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SBI Junior Associates 2018 - Notification

SBI Junior Associates 2018 - Notification

Preliminary Examination will be conducted tentatively in the month of March/April 2018 and Main Examination will be conducted tentatively on 12.05.2018. Candidates are advised to check regularly Bank's website https://bank.sbi/careers or https://www.sbi.co.in/careers for details and updates. The examination will be as detailed under point No. 4 Selection procedure.

Applications are invited from eligible Indian Citizens for appointment as Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) in clerical cadre in State Bank of India. Candidates can apply for vacancies in one State only. Candidates can appear for the test only once under this recruitment project. The candidates applying for vacancies of a particular State, should be proficient (reading, writing, speaking and understanding) in the specified opted local language of that State (mentioned in the under given vacancy table against each state/UT).The test for knowledge of specified opted local language will be conducted as a part of selection process. It will be conducted after qualifying the online main examination but before joining the Bank. Candidates who fail to qualify this test will not be offered appointment. Candidates who produce 10th or 12th standard marksheet/certificate evidencing having studied the specified opted local language will not be required to undergo the language test.

SBI Junior Associates 2018 - Important Dates

Online Application - Start Date 20.01.2018
Online Application – End Date 10.02.2018
Online Test - Tentative March/April 2018*

*Postponed to June/July 2018

SBI Junior Associates 2018 - Number Of Vacancies

SBI Junior Associates 2018 - Eligibility Criteria

(A) Essential Academic Qualifications: (AS ON 01.01.2018)

Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government.
Candidates having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 01.01.2018.
Note (a) The date of passing eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the mark sheet/certificate 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, 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) Matriculate Ex-servicemen, who have obtained the Indian Army Special Certificate of Education or corresponding certificate in the Navy or Air Force, after having completed not less than 15 years of service in Armed Forces of the Union are also eligible for the post. Such certificates should be dated on or before 01.01.2018.

(B) Age Limit: (As on 01.01.2018)

Not below 20 years and not above 28 years as on 01.01.2018 i.e candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.01.1990 and not later than 01.01.1998 (both days inclusive)
Relaxation of Upper age limit:

NOTE (i) Candidates seeking age relaxation are required to submit copies of necessary certificate(s) at the time of joining, if qualified. No change in the category of any candidate is permmitted after registration of online application. No correspondence/ email/phone will be entertained in this regard

SBI Junior Associates 2018 - Age Limit: (As on 01.01.2018)

Not below 20 years and not above 28 years as on 01.01.2018 i.e candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.01.1990 and not later than 01.01.1998 (both days inclusive)
Relaxation of Upper age limit:

NOTE (i) Candidates seeking age relaxation are required to submit copies of necessary certificate(s) at the time of joining, if qualified. No change in the category of any candidate is permmitted after registration of online application. No correspondence/ email/phone will be entertained in this regard

SBI Junior Associates 2018- How To Apply

Candidates can apply online and no other mode of application will be accepted
(a) GUIDELINES FOR FILLING ONLINE APPLICATION:
Candidates will be required to register themselves online through Bank's website https://bank.sbi/careers or https://www.sbi.co.in/careers - Recruitment of Junior Associates. After registration candidates are required to pay the requisite application fee through online mode by using debit card/credit card/Internet Banking.
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 his/her query on http://cgrs.ibps.in Candidates are advised not to forget to mention ‘Recruitment of Junior Associate-2018’ in the subject of the email.
Pre-requisites for Applying Online: Candidates should have valid email ID and mobile no.which should be kept active till the declaration of results. It will help him/her in getting call letter/advices etc. by email/SMS.

(b) PAYMENT OF FEES: [ONLINE MODE ONLY]: i) Candidates should first scan their photograph and signature as detailed under guidelines for scanning the photograph and signature (Annexure-II).
ii) Candidates to visit Bank's website https://bank.sbi/careers or https://www.sbi.co.in/careers and open the appropriate Online Application Form, available in the 'Current Openings’.
iii) Fill the application carefully. Once the application is filled in completely, candidates should submit the data. In the event of candidates not being able to fill the data in one go, they can save the data already entered. When the data is saved, a provisional registration number and password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Candidates should note down the registration number and password. They can re-open the saved data using registration number and password and edit the particulars, if needed. This facility will be available three times only. Once the application is filled in completely, candidates should submit the data. No change/edit will be allowed thereafter. The registration at this stage is provisional.
iv) After ensuring the correctness of the particulars of the application form, candidates are required to pay fees through the payment gateway integrated with the application, following the instructions available on the screen.
v) The payment can be made by using debit card/credit card/Internet Banking by providing information as asked on the screen. Transaction charges for online payment, if any, will be borne by the candidates.
vi) On successful completion of the transaction, e-receipt and application form with fee details will be generated; which may be printed for record. The printout of the application form is not to be sent to the Bank.
vii) If the online transaction is not successfully completed, please register again and make payment online.
viii) There is also a provision to reprint the e-Receipt and Application form containing fee details, at later stage.

(c) GUIDELINES FOR SCANNING THE PHOTOGRAPH & SIGNATURE
Before applying online a candidate will be required to have a scanned (digital) image of his/her photograph and signature as per the specifications given in Annexure-II. Online application will not be registered unless candidates upload photo and signature as specified.
Note:
i) In case the face in the photograph or signature is unclear, the candidate's application may be rejected. ii) In case the photograph or signature is unclear, the candidate may edit his application and re-upload his photograph or signature.

SBI Junior Associates 2018 - Payment Of Fees

(b) PAYMENT OF FEES: [ONLINE MODE ONLY]: i) Candidates should first scan their photograph and signature as detailed under guidelines for scanning the photograph and signature (Annexure-II).
ii) Candidates to visit Bank's website https://bank.sbi/careers or https://www.sbi.co.in/careers and open the appropriate Online Application Form, available in the 'Current Openings’.
iii) Fill the application carefully. Once the application is filled in completely, candidates should submit the data. In the event of candidates not being able to fill the data in one go, they can save the data already entered. When the data is saved, a provisional registration number and password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Candidates should note down the registration number and password. They can re-open the saved data using registration number and password and edit the particulars, if needed. This facility will be available three times only. Once the application is filled in completely, candidates should submit the data. No change/edit will be allowed thereafter. The registration at this stage is provisional.
iv) After ensuring the correctness of the particulars of the application form, candidates are required to pay fees through the payment gateway integrated with the application, following the instructions available on the screen.
v) The payment can be made by using debit card/credit card/Internet Banking by providing information as asked on the screen. Transaction charges for online payment, if any, will be borne by the candidates.
vi) On successful completion of the transaction, e-receipt and application form with fee details will be generated; which may be printed for record. The printout of the application form is not to be sent to the Bank.
vii) If the online transaction is not successfully completed, please register again and make payment online.
viii) There is also a provision to reprint the e-Receipt and Application form containing fee details, at later stage.

SBI Junior Associates 2018 - Application Fee

Fee/Intimation charges once paid will NOT be refunded on any account nor can it be held in reserve for any other examination or selection.

SBI Junior Associates 2018 - Selection Procedure

The selection process will consist of on-line test (preliminary & main examination) and test of specified opted local language.
Phase-I : Preliminary Examination:
Preliminary Examination (online) 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:

Each test will have a separate timing as mentioned above. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 10 times the numbers of vacancies. subject to availability) will be short listed for the Main Examination from the list of all candidates arranged in descending order of aggregate marks scored. No minimum qualifying marks for individual subject as well as for aggregate (overall) are prescribed.
Phase – II: Main Examination:
The structure of main examination (online objective type) would be as follows.

Each test will have a separate timing as mentioned above.
The questions in objective tests, except for the test of General English, will be bilingual i.e., English & Hindi. There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th of mark assigned for question will be deducted for each wrong answer.
Candidates are required to score a minimum percentage marks on aggregate (For SC/ST/OBC/PWD/XS candidates, 5% relaxation available thereon). Minimum percentage marks on aggregate will be decided by the bank. No minimum qualifying marks for individual subject are prescribed. Merit list will be drawn State wise, category wise. Candidates qualified in the test (main examination) will be placed according to their aggregate marks in descending order in respective States and Categories.
NOTE: Other detailed information regarding the examination will be given in the 'Acquaint Yourself' booklet, which will be made available to the eligible candidates along with the call letter for the test.
The preliminary examination will be held in the month of March/April 2018 (Tentatively). The Tentative List of examination centres is provided under Annexure I.
- Candidate should choose the name of the Centre where he/she desires to take the examination. SBI, however, reserves the right to cancel any of the examination centre and/or add some other centres, at its discretion, depending upon the response, administrative feasibility etc.. SBI also reserves the right to allot the candidate to any centre other than one he/she has opted for.
No request for change of centre for examination shall be entertained.
- Candidate will appear for the examination at the allotted centre at his/her own risk and expenses and SBI will not be responsible for any injury or losses etc. of any nature.
- Any unruly behaviour/misbehaviour in the examination hall may result in cancellation of candidature disqualification from future exam conducted by SBI.

SBI Junior Associates 2018 - Pay Scale

11765-655/3-13730-815/3-16175-980/4-20095-1145/7-28110-2120/1-30230-1310/1-31450.

SBI Junior Associates 2018 - Call Letter

Preliminary Examination:
The candidates should download their call letter and an "acquaint yourself booklet" by entering their registration number and password/date of birth from the Bank's website from 01.03.2018 onwards (Tentatively).
Main Examination:
Candidates qualified for main examination would be able to download their call letter from the Bank's website (following the instructions available on the screen) from 26.04.2018 onwards (Tentatively).
NO HARD COPY OF THE CALL LETTER (PRELIMINARY/MAIN)/ACQUAINT YOURSELF BOOKLET WILL BE SENT BY POST.

SBI Junior Associates 2018 - Examination Centers

SBI Junior Associates 2018 - General Instructions

i) Candidates are advised to take a printout of their system generated online application form after submitting the application.
ii) Candidates should satisfy themselves about their eligibility for the post applied for. The Bank would admit to the test all the candidates applying for the post with the requisite fee on the basis of the information furnished in the online application and shall determine their eligibility only at the time of joining. Admission to tests will be purely provisional without verification of age/qualification category (SC/ST/OBC/PWD/XS) etc. of the candidates with reference to documents
iii) Candidates are advised in their own interest to apply online well before the closing date and not to wait till the last date to avoid the possibility of disconnection/inability/failure to log on to the website on account of heavy load on internet or website jam.
iv) SBI does not assume any responsibility for the candidates not being able to submit their applications within the last date on account of aforesaid reasons or for any other reason beyond the control of SBI.
v) Not more than one application should be submitted by a candidate. In case of multiple applications, only the last valid (completed) application will be retained and the application fee/intimation charges paid for the other registrations will stand forfeited. Multiple attendance/appearance by a candidate in examination will be summarily rejected/candidature cancelled.
vi) The possibility for occurrence of some problems in the administration of the examination cannot be ruled out completely, which may impact test delivery and/or result from being generated. In that event, every effort will be made to rectify such problem, which may include the conduct of another examination if considered necessary.
vii) Candidates serving in Govt./Quasi Govt. offices, Public Sector undertakings including Nationalised Banks and Financial Institutions will be required to produce proper discharge certificate from the employer at the time of taking up the appointment, if selected.
viii) Caste certificate issued by Competent Authority on format prescribed by the Government of India will have to be submitted by the SC/ST candidates, at the time of joining, if called for.
ix) A declaration will have to be submitted in the prescribed format by candidates seeking reservation under OBC category stating that he/ she does not belong to the creamy layer as on last date of registration. OBC certificate containing the 'Non-creamy layer' clause, issued during the period 01.04.2017 to the date of taking up the appointment, if found suitable for.
x) Candidates are advised to keep their registered e-mail ID/mobile active for receiving advices, viz. call letters/advices etc.
xi) Appointment of selected candidates is subject to his/her being declared medically fit as per the requirement of the Bank and satisfactory completion of KYE (Know your employee) formalities. Such appointment will also be subject to the service and conduct rules of the Bank.
xii) Any legal proceedings in respect of any matter of claim or dispute arising out of this advertisement and/or an application in response thereto can be instituted only in Mumbai and courts/tribunals/forums at Mumbai only shall have sole and exclusive jurisdiction to try any cause/dispute.
xiii) The candidate will have option to answer test questions in Hindi or English except in English Language/General English. They will have to appear for the tests at their own cost.
xiv) The new recruits must have flair for marketing and will be required to make customer calls and provide banking services, advisory services and cross sell products etc. inside and outside Bank premises. The duties may involve extensive outdoor travelling. Depending upon requirement, there will be flexible working hours and working in shifts.
xv) As record for this project will not be maintained after one year of declaration of result of online test, the information/data regarding this project will not be available thereafter.

SBI Junior Associates 2018 - Guidelines

Guidelines for scanning and Upload of Photograph (4.5cm × 3.5cm) & Signature Before applying online a candidate will be required to have a scanned (digital) image of his/her photograph and signature as per the specifications given below.
Photograph Image:
- Photograph must be a recent passport style colour picture.
- Make sure that the picture is in colour, 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's no "red-eye"
- If you wear glasses make sure that there are no reflections and your eyes can be clearly seen.
- Caps, hats and dark glasses are not acceptable. Religious headwear is allowed but it must not cover your 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 Image: - 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 – 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
- File Size 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 Image dimensions 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 MSOffice Picture Manager. 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 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 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
Your Online Application will not be registered unless you upload your photograph and signature as specified.
Note:
(1) In case the face in the photograph or signature is unclear the candidate’s application may be rejected. After uploading the photograph/ signature in the online application form candidates should check that the images are clear and have been uploaded correctly. In case the photograph or signature is not prominently visible, the candidate may edit his/her application and re-upload his/ her photograph or signature, prior to submitting the form.
(2) After registering online candidates are advised to take a printout of their system generated online application forms.

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