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SBI Clerk Recruitment 2020 Exam Date, Syllabus, Preparation Tips

Hi folks, are you preparing for the SBI Clerk Exam? If our guess is right, you are on the right platform. State Bank of India releases various notifications every year to recruit the candidates for multiple vacancies like Probationary Officer (PO), Specialist Officer (SO), Clerk, etc. Recently, State Bank of India has released SBI Clerk Notification on its www.sbi.co.in, official portal.

SBI Junior Associate (Clerk) Recruitment 2020 – Overview

  • Board Name: State Bank of India (SBI)
  • Post Names: Junior Associate (Clerk)
  • Total number of Vacancies: 8000 posts
  • Advertisement No. CRPD/CR/2019-20/20
  • Apply online starting date: 3rd January 2020
  • Apply online closing date: 26th January 2020
  • Prelims Exam Date: 22nd, 29th February, 1st and 8th March 2020
  • Mains Exam Date: 19th April 2020
  • Official portal: https://sbi.co.in/
  • Application Mode: Online

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2020 Notification

Job seekers who are looking for Bank Exams can grab this opportunity and apply for SBI Junior Associate Recruitment 2020 before the deadline. Check SBI Clerk Notification 2020 details like the number of vacancies, age limit, qualification, selection process, salary, important dates, the application process, etc.

Through this SBI recruitment drive, a total of 8000+ posts are going to be filled. The online application forms are invited from the eligible candidates to recruit them for Junior Associates in various states.

SBI Clerk Vacancies List

  • Post Names: Junior Associate (Clerk)
  • Total number of Vacancies: 8000 posts

State-wise distribution of SBI clerk vacancies is as follows

State NameSTGenEWSSCOBCTotal
Madhya Pradesh102205517676510
West Bengal3024761140134612
AN Islands21520726
Jammu and Kashmir523541350
Tamil Nadu31713939106393
Himachal Pradesh777184637185
Andhra Pradesh1061152440150
Uttar Pradesh18135786181233865
Arunachal Pradesh4510010

Special Recruitment Drive:

  • Kashmir Valley: 
    • 50 (Gen: 23, EWS: 5, SC: 4, ST: 5, OBC: 13)
  • Leh and Kargil Valley: 
    • 20 (Gen: 10, EWS: 2, SC: 1, ST: 2, OBC: 5)
  • Dibang Valley, Tawang, etc: 
    • 20 (SC: 0, Gen: 9, EWS: 2, ST: 9, OBC: 0)
  • Tura: 
    • 20 (SC: 0, ST: 8, Gen: 9, EWS: 2, OBC: 1)
  • Mokokchung: 
    • 20 (SC: 0, Gen: 9, EWS: 2, ST: 9, OBC: 0)

Category-wise SBI Junior Associate (Clerk) Vacancies is as follows:

  • GEN: 3447
  • OBC: 1803
  • EWS: 790
  • SC: 1214
  • ST: 746

What is the Eligibility for SBI Clerk?

Check the SBI clerk eligibility criteria here:

  • SBI Clerk Age Limit
    • The age limit should be between 20 – 28 years as on 01.01.2020, i.e. applicants must have born not earlier than 02.01.1992 and no later than 01.01.2000 (both dates inclusive)
    • Age relaxation is as follows:
      • PWD + Gen/EWS: 10 years
      • PWD + SC/ST: 15 years
      • OBC: 3 years
      • PWD + OBC: 13 years
      • SC/ST: 5 years
  • What is the qualification for SBI clerk?
    • Applicants should secure Graduation from a recognised university to apply for SBI Clerk Jobs

SBI Junior Associate (Clerk) Important Dates

  • SBI Clerk Notification Release date: 02-01-2020
  • Starting Date to fill SBI Clerk Application form: 03-01-2020
  • Last Date to submit the SBI Clerk online application form: 26-01-2020
  • Availability of call letter for Preliminary Examination: 11-02-2020
  • SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam date: February/March 2020
  • Availability of call letter for the Main Examination: 2nd week of April 2020
  • SBI Clerk Mains Exam Date: 19-04-2020

SBI Clerk Exam Selection Process

The SBI Clerk exam selection process comprises the following stages:

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam
  • Language Proficiency Test (LPT)

State Bank Of India Clerk Salary

Payscale is as follows: 

  • Clerk salary in sbi 2020 is Rs.11,765-31,450/- 
  • SBI Clerk Salary details:

    • Basic salary: Rs.11,765/-
    • HRA: Rs.1176.5/-
    • Gross with HRA: Rs.19589.87/-
    • DA: Rs.5311.58/-
    • Transport Allowance: Rs.425/-
    • Total (without HRA): Rs.18413.37/-
  • Sbi.co.in Salary Increment details:

    • Basic salary: Rs. 11,765/-
    • Annual increment: Rs. 655/-
    • After three years: Increase to Rs. 13,730/-
    • After another three years: Rs. 16,715/-
    • After another four years: Rs. 20,095/-
    • After another seven years: Rs. 28,110/-
    • Maximum salary: Rs. 30,450/-

SBI Clerk Application Process

The closing date to apply for SBI Junior Associate Recruitment 2020 is 26th January 2020. So, willing candidates can follow the simple step-by-step process provided below to fill the SBI clerk application form 2020:

  • How To Apply For SBI Clerk Recruitment 2020?

    • Log on to the SBI official portal, i.e., https://sbi.co.in/web/careers/current-openings
    • On the web page, find and click the link “RECRUITMENT OF JUNIOR ASSOCIATES (CUSTOMER SUPPORT & SALES) (Advertisement No. CRPD/CR/2019-20/20)”
    • Read the details provided in the official SBI Junior Associate Recruitment 2020 notification
    • Check the eligibility criteria and click “Apply online.”
    • Enter all the required details in the SBI Application form like personal, academic and other information, etc
    • Pay the fee via online
    • Cross-check the details before submitting the SBI application form
    • Finally, take a print out of the application and save a copy for future correspondence

SBI Clerk Application Fee Details

  • SC/ST/PWD candidates: Nil
  • General/OBC/EWS candidates: Rs. 750/-

You have to pay the fee via online using a credit card, debit card, net banking, etc.

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SBI Clerk Exam Pattern

To crack the SBI Clerk exam, it is essential to know the detailed syllabus and exam pattern. Here, we have provided the SBI Clerk Prelims and Mains Exam Pattern.

  • SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern

    • Questions are of objective type in sbi clerk exam
    • Exam paper comprises three sections
    • The exam duration is 1 hour (60 minutes)
    • The time duration for each section is 20 minutes
    • Negative marking of 0.25 is deducted for every incorrect answer
    • English Language: 30 questions for 30 marks
    • Numerical Ability: 35 questions for 35 marks
    • Reasoning Ability: 35 questions for 35 marks
  • SBI Junior Associate Mains Exam Pattern 

    • The question paper has four sections
    • exam time 2 hours 40 minutes (160 minutes)
    • There is a negative marking, i.e., 0.25 mark is deducted for every wrong answer
    • English Language: 40 questions for 40 marks
    • Quantitative Aptitude: 50 questions for 50 marks
    • Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude: 50 questions for 60 marks
    • General/Financial Awareness: 50 questions for 50 marks

Download SBI Clerk Syllabus PDF

Check SBI Clerk Prelims and Mains Exam here.

  • SBI Junior Associate Prelims Syllabus

    • Reasoning Ability
    • Numerical Ability
    • English Language
  • Sbi.co.in Clerk Mains Syllabus

    • Reasoning Ability
    • Quantitative Aptitude
    • English Language
    • Banking
    • Computer Awareness

SBI Clerk Previous Papers

As most of the questions are asked from the previous year question papers. Download and practice them daily to crack the SBI Clerk exam.

SBI Clerk Pre Exam Training

The participating organisations will conduct the Pre-exam training for SC/ST/RMC candidates at specific centres issued by the Government of India. In this training session, candidates come to know the type of questions, time management tips, common mistakes, basic tricks, etc. by experts from training organisations. This will be very helpful to the students from weaker sections who can not afford to coach.

While filling the application, candidates have to enter the details in the relevant column of pre-exam training. The SBI clerk pre-exam practice is free of cost with other expenses like travelling, food, lodging expenses, etc. It is conducted for five days before the exam, and the pre-exam training dates are announced on the official website. Also, check the list of training centres you wish to appear for training.

Steps To Download SBI Clerk Pre Exam Training Admit Card 2020

  • Visit SBI official website i.e, www.sbi.co.in
  • On the home page, find and click the related pre-exam training admit card download link
  • Enter your registration number and password/date of birth (in dd-mm-yy format) in log in column
  • Enter the captcha code in the box
  • Hit the login button, and your profile of SBI Junior Assistant Exam 2020 will appear on the screen
  • Your admit card will be generated
  • Download the SBI Clerk Pre-Exam Training admit card and keep it safe for future use

SBI Clerk Admit Card 2020

Candidates who have appeared for the recruitment have to download the SBI Clerk Hall Ticket 2020 from the official portal. Admit cards will be released separately for preliminary and mains exams. To download the hall ticket, you have to enter the login details. The date of availability of the prelims admits card is 11th February 2020 and the date of availability of hall ticket is 2nd week of April 2020.

SBI Clerk Results in 2020

State Bank of India releases the result separately for prelims and mains exam on its official portal. Candidates who have appeared for the prelims and mains exam have to check the SBI Junior Associate Result 2020 online. To check the SBI Result, candidates have to enter the login details like registration number, date of birth, etc.

SBI Clerk Cut Off 2020

The authorities will release the SBI junior Associate Cut off separately for prelims and mains exam at sbi.co.in. The cut off marks are set by SBI based on the following factors:

  • Number of applicants appeared for the exam
  • Total number of vacancies available
  • Category of the candidate
  • The difficulty level of the exam, etc

Also, SBI releases state-wise, category-wise SBI cut off marks here.

SBI Clerk Score Card 2020

The officials will upload the SBI Scorecards separately for prelims and mains. You have to download the SBI Clerk Rank card 2020 using the log in details. SBI Junior Associate Scorecard 2020 comprises the score and rank obtained by the candidate in the exam.

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can 12th pass apply for SBI clerk?
    • Ans. No. You are not eligible to apply for the SBI clerk jobs.
  • Through this SBI recruitment notification, which posts are going to be filled?
    • Ans. With this SBI recruitment notification, Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) in clerical cadre posts are going to be filled.
  • When will the SBI clerk exam be conducted?
    • Ans. The SBI clerk preliminary exam is going to be conducted in February/March 2020 and the mains exam in April 2020.
  • Is there any interview after the written exam?
    • Ans. No, there is no interview for the SBI clerk exam.
  • How many vacancies are announced by SBI?
    • Ans. A total of 8000+ vacancies are released to fill clerk (Junior Associate) posts.
  • What are the registration dates for the SBI Clerk exam 2020?
    • Ans. SBI clerk registration process has started from 3rd January 2020 and will end on 26th January 2020.
  • Will the SBI Clerk exam be in Bilingual?
    • Ans. Yes, the exam paper will be bilingual, i.e. English and Hindi, except for the English language section.
  • Are there any sectional cut off marks in the SBI clerk exam?
    • Ans. There is no sectional cut-off for the SBI clerk posts.

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