SBI Clerk Notification 2021: The State Bank Of India has finally released the most awaiting notification of SBI Clerk/ Junior Associates 2021. Many of the students who are preparing for the banking examination were eagerly waiting for the recruitment, and now can fill their application till 17 April 2021. Many students dream to work in SBI due to its high perks and salary. As well SBI Clerk is a very coveted job profile in the banking sector. The State Bank Of India conducts the SBI Clerk Exam every year to recruit thousands of aspirants for the post of Junior Associates (Customer Support and Sales) in its various branches across the country. This year a total number of 5454 vacancies are released for SBI Clerk recruitment. Today, in this article, we will be discussing the notification of SBI Clerk(Junior Associate) 2021.
SBI Clerk 2021 Notification Out
SBI Clerk 2021 notification has been released by SBI on the official website @sbi.co.in on 26th April 2021. SBI has started the online registration process on 27 April 2021. Interested candidates can check the official SBI Clerk notification 2021 PDF for Junior Associate posts (Customer Support & Sales) by given below link:
SBI Clerk Notification 2021: Important Dates
The SBI Clerk recruitment 2021 has been released by SBI on 26th April. The following are the important events related to SBI Clerk Notification 2021, and their dates according to the official notification.
|SBI Clerk 2021 Exam Dates|
|SBI Clerk Notification||26th April 2021|
|Start of SBI Clerk Online Application||27th April 2021|
|SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam Date||June 2021|
|SBI Clerk Mains Exam Date||31st July 2021|
|Final Result||To be notified soon|
SBI Clerk Online Application 2021
The SBI Clerk(Junior Associates) Online Application 2021 Link has been started on 27th April 2021. Interested candidates can apply online for SBI Clerk 2021 Recruitment by given the below link. The application fee for General/OBC/EWS was Rs. 750 while the application fee for SC/ST/PWD was Nil last year.
SBI Clerk(Junior Associate) Notification 2021: Highlights
|SBI Clerk Recruitment 2021|
|Conducting Body||State Bank of India|
|Post||SBI Junior Associates|
|No. of Vacancies||5454|
|SBP Clerk Preliminary Exam Date||June 2021|
|Mains Exam Date||31st July 2021|
|Selection Process||2 Tier Process: Preliminary exam followed by Mains exam|
|Study Plan for SBI Clerk 2021|
|SBI Clerk Success Stories|
|BASIC English Study Plan 2021|
SBI Clerk(Junior Associates) Vacancy 2021
The State Bank of India (SBI) has released 5454 vacancies for the post of SBI Clerk 2021 recruitment. For 2020-21, SBI has released more than 8000 vacancies for the post of SBI Clerk or SBI Junior Associates. Vacancies for 2019 in SBI Clerk was more in comparison to 2020, in 2019, SBI has released around 8653 vacancies for the post of Clerk and in the year 2018, there were 8301 vacancies released by SBI. Here, we have compiled detailed data of SBI Clerk vacancies in terms of state-wise vacancies and the trend of the past couple of years.
|Category||SBI Junior Associates Vacancies (In Total)|
Check State-Wise SBI Clerk Vacancies
Total Vacancies in SBI Clerk 2021 | Regular + Backlog= 5454
|For All Categories|
|Chandigarh||Jammu & Kashmir||Urdu/ Hindi||12|
|Ladakh||Ladakhi/ Urdu/ Dogri||8|
|Delhi/ Chandigarh||Haryana||Hindi/ Punjabi||110|
SBI Clerk 2021 Special Recruitment Drive
|Chandigarh||Kashmir Valley||Urdu/ Kashmiri/ Dogri||40|
|Leh & Kargil Valley||Urdu/ Ladakhi/ Dogri||15|
|North Eastern||Dibang Valley, Tawang etc.||English||10|
|Total Vacancies for SBI Clerk 2021||5454|
SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2021
SBI Clerk Exam consists of two phases i.e. Preliminary exam and Mains exam followed by the LPT test (if applicable). Following is the SBI Clerk 2021 exam pattern for Phase 1 & Phase 2.
Phase-I: Preliminary Examination
The Preliminary Examination consists of Objective Tests for 100 marks is conducted online. There are 20 minutes for each subject which means a total of 1 hour.
|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|
Candidates have to qualify for 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 – II: Mains Examination
SBI Clerk Mains Examination consists of Objective Tests for 200 marks and. The below table shows the detailed pattern of the SBI Clerk Exam 2021.
|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 Eligibility
SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2021 is the prerequisite to determine whether a candidate can appear in the open competitive exam or not. The SBI Clerk eligibility criteria are as follows:
SBI Clerk Age Limit
Not below 20 years and not above 28 years as on 01.04.2021, i.e. candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.04.1993 and not later than 01.04.2001 (both days inclusive).
SBI Clerk 2021: Educational Qualification
Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by Central Government. Candidates having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 16.08.2021.
Those who are in the final year/ semester of their graduation may also 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 16.08.2021.
SBI Clerk Syllabus
SBI Clerk Exam Syllabus 2021 for both the stages i.e. Prelims and Mains has been given below. The SBI Preliminary exam consists of 3 sections i.e. English, Reasoning, and Quantitative Aptitude. While the SBI Mains exam consists of 4 sections i.e. English, Reasoning & Computer, Quantitative Aptitude, and General Awareness. A detailed section-wise syllabus has been given below:
SBI Clerk Previous Year Cut-off
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
|SBI Clerk Prelims Cut-off 2020||65-75|
|SBI Clerk Prelims Cut-off 2019||61-73|
|SBI Clerk Prelims Cut-off 2018||57-70|
SBI Clerk 2020-21 Exam Analysis and Good Attempts
The order of occurrence of the sections was:
English -> Numerical Ability -> Reasoning Ability
|English Language||24 – 27||20|
|Reasoning Ability||29 – 32||20|
|Numerical Ability||23 – 26||20|
|Total||76 – 84||60|
SBI Clerk Prelims 2020-2021: Exam Analysis
|SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis- 22nd February 2020|
|Shift 1||Shift 2||Shift 3||Shift 4|
|SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis- 29th February 2020|
|Shift 1||Shift 2||Shift 3||Shift 4|
|SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis- 1st March 2020|
|Shift 1||Shift 2||Shift 3||Shift 4|
|SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis- 8th March 2020|
SBI Clerk: Success Stories
Many aspirants have achieved their dream jobs by preparing with the study material of Bankers Adda and with the help of mock tests, quizzes, courses, etc. You can read our students’ journey of the struggles and success stories.
FAQ: SBI Clerk Notification 2021
Q. When was the official notification of the SBI Clerk 2021 was released this year?
Ans. This year the official notification of the SBI Clerk has been released on 26th April 2021.
Q. What is the exam pattern of SBI Clerk 2021?
Ans. There is 2 tier process i.e. Prelims and Mains Exam. Check the full exam pattern of the SBI Clerk here.
Q. How many vacancies are there in SBI Junior Associate 2021?
Ans. There are 5454 vacancies in SBI Junior Associate 2021.
Q. What is the Age Limit for SBI Junior Associates 2021?
Ans. The Age Limit for SBI Junior Associates 2021 is 20 years to 28 years.