State Bank of India (SBI) 2020 Jobs Recruitment. SBI has released official notification for the job openings of Circle Based Officer vacancies. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing date is on :- 16th August, 2020. 

No.of Posts and Vacancies :-

Circle Based Officer - 3850 Posts

Job Location - Across India

Other Qualification Details :-

Eligible candidates, who aspire to join State Bank of India as a Officer, are required to register on-line after carefully reading the advertisement regarding the selection process, eligibility criteria, online registration processes, payment of prescribed application fee, issuance of call letters etc. and ensure that they fulfil the stipulated criteria and follow the prescribed processes.

1. Posts: Circle Based Officer

2. No.of. Posts: 3850

3. Essential Academic Qualifications: Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government. Note: i. The date of passing eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the mark sheet 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. ii. Candidate should indicate the percentage obtained in Graduation calculated to the nearest two decimals in the online application. Where CGPA/ OGPA is awarded, the same should be converted into percentage and indicated in the online application. If called for interview, the candidate will have to produce a certificate issued by the appropriate authority inter alia stating the norms of the University regarding conversion of grade into percentage and the percentage of marks scored by the candidate in terms of these norms. iii. Calculation of Percentage: The percentage marks shall be arrived at by dividing the total marks obtained by the candidate in all the subjects in all the semester(s)/ year(s) by aggregate maximum marks in all the subjects irrespective of honours/ optional/ additional optional subject, if any. This will be applicable for those Universities also where Class/ Grade is decided on basis of Honours marks only. The fraction of percentage so arrived will be ignored i.e. 59.99% will be treated as less than 60% and 54.99% will be treated as less than 55%.

4. ) Experience: Minimum 2 years’ experience (as on 01.08.2020) as an officer in any Scheduled Commercial Bank or any Regional Rural Bank.

5. Initial emolument of selected candidates will be in the scale of JMGS-I ( 23700-980/7-30560-1145/2-32850- 1310/7-42020), at the start of the scale i.e. 23,700/- plus one increment for each completed year of service rendered in officer cadre in the Scheduled Commercial Bank and Regional Rural Bank, as on 01.08.2020. The official will also be eligible for D.A, H.R.A/ Lease rental, C.C.A, Medical and other allowances & perquisites as per rules in force from time to time.

Age: Not above 30 years as on 01.08.2020 i.e. candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1990.

Application Fee: SC/ ST/ PWD: Nil , General/ EWS/ OBC: 750/-

General Information :-

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 process the application of all the candidates applying for the posts 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 interview.

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.

vi. Candidates serving in Government/ Quasi Government, Public Sector Undertakings including Nationalised Banks/ Scheduled Commercial Banks/ RRBs are advised to submit 'No Objection Certificate' from their employer at the time of interview, failing which their candidature may not be considered and travelling expenses, if any, otherwise admissible, will not be paid.

vii. In case of selection, candidates will be required to produce proper discharge certificate from the employer at the time of taking up the appointment.

viii. The original documents regarding eligibility criteria and proof of date of birth should be produced for verification on the date of interview. Candidate will not be allowed to attend the interview if original certificates are not produced for verification on the date of interview.

ix. Caste certificate issued by Competent Authority on the format prescribed by the Government of India will have to be submitted by the SC/ ST candidates, if called for interview.

x. 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 16.08.2020”. OBC certificate containing the 'Non-creamy layer' clause, issued during the period 01.04.2020 to the date of interview, should be submitted by such candidates, if called for interview.

xi. Benefit of reservation under EWS category can be availed upon production of an ‘Income and Asset Certificate’ issued by a Competent Authority on the format prescribed by Government of India.

xii. Candidates are advised to keep their e-mail ID alive and their mobile active for receiving advices.

xiii. Appointment of selected candidates is subject to his/ her/ their being declared medically fit as per the requirement of the Bank.

xiv. Outstation candidates, who may be called for interview will be reimbursed the cost of travel by Railway AC Three Tier (Express/ Mail only) for the shortest route in India on the basis of actual journey. Local transportation will not be reimbursed. A candidate, if found ineligible for the post will not be permitted to appear for the interview and will not be reimbursed any fare.

xv. 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.

Guidelines For Filling Online Application :-

Candidates will be required to register themselves online through Bank's website or 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 04:00 PM on working days) or lodge their query on Bank’s Careers website. Candidates should mention ‘RECRUITMENT OF CIRCLE BASED OFFICERS IN STATE BANK OF INDIA-2020’ in the subject of the email.

a. List of documents to be uploaded: The list of the documents to be uploaded is as below: i. Recent Photograph, ii. Signature, iii. ID Proof (PDF), iv. Proof of Date of Birth (PDF), v. Brief Resume – detailing educational/ professional qualification, experience and assignments handled (PDF), vi. Educational Certificates: Relevant MarkSheets/ Degree/ Certificate (PDF), vii. Professional Qualification Certificate (eg. MBA, CA, CFA, ICWA etc.), if any. viii. JAIIB/ CAIIB Certificate (if any), ix. Experience certificates (PDF), x. Form-16/ Salary Slip (PDF), xi. 10th or 12 th standard mark sheet/ certificate evidencing having studied the specified local language of the applied State as one of the subjects
b. Guidelines for scanning the documents, photograph & signature: Before applying online, the candidate will be required to have a scanned (digital) image of his/ her/ their documents, photograph and signature as per the guidelines given in Annexure-I. Online application will not be registered unless candidates upload photo, signature and documents as specified Note: i. If, the face in the photograph or signature is unclear, the applicant’s candidature may be rejected. ii. In case, the photograph or signature is unclear, the candidate may edit his/ her/ their application and reupload his/ her/ their photograph or signature.

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. a. Signature: i. The applicant has to sign on white paper with Black Ink pen. ii. The signature must be signed only by the applicant and not by any other person. iii. The signature will be used to put on the Call Letter and wherever necessary. iv. Size of file should be between 10 - 20 kb & Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels (preferably). v. Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 20 kb. vi. Signature in CAPITAL LETTERS shall NOT be accepted b. Photograph: i. Photograph must be a recent passport style colour picture. ii. File size should be between 20 - 50 kb and Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels (preferably) iii. Make sure that the picture is coloured and is taken against a light-coloured, (preferably white) background. iv. Look straight at the camera with a relaxed face. v. If picture is taken on a sunny day, please make sure that the sun is behind you, or you are in a shaded area, so that you are not squinting or there are no harsh shadows. In case flash is used, ensure there's no "red-eye" vi. If you wear glasses make sure that there are no reflections and your eyes can be seen clearly. vii. Caps, hats and dark glasses are not acceptable. Religious headwear is allowed but it must not cover your face. xii. Ensure that size of the scanned image is not more than 50 kb. In case file size is more than 50 kb, then adjust the scanner settings such as DPI resolution, number of colour etc., before scanning the photo. c. Document: i. All documents must be in PDF format. ii. Page size of the document should be A4. iii. Size of the file should not exceed 500 kb. iv. In case a Document is being scanned, please saved it as PDF with size not more than 500 kb. If the size of the file is more than 500 kb, then adjust the setting of the scanner such as the DPI resolution, no. of colors etc., before rescanning the file. v. Please ensure that Documents uploaded are clear and readable.

d. Guidelines for scanning of photograph/ signature/ documents: i. Set the scanner resolution to a minimum of 200 dpi (dots per inch) ii. Set Color to True Color iii. 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 photo/ signature file should be of JPG or JPEG format (i.e. file name should appear as: image01.jpg or image01.jpeg). iv. Image dimensions can be checked by listing the folder/ files or moving mouse over the file image icon. v. Candidates using MS Windows/ MSOffice can easily obtain photo and signature in .jpeg format not exceeding 50 kb & 20 kb 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. The file 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 another photo editor also. vi. While filling in the Online Application Form the candidate will be provided with a link to upload his/ her photograph and signature. e. Procedure for Uploading Document: i. There will be separate links for uploading each document. ii. Click on the respective link "Upload" iii. Browse & select the location where the JPG or JEPG or PDF file has been saved. iv. Select the file by clicking on it and Click the 'Upload' button. v. Click Preview to confirm that the document is uploaded and accessible properly before submitting the application. If the file size and format are not as prescribed, an error message will be displayed vi. Once uploaded/ submitted, the Documents uploaded cannot be edited/ changed. vii. 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. If the face in the photograph or signature is unclear, candidate’s application may be rejected.

Selection Process :-

The selection will be based on shortlisting and interview. However, Bank reserves right to conduct written examination. Mere fulfilling minimum qualification and experience will not vest any right in candidate for being called for interview. The Shortlisting Committee constituted by the Bank will decide the shortlisting parameters and thereafter, adequate number of candidates, as decided by the Bank will be shortlisted and called for interview. The decision of the bank to call the candidates for the interview shall be final. No correspondence will be entertained in this regard. Merit List: Merit list for selection will be prepared in descending order on the basis of scores obtained in interview only. Merit list will be drawn State wise, category wise. In case more than one candidate score the cut-off marks (common marks at cut-off point), such candidates will be ranked according to their age in descending order, in the merit.

Steps to Apply :-

Candidates can apply online only from 27.07.2020 to 16.08.2020. No other mode of application will be accepted. 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 be essentially required for receiving any communication/ call letters/ advices from the bank by email/ SMS

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