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State Bank of India Clerk Exam 2023 ( SBI Clerk )

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Anangsha PatraDeputy Manager – Editorial

Updated on May 2, 2024 18:13 IST

SBI Clerk Notification 2024: The State Bank of India is expected to release SBI Clerk notification 2024 in November 2024. The apply online link will be activated once the notification is released. More than 8000 vacancies are expected to be released for the exam. SBI Clerk notification 2024 will be released in PDF form. Candidates can download the notification PDF to know the eligibility, vacancies, application process, selection process, exam pattern, and many more details. 

SBI Clerk is the most popular banking exam where around 20 lakh candidates apply. The selection process comprises prelims and mains exams. The final selection of candidates is done based on the mains exam. Read this article below for more details on SBI Clerk notification 2023 pdf.

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SBI Clerk Notification

 

Q:   What is SBI Clerk Eligibility?

A:

SBI Clerk criteria:- A candidate who is aspiring to apply for the SBI Clerk exam must be an Indian citizen. Candidates must fulfill the following educational requirements to apply for the SBI Clerk Prelims examination. 1.Prospective candidates must have a Graduation degree in any stream from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification which is recognized by the Central Government. They must make sure the passing certificate shows the date the relevant degree was earned. 2.Candidates who have an Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing of the IDD is as per the guidelines given in the notification. 3.Those who are in the final year/ semester of their graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if provisionally selected, they will have to produce proof of having passed the graduation examination  4.As per the SBI Clerk qualification criteria, the candidates need to mandatorily indicate the percentage theyve obtained in the Graduation degree and calculate it to the nearest two decimals in the online application form. 5.For Matriculate Ex-servicemen, prospective applicants should have obtained the Indian Army Special Certificate of Education or corresponding certificate in the Navy or Air Force, after completing at least 15 years of service in the Armed Forces of the Union. Age limit:- Not below 20 years and not above 28 years i.e. candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1994 and not later than 01.08.2002 (both days inclusive). The details regarding the age limit and the relaxation in upper age are clearly given in the official notification. Candidates must go through the notification in detail and check the eligibility criteria. Relaxation is given to the various categories for the SBI Clerk exam. SC/ST - 5yeras OBC 3 years PWD (Gen/EWS) 10 years PWD(ST/ST) 15 years PWS(OBC) 13 years Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled Ex-Servicemen - The actual period of service rendered in defense 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/ EWS, 38 years for OBC & 40 years for SC/ST candidates) Note: 1.Candidates who seek age relaxation are required to submit copies of the necessary certificate at the time of admission.

 

Q:   How many times in a year SBI Clerk exam is conducted?

A:
SBI Clerk exam is conducted annually by the State Bank of India. The exam is conducted for selection of Junior Associate (Customer Support and Sales). Selected candidates are posted to the various branches of SBI spread throughout the country. SBI Clerk salary is INR 19,900 (INR 17,900 plus two advance increments admissible to graduates). Any graduate candidate who are between 20 and 28 years can apply for the exam. Relaxation in the age limit is provided to candidates belonging to different categories. SBI Clerk selection process comprises prelims and mains exams followed by language proficiency test. It is mandatory to clear the language proficiency test. Large number of vacancies are announced for the exam. Around 20 to 25 lakh candidates apply for the exam.
 

Q:   Where can I get SBI Clerk notification PDF?

A:

SBI Clerk official notification is released in PDF form. It comprises details such as important dates, eligibility, selection scheme, exam pattern, salary, probation period, etc. SBI Clerk is conducted once a year in computer-based online mode at the national level. Candidates clearing the prelims exam of SBI Clerk are called for the Mains exam. Candidates qualifying the Mains exam are required to appear for the local language test. Candidates hired through SBI Clerk recruitment are responsible for performing all client-related interactions and operations. Candidates recruited as Clerks are designated as cashiers, depositors, and other posts in various SBI branches. Candidates should read the SBI Clerk notification PDF carefully before applying for the exam. Following are the important details that candidates will find in the SBI Clerk notification PDF download.

  • State-wise & category wise regular and backlog vacancies are given in the SBI Clerk notification pdf 
  • Reservation details of PWD candidates are clearly mentioned in the SBI Clerk notification 
  • Details regarding SBI Clerk eligibility criteria including SBI Clerk age limit and SBI Clerk qualification
  • SBI Clerk exam date for prelims & mains
  • SBI Clerk notification includes SBI Clerk exam pattern 
  • Candidates will find in the notification details related to SBI Clerk salary, payscale, emoluments, & probation period details.
  • Details on pre-exam training and SBI Clerk admit card details are mentioned in the SBI clerk recruitment 2023 notification pdf download
  • SBI Clerk apply online steps are mentioned in the SBI Clerk notification
  • List of SBI clerk exam centres for prelims and Mains exams
  • Other general information/ disclaimers/ announcements are given in the SBI clerk notification 

 

 

SBI Clerk Notification 2024

SBI Clerk is one of the most competitive exams for one of the most prestigious job profiles in India. SBI Clerk is held once a year in a computer-based online mode at the national level. Working in the State Bank of India is considered a matter of pride among banking aspirants. SBI Clerk notification PDF will be made available on the official website-sbi.co.in. Candidates who have graduated and are aged between 20 and 28 years can apply for SBI Clerk recruitment 2023. The selection process of SBI Clerk comprises three stages-prelims, mains, and local language tests. SBI is considered one of the most prestigious banking organisations in India and the SBI Junior Associate is the best opportunity to get into the organisation. 

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SBI Clerk Notification

Q:   Where can I get SBI Clerk notification PDF?

A:

SBI Clerk official notification is released in PDF form. It comprises details such as important dates, eligibility, selection scheme, exam pattern, salary, probation period, etc. SBI Clerk is conducted once a year in computer-based online mode at the national level. Candidates clearing the prelims exam of SBI Clerk are called for the Mains exam. Candidates qualifying the Mains exam are required to appear for the local language test. Candidates hired through SBI Clerk recruitment are responsible for performing all client-related interactions and operations. Candidates recruited as Clerks are designated as cashiers, depositors, and other posts in various SBI branches. Candidates should read the SBI Clerk notification PDF carefully before applying for the exam. Following are the important details that candidates will find in the SBI Clerk notification PDF download.

  • State-wise & category wise regular and backlog vacancies are given in the SBI Clerk notification pdf 
  • Reservation details of PWD candidates are clearly mentioned in the SBI Clerk notification 
  • Details regarding SBI Clerk eligibility criteria including SBI Clerk age limit and SBI Clerk qualification
  • SBI Clerk exam date for prelims & mains
  • SBI Clerk notification includes SBI Clerk exam pattern 
  • Candidates will find in the notification details related to SBI Clerk salary, payscale, emoluments, & probation period details.
  • Details on pre-exam training and SBI Clerk admit card details are mentioned in the SBI clerk recruitment 2023 notification pdf download
  • SBI Clerk apply online steps are mentioned in the SBI Clerk notification
  • List of SBI clerk exam centres for prelims and Mains exams
  • Other general information/ disclaimers/ announcements are given in the SBI clerk notification 

 

 

Q:   How many times in a year SBI Clerk exam is conducted?

A:
SBI Clerk exam is conducted annually by the State Bank of India. The exam is conducted for selection of Junior Associate (Customer Support and Sales). Selected candidates are posted to the various branches of SBI spread throughout the country. SBI Clerk salary is INR 19,900 (INR 17,900 plus two advance increments admissible to graduates). Any graduate candidate who are between 20 and 28 years can apply for the exam. Relaxation in the age limit is provided to candidates belonging to different categories. SBI Clerk selection process comprises prelims and mains exams followed by language proficiency test. It is mandatory to clear the language proficiency test. Large number of vacancies are announced for the exam. Around 20 to 25 lakh candidates apply for the exam.
 

SBI Clerk 2023 Dates

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of SBI Clerk 2023 exam

DatesPast Exam Dates

04 Mar '24

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Date 2023

25 Feb '24

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Date 2023

15 Feb '24

sBI Clerk Prelims Result 2023

SBI Clerk Apply Online

SBI Clerk application form is released online. The application fee is INR 750 for the General and OBC categories. However, SC/ ST/ PWD/ XS candidates are exempted from paying the application fees. The steps to fill the application form are given below:

  • Visit the official website
  • Click the apply online link
  • Register for the exam by entering the required details
  • Upload the scanned images of photograph and signature
  • Enter the educational qualification, basic details, communication details, etc.
  • Preview the application form
  • Upload left thumb impression and handwritten declaration
  • Submit the application form
  • Proceed towards filling the application form
  • Take printout of the application form and fee receipt

SBI Clerk Eligibility

The eligibility criteria of SBI Clerk in terms of educational qualification and age limit are given below:

  • Candidates must be a graduate from a recognised university or board
  • Candidates having an integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate can also apply for the exam
  • Final year students are also eligible to apply provisionally
  • The age of candidates should be between 20 and 28 years 

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Q:   Do I need to send the printout of SBI Clerk application form?

A:

No, you are not required to send the printout of SBI Clerk application form. Candidates should rather keep the printout of the application form till the completion of the recruitment process. SBI Clerk application form needs to be filled online only. The application fee for the exam is INR 750 for the General and OBC categories. However, SC/ ST/ PWD/ XS candidates are exempted from paying the application fees. Before filling the application form, candidates must ascertain their eligibility for the exam. The verification of eligibility is done at the time of document verification. Candidates who do not meet the eligibility requirement prescribed by the examination authority are rejected from the recruitment process.

 

Q:   What is the process to upload SBI Clerk handwritten declaration?

A:

The process to upload the SBI Clerk handwritten declaration is given below:

  • While filling SBI Clerk application form, candidates are provided the link to upload the handwritten declaration
  • Click on the respective link ‘Upload SBI Clerk Handwritten Declaration’
  • Browse and select the location where the scanned SBI Clerk handwritten declaration file has been saved
  • Select the file by clicking on it
  • Click the ‘Open/Upload’ button
  • If the file size and formats are not as prescribed, an error message will be displayed
  • Preview the uploaded image to see the quality of the image
  • In case of unclear/smudged, the same may be re-uploaded to the expected clarity/ quality
 

Q:   Is it compulsory to print my SBI Clerk application form?

A:
No, it is not compulsory to print the SBI Clerk application form. However, it is better to take the printout because candidates need to produce it during document verification. Candidates are not required to send the hard copy of the application form. SBI Clerk application form needs to be filled online only. The application fee can be paid online only.
 

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2024

SBI Clerk exam pattern is divided into prelims, mains exams, and Local Language Test. The preliminary exam comprises three sections while the mains exam comprises four sections. The prelims exam comprises a total of 100 questions. The test paper of mains exam comprises a total of 190 questions. The total marks of the prelims exam are 100. The mains exam carries a total of 200 marks.

Q:   What is the pattern of SBI Clerk prelims and Mains exams?

A:

SBI Clerk prelims exam comprises three sections- English Language, Numerical Ability, and Reasoning Ability. The test paper carries a total of 100 questions. The total marks allotted to the test are 100. The duration of the exam is one hour. The Mains exam of SBI Clerk comprises four sections: General/ Financial Awareness, General English Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude. The total marks for the test are 200. SBI Clerk exam pattern for prelims and mains exams is given below.

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern

Section

No of Questions

Marks

Duration

English Language

30

30

20 Minutes

Numerical Ability

35

35

20 Minutes

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 Minutes

Total

100

100

1 Hour

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Pattern

Name of test

No of Questions

Marks

Duration

General/ 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

 

Q:   In which mode SBI Clerk exam is conducted?

A:
The prelims and Mains exams of SBI Clerk are conducted online. The prelims and Mains exams are conducted in multiple shifts. The prelims exam is conducted in four shifts whereas the Mains exam is conducted in two shifts. The shift timings are given below: Prelims Exam Shift 1- 09:00 AM to 10:00 AM Shift 2- 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM Shift 3: 12:30 PM to 12:30 PM Shift 4: 04:30 PM to 04:30 PM Mains Exam Shift 1: 9 AM to 11.40 AM Shift 2: 2.30 PM to 5.10 PM The exam pattern of SBI Clerk is divided into prelims and Mains exams. The marks obtained in the Mains exam are not counted for the final merit list. The prelims exam of SBI Clerk carries 100 questions whereas the Mains exam carries 190 questions.
 

Q:   What is the language of SBI Clerk question paper?

A:

SBI Clerk question paper is framed in the following languages:

Sr.State/UTMedium of Exam

1

Andaman & Nicobar

English, Hindi

2

Arunachal Pradesh

English, Hindi

3

Assam

English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali

4

Chhattisgarh

English, Hindi

5

Daman & Diu

English, Hindi, Gujarati

6

Delhi

English, Hindi

7

Goa

English, Hindi, Konkani

8

Gujarat

English, Hindi, Gujarati

9

Haryana

English, Hindi, Punjabi

10

Himachal Pradesh

English, Hindi

11

Jammu & Kashmir

English, Hindi, Urdu

12

Karnataka

English, Hindi, Kannada

13

Kerala

English, Hindi, Malayalam

14

Lakshadweep

English, Hindi, Malayalam

15

Madhya Pradesh

English, Hindi

16

Maharashtra

English, Hindi, Marathi

17

Manipur

English, Hindi, Manipuri

18

Meghalaya

English, Hindi

19

Mizoram

English, Hindi

20

Nagaland

English, Hindi

21

Odisha

English, Hindi, Odia

22

Pondicherry

English, Hindi, Tamil

23

Punjab

English, Hindi, Punjabi

24

Rajasthan

English, Hindi

25

Sikkim

English, Hindi

26

Tamil Nadu

English, Hindi, Tamil

27

Telangana

English, Hindi, Telugu, Urdu

28

Tripura

English, Hindi

29

Uttar Pradesh

English, Hindi, Urdu

30

Uttarakhand

English, Hindi

31

West Bengal

English, Hindi, Bengali

 

SBI Clerk Syllabus 2024

SBI Clerk syllabus is same for the prelims and mains exam. However, the difficulty level of the mains exam is high compared to the prelims exam. SBI Clerk syllabus for prelims consists of English Language, Reasoning Ability, and Numerical Ability. SBI Clerk mains syllabus consists of Reasoning and Computer Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, General and Financial Awareness. Candidates can check below SBI Clerk Syllabus.

Reasoning Quantitative Ability English Language

Logical Reasoning

Simplification

Reading Comprehension

Alphanumeric Series

Profit & Loss

Cloze Test

Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test

Mixtures &Alligations

Para jumbles

Data Sufficiency

Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices

Miscellaneous

Coded Inequalities

Work & Time

Fill in the blanks

Seating Arrangement

Time & Distance

Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting

Puzzle

Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere

Paragraph Completion

Tabulation

Data Interpretation

-

Syllogism

Ratio & Proportion, Percentage

-

Blood Relations

Number Systems

-

Input Output

Sequence & Series

-

Coding Decoding

Permutation, Combination &Probability

-

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Q:   What is SBI Clerk syllabus?

A:

SBI Clerk syllabus is divided into prelims and mains exams. SBI does not prescribe SBI Clerk syllabus. The syllabus is formulated based on the previous years question papers. SBI Clerk syllabus for prelims comprises topics from Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning Ability, and English Language. The syllabus for the Mains exam comprises topics from General/ Financial Awareness, General English Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude. Candidates should be thorough with the SBI Clerk syllabus as it helps them to know the topics from where questions are asked in the exam. Knowing the syllabus help candidates to formulate preparation strategy for the exam. Candidates should be thorough with the SBI Clerk syllabus. SBI Clerk syllabus is given below.

SBI Clerk Syllabus for Prelims Exam

Subjects

Topics

Reasoning

Logical Reasoning, Alphanumeric Series, Data Sufficiency, Seating Arrangement, Syllogism, Blood Relations, Input-Output, Coding-Decoding, etc

Numerical Ability 

Simplification, Profit & Loss, SI & CI, Time & Distance, Work & Time, Data Interpretation, Ratio, Proportion, Percentage, Number System, etc

English Language

Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Fill in the blanks, etc

SBI Clerk Syllabus for Mains Exam

Subjects

Topics

Quantitative Aptitude

Simplification, Number Series, Data Sufficiency, Data Interpretation, Quadratic Equation, Time & Distance, Work, Profit & Loss, Simple and Compound Interest, Ratio & Proportion, Averages, Percentages, etc

English

Reading Comprehension, Synonyms, Antonyms, Para Jumbles, Cloze Test

General/Financial Awareness

Current Affairs, Static GK, Banking/Financial terms, etc

Reasoning Ability 

Machine Input/Output, Syllogism, Blood Relation, Inequalities, Puzzles, Coding-Decoding, etc

Computer Awareness 

Basics of Computer: Hardware, Software, Generation of Computers, DBMS, Networking, MS Office, Important Abbreviations, etc

 

Q:   What are the important topics of the SBI Clerk Syllabus?

A:

SBI Clerk syllabus comprises subjects such as English Numerical Ability, Reasoning Ability, Data Interpretation, Computer Aptitude, General Awareness. For English the important topics are Reading Comprehension, Cloze test, spotting errors, para-jumbles. For Reasoning, the important topics are Arithmetic, simplification, data interpretation, quadratic equations, miscellaneous problems. For Reasoning Ability, candidates should prepare topics such as Puzzles, Number Series, miscellaneous problems, syllogism, linear arrangement. For General Awareness, candidates can cover Current Affairs, News on the Banking Industry, Awards and Honours, Latest Appointments, Obituaries, New schemes of central and state governments, Static Awareness. For Computer Aptitude, candidates can cover Basics of Computer: Hardware, Software, Generation of Computers, DBMS, Networking, Internet, MS Office, Input-Output Devices, Important Abbreviations.

 

Q:   Can I complete the SBI Clerk syllabus in two months?

A:

It is important for candidates to be conversant with SBI Clerk syllabus. The syllabus helps candidates to know the topics and sub-topics they need to prepare for the exam. Candidates can complete SBI Clerk syllabus within two months if they prepare with dedicated efforts and consistent practice. Candidates can segregate the essential segments of the syllabus and start practicing them efficiently. They should start focusing on their strengths and weaknesses. The tips and tricks to complete the SBI Clerk syllabus in two months are given below:

  • Candidates should cover all the topics given in the syllabus
  • Candidates should first go through the topics given in the syllabus and find out which topics are important for the exam
  • Candidates can refer to the previous years’ question papers to find out the important topics for the exam
 

SBI Clerk Notification Vacancy

Candidates can check below SBI Clerk 2023 vacancy break-up.

SBI Clerk 2023: Regular Vacancies 
Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sales) Vacancy

Circle

State/UT

Language

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

GEN

Total

Ahmedabad

Gujarat

Gujarati

57

123

221

82

337

820

Amaravati

Andhra Pradesh

Telugu/ Urdu

08

03

13

05

21

50

Bengaluru

Karnataka

Kannada

72

31

121

45

181

450

Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh

Hindi

43

57

43

28

117

288

Chhattisgarh

Hindi

25

67

12

21

87

212

Bhubaneswar

Odisha

Odia

11

15

08

07

31

72

Chandigarh/New Delhi

Haryana

Hindi/Punjabi

50

--

71

26

120

267

Chandigarh

Jammu & Kashmir

Urdu/ Hindi

07

09

23

08

41

88

Himachal Pradesh

Hindi

45

07

36

18

74

180

Ladakh UT

Urdu/Ladakhi/Bhoti (Bodhi)

04

05

13

05

23

50

Punjab

Punjabi/ Hindi

52

--

37

18

73

180

Chennai

Tamil Nadu

Tamil

32

01

46

17

75

171

Pondicherry

Tamil

--

--

01

--

03

04

Hyderabad

Telangana

Telgu/ Urdu

84

36

141

52

212

525

Jaipur

Rajasthan

Hindi

159

122

188

94

377

940

Kolkata

West Bengal

Bengali/ Nepali

26

05

25

11

47

114

A&N Islands

Hindi/ English

--

01

05

02

12

20

Sikkim

Nepali/ English

--

--

--

--

04

04

Lucknow/New Delhi

Uttar Pradesh

Hindi/ Urdu

373

17

480

178

733

1781

Maharashtra/Mumbai Metro

Maharashtra

Marathi

10

08

26

10

46

100

New Delhi

Delhi

Hindi

65

32

117

43

180

437

Uttarakhand

Hindi

38

06

27

21

123

215

North Eastern

Arunachal Pradesh

English

--

31

-

06

32

69

Assam

Assamese /Bengali/ Bodo

30

51

116

43

190

430

Manipur

Manipuri

--

08

03

02

13

26

Meghalaya

English/Garo/ Khasi

--

33

03

07

34

77

Mizoram

Mizo

--

07

--

01

09

17

Nagaland

English

--

18

--

04

18

40

Tripura

Bengali/ Kokboro

04

08

--

02

12

26

Patna

Bihar

Hindi/Urdu

66

04

112

41

192

415

Jharkhand

Hindi/Santhali

19

42

19

16

69

165

Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala

Malyalam

04

--

12

04

27

47

Lakshadweep

Malyalam

--

01

--

--

02

03

Total

1284

748

1919

817

3515

8283

Q:   How many SBI Clerk vacancies were announced in 2022?

A:

A total of 5486 vacancies were announced for SBI Clerk 2022. Out of the total vacancy,  5008 are regular vacancies and 478 are backlog vacancies. The details regarding the vacancies were announced along with the notification. SBI Clerk vacancy break-up for different categories is given below.

Category

Number of vacancies 

General 

2143

EWS

490

SC

743

ST

467

OBC

1165

 

Q:   Which state carried the highest number of SBI Clerk vacancies in 2022?

A:

The highest number of SBI Clerk vacancies in 2022 was announced for Maharashtra. A total of 747 vacancies were announced for this state. The  state-wise SBI Clerk vacancy break-up is given below.

State

SBI Clerk Total Vacancy 2022

Gujarat

353

Daman & Diu

4

Karnataka

316

Madhya Pradesh

389

Chhattisgarh

92

SBI Clerk Vacancy in West Bengal

340

A&N Islands

10

Sikkim

26

SBI Clerk Odisha Vacancy 2022

170

Jammu & Kashmir

35

Haryana

5

Himachal Pradesh

55

Punjab

130

Tamil Nadu

355

Pondicherry

7

Delhi

32

Uttarakhand

120

Telangana

225

Rajasthan

284

SBI Clerk Kerala Vacancy 2022

270

Lakshadweep

3

SBI Clerk Vacancy in UP 2022 (Uttar Pradesh)

631

Maharashtra

747

Goa

50

Assam

258

Arunachal Pradesh

15

Manipur

28

Meghalaya

23

Mizoram

10

Nagaland

15

Tripura

10

 

Q:   How many SBI Clerk vacancies were announced in 2021?

A:

In 2021, SBI had announced more than 5000 vacancies. A total of 2151 vacancies were announced for General category, 488 for EWS, 726 for SC, 440 for ST and 1195 for OBC. The state-wise SBI Clerk vacancy break-up is given below:

Circle

Total Vacancies

Ahmedabad

902

Bangalore

400

 

Bhopal

78

120

 

 

Bengal

273

15

12

Bhubaneswar

75

 

 

 

Chandigarh

12

 

8

180

15

295

Chennai

473

2

Delhi

80

70

Delhi/ Chandigarh

110

Hyderabad

275

Jaipur

175

Kerala

97

3

Lucknow/ Delhi

350

Maharashtra/ Mumbai

Metro

 

640

Maharashtra

10

 

 

 

 

 

 

North Eastern

 

149

15

18

 

14

20

10

19

 

What is SBI Clerk Salary?

Lakhs of candidates apply for SBI Clerk exam because of the salary and benefits offered by the bank. The basic pay SBI Clerk salary after 7th Pay Commission is INR 19,900 (INR 17900 plus two advance increments admissible to graduates). Earlier, the basic salary was INR 13,075 (INR 11, 756 plus two advance increments which are given to graduates). The payscale of SBI Clerk is INR 17,900-1000/3-20,900-1230/3-24,590-1490/4-30,550-1730/7-42,600-3270/1-45,930-1990/1-47,920. Earlier, the payscale was INR 11765-655/ 3-13730-815/ 3-16175-980/ 4-20095-1145/7-28110-2120/ 1-30230-1310/1-31450. Besides, candidates are also entitled to various perks, allowances and benefits.

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Q:   What is SBI Clerk salary?

A:

IBPS Clerk starting salary is INR 19,900 (INR 17,900 plus two advance increments). The newly revised payscale of SBI Clerk is INR 17900-1000/3-20900-1230/3-24590-1490/4-30550- 1730/7-42600-3270/1-45930-1990/1-47920. Candidates can calculate their salaries by adding basic salary, HRA, city compensation, provident fund and pension contributions. The basic pay is INR 17,900, however, with two advance increments, the starting basic salary is INR 19,900.

 

Q:   What is SBI Clerk in hand salary?

A:

SBI Clerk in hand salary is calculated after all the deductions. The amount may vary as per the place of posting. SBI Clerk in hand salary for the newly appointed candidates is between INR 26000 to 30,000. The allowances offered to SBI Clerk are given below:

  • Dearness Allowance (DA)
  • House Rent Allowance (HRA)
  • Special Allowance
  • Transport Allowance
  • Medical Allowance
  • Newspaper Allowance
  • Furniture Allowance
  • Bag allowance
 

Q:   What is the revised pay scale of SBI Clerk?

A:

The revised payscale of SBI Clerk is INR 17900-1000/3-20900-1230/3-24590-1490/4-30550- 1730/7-42600-3270/1-45930-1990/1-47920. Earlier, the payscale of SBI Clerk was INR 11765-655/ 3-13730-815/ 3-16175-980/ 4-20095-1145/7-28110-2120/ 1-30230-1310/1-31450. The starting basic pay was INR 13,075 (INR 11765 with two advance increments admissible to graduates).

 

SBI Clerk Preparation Tips

Are you prepare for SBI Clerk exam? If yes, check below some useful tips and tricks to crack the exam:

  • Candidates must first understand the exam pattern and syllabus to get an overview of the exam as well as the topics to be covered for prelims and mains exams.
  • It is important to set a timetable and study accordingly. This will help candidates to spend equal time on every subject.
  • Candidates must solve the previous years' question papers that will them to know the pattern of questions and difficulty level.
  • Candidates must also solve mock tests to improve their speed and accuracy.

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Q:   Can I pass the SBI Clerk exam in two months?

A:
The SBI Clerk exam requires a minimum of six months of study to pass. If you can put in equivalent efforts in two months, you can qualify as an SBI Clerk in two months. Here are some expert tips that you may follow to succeed in this exam with two months' study: 1. Read the exam syllabus to understand areas of which you are well aware and require minimal study. 2. Analyze the previous year's question paper to mark important topics. 3. For the initial four weeks, focus on these important and repeating topics. 4. Practice a minimum of three sectional tests in the first month and analyze your improvement. 5. Beginning in the second month, start taking the full-length test in an exam-like setting. 6. Memorize square and cube roots up to 30. Also, memorize tables to speed up numerical calculations. 7. Topics for GS include banking and economics as they relate to CA and GK. 8. In English focus on important topics such as subject-verb agreement, prepositions, and verbs etc. 9. In the last month before the SBI Clerk exam, you should concentrate on accuracy. 10. In the two weeks before the exam, go over the previous three years' question papers.
 

Q:   How to prepare for SBI Clerk exam in six months?

A:

To clear the SBI clerk exam in six months, candidates need to prepare with a systematic approach. The tips and tricks to crack the exam in six months are given below:

  •  For the English section, candidates must strengthen their vocabulary and grammar books. Devote at least two hours per day to practicing and understanding the English section. Make a habit of reading newspapers on a regular basis
  • The Quant section tests the calculation skills of candidates. First, understand how the questions of different topics are solved. Practice the questions in the Quant section topic-wise
  • The best way to score in the Reasoning section is through the practice of different topics. Unlike the Quant section, there are no shortcut formulas for the Reasoning section. Make sure to understand the basic concepts of different topics and devote maximum time to practice
  • Prepare for prelims and Mains exams simultaneously
  • Read newspapers for current affairs

Also Read: How to Prepare for SBI Clerk in Six Months

 

Q:   How should I start my SBI Clerk exam preparation for 2024?

A:
The SBI Clerk is one of the most competitive exams in India. This exam requires a minimum of six months of preparation. The following expert tips may help you prepare for the SBI Clerk exam: 1. Prior to choosing your study materials, take the time to examine and comprehend the exam's syllabus. 2. Make a study plan up to June, incorporating all sections and one month of practice time. 3. Make a list of the topics that overlap between the preliminary and main stages. 4. Start your preparation by studying the basics of these topics and making notes. 5. Give sufficient time to each section depending on your strong and weak areas. 6. For the first two months, focus on the fundamentals of each section. 7. For GK and Current Affairs follow weekly news compilations as well as monthly pdfs. 8. For the next two months, start practicing to improve accuracy in each section. 9. Start revising the topics where you are scoring less. 10. Do as much mock practice as you can in the last month.
 

SBI Clerk Books

The list of best books for SBI Clerk is given below:

  • Objective English for Competitive Examinations by Hari Mohan Prasad and Uma Rani Sinha
  • Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations by R S Aggarwal
  • Reasoning Ability and General Intelligence by R S Aggarwal
  • General Awareness by Manohar Pandey

 

SBI Clerk Notification 2024 FAQs

Candidates can check below SBI Clerk 2024 notification FAQs.

Q:   What is SBI Clerk Eligibility?

A:

SBI Clerk criteria:- A candidate who is aspiring to apply for the SBI Clerk exam must be an Indian citizen. Candidates must fulfill the following educational requirements to apply for the SBI Clerk Prelims examination. 1.Prospective candidates must have a Graduation degree in any stream from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification which is recognized by the Central Government. They must make sure the passing certificate shows the date the relevant degree was earned. 2.Candidates who have an Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing of the IDD is as per the guidelines given in the notification. 3.Those who are in the final year/ semester of their graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if provisionally selected, they will have to produce proof of having passed the graduation examination  4.As per the SBI Clerk qualification criteria, the candidates need to mandatorily indicate the percentage theyve obtained in the Graduation degree and calculate it to the nearest two decimals in the online application form. 5.For Matriculate Ex-servicemen, prospective applicants should have obtained the Indian Army Special Certificate of Education or corresponding certificate in the Navy or Air Force, after completing at least 15 years of service in the Armed Forces of the Union. Age limit:- Not below 20 years and not above 28 years i.e. candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1994 and not later than 01.08.2002 (both days inclusive). The details regarding the age limit and the relaxation in upper age are clearly given in the official notification. Candidates must go through the notification in detail and check the eligibility criteria. Relaxation is given to the various categories for the SBI Clerk exam. SC/ST - 5yeras OBC 3 years PWD (Gen/EWS) 10 years PWD(ST/ST) 15 years PWS(OBC) 13 years Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled Ex-Servicemen - The actual period of service rendered in defense 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/ EWS, 38 years for OBC & 40 years for SC/ST candidates) Note: 1.Candidates who seek age relaxation are required to submit copies of the necessary certificate at the time of admission.

 

Q:   Can an SBI Clerk become a manager?

A:
Yes, an SBI Clerk can become a manager. The State Bank of India offers many opportunities for junior associates (clerk) to advance in a banking career. Prior to being qualified for a promotion based on merit, you must finish a required service period as a junior associate. You can become a manager in the following ways: 1. Become a trainee officer after qualifying for an internal examination. This option is available after three years and is a reasonably challenging route. After getting upgraded to the TO post, you can advance to the post of manager at a later stage. 2. Become a Junior Manager Grade Officer Scale-I by passing an internal exam after six years of service. You can rise to the post of assistant general manager or higher. 3. After six years of service, you can apply for the OJM internal exam to get promoted to officer rank under the fast track promotion channel. Under the normal promotion channel, you need to have completed 12 years of service to be considered for officer promotion.
 

Q:   What is SBI Clerk syllabus?

A:

SBI Clerk syllabus is divided into prelims and mains exams. SBI does not prescribe SBI Clerk syllabus. The syllabus is formulated based on the previous years question papers. SBI Clerk syllabus for prelims comprises topics from Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning Ability, and English Language. The syllabus for the Mains exam comprises topics from General/ Financial Awareness, General English Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude. Candidates should be thorough with the SBI Clerk syllabus as it helps them to know the topics from where questions are asked in the exam. Knowing the syllabus help candidates to formulate preparation strategy for the exam. Candidates should be thorough with the SBI Clerk syllabus. SBI Clerk syllabus is given below.

SBI Clerk Syllabus for Prelims Exam

Subjects

Topics

Reasoning

Logical Reasoning, Alphanumeric Series, Data Sufficiency, Seating Arrangement, Syllogism, Blood Relations, Input-Output, Coding-Decoding, etc

Numerical Ability 

Simplification, Profit & Loss, SI & CI, Time & Distance, Work & Time, Data Interpretation, Ratio, Proportion, Percentage, Number System, etc

English Language

Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Fill in the blanks, etc

SBI Clerk Syllabus for Mains Exam

Subjects

Topics

Quantitative Aptitude

Simplification, Number Series, Data Sufficiency, Data Interpretation, Quadratic Equation, Time & Distance, Work, Profit & Loss, Simple and Compound Interest, Ratio & Proportion, Averages, Percentages, etc

English

Reading Comprehension, Synonyms, Antonyms, Para Jumbles, Cloze Test

General/Financial Awareness

Current Affairs, Static GK, Banking/Financial terms, etc

Reasoning Ability 

Machine Input/Output, Syllogism, Blood Relation, Inequalities, Puzzles, Coding-Decoding, etc

Computer Awareness 

Basics of Computer: Hardware, Software, Generation of Computers, DBMS, Networking, MS Office, Important Abbreviations, etc

 

Q:   What is SBI Clerk syllabus, eligibility, and types of questions asked?

A:

SBI stands for State Bank of India it provides many opportunities for young graduates as well as experienced professionals for accelerated career growth. The State Bank of India conducts recruitment annually, and aspirants are looking forward to the SBI exams for SO, PO and Clerk. Being the largest public sector bank in India, State Bank of India recruits new resources through the following SBI bank exams every year: SBI Exams are conducted by the State Bank of India to hire eligible candidates for various posts like: SBI Probationary Officer (PO) SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) SBI Specialist Cadre Officer (SCO/ SO) The SBI Clerk Notification is for Junior Associates (Customer Support and Sales) released by State Bank of India. SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) Eligibility Criteria : The eligibility criteria of SBI Clerk exam is mainly about two pre-requisites: Educational Qualifications: He/she must hold a valid degree in any discipline from a recognised university. Age Limit: Not below 20 years and not above 28 years. SBI Clerk selection criteria consist of 2 phases (preliminary and Mains). Online Preliminary Examination: A certain number of candidates from different categories are shortlisted by SBI depending upon the requirements for Online Main Examination Online Mains Examination: Candidates are required to score passing marks and above in the main exam to qualify each section as well as the overall cut-off in the main exam to be eligible for the Final Selection. Final Result: A merit list is released under the Final result is declared on the basis of the merit list in SBI Clerk Mains Exam. The Prelims exam will be Objective in nature. It will be bilingual I. e. in Hindi and English . There are no minimum qualifying marks for an individual subject or overall. There is sectional timing I. e. separate time for each subject. A negative marking scheme is involved in the Preliminary exam. 1/4th mark for the incorrect answers will be deducted. As decided by the State Bank of India, a sufficient number of candidates from each category will be selected for the Mains exam from the candidates list arranged in the descending order of overall marks scored.

 

Q:   What is the training duration for an SBI clerk?

A:
The total training duration of an SBI Clerk is six months. The probationary period for SBI clerks begins with induction training at the State Bank Institute of Learning and Development. This period lasts for one to two weeks at the state branch where they are posted. Later, trainees are assigned to their respective branches, where they undergo practical training for the banking process. This period lasts around five months, after which they work as junior associates in their respective branches. If associates are unable to successfully complete their training, their training period will be extended.
 

Q:   What is the pattern of SBI Clerk prelims and Mains exams?

A:

SBI Clerk prelims exam comprises three sections- English Language, Numerical Ability, and Reasoning Ability. The test paper carries a total of 100 questions. The total marks allotted to the test are 100. The duration of the exam is one hour. The Mains exam of SBI Clerk comprises four sections: General/ Financial Awareness, General English Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude. The total marks for the test are 200. SBI Clerk exam pattern for prelims and mains exams is given below.

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern

Section

No of Questions

Marks

Duration

English Language

30

30

20 Minutes

Numerical Ability

35

35

20 Minutes

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 Minutes

Total

100

100

1 Hour

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Pattern

Name of test

No of Questions

Marks

Duration

General/ 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

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The number of good attempts depends on the difficulty level of the exam. An attempt of 90 to 96 questions are considered as good in the Mains exam. In the prelims exam, an attempt of 20 to 30 questions are considered as good. The number of good attempts in SBI Clerk 2024 exam is given below.

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Candidates are advised to check all details printed on the admit card carefully. In case, candidates find any error in the details, they should immediately contact the examination authority for correction. Once the details are rectified by the examination authority, candidates will get a new admit c

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Candidates must bring one of the following identity proofs to the exam centre:

  • Aadhaar Card
  • PAN Card
  • Driving License
  • Voter’s Card
  • Bank Passbook
  • Identity Card issued by School or College/Gazetted Officer

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SBI Clerk selection process comprises prelims exam and Mains exam. The marks obtained in the prelims exam are not counted for the final merit list. It serves as the screening test for Mains exam. The prelims exam comprises three sections-English, Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude. The total marks

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SBI Clerk exam comprises prelims and Mains exams. The prelims exam comprises three sections-English, Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude. A total of 100 questions are asked in the exam. The total marks allotted to the test are 100. The marks obtained in the prelims exam are not counted for the final

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The study plan for 10 days for RBI Assistant exam is given below.

Day

Topics to be covered

Day 1

Quant: Practice Quadratic Equation questions

Reasoning: Practice Inequality

Attempt at least one mock test to check your level of preparation

Check your strong and weak areas

Work more on your calculation speed and revise the formulas

Day 2

Quant: Practice Number Series Questions

Reasoning: Practice Syllogism Questions.

Attempt 1 mock test and analyse it

Day 3

Quant: Practice Simplification and Approximation questions and probability questions

Reasoning: Practice coding-decoding

Spend some time on your strong areas

Attempt 1 mock test and analyze your performance.

Day 4

English: Practice para jumbles

Quant: Practice ration proportion and age-related questions.

Reasoning: Practice blood relation questions.

Attempt 1 mock test and analyze properly.

Day 5

English: Practise cloze test

Quant: Start with time and work and partnership

Reasoning: Practice order and ranking questions.

Practice 1 mock test and analyze your performance.

Day 6

Quant: Practice percentage and average questions.

Reasoning: Practice direction distance questions.

Attempt 1 mock test and analyze.

English: Revise grammar rules.

Day 7

Quant: Start time speed distance and mixture and alligations

Reasoning: Practice seating arrangement.

Practice 1 mock.

English: Practice RC

Day 8

Quant: Practice simple interest and CI, pipe, and cistern

Reasoning: Practice Alphanumeric series

Attempt 1-2 mock tests and analyze them properly

English: Practice Error Spotting questions

Day 9

Quant: Practice questions from various types of data interpretation

Reasoning: Practice Puzzles & Seating Arrangement

Attempt 1-2 mock tests and analyse them

Day 10

Devote at least two to three hours to practising wrong questions from each mock test

Solve 1-2 mock tests on a daily basis

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SBI Clerk 2024 final scorecard will be released soon. The scorecard will be released along with the result. The link to download the scorecard will be made available on the official website. To download the scorecard, candidates need to enter the required credentials. Tha hard copy of the scorecard

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The number of backlog vacancies for SBI Clerk exam is given below.

CategoryBacklog Vacancy

SC/ST/OBC

141

PwD

92

Xs

257

Total

490

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Answered 2 weeks ago

More than 8000 vacancies were announced for SBI Clerk exam in 2023. The vacancy break-up is given below.

Circle

State/UT

Language

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

GEN

Total

Ahmedabad

Gujarat

Gujarati

57

123

221

82

337

820

Amaravati

Andhra Pradesh

Telugu/ Urdu

08

03

13

05

21

50

Bengaluru

Karnataka

Kannada

72

31

121

45

181

450

Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh

Hindi

43

57

43

28

117

288

Chhattisgarh

Hindi

25

67

12

21

87

212

Bhubaneswar

Odisha

Odia

11

15

08

07

31

72

Chandigarh/New Delhi

Haryana

Hindi/Punjabi

50

--

71

26

120

267

Chandigarh

Jammu & Kashmir

Urdu/ Hindi

07

09

23

08

41

88

Himachal Pradesh

Hindi

45

07

36

18

74

180

Ladakh UT

Urdu/Ladakhi/Bhoti (Bodhi)

04

05

13

05

23

50

Punjab

Punjabi/ Hindi

52

--

37

18

73

180

Chennai

Tamil Nadu

Tamil

32

01

46

17

75

171

Pondicherry

Tamil

--

--

01

--

03

04

Hyderabad

Telangana

Telgu/ Urdu

84

36

141

52

212

525

Jaipur

Rajasthan

Hindi

159

122

188

94

377

940

Kolkata

West Bengal

Bengali/ Nepali

26

05

25

11

47

114

A&N Islands

Hindi/ English

--

01

05

02

12

20

Sikkim

Nepali/ English

--

--

--

--

04

04

Lucknow/New Delhi

Uttar Pradesh

Hindi/ Urdu

373

17

480

178

733

1781

Maharashtra/Mumbai Metro

Maharashtra

Marathi

10

08

26

10

46

100

New Delhi

Delhi

Hindi

65

32

117

43

180

437

Uttarakhand

Hindi

38

06

27

21

123

215

North Eastern

Arunachal Pradesh

English

--

31

-

06

32

69

Assam

Assamese /Bengali/ Bodo

30

51

116

43

190

430

Manipur

Manipuri

--

08

03

02

13

26

Meghalaya

English/Garo/ Khasi

--

33

03

07

34

77

Mizoram

Mizo

--

07

--

01

09

17

Nagaland

English

--

18

--

04

18

40

Tripura

Bengali/ Kokboro

04

08

--

02

12

26

Patna

Bihar

Hindi/Urdu

66

04

112

41

192

415

Jharkhand

Hindi/Santhali

19

42

19

16

69

165

Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala

Malyalam

04

--

12

04

27

47

Lakshadweep

Malyalam

--

01

--

--

02

03

Total

1284

748

1919

817

3515

8283

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SBI Clerk final result 2024 is expected to be announced in June after the completion of the Lok Sabha elections. Earlier, the result was expected to be announced in March, however, the examination authority delayed the announcement of result as per the directions of Ministry of finance, Department o

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