SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis 2020: The State Bank of India has started the Prelims exam as the phase-1 of this years’ recruitment. The level of the exam is Easy so far in shifts conducted on 22nd Feb. Check Good Attempts and Exam Analysis of all the shifts given below:
SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Shift 1 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|
Candidates who have applied for SBI Clerk 2020 recruitment can check download their call letter for prelims, check important dates, exam pattern, syllabus and previous years’ cut off from details given below.
- SBI Clerk Important Dates
- SBI Clerk Vacancy
- SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria
- SBI Clerk Exam Pattern
- SBI Clerk Apply Online
- SBI Clerk Syllabus
- SBI Clerk Cut Off
- SBI Clerk Result
- SBI Clerk Mock Test
SBI Clerk Prelims Admit Card 2020
SBI has released the Admit Card for the Preliminary Exam and the SBI Clerk Prelims will be conducted on 22 Feb, 29 Feb, 1 March, 8 March. The Official notification was published on the official site sbi.co.in
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.
The SBI Clerk also known as Junior Associate works at grassroots 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. You can check the official notification form the link below.
SBI Clerk Important Dates 2020
Under the notification, all the important dates of SBI Clerk Exam was released. Candidates must be aware about the important dates of SBI Clerk exam like prelims exam date, mains exam date, admit card date, result released date as it will help you to plan your preparation. In 2019, SBI Clerk official notification was released in the month of April while in 2018 it was released in the month of January. Candidates can go through the table mentioned below to get SBI Clerk 2020 timeline.
|1||On-line registration Dates||3.01.2020 to 26.01.2020|
|2||Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges||3.01.2020 to 26.01.2020|
|3||Download of call letters for online Preliminary Examination||11 Feb 2020|
|4||Conduct of Online Examination – Preliminary||22 Feb, 29 Feb, 1 March, 8 March|
|5||Result of Online exam – Preliminary||March 2020|
|6||Download of Call letter for Online Main Exam||March 2020|
|7||Conduct of Online Examination – Main||Tentatively on April 19.04.2020|
|8||Result of Online Examination – Main||Will be updated in due course|
SBI Clerk Exam 2020 Apply Online
The SBI Clerk Exam apply online link was started the next day after the release of the notification. Apply Online link was available on the official website till 26th January 2020. The application fee for General/OBC/EWS was Rs. 750 while the application fee for SC/ST/PWD is Nil.
SBI Clerk Vacancy 2020: 8000 vacancies
For 2020, 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 vacancy in terms of state wise vacancies and the trend of past couple of years.
SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2020
SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2020 is the prerequisite to determine whether a candidate can appear in the open competitive exam or not. The SBI Clerk eligibility criteria is 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 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.
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 SBI Clerk exam pattern 2020 .
Phase-I: Preliminary 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|
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 – II: Main 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
|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:
SBI Clerk Syllabus 2020 for both the stages i.e. prelims and mains has been given below. The SBI Preliminary exam consists of 3 sections while the SBI Mains exam consists of 4 sections. Detailed section wise syllabus has been given below.
SBI Clerk Previous Years Cut-off Analysis:
- 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:
Here is the SBI Clerk Mains Cut-off Analysis of previous years:
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.
Viewers are advised to bookmark this link to get latest updates about SBI Clerk Result 2020.
SBI Clerk Mock Test 2020
SBI Clerk Test Series 2020 is an online real simulation of SBI Clerk Exam. The test series will help you to analyse the level & types of questions asked in SBI Clerk Exam.
Moreover, the test series will help you to increase your score with respect to speed & accuracy. Click on the link below for complete details about SBI Clerk Test Series.