SBI Clerk 2023 Notification Out ! 8773 Posts

SBI has announced 8773 Junior Associate Vacancies ( Customer Support & Sales) in Clerical Cadre. The exact dates of the Prelim Exam are not mentioned in notification. Preliminary Examination will be conducted tentatively in the month of Jan 2024 and Main Examination will be conducted tentatively in the month of Feb 2024

Some points worth noting are given below :

1. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the bank ( 10 times the number of vacancies) will be shortlisted for the Main Exam, from the list of all candidates arranged in descending order of aggregate marks scored.
2. Prelim Exam : No minimum qualifying marks are prescribed for individual test OR for aggregate score. Section wise marks will not be maintained.
3. Main Exam : Minimum qualifying marks on aggregate will be as decided by the bank. No minimum qualifying marks for individual subjects are prescribed. Section wise marks will not be maintained.
4. Wait List : A wait list of upto 50% of vacancies ( state - category wise) will be maintained. Candidates will be released from this wait list on quarterly basis against non-joining and resignation of the current batch only. Wait list is valid for a period of one year from the date of declaration of final result.

(1) Important Dates :
Online Registration of Application and payment of fee : 17.11.2023 TO 07.12.2023
Dates of Prelim Examination : JAn 2024
Date of Main Examination : Feb 2024
Download of call letter for Prelim Exam : 27.12.2023 onwards
Download of call letter for Main Exam : 15.02.2024 onwards

(2) Eligibility Criteria :

(a) Age(As on 01-04-2023) - Min 20 years and Max 28 Years (Relaxation for reserved categories as per rules)
(b) Min educational qualification(As on 31.12.2023) : Graduation in any discipline from a recognized university or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by Central Government.

Test of knowledge of official and/or local language: Those who qualify for selection and produce 10th or 12th standard mark sheet/ certificate evidencing having studied the specified opted local language will not be subjected to any Language test. In case of others (qualified for selection), specified opted local language test will be conducted after provisional selection but before joining.

(3) Selection Procedure and Structure of Examination (ONLINE):

The selection process consists of on-line test (Preliminary & Main exam) and test of specified opted local language.

Phase 1 : .Preliminary Examination:

S.No Name of Tests No. of Qs Max Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 Minutes
2 Numerical Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
TOTAL   100 100 1 Hour

Phase – II: Main Examination :

S.No Name of Tests No. of Qs Max Marks Duration
1 General / Financial Awareness 50 50 35 Minutes
2 General English 40 40 35 Minutes
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 Minutes
4 Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 Minutes
TOTAL   190 200 2 Hours 40 Minutes

There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.

(4) Probation : Min period of six months. Newly recruited Junior Associates will be required to complete e-lessons as prescribed by the bank during the probation, for getting confirmed in the Bank, failing which their probation will be extended till completion of the same..

(5) How to apply:

Candidates can apply online and no other mode of application will be accepted. Candidates will be required to register themselves online through Bank's website - Recruitment of Junior Associates 2023. After registration candidates are required to pay the requisite application fee through online mode by using debit card/ credit card/ Internet Banking.

(6) Application fees / Intimation charges:

(a) NIL for SC/ST/PWD/ESM/DESM candidates. (b) Rs. 750 /- for General, EWS and OBC