SBI Clerk Recruitment 2019

SBI Clerk Online Form 2019

The State Bank of India (SBI) has invited applications from eligible candidates for appointment of Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) in clerical cadre. Candidates can apply for the vacancies for a particular state and have to opt for a local language as well. The test of knowledge of opted located language will be conducted as a part of the selection process. SBI will be appointing 8904 clerks through this recruitment.

Here in this article we will share all the important details related to SBI Clerk Recruitment 2019, read on to know:

Important Dates for SBI Clerk Recruitment 2019

  • The application process starts on April 12, 2019.
  • Candidates can submit the applications on or before May 3, 2019.
  • The SBI Clerk Prelim Exam 2019 will be held in June 2019.
  • The SBI Clerk Main Exam 2019 will be held on August 10, 2019.

Application Fee

  • For General/OBC/EWS candidates the application fee is Rs. 750.
  • For SC/ST/XS/PWD candidates the fee is Rs. 125.

Selection Process

The selection process will consist of on-line test (preliminary and main exam) and test of specified opted local language. Candidates selected in prelims will appear for mains. Those who clear mains will be eligible to appear for test of specified opted local language.

Preliminary Examination

  • The preliminary exam will be objective type in nature for 100 marks and will be conducted online.
  • The duration of test would be of 1 hour.
  • The test will include 3 sections:       
Name of Test Number of Questions Marks Duration
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
Numerical Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
English Language 30 30 20 Minutes
Total 100 100 1 Hour
  • The test will include penalty for wrong answers. For every wrong answer, 1/4th of marks allocated to that question will be deducted.

Main Examination

  • The SBI Clerk 2019 main exam will online objective type, which will include 4 sections.
Name of Test Number of Questions Marks Duration
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 Minutes
General English 40 40 35 Minutes
General/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 Minutes
Total 190 200 2 Hours 40 Minutes

Test of opted local language

  • The test of knowledge of specified local language will be conducted after qualifying the main exam.
  • The candidates who have studies specified opted local language in 10th-12th standard will not be required to undergo the language test.
  • The candidates who fail in the language test will not be offered the appointment.

Eligibility Criteria


  • The candidate should not be less than 20 years and not above 28 years as on 01/04/2019.
  • Age relaxation will be as per government rules.

Educational Qualification

  • Candidates should have a graduate in any discipline from a recognized university in India.
  • Candidates with integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate need to ensure that the date of passing is on or before 31/08/2019.
  • Candidates in the final semester/year of their graduation are eligible to apply for exam, but if selected they have provide proof of having passed the graduation exam on or before 31.08.2019.

Category Wise Vacancy Details

Category General OBC EWS SC ST Backlog Special Drive Seats
Number of Vacancies 3646 1950 853 1361 799 251 40

How to Apply

  • Candidates should register themselves online through SBI’s official website,
  • Fill all the details and submit the application after payment of application fee.
  • Candidates can make payment of fee through online mode only, by using credit card/debit card or net banking.

Important Links

  • To register online for SBI Clerk 2019 recruitment, click here.
  • To login to make updates to the form, click here.
  • To download SBI Clerk Recruitment 2019 Notification, click here.

The Bottom Line

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