SBI Clerk 2014 – The computer-based SBI Clerk 2014 Exam begins on July 19, with lakhs of candidates appearing in the written exam conducted by State Bank of India (SBI) to fill up 5,092 vacancies in the clerical cadre in its branches across the country.
SBI released SBI Clerk 2014 Admit Card online on July 9 for the objective-type exam to be held in a 42-day window beginning on July 19.
Last year, over 30 lakh candidates reportedly applied for the recruitment through a similar process.
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The Selection Process also includes Personal Interview, which will be held after the result of the written exams is declared. The candidates, who qualify SBI Clerk 2014 Written Exam, will be called for interview round.
According to the Paper Pattern, there will be an objective-type test with duration of 2 hours 15 minutes, carrying a total of 200 marks. The SBI Clerk 2014 Online Exam will be divided into five sections – General Awareness, General English, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability and Marketing Aptitude/Computer Knowledge, with each section carrying 40 marks.
India’s largest bank, with over 13,000 branches across the country, has announced a total of 5092 clerical vacancies in its branches across the country. Of the total vacancies, 2690 vacancies are for General category candidates, while 760 vacancies are reserved for SC, 463 for ST and 1179 for OBC categories. Top three states allotted with highest vacancies are Gujarat, Karnataka and Madhya Pradesh.
The bank had announced Important Dates for application for the post on May 26, 2014. The application process started on May 26 and continued till June 14.
The candidate, aged between 20 years and 28 years as on May 01, 2014, and having a Graduation level Degree from a recognized university, were eligible to apply for the post.
SBI Clerk 2014 Result is expected to be declared in October 2014, after the bank decides the passing marks for the test on the basis of performance of all the candidates.
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See marks varies each year, the cutoffs depend on various factors like number of candidates appearing, paper level, etc. So one thing that you can rely on is the ranks. I'll give you a brief idea about the ranks for colleges in Odisha for sc category. One of the best colleges Central Institute of Plastic Engineering and Technology, Bhubaneswar had cutoff rank 373175 for sc category.
College of Engineering and Technology Bhubaneshwar had cutoff rank 349747 for Electronics Engineering, 277610 for Electrical Engineering, 207393 for Chemical Engineering, 458685 for Information Technology.
So prepare well for the exams and give your best and once the exams are over, then think about where you stand and the options you have.
Best wishes. Thank you.
Dear Annya, this is the official notification for SBI Clerk 2019 esam. You can access it at:
To give you a gist, the merit list after each round is prepared on the Category you have selected while filling in the application form. There is a statement that says that SBI cannot assume any responsibility of the mistakes in the application form and submission of the application forms after the last date. Now if you select your Category as General during Mains and you qualify under General Category, you will be given a placement under the General Category.
Qualification Criteria for Ex Servicemen –
Age Limit for Ex Servicemen in IBPS/SBI Exam
Instruction Criteria for Ex Servicemen in IBPS/SBI Exam
Above all else, all of you have to know fundamental things about ex-servicemen as per the IBPS and SBI department.The Ex-servicemen who might go after the position post:
Ex-Servicemen up-and-comers who previously verified work under the Central government in
Gathering 'C' and 'D' would be allowed for the age unwinding as recommended for Ex-servicemen for verifying another work in a higher evaluation or framework in Group 'C'/'D'.
An ex-serviceman who has once joined a Government work on common side in the wake of profiting of the advantages given to him/her as an ex-serviceman for his/her re-business.
Category Prelims Cut off (Out of 100) Mains Cut off (Out of 100)
General 47.50 52.50
OBC 46.50 52.50
SC 40.00 41.75
ST 31.25 31.50
OC 32.75 34.00
VI 31.50 37.50
HI 18.00 37.00
Exam for SBI Clerk is divided into three stages-
Prelims of 1 hour duration with following subjects-
Mains is of 2 hour and 40 min duration with following subject-
Last one is assessment of Official/Local Language.
The first and foremost thing required in banking exam is speed and precision.
To follow the first step, you need to practice a lot, solve as many mock papers as you can, along with test series. At the same time time, do not forget to evaluate your performance. This will give you a fair idea about strength and weakness.
The more papers you solve, more grasp you'll have on that subject, this will increase your ability to solve any type of questions that come in exams.
For General Awareness/ Financial Awareness, you have to read a newspaper daily with emphasis on The Editorial part, you can read The Hindu, The Economic Times, The Indian Express. You'll have to well updated with current affairs more so business/finance section regarding this.Newspaper will also help in your English.Do not skip this step at all, as in exams in the recent trends, Editorial parts are coming in either for RC, or some other section.
You may also refer the following books for SBI Clerk Exam-
Quant- Quicker Maths by M Tyra/ Fast Track Arithmetic by Arihant Publications /Quantitative Aptitude by RS Agarwal
English- General English by SP Bakshi or Plinth to Paramount
You can also refer Wren and Martin, that's the best book for grammar. Word Power Made Easy for Vocab.
For Reasoning- RS Agarwal Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning
Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey
Go to the link provided below, you'll get previous year SBI Clerk papers-
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