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State Bank of Travancore (SBT) was originally established as Travancore Bank Ltd. in 1945 sponsored by the erstwhile Princely State of Travancore. Under a special statute of the Indian Parliament (SBI subsidiary Banks Act 1959) it has been made an Associate of the State Bank of India and a member of the State Bank Group, the largest banking group in India. Being a public sector bank, we are committed to the policies of the Government for social development. We offer credit to the priority sectors and also the special schemes announced by the Government.
The Bank is alive to its developmental role and actively participates in meeting need-based requirements of Small Scale Industry (SSI), Agriculture and Small business. It has consistently met the benchmarks for priority sector advances stipulated by the Government from time to time. More than 40% of net bank credit is to the Priority sectors.The Bank attaches priority to this vital sector and encourages technocrats and women entrepreneurs. Bank’s Technical Consultancy Cell assists the small units in evaluation of techno-economic feasibility of their projects. Bank has setup exclusive Small Scale Industries (SSI) Branches for this sector.
The Bank caters to the needs of farmers through its rural and semi-urban branches. We have setup specialised Agricultural Development Branches (ADB) totally dedicated to agricultural advances. The Bank also encourages allied activities such as dairy, poultry, piggery, fishery, horticulture, etc., Schemes like Rabbit Plus for Rabbit rearing, Kamadhenu for rearing of Calves and Heifers, Ksheerasamrudhi for dairy farming and Matsya Plus for Fish farming has been introduced. Farm mechanisation and Agro based industries are given due attention too.
Selection is be made on the basis of performance in the written test and interview taken together. Written test includes Objective Tests consisting of (1) Test of Reasoning Ability,
(2) Test of Numerical Ability,
(3) Test of English Language,
(4) Test of Computer knowledge and Descriptive Paper on English Comprehension for Qualifying only.
Followed by an interview.
State Bank of Travancore
(Associate of the State Bank of India)
India – 695012