SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2020
Eligibility , Syllabus & Exam Pattern

Important Dates

Activity Schedule Tentative Dates
Online Registration Starting Date 3rd January 2020 (Tentative)
Online Registration Closing Date 26th January 2020 (Tentative)
Application Fees Nil for(SC/ST/PWBD) Candidates
Rs 750 for all others
Preliminary Exam Date 22nd Febuary 2020,29 Febuary 2020
1st March 2020,8th March 2020
Preliminary Exam Result May 2020
Mains Exam Date Postponed due to Covid-19
Provisional Allotment Notified Later
Total Vacancies 8000
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Age Limit (As on 01.01.2020) :- Minimum Age: 20 years & Maximum Age: 28 years (For General category & EWS Catergory) i.e a candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.01.1992 and not later than 01.01.2000 (Both dates inclusive)

Relaxation in Upper Age limit:-

OBC :- 3 years
SC/ST :- 5 years
PWBD :- 10years

Education Qualification:-

A Graduation Degree in any discipline from a recognised university.

Note:- Final results should have been declared on or before the last date of registration i.e 01.01.2020.

SBI Clerk 2020 Exam is going to conduct in 2 phases.

1st Phase :- Preliminary Exam
2nd Phase :- Mains Exam
Local Language Test:- (Conditions Apply)

The candidate need to clear all the 2 stages to get selected for the Clerk in SBI

This exam will conduct online.It consists of 3 sections with a total of 100 questions & maximum score of 100 marks.There is negative marking
i.e (.25 marks to be deducted for each wrong answers)

S.No. Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Instruction Duration
1 English Language 30 30 English 20 min
2 Numerical Ability 35 35 English & Hindi 20 min
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 English & Hindi 20 min
Total 100 100 60 minutes

Candidate needs to qualify in each section seperataly by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by SBI

This exam will be conducting online.It consists of one Objective Paper.The Objective paper will consits of 190 questions & maximum score of 200 marks.There is a negative marking of .25 marks for each wrong answer.

S.No. Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Medium of Instruction Duration
1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 50 60 English and Hindi 45 min
2 English language 40 40 English 35 min
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 English & Hindi 45 min
4 General and Financial Awareness 50 50 English & Hindi 35 min
Total 190 200 160 minutes

Candidate needs to qualify in each section seperataly by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by SBI. Note:-Marks obtained in the Mains exam only will be considered for shortlisting for Final Merit List.

The candidate needs to choose local language according to the state choosen for eg:- if u choose tamilnadu
as your workplace, then u must have a basic knowledge of Tamil language (Able to read and write).

Important Point:-If u have studied the local language at 10th or 12th level as one of the subject mentioned in
your certificate, then u do not require to give this local language test.If u have not studied the local language
at 10th or 12th, then u need to give this local language test which is mandatory.This test is just qualyfying in
nature.The marks obtained in this test will not be counted for your final selection as it is qualifying in nature.

The final selection of candidates will be done on the basis of marks obtained in Mains exams.The marks obtained in prelims exams
is not considered for the final selection.
Note:-Also u must follow the criteria for local language test (mentioned above).

Reading Comprehension Cloze Test Error Spotting and Detection
Para Jumbles Sentence Completion Fill in the blanks
Error Spotting & Detection HCF & LCM Coded Inequalities
Para Jumbles
Simplification Number System HCF & LCM
Surds and Indices Average Ratio and Proportion
Percentage Profit and Loss Discount
Mixture and Alligation Time and Work Pipe and Cistern
Simple Interest Compound Interest Time and Distance
Trains Boats and Streams Races
Permutation and Combination Probability Algebra
Trignometry Geometry Mensuration
Data Sufficency Data interpretation Quadratic Equation
Direction Sense Coding and Decoding Aplhabet Test
Number and Ranking Test Seating Arrangement Puzzle Test
Venn Diagram Syllogism Input Output
Statement and Assumption Statement and Inference Statement and Conclusion
History and Generation of Computers Computer Organisation Introduction to Computer Memory
Computer Hardware Computer Software Types of Computer Languages
Introduction to Operating System Types of Computer Network MS Office Tools and Short Cut Keys
DBMS(Data Base Management System) Number System in Computers Network Security

Banking and Financial Awareness

History of Indian Banking RBI (Function & Structure) Monetary Policy
Financial Markets Financial Inclusion Negotiable Instruments
Financial Regulators Rating Agencies Types of Accounts
NBFC Financial Institutions Inflation
Banking Related Schemes Foreign Investment in India Stock Exchanges
External Commercial Borrowings BASEL-III Accords SARFASI ACT
Types of Bonds Nationalisation of Banks Risks in Banking Sector
Imp. Financial Institutions Derivatives Important Financial Terms
Important Banking Terms Fiscal Policy Public Finance
Union Budget Direct and Indirect Taxes
Current Affairs Ancient History Medival History
Mordern History Art and Culture Physical Geography
Indian Geography World Geography General Science
Indian Polity Indian Economy General Awareness
Indian Polity Indian Economy Miscllaneous