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SBI Clerk / Junior Assistant Recruitment Notification PDF

SBI (State Bank of India) released its first Recruitment Notification of the Year for the Junior Associates a.k.a Clerk (CUSTOMER SUPPORT & SALES) Vacancies in the official website of SBI (

Interested, eligible & die-hard Bank Job seekers are advised to read the Notification below carefully and apply for the SBI Clerk Recruitment 2020 on or before January 26, 2020.

All Your Questions about this SBI Junior Assistant Recruitment has been answered below in Frequently asked questions section.

SBI CLERK Important Dates

Commencement of on-line registration of application: 3rd January 2020

Closure of registration of application: 26th January 2020

Closure for editing application details: 26th January 2020

Online Fee Payment: 3rd January to 26th January 2020

Preliminary Exam Date: February / March 2020

Mains Exam Date: 19th April 2020

SBI CLERK – Post & Vacancy Details

Name of the Post: SBI CLERK (Junior Associates)

Nature of Job: Customer Support & Sales

Total No of Vacancies: 8000

Pay Scale: 11765-655/3-13730-815/3-16175-980/4 – 20095-1145/7-28110-2120/1-30230-1310/1-31450.

Please refer the Official Notification of SBI Clerk Recruitment 2020 to know State wise vacancies.

SBI CLERK – Probation Period

Selected candidates will be governed by the terms and conditions of the Service Regulations of the Bank in force at the time of joining.

The newly appointed Junior Associates will be on probation for a Minimum period of 6 months.

Newly recruited Junior Associates will be required to complete e-lessons as prescribed by the bank during the probation, for getting confirmed in the Bank, failing which their probation will be extended till completion of the same.

Further, before the probation period comes to an end, the performance of the newly recruited employees will be evaluated and the probation period of those employees whose performance fails to meet Bank’s expectation may be extended.

SBI Clerk Jobs - Eligibility Criteria

SBI CLERK – Educational Qualification

Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.

Candidates having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 01.01.2020

Final Year aspirants can apply, provisionally subject to the condition that, if provisionally selected, they will have to produce proof of having passed the graduation examination on or before 01.01.2020.

Note: An Integrated Dual Degree Holders or Ex-servicemen can check out their SBI Clerk Educational Qualification eligibility here.

SBI CLERK – Age Limit

Minimum Age: 20 Years

Maximum Age: 28 Years

The age limit will be considered as on 01.04.2020.

Candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.01.1992 and not later than 01.01.2000 (both days inclusive).

SBI CLERK – Relaxation of Upper age limit

CategoryAge Relaxation (in Years)

Check this link for a complete list of age relaxation details to apply for SBI Clerk Recruitment.

SBI CLERK – Application Fee

SC / ST / PWD / XS – Nil (No Fee)

General / OBC / EWS – Rs.750/- (Application Fee including Intimation Charges)

Fee/Intimation charges once paid will NOT be refunded to any account nor can it be held in reserve for any other examination or selection.

SBI CLERK - Selection Procedure

The selection for the SBI Clerk Vacancies will be made based on Written Examination (Prelims & Mains) followed by Document Verification.

SBI CLERK - Prelims Exam Pattern

Sectional Timing: Yes

Sectional Cut-off Marks: No

Negative Marks: 0.25

No minimum qualifying marks for the individual subject as well as for aggregate (overall) are prescribed.

An adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 10 times the numbers of vacancies. subject to availability) will be shortlisted for the Main Examination from the list of all candidates arranged in descending order of aggregate marks scored.

SL.Name of testNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration
1.English Language303020 Minutes
2.Numerical Ability353520 Minutes
3.Reasoning Ability353520 Minutes
 Total1001001 Hour

SBI CLERK - Mains Exam Pattern

Negative Marks: Yes

Sectional Cut-off Marks: No

Candidates are required to score a minimum percentage marks on aggregate (For SC/ST/OBC/PWD/XS candidates, 5% relaxation available thereon). Minimum qualifying marks on aggregate will be decided by the bank.

No minimum qualifying marks for the individual subject are prescribed. Merit list will be drawn State-wise, category wise.

Candidates qualified in the test (main examination) will be placed according to their aggregate marks in descending order in respective States and Categories.

SL.Name of TestNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration
1.General/Financial Awareness505035 minutes
2.General English404035 minutes
3.Quantitative Aptitude505045 minutes
4.Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude506045 minutes
 Total1902002 Hours 40 Minutes

Syllabus of the SBI Clerk Mains Examination can be downloaded here.

SBI CLERK – Final Results

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-will be considered for preparation of the final merit list. Provisional selection will be made based on candidate’s performance in the test (main examination).

Check out SBI Clerk Selection Procedure & Exam Pattern details here.

Final selection will be subject to:-

1. Verification of eligibility for the post and information furnished in the online application.

2. Qualifying in the test of specified opted local language, where applicable, as detailed above.

Results of the candidates who have provisionally qualified for selection will be made available on the Bank’s website.

Wait List:

A wait list of up to 50% of vacancies (State-category wise) will be maintained. Candidates will be released from this waitlist on a quarterly basis against non-joining and resignation out of the current batch only, subject to the candidates securing minimum qualifying marks as may be stipulated by the Bank for selection.

This wait list will be valid for a period of one year from the date of declaration of final result.

SBI CLERK – Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Age Limit to apply for SBI Clerk 2020?

To apply for SBI Clerk Recruitment 2020, candidates should be aged between 20 to 28 years at the time of Registration. However, there will be an upper age limit relaxation rules applicable for reserved category candidates.

What is the salary of SBI Clerk 2020?

The SBI Clerk salary starts with basic pay of Rs 11,765 with an annual increment of Rs 655. According to the official SBI clerk 2020 notification, the pay scale is Rs. 11765-655/3-13730-815/3-16175-980/4-20095-1145/7-28110-2120/1-30230-1310/1-31540.

What are the fees for SBI Clerk 2020?

For the very first time, SBI announced that there will be NO Fee for SC/ST/PWD/XS Candidates.

Whereas, Candidates belonging to General/OBC/EWS Category are have to pay Rs.750/- as Application Fee including Intimation Charges.

Can final year students apply for SBI Clerk 2020?

The final year students can apply for SBI Clerk 2020, but they should have a proof of passing the exam by July 1, 2020.

How to apply for SBI Clerk 2020?

To apply for SBI Clerk 2020 exam, a candidate should go to the official website, then select the link of apply online & fill in the SBI Clerk application form. You can also find the Official link with this post.

What is the SBI Clerk selection process?

SBI Clerk selection is done based on candidate’s performance in prelims and mains exam followed by local language test.

Is there any interview in SBI Clerk 2020?

There is no interview in SBI Clerk exam 2020. According to the latest selection process, the State Bank of India has discarded interview for Clerical Cadre or Junior Associates posts.

Does SBI Clerk have sectional cut off?

There are no sectional cut-offs for the both SBI clerk prelims and mains exams. From the last year, SBI removed the sectional cut-off to further simplify the process of selection. However, there will be overall cut-off marks needs to be secure to appear for the next stage exam.

Is there any negative marking in the SBI Clerk exams 2020?

Yes, there is negative mark of 0.25 for each wrong answer will be deducted in SBI Clerk preliminary and main exams.

How to download SBI Clerk admit card 2020?

SBI clerk admit card 2020 for prelims/mains exams can be downloaded by providing registration number and password or date of birth. Generally, SBI will release the call letter for online test before 2 weeks of the exam date.

How to Check SBI Clerk Result 2020?

Applicants can check their SBI clerk result 2020 and secured marks along with cut-off marks on the official website by entering their registration number and date of birth.

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