Banking is a full-fledged industry that holds good importance in the context of the economy of India. Banking professionals work in multi-faceted environments (full of both challenge and motivation) that sets them apart from a majority lot, and are required to perform in set-ups that are customer-facing, technology-based or both.
State Bank of India (SBI) is one of the oldest and a leading nationalized bank of India. Banking in the country has gone through some interesting times in the recent past and continued to be a pillar of the economy. Being the only Fortune-500 bank from India, SBI boasts of a history of over 200 years. With more than 16,000 branches operational in the country along with international presence, SBI beckons you to join and make a career for yourself in banking.
SBI conducts its own entrance exams every year to hire talent across positions for fresh graduates, management trainees, tenured graduates, specialized professionals, and leadership hiring to name a few. For all aspirants, C4Career brings a meticulously designed pedagogy that gives you both a holistic and an in-depth view of what SBI expects from the candidates. Be it in terms of syllabus coverage, conceptual clarity, exam pattern, application of concepts with both speed and accuracy, banking sector knowledge, subject knowledge, tech-savviness and more, C4Career helps you prepare for every aspect of SBI exams.
SBI Bank Exam Coaching Classes
SBI bank coaching centre by C4Career brings to you online and classroom coaching options. In the wake of COVID-19, C4Career recommends the online model for the time being.
Under online coaching program, you get access to live, interactive video sessions conducted by expert faculty, subject and topic-wise books and study material, practice and competency-building material, our multi-faceted query resolution mechanism for students and online test series that simulates the actual examination environment.
You can get any of your program or subject-related queries resolved with the faculty as a part of the program. Exams covered under the C4Career's SBI Coaching Centre are SBI PO, SBI Clerk, and SBI Specialist Officers.
SBI PO Recruitment Exam
Probationary Officers (PO) in SBI get an all-round exposure to banking operations to begin with, ultimately settling for a branch-specific or department-specific role. Candidates selected can be posted anywhere in India, and form the execution lifeline of banking operations.
The candidate must be a citizen of India and needs to undergo 3 rounds of selection process - preliminary exam, main exam, and group exercise / interview. The prelims stage comprises of 30 questions of English Language, 35 questions of Quantitative Aptitude, and 35 questions of Reasoning Ability to be attempted in 1 hour, along with 1/4 negative marking for every wrong answer.
Candidates clearing prelims stage write the mains exam, that has 45 questions of Reasoning and Computer Aptitude, 35 questions of Data Analysis and Interpretation, 40 questions of General / Economics / Banking Awareness, and 35 questions of English Language to be attempted in 3 hours, along with 1/4 negative marking for every wrong answer. There is also a 30-minutes Descriptive test of 50 marks comprising of Letter and Essay writing in English. Lastly, candidates clearing the mains phase appear in the Group Exercise and Interview.
Eligibility-wise, candidates must be 21-30 years old as on the date of advertisement and can attempt the exam a maximum of 4 times. Relaxations in upper age limit and number of chances exist for reserved category candidates. Education-wise, candidates must hold a graduation degree in any discipline from a recognized university of India or equivalent. Final-year graduation students may also apply, provided they produce the proof of having passed the graduation exam on or before the 31st August of that year.
SBI Clerk Recruitment Exam
Clerks in SBI form the execution lifeline of various functions and departments of the bank. Whether it is in the form of cash dealing, customer handling, customer support, or sales, clerks ensure that banking operations continue unabated under the guidance of senior officers.
The candidate must be a citizen of India and needs to undergo 2 rounds of selection process - prelims and mains (along with test of specified opted local language). The online prelims exam has 30 questions of English Language, 35 questions of Numerical Ability, and 35 questions of Reasoning Ability to be attempted in 1 hour. Each section has a separate timing of 20 minutes, and 1/4 negative marking exists for every wrong answer.
Candidates clearing prelims stage write the mains, that has 50 questions of General / Financial Awareness, 40 questions of General English, 50 questions of Quantitative Aptitude, and 50 questions of Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude to be attempted in 2 hours 40 minutes. Except for General English section, all questions are available in English and Hindi, and 1/4 negative marking exists for every wrong answer.
Those who qualify and produce 10th or 12th standard marksheet / certificate evidencing having studied the specified opted local language, will be exempted from its test while others would have to take it. Eligibility-wise, candidates must be 20-28 years old as on 1st January of the year of advertisement. They must be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized university of India or equivalent as on 1st January of the year of advertisement.
SBI Specialist Officers Recruitment Exam
Specialist Officers in SBI work in specific officer-level roles that pertain to their respective areas of specialization. Examples of such roles are SME Credit Analyst, Product Manager, Manager (Data Analyst), and Manager (Digital Marketing). Looking after specialized functions of the bank, specialist officers extend skill-specific contribution to banking operations.
The candidate must be a citizen of India and needs to undergo 2 rounds of selection process - shortlisting and interview. A shortlisting committee constituted by SBI decides the shortlisting parameters and thereafter, adequate number of candidates (as against the number of vacancies) are called for interview.
In terms of eligibility, candidates must be 25-35 years old in case of Credit Analyst, up to 35 years old in case of Product Manager and Digital Marketing, and up to 40 years in case of Data Analyst. Education-wise, SME Credit Analyst must be a CA / MBA (Finance) / PGDM (Finance) or have an equivalent 2-years full time post-graduation degree from a recognized university / college. They must also have at least 3 years of post-qualification, relevant work experience as on 1st January of the year of advertisement.
Likewise, Product Manager must be a B.E. / B.Tech. in Computer Science / IT / Electronics from a recognized university / institution and have at least 5 years of post-qualification, relevant work experience. In case of Data Analyst, candidates must have a Bachelor's degree in Statistics, Maths, Economics or Computer Science from a recognized university / college along with at least 8 years of post-qualification, relevant work experience. Digital Marketer must be MBA (Marketing), PGDM (Marketing) or equivalent from a recognized university / college along with minimum 5 years of post-qualification, relevant work experience.
It may please be noted that C4Career doesn't cover the technical aspects of specialist officer recruitment exams, which in this case, covers knowledge and coaching of Credit Analysis, Product Management, Data Analytics and Digital Marketing.
How to choose the best Training institute for SBI Bank exams
The best coaching centre for SBI recruitment exams ought to qualify on all of the following criterion:
Why Choose Us
C4Career has a meticulously planned combination of track record, experienced faculty, carefully designed study material, concept-clearing as well as application-driven pedagogy, exhaustive live, interactive online classes as well as recorded video lectures, and simulated online test series for candidates to realize their dream of clearing SBI exams.
Choose us, because we will motivate, prepare, equip, and channelize you towards your dreams and aspirations.
Expertise of Faculty at C4Career
All our faculty members possess more than 10 years of academic and professional experience in their respective subjects of specialization. At C4Career, you are imparted conceptual clarity and the ability to apply those concepts in real-life situations. As such, our faculty endeavours to equip you for SBI exams in every possible way.
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