The syllabus for SBI Clerk exam is as follows:
1. English Language
2. Numerical Ability
3. Reasoning Ability
1. General/ Financial Awareness
2. General English
3. Quantitative Aptitude
4. Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude
The questions in objective tests, except for the test of General English, will be printed bilingual i.e., English & Hindi.
State Bank of India Clerk Eligibility:
State Bank of India hires Indian Citizens for appointment in Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) in Clerical Cadre. Candidates to gain eligibility to apply for Clerical post must satisfy the below given eligibility criteria…
1. Nationality: Candidates must be a Citizen of India.
2. Age Limit: Candidates age must be between 20 to 28 years as on 01-04-2021. Candidates should have born not earlier than 02-04-1993 and not later than 01-04-2001 (both days inclusive) are only eligible to apply. Age relaxations will be extended as per govt rules.
3. Age Relaxation:
|Category||Relaxation (in years)|
|SC/ ST||5 years|
|Other Backward Classes (OBC)||3 years|
|PWD (Gen)||10 years|
|PWD (SC/ ST)||15 years|
|PWD (OBC)||13 years|
|Persons domiciled in Kashmir Division of Jammu & Kashmir State during the period from 01-01-1980 to 31-12-1989||5 years|
|Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled Ex-Servicemen||Actual period of service rendered in defence services + 3 years (8 years for disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ ST subject to max.age of 50 years)|
|Widows, Divorced women and women judicially separated from their husbands & who are not remarried||7 years (subject to maximum age limit of 35 years for General and 38 years for OBC & 40 years for SC/ST candidates.|
4. Educational Qualification:
For Junior Associate: Graduation in any discipline from a recognised university, or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government.
(a) The date of passing the eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the mark sheet/ provisional certificate or the date on which the result was posted on the website of the university/ institution. Candidate having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 16-08-2021.
(b) Matriculate Ex-servicemen, who have obtained the Indian Army Special Certificate of Education or corresponding certificate in the Navy or Air Force, after having completed not less than 15 years of service in Armed Forces of the Union are also eligible for the post.
(c) Should be able to write and speak English.
(d) Knowledge of local language will be an added qualification.
SBI Clerk Exam Pattern:
The Exam Pattern followed by State Bank of India for the Post of Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) in Clerical Cadre has been detailed below…
Exam Pattern Details: State Bank of India conducts on-line test (preliminary & main examinations), test of official and/ or specified opted local language and subject to Government of India approval for the post of Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) in Clerical Cadre.
Exam Pattern:- Examination will consists of two Phases, Viz.
Preliminary Examination: Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This test would be of 1 hour duration consisting of 3 Sections as follows:
|SL||Name of test||No. of Questions||Marks||Duration|
|1.||English Language||30||30||20 Minutes|
|2.||Numerical Ability||35||35||20 Minutes|
|3.||Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 Minutes|
Phase – II:
Main Examination :
The structure of main examination (online objective type) would be as follows:
|SL||Name of test||No. of Questions||Marks||Duration|
|1.||General/ Financial Awareness||50||50||35 minutes|
|2.||General English||40||40||35 minutes|
|3.||Quantitative Aptitude||50||50||45 minutes|
|4.||Reasoning Ability& Computer Aptitude||50||60||45 minutes|
|Total||190||200||2 Hours 40 minutes|
Note: Other detailed information regarding the examination will be given in the ‘Acquaint Yourself’ booklet, which will be made available to the eligible candidates along with the call letter for the test.
Test of knowledge of official and/or specified opted local language: Those who qualify for selection and produce 10th or 12th standard mark sheet certificate evidencing having studied the specified opted local language will not be subjected to any Language test. In case of others (qualified for selection), specified opted local language test will be conducted after provisional selection but before joining.
SBI Clerk Exam Selection Process:
State Bank of India (SBI)’s Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) in Clerical Cadre exam selection process details are given below….
Selection Procedure: The examination will consist of three phases, viz.
Phase-I: a) Preliminary Examination (Online): 100 marks (Objective type) – 1 hour
Phase-II:b) Main Examination (Online): 200 marks (Objective type) – 2 Hours 40 Minutes
Note-I: The questions in objective tests, except for the test of General English, will be bilingual i.e., English &Hindi.
Note-II: There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
Phase-III: Test of specified opted local language:
Those who qualify for selection and produce 10th or 12th standard mark sheet certificate evidencing having studied the specified opted local language will not be subjected to any Language test. In case of others (qualified for selection), specified opted local language test will be conducted after provisional selection but before joining. Candidates not found to be proficient in specified opted local language would be disqualified.
Provisional Selection (Subject to qualifying specified opted local language):
The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added for the selection and only the aggregate marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II) will be considered for preparation of the final merit list. Provisional selection will be made on the basis of candidate’s performance in the test (main examination).
I. Verification of eligibility for the post and information furnished in the online application
II. Qualifying in test of specified opted local language, where applicable, as detailed above