SBI Clerk Notification 2018 : Online Application Form, Education Qualification & Syllabus

Everything That You Need To Know About SBI Clerk Recruitment 2018

For people who have always dreamt of working in a bank especially in a government one because of all the perks and benefits, here is your chance to grab the opportunity. That’s because the State bank of India (SBI) has recently declared a vacancy of 8301 total posts for the position of Junior Associates. Youngsters who want to pursue their career in the banking sector they, should totally bag this opportunity before the deadline arrives. If you are one of the interested candidates and are willing to apply for the position but don’t have any clue about the SBI Clerk Recruitment should go through this article in order to know about the complete details of it. All the necessary information regarding the SBI Clerk Vacancies 2018 has been nicely furnished below in this write-up.

SBI Clerk Notification 2018

sbi clerk bharti


Important Details about The SBI Clerk 2018

Every year thousands of candidates apply for this SBI Clerk Bharti exam in order to secure a bank job. In case, you have already tried before but was not successful, here is your golden chance to give it a one more shot. Here you go with the vacancy details:

  • Exam Name: SBI Clerk 2018
  • Exam Conducting By: State Bank of India
  • Exam Level: All India
  • Post Name: Junior Associate (Clerk)
  • Number Of Vacancies: 8301
  • Exam Mode: Online

The main and the biggest advantage of this SBI Clerk exam is that it is conducted online. So, candidates can give their exams with ease from the comfort of their homes.

District Wise Vacancy Of SBI Clerk (Junior Associate)
1. Andaman&Nicobar Islands 9 2 11
2. Andhra Pradesh 200 108 64 28 400
3. Arunachal Pradesh 30 23 53
4. Assam 135 66 17 29 247
5. Bihar 229 109 65 4 407
6. Chandigarh 7 2 1 10
7. Chattisgarh 145 17 34 92 288
8. Delhi 67 35 19 9 130
9. Goa 15 3 2 20
10. Gujarat 255 135 35 75 500
11. Haryana 85 42 29 156
12. Himachal Pradesh 76 29 36 5 146
13. Jammu & Kashmir 16 7 2 2 27
14. Jharkhand 14 2 2 5 23
15. Karnataka 51 27 15 7 100
16. Kerala 155 66 24 2 247
17. Lakshadweep 2 1 3
18. Madhya Pradesh 258 76 76 102 512
19. Maharashtra 395 197 73 65 730
20. Manipur 6 1 3 10
21. Meghalaya 28 2 23 53
22. Mizoram 14 1 12 27
23. Nagaland 19 14 33
24. Odisha 275 66 88 121 550
25. Pondicherry 3 1 4
26. Punjab 132 54 75 261
27. Rajasthan 100 40 34 26 200
28. Sikkim 5 1 1 7
29. Tamil Nadu 185 93 65 3 346
30. Telangana 57 29 17 7 110
31. Tripura 20 6 11 37
32. Uttar Pradesh 454 238 185 8 885
33. Uttarakhand 38 7 9 1 55
34. West Bengal 308 134 140 30 612
  Total 3788 1590 1111 711 7200

District wise vacancy of sbi clerkState Bank Of India Clerk Exam Schedule : Time Table

Candidates who are interested or are willing to apply for the SBI Clerk exam can check up the important dates related to it that are given below:

  • Starting Date of Online Registration: 20th January, 2018
  • Last date of Application Form Submission: 10th February, 2018
  • Preliminary Exam Admit Card Release Date: 3rd March, 2018
  • Preliminary Exam Date: March/April 2018
  • Preliminary Exam Result Declaration Date: 20 to 25 days from the day of exam
  • Main Exam Admit Card Release Date: 26th April, 2018
  • Main Exam Date: 12th May, 2018
  • Main Exam Result Declaration Date: June 2018
SBI Clerk Exam Schedule Dates & Time table
SBI Clerk Online Application Form Starting Date 20th Jan 2018
Last date of Online Application Form 10th Feb 2018
Release of SBI Clerk Admit Card for Preliminary Exam March 2018
SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam date March-April 2018
SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam Result May 2018
Release of SBI Clerk Main Admit Card June 2018
SBI Clerk Main Exam date June 2018
SBI Clerk Main Exam Result July 2018
Declaration of Final SBI Clerk Result August 2018


Eligibility Criteria Of SBI Clerk (Junior Associate) Recruitment 2018

The eligibility criteria of the SBI Clerk Notification 2018 include the age limit, nationality and the educational qualification of the candidates which is set by the State Bank of India itself. There are some relaxations also for the candidates who comes under reserved category.

  • Educational Qualification: A candidate must be a graduate or an equivalent from a recognized government college or institute.


  • Nationality: Candidates applying for the SBI Clerk Recruitment should be a citizen of India. Candidates applying from Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh should hold a valid certificate stating that they have the complete intention of settling down in India permanently.


  • Age Limit: The age of the candidates applying should be in between 20 to 28 years. Therefore, anyone below the age of 20 years and above the age of 28 years as on 1st of January, 2018 cannot apply for the job. However, there is age relaxation for the reserved category provided that they have a reservation category certificate.

age Limit and relaxation


In order to know the further details about the SBI Clerk Recruitment eligibility criteria, you can go to the official website which is and look there for the details.


How To Apply online For The SBI Clerk Recruitment : Application Form 

After clearing the eligibility criteria, it is quite natural that you would want to apply for the post. Now in case, if you have no idea how to apply for it then, the steps to it are furnished below.

  • The first thing that you need to do is visit the official website of the SBI which is [LINK]
  • Next, navigate to the clink ‘Apply Online Here’ which is given there on the page.
  • Once you click on the link, you will be directed to the application form window. Now, fill in the form correctly.
  • Read the instructions carefully before, filling up the form in order to avoid any mistake. Also, check all the information entered by you because there is no room for any error.
  • After you are done filling up the application form, you will be required to upload a scanned copy of your passport sized photograph along with your signature.
  • Now, pay the application fee through SBI net banking or Challan or Credit/Debit card.
  • After the payment is done take a printout of the application form for future use.
  • Candidates will receive a confirmation via an e-mail or a SMS.


Application Fee 

Candidates are required to pay the application fee for the SBI Clerk Recruitment 2018 through SBI net banking or Challan or Debit/Credit card. The application fee for the general and OBC candidates is Rs600 while candidates belonging from the reserved category i.e. SC, ST, PWD and Ex-Servicemen are required to pay only Rs100.

sbi application fee


Exam Pattern Of SBI Clerk Vacancy : Question paper Style 

The exam for the SBI Clerk Vacancy will be conducted online in all over the country. In order to secure the job one has to clear common written exam (CWE). This exam comprises of the preliminary exam and the main exam followed by the selection procedure. The exam pattern provides you an understanding about how the question paper of the SBI Clerk Recruitment exam will look like. Also, this will help the candidates to prepare according to that.

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Prelim Exam Question paper pattern of Clerk

  • English Language: 30 questions of 30 marks. Duration 20 minutes.
  • Numerical Ability: 35 questions of 35 marks. Duration 20 minutes.
  • Reasoning Ability: 35 questions of 35 marks. Duration 20 minutes.

This makes a total of 100 questions of 100 marks. Duration 1 hour.


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Main Exam Question Paper Pattern Of Clerk

  • General/Financial Awareness: 50 questions of 50 marks. Duration 35 minutes.
  • General English: 40 questions of 40 marks. Duration 35 minutes.
  • Quantitative Aptitude: 50 questions of 50 marks. Duration 45 minutes.
  • Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude: 50 questions of 60 marks. Duration 45 minutes.

This makes a total of 190 questions of 200 marks. Duration 2 hours 40 minutes.


SBI Clerk Syllabus For Examination 2018

After the exam pattern, candidates should know about the syllabus in order to prepare for the exam accordingly. Without the syllabus, it is not possible for the candidates to prepare for the exams. The subjects that you need to study for the SBI Clerk Recruitment exam 2018 are listed below. To know the full syllabus you can log on to the official website of the SBI.

  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Reasoning Ability
  • General English
  • General Awareness
  • Marketing Aptitude
  • Computer Awareness


Selection Procedure For State Bank Of India Clerk Vacancy

In order to get the job you will have to go through the following selection process:

  • The first step is to fill up and submit the application form.
  • Then you will have to sit for the Preliminary exam which will be conducted online.
  • Candidates who will clear the Preliminary exam will have to sit for the main exam which will also be conducted online.
  • After you have cleared the main exam only then, you will be selected for the SBI Final selection.
  • And, the last stage is where the selected candidates will be called for the verification of their documents. So make sure you carry all the required documents.
  • If you want to know more about this Clerk Bharti then you can download official notification and then apply online through it. Here is the download link of Official notification published by : Download  Notification

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Now that you know all the details about the SBI Clerk Recruitment you can start preparing for it accordingly. Candidates who are really interested to apply for the post should actually start preparing from right away so that you can crack the exam easily. Truth be told the exam is not easy in case you think so. Therefore, it is important that you start preparing for the exam from the very beginning. The main advantage of the SBI Clerk exam 2018 is that the entire process starting from filling up the form to conducting the program, everything is done in online mode. This has made everything a lot easier for all the candidates. Although all the information has already been furnished on the official website of the SBI but the date of the exams are still yet to be declared. Therefore, all the aspiring candidates are advised to regularly visit the website in order to keep a track of any further updates. All the SBI Clerk Notification 2018 for the SBI Clerk Vacancies 2018 will be published on the official website. If you stay in touch with the website then, you can get to know about all the information very easily. So instead of wasting any more of your time, get to the preparation so that you can increase your chances at passing the exam and thus, secure the job of your dreams. All the best to all the candidates.


Updated: February 15, 2018 — 7:34 pm


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