SBI Associate PO 2014 - 2015 Group Discussion & Interview

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State Bank of India has declared the Written Exam Result of Online Exam of SBI Associates PO on 31 Jan 2015. SBI Associate PO Exam was held in November 2014. Candidate can check their result HERE.

Phase - II (i.e. Group Discussion and Interview) will commence from 16 Feb 2015. Candidates shortlisted are being advised by way of SMS and e-mail separately. Candidates are advised to visit Bank’s website to download Call-Letter for GD cum Interview and Bio-Data Form from 05 Feb 2015 onwards.

There are 5 Associate Banks of SBI:

  1. State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur
  2. State Bank of Hyderabad
  3. State Bank of Mysore
  4. State Bank of Patiala
  5. State Bank of Travancore

Congratulations to all the selected candidates! Best of Luck!


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Dos of participating in a GD

  • Listen to the subject carefully
  • Put down your thoughts on a paper
  • Initiate the discussion if you know the subject well
  • Listen to others if you don’t know the subject
  • Support you point with some facts and figures
  • Make short contribution of 25-30 seconds 3-4 times
  • Give others a chance to speak
  • Speak politely and pleasantly. Respect contribution from other members.
  • Disagree politely and agree with what is right.
  • Summarize the discussion if the group has not reached a conclusion.

Don’ts of participating in a Group Discussion

  • Initiate the discussion if you do not have sufficient knowledge about the given topic.
  • Over speak, intervene and snatch other’s chance to speak.
  • Argue and shout during the GD
  • Look at the evaluators or a particular group member
  • Talk irrelevant things and distract the discussion
  • Pose negative body gestures like touching the nose, leaning back on the chair, knocking the table with a pen etc.
  • Mention erratic statistics.
  • Display low self confidence with shaky voice and trembling hands.
  • Try to dominate the discussion
  • Put others in an embarrassing situation by asking them to speak if they don’t want.