(Advertisement No. CRPD/CR/2021-22/09)


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 only. Candidates can appear for the test only once under this recruitment project. The candidates applying for vacancies of a particular State, should be 

proficient (reading, writing, speaking and understanding) in the specified opted local language of that State/UT/Special area (mentioned in the under given vacancy table against 

each state). The test for knowledge of specified opted local language will be conducted as a part of selection process. It will be conducted after qualifying the online main examination 

but before joining the Bank. Candidates who fail to qualify this test will not be offered appointment. Candidates who produce 10th or 12th standard mark sheet/ certificate evidencing 

having studied the specified opted local language will not be required to undergo the language test. There is no provision for Inter Circle Transfer / Inter State Transfer for 

Junior Associates to be recruited.

Preliminary Examination will be conducted tentatively in the month of June 2021 and Main Examination will be conducted tentatively on 31.07.2021. Candidates are advised to 

check regularly Bank's website or for details and updates. The examination will be as detailed under point No. 4 under

Abbreviations: SC - Scheduled Caste, ST - Scheduled Tribe; OBC - Other Backward Classes; EWS – Economically Weaker Section; Gen - General Category; 

PWD - Person with Disability; VI - Visually Impaired; HI - Hearing Impaired; LD - Locomotor Disability; d & e- Category d & e of the rights of persons with Disabilities 

Act 2016; XS - Ex-Serviceman; DXS-Disabled Ex-Serviceman/ Dependent of Ex-servicemen.

The reservation under various categories will be as per prevailing government guidelines.



b. 4.5% of the total vacancies are reserved for Disabled Ex-servicemen and dependents of Servicemen killed in action, clubbed together.

First priority in the matter of appointment will be given to the Disabled Ex-Servicemen and second priority will be given to dependents of defense personnel killed

t Note:

i. Vacancies reserved for OBC category are available to OBC candidates 

belonging to ‘’Non-creamy layer’’. Candidates belonging to OBC 

category but coming in ‘’CREAMY LAYER’’, are not entitled for any 

relaxation/ reservation available to OBC category. They should 

indicate their category as General OR General (LD/ VI/ HI/ d&e) as 


ii. OBC category candidate should submit the OBC certificate on format 

prescribed by Govt. of India, having “Non-Creamy Layer’’ clause 

issued during period 01.04.2021 to the date of taking up appointment, if 


iii. Reservation for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) in recruitment is 

governed by Office Memorandum no. 36039/1/2019-Estt (Res) dt. 

31.01.2019 of Department of Personnel & Training, Ministry of Personnel

(DoPT), Public Grievance & Pensions, Government of India.

Disclaimer: “EWS vacancies are tentative and subject to further directives of 

Government of India and outcome of any litigation. The appointment is 

provisional and is subject to the income & Asset certificate being verified 

through the proper channels.”

iv. Benefit of reservation under EWS category can be availed upon production 

of an ‘Income and Asset Certificate’ issued by a Competent Authority on the 

format prescribed by Govt. of India for the relevant financial year as per the 

extant DoPT guidelines.

v. The EWS candidates should note that in case they are not in possession of 

“Income & Assets Certificate” for the relevant financial year as per the 

extant DoPT guidelines on or before the closure of online application date, 

such candidates should apply under “General (GEN) category only.

vi. Candidates who are working in SBI in the Clerical or Officer 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 or officer 

cadre will also be not eligible to apply for the post.

vii. Candidates against whom there is/ are adverse report regarding character 

& antecedents, moral turpitude etc. are not eligible to apply for the post.

viii. Candidates with record of default in repayment of loans/ credit card dues 

and/ or against whose name adverse report of CIBIL or other agencies is 

available, will not be appointed in case of selection. The position in this 

regard will be verified before joining.

The above vacancies are provisional and depending on the actual requirement 

of the Bank the said vacancies may vary. Candidates may apply for vacancies 

of one State only. There is no provision for Inter Circle Transfer/ Inter State 

transfer for Junior Associates to be recruited. Candidature of the applicant 

will be considered only against the vacancies in the State for which he/she has 

applied/opted. Candidate may appear in the examination from any notified 

centre. However, He/ She will have to appear for the test of specified opted 

local language at a centre (to be decided by the Bank) of the State applied for, 

at his/her own expenses. Merit list will be drawn State wise, category wise and 

candidates will be posted in the State for which they are applying, in the event 

of their selection and will not be entitled for inter-state/ inter-circle transfer.

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4% horizontal reservation has been provided to Persons with Benchmark 

Disabilities as per section 34 of “Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 

2016”. The post is identified suitable for the Persons with undernoted 

categories of disabilities as defined in the Schedule of RPWD Act 2016:

A. Locomotor Disabilities (LD): A person's inability to execute distinctive 

activities associated with movement of self and objects resulting from 

affliction of musculoskeletal or nervous system or both, including 

Cerebral Palsy, Leprosy Cured, Dwarfism, Muscular Dystrophy and Acid 

Attack Victims. Orthopedically challenged persons are covered under

locomotor disability with following bench mark:

i. OA - One arm affected (Right or Left)

ii. OL - One leg affected (Right or Left)

iii. OAL - One arm & One Leg affected

iv. BL - Both legs affected but not arms

Persons with OA & OAL category should have normal bilateral hand 


a. "Leprosy cured person" means a person who has been cured of

leprosy but is suffering from:

i. Loss of sensation in hands or feet as well as loss of sensation 

and paresis in the eye and eye-lid but with no manifest 


ii. Manifest deformity and paresis but having sufficient mobility in 

their hands and feet to enable them to engage in normal 

economic activity;

iii. Extreme physical deformity as well as advanced age which 

prevents him/ her from undertaking any gainful occupation, and 

the expression "leprosy cured" shall be construed accordingly;

b. “Cerebral palsy" means a Group of non-progressive neurological 

conditions affecting body movements and muscle coordination, 

caused by damage to one or more specific areas of the brain, usually 

occurring before, during or shortly after birth;

c. "Dwarfism" means a medical or genetic condition resulting in an

adult height of 4 feet 10 inches (147 centimeters) or less;

d. "Muscular dystrophy" means a group of hereditary genetic muscle 

disease that weakens the muscles that move the human body and 

persons with multiple dystrophy have incorrect and missing 

information in their genes, which prevents them from making the 

proteins they need for healthy muscles. It is characterised by 

progressive skeletal muscle weakness, defects in muscle proteins, 

and death of muscle cells and tissue;

e. "Acid attack victims" means a person disfigured due to violent

assaults by throwing of acid or similar corrosive substance.

B. 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