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SBI Clerk Notification 2018

SBI Clerk Notification 2018

SBI Clerk Notification 2018 – SBI has released a total of 8301 Vacancies which include both regular vacancies and backlog vacancies for the post of SBI Clerk. Candidates can appear for the test only once under this recruitment project. Candidates can apply for vacancies in one State only. Surprisingly, this time. unlike traditional clerk post, SBI has released vacancies for Junior Associate in Customer support and Sales. 

Eligibility Criteria for SBI Clerk Notification 2018:

Educational Qualification: Candidate must have completed Graduation or Degree in any discipline from a University recognized by the Govt. In India or any equivalent qualification recognized by the Central Government. Candidate must possess a valid certificate at the time of applying for the exam.

Computer Literacy: Operating and working knowledge in computer systems is mandatory i.e. candidates should have Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations/Language/ should have studied Computer / Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute. Proficiency in the Official Language of the State/UT for which vacancies a candidate wishes to apply is preferable.

Age criteria:

Candidate must be between 20 to 28 years of age. Age relaxation of 3 years is applicable to SC/ST candidates and 5 years for PWD and Ex-serviceman.

Pay Scale:

Pay Scale: 11765-655/3-13730-815/3-16175-980/4-20095-1145/7-28110-2120/1-30230-1310/1-31540

Vacancies: There are a total of 8301 Vacancies for SBI Clerk. Out of 8301 Vacancies, 7200 Vacancies are for abled candidates, remaining vacancies are for Persons with Disabilities.

Selection process for SBI Clerk 2017:

  1. Preliminary examination
  2. Online main examination
  3. Local Language Proficiency Test
  4. The last step is document verification followed by final selection.

Important Dates


Date (Tentative)

 Online Registration Starts

20th Jan 2018

Online Application Stops

10th Feb 2018

Admit Card Released

3rd March 2018

SBI Clerk Preliminary 2018 Exam Date

March / April 2018

SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam Result Declaration Date

After 20 to 25 Days of Exam

SBI Clerk Main Exam Admit Card Release Date

26th April 2018

SBI Clerk Main Exam Date

12th May 2018

SBI Clerk Main Exam Result Declaration Date

June 2018

For more details, refer to - SBI Clerk Notification

All the best!

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Top 10 Reasons to Choose SBI Bank Job as a Career

Top 10 Reasons to Choose SBI Bank Job as a Career 

State Bank of India (SBI) is one of the oldest and largest banks of India in the banking and financial sector. It is a Government owned corporation and headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra. It also stands as a one of the largest employers in the country with close to 25,000 employees located in various parts of India. SBI also offers a lot in terms of employee benefits.

This article lists down the top 10 reasons to choose SBI Bank job as a career.

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1. Good paycheck and growth:

Banking industry offers good money. The salary is based on the grade. The bank also offers good benefits and perks like minimum Rate of Interest on loans, Medical benefits, and Pension benefits and so on. The system is transparent in the process of performance evaluation and appraisals. The top performing employees are also offered training for leadership through special training programs from the premier institutes like Harvard, ISB, IIMs, and Stanford. As such there is no limit to one’s growth. It truly depends on the candidate’s performance to reach the top ranks.

2. Team Learning:

SBI provides opportunities to its employees to work in teams on various projects such as the branches, mobile banking etc. The employees also engage in keeping themselves on social media platform to exchange ideas among employees and promote interaction with the top management personnel at SBI.

3. Comprehensive Development:

State Bank of India is a bank with over 1000 different roles across different verticals. Due to this reason, there is a possibility of varied roles. Job rotation every 2 or 3 years is a mandate.
The employees get a wide exposure and the learning goes on due to its dynamism. SBI also provides opportunities to the meritorious employees to explore different financial services such as insurance, investment banking, asset management, credit cards etc.

4. Office Bonding:

The management provides an environment to develop great bonding among the employees. It conducts fun events and intra-bank competitions to increase the office bonding. Employees are provided with various opportunities to explore their passion and involve themselves in programs like SBI youth India where they get to work on rural development projects with experienced NGOs.

5. Discover Global Banking:

SBI has around 190 foreign offices in 36 different countries and stands as the largest Indian Bank in the foreign market. The meritorious employees get an opportunity to work abroad for 3 to 5 years.

6. Handling Gender Diversity:

SBI takes special care in handling gender diversity. It gives special care to the women employees. SBI is the only public sector where women can take time off and take sabbatical leave for 2 years for any personal commitments. It has a strict policy on prevention of sexual harassment at work place.

7. Career graph:

Each employee has a unique career path. The employees are trained and groomed to perform all the tasks, eventually, they have the freedom to choose their area of interest and build expertise. Employees get promotion opportunities every 3 to 4 years.

8. Job Security:

It is a known fact that a job in the public sector is a secured one even after your stint in the service. The opportunities are provided at work for ones’ growth and it is considerably a secured job without the constant fear of being fired.

9. Salary and perks:

SBI offers better pay compared to any other public sector jobs. This factor is enough to attract the young graduates to look forward to this dream job with sufficient preparation. SBI is also considering other smart compensation packages at the discretion of the employee so as to monetize their certain allowances.

10. Fortune 500 Bank from India:

The SBI is the largest banking and financial services organization in India with an asset base of Rs. 2,000,000 Crores. It has 16,000 branches across the nation. SBI is the only bank in India labelled as fortune 500 organizations and the second most valuable bank in India.

These top 10 reasons are more than enough for someone to get inspired and prepare for the PO exams.

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SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) Mains Cut Off 2016

SBI Clerk/Junior-Associates Official Cut off-and-Marks-obtained

The State Bank of India (SBI) has announced the SBI Clerk cutoff 2016 for mains exam.The online exam conducted on June 25 and 26, 2016. SBI Clerk final result 2016 has been declared on October 27. Around 15, 516 candidates have been selected through SBI Clerk final result. SBI has declared sectional as well as overall SBI Clerk 2016 cut off score for all categories.

SBI Clerk 2016 is the basis for recruitment of a total of 15,516 candidates for Junior Associates (JA) and Junior Agricultural Associates (JAA) posts.

The cut off marks will depend on the following factors:

  • Number examinees
  • Availability of posts
  • Reservation norms
  • Difficulty level of entrance exam

SBI Clerk 2016 Mains Cut off (Subject-wise)


Total Marks




General Awareness










Quantitative Aptitude





Reasoning and Computer Ability






SBI Clerk 2016 Mains Cut off (State-wise) For General Category

 The mains exam cut off marks will vary from one state to another. Please find the cut off for your respective state from the table below.


Cut off(Gen.)

Madhya Pradesh


Uttar Pradesh


West Bengal
















Andhra Pradesh




Himanchal Pradesh










Tamil Nadu






SBI Clerk 2016 – Final Marks Obtained

You can Check the SBI Clerk Marks obtained by the candidate at the below link:


SBI Clerk 2016 – Final Marks Obtained

Those who qualify for the SBI Clerk Mains cn start preparing for the Interview. Stay tuned for more updates. We wish you All the Best.

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Result time- The most crucial time in case of any aspirant appearing for an examination. This is the day when your efforts bear fruits and you get appreciation from your well-wishers. Such a wonderful feeling it is to see a delight on your parents’ face when they see you succeed in your efforts, isn’t it? We strongly believe that you will experience this for sure if your efforts and dedication are well driven.

The SBI Clerk Mains results will be declared shortly. The examination was held in the month of May/ June. The results are expected to be released in the next few days. The tentative date of result declaration is supposed to be 30th September 2016 on the official website of SBI i.e. www.sbi.co.in. All the candidates are advised to take print out (hard copies) of their results and keep it with them for further reference.

Steps to be followed to view results:

  • Please log on to SBI’s official website: www.sbi.co.in
  • Click on the option saying ‘Career’ on the homepage
  • Click on the option JA & JAA in ‘Clerical Cadre Mains Results’.
  • Please fill in your registration number and date of birth.
  • SBI JA & JAA Clerk mains exam results 2016 will appear on screen.
  • Please take the hard copies of the results.

Cut off Marks (Expected):

The expected cut – off marks per section are expected to be as follows:

English Language: 10- 15 marks

General Awareness: 12- 16 marks

Reasoning: 8 to 14 marks

Quantitative Aptitude: 7 to 13 marks

Highlights of SBI Clerk Mains 2016:

  • The candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of 3 candidates per vacancy. After declaration of the results of SBI Clerk 2016 Mains exam, the call letters for interview will be released.
  • The candidates who will secure a higher rank in the merit list of the Mains Examination will be called up for an interview.
  • The number of students who cleared the Prelims and had appeared for the Minas exam is said to more than 3. 5 lakh in order to fill up 10, 726 posts for Junior Associate (JA) and Junior Agricultural Associate (JAA).

Stay tuned for more updates. We anticipate that you will achieve great results out of your sheer hard work and determination. We wish you good luck!

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SBI Clerk Mains 2016 Results: Expected soon!

Attention all the SBI Clerk aspirants! We have an important update for you all. As per the latest information, the results of SBI Clerk Mains 2016 for the posts of Junior Associates and Junior Agricultural Associates in the clerical cadre is expected to be published on 30th of September 2016.


According to the prior notification, the result was about to be declared on 16th of August 2016. The main reason of this retard is due to some internal issues related to selection proceedings. The result can be viewed on the official page of SBI i.e. www.sbi.co.in

3 lakh or more number of students appeared for the SBI Clerk Mains 2016 examination which was held in dates of 25th June 2016 and 26th June 2016.

Let us take a look at the cut- off marks (section wise) of SBI Clerk Mains 2016.

General awareness: 12 – 16 marks

English Language: 10 to 15 marks

Reasoning: 8 to 14 marks

Quantitative aptitude: 7 to 13 marks.

SBI Clerk Mains 2016 Results: Procedure

  • Please visit the official website of SBI i.e. www.sbi.co.in
  • Click on the option which says “Careers”
  • Click on SBI Clerk Mains Exam 2016 result link
  • Please enter the details which are required and fill in the necessary areas
  • Save the results for future reference

We hope that you will definitely stand out of the crowd. Stay connected for more updates. Good luck!

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SBI Clerk 2017 Recruitment

“The real secret of success is enthusiasm”- Walter Chrysler

The SBI Clerk examination is back again in the year 2017 with new surprises for every aspirant. All the students who could not perform up-to- mark in the SBI Clerk 2016 can take up this opportunity as a golden chance to perform well this year. All they need is focus from the very beginning, the right attitude and enthusiasm. Proper and effective preparation can enable the students to be second to none and success- it’s in the bag. Dedication along with proper preparation can be the “icing on the cake”.

The SBI Clerk examination will be basically held in two phases: Preliminary and Mains. The candidates who will qualify the preliminary examination will be able to appear for the mains examination and the candidates who will be able to qualify the mains examination will be able to go for personal interview.

Let us take a look at the pattern of both SBI Clerk 2017- Prelims and Mains

SBI Clerk 2017: Pattern

  • Preliminary Examination: The Preliminary Exam would consist of objective type questions worth 100 marks & will be conducted in online mode. The total duration of the examination would be of 1 hour. It will have 3 sections:

(1) English Language

(2) Quantitative Aptitude

(3) Reasoning Ability

  • Main Exam: The Main Exam would be of 200 marks & will be conducted online. The duration of exam would be 2 hours 40 mins time duration.

  • There will be negative marking of 1/4th marks for each wrong answer (only for objective type questions)

SBI Clerk 2017: Significant Dates (Tentative)

Let us take a look at the important dates related to SBI Clerk 2017 (tentative dates):



Online registration of online applications will start from

April 2017

Closing date for online registration of applications

April 2017

Correction in application details-

April 2017

Payment of application fee online-

April 2017

Last date to print your applications-

May 2017

Availability of admit cards for preliminary examination-

May 2017

Examination date for written examination-

May to June 2017

Declaration of results-

July 2017 

SBI Clerk 2017: Eligibility Criteria

  • For the post of Junior Associates, the candidate must hold a graduation degree from a recognized university or any course with recognition from the central govt.
  • For the post of Junior Agriculture Associates, the candidate must hold a graduation degree in agriculture or agriculture allied activities from a recognized university.
  • Applicants can apply before the completion of their graduation (in the last year of their graduation) but when called for interview they need to carry their graduation passing proof along with them.
  • The applicants applying for SBI Clerk 2017 must have ages between 20 to 28 years as on 1st April 2017.

Given below is the table containing relaxation in ages:


Age relaxation


5 years


3 years

PWD (Gen)

10 years


15 years


13 years

Applicants domicile in J&K state during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989

Actual period of service rendered in defence service + 3 years subject to max. age of 50 years

Divorced women

9 years (subject to max age limit of 35 years for gen, 38 years for OBC & 40 years for SC/ST) 

SBI Clerk 2017: Application Fee


Application Fee

Candidates belonging to both reserved and unreserved category

600 (Application fee ) + 100 (Intimation charges)

We hope that this article helps you to get a lucid insight regarding details of SBI Clerk 2017 examination. Stay connected for more updates. Good luck!

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SBI Clerk Mains 2016 Result Declared - Check here

The SBI Clerk Mains exam 2016 Result has been declared today.The result is available at the official website of State bank of India. SBI has declared the Probationary Officer (PO) Main exam 2016 Result on August 16. 

SBI Clerk Mains Result 2016

The State Bank of India had released the notification for filling up 19575 vacancies in clerical cadre of the Bank. The SBI Clerk Prelims result was declared on 17th June 2016.

An Overview of SBI Clerk Mains exam held on 25th and 26th June 2016:

SBI Clerk Mains exam


No. of Questions


General Awareness



General English


Easy to Medium

Quantitative Aptitude


Medium to Tough



Medium to Tough



Above Moderarte

Steps to check SBI PO Mains exam 2016 result:
Visit the official website of sbi
• Click on the Careers tab
• Click on the relevant result link
• Enter the essential details to access the results
• Save the result for further reference

Why the result of SBI Clerk mains was delayed :

Their are two scenarios which directly or indirectly are responsible for the Delay in Results.

(a) No Decision finalized on the Interview Part:

As per a notification given by the Union Government last year, Interview were stopped from the recruitment process of Clerical Level Jobs.

(b) No Decision Finalized in the Court Case as Well:

The probability of this scenario is very less, but it can’t be ignored as well. A Case was Filed against the Eligibility Criteria of SBI Clerk 2016 Exam that barred loan defaulters to apply for this recruitment. The Interim decision came in favour of SBI, but final judgement is still not delivered.

SBI Clerk Mains Expected Cut offs

SBI Clerk Prelims exam cut offs were very unexpected as there were lot of single digit numbers.


The prelims cutoffs was expected to be in the range of 55 – 62 but in some states like New Delhi and Punjab, it even reached to 66.On the other hand, candidates of Tamilnadu, Telengana, Andhra pradesh saw a low cut off scores.

Based on the exam difficulty level and feedback received from the candidates, here are SBI Clerk Mains expected cut off:

  • General awareness: 12 - 17
  • English: 10 - 15
  • Reasoning: 9 - 13
  • Quantitative aptitude: 8 – 14

There are separate state-wise cutoffs on the total scores as well which will differ for junior associates & junior agricultural associates.

  • General: 90 – 110
  • OBC: 85 – 100
  • SC: 80- 90
  • ST: 60 – 75

We wish you All the Best !!

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SBI Clerk Mains Result 2016 to Be Announced This Week

With all those anticipations growing high, finally here is some good news for the SBI clerk mains aspirants. SBI has given the clear indication on the announcement of SBI Clerk Mains results to be announced by this week as a positive sign for all those people waiting in the queue for their dream career in banking . It has been clearly indicated that the SBI Clerk Mains results will be upcoming within the next 2-3 days itself. The SBI clerk mains exam 2016 was conducted on June 25th and 26th, respectively; for all those candidates who successfully qualified in the preliminary exams conducted during the early part of this year in the month of May.

These results will be good news to some of the folks giving them the next step towards building the perfect career in the banking sector. The qualified individuals will get the right chance to claim and enjoy the perks of the banking career with an esteemed banking body-State Bank of India.

As per the reports, it comes to notice that the bank received approx 25 lakh applications for this recruitment cycle of approx 13700 posts of clerical cadre which includes 10,726 posts for Junior Associate and 3,008 posts for Junior Agricultural Associate. Approx 3 lakh candidates could finally make their way to the short listing for the Sbi Clerk Mains exams held in May ‘16.

The SBI Clerk Mains results will be declared in the merit list by the bank that will be uploaded online at the official website of SBI- www.sbi.co.in and approx 60k candidates are expected to be shortlisted in the same, as per reports. The next procedure follows a face to face personal interview round for the further selection procedure. The candidates qualifying the round will only be honoured in the form of issued final appointment letters for both the posts of JA & JAA. Both the final merit list of SBI Clerk Mains 2016 and the PI scores will be validated for the final appointment.

The SBI Clerk Mains results will directly be available in the form of merit list on the SBI’s official website and as per the official notification no marks list/score cards will be dispatched to candidates separately.

Stay connected with www.toprankers.com for the SBI Clerk Mains Results 2016.

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SBI PO & Clerk mock test package, Preparation tips & strategy

State Bank of India is known for conducting two major examinations, SBI PO Exam and SBI Clerk Exam. SBI hires thousands of candidates for available posts in these categories. Aspiring candidates must be especially aware of two things, SBI PO & Clerk mock test package, Preparation tips & strategy that will help in qualifying such exams.

How to choose SBI PO & Clerk mock test package online?

You will find numerous online paid test packages for the SBI exams easily. If you want to go for the paid SBI PO & Clerk mock test package online then you must take care of various things as mentioned here:

  • First, research well about the companies who offer such paid PO & Clerk mock test package online. You must know about their exam specialization and must ensure that they provide good mock test series/drills/packages on SBI PO and Clerk exams.

  • Do read feedback and comments from the candidates who bought such test series and packages.

  • Next, you must take one free demo test of SBI PO & Clerk mock test package.

  • Compare companies with each other on the basis of prices of SBI PO & Clerk mock test package.

SBI PO & Clerk Preparation tips & strategy


SBI PO & Clerk Preparation tips & strategy

English Language

  • A lot of practice of long and lengthy comprehensions is a must.

  • Work hard on your vocabulary/words by reading English books/novels, newspapers such as The Hindu and The Economic Times.

  • Practice Grammar by taking online quizzes and mock drills/tests.

Data Analysis and interpretation

  • Practice medium to high level questions daily to qualify in this section.

  • Invent your own shortcuts and techniques to quickly sole questions.

Reasoning, Computer Aptitude and Financial Awareness

  • Get a good grip on basic concepts and topics.

  • Online mock tests/series/packages are highly recommended.

GK and Marketing

Learn about all the recent updates and current affairs.

This article on SBI PO & Clerk mock test package, Preparation tips & strategy ensures you are well acquainted with the SBI examinations.

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SBI Clerk Mains Exam Analysis and Expected Cut off

With the SBI prelims results already out, congratulations to all the aspirants who have qualified for the mains exams. With the exam dates nearing, even the minute guidance can make wonders during the exams. The marks secured in the  SBI Clerk Mains Examination is going to  play the major role whereas the Final Merit List as obtained from the Prelims Examination was only a qualifying round. .

 The SBI Clerk Mains Exam expected cutoff will be however based the following trends:

  1. The cut off trend for previous year
  2. Any related change in the pattern of exam
  3. The competition level in the SBI Clerk Main exam

As per the previous exams for JA/JAA and some other related exams, presented below is the expected cut off and the related exam analysis section wise during series of years.







Andhra Pradesh/ Telangana










Madhya Pradesh




















Tamil Nadu

























Uttar Pradesh










*Note: No exams were conducted during 2013 & 2015

Category Wise- Cutoff 2014 

  • General: 140
  • OBC: 138
  • SC: 123
  • ST: 108

Changes in Exam Pattern

For the first time a 3 Step Recruitment process will be conducted in 2016, whereas initially it was conducted for 100 Marks and a little different from the previous ones . Here are some of the major modifications:

  1. Time bound section appearance
  2. Default section appearance pattern to be  followed as per the server

SBI Clerk Mains Exam-2016 Expected Cutoff

As per previous factor’s analysis mentioned here are the probable Section-Wise cutoff-2016:-




Expected Cutoff

General/ Financial Awareness




General English




Quantitative Aptitude




Reasoning/ Computer Aptitude








Category wise Cutoff-2016:










It must be kept in mind that these are probable scores as per trends and not the official ones.

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