South Indian Bank Clerk 2017 - Notification FAQs

Dear Readers,

South India Bank Clerk Recruitment

As you all know that South Indian Bank has released the notification for the recruitment of assistant in the bank. South Indian Bank Clerk 2017 is going to be an opportunity for those who have not been able to get through IBPS RRB or IBPS PO . Just make sure that you get yourself ready for the battle this year. Make this fight worth remembering. Give your best and we, The Adda Family, will help you all with every step you take.

☛ What are the posts available under this recruitment project?
The post which will be available in this recruitment project is Probationary Clerk.

☛ When will be the exam conducted?
The online test for this recruitment process will be conducted in January.

☛ When will the registration start?
Registrations have started on 20.12.2017 and will end on 30.12.2017.

☛ How many vacancies are there?

1. Kerala 340
2. Tamil Nadu 68
3. Andhra Pradesh and Telangana (For Branches under Bank’s Hyderabad Region) 35
4. Delhi-NCR 25

☛ What is the syllabus for South Indian Bank Clerk 2017 Exam?
Students aiming for South Indian Bank Clerk exam must prepare these sections: General English, Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude, Quantitative Aptitude, General and Financial Awareness (Static awareness, banking awareness, and current affairs). 

☛ Will there be any interview after the written result?
Yes, there will Personal Interview round for South Indian Bank Clerk 2017.

☛ Will the exam conducted online or offline (OMR Based)?
Common Written Exam for South Indian Bank Clerk will be conducted online.

☛ What is the age criteria to apply in this common written exam?
Minimum: 20 years         Maximum: 26 years
Candidate should be born not earlier than 01.01.1992 and not later than 31.12.1997 (both days inclusive). Upper age limit will be relaxed by 5 years in the case of SC/ST candidates.

☛ What is the educational qualification required for the posts in this recruitment process?
X/ SSLC, XII/ HSC & Graduation with minimum 60 % marks under regular course.

☛ What is the Application Fee?
General Category: Rs. 600
SC/ST Category: Rs. 150

☛ I have scored 55% in Graduation. Am I eligible to sit for the exam?
No, you are not eligible as the percentage criterion for South Indian Bnak Clerk is minimum 60% .

☛ I am 19 years old. Can I sit for the exam?
No, You must be at least 20 years of age and not more than 26 years of age.

☛ What is the Structure of the exam?

S. No Name of Tests No of
Time allotted
for each test
1 General/Financial
50 50 35 minutes
2 General English 40 40 35 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability &
Computer Aptitude
50 60 45 minutes
4 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
Total 190 200

The MEDIUM of examination is ONLY ENGLISH.

☛ Is the exam Bilingual?
No, the tests will be available only in English.

☛ What is the cut-off for South Indian Bank Clerk?
There is no fixed cutoff for South Indian Bank Clerk. It depends on the performance of the candidates in the examination. Your final score is calculated based on your performance in the written test as well as the interview.

☛ Is there a sectional cut-off in the exam?
Yes, there is a sectional cut-off in the exam. You have to clear every section in order to secure a seat for the Interview.

☛ I have cleared the overall cutoff of the exam. However, I could not clear the cutoff for the Quantitative Aptitude section. Am I still eligible?
Unfortunately, you are not eligible for Interview. You must clear the cutoff for each section individually and the overall cutoff as well.

☛ Is there a criterion for negative marking?
There is negative marking of ¼ marks for every wrong answer.

All The Best!!

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