SBI Clerk Notification 2022 PDF Out – (5000+) Vacancies – (Last Date to Apply 27th September, 2022)

SBI Clerk 2024 Notification Out for more than 5000 vacancies:– One of the most awaited announcement this year is SBI Clerk which is published by State Bank of India on its official website in September. SBI Clerk Recruitment Notification PDF (Customer Support and Sales) was published for the recruitment of Junior Associate posts. It is one of the most competitive exam for one of the most prominent posts in India.

Candidates who are recruited as SBI clerks will be responsible for performing all client interactions and related operations. Information about number of vacancies, SBI Clerk application process, online application dates and other important information is now available. Candidates may review the qualifying requirements, application fees, and SBI Clerk 2024 vacancies.

SBI Clerk 2024 Recruitment Highlights

It is very important that the candidates have a basic idea of the important highlights of the SBI clerk notification 2024. For more details about SBI Clerk 2024 Recruitment, go through the below summary table.

Department Name State Bank of India
Post Name Clerk (Junior Associate)
Number Of Vacancies 5000+
Job Category Bank Jobs in Govt Sector
Job Location Across India
Application Mode Online
Online Application Start Date 7th September 2024
Online Application End Date 27th September 2024
Education Qualifications Graduation Degree in any discipline
Selection Process Preliminary Examination, Main Exam & Test of specified opted local language.
Notification {PDF} Available Now
Official Website

SBI Clerk Latest Updates

The State Bank of India (SBI Bank) has released notification for the recruitment of junior associates (customer support & sales). Advertisement No. CRPD/CR/2022-23/15

Exam 2024 Dates

The dates for SBI Clerk 2024 Exams are available now. Candidates for Clerical Posts must often check this website to be informed about the latest updates for the SBI Clerk Exam 2024.

Events Dates
Online Application Start Date 7th September 2024
Online Application End Date 27th September 2024
Download Prelims Exam Admit Card October 2024
SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Date November 2024
Prelims Result December 2024
Download Main Exam Admit Card December 2024
SBI Clerk Main Examination Date December 2024/ January 2023
Main Examination Result To be announced

State Bank of India Clerk Vacancy 2024

Candidates can apply for vacancies in one State only. Candidates should be fluent (reading, writing, speaking, and understanding) in the designated local language of the State/ UT/ Special area they are applying for, as listed in the SBI clerk notification pdf. The announcement of the SBI Clerk vacancies has been made. Let’s look at the SBI Clerk openings for the year 2024.

SBI Clerk Vacancies 2022: Regular & Backlog

Sbi Clerk 2022 VacanciesSBI Clerk Category Wise Reservation 2024

Category  Reservation Percentage 
General 42%
EWS 10%
SC 15%
ST 9%
OBC 26%
DXS (Disabled Ex-Servicemen) 4.5%
PwD 4%

Application Fee for SBI Junior Associate Exam

The following table lists the SBI Clerk online application fees by category. Once paid, fee/intimation payments are non-refundable and cannot be put in reserve for another exam or selection. Paying the application cost online through Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Internet Banking is required.

Sr. No. Category Application Fee
2 General/OBC/EWS Rs. 750/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

How To Apply SBI Clerk Exam 2024

Candidates can apply ONLY THROUGH ONLINE MODE and no other mode of application will be accepted. Interested candidates can apply for Junior Associates 2024 posts by visiting SBI official website OR -. After successful registration candidates are required to pay exam fee through online mode by using Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Internet Banking.


  • Candidates should first scan their photograph and signature as detailed guidelines mentioned in the official notification.
  • Candidates required to visit SBI official website or and open the appropriate Online Application Form, available under the ‘Current Openings’ section.
  • After filling the application carefully candidates are required to submit the details.
    When the data is saved, auto generated provisional registration number and password will be generated in the application form. Candidates should note down the registration number and password for further editing the application form. They can edit the saved data using registration number/password maximum three times only. No changes will be allowed after submitting the application form.
  • After submitting the application form, candidates must pay fees through the payment gateway.
  • Mode of payment: – Debit Card/ Credit Card/ Internet Banking .
  • On successful fee payment, e-receipt and application form with fee details will be generated, candidates can take a printout for future reference.
  • If the online payment is not successfully completed, candidates are required to register again and make payment online


  • Scanned copies of photo and signature are required for SBI clerk online application form. Online application will not be completed unless candidates upload photo and signature.
  • If photograph/ signature is not clear there might be chance of rejecting application form. If photograph/ signature is not clear, candidates can scan their photograph/ signature and upload after editing application form.

SBI Clerk Exam Eligibility Criteria

To successfully apply for the SBI Clerk post, aspirants must meet the fundamental eligibility requirements. When we discuss exam eligibility, we naturally think of the required level of education, the age restriction, and other information. Let’s talk about these SBI Clerk Eligibility requirements in the summary below.

Age Limit

Minimum Age 20 Years
Maximum Age 28 Years

Age Relaxation will be relaxed as per govt rules for SC/ ST / OBC/ PWD / EXS & other categories as given Below:-

S No. Category Upper Age Limit / Age Relaxation
1 SC / ST 33 years
2 OBC 31 years
3 Person with disabilities (General) 38 years
4 Person with disabilities(SC /ST) 43 years
5 Person with disabilities(OBC) 41 years
6 Jammu & Kashmir Migrants 33 Years
7 Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen The actual period of service rendered in
defense services + 3 years, (8 years for Disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to
SC/ST) subject to max. age of 50 years
8 Widows, Divorced women( No remarried) GEN- 35 years
OBC- 38 years
SC/ST- 40 years

Essential Academic Qualifications

Candidates for the SBI Clerk position must have a degree in any field from an accredited university or possess an equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.


The applicant must be an Indian national. The application of the applicant will be subject to rejection in the event of any exception. Candidates having citizenship from Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka, or Bangladesh who possess a legal document attesting to their wish to remain in India permanently are also eligible to apply.

SBI Clerk (Junior Associate) Exam Particulars Details

Exam Particulars Exam Details
Exam Level National level
Exam Frequency Once a year
Mode of Exam Online
Total Registrations Approx. 20 lakh
Exam Stages Prelims, Mains and Local Language Test
Exam Duration Preliminary: One hour

Mains: 2 hours 40 minutes

No. of Papers and Total Marks Prelims: Three (100 marks)

Mains: Four (200 marks)

Total Questions Prelims: 100

Mains: 190

Marking Scheme There will be negative marking for wrong answers. 1/4th of the mark assigned for the question is deducted for each wrong answer
Language/Medium of Exam English and Hindi
Exam Purpose To select eligible candidates for Clerk
No. of Test Cities More than 150 cities (Approximately)

SBI Clerk Exam 2024 Selection Procedure

Preliminary, main, and local language exams will make up the three levels of the SBI Clerk selection procedure. Except for the exam of General English, which will be bilingual in English and Hindi, the question format is of the objective kind. One-fourth of the total points for the question will be subtracted for each incorrect response. No marks will be deducted if a question is left unanswered. As stated, there will be unique scheduling for each exam.

SBI Clerk Prelim Exam Pattern

Name of Section No. of Qs Marks Time Allotted Medium of Examination
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 min English/Hindi
Numerical Ability 35 35 20 mins English/Hindi
English Language 30 30 20 mins English
Total 100 100 1 Hour

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Pattern

Name of Section No. of Questions Marks Time Allotted Medium of Examination
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 Minutes English/Hindi
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 Minutes English/Hindi
General English 40 40 35 Minutes English
General/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 Minutes English/Hindi
Total 190 200 2 Hours 40 Mins

Local Language Test

Only applicants who passed the main exam are needed to take the examination, which is the third and last stage of the SBI clerk selection procedure. This optional local language test is used to evaluate candidates’ speaking, reading, and writing skills. Candidates are excluded from the hiring process if it is determined that they lack proficiency in the chosen local language.

Candidates are not needed to take the local language test if they have studied the designated local language in Classes 10 and 12. Candidates who have studied the chosen local language in their upper secondary must provide their 10th or 12th certificate in order to avoid taking the language test. Others must take the required local language exam.

State Bank of India Clerk 2024 Pay Scale & Salary

After getting selected for the post of Junior Associate (Customer Support and Sales) in the clerical cadre, the applicants will receive the starting Basic Salary of Rs.19900/- (Rs.17900/- plus two advance increments admissible to graduates). The pay scale is Rs.17900-1000/3-20900-1230/3-24590-1490/4-30550-1730/7-42600-3270/1-45930-1990/1-47920. The starting Basic Pay is Rs.19900/- (Rs.17900/- plus two advance increments admissible to graduates)


The total starting emoluments of a Clerical Cadre employee payable at Metro like Mumbai will be around Rs.29,000/- per month inclusive of D.A., other allowances at the current rate and two additional increments for newly recruited graduate junior associates. They 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. Allowances may vary depending upon the place of posting.

Probation Period

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. Newly recruited Junior Associates will be required to complete e-lessons as prescribed by the bank during the probation, for getting confirmed in the Bank, failing which their probation will be extended till completion of the same. 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.

Pre-Examination Training

As per the guidelines issued by Government of India, SBI can arrange pre-examination coaching for SC/ST/XS/Religious Minority candidates. Candidates belonging to the above categories who desire to avail themselves of such training at their own cost have to apply online. The Bank may add additional centers or may delete some of the centers indicated for training.

SBI Clerk Pre-Exam Training Centre

North India South India East India West India
Agra Bangalore Agartala Ahmedabad
Allahabad Chennai Aizwal Akola
Bareilly Coimbatore Asansol Aurangabad
Chandigarh Ernakulam Bhubaneswar Indore
Dehradun Gulbarga Berhampur (Ganjam) Bhopal
Gorakhpur Hubli Dibrugarh Jabalpur
Jaipur Hyderabad Gangtok Mumbai
Kanpur Madurai Guwahati Nagpur
Lucknow Mysore Imphal Panaji (Goa)
Meerut Port Blair Itanagar Pune
NewDelhi Tirupati Kohima Raipur
Srinagar Vishakhapatnam Kolkata Vadodara
Varanasi Vijayawada Patna

Call Letters for Examination – SBI Clerk Exam Admit Card

Registered candidates must download their SBI Clerk admit cards from the State Bank of India’s website. About two weeks before to the exam dates, the authorities release the admit card. According to the official SBI Clerk notification pdf, the State Bank of India will issue the admit card for the preliminary and main exams separately. Separate SBI Clerk Admit Cards are required for each level. Once the SBI Clerk Admit Card is officially available, candidates can access it by providing their registration number, roll number, date of birth, or password. The organization will not send a hard copy. The admission card is printable for candidates, candidates can take a printout of the admit card.

Candidates can download admit card from the SBI official website by providing the below details :

  • Registration Number/ Roll Number
  • Date of Birth/ Password

SBI Clerk Admit Card or Call Letter will be released in two steps:

(i) SBI Clerk 2024 Preliminary Exam Admit Card

(ii) SBI Clerk 2024 Mains exam Admit Card

Identity Proof Required for sitting in Exam

Candidates are required to submit one of the photo ID proof mentioned below along with call letter to the examiner. If candidates fail to submit photo ID proof then they will not be allowed for the exam.

  • Passport
  • Aadhar
  • PAN Card
  • Driving License
  • Voter’s Card
  • Bank Passbook with duly attested Photograph
  • Identity Card issued by School/ College/ Gazetted Officer

SBI Clerk 2024 Result

Once both the preliminary and the main exams are conducted, the SBI Clerk Result will be released. The bank’s website will include a list of applicants who have been found to be suitably qualified. Based on the candidate’s performance in the main exam, a provisional selection will be made. A wait list for 50% of the open positions will be kept for each state and issued quarterly. Only one year from the day the final results are announced is the waitlist valid.

SBI Clerk Exam Syllabus

Some important topics for SBI Clerk syllabus are as follows:

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Syllabus

Subjects Topics
Reasoning Analogy, Blood Relations, Input-Output, Syllogism, Coding & Decoding, Verbal reasoning / Non-Verbal Reasoning & Alphanumeric Series
Numerical Ability Number Series, Simplification, Approximation, Profit and Loss (Partnerships, Discount, Dishonest Dealings, Marked Price.)Average (Average Weight/ Average Height/ Average Age/ Average Marks, Average Money Expenditure,
Average Temperature etc.), Ratio and Proportion (Simple Ratios, Compound Ratios, Direct & Indirect Proportions.), Time and work, Problem on Ages, Data Interpretation, Time and Distance in relation with Speed, Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone & Sphere.
English Language Reading Comprehension (including questions on antonym and synonyms), Cloze Test, Para-Jumbled, Fill in the Blanks, Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting in Sentence & Sentence Correction/ Error Detection/ Sentence rearrangements

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Syllabus

Subjects Topics
Quantitative Aptitude Data Interpretation (Pie charts, Table chart, Bar Graphs, Line charts), Number system, Simple and compound interest, Mixture and Allegation, Ratio and proportion, Average, Profit, Loss and Discount, Time and work & Time and Distance
English Reading Comprehension (including questions on antonym and synonyms), Cloze Test, Para Jumbles/ Sentence rearrangements, Sentence Improvement / Sentence Improvement / Error detection in a given sentence, Fillers
General/Financial Awareness Current affairs related to International News, National News, Sports News, Agreements,
Appointments, Awards, and Honour, Visits By President and Prime Minister, and more of the last 6 months. Static Awareness – Countries, Capitals, Currencies, Headquarters of various Organizations in world level, Census, Books and Authors, World Level Festivals, Famous Personalities, Dance Forms, Nuclear and Thermal Power Stations and more. Banking Terms like NPA, Current Account and Savings Account (CASA) & Capital to Risk (Weighted) asset ratio (CRAR).
Reasoning Ability Seating arrangement (Circular+ Linear), Input-Output, Puzzle, Blood Relation, Direction, Sense & Coding-decoding
Computer Awareness History and Generation of Computers, Hardware and software, Windows operating system, Internet terms and services, Basic Functionalities of MS-Office( MS-word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint), Networking and communication & Operating System

SBI Clerk Previous Year Paper Analysis

Here we have given a detailed SBI Clerk 2021 paper analysis for each section with difficulty level

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis: English Language
Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 08 Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement 05 Easy
Spelling Error 05 Easy
Error Detection 07 Easy
Single Fillers (word) 05 Easy-Moderate
SBI Clerk Exam Analysis: Reasoning Ability
Topic No. of Questions Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 19 Easy-Moderate
 Alpha-numeric-symbol Series 05 Easy-Moderate
Direction Sense 03 Easy-Moderate
Syllogism 04 Easy
Inequality 03 Easy
Alphabet Based 01 Easy
SBI Clerk Exam Analysis: Numerical Ability
Topic No. of Questions Level
Number Series (Missing) 05 Easy
Data Interpretation 05 Moderate
Quadratic Equations 05 Easy-Moderate
Simplification 10 Easy
Arithmetic Word Problem 10 Easy-Moderate

SBI Clerk Cut Off

Below candidates will get category/subject wise cut off for the previous year

  • SBI Clerk 2021 Cut off (GENERAL Category) State Wise:
State Cut-off (GEN)
Andhra Pradesh 74.75
Assam 57
Bihar 76.25
Chhattisgarh 57.50
Chandigarh 77.25
Delhi 71.25
Gujarat 65.5
Himachal Pradesh 71.75
J & K 81.75
Jharkhand 75
Karnataka 48.50
Kerala 78
Maharashtra 62.50
Madhya Pradesh 73.50
Odisha 73.5
Punjab 76.25
Rajasthan 71
Telangana 68.50
Uttar Pradesh 72.25
Uttarakhand 75.25
West Bengal 73.25
  • SBI Clerk 2021 Cut off Subject – Wise
SBI Clerk 2021 Prelims Cut
Subjects Total Marks General SC/ST/OBC/VI/OH/HI/DXS
Reasoning Ability 35 7.75 3.25
Quantitative Aptitude 35 5.50 2
English Language 30 6.75 3.25
SBI Clerk 2019 Mains Cut-off
Subjects Total Marks General OBC/
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 60 24 19 11.25
Quantitative Aptitude 50 14.5 11.25 6.5
General English 40 14.25 10.25 4.5
General / Financial Awareness 50 13.5 9.5 3.25

SBI Clerk 2024 Examination Center

SBI Clerk prelims and mains exams will be conducted in more than 150 cities. Candidates need to choose one SBI Clerk exam center while filling out the application form. The exam centers are allotted to candidates as per their choice. The details regarding the exam centers are mentioned on the admit card.

State Code State/ UT Exam Centre
11 Andaman &
Nicobar Island
Port Blair
12 Andhra Pradesh Chirala, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool,
Nellore, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati,
Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram
13 Arunachal Pradesh Naharlagun
14 Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur
15 Bihar Arrah, Aurangabad (Bihar), Bhagalpur,
Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea
16 Chandigarh Chandigarh – Mohali
17 Chhattisgarh Bhilai Nagar, Bilaspur, Raipur
18 Goa Panaji
19 Gujarat Ahmedabad – Gandhinagar, Anand, Jamnagar,
Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
20 Haryana Ambala, Faridabad, Gurugram, Hisar, Karnal,
Kurukshetra, Sonipat, Yamuna Nagar
21 Himachal Pradesh Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi,
Shimla, Solan, Una
22 Jammu & Kashmir Jammu, Samba, Srinagar
23 Jharkhand Bokaro Steel City, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh,
Jamshedpur, Ranchi
24 Karnataka` Bengaluru, Belgaum, Davangere, Gulbarga,
Hassan, Hubli – Dharwad, Mandya, Mangalore,
Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi
25 Kerala Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam,
Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad,
Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur
26 Lakshadweep Kavaratti
27 Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna,
28 Maharashtra Amravati, Aurangabad (Maharashtra),
Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur,
Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded,
Nashik, Pune, Solapur
29 Manipur Imphal
30 Meghalaya Shilong
31 Mizoram Aizawl
32 Nagaland Kohima
33 Delhi NCR Delhi NCR (All NCR cities)
34 Odisha Balasore, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar,
Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur
35 Puducherry Puducherry
36 Punjab Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali,
Pathankot, Patiala, Sangrur
37 Rajasthan Ajmer, Alwar, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota,
Sikar, Udaipur
38 Sikkim Bardang – Gangtok
39 Tamilnadu Chennai, Coimbatore, Erode, Madurai,
Nagercoil, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli,
Tirunelvelli, Vellore, Virudhunagar
40 Telangana Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Waranga
41 Tripura Agartala
42 Uttar Pradesh Agra, Aligarh, Prayagraj (Allahabad), Bareilly,
Faizabad, Ghaziabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur,
Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut,
Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida & Gr. Noida,
43 Uttarakhand Dehradun, Haldwani, Roorkee
44 West Bengal Asansol, Durgapur, Greater Kolkata, Hooghly,
Kalyani, Siliguri

SBI Clerk 2024 Exam Preparation

Candidates should prepare for the SBI Clerk exam in a well-structured manner, with the latest exam pattern in mind.

  • First of all, candidates must go through the SBI Clerk Exam 2024 Syllabus and maintain a proper study plan with date/ time and topic wise so that maximum topics can be covered before the exam.
  • Give equal time to each section
  • Prepare a study routine for the exam and follow that diligently
  • To crack the SBI Clerk exam 2024 candidates must cover all the important topics and revise a few times, especially complex issues.
  • Candidates must go through previous year’s papers to get an idea of what topics need to cover.
  • By practicing and giving SBI Clerk mock tests candidates will get an outline of the actual test and help them to speed up their preparation accordingly.

Important Links


SBI Clerk Notification PDF 2024 Click Here
Apply Online Link Click Here
SBI Official Website Click Here

SBI Clerk 2024 FAQs

When SBI clerk notification will come?

SBI Clerk Notification PDF is released by the State Bank of India in September, 2022 on its official website

What is the role of SBI Clerk Job?

The role of SBI Clerk or SBI Junior Associates include day to day banking work like all client interactions and related operations.

When SBI Clerk exam dates will be announced?

SBI Clerk exam dates will be announced along with the notification. The prelims exam is expected to be conducted in September.

What is SBI Clerk exam?

SBI Clerk exam is a clerical level exam conducted yearly by the State Bank of India to fill the clerk positions in SBI throughout India. SBI Clerk exam selection is divided into three phases - prelims, mains, language proficiency test, and based on candidates’ performance in these stages, they are recruited as SBI clerks.

Is SBI Clerk exam tough?

No, it is not that tough to crack SBI Clerk exam if candidates prepare it well according to SBI Clerk Exam Difficulty Level.

What is SBI clerk in hand salary?

The starting basic pay of the SBI Clerk is ₹ 19,900.00 (₹17,900.00 plus two advance increments admissible to graduates). However, the salary of an SBI Clerk is on the pay scale of 17900-1000/3-20900-1230/3-24590-1490/4-30550-1730/7-42600-3270/1-45930-1990/1-47920.

Does SBI Clerk recruitment happen every year?

Yes, the SBI Clerk exam takes place almost every year.

Can SBI Clerk apply for SBI PO?

Yes, SBI Clerk can apply for SBI PO. Candidates need to first inform the bank and take permission to write PO exam. Upon selection, candidates need to resign from the Clerical cadre and join as PO. .

How many attempts are there for SBI Clerk exam?

There is no limit to attempts in the SBI Clerk exam.

Is SBI Clerk govt or private job?

SBI is PSU which can be stated as Government of India undertaking. Candidates recruited through SBI Clerk are government employees.

Is SBI clerk permanent or not?

SBI Clerk is a permanent job. Candidates selected through SBI Clerk exam enjoy job security as well as a good salary.

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