SBI Specialist Officers (SO) Recruitment 2011 Online Application Forms

PAYMENT OF FEES: 06-06-2011 TO 27-06-2011
ONLINE REGISTRATION: 08-06-2011 TO 30-06-2011
Last date for online registration: 30.06.2011
Last date for receipt of application at registered Post Box: 07.07.2011

Eligible candidates are required to apply only ‘ONLINE’ through the website, or and no other means/ mode of application will be acceptable.

i) Candidates are required to download from Bank’s website the CASH VOUCHER (fee payment voucher) for
payment of the application fee. The cash voucher is in duplicate.

ii) Candidates are required to go to any Branch of State Bank of India and pay the amount of prescribed fees and postage and get the receipt.

iii) Application fees is to be paid between 06.06.2011 to 27.06.2011.

iv) Obtain the duplicate copy of the cash voucher duly receipted by the branch and ensure that this cash receipt contains

a)Journal number (7-10 digits)
b) Branch Name
c) Branch code No.
d)Date of deposit

This fee receipt needs to be sent along with the print out of the computer generated application form to the designated post box. Before applying online candidates are required to have a scanned (digital) image of his/her photograph and signature as per the specifications given below. Candidates are required to upload a scanned copy of his/her photograph along with a scanned copy of signature in the online application. (Guidelines for scanning and uploading photograph and signature are available below)

All the posts are on all India basis except Permanent Part Time Medical Officer (PPMO). For PPMO the vacancies

i) Candidates should first scan their photograph and signature, ensuring that both the photograph and signature are within the required specifications. If the size of the file is more than the specified limit then adjust the settings of the scanner.

ii) Candidates to visit Bank’s website and open the appropriate Online Application Format.

iii) Candidates should have valid email ID. This will help him/her in getting call letter/ interview advices etc. by e-mail.

iv) Fill the application carefully. Fill in the fee payment details at the appropriate places.

v) After filling the application form candidates are required to submit the application online.

vi) Once submitted a registration number and password will be generated by the system. Please note the registration number and password for future use.

vii) Candidates to take a printout of the system generated application form immediately.

viii) The printout of the application form must be sent to the designated post box along with the original fee receipt and photo copies of documents/testimonials certificate.

Before applying online a candidate will be required to have a scanned (digital) image of his/her photograph and signature as per the specifications given below.
a) Photograph must be a recent passport size colour picture.
b) The picture should be in colour, against a light-coloured, preferably white, background.
c) Look straight at the camera with a relaxed face
d) If the picture is taken on a sunny day, have the sun behind you, or place yourself in the shade, so that you are not squinting and there are no harsh shadows.
e) If you have to use flash, ensure there’s no “red-eye”
f) If you wear glasses make sure that there are no reflections and your eyes can be clearly seen.
g) Caps, hats and dark glasses are not acceptable. Religious headwear is allowed but it must not cover your face.
h) Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels (preferred)
i) Size of file should be between 20kb–50 kb.
j)Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 50KB. If the size of the file is more than 50 KB, then adjust the settings of the scanner such as the DPI resolution, no. of colours etc., during the process of scanning.

a) The applicant has to sign on white paper with Black Ink pen.
b) The signature must be signed only by the applicant and not by any other person.
c) The signature will be used to put on the Hall Ticket and wherever necessary.
d) If the Applicant’s signature on the answer script, at the time of the examination, does not match the signature on the Hall Ticket, the applicant will be disqualified.
e) Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels (preferred)
f) Size of file should be between 10kb – 20kb
g) Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 20KB

i)Set the scanner resolution to a minimum of 200 dpi (dots per inch)
ii) Set Color to True Color i
ii) File Size as specified above
iv) Crop the image in the scanner to the edge of the photograph/signature, then use the upload editor to crop the image to the final size (as specified above).
v) The image file should be JPG or JPEG format. An example file name is : image01.jpg or image01.jpeg Image dimensions can be checked by listing the folder files or moving the mouse over the file image icon.

Candidates using MS Windows/MSOffice can easily obtain photo and signature in .jpeg format not exceeding 50KB & 20KB respectively by using MS Paint or MSOffice Picture Manager. Scanned photograph and signature in any format can be saved in .jpg format by using ‘Save As’ option in the File menu and size can be reduced below 50KB(photograph) & 20KB(signature) by using crop and then resize option (Please see point (i) & (ii) above for the pixel size) in the ‘Image’ menu. Similar options are available in other photo editor also.

If the file size and format are not as prescribed, an error message will be displayed.

While filling in the Online Application Form the candidate will be provided with a link to upload his photograph and signature.

Procedure for Uploading the Photograph and Signature:
i) There will be two separate links for uploading Photograph and Signature
ii) Click on the respective link “Upload Photograph / Signature”
iii) Browse & Select the location where the Scanned Photo / Signature file has been saved.
iv) Select the file by clicking on it
v) Click the ‘Upload’ button
Your Online Application will not be registered unless you upload your photo and signature as specified.

i) In case the face in the photograph or signature is unclear the candidate’s application may be rejected.

ii)Candidates are advised to take a printout of their system generated online application forms after registering and forward the computer generated application to the designated post box along with the original cash deposit receipt and attested copies of the certificates/testimonials/medical certificates. Unless the print out of computer generated application along with original fee receipt is received at the designated post box, the online registration will not be valid.

iii) In case the photograph or signature is unclear, the candidate may edit his application and reupload his photograph or signature. Candidates applying for more than one post must apply separately for each post together with separate fees/postages, as applicable

iv) Candidates should keep a copy of the Application printout and Fee Receipt for their record. Candidates serving in government/quasi government offices, public sector undertaking including nationalised banks and financial institutions will be required to submit ‘No Objection Certificate’ from their employer at the time of interview, failing which their candidature may not be considered and traveling expenses, if any, otherwise admissible, will not be paid.

v) The reserve category candidate will have to produce his/her original caste certificate/relevant certificates issued by the competent authority along with a declaration for availing reservation of OBC on prescribed format at the time of interview, failing which his/her candidature shall be cancelled and he/she will not be admitted for interview. OBC candidates, availing reservation will have to produce OBC certificate with Noncreamy layer clause issued on or before 31-7-2011 at the time of interview.

Enclosures to the computer generated application.
a) Cash receipt
b) School leaving certificate or any other documentary proof of age, or where applicable, copy of discharge Certificate/retirement, pension Order and documentary proof of rank last held (those who are still in Defence Services but have not completed their initial period of assignment of 5 years should submit a certificate from the competent Authority that they will be relieved from the Defence Services within one year from the last date of receiving applications. This does not apply to those ECOs/SSCOs who have completed their initial period of assignment of 5 years military service and whose assignment has been extended beyond 5 years),
c) Caste certificate issued by Competent Authority on format prescribed by the Government of India in case of SC/ST candidates,
d) Candidates belonging to OBCs but coming under the ‘CREAMY LAYER’ are not entitled to OBC reservation. They should indicate their category as ‘GEN’ or ‘GEN PH’ as applicable. OBC certificates in the format as prescribed by the Government of India and issued by the competent authority inter alia specifically stating that the candidate does not belong to the socially advanced sections excluding from the benefits of reservations for OBCs in civil posts and services under the Government of India should be submitted.

e) Mark sheets and certificates in support of Educational Qualification, e.g. Degree, LLB/BL/BE, Postgraduation, Professional Qualifications etc. (as the case may be) and
f) Experience certificate(s) specifying NATURE & PERIOD of experience.

Candidates belonging to reserved categories for whom no vacancy has been announced are free to apply against vacancies announced for unreserved category. The candidates will have to produce their original educational/experience/caste certificate/relevant certificates at the time of interview, failing which his/her candidature shall be cancelled and he/she will not be admitted for interview. Application and its enclosure should be sent in an envelope superscribed “APPLICATION FOR THE POST OF _____________” to reach POST BOX NO.7480, JOGESHWARI (EAST) MUMBAI-400 060. Application MUST be sent by ordinary post ONLY to the above Post Box ONLY and not on any other address.

(including for candidates from far flung areas).
Computer generated Application, complete in all respects, should reach the above Post Box on or before 07.07.2011.

Candidates are warned that they should not furnish any particulars that are false, tampered, fabricated or should not
suppress any material information while filling up the application form.

At the time of written examination/interview, if the candidate is (or has been) found guilty of: 1.using unfair means
during the examination or 2. impersonating or producing impersonation by any person or 3. misbehaving in the examination hall or taking away question booklet or any part thereof/answer sheet from the examination hall or 4. resorting to any irregular or improper means in connection with his/her candidature for selection or 5. obtaining support for his/her candidature by any means, such a candidate may, in addition to rendering himself/herself liable to criminal prosecution, also be liable: a) to be disqualified from the examination for which he/she is a candidate b) to be debarred, either permanently or for a specified period, from any examination or recruitment conducted by the Bank


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  1. Prakash Mohan Paroliya says:

    kindly tell my on line Reg. no 14676 Accepted or Rejected

  2. Sharad Srivastava says:

    tell me when will the lic recruitement for & IT & EC) FOR THE POST OF technical officer be come

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