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After the recent completion of form filling for SBI PO vacancy, SBI has now quickly announced one more new notification for inviting the aspirants to apply for SBI Clerk 2020 vacancies.

SBI (State Bank of India) released the notification for 9000+ clerk vacancies this year. you can fill the SBI clerk online application form from today to 03.01.2020 and exam will be scheduled at the very beginning of April month.

SBI Clerk 2020 – Complete Guide

It is a very common desire seen in every bank fighter to serve the SBI bank especially because it not only enhances his/her personality vertexes but also enriches his dignity in his career. So, this fact modulates a message to all of us that to win the SBI seat is not that easy task and so it requires a lot of dedication, patience, hard work, and a candidate’s energy.

There may be some candidates here who are the step footers in banking career and they know nothing about the SBI selection process or the SBIs packages and kinds. We have taken this blog to make them aware of the upcoming exam features and the associated bank’s financial features too.

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SBI Clerk 2020 Notification

January month of 2020 has brought a career package opportunity with it to lakhs of aspirants searching for a banking career. This time SBI has come with around 9000+ vacancies for the post of clerk – junior Associates and Junior Clerk Associates.

SBI Clerk exam will be executed in March/April months. It is a good opportunity for the number of job seekers to apply for this post so that to grab their seat in SBI.

SBI Clerk 2020 Exam Pattern

The SBI Clerk exam pattern of prelims and that of mains is different. How is it different, let’s see below table-

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern 2020
Section Number of questions
English language 30
Numerical ability 35
Reasoning ability 35
Total 100
SBI Clerk Main Exam Pattern 2020
Section Number of questions Duration
General/financial Awareness 50 35 Minutes
General English 40 35 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 45 Minutes
Reasoning Ability and Computer Knowledge 50 45 Minutes
Total 190 2 hours 40min.

Who can apply for SBI Clerk Exam 2020? What’s the SBI Clerk eligibility criteria decided by SBI for applying for the job? What does eligibility mean? These questions would be answered in the following article.

First of all, let’s elaborate on the eligibility meaning. It means if a person is qualified for something or allowed to take part in it. The eligibility criteria are very important for any examination because it can bifurcate the people and also allow people to understand if it’s the right opportunity for them or not.

SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2020

The candidates who have a strong wish to apply for this post are given the first advice to check their eligibility criteria that is if they are eligible for applying for the examination or not. The candidate who is not eligible would not be allowed to appear in the examination and will not be considered for the recruitment process.

There are many factors which decide the eligibility criteria such as Age, educational qualification, and nationality. These factors need to be satisfied by the candidate and then only he/she is eligible for appearing in the examination.

The candidate must have the nationality or citizenship from the following nationalities:

Citizen of India, Citizen of Nepal, Citizen of Bhutan, Citizen of Bhutan, A Tibetan refugee, people migrated from Pakistan, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

The people belonging to these nationalities are eligible to apply for the SBI clerk exam 2020 and proceed with the job if selected.

Educational Qualification
The candidates who wish to apply for the post of junior associates must hold a graduation degree in any discipline from a recognized university or equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central government.

  • The candidates have to produce class 10th standard mark sheet/ certificate evidencing having studied official (local) language and having local language subject as one of the subjects, will not be subjected to any language test.
    In other cases, where the candidates are not able to produce the same will need to undergo the language test before the final selection. The candidates not found to be proficient in official and local language would be disqualified.
  • Candidate should be able to write and speak English.
  • Candidates who are in the final Semester/year of Graduation may also apply for SBI clerk 2020. But they will have to produce the proof of having passed the graduation examination at the time of the document verification for joining.
  • Candidates having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD as per the prescribed dates.

Additional qualification: The additional qualification would definitely help out a candidate to apply for the post. The candidates must have knowledge of computer and also must have certificate/diploma/degree in computer operations/ Language/ should have studied computer/ information technology as one of the subjects in the high school/ college/ institute.

Age Criteria for SBI Clerk 2020:

Age required for SBI clerk 2020 is calculated on as on 01.04.2020. Candidates must satisfy the restriction for the date of birth. As per SBI, candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.04.1991 and not later than 01.04.1999 (both days inclusive).

The age limitations have also been decided by SBI and the candidate satisfying these age restrictions will be eligible to apply. The lower age limit for a candidate to apply is not below than 20 years and the upper age limit for a candidate to apply is not above than 28 years.

The age relaxation in upper age limit is provided to reserved category candidates. The applicant should meet the age criteria as per the norms mentioned above.

Relaxation in upper age limit

Category Age Relaxation
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) 5 years
Other Backward Classes (OBC Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
Persons with Disabilities (PWD) 10 years
Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Serviceman Actual  period of service rendered in the defence forces +3 years
(8 years for Disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST)
subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years
Widows/Divorced Women 9 years
Persons with Domicile of Jammu &Kashmir during the period of 1-1-1980 to 31-12-1989 5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years
Regular Employees of Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal retrenched from service(for MP state Only)  5 years

Additional requirements or footnotes

The candidate is compulsorily needed to write and speak English.

  • Aspirants must be aware of the local language of the state they are applying from.
  • The date of passing the eligibility examination will be considered as on the date mentioned on the mark sheet/ provisional certificate issued by the university/ institute.
    In case the result of a particular examination is posted on the website of the university/ institute, a certificate issued by the appropriate authority of the university/ institute indicating the date on which the result was posted on the website will be taken as the date of passing.
  • Matriculate Ex-servicemen, who have acquired the Indian Army Special Certificate of Education or corresponding certificate in the Navy/ Air Force, on completing the course not less than 15 years of service in Armed forces of the union are also eligible.
  • The eligibility criteria are must to ensure the bifurcations and let the deserved candidates apply for the same. Also, the candidates belonging to reserved categories will have some age relaxations which allow them to apply with ease even in case they cross the age of 28, the decided age by SBI.
  • If eligibility criteria are not introduced, then the candidates who actually deserve might get deprived of the opportunity to get selected. So check eligibility criteria before applying. Good luck to all the eligible candidates.

The candidates meeting the above-mentioned eligibilities are able to apply and this eligibility will let the candidates apply for the correct opportunity. The further updates will be regularly updated to you regularly at

SBI Clerk 2020 Selection Process

SBI Clerk Selection Process is divided into 3 phases mainly-
1. Preliminary Examination
2. Main Examination
3. Interview

SSC Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern

Section  Number of questions
English language  30
Numerical ability  35
Reasoning ability  35
Total  100

SSC Clerk Main Exam Pattern

 Section  Number of questions  Duration
General/Financial Awareness  50  35 minutes
General English  40  35 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude  50  45 minutes
Reasoning Ability and Computer Knowledge  50  45 minutes
Total  190  2 hours 40min.

Note: there will be negative marking also of ¼ marks for each wrong answer.

Interview Section-
An interview will be conducted by the panel of experts for the candidate selection, testing their knowledge of local languages also passing of which the candidate will be selected to step his/her foot in SBI. KUDOS!

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SBI Clerk Cut off-

Although, it cannot be said with the full guarantee the cut-offs of PRE and MAINS 2017. But still, we can guess an idea by going back to the previous year SBI clerk exam cut-offs.

Pre-cut off 2016

Caste/section cut-off Reasoning Ability Numerical Ability English Language
General 7.75 5.5 6.75
OBC/SC/ST/OH/VIHI/DXS 3.25 2 3.25

Mains Cut-off 2016

Caste/ Subject cut-off Reasoning Ability & Computer knowledge Quantitative Ability English Language General/ financial awareness
General 24 14.5 14.25 13.5
OBC/SC/ST 19 11.25 10.25 9.5
OH/VI/HI/DXS/XS 11.25 6.5 4.5 3.25

How to Apply Online for SBI Clerk 2020?

  1. Log-in to website.
  2. Click on online Application form 2020 link.
  3. Register yourself via your valid email-ID.
  4. Proceed towards filling your basic detail.
  5. Browse your scanned photograph and signature within prescribed limits.
  6. Click next and submit it and go to the online fees payment section.
  7. Select your method of payment i.e. debit card, credit card, ATM card and select your paying bank.
  8. Proceed your payment and take a backup of your receipt. For general the fee is Rs 600 and for other, it is just Rs 100.
  9. Take care while filling your information because once you submit the details you cannot change them back. So be careful.

SBI Clerk 2020 Syllabus

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Syllabus 2020

Reasoning Ability Quantitative Aptitude English Language
Logical Reasoning Simplification Reading Comprehension
Alphanumeric Series Profit & Loss Cloze Test
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test Mixtures &Alligations Para jumbles
Data Sufficiency Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices Multiple Meaning / Error Spotting
Coded Inequalities Work & Time Fill in the blanks
Seating Arrangement Time & Distance Miscellaneous
Puzzle Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere Paragraph Completion
Tabulation Data Interpretation
Syllogism Ratio & Proportion, Percentage
Blood Relations Number Systems
Input-Output Sequence & Series
Coding Decoding Permutation, Combination &Probability

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Syllabus 2020

Reasoning Quantitative Aptitude English Language General/Economy/ Banking Awareness Computer Awareness
Logical Reasoning Simplification Reading Comprehension Financial Awareness Internet
Alphanumeric Series Profit & Loss Grammar Current Affairs Memory
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test Mixtures &Alligations Vocabulary General Knowledge Keyboard Shortcuts
Data Sufficiency Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices Verbal Ability Static Awareness Computer Abbreviation
Coded Inequalities Work & Time Word Association Banking and Financial Awareness Microsoft Office
Seating Arrangement Time & Distance Sentence Improvement Computer Hardware
Puzzle Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere Para Jumbles Computer Software
Tabulation Data Interpretation Cloze Test Operating System
Syllogism Ratio & Proportion, Percentage Error Spotting Networking
Blood Relations Number Systems Fill in the blanks Computer Fundamentals /Terminologies
Input Output Sequence & Series
Coding Decoding Permutation, Combination &Probability

Probation Period

The candidates who get selected after qualifying both the examination and interview will be on probation period for a minimum of 06 months. The newly recruited candidates need to complete the approximate 15 prescribed e-lessons during the probation period, forgetting confirmed in the bank.

On the other hand, if candidates failed to complete the 15 prescribed e-lessons, then their probation will be extended until completion of the same.

These e-lessons will include role-based e-lessons. Before the probation period ends, the performance of the newly recruited candidates would be judged and evaluated and the candidates whose performance failed to meet bank’s expectation will get their probation period extended.

SBI Clerk 2020 Job profile:

Being the clerk of any bank is a subject quality of an all-rounder. ‘All-rounder’, we credit this name to a clerk because he is the only person in the bank whose subject responsibilities include the number of standard key job roles.

Sighting little deeper, it means that he can be the front window officer handling general queries of customers, or he can be the cheque depositor, payroll checkers, book-keeper, petty cash handler, travel manager for executives and there are many and many roles.

Filling, recording, communicating on behalf of executives, researching and what not, the clerk holds the capability and responsibility to execute the normal as well as the sensitive tasks of bank effectively and efficiently.

The clerk of SBI enjoys his/her prestigious duty in that manner that they are given many opportunities to expose their talent at the number of grounds because SBI has watered itself in every village and every metropolitan area and so it has increased the need of skillful clerks at every destination.

It has grown the communication skill, management skill, financial skill and overall personality of the employees on very short notice.

SBI Clerk 2020 Salary Structure

Basic pay 11765
DA 47.80% on Basic Pay
HRA 10% or 9% or 7.5% depending upon the place of posting
Special Allowance 7.75%
Transport allowance 19161.40

Working in SBI gives you more personality enhancement chances and growing your career. The number of branches in every state and rural area will help you travel state to state and understand the management of kinds over there.

Well Communication skills, management skills, skillful knowledge, prestigious dignity and what not, SBI take good care of its employees within its roof thus further extending their perks and allowances in every possible way.

How to Prepare for SBI Clerk Exam with tips?

  1. Choose the best faculty or the best-known persons with whom you like to study. It is very necessary because only a knowledge full person can guide you smartly to deal with the tough competition.
  2. Prepare your tight timetable and tie-a serious knot to follow it regularly.
  3. Understand well you exam paper-pattern and proceed with your preparations accordingly.
  4. Always read authorized books to feel good and right knowledge in your brain.
  5. Practice mock test papers and give test-series to speed up your accuracy and speed to attempt the paper.
  6. Always analyze your rank and marks and compare them with your classmates and attempt the paper again.
  7. To improve GK, read the newspaper daily in Hindi/English. Better to read in English as it can improve your English part also side-by-side.
  8. Check Advance Guide for SBI Clerk Preparation Tips 2020.

So, students, this is really a good opportunity for you to serve your career in banking and that too within government hood.

So, all the best to you for this examination.

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  1. I am a final year student of,I will be completing my graduation in may 2018,,can I apply for sbi clerk 2018???

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