SBI Clerk 2018 Notification has been released by the Bank. The Bank will conduct a computer-based examination to recruit eligible candidates for the post of Junior Associate (Customer Support and Sale) in clerical cadre in State Bank of India. SBI Clerk Application Form 2018 was available online. The link to apply online was also given on this page. The applications for SBI Clerk 2018 could be submitted until February 10, 2018. SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) are responsible for all the client interactions and related operations. Candidates who will be recruited as SBI clerks are designated as cashiers, depositor and other posts. SBI will conduct Computer based examination in two phases, namely Preliminary exam and Main exam. The exam will be conducted to fill around 8,301 vacancies. Candidates can check more details regarding the SBI Clerk Recruitment 2018-19 in the page below.

Latest: The Exam Dates for the SBI Clerk 2018 has been announced. Check the official notice from the “Admit Card” page link.

SBI Clerk 2018

The candidates who will be appointed as Junior Associate will be on a probation period of 06 months. Before the probation period comes to an end, the performance of the newly recruited employee will be evaluated. Candidates can check complete schedule for SBI Clerk Vacancy 2018 in the table below.

Event Date
SBI Clerk Online Form 2018 is available from 20 Jan 2018
Last date to submit the application form 10 Feb 2018
Last date for printing your application 3rd week of Feb 2018
SBI Clerk 2018 Admit Card for Preliminary Exam 06 Jun 2018 onwards
SBI Clerk 2018 Pre exam date 23, 24 & 30 Jun 2018
Declaration of SBI Clerk Prelims Result 2018 To be announced
SBI Clerk 2018 Admit Card for Main Exam 23 Jul 2018
SBI Clerk 2018 Main exam 05 Aug 2018
Declaration of Result for SBI Clerk Main exam 2018 To be announced

SBI Clerk 2018 Notification

Recruitment of clerical cadre for the posts of Junior Associates in Customer Support and Sales is hereby notified through the SBI Clerk 2018 Notification.

SBI Clerk 2018: Apply Online, Vacancy, Syllabus, Cut Off

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SBI Clerk Vacancy 2018

In all, 8301 vacancies have been announced under SBI Junior Associate. Out of these, only 7200 are the actual vacancies and 1101 are the backlog vacancies. The candidates can check the complete SBI Clerk Vacancies, category-wise, from the table below:SBI Clerk 2018: Apply Online, Vacancy, Syllabus, Cut Off

SBI Clerk 2018 Salary:  The candidates who will be selected for the given post will be on a pay scale of 11765-655/3-13730-815/3-16175-980/4-20095-1145/7-28110-2120/1-30230-1310/1-31450. This means, that the candidates will get around Rs. 23600 per month if they are recruited in metro cities. The extra benefits will be like provident fund, pension fund, medical, transportation reimbursement, leave fare, etc

SBI Clerk Application Form 2018

The application form for SBI Clerk Recruitment has been released online, on The application process for SBI Clerk 2018 is to be done completely by online mode. In the online application form, the candidate need 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. The application fee for SBI Clerk recruitment is to be paid by online mode vai the means of Credit Card/ Debit Card/ Net Banking.

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. 600
SC / ST/ PWD / EX-Serviceman candidates Rs. 100

SBI Clerk 2018: Apply Online, Vacancy, Syllabus, Cut OffSBI Clerk 2018 Eligibility

The candidates must ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria as prescribed by SBI. The eligibility conditions required to apply for SBI Clerk (Junior Associate) 2018 is as follows:

Educational Qualification

  • The candidate should possess a Graduation Degree in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
  • The candidates who possess an Integrated Dual Degree Certificate should ensure that the date of Passing the degree is on or before January 01, 2018.

Age Limit

  • The age should not be below 20 years, as on January 01, 2018. Hence, it means that the candidates should have been born not earlier than January 02, 1990, and not later than January 01, 1998.

Age Relaxation

The candidates belonging to the reserved categories will be given the relaxation in upper age limit as given in the table below.

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 2018 Exam Pattern

There will be two phases in the selection of the candidates and these will be the Preliminary Exam and the Main EXam. The pattern of these exams is as follows:

Phase-I: SBI Clerk 2018 Preliminary Examination

  • Duration of Exam: The duration of the exam is of 1 hour.
  • MOde of Examination: It will be a computer-based test
  • Type of Questions: All the questions will be 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 2018 Main Examination

  • Mode of Examination: The exam will be held in online mode.
  • Medium of the exam: The question paper will be provided in Hindi and English language.
  • Duration of the exam: The exam shall be of 02 hours.
  • Type of Questions: All the questions will be of objective type.
  • Negative Marking: There will be 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

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis of Previous Year

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.

Exam Review

SBI Clerk 2018 Syllabus

The candidates can prepare for examination as per the syllabus for SBI Clerk 2018 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 2018 Admit Card

The Bank will issue separate admit card for SBI Clerk Prelims and Mains examination. The candidate will be able to download Prelims Admit Card only if they will successfully register for the exam. The admit card will be available for download by online mode only, at or To download the admit card, the candidate need to enter details such as Registration Number and Password. Only those who will qualify the Prelims exam will be issued the admit card to appear in the Main examination. It is important that candidates should print out of the SBI Clerk 2018 AdmiT card and a valid photo id proof.

SBI Clerk 2018: Apply Online, Vacancy, Syllabus, Cut Off

SBI Clerk 2018: Preparation Tips

After applying for the entrance exam, the first thing to do is to note down the exam pattern and syllabus and prepare as per it only. Above we have provided the exam pattern and syllabus for both Prelims and Main examination. 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 require to create any drastic study plan, just note down the days and assign a topic for each day. With this, you will be disciplined in your preparation and can complete your syllabus soon. SBI Clerk 2018: Apply Online, Vacancy, Syllabus, Cut Off
  2. Make separate notes of the formula, in that way you will be able to 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. This will also help you in your revision.
  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 2018 Pre- Exam Training (PET)

The SBI may arrange a PET for reserved category candidates such as SC/ST/XS/Religious Minority. The candidates belonging to other than the mentioned categories are not eligible to apply for Pre-exam Training. Such candidates need to specify at the time of filling of SBi Clerk 2018 Online Application if they wish to opt for PET or not. The candidates who will opt for such training will be able to download the SBI Clerk PET 2018 Admit Card, online. No hard copy of the admit card will be sent by post.

Centers for Pre-Exam Training

The list of training centers is provided below:

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

SBI Clerk 2018 Selection Procedure

The candidates will be selected for the post of Junior Associate on the basis of following selection criteria:

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

Prelims exam will be held first in the month of June/July 2018 and the qualifiers of Preliminary will be eligible to appear for the Main examination. Both are the computer-based test. Before joining, the candidate who has not produce the certificate in proof of studied that local language will have to appear for the test of the knowledge of specified opted local language.

SBI Clerk 2018 Result

The result for SBI Clerk 2018 will be published online at, SBI will prepare a Merit List on the basis of candidate’s performance in the examination. The SBI Clerk 2018 Merit List will also be published State wise and Category wise. The Preliminary examination is of qualifying nature and will not be added for selection. The marks obtained in the Main examination will be considered for the preparation of SBI Clerk Merit LIst.

SBI Clerk 2018 Cut Off

The candidates need to obtain minimum qualifying marks in order to pass the examination. Those who will secure less than the decided cut off will not be considered for the further recruitment process. The cut off for SBI Clerk 2018 is not yet announced. 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 2016 Cut Off for Preliminary Exam

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 2016 Category Wise Cut Off for Main Examination

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

SBI Clerk 2018 Wait List

The Bank will also publish a wait list on the quarterly basis against non- joining and resignation out of the current batch only. This wait list will be valid for a period of one year from the date of declaration of final result. The wait list will be published online at the official website of the Bank.

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