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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.
|Organization||State Bank of India|
|Post Name||Clerk (Junior Associates)|
|Registration Start Date||17th November 2023|
|Registration End Date||7th December 2023|
|Starting Basic Pay||Rs.19900/- (Rs.17900/- plus two advance increments admissible to graduates)|
SBI Clerk Notification 2023 : Important Dates
|SBI Clerk Notification 2023 Release Date||16th November 2023|
|SBI Clerk apply online 2023 Start Date||17.11.2023|
|SBI Clerk apply online 2023 Last Date||07.12.2023|
|Admit Card for Preliminary Exam||from 27.12.2023 onwards|
|Prelims Exam Date||January 2024|
|Preliminary Exam Result||January / February 2024|
|Mains Exam Admit Card||from 15.02.2024 onwards|
|Mains Exam Date||February 2024|
|Mains Exam Result||March / 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.
|Chandigarh/ New Delhi||Haryana||50||0||71||26||120||267|
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
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.||Category||Upper Age Limit|
|1||SC / ST||33 years|
|3||Person with disabilities (General)||38 years|
|4||Person with disabilities(SC /ST)||43 years|
|5||Person with disabilities(OBC)||41 years|
|7||Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen||Actual 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|
|8||Widows, 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
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.
|2||General/OBC/EWS||Rs. 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:
- The photograph should have dimensions of 4.5 cm * 3.5 cm.
- The file size of the photograph must range from a minimum of 20 KB to a maximum of 50 KB.
- The signature file size should be between a minimum of 10 KB and a maximum of 20 KB.
- The photograph should be passport-size and have a white background.
- Both the photograph and the signature must be clear and easily readable.
SBI Clerk 2023 : Exam Pattern
SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern
|S No.||Section||No. of Question||Total Marks||Duration|
|1||English Language||30||30||20 minutes|
|2||Numerical Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
SBI Clerk Mains Exam Pattern
|S No.||Section||No. of Question||Total Marks||Duration|
|1||Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude||50||60||45 minutes|
|2||General English||40||40||35 minutes|
|3||Quantitative Aptitude||50||50||45 minutes|
|4||General/Financial Awareness||50||50||35 minutes|
|Total||190||200||2 Hours 40 Minutes|
SBI Clerk 2023 Syllabus
|Reasoning||Quantitative Ability||English Language|
|Logical Reasoning||Simplification||Reading Comprehension|
|Alphanumeric Series||Profit and Loss||Cloze Test|
|Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test||Mixtures and Alligations||Para jumbles|
|Data Sufficiency||Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices||Miscellaneous|
|Coded Inequalities||Work and Time||Fill in the blanks|
|Seating Arrangement||Time & Distance||Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting|
|Puzzle||Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere||Paragraph Completion|
|Syllogism||Ratio & Proportion, Percentage|
|Blood Relations||Number Systems|
|Input Output||Sequence & Series|
|Coding Decoding||Permutation, Combination & Probability|