SBI Clerk 2021: The State Bank of India every year releases the SBI Clerk notification. Lakhs of aspirants are waiting for the SBI Clerk Exam 2021. This year, SBI has released the 2nd waiting list for SBI Clerk 2020 and now are planning to conduct the SBI JA 2021 exam. It is expected that SBI will be releasing the SBI Clerk notification 2021 very soon. The recruitment process for SBI Clerk Prelims exam and Main exam both the examinations are held online and there is no interview round in SBI Clerk Recruitment. Now, let’s discuss the details expected in this year’s Clerk notification 2021, based on previous years’ notifications; however, the actual details will known only when the organization released the notice on its website @sbi.co.in
Table of Content SBI Clerk Recruitment 2021- Read all the important information related to the SBI Clerk
- SBI Clerk Notification – Important Dates
- SBI Junior Associates Apply Online
- SBI Junior Associates Syllabus
- SBI Junior Associate – Vacancies 2020
- SBI Clerk 2021 Exam Pattern
- SBI Clerk Recruitment Eligibility Criteria
- SBI Clerk Previous Year Cut-off
- SBI Clerk 2020 Exam Analysis and Good Attempts
- SBI Clerk Success Stories
SBI Clerk 2021 Notification: Important Dates
The SBI Clerk recruitment 2021 process got delayed last year due to the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown. SBI also released the 1st Waiting list for SBI Clerk 2019-20 on 22nd March 2021. With the first waiting list out, we can expect the Notification of SBI Clerk 2021 anytime from now. The following are the important events related to SBI Clerk 2021 recruitment, and their dates will be known with the release of the official notification.
|SBI Clerk 2021 Exam Dates|
|SBI Clerk Notification||April 2021|
|Start of SBI Clerk Online Application||April 2021|
|SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam Date||To be notified soon|
|SBI Clerk Mains Exam Date||To be notified soon|
|Final Result||To be notified soon|
SBI Clerk Recruitment 221: Highlights
|SBI Clerk Recruitment 2021|
|Conducting Body||State Bank of India|
|Post||SBI Junior Associates|
|No. of Vacancies||8000|
|SBP Clerk Preliminary Exam Date||22nd February, 29th February, 1st March, and 8th March 2020|
|Mains Exam Date||31st October and 7th November 2020|
|Final Result||24th December 2020|
|1st Waiting List||22nd March 2021- Check Here|
|2nd Waiting List||30th March 2021- Check Here|
|Selection Process||2 Tier Process: Preliminary exam followed by Mains exam|
Click Here to Check the Official SBI Clerk 2021 Notification- To be Notified Soon [Inactive Link]
|Study Plan for SBI Clerk 2021||RBI Office Attendant Study Plan|
|SBI Clerk 2nd Waiting List 2020-21||SBI Clerk Success Stories|
SBI Clerk Vacancy
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 Clerk Vacancies (In Total)|
Check State-Wise SBI Clerk Vacancies
|SBI Clerk 2020 Vacancies Regular|
|Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sales)|
|Daman & Diu||Gujarati||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Andhra Pradesh||Telugu/ Urdu||61||15||24||10||40||150|
|West Bengal||Bengali/ Nepali||247||61||140||30||134||612|
|A&N Islands||Hindi/ English||15||2||0||2||7||26|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Urdu/ Hindi||23||5||4||5||13||50|
|Ladakh||Ladakhi/ Urdu/ Dogri||8||1||1||1||4||15|
|Uttar Pradesh||Hindi/ Urdu||357||86||181||8||233||865|
|Assam||Assame se/Bengali/ Bodo||82||18||12||21||49||182|
|Tripura||Bengali/ Kokboro k||16||3||5||10||0||34|
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 2021 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:
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 computers is a must.
- The date of passing the eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the mark-sheet or provisional certificate issued by the University/Institute.
SBI Clerk Age Limit:
Minimum Age Limit: 20 Years
Maximum Age Limit: 28 Years
SBI Junior Associates Apply Online
The SBI Junior Associates Apply Online Link will start on the day of the release of notification. The application fee for General/OBC/EWS was Rs. 750 while the application fee for SC/ST/PWD was Nil last year.
SBI Clerk 2021 Apply Online [Link will be activated after it is released on sbi.co.in]
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 2021 Notification
Q. When was the official notification of the SBI Clerk was released last year?
Ans. Last year the official notification of the SBI Clerk was released in the month of January.
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 will be released in SBI Junior Associate 2021?
Ans. We can expect 7000-8000 vacancies will be released 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.