SBI Clerk 2019 – SBI Clerk 2019 Prelims exam was conducted on June 22 & 23, 2019. The State Bank of India (SBI) will declare the SBI Clerk 2019 Prelims Result. The result will be made available at the official website i.e. sbi.co.in. The SBI Clerk 2019 released notification on April 11, 2019, for recruiting 8653 candidates. Recruitment process includes the prelims and main exam which is held in the month of June 2019 and August 10, 2019, respectively. Get here all the details of SBI Clerk 2019.

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SBI Clerk 2019

Last year, the bank notified 8301 vacancies, and this year the number of vacancies are 8653.  Candidates who qualify the all stages in recruitment get the designation of cashiers, depositor, and other posts. Get here all the important dates of Clerk 2019 recruitment process.

SBI Clerk 2019 Important Date
SBI Clerk Online application form start date 12 Apr 2019
Last date to submit the application form is 03 May 2019
Last date for printing SBI Clerk 2019 Application Form is 18 May 2019
Availability of call letter for SBI Clerk 2019 for Pre Exam Training 14 May 2019
Conduct of Pre exam training will be held on As per admit card
Issuance of call letter for Prelims 28 May 2019
Conduct of SBI Clerk 2019 Prelims exam 22 & 23 Jun 2019
Declaration of Prelims result Jul 2019
Issuance of admit card for Main Exam 4th week of July 2019 onwards
SBI Clerk 2019 Main exam 10 Aug 2019
Declaration of Main Result Sep 2019

SBI Clerk 2019 Admit Card

Once the application process overs, the applicants, whose forms are found free of errors, are issued the admit card. The Bank issues the SBI Clerk 2019 Admit Card on its official website, sbi.co.in. As the recruitment process includes prelims and main exam, hence bank issues the SBI Clerk 2019 Call Letter for each stage separately. The Bank issues separate admit card for SBI Clerk Prelims and Mains examination.

To download the call letter the candidates have to enter the Registration number and date of birth/password. But for obtaining the admit card for prelims, the candidates have to first register themselves. And to obtain the call letter for SBI Clerk 2019 main the candidates have to qualify the main exam.

During the examination, the candidates have to carry the SBI Clerk Admit Card 2019 and a valid photo id proof.

SBI Clerk Application Form 2019

The application form for SBI Clerk Recruitment is available online, at sbi.co.in. In the online application form, the candidate needs to enter their Personal Details, Educational Qualification Details, Communication and other details. Also, the applicants need to upload images of their Photograph and Signature as per the specifications.

Apply Online: Click here to fill the SBI Clerk Application Form 2019.

Application Process Over!

Application Fee

The amount of application fee varies as per the category. The fee can only be paid online, through Net Banking / Debit Card / Credit Card. The candidates can check the amount of application fee from below:

Categories Application Fee Charges
General and OBC Rs. 750/-
SC / ST/ PWD / EX-Serviceman candidates Rs. 125/-

Mode of Payment

The mode for submitting the application fee is online, the candidates can use the Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking for making the payment.

SBI Clerk 2019 Vacancy

This year vacancies for SBI Clerk 2019 are 8653, in which 443 are backlog vacancies., for the direct recruitment, the number of vacancies available is 8593, and SBI decides to conduct special recruitment for this the number of vacancies is 60. Check the category wise vacancy distribution from here.

Category Number of Vacancies

Direct Recruitment

GEN 3646
EWS 847
SC 1357
ST 793
OBC 1950

Special Recruitment

GEN 28
EWS 6
SC 4
ST 6
OBC 16
Backlog vacancies NIL
Grand Total 8653

SBI Clerk 2019 Eligibility

The candidate who meets the eligibility criterion can apply for the recruitment

Educational Qualification

A graduate from a recognized university in any discipline can apply for the recruitment. The candidates who hold the Integrated Dual Degree Course, have to ensure the date of passing their degree in either before or on January 01, 2019.

Age Limit

For this recruitment of SBI Clerk 2019, the age bracket is of 20 to 28 years. That means the date of birth of the candidate must fall between January 02, 1991, and January 01, 1999.

Age Relaxation

The bank provides the relaxation in upper age limit to the candidates belonging to the reserved category. The below table provides the relaxation details as per the category of the candidate.

Category Age Relaxation upto
SC/ST 05 years
OBC 03 years
PWD- Gen 10 years
PWD- SC/ST 15 years
PWD- OBC 13 years
Candidates domiciled in the State of Jammu &
Kashmir during the period of January 01, 1980 to December 31, 1989.
05 years

SBI Clerk 2019 Pre- Exam Training (PET)

Every year Bank arranges, the Pre Examination Training, and this year notification also certifies the same. The SBI is going to hold the PET for reserved category candidates such as SC/ST/XS/Religious Minority, that too in free of cost.

Such candidates have to mention the same if they want to opt for the training. For this, they need the Call letter, which they can get from Bank’s website, after issuance. The Bank does not send the hard copy of call letter through post or any other method. The candidates have to download it on their own.

Centers for Pre-Exam Training

Agartala Hubli Ranchi
Agra Hyderabad Ri – Bhoi
Ahmedabad Imphal Samba
Aizawl Indore Sambalpur
Akola Itanagar Silchar
Allahabad Jabalpur Siliguri
Anantnag Jaipur Shillong
Asansol Jammu Srinagar
Aurangabad Kanpur Tirupati
Bareilly Kathua Vadodara
Bhubaneshwar Kohima Varanasi
Berhampur Kolkata Vijayawada
Bhopal Leh Visakhapatnam
Banglore Lucknow
Chandigarh Madurai
Chennai Meerut
Coimbatore Mumbai
Dehradun Mysore
Delhi- NCR Nagpur
Dibrugarh Panaji (Goa)
Emakulam Patna
Gangtok Port Blair
Gorakhpur Purnea
Gulbarga Pune
Guwahati Raipur

Bio-Metric Verification At the Time of SBI Clerk 2019 Exam

At the time of the exam, the bank records the candidate’s attendance through the BioMetric verification. To record the capture the thumb impression of the candidate bank follows proper guidelines. Even the candidates have to also follow some guidelines as well.

  • The record is been taken so the candidates have to make sure that their thumb are free on any external matter like Mehandi, ink, chemical etc.

Bio metric Verification at exam center

SBI Clerk 2019 Exam Pattern

There are two phases in the selection, Preliminary exam and the Main exam. The pattern of these exams is as follows:

Phase-I: SBI Clerk 2019 Preliminary Examination

  • Duration of Exam: The duration of the exam is of 1 hour.
  • MOde of Examination: It was the computer-based test.
  • Type of Questions: All the questions were of objective MCQ type.
  • Number of Marks: 100
Subject Number of Questions Marks
English Language 30 30
Numerical Ability 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

Phase – II: SBI Clerk 2019 Main Examination

  • Mode of Examination: Online
  • The medium of the exam: Hindi and English language except for language paper
  • Duration of the exam: 02 hours.
  • Type of Questions: Objective type.
  • Negative Marking: There is a negative marking of ¼ marks for every incorrect answer.
Subject Number of Questions Marks
General / Financial Awareness 50 50
General English 40 40
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude 50 60
Total 190 200

To acquaint yourself with the exam you can download the booklet – English | Hindi

SBI Clerk 2019 Syllabus

The candidates can prepare for examination as per the syllabus for SBI Clerk 2019 which is given in the table below:

Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning Computer Knowledge English General Awareness
Simplification Machine Input/Output Basics of the computer, different generations, hardware/software, etc. Reading comprehension including Synonyms and Antonyms Current Affairs – news on the banking industry, awards, and honours, books and authors, latest appointments, obituaries, new schemes of central and state governments, sports, etc.
Number Series Syllogism DBMS Sentence rearrangement or Para jumbles Static GK – country-capital, country-currency, headquarters of financial organizations (of insurance companies), constituencies of ministers, dance forms, nuclear and thermal power stations, etc.
Data Sufficiency Blood Relation Networking Sentence Correction/ Error Finding Banking/Financial terms
Data Interpretation Direction Sense Internet Spell Checks
Quadratic Equations Inequalities MS Office and Shortcuts used in MS Officers Fillers  –
Time and Work Puzzles – Seating Arrangement, Floor puzzle, etc. Input/Output Devices, their types Cloze Test
Partnership Coding Decoding Important abbreviations  –
Profit and Loss Ranking  –  –
Mensuration Statement and Assumptions /Conclusions  –  –
Time, Distance and Speed – Trains, Boats n Streams  –  –  –  –
Simple and Compound interest  –  –  –  –
Mixture and Allegation  –  –  –  –
Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Averages  –

SBI Clerk 2019: Preparation Tips

Every competitive exam which leads to a job opportunity comes with an extra challenge. From the very first day of exam notification, the aspirants should do the preparations. So the first thing to do is to note down the exam pattern and syllabus and prepare as per it only.

The exam pattern and syllabus is provided above. Hard work and determination go hand in hand to achieve success. Here are some tips which will definitely help you in your preparation.

  1. Prepare a study plan and stick to it. You need not to require to create any drastic study plan, just note down the days and assign a topic for each day. With this, you can be disciplined in your preparation and can complete your syllabus soon.
  2. Make separate notes of the formula, in that way, you can easily relocate them whenever you need them.
  3. Practice Online Tests after completing each topic. You can take the online test at India Bix or any other website which conducts an online test for SBI Clerk.
  4. You should solve as many as previous year question paper, test series.
  5. Do not only write the formulas but also learn them> since you are not allowed to bring any study material inside the exam center, so you should solve the questions by learning the formulas first.
  6. Read the newspaper, current affairs magazines daily to improve your General Knowledge.

SBI Clerk 2019 Result

The result for SBI Clerk 2019 for prelims gets publish online at, sbi.co.in/careers. The Bank also displays the score of the candidates, who appear for the exam.

One by one the result of prelims and main exam get released. As per the performance of the candidates is the main exam, bank prepares a merit list, even the category wise merit list also prepared by the Bank. The Preliminary examination is of qualifying nature and not to be added for selection.

SBI Clerk 2019 Selection Procedure

The selection procedure of SBI Clerk 2019 includes the

  1. Preliminary Examination
  2. Main Examination
  3. Test of specified opted local language

As of now, there is no firm date for the conduct of the prelims exam, but as per the notification, it can be held in June 2019. Only the qualifiers are eligible to appear for the main exam. Both are the computer-based test. Before joining, the candidate who has not to produce the certificate in proof of studied that local language, have to undergo the test of the knowledge of specified opted local language.

SBI Clerk 2019 Cut Off

The candidates need to obtain minimum qualifying marks in order to pass the examination. Those who secure less than the decided cut off are not considered for the further recruitment process.

The Bank release the cut off marks after the result annoucement. However, candidates can check the previous year cut off to get an idea of the difficulty level of the exam and prepare accordingly.

SBI Clerk Cut Off for Preliminary Exam for the year 2016

Subject GEN SC / ST / OBC / OH / VI / HI / XS / DXS
English language 6.75 (out of 30) 3.25 (out of 30)
Numerical ability 5.5 (out of 35) 2 (out of 35)
Reasoning ability 7.75 (out of 35) 3.25 (out of 35)

SBI Clerk Category Wise Cut Off for Main Examination for the year 2016

Category Marks (out of 200)
General 120 – 130
SC 95 – 105
ST 85 – 95
OBC 105 – 115

SBI Clerk 2019 Salary

As per the notification, the basic pay of the candidates is as per the pay scale of 111765-655/3-13730-815/3-16175-980/4-20095-1145/7-28110- 2120/1- 30230-1310/1-31450. The starting Basic Pay is `13075.00 (`11765.00 plus two advance increments admissible to graduates). This means, that the candidates get around Rs. 25,000/- per month if they are recruited in metro cities.

There are other benefits from the Bank are

  • Provident fund
  • Pension fund
  • Medical
  • Transportation reimbursement
  • Leave
  • Fare, etc

For more information of SBI Clerk 2019 download the notification from here.

Official website: sbi.co.in


Exam Review of Previous Year Examination

To ease the preparation of the candidate, here we have provided the exam analysis of last Year. In the exam analysis, you will get information regarding the difficulty level of each section, topics mostly asked in each, number of good attempts, etc. With this you will get an idea of the difficulty level of the exam and can prepare accordingly.

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