hindi as subjects at the degree (graduation) level.
  •  Minimum 1-year experience in a relevant field like academic, administrative, etc.

Eligibility for Technical Officer Civil

A Degree in Civil Engineering from a recognized government university/institute with a score of 60% or above only or equivalent CGPA

Punjab & Sind Eligibility Criteria for Technical Officer

An Electrical Degree in Electrical Engineering from a government recognized university/institute with a score of 60% or above only or equivalent CGPA.

What is the Age Limit for Punjab and Sind Recruitment 2019?

The Age limit to apply for the examination has been mentioned in the table below 

Posts  Age Limit
Law Manager/Fire Safety Officer / Security Officer  25 to 35 years
Rajbhasha Adhikari 30 to 40 years
AGM 35 to 45 years
CS 30 to 40 years
For all Other Posts 20 to 30 years

How to Apply for Punjab and Sind Recruitment 2019?

Steps to Apply online have been mentioned below. Interested candidates can apply online from 26th September 2019. The Application form can also be submitted Offline, details on the offline application will be updated once Punjab & Sind Bank start accepting applications. 

  1. Candidates can directly apply through the official website
  2. Click on the "Punjab and Sind Bank SO Enrollment" 
  3. You will be directed to a new page.
  4. After you have successfully cleared the Eligibility check you will be guided to the application form.
  5. Fill the Enrollment Form with the requested information.
  6. Preview the information that you have entered in the form.
  7. Submit the confirmation and the registration process has been successfully completed.

Application Fee for Punjab and Sind Bank Recruitment 2019

The Application fee for various posts has been mentioned below - 

  • The Application fee for General Candidates is Rs. 826/- Including CGST & SGST
  • Punjab and Sind Recruitment Application fee for SC/ST/PWD candidates is Rs. 177/- Including CGST & SGST

Punjab and Sind Bank Recruitment Vacancy 2019

The Total number of vacancies announced is 168. The following image displays the post-wise vacancies in detail. 

Punjab and Sind Recruitment 2019

Post-wise Punjab and Sind 2019 vacancies

  1. AGM Law – 1 Post
  2. Company Secretary – 1 Post
  3. Rajbhasha Adhikari (SMGS-IV) – 1 Post
  4. Law Manager: 10 Posts
  5. Fire Safety Officer: – 1 Post
  6. Security Officer: 15 Posts
  7. Agricultural Field Officer: 50 Posts
  8. Chartered Accountants: 50 Posts
  9. IT Programmer/Software Developer: 30 Posts
  10. Rajbhasha Adhikari (JMGS I): 5 Posts
  11. Technical Officer (Civil): 2 Posts
  12. Technical Officer (Electrical): 2 Posts

Punjab and Sind Bank Salary Details

The Post-wise Salary details for Punjab and Sind Bank Recruitment has been mentioned here in detail-

  1. For the post of AGM – SMGS – V - Rs.59170 – 66070/-
  2. For Chief Manager Position– SMGS – IV - Rs.50030-59170/-
  3. Manager's Salary– MMGS II - Rs.31705 – 45950/-
  4. Salary details for Officer post – JMGS – I - Rs.23700 – 42020/-

Selection Process for Punjab and Sind Recruitment 

Candidates will be selected through the following process-

  • Short-Listing
  • Online Examination ( Not for all posts)
  • Personal Interview

The Selection process differs from post to post. Refer to the official notification for more information on the selection process.

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SBI Clerk Notification Out | Apply for 8593 Vacancies

SBI Clerk 2019 Official Notification PDF | Largest Public sector Bank in India, SBI has released the official SBI Clerk Notification PDF on their official website. Applicants can check all the relevant details regarding SBI Clerk 2019 exam in this article

  • Candidates can appear for the test only once under this recruitment project.
  • Secondly, candidates can apply for vacancies in one State only.
  • The SBI Clerk 2019 Exam will be conducted in two phases: Preliminary and Mains exams in online mode.
  • The preliminary examination has 100 objective type questions from English, Reasoning and Numerical Ability.
  • SBI Clerk Exam is conducted by the SBI to recruit employees in the clerical cadre for the post of Clerk/ Banking Associate
  • It still remains as one of the most sought-after exams and a huge number of applicants appear every year for the upcoming SBI Clerk Recruitment.
  • If you are yet to start your exam preparation for SBI Clerk, read our post on SBI Clerk Preparation Tips to learn best tips, tricks, and practices.
  • First thing first, one must know complete SBI Clerk Exam Pattern and SBI Clerk Syllabus in order to plan preparation for SBI Clerk 2019.

SBI Clerk Notification 2019: Exam Highlights

SBI has already released the official SBI Clerk Notification 2019 PDF on its official website. Aspirants can download the SBI Clerk Banking Associate Notification in PDF through download link mentioned in this post. Also, check out the following table for the main and important highlights of the SBI Clerk Exam

SBI Clerk 2019 Notification PDF Download as follows:

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2019 Notification SBI Clerk (State Bank of India Probationary Officer)
Exam Conducting Authority State Bank of India
Post Name Clerk
Level of the Exam All India Level
Number of Vacancies 8593
Application Mode Online
Official Website
The registration process will start from April 12, 2019
Closing date of registration May 03, 2019
Registration Fee Rs.600/-(UR) & Rs.100/-(R)
Qualification Graduation
Date of Preliminary Exam June 2019
Main Exam Date August 10, 2019
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions
Negative Marking Applicable
Selection Process Preliminary Exam, Main Exam & Interview/ Group Discussion

SBI Clerk Exam Date 2019: SBI Clerk Notification 2019

As SBI has released official SBI Clerk Official Notification 2019, the SBI Clerk exam dates for various events of SBI CLerk 2019 examination has been given in the following table

In the table below, we have mentioned the SBI Clerk Important Exam Dates for SBI Clerk/ Banking Associate 2019 in regard to SBI Clerk 2019 Official Notification:

SBI Notification Clerk 2019 SBI Clerk New Dates
SBI Clerk 2019 Notification 11th April 2019
Start of SBI Clerk 2019 Online Application 12th April 2019
SBI Clerk 2019 Application Form Closes 3rd May 2019
Download of call letter for Preliminary Examination June 2019
SBI Clerk 2019 Preliminary Exam Date June 2019
Download of call letter for Main Examination July 2019
SBI Clerk 2019 Mains Exam Date 10th August 2019

SBI Clerk Vacancy 2019: SBI Clerk Notification 2019

As the official Notification for SBI Banking Associate 2019 is out, the SBI Clerk Vacancy 2019 Notification has been updated as well. The following table has the SBI Clerk Vacancies for PwD candidates:

Category Vacancy
LD (Learning Disabilities) 93
VI (Visual Impairment) 84
HI (Hearing Disabilities) 88
A person with Benchmark Disability 84
Total 349

The table below has the SBI Clerk Vacancies Category-wise:

Category Vacancy
SC (Scheduled Caste) 1357
ST (Scheduled Tribe) 793
OBC (Other Backward Classes) 1950
GEN (General Category) 3646
EWS 847
Total 8593

How To Apply for SBI Clerk Recruitment? SBI Clerk 2019 Apply Online

SBI Clerk Job Notification | It is very easy to SBI CLerk 2019 Apply Online Notification for SBI Clerk Recruitment. The candidates just have to follow a few steps carefully and they are written as follows according to the Notification of SBI Clerk 2019:

  • A new window with the application form will be displayed on your computer screen.
  • Fill all the required pieces of information.
  • Go through all the important instructions carefully.
  • Now upload a scanned copy of photograph and signature.
  • Pay the application fee as per your category.
  • One can pay the application fee through challan or SBI Net Banking or any Credit/ Debit Card.
  • Now save and take a print out of the application form for future reference.
  • The registration will be confirmed via SMS or E-mail.


  • Log on to the official website of SBI.
  • Look for the link ‘Apply online Here’ and click on it.
  • Follow the steps as mentioned above.

SBI Clerk Application Fee | SBI Clerk Exam 2019 Notification

Candidates need to the application fee in order to apply for SBI Clerk recruitment. Candidates can check their category wise application fee from the table below;

Category Fee
General and OBC Rs.600/-
SC/ST/PWD and Ex-servicemen Rs.100/-

Eligibility Criteria – SBI Clerk Recruitment Notification 2019

Application for the SBI Clerk recruitment will be subject to various Eligibility Criteria as mentioned below;

Educational Qualification: SBI Clerk Recruitment 2019

  • Candidate must have completed Graduation or Degree in any discipline from a University recognized by the Govt. In India or any equivalent qualification recognized by the Central Government. Candidate must possess a valid certificate at the time of applying for the exam.

Computer Literacy:

  • Operating and working knowledge in computer systems is mandatory i.e. candidates should have Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations/Language/ should have studied Computer / Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute.
  • Proficiency in the Official Language of the State/UT for which vacancies a candidate wishes to apply is preferable.

Age Limit:

Candidate must be between 20 to 28 years of age.

Age Relaxation:

Age relaxation of 3 years is applicable to SC/ST candidates and 5 years for PWD and Ex-serviceman.

Selection process – SBI Clerk Notification 2019

The process of selection will consist of 4 stages mentioned below;

  1. Preliminary examination
  2. Online main examination
  3. Local Language Proficiency Test
  4. The last step is document verification followed by final selection.

Examination Pattern – SBI Clerk Notification 2019

The very first thing one needs to do in order to start your preparation for SBI Clerk is to know the exam pattern well. It helps you accelerate your preparation and increases your efficiency. Most importantly, it marks a well-paved way to follow in order to prepare successfully for SBI Clerk.

  • The online test will be bilingual, available in both English and Hindi language except for the English section.
  •  There will be negative marking for wrong answers (1/4th mark will be deducted).

Phase I – Prelims Exam

Name of Section No. of Qs Marks Time
English Language 30 30 20 mins
Numerical Ability 35 35 20 mins
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 min
TOTAL 100 100 1 Hour

Phase II – Mains Exam

Name of Section No. of Qs Marks Duration
General/ Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
General English 40 40 35 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
Reasoning Ability
& Computer Aptitude
50 60 45 minutes
TOTAL 190 200 2 hours
40 min

Knowing the Syllabus and pattern will be half job done. examination pattern gives you an insight into the examination process and once the skeleton of the exam is clear in your head, the whole process becomes much much easier.

SBI Clerk Attempts

There are certain rules to the number of attempts a candidate has. These rules revolve around the specific category of the candidate. The following table has the details regarding the SBI Clerk Recruitment Exam Attempts;

Candidate’s Category Attempts Limit
General Candidates 4
PWD candidates (General Category) 7
OBC & OBC (PWD) category 7
SC/ST candidates No Limit

Salary & Payscale – SBI Clerk Notification 2019

The pay-scale for SBI clerk starts with total pay of Rs. 19589 including basic pay and other allowances.

Facilities Amount
Basic Pay Rs.11765/-
Special Allowance Rs.911.79/-
DA Rs.5311.58/-
CCA Rs. 0/-
Transport Allowance Rs.425/-
Total (without HRA) Rs.18413.37/-
HRA Rs.1176.5/-
Gross with HRA Rs.19589.87/-

The SBI Clerk Pay-Scale details are as follows:

Pay-scale 11765-655/3-13730-815/3-16175-980/4-20095-1145/7-28110-2120/1-30230-1310/1-31540

Test of Knowledge of official language or local language – SBI Clerk Notification 2019

Candidates who produce mark sheet of 10th Standard or SSC with official language will not be subjected to any language test.

state-wise local languages:

  • Karnataka – Kannada
  • Gujarat – Gujarati
  • Madhya Pradesh – Hindi
  • Punjab – Punjabi / Hindi
  • Tamilnadu – Tamil
  • Assam – Assamese
  • Andhra Pradesh – Telugu
  • Jammu – Urdu / Hindi
  • Uttar Pradesh – Hindi
  • West Bengal – Bengali
  • Mumbai – Marathi /Hindi
  • Maharashtra – Marathi / Hindi
  • New Delhi – Hindi
  • Kerala – Malayalam
  • Languages of other states
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Banking News Updates | PSB to Hire 1 Lakh people this Financial Year

Public Sector Banks, PSBs to Hire 1 Lac people this Financial year with an aim to revamp the banking system in the nation | Banking News Updates

Banking News Updates | PSB to Hire 1 Lakh people this Financial Year

Dear Aspirants,

Public Sector banks, PSBs releases a whole lot of opportunities for youngsters to join several institutions as a banker. These examinations have a high demand due to the scope of the work. As the level of competition is increasing every year, candidates need to remain in high spirits and full of confidence to compete in PSBs examinations. We have prepared this article on Banking News Updates to keep you updated about any future news.

As per a recent post by Economic Times, SBI, Bank of Baroda, Syndicate Bank, and Canara Bank are already in the process of releasing the recruitment for as much as one lakh people in an ongoing financial year. In an aim to push new age banking experience to these PSBs, Banks are looking to add more and more employees for service.

Needs for Hiring

Today, Business Today released an article claiming that PSBs have hired approximately 95000 personnel in the past two years for positions like Clerk, management trainees and Probationary officers (PO). Even after hiring 95000 personnel, 20 % of total employees fall in the category of Clerks. SBI is the only Public Sector Bank where 45% of employees are Clerks than officers.

Today’s world is all about Technologies and new age evolutions. Banks are also looking to keep up with the pace of this modern era by hiring young manpower to remain prolific in areas like digital marketing and asset recovery.

Revamping Average Age

Another PSB, Syndicate bank is on the verge of hiring people as the average age of employees have come down from 46.5 years to 37 Years in the last 2 years. The largest lender in the country, SBI will organize the upcoming recruitment drive. Apart from fresh hiring, the bank is also looking to appoint 5000 employees through lateral hiring scheme in order to keep up with the potential expansion on the cards over the coming quarters.

As institutions like PSBs are awaiting a new set of employees to run modern day banking, aspirants must keep an eye on any further update about PSBs hiring through this post on Banking News Updates. Stay tuned and keep updated.

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IBPS PO Recruitment 2018

IBPS PO Recruitment 2018

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts IBPS PO to recruit Probationary Officers/Management Trainees all across India. The institute has released the IBPS PO Recruitment 2018 on 9th August 2018. If you want to pursue a career in Banking, then you must apply for the IBPS PO 2018 Exam immediately. The online registration starts from 14th August and will end on 4th September 2018. Go through the entire article to know more.

IBPS PO 2018 Vacancies

This year IBPS has announced a total of 4102 vacancies. According to the IBPS exam calendar updates, IBPS PO Prelims and Mains exams schedule is mentioned below in the table.

IBPS PO Exam 2018 Important Dates

Important Dates Events
Online Application Date start  14th August 2018
Last Date to fill Application Form  4th September 2018
Download of Call Letter for Pre-Exam Training  September 2018
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training   1st-7th October 2018
IBPS PO Prelims Call letter Download Date  October 2018
IBPS PO Prelims Exam Date  13th, 14th,20th,21st
 October 2018
IBPS PO Prelims Result Date  October /November 2018
IBPS PO Mains Call Letter date  November 2018
IBPS PO Mains Exam Date  18th November 2018
IBPS PO Mains Result Date  December 2018
Download of Call Letters for Interview  January 2019
Conduct of Interview  January/February 2019
Provisional Allotment  February 2019

IBPS PO 2018 Exam Pattern & Selection Process

IBPS PO Exam consists of 3 stages:

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Interview

Note: IBPS has made a change in the exam pattern this time for Prelims Exam. It has introduced sectional timing for each section in the Prelims exam.

IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Pattern

The Preliminary Exam is of 100 marks which is divided into 3 sections. The total time allotted for this exam is 1 hours which is divided into 20 minutes for each section. The exam is objective type and the mode of exam is online.

Name of the Subject No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1  English Language  30 30  20 minutes
2  Numerical Ability  35  35  20 minutes
3  Reasoning Ability  35  35  20 minutes
 Total  100 100  1 hour

IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria

Education Qualification

A candidate must be a Graduate from any discipline from a recognized college/university or equivalent qualification recognized by the Central Government. The candidate must have English as language in SSC/HSC/Intermediate and Graduate level. The candidate must have proof in certificate of passing the qualifying exam.

Age (01.08.2018)

  • Minimum age should be 20
  • Maximum age should be 30.

How to apply for IBPS PO Exam 2018

Direct Link to Apply for IBPS PO 2018 (active on 14th August)
  • Visit the official website of IBPS.
  • Look for IBPS PO application link.
  • Click on New Registration.
  • Candidate must have a valid email id and mobile number.
  • Enter all your personal details asked carefully.
  • Upload your photo and signature properly.
  • Click on submit to register.
  • Pay the application fee and print a copy of the acknowledgement for future use.

Application Fees

Reservation Category Application Fees
1. SC/ ST/ Pwd 100/-
2. General & Others 600/-
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RBI Grade B Recruitment 2018

RBI Grade B Recruitment 2018

RBI has released notification for the recruitment of 166 Grade B posts. RBI has released an advertisement in a Hindi Newspaper giving partial details of the RBI Grade B Recruitment. According to the Hindi Newspaper cutting – The applications would be accepted in online mode only and would begin from 3rd July 2018 and go on till 23rd July 2018. All details like the release of Official notification, vacancies, Selection process, online application form, all other instructions as well as DEPR/DSIM will be available on the official website of RBI from 3rd July 2018.

RBI Vacancies 2018:

No Post Vacancies
1 RBI Grade B for General 127
2 RBI Grade B for DEPR 22
3 RBI Grade B for DSIM 17
4 Total  166

RBI Important Dates:

Important Event Dates
Online Application Dates 3rd July to 23rd July 2018
RBI Grade B Phase I Exam 16th August 2018
RBI Grade B Phase-II Exam 7th September 2018

RBI Grade B Selection Process:

Candidates must write both exams consisting of objective and descriptive type questionnaire for a total of 550 marks.

The Grade B selection takes place in three phases:

  • Phase I- Objective type Questionnaire for 200 marks
  • Phase 2: Descriptive Test for 300 marks
  • Phase 3: Personal Interview for 50 marks

RBI Grade B Exam Pattern 2018:

Phase I of Online Examination

Phase I of the Exam will be conducted online. The Exam duration is 2 hours. Negative marking is 0.25 for each wrong answer.

RBI Grade B Exam Pattern for Phase I
Subjects No. of Questions Maxi.
General Awareness 80 80 2 Hrs
English Language 30 30
Quantitative Aptitude 30 30
Reasoning 60 60
Total 200 200
Phase-II online Examination:

The Phase-II online Examination will be conducted on July 7, 2017, only for the candidates who are shortlisted on the basis of results of Phase I. The Phase-II examination will be in shifts and candidates have to appear for all shifts. Phase–II online examination will consist of three papers as under:

Name of Paper Type of Paper Time (Minutes) Marks
Economic and Social Issues
Objective Type 90 mins 100
Paper II:
English (Writing Skills)
Descriptive, to be typed with the help of the keyboard 90 mins 100
Finance and Management
Objective type 90 mins 100

Interview: Candidates who qualify in Phase 2 of the online exam will be eligible for interview round. The interview is allotted with 50 marks.

How to Apply for RBI Officer Grade B 2018

The application link will be available from 3rd July 2018 to 23rd July 2018

  1. Visit RBI official website
  2. Go to Opportunities section
  3. Go to Current Vacancies and Find the application form along with Official Advertisement for the RBI Officer Grade B Exam 2018
  4. Register yourself
  5. Enter personal, academic and experience details
  6. Upload photograph, signature, and all documents
  7. Submit the application form
  8. Take Print out of application form
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Sahyadri Sahakari Bank Recruitment 2018

Sahyadri Sahakari Bank Recruitment 2018

Sahyadri Sahakari Bank has released notification for the recruitment of Clerks, Officers and AGM posts in its bank for a total of 73 vacancies. Interested and eligible candidates are encouraged to apply for the posts of AGM, Clerks and Officers. It is a wonderful opportunity to work in a bank. The banking sector growing and there it is a wonderful time to join the banking sector and develop your career as a banker. The Sahyadri Sahakari Bank ltd., Mumbai established in the year 1968 by late Shri. Namdevrao Anandrao Kadam along with his like-minded associates. The bank is established by the common man for the common man and of the common man. The bank takes care of the banking needs of the common man.

Sahyadri Sahakari Bank Vacancies:

Post Vacancies Age limit Qualification Experience
Assistant General Manager 3 vacancies 35-45 years Graduates with minimum 50% marks. No marks criteria for Postgraduates. Preference for MBA finance. 10-15 yrs
Officers 10 Vacancies 30 – 40 years Graduates with minimum 50% marks. No marks criteria for Postgraduates. Preference for Commerce, legal, marketing, HRD and Banking 5-10 years experience in Bank
Clerk 60 vacancies 22-35 years Graduates in any discipline with 40% marks Work Experience in banks, English and Marathi typing will be given preference.

Last Date for Filling Applications for Sahyadri Sahakari Bank Recruitment 2018:

2nd July 2018 till 5.00 PM

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply for the posts at Sahyadri Sahkari Bank.

How to apply for Sahyadri Sahakari Bank Recruitment 2018?

Click Here to Download the application form for Sahyadri Sahakari Bank 2018 Recruitment

Send your duly filled  form along with all the documents to the following address:

The Sahyadri Sahakari Bank Ltd, Mumbai
446, Jagannath Shankarsheth Road,
Mumbai 400 002
(Tel : 22017477 / 22016770)

You can send your applications by post/registered/Speed post or alternatively drop your applications in the Drop Box on working days between 10.00 AM to 4.00 PM. Candidates must drop their applications enclosed in an envelope and the title of the post should be mentioned on the envelope cover.

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