SBI Associate Bank Clerk Recruitment notification 2012 has been published just a little while back today for a huge requirement 7740 Clerks in five of its associate banks: State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur (SBBJ), State Bank of Hyderabad (SBH), State Bank of Mysore (SBM), State Bank of Patiala (SBP), State Bank of Travancore (SBT). As per the notification (Advt No. CRPD/ABCL/2012-13/01 dated 25-07-2012), online submission of form would start from 30th July till 13th August 2012 and the written exam would be held on 7th & 14th October, 2012.
You can click here to download the SBI Associate Bank Clerk Recruitment 2012 Notification.
Those of you who had not appeared in IBPS CWE 2011 for Clerk and now cursing yourself for the missed opportunity for close to 20,000 bank clerk jobs through the IBPS CWE 2011, this is the golden opportunity: you can appear for this Clerk Recruitment of SBI Associate Banks even if you had not appeared in IBPS CWE 2011.
This blog post on SBI Associate Banks clerk recruitment 2012 sums up the notification by quoting the relevant information on the eligibility & form to help you to apply for the same. In another blog article titled: SBI Clerk exam pattern, Sample papers & Books you would find the prep materials to prepare for the SBI Associate Bank Clerk Exam.
Without wasting further time, let us find what are the vacancy positions in these banks.
SBI Associate Banks Clerk Vacancies 2012:
As said before, there are a total of 7740 Clerk vacancies in the five associate banks of SBI. Of these 7740 clerk vacancies, bank-wise, category-wise vacancies are as at right. You can find the state-wise, bank-wise, category-wise vacancies in page-1 of the notification.
Why the state-wise vacancies are important? Because for clerk positions of all banks (including the five SBI Associate Banks), you have to apply state-wise - you can apply for one Bank/State only and will have to appear for written test from a centre of that particular state. Moreover, knowledge of local language of that state will be an added qualification.
SBI Associate Bank Clerk Salary:
SBI is offering salary for these clerk positions in the pay-scale of Rs. 7200-400/3-8400-500/3-9900-600/4-12300-700/7-17200-1300/1-18500-800/1-19300. With this pay scale, initial monthly emoluments of Clerks, including D.A., H.R.A. and C.C.A., are approximately Rs. 14,200/- at Metros.
SBI Associate Bank Clerk Eligibilities:
Age eligibility: as on 01.08.2012
Min: 18 years. Max: 28 years. (DOB not earlier than 02.08.1984 and not later than 01.08.1994, both days inclusive).
Age relaxations exists as per Govt. rule.
Minimum academic eligibilities for SBI Clerical Staff exam:
1) Minimum 60% marks (55% for SC/ST/PWD/XS) in 12th Standard (10+2) or equivalent qualification. OR Graduation degree from a recognized university.
2) You should be able to write and speak English fluently.
3) Knowledge of local language of the state for which you want to apply.will be an added qualification.
SBI Associate Bank Clerk Recruitment 2012 Online Form:
You can apply for these SBI Associate Bank Clerk positions only online from
30th July till 13th August 2012 . You can pay the application fee either online or offline. How to apply for SBI Associate Bank Clerk Recruitment 2012 is given very clearly in section "15. HOW TO APPLY" of the notification. The onlien form for SBI Associate Bank Clerk Recruitment 2012 can be found by clicking on the link "Recruitment" in this page as shown below:
SBI Associate Bank Clerk Recruitment 2012 dates:
Dates for payment of application fees:
Online: 30.07.2012 to 13.08.2012
Offline: 01.08.2012 to 17.08.2012
Date of Online registration starts: 30.07.2012
Last Date of Online registration : 13.08.2012
Date for downloading SBI Associate Bank Clerk Exam 2012 Call letter: 24.09.2012.
Date of SBI Associate Bank Clerk 2012 Written Exam: 07.10.2012 and 14.10.2012.
SBI Associate Bank Clerk Exam 2012 Call Letter:
You have to download the call letter for SBI Associate Bank Clerk Exam 2012 from 24th September, 2012 onward with your registration number and password/DOB. No hard copy of the call letter would be sent to you.
Hope with above information, you would be able to apply to the SBI Clerk exam confidently. This information can also be used by those appearing in SBI Clerk exam 2013/2014 to know what are the eligibilities and application processes for the SBI exam. My next blog post SBI Clerk exam pattern, Sample papers & Books
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