The registrations for SBI PO recruitment 2013 has started and bank job aspirants are looking forward to submit their applications.The excitement is evident from the number of doubts raised by them regarding this hiring.Since SBI is also publicizing the 1500 PO openings by placing ads in leading newspapers, many fresh graduates are expected to apply for these officer jobs.
To help you better understand the conditions for SBI recruitment, BankExamsIndia.com has answered for a list of frequently asked doubts on eligibility criteria.The compilation would enable applicants to register without any confusions we hope.
Eligibility & Qualifications
Q: I am completing 20 years after January.Shall I apply?
A: No.Since the age limit for applicants is 21 – 30 yrs as on January 1, 2013 those who have not attained 21 years on 1.1.2013 are not eligible for this SBI PO recruitment 2013.
In simpler words your date of birth should be within Jan 2, 1983 & Jan 1, 1992
Q: I have scored only 50% in degree.Is it possible for me to register?
A: State bank of India has not specified any percentile & a pass in degree is enough for you to submit application.
Q: Are final semester/year students allowed?
A: No.You must have completed graduation at the time of applying since the educational qualification are as on January 1, 2013.So final yr/sem students or those waiting for results cannot fill application.
Q: Will all employees be paid Rs.29,500 in salary towards accommodation?
A: No. The mentioned rental amount is only for Mumbai centre & differs for each location that starts from Rs.8000 in category ‘C’ centres.
Moreover it shall be paid directly to the landlord & no cash would be given to the employee.
Q: Explain about the SBI`s limit on chances
A: SBI has limited the number of chances for a candidate to apply for its recruitments. As per it,
For example, if a OBC candidate had appeared for 7 previous PO recruitments (from 18.04.2010) conducted by State Bank then he/she cannot apply now.
Q: I submitted my application form.When should i visit the bank to pay fees?
A: For offline fee payments, a challan is generated once you submit the application form. It should be used to remit fees from the 2nd working day after registration & within three working days at any SBI branch.
To avoid confusions in calculating the days follow these steps,
Start the registration process again if you couldn't pay within 3 days.
Q: Should I have to wait 2 days for online payments?
A: No. Online payments via Debit/ Credit card/ Net banking should be done immediately on submitting your application.
Remember to take a print of the e-receipt on successful completion of transaction.
Q: Is this an online exam?
A: No.SBI PO recruitment exam 2013 is an offline written examination consisting of objective & descriptive papers.
Q: Suggest some books for SBI PO exams
A: Titles from various publishers can be seen at your local bookstore.You can also order such books online, pay in cash on delivery or ATM card or netbanking.Here are some:
* State bank officer exam guide – Rs.300 – Buy online
* PO 10 years solved papers – Rs.180 – Buy online
Section wise books:
* Data interpretation – Rs.100 – Order online
* Cracking Test of Reasoning – Rs.157 – Buy online
* Marketing aptitude (1600+ solved questions) – Rs.87 – Buy online
* Computer knowledge (2300+ Qs) – Rs.85 – Purchase online
* Test of English – Rs.125 – Buy online
Q: When will i receive call letters for the exam?
A: According to SBI`s official notification call letters should be downloaded by candidates from the bank`s website after April 04, 2013.Do not expect to receive the hall tickets by post.
Last date approaching: The online application links close on February 23 & for more details on eligibility & selection read our detailed article on SBI PO recruitment 2013