SBI Clerk Notification 2021 Out: Application Form For 5454 Junior Associate Post

SBI Clerk Notification 2021: State Bank Of India has released the official notification for the recruitment of SBI Junior Associates/Clerk 2021. All those students who were waiting for this recruitment 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 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:

Click Here to Download the Official Notification of SBI Clerk 2021

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
Events 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 Online Application 2021 Link: Click Here 

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
Application Mode Online
Selection Process 2 Tier Process: Preliminary exam followed by Mains exam
Job Location State-wise
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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)
GEN 2109
EWS 480
OBC 1181
SC 722
ST 423

Check State-Wise SBI Clerk Vacancies

Total Vacancies in SBI Clerk 2021 | Regular + Backlog= 5454

For All Categories
Circle State/ UT Language Total
Ahmedabad Gujarat Gujarati 902
Bangalore Karnataka Kannada 400
Bhopal Madhya Pradesh Hindi 78
Chhattisgarh Hindi 120
Bengal West Bengal Bengali/Nepali 273
A&N Islands Hindi/English 15
Sikkim Nepali/ English 12
Bhubaneswar Odisha Odia 75
Chandigarh Jammu & Kashmir Urdu/ Hindi 12
Ladakh Ladakhi/ Urdu/ Dogri 8
Himachal Pradesh Hindi 180
Chandigarh Punjabi/ Hindi 15
Punjab 295
Chennai Tamil Nadu Tamil 473
Pondicherry 2
Delhi Delhi Hindi 80
Uttarakhand 70
Delhi/ Chandigarh Haryana Hindi/ Punjabi 110
Hyderabad Telangana Telugu/Urdu 275
Jaipur Rajasthan Hindi 175
Kerala Kerala Malayalam 97
Lakshadweep Malayalam 3
Lucknow/Delhi Uttar Pradesh Hindi/Urdu 350
Maharashtra/Mumbai Metro Maharashtra Marathi 640
Maharashtra Goa Konkani 10
North East Assam Assamese/Bengali/Bodo 149
Arunachal Pradesh English 15
Manipur Manipuri 18
Meghalaya English/Garo/Khasi 14
Mizoram Mizo 20
Nagaland English 10
Tripura Bengali/Kokborok 19

 SBI Clerk 2021 Special Recruitment Drive

Circle Special Area Language Total
Chandigarh Kashmir Valley Urdu/ Kashmiri/ Dogri 40
Leh & Kargil Valley Urdu/ Ladakhi/ Dogri 15
North Eastern Dibang Valley, Tawang etc. English 10
Tura Garo 10
Mokokchung Ao (Naga) 10
Total 5000
Backlog Vacancies
PwD 96
Xs 237
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-IPreliminary 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
Total 100 100 60 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 – IIMains 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 Eligibility Criteria 2021: Check Here In Detail

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:

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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 Cut Off 2021: Check Here State-Wise Previous Year Cut Off

SBI Clerk 2020-21 Exam Analysis and Good Attempts

The order of occurrence of the sections was:

English -> Numerical Ability -> Reasoning Ability

Subject Good Attempt Time
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

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SBI Clerk: Success Stories

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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.


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