SBI Clerk 2020 Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility, SBI Clerk 2020 Admit Card, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Question Paper, Result, Cutoff, Selection Procedure

SBI Clerk 2020: The admit card of SBI Clerk 2020 prelims will be released in June, 2020. The admit card will be released online. Applicants scheduled to appear for SBI Clerk prelims will be able to download the admit card using registration number, date of birth and password. The preliminary exam of SBI Clerk recruitment 2020 is expected to be held in the month of June, 2020 and main exam will be held in August, 2020. The State Bank of India (SBI) had released SBI Clerk 2020 notification in January for recruitment of Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sales) in Clerical Cadre in SBI. The SBI Clerk application process began from January and the last date to submit SBI Clerk application process will be February, 2020. The recruitment process of SBI Clerk 2020 is held in two stages – Preliminary and Mains, both will be conducted online. Additionally, applicants who cannot show proof of having studied the specified local language on their 10th mark sheet, will have to appear for the local language test. Final selection of applicants will be done on the basis of SBI Clerk 2020 mains exam score. The SBI Clerk 2020 preliminary result will be declared tentatively in July, while SBI Clerk result of mains exam will likely be declared in September. Applicants should have a graduation degree and be in the age group of 20-28 years to be eligible to apply for recruitment under SBI Clerk 2020. Read complete details of SBI Clerk 2020 application form, important dates, eligibility criteria, admit card, exam pattern, result, cutoff, selection procedure, etc.

SBI Clerk 2020 – Exam overview

Applicants can check the important highlights of SBI Clerk 2020 recruitment process as given in the table below.

1Exam nameSBI Clerk 2020
2Exam categoryGraduation
3Exam levelNational
4Conducting BodyState Bank of India
5Pay Scale11765-655/3-13730-815/3-16175-980/4-20095-1145/7-28110-2120/1-30230-1310/1-31450
6EmolumentsThe total starting emoluments of a Clerical Cadre employee payable at Metro like Mumbai will be around Rs. 23600 per month inclusive of D.A. and other allowances at the current rate. Allowances may vary depending upon the place of posting. They will be eligible for reimbursement of various perquisites, provident fund, Pension under New Pension scheme (Defined Contribution Benefit), Medical, Leave fare and other facilities, as per instructions of the Bank as may be issued from time to time.

SBI Clerk Important Dates 2020

The schedule of clerical cadre recruitment in SBI had been announced along with the official notification of SBI Clerk 2020. Applicants can check the tentative dates of all events as given below.

S. NoSBI Clerk 2020 eventsImportant dates
1SBI Clerk 2020 notificationJanuary, 2020
2SBI Clerk 2020 application begins onJanuary, 2020
3Last date to register online for SBI Clerk 2020February, 2020
4SBI Clerk prelims exam dateJune, 2020
5SBI Clerk 2020 (prelims) admit cardJune, 2020
6SBI Clerk 2020 result of prelimsJuly, 2020
7SBI Clerk mains examAugust, 2020
8SBI Clerk 2020 (Mains) admit cardJuly, 2020
9SBI Clerk 2020 final resultSeptember, 2020

SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2020

SBI announces the eligibility criteria for applicants applying for SBI Clerk 2020. All those who had applied were required to ensure they fulfill the eligibility criteria. While the details of eligibility criteria for all posts varies, certain conditions remain same for everyone. Applicants can get an idea about the eligibility conditions of SBI Clerk 2020 from the table below:

1Lower Age LimitApplicants must not below than 20 years as on January 1, 2020
2Upper Age LimitApplicants must not above than 28 years as on January 1, 2020
3Educational QualificationsAcademic qualifications for SBI Clerk exam is decided according to the post. Applicants should have graduation degree in any discipline from a recognised university or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government
4Age RelaxationRelaxation in upper age limit will be offered to applicants of reserved categories as per the rules and regulations of the government.

  • SC/ST – 5 years
  • OBC – 3 Years
  • PWD(Gen) – 10 years
  • PWD (SC/ST) – 15 years
  • PWD (OBC) – 13 Years
  • Persons domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir State during the period from 01.01.1982 to 31.12.1991 – 5 Years

SBI Clerk Application Form 2020

The application form of SBI Clerk 2020 had been released online along with the official notification in January. Applicants had to submit SBI Clerk application form 2020 online as applications submitted through any other mode were not accepted by SBI. The SBI Clerk 2020 application form could be filled in multiple steps that included registration and filling up basic information, uploading photograph and signature, uploading academic qualification and caste certificate (if required), preview of application form and fee payment. The amount of application fees for General and OBC was Rs.600/- and for SC/ST/PWD/XS it was Rs.100. The SBI Clerk 2020 application fees could be paid through online mode only. The online correction window to edit the particulars of application form was open for specific time period, after which no correction of details were entertained. The registration number and password provided during the time of registration should be kept safely till the recruitment process is over. Click on the given link to read complete details of SBI Clerk 2020 application process.

SBI Clerk Admit Card 2020

The admit card of SBI Clerk will be released online separately for all stages of the recruitment process. Applicants can download their hall ticket by entering their registration number and password. The SBI Clerk 2020 admit card of preliminary exam will be issued to those applicants who submit their applications successfully. The SBI Clerk admit card of prelims exam is likely to be released in June. The admit card of SBI Clerk 2020 mains exam will be issued to only those applicants who qualify the preliminary exam. SBI Clerk admit card of mains exam will be available tentatively in July. Applicants should note that SBI Clerk admit card 2020 will be released online and the bank will not send the admit card to anyone by post or email. Click on the given link to read complete details of SBI Clerk 2020 admit card.

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2020

The online examination of SBI Clerk 2020 consists of two stages – Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam. The preliminary exam of SBI Clerk is of 1 hour and has 100 questions in three sections. The mains exam will be held for 2 hours 40 minutes and has 190 questions in four sections. Both the papers will have multiple choice questions. Check the overview of SBI Clerk 2020 exam pattern from the table below.

SBI Clerk 2020 test pattern

FeaturesPreliminary ExamMains Exam
Mode of ExamOnline ExamOnline Exam
Medium (Language)Bilingual (Except English Language section)Bilingual (Except General English section)
Duration1 hour2 hours 40 Minutes
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions
Marking Scheme1 mark for each correct answer and 0.25 marks will be deducted as negative marking1/4 of the marks allotted to a question will be deducted as negative marking
Total Number of Questions100190
Sections3- English Language, Numerical Ability and Reasoning Ability4 – General/Financial Awareness, General English, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude
Total Marks100200

SBI Clerk Syllabus 2020

The syllabus for SBI Clerk 2020 exam is based on the exam pattern and sections in each stage. The sections in prelims and mains exam are different, therefore the applicants need to know the detailed syllabus for each stage and prepare for the exam accordingly. Applicants can check the overview of SBI Clerk syllabus 2020 as given below.

Description of SBI Clerk Syllabus 2020

Reasoning AbilitySyllogism, Seating Arrangement – Circular table and Line (North & South), Puzzle, Blood Relation, Inequality or Decision Making, Data Sufficiency, Logical Reasoning, Input-Output, Number series, Statement and Argument, Passage and conclusion, Coding and decoding, Order and ranking, Making judgments, etc.
Quantitative AptitudeTables, Pie – Charts, Bar Graphs, Data Analysis, Line Graphs, Case lets, Combined data sets, Probability/ Series, Roots, Average, Ratio, Time & work, Time & separation, Rate, Benefit & loss, Mixture, Stocks & shares, Partnership, Clocks, Volume, Surface area, Height & distances, Simple & compound interest, Equations and probability, Number System, Simplification, Surds & Indices, Percentages, Partnership, Chain rule, Pipes & Cisterns, Time & Distances, Problems on trains, Boats & streams, Allegation & mixtures, mensuration, permutations & combinations, etc.
General awareness
  • Knowledge of Current affairs
  • Sports, history, geography, culture, Indian constitutions
  • News about technology and research
  • News on India and its neighbouring countries
  • News related to Reserve Bank of India, Banking Awareness, Financial Awareness (Union Budget/ Railway Budget), Economics news
  • Current Affairs – Questions can be asked from various fields such as National, International, Awards, Sports, Defence, Summits, Appointment, Books & Authors, and Obituary, etc.
Marketing AptitudeBasics of Marketing, Marketing Strategies, Market Segmentation, Marketing Management, Marketing Mix, Developing stage of organization, Brand Advertising, Products Life Cycle, 4 P’s and 4 C’s of marketing
Computer AwarenessComputer hardware & Software, Operating System concepts, Shortcut keys, Ms word, excel, Ms power point, access, Internet & networks, Basic security concepts, Latest technologies, Basic of Computer, Generation of Computer, Short forms, Android and Apple related news.

SBI Clerk Question Papers 2020

The sample papers of SBI Clerk help applicants to practice for the examination and understand the pattern of questions that will be asked in SBI Clerk 2020 exam. Applicants should regularly solve SBI Clerk Question Papers to increase their level of preparation and practice for the exam. The practice papers of SBI Clerk 2020 will be available online in the form of test series and offline mode too. Check the given link to download and use various question papers of SBI Clerk 2020

SBI Clerk Result 2020

SBI will declare the result for each stage of the SBI Clerk recruitment process. Applicants securing the minimum qualifying marks will be declared qualified in SBI Clerk 2020 preliminary exam and will be called to appear for SBI Clerk mains exam 2020. Both the papers of SBI Clerk 2020 are compulsory. The final SBI Clerk result of applicants will be declared on the basis of aggregate marks obtained by a applicant in SBI Clerk mains exam 2020.

SBI Clerk Cutoff 2020

SBI Clerk cutoff 2020 is the minimum qualifying marks set by the exam conducting body to select applicants for the next level of the recruitment process. Applicants have to secure the SBI Clerk cut off to qualify the preliminary exam and appear for SBI Clerk mains exam. The cut off scores for the mains exam will also be decided by the bank to shortlist applicants for final appointment. Read complete details of SBI Clerk 2020 cutoff from the given link.

SBI Clerk Selection Procedure 2020

The selection procedure of SBI Clerk 2020 consists of two stages – preliminary and mains exam. The applicants who qualify SBI Clerk preliminary exam 2020 will be eligible to appear for the mains exam. Some of the applicants who qualify SBI Clerk mains 2020, will have to take an additional language test of local language. Applicants who show their 10th class marksheet with a proof of studying and qualifying the local language exam do not have to take the language test. Shortlisted applicants will be on probation for a period of six months. 15 prescribed e-lessons will be required to be completed by newly recruited Junior Associates/ Junior Agricultural Associates during the probation for getting confirmed in the bank, failing which their probation will be extended till completion of the same.

Important books to prepare for SBI Clerk 2019

For Quantative Aptitude/Maths

  • Magical Book On Quicker Maths (M Tyra- Bsc Publications)
  • Fast Track Objective Arithmetic (Rajesh Verma – Arihant Publications)

For Reasoning Ability

  • A Modern Approach To Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning (R. S. Aggarwal):
  • Analytical Reasoning,(M. K. Pandey- Bsc Publications):

For General English

  • Objective General English by S P Bakshi (Arihant Publications)
  • A Mirror Of Common Errors (English+Hindi) by A K Singh

For General Awareness + Banking + Marketing

  • Banking and Financial Awareness: (Kiran Publications)
  • Manorama Yearbook 2019
  • General Knowledge (Lucent Publication)
  • Objective Marketing Knowledge & Aptitude 2050+ Objective Questions (Kiran publications)

For Computer Awareness

  • Objective Computer Knowledge & Literacy 3250 + Objective Question (Kiran Publications)
  • Objective Computer Awareness (Arihant Publications)

Exam Specific Books (Guide + Practice Papers)

  • Ultimate Guide for SBI & Associates Bank Clerk Prelim & Main Exam (Disha Publishers)
  • State Bank of India (SBI) & Associates Banks Clerical Cadre: Previous Papers & Practice Papers (Solved) (RPH Editorial Board)
  • SBI Clerk Grade Junior Associates (CSS) Preliminary Exam Superfast Practice Mock Test
Contact Details

Central Recruitment and Promotion Department,
Corporate Centre,
Tulsiani Chambers, 1st Floor, (West Wing),
Free Press Journal Marg,
Nariman Point,
Mumbai – 400 021

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