SBI Clerk 2021: Notification To be Out Soon, Check Eligibility, Exam Pattern, And Selection Process,
SBI Clerk 2021: Notification To be Out Soon, Check Eligibility, Exam Pattern, And Selection Process,

SBI Clerk 2021: Every year, the State Bank of India, SBI conducts the SBI Clerk Exam to recruit candidates for the post of Junior Associates (Customer Support and Sales). Lakhs of candidates appear for the SBI Clerk exam every year. The selection of candidates is done on the basis of the prelims and mains exam. Before joining, candidates are required to appear for the local language test. The notification for SBI Clerk 2021 will be released soon officially. The interested candidates are advised to stay tuned with us and bookmark this page for every latest information for the SBI Clerk exam.

SBI Clerk 2021: Overview

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2021
Name Of The Organization State Bank of India
Name Of The Posts Junior Associates (Customer Support and Sales)
Vacancies To Be Notified Soon
Frequency of Exam Once in a year
Registration Starts To Be Notified Soon
Last Date to Apply To Be Notified Soon
Selection Process Prelims- Mains
Category Govt Jobs
Job Location Across India
Official Website

SBI Clerk 2021: Important Dates

SBI Clerk 2021 Events Dates
SBI Clerk 2021 Notification To Be Notified
Start of SBI Clerk 2021 Online Application To Be Notified
SBI Clerk Last Date to Apply Online To Be Notified
Download of call letter for Preliminary Examination To Be Notified
SBI Clerk Exam Date 2021 (Preliminary) To Be Notified
Download of call letter for Main Examination To Be Notified
SBI Clerk Exam Date (Mains) To Be Notified
SBI Clerk 2021 Final Result  To Be Notified

SBI Clerk 2021 Notification

The SBI Clerk 2021 Notification for Junior Associate (Customer Support and Sales) will be released by State Bank of India on its official website. The interested candidates should stay updated with us for every latest information. In the meantime, you can have a look at the previous year notification pdf released for 8134 vacancies.

SBI Clerk 2021 Vacancy

The vacancy details for SBI Clerk 2021 will be released officially with the announcement of notification. The vacancies released for SBI Clerk 2020 was 8134. Hence, like every year, the number increases. The given table depicts complete information about the vacancy

SBI Clerk 2020: Regular Vacancies
Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sales) Vacancy
State Language GEN EWS SC ST OBC Total
Gujarat Gujarati 227 55 38 82 148 550
Daman & Diu Gujarati 0 0 0 0 0 0
Andhra Pradesh Telugu/ Urdu 61 15 24 10 40 150
Karnataka Kannada 191 47 76 33 128 475
Madhya Pradesh Hindi 205 51 76 102 76 510
Chhattisgarh Hindi 78 19 22 60 11 190
West Bengal Bengali/ Nepali 247 61 140 30 134 612
A&N Islands Hindi/ English 15 2 0 2 7 26
Sikkim Nepali/ English 7 1 0 2 2 12
Odisha Odia 171 42 68 93 51 425
Jammu & Kashmir Urdu/ Hindi 23 5 4 5 13 50
Ladakh Ladakhi/ Urdu/ Dogri 8 1 1 1 4 15
Himachal Pradesh Hindi 77 18 46 7 37 185
Chandigarh Punjabi/ Hindi 13 2 4 0 6 25
Punjab Punjabi/ Hindi 61 15 43 0 31 150
Tamil Nadu Tamil 171 39 74 3 106 393
Pondicherry Tamil 5 0 1 0 1 7
Delhi Hindi 60 14 21 10 38 143
Uttarakhand Hindi 141 25 45 7 32 250
Haryana Hindi/ Punjabi 45 9 17 0 26 97
Telangana Telgu/ Urdu 151 37 60 26 101 375
Rajasthan Hindi 200 50 85 65 100 500
Kerala Malyalam 207 39 39 3 106 394
Lakshadweep Malyalam 4 0 0 2 0 6
Uttar Pradesh Hindi/ Urdu 357 86 181 8 233 865
Maharashtra Marathi 384 86 86 77 232 865
Goa Konkani 7 1 0 1 1 10
Assam Assame se/Bengali/ Bodo 82 18 12 21 49 182
Arunachal Pradesh English 5 1 0 4 0 10
Manipur Manipuri 11 2 0 7 2 22
Meghalaya English/Garo/ Khasi 14 3 0 13 1 31
Mizoram Mizo 9 2 0 10 1 22
Nagaland English 7 1 0 6 0 14
Tripura Bengali/ Kokboro k 16 3 5 10 0 34
Bihar Hindi/ Urdu 107 23 36 2 62 230
Jharkhand Hindi/ Santhali 20 4 5 11 5 45
Total 3387 777 1209 713 1784 7870

SBI Clerk Vacancy 2020: Special Recruitment Drive

State Language GEN EWS SC ST OBC Total
Kashmir Valley Urdu/Kashmiri/Dogri 23 5 4 5 13 50
Leh & Kargil Valley Urdu/ Ladakhi/ Dogri 10 2 1 2 5 20
Dibang Valley, Tawang English 9 2 0 9 0 20
Tura Garo 9 2 0 8 1 20
Mokokchung Ao (Naga) 9 2 0 9 0 20
60 13 5 33 19 130
Total 3447 790 1214 746 1803 8000

a) Reservation For Pwd/Xs/Dxs Candidates Is Horizontal Reservation And These Are Included In The Vacancies Of Various Parent Categories.

(b) 4.5% of the total vacancies are reserved for Disabled Ex-servicemen and dependents of Servicemen killed in action, clubbed together. The first priority in the matter of appointment will be given to the Disabled Ex-Servicemen and second priority will be given to dependents of defence personnel killed in action or severely disabled (with over 50% disability attributable to defence services).

c) Vacancies reserved for the OBC category are available to OBC candidates belonging to the ‘’Non-creamy layer’’. Candidates belonging to the OBC category but coming in ‘’CREAMY LAYER’’, are not entitled to any relaxation/reservation available to the OBC category. They should indicate their category as General OR General (LD/VI/HI/ d&e) as applicable.

d) The OBC category candidate should submit the OBC certificate in the format prescribed by Govt. of India, having a “Non-Creamy Layer’’ clause issued during period 01.04.2019 to the date of taking up the appointment, if selected.

e) Reservation for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) in recruitment is governed by Office Memorandum no. 36039/1/2019-Estt (Res) dated 31.01.2019 of Department of Personnel & Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievance & Pensions, Government of India.

f) “EWS vacancies are tentative and subject to further directives of Government of India and the outcome of any litigation. The appointment is provisional and is subject to the income & Asset certificate being verified through the proper channels.”

g) The benefit of reservation under the EWS category can be availed upon production of an ‘Income and Asset Certificate’ issued by a competent Authority on the format prescribed by the Government of India.

h) The candidates who are working in SBI in the Clerical or Officer cadre are not eligible to apply under this project. The candidates who were earlier employed in State Bank of India and resigned from the Bank while in clerical or officer cadre will also be not eligible to apply
for the post.

i) Candidates against whom there is/are adverse report regarding character & and antecedents, moral turpitude, etc. are not eligible to apply for the post

j) Candidates with a record of default in repayment of loans/credit card dues and/or against whose name adverse report of CIBIL or other agencies is available, will not be appointed in case of selection. The position in this regard will be verified before joining.

SBI Clerk 2021 Salary: Pay Scale

  • SBI Clerk Salary Structure: 11765-655/3-13730-815/3-16175-980/4-20095-1145/7-28110- 2120/1- 30230-1310/1-31450. The starting Basic Pay is Rs 13075.00. (11765.00 plus two advance increments admissible to graduates.
  • This implies that basics of Rs 11765 with an increment of Rs 655 for the next three years. This makes the maximum basic pay to be Rs 31450.
  • The total starting emoluments of a Clerical Cadre employee payable at Metro like Mumbai will be around 25,000/- per month inclusive of D.A., other allowances at the current rate, and two additional increments for newly recruited graduate junior associates
  • A candidate will be serving a period of 6 months on probation.
  • Further, the performance of the newly recruited employees will be evaluated before the probation period comes to an end and the probation period of those employees whose performance does not meet the expectation may be extended.

SBI Clerk 2021: Eligibility Criteria

Age Limit

The minimum age for a candidate to apply for the SBI examination is 20 years old but not more than 28 years old as of 1st January 2021. Besides this, there is age relaxation relevant to category wise candidates as per the government rules:

S.No  Category  Upper Age Limit
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 defence services + 3 years
  • 8 years for disabled Ex-servicemen belonging to SC/ST subject to a max. age of 50 years.
8 Widows, Divorced, Women (No Married)
  • GEN –   35 Years
  • OBC –   38 Years
  • SC/ST –  40 Years
    7 years (subject to the maximum age limit of 35 years for General/EWS, 38 years for OBC & 40 years for SC/ST candidates)



Indian Citizenship
A Subject of  Nepal or Bhutan OR
A Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanent settlement OR
A Person of Indian Origin (PIO) who has migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam or East African countries of Zaire, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi, with the intention of permanent settlement in India OR
Candidates belonging to the category 2, 3, 4 must have a certificate of eligibility issued by the Govt of India in their favor.

Educational Qualification

(a) He/she must hold a valid degree in any discipline from a recognized university.
(b) Candidates having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD. Those who are in the final year/semester of their Graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if provisionally selected, they will have to produce proof of having passed the graduation examination.
(c) Matriculate Ex-servicemen, who have obtained the Indian Army Special Certificate of Education or corresponding certificate in the Navy or Air Force, after having completed not less than 15 years of service in the Armed Forces of the Union are also eligible for the post.

Computer Literacy: Knowledge of computer operation is required for the SBI Clerk exam.

SBI Clerk Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2021

SBI Clerk exam comprises a prelims and mains exam, where the topics and difficulty level will differ.

SBI Clerk Prelims Syllabus 2021

Reasoning Syllabus– Logical Reasoning | Alphanumeric Series | Ranking/ Direction/ Alphabet Test | Data Sufficiency | Coded Inequalities | Seating Arrangement | Puzzle | Tabulation | Syllogism | Blood Relations | Input-Output | Coding-Decoding

Numerical Ability SyllabusSimplification | Profit & Loss | Mixtures & Alligations | Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices | Work & Time | Time & Distance | Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere | Data Interpretation | Ratio & Proportion, Percentage | Number Systems | Sequence & Series | Permutation, Combination &Probability

English Language SyllabusReading Comprehension | Cloze Test | Para jumbles | Miscellaneous | Fill in the blanks | Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting | Paragraph Completion

SBI Clerk Mains Syllabus 2021

General/Financial Awareness Syllabus

Current Affairs – news on the banking industry, awards, and honours, books and authors, latest appointments, obituaries, new schemes of central and state governments, sports, etc. | Static GK – country-capital, country-currency, headquarters of financial organizations (of insurance companies), constituencies of ministers, dance forms, nuclear and thermal power stations, etc | Banking/Financial terms | Static Awareness | Banking and Financial Awareness

Reasoning Ability Syllabus

Internet | Machine Input/Output | Syllogism | Blood Relation | Direction Sense | Inequalities | Puzzles | Coding-Decoding | Ranking | Statement and Assumptions

Computer Awareness Syllabus

Basics of Computer: Hardware | Software | Generation of Computers | DBMS | Networking |Internet | MS Office | Input-Output Devices |Important Abbreviations

SBI Clerk 2021 Exam Pattern

The SBI Clerk Exam 2021 will be held in two phases, Prelims and Mains. The best part of the SBI Clerk Exam is that there will not be an interview. However, one will have to qualify for the SBI Clerk Prelims and Mains Exam.

There will be a sectional time session.  The candidates will have to pass the Sectional Cut-off as well as an overall cut-off. The SBI Clerk cut-off is applicable to the SBI  Clerk Prelims and Mains Exams. All the questions for SBI Clerk Exam will be objective in nature, i.e. all the questions will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ’s)

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern

  • No of Questions- 100: English- 30, Numerical ability- 35, Reasoning- 35
  • Total Marks- 100: Each question 1 marks, Negative Marking- 1/4 or 0.25 marks
  • Duration of SBI Clerk Exam- 60 Minutes: 20 minutes each section

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Pattern

    • No of Questions- 190: English- 40, Quantitative Aptitude- 50, Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude- 50, General/ Financial Awareness- 50
    • Total Marks- 200: Each question 1 marks, Negative Marking- 1/4 or 0.25 marks
    • The questions in objective tests, except for the test of General English, will be bilingual i.e., English & Hindi.
    • Total Duration- 2 hours 40 Minutes
Section Total Marks Duration
General English 40 35 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 45 minutes
Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude 60 45 minutes
General/Financial Awareness 50 35 minutes
Duration of Exam 2 hours 40 minutes

SBI Clerk 2021 Selection Process

SBI Clerk selection criteria consist of 2 phases (preliminary and mains).

  • Online Preliminary Examination: A certain number of candidates from different categories are shortlisted by SBI depending upon the requirements for Online Main Examination
  • Online Mains Examination: Candidates are required to score passing marks and above in the main exam to qualify each section as well as the overall cut-off in the main exam to be eligible for the Final Selection.
  • Final Result: A merit list is released under the Final result is declared on the basis of the merit list in SBI Clerk Mains Exam.
  • SBI provides allotment to the candidates on the basis of preference made during registration. SBI is thus important for provisional allotment, date of exam and joining dates and other formalities will be informed soon

SBI Clerk Online Application Form 2021

SBI Clerk Online Application Form date will be available along with the notification. The apply online link, instructions for an Online Registration, as well as the requirements of the form, has been provided here. Stay tuned with us for online notification.

Click to Apply Online For SBI Clerk 2021 (Link Inactive)

How to Apply Online for SBI Clerk 2021?

Step 1: Click on the official link, provided above.
Step 2: Click on the Apply link given on the page. A registration link will open up in the new window.
Step 3: Click on New Registration in the application window. Then click on the register button.
Step 4: Candidates need to provide personal credentials like name, parents’ name, date of birth, email id, mobile number, etc.
Step 5: Click on the submit button to the completed online registration. All the candidates will be issued Registration ID. Then, log in with the provided Registration ID, date of birth, and password to complete registration for SBI Clerk 2021
Step 6: In the next step, upload photograph and signature following the requisites mentioned by SBI.
Step 7: Login with registered ID and password to fill up the Part-2 of the application form.
Step 8: After filling up the application form, candidates need to preview the application form once to verify the entire data entered
Step 9: Click on Final Submit button after verifying the entire online SBI Clerk Application Form 2021

Candidates can download and get print copies of the submitted application form. Finally, submit the application fee either via online mode or offline mode of fee payment.

SBI Clerk 2021: Documents To Upload

1. Photograph

Dimensions: 4.5 cm * 3.5 cm
Size: 20 KB to 50 KB

2. Signature: 

Size: 10 KB to 20 KB.

Points To Note for Uploading Documents

  1. Candidates must NOT sign in CAPITAL LETTERS while applying for the SBI Clerk 2020.
  2. A Valid Email ID must be provided at the time of Registration

SBI Clerk Registration Fee

The application fee for SBI Clerk 2021 must be paid online only within the stipulated time period.

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

SBI Clerk 2021 Admit Card

The SBI Clerk Admit card is issued on a pre-informed date, which is generally 15-20 days prior to the exam date. The admit card link will be available soon after the announcement on the official website. One must login to his/her account created while filling in the online application form and download the admit card. To login on the official website of SBI, a candidate is supposed to have:

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

The admit card for SBI Clerk 2021 exam will be issued to candidates in two phases:

  • For Preliminary Exam
  • For Mains Exam

Instructions to Download Admit Card

Step 1 – Click on the link provided below to download the Admit card.
Step 2 – A new page will appear on the screen of your device.
Step 3 – Here you will have to enter your “Registration ID” and “Date of Birth/Password”.
Step 4 – Enter the Captcha.
Step 5 – Click the Login button.
Step 6 – The call letter will appear on the screen
Step 7 –  Click the print/ download button to save the SBI Clerk Call Letter for your future reference.

SBI Clerk Result 2021

SBI Clerk Result 2021 will be declared once both phases are conducted successfully. SBI publishes the results individually for both preliminary and mains exam. SBI releases sectional cut-offs around 7 days after the declaration of SBI Clerk Result 2021 for both – SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam and the SBI Clerk Mains Exam. Candidates can consult the website to know all updates on the result.

Check given instructions for Result:

  1.  Click on the link provided below to check Result
  2.  Download the PDF file (File contains the shortlisted data of selected students).
  3.  Candidate can use CTRL+F to search the Roll number from the Merit list.
  4.  Roll no. present in the merit list will be selected for the post of Clerk.

Know about SBI Clerk Scorecard

SBI Clerk Previous Year Cut Off

Cut Off Marks for SBI Clerk 2020 Mains Exam

SBI Clerk Mains Cut-Off 2020 (Category-wise and State-wise)
Uttar Pradesh 90.25 78 64.25 60 82.25
West Bengal 86.75 69.25 65.5 60 70.75
Gujarat 82.75 73 66 60 74.5
Delhi 98.75 83 73.5 62.25 87.5
Chandigarh 96.75 81.75 77.25 94.75
Punjab 96.25 78.75 69.25 88
Maharashtra 84 77.5 75.5 60 76.5
Telangana 86.75 81.75 69.25 60.75 81.5
Himachal Pradesh 87.25 72
Andhra Pradesh 88.75 83.75
Uttarakhand 91
Rajasthan 90.25 82.75 66.5 60 80.75
Tamil Nadu 92.75 89.75 74.75 60.75 72.25
Karnataka 89.05 75.25 64.25 60 74.25
Madhya Pradesh 89.25 81.5
Odisha 87.75 83.25 79.25

Cut Off Marks for SBI Clerk 2019 Prelims Exam

State Cutoff (GEN)
Uttarakhand 75.25
Gujarat 65.50
Madhya Pradesh 73.50
Jharkhand 75.00
Uttar Pradesh 72.25
Punjab 76.25
Tami Nadu 61.25
Himachal Pradesh 71.75
Telangana 68.50
Maharashtra 62.25
Bihar 76.25

Know more about SBI Clerk Cut Off

SBI Clerk 2021: Mains Exam Preparation

The candidates must check previous year exam analysis for a better insight to the SBI Clerk Mains exam level. You can prepare for the exam with the help of Adda247 Live Batches, Test Series, Video Courses, Adda 247 YouTube Channel.

Check the best study material for SBI Clerk Preparation:

SBI Clerk 2021: Points To Note

  • SBI Clerk is conducted to appoint Junior Associates/ clerical post candidates.
  • A huge number of candidates appear for the exam as per the past trends.
  • Another unique point about the SBI Clerk exam is that for the candidates of the minority community, there is training (pre-exam training) that has been introduced in consonance with the guidelines issued by the Government of India.
  • Candidates who are selected as SBI clerks are designated as cashiers, depositors, and other posts that represent the SBI Bank branch.
  • You can prepare for SBI Clerk Mains Exam from

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SBI Clerk 2021 FAQs

Q 1. What is SBI Clerk 2021 salary?

Ans. The SBI offers a handsome salary for Clerk. It is the best in the industry. The starting salary for SBI Clerk is 31, 540.

Q 2. Is there any interview round for SBI Clerk Selection?

Ans. No, there is no interview round for SBI Clerk recruitment.

Q 3. What is the Age Limit for the SBI clerk?

Ans. The age limit for SBI Clerk 2020 is 20-28 years. There is age relaxation for different categories.

Q 4. How can I apply for SBI Clerk Online 2021?

Ans. Candidates can apply for the SBI Clerk Online Application by click on the link provided in the article. Candidates can also check the instructions to apply online for SBI Clerk Application.

Q 5. When will SBI Clerk notification release?

Ans. SBI Clerk 2021 notification date has not been released yet.

Q 6. Is there any negative marking in the exam?

Ans. Yes, there is negative marking in the exam. 1/4th marks are deducted for wrong answers.

Q 7. Is SBI Clerk easy to crack?

Ans. With smart preparation with the updated exam pattern and syllabus, you can crack SBI Clerk. SBI Clerk is easier to crack than SBI PO.

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