SBI has published recruitment notification for appointment as Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) in clerical cadre. Matriculate/10+2 Pass Exservicemean with minimum 15 years of service are also eligible for this post as they are treated as Graduate.
General Eligibility – Candidates can apply for vacancies in one State/UT only. Candidates can appear for the test only once under this recruitment project. The candidates applying for vacancies of a particular State/UT, should be proficient (reading, writing, speaking and understanding) in the specified opted local language of that State/UT (mentioned in the under given vacancy table against each state/UT).
Regarding Selection Test – 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 mark sheet/ certificate evidencing having studied the specified opted local language will not be required to undergo the language test. There is no provision for Inter Circle Transfer / Inter State Transfer for Junior Associates to be recruited.
Tentative date of Exams – Preliminary Examination will be conducted tentatively in the month of January 2024 and Main Examination will be conducted tentatively in the month of February 2024. Candidates are advised to check regularly Bank’s website https://bank.sbi/web/careers/current-openings or https://www.sbi.co.in/web/careers/current-openings for details and updates. The examinations will be as detailed under point No. 4 under Selection procedure.
Vacancy details – State Wise vacancy details are as under –
Age Limit: (As on 01.04.2023) – Not below 20 years and not above 28 years as on 01.04.2023, i.e. candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.04.1995 and not later than 01.04.2003 (both days inclusive).
Relaxation of Upper age limit:
1. SC/ ST – 5 years,
2. OBC – 3 years,
3. PwBD (Gen/ EWS) 10 years,
4. PwBD (SC/ ST) 15 years
5. PwBD (OBC) 13 years
6. Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled Ex-Servicemen –
Actual period of service rendered in defense services + 3 years, (8 years for Disabled Ex- Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to max. age of 50 years.
7. Widows, Divorced women and women judicially separated from their husbands & who are not remarried 7 years (subject to maximum age limit of 35 years for General/ EWS, 38 years for OBC & 40 years for SC/ST candidates)
8. Trained Apprentices of SBI SC/ST – 6 years, OBC – 4 years, GEN/ EWS – 1 year, PwBD (SC/ST) – 16 years, PwBD (OBC) – 14 years, PwBD (Gen/EWS) – 11 years
Selection process for recruitment of Jr Associate in SBI 2023
Final selection for SBI Clerical (Jr Associate Post)
i. Verification of eligibility for the post and information furnished in the online application.
ii. Qualifying in test of specified opted local language, where applicable, as detailed above.
Results of the candidates who have provisionally qualified for selection will be made available on the Bank’s website.
Wait List: A wait list of up to 50% of vacancies (State-category wise) will be maintained. Candidates will be released from this waitlist on quarterly basis against non-joining and resignation out of the current batch only, subject to the candidates securing minimum qualifying marks as may be stipulated by the Bank for selection. This wait list will be valid for a period of one year from the date of declaration of final result.
Admit card / Call letters for SBI Clerk recruitment
a. 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 tentatively from 27.12.2023 onwards.
b. 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) tentatively from 15.02.2024 onwards.
c. At the time of Main Exam: Candidates must bring duly authenticated Preliminary Exam call letter (with authenticated copy of ID proof) as well as Main Exam call letter at the time of Main Exam. These documents along-with other requisite documents need to be submitted during the Main Exam.
d. Candidates need to bring two additional photographs (same as pasted by the candidate on call letter) along-with the call letter and other requisite documents as per information provided in the “acquaint yourself booklet” and call letter.
Candidates reporting without photograph pasted on the call letter or without two additional photographs (same as pasted on call letter) will not be allowed to appear for the exam.
NO HARD COPY OF THE CALL LETTER (PRELIMINARY/ MAIN)/ ACQUAINT YOURSELF BOOKLET WILL BE SENT BY POST.
PAY and Allowances for SBI Clerk Post
: Rs.17900-1000/3-20900-1230/3-24590-1490/4-30550-1730/7-42600-3270/1-45930-1990/1-47920. The starting Basic Pay is Rs.19900/- (Rs.17900/- plus two advance increments admissible to graduates) The total starting emoluments of a Clerical Cadre employee payable at Metro like Mumbai will be around Rs.37,000/- per month inclusive of D.A., other allowances at the current rate and two additional increments for newly recruited graduate junior associates.
Allowances may vary depending upon the place of posting. They will be eligible for reimbursement of various perquisites, provident fund, Pension under New Pension scheme (Defined Contribution Benefit), Medical, Leave-Fare and other facilities, as per instructions of the Bank as may be issued from time to time.
PRE-EXAMINATION TRAINING FOR RECRUITMENT OF SBI CLERK
Bank will arrange pre-examination training for SC/ST/OBC/Ex-servicemen/Religious Minority Community candidates in consonance with the guidelines issued by Government of India.
APPLICATION FEE AND INTIMATION CHARGE
For SC/ ST/ PwBD/ ESM/DESM – Nil & General/ OBC/ EWS – Rs 750/-
HOW TO APPLY FOR SBI CLERK POST
Candidates can apply online and no other mode of application will be accepted.
Candidates will be required to register themselves online through Bank’s website https://bank.sbi/web/careers/current-openings OR https://www.sbi.co.in/web/careers/current-openings – Recruitment of Junior Associates 2023. 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 and 05:00 PM only on Bank working days) or lodge his/her query on http://cgrs.ibps.in
Candidates are advised not to forget to mention ‘Recruitment of Junior Associate-2023’ in the subject of the email.
Pre-requisites for Applying Online: Candidates should have valid email ID & 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.