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State Bank of India SBI 

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State Bank of India SBI Are Recently Invited Online Application Form for the Junior Associate Clerk Recruitment 2021. Those Candidates Are Interested to the Teaching Vacancies Can Read the Full Notification Before Apply Online.

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State Bank of India (SBI)

SBI Junior Associate Clerk (Customer Sales & Support) Recruitment 2021

Advt No. : CRPD/CR/2021-22/09 

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Important Dates

  • Application Begin :27/04/2021
  • Last Date for Apply Online : 17/05/2021
  • Last Date for Pay Exam Fee : 17/05/2021
  • Exam Date Prelim: June 2021
  • Admit Card Available Pre : Notified Soon

Application Fee

  • General / OBC / EWS : 750/-
  • SC / ST / PH: 0/-
  • Pay the Examination Fee Through Online Fee Mode Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking Only.

Age Limit as on 01/04/2021

  • Minimum Age : 20 Years.
  • Maximum Age : 28 Years.
  • Age Relaxation Extra as per Rules.

Vacancy Details Total : 5000 Post

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Junior Associates (Clerk)







Passed / Appearing Bachelor Degree in Any Stream in Any Recognized University in India.


Knowledge of Local Language

Junior Associates (Clerk) (Special Recruitment Drive)







Vacancy Details
Jr Associate (Customer Support & Sales)
Sl No Circle NameRegularBacklog 
9Delhi/ Chandigarh1100
13Lucknow/ Delhi35019
14Maharashtra/ Mumbai Metro6400
16North Eastern24511
Special Recruitment Drive
17Chandigarh 550
18North Eastern300

Interested Candidates Can Read the General Instruction and Notification Before Apply Online.

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SBI Clerk Syllabus & Exam Pattern

The SBI Clerk exam pattern comprises two stages:

  1. Preliminary Exam
  2. Mains Exam

The SBI Clerk syllabus for both the stages is almost the same. An extra section of General Awareness is added to the SBI clerk syllabus for the mains exam. 

Given below is the SBI clerk exam pattern 2021 in detail:

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern
SBI Clerk ExamSubjectsNumber 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

SBI Clerk Prelims Syllabus

The SBI Clerk prelims syllabus comprises three sections: 

  1. Quantitative Aptitude
  2. Reasoning Ability
  3. English Language

SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2021 Selection Procedure

For the selection to the post of Clerical Cadre through SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2021 exam, candidates are selected through two phases of exams- SBI Clerk Prelims and SBI Clerk Mains exam. It is compulsory for all candidates to clear both the phases to secure the appointment letter from SBI.

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2021

To crack SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2021 exam it is very important to know the exam pattern in and out. Here is the exam pattern of SBI Clerk Prelims and SBI Clerk Mains exam:

As per the official notification released by SBI “No minimum qualifying marks for individual subjects are prescribed”. Thus, there will not be any sectional cut off for this year’s SBI Junior Associates Recruitment’s Online Examination. However, the criteria solely lies within the hands of the organization.

SBI Junior Associates Preliminary Exam Pattern

Serial No.SectionNo. of QuestionTotal MarksDuration
1English Language303020 minutes
2Numerical Ability353520 minutes
3Reasoning353520 minutes
 Total10010060 minutes

SBI Clerk 2021 Syllabus

Although, the preliminary and main examination are both conducted on same pattern and syllabus. The difficulty level of the exam would be higher for the main examination.The preliminary examination of SBI Clerk exam 2021 will comprise of Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. Here is the detailed syllabus for SBI Clerk 2021 Prelims & Mains Exam:

ReasoningQuantitative AbilityEnglish Language
Logical ReasoningSimplificationReading Comprehension
Alphanumeric SeriesProfit & LossCloze Test
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet TestMixtures &AlligationsPara jumbles
Data SufficiencySimple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & IndicesMiscellaneous
Coded InequalitiesWork & TimeFill in the blanks
Seating ArrangementTime & DistanceMultiple Meaning /Error Spotting
PuzzleMensuration – Cylinder, Cone, SphereParagraph Completion
TabulationData Interpretation 
SyllogismRatio & Proportion, Percentage 
Blood RelationsNumber Systems 
Input OutputSequence & Series 
Coding DecodingPermutation, Combination &Probability

Frequently Asked Questions On SBI Clerk Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Q.1. What is the negative marking scheme in the SBI Clerk exam?

Ans. There is a negative marking scheme that is followed by SBI for the clerical cadre examination. 0.25 marks are deducted for every wrongly answered question in the SBI Clerk exam for both prelims and mains level of examination.

Q.2. What is the salary for a Junior Assistant in Clerk?

Ans. The starting basic pay of an SBI Clerk is Rs.17,900. In a metro city, the total salary for an SBI Clerk is around Rs.25000/- (inclusive of multiple allowances). Candidates can refer to the SBI Clerk salary page for more details.

Q.3.Are there any fixed number of attempts for candidates appearing in the SBI Clerk exam?

Ans. No, there is no fixed number of attempts for the SBI Clerk exam. However, there are a restricted number of attempts for the SBI PO exam.

Q.4. Is there a probation period for SBI Clerk?

Ans. Yes, there is a probation period of six months for the newly appointed Junior Assistants. It may be extended based on the performance of the employee during the 6 months of probation.

SBI Clerk 2021- FAQs

Q1. When will the Official Notification of SBI Clerk 2021 Exam be released?

The Official Notification for SBI Clerk 2021 has been released on April 26, 2021.

Q2. When will the SBI Clerk 2021 Exam be conducted?

SBI Clerk 2021 Prelims examination is scheduled to be held in June 2021 and Mains examination will be conducted on July 31, 2021.

Q3. What is the last date to apply online for SBI Clerk 2021 Exam?

The last date to apply online for SBI Clerk 2021 Exam is May 17, 2021.

Q4. How many vacancies are there in SBI Clerk 2021 Exam?

SBI has announced 5454 vacancies this year for SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2021 Exam.

Q5. Is the SBI Clerk exam Bilingual?

All tests of SBI Clerk 2021 exam are bilingual, i.e. available in both English and Hindi.

Q6. Is there Any Negative Marking?

Yes, there is a negative marking in SBI Clerk exam for wrong answers in both preliminary and mains exam. One-fourth of the total marks will be deducted for the question marked wrong by the candidate.

Q7. Are there fixed timings for different sections in SBI Clerk Exam?

Yes, Both in Prelims and Mains Exams.

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