SBI Clerk 2021: The State Bank of India successfully conducted the SBI Clerk Prelims Exam 2021 on 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th July 2021. SBI will be releasing the exam dates for SBI Clerk Mains Exam 2021 soon on its official website. In this article, we will be looking at all the important information about the SBI Clerk recruitment 2021 exam date, notification, Admit Card, Syllabus, etc. so keep reading.
Latest Update: The State Bank of India (SBI) has released a notice on 19th July 2021 stating that the “Mains Examination Scheduled to be held on 31st July 2021 has been delayed till further notice”. Click on the link below to know more:
SBI Clerk 2021
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. The SBI Clerk 2021 notification was released on 26 April 2021 for which a total number of 5454 vacancies were released. All those students who are going to appear in the examination must prepare well for the same. The recruitment will be done based on the following stages:
- Prelims examination
- Mains examination
- language proficiency test.
SBI Clerk Prelims Admit Card 2021 Out
The State Bank of India has conducted the SBI Clerk 2021 Prelims Examination on 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th July 2021. The Hall tickets of all the candidates who appeared fr the SBI Clerk Prelims Exam are not available now. The last date to download the hall tickets were 13th July 2021. Now SBI will only be releasing the admit cards for SBI Clerk Mains Exam 2021 one week prior to the examination.
SBI Clerk Notification 2021: Important Dates
The SBI Clerk notification 2021 has been released by SBI on 26th April. The following are the important events related to SBI Clerk Recruitment 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|
|Last Date to Apply||20th May 2021|
|SBI Clerk Admit Card Released||29th June 2021|
|SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam Date||10th, 11th, 12th and 13th July 2021|
|SBI Clerk Mains Exam Date||31st July 2021|
|Final Result||To be notified soon|
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. This year too SBI released the official notification of SBI Clerk Recruitment 2021 with 5454 vacancies. SBI Clerk Recruitment 2021 is a two-tier process: preliminary exam followed by mains examination. SBI Clerk prelim exam was conducted on 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th July 2021. Candidates can download the SBI Clerk notification 2021 PDF for Junior Associate posts (Customer Support & Sales) by given below link:
SBI Clerk PET Call Letter 2021
The State Bank of India has released the SBI Clerk PET Call Letter 2021 on 28th May 2021. The SBI has sent emails and messages to the students. The Pre-exam Training (PET) was conducted online this year. Click on the link given below to check all the details related to SBI Clerk PET Call Letter 2021.
SBI Clerk 2021: Important Notice for EWS Candidates
The guidelines have been released by the State Bank of India for the Economically Weaker Section (EWS). The EWS candidates must produce the ‘Income and Asset Certificate’ on the date of document verification. The link has been given below regarding the full notice, click on the given link below:
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 were 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
The total vacancies released by SBI for the post of Junior Associates were 5454. Below is the list of detailed Vacancies ( Regular+Backlog).
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 2021: Salary and Pay Scale
The pay scale of SBI Clerk has been revised by SBI this year and the new pay scale of SBI Clerk is Rs.17900-1000/3-20900-1230/3-24590-1490/4-30550-1730/7-42600-3270/1-45930-1990/1-47920. Earlier, the pay scale was 11765-655/3-13730-815/3-16175-980/4-20095-1145/7-28110- 2120/1- 30230-1310/1-31450.
This means that the starting basic salary for a candidate will be Rs 17900/- with a year-on-year increment of Rs 1000/- with the Basic pay while the Maximum Basic Salary of an SBI Clerk Rs 47,920.
The In-Hand Salary of SBI Clerk will include the approximate amount a candidate gets after the deductions. The starting salary of SBI Clerk is between the range of Rs 26000 to 29000/-.
SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2021
Candidates can find below table of 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 l & Phase ll.
SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern
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 number of vacancies subject to availability) is shortlisted for the Main Examination.
SBI Clerk Mains Exam Pattern
SBI Clerk Mains Examination consists of Objective Tests for 200 marks and. The below table shows the detailed SBI Clerk Mains Exam pattern.
|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 Criteria
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 Educational Qualification
Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by Central Government. Candidates having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificates 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 Online Application 2021
The SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) Online Application 2021 Link was started on 27th April 2021. Now the online application window is closed. The application fee for General/OBC/EWS was Rs. 750 while the application fee for SC/ST/PWD was Nil last year.
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 2021 Exam Analysis and Good Attempts
|English Language||24 – 27||20|
|Reasoning Ability||29 – 32||20|
|Numerical Ability||23 – 26||20|
|Total||76 – 84||60|
SBI Clerk Prelims 2021: Exam Analysis
Candidates can check the SBI Clerk Exam analysis 2021 Of all shifts held on 11 July 2021 from the table below:
Candidates can check the SBI Clerk Exam analysis 2021 Of all shifts held on 10 July 2021 from the table below:
SBI Clerk 2021 Exam Analysis 12th July
|SBI Clerk Exam analysis 2021: 12 July (Shift 1)||SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2021: 12 July 2021(Shift 2)|
|SBI Clerk Exam analysis 2021: 12 July (Shift 3)||SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2021:12 July 2021(Shift 4)|
SBI Clerk 2021 Exam Analysis 13th July
Candidates can check the complete analysis of the SBI Clerk Prelims Exam 2021 held on 13th July 2021 for all shifts from the link mentioned in the table below:
|SBI Clerk Exam analysis 2021: 13 July (Shift 1)||SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2021: 13 July 2021(Shift 2)|
|SBI Clerk Exam analysis 2021: 13 July (Shift 3)||SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2021:13 July 2021(Shift 4)|
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SBI Clerk: Success Stories
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FAQ: SBI Clerk 2021 Notification
Q. When the SBI will conduct the SBI Clerk Examination 2021?
Ans. The SBI Clerk Exam 2021 is scheduled to be held on 10th, 11th, 12th and 13th July 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 last to apply for SBI Clerk 2021?
Ans. The Last date to fill the online application form was 20th May 2021, now the window is closed.
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.