SBI 2021 Jobs Recruitment Notification of Junior Associate – 5000 Posts
State Bank of India 2021 Jobs Recruitment Notification. SBI inviting applications for the positions of Junior Associate. Interested and Eligible candidates can apply for the positions.
Last Date for Submission of Application is on 17th May, 2021.
No.of Posts and Vacancies :-
Junior Associate – 5000 Posts
Job Location – Across India
Education Qualification :
Applications are invited from eligible Indian Citizens for appointment as Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) in clerical cadre in State Bank of India. Candidates can apply for vacancies in one State only. Candidates can appear for the test only once under this recruitment project.
i. The candidates applying for vacancies of a particular State, should be proficient (reading, writing, speaking and understanding) in the specified opted local language of that State/UT/Special area (mentioned in the under given vacancy table against each state). The test for knowledge of specified opted local language will be conducted as a part of selection process.
ii. 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.
1. Post Name: Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales)
2. No of Vacancy: 5000
3. Essential Academic Qualifications: (As on 16.08.2021):
i. Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by Central Government.
ii. Candidates having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 16.08.2021.
iii. Those who are in the final year/ semester of their graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if provisionally selected, they will have to produce proof of having passed the graduation examination on or before 16.08.2021
4. Pay Scale: 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.29,000/- 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.
6. Probation Period:
i. Selected candidates will be governed by the terms and conditions of the Service Regulations of the Bank in force at the time of joining.
ii. The newly appointed Junior Associates will be on probation for a Minimum period of 6 months. Newly recruited Junior Associates will be required to complete e-lessons as prescribed by the bank during the probation, for getting confirmed in the Bank, failing which their probation will be extended till completion of the same.
iii. Further, before the probation period comes to an end, the performance of the newly recruited employees will be evaluated and the probation period of those employees whose performance fails to meet Bank’s expectation, may be extended.
Not below 20 years and not above 28 years as on 01.04.2021, i.e. candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.04.1993 and not later than 01.04.2001 (both days inclusive).
1. SC/ ST/ PWD/ XS/DXS: Nil, 2. General/ OBC/ EWS: Rs 750/-
a. Candidates are advised to take a printout of their system generated online application form after submitting the application.
b. Candidates should satisfy themselves about their eligibility for the post applied for. Bank would admit to the test all the candidates applying for the post with the requisite fee on the basis of information furnished in the online application and shall determine their eligibility only at the time of joining. Admission to tests will be purely provisional without verification of age/ qualification/ category (SC/ ST/ OBC/ EWS/ PWD/ XS/ DXS) etc. of the candidates with reference to documents.
c. Request for change/ correction in any particulars (including category) in the application form, once submitted, will not be entertained under any circumstances. No correspondence/ phone/ email will be entertained in this regard. Candidates are advised to fill up the online application carefully and furnish the correct information in the application.
d. 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.
e. 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.
f. Not more than one application should be submitted by a candidate. In case of multiple applications, only the last valid (completed) application will be retained and the application fee/intimation charges paid for the other registrations will stand forfeited. Multiple attendance/appearance by a candidate in exam will be summarily rejected/candidature cancelled.
g. The possibility for occurrence of some problems in the administration of the examination cannot be ruled out completely, which may impact test delivery and/or result from being generated. In that event, every effort will be made to rectify such problem, which may include the conduct of another examination if considered necessary
h. Call letter of Preliminary Exam will not be collected at the examination venue. Candidates will need to retain the call letter safely with themselves. Those candidates who are called for Main Exam will be required to bring this call letter along-with Main Exam call letter and other requisite documents as per information provided in the “acquaint yourself booklet” and call letter.
i. Candidates serving in Govt./Quasi Govt. offices, Public Sector undertakings including Nationalised Banks and Financial Institutions will be required to produce proper discharge certificate from the employer at the time of taking up the appointment, if selected.
j. Caste certificate issued by Competent Authority on format prescribed by the Government of India will have to be submitted by the SC/ST candidates, at the time of joining, if called for.
k. A declaration will have to be submitted in the prescribed format by candidates seeking reservation under OBC category stating that he/ she does not belong to the creamy layer as on last date of registration.
l. OBC certificate containing the ‘Non-creamy layer’ clause, issued during the period 01.04.2021 to the date of taking up the appointment, if found suitable for, will have to be submitted at the time of joining.
m. Benefit of reservation under EWS category can be availed upon production of an ‘Income and Asset Certificate’ issued by a Competent Authority on the format prescribed by Govt. of India for the relevant financial year as per the extant DoPT guidelines.
n. Candidates are advised to keep their registered e-mail ID/mobile active for receiving advices, viz. call letters/advices etc.
o. Appointment of selected candidates is subject to his/her being declared medically fit as per the requirement of the Bank and satisfactory completion of KYE (Know your employee) formalities. Such appointment will also be subject to the service and conduct rules of the Bank.
p. 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.
q. The candidate will have option to answer test questions in Hindi or English except in English Language/General English. They will have to appear for the tests at their own cost.
r. The new recruits must have flair for marketing and will be required to make customer calls and provide banking services, advisory services and cross sell products etc. inside and outside Bank premises. The duties may involve extensive outdoor travelling. Depending upon requirement, there will be flexible working hours and working in shifts.
s. As record for this project will not be maintained after one year of declaration of result of online test, the information/data regarding this project will not be available thereafter.
t. After a candidate is selected but before joining the Bank, 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 verifications
i. Vacancies reserved for OBC category are available to OBC candidates belonging to ‘’Non-creamy layer’’. Candidates belonging to OBC category but coming in ‘’Creamy Layer’’, are not entitled for any relaxation/ reservation available to OBC category. They should indicate their category as General OR General (LD/ VI/ HI/ d&e) as applicable.
ii. OBC category candidate should submit the OBC certificate on format prescribed by Govt. of India, having “Non-Creamy Layer’’ clause issued during period 01.04.2021 to the date of taking up appointment, if selected.
iii. Reservation for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) in recruitment is governed by Office Memorandum no. 36039/1/2019-Estt (Res) dt. 31.01.2019 of Department of Personnel & Training, Ministry of Personnel (DoPT), Public Grievance & Pensions, Government of India. Disclaimer: “EWS vacancies are tentative and subject to further directives of Government of India and outcome of any litigation. The appointment is provisional and is subject to the income & Asset certificate being verified through the proper channels.”
iv. Benefit of reservation under EWS category can be availed upon production of an ‘Income and Asset Certificate’ issued by a Competent Authority on the format prescribed by Govt. of India for the relevant financial year as per the extant DoPT guidelines.
v. The EWS candidates should note that in case they are not in possession of “Income & Assets Certificate” for the relevant financial year as per the extant DoPT guidelines on or before the closure of online application date, such candidates should apply under “General (GEN) category only.
vi. Candidates who are working in SBI in the Clerical or Officer cadre are not eligible to apply under this project. Candidates who were earlier employed in State Bank of India and resigned from the Bank while in clerical or officer cadre will also be not eligible to apply for the post.
vii. Candidates against whom there is/ are adverse report regarding character & antecedents, moral turpitude etc. are not eligible to apply for the post.
viii. Candidates with record of default in repayment of loans/ credit card dues and/ or against whose name adverse report of CIBIL or other agencies is available, will not be appointed in case of selection. The position in this regard will be verified before joining. The above vacancies are provisional and depending on the actual requirement of the Bank the said vacancies may vary. Candidates may apply for vacancies of one State only.
ix.There is no provision for Inter Circle Transfer/ Inter State transfer for Junior Associates to be recruited. Candidature of the applicant will be considered only against the vacancies in the State for which he/she has applied/opted. Candidate may appear in the examination from any notified centre.
x. However, He/ She will have to appear for the test of specified opted local language at a centre (to be decided by the Bank) of the State applied for, at his/her own expenses. Merit list will be drawn State wise, category wise and candidates will be posted in the State for which they are applying, in the event of their selection and will not be entitled for inter-state/ inter-circle transfer.
State Bank of India, Central Recruitment & Promotion Department, Corporate Centre, Mumbai
Selection Procedure :
1. The selection process will consist of on-line test (Preliminary & Main exam) and test of specified opted local language. Phase-I: Preliminary Examination: Online Preliminary Exam consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This test would be of 1-hour duration consisting of 3 Sections as follows:
i. No. of Questions: 100
ii. Max. Marks: 100
iii. Duration: 1 Hour
2. Each test will have a separate timing as mentioned above. There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th of mark assigned for question will be deducted for each wrong answer. No minimum qualifying marks are prescribed for individual test OR for aggregate score. Section wise marks will not be maintained
3. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 10 times the numbers of vacancies. subject to availability) will be shortlisted for the Main Exam from the list of all candidates arranged in descending order of aggregate marks scored
4. Phase – II: Main Examination: Structure of Online Main Exam would be as follows:
i. No. of Questions: 190
ii. Max. Marks: 200
iii. Duration: 2 Hr. 40 min
5. It is advisable that candidate retains about 8 copies of the same photograph which is uploaded at the time of Application as these would be needed for further stages of this selection process
How to Apply :
1. 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/careers OR https://www.sbi.co.in/careers – Recruitment of Junior Associates 2021.
2. After registration candidates are required to pay the requisite application fee through online mode by using debit card/ credit card/ Internet Banking.
3. 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 (between 11:00 AM and 05:00 PM on working days) or lodge his/her query on http://cgrs.ibps.in
4. Candidates are advised not to forget to mention ‘Recruitment of Junior Associate-2021’ in the subject of the email.
5. 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.
6. Online Registration Of Application And Payment Of Fees: 27.04.2021 To 17.05.2021
Guidelines For Filling Online Application:
a. Candidates should first scan their photograph, signature, left hand thumb impression and hand-written declaration as detailed under guidelines for scanning the photograph and signature
b. The text for the hand-written declaration is as follows: (Name of the candidate), Date of Birth hereby declare that all the information submitted by me in the application form is correct, true and valid. I will present the supporting documents as and when required. The signature, photograph and left thumb impression is of mine”.
c. Left Thumb Impression: If a candidate is not having left thumb, he/she may use his /her right thumb for applying)
d. Candidates to visit Bank’s website https://bank.sbi/careers or https://www.sbi.co.in/careers and open the appropriate Online Application Form, available under the ‘Current Openings’.
e. Fill the application carefully. Once the application is filled in completely, candidates should submit the data. In the event of candidates not being able to fill the data in one go, they can save the data already entered. When the data is saved, a provisional registration number and password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen.
i. Candidates should note down the registration number and password. They can re-open the saved data using registration number and password and edit the particulars, if needed. This facility will be available three times only. Once the application is filled in completely, candidates should submit the data. No change/edit will be allowed thereafter. The registration at this stage is provisional.
f. After ensuring the correctness of the particulars of the application form, candidates are required to pay fees through the payment gateway integrated with the application, following the instructions available on the screen.
g. Fee can be paid by using debit card/ credit card/ Internet Banking by providing information as asked on the screen. Transaction charges for online payment, if any, will be borne by the candidates.
h. On successful completion of transaction, e-receipt and application form with fee details will be generated, which may be printed for record. Printout of Application Form is NOT to be sent to SBI.
i. If the online transaction is not successfully completed, please register again and make payment online.