SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2018

SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2018SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2018 - Candidates who wish to apply for SBI Clerk 2018 are advised to check the eligibility criteria to ascertain their academic and age qualification as asked by the examination authority State Bank of India (SBI). As per the SBI Clerk eligibility 2018, candidates must be between 20 and 28 years as on April 1, 2018 (date for calculating age may vary as per recruitment notification). Candidate must graduation degree in any discipline from a recognised University is eligible for SBI Clerk.

The recruitment of candidates will be done only on fulfilment of SBI Clerk 2018 eligibility criteria. Candidates are advised to carefully read the eligibility criteria before beginning the online registration of SBI Clerk 2018, which begins on January 20.


Highlights of SBI Clerk 2018 Eligibility Criteria

  • Age required for SBI Clerk 2018 – As on April 1, 2018 (may vary as per recruitment notification)

  • Date of Birth: Candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.04.1990 and not later than 01.04.1998 (both days inclusive)

  • Lower Age: Candidates must not below than 20 years

  • Upper Age: Candidates must not above than 28 years

  • Age Relaxation: The relaxation in upper age limit will be provided to reserved category candidates. The table given below shows category wise age relaxation for candidates appearing in SBI Clerk 2018

SBI Clerk Reservation Criteria

Candidate’s Category

Age Relaxation


5 years

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

3 years

 General (PWD)

10 years


15 years


13 years

Persons domiciled in  Jammu & Kashmir 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 Ex- Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to max. age of 50 years

Widows, Divorced women and women judicially separated from their husbands & who are not remarried

9 years (subject to maximum age limit of 35 years for General, 38 years for OBC & 40 years for SC/ST candidates)

Educational qualification:

  • For Junior Associates: Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government

  • For Junior Agricultural Associates: Graduation in Agriculture or Agriculture allied activities from a Government recognised university/Institute

  • Knowledge of official and local language: Candidates have to produce class 10th standard mark sheet/certificate evidencing having studied official (local) language will not be subjected to any Language test. In case of others, language test will be conducted before final selection. Candidates not found to be proficient in official and local language would be disqualified

  • Candidates should be able to write and speak English

  • Candidates who are in the final Semester/ year of Graduation may also apply for SBI Clerk 2018. But they will have to produce proof of having passed the Graduation Examination at the time of document verification for joining

  • Candidates having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD as per the prescribed dates

  • Candidates should be able to write and speak English


  • 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

  • Matriculate Ex- servicemen, 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 posts

SBI Clerk 2018 is national level online test conducted by State Bank of India (SBI) for recruitment of around 8301 Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sales) and Junior Agricultural Associates in clerical cadre posts. The exam will be conducted in two phases – preliminary and mains.

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