SBI Clerks Junior Associates Recruitment 2020 notification released on its SBI Career official website & Apply Online mode only. State Bank of India, SBI has notified a total of 8,000 Junior Associates (Customer Support and Sales) posts. The online registration process will begin on January 3. Candidates can apply by January 26. SBI would select candidates on the basis of preliminary exam and main exam. The preliminary Examination will be conducted tentatively in the month of February/ March 2020 and the main examination will be conducted tentatively on April 19.
The leading bank, SBI, has released the 8000 Junior Associate (Customer Support and Sales) posts. There are 150 vacancies in Amaravathi Circle and 375 in Hyderabad Circle. Candidates are selected through the prelims and mains exams conducted through online mode (CBT mode).
SBI has published the Clerical Cadre posts 2019 recruitment notification on January 3 and applications are invited from eligible Indian Citizens for appointment as Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) in clerical cadre in State Bank of India. Candidates are advised to check Bank’s website https://bank.sbi/careers or https://www.sbi.co.in/careers for details and updates.
State Bank of India invites applications for appointment as Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) in Clerical cadre. Online registration of application and payment of fees from January 3 to 26, 2020. Preliminary Examination will be conducted tentatively in the month of February/ March 2020. Main Examination will be conducted tentatively on 19.04.2020.
a. Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales): 8000 Posts
b. Qualification: Graduation in any discipline.
Age Limit (As on 01.01.2020): Applicants must be between 20 years and 28 years as on January 1, 2020. Not below 20 years and not above 28 years as on 01.01.2020, i.e candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.01.1992 and born not later than 01.01.2000 (both days inclusive).
Relaxation of Upper age limit:
- SC/ ST – 5 years
- OBC – 3 years
- PWD (Gen/ EWS) – 10 years
- PWD (SC/ ST) – 15 years
- PWD (OBC) – 13 years
- Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled ExServicemen – Actual period of service rendered in defense services + 3 years, (8 years for Disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age of 50 years
- Widows, Divorced women and women judicially separated from their husbands & who are not remarried – 7 years (subject to maximum age limit of 35 years for General/ EWS, 38 years for OBC & 40 years for SC/ST candidates)
SBI Clerk Pay Scale: Rs.11765-655/ 3-13730-815/ 3-16175-980/ 4-20095-1145/ 7-28110-2120/ 1-30230-1310/1-31450. The starting Basic Pay is Rs.13075/- (Rs. 11765/- plus two advance increments admissible to graduates)
Eligibility for SBI Clerks Junior Associates Recruitment 2020 & Apply Online:
Applications are now invited from eligible Indian Citizens for appointment as Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) in clerical cadre in SBI. According to the notification, candidates can apply for vacancies in one State only. Candidates can appear for the test only once under this recruitment project. The candidates applying for vacancies of a particular State, should be proficient (reading, writing, speaking and understanding) in the specified opted local language of that State (mentioned in the under given vacancy table against each state/UT).
Essential Academic Qualifications:
Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government as on 01.01.2019. Candidates having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 01.01.2019, said the notification.
Those candidates who have integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing IDD is 1 January, clarifies the recruiting body. Before applying candidates must ensure that they are proficient in the language of the State. A test to check the proficiency of the candidate in the local language will be conducted, after the main exam. The final appointment of candidates will depend on the performance in this test. In an exception, those candidates who produce certificates (class 10th or 12th mark sheet) proving that they have studied the particular language won’t have to take the test.
Aspirants should note that ex-servicemen with matriculate qualification who have obtained the Indian Army Special Certificate of Education (or corresponding certificate in Navy or Air Force) are also eligible to apply, provided the certificates should be dated on or before 1 January 2019. While for SC/ ST category there’s 5 years of age relaxation, it is 3 years for OBC category.
Widows, divorced women and women judicially separated from their husbands and not remarried will get an age relaxation of 7 years. In such cases the upper age limit for females in general category is 35 years; it will be 38 years for those in OBC category and 40 years for SC/ ST category.
Selection Procedure for SBI Clerks Junior Associates Recruitment 2020
SBI Clerk Recruitment Selection Procedure: The selection process will consist of on-line test (preliminary & main examinations), test of official and/ or local language and subject to Government of India approval, interview. The selection process will consist of on-line test (preliminary & main examination) and test of specified opted local language.
A. Preliminary Exam Pattern:
The preliminary exam would have questions from English language, numerical ability and reasoning ability. The exam would carry a total of 100 marks and candidates would be allowed 1-hour duration to attempt the exam. No minimum qualifying marks are prescribed for an individual test or for the aggregate score. The admit card for preliminary exam will be released on February 11.
Phase I: Preliminary Examination
1. English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2. Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3. Reasoning 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes
SBI Clerk Preliminary Examination Syllabus:
SBI Clerk 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. An adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 10 times the numbers of vacancies. subject to availability) will be short listed for the Main Examination from the list of all candidates arranged in descending order of aggregate marks scored. No minimum qualifying marks for the individual subject as well as for aggregate (overall) are prescribed.
B. Main Exam Pattern
The main exam would have questions from general/ financial awareness, general English, quantitative aptitude and reasoning ability and computer aptitude. The exam would have 190 questions and candidates would be allowed 2 hours 40 minutes to attempt the exam. The exam would be held on April 19 and the admit cards would be released in the second week of April.
Phase – II: Main Examination
S.N. Name of test No. of Question Marks Duration
1. General English 40 40 35 minutes
2. Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
3. Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
4. General/Financial Awareness 50 50 25 minutes
Total 190 200 2 hours 40 minutes
The paper of SBI Clerk main examination (online objective type) would have questions from areas like General Financial Awareness, General English, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability& Computer Aptitude. Each test will have separate timings. SBI Clerk Provisional Selection (Subject to qualifying specified opted local language). The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-1) will not be added for the selection and only the aggregate marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II) will be considered for preparation of the final merit list.
Provisional selection will be made on the basis of candidate’s performance in the test (main examination).
SBI Clerk Final selection
Final selection will be subject to:
I) Verification of eligibility for the post and information furnished in the online application.
II) Qualifying in a test of specified opted local language, where applicable, as detailed above. Results of the candidates who have provisionally qualified for selection will be made available on the Bank’s website.
SBI Clerk Wait List:
A wait list of upto 50% of vacancies (State-category wise) will be maintained. Candidates will be released from this waitlist on a quarterly basis against non-joining and resignation out of the current batch only, subject to the candidates securing minimum qualifying marks as may be stipulated by the Bank for selection. This wait list will be valid for a period of one year from the date of declaration of the final result.
Application Fee & Intimation Charge: SC/ ST/ PWD/ XS- Nil ; General and OBC- Rs. 750/-
How to Apply for SBI Clerks Junior Associates Recruitment 2020:
Candidates will be required to register themselves online through Bank’s website. Candidates shall have to apply online at the official website of the bank at sbi.co.in. Valid email ID and mobile number are required for online registration as the bank will communicate every detail of the exam, result and exam dates to the candidates by email and/ or SMS.
Before going for online registration candidates must also have scanned copies of photograph and signature in the required dimensions (details of which are given in the official notification).
After logging into the registration portal, candidates will receive a provisional registration number and password, which they can use later to fill in the incomplete application form. The login credentials can also be used to edit the particulars of the application if needed, but only thrice.
After the submission of application, candidates shall have to submit fee by using debit card/ credit card/ internet banking. Candidates can take a printout of the e-receipt and application form, as well.
Important Dates for SBI JA Recruitment:
- SBI Clerk 2020 Notification: 03-01-2020
- Start of SBI Clerk 2020 Online Application: 03-01-2020
- SBI Clerk 2020 Application Form Closes: 26-01-2020
- A download of call letter for Preliminary Examination: February 2020
- SBI Clerk 2020 Preliminary Exam: February/March 2020
- The download of call letter for Main Examination: April 2020
- SBI Clerk 2020 Mains Exam: 19-04-2019, 2020
- Official SBI Clerk Recruitment Notification