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The State Bank of India is the country’s oldest Bank and a premier in terms of balance sheet size, number of branches, market capitalization and profit. Earlier known as Imperial Bank of India, it got its current name in 1955 after nationalization by the Government of India. The SBI provides wide range of banking products through its vast network of branches in India and overseas, including products aimed at non-residents Indians (NRIs). The SBI from time to time invites application from eligible Indian Citizens for the appointment of CLERK in State Bank of India. Actually in SBI, main responsibility of Clerks are completing transaction, preparing vouchers and maintaining records and interacting customers directly. Normally Clerical cadre Officials are cash counters, so their position is clerk cum cashiers.

SBI Clerk Eligibility:

State Bank of India hires personnel in Clerical cadre at 5 Associate Banks. Candidates to gain eligibility to apply for Clerical post must satisfy the below given eligibility criteria…

1. Nationality: Candidates must be a citizen of India.

2. Age Limit: Candidates’ age must be between 18 years and 28 years. Age relaxations will be extended as per govt rules.

3. Age Relaxation:

Category Relaxation (in years)
PWD (General) 10
PWD (SC/ST) 15
PWD (OBC) 13
EXSM Period of service in Defence plus 3 years
Disabled EXSM Service rendered in Defence plus 8 years
Domiciled in J & K (General) 5
Domiciled in J & K (SC/ST) 10
Domiciled in J & K (OBC) 8
Widows, Divorced women and women judicially separated (General) Up to 35
Widows, Divorced women and women judicially separated (SC/ST) Up to 40
Widows, Divorced women and women judicially separated (OBC) Up to 38

4. Educational Qualification: Candidates must have passed 12th standard with 60% marks for General and 55% marks for SC/ST/EXSM/PWD candidates (or) must possess a Graduate Degree from recognised University.

SBI Exam Pattern Details:

State Bank of India Clerks Selection Process is based on Written Test and Personal Interview.

Exam Pattern:-

1. Written Examination: Written Examination conducted by SBI for selections comprises of 5 papers and those are…

1. General Awareness
2. General English
3. Quantitative Aptitude
4. Reasoning Ability
5. Marketing Aptitude/Computer Knowledge

a. Negative marks of 0.25 will be allotted for each wrong answer.
b. Questions in all papers except English would be provided both in English and Hindi.
c. Minimum passing percent would be 5% relaxed for SC/ST/PWD/EXSM/OBC candidates.
d. Those who qualify in Written Test would be called in for Interview

2. Interview: Candidates who qualify in Written Test will be called for Personal Interview depending up on the number of vacancies. Maximum of 3 candidates will be selected for each vacancy. 5% relaxation will be allotted to reserved candidates in Interview also.

SBI Clerk Exam Selection Process:

State Bank of India (SBI) has  released recruitment notification for the recruitment of clerks in 5 SBI  Associate Banks. The selection process consists of Written Test and Personal Interview.

The Written test would be objective type and comprise of General Awareness, General English,Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability and Marketing Aptitude/Computer Knowledge papers. Candidates should pass in each subject with minimum qualifying marks decided by the Bank on the basis of performance of all competing candidates.

Candidates who qualify in Written Test would be called for Interview on 1:3 ratio based on vacancies. Final selections would be made on the basis of performance of candidates in both Written Examination and Personal Interview taken together.


The syllabus for SBI Clerk exam is as follows:

(1) General Awareness

(2) General English

(3) Quantitative Aptitude

(4) Reasoning Ability

(5) Marketing Aptitude / Computer Knowledge.

The questions in objective tests, except for the test of General English, will be printed bilingual i.e., English & Hindi.

General Awareness:

As you all know, there is no such a syllabus for General Awareness for any competitive examination. However, candidates need to have good knowledge of current affairs as well as what is happening in India.

  • Current Affairs
  • Ministers & portfolios
  • Abbreviations
  • Top news in business, sports, culture & entertainment
  • Prominent committees & their heads

Computer Knowledge:

Check out the topic regarding Computer knowledge which is asked in IBPS clerk exam. As we all know how popular is MS-office software in banks, don’t forget to focus on it as more as possible.

  • Computer parts & their functions
  • Basic internet & email controls
  • MS Office package (word, excel, powerpoint etc)
  • Popular software, Hardware names & their uses


Reasoning is one of easiest section in IBPS Clerk exam, candidates just need to prepare these chapter more deeply and their best in examination.

  • Number series
  • Coding & decoding
  • Syllogisms
  • Venn diagrams

Numerical Ability:

Candidates need to focus as much as they can on it. Numerical Ability is one of the most important section .

  • Number System, Simplification
  • Work and Time, Time and Distance, Problem on Train, Boat & Stream
  • Profile & Loss, Percentage
  • Ratio & Proportion, Partnership
  • Simple Interest, Compound Interest

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