SBI CLERK


The State Bank of India is the country’s oldest bank and has widespread network. It is headquartered in Mumbai. SBI conducts online objective prelim and mains exams which are followed by GD and Interview for Clerk for its bank. Recently its associate banks viz. State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur, State Bank of Hyderabad, State Bank of Patiala, State Bank of Travancore and State Bank of Mysore have got merged into it.


Overview


There is online objective type test followed by interview.

Phase-I: Preliminary Examination:   Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests and test would be of 1-hour duration consisting of 3 Sections as follows:
  • 1. English Language
  • 2. Numerical Ability
  • 3. Reasoning Ability

NOTE: Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing passing marks to be decided by the Bank. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 20 times the numbers of vacancies subject to availability) will be short listed for the Main Examination.
Phase – II: Main Examination:  
  • 1. General/ Financial Awareness
  • 2. General English
  • 3. Quantitative Aptitude
  • 4. Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude
  • The time duration for Main Exam is 2 hours and 40 mins

Each test will have separate timing. The questions in objective tests, except for the test of General English, will be bilingual i.e., English & Hindi. The candidates are required to qualify in each of the Tests by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank. There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. Candidates will have to pass in each of the objective tests. The passing marks in each of the tests will be decided by the Bank on the basis of the performance of all the competing candidates taken together in each test to a minimum required level. Candidates are also required to score a minimum percentage marks on aggregate (For SC/ST/OBC/PWD/XS candidates, 5% relaxation available thereon). Minimum percentage marks on aggregate will be decided by the bank.

Phase – III: Interview :   Candidates qualified in the test (main examination) will be placed according to their marks in descending order in respective categories. Depending upon the number of vacancies only certain number of candidates amongst those who qualify by ranking high enough in the merit will be called for interview in the ratio of maximum 3 candidates for each vacancy.

Candidates are required to score a minimum percentage marks (to be decided by the bank) in interview to be considered for final selection. 5% relaxation for SC/ST/ OBC/PWD/XS category will be available thereon. Note: Interview call letters will be uploaded on the Bank's website after declaration of result of online test.

Test of knowledge of official and/or local language: Those who produce 10th standard mark sheet/certificate evidencing having studied official (local) language will not be subjected to any Language test. In case of others, language test will be conducted at the time of interview (if interview is held) /before final selection (if interview is not held). Candidates not found to be proficient in official and/or local language would be disqualified.


Eligibility


Age:   The candidate should not be below 21 years and not above 30 years as per norms of board.


Educational Qualification:   Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. Those who are in the Final Year/Semester of their Graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if called for interview, they will have to produce proof of having passed the graduation. Candidates having Integrated Dual Degree (IDD) certificate should ensure the date of passing the IDD. Candidates possessing qualification of Chartered Accountant may also apply.



Key benefits with Sawant's Academy


Key Benefits
  • Special Classes for Group Discussion & Interview Preparation

  • Regular Updates on Upcoming vacancies

  • Domain (Field) Expert and Experienced Faculty


Test Series:
  • Providing 20 printed (hardcopy) tests

  • 130+ online tests will be there for practice

  • Study kit will be provided


Sawant's Academy System (Course Detail)

Sr. No Program SBI CLERK
1 Duration 6 months
2 No. of Hours 120 Hrs.
3 Mock Test 150+
4 No. of Books 10
5 Online Test Series YES
6 Doubt Sessions YES
7 Special Classes YES

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