SBI Clerk 2019
Sanjana Surbhi, 07 Jan 2019, #SBI Clerk

SBI Clerk 2019 - State Bank of India will release the notification along with the application form in January in online mode. Candidates who are between 20 to 28 years of age and have a graduation degree in any discipline are eligible to apply for SBI Clerk 2019. The exam is conducted in two phases - Preliminary and Mains followed by a test of the local language. Candidates are required to qualify in both the stages of SBI Clerk 2019 to be appointed as Junior Associate.  However, the weightage is given to the score obtained by the candidate in the online main examination of SBI Clerk 2019. 

SBI Clerk 2019 is held for the appointment of Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) in clerical cadre. Last year, the exam conducting authority had released as many as 9,633 vacancies to recruit eligible candidates. As per the official data, 7954 candidates have qualified in the mains exam of SBI Clerk out of 96,330 candidates. To know more about SBI Clerk 2019, go through the article. 

SBI Clerk 2019 – Highlights 

Specifications 

Overview

Name of exam

SBI Clerk

Exam conducting body

State Bank of India

Exam Level

National

Phases of exam

Preliminary

Mains

Mode of exam

Computer-based test

Qualification required

Graduation

Vacancies

To be announced

SBI Clerk 2019 Dates 

Candidates who wish to apply for SBI Clerk 2019 exam can check below the important dates related to notification, application form, admit card and SBI Clerk exam dates from the given table.

Events

Dates 

SBI Clerk notification

Mid-week of January 2019

SBI Clerk Application form 

Mid-week of January 2019

Last date to apply 

Second week of February 2019

SBI Clerk admit card - Preliminary

First week of June 2019

SBI Clerk Prelims exam 

Last week of June 2019

SBI Clerk Prelims result

Last week of July 2019

SBI Clerk Mains admit card 

Last week of July 2019

SBI Clerk Mains exam 

First week of August 2019

SBI Clerk 2019 Eligibility Criteria  

State Bank of India prescribes the eligibility criteria of SBI Clerk 2019. It is important for the candidates to check the SBI Clerk 2019 eligibility criteria before applying for it online. The eligibility criteria include requirements based on age and educational qualification.

SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2019 – Age 

  • The minimum age to apply for SBI Clerk 2019 is 20 years.

  • The maximum age prescribed by SBI is 28 years. 

Also, candidates belonging to OBC, SC, and ST category are given upper age relaxation to apply for the exam. Check the table below to know the age relaxation given to the candidates.


Category-wise age limit

Category

Age relaxation

OBC 

Three years

SC/ST

Five years

General PWD

Ten years

OBC (PWD)

Thirteen years

SC/ST (PWD)

Fifteen years

SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2019 – Educational Qualification 

Candidates who want to apply for SBI Clerk 2019 must have a graduation degree in any discipline from a recognized university/institution by the Government of India. 

SBI Clerk Application Form 2019 

The application form SBI Clerk 2019 will be available from mid-week of January in online mode. While filling the SBI Clerk application form 2019, candidates have to enter their personal details, educational details, upload scanned photograph, signature and pay the application fee. Candidates must go through the following steps to fill the application form of SBI Clerk.


Steps to fill the application form 

1

Online registration

2

Uploading of photograph and signature

3

Filling of basic details

4

Preview of SBI Clerk application form

5

Payment of fee

SBI Clerk Application Fee

Category

General 

OBC

SC

ST

PWD

Application Fee

Rs.600

Rs.600

Rs.100

Rs.100

Rs.100

SBI Clerk Exam Centres 2019

The venues where the exam will be conducted are the exam centres of  SBI Clerk 2019. State Bank of India releases a list of exam centers for pre-exam training and prelims exam along with the notification. Given below is list of some of the states and cities where SBI Clerk exam centres 2019 will be located.


SBI Clerk Exam Centres 2019 for Pre-Exam Training


S.No.

Exam Centre

S.No.

Exam Centre

1

Agartala

7

Anantnag

2

Agra

8

Asansol

3

Ahemdabad

9

Aurangabad

4

Aizawl

10

Bareilly

5

Akola

11

Bhubaneshwar

6

Allahabad

12

Behrampur (Ganjam)

SBI Clerk Exam Centres 2019 for Preliminary

State Code

State/UT

Exam Centre

11

Andaman & Nicobar

Port Blair

12

Andhra Pradesh

Chirala, Chittoor, Guntur, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Puttur, Rajahmundhry, Srikakulam, Tirupati,Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram

13

Arunachal Pradesh

Itanagar, Naharlagun

14

Assam

Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kokrajhar, Silchar, Tezpur

15

Bihar


Arrah, Aurangabad, Bihar Sharif, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur, Siwan

16

Chandigarh

Chandigarh

17

Chhattisgarh

Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur

18

Goa

Panaji, Verna

19

Gujarat

Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Himmatnagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara

20

Haryana


Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Palwal, Rohtak, Sonipat, Yamunanagar

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2019

The exam pattern of SBI Clerk is decided by State Bank Of India. SBI Clerk 2019 exam pattern will have important information about the exam like nature of questions, marking scheme, mode of exam, time duration, etc. As per the exam pattern of SBI Clerk 2019, 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer whereas each correct answer will be given 1 mark in the prelims exam. It is important for the candidates to check the exam pattern before start preparing for the exam.

SBI Clerk 2019 Prelims – Highlights 

Specifications

Overview

Exam Mode

Computer-based test

Exam Duration

One hour

Total Questions

100

Total Marks

100

Negative Marking

0.25 marks

SBI Clerk 2019 Exam Pattern -  Preliminary 

Sections

Number of questions

Time 

Marks allotted

English Language

30

20 minutes

30

Reasoning Ability

35

20 minutes

35

Numerical Ability

35

20 minutes

35

SBI Clerk 2019 Mains – Highlights 

Specifications

Overview

Exam Mode

Computer-based test

Exam Duration

2 hours and 40 minutes

Total Questions

190

Total Marks

200

Negative Marking

1/4th marks

SBI Clerk 2019 Exam Pattern -  Mains

Sections

Number of questions

Time 

Marks allotted

General English

40

35 minutes

40

General/Financial Awareness

40

35 minutes

40

Quantitative Aptitude

50

45 minutes

50

Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

50

45 minutes

60

SBI Clerk Syllabus 2019

SBI Clerk syllabus 2019 includes important topics from where the questions in the exam will be asked. By following SBI Clerk syllabus candidates can prepare well for the prelims and the mains exam. The syllabus includes topics based on objective sections (Numerical Ability, Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language and General/Financial Awareness, and Computer Aptitude). Candidates can check below some of the sub-topics from different sections:

SBI Clerk Syllabus 2019 – Prelims

English Language

Reasoning Ability

Numerical Ability

Reading Comprehension

Blood Relations

Ratio and Proportion

Paragraph Completion

Seating Arrangements

Speed, Time and Distance

Cloze Test

Coding & Decoding

Data Interpretation

Para Jumbles

Classification & Analogy

Simple Interest and Compound Interest

SBI Clerk Syllabus 2019 – Mains

General English

Quantitative Aptitude

Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

General/Financial Awareness

Spell-checks

Data Interpretation

Puzzles

Current Affairs

Cloze Test

Quadratic Equation

Statement and Assumptions

Banking and Financial Awareness

Sentence Correction/Error Finding

Mixtures & Allegations

Networking

News on the banking industry

Antonyms and Synonyms

Simple Interest and Compound Interest

Basics of Computer: Hardware, Software, Generation of Computers


SBI Clerk Admit Card 2019 

The admit card of SBI Clerk 2019 is released separately for pre-exam training, prelims and mains exam in online mode. Candidates can download their admit card by entering their required credentials – registration number/roll number and password/date of birth in the login window. SBI Clerk admit card will have details related to exam centre address, name and roll number of the candidate, exam date and time, exam day instructions etc. Also, no hard copy of the SBI Clerk admit card for prelims or mains examination will be sent through the post.

After downloading the admit card, candidates must check the details mentioned on it. In case of any discrepancy like incorrect name or personal detail, they must contact the officials. 

Along with the SBI Clerk admit card 2019, candidates will have to carry any one of the identity proof (Passport, Driving Licence, Aadhaar Card, PAN Card) to the exam centre. 

SBI Clerk Selection Procedure 2019

The recruitment procedure of SBI Clerk is done in three stages – Prelims, Mains and Local Language Test

Preliminary Exam

Candidates who have successfully submitted the application form and downloaded the admit card will only be able to appear for SBI Clerk prelims exam. Candidates must note that marks obtained in the prelims exam will not be added while preparation of the final merit list. As per the notification of last year, approximately 10 times the number of vacancies will be shortlisted for the SBI Clerk Mains exam.

Mains Exam

Candidates who have qualified in the prelims exam will be eligible to appear for SBI Clerk mains exam.  Candidates will have to obtain the minimum qualifying marks as prescribed by the exam conducting authority to get shortlisted for final merit list. Candidates qualified in the mains exam will be placed in the merit list as per their state and category. The final selection for SBI Clerk of the candidates will be based on fulfilling the eligibility requirement and qualifying the mains and language test. 

Local Language Test

Candidates who have not studied the opted language in class 10 and 12 will have to appear for this test. Whereas, candidates who have studied the opted local language in class 10 and 12 will not have to appear for the language test. Candidates who are not found to be proficient in specified opted local language will be disqualified from the selection process. 

SBI Clerk Result 2019 

The result of SBI Clerk result is declared in two phases – Prelims and Mains in online mode. SBI will release the result of preliminary examination followed by mains exam. Candidates must note that marks secured in prelims exam will not be considered for final selection. Only the marks obtained in mains exam will be considered to prepare the final merit list and provisional allotment of candidates. 

How to check SBI Clerk result 2019?

To check SBI Clerk result for prelims as well as mains, candidates will have to follow the steps given below:

  • Click on the link SBI Clerk prelims result 2019 to be provided (as and when released) 

  • Candidates will be redirected to the result link

  • SBI Clerk result pdf will be displayed on the screen or candidates will have to login credentials – registration number/roll number and password/date of birth in the login window

  • Download and save a printout of SBI Clerk result 2019 

SBI Clerk Cut off 2019

The cutoff of SBI Clerk is the minimum qualifying marks that the candidates have to score to qualify for the next  stage of recruitment procedure. The exam conducting body releases the category-wise cutoff as well as section and state-wise cutoff marks for all the candidates. The important factors that are considered while deciding the cutoff of SBI Clerk are the availability of seats, number of applicants and difficulty level of the exam. Candidates can check below some of the category-wise and state-wise cut off for the last year:

SBI Clerk Cut off 2018 for Prelims Exam

State

                                             Category


UR

OBC

ST

SC

West Bengal

66.5

55.25

45

51.75

Bihar

66.5

66.5

53.25

52.25

Uttar Pradesh

69.25

65.5

46.75

54.5

MP

66.25

66.25

46

51

Delhi

71.75

-

-

-

SBI Clerk Cut off 2018  - State-Wise Mains Cut off (200 marks)

State

                                             Category





UR

OBC

ST

SC

OH

VI

HI

Uttar Pradesh

96

82.5

67.25

60.4

75.2

90.85

63.3

Bihar

94.9

85.3

64.4    

70.4

65.4

83.5    

65.85

Chhattisgarh    

91.5

85.55

64.95

60.15

68.1    

80.1

 -

Punjab

100.65

82.95

72.1

 -

75.3

75.7

63.7

Assam

82.5

69.3

64

62.75

-

-

-

SBI Clerk 2019 – Payscale

A Junior Associate in State Bank of India gets a salary of Rs.21000 to Rs.23000 after all the deductions and inclusive of dearness allowance (D.A.), special allowance, and transport allowance. 

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FAQs related to SBI Clerk 2019 

Question: What is the exam date of SBI Clerk 2019?

Answer. SBI Clerk 2019 is held in two stages. The prelims will be held in the second week of June while the mains will be conducted in the first week of August.


Question: Do I have to send the hard copy of SBI Clerk application form 2019 to the authorities?

Answer. No. The candidates are not required to send the print out of the filled SBI Clerk 2019 application form to the authorities.


Question: When can I access SBI Clerk Admit card 2019 for prelims and in what mode?

Answer. The admit card of SBI Clerk 2019 for the first phase exam will be available from the first week of June in online mode. 


Question: Is there any negative marking in the mains exam of SBI Clerk?

Answer. Yes, 1/4th of the marks will be deducted for every wrong answer in SBI Clerk 2019 mains exam. 


Question: What are the age and educational qualification required for SBI Clerk 2019?

Answer. Candidates applying for SBI Clerk 2019 must be between 20 and 28 years of age and have a graduation degree in any discipline from a recognized university/institution by the government of India. 


Question: When will the result for prelims exam be declared?

Answer: The result for prelims exam is expected to be declared in the last week of July 2019. 

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