You all have seen that whenever a recruitment notice is published by SBI, everyone gets excited, hoping to be placed with the SBI. Although SBI being one of the toughest exam, still the number of aspirants in SBI is much more than IBPS where the number of seats are more. It is no wonder that SBI is the best and undoubtedly the most wanted for banking aspirants.
To add to this preference and craze for SBI, we bring to you some great news, coming straight for the SBI Headquarters. Specially for all those who had been waiting for the SBI clerk exam to take place.
SBI is now planning to hire 7000 people this financial year to support its branch expansion plans and for other regular use. Out of the 7000, around 2000 will be posted as Probationary officers, and the remaining 5000 will be employed as Clerk. So we can expect a notification from SBI for Clerical examination very soon, so keep your hopes high.
Also, SBI now has plans of further expansion, by opening 700 new branches in the coming year, taking the total branches beyond 17000.
As per the managing director of SBI Rajnish Kumar, SBI has already set up 100 new branches in this year, and the remaining 600 to start very soon.
So why is there so much hype about getting employed in SBI?
Being one of the older Public Sector Bank (PSB), SBI has a good grip on the market. The brand itself attracts people. It has always given a fierce competition to other Private as well as Public sector bank due to its technological understanding and sound knowledge about its customers and their needs .
2. Best Salary among all PSB’s.
After clearing a bank exam, the candidate is observed as PO or Clerk. When you compare the salary benefits of SBI and Other Public Sector Banks, you will find a huge difference. And the difference is such that SBI attracts more number of aspirants.
3. Growth Opportunities
It is obvious that whenever the package is good, then the growth in that package is automatically better. Apart from financial growth, the opportunities to excel in the bank as a controlling authority is also better than any other bank. In SBI, you have more options than any other PSB’s
4. Largest Public sector bank
SBI has nearly 17000 branches in India presently, of which 9,851 (66%) are in Rural and Semi-urban areas.the bank had 190 overseas offices spread over 36 countries. It has branches of the parent in Moscow, Colombo, Dhaka, Frankfurt, Hong Kong, Tehran, Johannesburg, London, Los Angeles, Male in the Maldives, Muscat, Dubai, New York, Osaka, Sydney, and Tokyo. It has offshore banking units in the Bahamas, Bahrain, and Singapore, and representative offices in Bhutan and Cape Town. This all clearly shows that how far the SBI has reached and created some tremendous milestone.
5. Scope of making career in ABROAD
As the above point clearly indicates the presence of SBI in foreign countries, then you can certainly understand that you have a very good chance of going abroad. Its presence is such that no one can deny the fact that SBI is best.
6. Job Satisfaction
SBI has a great reputation among its employees. The job satisfaction is something that everyone desires, along with that It nurtures its employees and make them feel special.
7. Location (Work in your city)
With such a huge outreach, SBI has covered almost each and every part of India. This simply mean that wherever you are located, you have a good chance to get posted in your city. It might not be possible for everyone, but some can definitely get it, specially female candidates
So keep your preparations in full swing, Hope is just round the corner!!