State Bank of India (SBI) 2021 Recruitment Notification. SBI has released official notification for the job openings of Circle Defence Banking Advisor positions. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing Date is on :- 02nd, September, 2021.

No. of Posts and Vacancies :-

Circle Defence Banking Advisor - 01 Post

Job Location - Hyderabad

Other Qualification Details :-

1. Post Name: Circle Defence Banking Advisor

2. No of Post: 01

3. Contract Period: 2 Years

4. Remunerations/ CTC: 19.50 lac p.a.

5. Place of Posting: Hyderabad

6. Eligibility: The applicant must be a retired Major General or Brigadier from Indian Army, or from comparable ranks from Indian Navy or Air Force

7. Role & Responsibility:

Liaising with local divisions/Regimental Centres/ Regiments/Brigade Headquarters/Medical Units. Etc. as well as local units of other Defence Forces/Paramilitary Forces for expanding the relationship between Army/other forces and SBI at the institutional level and increasing the spread of our SALARY PACKAGE with their personnel including officers. In addition, the job will include the following:

a. Dealing with any localised issues.,

b. Conducting mass account opening/loan campaigns in large cantonments. Participating in their monthly Darbar / Sainik Sammelan,etc.

c. Ensuring that the accounts of all new PBOR recruits in Regimental Centres are tapped including pension accounts and terminal benefits of pensioners.

d. Arranging of account opening for officer cadets under training.

e. Arranging to conduct awareness programmes for pensioners on investment opportunities for investing their terminal benefits.

f. Co-ordination for installation of POS machines in CSDs/URCs.

g. Overall supervision of redesign and re-designation of Defence Banking Branches.

h. Active marketing for migrating of salary/pension accounts from other Banks to SBI.


Maximum Age as on 31.05.2021: 60 years

Application Fee:



1. The process of Registration is complete only when fee is deposited with the Bank through Online mode on or before the last date for payment of fee.

2. Before applying, candidates are requested to ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria for the post as on 31.05.2021. 

3. Candidates must upload all required documents (brief resume, ID proof, age proof, educational qualification, experience etc.) failing which their application/ candidature will not be considered for shortlisting/ interview. 

4. Candidature/ Shortlisting of a candidate will be provisional and will be subject to satisfactory verification of all details/ documents with the originals when a candidate reports for interview (if called). 

5. In case a candidate is called for interview and is found not satisfying the eligibility criteria (Age, Educational Qualification and Experience etc.) he/ she will neither be allowed to appear for the interview nor be entitled for  eimbursement of any travelling expenses.

6. Candidates are advised to check Bank's website or regularly for details and updates (including the list of shortlisted/ selected candidates). The Call Letter (letter/ advice), where required, will be sent by e-mail only (no hard copy will be sent).

7. All Revisions/ Corrigendum (If Any) Will Be Hosted On The Bank’s “careers” Website Only.

8. In case more than one candidate scores same marks as cut-off marks in the final merit list (common marks at cut-off point), such candidates will be ranked in the merit according to their age in descending order. 

9. Hard copy of application & other documents are not required to be sent to this office

General Information:-

i. Before applying for the post, the applicant should ensure that he/ she fulfils the eligibility and other norms mentioned above for that post as on the specified date and that the particulars furnished by him/ her are correct in all respects.

ii. 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. 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. Candidates belonging to reserved category, for whom no reservation has been mentioned, are free to apply for vacancies announced for unreserved category provided they must fulfil all the eligibility conditions applicable to unreserved category. 

iii. In Case It Is Detected At Any Stage Of Recruitment That An Applicant Does Not Fulfil The Eligibility Norms And/ Or That He/ She Has Furnished Any Incorrect/ False Information Or Has Suppressed Any Material Fact(S), His/ Her Candidature Will Stand Cancelled. If Any Of These Shortcomings Is/ Are Detected Even After Appointment, His/ Her Services Are Liable To Be Terminated.

iv. The applicant should ensure that the application is strictly in accordance with the prescribed format and is properly and completely filled. 

v. Appointment of selected candidate is subject to his/ her being declared medically fit as per the requirement of the Bank. Such appointment will also be subject to the service and conduct rules of the Bank, for such post, in force at the time of joining the Bank. 

vi. Candidates are advised to keep their e-mail ID active for receiving communication viz. call letters/ Interview date/ advices etc. 

vii. The Bank takes no responsibility for any delay in receipt or loss of any communication. 

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

ix. Candidates serving in Govt./ Quasi Govt. offices, PSUs including Nationalised Banks/ Financial Institutions 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.

x. Decisions Of Bank In All Matters Regarding Eligibility, Conduct Of Interview, Other Tests And Selection Would Be Final And Binding On All Candidates. No Representation Or Correspondence Will Be Entertained By The Bank In This Regard.

xi. The applicant shall be liable for civil/ criminal consequences in case the information submitted in his/ her application are found to be false at a later stage.

xii. Merely satisfying the eligibility norms does not entitle a candidate to be called for interview. Bank reserves the right to call only the requisite number of candidates for the interview after preliminary screening/ short-listing with reference to candidate’s qualification, suitability, experience etc.

xiii. In case of multiple application, only the last valid (completed) application will be retained and the application fee/ intimation charge paid for other registration will stand forfeited. Multiple appearance by a candidate for a single post in interview will be summarily rejected/ candidature cancelled.

xiv. 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.

xv. Outstation candidates, who may be called for interview after short-listing will be reimbursed the cost of travelling by Air (Economy) for the shortest route in India OR actual travel cost (whichever is lower) based on the actual journey. Local conveyance 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.

xvi. Bank Reserves Right To Cancel The Recruitment Process Entirely At Any Stage.

xvii. At the time of interview, the candidate will be required to provide details regarding criminal case(s) pending against him /her, if any. The Bank may also conduct independent verification, inter alia including verification of police records etc. The Bank reserves right to deny the appointment depending upon such disclosures and/or independent verification.

Selection Process :-

1. The selection will be based on shortlisting & interview. Mere fulfilling minimum qualification and experience will not vest any right in candidate for being called for interview.

2. 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.

3. The decision of the Bank to call the candidates for the interview shall be final. No correspondence will be entertained in this regard.

4. Merit list for final selection will be prepared in descending order of scores obtained in interview only, subject to candidate scoring minimum qualifying marks. In case more than one candidate score common cut-off marks, such candidates will be ranked in the merit in descending order of their age.

5. Call Letter For Interview: Intimation/ Call Letter For Interview Will Be Sent By Email Or Will Be Uploaded On Bank's Website. No Hard Copy Will Be Sent

Steps to Apply :

1. Online Registration Of Application & Payment Of Fees: From 13.08.2021 To 02.09.2021

2. Candidates should have valid email ID which should be kept active till the declaration of result. It will help him/her in getting call letter/Interview advices etc. by email.

3. Guidelines For Filling Online Application:

i. Candidates will be required to register themselves online through the link available on SBI website OR and pay the application fee using Internet Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card etc.

ii. After registering online, candidates are advised to take a printout of their online application forms.

iii. Candidates should first scan their latest photograph and signature. Online application will not be completed unless candidate uploads his/ her photo and signature as per the guidelines specified under ‘How to Upload Document”

iv. Candidates should fill the ‘application form’ carefully and submit the same after filling it completely. In case a candidate is not able to fill the application in one go, he/ she can save the partly filled ‘Form’. On doing this, a provisional registration number & password is generated by the system and displayed on the screen.

v. Candidate should carefully note down the registration number & password. The partly filled & saved application form can be re-opened using registration number & password where-after the particulars can be edited, if needed.

vi. The facility of editing the saved information will be available for 3 times only. Once the application is filled completely, no change/edit in application will be allowed thereafter.

Official Notification

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