SBI Clerk 2019: Notification, Application, Recruitment, Exam Pattern

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2019: SBI (State Bank of India) primarily is one of the reputed Public sector Bank which started its operation way back in the first decade of 19th century by the name of Imperial bank of India which got nationalised in 1955. SBI will release the recruitment of SBI Junior Associate or SBI Clerk. This is one of the most waited for SBI recruitment of the year. Candidates clearing this exam are recruited as Clerk in SBI. SBI Clerk is conducted by IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) The role of SBI Clerk is basically to interact with the customers and the clients. SBI Clerk is one of the best ways to start your career in Banking sector. This article will guide your way throughout the scenario of the recruitment. Kindly go through the complete article for thorough detail of SBI Clerk Recruitment 2019.

SBI Clerk Notification 2019

Candidates who are preparing for SBI Clerk exam are informed that the SBI clerk notification will be released in January, 2019. Candidates can check SBI clerk notification for complete details regarding exam schedule and application procedure. The complete information regarding SBI clerk recruitment is mentioned below.

SBI Clerk 2019 Application form

SBI CLERK 2019 exam notification comes in the month of January. The registration process starts from the month of Last week of January. State Bank of India (SBI) Conducts this exam in two phases Prelims  and Mains. Prelims is most probably in the month of March-April and Mains is in the month of  May. The application can be filled online only through the official website. The fees could only be paid through online mode which is Rs. 600/- for General and OBC whereas Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD category candidates.

SBI CLERK 2019 Exam Schedule

The SBI Clerk exam schedule is mentioned in the below table:

SBI Clerk Events Expected Dates
SBI Clerk 2019 Notification Release Date January  2019
Starting Date of SBI Clerk Application Form Submission January 2019
Last Date to Submit SBI Clerk Online Form February 2019
Last Date of Application Fees/Intimation Charges Payments (Online) February 2019
SBI Clerk Admit card March 2019
SBI CLERK Pre date March-April 2019
Result of SBI Clerk pre April 2019
SBI CLERK Mains Admit Card April 2019
SBI CLERK Mains Exam Date May 2019
SBI CLERK Mains Result June 2019

SBI Clerk 2019 Eligibility Criteria

As to fill any form there must be some criteria to be fulfilled by the candidates as is set by any exam conducting organization and therefore SBI Clerk Eligibility criteria as stated in the official website or the mandatory eligibility criteria is:

  • Candidates must have a degree in any discipline from a University recognised by the Govt. Of India OR any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government.
  • The age criteria as stated is the candidates’ minimum age must be 20 while the maximum age limit is 28 years. Candidates may also seek age relaxation as per the category they belong to but they must show the relevant certificate at the time of selection.

SBI Clerk 2019 Exam Pattern

As it is said that half knowledge is harmful and in this competitive era before preparing for an exam one must be completely aware of the exam pattern to be successful and to have the complete knowledge of the respective subjects, so below is the thorough detail of SBI Clerk exam pattern 2019:

Note: Negative marking for all wrong answer given by candidates in the objective paper. 1/4 marks will be deducted on each wrong question.

SBI Clerk Prelims is an Objective type exam. The prelims MCQ exam pattern given below:-

SL Name of test No of questions 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 1 Hour

Note: There will not be any sectional or overall cut off for prelims section. Candidates will be selected on the basis of decreasing order of their marks and number of candidate selected will be 10 times the vacancy.

SBI CLERK Mains exam is of MCQ type with individual timing for each section and the composite time for the whole exam is 2 hour 40 minutes. The MCQ exam pattern given below:-

SL Name of test No of questions Marks Duration
1. Reasoning and Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 Minutes
2. Data Analysis and Interpretation 50 50 45 Minutes
3. General/Economy/Banking Awareness 50 50 35 Minutes
4. English Language 50 40 35 Minutes
Total 155 200 2 hour 40 minutes

SBI Clerk 2019 Syllabus

After completing the registration it is must for the candidate to have the complete idea of the SBI Clerk syllabus and accordingly start their preparation. (As SBI always comes with a bunch of surprises and for candidates must not leave even a single topic of the syllabus) so below is the detailed syllabus:

REASONING: Alphabetical test, coding decoding, analogy, classification, direction sense, Blood relation, word formation, sitting arrangement, syllogisms, inequalities, Statement and conclusion, statement and assumption, statement and course of action, statement and argument, input and output, Puzzles, Data Sufficiency.

APTITUDE: Permutations And Combinations, Probability, Time And Work, {Distance, time and speed}, Boats and  Streams, Average, Ratio Data Interpretation – line graph, bar graph, mixed chart, pie chart ,quadratic Equation , Series, Simple and –Compound interest, Pipes and cisterns, Trains, Percentage, Mixture, LCM-HCF, Profit and Loss, problems on Ages.

ENGLISH: Cloze Test, Errors in sentences, Passage Comprehension, Sentence Improvement, Selecting The Correct Sentences.

GA: Current Affairs of last 6 months, Indian Economy Questions, Marketing, Awards & Honors Sports, Finance, Agriculture  History of Banking, Banking Terms, RBI Functions, Fiscal-Monetary policies  etc.

SBI Clerk Previous Year Question Papers/ Sample Papers

Candidates preparing for the SBI Clerk exam, must check the SBI Clerk Previous Year Question Papers & mock papers. These previous year exam papers gives an idea about the exam pattern and what type of questions are asked in the exam. Candidates can download the SBI clerk papers from this section.

SBI Clerk 2019 Admit Card

  • Admit card is the important ticket for entering the examination hall. It is must to carry with the necessary documents. The admit card for SBI CLERK prelims comes in the month of March and for Mains in the month of April .
  • To download the admit card candidate requires the registration no./ roll no.(the one generated while filling the form) and password/ date of birth.

SBI Clerk 2019 Result

Result is the important part of the examination. It is the authentic step for the next level of examination.

IBPS announces the result of prelims in the month of April 2019 (tentative) and mains in the month of June 2019.

To check the result go through the official website. to check the result the registration no./ roll no.(the one generated while filling the form) and password/ date of birth are required.

SBI Clerk 2019 Selection Procedure

Candidates have to pass the Prelims & Mains exam. Where prelims is just qualifying in nature and for final selection the marks of Mains is to be considered.

  • Prelims
  • Mains

Note: There is no Interview for SBI Clerk 2019. Hence the selection will be done on the basis of merit score based on the mains marks scored by the candidate.

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