SBI Clerk Main Exam Postponed: As you know, the lock-down across India for Novel Corona-virus. The SBI declared that SBI Clerk 2020 Main Exam which was conducted on 19th April 2020 has been postponed.
Also, for this reason, the declaration of the SBI Clerk Prelims result has been postponed. The new date for declaration of SBI Clerk Prelims result and SBI Clerk Main exam date will be released soon. So, to get any latest news and update visit the SBI official website and also, keep an eye on this page regularly.
SBI Clerk Exam 2020
SBI Clerk Exam 2020: The State Bank of India conducts the SBI Clerk exam to recruit candidates as Junior Associates in different SBI branches across India. It is one of the most sought exams for all job seekers who wish to begin a career in Indian Banking Industry.
In this article, we are going to discuss about the Official Notification, SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria, SBI Clerk Exam Date, SBI Clerk Application Form, Vacancy, SBI Clerk Syllabus, SBI Clerk Exam Pattern, and more. So, all the aspiring candidates are advised that read this article to get details of SBI Clerk 2020, if you target the SBI Clerk exam and want to start preparation.
SBI PO 2020 Overview
- Name of the Exam: SBI Clerk 2020
- Organization Name: State Bank of India
- Name of the Post: Junior Associates
- Total Vacancy: 8000+
- Job Location: Across India
- Exam Mode: Online
- Selection Process: Prelims, Main Exam, Local Language Test
- Official Website: sbi.co.in
SBI Clerk 2020 Exam Date
As per the official notification, SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam was scheduled to conduct in the month of February & March 2020 and the Main Exam was conducted on 19th April 2020. But SBI Clerk Main Exam has been postponed due to the Novel Corona Virus (Covid-19). Look at the below table to see the important dates of the SBI Clerk 2020 Exam.
|SBI Clerk Notification||2nd January 2020|
|Start Online Application||3rd January 2020|
|Last Date to Apply Online||26th January 2020|
|Call Letter Release Date for Prelims Exam||11th February 2020|
|SBI Clerk 2020 Preliminary Exam Date||22nd, 29th February and 1st , 8th March 2020|
|SBI Clerk 2020 Result (Preliminary)||May 2020|
|Call Letter Release Date for Main Exam||Postponed|
|SBI Clerk 2020 Main Exam Date||Postponed|
|SBI Clerk 2020 Result (Final)||June 2020|
SBI Clerk Notification 2020
State Bank of India has been released the notification for the recruitment of SBI Clerk (Junior Associate) on 2nd January 2020. Interested candidates can check the details of SBI Clerk 2020 Recruitment in the official Notification. Candidates can download the official notification by clicking on the below link.
The starting date of online registration for the SBI Clerk 2020 Exam is on 3rd January 2020 and the closing date for apply online is on 26th January 2020. As per the notification, State Bank of India released a total of 8000 vacancies for SBI Clerk (Junior Associate) 2020.
SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria
Eligibility Criteria for SBI Junior Associate Exam 2020 are mentioned below in details:
Applicants must have a valid graduation degree in any discipline or any equivalent degree from a recognized university.
- Minimum Age: 20 years
- Maximum Age: 28 years
Applicant’s date of birth will not earlier than 02-01-1992 and not later than 01-01-2020.
SBI Clerk Online Application
The SBI Junior Associate 2020 Application process starts on 3rd January 2020. Candidates can able to fill up the application form online at the official website of SBI. Applicants should read the details of the application process and ready the all required documents before apply online. To check the details application process, click on the below-mentioned link.
The application fee for SBI Clerk Exam for all candidates are discussed below in this article.
SBI Clerk Vacancy 2020
SBI has released a total of 8000 vacancies for SBI Clerk (Junior Associate) 2020 Recruitment. Look at the below table to know the details vacancies state wise.
|State Wise SBI Clerk 2020 Vacancy|
|Daman & Diu||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Jammu & Kashmir||23||5||4||5||13||50|
|Special Recruitment Drive|
|Leh & Kargil Valley||10||2||1||2||5||20|
|Dibang Valley,Tawang etc.||9||2||0||9||0||20|
SBI Clerk Application Fee
Applicants must pay the application fee, otherwise, their application process will not be completed and they will not eligible to download the SBI Clerk 2020 Preliminary Exam call letter. The application fee/intimation charges will not be refunded.
Applicants can pay the application fee online such as Debit Card, Credit Card, and Net Banking. There is no offline mode available to pay application fees.
SBI Clerk Selection Process
State Bank of India conducts the SBI Clerk Exam every year to select new employees as Junior Associates for clerical posts. There are two phases of the exam such as the SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam and the SBI Clerk Main Exam. Both exams conduct online.
Candidates, who want to get select as Junior Associate in SBI and secure the appointment letter, then compulsory clear both phases of the exam.
SBI Clerk Exam Pattern
There are two phases for the selection of Junior Associates. Both are the objective type that consists of the Preliminary and Main exam will be conducted online.
Phase-I: Preliminary Exam 2020
SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam 2020 will conduct online. It will be an objective test for 100 marks. Also, there is negative marking and for each wrong answer will be deducted 0.25 marks. Candidates must pass Preliminary Exam to qualify for the Main Exam. SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam has three sections that are given in the below table.
|Sl. No.||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|
SBI Clerk Syllabus
The syllabus for SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam and SBI Clerk Main Exam are mentioned below:
SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam Syllabus
SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam has three sections which are English Language, Numerical Ability, and Reasoning Ability. The online preliminary exam has a total of 100 questions for 100 marks. The duration of the exam is 60 minutes. The syllabus of all three sections is mentioned below:
English Language: Fill in the Blanks, Miscellaneous, Cloze Test, Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting, Para Jumbles, Paragraph Completion, Reading Comprehension.
Numerical Ability: Data Interpretation, Mixtures and Allegations, Number Systems, Permutation, Combination and Probability, Profit and Loss, Ratio and Proportion, Percentage, Sequence and Series, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Surds and Indices, Simplification, Time and Distance, Work and Time, Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere.
Reasoning Ability: Alphanumeric Series, Blood Relations, Coding-Decoding, Coded Inequalities, Data Sufficiency, Input-Output, Logical Reasoning, Puzzle, Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test, Seating Arrangement, Syllogism, Tabulation.
SBI Clerk Admit Card
To appear in the SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam, candidates need to download the admit card from the official website of SBI. All those candidates, who have successfully completed application process and paid the application fee, will eligible to download the call letter. The admit card will be released 10 days prior to the exam.
Candidates will be notified through SMS/Email on the registered mobile number and Email id, while the admit card is available at the official website. Otherwise, visit the official website or on this page for a regular basis for any latest update.
After the prelims exam, the SBI Clerk Main Exam call letter will be issued for qualified candidates on the official website.
SBI Clerk Pre- Examination Training Centre
State wise SBI Clerk Preliminary, Main Exam, and Pre- Examination Training Centres are given in the below table:
|State Code||State||Exam Centre|
|11||Andaman & Nicobar Island||Port Blair|
|12||Andhra Pradesh||Chirala, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram|
|14||Assam||Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur|
|15||Bihar||Arrah, Aurangabad (Bihar), Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea|
|16||Chandigarh||Chandigarh – Mohali|
|17||Chhattisgarh||Bhilai Nagar, Bilaspur, Raipur|
|19||Gujarat||Ahmedabad – Gandhinagar, Anand, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara|
|20||Haryana||Ambala, Faridabad, Gurugram, Hisar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Sonipat, Yamuna Nagar|
|21||Himachal Pradesh||Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Una|
|22||Jammu & Kashmir||Jammu, Samba, Srinagar|
|23||Jharkhand||Bokaro Steel City, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi|
|24||Karnataka||Bengaluru, Belgaum, Davangere, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli – Dharwad, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi|
|25||Kerala||Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur|
|27||Madhya Pradesh||Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain|
|28||Maharashtra||Amravati, Aurangabad (Maharashtra), Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nashik, Pune, Solapur|
|33||Delhi NCR||Delhi NCR (All NCR cities)|
|34||Odisha||Balasore, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur|
|36||Punjab||Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Sangrur|
|37||Rajasthan||Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur|
|38||Sikkim||Bardang – Gangtok|
|39||Tamilnadu||Chennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Madurai, Nagercoil, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Vellore, Virudhunagar|
|40||Telangana||Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal|
|42||Uttar Pradesh||Agra, Aligarh, Prayagraj (Allahabad), Bareilly, Faizabad, Ghaziabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida & Gr. Noida, Varanasi|
|43||Uttarakhand||Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee|
|44||West Bengal||Asansol, Durgapur, Greater Kolkata, Hooghly, Kalyani, Siliguri|
SBI Clerk Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q 1. Is SBI Clerk Exam conducted every year?
Ans: The SBI Clerk exam is conducted annually to recruit new employees as a clerk, also known as Junior Assistant. Every year lakhs of aspirants apply for this exam.
Q 2. How many vacancies have been released by SBI for SBI Clerk (Junior Associate) 2020?
Ans: State Bank of India has been released a total of 8000 vacancies for the recruitment of SBI Clerk (Junior Associate) 2020.
Q 3. What is the salary of an SBI Clerk or Junior Associates?
Ans: SBI Clerk Salary: Pay Scale- Rs. 11765 – 655/3 – 13730 – 815/3 – 16175 – 980/4 – 20095 – 1145/7 – 28110 – 2120/1 – 30230 – 1310/1 – 31450
The starting basic pay is Rs. 13075/- (Rs. 11765/- plus two advance increments admissible to graduates).
Q 4. What qualification is needed for SBI Clerk?
Ans: The educational qualification required for SBI Clerk is graduation in any discipline or any equivalent qualification from a recognized university as such by Central Government.
Q 5. Is SBI Clerk Exam tough?
Ans: SBI Clerk exam is a graduate-level exam. It is not tough so much if you prepared one year very well.
Q 6. What is the exam date of SBI Clerk?
Ans: SBI Clerk Preliminary exam will be conducted tentatively in the month of February/March and the Main exam will be conducted tentatively in the month of March every year.