SBI Clerk Notification 2023 Out for 8773 post

The State Bank of India has released the SBI Clerk Notification 2023, marking the commencement of the annual SBI Clerk Exam. This examination is conducted to appoint Junior Associates (Customer Support and Sales) in various SBI branches nationwide. The SBI Clerk Exam is highly coveted, attracting a large number of candidates each year. The Prelims and Mains examinations for SBI Clerk 2023 will be organized by the State Bank of India to shortlist candidates for the Junior Associates positions. In the current recruitment drive, SBI has announced 8773 vacancies for Junior Associates, and the SBI Clerk Notification 2023 was issued on November 16, 2023. The online application link became active on November 17, 2023.

SBI Clerk Notification 2023 : Overview

Annually, the State Bank of India (SBI) organizes the SBI Clerk recruitment. The notification for this year was issued on November 16, 2023, and the Prelims are set to take place in January 2024. It is essential for candidates to carefully review the notification to grasp the intricacies of the recruitment process. To facilitate understanding, the table below provides a concise summary of the overall examination.

OrganizationState Bank of India
Post NameClerk (Junior Associates)
Application ModeOnline
Registration Start Date17th November 2023
Registration End Date7th December 2023
Exam ModeOnline
Recruitment ProcessPrelims
Starting Basic PayRs.19900/- (Rs.17900/- plus two advance increments admissible to graduates)

SBI Clerk Notification 2023 : Important Dates

SBI Clerk Notification 2023 Release Date16th November 2023
SBI Clerk apply online 2023 Start Date17.11.2023
SBI Clerk apply online 2023 Last Date07.12.2023
Admit Card for Preliminary Examfrom 27.12.2023 onwards
Prelims Exam DateJanuary 2024
Preliminary Exam ResultJanuary / February 2024
Mains Exam Admit Card from 15.02.2024 onwards
Mains Exam DateFebruary 2024
Mains Exam ResultMarch / April 2024

SBI Clerk Notification 2023 – Vacancies

The SBI Clerk 2023 recruitment has disclosed a total of 8283 job openings. The distribution of these vacancies based on circles, states, and categories is outlined in the table provided. Additionally, there are 257 backlog vacancies, and detailed information about them can be found in the notification.

BhopalMadhya Pradesh43574328117288
Chandigarh/ New DelhiHaryana5007126120267
ChandigarhJammu &
Kashmir UT
Himachal Pradesh457361874180
Ladakh UT451352350
ChennaiTamil Nadu321461775171
KolkataWest Bengal265251147114
A&N Islands01521220
New Delhi
Uttar Pradesh373174801787331781
Mumbai Metro
New DelhiDelhi653211743180437
North EasternArunachal

SBI Clerk Notification 2023 – Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for the SBI Clerk outlines the qualifications and requirements that applicants must fulfill to be eligible for the SBI Clerk position. This set of criteria encompasses:

  • Educational Qualification
  • Age

SBI Clerk Educational Qualification

The essential educational eligibility criteria for the SBI Clerk position are outlined as follows:

Graduation: Candidates must have successfully completed their undergraduate studies in any discipline from a recognized university or possess an equivalent qualification acknowledged by the Central Government. The passing date should not be later than December 31, 2023.

It is crucial to emphasize that the graduation requirement represents a minimal qualification, and the official notification may specify particular percentage or CGPA prerequisites. Furthermore, individuals in their final year or semester of graduation, awaiting results, are eligible to apply. However, they must furnish evidence of having passed the graduation examination on or before the specified date stipulated by SBI.

SBI Clerk 2023 Age Limit

S. No.CategoryUpper Age Limit
1SC / ST33 years
2OBC31 years
3Person with disabilities (General)38 years
4Person with disabilities(SC /ST)43 years
5Person with disabilities(OBC)41 years
7Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-ServicemenActual period of service rendered in defence services + 3 years, (8 years for Disabled Ex-servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to max. age of 50 years
8Widows, Divorced women( No remarried)7 years (subject to the The actual maximum age limit of 35 years for General/ EWS, 38 years for OBC & 40 years for SC/ST candidates)

SBI Clerk 2023 Vacancy

CategoryBacklog Vacancy

SBI Clerk 2023 Application Fees

The application fee for SBI Clerk 2023 is 750 INR for individuals belonging to the General, OBC, and EWS categories. However, candidates from the ST, SC, or PWD groups are exempt from the fee. It’s important to note that the application fee is non-refundable once paid. Additionally, there is a table from the previous year detailing the application costs.

S.No.CategoryApplication Fee
2General/OBC/EWSRs. 750/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

SBI Clerk 2023 : Selection Process

  • To secure a position as a Junior Associate (Clerical Cadre) through the SBI Clerk 2023 examination, it is essential to successfully navigate through two primary phases of the exam: the SBI Clerk Prelims and the SBI Clerk Mains.
  • The attainment of success in both these examination stages is pivotal for obtaining a job offer from the State Bank of India (SBI).

SBI Clerk 2023 : Application Form


Applicants must adhere to the prescribed criteria for the photograph and signature, which include:

  1. The photograph should have dimensions of 4.5 cm * 3.5 cm.
  2. The file size of the photograph must range from a minimum of 20 KB to a maximum of 50 KB.
  3. The signature file size should be between a minimum of 10 KB and a maximum of 20 KB.
  4. The photograph should be passport-size and have a white background.
  5. Both the photograph and the signature must be clear and easily readable.

SBI Clerk 2023 : Exam Pattern

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern

S No.SectionNo. of QuestionTotal MarksDuration
1English Language303020 minutes
2Numerical Ability353520 minutes
3Reasoning353520 minutes
Total10010060 minutes

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Pattern

S No.SectionNo. of QuestionTotal MarksDuration
1Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude506045 minutes
2General English404035 minutes
3Quantitative Aptitude505045 minutes
4General/Financial Awareness505035 minutes
Total1902002 Hours 40 Minutes

SBI Clerk 2023 Syllabus

ReasoningQuantitative AbilityEnglish Language
Logical ReasoningSimplificationReading Comprehension
Alphanumeric SeriesProfit and LossCloze Test
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet TestMixtures and AlligationsPara jumbles
Data SufficiencySimple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & IndicesMiscellaneous
Coded InequalitiesWork and  TimeFill in the blanks
Seating ArrangementTime & DistanceMultiple Meaning /Error Spotting
PuzzleMensuration – Cylinder, Cone, SphereParagraph Completion
TabulationData Interpretation 
SyllogismRatio & Proportion, Percentage 
Blood RelationsNumber Systems 
Input OutputSequence & Series 
Coding DecodingPermutation, Combination & Probability

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