SBI Clerk Recruitment
A brief on SBI Clerk 2020 Recruitment:
The State Bank of India, being the largest public sector bank in India opens more than thousands of job opportunities once in a year. This year in , the largest and number one bank of the nation, SBI has opened two posts and on an average 14000 vacancies for both PO and Clerk designation. State Bank of India will recruit fresh/experienced graduates in thousands of branches across the country. Generally, the SBI Probationary officers and Clerk recruitment’s take place once in a year. This is the time when SBI opens any of the post recruitment notice for the graduates across India.
SBI Clerk 2020 Recruitment Notification
Announcement of SBI Clerk recruitment for 8301 Junior Associates (JA) vacancies released officially on sbi.co.in. State Bank of India is one such leading bank that is not only performing well in Indian economy but also growing and developing with each passing time. Every graduate waits for the recruitment notice that the bank publishes every year for the examination.
- Name of position: SBI Clerk (Junior Associate)
- Total vacancies: 8301
- Age Limit: 20 to 28 years.
- Educational Qualification: Graduation
- Exam Dates: March-April
- Hiring Organization: The State Bank of India aka SBI
- Official Website: sbi.co.in
Based on the official announcement made by the State Bank of India, the total starting emoluments of a SBI Clerk/Junior associate payable at a Metro like Mumbai will be around Rs 23,600 per month inclusive of all amenities. The salary may vary from metro city to town.
The official recruitment notice and application details will be out in sometimes soon. Students and applicants can find that notice on local news papers, employment news papers, online news, and official website of State Bank of India and such other media.
SBI Clerk 2020 Exam Dates – Schedule
SBI Clerk exam dates announced. This year, SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam is going to be conducted in the last week of March and the first week of April . The Mains Exam will be conducted on 12th May . Find out the SBI clerk exam date, online registration last date and other important dates including complete schedule.
|SBI Clerk Notification||02-01-2020|
|Starting Date of SBI Clerk Application||03-01-2020|
|Last Date of SBI Clerk Application||26-01-2020|
|Download of call letter for Preliminary Examination||11-02-2020|
|Date of Preliminary Examination||Feb/March 2020|
|Download of call letter for the Main Examination||2nd week of April 2020|
|SBI Clerk Mains Exam Date||19-04-2020|
There are 8300 SBI Clerk vacancies across the nation and the follwing table shows the state wise SBI Clerk vacancy details. The official announcement made on 19th January . The notification for the SBI clerk recruitment officially published at SBI online website sbi.co.in. The recruitment process is a bit long with online preliminary and main examinations.SBI Clerk Notification: State Wise Vacancy Details
|Circle||State||No. of Vacancies||PWD||Ex-servicemen||Back
The first step of the process is couple of examination prelim and main. Both the examinations conduct via online mode only. Candidates have to pass in both the examinations with desired grades. After the prelim and main paper candidates are required to appear for Group Discussion. Once the candidate gets through the GD section he/she will have to attend the Personal Interview session. The final result will be out sometimes in September .
These online tests will be conducted in two basic languages that is English and Hindi. No other regional languages are available. Candidates must be pro any of these two languages before appearing for the test. Prelim and Main examination both have a set of multiple choice questions that contains 1 or more marks for each. Also there is a negative marking as well for the wrong answers. So be careful when you click on the option button.
SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2020
Applicants should not be aged more than 28 . The minimum age of the candidate should not be less than 20 . That means the applicant must not be born before 02.04.1990.
- Minimum age – 20 years
- Max age – 28 years
- Schedule Cast/Scheduled Tribe Category: 5 years
- Other Backward Class: 5 Years
- Person With Disability:
- SC/ST: 15 years
- OBC: 13 years
- General: 10 years
- Ex Servicemen, Short Service Commissioned Officer (SSSO), Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECO) and other commissioned officers, Those who have served military for at least 5 years and completed assignments or discharged for physical disability or any inefficiency: 5 Years
The candidates must be completed graduation before 1st of July . Those who have completed 10+2+3 graduation can apply easily. On the other who have appeared for the examination and waiting for the result can also apply, however they have to make sure that the final result should be out before 1st July .
Any graduate from any discipline are eligible for the post. The candidate must be graduated from a recognized university or institution.
SBI Clerk Application Form 2020
SBI Clerk Application form will be available from 01-01-2020 to 02-01-2020 on the official website of State Bank of India https://www.sbi.co.in/ . In the website you will find an ‘announcement’ segment where you can get the application form of the clerk examination.
SBI clerk online registration will start on 20th January 2020. Candidates need to submit their SBI clerk application form in online mode only before the last date – 10/02/2020.
There are three steps that one needs to take to complete the form filling process. When landed to the application form page, read the form carefully and then fill it gradually step by step. Name, address, contact details, email ID, your last three examination and their marks, the languages you speak, city, district and many more basic details must be entered in the form.
Once you are done with the form filling click on the ‘save and next’ button and go to the next page where you have to upload your passport sized photograph and signature. Photograph should not be more than 50kb in size and the signature will not be more than 20kb in size.
Finally one you are done with the uploading click on the button ‘submit’ and submit the form for registration. A registration number will be generated, save it for further reference. Take a print out of the application form for future use.
SBI Clerk Examination: Application Fee
- For the General Category the fee is Rs. 600/-
- For SC/ST/OBC the fee is Rs. 100/-
SBI Clerk Syllabus 2020
SBI Clerk Syllabus – As mentioned that the examination takes place in two phases, Prelim and Main. Check out the complete SBI clerk syllabus for prelims and main examinations.
- Sectional SBI clerk cut-off marks has been waived off, at the same time the state bank of India has introduced a biggest change of fixed timing for each section in SBI clerk (JA) preliminary examination.
- All questions in both the preliminary and main will be are bilingual, i.e. available in both English and Hindi, except English language section.
- For every wrong answer, there is negative marking of 0.25 marks to be deducted in the both Preliminary and Mains Exam of SBI Clerk 2018.
The SBI Clerk syllabus for Prelim is:
- English: 30 marks for 30 questions
- Numerical analysis: 35 marks for 35 questions
- Reasoning: 35 marks in 35 questions
- Total time of examination: 1 hour
The SBI Clerk Syllabus for Main Examination:
- English: 40 marks for 40 questions
- General knowledge: 50 marks for 50 questions
- Quantitative aptitude: 50 marks for 50 questions
- Reasoning and computer: 50 marks for 50 questions
- Total time of examination: 2 hours 40 minutes
The Prelim has total 100 marks and the main exam has 200 marks in total. For each correct answer candidate will secure 1 mark while for each wrong answer he has to give away 0.25 marks. After securing the passing marks candidates can go further in recruitment process.
SBI Clerk Admit card 2020
The SBI clerk admit card will be issued to candidates in two phases of preliminary and mains. The tentative date to download SBI clerk admit card for Preliminary Exam is 10th March . SBI clerk mains exam date announced and it’ll take place on 12th May . So the candidates can get their mains admit card likely from the last week of April .
Here’s the list of steps to download SBI clerk admit card 2020
- Go to sbi.co.in and click on careers section.
- Select download SBI clerk call letter for preliminary examination
- Then enter your Registration Number/Roll Number and Date of Birth/Password
- Finally click on the submit button, your SBI clerk admit card will generated and take a print.
The SBI clerk admit card is issued and available 10 days prior to the examination. It will be available in the official website of the bank. Candidates are required to download the admit card and get a printed copy of the same.
To get the SBI clerk admit card candidates have to login with their registration number and birth date as password and then can download the Admit card. The time and the venue of the examination is listed on the admit card only.
The SBI clerk pre-examination training will be conducted 5 days before the exam date in various centers across country and it’s free of cost. However, the candidate should bear travel, food and lodging expenses. Candidates can download SBI Clerk admit card for pre-examination training from the last week of March.
SBI Clerk Result 2020
The SBI Clerk Prelim result will be out in April . Those who will be passed will only be eligible for the main paper. The SBI clerk result will be published in the official website of SBI. Candidates have to login with their registration number and password (birth date) to know the exam result.
There are a lot of people appear for the Prelim but few of them can manage to go further to main. After main exam lesser than few can move forward to local language proficiency test.
SBI Clerk Cut-Off
SBI Clerk Cut off marks depend on the number of vacancies that particular state has. At times students get confused about diverse cut offs in different stats. The reason is that depending upon the vacancy cut offs are decided. However each candidate has to secure the passing marks to be selected for the next step.
Expected SBI Clerk Cut off 2020 Details
|Total Cutoff Marks||Not constant|
State wise and sectional SBI clerk cut off marks will decided by the bank.