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SBI Junior Associate (Clerical Grade) Exam Pattern


SBI Clerk 2019 Exam Pattern (Junior Associate, Clerical Grade)

This year few changes have been made in the Exam Pattern: 

  • Sectional Time Limit has been introduced in the Preliminary Exam for the first Time. Now a time of 20 minutes will be there for each of the 3 sections on Reasoning, English and Quantitative Aptitude,
  • There is no sectional cut-off in Prelims as well as in Main Exams
  • There will be No Interview after the Mains Exam.
  • Instead of Interview, a Language Test will be conducted for the local language of the state from which the student applies.

The selection process will consist of on-line test (preliminary & main examination) and test of specified opted local language.  

 

Exam Pattern for Phase-I: Preliminary Examination of SBI Junior Associate Exam 2019

Preliminary Examination (online) consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This test would be of 1-hour duration consisting of 3 Sections as follows:  

  

Sl. No.

 Test Name

  No. of Questions

   Marks

Time Allotted

  1.

 English Language

30

30

20 Minutes

  2.

 Numerical Ability

35

35

20 Minutes

  3.

 Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 Minutes

Total

100

100

1 hour

  • Each Test will have a seperate timing as mentioned above
  • Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 10 times the numbers of vacancies. subject to availability) will be short listed for the Main Examination from the list of all candidates arranged in descending order of aggregate marks scored. 
  • No minimum qualifying marks for individual subject as well as for aggregate (overall) are prescribed.

Check detailed Subject wise Syllabus for SBI Junior Associate (Clerk) 2019

 

Exam Pattern for Phase-II Main Examination of SBI Junior Associate (Clerk) Exam 2019 

The structure of main examination (online objective type) would be as follows:  

S. No.

Test Name

No. of Questions

Marks

Time Allotted

  1.

General/Financial Awareness

50

50

35 Minutes

  2.

General English

40

40

35 Minutes

  3.

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

45 Minutes

  4.

Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

50

60

45 Minutes

 

Total

190

200

2 Hour 40 minutes

  • Each test will have a separate timing as mentioned above. 

 

Medium of Test

  • The questions in objective tests, except for the test of General English, will be bilingual i.e., English & Hindi
  • Candidates are required to score a minimum percentage marks on aggregate (For SC/ST/OBC/PWD/XS candidates, 5% relaxation available thereon). Minimum percentage marks on aggregate will be decided by the bank.
  • No minimum qualifying marks for individual subject are prescribed. Merit list will be drawn State wise, category wise. 
  • Candidates qualified in the test (main examination) will be placed according to their aggregate marks in descending order in respective States and Categories. 

 

Test of specified opted local language

  • Those who qualify for selection and produce 10th or 12th standard mark sheet/ certificate evidencing having studied the specified opted local language will not be subjected to any Language test.
  • In case of others (qualified for selection), specified opted local language test will be conducted after provisional selection but before joining.
  • Candidates not found to be proficient in specified opted local language would be disqualified.

 

Provisional Selection (Subject to qualifying specified opted local language) 

  • The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added for the selection and only the aggregate marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II) will be considered for preparation of the final merit list.
  • Provisional selection will be made on the basis of candidate’s performance in the main examination only
  • 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, where applicable, as detailed above.
    • Results of the candidates who have provisionally qualified for selection will be made available on the Bank's website. 

Wait List

  • A wait list of upto 50% of vacancies (State-category wise) will be maintained. Candidates will be released from this waitlist on quarterly basis against non-joining and resignation out of the current batch only, subject to the candidates securing minimum qualifying marks as may be stipulated by the Bank for selection.
  • This wait list will be valid for a period of one year from the date of declaration of final result.

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