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Junior Associates ( State Bank of India )

Fri, 11/17/2023 - 15:48 -- geeta.nair

State Bank of India 

 (Phone: 022-2282 0427; E-mail:
(Advertisement No. CRPD/CR/2023-24/27) 

Highlights of the advertisement are given below, for complete details
The last date for rceipt of  application is 07.12.2023
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. 


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/UT only.

Post: Junior Associates
Statewise posts:

Gujarat: 9 (regular) and 11 (backlog) for Visually Impaired

Andhra Pradesh: 01 for Visually Impaired

Karnataka: 05 (regular) and 03 (backlog) for Visually Impaired

Madhya Pradesh: 03 (regular) for Visually Impaired

Chattisgarh: 03 (regular) for Visually Impaired

Odisha: 01 (regular) for Visually Impaired

Haryana: 03 (regular) for Visually Impaired

Jammu & Kashmir: 01 (regular) for Visually Impaired

Himachal Pradesh: 02 (regular) for Visually Impaired

Ladakh UT : 01 (regular) for Visually Impaired

Punjab: 02 (regular) for Visually Impaired

Tamil Nadu: 02 (regular) for Visually Impaired

Puducherry: 01 (regular)  for Visually Impaired

Telangana: 06 (regular) for Visually Impaired

Rajasthan: 10 (regular) for Visually Impaired

West Bengal: 02 (regular) for Visually Impaired

Andaman & Nicobar Islands: 01 (regular) for Visually Impaired

Sikkim: 01 (regular) for Visually Impaired

Uttar Pradesh: 19 (regular) for Visually Impared

Maharashtra: 02 (regular) for Visually Impaired

Delhi: 05 (regular) for Visually Impaired

Uttarakhand: 03 (regular) for Visually Impaired

Arunachal Pradesh: 01 (regular) and 01 (backlog) for Visually Impaired

Assam: 05 (regular) and 01 (backlog) for Visually Impaired

Manipur:  01 (regular) for Visually Impaired

Meghalaya: 01 (regular) and 01 (backlog) for Visually Impaired

Mizoram: 01 (regular) and 01 (backlog) for Visually Impaired

Nagaland: 01 (regular) and 01 (backlog) for Visually Impaired

Tripura: 01 (regular) and 01 (backlog) for Visually Impaired

Bihar: 05 (regular) for Visually Impaired

Jharkhand: 02 (regular) for Visually Impaired

Kerala: 01 (regular) for Visually Impaired

Lakshadweep: 01 for Visually Impaired 

Total no. posts: 123  (103 regular and 20 backlog) for Visually Impaired

Candidate has to opt for ONE language at the time of online application for local language test. @ Persons with benchmark disabilities under clauses (d) & (e) of section 34 of the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act 2016. 

 Candidates applying for the states of Maharashtra (Maharashtra Circle / Mumbai Metro Circle), Uttar Pradesh (Delhi Circle / Lucknow Circle) and Haryana (New Delhi Circle / Chandigarh Circle) should check operational areas for which they desire to apply from SBI’s official website [On Home page> Branch Locator (Bottom right Drop pin icon) > In search options select Circle > Select Circle name > Enter Captcha]. Please note that there is no provision for Inter Circle Transfer for Junior Associates to be recruited. 

Candidates who are working in SBI in the Clerical 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 cadre will also be not eligible to apply for the post. 

PAY SCALE: Rs.17900--47920. The starting Basic Pay is Rs.19900/- (Rs.17900/- plus two advance increments admissible to graduates) 
Age: 20-28 years

Age Relaxation: 10 years

Qualification: Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by Central Government. Candidates having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 31.12.2023. 

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 31.12.2023. 

Visual Impairment (VI): Only those Visually Impaired (VI) persons who suffer from any one of the following conditions, after best correction, are eligible to apply. a. Blindness: i. Total absence of sight; OR ii. Visual acuity less than 3/60 or less than 10/200 (Snellen) in the better eye with best possible correction; OR iii. Limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of less than 10 degree. OR  b. Low Vision: i. Visual acuity not exceeding 6/18 or less than 20/60 upto 3/60 or upto 10/200 (Snellen) in the better eye with best possible corrections; OR ii. Limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of less than 40 degree up to 10 degree. 

Use of Scribe & compensatory time: i. The facility of scribe would be allowed to a person who has disability of 40% or more if so desired by the person and is meant for only those persons with disability who have physical limitation to write including that of speed. In all such cases where a scribe is used, the following rules will apply:  a. Candidates eligible for and who wish to use the services of scribe in the exam should carefully indicate the same in their online application form. b. Both the candidate and the scribe will have to give a suitable undertaking, in the prescribed format with passport size photograph of the scribe at the time of online examination. c. Such candidates who are eligible to use a scribe shall be eligible for compensatory time of 20 minutes for every hour of the examination whether availing the facility of scribe or not. d. Candidate will have to arrange their own scribe and at their own cost. e. Any candidate who is not eligible to use scribe as per guidelines, as referred above, uses scribe in the online examination shall be disqualified to participate further in the recruitment process. 
f. Any candidate who is using scribe should ensure that he is eligible to use scribe in the exam as per the guidelines mentioned above. g. Any candidate using scribe in violation of the above guidelines shall stand disqualified and can be removed from service without notice, if already joined the Bank. h. During the examination, at any stage, if it is found that the scribe is independently answering / solving the question himself/ herself, the examination session for such candidate will be terminated, and candidate’s candidature will be cancelled. The candidature of such candidates using the services of a scribe will also be cancelled if it is reported after the examination by the test administrator personnel that the scribe independently answered the questions.  i. Scribe will be allowed to be used as per the guidelines issued vide Office Memorandum F.No.16-110/2003-DDIII dated February 26, 2013 of Government of India, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, Department of Disability Affairs, New Delhi and clarification issued by Government of India, Ministry of Financial, Deptt. of Financial Services vide letter No. F. No. 3/2/2013-Welfare dated 26.04.2013.

CALL LETTERS FOR EXAMINATION: 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. 

 BIOMETRIC VERIFICATION: Bank, at various stages, may capture thumb impression or IRIS of candidates in digital format for biometric verification of genuineness of the candidates. Candidate will ensure that correct thumb impression or IRIS is captured at various stages and any inconsistency will lead to rejection of the candidature. In case of any candidate found to be not genuine, apart from taking legal actions against him/her, his/her candidature will be cancelled. As such, they are advised not to apply any external matter like mehndi, ink, chemical etc. on their hands. 

PROBATION PERIOD: Selected candidates will be governed by the terms and conditions of the Service Regulations of the Bank in force at the time of joining. 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. 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. 

No fee for PwD candidates

Candidates will be required to register themselves online through Bank's website 

Apply online direct link:

GUIDELINES FOR FILLING ONLINE APPLICATION: a. Candidates should first scan their photograph, signature, left hand thumb impression, hand-written declaration and SBI Apprenticeship Certificate (if applicable) as detailed under guidelines for scanning the photograph and signature (AnnexureII). 

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. 

State Bank of India
Minimum Education required: 
Specialisation required: 
Generalist – (covering bank clerk, probationary officer, may be civil services as well)
Type of employer: 
Government jobs

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