SBI Clerk 2024: Recruitment Process, Important Dates

The State Bank of India will soon announce the Junior Associate (JA) / Clerk job vacancies to conduct the SBI Clerk examination. The State Bank of India is offering a fantastic opportunity for banking aspirants to join them with this SBI Clerk. Therefore, qualified candidates should take advantage of the SBI JA 2024. Candidates are interested to learn more about the SBI Clerk. You can find complete information about the hiring procedure in this SBI Clerk. Check all the eligibility requirements of the SBI JA. It includes the more essential data such as the age limit, educational qualification, language proficiency test, etc. Additionally, refer to the wage scale of SBI Junior Associate. Go through this page to learn about significant dates, test formats, and other information from the SBI Clerk. By reading the FAQs section, you can clear all your doubts about the SBI Clerk.


SBI Clerk

Know all the details of SBI Clerk starting from the exam date to the result. So, candidates should download the official notice to clear all the doubts regarding the recruitment process.

SBI Clerk 2024 Notifice - Full Info (Link Inactive)


Click to Download SBI Clerk Notification 2023 (Last Year Notification)

SBI Clerk - Dates

It is very important that the candidates have a basic idea of the SBI Clerk. In the table, you can check the expected exam dates for prelims & mains stages of the SBI Clerk. Apart from the exam dates, you can check various important dates regarding the SBI JA 2024. Thus, knowing the exam date, candidates can plan their preparation for the exam.

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Events of SBI Clerk


Official Notification

September / October 2024

 Application Start Date

September / October 2024

Application Last Date

September / October 2024

Admit Card for Preliminary Exam

December 2024

Prelims Exam Date

January 2025

Preliminary Exam Result

February 2025

Mains Exam Admit Card

February 2025

Mains Exam Date

February 2025

Mains Exam Result

March / April 2025

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SBI Clerk - Vacancy

The SBI Clerk vacancy details will be added here. Candidates can check out this space for the detailed SBI Clerk Vacancies category & state-wise.

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SBI Clerk - Eligibility Criteria

The candidates who are aspiring for the SBI Clerk should fulfill the basic Eligibility Criteria to successfully apply for the same.

  • Nationality

  • Qualification

  • Age limit

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SBI JA - Nationality

  • Applications are invited from eligible Indian Citizens for appointment as Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) in the clerical cadre in the State Bank of India.

Candidates can apply for vacancies in one State only. The candidates applying for vacancies of a particular State in the SBI Clerk should be proficient (reading, writing, speaking, and understanding) in the specified opted local language of that State/UT/Special area.

SBI Clerk - Age Limit

  • Age limit - The candidate’s age should not be below 20 years and not above 28 years.

Check the age relaxation details for the SBI Clerk.

Category of the Candidates

Age Relaxation for SBI Clerk

PWD  (Gen / EWS)

10 years


15 years


13 years

SC  / ST Candidates

5 years

OBC Candidates

3 years

Ex-Servicemen / Disabled ExServicemen

The actual period of service rendered in defense services + 3 years, (8 years for Disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) is subject to a max. age of 50 years

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

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

SBI Clerk - Qualification

Check the SBI Clerk qualification eligibility details here.

  • The candidates should have completed graduation from any discipline or any equivalent qualification from a recognized university / Board.

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SBI Clerk - Application Form

The candidates are required to follow the steps to fill out the application form as per the SBI Clerk.

SBI Clerk Link & Steps to Form Fill Up (Link Inactive)

The application fee for the SBI Clerk exam can be paid only by online mode using a credit card or debit card or net banking or such other means. The application fee is given here for SBI Clerk.

  • General / EWS / OBC - Rs.750

  • SC / ST / PWBD/ ESM / DESM - Nil

SBI Clerk - Selection Process

The SBI Clerk selection process will happen in the following stages:

  • Preliminary exam

  • Mains exam

  • Language proficiency test.

In this SBI Clerk selection, candidates clearing the preliminary exam will appear for the mains exam. The final provisional allotment is made for the candidates who clear the mains exam. The candidates applying for vacancies of a particular State/UT, should be proficient (reading, writing, speaking and understanding) in the specified opted local language of that State/UT. Candidates who fail to qualify the SBI Clerk language proficiency test will not be offered appointment. Candidates who produce 10th or 12th standard mark sheet/ certificate evidencing having studied the specified opted local language will not be required to undergo the SBI Clerk language proficiency test.

SBI Clerk - Prelims Exam Pattern

As per the marking scheme, the candidates will get 1 mark for each correct answer while there will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for the wrong answer. Check the prelims pattern given below for the SBI Clerk.

SBI Clerk - Prelims Pattern


Maximum Marks

No. of Questions

Sectional Timing

Exam language

Numerical Ability



20 mins

English / Hindi

Reasoning Ability



20 mins

English / Hindi

English Language



20 mins





60 mins


SBI Clerk - Mains Exam Pattern

Check the details of the mains pattern for SBI Clerk. Negative mark for wrong answer - 1/4th of marks assigned to the question.

SBI Clerk - Mains Pattern


No. of Questions


Sectional Timing

Exam language

English Language



35 mins


Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude



45 mins

English / Hindi

General / Financial Awareness



35 mins

English / Hindi

Quantitative Aptitude



45 mins

English / Hindi




160 mins


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SBI Clerk - Syllabus

The candidates can check out the preliminary and Mains syllabus of the SBI Clerk in the link given below. Check the prelims & mains syllabus given below for SBI Clerk.

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SBI Clerk - Salary

Refer to the article to get complete information about the basic pay as per the SBI Clerk. After getting selected for the post of Junior Associate (Customer Support and Sales) in the clerical cadre, the applicants will receive the starting basic pay of Rs.19900/- (Rs.17900/- plus two advance increments admissible to graduates).

As per the SBI Clerk, the pay scale will be Rs 17900-1000/3-20900-1230/3-24590-1490/4-30550- 1730/7 -42600-3270/1-45930-1990/1-47920. The initial gross salary of the Junior Associate is Rs 29,000 per month including DA, other perks & allowances at the latest rate, and two additional increments for newly recruited junior associates graduates.

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SBI Clerk - Cut Off

The SBI Clerk exam cut off marks will be published by the SBI on its website. The bank will release the marks scored by the candidates along with the cut off for the state from where they are applying. The candidates participating in the exam are required to successfully log in with their details to check out their marks in the preliminary as well as Mains exams. There is no sectional cut off for both prelims and mains exams.

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SBI Clerk - Exam Centres

The candidates are required to choose amongst the given cities as their center of the exam while filling the application for the SBI Clerk. Here is the tentative list of exam centres. For your convenience, state-wise exam centres are given in the link.

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SBI Clerk - Admit Card

The State Bank of India will release the Admit Card for both the stages i.e. Preliminary and Mains Exam of SBI Clerk. The candidates willing to appear for the same will be required to download the admit card from the official website once the download link is activated. The candidates can check out the admit card to know their SBI clerk exam centre & date of the exam. The bank will allow only those candidates who carry their admit card to the exam. To download the admit card the candidates have to first visit the official website of the bank.

Post this, they have to log in on the admit card page along with their Registration Number and Password. The admit card will be displayed on the computer screen. The candidates can take a printout of the Admit Card. The candidates while going for the SBI Exam have to carry the admit card themselves along with a valid id proof i.e. Adhaar Card or Pan Card.

SBI Clerk - Result

The prelims & mains exam result will be released on the official website of the State Bank of India. Candidates can go to the site and provide their registration number and password to check the result.

SBI Clerk - FAQs

Check FAQs regarding SBI Clerk.

Q: The SBI Clerk exam is conducted for what purpose?

SBI Clerk exam is conducted to recruit talented candidates for the State Bank of India in Clerk / Junior Associate (JA) vacancies.

Q: The SBI Clerk selection has how many rounds?

SBI Clerk selection will have prelims, mains, and language proficiency test.

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