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Probationary Officer, SBI

Tue, 04/02/2019 - 12:59 -- geeta.nair

State Bank of India Central Recruitment & Promotion Department Corporate Centre,
Phone: 022-22820427

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details visit

On-line registration including Editing/ Modification of Application by candidates: 02.04.2019 to 22.04.2019

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

Candidates are advised to regularly keep in touch with the authorised SBI website or for details and updates.

Post: Probationary Officer
No. of posts;2000, out of which 20 for Visually Impaired
Age Limit: 21-30 years
Age Relaxation: 10 years for PwD candidates.
Essential Academic Qualifications: (as on 31.08.2019):Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University 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 31.08.2019. Candidates having Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 31.08.2019. Candidates possessing qualification of Chartered Accountant may also apply.

4% horizontal reservation has been provided to Persons with Benchmark Disabilities as per section 34 of “Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016”. The post is identified suitable for the Persons with undernoted categories of disabilities as defined in the Schedule of RPWD Act 2016:

Visual Impairment (VI): Only those Visually Impaired (VI) persons who suffer from any one of the following conditions, after best correction, are eligible to apply. a. Blindness: i. Total absence of sight; OR ii. Visual acuity less than 3/60 or less than 10/200 (Snellen) in the better eye with best possible correction; OR iii. Limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of less than 10 degree. OR
Low Vision: i. Visual acuity not exceeding 6/18 or less than 20/60 upto 3/60 or upto 10/200 (Snellen) in the better eye with best possible corrections; OR ii. Limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of less than 40 degree up to 10 degree.
Use of Scribe & compensatory time: The facility of scribe would be allowed to a person who has disability of 40% or more if so desired by the person and is meant for only those persons with disability who have physical limitation to write including that of speed. In all such cases where a scribe is used, the following rules will apply:  Candidates eligible for and who wish to use the services of scribe in the examination should carefully indicate the same in the online application form.  Both the candidate and the scribe will have to give a suitable undertaking, in the prescribed format at the time of online examination  Such candidates who are eligible to use a scribe shall be eligible for compensatory time of 20 minutes for every hour of the examination whether availing the facility of scribe or not.  Candidate will have to arrange his/ her/ their own scribe at his/ her/ their own cost.  The scribe will be allowed to be used as per the guidelines issued vide Office Memorandum F.No.16-110/2003-DDIII dated February 26, 2013 of Government of India, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Department of Disability Affairs, New Delhi and clarification issued by Government of India, Ministry of Financial, Department of Financial Services vide letter No. F.No.3/2/2013-Welfare dated 26.04.2013.

Category Code: SC (VI): 03, ST (VI):  08, OBC (VI) :13, GEN (VI) 18, EWS (VI): 23

EXAMINATION CENTERS: The examinations will be conducted online at venues across many centres in India. A tentative list of centres for Preliminary Examination is attached as Annexure I.

Application fee: Rs. 125/- for PwD candidates.

Candidates will be required to register themselves online through Bank's website or
Helpdesk: In case of any problem in filling up the form, payment of fee/ intimation charges or receipt of Admission/ call letter, queries may be made at telephone no. 022-22820427 (between 11:00 AM to 06:00 PM on working days) or lodge their query on Candidates should mention ‘RECRUITMENT OF PROBATIONARY OFFICERS IN STATE BANK OF INDIA-2019’ in the subject of the email.

Guidelines for scanning and Upload of Signature & Photograph (4.5cm × 3.5cm)

Before applying online a candidate will be required to keep ready a scanned (digital) image of his/ her/ their photograph and signature as per the specifications given below. Photograph:  Photograph must be a recent passport style colour picture.  Make sure that the picture is coloured and is taken against a light-coloured, preferably white background.  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 is no "red-eye"  If you wear glasses make sure that there are no reflections and your eyes are clearly visible.  Caps, hats and dark glasses are not acceptable. Religious headwear is allowed but it must not cover the 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.

Signature:  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 Call Letter and wherever necessary.  If the Applicant’s signature on the answer script, at the time of the examination, does not match the signature on the Call Letter, the applicant will be disqualified.  Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels (preferred)  Size of file should be between 10kb to 20kb  Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 20kb  Signature in CAPITAL LETTERS shall NOT be accepted. Scanning the photograph & signature:  Set the scanner resolution to a minimum of 200 dpi (dots per inch)  Set Color to True Color and the File Size should be 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’. The dimensions of the Image 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 MS Office Picture Manager. The 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 to below 50 kb (photograph) & 20 kb(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/ her/ their photograph and signature. Procedure for Uploading the Photograph and Signature  There will be two separate links for uploading Photograph and Signature.  Click on the respective link “Upload Photograph/ Signature”.  Browse and select the location where the Scanned Photograph/ Signature file has been saved.  Select the file by clicking on it.  Click the ‘Open/ Upload’ button.

For Apply:


State Bank of India (SBI)
Website: o
Minimum Education required: 
Specialisation required: 
Generalist – (covering bank clerk, probationary officer, may be civil services as well)
Type of employer: 
Government jobs
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