SBI Specialist Officers Recruitment 2012-13

About State Bank of India

State Bank of India is the largest banking and financial services company in India by market capitalization, revenue and assets. It is a Govt-owned bank with its headquarters in Mumbai, Maharashtra. As of March 2012, it had assets of US$360 billion with more than 13,500 outlets including 157 overseas branches and agents globally. The bank was earlier known as Imperial Bank of India. Bank of Madras merged into the other two presidency banks—Bank of Calcutta and Bank of Bombay—to form the Imperial Bank of India, which in turn became the State Bank of India. In 1955, Government of India nationalised the Imperial Bank of India, with the RBI taking a 60% stake, and renamed it the State Bank of India. In 2008, the Government of India took over the stake held by the RBI. State Bank of India has been ranked 285th in the Fortune Global 500 rankings of the world's biggest corporations for the year 2012.

About State Bank of India Specialist Officers Recruitment 2012-13

State Bank of India (SBI) had issued the Notification for the Recruitment of Specialist Officers (SO's) for 514 vacancies in its own bank and its 5 Associate Banks. SBI SO Recruitment 2012 is good opportunity for all those who have Experience in concerned Discipline and are looking for Jobs in India's Largest Public Sector Banks. Among the 514 Specialist Officers Vacancies, the bulk of vacancies have been for the Computer/System Discipline, while for other disciplines, the vacancies are limited in number. Post Name : Specialist Officers Total Vacancies: 514 posts

Educational Qualification

Applicants must have obtained the educational Qualifications in the relevant field and post Qualification Experience in the specified field.

Age Limit

Applicants must have attained a minimum age of 21 years to apply for the Job. However the Max Age Limit is between (30-40) years, depending upon the post. : The minimum age limit for the posts is 21 yrs. Candidates born on or after 01.10.1991 are not eligible to apply.

Selection Process

Selection process will be known only after the Official adversitement is out. Keep watching this space for more updates. To apply for Specialist Officers Jobs, applicants need to get themselves registered Online by submitting the Online Application form at the SBI Official Website After submitting the Online form, the system will generate an Application form that must be printed and preserved for future usage. 

a) The selection of the candidates will be on the basis of either (i) written tests and interviews or (ii) shortlisting and interview. 
b) Written test (WT) will be held on-line. Wherever there will be no written test, short-listing and interviews will be held. 
c) Where number of applications is less, Bank reserves the right to consider selection of the candidate(s) through shortlisting and interview, instead of written test & interview. 
d) The written tests, where applicable, may be held at Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Bangalore, Bhopal, Raipur, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Jammu, Chennai, Madurai, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Vishakhapatnam, Kolkata, Lucknow, Varanasi, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Dehradun, Jaipur,New Delhi, Patna, Ranchi, Ernakulam & Trivandrum centres. The Bank, however, reserves the right to add, delete or allot any center at its discretion. 
e) The written test will be of test of English Language, Reasoning and/or Quantitative Aptitude in addition to Professional Knowledge. 
f) Except Professional Knowledge (PK) paper, other papers will be of qualifying in nature. Candidates have to score minimum qualifying marks in these papers. The minimum qualifying marks will be decided by the Bank. The question booklets will be bilingual i.e. in Hindi & English. The candidates will have option to answer the questions in Hindi or English (except for test of English Language). 
g) To be eligible for being short-listed for interview, candidate have to score equal to or above the Cut-off marks to be decided by the Bank for the PK test, besides scoring equal to or more than the Minimum qualifying marks in other tests. 
h) Candidates must secure equal to or more than the minimum qualifying marks (to be decided by the Bank) in interview to be considered for selection. In the interview, the candidate can opt for Hindi also. 
i) Merit List for selection will be prepared in descending order on the basis of scores obtained in PK test and interview or interview only, as the case may be.

How to Apply

An application fee of Rs 50 (For SC/ST/PWD/XS) candidates and Rs 50 ( For Others) will have to be paid through Online/Offline mode.

Important Dates

On-line registration from: 08.10.2012 
Last date for On-line registration: 28.10.2012 
Fee Payment - On-line: 08.10.2012 to 28.10.2012 
Fee Payment - Off-line: 10.10.2012 to 31.10.2012 
Downloading of call letter for written test from: 19.11.2012 
Date of Written Test: 02.12.2012 
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