SBI Clerk

About SBI Clerk Exam

  • Overview
  • Job Profile
  • Salary Info
  • Exam Pattern
  • Syllabus
  • Eligibility
  • Exam Dates
  • Vacancies
  • How to apply
  • Official Notification

SBI Clerk – Overview

The State Bank of India (SBI) conducts recruitment for its clerical cadre posts from time to time. They are also called SBI Junior Associates. Candidates recruited through the SBI Clerk Exam are posted as Clerks across the country in various branched of the SBI. SBI Clerks (Junior Associates) are responsible for all client interactions and related operations. Candidates who are recruited as SBI Junior Associates (Clerks) are designated as cashiers, depositors, and other such posts a particular SBI Bank branch.

SBI Clerk Salary Details

Your Starting Salary will be Rs 11,765 with an annual increment of Rs 655. After 3 years, your salary will be Rs 13730 with an annual increment of Rs 815. After 3 years, your salary will increase to Rs 16174 with an annual increment of Rs 980. After 4 years, your salary will increase to Rs 20095 with an annual increment of Rs 1145. After 7 years, your salary will increase to Rs 28110 with an annual increment of Rs 2120. After 1 year it will be Rs 30230, and after another year it will be Rs 31450. This is the maximum salary you will reach as an SBI Clerk.

SBI Clerk Probation Period

All recruited candidates will go through a probation period of 6 months.

 

 

SBI Clerk Job Profile

 

Candidates recruited through the SBI Clerk Exam are posted as Clerks across the country in various branched of the SBI. SBI Clerks (Junior Associates) are responsible for all client interactions and related operations. Candidates who are recruited as SBI Junior Associates (Clerks) are designated as cashiers, depositors, and other such posts a particular SBI Bank branch.

SBI Junior Associate (Clerk) 2020 – Salary Details

 

Pay Scale Rs.11765-655/ 3-13730-815/ 3-16175-980/ 4-20095-1145/ 7-28110-2120/ 1-30230-1310/1-31450

What does the above mean?

Your Starting Salary will be Rs 11,765 with an annual increment of Rs 655. After 3 years, your salary will be Rs 13730 with an annual increment of Rs 815. After 3 years, your salary will increase to Rs 16174 with an annual increment of Rs 980. After 4 years, your salary will increase to Rs 20095 with an annual increment of Rs 1145. After 7 years, your salary will increase to Rs 28110 with an annual increment of Rs 2120. After 1 year it will be Rs 30230, and after another year it will be Rs 31450. This is the maximum salary you will reach as an SBI Clerk.

Emoluments Rs. 20950 per month. DA included.,
Benefits Provident Fund, New Pension Scheme, Gratuity Fund, Medical leave.

SBI Clerk 2020 Exam Pattern

 

The SBI Clerk 2020 Exam has 4 Phases

  1. Online test (Preliminary examination)
  2. Online test (Main examination)
  3. Test of official and/or local language and subject to Government of India approval,
  4. Interview (though not approved as of now).

Phase-I: Preliminary Examination

Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This test would be of 1-hour duration consisting of 3 Sections as follows –

Name of Test  No. of Questions/ Max. Marks  Duration 
 1. English Language  30/ 30 20 min
 2. Numerical Ability  35/ 35 20 min
 3. Reasoning Ability  35/ 35 20 min
 Total 100/ 100   1 hr

Each test will have separate timing as mentioned above.

There will be NEGATIVE MARKS for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th of the mark assigned for the question will be deducted for each wrong answer.

No minimum qualifying marks are prescribed for individual test OR for the aggregate score. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 10 times the numbers of vacancies) will be shortlisted for the Main Exam from the list of all candidates arranged in descending order of aggregate marks scored.

Phase II: Main Examination

The structure of the main examination (online objective type) would be as follows –

Test Name Questions/Marks Duration
General Awareness/Financial Awareness 50/50 35 minutes
General English 40/40 35 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50/50 45 minutes
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50/60 45 minutes
TOTAL 190/200 2 hours 40 minutes

There will be NEGATIVE MARKS for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th of the mark assigned for the question will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Phase III: Test of knowledge of the local language 

Those who produce 10th standard mark sheet/certificate evidencing having studied official (local) language will not be subjected to any Language test. In the case of others, language test will be conducted at the time of the interview (if the interview is held) /before final selection (if the interview is not held).

Candidates not found to be proficient in official and/or local language would be disqualified.

SBI Clerk Exam Syllabus

 

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam focusses on your English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning Ability. The detailed topics information that falls under these subjects for the SBI Clerk Exam is in the table below.

English Language Numerical Ability Reasoning Ability
Vocabulary – Simplification – Arrangement & Pattern
Synonyms & Antonyms – Number Series – Analogy
Word Formation – Average – Classification
Sentence Completion – Interest – Mathematical Inequalities
Passage completion – Mensuration – Directions & Distances
Error spotting – Percentage – Coding & Decoding
sentence correction – Ratio & Proportion – Blood Relations
passage correction – Algebra – Order & Ranking
Cloze test – Time, Speed & Distance – Coded Inequalities
Deriving conclusions – Data Interpretation – Syllogisms
Grammar – Time & Work – Input-Output
Idioms – Permutation & Combination – Data Sufficiency
Phrases – Mixture Problems – Series
– Probability – Circular Sitting Arrangement
– Number System – Linear Sitting Arrangement
– Data Sufficiency – Double Line Up
– Scheduling
– Grouping & Selection
– Verbal Reasoning

SBI Clerks Mains Exam

There are 4 papers

  1. General / Financial Awareness
  2. General English
  3. Quantitative Aptitude
  4. Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

 

English, Quantitative Aptitude & Reasoning Syllabus is in the above table.

General / Financial Awareness

In this paper, You will be tested on Current affairs, Concepts related to Banking, Economy and Insurance.

Current Affairs Topics

  • Current events of National and International importance.
  • Latest govt schemes
  • Latest Developments in Science and Technology
  • Awards and Honours
  • Sports

Computer Ability Topics

  • Basic Operating System concepts
  • Computer Hardware
  • Shortcut Keys
  • MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access)
  • Internet & Networks
  • Basic Security Concepts

 

 

Eligibility Criteria for SBI Clerk Exam 2020

AGE Eligibility

The age of the applicants should not be below 20 years and not above 28 years as on 01.01.2020 i.e.. candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.01.1992 and no later than 01.01.2000 (both days inclusive).

Relaxation in Age

Category Age Relaxation
SC 5 years
ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PWD (Gen) 10 years
PWD (SC /ST) 15 years
PWD (OBC) 13 years
Persons domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir 5 years State during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 years
Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen The actual period of service rendered in defence services + 3 years, (8 years for Disabled ExServicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a max. age of 50 years
Widows, Divorced women and women judicially separated from their husbands & who are not remarried. 9 years (subject to maximum age limit of 35 years for General, 38 years for OBC & 40 years for SC/ST candidates).

Education Eligibility

You should have a Graduation degree in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government.

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2020 – Important Dates

Exam Events Dates
SBI Junior Associate (Clerk) 2020 Notification 2nd January 2020
Start of SBI Junior Associate (Clerk) 2020 Online Application 3rd January 2020
SBI Junior Associate (Clerk) 2020 Application Form Closes 26th January 2020
Download Preliminary Examination Hall tickets February 2020
SBI Clerk 2020 Exam Date (Preliminary) February / March 2020 (Tentative)
Download Main Examination hall tickets April 2020
SBI Junior Associate (Clerk) 2020 Exam Date (Mains) 19th April 2020 (Tentative)
SBI Junior Associate (Clerk) 2020 Result (Mains + Final) June 2020

SBI Clerk 2020 Vacancies

 

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2020 notified around 8000 vacancies.

 

Step by Step procedure to apply for SBI Clerks 2020

 

Eligible candidates can apply online through the website www.sbi.co.in from 02.01.2020 to 26.01.2020.

Instructions to Apply Online:
1. Before applying to Online Applicants have valid email & Scanned copies of photo, signature.
2. Candidates should log on to the website www.sbi.co.in.
3. Go to Careers — > Click on “Latest Announcement”.
4. Choose the desired post & Click on “Apply Online”.
5. Click on “Click here for New Registration”, if you are a new user.
6. Complete the Registration & Click on “Submit”.
7. After Registration, Log in with Registered Number & Password.
8. Fill all details in the application & upload Photo, Signature.
9. Application fee should be paid through Online & then Submit the Form.
8. Take a printout of online application for future use.

SBI Clerk Official Notification

 

Click on the below link to download the SBI Clerk Recruitment 2020 Official Notification.

Download SBI Clerk Recruitment 2020 Official Notification

About SBI Clerk Exam

SBI Clerk – Overview

The State Bank of India (SBI) conducts recruitment for its clerical cadre posts from time to time. They are also called SBI Junior Associates. Candidates recruited through the SBI Clerk Exam are posted as Clerks across the country in various branched of the SBI. SBI Clerks (Junior Associates) are responsible for all client interactions and related operations. Candidates who are recruited as SBI Junior Associates (Clerks) are designated as cashiers, depositors, and other such posts a particular SBI Bank branch.

SBI Clerk Salary Details

Your Starting Salary will be Rs 11,765 with an annual increment of Rs 655. After 3 years, your salary will be Rs 13730 with an annual increment of Rs 815. After 3 years, your salary will increase to Rs 16174 with an annual increment of Rs 980. After 4 years, your salary will increase to Rs 20095 with an annual increment of Rs 1145. After 7 years, your salary will increase to Rs 28110 with an annual increment of Rs 2120. After 1 year it will be Rs 30230, and after another year it will be Rs 31450. This is the maximum salary you will reach as an SBI Clerk.

SBI Clerk Probation Period

All recruited candidates will go through a probation period of 6 months.

 

 

SBI Clerk Job Profile

 

Candidates recruited through the SBI Clerk Exam are posted as Clerks across the country in various branched of the SBI. SBI Clerks (Junior Associates) are responsible for all client interactions and related operations. Candidates who are recruited as SBI Junior Associates (Clerks) are designated as cashiers, depositors, and other such posts a particular SBI Bank branch.

SBI Junior Associate (Clerk) 2020 – Salary Details

 

Pay Scale Rs.11765-655/ 3-13730-815/ 3-16175-980/ 4-20095-1145/ 7-28110-2120/ 1-30230-1310/1-31450

What does the above mean?

Your Starting Salary will be Rs 11,765 with an annual increment of Rs 655. After 3 years, your salary will be Rs 13730 with an annual increment of Rs 815. After 3 years, your salary will increase to Rs 16174 with an annual increment of Rs 980. After 4 years, your salary will increase to Rs 20095 with an annual increment of Rs 1145. After 7 years, your salary will increase to Rs 28110 with an annual increment of Rs 2120. After 1 year it will be Rs 30230, and after another year it will be Rs 31450. This is the maximum salary you will reach as an SBI Clerk.

Emoluments Rs. 20950 per month. DA included.,
Benefits Provident Fund, New Pension Scheme, Gratuity Fund, Medical leave.

SBI Clerk 2020 Exam Pattern

 

The SBI Clerk 2020 Exam has 4 Phases

  1. Online test (Preliminary examination)
  2. Online test (Main examination)
  3. Test of official and/or local language and subject to Government of India approval,
  4. Interview (though not approved as of now).

Phase-I: Preliminary Examination

Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This test would be of 1-hour duration consisting of 3 Sections as follows –

Name of Test  No. of Questions/ Max. Marks  Duration 
 1. English Language  30/ 30 20 min
 2. Numerical Ability  35/ 35 20 min
 3. Reasoning Ability  35/ 35 20 min
 Total 100/ 100   1 hr

Each test will have separate timing as mentioned above.

There will be NEGATIVE MARKS for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th of the mark assigned for the question will be deducted for each wrong answer.

No minimum qualifying marks are prescribed for individual test OR for the aggregate score. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 10 times the numbers of vacancies) will be shortlisted for the Main Exam from the list of all candidates arranged in descending order of aggregate marks scored.

Phase II: Main Examination

The structure of the main examination (online objective type) would be as follows –

Test Name Questions/Marks Duration
General Awareness/Financial Awareness 50/50 35 minutes
General English 40/40 35 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50/50 45 minutes
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50/60 45 minutes
TOTAL 190/200 2 hours 40 minutes

There will be NEGATIVE MARKS for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th of the mark assigned for the question will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Phase III: Test of knowledge of the local language 

Those who produce 10th standard mark sheet/certificate evidencing having studied official (local) language will not be subjected to any Language test. In the case of others, language test will be conducted at the time of the interview (if the interview is held) /before final selection (if the interview is not held).

Candidates not found to be proficient in official and/or local language would be disqualified.

SBI Clerk Exam Syllabus

 

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam focusses on your English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning Ability. The detailed topics information that falls under these subjects for the SBI Clerk Exam is in the table below.

English Language Numerical Ability Reasoning Ability
Vocabulary – Simplification – Arrangement & Pattern
Synonyms & Antonyms – Number Series – Analogy
Word Formation – Average – Classification
Sentence Completion – Interest – Mathematical Inequalities
Passage completion – Mensuration – Directions & Distances
Error spotting – Percentage – Coding & Decoding
sentence correction – Ratio & Proportion – Blood Relations
passage correction – Algebra – Order & Ranking
Cloze test – Time, Speed & Distance – Coded Inequalities
Deriving conclusions – Data Interpretation – Syllogisms
Grammar – Time & Work – Input-Output
Idioms – Permutation & Combination – Data Sufficiency
Phrases – Mixture Problems – Series
– Probability – Circular Sitting Arrangement
– Number System – Linear Sitting Arrangement
– Data Sufficiency – Double Line Up
– Scheduling
– Grouping & Selection
– Verbal Reasoning

SBI Clerks Mains Exam

There are 4 papers

  1. General / Financial Awareness
  2. General English
  3. Quantitative Aptitude
  4. Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

 

English, Quantitative Aptitude & Reasoning Syllabus is in the above table.

General / Financial Awareness

In this paper, You will be tested on Current affairs, Concepts related to Banking, Economy and Insurance.

Current Affairs Topics

  • Current events of National and International importance.
  • Latest govt schemes
  • Latest Developments in Science and Technology
  • Awards and Honours
  • Sports

Computer Ability Topics

  • Basic Operating System concepts
  • Computer Hardware
  • Shortcut Keys
  • MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access)
  • Internet & Networks
  • Basic Security Concepts

 

 

Eligibility Criteria for SBI Clerk Exam 2020

AGE Eligibility

The age of the applicants should not be below 20 years and not above 28 years as on 01.01.2020 i.e.. candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.01.1992 and no later than 01.01.2000 (both days inclusive).

Relaxation in Age

Category Age Relaxation
SC 5 years
ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PWD (Gen) 10 years
PWD (SC /ST) 15 years
PWD (OBC) 13 years
Persons domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir 5 years State during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 years
Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen The actual period of service rendered in defence services + 3 years, (8 years for Disabled ExServicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a max. age of 50 years
Widows, Divorced women and women judicially separated from their husbands & who are not remarried. 9 years (subject to maximum age limit of 35 years for General, 38 years for OBC & 40 years for SC/ST candidates).

Education Eligibility

You should have a Graduation degree in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government.

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2020 – Important Dates

Exam Events Dates
SBI Junior Associate (Clerk) 2020 Notification 2nd January 2020
Start of SBI Junior Associate (Clerk) 2020 Online Application 3rd January 2020
SBI Junior Associate (Clerk) 2020 Application Form Closes 26th January 2020
Download Preliminary Examination Hall tickets February 2020
SBI Clerk 2020 Exam Date (Preliminary) February / March 2020 (Tentative)
Download Main Examination hall tickets April 2020
SBI Junior Associate (Clerk) 2020 Exam Date (Mains) 19th April 2020 (Tentative)
SBI Junior Associate (Clerk) 2020 Result (Mains + Final) June 2020

SBI Clerk 2020 Vacancies

 

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2020 notified around 8000 vacancies.

 

Step by Step procedure to apply for SBI Clerks 2020

 

Eligible candidates can apply online through the website www.sbi.co.in from 02.01.2020 to 26.01.2020.

Instructions to Apply Online:
1. Before applying to Online Applicants have valid email & Scanned copies of photo, signature.
2. Candidates should log on to the website www.sbi.co.in.
3. Go to Careers — > Click on “Latest Announcement”.
4. Choose the desired post & Click on “Apply Online”.
5. Click on “Click here for New Registration”, if you are a new user.
6. Complete the Registration & Click on “Submit”.
7. After Registration, Log in with Registered Number & Password.
8. Fill all details in the application & upload Photo, Signature.
9. Application fee should be paid through Online & then Submit the Form.
8. Take a printout of online application for future use.

SBI Clerk Official Notification

 

Click on the below link to download the SBI Clerk Recruitment 2020 Official Notification.

Download SBI Clerk Recruitment 2020 Official Notification

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