All those who were aspiring for bank jobs are in a sense of excitement after the latest SBI PO recruitment 2015 notification. With the online registration links also open, candidates are busy scanning through the advertisement trying to understand the conditions.
To help you better understand the conditions for State Bank of India 2015 PO recruitment, we have compiled a list of frequently asked doubts that you may encounter.
This compilation is categorized under different headings for you to navigate easily.
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Eligibility & Qualifications
Q: I am completing 20 years in April.Shall I apply?
A: No. Since the age limit for applicants is 21 – 30 yrs as on April 1, 2015 those who have not attained 21 years on 01.04.2015 are not eligible for this SBI PO recruitment.
In simpler words your date of birth should be within Apr 2, 1985 & Apr 1, 1994
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.So you are eligible.
Q: Are final semester/year students allowed?
A: Yes.Students who are currently in their final year/ sem are also eligible to apply but they must provide proper proof of having passed the degree exam on or before September 1, 2015 at the time of Interview.
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 landlord`s account & no cash would be given to the employee.
Q: I completed my degree through distance education.Am I eligible?
A: Yes.Candidates who have completed graduation through correspondence/ part –time/ open university /distance education may also apply as the bank has not placed any conditions for them.
Q: Explain about the SBI`s limit on chances
A: State Bank has fixed the number of chances for a candidate to apply for its recruitments. As per it,
For example, if a general candidate had appeared for 4 previous PO recruitments (from 18.04.2010) conducted by State Bank then he/she cannot apply now.
Q: Can I visit the bank to pay fees?
A: There is no facility to pay the fees at SBI branches.All applicants should compulsorily use the online payment gateway only to remit the fees.
Q: Should I have to wait 2 days for online payments?
A: Not required.You can make the online payments via Debit/ Credit card/ Net banking immediately on submitting your application.
Remember to take a print of the e-receipt on successful completion of transaction.
Q: Will I receive registration no. & password by Email/ SMS?
A: After successful submission of the application, your registration no. & password shall be shown on screen.Note it down somewhere.
Sometimes, people are not receiving the email or sms due to technical issues.So dont rely on it alone.
Q: Is this an online exam?
A: Yes.SBI PO recruitment exam 2015 is a computer based written examination similar to IBPS CWE.
It will conducted in two stages:
- Preliminary exam for 100 marks (duration: 1 hour) in June 2015
- Main exam for 250 marks (descriptive test included)
Your marks in preliminary exam is only for qualifying purpose & will not be taken for final selection.
Q: Suggest some study plan & speed tests for SBI PO exams
A: This being the 1st year of a new pattern, we know many would not know how to prepare for the preliminary exam.So the following materials will help you.
* SBI PO Exam Study Plan to prepare for Prelims exams in 8 weeks
* Buy online SBI PO Prelims Mock Tests (20 sets) for Rs.499 (read their review)
Q: When will i receive call letters for the exam?
A: According to SBI`s official notification call letters/ admit cards must be downloaded from the bank`s website after June 6, 2015.Do not expect to receive the hall tickets by post.
The SBI PO online application links close on May 2 & for more details on eligibility & selection read our detailed article on SBI PO recruitment 2015
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