May 20, 2019

SBI CLERK

SBI Clerk Recruitment Notification for 2019: This is the most anticipated Recruitment Notification of all. Now, most applicants await notification of Recruitment from the Clerk of the SBI. Read more to know the Important Dates, the Examination Pattern, the Eligibility Criteria, etc. and resolve all your doubts regarding the Recruitment of SBI Clerk 2019.

Age Relaxation

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 Years
OBC 3 Years
PWD (UR) 10 Years
PWD (SC/ST) 15 years
PWD (OBC) 13 Years
Persons Domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir State 5 Years

Educational Qualification

You need to have a graduation degree from a recognized university or any equivalent qualification recognized as by Central Government.

Candidates who have integrated dual degree (IDD) should ensure that their date of passing on their degree is on or before 01.01.2019

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern

Preliminary Exam
Main Exam
Test of Official and/or Local Language

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern – Prelims

Name of Section No. of Qs Marks Duration (Min)
English Language 30 30 20
Numerical Ability 35 35 20
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20
Total 100 100 100

The appropriate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 10 times the number of vacancies, subject to availability) will be included in the main examination of the list of all candidates arranged in descending order of qualified aggregate ratings.

There are no minimum qualifying qualifications for the individual subject, as well as for the total (general) score.

The Prelims exam is bilingual, that is, it is available in both English and Hindi, except in the English section.

There is a negative mark for 1/4 of each incorrect answer.

SBI Clerk Prelims Cut-Off Marks

Subjects Total Marks General OBC/ST/SC/OH/VI/HI/DXS
Reasoning Ability 35 7.75 3.25
Numerical Ability 35 5.5 2
English Language 30 6.75 3.25

SBI Clerk Syllabus

Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning Computer Knowledge English General Awareness
Simplification Machine Input/Output Basics of computer, different generations, hardware/software, etc. Reading comprehension including Synonyms and Antonyms Current Affairs – news on banking industry, awards and honors, books and authors,latest appointments, obituaries, new schemes of central and state governments, sports, etc.
Number Series Syllogism DBMS Sentence rearrangement or Para jumbles Static GK – country-capital, country-currency, headquarters of financial organizations (of insurance companies), constituencies of ministers, dance forms, nuclear and thermal power stations, etc.
 Data Sufficiency  Blood Relation  Networking  Sentence Correction/ Error Finding  Banking/Financial terms
 Data Interpretation  Direction Sense  Internet  Spell Checks
 Quadratic Equations  Inequalities  MS Office and Shortcuts used in MS Officers  Fillers
 Time and Work  Puzzles – Seating Arrangement, Floor puzzle, etc.  Input/output Devices, their types  Cloze Test
 Partnership  Coding Decoding  Important abbreviations
 Profit and Loss  Ranking
 Mensuration  Statement and Assumptions /Conclusions
Time, Distance and Speed – Trains, Boats n Streams
Simple and Compound interest
Mixture and Alligation
Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Averages

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern – Mains

Name Of Section No. of Qs Marks Duration(Min)
General/ Financial Awareness 50 50 35
General English 40 40 35
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45
Total 190 200 2Hr 40 Min

The online test will be bilingual, available in both English and Hindi language except for the English section.
There will be negative marking for wrong answers (1/4th mark will be deducted).

SBI Clerk Mains Cut-off Marks

Subjects Total Marks GENERAL SC/ST/OBC OH/VI/HI/ XS/DXS
General / Financial Awareness 50 13.5 9.5 3.25
General English 40 14.25 10.25 4.5
Quantitative Aptitude 50 14.5 11.25 6.5
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 60 24 19 11.25

SBI Clerk Mains syllabus

Quantitative Aptitude General English General/Financial Awareness Reasoning Ability Computer Awareness
Simplification Reading comprehension including Synonyms and Antonyms Current Affairs – news on banking industry, awards and honors, books and authors,latest appointments, obituaries, new schemes of central and state governments, sports, etc. Internet Basics of Computer: Hardware, Software, Generation of Computers
Number Series Sentence rearrangement or Para jumbles Static GK – country-capital, country-currency, headquarters of financial organizations (of insurance companies), constituencies of ministers, dance forms, nuclear and thermal power stations, etc. Machine Input/Output DBMS
Data Sufficiency Sentence Correction/ Error Finding Banking/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 & Distance, Work Cloze Test Inequalities Input-Output Devices
Partnership Puzzles Important Abbreviations
Profit & Loss Coding-Decoding
Simple and Compound Interest Ranking
Mixture and Allegations Statement and Assumptions
Ratio & Proportion, Averages, Percentages