Every Year SBI conducts online examination to recruit candidates for clerical cadre for various branches throughout the country. After the preliminary exam, candidates are shortlisted for the Mains examination and then for the interviews. This year SBI is going to recruit 17,000 candidates for the clerical cadre.
Graduates in any discipline from any recognized university or any equivalent qualification recognized by the Government of India.
Candidates who are in the final year of graduation can also apply subject to the condition that, if called for interview/joining, they will have to produce proof of having passed the Graduation Examination on or before 30.June.2016.
The age of the candidates should be between 20 years and 28 years, both inclusive as of 1 April 2016.
The upper age limit is relaxed for the candidates belonging to the following categories.
|Category||Upper Age Limit Relaxation|
|Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribe (ST)||5 years|
|Other Backward Castes (Non-Creamy Layer) (NC-OBC)||3 years|
|Persons with Disabilities (PWD) General||10 years|
|Persons with Disabilities (PWD) SC/ST||15 years|
|Persons with Disabilities (PWD) NC/OBC||13 years|
|Ex Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen||Actual period of service rendered in defence services + 3 years, (8 years for Disabled ExServicemen 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)|
The exam is conducted in two stages - Preliminary and Main
The preliminary exam is of the following pattern:
|Total||100 (1 hour)||47|
The main exam is of the following pattern:
|Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude||60||28|
|Total||200 (2 hour 40 mins)||103|
Candidates have to pass each of the sections to qualify. The pass marks are determined by the bank. There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th mark will be deducted for each wrong answer
English: Reading Comprehension, Clozetest, Antonyms and Synonyms, Parajumbles, Sentence Correction
Quantitative: Arithmetic, Time and Distance, Mensuration and Geometry, Permutations and Combinations, Unitary Method, Ratio and Proportion, Age Calculation Problems, Simplification, Simple and Compound Interest
Reasoning: Visual Reasoning, Directions, Verbal Reasoning, Seating Arrangement, Coding and Decoding, Syllogisms, Number Series, Blood Relations
SBI Clerk notification is out.
The last day to register for the exam online is 25 April 2016.
Call letters for Preliminary can be downloaded from 11 May 2016
Call letters for Mains can be downloaded from 17 June 2016
Preliminary exam will be held in May/June 2016