The SBI Clerk, also known as Junior Associate , exam is conducted annually and every year lakhs of candidates apply for the post. SBI Clerk is one of the most sought-after jobs among young graduates who want to make a career in banking sector. SBI Junior Associates who clear the SBI Clerk Prelims and Mains exams are appointed as cashiers, accountants and other posts depending upon the requirement. You will find here regularly updated SBI Clerk Job Alert.
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Being the largest public sector bank in India, State Bank of India recruits new candidates through the following SBI bank exams every year . There are three stages in the selection process :
1. Preliminary Examination (Conducted Online)
2. Main Examination (Conducted Online)
3. Group Discussion/ Personal Interview
Shortlisted candidates are the ones who have cleared all the levels and have progressed through every stage successfully. The final selection is completely on merit-basis.
SBI Clerk Examination
There are two phases of SBI Clerk exam:
- SBI Clerk Prelims
- SBI Clerk Mains
To get selected as an SBI Junior Associate and secure an Appointment Letter from SBI, it is mandatory for applicants to make it to the final merit list .
SBI Clerk Notification
Over 8000 vacancies for the post of Junior Associate has been released by SBI.
You can check the notification link in the SBI official website ( www.sbi.co.in ) .
It is advisable for prospective applicants to regularly visit the SBI official website stay updated .
SBI Clerk Syllabus
A comprehensive guide to the syllabus for SBI Clerk Prelims & Mains Exam. is given below :
|SBI Clerk Syllabus|
|Reasoning Ability||Quantitative Aptitude||English Language|
|Logical Reasoning||Simplification, Sequence & Series||Reading Comprehension|
|Alphanumeric Series, Puzzle, Tabulation||Profit & Loss, Number Systems, Data Interpretation||Paragraph Completion|
|Ranking/Directions/Alphabet Test||Mixtures & Alligations, Time & Distance||Para jumbles|
|Data Sufficiency, Coded Inequalities, Syllogism||Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices||Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting|
|Blood Relations||Work & Time, Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere||Fill in the blanks|
|Seating Arrangement||Permutation, Combination & Probability||Cloze Test|
|Coding-Decoding, Input Output||Ratio & Proportion, Percentage||Miscellaneous|
|SBI PO Exam. Syllabus|
|Puzzle and Arrangements||Reading Comprehension||Number Series|
|Inequality||Cloze Test||Simplification/ Approximation|
|Syllogism||Para jumbles||Quadratic Equations|
|Coding-Decoding||Spotting Errors||Data Interpretation|
|Blood Relations||Sentence Improvement||Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere|
|Ranking/Directions/Alphabet Test||Paragraph Completion||Permutation, Combination & Probability|
|Tabulation||Fill in the Blanks||Miscellaneous|
SBI Clerk Exam Pattern
It comprises of two phases :
- SBI Clerk Prelims Exam: In this online examination, the candidates need to answer 100 questions comprising of 3 sections – Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language.
- SBI Clerk Mains Exam: This online test comprises of 200 marks. The paper is divided into 4 sections – General/ Financial Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude and General English .
SBI Clerk Eligibility
The main eligibility criteria is given below :
- Educational Qualifications: He/ She must be a graduate in any stream from a recognized university.
- SBI Clerk Age Limit: He/ She cannot be below 20 years nor above 28 years of age as on 01.01.2000. This implies that only those candidates are eligible who have been born not earlier than 02.01.1992 and not later than 01.01.2000 (inclusive of both days).
- PwD : Person with Disabilities .
Online Application & Fee
You can visit the official website of SBI to complete filling up the online application form .
The SBI Clerk online application has a category-wise fee structure.
Candidates should take note that Registration fee / Intimation charges once paid are non-refundable in nature, neither can the amount be utilized as a reserve for attempting any other SBI bank exam.
Given below is the SBI Clerk Application Fee Structure :
|Sl. No.||Category||Application Fee|
|1.||General/OBC/MOBC/Others||Rs. 750/- (Application Fee + Intimation Charges)|
SBI Clerk Admit Card
The registered candidates can download the Admit Card once it’s available on the SBI official page .
No hard copy of the SBI Clerk Admit Card would be sent to applicants.
However, the SBI Clerk Admit Card will be released in two stages:
(i) Admit Card for SBI Clerk Preliminary exam
(ii) Admit Card for SBI Clerk Mains exam
The applicant needs to login to his/her account and feed the following details on the displayed pop-up window to download the Admit Card:
- Registration No./ Roll No.
- Date of Birth/ Password
Besides, it is advisable for you to go through all the guidelines as provided in the SBI official website before you download your Admit Card .
SBI Clerk Results
SBI publishes the results for both the exams ( Prelims & Mains ) individually. Final selection is made on the basis of merit .
SBI PO Cut-Off
Applicants need to meet the section-wise cut-offs to make it to the final merit list.
SBI Clerk Prelims Cut-off 2018 for Your Reference
SBI Clerk Mains Cut-off 2018 for Your Reference
|Subjects||Total Marks||General||OBC/SC/ST||HI/VI/OH/ XS/DXS|
|Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude||60||24||19||11.25|
|General / Financial Awareness||50||13.5||9.5||3.25|
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