South Indian Bank PO & Clerk Recruitment 2017 | Freshers also Eligible

south indian bank logo,south indian bank clerk recruitment 2017,south indian bank jobssouth indian bank PO recruitment 2017South Indian Bank (SIB) has announced recruitment of PO & Clerks.It is one among the fastest growing private banks in India based out of Kerala.With head office in Thrissur, SIB has over 600 branches across India but has a strong presence down south.


There are 20 public sector banks in India & vacancies in them are filled through  IBPS common bank exams.But private banks such as ICICI Bank, Axis Bank, KVB, South Indian Bank etc., have their own recruitment processes.


Positions & Vacancies:

PO (officers) – 201 posts

Clerks – 336 posts (Kerala – 210, Tamil nadu – 70, Delhi NCR – 30, Karnataka – 26)


Job location: While probationary officers can be posted anywhere in India, clerks would be initially posted in any of the above 4 states only.


Dates to Note:

Online registration of applications: January 19 to 27, 2017

Written test to be held in February 2017


Who are Eligible?

South Indian Bank has fixed certain qualifications to apply for PO & clerical recruitment 2017,


Probationary Officers:

  • Age must be within 25yrs, as on 31.12.2016 (+5 yrs for SC/ST; +3 yrs for those with experience as officer/ clerk in any indian bank)
  • Should have atleast 60% marks in X, XII & graduation as on 31.12.2016


  • Age not more than 26 yrs, as on 31.12.2016 (+5 yrs for SC/ST)
  • 60% marks in std.X, XII & graduation is necessary, as on 31.12.2016
  • Know to read, write & speak the official language of the state you are applying.
  • Must be staying in the state for which you are applying for atleast 5 years. 


Selection Process:

There is no difference in the selection method compared to other banks since it also follows a multi stage process:

  • PO – Written test, Group discussion & Personal Interview
  • Clerks – Written test & Interview

The online test will consist of 200 questions, each carrying 1 mark & 0.25 negative mark for every wrong answer.Total marks: 200 & Duration: 120 minutes.


Here is the south indian bank PO/ clerk recruitment exam pattern:




Registrations: While the application fee is Rs.600 & Rs.150 (SC/ST) for clerical applicants, it is Rs.700 & Rs.150 (SC/ST)for PO.


The fees & application form must be submitted online before January 27, 2017 through


Those interested in South Indian bank recruitment 2017 are requested to download the notifications for PO recruitment (pdf) or clerk recruitment (pdf).


Online application: Click here to apply online

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