State Bank of India

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State Bank of India Reviews in Chennai, India

Updated August 26, 2014
Updated August 26, 2014
414 Reviews
3.6
414 Reviews
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State Bank of India Chairman Pratip C. Chaudhuri
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Review Highlights

Pros
  • Training, Exposure to various areas, Job Security, Respect (in 33 reviews)

  • Work life balance depends on location of posting (in 10 reviews)


Cons
  • Comparatively Low Salary for B-School Grads (in 12 reviews)

  • Bad work culture, very haphazard systems (in 12 reviews)

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  1. 1 person found this helpful  

    Rewarding , fulfilling and has given enough experience and chance to work with eminent people in the banking industry.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Senior Manager in Chennai (India)

    I worked at State Bank of India full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    An organisation one can express his views without fear

    Cons

    Sometimes knowledgeable and hardworking working have not got their due chance in promotions

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Promotion policies can be made transparent and the persons who have missed their chances to be advised of their short comings so that they can equip themselves in the next chance

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  2.  

    Average

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Deputy Manager in Tirupati (India)
    Current Employee - Deputy Manager in Tirupati (India)

    I have been working at State Bank of India full-time (less than an year)

    Pros

    Good perks.. lots of benefits... lot of emphasis on trainings

    Cons

    No work specialization, people are moved randomly, lot of politics, change aversion

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Can do better with their approach

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  3.  

    good

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Probationary Officer in Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Probationary Officer in Chennai (India)

    I worked at State Bank of India full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    very employee oriented company good

    Cons

    slow process can be more fast

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    be flexible

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
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  5.  

    Good Career progression, great exposure, but meagre salary and frequent transfer

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Deputy Manager (Credit) in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Deputy Manager (Credit) in Chennai (India)

    I have been working at State Bank of India full-time (more than 3 years)

    Pros

    * Given pre defined promotion policy and demand the chances of promotions are very high.
    * Given the sheer size of bank's balance sheet and array of services , exposure is great.

    Cons

    * Pathetic HR
    * Frequent Transfer
    * Meagre Salary compared to work load.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Treat Employees as your real resources being in a Service Industry.

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Disapproves of CEO
  6.  

    Best bank to work

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Branch Manager in Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Branch Manager in Chennai (India)

    I worked at State Bank of India full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    Brand value and social respect

    Cons

    More rush and delay in responding to customer

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Need to improve customer service

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  7.  

    Excellant and challenging

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - CHIEF MANAGER in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - CHIEF MANAGER in Chennai (India)

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

    Pros

    Lot of opportunities to learn and gain expertise in all respects

    Cons

    recognisition may be delayed because of the size.

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  8.  

    Chaotic

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Chennai (India)

    I worked at State Bank of India full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Wealth of banking experience, flexibility across divisions, exposure

    Cons

    Bureaucracy, lethargy, burnout, frustration and undervalued

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Pay attention to employee retention and revise remuneration and promotion policies

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  9.  

    Best of its kind in India when compared to private and foreign banks.

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Clerk in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Clerk in Chennai (India)

    I have been working at State Bank of India full-time (more than an year)

    Pros

    Customer base
    Best of its kind in India when compared to private and foreign banks.
    Best Ambience.
    tech products
    training faculties
    trust

    Cons

    Most of the Seniors are not adaptable to current fast moving scenario.
    Following same old principles and practices are boring at times.

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Introduce every new bit in advanced technology to compete with private players. We are here to support and bring it forward.

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
  10.  

    good to be associated with India's leading Bank

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Relationship Manager in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Relationship Manager in Chennai (India)

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

    Pros

    reputed and secured job. good people to grow with.

    Cons

    still reservations are there in appointments. sometimes those who r unfit gets right post

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    recruitments and promotions to be done on performance basis

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
  11.  

    state bank of india

    • Comp & Benefits
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Assistant Manager in Chennai (India)

    I worked at State Bank of India full-time (more than 10 years)

    Pros

    with varied fields of operation, possibility to learn is green for ever

    Cons

    recognition of the real worker wanted

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    boss attitude needs improvement, inter personal relationship needs to have a progressive and positive approach

    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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