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SBI Clerk 2023 Exam

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About SBI Clerk Exam

SBI Clerk 2022 Notification Out: State Bank of India is an Indian multinational public sector bank and financial services statutory body and the baking aspirants are getting a golden opportunity to be working with such an organization. A total of 5486 vacancies have been released along with the official notification for the SBI Recruitment 2022. Every year SBI releases the recruitment process for the post of clerk, and lakhs of banking aspirants participate in this examination.The SBI Clerk apply online process has begun on 07th September 2022 and the last date to apply online is 27th September 2022.The SBI Clerk Selection Process is held in three stages- Prelims, Mains and opted-specific local language test, if applicable.

SBI Clerk Exam Date

The dates for SBI Clerk 2022 Exams have been notified along with the official SBI Clerk Notification 2022. The SBI Clerk prelims exam is to be conducted on 12th, 19th and 20th of November 2022. Candidates must keep visiting this page regularly to stay updated about the important updates for SBI Clerk 2022 Exam. 

Events Dates
Notification 6th September 2022
Online Application Starts 07th September 2022
Online Application Closes 27th September 2022
PET Call Letter 29th October 2022
Pre-Exam Training 30th October to 02nd November 2022
Prelims Admit Card 31st October 2022 
Exam Date 2022 [Prelims] 12th, 19th, 20th and 25th November 2022
Prelims Result November 2022
 Mains Admit Card December 2022
Exam Date (Mains) December 2022- January 2023

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SBI Clerk Eligibility

Candidates must know all the eligibility criteria required for the SBI Clerk 2022 for the various posts. The eligibility criteria such as age limit, educational qualification, etc are described below.

Age Limit (as on 01.08.2022)

The minimum age for a candidate to apply for the SBI examination is 20 years old but not more than 28 years old, i.e. candidates must be born not earlier than 02.08.1994 and not later than 01.08.2002 (both days inclusive). Besides this, there is age relaxation relevant to category-wise candidates as per the government rules:

Sr.No Category Age Relaxation
1. SC/ST 05 Years
2 OBC 03 Years
3. PWD (General/EWS) 10 Years
4. PWD (SC/ST) 15 Years
5. PWD (OBC) 13 Years
6. Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen
  • The actual period of service rendered in defence services + 3 years
  • 8 years for disabled Ex-servicemen belonging to SC/ST subject to a max. age of 50 years.
7. Widows, Divorced, Women (No Married) 7 years (subject to the maximum age limit of 35 years for General/EWS, 38 years for OBC & 40 years for SC/ST candidates)

CUMULATIVE AGE RELAXATION WILL NOT BE AVAILABLE EITHER UNDER THE ABOVE ITEMS OR IN COMBINATION WITH ANY OTHER ITEMS.

Nationality
  • Indian Citizenship
  • A Subject of  Nepal or Bhutan OR
  • A Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanent settlement OR
  • A Person of Indian Origin (PIO) who has migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam or East African countries of Zaire, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi, with the intention of permanent settlement in India OR
  • Candidates belonging to the category 2, 3, 4 must have a certificate of eligibility issued by the Govt of India in their favor.

SBI Clerk Vacancy

The vacancies for SBI Clerk 2022 exam has announced with its official notification. This year, SBI introduced 5486 vacancies for SBI Clerk 2022 exam, out of which 5008 vacancies have been announced for regular posts and 478 for Backlog posts. In 2021, State Bank of India had introduced 5454 Vacancies. Check Circle wise & State/UT wise vacancy details for SBI Clerk 2022 exam are mentioned below.

Vacancy- Regular Vacancies
Regular Vacancies 
Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sales) Vacancy
State Language SC ST OBC EWS GEN Total
Gujarat Gujarati 25 53 95 35 145 353
Daman & Diu Gujarati 00 00 01 00 03 04
Andhra Pradesh Telugu/ Urdu 00 00 00 00 00 00
Karnataka Kannada 51 22 85 31 127 316
Madhya Pradesh Hindi 58 78 58 38 157 389
Chhattisgarh Hindi 11 29 06 09 37 92
West Bengal Bengali/ Nepali 78 17 75 34 136 340
A&N Islands Hindi/ English 00 01 03 01 05 10
Sikkim Nepali/ English 01 05 06 02 12 26
Odisha Odia 27 37 20 17 69 170
Jammu & Kashmir Urdu/ Hindi 03 04 09 03 16 35
Haryana Hindi/Punjabi 01 00 01 00 03 05
Himachal Pradesh Hindi 14 02 11 05 23 55
Chandigarh Punjabi/ Hindi 00 00 00 00 00 00
Punjab Punjabi/ Hindi 38 00 27 13 52 130
Tamil Nadu Tamil 67 04 96 35 153 355
Pondicherry Tamil 01 00 02 00 04 07
Delhi Hindi 05 02 09 03 13 32
Uttarakhand Hindi 22 04 16 12 66 120
Telangana Telgu/ Urdu 36 16 60 22 91 225
Rajasthan Hindi 48 37 57 28 114 284
Kerala Malyalam 27 03 73 27 140 270
Lakshadweep Malyalam 00 01 00 00 02 03
Uttar Pradesh Hindi/ Urdu 133 07 170 63 258 631
Maharashtra Marathi 75 67 201 74 330 747
Goa Konkani 01 06 09 05 29 50
Assam Assamese /Bengali/ Bodo 18 31 70 25 114 258
Arunachal Pradesh English 00 07 00 01 07 15
Manipur Manipuri 01 09 04 02 12 28
Meghalaya English/Garo/ Khasi 00 10 01 02 10 23
Mizoram Mizo 00 05 00 01 04 10
Nagaland English 00 07 00 01 07 15
Tripura Bengali/ Kokboro 02 03 00 01 04 10
Total 743 467 1165 490 2143 5008

Vacancy: Backlog
Category Backlog Vacancy
SC/ST/OBC 204
PwD 92
Xs 182
Total 478

SBI Clerk Admit Card

The SBI Clerk Admit Card is released nearly 10 to 15 days before the exam. The applicants can download the admit from the official website of SBI. The SBI Admit Card includes important details regarding the exam like the full name of the candidate, parent/guardian name, date of birth, a photograph of the candidate, signature, date of exam, exam timing, reporting time, details of subjects, exam instructions, etc.

How to Download SBI Clerk Admit Card 2022?

The candidates can download the admit card by following the below-mentioned steps:

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of SBI.
  • Step 2: Click on the link to download SBI Clerk Admit Card 2022.
  • Step 3: Enter the registration number or application number and password, then click on the login tab.
  • Step 4: Check all the details mentioned on the admit card carefully
  • Step 5: Download the SBI Clerk admit card/Call Letter.
  • Step 6: Take a printout of the admit card.

SBI Clerk Salary

SBI provides a handsome and lucrative salary to its employees, the important points for SBI Junior Associates Salary are as follows:

  • The revised SBI Clerk Pay Scale is Rs.17900-1000/3-20900-1230/3-24590-1490/4-30550-
    1730/7-42600-3270/1-45930-1990/1-47920. The initial salary package of an SBI Clerk in a Metro city like Mumbai has been revised to Rs 29000/- per month that including the Dearness Allowance (D.A) other allowances.
  • The starting Basic Pay is Rs.19900/- (Rs.17900/- plus two advance increments admissible to graduates)
  • A candidate will be serving a period of 6 months on probation.
  • Further, the performance of the newly recruited employees will be evaluated before the probation period comes to an end and the probation period of those employees whose performance does not meet the expectation may be extended.

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SBI Clerk Selection

SBI Clerk selection criteria consist of 2 phases (preliminary and mains).

  • Online Preliminary Examination: A certain number of candidates from different categories will be shortlisted by SBI depending upon the requirements for Online Main Examination
  • Online Mains Examination: Candidates are required to score passing marks and above in the main exam to qualify each section as well as the overall cut-off in the main exam to be eligible for the Final Selection.
  • Final Result: A merit list will be released under the Final result is declared on the basis of the merit list in SBI Clerk Mains Exam.
  • SBI provides allotment to the candidates on the basis of preference made during registration. SBI is thus important for provisional allotment, date of exam and joining dates and other formalities will be informed soon

SBI Clerk Syllabus

The SBI Clerk Exam Syllabus has been provided for various sections in the Prelims and Mains exam separately. The detailed exam SBI Clerk syllabus Prelims and Mains exam is discussed below.

Prelims Exam Syllabus

SBI Clerk selection criteria consist of 2 phases (preliminary and mains).

  • Online Preliminary Examination: A certain number of candidates from different categories will be shortlisted by SBI depending upon the requirements for Online Main Examination
  • Online Mains Examination: Candidates are required to score passing marks and above in the main exam to qualify each section as well as the overall cut-off in the main exam to be eligible for the Final Selection.
  • Final Result: A merit list will be released under the Final result is declared on the basis of the merit list in SBI Clerk Mains Exam.
  • SBI provides allotment to the candidates on the basis of preference made during registration. SBI is thus important for provisional allotment, date of exam and joining dates and other formalities will be informed soon

SBI Clerk Prelims exam consists of three sections. The section-wise syllabus for the SBI Clerk Prelims exam is mentioned in the table below:

Section Important Topics
Reasoning Ability
  • Analogy and Classification
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Series
  • Sequence and series
  • Direction test
  • Blood relation
  • Syllogism and Venn diagram
  • Puzzles
  • Coded Inequalities
  • Clock and Calendar
  • Mirror image and Water image
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Logical reasoning
  • Non - Verbal reasoning
Numerical Ability
  • Number System
  • Simplification
  • Percentage
  • Profit and loss
  • Simple Interest and Compound Interest
  • Mixture and Alligations
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Time and Work
  • Time, speed and distance
  • Geometry
  • Mensuration - Cylinder, Cone, Sphere
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Probability
  • Data Interpretation
English Language
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Cloze test
  • Para jumbling
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Spotting the Errors
  • Grammar usage
  • Paragraph completion

Mains Exam Syllabus

SBI Clerk Mains exam consists of four sections having 190 questions for 200 marks. There is also a 1/4 negative marking for every wrong answer. The detailed syllabus for all four sections are mentioned in the table below :

Section Important Topics
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Simplification
  • Percentage
  • Profit and loss
  • Simple Interest and Compound Interest
  • Time and Work
  • Time, Speed and distance
  • Partnership
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Average
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Data Interpretation
General English
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Sentence rearrangement
  • Error finding
  • Fillers
  • Spelling Checker
  • Cloze test
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Grammar usage
General/Financial Awareness
  • Current affairs related to the banking/financial sector
  • Awards and honours, Books and authors, latest appointments, sports, Government schemes, etc.
  • Static GK - Country and Capitals, Country and Currency, Financial organization headquarters, Regional language, Dance forms, constituencies of ministers, nuclear and thermal power stations, etc.
  • Banking awareness
  • Banking/Financial abbreviations
  • Banking/Financial terms
  • Static GK facts and data
  • Latest rules and amendments
Reasoning Ability
  • Analogy and Classification
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Order and Ranking
  • Alphanumeric series
  • Distance and direction
  • Blood relation
  • Seating arrangement and puzzles
  • Inequalities
  • Statements and assumptions
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Logical reasoning
Computer Awareness
  • Basics of computer - Introduction, generations of computers, input and output devices, hardware and software, machine language, etc.
  • DBMS
  • Internet
  • MS - Office
  • Important abbreviations related to computer

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern

There are two papers in the SBI Clerk examination. The SBI Clerk Exam Pattern for Prelims and Mains is almost the same. The only difference is in the total number of questions, time duration, and weightage of sections.

Prelims Exam Pattern
  • The SBI Clerk Prelims exam has 3 sections. There are a total of 100 questions carrying 100 marks.
  • The duration of the exam is 1 hour.
  • There is a negative marking in the Prelims exam. 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.
  • There is a separate timing for all the sections.
  • There is no sectional cutoff for this exam.
  • After qualifying for this exam, the candidates become eligible to appear in the Mains exam.
 

The SBI Clerk Prelims exam pattern is explained in detailed form in the table below:

Name of the Subject/Section Number of Questions Maximum Marks Exam Duration
Reasoning ability 35 35 20 minutes
Numerical ability 35 35 20 minutes
English language 30 30 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes/1 hour

Mains Exam Pattern
  • SBI Clerk Mains exam consists of a total of 190 MCQ questions from the four sections.
  • There is a fixed time provided to solve all the sections.
  • There is one-fourth negative marking for every wrong answer.
  • After qualifying the cutoff marks of the mains examination, the candidates become eligible to appear in the local language exam.
 

The SBI Clerk Mains exam pattern is discussed in detail below:

Name of the Subject/Section Number of Questions Maximum Marks Exam 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 40 minutes

Language Exam Pattern

This is the last stage exam in the SBI Clerk exam. The candidates who qualify in the Mains exam are eligible to appear for this exam. This test is not compulsory for all candidates. The candidates who could not provide evidence for their language proficiency need to appear for this exam.

The candidates who give evidence for their language in their qualification mark sheet do not need to appear for this exam. The candidates can show the proof of language by providing the class 10th and 12th standard mark sheets or certificates.


SBI Clerk Cut off

SBI Clerk Result 2022 will be declared once both phases are concluded. SBI will publish results individually for both preliminary and mains exam. SBI releases sectional cut-offs for both – SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam and SBI Clerk Mains Exam. Aspirants are required to meet the cut-offs for all the sections to make it to the merit list.

To know the expected SBI Clerk Cut-Off, one must be aware of the Cut-Off for SBI Clerk 2022. Let's have a look at the SBI Clerk Prelims Cut-Off 2021:

Prelims Cut-Off
Prelims Cut Off 2021( Out of 100)
States/UT General 
Andaman & Nicobar  66.25
Arunachal Pradesh 69.25
Assam 68.50
Chhattisgarh 76.5
Delhi 83
Gujarat 64.5
Haryana 79.75
Himachal Pradesh 80.25
Jharkhand 69.25 
Karnataka 64.25
Kerala 69 
Madhya Pradesh 81.75
Maharashtra 66.25
Odisha 82
Punjab  75.5
Rajasthan 77.75
Sikkim 72.50
Tamil Nadu 61.75
Telangana 73.75
Uttar Pradesh 81.25
Uttarakhand 81.75
West Bengal 79.75

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SBI Clerk Qualification

(a) He/she must hold a valid degree in any discipline from a recognized university.
(b) Candidates having an integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD. Those who are in the final year/semester of their Graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if provisionally selected, they will have to produce proof of having passed the graduation examination.
(c) Matriculate Ex-servicemen, who have obtained the Indian Army Special Certificate of Education or corresponding certificate in the Navy or Air Force, after having completed not less than 15 years of service in the Armed Forces of the Union are also eligible for the post.

Computer Literacy: Knowledge of computer operation is required for the SBI Clerk exam.


SBI Clerk How to Apply

The steps to fill the SBI Clerk online application form are as follows :

  • Step 1: Visit the official website of SBI.
  • Step 2: Go to the Current Openings tab.
  • Step 3: Click on the SBI Clerk recruitment 2022 tab.
  • Step 4: Click on the Apply online link.
  • Step 5: Read all the instructions carefully and then click on the Proceed button.
  • Step 6: Fill in all the details carefully like full name, father s name, date of birth, mobile number, email ID, educational qualification, etc. in the registration form.
  • Step 7: A confirmation mail will be sent to the registered mail for successful registration.
  • Step 8: After registration, log in with the registration number and password.
  • Step 9: Upload all the documents in the required size and format. Then click on the Preview button to check all the details filled in the application form.
  • Step 10: Pay the application fee online or offline. The payment can be done through net banking/credit card/debit card/bank challan.
  • Step 11: Take a printout of the application form and fee receipt.

Specifications for Photograph and Signature

Specifications for scanning the signature and photograph are highlighted in the following:

Photograph Signature
  • Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels (preferred)
  • Size should be between 20kb to 50 kb
  • The photograph should not be more than 50kb
  • Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels (preferred)
  • Size of the file should be between 10 kb to 20kb
  • Ensure that the size of the signature is not more than 20 kb

Application Fees 2022

The application fees for the SBI Clerk Recruitment 2022 vary for different categories of candidates. The students who belong to the reserved categories are exempted from the application fees. The application fee for SBI Clerk 2022 exam are as follows:

Category Application Fees
Gen/EWS/OBC INR 750
SC/ST/PWD/Ex-Servicemen Exempted

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) SBI Clerk Exam

Q. What is the Syllabus of SBI Clerk Exam?
A. In this article Page, we have provided the latest syllabus of the SBI Clerk exam. The syllabus of SBI Clerk comprises the topics and sub-topics under sections, Knowledge of SBI Clerk syllabus helps candidates to focus on their preparation and important areas of each subject.
Q. What is pattern of SBI Clerk Exam?
A. In this article Page, we have provided the latest exam pattern of the SBI Clerk exam . The pattern of comprises the subject wise pattern and no. of questions will come in exam, go to our article section of exam pattern for more details.
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Q. How to prepare for the SBI Clerk Exam?
A. To prepare for SBI Clerk exam, candidates should go through the exam syllabus and exam pattern, solve mock tests, practice previous years' question papers. Try to clear the concepts of each and every topic rather than cramming. Set a time to go over the chapters, Differentiate weak areas and work to improve them. Solve puzzles to improve logical skill.
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