SBI Junior Associates Recruitment 2016: 17000 Vacancies


The much awaited SBI Recruitment 2016 has been announced but this recruitment comes with a surprise and vacancies have been advertised in clerical cadre for Jr. Associates (Customer Support and Sales) and Jr. Agriculture Associates. It is worth mentioning here that as these are Customer Care jobs, therefore, applicants must have proficiency in the Local Language of the State.

Applicants must note that that over 10,000 vacancies have been advertised for SBI Junior Associate posts and over 3000 vacancies for Jr. Agriculture Associates. This is an awesome opportunity for those seeking jobs in Banking sector in India. SBI, being the No. 1 Bank in India, is first choice of applicants. Getting a job in SBI in itself is a matter of pride. So here comes the opportunity.

This SBI Recruitment also includes backlog recruitment for reserved categories and Special Recruitment Drive for Meghalaya, Kashmir (Valley) and Ladakh Regions.

In this post, we will share the complete details of SBI Jr. Associate Recruitment 2016. Applicants willing to apply for these posts in Clerical cadre in SBI must read this post till the end and submit their applications before 25th April, 2016.

The Online Registration for SBI Jr. Associates Recruitment has started from 5th April, 2016 and the Last Date to submit the online application is 25th April, 2016.

Vacancy Details: It is worth mentioning here that these SBI vacancies have been notified Circle wise and State wise and for state, there is an Official Language, in which candidate must be proficient enough.

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Total No. of Vacancies: 13734 Posts

1) Jr. Associates (Customer Support and Sales): 10726 vacancies
2) Jr. Agriculture Associates: 3008 vacancies
3) Jr. Associate (Backlog): 3218 vacancies
4) Jr. Associate (Special Recruitment for Kashmir, Ladakh and Mehalaya): 188 Posts

Pay-Scale: The approximate Salary for Clerical Cadre is Rs 20,000 approx.

Here is the Circle wise and State wise break up of Jr Associate vacancies in SBI:

Circle wise and State wise break up of Jr Associate vacancies in SBI

Eligibility Criteria: Applicants willing to apply for the Jr. Associate jobs in SBI must fullfill the below mentioned Eligibility conditions:

1) Nationality: Applicant, must be an Indian Citizen.
2) Age-Limit: Applicant should have attained the age of 20 years and Maximum age should not exceed 28 years. The cut off Date for determining the age limit is 01-04-2016.
3) Educational Qualification: As, these vacancies are in clerical cadre, therefore, the Qualification is Graduation only.

Selection Process: The Selection process for the Recruitment of Jr. Associates in SBI comprises of Prelims then followed by Main Exam and thereafter Language Test of the Official/local language of the state.

Prelims Exam: All those who submit their online application before the closing date will have to appear for Prelims Exam (Online). Here is the Scheme of Prelims exam:

Scheme of Prelims exam for SBI Recruitment

Applicants will have to obtain the minimum marks in each of the test individually. The minimum marks will be decided by the bank. The bank will call the candidates for Main Exam in the ratio of 1:20 ( i.e., 20 times the No. of vacancies for each state and category).

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MAINS Exam: Those declared successful in the prelims exam will be called for the MAINS Exam. The Structure for MAINS Exam is given below:

Scheme of Mains exam for SBI Recruitment

Interview: For Interview, the Bank is yet to get the approval from the Government of India.

Final Selection: The Final Selection comprises of marks obtained in the MAIN Exam and Interview phase, The Prelims Exam is only for screening and marks obtained in this test, will not be considered for final merit.

How To Apply? The Online Registration has started from 5th April 2016 and will close on 25th April, 2016.

Application Fee: Applicants will have to pay Rs. 600 as application fees either through online mode or through offline mode. However, applicants belonging to SC/ST/PWD categories will have to pay only Rs. 100/- as intimation charges.

Online Application: Applications can be submitted by logging on to the SBI’s official website at the Careers page.

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