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SBI Clerk EXAM 2020

SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) Exam is held by SBI or State Bank of India to recruit candidates for Clerical Cadre in its different branches across the country. SBI Clerk (Junior Associates)facilitates the recruitment for the post of Junior Associates (JA). SBI Clerk is one of the most sought after bank exams today and a huge number of candidates appear for the same every year.

SBI Clerks are responsible for all the client interactions and related operations. Candidates who are recruited as SBI clerks are designated as cashiers, depositors and other posts that form the face of a particular SBI Bank branch. Here, in this article we talk about SBI Clerk Notification, Exam Dates, Pattern, Syllabus & more.

ELIGIBILITY

The eligibility criteria of SBI Clerk 2019 exam is mainly about two pre-requisites:

A candidate is required to be between 20-28 years to be eligible for SBI Clerk 2019 exam.

He/she must hold a valid degree in any discipline from a recoginized university.

A candidate is required to be: A citizen of India, A subject of Nepal, A subject of Bhutan, A Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of settling permanently in India or a person of Indian origin who migrated to India from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, Vietnam and have the intention of settling permanently in India.

AGE LIMIT

Sr No. Category Upper Age Limit
1 SC / ST 33 years
2 OBC 31 years
3 Person with disabilities (General) 38 years
4 Person with disabilities(SC/ST) 43 years
5 Person with disabilities(OBC) 41 years
6 Jammu & Kashmir Migrants 33 years
7 Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen Actual period of service rendered in defence services + 3 years, (8 years for Disabled Ex-Ser. SC/ST). age of 50 years
8 Widows, Divorced women( No remarried) GEN- 35 years , OBC- 38 years , SC/ST- 40 years

Educational Qualification

Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.

Candidates having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD .

Those who are in the final year/semester of their graduation may also apply.

Note (a) The date of passing eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the mark sheet/certificate 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.

(b) 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 post.

SELECTION PROCEDURE

The selection process will consist of On-line test

  • Preliminary Examination
  • Main Examination and
  • Test of specified opted local language.

Final selection will be subject to

Verification of eligibility for the post and information furnished in the online application.

Qualifying in test of specified opted local language .

Results of the candidates who have provisionally qualified for selection will be made available on Bank’s website.

PRE-EXAMINATION TRAINING

PRE-EXAMINATION TRAINING

SBI may arrange pre-examination training at certain centres for SC/ST/XS/ Religious Minority Community candidates in consonance with the guidelines issued by Government of India. Candidates belonging to the above categories who desire to avail themselves of such training at their own cost may indicate to that effect against relevant column while applying on-line. An indicative list of training centers is given below

Agartala Agra Ahmadabad Aizawl Akola Allahabad
Asansol Aurangabad Baripada Bareilly Bhubaneswar Berhampur (Ganjam)
Bhopal Bangalore Chandigarh Chennai Coimbatore Dehradun
Delhi NCR Dibrugarh Rajkot Gangtok Gorakhpur Gulbarga
Guwahati Hubli Hyderabad Imphal Indore Itanagar
Jabalpur Jaipur Jammu Kanpur Keonjhar Kohima
Mysore Nagpur Panaji (Goa) Patna Port Blair Purnea
Pune Raipur Ranchi (Goa) Ri-Bhoi Rayagada Sambalpur
Silchar Siliguri Shillong Srinagar Tirupati Tura
Vadodara Varanasi Vijayawada Vishakhapatnam Surat
Jorhat Tejpur Kokrajhar Thiruvananthapuram Jeypore (Odisha)
Rourkela Jharsugud

Exam Pattern

To crack SBI Clerk 2019 exam it is very important to know the exam pattern in and out. Here is the exam pattern of SBI Clerk Prelims and SBI Clerk Mains exam:

Preliminary Exam Pattern

Sr. No Subjects No. of Question Total Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2 Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3 Reasoning 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

Mains Exam Pattern

Sr. No Subjects No. of Question Total Marks Duration
1 General English 40 40 35 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
4 General/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
Total 190 200 2hr 40 minutes

Syllabus

  • Reasoning

Coded Inequality

Statement Inequality

Direction

Logical Alphabets

Ranking

Mathematical Operation

Coding Decoding

Blood Relation

Syllogism

Input Output

Number Series & Letter Series

Statement Argument, Assumption, Cause Effect

Statement Conclusion, Course of Action

Analytical Reasoning – 1:1 ratio

Analytical Reasoning – Grouping

Sitting Arrangement – Row

Sitting Arrangement – Circle, Square

Data Sufficiency

  • Quantitative Aptitude

Number System

LCM/HCF

Decimal Fractions

Simplifications – BODMAS

Squares/Cubes/Surds

Percentage

Profit/Loss

Ratio

Partnership/Ages

Average

Allegation/Mixture

Time & Work

Chain Rule/Pipes & Cistern

Speed/Time/Distance

Trains/Boats

Simple Interest

Compound Interest

Areas (2D)

Volume (3D)

Linear/Quadratic Equations

Permutation/Combination

Probability

Data Interpretation

  • English

Fill in the Blanks

Synonyms/Homonyms

Antonyms

Spellings/Detecting Mis-spelt words

Active/Passive Voice

Verbs, Idioms & Phrases

One word substitution

Cloze Test

Comprehension Passage

  • Computer

Number System

History of Computers

Hardware

Software

Database (introduction)

Communication (Basic Introduction)

Networking (LAN, WAN)

Internet (Concept, History, working environment, Application)

Security Tools, Virus, Hacker

MS Windows & MS Office

  • Marketing

Introduction and Scope of Marketing

Market classification and Marketing research

Marketing Mix, Marketing Environment

Functions of Marketing

Market Segmentation

Market Target and Positioning

Product Planning and Management

Branding decisions

Pricing Decisions

Promotion Decisions

Advertising

Salesmanship

Sales forecasting

Distribution Management

Current trends in marketing like-green marketing, green banking, relationship marketing etc

  • General Awareness

Current Affairs

This would primarily focus on all news based items from various fields like sports, awards, summits, new appointments, obituaries, Indian Defence etc.

Banking Awareness

Indian Financial System – Overview of Financial Markets (Money Market, Capital Market, Forex Market, and Credit Market), Financial Intermediaries involved (like investment bankers, underwriters, stock exchanges, registrars, depositories, custodians, portfolio managers, mutual funds, primary dealers, Authorised dealers, self regulatory organizations, etc. Important committees and its recommendations.

History of Indian Banking Industry

(Pre Independence, Post Independence, Nationalisation), Structure of Indian Banking, Types of Banks (Scheduled, Co-operatives), categorisation of Bank (Pvt, PSU, Foreign), NHB, SIDBI, EXIM, NABARD, IDBI its role etc and concept of NBFC.

Regulatory Bodies like

RBI, (RBI History/ Functions/ Roles/) SEBI, IRDA, PFRDA, FSDC, FMC etc its role functions and fact based details

Capital Market & Money Market

Concept, Types of Instruments they deal in like

Call/Notice Money

Treasury Bills

Term Money

Certificate of Deposit

Commercial Papers or Capital Market Instruments like equity Shares, preference shares, or Debt segment like Debentures etc also talk about Stock Exchanges in India and world.

Exam Center

State code State/UT Centre
11 Andaman & Nicobar Port Blair
12 Andhra Pradesh Chirala, Chittoor, Eluru, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Rajahmundhry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram
13 Arunachal Pradesh Naharlagun
14 Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur
15 Bihar Arrah, Aurangabad (Bihar), Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea
16 Chandigarh Chandigarh
17 Chhattisgarh Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur
18 Goa Panaji
19 Gujarat Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Himmatnagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
20 Haryana Ambala, Faridabad, Gurugram, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Yamunanagar
21 Himachal Pradesh Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Una
22 Jammu & Kashmir Jammu, Samba, Srinagar
23 Jharkhand Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribag, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
24 Karnataka Belgaum, Bengaluru, Bidar, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi
25 Kerala Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thrichur, Thiruvananthapuram
26 Lakshwadeep Kavarrati
27 Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Satna, Sagar, Ujjain
28 Maharashtra Amaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri, Solapur
29 Manipur Imphal
30 Meghalaya Shillong
31 Mizoram Aizawl
32 Nagaland Kohima
33 Delhi –NCR Delhi & New Delhi
34 Odisha Balasore, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur
35 Puducherry Puducherry
36 Punjab Amritsar, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Sangrur
37 Rajasthan Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur
38 Sikkim Gangtok, Bardang
39 Tamilnadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Madurai, Nagercoil, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelveli, Vellore, Virudhunagar
40 Telangana Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal
41 Tripura Agartala
42 Uttar Pradesh Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Banda, Faizabad, Ghaziabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida/ Greater Noida, Sitapur, Varanasi.
43 Uttarakhand Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee
44 West Bengal Asansol, Durgapur, Hooghly, Kalyani, Kolkata, Siliguri