State Bank of India will recruit about 2,500 probationary officers soon.
"The total recruitment for this year could be around 12,000 officers and clerks including a couple of thousand or a little higher number of officers,’’ Mr A. Krishna Kumar, Managing Director, SBI, told Business Line here.
Last month, State Bank of India had notified recruitment of 8,500 clerks and 1,000 stenographers.
State Bank of India plans to add 1,000 branches in the current financial year to take the total number of branches to 15,000 by March 2013.
The bank would need staff to man these branches and replace retirements, the official said.