SBI Clerk 2020: Every year SBI clerk exam is conducted by State Bank of India (SBI) to select eligible candidates (as per SBI clerk vacancies)to the post of SBI clerk.
As you know, It is one of the most desired jobs in the Banking industry and also a “Dream job” for millions of aspirants across India.
State bank of India (SBI) has already released SBI CLERK notification pdf for around 8 thousand expected vacancies in January.
It is one of the best leading banks of India and it is a dream of many candidates to be a part of this prestigious institution.
Now, that the golden opportunity is here, aspiring candidates wouldn’t want to miss out on their chance to join SBI as clerk.
This is why SBI clerk is considered as a premium job opportunity by millions of aspirants across India in Banking sector because of the following reasons:
(i)SBI is one of the best leading banks of India, Highest Brand value and reputation associated with clerk post considered by millions of aspirants across India.
(ii)SBI has Best pay scale which is highest among other Indian PSU (Public sector) Banks.
Millions of aspirants across India are already started their preparation for SBI CLERK, they should get aware about the latest updates of exam pattern, selection procedure, exam pattern, syllabus, previous year cut off etc.
Here is all the important information for the SBI CLERK Exam.
- 1 SBI Clerk Mains Exam Date 2020: Latest Update
- 2 Is SBI Clerk 2020 official Notification out yet?
- 3 SBI Clerk 2020 Vacancies – State wise Vacancies
- 5 SBI Clerk Recruitment 2020: Important expected Dates
- 6 SBI CLERK Salary Structure-
- 7 Selection Procedure –
- 8 •Online Preliminary Examination:
- 9 •Online Mains Examination:
- 10 SBI Clerk Prelim & Mains Exam Pattern-
- 11 Penalty for Wrong Answers:
- 12 Final Score SBI Clerk 2020 Exam:
- 13 Prelims Exam Syllabus
- 14 Mains Exam Syllabus-
- 15 SBI Clerk 2020: Admit Card Details
- 16 KEY HIGHLIGHT : Admit Card 2020
- 17 SBI Clerk 2020 : Admit Card Process
- 18 SBI Clerk 2019 Cut-off
SBI Clerk Mains Exam Date 2020: Latest Update
The SBI Clerk Mains exam 2020 has been postponed due to Covid-19. The SBI Clerk Prelims Result 2020 has also delayed due to the outbreak of Novel Coronavirus. The new exam dates will be announced later on Bank’s website after the completion of lockdown.
SBI Clerk Prelims Result: We still advise you to not wait for the Prelims result and instead, utilize this time to prepare for the SBI Clerk Mains exam. This will help you in other exams as well. Through this, you can create the best plan to boost up your SBI Clerk Preparation.
Is SBI Clerk 2020 official Notification out yet?
YES, the official Notification has already released on 2 January , to recruit around 8000 vacancies of SBI clerk.
You can check here SBI Clerk 2020 Exam Dates, Exam syllabus, vacancies details & other details released already with its official notification on January.
This recruitment process already started with the official notification, selection of candidates by qualifying the Preliminary & Mains exam to the post of clerk in State Bank of India.
As per the Rules final selected candidates will be get the job in their State/UT.
As per the previous year’s trend, the 2-tier selection process consists of Preliminary and Main Exams which will be conducted online.
Eligible and interested candidates must pass each stage to get shortlisted and progress to the next stage. As per the previous year’s trend, the Final selection will be based on merit.
SBI Clerk 2020 Vacancies – State wise Vacancies
Every year, more than millions Eligible and interested candidates appear and prepared for the SBI clerk examination. As per official notification SBI will recruit around 8000 for the post of clerk in. Here is the detailed vacancies-
|SBI Clerk 2020: State Wise Vacancies|
|State /UT||State/UT Language||GEN||EWS||SC||ST||OBC||Total|
|Daman & Diu||Gujarati||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Andhra Pradesh||Telugu/ Urdu||61||15||24||10||40||150|
|West Bengal||Bengali, Nepali||247||61||140||30||134||612|
|A&N Islands||Hindi, English||15||2||0||2||7||26|
|Jammu & Kashmir||Urdu, Hindi||23||5||4||5||13||50|
|Ladakh||Urdu and Dogri etc||8||1||1||1||4||15|
|Chandigarh||Punjabi and Hindi||13||2||4||0||6||25|
|Punjab||Punjabi and Hindi||61||15||43||0||31||150|
|Haryana||Hindi and Punjabi||45||9||17||0||26||97|
|Telangana||Telgu or Urdu||151||37||60||26||101||375|
|Uttar Pradesh||Hindi/ Urdu||357||86||181||8||233||865|
|Assam||Assame Bengali, Bodo||82||18||12||21||49||182|
|Tripura||Bengali, Kokboro k||16||3||5||10||0||34|
SBI Clerk special Vacancy
|Kashmir Valley||Urdu,Ka shmiri and Dogri||23||5||4||5||13||50|
|Leh and Kargil Valley||Urdu, Ladakhi and Dogri||10||2||1||2||5||20|
|Dibang Valley andTawang etc.||English||9||2||0||9||0||20|
SBI Clerk Recruitment 2020: Important expected Dates
Since the official notification is already released on the 2 January. Here are important dates for SBI clerk candidates. You can also check the clerk notification on the official website also.
|Online Application Form Available from||2nd January 2020|
|Application Form Last date||26th January 2020|
|Admit Cards for Preliminary Exam from||11th February 2020|
|Exam Date (Preliminary)||February or March 2020 (Expected)|
|SBI Clerk Prelims Exam|| |
|SBI Clerk Prelims Result||Updated soon|
|SBI Clerk Mains Exam Admit card|| |
|SBI Clerk Mains Exam Date 2020|| |
|Final Result||June 2020|
SBI CLERK Salary Structure-
SBI is one of the best leading banks of India, Highest Brand value of SBI and reputation associated with SBI clerk post considered by millions of aspirants across India. Here is the pay scale for SBI clerk 11765-655/3-13730-815/3-16175-980/4-20095-1145/728110-2120/1-30230-1310/1-31540.
Selection Procedure –
As per the previous year trend the selection process of SBI CLERK 2020 will also consists of 2 phases (preliminary, mains). Interested candidates must need to qualify each round to go on to the next phase.
The important Phases of the SBI CLERK 2020 Recruitment Procedure are as follows:
•Online Preliminary Examination:
As per the previous year process sufficient number of eligible candidates in each category is shortlisted by SBI depending upon the requirements for Online
•Online Mains Examination:
After qualifying the preliminary examination eligible Candidates need to qualify the SBI CLERK 2020 Main examination in which candidate must qualify cut-off for each section as well as the overall cut-off in the main exam, will eligible for merit list for final selection.
- Exam of specified opted local language: ThoseCandidates who have to appear for the test of specified local language selected at the time of applying for SBI clerk. Only those candidates qualifying mains exam will appear for this test. Candidates those are not found proficient in opted local language would not be qualified for the recruitment process.
SBI Clerk Prelim & Mains Exam Pattern-
The selection process will consist of 2 phases (Preliminary, Mains exam). Interested and eligible candidates must qualify each phase to go on to the next phase.
SBI Clerk 2020: Prelims Exam Pattern-
The preliminary examination is conducted online (one-hour duration ). As per the previous year It also has 3 sections with having 100 questions of 100 marks.
There is also negative marking in preliminary exam as 0.25 marks (1/4) are deducted for every wrong answer given by the candidate. Eligible candidates must clear the each section cut-off to qualify for the SBI CLERK 2020 Main exam.
Since the preliminary examination is qualifying nature, the section-wise details for preliminary examination are given below:
|S.No.||Tests(Objective)||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||English Language||30||30||20 minutes|
|2||Numerical Ability||35||35|| 20|
|3||Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
|Total||100||100|| 1 Hour|
SBI Clerk : Mains Exam Pattern-
The Main Examination will also consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks as per previous year trend, both tests (preliminary and main) will be online.
Objective Test: The objective test will be 2 hour 40 minute(160 minute) in duration, 4 Sections for a total of 200 marks. The objective test will have four sections also will have separate timing for each section.
The eligible candidates need to qualify in each of the section by securing passing marks.
| Number of|
|1|| Reasoning and |
|2||Quantitative Aptitude||50||50|| 45|
|3||General /Financial Awareness||50||50|| 35|
|4||English Language||40||40|| 35|
Penalty for Wrong Answers:
For every wrong answer there will be penalty of 0.25 (1/4) in preliminary exam and for main exam there also will be penalty as per the official notification.
Final Score SBI Clerk 2020 Exam:
There are some important things on the basis of which candidates final score for the SBI CLERK exam will be calculated:
• Preliminary Exam (Tier-1) will not be considered in the final score because it is qualifying in nature. Those candidates who are qualified in preliminary exam will be appear in Mains Exam (Tier-2).
• Candidates need to qualify Tier-2 to be eligible for the final selection..
• The final selection list for sbi clerk will be made from the top merit ranked candidates in each category.
• Final selected candidate list will be available on official website.
Prelims Exam Syllabus
|Reasoning Ability||Quantitative Aptitude||English Language|
|Logical Reasoning||Simplification||Reading Comprehension|
|Alphanumeric Series||Profit and Loss||Cloze Test|
|Mixtures and Alligations||Para jumbles|
|Data Sufficiency|| Simple Interest and Compound|
Interest , Surds and Indices
|Multiple Meaning or Error Spotting|
|Coded Inequalities||Time and work||Fill in the blanks|
|Seating Arrangement||Time & Distance||Miscellaneous|
|Puzzle||Cylinder, Cone, Sphere||Paragraph Completion|
|Syllogism||Ratio and Proportion , Percentage|
|Blood Relations||Number Systems|
|Input-Output||Sequence and Series|
|Coding-Decoding|| Permutation and Combination, |
Mains Exam Syllabus-
|Quantitative Aptitude||General English||General/Financial Awareness||Reasoning Ability||Computer Awareness|
|Simplification||Reading comprehension(RC) , Synonyms and Antonyms||Current Affairs||Internet||Basics(Hardware, Software, Generation of Computers)|
|Number Series||Rearrangement of sentences or Para jumbles||Static GK||Machine Input Output||DBMS|
|Data Sufficiency||Sentence Correction or Error Finding||Financial terms||Syllogism||Networking|
|Data Interpretation||Spell Checks||Static Awareness||Blood Relation||Internet|
|Quadratic Equation||Fillers||Banking and Financial Awareness||Direction Sense||MS Office|
|Time and Distance, Work||Cloze Test||Inequalities||Input-Output Devices|
|Profit & Loss||Coding-Decoding|
|Simple and Compound Interest||Ranking|
|Mixture and Allegations||Statement and Assumptions|
|Ratio Proportion, Averages, Percentages|
SBI Clerk 2020: Admit Card Details
SBI Clerk 2020 Admit Card has been released on February 11, 2020 on its official website.
Eligible Candidates can download SBI Clerk Admit card from the official website i.e. sbi.co.in by logging in with their SBI Clerk Registration Number/ Roll Number and Date of Birth/ Password.
KEY HIGHLIGHT : Admit Card 2020
|Availability of SBI Clerk Pre-Exam Admit Card||February 3 – 15, 2020|
|Availability of SBI Clerk Preliminary exam Admit Card||February 11, 2020|
|SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam Date(Tentative)||February/March 2020|
|Availability of SBI Clerk Main Exam Admit Card|
|SBI Clerk 2020 Main Exam Date|
|Mode of Availability||Online|
|Admit card can be downloaded from||sbi.co.in|
|SBI Clerk Helpline Desk||022-2282 0427|
SBI Clerk 2020 : Admit Card Process
How to download Admit card?
Candidates can download their admit cards following by these simple steps-
1- Candidate should visit the official website.
2-Click on the Admit card download link in official website.
3- Enter the required details like: Registration number, Date of birth and password fill the captcha if there is any and press login button or press ENTER.
4- Once you successfully logged-in your admit card will be on your computer screen now you can easily download it.
SBI Clerk 2019 Cut-off
(Preliminary Examination ) –
Preliminary exam cut-off details- Here is the previous year cut-off list(State wise and category wise) of few States/UT for SBI clerk preliminary exam.
|J & K||81.75|
SBI Clerk 2019 Cut-off (Main) –
Main exam cut-off details-: Here is previous year cut-off list(State wise) of few States/UT for SBI clerk main exam.
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Last Updated: July 7,2020 12:00:28 AM