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SBI Clerk 2020 Notification, Exam Date, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card

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SBI Clerk 2020: State Bank of India has invited online application to recruit applicants for the posts of Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) for a total of 8000+ vacancies. The notification for the SBI Clerk 2020 was released in the month of January 2020. The last date to submit the application form was on or before 26 January 2020. The SBI Clerk preliminary exam was conducted on 22 February 2020, 29 February 2020, 1st March 2020 and 8th March 2020. The result for the same is expected to be released by the end of September 2020.

Earlier, the mains exam was scheduled to be conducted on 19-04-2020, but due to the uncontrollable spread of COVID-19, the online main exam is postponed until further notice. The selection for the post comprises of two stages that are Phase-I (Preliminary Examination) and Phase II (Mains Examination. Students are advised to regularly check the official website for the latest update of the recruitment. You can get the complete details about SBI Clerk 2020 from this article.

SBI Clerk 2020

State Bank of India conducts competitive examination for the recruitment of eligible candidates for the posts for Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) for a total of 8000+ vacancies every year. The notification for the SBI Clerk 2020 was released in the month of January 2020 and the last date to submit the application form was till 26 January 2020. The officials conducted preliminary exam 22 February 2020, 29 February 2020, 1st March 2020 and 8th March 2020 and the result for the same is expected to be released by the end of September 2020.

There is no official notification regarding mains exam dates till now on the official website. Earlier, the mains exam was scheduled to be conducted on 19-04-2020, but due to the uncontrollable spread of COVID-19, the online main exam is postponed until further notice. The selection process for the post comprises of two stages that are Phase-I (Preliminary Examination) and Phase II (Mains Examination).  The applicants need to download the admit card before each stage of the examination on the official website. The result will be uploaded for all the four stages separately after the completion of each phase of the exam. Read this article to know the complete details about the SBI Clerk 2020.

SBI Clerk 2020 Exam Dates

The applicants can check the exam dates of the SBI Clerk 2020 from the table given below:

EventsDates
NotificationJanuary 2020
Application Form3rd January 2020-26 January 2020
Phase-I (Preliminary Examination)22 February 2020, 29 February 2020, 1st March 2020 and 8th March 2020
Preliminary ResultTo be notified soon
Phase II (Mains Examination)To be notified soon
Official WebsiteClick here

SBI Clerk 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The applicants can check the eligibility criteria from the table given below:

AGE LimitThe age limit of the applicant should be between 20 years to 28 years as on 01-01-2020. There is  relaxation in the upper age limit for different categories
Educational QualificationThe applicants must have completed Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification

SBI Clerk 2020 Selection Process

The selection process for the post will be conducted in two stages that are as follow:

  • Phase-I (Preliminary Examination)
  • Phase II (Mains Examination)

The candidates need to qualify Phase-I that is Preliminary exam to be eligible to appear for the next stage. The candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of the mark secured in prelims exam for the next stage that is Phase II (Mains Examination). The applicants need to qualify both the stages of the exam to be considered for the final selection.

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern

Here we will discuss exam pattern of each stages in the tables given below:

Phase-I (Preliminary Examination)

  • Type: Objective, Multiple Choice
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Sections: 3
  • Negative Marking: 1/4th of marks will be deducted for wrong answers
Name of the SubjectNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
English Language303020 min
Numerical Ability353520 min
Reasoning Ability353520 min
Total1001001 hour

Phase-II (Mains Examination)

  • Type: Objective, Multiple Choice
  • Duration: 2 hour 40 minutes
  • Sections: 4
  • Negative Marking: 1/4th of marks will be deducted for wrong answers
Name of the SubjectNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
General/Financial Awareness505035 min
General English404035 min
Quantitative Aptitude505045 min
Reasoning Ability & Computer Ability506045 min
Total1902002 hour 40 min

SBI Clerk 2020 Syllabus

The applicants can check the table given below to know the syllabus for SBI Clerk 2020:

SubjectSyllabus
Quantitative AptitudeNumber System, Simplification, Set theory Discount, Averages, Time and Distance, Percentages, Profit & Loss,  Surds & Indices, Interest, LCM & HCF Trigonometry, Permutations & Combinations Inequalities, Speed, Time and Work, Logarithm, Venn Diagrams, Bar Diagram, Pie Chart, Binomial Theorem and etc
English Language Vocabulary, Sentence Structure, Error Spotting, Sentence Completion, Fill in the blanks, Jumbled Paragraphs, Synonyms/Antonyms, Word usage Reading Comprehension, and etc
General AwarenessCurrent Affairs, Static GK, General Polity, History, World Events, Culture, Science,  Business & Economy, Sports, Important Schemes, Geography,  and etc
General Intelligence and ReasoningAnalogy, Syllogism, Coding & Decoding Decision Making, Series, Visual Memory, Arithmetical Reasoning and Figural Classification, Problem Solving,  Similarities and Differences, Statement-Conclusion, and etc

SBI Clerk 2020 Important Books

There is a wide variety of books available in the market both in online and offline mode, it just that the applicant need to select the right study material to qualify this exam. Here we are sharing list of the names of the book which the applicants can consider while applying for the exam:

English Language

Name of the BookAuthor Name
Word Power Made EasyNorman Lewis
How to Prepare for Verbal Ability & Reading ComprehensionArun Sharma
Objective General EnglishS.P. Bakshi
High School English Grammar & CompositionWren & Martin

Quantitative Aptitude

Name of the BookAuthor Name
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive ExaminationsR S Aggarwal
Magical books on Quicker MathsM. Tyra
Advance MathsRakesh Yadav
How to prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for CATArun Sharma

General Intelligence and Reasoning

Name of the BookAuthor Name
How to prepare for Logical Reasoning for CATArun Sharma
Modern Approach to Verbal & Non Verbal ReasoningR.S Agrawal
Analytical ReasoningM.K Pandey

General Awareness

Name of the Book/SourcesAuthor Name
Current Affairs: Hindu, Times of India, Business Today, and etc
General KnowledgeLucent’s

SBI Clerk 2020 Salary Structure

It is very important for the applicants who will be applying for the SBI Clerk 2020 to understand the pay scale of the post they are applying for, so they can check the pay scale from the below points:

  • Pay Scale: Rs.11765-655/ 3-13730-815/ 3-16175-980/ 4-20095-1145/7-28110-2120/ 1-30230-1310/1-31450
  • The starting Basic Pay is Rs.13075/- (Rs11765/- plus two advance increments admissible to graduates)

SBI Clerk 2020 Admit Card

State Bank of India will release the admit card on the official website. Applicants need to download the admit card before each phase of the examination. The applicants need to carry the admit card to the exam hall on the day of the examination. The admit card comprises of Roll No, Candidate name, and many other important and relevant details. The hard copy of the call letter will not be sent via post at any stage of the examination.

The admit card will be uploaded on the official website from where all the eligible applicants have to download it via their correct credentials such as Registration Number and Password/Date of Birth, and other details. The applicants need to check the official website frequently for further updates on exam.

SBI Clerk 2020 Result

State Bank of India will release the SBI Clerk 2020 on the official website. The result will be uploaded for all the four stages separately after the completion of each phase of the exam. The candidates need to check the official website to view and download the result and the scorecard for each phase of the exam. They can access the result via their correct login credentials such as Roll No and other relevant details. The applicants can check the official website frequently for further updates on exam.

SBI Clerk Previous Year Cut off

The applicants can check the cut-off of Prelims Exam of SBI Clerk 2019 from the tables given below:

State NamePrelims Cut Off
Uttar Pradesh73
Kerala78
Tamil Nadu64
Haryana73
Punjab77
Jammu & Kashmir82
Bihar76
Andhra Pradesh75
Jharkhand76
Uttarakhand75
Odisha74
Himachal Pradesh72
West Bengal73
Delhi71
Telangana69
Gujarat66
Maharashtra63
Rajasthan71
Chhattisgarh58
Meghalaya65
Assam57
Madhya Pradesh74
Karnataka49

How to prepare for SBI Clerk 2020

Here in this article, we have discussed relevant and important details of the SBI Clerk 2020 for the eligible applicants who are willing to appear and qualify the exam. We have discussed all the possible tips and tricks that can be a great source of guidance to the applicants preparing for the exam for the first time or anyone who wants to change their strategy of the exam preparation. Read more to know the important tips and tricks to crack the exam:

  • Prepare and Stick to a daily schedule for the exam preparation in a disciplined an effective manner
  • Cover important and relevant topics of the exam and clear their basic concept.
  • Analyze  the exam pattern and understand the syllabus carefully before starting the exam preparation
  • Make the right selection of the study material like important books, notes, mock tests, and etc both online and offline mode. Refer to the “Important Books” section from this article for further information.
  • Solve previous year question paper and practice mock test and then analyze them to understand your strength and weakness of each subject.

Frequently Asked Questions

When will the SBI Clerk Prelims Result will be out?

There is no official notification as of now, but it is expected that the prelims result can be released by the end of September 2020. Check the official website regularly for the further updates on exam.

When will the SBI Clerk Mains Exam be conducted?

There is no official notification regarding mains exam dates till now on the official website. Earlier, the mains exam was scheduled to be conducted on 19-04-2020, but due to the uncontrollable spread of COVID-19, the online main exam is postponed until further notice

What is the selection process of the SBI Clerk 2020?

The selection process for the post comprises of two stages that are Phase-I (Preliminary Examination) and Phase II (Mains Examination). For more information, the applicants can check the section “Selection Process” mentioned above in the article.

Is there any negative marking in the SBI Clerk Mains Exam?

Yes, there will be negative marking for wrong answers.

What is the age limit to apply for the SBI Clerk 2020?

The age limit of the applicant should be between 20 years to 28 years as on 01-01-2020. There is relaxation in the upper age limit for different categories. For more information, the applicants can check the section “Eligibility Criteria” mentioned above in the article.

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