The Clerical cadre in the State Bank of India is a busy yet less pressure job since you are dealing with clerical works as a Single Window Operator(SWO). The SBI Clerk job profile includes cash counter handling, Issuing new ATM cards, credit cards, account opening, Cheque books or posting NEFT/RTGS Vouchers, etc. Every year lakhs of candidates apply for the SBI Clerk recruitment. Only a few can make the cut to success in the race. Hours of hard work and dedicated mindsets are essential to score in SBI Clerk exams. Let us start our preparation with the previous year’s question papers. SBI Clerk’s previous year question papers will help you to get familiarize with the exam pattern and syllabus.
SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria
Graduates from any stream are eligible for SBI Clerk positions. Those who are in the final semester of their graduation degree may also apply provisionally if, they can produce proof of the graduation before the preferred date. Candidates can apply to only of the regions and they should have studied the local language of that region, either at senior school level (SSLC/ Matriculation) or at the higher secondary level.
Candidates who are between 20- 28 years are eligible to apply towards the SBI Clerk positions. Age relaxations for the reserved categories are subject to the government guidelines.
SBI Clerk Selection Pattern
The SBI Clerk selection process includes two stages of Computer-Based Tests (CBT).
|Subject/ Topic||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|English Language||30||30||20 minutes|
|Numerical Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
|Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
|Test Subject||No of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|General/ Financial Awareness||50||50||35 minutes|
|General English||40||40||35 minutes|
|Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude||50||60||45 minutes|
|Quantitative Aptitude||50||50||45 minutes|
|Total||190||200||2 hours 40 minutes|
- 1/4th marks will get deducted for every wrong answer.
- There are no minimum qualifying marks for individual sections.
- Candidates who can submit their 10th or 12th certificates to prove their proficiency in the local language are exempted from the local language proficiency test.
SBI Clerk Salary
The pay scale for the clerical cadre in SBI is 11765-655/3-13730-815/3-16175-980/4-20095-1145/7-28110- 2120/1- 30230-1310/1-31450. The starting Basic Pay is Rs. 13075/. (Rs. 11765/ plus two advance increments). After 3 years of service, the pay will increase to Rs. 13,730/-. Hereafter, there will be an annual increment of Rs. 815/- and so on. In metro cities like Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkota, etc the gross starting Pay will be about Rs. 25000/ including the allowances like DA, HRA, and others. In all other places, the gross pay will be nearly Rs. 23000/ depending upon the place of posting as HRA varies.
SBI Clerk Previous Year Question Papers
Previous year question papers will help you to familiarize yourself with the syllabus. Most of the time question pattern remains the same. Workout with previous year papers will enhance your chances to find a place in the selection list. Click here to download the free pdf of SBI Clerk Previous Year Question Papers.
- SBI Clerk Prelims Previous Year Question Paper 2014
- SBI Clerk Previous Year Question Paper 2009
- SBI Clerk 2016 Prelims Question Paper
- SBI Clerk Prelims Previous Year Paper- 2018
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