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SBI Clerk Exam Notification (Junior Associate, Clerical Grade)

SBI Clerk 2018 Exam Notification (Junior Associate, Clerical Grade)

Every year SBI conducts national level recruitment exam for the appointment of Clerical cadre junior associates. The respect that this job profile commands and the perks offered in the job together make it a lucrative package.

This year also, State Bank of India has invited applications from eligible Indian Citizens for appointment as Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) in clerical cadre for a total of 8301 vacancies.

Some important points to know before applying for SBI Junior Associate (Clerical Grade) are:

  • Candidates can apply for vacancies in one State only.
  • The candidates applying for vacancies of a particular State, should be proficient (reading, writing, speaking and understanding) in the specified opted local language of that State (mentioned in the under given vacancy table against each state/UT).
  • A Language Test will be conducted for the local language of the state from which the student applies.

  • Candidates can appear for the test only once under this recruitment project.
  • The test for knowledge of specified opted local language will be conducted as a part of selection process. It will be conducted after qualifying the online main examination but before joining the Bank.
  • Candidates who fail to qualify this test will not be offered appointment. Candidates who produce 10th or 12th standard marksheet/ certificate evidencing having studied the specified opted local language will not be required to undergo the language test.


SBI Junior Associate (Clerical Grade) 2018 Notification Details 

No. of vacancies 

SBI Junior Associate (Clerical Grade) 2018 notification has been released for 8301 posts 


SBI Clerk 2018 No. of Vacancies



















Grand Total


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How to fill or Apply- SBI Junior Associate (Clerical Grade) Online- Form Step by Step Process

Guidelines for Filling Online Application

  • Candidates can apply online and no other mode of application will be accepted. Candidates will be required to register themselves online through Bank's website https://bank.sbi/careers or https://www.sbi.co.in/careers - Recruitment of Junior Associates.
  • After registration candidates are required to pay the requisite application fee through online mode by using debit card/credit card/Internet Banking.  

Pre-requisites for Applying Online

  • Candidates should have valid email ID and mobile no. which should be kept active till the declaration of results. It will help him/her in getting call letter/advices etc. by email/SMS.


How to fill application form and Payment of fees: 

  • Payment fo fees will be done through Online mode only.
  • Candidates should first scan their photograph and signature as detailed under guidelines for scanning the photograph and signature.
  • Candidates to visit Bank's website https://bank.sbi/careers or https://www.sbi.co.in/careers and open the appropriate Online Application Form, available in the 'Current Openings’. 
  • Fill the application carefully. Once the application is filled in completely, candidates should submit the data. In the event of candidates not being able to fill the data in one go, they can save the data already entered. When the data is saved, a provisional registration number and password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Candidates should note down the registration number and password. They can re-open the saved data using registration number and password and edit the, if needed. This facility will be available three times only. Once the application is filled in completely, candidates should submit the data. No change/edit will be allowed thereafter. The registration at this stage is provisional.
  • After ensuring the correctness of the of the application form, candidates are required to pay fees through the payment gateway integrated with the application, following the instructions available on the screen. 
  • The payment can be made by using debit card/credit card/Internet Banking by providing information as asked on the screen. Transaction charges for online payment, if any, will be borne by the candidates.
  • On successful completion of the transaction, e-receipt and application form with fee details will be generated; which may be printed for record.
  • The printout of the application form is not to be sent to the Bank.
  • If the online transaction is not successfully completed, please register again and make payment online.
  • There is also a provision to reprint the e-Receipt and Application form containing fee details, at later stage. 

Check Eligibility criteria before applying to SBI Junior Associate (Clerical Grade) 2018


Application Fee and Intimation Charge: (Non-Refundable)


Total Fees


Rs. 100/- (Intimation Charges only)

General and OBC

Rs. 600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

Fee/Intimation charges once paid will NOT be refunded on any account nor can it be held in reserve for any other examination or selection.        


SBI Junior Associate (Clerical Grade) 2018 Pay Scale & Emoluments  

  • The pay scale for SBI Clerk is: 11765-655/3-13730-815/3-16175-980/4-20095-1145/7-28110-2120/1-30230-1310/1-31450.
  • The total starting emoluments of a Clerical Cadre employee payable at Metro like Mumbai will be around Rs.23600/- per month inclusive of D.A. and other allowances at the current rate. 
  • Allowances may vary depending upon the place of posting.
  • SBI Clerks will be eligible for reimbursement of various perquisites, provident fund, Pension under New Pension scheme (Defined Contribution Benefit), Medical, leave fare and other facilities, as per instructions of the Bank as may be issued from time to time.


Probation Period for SBI Junior Associate (Clerical Grade)2018  

  • Selected candidates will be governed by the terms and conditions of the Service Regulations of the Bank in force at the time of joining. 
  • The newly appointed Junior Associates will be on probation for a Minimum period of 6 months. 15 prescribed e-lessons will be required to be completed by newly recruited Junior Associates during the probation, for getting confirmed in the Bank, failing which their probation will be extended till completion of the same. 15 prescribed e-lessons (for confirmation) will include role-based e-lessons.
  • Further, before the probation period comes to an end, the performance of the newly recruited employees will be evaluated and the probation period of those employees whose performance fails to meet Bank's expectation, may be extended.                  


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