RECRUITMENT OF JUNIOR ASSOCIATES (CUSTOMER SUPPORT & SALES)
(Advertisement No. CRPD/CR/2021-22/09)
ONLINE REGISTRATION OF APPLICATION AND PAYMENT OF FEES: 27.04.2021 TO 17.05.2021
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 https://bank.sbi/careers or https://www.sbi.co.in/careers 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.
a. RESERVATION FOR PWD/XS/DXS CANDIDATES IS HORIZONTAL RESERVATION AND THESE ARE INCLUDED IN THE VACANCIES OF
VARIOUS PARENT CATEGORIES.
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
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.
2. RESERVATION FOR PERSONS WITH DISABILITY (PWD):
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
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.
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