State Bank of India being one of the major bank of India offering huge amount of Job this year. SBI has released a notification for the vacancy of Clerk. Before applying for the exam, one must understand the various criteria like eligibility, selection process, syllabus etc. So, to help you in a certain way Careerlive is providing you important details of the SBI Clerk Recruitment 2018.
SBI CLERK NOTIFICATION 2018
State Bank of India(SBI) has released SBI Clerk Junior Associate 2018 Official Notification on 19th January 2018. All the important points of the SBI Clerk examination 2018 has been given below.
SBI Clerk 2018 Vacancies
SBI has total number of 8301 vacancies for the post of Junior Associate.
Important Dates of SBI Clerk Recruitment 2018
- Notification Issued : 19/01/2018
- Application Begin : 20/01/2018
- Last Date for Apply Online : 10/02/2018
- Last Date for Pay Exam Fee : 10/02/2018
- Last Date Complete Form : 10/02/2018
- Exam Date Prelim: March / April 2018
- Admit Card Available Pre : February 2018
- Pre Result Declared : April Last 2018
- Exam Date Mains : 12/05/2018
- Admit Card Available : May 2018
ELIGIBILITY FOR SBI CLERK RECRUITMENT 2018
Bachelor Degree in Any Stream in Any Recognized University in India. Knowledge of Local Language.
Age Limit As on 01/01/2018
Min Age:- 20 Years
Max. Age :- 28 Years
Age Relaxation As Per Rule
Application Fee for SBI Clerk Recruitment 2018
- General / OBC : 600/-
- SC / ST : 100/-
- PH in All Category : 100/-
- Pay the Examination Fee Through Online Fee Mode Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking, Mobile Wallet, Cash Card, UPI, or Pay the SBI Clerk Examination Fee Through Offline E Challan Mode, Submit to Any Branches of State Bank of India
SBI Clerk 2018 Examination Pattern
Here is the Exam pattern of SBI Clerk (junior associates) 2018 Exam. SBI Clerk 2018 exam will be conducted online in two parts: Tier 1 or SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam and Tier 2 or SBI Clerk Mains Exam.
For the first time, SBI has introduced Sectional Timing in Prelims Exam. This can be a new trendsetter statement for upcoming recruitments in banking and insurance sector as well.
Phase-I: Preliminary Examination
Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks is conducted online. This test is of 1-hour duration consisting of 3 Sections with each section having sectional timing of 20 minutes each.
|Serial No.||Section||No. of Question||Total Marks||Duration|
|1||English Language||30||30||20 minutes|
|2||Numerical Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
Phase – II: Main Examination
The structure of main examination (online objective type) would be as follows:
|Serial Number||Section||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||2 hours 40 minutes|
As per the official notification released by SBI “No minimum qualifying marks for individual subjects are prescribed”. Thus, there will not be any sectional cut off for this year’s SBI Junior Associates Recruitment’s Online Examinations. However, the criteria solely lies within the hands of the organisation. There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests.
A Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main examination): There will be a penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one-fourth of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.
SBI Clerk Syllabus, 2018
|1.||English Language||Reading comprehension, Cloze test, Double fillers/ sentence/ multiple sentence fillers , Sentence correction/ improvement, Vocabulary based questions, Odd one out cum para jumbles, Paragraph Based Questions (Paragraph 1, 2, 3…, Paragraph Fillers, Paragraph Conclusion, Paragraph /Sentences Restatement).|
|2.||Reasoning and Computer Aptitude||Puzzles & Seating Arrangements, Direction Sense, Blood, Relation, Syllogism, Order and Ranking, Coding-Decoding, Machine Input-Output, Inequalities, Alpha-Numeric-Symbol, Series, Data Sufficiency, Logical Reasoning (Passage Inference, Statement and Assumption, Conclusion, Argument), History and Generation of Computers, Introduction to Computer Organisation, Computer Memory, Computer Hardware and I/O Devices, Computer Software, Computer Languages, Operating System, Computer Network, Internet, MS Office Suit and Short cut keys, Basics of DBMS, Number System and Conversions, Computer and Network Security.|
|3.||Quantitative Aptitude||Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Caselet, Radar/Web, Pie Chart), Inequalities (Quadratic Equations, Quantity 1, Quantity 2), Number Series, Approximation and Simplification, Data Sufficiency, Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems (HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns).|
|4.||General Awareness (with special reference to Banking Industry)||Banking and Insurance Awareness, Financial Awareness, Govt. Schemes and Policies, Current Affairs, Static Awareness.|
SBI Clerk Admit Card/ Call letter
The Admit Cards for Prelims and Mains Exam will be released 15 days before the date of conduction of examination.
SBI Clerk Result, 2018
The results of SBI Clerk Prelims and Mains Exam will be released 15-20 days post the conduction of examination.
SBI Clerk Cut Off Scores
The cut-off scores released by SBI depends on the number of vacancies announced in that particular year, number of candidates who appear for the examination as well as the level of the examination that is conducted in order to carry out the recruitment process. So, one cannot predict the cut-off score of future SBI Clerk Examination by simply relying on the previous year cut-off scores. To get you acquainted with the previous year cut off scores of SBI Clerk Examination, here is the analysis of previous years’ SBI Clerk 2016 Cut-off:
The Cut off for Mains exam of SBI Clerk for the state Uttar Pradesh in 2016 was:
|4||Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude||60||19.00||24.00|
|Total/Overall||For General – 132.25|
Overall State-wise Cut off – SBI Clerk 2016 (out of 100)
|21||Andaman & Nicobar||51.75||48.25||13.25||13.25|
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