SBI Clerk Exam

June 8, 2018
State Bank of India Clerk

SBI ClerkSBI Clerk 2018: The admit card of SBI Clerk 2018 prelims will be released on June 6. The admit card will be released online. Candidates scheduled to appear for SBI Clerk prelims will be able to download the admit card using registration number, date of birth and password. The preliminary exam of SBI Clerk recruitment 2018 is expected to be held on June 23, 24 and June 30 and main exam will be held on August 5. The State Bank of India (SBI) had released SBI Clerk 2018 notification on January 19 for recruitment of Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sales) in Clerical Cadre in SBI. The SBI Clerk application process began on January 20 and the last date to submit SBI Clerk application process was February 10. The recruitment process of SBI Clerk 2018 is held in two stages – Preliminary and Mains, both will be conducted online. Additionally, candidates who cannot show proof of having studied the specified local language on their 10th marksheet, will have to appear for the local language test. Final selection of candidates will be done on the basis of SBI Clerk 2018 mains exam score. The SBI Clerk 2018 preliminary result will be declared tentatively in July, while SBI Clerk result of mains exam will likely be declared in September. Applicants should have a graduation degree and be in the age group of 20-28 years to be eligible to apply for recruitment under SBI Clerk 2018. Read complete details of SBI Clerk 2018 application form, important dates, eligibility criteria, admit card, exam pattern, result, cutoff, selection procedure, etc.

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SBI Clerk 2018 - Exam overview

Candidates can check the important highlights of SBI Clerk 2018 recruitment process as given in the table below.

S.No.
Features
Remarks
1
Exam name
SBI Clerk 2018
2
Exam category
Graduation
3
Exam level
National
4
Conducting Body
State Bank of India
5
Pay Scale

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

6
Emoluments
The total starting emoluments of a Clerical Cadre employee payable at Metro like Mumbai will be around Rs. 23600 per month inclusive of D.A. and other allowances at the current rate. Allowances may vary depending upon the place of posting. They will be eligible for reimbursement of various perquisites, provident fund, Pension under New Pension scheme (Defined Contribution Benefit), Medical, Leave fare and other facilities, as per instructions of the Bank as may be issued from time to time.


SBI Clerk Important Dates 2018

The schedule of clerical cadre recruitment in SBI had been announced along with the official notification of SBI Clerk 2018. Aspirants can check the tentative dates of all events as given below.

SBI Clerk 2018 Dates

S. No
SBI Clerk 2018 events
Important dates
1
SBI Clerk 2018 notification
January 19, 2018
2
SBI Clerk 2018 application begins on
January 20, 2018
3
Last date to register online for SBI Clerk 2018
February 10, 2018
4
SBI Clerk prelims exam date
June 23, 24 and June 30, 2018
5
SBI Clerk 2018 (prelims) admit card
June 6, 2018 
6
SBI Clerk 2018 result of prelims
July 2018
7
SBI Clerk mains exam
August 5, 2018
8
SBI Clerk 2018 (Mains) admit card
July 23, 2018
9
SBI Clerk 2018 final result
September 2018


SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2018

SBI announces the eligibility criteria for candidates applying for SBI Clerk 2018. All those who had applied were required to ensure they fulfill the eligibility criteria. While the details of eligibility criteria for all posts varies, certain conditions remain same for everyone. Candidates can get an idea about the eligibility conditions of SBI Clerk 2018 from the table below:

S.No.
Features
Remarks
1
Lower Age Limit
Candidates must not below than 20 years as on January 1, 2018
2
Upper Age Limit
Candidates must not above than 28 years as on January 1, 2018
3
Educational Qualifications
Academic qualifications for SBI Clerk exam is decided according to the post. Candidates should have graduation degree in any discipline from a recognised university or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government
4
Age Relaxation
Relaxation in upper age limit will be offered to candidates of reserved categories as per the rules and regulations of the government.
  • SC/ST – 5 years
  • OBC – 3 Years
  • PWD(Gen) – 10 years
  • PWD (SC/ST) – 15 years
  • PWD (OBC) – 13 Years
  • Persons domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir State during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 – 5 Years


SBI Clerk Application Form 2018

The application form of SBI Clerk 2018 had been released online along with the official notification on January 19. Applicants had to submit SBI Clerk application form 2018 online as applications submitted through any other mode were not accepted by SBI. The SBI Clerk 2018 application form could be filled in multiple steps that included registration and filling up basic information, uploading photograph and signature, uploading academic qualification and caste certificate (if required), preview of application form and fee payment. The amount of application fees for General and OBC was Rs.600/- and for SC/ST/PWD/XS it was Rs.100. The SBI Clerk 2018 application fees could be paid through online mode only. The online correction window to edit the particulars of application form was open for specific time period, after which no correction of details were entertained. The registration number and password provided during the time of registration should be kept safely till the recruitment process is over. Click on the given link to read complete details of SBI Clerk 2018 application process.


SBI Clerk Admit Card 2018

The admit card of SBI Clerk will be released online separately for all stages of the recruitment process. Candidates can download their hall ticket by entering their registration number and password. The SBI Clerk 2018 admit card of preliminary exam will be issued to those candidates who submit their applications successfully. The SBI Clerk admit card of prelims exam is likely to be released on June 6. The admit card of SBI Clerk 2018 mains exam will be issued to only those candidates who qualify the preliminary exam. SBI Clerk admit card of mains exam will be available tentatively on July 23. Candidates should note that SBI Clerk admit card 2018 will be released online and the bank will not send the admit card to anyone by post or email. Click on the given link to read complete details of SBI Clerk 2018 admit card.


SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2018

The online examination of SBI Clerk 2018 consists of two stages - Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam. The preliminary exam of SBI Clerk is of 1 hour and has 100 questions in three sections. The mains exam will be held for 2 hours 40 minutes and has 190 questions in four sections. Both the papers will have multiple choice questions. Check the overview of SBI Clerk 2018 exam pattern from the table below.

SBI Clerk 2018 test pattern

Features
Preliminary Exam
Mains Exam
Mode of Exam
Online Exam
Online Exam
Medium (Language)
Bilingual (Except English Language section)
Bilingual (Except General English section)
Duration
1 hour
2 hours 40 Minutes
Type of Questions
Multiple Choice Questions
Multiple Choice Questions
Marking Scheme
1 mark for each correct answer and 0.25 marks will be deducted as negative marking
1/4 of the marks allotted to a question will be deducted as negative marking
Total Number of Questions
100
190
Sections
3- English Language, Numerical Ability and Reasoning Ability
4 – General/Financial Awareness, General English, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude
Total Marks
100
200


SBI Clerk Syllabus 2018

The syllabus for SBI Clerk 2018 exam is based on the exam pattern and sections in each stage. The sections in prelims and mains exam are different, therefore the candidates need to know the detailed syllabus for each stage and prepare for the exam accordingly. Candidates can check the overview of SBI Clerk syllabus 2018 as given below.

Description of SBI Clerk Syllabus 2018

Reasoning Ability

Syllogism, Seating Arrangement – Circular table and Line (North & South), Puzzle, Blood Relation, Inequality or Decision Making, Data Sufficiency, Logical Reasoning, Input-Output, Number series, Statement and Argument, Passage and conclusion, Coding and decoding, Order and ranking, Making judgments, etc.

Quantitative Aptitude

Tables, Pie – Charts, Bar Graphs, Data Analysis, Line Graphs, Case lets, Combined data sets, Probability/ Series, Roots, Average, Ratio, Time & work, Time & separation, Rate, Benefit & loss, Mixture, Stocks & shares, Partnership, Clocks, Volume, Surface area, Height & distances, Simple & compound interest, Equations and probability, Number System, Simplification, Surds & Indices, Percentages, Partnership, Chain rule, Pipes & Cisterns, Time & Distances, Problems on trains, Boats & streams, Allegation & mixtures, mensuration, permutations & combinations, etc.

General awareness

Knowledge of Current affairs

Sports, history, geography, culture, Indian constitutions

News about technology and research

News on India and its neighbouring countries

News related to Reserve Bank of India, Banking Awareness, Financial Awareness (Union Budget/ Railway Budget), Economics news

Current Affairs – Questions can be asked from various fields such as National, International, Awards, Sports, Defence, Summits, Appointment, Books & Authors, and Obituary, etc.

Marketing Aptitude

Basics of Marketing, Marketing Strategies, Market Segmentation, Marketing Management, Marketing Mix, Developing stage of organization, Brand Advertising, Products Life Cycle, 4 P’s and 4 C’s of marketing

Computer Awareness

Computer hardware & Software, Operating System concepts, Shortcut keys, Ms word, excel, Ms power point, access, Internet & networks, Basic security concepts, Latest technologies, Basic of Computer, Generation of Computer, Short forms, Android and Apple related news.

 

SBI Clerk Question Papers 2018

The sample papers of SBI Clerk help candidates to practice for the examination and understand the pattern of questions that will be asked in SBI Clerk 2018 exam. Candidates should regularly solve SBI Clerk Question Papers to increase their level of preparation and practice for the exam. The practice papers of SBI Clerk 2018 will be available online in the form of test series and offline mode too. Check the given link to download and use various question papers of SBI Clerk 2018

SBI Clerk Result 2018

SBI will declare the result for each stage of the SBI Clerk recruitment process. Candidates securing the minimum qualifying marks will be declared qualified in SBI Clerk 2018 preliminary exam and will be called to appear for SBI Clerk mains exam 2018. Both the papers of SBI Clerk 2018 are compulsory. The final SBI Clerk result of candidates will be declared on the basis of aggregate marks obtained by a candidate in SBI Clerk mains exam 2018.

SBI Clerk Cutoff 2018

SBI Clerk cutoff 2018 is the minimum qualifying marks set by the exam conducting body to select candidates for the next level of the recruitment process. Candidates have to secure the SBI Clerk cut off to qualify the preliminary exam and appear for SBI Clerk mains exam. The cut off scores for the mains exam will also be decided by the bank to shortlist candidates for final appointment. Read complete details of SBI Clerk 2018 cutoff from the given link.

SBI Clerk Selection Procedure 2018

The selection procedure of SBI Clerk 2018 consists of two stages – preliminary and mains exam. The candidates who qualify SBI Clerk preliminary exam 2018 will be eligible to appear for the mains exam. Some of the candidates who qualify SBI Clerk mains 2018, will have to take an additional language test of local language. Candidates who show their 10th class marksheet with a proof of studying and qualifying the local language exam do not have to take the language test. Shortlisted candidates will be on probation for a period of six months. 15 prescribed e-lessons will be required to be completed by newly recruited Junior Associates/ Junior Agricultural Associates during the probation for getting confirmed in the bank, failing which their probation will be extended till completion of the same.

List of Vacancies for SBI Clerk 2018 Category and State wise is given below

Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales)
Regular Vacancies
Circle
State
 
Category wise
PWD
Ex-servicemen
 
 
Language*
GEN
SC
ST
OBC
Total
LD (OH)
VI
HI
XS
DXS
Ahmedabad
Gujarat
Gujrati
255
35
75
135
500
7
6
7
50
23
Amarawati
Andhra Pradesh
Telugu/ Urdu/Hindi
200
64
28
108
400
5
6
5
40
18
Bangalore
Karnataka
Kannada
51
15
7
27
100
2
1
1
10
5
Bhopal
Madhya Pradesh
Hindi
258
76
102
76
512
7
6
7
51
23
Chattisgarh
Hindi
145
34
92
17
288
4
4
4
29
13
Bengal
West Bengal
Bengali/ Nepali
308
140
30
134
612
8
9
8
61
28
A&N Islands
Hindi / English
9
-
-
2
11
-
-
-
1
-
Sikkim
Nepali/ English
5
-
1
1
7
-
-
-
1
-
Bhubaneswar
Odisha
Odia
275
88
121
66
550
8
7
7
55
25
Chandigarh
Jammu & Kashmir
Urdu/Hindi
16
2
2
7
27
-
1
-
3
1
Himachal Pradesh
Hindi
76
36
5
29
146
2
2
2
15
7
Haryana
Hindi/ Punjabi
85
29
-
42
156
2
2
2
16
7
Chandigarh
Hindi/ Punjabi
7
1
-
2
10
-
-
-
1
-
Punjab
Punjabi/ Hindi
132
75
-
54
261
4
4
3
26
12
Chennai
Tamil Nadu
Tamil
185
65
3
93
346
5
4
5
35
16
Pondicherry
Tamil
3
-
-
1
4
-
-
-
-
-
Delhi
Delhi
Hindi
67
19
9
35
130
2
2
2
13
6
Uttarakhand
Hindi
38
9
1
7
55
-
1
1
5
2
Hyderabad
Telangana
Telegu/ Urdu/Hindi
57
17
7
29
110
2
1
2
11
5
Jaipur
Rajasthan
Hindi
100
34
26
40
200
2
3
3
20
9
Kerala
Kerala
Malayalam
155
24
2
66
247
3
3
4
25
11
Lakshadweep
Malayalam
2
-
1
-
3
-
-
-
-
-
Lucknow/ Delhi
Uttar Pradesh
Hindi/Urdu
454
185
8
238
885
11
12
11
88
40
Mumbai
Maharashtra
Marathi
395
73
65
197
730
10
10
10
73
33
Goa
Konkani
15
-
2
3
20
-
-
-
2
1
North Eastern
Assam
Assamese/ Bengali/ Bodo
135
17
29
66
247
3
3
3
25
11
Arunachal Pradesh
English
30
-
23
-
53
1
-
1
5
2
Manipur
Manipuri
6
-
3
1
10
-
-
-
1
-
Meghalaya
English/ Garo
28
-
23
2
53
1
1
-
5
2
Mizoram
Mizo
14
-
12
1
27
-
1
1
3
1
Nagaland
English
19
-
14
-
33
-
1
1
3
2
Tripura
Bengali/ Kokborok
20
6
11
-
37
1
-
1
4
2
Patna
Bihar
Hindi/Urdu
229
65
4
109
407
6
6
5
41
18
Jharkhand
Hindi/ Santhali
14
2
5
2
23
-
-
-
2
1
TOTAL
 
 
3788
1111
711
1590
7200
96
96
96
720
324

 

List of Backlog Vacancies for SBI Clerk 2018 Category and State wise is given below

Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales)
Backlog vacancies
Circle
State
 
 
 
 
Language*
SC
ST
OBC
TOTAL
Ahmedabad
Gujarat
Gujrati
-
-
-
-
Amarawati
Andhra Pradesh
Telugu/ Urdu/Hindi
-
-
-
-
Bangalore
Karnataka
Kannada
36
11
198
245
Bhopal
Madhya Pradesh
Hindi
107
260
-
367
Chattisgarh
Hindi
38
-
--
38
Bengal
West Bengal
Bengali/ Nepali
39
5
25
69
A&N Islands
Hindi / English
-
-
1
1
Sikkim
Nepali/ English
-
-
-
-
Bhubaneswar
Odisha
Odia
20
23
-
43
Chandigarh
Jammu & Kashmir
Urdu/Hindi
-
-
-
-
Himachal Pradesh
Hindi
-
-
-
-
Haryana
Hindi/ Punjabi
-
-
-
-
Chandigarh
Hindi/ Punjabi
-
-
-
-
Punjab
Punjabi/ Hindi
-
-
-
-
Chennai
Tamil Nadu
Tamil
52
-
-
52
Pondicherry
Tamil
-
-
-
-
Delhi
Delhi
Hindi
-
-
-
-
Uttarakhand
Hindi
-
-
-
-
Hyderabad
Telangana
Telegu/ Urdu/Hindi
145
-
-
145
Jaipur
Rajasthan
Hindi
-
-
-
-
Kerala
Kerala
Malayalam
-
-
-
-
Lakshadweep
Malayalam
-
-
-
-
Lucknow/ Delhi
Uttar Pradesh
Hindi/Urdu
85
-
-
85
Mumbai
Maharashtra
Marathi
-
-
-
-
Goa
Konkani
-
-
-
-
North Eastern
Assam
Assamese/ Bengali/ Bodo
13
-
-
13
Arunachal Pradesh
English
-
-
-
-
Manipur
Manipuri
-
-
-
-
Meghalaya
English/ Garo
-
-
-
-
Mizoram
Mizo
-
-
5
5
Nagaland
English
-
-
-
-
Tripura
Bengali/ Kokborok
12
3
-
15
Patna
Bihar
Hindi/Urdu
-
1
-
1
Jharkhand
Hindi/ Santhali
22
-
-
22
TOTAL
 
 
569
303
229
1101

 

To Read Complete SBI Clerk 2018 Notification - Check Here

Contact Details

Central Recruitment and Promotion Department,
Corporate Centre,
Tulsiani Chambers, 1st Floor, (West Wing),
Free Press Journal Marg,
Nariman Point,
Mumbai – 400 021

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