SBI Clerk Recruitment 2017

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2017


SBI Clerk Recruitment 2017

SBI Clerk recruitment will be one of the biggest job notifications in the banking sector for this year.  It is expected to be released this month. So start preparing at the earliest and increase your chances to crack the exam. The SBI Clerk examination will be held in 2 distinct phases – SBI Clerk Preliminary examination and SBI Clerk Mains examination 2017. The final selection will happen taking into account the marks of the Mains examination only. Allotment will happen according to the number of vacancies available region wise and the ranks secured by the qualified candidates.

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2017 Details

Tentative Date of Notification April 2017
Tentative Date of Online Registration April 2017
Tentative Date for Online Fee Payment April 2017
Date of Preliminary Exam May/June 2017
Date of Mains Exam July 2017
Approximate Number of Vacancies 19500
Job Posting All India


SBI Clerk Recruitment 2017: Vacancies

 This year State Bank of India is expected to issue more than 18000 vacancies on all India basis. The designation will be Clerk, Customer Support or Junior Assistant.

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2017: Latest Salary Details

Pay Scale Rs. 11765-655/3-13730-815/3-16175-980/4-20095-1145/7-28110-2120/1-30230-1310/1-31540
Emoluments Rs. 20950 per month. DA included.,
Benefits Provident Fund, New Pension Scheme, Gratuity Fund, Medical leave.


SBI Clerk Recruitment 2017: Age Criteria 

The age limit of the applicants should not be below 20 years and not above 28 years as on 01.04.2017 i.e candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.04.1989 and not later than 01.04.1997 (both days inclusive)

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2017: Relaxation in Age

Category Age Relaxation
SC 5 years
ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PWD (Gen) 10 years
PWD (SC /ST) 15 years
PWD (OBC) 13 years
Persons domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir 5 years State during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 years
Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen Actual period of service rendered in defence services + 3 years, (8 years for Disabled ExServicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to max. age of 50 years
Widows, Divorced women and women judicially separated from their husbands & who are not remarried. 9 years (subject to maximum age limit of 35 years for General, 38 years for OBC & 40 years for SC/ST candidates).

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2017: Period of Probation

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/ Junior Agricultural Associates will be on probation for a Minimum period of 6 months. 15 prescribed e-lessons will be required to be completed by newly recruited Junior Associates/ Junior Agricultural Associates during the probation, for getting confirmed in the Bank, failing which their probation will be extended till completion of the same.

15 prescribed e-lessons (for confirmation) will include role-based e-lessons. 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.

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2017: Knowledge of Regional Language

It is important to point out here that knowledge of regional language for the state you’re applying for is an absolute must if you plan to join SBI as a Clerk. Without knowledge of regional language, your candidature will be deemed ineligible.

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2017: Regional Languages for all Participating States

Circle State Regional language
Ahmedabad Gujarat Gujarati
Bangalore Karnataka Kannada
Bhopal Madhya Pradesh


Bengal West Bengal

Andaman & Nicobar Islands


English & Hindi

Bhubaneswar Orissa Odia
Chandigarh Jammu & Kashmir

Himachal Pradesh







Chennai Tamil Nadu




Delhi Delhi/Haryana






Hyderabad Andhra Pradesh




Kerela Kerela Malayalam
Lucknow/Delhi Uttar Pradesh Hindi
Mumbai Maharashtra




North East Assam

Arunachal Pradesh









Bengali, English


Patna Bihar





SBI Clerk Recruitment 2017: Selection Procedure

The selection process will consist of on-line test (preliminary & main examinations), test of official and/or local language and subject to Government of India approval, interview Phase-I (though not approved as of now).

Phase-I : Preliminary Examination

Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This test would be of 1 hour duration consisting of 3 Sections as follows –

Test Name Questions/Marks Total Duration
English Language 30/30  60 minutes
Numerical Ability 30/30
Reasoning Ability 35/35
TOTAL 100/100


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Phase II: Main Examination

The structure of main examination (online objective type) would be as follows –

Test Name Questions/Marks Duration
General Awareness/Financial Awareness 50/50 35 minutes
General English 40/40 35 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50/50 45 minutes
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50/60 45 minutes
TOTAL 190/200 2 hours 40 minutes

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Phase III: Test of knowledge of Local language

Those who produce 10th standard mark sheet/certificate evidencing having studied official (local) language will not be subjected to any Language test. In case of others, language test will be conducted at the time of interview (if interview is held) /before final selection (if interview is not held). Candidates not found to be proficient in official and/or local language would be disqualified.

SBI Clerk Recruitment Selection Procedure: Important Points

1. Each test will have separate timing as mentioned above.
2. The questions in objective tests, except for the test of General English, will be bilingual i.e., English &Hindi.
3. The candidates are required to qualify in each of the Tests by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.
4. There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
5. Candidates will have to pass in each of the objective tests. The passing marks in each of the tests will be decided by the Bank on the basis of the performance of all the competing candidates taken together in each test to a minimum required level.
6. Candidates are also required to score a minimum percentage marks on aggregate (For SC/ST/OBC/PWD/XS candidates, 5% relaxation available thereon). Minimum percentage marks on aggregate will be decided by the bank.

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2017: Contact for Customer Support

In case any of you have queries related to any aspect of SBI Clerk Recruitment 2017, feel free to contact the respective officials at SBI.

Phone Number 022-2282 0427
Fax Number 022-2282 0411
Email Id

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