SBI clerk

The clerk is the post in any organization that handles all the minute works in the office. The SBI clerk also handles these minute works.

SBI conducts an examination annually to recruit candidates for clerk posts. In this article you’ll get all the necessary details about this post.

SBI Clerk Salary structure in India
SBI Clerk Salary in India Basic PayRs. 13075/-
Salary after 1st Increment- Rs. 13730/-
Salary after 2nd Increment- Rs. 16175/-
Salary after 3rd Increment- Rs. 20095/-
Salary after 4th Increment- Rs. 28110/-
Salary after 5th Increment- Rs. 30230/-
Salary after 6th Increment- Rs. 31440/-
Dearness AllowenceBased on the Consumer Price index
House AccommodationDepends on the place posting

Apart from the salaries, SBI clerk also get some allowances which are mentioned below:-

  1. Dearness Allowance
  2. Medical insurance
  3. House Rent Allowance
  4. Transport
  5. Furniture Allowance
  6. City Allowance
  7. Basic Necessities – Newspaper, Cleansing, Petrol, etc

➼ SBI clerk Exam Dates

Online Registration StartsJanuary 3, 2020
Online Registration ClosesJanuary 26, 2020
Preliminary ExamFebruary 22, 2020

February 29, 2020

March 1, 2020

March 8, 2020
Admit Card for PrelimsFebruary 11, 2020
Mains ExamTo Be Notified Later
Admit Card for MainsTo Be Notified Later

➼ SBI Clerk Exam Pattern

Students who are ought to clear the SBI clerk examination in their first attempt must know the examination pattern and plan their studies according to that in the sections.

The examination pattern is mentioned below:-

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern
SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMarksDuration
Preliminary ExamEnglish Language303020 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude353520 minutes
Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
Mains ExaminationEnglish Language404035 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude505045 minutes
Reasoning Ability506045 minutes
General Awareness505035 minutes

➼ Prelims

Reasoning AbilityQuantitative ApptitudeEnglish
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➼ Main Exam Syllabus

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➼ SBI clerk Syllabus

➼ Prelims

Equation and Algebra 
Data Interpretation 
Work and Time 
Volume & Surface area 
Upstream and Downstream 
Time & Distance 
Surds & Indices 
Stock & Shares 
Simple Interest and Compound Interest 
Sequence & Series 
Ratio & Proportion, Percentage 
Profit and Loss 
Permutation and Combination 
Number Systems 
Mixtures and Alligations 
Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere
Seating Arrangement 
Blood Relations 
Direction Test 
Order and Ranking 
Statement and Assumptions 
Alphanumeric Series 
Data Sufficiency
Reading Comprehension 
Fill in the Blanks 
Synonyms and Antonyms 
Sentence Rearrangement 
Sentence Correction 
Cloze Test 
Idioms and Phrases 


➼ Mains

Reading Comprehension, Synonyms and Antonyms, Sentence Rearrangement, Sentence Correction, Fillers, Cloze Test, Idioms and Phrases, Vocabulary, Miscellaneous

Data Interpretation, Data Sufficiency, profit and loss, mensuration, Simple and Compound Interests, Mixtures and Allegations, Permutation and Combination, Work, Time and Distance, Number series

Puzzle, Machine Output, Syllogism, Direction Test, Blood Relation, Coding and Decoding, Statement and Assumptions, Order and Ranking, Linear Arrangement

Current affairs, Static And Junrel awareness, Banking and financial terms, Important Abbreviations, Banking awareness, Fiscal monitory policy, Important Government Schemes, Awards and Honours, Indian Constitutuions

➼ SBI clerk Eligibility Criteria

➼ Education Qualification

Candidate at least be a graduate

➼ Age Limit / Age Relaxation

Candidate must be older than 20 years and not more than 28 years of age as on 01.01.2000.

SC / ST5 Years
SC / ST5 Years
OBC3 Years
PwD (General)10 Years
PwD (SC / ST)15 Years
PwD (OBC)13 Years
Persons domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir33 Years
Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-ServicemenThe actual period of service rendered in defence services + 3 years, (8 years for Disabled Ex-servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age of 50 years
Widows, Divorced women judicially separated from their husbands (Not remarried)GEN- 7 years
OBC- 10 years
SC/ST- 12 years

➼ How to apply for SBI clerk?

  1. Visit the official website of SBI (
  2. There you will find the link to apply online for the post of SBI Clerk. Select the SBI Clerk to apply online link and fill in the first page of personal details.
  3. Once the personal information page is filled, candidates are given a unique registration number and password which acts as login credential for candidates applying for the exam. In case the application has to be left midway, candidates can continue the apply online procedure by logging into the SBI Clerk apply online portal.
  4. Further, you have to upload a passport size photo and signature online. Dimensions are given below:
  5. The next step is to update the educational qualifications. Applicants must ensure that they have certificates and degrees for the educational qualifications they update.
  6. Next, candidates are suggested to recheck the entire application form so that no errors are made in the application form. If the conducting body finds any discrepancy in the online application, the applicant’s candidature can be cancelled.
  7. The final step is filling in the application fee. Once the application fee is submitted, the SBI Clerk applies online procedure is complete. Candidates can only pay through online mode and there is no offline mode of paying the fees.

  • Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels (preferred)
  • Size of file should be between 20 kb–50 kb
  • The signature must be done on a white paper with a black ink pen.
  • Dimensions:- 140 x 60 pixels (preferred) Size of file should be between 10 kb – 20kb
  1. Open the official website of SBI
  2. On the top right corner of the page, click on “CAREERS Click Here”.
  3. Thereafter, click on Latest Announcements on the top right corner of the page.
  4. Then click on the option – “Download Call Letter”.
  5. Open the link and fill your Registration Number and Password/Date Of Birth (dd-mm-yy) and Submit.
  6. Enter the Captcha code and login.
  7. Download your SBI Clerk Admit Card and take a printout. Take 2-3 copies for future reference.

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