• State bank of India every year conducts recruitment exam for various post like clerical cadre, Probationary officer/management trainee or similar cadre, assistant manager and various managerial post.

Schedule Details 
Academy’s Syllabus Completion Time Period:       3 to 4 months
Education Qualification:       Graduate in any discipline (B.Com./BCA/BA/BBA/MBA/M.Com/BE/B.Sc./Etc.)
Age Limits:       21 to 30 Years (SC/ST : +5 Years  OBC : +3 Years)
Exam Online Application Form date:       April
Preliminary examination date:       July
Mains examination date:       Aug

The selection process will be carried out in three stages:
(A) First stage – Preliminary Examination.
(B) Second stage – Main Examination.
(C) Third stage – Group discussion & common interview.


Examination Pattern: (English and Hindi)

(A) Preliminary Examination – (Total Maximum Marks 100)

No Subject Questions Time
1. Quantitative Aptitude 35 20 Mins
2. Reasoning Ability 35 20 Mins
3. English Language 30 20 Mins

Note :-
1. Candidates who qualify in Preliminary exam can only appear in main exam.
2. Marks of Preliminary exam will not be considered for final selection.

(B) Main Examination – (Total Maximum Marks 200)

No. Subject Questions Time
1. Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 45 60 Mins
2. Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 45 Mins
3. General / Economy / Banking Awareness 40 35 Mins
4. English Language 35 40 Mins
Total 155 180 Mins

Penalty for Wrong Answers: one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score for both examination.


(ii)  Descriptive Test :- (Composite time of 30 Mins)

Subject Questions Marks
English Language [ Letter Writing & Essay] 2 50

(C) Group Exercises (20 marks) & Interview (30 marks)

Candidates qualifying for GE & Interview under ‘OBC’ category would be required to submit OBC certificate containing the ‘Non Creamy layer’ clause. Candidates not submitting the OBC certificate containing the ‘Non Creamy layer’ clause and requesting to be interviewed under General category will not be entertained.

This is the final frontier of the process wherein panelist judge the candidates’s attitude for the bank jobs and also validate past academic records, work experience and co-curricular achievements.

Note :-
1. Final seletion will be totally based on the performance at mains examination and the Group discussion & interview

Application Fee:
 Rs.100/- for SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates, Rs.600 /- for all others.