State Bank of Hyderabad entrance exam FAQs

State Bank of Hyderabad entrance exam FAQs

1. When was State Bank of Hyderabad established?

State Bank of Hyderabad was established as Hyderabad State Bank on 8.8.1941 under Hyderabad State Bank Act, 1941. The first branch of the Bank was opened at Gunfoundry, Hyderabad on 5th April, 1942.

2. How it became part of State Bank of India?

State Bank of Hyderabad took over the assets and liabilities of the Hyderabad Mercantile Bank Ltd. in 1953. The Bank started conducting Government and Treasury business as agent of Reserve Bank of India as well. The Bank was taken over by Reserve Bank of India in 1956, as its first subsidiary and its name was changed from Hyderabad State Bank to State Bank of Hyderabad. It became a subsidiary of the State Bank of India on the 1st October 1959 and is now the largest Associate Bank of SBI.

3. There is an opening for many posts in State Bank of Hyderabad; I want to know about the age eligibility for all the posts?

Age limit for Management Executives in SBH:
Lower age limit – 21 years
Upper age limit for different categories is:
SC/ST – 35 years
OBC (other backward classes) – 33 years
Person with Disabilities – (PWD) SC/ST – 45 years
(PWD) OBC – 43 years
Ex-Servicemen and Commissioned Officers, including ECO’s/SSCO’s who have rendered at least 5 years military service and have been release on the completion of assignment (Including those whose assignment is due to be completed within the next one year from the last date of receipt of application) other than by way of dismissal or discharge on account of misconduct or inefficiency or on account of physical disability attributable to military service – SC/ST/OBC – 35 years
Age limit for Subordinate cadre/ Clerk cadre in SBH:

Lower age limit – 18 years
Upper age limit – 26 years
Age limit for PO post in SBH:
Lower age limit – 21 years
Upper age limit relaxation will be given according to the government rules.

4. What is the education qualification required?

For Management Executive – Post graduate degree, Diploma in Business Administration, Business Management, Finance, Marketing, International Business, Operations Management, systems, HR (part time course/ distance learning courses are not eligible) OR M.Com, MA, MSc OR CA/CWA/CFA/CS (company secretary)
For subordinate cadre – 08th Standard pass or its equivalent but not Matriculate
For clerk cadre – should be 10 + 2 examination or equivalent to that
For PO post – Graduation in any discipline from recognized university or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.

5. How to apply for PO post in this Bank Exam?

You have to send application through ordinary post on the address given in form. Applications should be typed or handwritten either in English or Hindi on both sides of one foolscap size paper. Affix recent passport size photograph bearing full signature across the same with date. The envelope should bear the superscription.

6. I am more comfortable in Hindi, am I allowed writing in Hindi?

Yes, you are allowed for writing in Hindi except for English section.

7. What is the minimum cut-off required for qualifying exam?

Minimum score will be decided by the Bank to qualify each section viz. English Language, Reasoning and/or Quantitative Aptitude. However, the marks secured in these sections will be qualifying in nature and will not be added in the final score. Only the marks secured in Professional Knowledge will be taken into account to call for candidates to the next round.

8. How to get Hall ticket of exam?

If you have filled in the application form successfully, you will be able to download Admit Card/Hall Ticket through online mode.

9. What are the opportunities for retired bank officers in SBH?

For retired bank officers there is a vacancy for the Channel Management Advisor’s (CMA) post but on contract basis.

10. What are the eligibility criteria for CMA post?

Eligibility criterions which are mainly required are:
i. If you have retired from service on attaining superannuation as MMGS-II, or MMGS-III or SMGS-IV then you are eligible. Those who have taken voluntarily retirement, released under Exit option scheme or who have left the bank otherwise before superannuation are not eligible.
ii. Age should not be more than 62 years at the time of initial engagement.
iii. Your integrity should not have been doubtful during service in the Bank.
iv. No punishment / penalty should have been inflicted on you during five years of service in the Bank proceeding to retirement.
v. Any Case of CBI or other law enforcement agencies should not be pending against you.

There are some additional eligibility criterions also which are as follows:

i. There can be continuous visits to village so you should be physically fit for that work.
ii. Your proficiency in local language is must. In reading, writing, speaking and understanding language of the area where you are appointed.
iii. Computer knowledge for working and for receiving and sending e-mails is necessary.
iv. You should be resident of a town village which is within 10 kms from the area operation i.e. Cluster nodal branch.

11. I am a sports person (cricket player) with lot of achievements, can I apply for SBH and if yes then for which post?

Yes, there is job opportunity for sports person specially cricket player for the post of clerk/subordinate cadre.

12. What will be the criteria of selection?

According to the applications, candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of their performance, achievements mentioned. The candidates short listed will be called for the interview and selection will be made strictly on the basis of merit. Since the recruitment is for sportsmen category, maximum weightage will be given to the above factors as well as to age of the candidate.

Bank intends to recruit players in the following positions:

Fast Bowler/All-rounder, Left-arm Spinner, Off-spin Bowler, Middle order or Opening Batsman
Those who are Short listed will be issued call letters at the correspondence address given by them in their application form which will be sent by ordinary post/courier.

13. I am looking for job in Regional Rural Banks; do I need to clear Common Written Exam?

Yes, those aspiring for a career in RRBs have to take the Common Written Examination conducted by IBPS for recruitment in RRBs.
There is a separate Common Written Examination for each of the following cadres in RRBs:

a. Group A

i. Officer Junior Management Scale I
ii. Officer Middle Management Scale II
iii. Officer Middle Management Scale III.

There will be a common paper for both Generalist and Specialist cadres for Officer Scale I. The candidates, specialization/professional knowledge in respective area of specialization will be verified through original certificates in the respective area of specialization and through interview at the time of appearing for interview.

b. Group B – Clerical Cadre (Office Assistant- Multipurpose)
c. You should invariably opt for only one post in Group A. However, you can opt for Group A and Group B post, separately.
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