SBI Clerk Recruitment 2017: Upcoming 15000 Posts Official Notification


SBI Clerk 2017 Recruitment Overview :

SBI stands for State banks of India. It is the oldest and trusted bank of India. Many youngsters want to pursue their career in SBI. The job in the banking sector is one the secured known job in India. Soon State Bank of India will announce the commencement date for clerk post. SBI Clerk exam is conducts every consecutive year under the banner of reputed government organization-The SBI. Candidates who are interested in this job can apply for this post directly on the official website of SBI. Every year a huge number of aspirants apply for this exam. To know more about SBI Clerk 2017 Recruitment tune with us till the end of this article.

Latest Updates: There is no exact date released for the SBI Clerk Recruitment 2017. However, it is expected to be declared in June 2017 as per the revealed news and updates.


SBI Clerk Recruitment 2017 Vacancy Details :

The SBI have the charge in conducting SBI Clerk exam. Every year huge number of students applied and many got selected in it.

  • Exam Name: SBI Clerk 2017
  • Exam Conducting Body: State Bank of India (SBI)
  • Exam Level: All India
  • Post Name: Clerk
  • Exam Mode: Online
  • SBI Clerk 2017 Salary: Rs. 20,950 (Gross)
  • Total Number of Vacancies: 15,000 (Expected)


SBI Clerk 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Nationality: –The aspirant must have the certificate of a citizen of India. It is mandatory in order to fulfill the eligibility criteria of SBI clerk 2017 examination. A citizen from Bhutan or a citizen from Nepal or a citizen from Bangladesh is allowed only when they have a valid certificate which state that they have permanent intention to settle in India.

(i) For Junior Associates: Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.

(ii) For Junior Agricultural Associates: Graduation in Agriculture or Agriculture allied activities from a Government recognized university/Institute.

  • Candidates who are currently in the final Semester/ year of Graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if called for interview/joining, they will have to produce proof of having passed the Graduation Examination on or before 30 June 2016.
  • Candidates having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 30 June 2016.

Age: Applicants need to ensure that their age must not be less than 20 years and more than 28 years as on 01 April 2017.

Relaxation in age limit 

CategoryAge relaxation
SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
PWD (Gen)10 years
PWD (SC/ST)15 years
PWD (OBC)13 years
Applicants domicile in J&K state during the period from 1st January 1980 to 31stDecember 1989Actual period of service rendered in defence service + 3 years subject to max. age of 50 years
Widows, divorced women & women judicially separated from their husbands & who are no remarried9 years (subject to max age limit of 35 years for gen, 38 years for OBC & 40 years for SC/ST) 

SBI Clerk 2017 Application Form

The applicants have to apply for SBI Clerk only through online mode from the official website. The applicants have to apply after release of official notice for SBI Clerk recruitment 2017. They have to upload scanned images of their photographs & signatures in appropriate format. The applicants are advised to recheck their entered details before they submit their applications.

SBI Clerk 2017 Application Form Fee

  • Candidates can pay their Application Fees through online mode only.
  • Application Fee can be paid using debit card/credit card/internet banking.
  • The Fees once paid will not be refunded.

The Fees Structure of SBI Clerk has been explained below:

SC/ST/PWD/XS100/- (Intimation Charges only)
General and OBC600/- (Application Fee including intimation charges).

SBI Clerk 2017 Important Dates (Tentative)

We checked all the details dealing with the eligibility criteria and application procedure of SBI Clerk 2017 examination. Now move further to the important dates. The application form will be updated on SBI official website. The payment should be made on time otherwise, you form will disqualify. Let us check out SBI Clerk 2017 important dates.

Online application form will be availableJune 2017
Last date to applyJune 2017
Admit Card will be availableJuly 2017
SBI Clerk 2017 Exam (Preliminary)August 2017
Preliminary Exam ResultSeptember 2017
SBI Clerk 2017 Main Exam1st of week October 2017
Main Exam ResultNovember-December 2017
Issues Admit Card for InterviewJanuary 2018
InterviewWill be updated soon
Final ResultWill be updated soon

SBI Clerk Selection Procedure :

The basic starting salary of the SBI CLERK is Rs.20, 950/-per month which includes Dearness allowance and other allowances. Allowances will vary depending upon the place of posting of the bank employee.

SBI Clerk 2017 Selection Procedure

This exam is national level examination conducted by The SBI. It has three stages:

  • Firstly submission of the SBI Clerk 2017 application form.
  • Preliminary examination
  • Online main examination
  • After the selection in the online written exam, you will get selected for SBI Final Selection
  • The last step is document verification followed by final selection

SBI Clerk 2017 Exam Pattern :

The SBI CLERK exam will be the online exam which conducts in all over the country. To get the job of the SBI clerk you have to clear common written exam (CWE). This exam is consist of preliminary and main exam followed by selection process. Exam pattern gives you the idea of the question paper which will come on the examination day. Let us check out the SBI CLERK 2017 exam pattern.

SBI Clerk 2017 Preliminary Exam Pattern

SectionSubjectNo. of QuestionsMax. MarksExam Duration
1English Language30301 hour
2Numerical ability3535
3Reasoning ability3535

SBI Clerk 2017 Main Exam Pattern

SectionSubjectNo. of QuestionsMax. MarksExam Duration
1General/Financial Awareness50502 hours 40 minutes
2General English4040
3Quantitative Aptitude5050
4Reasoning Ability &Computer Aptitude5060

Negative Marking:

  • The candidate should remember that there is a negative marking for the wrong answer..
  • 1/4th mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.


  • Candidates who will qualify in the main examination will be placed according to their marks in descending order in respective categories.
  • Candidates are required to score a minimum percentage mark as decided by the bank to be considered for final selection.

SBI Clerk 2017 Syllabus :

Quantitative AptitudeTables, Pie – Charts, Bar Graphs, Data Analysis, Line Graphs, Case lets, Combined data sets, Probability/ Series, Roots, Average, Ratio, Time & work, Time & separation, Rate, Benefit & loss, Mixture, Stocks & shares, Partnership, Clocks, Volume, Surface area, Height & distances, Simple & compound interest, Equations and probability, Number System, Simplification, Surds & Indices, Percentages, Partnership, Chain rule, Pipes & Cisterns, Time & Distances, Problems on trains, Boats & streams, Allegation & mixtures, mensuration, permutations & combinations
ReasoningSyllogism, Seating Arrangement – Circular table and Line (North & South), Puzzle, Blood Relation, Inequality or Decision Making, Data Sufficiency, Logical Reasoning, Input Output, Number series, Statement and Argument, Passage and conclusion, Coding and decoding, Order and ranking, Making judgments
General English Vocabulary, synonyms, Antonyms, Word formation, Sentence completion

Comprehension – Theme detection, Deriving conclusions, Passage completion, Error detection, Passage correction, Sentence correction

Spelling – Grammar, Phrases, Idioms

General awarenessKnowledge of Current affairs

Sports, history, geography, culture, Indian constitutions

News about technology and research

News on India and its neighboring countries

News related to Reserve Bank of India, Banking Awareness, Financial Awareness (Union Budget/ Railway Budget), Economics news

Current Affairs – Questions can be asked from various fields such as, National, International, Awards, Sports, Defence, Summits, Appointment, Books & Authors and Obituary, etc.

Marketing AptitudeBasics of Marketing, Marketing Strategies, Market Segmentation, Marketing Management, Marketing Mix, Developing stage of organization, Brand

Advertising, Products Life Cycle, 4 P’s and 4 C’s of marketing

Computer AwarenessComputer hardware & Software, Operating System concepts, Shortcut keys, Ms word, excel, Ms power point, access, Internet & networks, Basic security concepts, Latest technologies, Basic of Computer, Generation of Computer, Short forms (Eg. Jpeg, mp3, pdf), Android and Apple related news.

SBI Clerk Admit Card 2017 :

State Bank of India is the conducting body behind the SBI Clerk Exam 2017. The Admit Card for SBI Clerk 2017 will be released prior the commencement of examination. The candidates who have successfully applied will be issued SBI Clerk Prelims Admit Card which is the initial stage of the selection process in the month of July (tentative). Further, the candidates who’ll qualify the Stage 1 will be selected for next stage and can Download SBI Clerk Mains 2017 Admit Card with the help of Roll number/Date of Birth in the month of September (tentative). The applicant has to carry a hardcopy of the hall ticket to the examination center else he won’t be allowed to sit in the examination.

SBI Clerk Cut off 2017 :

Cut-Off marks are the minimum marks required for the applicant to qualify the examination and to reach the next level. The SBI Clerk 2017 Cut-Off Marks will be soon out before the Final Result. The cut off for Prelims would be released separately from the Mains Cut-Off. These targets will be dependent on factors like difficulty level of the question paper, Number of Vacancies and Number of Students Appeared in the examination, etc.

SBI Clerk Result 2017 :

After the completion of the initial or primary stage, SBI Clerk Prelims Result 2017 will be declared followed by the SBI Clerk Mains Result 2017 after few months. After this two staged process, the candidates would be called for Stage III or document verification. The candidates who’ll qualify in final Process would be notified through SBI Clerk 2017 Final Result List after few months.

SBI Clerk Previous Year Papers :

Previous year papers are a significant segment of the preparation for any government examination. These past papers help you in going through the structure and pattern of the exam and also make you aware of the changes raised in the design. Previous Year Papers of SBI Clerk Exam will surely help you in scoring good marks in the examination.


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