SBI Clerk Exam 2019 States Bank of India Clerk Exam

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What is SBI Clerk Exam ?

SBI Clerk Exam is conducted by States Bank of India to select eligible candidates for recruitment to the post of Clerks.It is basically conducted for recruitment of SBI clerks. It comprises of online exam which is divided into 2 phases.

Being the most sought...

SBI Clerk Exam is conducted by States Bank of India to select eligible candidates for recruitment to the post of Clerks.It is basically conducted for recruitment of SBI clerks. It comprises of online exam which is divided into 2 phases.

Being the most sought after exam in the banking sector. The post offers a good salary package and associated benefits.

SBI Clerk Exam 2019 Important Dates

Every year the State Bank of India to fill its various vacancies in its branches across the country conduct a series of examination including SBI SO, SBI PO and SBI Clerk exam. For lakhs of banking aspirants of our country it is a dream to be a part of the prestigious bank, so a lot of applications are received every year to apply for the mentioned posts.  

SBI Clerk Important Dates:

No official notifications regarding SBI Clerk Exam Dates has been released yet from the authorities, but by observing trends of last few years the examination may be conducted in the month of June next year. Here are tentative dates of SBI Clerk 2019.

Events of the exam

Tentative Dates

SBI clerk 2019 notification

3rd week of January 2019

Availability of online application form 2019

3rd week of January 2019

Last Date for registration

2nd week February 2019

Availability of admit card for preliminary exam

1st week of June 2019

SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam 2019

June 2019

Declaration of preliminary exam's result

July 2019

Availability of Admit Card for Main exam

Last week of July 2019

SBI Clerk Main Exam 2019

1st week of August 2019

Declaration of Main Exam's Result

September 2019

Date of opted local language test

Dates to be announced later

Decleration of Final Result

Dates to be announced later

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SBI Clerk Exam 2019 Eligibility

  1. Candidate must hold a bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized university or institute or equivalent.
  2. Candidate must be a citizen of India
  3. Candidate's age must not be less than 20 years and not more than 28 years.

Age Relaxation For Reserved Categories 

SC/ST 33 years
OBC 31 years
PwD (Gen) 38 years
PwD (SC /ST) 43 years
PwD (OBC) 41 years
Persons domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir State during the period from 1-Jan-1980 to 31-Dec-1989 33 Years
Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen Actual period of service rendered in defence services + 3 years, (8 years for Disabled Ex-servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to max. Age of 50 years
Widows, Divorced women, and women legally separated from their husbands & who are not remarried.
GEN- 35 years
OBC- 38 years
SC/ST- 40 years
Note: Candidates who seeking age relaxation are required to submit copies of necessary certificates at the time of interview.

SBI Clerk Exam 2019 Application Procedure

The application form would be available in April 2017.

The process for application would be online.

Application form would not be submitted in any other mode apart from online.

Application fees would have be paid online.

The payment can be made using debit/credit card or online banking.

Application Fees

Unreserved Category 600 INR
Reserved Category 100 INR

The application fees can be paid in both online and offline mode.

SBI Clerk Exam 2019 Admit Card

The admit card for the prelims and mains shall be issued by the State bank of India.

The admit card shall be issued 10-15 days prior to the exam.

The admit card link shall be posted on the official website.

The admit card needs to be kept in hand on a mandatory basis to the exam center.

SBI Clerk Exam 2019 Preparation Tips

Reading skills: Sections such as General Awareness require the knowledge of all the current affairs of the society. candidate must develop a good reading skill by reading newspapers and magazines at a good rate so as to increase their domain of knowledge.

Syllabus: Before starting any preparation process, it is utterly important for the candidate to be completely aware of all the syllabus contents. Candidates must have a complete knowledge of how topics are structured in the syllabus and get clear about each and every topic.

Practice: Along with the other things, the one best thing anyone can do is practice stuff enough so as to master that area of knowledge. This is how one can get the most out of the preparation routine. Practicing different type of questions from different places for the topics one has covered will strengthen the base.

Arrange the resources: Before starting the preparation, candidates must collect all the resources necessary for preparation such as books, practice papers, syllabus, notes etc. Also, candidates must clarify their doubts on time so as to not leave anything behind. Group study or recorded lectures are seen as quite helpful in such areas.

Give enough time: Time is the most basic and important asset that one needs to invest to prepare effectively. Give enough time to topics and areas as they deserve so that they are clarified and no doubts are left in that domain.

Attempt questions carefully: While answering the questions, this is very important that the candidates read the questions very carefully and answer them with utmost care. Never misread the question and manage time well so as to attempt every question nicely.

SBI Clerk Exam 2019 Exam Pattern

SBI Clerk is an online examination. The exam consists of five sections- General Awareness, General English, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability and Marketing Aptitude/Computer Knowledge. Each section carries 50 marks and the total time duration of the test is 135 minutes.

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SBI Clerk Exam 2019 Syllabus

The exam consists of five sections-

  1. Quantitative aptitude – Maths of class X level
  2. Logical reasoning – logical reasoning questions (verbal and non-verbal)
  3. Marketing – marketing concepts and banking products
  4. Computers – general knowledge of hardware, software
  5. Current affairs – general knowledge and current events
  6. English language – questions from the language and skills of reading, writing
  7. Click here for section- wise detailed syllabus

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SBI Clerk Exam Cut-Offs

SBI Clerk cutoff is the minimum marks a candidate must score for getting selected in the next round. The cutoff scored in the preliminary exam helps the

candidate advance to the next phase. Whichever candidate scores the required cutoff in the mains would be going to the next phase.

The SBI cutoff that has to be scored section-wise is the minimum to go to the next round. Candidates would have to score in the following sections:

General/Financial Awareness, English Language, Quantitative, Reasoning and Computer Aptitude.

The overall cutoff is required to be scored by the candidates to proceed to the next round. Along with the sectional, only when a candidate scores the overall

cutoff, the candidate would be going to the next round.

Subject Total Marks General SC/ST/OBC OH/VI/HI
General/Financial Awareness 50 13.5 9.5 3.25
General English 40 14.25 10.25 4.5
Quantitative 50 14.5 11.25 6.5
Reasoning and Computer skills 60 24 19 11.25

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SBI Clerk Exam 2019 Selection Procedure

Candidates are shortlisted on the basis of their score in SBI Clerk Examination. The high score holders would be immediately recruited on the job.

Candidates would have to pass in each section by gaining marks to be decided by the Bank.

The adequate number of candidates in every category as shortlisted by the Bank would be shortlisted for the mains exam.

The questions in the objective section except for English would be bilingual.

Negative marks for the wrong answer in the objective test would be 1/4 marks that would be awarded.

Passing marks would be determined on the basis of the performance of all the candidates in the exam.

An 'Acquaint yourself' booklet would be given to the candidates appearing for the exam.

Candidates who would have qualified in the exam would be placed according to their marks in the descending order in many categories.

Depending on the number of vacancies, only certain candidates on the basis of ranking would be eligible for interview in the ratio of 3 in every category

Interview call letters would be uploaded on the website after declaration of results of an online test.

The marks obtained in the prelims would not be added for selection and only marks obtained in Mains would be added to marks obtained in the interview.

Results of the candidates who had appeared for the interview and those who have been finally selected would be uploaded on the website. Final selection

would be updated in  Employment news/rozgar samachar.


You can view the total number of candidates Selected for SBI Clerk 2016

SBI Clerk 2016 Posts

Number of Candidates Qualified

Junior Associates Regular & Backlog Vacancies


Junior Agricultural Associates


Junior Associates (Special Drive for Tura (Meghalaya) / Kashmir Valley / Ladakh




Test Centres

State code State Center
11 Andaman and Nicobar Port Blair
12 Andhra Pradesh Chirala, Chittoor, Guntoor,Kakinada,Kurnool,Nellore,Ongole,Puttur,Rajahmundhry,Srikakulam,Tirupati,VIjaywada,Visakhapatnam,Vizianagaram
13 Arunachal Pradesh Itanagar,Naharlagun
14 Assam Dibrugarh,Guwahati,Jorhat,Kokrajhar,SilcharTezpur
15 BIhar Arrah,Aurangabad,Bihar Sharif,Bhagalpur,Darbhanga,Gaya,Hajipur,Muzzafarpur,Patna, Purnea,Samastipur,Siwan
16 Chandigarh Chandigarh
17 Chattisgarh Bhilai,Bilaspur,Raipur
18 Goa Panaji,Verna
19 Gujarat Ahmedabad,Anand,Gandhinagar,Himmatnagar,Jamnagar,Mehsana,Rajkot,Surat,Vadodara
20 Haryana Ambala,Bahadurgarh,Hissar,Karnal,Kurukshetra,Panipat,Palwal,Rohtak,Sonipat,Yamunanagar
21 Himachal Pradesh  Baddi,Bilaspur,Dharamshala,Hamirpur,Kangra,Kullu,Madi,Shimla,Sirmaur,Solan,Una
22,23 and 24

Jammu and Kashmir






25 Kerala Alappuzha,Kannur,Kochi,Kollam,Kottayam,Kozhikode,Malappuram, Palakkad,Thrissur,Trivandrum
26 Lakshadweep Kavarrati
27 Madhya Pradesh Bhopal,Gwalior,Indore,Jabalpur,Satna,Sagar,Ujjain
28 Maharashtra Amaravati,Aurangabad,Chandrapur,Dhule Jalgaon,Kolhapur,Latur,Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai,Nagpur,Nanded,Nasik,Pune,Ratnagiri,Sangli,Satara.
29 Manipur Imphal
30 Meghalaya Ri-Bhoi,Shillong,Tura
31 Mizoram Aizawal
32 Nagaland Kohima
33 Delhi-NCR Delhi,Faridabad,Ghaziabad,Greater Noida,Gurgaon
34 Odisha Angul,Balasore,Bargarh,Baripada,Behampur(Ganjam),Bhubaneshwar,Cuttack,Dhenkanal,Jharsuguda,Rourkela,Sambhalpur
35 Puducherry Puducherry
36 Punjab Amritsar,Bhatinda,Fatehgarh Sahib,Jalandhar,Ludhiana,Mohali,Pathankot,Patiala,Phagwara,Sangrur
37 Rajasthan Ajmer,Alwar,Bhilwara,Bikaner,Jaipur,Jodhpur,Kota,Sikar,Udaipur
38 Sikkim Gangtok
39 Tamilnadu Chennai,Coimbatore,Dindigul,Krishnagiri,Madurai,Nagercoil,Namakkal,Perambalur,Salem,Thanjavur,Trichy,Tirunelveli,Thootukudi,Vellore
40 Telangana Hyderabad,Karimnagar,Khammam,Warangal
41 Tripura Agartala
42 Uttar pradesh Agra,Aligarh,Allahabad,Bareilly,Bulandshaher,Gorakhpur,Jhansi,Kanpur,Lucknow,Mathura,Meerut,Moradabad,Muzaffarnagar,Unnao,Varanasi
43 Uttarakhand Dehradun,Haldwani, Haridwar,Roorkee
44 West Bengal Asansol,Berhampur (WB),Bardhaman,Dumkal,Durgapur,Hooghly,Howrah,Kalyani,Kolkata,Siliguri

Score Evaluation

The SBI Clerk mains result would contain particulars about the score card. The scorecard would would include the marks that you received section-wise. It would contain your overall marks. If your marks fall within the cutoff range specified, you get selected.

In order to view the marks in SBI Clerk exam held for recruitment of Junior Associates and Junior Agricultural Associates you can follow these instructions:

Go to the direct link mentioned.

Roll number and date of birth can be mentioned.

Select your role and check your result.

Go to the link for marks obtained.


1) Who does the SBI Clerk exam cater to?

The exam is conducted for recruitment of Junior Associates and Junior Clerical Associates in the Agricultural cadre.

2) What are the emoluments that are available?

INR 20,950 per month inclusive of DA and other allowances. Allowances may change according to the place of posting. The employees are eligible for Gratuity,

Pension, Medical, Leave fare and other facilities.

3) How is the selection procedure?

The Selection procedure is by way of preliminary and mains examination.

4) How is the exam conducted?

The exam is conducted in an online mode. 

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