SBI Clerk Exam 2018

Eligibility Criteria for SBI Clerk Junior Associate Exam 2018

The candidates who want to be a part of SBI Clerk should go through the complete eligibility criteria to know the details which are mentioned below:

  1.     The aspirants must be between the age limit 20-28 years
  2.     He/she must have graduation degree from UGC approved university.



Age Relaxations

SC/ST: 33 Years
OBC: 31 Years
Person with disabilities (General): 38 Years
Person with disabilities(SC /ST): 43 Years
Person with disabilities(OBC): 41 Years
Jammu and Kashmir Migrants: 33 Years
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
Widows, Divorced women( No remarried): Gen: 35 Years, OBC: 38 Years, and SC/ST: 40 Years

Important Dates for SBI Clerk Junior Associate Exam 2018

Events Dates
Date of Advertisement 01/19/2018
Start Date of Online Application 01/20/2018
Closing Date of Online Application 02/01/2018
SBI Clerk 2018 Preliminary Exam March-April 2018
SBI Clerk 2018 Mains Exam 12 May 2018

Pay Scale for SBI Clerk Junior Associate Exam 2018

Pay Scale: 11765-655/3-13730-815/3-16175-980/4-20095-1145/7-28110-2120/1 .30230-1310/1-31450.

Emoluments: The total starting emoluments of a Clerical Cadre employee payable at Metro like Mumbai will be around ` 23600/- per month inclusive of D.A. and other allowances at the current rate.

Selection Process for SBI Clerk Junior Associate Exam 2018

The candidates applied for SBI Clerk Junior Associate Exam have to undergo two phases which includes:  

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam

The final allotment of the candidates will be based on the performance in mains exam as preliminary exam is just qualifying in nature and there is no interview for Junior Associates Posts.

Exam Pattern for SBI Clerk Junior Associate Exam 2018

SBI Clerk Recruitment Exam is not an easy task. Candidates need to be well prepared for the exam with their hardcore preparation. We are providing here complete exam pattern that will help you to get the idea regarding the question paper format.

SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam Pattern 2018

Serial No. Name of  Section Number of Questions Total Marks Duration
1. English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2. Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3. Reasoning 35 35 20 minutes
  Total 100 100 60 minutes

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Pattern 2018

Serial No. Name of  Section Number of Questions Total Marks Duration
1. General English 40 40 Marks 2 hours 40 Minutes
2. Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 Marks
3. Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude 50 50 Marks
4. General/Financial Awareness 50 50 Marks
  Total 100 100

Syllabus for SBI Clerk Junior Associate Exam 2018

The foremost requisite for SBI Clerk Exam is syllabus. The candidates applying for SBI Syllabus for getting the list of topics in all section from which questions will be asked. Each and every section has its importance and candidates need to secure minimum marks in each and every subjects. The aspirants need to make their concepts strong in the sections including Reasoning,  English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Computer Knowledge and General Awareness. Lets discuss the syllabus section wise:

Quantitative Aptitude: Data Interpretation, Quadratic Equations, Simplification, Number Series, Data Sufficiency, Time and Work, Mensuration, Partnership, Profit and Loss, Time, Distance and Speed-Trains, Boats n Stream, Mixture and Alligation, Simple and Compound Interest, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion, Percentages

Reasoning: Machine Input/Output, Statement and Assumptions /Conclusions, Ranking, Syllogism, Blood Relation, Coding Decoding, Direction Sense, Inequalities, Puzzles – Seating Arrangement, Floor puzzle, etc.

Computer Knowledge: Input/output Devices, Internet Networking, MS Office and Shortcuts used in MS Officer, Important abbreviations, Basics of computer, DBMS, hardware/software, different generations etc.

General Awareness: Awards and honors,  news on banking industry,  books and authors,  latest appointments, new schemes of central and state governments, Sports and obituaries, Static GK that comprises country-capital,  headquarters of financial organizations, country-currency, constituencies of ministers, dance forms, nuclear and thermal power stations, Financial and Banking Terms.

English Language: Reading comprehension, Sentence rearrangement or Para jumbles, Synonyms and Antonyms, Sentence Correction/ Error Finding, Spell Checks, Fillers, Cloze Test.


How to Apply Online for SBI Clerk Junior Associate Exam 2018

The candidates who want to appear for the exam need to register online as SBI will not accept registration through other modes. The willing aspirants will have to register themselves online through Bank's - website or Recruitment of Junior Associates. After registration will be done, they need to pay the requisite application fee of Rs 600 through online mode by using debit card/credit card/Internet Banking

Admit Card for SBI Clerk Junior Associate Exam 2018

The already registered candidates need to download the admit card for SBI Junior Associate from the activated link available at The hard copy of the admit card will not be available for the candidates. First of all, candidates have to download the SBI Clerk Prelims Admit Card. Those who will qualify the preliminary exam will be eligible to appear for Mains Exam for which admit card will be released before two week prior to the exam.

Steps to Download

  • Open the official website
  • Click on SBI Clerk Admit Card Tab
  • Fill your registration number and date of birth
  • Click on submit button
  • Download and take print out

SBI Clerk Junior Associate Result 2018

The State Bank of India will announce the result of Preliminary and Mains Exam after two weeks of the commencement of the exam. The aspirants qualifying SBI Clerks Prelims Exam will be able to download SBI Clerk Mains Admit Card 2018. Our team has prepared some quick steps for the candidates to download SBI Clerk Mains Admit Card Online which is as follows:

  1. Candidates should open the official website
  2. Click on result
  3. CTRL + F your roll number
  4. Download and take a print for future reference

SBI Clerk Junior Associate Cut Off 2018

As the name suggests, SBI Clerk Junior Associate cutoff list will be released after the declaration of SBI Clerk Mains Result. The SBI Group prepares the cut off list of all the sections which helps in making the merit list of the candidates. We have taken an initiative by providing last year cut off list for helping the candidates.

Subjects Total Marks General OBC/ST/SC/OH/VI/HI/DXS
Reasoning Ability 35 7.75 3.25
Numerical Ability 35 5.5 2
English Language 30 6.75 3.25


The most awaited and popular banking exam SBI Clerk Notification 2018 is out for the candidates. The aspirants who were waiting for SBI Clerk Junior Associate Exam 2018 can now register online at the official website The large number of candidates are intending to appear in SBI Clerk Exam as this group is one of the demanded group that offers good remuneration, employees benefits, loan facilities and pension plans to its employees. The candidates who have pursued graduation with recognized university can apply online through the prescribed format.

One should go through the complete advertisement to know the opening and closing dates for registration, post details, educational criteria, age limit, selection criteria, how to register online, exam pattern, exam syllabus and other recruitment details. The candidates who will be selected for SBI Clerk Junior Associate 2018 will be placed in various branches of SBI in the country. SBI Junior Associates would be responsible for interactions with clients and related operations. The online registration has already started from January 20, 2018 and will close on February 10, 2018. The total number of vacancies are 8301 Clerks Posts. The candidates need to appear for Preliminary and Mains Exam.