State Bank of Mysore was established in the year 1913 as Bank of Mysore Ltd. under the patronage of the erstwhile Govt. of Mysore, at the instance of the banking committee headed by the great Engineer-Statesman, Late Dr. Sir M.Visvesvaraya. Subsequently, in March 1960, the Bank became an Associate of State Bank of India.State Bank of India holds 92.33% of shares. The Bank’s shares are listed in Bangalore, Chennai, and Mumbai stock exchanges.
The Bank has a widespread network of 682 branches(as on 30.09.2009) and 20 extension counters spread all over India which includes 5 specialised SSI branches, 4 Industrial Finance branches, 3 Corporate Accounts Branches, 4 specialised Personal Banking Branches, 10 Agricultural Development Branches, 3 Treasury branches, 1 Asset Recovery Branch and 8 Service Branches, offering wide range of services to the customers. The Bank has a dedicated workforce of 9720 employees consisting of 3169 supervisory staff, 6551 non-supervisory staff (as on 31.03.2008). The skill and competence of the employees have been kept updated to meet the requirement of our customers keeping in view the changes in the environment.
The mission of the bank is “A premier commercial Bank in Karnataka, with all India presence, committed to provide consistently superior and personalised customer service backed by employee pride and will to excel, earn progressively high returns for its shareholders and be a responsible corporate citizen contributing to the well being of the society”.
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 Mysore,
H .O.: K.G.Road,
Bangalore – 560009,
Phone: 91-80-22353901 to 22353909;22353473.