SBI Clerk 2019 – The State Bank of India (SBI) has released the notification of SBI Clerk 2019 on April 11, 2019, for recruiting 8653 candidates. The online window for SBI Clerk 2019 recruitment has been opened from April 12 to May 03, 2019 at sbi.co.in. The graduates of 20 to 28 years can apply for the SBI Clerk 2019 Recruitment of Junior Associate (Customer Support and Sale) aka Clerk. Recruitment process includes the prelims and main exam which will be held in the month of June 2019 and August 10, 2019, respectively. From May 14, 2019, the candidates can download the call letter for the pre-examination training. Get here all the details of SBI Clerk 2019.
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||Jun 2019|
|Issuance of call letter for Prelims||1st week of Jun 2019|
|Conduct of SBI Clerk 2019 Prelims exam||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 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.
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|
SBI Clerk 2019 Eligibility
The candidate who meets the eligibility criterion can apply for the recruitment
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.
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.
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|
|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.
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
|Agra||Hyderabad||Ri – Bhoi|
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. 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.
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.
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|
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|
|Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude||50||60|
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.
- 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.
- Make separate notes of the formula, in that way, you can easily relocate them whenever you need them.
- 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.
- You should solve as many as previous year question paper, test series.
- 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.
- 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
- Preliminary Examination
- Main Examination
- 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
- Transportation reimbursement
- 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.