SBI PO – ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

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(A) Essential Academic Qualifications:

Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government. Candidate having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before the eligiblity date.

Note: The date of passing eligiblity examination will be the date appearing on the marksheet or provisional certificate issued by the University / Institute. In case the result of a particular examination is posted on the website of the University / Institute then a certificate issued by the appropriate authority of the University / Institute indicating the date on which the result was posted on the website will be taken as the date of passing.

Age Limit

A candidate should be between 21 – 30 years.

Category

Age Relaxation (years)

OBC

3

SC/ST, Ex-servicemen of military, Domiciled in the J&K during the period 01/01/1980 – 31/12/1989

5

Educational Qualifications

Graduate degree in any stream from a recognized university or any equivalent qualification recognized by the Central Government.

Final year students can also apply subject to submission of requisite proof.

Notes for Orthopaedically Handicapped (OH)/Visually Handicapped (VH) candidates:

OH/VH Candidates who suffer from not less than 40% of relevant disability should posses disability certificate issued by Medical Board duly constituted by Central or State Government issued on or before last date of online submission of application:

a) Only those OH candidates who have locomotor disability or cerebral palsy with locomotor impairment of minimum 40% and only those who fall in the following categories are eligible to apply:

MW – Muscular weakness and limited physical endurance

OL – One leg affected (R or L)

BL – Both legs affected but not arms

OA – One arm affected (R or L) –

(a) Impaired reach;

(b) Weakness of grip;

(c) Ataxia

d) Only those Visually handicapped persons who suffer from any one of the following conditions are eligible to apply.

i) Total absence of sight.

ii) Visual acuity not exceeding 6/60 or 20/200 (Snellen) in the better eye with correcting lenses.

iii) Limitation of the field of vision subtending an angle of 20 degrees or worse

c) Candidates having low vision as defined in Chapter I, Para 2 (u) of the persons with Disabilities (Equal opportunities, protections of rights and full participation) Act 1995.

d) At the time of written examination, only blind/low vision candidates and those candidates whose writing speed is affected by cerebral palsy can use scribe/writer at his/her own cost. In all such cases where a scribe/writer is used, the following rules will apply:

i) The candidate will have to arrange his/her own scribe/writer at his/her cost.

ii) The candidate will have to give a suitable undertaking, in the prescribed format at the time of online examination.

iii) Blind/low vision candidates and other candidates whose writing speed is affected by cerebral palsy whether availing the facility of scribe or not shall be allowed compensatory time of 20 minutes and/or part thereof for every hour of the examination provided that the candidate uses scribe /writer for both the objective & descriptive test.

Age Limit

Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 28 years i.e. a candidate must have been born not earlier than 02 August 1986 and not later than 01 August 1994 (both dates inclusive).

Relaxation of Upper age limit:

Sr. No.CategoryAge relaxation
1Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe5 years
2Other Backward Classes3 years
3Persons With Disability10 years
4Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemenactual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years
5Widows Divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried9 years
6Persons ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-895 years
7Persons affected by 1984 riots5 years
8Regular employees of the Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal retrenched from service (Applicable to Madhya Pradesh state only)5 years

Computer Literacy

Operating and working knowledge in computer systems is mandatory i.e. candidates should have Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations/Language/ should have studied Computer / Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute.

Language Test

Proficiency in the Official Language of the State/UT (candidates should know how to read/ write and speak the Official Language of the State/UT) for which vacancies a candidate wishes to apply is preferable.

Note:

(1) Candidate should indicate the percentage obtained in Graduation calculated to the nearest two decimals in the online application. Where CGPA / OGPA is awarded, the same should be converted into percentage and indicate the same in online application.

(2) All the educational qualifications mentioned should be from a recognized University / Institution.

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