SBI Clerk Notification 2020 Out: Exam Dates, Syllabus, Exam Pattern & Cut-Off

| Updated On January 7th, 2020 at 04:30 pm

SBI Clerk 2020 Official notification has been released by the State Bank of India (SBI). The SBI Clerk 2020 official notification incorporates each and every detail about SBI Clerk 2020 recruitment. SBI conducts an All-India level competitive examination to recruit clerical staff  also known as Junior Associate.

The SBI Clerk also known as Junior Associate works at grassroots level to promote financial inclusion & enhance business of the bank. The Junior Associate recruited through SBI Clerk exam assist Probationary Officers recruited through SBI PO exam & other senior officials. You can check the official notification form the link below.

Click Here to Check the Official SBI Clerk 2020 Notification

SBI Clerk Exam 2020: Apply Online

The SBI Clerk 2020 online application link has been started. The last day to apply online is 26th January 2020. The application fee for General/OBC/EWS is Rs. 750 while the application fee for SC/ST/PWD is Nil. 

SBI Clerk 2020 Apply Online

Eligible candidates should apply at the earliest to avoid last minute disappointment. Click on the link below to apply online for SBI Clerk 2020.

What is SBI Clerk Exam?

  • SBI Clerk is an all India competitive exam conducted by State Bank of India (SBI) to recruit Junior Associates (Clerks) who work in various branches of SBI and assist Probationary officers recruited through SBI PO exam.
  • SBI Clerk is one of the most coveted jobs in banking sector which offers lucrative salary as well as excellent career progression.
  • The SBI Clerk exam is usually held once in couple of years but back-to-back recruitment has taken place over the past two years i.e. 2019 & 2018.

SBI Clerk Vacancy 2020

In the year 2020, SBI has released more than 8000 vacancies for the post of SBI Clerk or SBI Junior Associates. Last year in 2019 there were 8653 vacancies the post of SBI Clerk and in the year 2018 there were 8301 vacancies. So, we have provided state-wise vacancy of 2020 & trends of past couple of years (Top 10 States).

SBI Clerk State-wise Vacancies 2019

SBI Clerk Recruitment Important Dates 2020

SBI Clerk prelims 2020 & mains dates have been announced. In 2019, SBI Clerk official notification was released in the month of April while in 2018. SBI Clerk official notification was released in the month of January. Readers can go through the table mentioned below to get SBI Clerk 2020 timeline.

Sr. No. Activity Dates
1 On-line registration Dates 3.01.2020 to 26.01.2020
2 Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges 3.01.2020 to 26.01.2020
3 Download of call letters for online Preliminary Examination Feb/March 2020
4 Conduct of Online Examination – Preliminary Tentatively in the month of February/March 2020
5 Result of Online exam – Preliminary March 2020
6 Download of Call letter for Online Main Exam March 2020
7 Conduct of Online Examination – Main Tentatively on April 19.04.2020
8 Result of Online Examination – Main Will be updated in due course

SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2020

SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2020 is the prerequisite to determine whether a candidate can appear in the open competitive exam or not. The SBI Clerk eligibility criteria is as follows.

Essential Academic Qualifications:

  • Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
  • Basic knowledge of computer is a must.
  • The date of passing eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the marksheet or provisional certificate issued by the University/Institute.

Age Criteria:

Minimum Age Limit: 20 Years
Maximum Age Limit: 28 Years

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2020:

SBI Clerk is a two-tier exam i.e. preliminary exam, main exam followed by LPT test (if applicable). Following is the SBI Clerk exam pattern 2020 .

Phase-IPreliminary Examination
Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks is conducted online. This test is of 1-hour duration consisting of 3 Sections (with separate timings for each section) as follows:

S.No. Name of Tests(Objective No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

Candidates have to qualify the test by securing passing marks to be decided by the Bank. There will be no sectional cutoff. An adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 10 times the numbers of vacancies subject to availability) are shortlisted for the Main Examination.

Phase – IIMain Examination
SBI Clerk Main Examination
consists of Objective Tests for 200 marks and. Below table shows the detailed pattern of SBI Clerk exam 2020.

S.No. Name of Tests(Objective) No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45
2 General English 40 40 35 minutes
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
4 General/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
Total 190 200 2 Hours 40 Minutes

SBI Clerk Syllabus 2020:

SBI Clerk Syllabus 2020 for both the stages i.e. prelims and mains has been given below. The SBI Preliminary exam consists of 3 sections while the SBI Mains exam consists of 4 sections. Detailed section wise syllabus has been given below.

SBI Clerk Syllabus 2020: Click Here to View

SBI Clerk Previous Years Cut-off Analysis:

The SBI Clerk Cut-Off depends upon certain factors: 

  • Total Number of Vacancies
  • Total number of vacancies in a particular state
  • Total number of candidates who have applied from a particular state.
  • No. of aspirants who appeared for the exam
  • Difficulty level and average good attempts

Here is the SBI Clerk Prelims Cut-off Analysis of previous years:

Check Detailed Cut-off Analysis of SBI Clerk Prelims Exam

Here is the SBI Clerk Mains Cut-off Analysis of previous years:

Check Detailed Cut-off Analysis of SBI Clerk Mains Exam

SBI Clerk Result 2020

The SBI Clerk Result 2020 will be updated once it is released by State Bank of India. Generally, the result is released in two stages i.e. SBI Clerk prelims result followed by SBI Clerk mains result.

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