SBI Clerk 2023 Notification Out For 8773 Vacancies

Utkarsh Classes 18-11-2023
SBI Clerk 2023 Notification Out For 8773 Vacancies

SBI Clerk Notification 2023 has been issued by the State Bank of India for the recruitment of Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) positions in clerical cadre in the State Bank of India. The SBI invites online applications for SBI Clerk 2023 Recruitment from interested and eligible candidates. The SBI Junior Associates Application Link is activated from 17 November to 10 December 2023 for the recruitment of 8773 vacancies of SBI Clerk positions.

The SBI Clerk exam stands as one of the most prestigious bank exams today, drawing a substantial number of candidates annually. The State Bank of India (SBI) is set to administer the SBI Clerk 2023 Prelims and Mains examinations to filter candidates for the available positions. SBI Clerk Notification 2023 is issued with all the recruitment details, such as eligibility criteria, application process, vacancy details, exam pattern, syllabus, salary, etc. Read this article carefully to check the details of SBI Recruitment 2023. 

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2023  

A total of 8773 vacancies are announced through the SBI Clerk Notification 2023. Candidates are advised to apply in the stipulated time frame which is 17 November to 10 December 2023. Applicants may only apply for openings in a single State/UT. Junior Associates being recruited do not have the option for Inter Circle Transfer or Inter State Transfer. To avoid any last-minute technical issues, apply well in advance of the deadline.

SBI Clerk Exam 2023: Overview

SBI Clerk Exam Notification 2023 has been issued by the SBI on 16 November. Through this notification, 8773 vacancies are announced for the Junior Associates positions. Check this table for the key highlights of SBI Clerk Recruitment 2023:-

SBI Junior Associates Exam - Important Updates

Exam Conducting Organization

State Bank Of India 

Exam Name/Post Name

SBI Clerk (Junior Associate)

Vacancies/Posts

8773

Application Dates

17 November to 10 December 2023

Application Mode

Online 

Examination Mode

Online 

Selection Process

  • Preliminary Exam 
  • Main Exam

SBI Clerk Important Dates 2023

The SBI Clerk Preliminary Examination is slated to tentatively take place in January 2024, while the SBI Clerk Main Examination is expected to be conducted tentatively in February 2024. Refer to this table to check the important dates related to the SBI Clerk Recruitment Process 2023:-

Event

Date

Notification Release Date

16 November 2023 

Application Start Date

17 November 2023 

Last Date to Apply

10 December 2023

Preliminary Exam Date

January 2024

Main Exam Date

February 2024

Admit Card Release Date

To Be Announced

Answer Key

To Be Announced

Result/Final Selection

To Be Announced

SBI Junior Associates 2023 Recruitment: Important Links

The SBI Clerk (Junior Associate) 2023 Notification is out, and the application window remains open until 10 December 2023. If candidates encounter technical problems, they can use the links provided below to access the notification PDF, application link, and other relevant links. Here are the resources:

Official Website

SBI Clerk Notification PDF 2023

SBI Clerk Vacancy Announcement Live Event

SBI Clerk Apply Link

SBI Junior Associates Admit Card 2023 (Inactive)

SBI Clerk 2023 Answer Key (Inactive)

SBI Junior Associates Result 2023 (Inactive)

SBI Clerk 2023 Vacancy

A total of 8773 vacancies were announced by the State Bank of India for the post of SBI Clerk in various circles of which 8283 are for regular vacancies and 490 are for backlog vacancies. Here we are providing a category-wise vacancy distribution table for your reference:-

Circle

State/ UT

Language 

                            Category 

Gen 

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

Total

Regular Vacancies

Ahmedabad

Gujarat 

Gujarati

337

57 

123 

221 

82 

820

Amaravati 

Andhra Pradesh 

Telugu/ Urdu 

21

3

13

5

50

Bengaluru 

Karnataka

Kannada

181

72

31

121

45

450

Bhopal

Madhya Pradesh 

Hindi

117

43

57

43

28

288

Chhattisgarh 

87

25

67

12

21

212

Bhubaneswar 

Odisha

Odia

31

11 

15

8

7

72

Chandigarh/ New Delhi

Haryana 

Hindi/ Punjabi

120

50

0

71

26

267

Chandigarh 

Jammu & Kashmir UT 

Urdu/ Hindi

41

9

23

8

88

Himachal Pradesh 

Hindi

74

45

7

36

18

180

Ladakh UT 

Urdu/ Ladakhi/ Bhoti (Bodhi)

23

4

5

13

5

50

Punjab 

Punjabi/ Hindi

73

52 

0

37

18

180

Chennai

Tamil Nadu 

Tamil

75

32

1

46

17

171

Puducherry

3

0

0

1

0

4

Hyderabad 

Telangana

Telugu/ Urdu

212

84 

36

141

52

525

Jaipur 

Rajasthan 

Hindi

377

159 

122

188

94

940

Kolkata

West Bengal

Bengali/ Nepali

47

26 

5

25

11

114

A&N Islands 

Hindi/ English

12

1

5

2

20

Sikkim 

Nepali/ English

4

0

0

0

4

Lucknow/ New Delhi 

Uttar Pradesh 

Hindi/ Urdu

733

373 

17

480

178

1781

Maharashtra/ Mumbai 

Metro Maharashtra

Marathi

46

10 

8

26

10

100

New Delhi 

Delhi 

Hindi

180

65 

32

117

43

437

Uttarakhand

123

38

6

27

21

215

Arunachal Pradesh 

English

32

0

31

0

6

69

Assam

Assamese/ Bengali/ Bodo

190

30 

51

116

43

430

Manipur

Manipuri / English

13

8

3

2

26

Meghalaya

English/ Garo/ Khasi

34

33

3

7

77

Mizoram

Mizo

9

7

0

1

17

Nagaland 

English

18

18

0

4

40

Tripura 

Bengali/ Kokborok

12

4

8

0

2

26

Patna 

Bihar 

Hindi/ Urdu

192

66 

4

112

41

415

Jharkhand 

Hindi/ Santhali

69

19 

42

19

16

165

Thiruvananthapuram

Kerala 

Malayalam

27

0

12

4

47

Lakshadweep

2

1

0

0

3

Total

3515

1284 

748

1919

817

8283

Backlog Vacancies

Category 

Vacancy 

SC 

23

ST

101

OBC

17

PwBD

92

ESM

257

Total

490

Grand Total

8773

SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2023 

SBI Clerk eligibility criteria is explained in the SBI Clerk 2023 Recruitment Notification and candidates must ensure that they are meeting the eligibility criteria. In this section, we are describing the SBI Clerk eligibility criteria, which typically contain nationality, age limit and educational qualification.  

Nationality

To apply for the SBI Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) in the clerical cadre at State Bank of India, the candidate must be a citizen of India.

Age Limit & Relaxation

To be eligible for the SBI Clerk position, candidates must be at least 20 years old but not more than 28 years old as of 1 April 2023. In other words, candidates should have been born between 2 April 1995, and 1 April 2003, inclusive of both dates. Relaxation in the upper age limit is provided to some categories. Category-wise relaxation of upper age limit is as follows:-

SBI Clerk Relaxation Age

Category 

Relaxation Age

SC/ST

5 years

OBC

3 years

PwBD (Gen/ EWS)

10 years

PwBD (SC/ ST)

15 years

PwBD (OBC)

13 years

Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled Ex-Servicemen

Actual period of service rendered in defense services + 3 years, (8 years for Disabled ExServicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to max. age of 50 years

Women who are widowed, divorced, or judicially separated from their husbands and have not remarried.

A seven-year relaxation applies (with a maximum age limit of 35 years for General/EWS, 38 years for OBC, and 40 years for SC/ST candidates).

Trained Apprentices of SBI

  • SC/ST - 6 years
  • OBC - 4 years
  • GEN/ EWS - 1 year
  • PwBD (SC/ST) – 16 years
  • PwBD (OBC) – 14 years
  • PwBD (Gen/EWS) - 11 years

Educational Qualification

To apply for the SBI Clerk Position, candidates must have the following mentioned degrees:-

  1. For the SBI Clerk position, candidates must possess a graduation degree from a recognized university or an equivalent qualification acknowledged by the Central Government. Those with an integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate must ensure that the IDD's passing date is on or before 31 December 2023.
  2. Candidates in their final year/semester of graduation are eligible to apply provisionally. However, if provisionally selected, they must provide evidence of having successfully completed the graduation examination on or before 31 December 2023.

SBI Clerk Application Process

SBI Clerk Application Form will be available by 10 December 2023 and candidates will be able to apply for the same by visiting the official website of the State Bank of India. Candidates can follow the steps provided below to apply for SBI Clerk Recruitment 2023:-

Step 1: Visit the official SBI website.

Step 2: Register by entering your credentials.

Step 3: Upon successful registration, note down the provisional registration number and password provided by the system for future reference.

Step 4: Upload scanned copies of your photograph and signature adhering to the guidelines in the notification, then submit.

Step 5: Enter your educational and relevant details.

Step 6: Preview the entire application for verification before submission using the preview tab.

Step 7: After verifying, finalize the submission by clicking the submit button, then proceed to make the payment.

Step 8: Once the application fee is successfully paid, the application process will be completed. You'll receive a confirmation email or message on your registered email ID/phone number.

Step 9: Save the application form or print it for future reference.

Application Fees 

To complete the application process, candidates must submit the application fee, which will be non-refundable. Below is the table presenting the application fees categorized by categories:

SBI Clerk Application Fee 

Category 

Fee/ intimation Charges

SC/ ST/ PwBD/ ESM/DESM

Nil

General/ OBC/ EWS 

INR 750/-

SBI Clerk 2023 Selection Process

Candidates aiming for the Clerical Cadre position through the SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2023 exam undergo a two-phase selection process consisting of the SBI Clerk Prelims and SBI Clerk Mains exams. Successful completion of both phases is mandatory for candidates to receive the appointment letter from SBI. It's important to note that there is no provision for Inter Circle Transfer or Inter State Transfer for the Junior Associates recruited through this process.

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern

To appear in the SBI Clerk exam, candidates should be familiar with the SBI Clerk Exam Pattern, like how many questions will be asked from which subject, what the maximum marks are, and what the exam duration will be. In this section, we are detailing both the Prelims & Mains Exam Pattern of the SBI Clerk post for your reference:-

Preliminary Examination

  • Objective Tests will be conducted online for 100 marks.
  • The test will be conducted in 1 hour, consisting of 3 Sections, and each section has a separate timing.
  • 1/4th of the assigned mark is deducted for each wrong answer in Objective tests.
  • There are no specified minimum qualifying marks for individual tests or for the overall aggregate scores.

SBI Clerk Prelims 2023 Exam Pattern

Subject 

Number of Questions 

Maximum Marks 

Duration

English language

30

30

20 minutes

Numerical Ability

35

35

20 minutes

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 minutes

Total 

100

100

1 Hour

Main Examination

  • The Online Exam will be conducted for 200 marks in which 190 questions will be asked.
  • Separate timing is allocated for each test.
  • 1/4th deduction of the assigned mark for each wrong answer will be applicable.

SBI Clerk Mains 2023 Exam Pattern

Subject 

Number of Questions 

Maximum 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 Hour 40 Minutes

SBI Clerk Exam Syllabus 2023

Candidates should mark these topics in their study material to score better in the SBI Clerk Exam 2023. While both the preliminary and main examinations follow a similar syllabus, the main examination typically presents a higher difficulty level than the preliminary exam. Check the SBI Clerk Syllabus below:-

SBI Clerk Syllabus 

Subject 

Topic

English 

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Sentence Correction
  • Miscellaneous
  • Fillers
  • Cloze Test
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Vocabulary

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Work, Time and Distance
  • Number series
  • Mensuration
  • Profit and Loss
  • Data Interpretation
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Mixtures and Allegations
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Permutation and Combination

Reasoning Ability

  • Linear Arrangement
  • Order and Ranking
  • Blood Relation
  • Puzzle
  • Machine Input Output
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Direction Test
  • Syllogism
  • Statement and Assumptions

General Awareness

  • Indian Constitution
  • Current Affairs 
  • Static General Awareness
  • Banking and Financial Terms
  • Awards and honors
  • Banking Abbreviations
  • Banking Awareness
  • Fiscal and Monetary Policy
  • Important Government schemes

SBI Clerk 2023 Admit Card

SBI Clerk admit card 2023 will be available one or two weeks before the exam date. Candidates who have registered for the SBI Clerk exam must download their admit cards from the State Bank of India's official website. The physical copy of the SBI Clerk admit card won't be sent via courier. The admit card for the SBI Clerk Exam will be released in two stages: one for the preliminary exam and another for the main exam. To access the admit card, candidates can follow these steps:-.

  • Visit the official SBI website.
  • Log in to the official SBI website by entering your Registration Number/Roll Number and Date of Birth/Password to access your account, which will be provided to you while applying for the exam.
  • After entering the details, your admit card will be available on the screen.
  • Download the admit card and take a printout of the same for future reference.

SBI Clerk Result 2023 

The SBI Clerk Result 2023 will be announced after the completion of both phases of the examination. State Bank of India will publish separate results for both the preliminary and main exams. SBI establishes sectional cut-offs for both the SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam and the SBI Clerk Mains Exam. To secure a spot on the merit list, candidates must meet the cut-offs for all sections of the exam. Once the results are announced, we'll provide the updated link here for your reference:

SBI Clerk Result 2023 Link (Inactive)

SBI Clerk 2023 Salary

Those who will be shortlisted for the SBI Clerk position will get paid on pay scale Rs.17900-1000/3-20900-1230/3-24590-1490/4-30550-1730/7-42600-3270/1-45930-1990/1-47920. The initial Basic Pay stands at Rs.19900/- (comprising Rs.17900/- along with two additional increments granted to graduates).

FAQ

Candidates must be Indian citizens, aged between 20 and 28 years (as of 1 April 2023), with a graduation degree or equivalent from a recognized university by 31 December 2023.

Yes, there's age relaxation for specific categories. SC/ST candidates have a 5-year relaxation, OBC has a 3-year relaxation, and various other categories have differing relaxations.

Tentatively, the preliminary exam is set for January 2024, and the main exam is expected to take place in February 2024.

Applicants can apply online via the official SBI website within the specified application dates. Registration, uploading documents, fee payment, and form submission are the key steps.

Junior Associates recruited through this process do not have the provision for Inter Circle Transfer or Inter State Transfer.

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