The extraction of the SBI stretch out in the first decade of the 19 th century when the Bank of Calcutta was renamed as Bank of Bengal and it was established on June 02, 1806. It has its headquarters located in Nariman Point, Mumbai. During 2017, the bank was ranked 216 on the Fortune Global 500 list of the World’s biggest corporation. SBI is the largest bank in the country with 23% market share in assets, in addition to a share of one-fourth of the deposits market and total loan. As of now, the Government of
India owns 59% of the bank’s share capital.

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2019 | The SBI officials will soon update the official SBI Clerk Recruitment Notification on their official website. The candidates can start the preparation who have been dreaming to be a part of such a renowned bank of India.

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2019

The candidates who have been planning to write the SBI Clerk exam should get ready because the notification is about to be released. The vacancies are expected to be approximately 3000

  • Firstly, the candidates must be 21-30 years of age in order to apply
  • Secondly, the candidates must read the instructions and guidelines before they apply for the exam
  • Also, it is important for the candidates to have an official graduation degree to apply for this exam
  • The application fee for Reserved candidates is 100/- and unreserved candidates is 600/-
  • Most importantly, the selection process has 3 stages: Prelims, Mains and Interview session

SBI Clerk Recruitment: Highlights

SBI Clerk Recruitment has many important aspects. The following table has so many necessary details that all candidates must go through:

Exam Name SBI Clerk (State Bank of India Probationary Officer)
Exam Conducting Authority State Bank of India
Post Name Probationary Officer
Level of the Exam All India Level
Number of Vacancies Will update later
Application Mode Online
Official Website
The registration process will start from April 2019
Closing date of registration May 2019
Registration Fee Rs.600/-(UR) & Rs.100/-(R)
Qualification Graduation
Date of Preliminary Exam July 2019
Main Exam Date August 2019
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions
Negative Marking Applicable
Selection Process Preliminary Exam, Main Exam & Interview/ Group Discussion

Exam Dates: SBI Clerk Exam Dates

It is very important for the candidates to know and be updated with the Exam Dates of SBI Clerk. The following table has all the information regarding the SBI Clerk Recruitment Exam Dates. Candidates must go through the table below:

Activity Dates
On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates April-May 2019
Payment of Application Fee/Intimation Charges April-May 2019
Download Admit Card for online Preliminary Examination Last Week of June 2019
Conduct of Online Examination – Preliminary July 2019
The result of Online exam – Preliminary July 2019
Download of Call letter for Online Main Exam Last Week of July 2019
Conduct of Online Examination – Main August 2019
The result of Online Examination – Main August 2019
Download Call Letter for Personal Interview September 2019
Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview October 2019
Declaration of Final Result November 2019

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SBI Clerk Vacancy

The total vacancies in SBI Clerk Recruitment 2019 is expected to be approximately 3000. The SBI officials will soon update the official SBI Clerk Vacancy details on their official website. The candidates can take a look at the following table for the expected vacancy for SBI Clerk Recruitment 2019:

The following table is the expected vacancy for the PwD candidates:

Category Vacancy
LD (Learning Disabilities) 27
VI (Visual Impairment) 26
HI (Hearing Disabilities) 65
Total 118

The following table shows the SBI Clerk Recruitment expected Vacancy details category-wise:

Category Vacancy
SC (Scheduled Caste) 300
ST (Scheduled Tribe) 150
OBC (Other Backward Classes) 540
GEN (General Category) 1010
Total 2000

SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must meet the SBI Clerk Eligiblity Criteria in order to be a part of SBI Clerk Recruitment 2019. The following is the detailed information regarding SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2019:

  • Firstly, the candidates must be between the age of 21-30 years in order to apply for the exam
  • Secondly, candidates must possess an official graduation degree
  • Only the Indian citizens can apply for the exam

SBI Clerk Age Relaxation

The following table has complete Age-Relaxation regarding the SBI Clerk exam. All candidates must go through:

Category of the Candidates Age relaxation
Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) 5 Years
Other Backward Classes (OBC Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
Persons With Disabilities (PWD) PWD (SC/ST)- 15 Years, PWD (OBC)- 13 Years, PWD (Gen)- 10 Years
Ex-Servicemen (Army Personnel) 5 Years
Candidates belonging to Jammu & Kashmir State from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 Years

SBI Clerk Attempts

There are certain rules to the number of attempts a candidate has. These rules revolve around the specific category of the candidate. The following table has the details regarding the SBI Clerk Recruitment Exam Attempts:

Candidate’s Category Attempts Limit
General Candidates 4
PWD candidates (General Category) 7
OBC & OBC (PWD) category 7
SC/ST candidates No Limit

SBI Clerk Syllabus

There are a total of 2 exams when it comes to SBI Clerk Syllabus Recruitment:

  1. Prelims Exam
  2. Mains Exam

The candidates must have an in-depth knowledge of the syllabus and exam pattern for the exam they are going to attempt. The following table has syllabus and exam pattern for SBI Clerk Recruitment 2019 Prelims and Mains Exam

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Syllabus

The following table has syllabus and exam pattern for the SBI Clerk Prelims Exam 2019. All candidates must check and keep in the mind the important aspects for SBI Clerk Recruitment 2019:

  • Firstly, the exam takes place in an online mode
  • Secondly, the candidates will get 1 hour to complete the exam
  • The questions appear in the Objective type
  • Moreover, the exam covers 3 subjects: Quantitative Aptitude, English and Reasoning
  • Also, there is a negative marking of 1/4 marks for every wrong answer
Paper Section No. of Questions Max Marks
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
English Language 30 30
Total 100 100

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Syllabus

The candidates must acquire the information regarding the SBI Clerk Mains Exam in the following bullets as well as tables for SBI Clerk Recruitment 2019. The SBI Clerk Mains Test has 2 different exams:

  1. Objective Test
  2. Descriptive Test

SBI Clerk Mains: Objective Test

The following table has the entire information regarding the SBI Clerk Mains Objective Test 2019. The candidates must go through the information thoroughly:

  • Firstly, the questions come in Objective type
  • Secondly, the Objective Test will have 4 subjects covered: Reasoning, Data Analysis, Economy & Banking and English
  • In objective test, there is a negative marking for 1/4 marks for every wrong answer attempted by the candidate.
  • The objective test is for total 200 marks
Paper Sections No. of Questions Max Marks Duration
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
General/Economy/Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
English Language 35 40 40 minutes
Total 155 200 180 minutes

SBI Clerk Mains: Descriptive Test

The following information is all about the SBI Clerk Mains Descriptive Test for the SBI Clerk Recruitment 2019. All candidates must check thoroughly:

  • Firstly, the candidates must have a very good command over English language to clear this exam
  • The descriptive exam is basically to test the writing abilities of the candidate
  • The candidates have to write Essay and Letters in this exam on different topics
  • Moreover, there is no negative marking in this exam
  • Besides that, the candidate must write accurate and well-informative opinions in the exam
  • The test is for 50 marks in total
  • Also, the time-duration for the descriptive exam is 30 minutes

How To Apply for SBI Clerk Recruitment?

The candidates can apply for SBI Clerk Recruitment online once the official notification is out. Candidates are advised to fill the form carefully, without any mistakes

  • Firstly, candidates must visit the official SBI Clerk website
  • Click on the link called ‘New Registration’
  • Then, a new page will appear.
  • Candidates have to find ‘Click here to apply for SBI Clerk and click on it
  • The application form will appear
  • Candidates, one by one, will fill all the personal details in the form accurately
  • Then, click OK
  • Candidates will get a registration number and password on their phone number and e-mail id
  • Candidates will fill them in the login page and proceed to fill the Photo & signature

The following is the mentioned specifications that candidates have to follow for uploading photo and signature

Photograph JPEG/ JPG format
Dimensions- 4.5 cm x 3.5 cm
File Size- 20 Kb – 50 Kb
Pixels- 200 x 230
Signature JPEG/ JPG Format
White sheet using Black Ink Pen
File Size- 10 Kb – 20 Kb
Dimensions- 140 x 60 Pixels
  • After this, the next page will appear
  • The candidates are now supposed to fill their qualification details
  • Candidates must have their scanned original qualification certificates
  • Afterwards, click Submit
  • After that, the fee payment page will appear
  • Candidates need to pay the fee either via Offline or Online mode
Category Application Fee
SC/ST/PWD Rs.100/- (Intimation Charges only)
General and Others Rs. 600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

For Other Clerk Job Notification Please Check, below Link

  • IBPS Clerk Recruitment – /ibps-clerk
  • SBI Clerk Recruitment – /sbi-clerk
  • RBI Assistant Recruitment – /rbi-assistant
  • ESIC Clerk Recruitment 2019 –


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