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SBI junior associate (JA) recruitment 2018: Apply for 8,301 vacancies now

The State Bank of India (SBI) has issued a notification for the recruitment of over 8,000 junior associates (customer support and sales) in clerical cadre.

education Updated: Jan 23, 2018 20:42 IST
Nilesh Mathur
The State Bank of India (SBI) has issued a notification for the recruitment of over 8,000 junior associates (customer support and sales) in clerical cadre.
The State Bank of India (SBI) has issued a notification for the recruitment of over 8,000 junior associates (customer support and sales) in clerical cadre. (Istock)

The State Bank of India (SBI) has issued a notification for the recruitment of over 8,000 junior associates (customer support and sales) in clerical cadre.

The notification, 0/18-2017/CR/CRPD, can be viewed in careers’ section of the state-run bank’s website.

Out of the 8,301 vacancies advertised 7,200 are regular vacancies and 1,101 are backlog vacancies.

Candidates can apply for vacancies in only one state. The vacancy position (category wise) in each state can be viewed in the notification or at the bottom of the story.

The application process began on January 20 and will continue till February 10.

Selection process

Candidates will have to take an online preliminary exam and the main exam followed by the local language test.

The preliminary exam will be of one-hour duration, carrying 100 marks and divided into three sections: English language (30 marks), numerical ability (35 marks) and reasoning ability (35 marks). Candidates will get 20 minutes for each section.

The preliminary exam is of qualifying nature.

The number of candidates selected for the main exam will be approximately 10 times the number of vacancy in that category.

The two-hour main exam will carry 200 marks and will be divided into four sections: General and financial awareness (50 marks) General English (40 marks), quantitative aptitude (50 marks) and reasoning ability and computer aptitude (60 marks).

Candidates will get 35 minutes each for general and financial awareness and general English and 45 minutes each for quantitative aptitude and reasoning ability section.

Marks obtained in the main exam will only be considered for making the provisional selection list.

Candidates, who produce the necessary certificate proving they studied the specified local language, will not have to undergo the language test otherwise compulsory for others.

Age limit

Candidates applying for the job should not be below 20 years and not above 28 years as on January 1, 2018, or they should not be born before January 2, 1990, and not after January 1, 1998 (both days inclusive).

Candidates can apply for the job through the window provided on SBI’s career page.

Important dates

Preliminary exam: March/April 2018 (tentative)

Admit card for prelims: March 1, 2018, onwards (tentative)

Admit card for main exam: April 26, 2018 (tentative)

Note: Visit SBI’s career page regularly for latest news and updates on the exam.