State Bank of India (SBI) is an Indian multinational, public sector banking and financial services company. It is a government-owned corporation with its headquarters in Mumbai, Maharashtra. As of 2016-17, it had assets of ₹30.72 trillion (US$460 billion) and more than 14,000 branches, including 191 foreign offices spread across 36 countries, making it the largest banking and financial services company in India by assets

Associate banks

SBI now has one associate bank, down from the eight that it originally acquired in 1959. All use the State Bank of India logo, which is a blue circle, and all use the “State Bank of” name, followed by the regional headquarters’ name:

  1. State Bank of Patiala (founded 1917)
  2.  State Bank of Mysore (founded 1913)
  3.  State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur (founded 1963)
  4.  State Bank of Hyderabad (founded 1941)
  5.  State Bank of Travancore (founded 1945)
  6. Bharatiya Mahila Bank(founded 2013)

The banks which are merged are:

  1. State Bank of Saurashtra (merged 2008)
  2. State Bank of Indore (merged 2010)

SBI is one of the largest employers in the country having 222,033 employees as on 31 March 2014, out of which there were 45,132 female employees (20%) and 2,610 (1%) employees with disabilities. On the same date, SBI had 42,744 Schedule Caste (19%) and 17,243 Schedule Tribe (8%) employees. The percentage of Officers, Assistants and Sub-staff was 36%, 46% and 18% respectively on the same date Hiring drive: 1,776 Assistants and 1,394 Officers joined the Bank in FY 2013-14, for expansion of the branch network and to mitigate staff shortage, particularly at rural and semi-urban branches. Staff productivity: As per its Annual Report for FY 2013-14, each employee contributed net profit of INR 485,000.

SBI has been providing its services in India as one of the biggest banking recruitment authority. Bank job seekers know this bank as one of the biggest recruiter of probationary officers and special officers as compared to other banks in India. In 2016, Google search trends also indicated that SBI jobs is one of the most searched keyword as compared to other banks