State Bank of India (SBI) had announced recruitment for about 17,000 Clerks in April 2016. About ten lakh candidates were about to participate in the recruitment of Clerks for these vacancies declared by State Bank of India. But, as per the latest updates, the SBI Clerk Recruitment 2016 might get cancelled as an aspirant, S Gurukrishna Gokul has filed a case against SBI. The case relates to loan defaulters being not allowed to participate in the SBI Recruitment.  SBI Clerk-Junior Associate Exam 2016: New Exam PatternAlso Read - Mission College Admission: Step Towards Making Admissions Trouble-Free | Puja Sethi In Conversation With Prof. Pushpendra Singh, IIIT-D

As per the court case, the loan defaulters have nothing to do with the job recruitment and hence they must be given full opportunity to participate in any examination. As per the petitioner, “This condition of the bank would only make more defaulters. Instead of giving employment to the candidates to make them repay loans, the bank was creating lakhs of defaulters of education loan by stipulating unreasonable and arbitrary ineligibility condition,”. A court case has been filed by S Gurukrishna Gokul in the Madras High Court as well as PIL has been issued to the SBI Chairman and centre government as well. Also Read - Mission College Admission: Step Towards Making Admissions Trouble-Free | Puja Sethi In Conversation With Sibaram Khara, Sharda University

The petitioner would like to put a stay on the ongoing recruitment exam and wants SBI to issue fresh notification with elimination of old criteria of loan defaulter for recruitment. SBI was conducting its first round (prelims) of examination for Clerk Recruitment  currently on May 22, May 28, May 29, June 4 & June 5 respectively. If the court bans SBI Recruitment 2016, then the future of many candidates who have appeared in this examination might get affected adversely. SBI has been asked to provide an answer for the PIL within 2 weeks, only then the preliminary exam would be concluded. Also Read - Mission College Admission: A Step Towards Making Your Admissions Trouble-Free | Puja Sethi In Conversation With Aditya Berlia

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