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SBI Clerk recruitment 2017 Apply Eligibility /Selection process

Update information on SBI Clerk recruitment 2017 Apply Eligibility /Selection process.State bank of India is soon going to release notification for the recruitment of candidates to the post of clerks in the bank. A lot of candidates have been waiting for the recruitment and finally it is out. As per the news, the vacancy has been declared and the notification will be available soon at the official website of the bank www.sbi.co.in. This time the vacancy is higher as compared to all other years. Latest SBI Clerk recruitment 2017 notification online Apply notification release date and Eligibility criteria /Selection process of vacancies ,prelims mains syllabus pdf..This is due to two factors, first being the merger of the SBI associate banks and so the vacancy is now released collectively. Secondly the number of retirements which are going on this year. Candidates who are going to appear in the exam must download SBI clerk notification 2017 first and after this they should apply for the posts through the online mode. Detailed procedure to apply for SBI clerk online has been given below after covering all other important details of the recruitment.

About SBI

State bank of India is the largest public sector banking system which is regulated by its own banking regulation act. The bank has currently merged with its 5 associate banks and so it has become larger than ever. State bank of India has the largest number of branches and largest number of employees in the bank and so the vacancy is expected to be very high this time. Good news for all.

SBI Clerk recruitment detail 2017

Based on the information and news furnished with us, the vacancy details are as under. For more details candidates should visit the official website for the updates.

  • Name of the bank: state bank of India
  • Name of the post: clerks
  • Number of posts: 15000 posts this time
  • Release date: released soon at official website sbi.co.in


This is one of the most important criteria which candidates need to know before they fill up online application form.


Candidates must be resident of Indian republic to apply for these posts. Also the subject of Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh are eligible to apply provided that they have intension to settle in India permanently

Eligibility criteria:

All those candidates who have passed their graduation or its equivalent educational qualification from any recognized university or its equivalent are eligible to apply for the posts. As of now there is no percentage requirement in graduation.

Age limit:

Candidates age should not exceed 28 years to apply for the posts. However exemption in age is applicable both horizontal wise and vertical wise if possible.

  • For General category: 28 years
  • For OBC category: 31 years
  • For SC/ ST category: 33 years
  • For ex-serviceman: Maximum age of 50 years
  • For PWD category: 38 years

If a candidate belong to both OBC and PWD category then maximum applicable exemption in age will be (10+3= 13 years) and so on.

Application fee:

Candidates from General and OBC category shall pay Rs 600 as the application fee and other categories can pay Rs 100 as the intimation charges. The fee can be paid through the online mode only using debit card/ credit card and net banking.

SBI Clerk Selection process:

All those candidates who will apply successfully will be called for the prelim exam followed by the mains examination. Based on the performance of candidates in written test they will be finally selected for the posts.

Imp dates to remember for recruitment:

  • Starting Date to Submit Online Application Form- First Week of May 2017 /April 2017
  • Last Date to Submit SBI Clerk Application Form- End of April /May 2017
  • Preliminary Exam Admit Card Release Date- Mid of May 2017 /june
  • SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam Date- Last Week of May 2017 /june
  • Preliminary Exam Result Declaration Date- June 2017 /July
  • Main Exam Admit Card Release Date- Last Week of June 2017 /july
  • SBI Clerk Main Exam Date- First Week of July 2017 /july
  • Main Exam Result Declaration Date- July 2017 /july

How to apply online for SBI Clerk recruitment 2017

  1. Visit the official website and search for the online mode to apply online for the post
  2. Fill up the personal details, educational details and upload the photo and signature
  3. Pay the application fee applicable to your category and after this click on save button
  4. Submit the application fee and take a print

SBI clerk 2017 exam pattern

The exam will be conducted in two phases prelim and mains. Prelim will be qualifying in nature and marks obtained by candidates in mains will be used for final merit list.

Prelim exam:

There will be 100 questions for 100 marks and each question will be for 1 mark. There will be negative marking for 0.25 marks and candidates should be careful for that. Sections in the exam will be as under:

  • English test for 30 marks
  • Reasoning test for 35 marks
  • Quantitative aptitude test for 35 marks

Mains exam pattern:

Marks obtained by candidates in prelim will not be counted for merit list and it will be only for qualifying purpose. However candidates have to pass prelim in each section as well as overall examination. mains exam will comprise 5 sections which are as under:

  • General awareness/ financial awareness for 50 marks
  • General English test for 40 marks
  • quantitative aptitude test for 50 marks
  • Reasoning test for 60 marks

Time allowed will be 2 hours and 40 minutes and after this time the answers will be submitted automatically at the server end.

SBI clerk 2017 syllabus

Quantitative aptitude test:

Tables, 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

Reasoning and intelligence test:

Syllogism, 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 language test:

Vocabulary, synonyms, Antonyms, Word formation, Sentence completion, Comprehension – Theme detection, Deriving conclusions, Passage completion, Error detection, Passage correction, Sentence correctionSpelling – Grammar, Phrases, Idioms

Marketing and financial awareness with GA

Basics of Marketing, Marketing Strategies, Market Segmentation, Marketing Management, Marketing Mix, Developing stage of organization, BrandAdvertising, Products Life Cycle, 4 P’s and 4 C’s of marketing

Computer knowledge test:

Computer 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.

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SBI clerk admit card 2017

All those candidates who will register successfully will be called for written test. They will be issued admit cards for prelim and mains both separately. candidates will download sbi clerk admit card 2017 from official website.Candidates should bring these admit cards at the exam center along with one valid photo Id cards else they will not be allowed to appear in the examination and their candidature will be cancelled.

SBI clerk cutoff 2017

State bank of India will release cutoff marks based on the number of posts and number of candidates applying for the exam. Various factors will contribute to cutoff which are number of appearing candidates, number of positions, complexity of the examination etc. cutoff will be applicable on two stages both in prelim and mains. These are

  1. Sectional cutoff
  2. Overall cutoff as per category

SBI clerk result 2017

State bank of India will release prelim SBI clerk result first and based on the shortlisted candidates in prelim it will call them for the next phase of mains examination. Candidates who will pass mains exam will be finally selected and they will be issued joining letters by the banks. Candidates should visit official website www.sbi.co.in for all the updates and result status etc

SBI clerk online test series 2017

To prepare well for the examination, candidates should rely on online test series which are based on the latest pattern of the exam and syllabus. It will also help improve their speed and accuracy in the exam. Candidates will also learn time management through these online test series.

SBI Clerk preparation tips 2017

Below are some of the tips which candidates need to know for this.

  1. Understand the pattern and syllabus of the exam. For this refer to the official notification and get to know this
  2. After this prepare by practicing. Focus on your weak sections and give time for this.
  3. Maintain both speed and accuracy for the examination
  4. Time management is very important in the exam as you will be required to pass each section in the exam. Candidates should allocate time slot for each section in the examination.

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