SBI Clerk Recruitment 2019: Exam Dates, Eligibility, Application Form, Exam Pattern

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State banks of India (SBI) will be conducting SBI Clerk Recruitment 2019 for recruiting candidates interested for Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) and Junior Agricultural Associates posts available in various branches of SBI. The official notification for SBI clerk is out on January 19, 2019.

  • SBI Clerk Recruitment 2019 Application form is released on January 20, 2019.
  • Applicants who possess Graduation Degree are eligible to apply for SBI Clerk jobs.
  • Preliminary Exam will be conducted on June 23, 24 & 30, 2019 and Main exam on August 05, 2019.
  • The basic pay scale of an SBI clerk is Rs. 20520.
  • Total Number of Vacancies is expected to be around 15,000.

SBI Clerk 2019 Exam Highlights

Exam NameSBI Clerk 2019
Exam Conducting BodyState Bank of India (SBI)
Exam LevelNational
Exam ModeOnline
Levels in recruitment3:- Prelims, Mains and Interview
Exam date for prelimsJune 23, 24 & 30, 2019
Exam date for MainsAugust 05, 2019

SBI Clerk 2019 Important Dates

Important dates to keep in mind for SBI Clerk Recruitment 2019 is given below:-

EventDate (Tentative)
Online Registration Starting DateJanuary 20, 2019
Last date for Online RegistrationFebruary 10, 2019
Admit Card ReleaseJune 06, 2019
SBI Clerk Recruitment 2019 Preliminary ExamJune 23, 24 & 30, 2019
Preliminary Exam Result DeclarationJuly 2019
Main Exam Admit Card ReleaseJuly 23, 2019
SBI Clerk Recruitment 2019 Main ExamAugust 05, 2019
Main Exam ResultAugust 2019
admit card for InterviewAugust 2019
Date of InterviewAugust 2019
Date of announcement of final resultSeptember 2019

SBI Clerk 2019 Notification

The official notification for the recruitment of SBI Clerk 2019 is released on January 19, 2019 tentatively. There will be a prelim and the main examination. Both the examinations are conducted via online mode. Candidates have to pass in both the examinations with desired Marks to go to the next round. After the prelim and main paper candidates are required to appear for Group Discussion and then a Personal Interview session. The final result will be out sometimes in September 2019.

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

Graduate in any subject from a government recognized institute and colleges.


A citizen of India.


A citizen of Bhutan/ Nepal/ Bangladesh is who have valid certificate showing that they have intention to permanently settle in India.

Age limit

Minimum age: 20 years old

Maximum age: 28 years old

A relaxation in the upper age limit is allowed for certain categories. Refer the following table for insights about that

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST5 Years
OBC3 Years
PwD (General)10 Years
PwD (OBC)13 years
PwD (SC/ ST)15 years
Ex-ServicemenTo the extent of service provided by them to Armed Forces+ 3 years additional (Up to 50 Years)
Divorced women/Widows/Women judicially separated and not re-married (General)5 Years
Divorced women/Widows/Women judicially separated and not re-married (OBC)8 years
Divorced women/Widows/Women judicially separated and not re-married (SC/ST)10 years
Jammu and Kashmir residents in between the period 1st January 1980 to 31st December 19895 Years

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2019 Application form

The Application Form for SBI Clerk 2019 is available from January 20, 2019 on the official website. The mode of application is online. The Application fee is:

  • General and OBC- Rs.600/-
  • SC/ST/PWD and Ex-servicemen- Rs.100/-

To apply for SBI Clerk 2019 follow the given guidelines:

  • Visit the official website of the SBI
  • Click the link “Apply Online Here”.
  • Fill in the application form with required details.
  • Read carefully all the instruction written in the application form.
  • Upload their photograph and signature.
  • Pay the requisite fee through challan or SBI Net Banking or any Credit/ Debit Card.
  • Click on submit button.
  • Download and view the application form.
  • Take printouts of your application form.
  • A registration confirmation SMS or e-mail will be sent to you

SBI Clerk 2019 Admit card

  • The admit card of SBI Clerk 2019 will be released online in the official site.
  • There will be separate Admit card for each stage of the recruitment process.
  • Candidates can download their hall ticket by entering their registration number and password.
  • The preliminary exam hall ticket is available from June 06, 2019.
  • The admit card for SBI Clerk 2019 mains exam will be issued from July 23, 2019 to those candidates who qualify the preliminary exam.

SBI Clerk 2019 Exam Pattern

SBI Clerk 2019 Preliminary Exam Pattern

Total time offered:- 1 hour

Total questions: 100

For every right answer: +1 mark

For every wrong answer: -0.2

S. NoSectionNo. of QuestionsMax. Marks
1English Language3030
2Numerical ability3535
3Reasoning ability3535

SBI Clerk 2019 Main Exam Pattern

Total time offered:- 2 hours 40 minutes

Total question asked:- 190

For every right answer in objective type question: +1 mark

For every wrong answer in objective type question: -0.25

S. NoSectionNo. of QuestionsMax. Marks
1General/Financial Awareness5050
2General English4040
3Quantitative Aptitude5050
4Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude5060

SBI Clerk 2019 Syllabus

Quantitative Aptitude

Basic 10th 11th and 12th Mathematics including profit and loss, percentage, number system, averages, ratios and proportions, speed and distance, time clock, calendars, analogies and distance, ages.

Reasoning Ability

Syllogism, Data interpretation, number series, blood relations, odd series, coding, and decoding, seating arrangement, Distance and Direction, ranking, Order and ranking, Making judgments, etc.

General English

Vocabulary, synonyms, Antonyms, Word formation, Sentence completion, Comprehension – Theme detection, Deriving conclusions, Passage completion, Error detection, Passage correction, Sentence correction, Spelling – Grammar, Phrases, Idioms.

General awareness

Knowledge of Current affairs, Sports, history, geography, culture, Indian constitutions, News related to Reserve Bank of India, Banking Awareness, Financial Awareness (Union Budget/ Railway Budget), Economics news

Marketing Aptitude

Basics of Marketing, Marketing Strategies, Market Segmentation, Marketing Management, Marketing Mix, Developing stage of organization, Brand Advertising, Products Life Cycle, 4 P’s and 4 C’s of marketing

Computer Knowledge

Ms Office, Windows Os, the internet, and emails, hardware etc.

SBI Clerk 2019 books

Following books are suggested for SBI clerk exam preparation:

Ultimate Guide for SBI Bank Clerk Preliminary & Main Exam 3rd Hindi Edition 3 (English, Paperback)Disha Experts9789385846830, 9385846833
SBI & Associates Banks Clerical Cadre Exam Guide 1st EditionRPH Editorial Board9788178128320, 8178128322
SBI Clerk Online Exam Self Study Guide-Cum- Practice Work Book(With CD)—EnglishThink Tank of Kiran Prakashan, Pratiyogita Kiran & KICX –

SBI Clerk 2019 Selection Procedure

The selection procedure includes two stages:

  • Preliminary examination
  • Online main examination
  • Document Verification

The last step is document verification followed by final selection.

SBI Clerk 2019 Result

The SBI clerk Result will be published in the official website of SBI. Candidates have to login with their registration number and password (birth date) to know the exam result.

  • The prelims exam results will be available on June 2019.
  • The mains exam results will be available on August 2019.
  • Results can be viewed in official site
  • The final list of result will be released after the interview in September 2019.

SBI Clerk 2019 Cut-Off

Cut off marks depend on the number of vacancies that particular state has. Cut off is different for /prelims and Main exam. The cut off for previous years is given below:

SBI Clerk Prelims Cut off 2016 (Category Wise)

SubjectsTotal MarksGeneralOBC/ST/SC/OH/VI/HI/DXS
Reasoning Ability357.753.25
Numerical Ability355.52
English Language306.753.25

SBI Clerk 2016 Main exam cut-off (Category wise)

General / Financial Awareness5013.59.53.25
General English4014.2510.254.5
Quantitative Aptitude5014.511.256.5
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude60241911.25
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