SBI Clerk Recruitment 2021 Notification PDF Download – Apply Online

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2021 Notification PDF Download – Apply Online Now

Dear Friends, SBI has finally released the SBI Clerk posts notification of Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sale). Applicants has required to visit to the official career page of SBI to fill in the online application forms as the entire process to apply for SBI Clerk will be online.

SBI Cler Recruitment Notification PDF Download

SBI conducts various exam for the posts lying vacant with their branches all over the India. Every year, there are more than 20,000 posts notified in the category of Probationary Officers (PO) and Clerical level posts. SBI PO and Clerical level posts are advertised every year in the month of Apr/May.

Every Graduated person are expecting a huge number of SBI Clerk vacancies in the month of April/May for SBI Clerk Exam Schedule. Candidates from all over India apply for these posts. Only graduates can apply for this post of SBI Clerk. Those who are planning to appear in the upcoming SBI Clerk 2021 exam can find complete details below with the further details regarding the Clerk Examination conducted by SBI.

SBI Clerk Notification 2021

The official notification of SBI Clerk is out. The Online registration for SBI Clerk is from 27th April 2021 to 17th May 2021. Pre-Exam will be held on June and July tentatively and computer based. Main Exam will be be held on  July/Aug 2021.

Click here to Download Official Notification of SBI Clerk Notificationnewicon_2018.

SBI Clerk Vacancies 2021

Every year more than 25 lakh aspirants give the for SBI Clerk. Number of Vacancies is 5000 this year.

SBI Clerk vacancy 2021 Category Wise

Below is the regular vacancy.

Category Number of Posts
GEN 2109
EWS 480
SC 722
ST 423
OBC 1181
PwD 156
ExSM 685

Backlog Vacancy

Category Number of Posts
SC/ ST/ OBC 121
PwD 96
ExSM 237

SBI Clerk 2021 Exam Dates

Activity Date
Registration/Edit/Modification of SBI Clerk 2021 Application 27 Apr to 17 May 2021
Application Fees/Intimation Charge Online Payments 27 Apr to 17 May 2021
Download SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam call letter or Hall Ticket 25 May 2021
SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam Date Jun and Jul 2021
Declaration of SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam Result  Jul/ Aug 2021
Download SBI Clerk Call Letter or Hall Ticket for Main Exam Aug 2021
SBI Clerk Mains Exam Date Aug/ Sep 2021
Allotment of Provisional Posting Oct 2021

SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2021

Aspirants must check own eligibility criteria before applying for the posts. All the eligibility criteria facts are given below.

SBI Clerk Educational Qualification

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.

SBI Clerk 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 SBI Bank-Clerk examination.

SBI Clerk Computer Literacy

Knowledge of computer operation is a must as SBI Clerk exam is conducted online.

SBI Clerk 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.

SBI Clerk Nationality / Citizenship of Applicants

1. Citizen of India
2. Subject of Nepal or Bhutan
3. Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanent settlement
4. Person of Indian Origin (PIO) who has migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam or East African countries of Zaire, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi, with the intention of permanent settlement in India
Candidates belonging to the category 2, 3, 4 must have a certificate of eligibility issued by the Govt of India in their favour.

SBI Clerk Age Limit

Not below 20 years and not above 28 years.

SBI Clerk Age Relaxation 

Category Age Relaxation
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) 5 years
Other Backward Classes (OBC Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
Persons with Disabilities (PWD) 10 years
Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Serviceman Actual  period of service rendered in the defence forces +3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex- Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years
Widows/Divorced Women 9 years
Persons with Domicile of Jammu &Kashmir during the period of 1-1-1980 to 31-12-1989 5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years
Regular Employees of Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal retrenched from service(for MP state Only)  5 years

How to Apply?

Direct Link to apply for SBI Clerk 2021 Recruitment

  1. Click on the given above direct link to apply.
  2. Press the button ‘Click here for New Registration’ available on the page.
  3. Fill your name, email and contacts on the registration page.
  4. Make sure that you have entered name, email and contact number is corrected. Then press Save & Next
  5. You will get the Registration Number and Password on email and phone number for future use.
  6. Upload your passport sized photo and signature.
  7. Fill all required your details and qualification , experience if there is.
  8. Preview your application before Submission. No change will be allowed after submit.
  9. Do the Payment through Debit or Credit Card. You can also do payment by online banking. You can visit nearest SBI branch for application payment.
  10. Keep the hard copy of your application for future use.

SBI Clerk Application Fee 

The category wise application fees for SBI Clerk exam is given below. Fee/Intimation charges once paid will NOT be refunded on any account nor can it be held in reserve for any other examination or selection. The application fee must be paid online itself. To know more please check the complete guide for SBI Clerk Application.

Category Application Fee
SC/ ST/ PWD/ XS/DXS Nil
General and Others Rs. 750/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

Salary of SBI Clerk

The latest revision of Bank Clerk salary as per 10th Bipartite settlement, took place on Nov 2012; nonetheless the final agreement was signed in May 2015.

The revised basic pay of Clerk thus becomes

Here Rs. 20950 is the revised basic pay of Bank clerk as applicable on 1st January 2016. Thus the new entrant in a Bank as Clerk is liable to get Rs. 20,950 as basic pay.

SBI Clerk Exam Centre 2021

एसबीआई क्लर्क परीक्षा भारत भर में विभिन्न केंद्रों पर ऑनलाइन आयोजित की जाती है और उम्मीदवार ऑनलाइन आवेदन भरने के समय अपने विकल्पों का उल्लेख कर सकते हैं। हालांकि पसंदीदा जगहों पर सीटों की उपलब्धता नहीं है, फिर भी एसबीआई एक उम्मीदवार द्वारा किए गए विकल्पों के अलावा एक परीक्षा केंद्र को आवंटित करती है।

SBI is the only authority to add or remove an exam centre. The candidates can’t make any request for the change of the exam centre. Any indecent behavior at the examination centre can lead to cancellation of the application.

SBI Clerk Selection Procedure 2021

The selection process of SBI Clerk consists of 2 phases (preliminary and mains).  The candidates must qualify each of them to go on to the next phase.

Stage 1 : Preliminary Examination

  • Aspirants who fill the SBI Clerk application form after fulfilling the eligibility criteria prescribed by the bank will appear for the first stage of SBI Clerk selection procedure i.e. preliminary exam.
  • The exam is objective and has 100 multiple choice questions divided in three sections, English Language, Reasoning Ability and Numerical ability.
  • Candidates will be 60 minutes to complete the exam.
  • The sectional cutoff for the preliminary exam of SBI Clerk is decided by the bank and candidates have to secure qualifying marks in each section.
  • Candidates 20 times the number of vacancies will be shortlisted by the bank to appear in the mains examination.

Stage 2 : Main Examination

  • Candidates qualifying the preliminary exam will be eligible to appear for the second stages of SBI Clerk selection procedure i.e. mains examination.
  • The mains exam is held online and consists of 190 multiple choice questions. The paper has a total of 4 sections, General/Financial Awareness, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude.
  • Candidates will have 2 hours 40 minutes to complete whereas each section has sectional timings. The structure of SBI Clerk 2019 main examination is, for general/financial awareness, the number of questions and marks will be 50 and the time duration will be 35 minutes.
  • For the English language, the number of questions and marks will be 40 and the duration will be 35 minutes. For quantitative aptitude, the number of marks and questions will be 50 and the time duration will be 45 minutes.
  • The number of questions and marks for reasoning ability and computer aptitude is 50 and 60 and the time duration is 45 minutes.
  • The total marks for the exam is 200 and 1/4th marks allotted to a question will be deducted as negative marking for incorrect answer.

According to the selection procedure of SBI Clerk 2021, questions in both preliminary and mains exam will be bilingual, i.e. set in English and Hindi except for General English and English language sections. Same as preliminary exam, candidates will have to secure marks according to the sectional cutoff in SBI Clerk 2021 mains exam.

Stage 3: Test of knowledge of official/ local language in SBI Clerk 2021

  • Candidates in addition to the prelims and mains exam will have to produce 10th standard mark sheet/certificate showing that they have studied official (local) language.
  • Such candidates will not be subjected to a language test.
  • Those candidates who are unable to produce a certificate will have to qualify a language test will be conducted before final selection.
  • Candidates not found to be proficient in official and/or local language would be disqualified.

Stage 4: Final procedure of Selection for SBI Clerk 2021

  • SBI will prepare a final merit of all the qualified candidates.
  • Marks secured by the candidates in the preliminary exam will not be counted as it is qualifying in nature and the merit list will be based on candidate’s scores in the mains exam.
  • Candidates who stands sufficiently high in the merit will be provided an appointment.

Stage 5: Provisional Allotment

  • The provisional allotment of the eligible candidate is released on the official website.
  • The SBI allots Banks to the candidates on the basis of the preferences they have made at the time of the online registration.
  • SBI plays its role in the selection process till the provisional selection to different banks. Further the responsibility to inform the qualified candidates about their joining dates and procedure lies with the respective banks.

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 

Below are given the exam pattern for both preliminary and

SBI Clerk 2021 Prelim Exam Pattern

Prelim Exam will be online computer based. Each section has 20 minutes duration i.e. total time will be allocated 60 minutes.

Section Name No. of Qus Max. Marks
English Language 30 30
Numerical Ability 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

SBI Clerk 2021 Main Exam Pattern

Mains Exam will also be online computer based. Total time will be allocated 2 hours 40 minutes.

Section Name No. of Qus Max Marks Time
English Section 40 40 35 min
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 min
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 min
General Financial Awareness 50 50 35 min
Total 190 200 2 hr 40 min

एसबीआई क्लर्क मैनेज भी ऑनलाइन आयोजित किया जाता है, एसबीआई के नवीनतम अपडेट में 4 अनुभाग हैं, जिसमें 190 प्रश्न हैं, जिसमें 160 मिनट की अवधि के 200 अंकों के कुल स्कोर हैं।

  • The candidates must attempt the sections in the same order and within the allotted time fixed by the examining body.
  • The candidate can’t leave the existing section before the time allotted.
  • The next section can only be attempted after the current section is completed.
  • There is a negative marking with a deduction of 0.25 marks for every mistake.

SBI Clerk Language Proficiency Test or Interview

  • The candidates provisionally selected from the on-line examination will have to undergo a language proficiency test (LPT).
  • The language proficiency test will be conducted in the Official / Local Language of the State concerned. Candidate not proficient in the Official/Local Language would be disqualified.

SBI Clerk Pre-Exam Training

Aspirants can also take the training based on the category from some training centre. Check all details by clicking on below link.

SBI Pre-Exam Training

SBI Clerk Cut Off 2021

AffairsGuru Team will soon released the SBI Clerk cut off after examination.

SBI Clerk Previous Year 2018 Notification

Check the SBI Clerk 2018 Notification.

SBI Clerk BioData Form

SBI Clerk Biodata Form Sample

SBI will have some additional centres or remove some depending on requirement. The Candidates wha opt for pre-examination training should download their call letter for training by entering their registration number and password/ date of birth from Bank’s website. Pre-Exam training call letter will not be sent by post.


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