SBI CLERK 2018

Preliminary Examination Dates : 13th, 14th, 20th and 21st October 2018

Mains Examination Date : 18th November 2018


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SBI Clerk Exam 2018

SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) Exam is held by SBI or State Bank of India to recruit candidates for Clerical Cadre in its different branches across the country. SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2018 facilitates the recruitment for the post of Junior Associates (JA). SBI Clerk is one of the most sought after bank exams today and a huge number of candidates appear for the same every year.

SBI Clerks (Junior Associates) are responsible for all the client interactions and related operations. Candidates who are recruited as SBI clerks are designated as cashiers, depositors and other posts that form the face of a particular SBI Bank branch. Here, in this article we talk about SBI Clerk 2018 Notification, Exam Dates, Pattern, Syllabus & more.

SBI Clerk Exam Notification

The SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2018 Notification has been finally released by State Bank of India. Candidates can check the official notification by clicking on the link mentioned below. The online registration for SBI Clerk 2018 exam has started from 20th January 2018. The Online Application window closes on 10th February 2018.

Total number of vacancies updated in the official notification for SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2018 is 8301.

Changes for SBI Junior Associates 2018:

As per the official notification released by SBI "No minimum qualifying marks for individual subjects are prescribed". Thus, there will not be any sectional cut off for this year's SBI Junior Associates Recruitment's Online Examination. However, the criteria solely lies within the hands of the organisation.

SBI Clerk Vacancy Details

Total 8301 Junior Associate Vacancies has been released by the State Bank of India this year. Here, we have updated the full information about SBI Clerk Vacancy 2018. Let's have a look at SBI Clerk 2018 Vacancy Details -

SBI Clerk EXam Date

State Bank of India (SBI) has released the exam dates of SBI Clerk Exam 2018. SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2018 Preliminary Examination is scheduled 23rd, 24th, and 30th of June 2018, while SBI Clerk Mains will be conducted on 5th August 2018. Candidates must keep visiting this website regularly to stay updated about the important updates for SBI Clerk 2018 Exam.

EventsNew Dates
SBI Clerk 2018 Notification 19th January 2018
Start of SBI Clerk 2018 Online Application 20th January 2018
SBI Clerk 2018 Application Form Closes 10th February 2018
Download of call letter for Preliminary Examination From 6th June 2018
SBI Clerk 2018 Preliminary Exam 23rd, 24th, and 30th of June 2018
Download of call letter for Main Examination From 23 July 2018
SBI Clerk 2018 Mains Exam 05th August 2018

SBI Clerk Exam Eligibility Criteria

Here we have mentioned all Eligibility criteria,whereby Candidates can easily identify that they can fill SBI Clerk Application Form 2018 or not.

Education Qualification: -Candidate musthave completed graduation degree in any of the streams such as BA, B.Com, BSc, B.Tech, etc., from a University recognized by the Government of India. Candidate who possesses same qualification from the university recognized by the Central Government is also eligible to apply for this exam.

Candidates should have a valid Mark-sheet / Degree:-Certificate which supports that they are graduates on the day they were registered for the exam. The percentage of marks obtained in Graduation should be mentioned at time of registration for the IBPS Bank PO examination.

Computer Literacy:-Knowledge of computer operation is a must as SBI PO exam is conducted online.

Language Proficiency:-Candidates should have verbal and written proficiency in official language of the State/UT. The candidate should be able to read, write and speak the language.

Nationality / Citizenship:-

A candidate must be either -

SBI Clerk Age Limit

All the candidates, who are eligible and want to apply for SBI Clerk Exam 2018, their age should not be less than 20 years and not more than 30 years. Candidates born between 2nd Aug 1988 to 1st Aug 1998 (inclusive both dates) may apply for the recruitment.

Age relaxation for SBI Clerk examination is applicable as per the government rules:-

Age Relaxation

CategoryRelaxation in age
The people affected in the 1984 riots. 5 years
Ex-Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs), Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs) who have worked for not less than 5 years in military and have left on conclusion of project. 5 years
Of the State of Jammu and Kashmir the original habitats of Kashmir Division during the period ranging from 01 January 1980 to 31st December 1989. 5 years
Other backward classes OBC-NCL. 3 years
Physically disabled applicants (PH). 10 years
Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Castes (SC/ST). 5 years

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern

To crack SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2018 exam it is very important to know the exam pattern in and out. Here is the exam pattern of SBI Clerk Prelims and SBI Clerk Mains exam:

SBI Junior Associates Preliminary Exam Pattern

S.No.SectionNo.of QuestionsTotal MarksTime Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 min
2 Numerical Ability 35 35 20 min
3 Reasoning 35 35 20 min
  Total 100 100 60 min

SBI Junior Associates Mains Exam Pattern

S.No.SectionNo.of QuestionsTotal MarksTime Duration
1 English Language 40 40 35 min
2 Numerical Ability 50 50 45 min
3 Reasoning 50 50 45 min
4 General/Finacial Awareness 50 50 25 min
  Total 190 200 2 hours 40 min

SBI Clerk Syllabus

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Syllabus

This comprises of Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language.

Reasoning
Alphabetical test coding Decoding Analogy
Data Sufficiency Coded Inequalities Seating Arrangement
Classification direction Sense Blood Relations
Word Formation Sitting Arrangement Syllogisms
Inequalities Statement and Conclusion Statement and Assumption
Statement and course of action Statement and Argument, Input and Output
Puzzles & Data Sufficiency.    
Quantitative Aptitude
Permutations And Combinations Probability Time And Work
Distance, Time and Speed Boats and Streams Average
Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere Data Interpretation Ratio & Proportion, Percentage
Ratio Partnership Mensuration
Simplification Series Simple and –Compound interest
Pipes and cisterns Trains Percentage
Mixture LCM-HCF Profit and Loss
Problems on Ages and so forth    
English Language
Passage Comprehension Cloze Test Erros in sentences
Sentence Improvement Correct the Sentences Miscellaneous

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Syllabus

This comprises of 5 sections: Reasoning, English Language, Quantitative, Aptitude, General Awareness, Computer Aptitude.

Quantitative Aptitude
Trains Average Percentage
Mixture Permutations And Combinations Probability
Time And Work Distance, time and speed Boats and Streams
LCM-HCF Ratio Partnership
Time and Work Number System Data Sufficiency
Mensuration Simplification Series
Simple and –Compound interest Pipes and cisterns Profit and Loss
Problems on Ages and so forth    
General Awareness
Financial Awareness Current Affairs General Knowledge
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude
Verbal Reasoning Syllogism Circular Seating Arrangement
Linear Seating Arrangement Double Lineup Scheduling
Input Output Blood Relations Directions and Distances
Ordering and Ranking Data Sufficiency Coding and Decoding
Internet Memory Keyboard Shortcuts
Computer Abbreviation Microsoft Office Computer Hardware
Computer Software Operating System Networking
English Language
Reading Comprehension Vocabulary Grammar
Verbal Ability    

Mode of Selection

For the selection to the post of Clerical Cadre through SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2018 exam, candidates are selected through two phases of exams-

It is compulsory for all candidates to clear both the phases to secure the appointment letter from SBI.

Application Form

The State Bank of India is the conducting body of the SBI Clerk Exam 2018. The Admit Card for SBI Clerk 2018 will be released prior the commencement of examination. The candidates who will apply successfully, they will be able to download SBI Clerk Prelims Admit Card from 6th June 2018 tentatively. Further, the candidates who’ll qualify the Stage 1 will be selected for next stage and will be able to download SBI Clerk Mains 2018 Admit Card with the help of Roll number/Date of Birth. The applicant has to carry a hardcopy of the hall ticket to the examination center else he won’t be allowed to sit in the examination.

Application Procedure

Application Fee

Candidates will have to pay intimation charges or application fee of SBI PO Exam via Online mode only. SC/ST/PWD candidates will have to pay at Rs. 100 and other candidates will have to pay Rs. 600/-.

CategoryApplication Fee
SC/ST/PWD Rs.100/- (Intimation Charges only)
General/OBC Rs. 600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

Note:-The payment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets by providing information as asked on the screen.

SBI Clerk Admit Card

The State Bank of India is the conducting body of the SBI Clerk Exam 2018. The Admit Card for SBI Clerk 2018 will be released prior the commencement of examination. The candidates who will apply successfully, they will be able to download SBI Clerk Prelims Admit Card from 6th June 2018 tentatively. Further, the candidates who’ll qualify the Stage 1 will be selected for next stage and will be able to download SBI Clerk Mains 2018 Admit Card with the help of Roll number/Date of Birth. The applicant has to carry a hardcopy of the hall ticket to the examination center else he won’t be allowed to sit in the examination.

SBI Clerk Result

After the completion of the initial or primary stage, SBI Clerk Prelims Result 2018 will be declared on after few days of examination on the official website. After this two-stage process, the candidates would be called for Stage III or document verification. The candidates who’ll qualify for final Process would be notified through SBI Clerk 2018 Final Result List after few months.

SBI Clerk Cut Off

Cut-Off marks are the minimum marks required for the applicant to qualify the examination and to reach the next level. The SBI Clerk 2018 Cut-Off Marks will be soon out before the Final Result. The cut off for Prelims would be released separately from the Mains Cut-Off. These targets will be dependent on factors like difficulty level of the question paper, Number of Vacancies and Number of Students Appeared in the examination, etc.

SBI Clerk 2018 Online Test Series

Every Exam needs sheer hard work and effort so as this. To master the art of perfection, the students have to put in all efforts and study hard for it. And to help you in this preparation we are here with SBI Clerk 2018 Online Test Series which offers free mock tests along with three separate analytical tests to improve the knowledge of the candidate. This series is based on the new and updated syllabus, and if any new change is conferred, then it is updated with new questions in a short while.

SBI Clerk Previous Year Paper

Previous year papers are a significant segment of the preparation for any government examination. These past papers help you in going through the structure and pattern of the exam and also make you aware of the changes raised in the design. Previous Year Papers of SBI Clerk Exam will surely help you in scoring good marks in the examination.

SBI Clerk Preparation

SBI Clerk preparation must be done in a systematic manner, with latest exam pattern in mind. Since the syllabus covers a lot of topics, it is important to choose the right study material so that you can understand the concepts and practice a wide variety of questions as well.

SBI Clerk 2017 left everyone startled with the unexpected pattern. This is the reason we have decided to provide you with the relevant new pattern questions that were asked in the last year banking exams. New pattern questions are simply the application of concepts in a new form. You just need to practice them a lot so that you don't face issue in SBI Clerk 2017.

Candidates should go through previous year SBI questions, so that they have an idea of what to expect in SBI Clerk 2018.

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