SBI Clerk Notification 2021 [Prelims Exam Postponed]

The SBI Clerk notification is released by the State Bank of India which is the conducting body for the Junior Associate exam.

Latest Update: On May 31, 2021, the State Bank of India announced that the SBI Clerk prelims examination scheduled for June 2021 has been postponed until further notice due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Refer to the official announcement made by the conducting body given below:

SBI Clerk Notification for Postponement of Prelims Exam

The State Bank of India had released the SBI Clerk Notification 2021 on April 26, 2021, for 5454 vacancies. Candidates can download the official notification PDF given below and get updated with the exam pattern, important dates, eligibility, vacancy distribution, etc.

SBI Clerk Notification 2021:-Download PDF Here

Working in SBI is considered a matter of pride among aspiring banking applicants. On every calendar year, the State Bank of India conducts SBI Clerk Recruitment for hiring clerical cadre resources for the SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) post.

For those who are looking for an opportunity to appear for the upcoming SBI Clerk exam, they can visit the linked article and know more about the Junior Associate exam.

Get the updates regarding the upcoming Government exams and the latest notifications for the same at the linked article.

To explore other SBI exams, check the linked article.

Bank Exams 2021

As soon as SBI releases its official SBI bank Clerk notification, millions of aspirants apply and attempt the exam with the hope of making it to the final list of successful candidates.

The SBI Clerk notification mentions all the details including the important exam dates, eligibility, selection scheme, exam pattern, salary, probation period, etc.

It’s a golden opportunity for banking aspirants who wish to begin their career in SBI, one of the largest banks in the country.

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Also, check out the links given below and prepare for the SBI Clerk 2021 exam:

It is important that candidates should carefully examine the eligibility criteria as mentioned by SBI for the SBI Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sales) post and thoroughly check before applying for the job posting.

To know more about the SBI Clerk Prelims exam, check the linked article.

To explore the SBI Clerk Mains exam in detail, check the linked article.

SBI Clerk Recruitment

The SBI Clerk notification contains all the important details regarding the clerical cadre recruitment in the State Bank of India. These details include the exam dates, online application process, number of vacancies, salary, exam pattern, selection process and every small detail about the recruitment.

Any candidate who aspires to become an SBI Clerk must carefully go through the SBI Clerk notification before filling in the application form.

The documents required, probation period and benefits & perks given to a Clerk by SBI are also mentioned in detail in the SBI Clerk notification.

Check the SBI Exams Notification for further details.

SBI Clerk Exam Dates 2021

Here in this article, we bring you a detailed list of the different SBI Clerk exam dates as per the SBI bank Clerk notification.

To know more about Bank Employees Salary Range, check at the linked article.

Given below is the tentative exam schedule for SBI Clerk exam 2021 and 2020 for the reference of candidates:

SBI Clerk Exam Dates
Events Exam Dates
2021 (Tentative) 2020
Online Application Begins April 27, 2021 January 3, 2020
Online Application Ends May 20, 2021 January 26, 2020
Preliminary Exam To Be Notified Later February 22, 2020 

February 29, 2020

March 1, 2020

March 8, 2020

Admit Card for Prelims To Be Notified Later February  11, 2020
Mains Exam July 31, 2021 October 31, 2020
Admit Card for Mains July 2021 October 20, 2020

To explore the SBI Clerk exam dates at length, check the linked article.

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How To Apply For SBI Clerk Exam

Candidates willing to apply for the SBI Clerk exam 2021 can follow the below-mentioned steps for the online registration:

  1. Visit the official site of SBI (www.sbi.co.in)
  2.  Fill in all the required fields, and the candidate must also upload a scanned photograph and signature. Candidates must note that the information filled in should be correct as no changes are allowed to be made in the application form, once the form has been submitted.
  3. The application process is complete once the candidate has paid the registration fee. Candidates can only pay through online mode. Given below is the online registration fee for the SBI Clerk exam 2021:
SBI Clerk Exam 2021 – Online Registration Fee
Category Online Registration Fee
General/OBC/EWS Rs.750/-
SC/ST/PWD/XS Nil

To know more about the SBI Clerk apply online procedure, candidates can visit the linked article.

SBI Clerk Vacancy 2021

A total of 5454 vacancies have been released by the State Bank of India to appoint Junior Associates (Customer Service & Sales) in the various SBI branches across the country. Given below is a state-wise and category-wise distribution of SBI Clerk vacancies as per the official SBI Clerk notification 2021:

SBI Clerk Notification 2021 - Vacancy Distribution

SBI Clerk Notification 2021 - Vacancy Distribution

SBI Clerk Vacancy 2021

The SBI Clerk vacancy 2021 are less in comparison to the vacancies released in 2020, thus, making the competition tougher. Thus, aspirants can refer to the detailed section-wise bank exam syllabus and prepare themselves accordingly.

SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria

The State Bank of India is set to conduct the examination for recruiting Junior Associates in SBI for the year 2021. For any candidate willing to apply for the exam, it is important to be eligible to apply for the exam. Given below are the SBI Clerk eligibility criteria for the reference of candidates:

  1. Age Limit: Candidate must be between 20 years and 28 years of age.
  2. Educational Qualification: The candidate must at least have a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.

Certain relaxations are provided to candidates belonging to different categories. To know the detailed SBI Clerk eligibility criteria, candidates can visit the linked article.

Government Exams 2021

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern

The SBI Clerk exam is annually conducted, and SBI reserves the right to set the exam pattern and syllabus for the SBI Clerk exam. The SBI Clerk exam pattern is given below in brief:

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2021
SBI Exam Subjects Time Duration Marks
Prelims Exam English Language

Quantitative Aptitude

Reasoning Ability

1 hour (20 minutes for each section) 100 marks
Mains Exam English Language 35 minutes 40 marks
Quantitative Aptitude 45 minutes 50 marks
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 45 minutes 50 marks
General/Financial Awareness 35 minutes 50 marks

Candidates can check the detailed SBI Clerk Syllabus and exam pattern at the linked article.

SBI Clerk Salary

The banking sector is the largest employment-providing sector in the country. Another reason for candidates to get attracted to a job in the banking sector, especially SBI is the salary provided by SBI.

The basic pay of an SBI Clerk is Rs. 19,900. To know the detailed SBI Clerk salary structure, candidates can visit the linked article.

SBI Clerk Notification 2021 - Pay Scale

SBI Clerk Preparation

Are you preparing for the SBI Clerk exam and are not sure how to ace the exam? Even as you prepare for the SBI Junior Associates exam as per the SBI Clerk exam notification, you must understand the fundamental concepts of the SBI Clerk syllabus to excel in the test.

Given below are a few tips for preparing for the SBI Clerk exam 2021:

  1. Candidates must regularly solve previous year’s question papers and mock tests to get an idea about the exam pattern. Aspirants can solve the SBI Clerk mock test series by BYJU’S for their preparation.
  2. Set a timetable and study accordingly. This will help one spend equal time on every subject and increase their overall marks in the exam.
  3. Solving SBI Clerk previous year question papers will help candidates know the difficulty level of the exam and analyze their performance and their preparation level based on the marks scored.

To know more about bank exam preparation, check the linked article.

You can check BYJU’S course content which is designed by our experts and learn key concepts to nail the exam in the first attempt.

For further information, you can check with our Academic Counsellors on how to get started with your SBI Clerk exam preparation.

SBI Clerk Notification 2021:- Download PDF Here

Frequently Asked Questions on SBI Clerk Notification

Q 1. How many vacancies have been released by SBI in the SBI Clerk notification 2021?

Ans. As per the latest SBI Clerk notification released by SBI on April 26, 2021, 5000+ vacancies have been released for the recruitment of Junior Associates in SBI.

Q 2. Is the SBI clerk exam bilingual?

Ans. The SBI Clerk exam is bilingual, except for the English language section. Candidates can choose a default language before starting the exam, but the English language sections will only appear in English and not in Hindi.

Q 3. Does the SBI Clerk Notification mention any probation period for SBI Clerks?

Ans. The SBI Clerk notification mentions a probation period of a minimum of 6 months for candidates appointed as Junior Associates. This period may increase, based on the candidate’s performance.

Q 4. Is there a sectional cut-off in the SBI Clerk exam?

Ans. There is no sectional cut-off in the SBI Clerk exam. Only an overall cut-off will be considered for selecting candidates to qualify for the exam.

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