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

| Updated On December 4th, 2019 at 12:45 pm

SBI Clerk 2020 Official notification is expected to release next year by State Bank of India (SBI). The SBI Clerk also known as Junior Associate works at grassroot 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.

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

SBI Clerk Vacancy 2020 will be updated once the official notification is released. In 2019, there were 8653 vacancies of SBI Junior Associates as compared to SBI Clerk 2018 which had 8301 vacancies. Usually aspirants are in dilemma when it comes to choosing state. So, we have provided state-wise vacancy 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 date will be announced by State Bank of India (India) once the official notification is released. 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 an overview about SBI Clerk exam procedure duration.

Sr. No. Activity Dates
1 On-line registration Dates Will be updated in due course
2 Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges Will be updated in due course
3 Download of call letters for online Preliminary Examination Will be updated in due course
4 Conduct of Online Examination – Preliminary Will be updated in due course
5 Result of Online exam – Preliminary Will be updated in due course
6 Download of Call letter for Online Main Exam Will be updated in due course
7 Conduct of Online Examination – Main Will be updated in due course
8 Result of Online Examination – Main Will be updated in due course
9 Download Call Letter for Personal Interview Will be updated in due course
10 Conduct of Group Exercises & Interview Will be updated in due course
11 Declaration of Final Result Will be updated in due course

SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2020

SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2020 will be updated once the official notification is released. The SBI Clerk eligibility criteria according to previous year notification is as follows. The eligibility criteria is subject to change.

Essential Academic Qualifications:

  • Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognised 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 expected exam pattern of SBI Clerk 2020 according to previous year notification.

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
minutes
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:

The two-tier process in SBI Clerk exam was introduced recently. Generally, the syllabus of SBI Clerk remains same. Click below to  view SBI Clerk Syllabus. The SBI Clerk syllabus mentioned below is according to  previous years. The syllabus is subject to change.

SBI Clerk Syllabus

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.