SBI Clerk 2020 Exam

SBI Clerk 2020 Exam Date Out: SBI Clerk(Junior Associates) Exam is held by SBI or depository financial institution of India to recruit candidates for Clerical Cadre in its different branches across the country. SBI Clerk 2020 facilitates the recruitment for the post of Junior Associates (JA). SBI Clerkis one amongthe foremost wanted bank exams today and an enormous number of candidates appear for an equivalent per annum .

SBI Clerks (Junior Associates) are liable for all the client interactions and related operations. Candidates who are recruited as SBIclerks are designated as cashiers, depositors and other posts that form the face of a specific SBI Bank branch. Here, duringthis article we’IImention SBI Clerk 2020 Notification, Exam Dates, Exam Pattern, Syllabus & more.

SBI Clerk 2020 Notification

The SBI Clerk 2020 Notification for Junior Associate (Customer Support and Sales) has been finally released by depository financial organization of India on 2nd January 2020. The online registration for SBI Clerk 2020 exam has started on 3rd January 2020. The Online Application window closes on 26th January.

SBI Clerk 2020 Exam Date

State Bank of India (SBI) has released the exam dates of SBI Clerk 2020 exam alongside its official notification. SBI Clerk(Junior Associates) 2020 preliminary exam is scheduled to be persisted 22nd, 29th February, 1st and 8th March 2020, while SBI Clerk Mains has been postponed thanks to COVID-19. Candidates must keep visitingthis website regularlyto remain updated about the important updates for SBI Clerk 2020 Exam.

 Events New Dates
SBI Clerk 2020 Notification2nd January 2020
Start of SBI Clerk 2020 Online Application3rd January 2020
SBI Clerk 2020 Application Form Closes26th January 2020
Download of call letter for Preliminary Examination 11th February 2020
 SBI Clerk 2020 Exam Date (Preliminary) 22nd, 29th February, 1st and 8th March 2020
 SBI Clerk Result 2020 (Preliminary) May 2020
Download of call letter for Main Examination Postponed
SBI Clerk 2020 Exam Date (Mains) Postponed due to COVID-19
SBI Clerk 2020 Result (Mains + Final) June 2020

SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) Eligibility Criteria

The eligibilitycriteria of SBI Clerk 2020 exam is especially about two pre-requisites:

Educational Qualifications: He/shemust hold a legitimate degree in any discipline from a recognized university.

Age Limit: Not below 20 years and not above 28 years as on 01.01.2020, i.e candidates must are born not before 02.01.1992 and not later than 01.01.2000 (both days inclusive)

 S. No.Category Upper Age Limit(Years)
1SC / ST33
3Person with disabilities (General)38
4Person with disabilities(SC /ST)43
5Person with disabilities(OBC)41
6Jammu & Kashmir Migrants33
7Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-ServicemenActual 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
8Widows, Divorced women( No remarried)GEN- 35 , OBC- 38 , SC/ST- 40

SBI Clerk 2020 Exam Pattern

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2020 SBI Clerk 2020 exam are goingto be conducted to pick eligible candidates to the post of Junior Associates (Customer Support and Sales) in one amongthe many branches of State Bank of India across the country.Let’s understand the SBI Clerk 2020 latest exam pattern and Syllabus which can offer you a thought about exam format & selection process.

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2020: Selection Procedure

The SBI Clerk 2020 selection process will contains on-line test (preliminary & main examination) and test ofspecified opted local language. SBI Clerk preliminary examination is tentativelyscheduled in month ofFebruary/ March 2020. SBI ClerkMains Exam is tentativelyscheduled on 19th April 2020.Let’s have a glance at detailed SBI Clerk 2020 Exam Pattern.

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2020 Prelims: Phase I

Preliminary Examination (Online) consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted Online. This Test would be of 1 Hour duration consisting of 3 Sections as follows:

S. No.  Section No. of Question Total Marks Duration
1English Language303020 minutes
2Numerical Ability353520 minutes
3Reasoning353520 minutes
 Total 100 100 60 minutes

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern: Important Points

  • Each test will have a separate timing as mentioned above.
  • There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th of mark assigned for question will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • No minimum qualifying marks for individual subject as well as for aggregate (overall) are prescribed.
  • Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 10 times the numbers of vacancies. subject to availability) will be shortlisted for the Main Examination from the list of all candidates arranged in descending order of aggregate marks scored.

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2020 Mains: Phase II

The structure of main examination (online objective type) would be as follows:

 S. No. Section No. of Question Total Marks Duration
1General English404035 minutes
2Quantitative Aptitude505045 minutes
3Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude506045 minutes
4General/Financial Awareness505035 minutes
 Total 190 200 2 hours 40 minutes

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Pattern: Important Points

  • Each test will have a separate timing as mentioned above.
  • The questions in objective tests, except for the test of General English, will be bilingual i.e., English & Hindi. There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th of mark assigned for question will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • Candidates are required to score a minimum percentage marks on aggregate (For SC/ST/OBC/PWD/XS candidates, 5% relaxation available thereon). Minimum qualifying marks on aggregate will be decided by the bank. No minimum qualifying marks for individual subject are prescribed. Merit list will be drawn State wise, category wise. Candidates qualified in the test (main examination) will be placed according to their aggregate marks in descending order in respective States and Categories.

SBI Clerk Syllabus

Preliminary Exam

The Preliminary Examination Syllabus of SBI Clerk 2020 will comprise of Reasoning Ability, Numerical Ability and English Language. Here is the detailed syllabus:


Logical Reasoning, Alphanumeric Series, Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test, Data Sufficiency, Coded Inequalities, Seating Arrangement, Puzzle, Tabulation, Syllogism, Blood Relations, Input Output, Coding Decoding

Numerical Ability

Simplification, Profit & Loss, Mixtures &Alligations, Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices, Work & Time, Time & Distance,Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere, Data Interpretation, Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Number Systems, Sequence & Series, Permutation, Combination &Probability

English Language

Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Para jumbles, Miscellaneous, Fill in the blanks, Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting, Paragraph Completion

Mains Exam

Quantitative Aptitude

Simplification, Number Series, Data Sufficiency, Data Interpretation, Quadratic Equation, Time & Distance, Work, Partnership, Simple and Compound Interest, Mixture and Allegations, Ratio & Proportion, Averages, Percentages.

General English

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

General/Financial Awareness

Current Affairs – news on banking industry, awards and honors, books and authors,latest appointments, obituaries, new schemes of central and state governments, sports, etc.,
Static GK – country-capital, country-currency, headquarters of financial organizations (of insurance companies), constituencies of ministers, dance forms, nuclear and thermal power stations, etc.,
Banking/Financial terms, Static Awareness, Banking and Financial Awareness.

Reasoning Ability

Internet, Machine Input/Output, Syllogism, Blood Relation, Direction Sense, Inequalities, Puzzle, Coding-Decoding, Ranking, Statement and Assumptions.

Computer Awareness

Basics of Computer: Hardware, Software, Generation of Computers, DBMS, Networking, Internet, MS Office, Input-Output Devices, Important Abbreviations.

SBI Clerk 2020 Exam Analysis

State Bank of India (SBI) conducts objective type exams per annum for the recruitment ofclerical cadre. Students must be expectingthe analysis and review to organize for the upcoming banking exams. Career Power has covered every minute detail of the SBI Clerk exam to assist the banking aspirants to form their career. Here, we’ll provide you with the kinds of questions asked, level of difficulty and if there was anychange introduced within the exam.Last year’s SBI Clerk Prelims Analysis & Review Summaryis here. The Difficultylevel of the SBI Clerk Prelims 2019 was ‘Easyto Moderate’. Check here the general , Shift-wise and Section-wise analysis and review of SBI Clerk Prelims exam. This analysis will assist you for upcoming SBI Clerk 2020 exam

English Language

Topic  No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 08Moderate
Sentence Rearrangement05Easy
Spelling Error05Easy
Error Detection07Easy
 Single Fillers (word)05Easy-Moderate
 Total 30 Easy

Reasoning Ability

Topic  No. of Questions Level
Puzzles and Seating Arrangement19Easy-Moderate
 Alpha-numeric-symbol Series05Easy-Moderate
Direction Sense03Easy-Moderate
Alphabet Based 01Easy

Numerical Ability

Topic  No. of Questions Level
Number Series (Missing)05Easy
Data Interpretation 05Moderate
Quadratic Equations05Easy-Moderate
Arithmetic Word Problem10Easy-Moderate
 Total 35 Easy

SBI Clerk 2020 Admit Card

Registered candidates are goingto be required to download SBI Clerk Admit Card 2020 from the official website of depository financial institution of India. The text of the SBI Clerk admit card won’t be couriered to applicants. The admit card for SBI Clerk Exam 2020 are goingto be released in two stages – admit card for preliminary examination , the admit card for mains exam. One must login to his/her account created while filling within the online form and download the admit card.

To login on the official website of SBI, a candidate is meant to have:

  • Registration Number/Roll Number
  • Date of Birth/Password

The admit card for SBI Clerk 2020 exam are goingto be issued to candidates in two phases:

  • For Preliminary Exam (available tentativelyfrom February 2020)
  • For Mains Exam (available tentativelyfrom April 2020)