SBI Clerk 2020 Exam Postponed

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SBI Clerk 2020 Exam Postponed
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SBI Junior Associates 2020 Mains Exam Postponed

SBI Junior Associates 2020 Mains Exam Postponed

SBI Clerk 2020 Exam Date Out: SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) Exam is held by SBI or State Bank of India to recruit candidates for Clerical Cadre in its different branches across the country. SBI Clerk 2020 facilitates the recruitment for the post of Junior Associates (JA). SBI Clerk is one of the most sought after bank exams today and a huge number of candidates appear for the same every year.

SBI Clerks (Junior Associates) are responsible for all the client interactions and related operations. Candidates who are recruited as SBI clerks are designated as cashiers, depositors and other posts that form the face of a particular SBI Bank branch. Here, in this article we'II talk about SBI Clerk 2020 Notification, Exam Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus & more.

SBI Clerk 2020 Notification

The SBI Clerk 2020 Notification for Junior Associate (Customer Support and Sales) has been finally released by State Bank of India on 2nd January 2020. Candidates can check the official notification by clicking on the link mentioned below. The online registration for SBI Clerk 2020 exam has started on 3rd January 2020. The Online Application window closes on 26th January 2020.

Total number of vacancies updated in the official notification for SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2020 is 8000.

Click to View SBI Clerk 2020 Official Notification [Download PDF]

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Postponed

The Main Exam was scheduled to be conducted on 19th April 2020 but due the situation prevailing on account of threat of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, the online main exam has been postponed.

SBI Clerk 2020 Exam Date

State Bank of India (SBI) has released the exam dates of SBI Clerk 2020 exam along with its official notification. SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2020 Preliminary Examination is scheduled to be held on 22nd, 29th February, 1st and 8th March 2020, while SBI Clerk Mains has been postponed due to COVID-19. Candidates must keep visiting this website regularly to stay updated about the important updates for SBI Clerk 2020 Exam.

SBI Junior Associates 2020 Mains Exam Postponed

Events New Dates

>SBI Clerk Result 2020: Direct Link to CheckSBI Clerk Online Application

The SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2020 application process has commenced from 3rd January 2020. Candidates are required to click on the mentioned below link or to visit the official page of SBI to fill in the online application forms as the entire process to apply for SBI Clerk 2020 exam will be online. The application fee for SBI Exam is Rs. 750/- for General category and NIL for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD category.

Click Here to Apply Online for SBI Clerk 2020 Exam

SBI Clerk 2020 Vacancy

State Bank of India has introduced 8000 Vacancies for SBI Clerk Recruitment 2020 Exam. Circle wise & State/UT wise vacancy details are mentioned below.

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 Kannad a 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: Special Recruitment Drive

State Language GEN EWS SC ST OBC Total
Kashmir Valley Urdu/Ka shmiri/Dogri 23 5 4 5 13 50
Leh & Kargil Valley Urdu/ Ladakhi/ Dogri 10 2 1 2 5 20
Dibang Valley,Tawang etc. 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

SBI Clerk 2020 Application Fee

The category wise fee structure for SBI Clerk online application is given below. Fee/Intimation charges once paid will NOT be refunded on any account nor can it be held in reserve for any other examination or selection. The application fee must be paid online itself.

Sr. No. Category Application Fee 1 SC/ST/PWD NIL
2 General/OBC/EWS Rs. 750/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

SBI Clerk Salary: Pay Scale

11765-655/3-13730-815/3-16175-980/4-20095-1145/7-28110- 2120/1- 30230-1310/1-31450. The starting Basic Pay is `13075.00 (`11765.00 plus two advance increments admissible to graduates.

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SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2020 Selection Procedure

For the selection to the post of Clerical Cadre through SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2020 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 2020

To crack SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2020 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 organisation.

SBI Junior Associates Preliminary Exam Pattern

Serial No. Section No. of Question Total Marks Duration

Total 100 100 60 minutes

Click Here to View SBI Clerk 2020 Mains Exam Pattern & Selection Process

SBI Clerk 2020 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 2020 will comprise of Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. Here is the detailed syllabus for SBI Clerk 2020 Prelims & Mains Exam:

SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of SBI Clerk 2020 exam is mainly about two pre-requisites:

Educational Qualifications: He/shemust hold a valid degree in any discipline from a recognized university.

Age Limit: Not below 20 years and not above 28 years as on 01.01.2020, i.e candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.01.1992 and not later than 01.01.2000 (both days inclusive).

Serial No. Category Upper Age Limit

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis: English Language

Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension  08 Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement 05 Easy
Spelling Error 05 Easy
Error Detection 07 Easy
 Single Fillers (word) 05 Easy-Moderate
Total 30 Easy

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis: Reasoning Ability

Topics No. of Questions Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 19 Easy-Moderate
 Alpha-numeric-symbol Series 05 Easy-Moderate
Direction Sense 03 Easy-Moderate
Syllogism 04 Easy
Inequality 03 Easy
Alphabet Based 01 Easy
Total 35 Easy

SBI Clerk Exam Analysis: Numerical Ability

Topics No. of Questions Level
Number Series (Missing) 05 Easy
Data Interpretation  05 Moderate
Quadratic Equations 05 Easy-Moderate
Simplification 10 Easy
Arithmetic Word Problem 10 Easy-Moderate
Total 35 Easy-Moderate

SBI Clerk 2020 Admit Card

Registered candidates will be required to download SBI Clerk Admit Card 2020 from the official website of State Bank of India. The hard copy of the SBI Clerk admit card won’t be couriered to applicants. The admit card for SBI Clerk Exam 2020 will be released in two stages - admit card for preliminary exam, the admit card for mains exam.

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:

All candidates must go through the guidelines provided on the official website of SBI before downloading his/her admit card.

SBI Clerk Result & Cut Offs 2020

SBI Clerk Result 2020 will be declared once the both phases are concluded. SBI will publish results individually for both preliminary and mains exam. SBI releases sectional cut-offs for both – SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam and SBI Clerk Mains Exam. Aspirants are required to meet the cut-offs for all the sections to make it to the merit list.

To know the expected SBI Clerk Cut-Off, one must be aware of the Cut-Off for SBI Clerk 2020. Let's have a look at the SBI Clerk Cut-Off 2019:

SBI Clerk 2019 Prelims Cut-Off

State NameCut-Off
Uttar Pradesh72.25
Madhya Pradesh73.50
J & K81.75
West Bengal73.25
Gujarat 65.5
Andhra Pradesh74.75
Tamil Nadu61.25
Himachal Pradesh71.75

SBI Clerk Pre-Exam Training

SBI may arrange pre-examination training at certain centres for SC/ST/XS/ Religious Minority Community candidates in consonance with the guidelines issued by Government of India. Candidates belonging to the above categories who desire to avail themselves of such training at their own cost may indicate to that effect against relevant column while applying on-line. An indicative list of training centres is given below:

North India South India East India West India
Agra Bangalore Agartala Ahmedabad
Allahabad Chennai Aizwal Akola
Bareilly Coimbatore Asansol Aurangabad
Chandigarh Ernakulam Bhubaneswar Indore
Dehradun Gulbarga Berhampur (Ganjam) Bhopal
Gorakhpur Hubli Dibrugarh Jabalpur
Jaipur Hyderabad Gangtok Mumbai
Kanpur Madurai Guwahati Nagpur
Lucknow Mysore Imphal Panaji (Goa)
Meerut Port Blair Itanagar Pune
NewDelhi Tirupati Kohima Raipur
Srinagar Vishakhapatnam Kolkata Vadodara
Varanasi Vijayawada Patna

Frequently Asked Questions

Ques 1. When will the Official Notification of SBI Clerk 2020 Exam be released?

Ans 1. The Official Notification for SBI Clerk 2020 exam will be released on 2nd January 2020.

Ques 2. When will the SBI Clerk 2020 Exam be conducted?

Ans 2. SBI Clerk 2020 Prelims exam in tentatively scheduled on 22nd, 29th February, 1st and 8th March 2020, while the mains examination has been postponed due to lockdown.

Ques 3. What is the last date to apply online for SBI Clerk 2020 Exam?

Ans 3. The last date to apply online for SBI Clerk 2020 Exam is 26th January 2020.

Ques 4. How many vacancies are there in SBI Clerk 2020 Exam?

Ans 4. SBI will recruit 8000 vacancies this year through SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2020 Exam.

Ques 5. Is the SBI Clerk exam Bilingual?

Ans 5. All tests of SBI Clerk 2020 exam are bilingual, i.e. available in both English and Hindi.

Ques 6. Is there Any Negative Marking?

Ans 6. 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.

Ques 7. Are there fixed timings for different sections in SBI Clerk Exam?

Ans 7. Yes, Both in Prelims and Mains Exams.

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SBI Clerk 2020 Exam Postponed