SBI CLERK 2018 Notification(Junior Associates)
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State Bank of India (SBI) is an Indian multinational, public sector banking and financial services company. It is a government-owned corporation with its headquarters in Mumbai, Maharashtra. On 1st April, 2017, the State Bank of India, which was India's largest bank, merged with five of its associate banks (State Bank of Bikaner & Jaipur, State Bank of Hyderabad, State Bank of Mysore, State Bank of Patiala and State Bank of Travancore), and with the Bharatiya Mahila Bank. This was the first ever large scale consolidation in the Indian banking industry. With the merger, SBI became one of the 50 largest banks in the world (balance sheet size of 33 trillion, 278,000 employees, 420 million customers, and more than 24,000 branches and 59,000 ATMs). SBI's market share was projected to increase to 22 percent from 17 per cent. It has 198 offices in 37 countries; 301 correspondents in 72 countries. The company is ranked 232nd on the Fortune Global 500 list of the world's biggest corporations as of 2016.
State Bank of India (SBI) has announced a notification for the recruitment of 8301 Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) in Clerical Cadre (Regular & Backlog) vacancies. Candidates can apply for vacancies in one state only. Eligible Indian Citizens may apply online from 20-01-2018 to 10-02-2018. Other details like age limit, educational qualification, selection process, application fee & how to apply are given below..
|Online application form will be available||20th January 2018|
|Last date to apply||10th February 2018|
|Admit Card will be available||01st March 2018|
|SBI Clerk 2018 Exam (Preliminary)||March/April 2018|
|Preliminary Exam Result||April 2018|
|Mains Admit Card||26th April 2018|
|Main Exam on||12 May 2018|
|Main Exam Result||Will be Updated Soon|
|Final Result||Will be Updated Soon|
Total No. of Posts: 8301
Name of the Post: Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) in Clerical Cadre
Name of the States:
A. Regular: 7200 Posts
1. Gujarat: 500 Posts
2. Andhra Pradesh: 400 posts
3. Karnataka: 100 Posts
4. Madhya Pradesh: 512 Posts
5. Chattisgarh: 288 Posts
6. West Bengal: 612 Posts
7. A&N Islands: 11 Posts
8. Sikkim: 07 Posts
9. Odisha: 550 Posts
10. Jammu & Kashmir: 27 Posts
11. Himachal Pradesh: 146 Posts
12. Haryana: 156 Posts
13. Chandigarh: 10 posts
14. Punjab: 261 Posts
15. Tamil Nadu: 346 Posts
16. Pondicherry: 04 Posts
17. Delhi: 130 Posts
18. Uttarakhand: 55 Posts
19. Telangana: 110 Posts
20. Rajasthan: 200 Posts
21. Kerala: 247 Posts
22. Lakshadweep: 03 Posts
23. Uttar Pradesh: 885 Posts
24. Maharashtra: 730 Posts
25. Goa: 20 Posts
26. Assam: 247 Posts
27. Arunachal Pradesh: 53 Posts
28. Manipur: 10 Posts
29. Meghalaya: 53 Posts
30. Mizoram: 27 Posts
31. Nagaland: 33 Posts
32. Tripura: 37 Posts
33. Bihar: 407 Posts
34. Jharkhand: 23 Posts
B. Backlog: 1101 Posts
1. Karnataka: 245 Posts
2. Madhya Pradesh: 367 Posts
3. Chattisgarh: 38 Posts
4. West Bengal: 69 Posts
5. A&N Islands: 01 Post
6. Odisha: 43 Posts
7. Tamil Nadu: 52 Posts
8. Telangana: 145 Posts
9. Uttar Pradesh: 85 Posts
10. Assam: 13 Posts
11. Mizoram: 05 Posts
12. Tripura: 15 Posts
13. Bihar: 01 Post
14. Jharkhand: 22 Posts
For the selection to the post of Clerical Cadre through SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2018 exam, candidates are selected through two phases of exams- SBI Clerk Prelims and SBI Clerk Mains exam. It is compulsory for all candidates to clear both the phases to secure the appointment letter from SBI.
The SBI Clerk Exam Syllabus for both prelims and mains examination is mentioned here. The major sections are
SBI Clerk is one of the most important banking exams. For the candidates who are aiming to appear for this exam must be well aware of the SBIClerk Syllabus and exam pattern 2017. You must also check the SBI Clerk 2016 Paper Analysis to have a better practice and knowledge of the syllabus and exam pattern for the upcoming IBPS Clerk 2017. There are 3 main subject category sections namely English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability. Total marks allotted for IBPS clerk Prelims exam is 100 marks and the Total Duration of SBI Clerk Prelims exam is 60 mins (1 hour).
|Subjects||No. of Questions||Marks||Exam Duration|
|English Language||30||30||1 hour|
The Quantitative Aptitude main topics are prescribed below
Among those topics, some of the topics are most important and any candidate can able to answer even without knowing Formula, such topics are Number series, Quadratic Equations, Simplification. Expected number of questions under each and every topics of Quantitative Aptitude for SBI clerk Prelims Examination is provided below.
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|Topics of Quantitative Aptitude||
No. of Questions expected
|Number Series||5 Questions|
|Quadratic Equation||5 Questions|
|Data Interpretation||10 Questions (each 5 questions from 2 sets)|
|Time and Work, Permutation/combination, Probability||1- 2 Questions|
|Miscellaneous (Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Speed &Time, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio, Partnership, Mensuration, etc.)||10 Questions|
The Reasoning Ability has the following main topics which are mentioned here.
Expected number of questions under each and every topics of Reasoning Ability for SBI Clerk Prelims Examination is provided below.
|Topics of Reasoning Ability||No. of Questions expected|
|Coding||5 (from Single Set)|
|Puzzles||10 (each 5 questions from 2 different sets)|
|Seating Arrangement||5 (from Single Set)|
|Miscellaneous Topics (Blood Relations, Ranking, Direction Sense,etc. )||5|
You have to cover the following topics to answer all the 30 questions under this English Section of IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam. Try to solve all the 30 questions within 15 minutes. The major topics in English are
Expected number of questions under each and every topics of English Language for IBPS Clerk Prelims Examination is given in a tabular form.
|Topics of English Language||No. of Questions expected|
|Reading Comprehension||10 (Single Set)|
|Cloze Test||5 (Single Set)|
|Fill in the blanks||5|
|Para - Jumbled||5 (Single Set)|
|Errors Spotting in Sentence||5|
The mains exam will be also conducted in online mode tentatively in December for candidates who have will qualify the preliminary exam. The exam will be of 2 hours and 40 minutes and online test paper will have 200 multiple choice questions of 1 mark each.
|Topics||No. of Questions||Marks||Duration|
|General/Financial Awareness||50||50||35 minutes|
|General English||40||40||35 minutes|
|Quantitative Aptitude||50||50||45 minutes|
|Reasoning Ability& Computer Aptitude||50||60||45 minutes|
|Total||190||200||2 Hours 40 minutes|
Negative Marking: - There will be negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by you, there will be no negative marking for that question.
This is the most important section and more mark scoring section in the SBI Clerk exam. The topics to be covered under this section
Expected number of questions under each and every topics of Quantitative Ability for IBPS clerk Mains Examination is provided below.
|Topics||Expected Number of questions|
|Ratio & Proportion, Percentage||3|
|Profit & Loss||2|
|Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices||2|
|Mixtures & Alligations||1-2|
|Time and work||2-3|
|Time & Distance||2-3|
This Section contains brain triggering questions and puzzles, for which you have to practice more. The topics to be concentrated under this section are
Expected number of questions under each and every topics of Reasoning Ability for SBI clerk Mains Examination is provided below.
|Topics of Reasoning Ability||Expected Number of questions|
|Input Output||5 or 0|
|Alphanumeric Symbol Series||5|
|Ranking/ Direction/ Alphabet Test||5 or 0|
|5 or 0|
|Seating Arrangement||2 sets 5 to 10|
This section aims mainly to judge your English Language Skill. The topics to be practiced under this section are
Expected number of questions under each and every topic of English for IBPS clerk Mains Examination is provided below
|Topics||Expected Number of questions|
|Fill in the blanks||0-5|
|Sentence Correction/ Paragraph Complete||5|
This section is asked in SBI clerk Mains examination.The topics to be covered under this section are
Expected number of questions under each and every topics of General Awareness for IBPS clerk Mains Examination is provided below.
|Section||Category||Topics of General Awareness||Expected No of Questions|
|General Awareness||Awards||Indian Awards||2|
|International Awards & Honours|
|Indian Affairs||Acts and Laws||1|
|National parks and sanctuaries|
|Indian Industry||Defence and Railways||4|
|Infrastructure and IT|
|Indian Taxation||Income Tax||1|
|International Awareness||Currency, Country & its Capital||3|
|Major International Organisations|
|Sports||Indian and International Sports Personalities||3|
|International Sporting Events and Venues|
|Banking||Commercial Banking||Heads and Head Quarters||4|
|New Banking Entities & Foreign Collaborations|
|Functions of a Bank|
|E-banking & New Trends||Bitcoins and E-wallets||3|
|RTGS and Rupay|
|Functions of RBI||Banker & Debt Manager to Government||3|
|Financial Regulation & Supervision|
|Foreign Exchange Management|
|Other Banking or Non-Banking Institutions||Regulatory Authorities||1|
|RBI||New Initiatives & Policies||3|
|Organisation of RBI|
|Terms||Finance & Accounts||2|
|Insurance Policy & Operations|
|Shares & Stocks|
|Current Affairs||Awards & Honors||Films||1|
|India in International Reports|
|Indian Authors & their Books|
|New Government Policies & Schemes|
|International Relations||Major Treaties & Agreements with Other Countries||1|
The computer knowledge mainly deals with the topics which are mentioned here
Expected number of questions under each and every topic of English for IBPS Clerk Mains Examination is provided below.
|Topics||No. of Questions|
|Hardware||5 to 7|
|Internet/Network||4 to 6|
|MS Office – MS PowerPoint MS Excel MS Word||6 to 8|
|Operating System/Software Basics||8 to 10|
|Programming||2 to 4|
|KeyBoard Shortcuts||4 to 6|
|Binary Conversions||0 to 2|
Candidates age limit should be between 20 to 28 years as on 01-01-2018 i.e candidates should have born not earlier than 02-01-1990 and not later than 01-01-1998 (both days inclusive). Age relaxation is applicable by 05 years for SC/ ST, 03 years for Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) candidates & others as per rules. For detailed age limit refer the Notification.
Candidates should possess Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government to apply for SBI CLERK 2018
For SBI CLERK 2018 Applicants required to pay Rs. 600/- (Application fee including intimation charges) for General and OBC & Rs. 100/- (Intimation charges only) for SC/ ST/ PWD/ XS candidates through online by using debit card/ credit card/ Internet Banking.
1. Before applying to Online Applicants have valid email & Scanned copies of photo, signature.
2. Candidates should log on to the website www.sbi.co.in. Click Here
3. Go to Careers — > Click on “Latest Announcement”.
4. Choose the desired post & Click on “Apply Online”.
5. Click on “Click here for New Registration”, if you are new user.
6. Complete the Registration & Click on “Submit”.
7. After Registration, Log in with Registered Number & Password.
8. Fill the all details in the application & upload Photo, Signature.
9. Application fee should be paid through Online & then Submit the Form.
8. Take printout of online application for future use.