SIDBI 100 Assistant Manager Posts Recruitment 2016 – Apply Now

Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), set up on April 2, 1990 under an Act of Indian Parliament, is the Principal Financial Institution for the Promotion, Financing and Development of the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise (MSME) sector and for Co-ordination of the functions of the institutions engaged in similar activities.  The purpose is to provide refinance facilities and short term lending to industries. It is headquartered in Lucknow.  Former Deputy Managing Director is Shri N.K. Maini. Dr. Kshatrapati Shivaji is the new Chairman and Managing Director of the organisation.  SIDBI retained its position in the top 30 Development Banks of the World in the latest ranking of The Banker, London. As per the May 2001 issue of The Banker, London, SIDBI ranked 25th both in terms of Capital and Assets.  SIDBI also functions as a Nodal/ Implementing Agency to various ministries of Government of India viz., Ministry of MSME, Ministry of Textiles, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Ministry of Food Processing and Industry, etc.  Micro Units Development & Refinance Agency (MUDRA) Bank, an initiative by Government of India to support non-corporate small business, is proposed to initiate it as a unit of SIDBI to benefit from SIDBI’s initiatives and expertise.


The Official Site of Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) is .  Candidates can get all the details of SIDBI from this site.


The Bank has recently released a Recruitment Notification Officially and  invited applications from all eligible and suitable candidates for the post of Assistant Manager (Grade ‘A’– General Stream).  Deserving Candidates can Apply Online for these Vacancies released before 11/01/2016.  The Online Application will be available from the website from 21/12/2015.


Name of the Bank  :  Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI)

Name of the Post  :  SIDBI Assistant Manager (Grade ‘A’– General Stream)

Number of Posts  :  100

Post wise vacancies details :-

  1.  SC – 15 posts
  2. ST – 08 posts
  3. OBC – 27 posts
  4. Unreserved/General – 50 posts

Important Dates :

(i)    Opening of On line Registration Gateway/payment of fees      December 21, 2015

(ii)   Closing of On-line Registration Gateway/payment of fees    January 11, 2016

(iii)  Cut- off date for determining Eligibility Criteria with regard to age   December 21, 2015

(iv)  Cut-off date for determining Eligibility Criteria with regard to educational qualification

 January 11, 2016

Eligibility Criteria ( Nationality / Citizenship) :  A candidate must be either

(i)  a citizen of India or

(ii)  a subject of Nepal or

(iii)  a subject of Bhutan or

(iv)  a Tibetan refugee (who came over to India before Ist January 1962) with the intention of permanently settling in India or

(v)  a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African Countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malwi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

(vi)  Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) or (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

Age Limit as on December 21, 2015 :   Minimum and Maximum Age Limit Not below 21 years and not exceeding 28 years. (Candidates born not earlier than 22.12.1987 and not later than 21.12.1994 [both days including] are only eligible to apply

 Relaxation in upper age limit would be available as under :

(i)  By 3 years in upper age limit in case of OBC candidates having certificate from the competent authority with non-creamy layer clause.

(ii)  By 5 years in upper age limit in respect of (a) SC/ST candidates (b) All persons who have ordinarily been domiciled in J & K State during 01-01- 1980 to 31-12-1989 and (c) Children / family members of those who died in the 1984 riots.

(iii) By 10 years in upper age limit for PwD (unreserved); 13 years for PwD (OBC) and 15 years for PwD (SC/ST) candidates.

(iv) To Ex-servicemen candidates (as per the provisions of Ex-Servicemen (Reemployment in Central Civil Services and Posts) Amendment Rules, 2012 ) by 5 years in upper age limit to Ex-servicemen including Emergency Commissioned Officers / Short Service Commissioned Officers provided that the applicants have rendered at least five years continuous Military Service and have been released 5 on completion of assignment.

Educational Qualifications (As on January 11, 2016)  :

Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree with minimum 60% (55% for SC/ST) marks in aggregate in any stream, in either of the two qualifications, from a recognized institute / University. Preference would be given to candidates possessing professional qualifications like CA, CS, ICWA, CFA, MBA, Engineering, and Diploma in Banking from a recognized Institute. Proficiency in computers is preferable.

Application Fee :

(i)  SC, ST, PWD and Staff candidates need NOT to pay any Fee.

(ii) All Other candidates (including OBC, General) must pay Rs.450/- as Fee for Application.

Selection Procedure  :

The selection process for the post would be by way of an online examination followed by Personal Interview. Candidates who qualify based on the minimum cut-off marks decided by the Bank, would be called for interview.

 Pattern of written examination :

1. Computer Knowledge (20 Marks) 120 minutes
2. English Language (40 Marks) 120 minutes
3. General Awareness with special reference to Banking Industry (40 Marks) 120 minutes
4. Reasoning Aptitude (50 Marks) 120 minutes
5. Quantitative Aptitude (50 Marks) 120 minutes
6. Online Descriptive Test Candidates will be required to answer by typing on computer  English language and drafting ability test Descriptive comprising of one Essay Writing (35 Marks ) and one Business Letter Writing (15 Marks) Total 50 Marks – 45 minutes

Note  :  All tests, except test of English Language and Descriptive Paper will be provided in English and Hindi. Test of English Language and Descriptive Paper will be only in English. All the objective questions will have multiple choices. Out of the five answers to a question only one will be the correct answer. The Candidate will have to select the most appropriate answer and ‘mouse click’ that alternative which you feel is appropriate/ correct. The alternative/ option that the candidate has clicked on will be treated as his/her answer to that question. There will be penalty for wrong answers marked by the candidates. For every wrong answer marked by a candidate, 1/4 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty.

Centres For Online Examination : Online examination will be conducted online in various cities across India. Tentative cities where exam may be held are Ahmedabad/Gandhinagar, Baroda/Anand/VV Nagar, Rajkot, Surat, Bengaluru/Tumkur, Mysore, Hubli, Hosur, Indore, Bhopal, Raipur, Nagpur, Nainital, Kolkata, Bhubaneswar, Patna, Jamshedpur, Chandigarh, Jalandhar, Jammu, Ludhiana, Chennai, Puducherry, Coimbatore, Kochi, Tirupur, Trichy, Madurai, New Delhi/Delhi NCR, Dehradun, Noida/Greater Noida, Ghaziabad, Faridabad, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Jaipur, Jhodpur, Udaipur, Lucknow, Varanasi, Kanpur, Agra, Pune, Aurangabad, Nashik, Kolhapur, Mumbai, Thane, Navi Mumbai, Verna.

List of Documents to be produced at the time of interview :

(i) Printout of the valid Interview Call Letter.

(ii) Valid system generated printout of the online application form.

(iii) Proof of Date of Birth (Birth Certificate issued by the Competent Municipal Authorities or SSLC/ Std. X Certificate with DOB).

(iv) Photo Identify Proof as indicated at 5.2.8.

(v) Proof of Permanent Address as indicated at 5.2.8.

(vi) Mark-sheets & certificates for Graduation or equivalent qualification etc. Proper document from Board /University for having declared the result on or before 11.01.2016 has to be submitted.

(vii) Caste Certificate issued by the competent authority in the prescribed format as stipulated by Government of India in the case of SC / ST / OBC category candidates.

(viii) In case of candidates belonging to OBC category, certificate should specifically contain a clause that the candidate does not belong to creamy layer section excluded from the benefits of reservation for Other Backward Classes in Civil post & services under Government of India.

(ix) Disability certificate in prescribed format issued by the District Medical Board in case of Persons with Disability category.

(x)  An Ex-serviceman candidate has to produce a copy of the Service or Discharge book along with pension payment order and documentary proof of rank last.

(xi) Candidates serving in Government / quasi Govt offices/ Public Sector Undertakings (including Nationalised Banks and Financial Institutions) are required to produce a “No Objection Certificate” from their employer at the time of interview,

(xii) Persons eligible for age relaxation under 4.3.ii.b must produce the domicile certificate.

(xiv) Experience certificates, if any.

(xv) Persons falling in categories (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) of Point 4.1 should produce a certificate of eligibility issued by the Govt of India. (xvi) Any other relevant documents in support of eligibility.


  1.  Open the official website at
  2. Find and Select Careers section to go to relevant webpage.
  3. Navigate to the tab Recruitment of Officers in Grade A – General Stream: 2016.
  4. Click on the tab to proceed to SIDBI Asst Manager Grade A 2015-2016 Recruitment Portal.
  5. Download the Detailed Advertisement and read it completely before applying online.
  6. Get back to Recruitment Portal and select Click here to apply online.
  7. Register yourself and fill up the Online Application Form with required information.

Pre-Requisites for Applying Online

 (i) Scan their photograph and signature

(ii) Keep the necessary details/documents for Online Payment of the requisite application fee/ intimation charges ready.

(iii) Have a valid personal email ID, which should be kept active at least till the declaration of results of online exam. SIDBI will send intimation to download call letters for PRT/On-Line Exam/Interview on this e-mail ID only. Under no circumstances, a candidate should share with/mention e-mail ID to / of any other person. In case a candidate does not have a valid personal e-mail ID, he/she should create his/her new e-mail ID before applying on-line and must maintain that email account.

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