SBI online recruitment of 45 Law Graduates for Specialist Cadre Officer posts of Deputy Manager

Are you searching for banking jobs in India for experienced law graduates? State Bank of India is hiring experienced law graduates for the post of Deputy Manager (Law). This article provides the complete information on the SBI recruitment notification Advertisement No. CRPD/ SCO-Law/ 2019-20/ 21 for Specialist Cadre Officers for Law. You will know details of the eligibility criteria, number of vacancies, application fee and how to apply.

State Bank of India has issued a recruitment notification (Advertisement No. CRPD/ SCO-Law/ 2019-20/ 21) to hire 45 eligible candidates who are citizens of India as Specialist Cadre Officers for the posts of Deputy Manager (Law). Interested candidates must apply through the online application procedure only. Selected candidates may be posted anywhere in India.

Important dates to know: The online registration of application and payment of fee is from 23rd January 2020 to 12th February 2020.

About the SBI Deputy Manager Law recruitment

The vacancies are Specialist Cadre Officer posts on, specifically for appointment on a regular basis to the posts of Deputy Manager (Law), Grade Middle Management Grade Scale-II (MMGS-II). The selected candidates will be on a probation period of two years from the date of joining the Bank. The Scale of Pay is 31705-1145/1-32850-1310/10-45950, with DA, HRA, CCA, PF, Contributory Pension, LFC, Medical Facility, etc as per rules.

The reservation category-wise vacancies are as follows-
  1. General (Gen.): 20
  2. Other Backward Classes (OBC): 12.
  3. Scheduled Caste (SC): 6.
  4. Scheduled Tribe (ST): 3.
  5. Economically Weaker Section (EWS): 4 (these are tentative and the appointment will be subject to the Income and Asset certificates being verified through the proper channels).

Out of the total of 45 as listed above, for candidates with Locomotor Disability (LD) there is one vacancy, and for candidates who are Hearing Impaired (HI), there is one vacancy.

Note: The number of vacancies including those for reserved candidates, are provisional and may vary
as per SBI's actual requirements.

Overview of job profile of SBI Deputy Manager Law Officers

In the position of Deputy Manager (Law), you will be providing the required support for the operational functionaries in understanding and mitigating the legal risk in contracts, negotiations, projects, etc. as well as in conducting requisite litigations including attending the judicial/ quasi-judicial forum whenever you are required to do so. You will hence be required to update your knowledge about the latest legal developments and convey the relevant information to the operational functionaries. Drafting and vetting of documents is also part of your job, coordinating with official authorities, etc. If you are appointed in a specialised unit related to SBI home loans and advances, your work will include investigating Title deeds and other documents of properties, and other related aspects. Key responsibility areas include ensuring 100% attendance before the Honourable Court/Debts Recovery Tribunals, etc following up and reviewing legal cases, reviewing the performance of em-paneled lawyers, maintaining a database of Law Suits, etc.

Eligibility requirements for SBI Deputy Manager Law posts

Only citizens of India are eligible to apply. Other criteria are as follows-

Age Criteria

You must have a minimum age of 25 years. The maximum age as on 31st October 2019 is 35 yrs. (42 yrs. with minimum eight years' experience as a Law Officer on a regular or contract basis with any Public Sector Bank). Please refer to the official notification to know the age relaxation for the reserved category candidates.

Educational Qualification

You must have a Degree in Law (3 years/ 5 years) from a recognized University in India. Additionally, post-qualification, as on 31st December 2019 you must have been enrolled as an Advocate with the Bar Council and have at least four years of experience as a practicing Advocate or as a Law Officer in the Legal Department of Scheduled Commercial Banks. Alternatively, you should have at least four years' combined experience as practicing as an Advocate and Law Officer in the Legal Department of Scheduled Commercial Banks. The experience should be after the enrollment as an Advocate with Bar Council.

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Selection process for SBI Deputy Manager Law post

The selection of eligible candidates will be on the basis of an online written test and a personal interview. You can select the test centre when applying, but this may not be guaranteed.

Entrance Test and Interview

The online entrance test will include-
  1. Reasoning: 70 questions; 70 marks.
  2. English language: 50 questions; 50 marks.
  3. Professional Knowledge: 50 questions; 100 marks.

The first two are totally for a duration of 90 minutes, while the third is for a duration of 45 minutes. All questions will be in Hindi & English (except for the English language test).

In the case of the interview, the maximum marks are 50. You need to score above the minimum qualifying marks for selection, otherwise, you will not be selected even if your final score (written + interview) is higher than the aggregate score of the last selected candidate.

Important note: You must take to the exam centre one photo identity proof such as passport/Aadhar Card/ PAN Card/ Driving License/ Voter's Id Card/ Bank Passbook with a duly attested Photograph/ Identity Card issued by School or College/ Gazetted Officer in the official letterhead in original as well as a self-attested Photocopy. The photocopy of ID proof has to be submitted along with the call letter to the invigilators in the examination hall, failing which, (or if the identity is in doubt) you will not be permitted to appear for the entrance test.

How to apply for SBI Deputy Manager Law job

Apply online only after reading the full details of the application procedure, job responsibilities, eligibility criteria, etc. at the SBI recruitment official website. On this same page, you will find the link to register and submit your online application. Ensure that you first scan your latest photograph and signature, as these are mandatory to be uploaded.

On successful completion of the entire application process, a provisional registration number and password will be issued and which you can see on the computer screen. Note down this registration number and password because you will require it to log-in and edit any data which you entered earlier (this can be done up to three times only).

Next, the application fee should be paid online via the Payment Gateway provided for the purpose. The fee, which is non-refundable, is Rs. 750/- for General and OBC candidates. There is no fee for other candidates. On successful completion of the transaction, an e-receipt and the application form with the date of submission will be generated. Take a print out of it and keep it for future requirements.

The list of documents to be uploaded are-
  1. Brief Resume (in DOC or DOCX format).
  2. ID Proof (PDF format).
  3. Proof of Date of Birth (PDF format). Misplaced the birth certificate? Learn how to apply for a duplicate birth certificate
  4. Educational Certificates: Relevant Mark-Sheets/ Degree Certificate (PDF format).
  5. Experience certificates (PDF format).
  6. PWD Certificate (PDF format) – if applicable.
  7. Form-16/ IT return as on 31st March 2019 (PDF format).
  8. A recent passport size colour photograph.
  9. Your signature.

Important: Ensure that you read the official notification to know the guidelines for uploading the documents and the photo.

Important dates

  • Registration and Online application begins: 23rd January 2020.
  • Online payment of fees begins: 23rd January 2020.
  • Registration and Online application ends: 12th February 2020.
  • Online payment of fees ends: 12th February 2020.
  • Tentative date for downloading call letter for online test: 21st February 2020 onward
  • Tentative date of entrance test: 8th March 2020.

Contact Information

State Bank of India
Central Recruitment & Promotion Department,
Coporate centre, Mumbai.
Ph: 022-2282 0427 // Fax : 022-2282 0411.
E-mail: [Please ensure to mention the Advertisement number and the name of the post in the email subject].

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