SBI Clerk 2020
SBI Clerk 2020 Mains Exam Postponed
SBI Clerk 2020 Exam Date Out: 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 2020 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’II talk about SBI Clerk 2020 Notification, Exam Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus & more.
SBI Clerk Mains Exam Postponed
The Main Exam was scheduled to be conducted on 19th April 2020 but due the situation prevailing on account of threat of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the online main exam has been postponed. The Preliminary exam result has also delayed due to lockdown in India.
SBI Clerk 2020 Exam Date
State Bank of India (SBI) has released the exam dates of SBI Clerk 2020 exam along with its official notification. SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2020 Preliminary Examination is scheduled to be held on 22nd, 29th February, 1st and 8th March 2020, while SBI Clerk Mains has been postponed due to COVID-19. Candidates must keep visiting this website regularly to stay updated about the important updates for SBI Clerk 2020 Exam.
|SBI Clerk 2020 Notification||2nd January 2020|
|Start of SBI Clerk 2020 Online Application||3rd January 2020|
|SBI Clerk 2020 Application Form Closes||26th January 2020|
|Download of call letter for Preliminary Examination||11th February 2020|
|SBI Clerk 2020 Exam Date (Preliminary)||22nd, 29th February, 1st and 8th March 2020|
|SBI Clerk Result 2020 (Preliminary)||May 2020|
|Download of call letter for Main Examination||Postponed|
|SBI Clerk 2020 Exam Date (Mains)||Postponed due to COVID-19|
|SBI Clerk 2020 Result (Mains + Final)||June 2020|
SBI Clerk 2020 Notification
The SBI Clerk 2020 Notification for Junior Associate (Customer Support and Sales) has been finally released by State Bank of India on 2nd January 2020. Candidates can check the official notification by clicking on the link mentioned below. The online registration for SBI Clerk 2020 exam has started on 3rd January 2020. The Online Application window closes on 26th January 2020.
Total number of vacancies updated in the official notification for SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2020 is 8000.
SBI Clerk Online Application
The SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2020 application process has commenced from 3rd January 2020. Candidates are required to click on the mentioned below link or to visit the official page of SBI to fill in the online application forms as the entire process to apply for SBI Clerk 2020 exam will be online. The application fee for SBI Exam is Rs. 750/- for General category and NIL for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD category.
SBI Clerk 2020 Vacancy
State Bank of India has introduced 8000 Vacancies for SBI Clerk Recruitment 2020 Exam. Circle wise & State/UT wise vacancy details are mentioned below.
SBI Clerk Vacancy: Regular Vacancies
SBI Clerk 2020: Regular Vacancies
Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sales) Vacancy
|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||Ladakhi/ Urdu/ Dogri||8||1||1||1||4||15|
|Uttar Pradesh||Hindi/ Urdu||357||86||181||8||233||865|
|Assam||Assame se/Bengali/ Bodo||82||18||12||21||49||182|
|Tripura||Bengali/ Kokboro k||16||3||5||10||0||34|
SBI Clerk Vacancy: Special Recruitment Drive
|Kashmir Valley||Urdu/Ka shmiri/Dogri||23||5||4||5||13||50|
|Leh & Kargil Valley||Urdu/ Ladakhi/ Dogri||10||2||1||2||5||20|
|Dibang Valley,Tawang etc.||English||9||2||0||9||0||20|
SBI Clerk 2020 Application Fee
The category wise fee structure for SBI Clerk online application 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.
|Sr. No.||Category||Application Fee|
|2||General/OBC/EWS||Rs. 750/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)|
SBI Clerk Salary: Pay Scale
11765-655/3-13730-815/3-16175-980/4-20095-1145/7-28110- 2120/1- 30230-1310/1-31450. The starting Basic Pay is `13075.00 (`11765.00 plus two advance increments admissible to graduates.
SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2020 Selection Procedure
For the selection to the post of Clerical Cadre through SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2020 exam, candidates are selected through two phases of exams- SBI Clerk Prelims and SBI Clerk Mains exam. It is compulsory for all candidates to clear both the phases to secure the appointment letter from SBI.
SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2020
To crack SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2020 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:
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 Junior Associates Preliminary Exam Pattern
|Serial No.||Section||No. of Question||Total Marks||Duration|
|1||English Language||30||30||20 minutes|
|2||Numerical Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
SBI Clerk 2020 Syllabus
Although, the preliminary and main examination are both conducted on same pattern and syllabus. The difficulty level of the exam would be higher for the main examination.The preliminary examination of SBI Clerk exam 2020 will comprise of Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. Here is the detailed syllabus for SBI Clerk 2020 Prelims & Mains Exam:
|Reasoning||Quantitative Ability||English Language|
|Logical Reasoning||Simplification||Reading Comprehension|
|Alphanumeric Series||Profit & Loss||Cloze Test|
|Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test||Mixtures &Alligations||Para jumbles|
|Data Sufficiency||Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices||Miscellaneous|
|Coded Inequalities||Work & Time||Fill in the blanks|
|Seating Arrangement||Time & Distance||Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting|
|Puzzle||Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere||Paragraph Completion|
|Syllogism||Ratio & Proportion, Percentage|
|Blood Relations||Number Systems|
|Input Output||Sequence & Series|
|Coding Decoding||Permutation, Combination &Probability|
SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria of SBI Clerk 2020 exam is mainly about two pre-requisites:
- Educational Qualifications: He/shemust hold a valid degree in any discipline from a recognized university.
- Age Limit: Not below 20 years and not above 28 years as on 01.01.2020, i.e candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.01.1992 and not later than 01.01.2000 (both days inclusive).
|Serial No.||Category||Upper Age Limit|
|1||SC / ST||33 years|
|3||Person with disabilities (General)||38 years|
|4||Person with disabilities(SC /ST)||43 years|
|5||Person with disabilities(OBC)||41 years|
|6||Jammu & Kashmir Migrants||33 Years|
|7||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|
|8||Widows, Divorced women( No remarried)||GEN- 35 years|
OBC- 38 years
SC/ST- 40 years
SBI Clerk 2020 Exam Analysis
State Bank of India (SBI) conducts objective type exams every year for the recruitment of clerical cadre. Students must be waiting for the analysis and review to prepare for the upcoming banking exams. Career Power has covered every minute detail of the SBI Clerk exam to help the banking aspirants to make their career. Here, we will provide you with the types of questions asked, level of difficulty and if there was any change introduced in the exam. Last year’s SBI Clerk Prelims Analysis & Review Summary is here. The Difficulty level of the SBI Clerk Prelims 2019 was ‘Easy to Moderate’. Check here the Overall, Shift-wise and Section-wise analysis and review of SBI Clerk Prelims exam. This analysis will help you for upcoming SBI Clerk 2020 exam.
SBI Clerk Exam Analysis: English Language
|Topic||No. of Questions||Level|
|Single Fillers (word)||05||Easy-Moderate|
SBI Clerk Exam Analysis: Reasoning Ability
|Topics||No. of Questions||Level|
|Puzzles and Seating Arrangement||19||Easy-Moderate|
SBI Clerk Exam Analysis: Numerical Ability
|Topics||No. of Questions||Level|
|Number Series (Missing)||05||Easy|
|Arithmetic Word Problem||10||Easy-Moderate|
SBI Clerk 2020 Admit Card
Registered candidates will be required to download SBI Clerk Admit Card 2020 from the official website of State Bank of India. The hard copy of the SBI Clerk admit card won’t be couriered to applicants. The admit card for SBI Clerk Exam 2020 will be released in two stages – admit card for preliminary exam, the admit card for mains exam.
One must login to his/her account created while filling in the online application form and download the admit card.
To login on the official website of SBI, a candidate is supposed to have:
- Registration Number/Roll Number
- Date of Birth/Password
The admit card for SBI Clerk 2020 exam will be issued to candidates in two phases:
- For Preliminary Exam (available tentatively from February 2020)
- For Mains Exam (available tentatively from April 2020)
All candidates must go through the guidelines provided on the official website of SBI before downloading his/her admit card.
SBI Clerk Result & Cut Offs 2020
SBI Clerk Result 2020 will be declared once the both phases are concluded. SBI will publish results individually for both preliminary and mains exam. SBI releases sectional cut-offs for both – SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam and SBI Clerk Mains Exam. Aspirants are required to meet the cut-offs for all the sections to make it to the merit list.
To know the expected SBI Clerk Cut-Off, one must be aware of the Cut-Off for SBI Clerk 2020. Let’s have a look at the SBI Clerk Cut-Off 2019:
SBI Clerk 2019 Prelims Cut-Off
SBI Clerk Cut off 2019 (GENERAL Category)
|J & K||81.75|
SBI Clerk Pre-Exam Training
SBI may arrange pre-examination training at certain centres for SC/ST/XS/ Religious Minority Community candidates in consonance with the guidelines issued by Government of India. Candidates belonging to the above categories who desire to avail themselves of such training at their own cost may indicate to that effect against relevant column while applying on-line. An indicative list of training centres is given below:
|North India||South India||East India||West India|