SBI Clerical – 2018


  ALERT     SBI Clerk 2018: 8301 Junior Associate Recruitment Notification Out

Every year more than 25 lakh aspirants appear for the SBI  Clerk examination. The Online Registration for SBI Clerk  is from 20 January 2018 to 10 February 2018. There are 8301 vacancies for the post of Clerical.

No. of Vacancies : 8301

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SBI Clerk  Recruitment

State Bank of India conducts recruitment drive for the posts of Assistant/Clerk and Probationary Officers. SBI Clerk is a bright opportunity for every candidate aspiring to start a career in the SBI as a banker. SBI first releases notification for vacancies for Clerk and then conducts the online examination in two phases: the preliminary exam, and the Mains exam.


Important dates for SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) Exam 2018

SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2018 Preliminary Examination  will be held in the month of March-April 2018 and SBI Mains will be conducted on 12th May 2018. The notification for the prelims has come out on the official website of State Bank of India. Candidates.

Keep visiting this website frequently to keep on updating yourself with the

important dates for SBI Clerk 2018 Exam


Important Dates

SBI Clerk Online Registration/ Edit/ Modification of Application

 20 January 2018 to 10 February 2018

Application Fees/Intimation Charges Online Payments

 20 January 2018 to 10 February 2018

Download SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam call letter

25 February 2018

SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam Date

March and April 2018

Declaration of SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam Result

 April 2018

Download SBI Clerk Call Letter for Main Exam

First week of May2018

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Date

12 May 2018

Allotment of Provisional Posting

July 2018

Eligibility Criteria :


The Applicant must have the certificate of a citizen of India. A citizen from Bhutan or a citizen of Nepal or a citizen of Bangladesh is allowed only when they have a valid certificate which states that they have permanent intention to settle in India.

Age Limit

The age limit for the candidates to work in State Bank of India should be as follows

  • Minimum Age: 20 years
  • Maximum Age: 28 years

Age Relaxations

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
Person with disabilities (General) 10 years
Person with disabilities (SC /ST) 15 years
Person with disabilities (OBC) 13 years
Persons domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir 5 years State during the period from
01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989
5 years
Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled Ex-Servicemen Actual period of service rendered in defence services + 3 years, (8 years for Disabled ExServicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to max. age of 50 years
Widows, Divorced Women ( No remarried) GEN- 35 years
OBC- 38 years
SC/ST- 40 years.


Essential Academic Qualifications

(i) For Junior Associates: Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
(ii) For Junior Agricultural Associates : Graduation in Agriculture or Agriculture allied activities from a Government recognised university/Institute. Those who are in the final Semester/ year of Graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that,
if called for interview/joining, they will have to produce proof of having passed the Graduation Examination.


(a) The date of passing eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the mark sheet or provisional certificate issued by the University / Institute. In case the result of a particular examination is posted on the website of the University / Institute, a certificate issued by the appropriate authority of the University / Institute indicating
the date on which the result was posted on the website will be taken as the date of passing.

(b) Matriculate Exservicemen,who have obtained the Indian Army Special Certificate of Education or corresponding certificate in the Navy or Air Force, after having completed not less than 15 years of service in Armed Forces of the Union are also eligible for the post. Such certificates should be dated on or before 30.06.2016.

(c) Candidates should be able to write and speak English.



The selection process will consist of on-line test (preliminary & main examinations), test of official and/or local language and subject to Government of India approval, interview

Phase-I : Preliminary Examination

Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This test would be of 1 hour duration consisting of 3 Sections as follows:

Serial No. Section No. of Question Total Marks Serial No.
1. English Language 30 30 A composite time
2. Numerical Ability 35 35
3. Reasoning 35 35
  Total 100 100

Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing passing marks to be decided by the Bank.  Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 20 times the numbers of vacancies subject to availability) will be short listed for the Main Examination.


Phase – II: Main Examination

The structure of main examination (online objective type) would be as follows

Serial Number Section No. of Question Total Marks Duration
1. General English 40 40 35 minutes
2. Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
3. Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
4. General/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
  Total 190 200 2 hours 40 minutes

Phase – III: Interview(subject to Govt. of India approval)

Candidates qualified in the test (main examination) will be placed according to their marks in descending order in respective categories. Depending upon the number of vacancies only certain number of candidates from amongst those who qualify by ranking high enough in the merit will be called for interview in the ratio of maximum
3 candidates for each vacancy. Candidates are required to score a minimum percentage marks (to be decided by the bank) in interview to be considered for final selection. 5% relaxation for SC/ST/ OBC/PWD/XS category will be available thereon. Note: Interview call letters will be uploaded on the Bank’s website after declaration of result of online test.
Candidates will have to download the same from our website. No hard copy of interview call letter will be sent by post.


Final Selection

The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added for the selection and only the marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II) will be added to the marks obtained in Interview (Phase-III) (if interview is held) for preparation of the final merit list. Final selection will be made on the basis of candidate’s performance in the test (main examination) and interview (if interview is held) taken together.


Application Fee

Candidates who are applying for SBI Clerk Recruitment 2017 Notification they have to pay application fee through Challan or SBI net banking or from any credit/ debit card.

Category Amount to be paid
General and OBC Categories Rs.600/-
SC/ST/PWD and Ex-servicemen Rs.100/-



The application form of SBI Clerk 2017 exam will be notified in the official SBI Clerk 2017 notification. It is always advisable to the students to read the instruction carefully while filling SBI Clerk Application form or else the candidature can be cancelled

How to apply for SBI Clerk 2017?

  • Visit the official website of the SBI
  • Click on the link “Apply Online” provided on the page.
  • Now application form window will be displayed, fill it properly.
  • Read all the instructions carefully before filling the SBI Clerk application form.
  • Upload clear scanned copy of the photograph along with the signature.
  • Go ahead and make the application fee payment through challan/ SBI Net Banking/ Credit/ Debit Card.
  • Once done, take the print out of the application form.
  • Once the registration is successful you will receive the confirmation by SMS or e-mail.

You can read the SBI Clerk 2017 Notification official notification here – To be updated soon

Also, Click here to Apply Online – To be updated soon


Mode of Payment

Candidates have the option of making the payment of requisite fees/ intimation            charges through the ONLINE mode only:
Payment of fees/ intimation charges via the ONLINE MODE


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