SBI is one of the largest financial companies in India and the biggest bank with many of its branches extended overseas. It offers excellent career opportunities to the eligible graduates in India to make a bright and secure career for themselves.SBI gives this chance through releasing recruitment notifications for Probationary Officers and Junior Associates. It has released it's notification now for SBI Clerk 2019 now. Many aspirants wait for this notification eagerly as SBI Clerk works as a gateway to enter into one of the most prestigious and huge organizations. Refer to the table given below for details
SBI Clerk 2019
Exam Conducting Body
State Bank of India (SBI)
3:- Prelims, Mains and Interview
SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Date
SBI Clerk Mains Exam date
August 10, 2019
State Bank of India has finally released the 'SBI Clerk Recruitment Notification 2019'. SBI being one of the largest banks of India, attracts a major amount of job aspirants irrespective of the post. SBI has invited applications from the eligible candidates for the posts of Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sales) in clerical cadre. All the interested candidates can start applying for the post immediately in order to avoid last minute rush after going through complete details in the 'SBI Clerk Recruitment Notification 2019'. SBI has announced around 8653 vacancies for Junior Associates this year. The candidates can apply only once and from only one state, only after ensuring their eligibility.
SBI recruitment is one of the most important ones in the banking industry. All the candidates who are interested in working in Public Sector Banks wait for the SBI notification every year. SBI offers a golden opportunity to all the eligible candidates by releasing a good number of vacancies every year. This year also SBI has released 8653 vacancies for the post of Junior Associate in clerical cadre. The vacancy details are as follows:
Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sales)
d & e @
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Jammu & Kashmir
Special Recruitment Drive
Urdu/ Kashmiri/ Dogri
Leh & Kargil Valley
Urdu/ Ladakhi/ Dogri
SBI has announced vacancies for the post of Junior Associates in clerical cadre and all the interested candidates should start applying for the same. While you start the application process, you should know all the details regarding the SBI Junior Associates exam pattern. SBI Junior Associates Examination will be conducted in two main phases:
The Main Examination will further be followed by a Language proficiency test which will be a test of specified opted local language
SBI will conduct an online preliminary exam in the Phase I of SBI Junior Associate Exam. The Preliminary Exam consists of an objective test with three sections: English Language, Numerical Ability and Reasoning Ability worth 100 marks. All the sections are allotted separate marks and separate sectional timings. A candidate can not shift to another section until the timing of that particular section is exhausted. The total timing of the exam will be 1 hour.
No. of Questions
All the candidates who manage to clear the SBI Junior Associate Preliminary Exam will appear in the Phase II - Main Examination. The results of the Preliminary Exam are released soon after the exam and the admit cards will be released soon after that. There is not much gap between the Phase I and Phase II Exams, therefore you need to be in preparation mode since the start. The Main Examination will also be an online test consisting of four sections: General / Financial Awareness, General English, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude which are allotted different marks and different sectional timings. The total time duration will be 2 Hours 40 Minutes.
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude
2 Hour 40 minutes
All the questions in the objective tests will be bilingual, i.e. they will be available both in Hindi and English except the test of English Language in both the phases.
SBI Clerk 2019: Provisional Selection (Subject to qualifying specified opted local language).
Provisional selection will be done on the basis of the scores obtained by the candidates in the SBI Junior Associate Main Examination. The final selection will be done once the eligibility of the candidates is verified and all the information provided by the candidates in the application form is certified to be true.
Along with the final selections, SBI will release a waiting list of up to 50% of vacancies (State-category wise). This list will be valid for one year from the result declaration date. The appointment of the candidates in the wait list will be done on the basis of the other candidates who resign in the middle of their term or do not join at all.
SBI has released its official notification for the much awaited SBI Junior Associate posts. This is a clerical level job and yet is awaited by most of the candidates,being a way to enter the largest organization. All candidates willing to apply should be well aware of the important dates related to the examination.
SBI Clerk 2019 Events
SBI Clerk Exam Dates 2019
Availability of SBI Clerk Online Application Form
12 April 2019 to 03 May 2019
Last date of Online Application Form
Release of SBI Clerk Admit Card for Preliminary Exam
To be notified soon
SBI Clerk Pre Exam date
22 & 23 June 2019
SBI Clerk Pre Exam Result
Release of SBI Clerk Mains Admit Card
SBI Clerk Mains Exam date
10th August 2019
SBI Clerk Mains Exam Result
Declaration of Final SBI Clerk Result
SBI is one of the largest banking organizations and therefore it is aspired by many candidates who are seeking a stable job for themselves, especially in the banking sector. SBI has thus released the notification for Junior Associates and it mentions a specific eligibility criteria for all the post for which it has released the notification. A candidate needs to follow this criteria if he/she wishes to apply for the exam failing which his/her candidature will be cancelled further.
SBI mentions in its notification that to be eligible for applying for the SBI Junior Associate post, a candidate needs to be a graduate in any discipline from a recognised university or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government. The candidates who possess integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should make sure that they have passed it on or before 31.08.2019.
SBI Junior Associates (Clerk)
Graduate in any subject from a government recognized institute and colleges.
SBI has specified a certain age limit with respect to the Junior Associate post. It mentions that a candidate who wishes to appear in the exam, should not be below 20 years and not above 28 years; which implies that a candidate must not have been born earlier than 02.04.1991 and not later than 01.04.1999. (including both the dates).
Minimum age: 20 years
Maximum age: 28 years
All the candidates need to follow the above mentioned age criteria, except a few of the categories are provided a relaxation in age. All the candidates belonging to these categories will be eligible for relaxation in age. The details of age relaxation are mentioned in the table below:
Other Backward Classes (OBC)
PWD (OBC) Persons domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir
State during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989
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 married
7 years (subject to maximum age limit of 35 years for General,38 years for OBC & 40 years for SC/ST candidates)
Knowing syllabus of any exam is the first and the most important thing to do before inititaing preparation for any exam. SBI job notification is one of the most important ones in the banking sector. SBI gives this golden chance to all the job aspirants who are eager to make a stable career for themselves. SBI Clerk (Junior Associate) 2019 Prelims exam will have a total of 100 questions divided into three sections. The Mains Exam will have 190 questions from 4 subjects. You will be able to appear for Mains only if you fare well in the Prelims. Therefore, you should get hold of the SBI Clerk syllabus 2019 and start preparing right away. You should have the complete details for SBI Clerk Pre Syllabus as well as SBI Clerk Mains Syllabus. Both the stages hold utmost importance and therefore you should start preparing for both well in advance.
SBI (Clerk) Junior Associate 2019 Preliminary exam will have a total of 100 questions divided into three sections: English Language, Numerical Ability and Reasoning Ability. All the sections hold equal importance, therefore it becomes mandatory to study the complete syllabus properly and prepare yourself well.
Ratio and proportion
Mixture and allegation
Statement and conclusions
Time and work
Idioms and phrases
Speed, distance and time
Statement and assumptions
Fill in the suitable words
Stocks and shares
Statement and arguments
Volume and surface Area
Passage and conclusions
Active/ passive voice
Height and Distances
Phrases and idioms
Direct and indirect speech
Permutation and combinations
Number, ranking and time sequence
Simple and compound interest
Direction sense test
Rearrangement of passage
Profit, loss and discount
Assertion and reasoning
Elements of algebra
Odd figure out
SBI (Clerk) Junior Associate 2019 Main Examination consists of five subjects/sections out of which questions asre asked in the objective type format. You will be given answer choices out of which you will have to choose one. Therefore, if you practice and study well, you will be able to spot the correct answer instantly. For that you need to be aware of the complete syllabus. As Main Examination is the stepping stone to your success in the exam, therefore you should pay utmost attention to the preparation. Find the syllabus details below:
General /Financial Awareness
Abbreviations and Economic terminologies
History of computers
Overview of Indian Financial System
Basics of hardware and software
History of Indian Banking System
Windows operating system
Recent credit and monetary policies
Important Government Schemes on capital & money market
terms and services
Introduction to national financial institutions like RBI, SEBI, IRDA, FSDC etc.
Basic functionalities of MS-Office (MS-word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint)
Introdcution to International organisations like IMF, World Bank, ADB, UN etc.
Networking and communication
Current affairs related to national and international issues of last 6 months
Basics of hacking,
Security tools and viruses
As soon as you complete filling up all the details in the SBI Junior Associate (clerk) application form, the last step towards the completion of application process is payment of application fee which will also be done in online mode. You will be given online payment options from which you will have to choose one to pay the requisite fee. Once paid, the fees will not be refunded. Without submitting the application fee, the application will be considered incomplete.
The fee details according to the various categories are as follows:
Rs.125/- (Intimation Charges only)
General and Others
Rs. 750/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)
SBI also arranges the facility of pre-exam training at few of its centres for some of the categories of candidates. SBI has released a lost of centres where the candidates can choose to take the pre-exam training related to SBI Junior Associate Exam at their own cost.
Following table specifies the various centres where the pre exam training for the year 2019:
SBI is considered one of the best recruiters in the banking industry, as it provides a descent amount of salary along with other benefits to its employees and rewards their work to the best of their capability. Receiving a good salary is an important motivating factor for the employees and it encourages them to work harder and better. SBI is the largest bank and therefore there is no doubt that it pays its employees well along with many other benefits. According to the basic pay, the SBI Clerk in-hand salary will be Rs 13075/- (Rs 11765.00 with two advance increments admissible to graduates). The complete breakup of the SBI Clerk salary is as follows:
11765-655/3-13730-815/3-16175-980/4-20095-1145/7-28110-2120/1- 30230-1310/1-31450. The starting Basic Pay is 13075.00
(11765.00 plus two advance increments admissible to graduates.
A candidate will be required to download his/her call letter from the authorised website by entering his/ her details i.e. Registration Number and Password/Date of Birth. No hard copy of the call letter/ Information Handout etc. will be sent by post/ courier. You need to bring the print of admit card along with a copy of valid identity proof. The admit cards will be released few days before the examination.
SBI Junior Associate is one of the important examinations for most of the job aspirants as it gives a chance to enter the largest bank of the country. It has endless opportunities once you get in, therefore, you need to work as hard as you can and try to grab any piece of information you receive in any form. Read the blog provided below to clarify all your doubts related to the SBI Junior Associate (Clerk) Exam.
To be able to qualify the examination each candidate needs to make sure that he/she is well aware of all details and information related to the SBI Clerk (Junior Associate) 2019 Exam. Previous Year Cut-off is one such important detail which gives a good idea about the exam level and also helps in understanding the pattern through all the past years. SBI Clerk last year cut-off for the year 2018 is as follows:
SBI Clerk Pre Cut-Off (2018)
The table given below provides the previous year cut-off for SBI Junior Associate Prelims Exam for the year 2018.
You can refer to the table below for the previous year cut-off of SBI Junior Associate Main Examination of 2018.
SBI Clerk Sectional Cut-Off
The table given below provides the sectional cut-off for SBI Junior Associate Mains 2018.
SBI Clerk Category-Wise Cut-Off
The below table specifies the category-wise cut-off of Mains for the year 2018
SBI Clerk State-Wise Cut Off
The table below provides the state-wise cut-off for SBI Junior Associate (clerk) Mains 2018.
SBI gives a golden opportunity to all the candidates through its recruitment notifications. All the candidates should try their best to get selected for the job. To prepare well, you need good study material and effective books to learn and practice well. Some good books with their authors, recommended for SBI Junior Associate (Clerk) preparation are mentioned below:
A modern approach to verbal & Non-verbal reasoning
Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning
Wren & Martin
Made Easy for English
Descriptive General English
Lucent GK Knowledge
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Question 1. Can those students who are appearing in final year of Graduation apply for any post in SBI Clerk 2019 recruitment?
Answer. Yes. Those who are in the final year of their Graduation / Semester may also apply.
Question 2: Is the SBI Junior Associate (Clerk) 2019 Examination ONLINE or OFFLINE ?
Answer: The SBI Junior Associate (Clerk)2019 Exam will be in online mode.
Question 3: Is there any sectional CUT-OFF in SBI Junior Associate (Clerk) 2019 Exam?
Answer: No. SBI Junior Associate (Clerk) 2019 Exam will not have any sectional cut-off.
Question 4: What is the age limit for the SBI Junior Associate (Clerk) ?
Answer: The minimum age of the candidates must be 20 years & maximum age should be 28 years as on 1st March 2019.
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