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State Bank of India Chennai Reviews

Updated August 21, 2017
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Chennai, India Area (India)

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State Bank of India Chairman Pratip C. Chaudhuri
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  • No work life balance to anyone as everyone is overloaded (in 37 reviews)

  • No work life balance, Rural posting (in 18 reviews)

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  1. "Chief Manager"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - CHIEF MANAGER in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - CHIEF MANAGER in Chennai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    • Develop an operational plan which incorporates goals and objectives that work towards the strategic direction of the organization
    • Ensure that the operation of the organization meets the expectations of its clients, Board and Funders
    • Oversee the efficient and effective day-to-day operation of the organization

    Cons

    • To lead, manage and motivate a team of young executives at the branches by ensuring adherence to compliance & Risk in the pursuit of achieving the Organizational Goals
    • Ensuring committed service delivery to distribution and customers and create customer amazement

    Advice to Management

    NA


  2. "AVP - credit"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Assistant Vice President in Chennai (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Learning, great exposure, analyzing financials in depth

    Cons

    Hierarchy issue, use of 30% variable pay

    Advice to Management

    HR is poor here

  3. Helpful (1)

    "Good Bank"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior DGM in Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Senior DGM in Chennai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Friendly place to work with good work life balance

    Cons

    Frequent transfers and average compensation


  4. "Credit"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chennai (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Good place to learn and become a complete banker

    Cons

    Low salary. High accountabilty, no work life balance, frequent transfer

    Advice to Management

    Try to be professional


  5. "SBI LIFE INSURANCE CO LTD"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Executive in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Executive in Chennai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Perfect work culture and good work life balancing atmosphere

    Cons

    Compare to all other company salary is very low for executives and below level employees

    Advice to Management

    Ensure to take steps to increase the Basic pay


  6. "Manager"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Manager in Chennai (India)
    Current Employee - Manager in Chennai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Goodness of Local Brand and the process of World Bran
    Good HR policies
    Work life balance
    If u want to perform and grow, this is the place.

    Cons

    Line team gets the best

    Advice to Management

    Good Management


  7. "Nice to work with SBICard"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Customer Service Representative in Chennai (India)
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook

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

    Pros

    For sales team only morning shifts.
    2 offs in a week.
    No time extension at work.
    Preferred leaves are available.
    Ontime salary.

    Cons

    No proper solution for issues to handle customers.
    Targets are high.
    Getting incentives is like catching a whale in ocean.
    No hike in salary
    Growth rate is very low

    Advice to Management

    Please put all the pressure on employees . Managers are not ready to do their jobs and shows their hand on others to escape. Also without reason every month salaries is getting reduced by 200.

  8. "First class banking co."

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Special Assistant in Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Special Assistant in Chennai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Best customer service. Good attention to the borrowers as well as depositors also.

    Cons

    Making pass book entries takes a long time sometimes in some branches. Bar code stickers are not available in many branches which causes the customers to go to home branches for pass book entries.


  9. "STATE BANK OF INDIA"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Manager in Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Manager in Chennai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at State Bank of India (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Excellent employer,.pro-active management,..effective computerisation, excellent consumer frindly environment

    Cons

    estranged past employees by differential rate of pension(7th bi-partite retirees) and dearness allowance. delaying court casein delhi high court by constituting a committee on 10th February 2016 after sleeping over the issue for so many yeats. Playing second fiddle to the Government in all issues.

    Advice to Management

    Take corrective steps to ameliorate the sufferings of retired pensioners who have built the edifice of the bank with their devoted service over a span of four decades..elder pensioners may be furnished with new year calendars, diaries and birth-day greetings


  10. "Good place to work"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chennai (India)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Chennai (India)
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    very good place to work and can learn a lot how to get profit, get good trading secrets , accompolish a lot , good work timings

    Cons

    food not provided , management at mumbai will not give orders properly , otherwise people who want to excel self improvement should not prefer


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