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State Bank of India Reviews

Updated 20 November 2018
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State Bank of India Chairman Pratip C. Chaudhuri
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421 Ratings

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Pros
  • "Work life balance andFriendly staff" (in 58 reviews)

  • "It provides an excellent opportunity to learn" (in 36 reviews)

Cons
  • "Work-life balance is an alien concept" (in 62 reviews)

  • "No work life balance to anyone as everyone is overloaded" (in 30 reviews)

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  1. "Very useful information."

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Inspecting Officer in Kota, Rajasthan
    Current Employee - Inspecting Officer in Kota, Rajasthan

    I have been working at State Bank of India part-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Largest Bank of India and transperancy in banking

    Cons

    Procrument news is very useful.

    Advice to Management

    Excellent co-operation.


  2. "Intense target pressure"

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    Current Employee - Manager
    Current Employee - Manager
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at State Bank of India full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    All major financial needs are taken care of

    Cons

    Intense target pressure especially on non core products (cross selling)
    Heavy work pressure with severe staff shortage in branches( there are more number of controllers giving orders and following up than the ones in the branches)
    Multiple high priorities at the same time

    Advice to Management

    Improve the staff strength and don't force your cross selling products on customers

  3. "Best job if you prefer banking"

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    Current Employee - Branch Manager in Chennai
    Current Employee - Branch Manager in Chennai
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at State Bank of India full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Perquisites, everyday is a new experience

    Cons

    No work life balance. Priorities keep changing day to day.

    Advice to Management

    Management should have in mind that the Employees have family too


  4. "Great learning & exposure"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at State Bank of India full-time

    Pros

    Great management with highly experienced professionals

    Cons

    The culture can improve in terms of inclusivity of ideas from the younger generation

    Advice to Management

    Nothing significant


  5. "Overall review"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Dy General Manager in Mumbai
    Current Employee - Dy General Manager in Mumbai
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at State Bank of India full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    It takes care of all round needs

    Cons

    Nothing adverse to report about the company


  6. "Good learning experience"

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    Former Employee - Deputy Manager in Nagpur, Maharashtra
    Former Employee - Deputy Manager in Nagpur, Maharashtra

    I worked at State Bank of India full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Lot to learn at SBI. Several cross functional training takes place. People are helpful.

    Cons

    Frequent transfers can be challenging. Some tasks can be monotonous.


  7. "Assistant Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at State Bank of India full-time

    Pros

    Good pay, recognition as central government class 1 officer, exposure to the world of finance

    Cons

    Lots of Work pressure, work life balance missing, infrastructure isn't the best.

    Advice to Management

    Banks vision is to provide innovative technology based service. But that isn't possible if we don't adapt the best technical infrastructure available.

  8. "Good policy poor implementation."

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    Current Employee - Branch Manager in Mumbai
    Current Employee - Branch Manager in Mumbai
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at State Bank of India full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    All in paper only. Beware

    Cons

    Login days, short term orientation

    Advice to Management

    Implementation with long term goals in mind


  9. "Deputy Manager"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chennai
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chennai
    Recommends

    I worked at State Bank of India full-time

    Pros

    Great work place
    Good social environment
    Good Incentives

    Cons

    Login days anyday
    Hr not effective

    Advice to Management

    Do listen and take care of new officers joining your organisation


  10. "Probationary officer"

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    Former Employee - Probationary Officer
    Former Employee - Probationary Officer
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO

    I worked at State Bank of India full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good lease rental, lfc and other perks

    Cons

    Pathetic job , pathetic work life balance, no social life left

    Advice to Management

    Improve hr policies


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