SBI Clerk 2018 – State Bank of India (SBI) will begin SBI Clerk 2018 recruitment process for appointment of approximately 8301 Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sales) and Junior Agricultural Associates in clerical cadre posts. The SBI Clerk 2018 will be a computer based test conducted in two phases – Preliminary and Mains. The tentative schedule for SBI Clerk 2018 preliminary exam is March/April. All candidates who will qualify preliminary exam will be allowed to appear for mains exam schedule to be held on May 12, 2018. The marks secured in mains exam will be only considered for selecting candidates for SBI Clerk 2018 posts. According to notification, no interviews will be conducted for recruitment of candidates in clerical cadre posts. The weightage will be given to the score obtained by candidate in online main examination of SBI Clerk 2018. Therefore, candidates should qualify main examination with high marks so that they can secure high rank in merit list. The allotment of banks will be done as per candidates rank and preference. The application procedure of SBI Clerk 2018 begins on January 22. The details of SBI Clerk 2018 recruitment exam like eligibility, exam pattern, application form, cut off and result is given below.
Key points of SBI Clerk 2018
Exam Name: Recruitment of Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sales) and Junior Agricultural Associates in Clerical Cadre in State Bank of India
Commonly Known as: SBI Clerk
Exam Category: Undergraduate
Exam Level: National
Conducting Body: State Bank of India
SBI Clerk Examination Overview
SBI Clerk exam date
100 MCQs from English Language, Numerical and Reasoning Ability
200 MCQs from General English, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude and General/Financial Awareness
100 (Each question carries one mark)
200 (Each question carries one mark)
March 1, 2018
SBI Clerk Cut off - Subject wise for General Category (2016 Cut off)
Reasoning Ability 7.75/35
Numerical Ability 5.5/35
English Language 6.75/30
General / Financial Awareness 13.5/50
General English 14.25/40
Quantitative Aptitude 14.5/50
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 24/60
Age Limit: 20 – 28 years
Academic Qualification: Graduation
Qualify preliminary appear in mains
Score high marks in mains exam for allotment
The application procedure of SBI Clerk 2018 begins from January 20, 2018. The recruitment exam will be conducted in two phases – preliminary and mains. Candidates can check SBI Clerk 2018 important dates from table below.
SBI Clerk 2018 Important Dates
Online registration of application form begins
January 20, 2018
Online registration of application form ends
February 10, 2018
Closure for editing application details
February 10, 2018
Online Fee Payment
February 10, 2018
Admit Card for Preliminary Exam
March 1, 2018
Preliminary Exam Result
May 12, 2018
The eligibility criteria for appearing in SBI Clerk 2018 recruitment process is given below.
Age Limit as on April 1, 2018:
Age limit of SBI Clerk 2018 for General category candidates:
Minimum – 20 Years
Maximum – 28 years
As per SBI Clerk eligibility criteria 2018 the reserved category candidates get relaxation in upper age-limit under following manner:
Reservation Criteria for SBI Clerk
PWD – SC/ST
PWD – OBC
Education Qualification for SBI Clerk 2018:
Candidates applying for SBI Clerk 2018 as Junior Associate posts must have a Graduation level degree in any stream
Candidate applying for SBI Clerk 2018 as Junior Agricultural Associates must have a Graduation degree in Agriculture or Agriculture allied activities from a recognized university or any equivalent qualification
The online registration for SBI Clerk 2018 begins on January 20 2018. Candidates can fill the SBI Clerk 2018 application form in online mode as no any other mode of application is available and accepted. Candidates are advised to read the notification carefully to ascertain their age and educational criteria as required for appearing in SBI Clerk 2018. Basically, the registration is a 4 stage procedure. The first stage of SBI Clerk 2018 application form is registration number and password, followed by uploading of images and signature of required dimension, payment of application fee and taking printout of confirmation page.
SBI Clerk 2018 Application Fee and payment Mode
Rs. 100 (Intimation Charges only)
General and OBC
Rs. 600 (Application fee including intimation charges)
The recruitment test of SBI Clerk 2018 will be held in two phases – preliminary and mains. SBI Clerk exam pattern 2018 for preliminary and mains is different. The detail of SBI Clerk 2018 exam pattern is given below.
SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2018 for Preliminary – The preliminary exam will be conducted in online mode tentatively in March/April. The exam will be of 1 hour and online test paper will have 100 multiple choice questions of 1 mark each.
SBI Clerk 2018 Preliminary Exam Pattern
No. of Questions
SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2018 for Mains – The mains exam will be also conducted in online mode on May 12 for candidates who have will qualify preliminary exam. The exam will be of 2 hour and 40 minutes and online test paper will have 200 multiple choice questions of 1 mark each.
SBI Clerk 2018 Mains Exam Pattern
No. of Questions
Reasoning Ability& Computer Aptitude
2 Hours 40 minutes
The examination authority will release separate admit card for SBI Clerk 2018 preliminary and mains. The SBI clerk admit card 2018 of preliminary exam will be available for all candidates whose application will be accepted by the examination authority. The mains exam admit card of SBI Clerk 2018 will be available for only those candidates who will qualify the preliminary exam. The admit card will have candidate’s detail like their exam roll number, category, photograph, signature, name and address of the allotted exam centre, etc.
SBI Clerk 2018 FAQs -
Q. What is the exam date of SBI Clerk 2018?
Ans. SBI Clerk 2018 will be conducted in two stages. The given dates will be updated on release of notification.
Q. What is the age and qualification required for SBI Clerk 2018?
Ans. Candidates must be between 20 and 28 years of age and have graduation degree.
Q. What is the selection procedure of SBI Clerk 2018?
Ans. For selecting candidates for clerical posts SBI takes two level of test – preliminary and mains. Candidates have to qualify both the test with high marks to become eligible for shortlisting candidates for allotment process. The marks obtained in mains exam will be only considered for final selection.
Q. What is salary of SBI Clerk 2018?
Ans. Candidates will be recruited for SBI Clerk on the pay scale of 1765-655/3-13730-815/3-16175-980/4-20095-1145/7-28110-2120/1-30230-1310/1-31540
The result of SBI Clerk 2018 will be declared by State Bank of India (SBI) in two stages. The SBI Clerk 2018 result for preliminary will be declared first and qualified candidates will be allowed to appear for mains exam. Based on the result of SBI Clerk 2018 mains exam, candidates will be selected for bank allotment process. The SBI Clerk result 2018 will be declared for only those candidates who will score sectional as well as overall cut off score as per their category.
State Bank of India (SBI) decides SBI Clerk 2018 cut off sore to delimit the number of candidates for the next round of recruitment process i.e. mains exam. Candidates have to secure sectional as well as overall SBI Clerk cut off 2018 to qualify the each stage of examination. At first, SBI clerk 2018 cut off score of preliminary exam will be declared and candidates who will secure sectional as well as overall cut off marks will be allowed to appear for mains exam. Candidates have to also secure sectional and overall cut off marks to qualify the mains exam of SBI Clerk 2018. Candidates who will score higher marks in mains exam will be placed at higher ranks in SBI Clerk merit list and amongst those having high ranks will be selected for allotment of banks as per their preference and merit. The SBI Clerk cut off score of preliminary and mains of last year is given below.
SBI Clerk cut off score of Preliminary (Subject-wise) - 2016
SBI Clerk cut off score of Mains (Subject-wise) - 2016
General / Financial Awareness
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude
Check detailed SBI Clerk 2018 Notification below:
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