A job in SBI or State Bank of India-the largest bank of the nation-is the ultimate dream of every bank job aspirants. Here comes a good news for them. Yes! SBI clerk 2020 notification has been released. Interested candidates can apply after 20th January 2020. In this article we are providing you all the details regarding SBI Clerk 2020 along with a detailed description about the vacancies.
SBI Clerk 2020 –At a Glance
|Name of posts||· Junior associate
· Junior agricultural associate
|Total number of vacancies||More than 8000|
|Name of organization||SBI (State Bank of India)|
|Application fee||Rs. 600 for general/ OBC category candidates
Rs. 100 for SC/ ST/ PWD and other reserved categories
|Exam phases||Preliminary exam
|Educational qualification||Graduation in any discipline|
|Selection process||Exams and personnel interview|
|Age limit||20 years to 28 years as on 1-4-2020|
SBI Clerk 2020-Important Dates
|Online application form available date||20th January 2020|
|Last date to submit application form||10th February 2020|
|Admit card available date||6th June 2020|
|Prelims exam||23,24 and 30 June 2020|
|Prelims exam result||June 2020|
|Admit card for mains||23rd July 2020|
|Mains exam||5th august 2020|
|Mains exam result||August 2020|
|Interview||4th week of august 2020|
|Final result||September 2020|
SBI Clerk 2020-Eligibility
Graduation in any discipline from a recognized university is the basic educational qualification required. The age of the candidate must be between 20 and 28 years. For reserved categories age relaxation will be provided.
SBI Clerk 2020-Exam Pattern
- SBI Clerk examination comprises two stages- Preliminary and mains.
- Both the exams are conducted online.
- The preliminary examination consists of 100 objective type questions.
- The time duration of preliminary examination is one hour.
- The preliminary examination carries a total of 100 marks.
- There will be 5 different topics for the prelims each carrying 20 marks.
- Candidates will have to score the qualifying marks for each topic.
- The time duration of SBI clerk mains examination is 2 hours and 40 minutes.
- SBI clerk mains examination carries 190 objective type questions with 200 marks.
Preliminary Exam Pattern
|Name of the test||No. of questions||Marks||duration|
|English language||30||30||20 minutes|
|Numerical ability||35||35||20 minutes|
|Reasoning ability||35||35||20 minutes|
Main Exam Pattern
|Name of the test||No. of questions||Marks||Duration|
|General/ financial awareness||50||50||35 minutes|
|General English||40||40||35 minutes|
|Quantitative aptitude||50||50||45 minutes|
|Reasoning ability and computer aptitude||50||60||45 minutes|
|total||190||200||2 hours and 40 minutes|
NB: there will be a negative marking of ¼ marks for each wrong answer.
Based on the marks of mains examination, the eligible candidates will be invited for an interview which is the final stage of the recruitment process. Candidates are supposed to score the qualifying marks in the interview to get selected for the job.
Expected SBI Clerk 2020 Vacancies
SBI Clerk is one of the most sought after exams in the country. The huge number of vacancies itself is the key factor that attracts thousands of aspirants towards this exam. SBI hasn’t made any official announcement regarding the vacancies of this year yet. Still over 8000 vacancies are expected.
Last year the number of vacancies was 8904.
Keep checking the official website of SBI and Entri blog for more updates regarding SBI Clerk 2020.
Being one of the most sought after exams in the country, the competition level of SBI Clerk is comparatively high which demands a soul hearted hard work and commitment from the aspirants. So start your preparations today itself and achieve this wonderful career in the banking sector. We wish you all the success!