SBI Clerk 2021 Notification Out For 5000+ Junior Associates Posts | SBI Exam 2021

State Bank of India has released the notification for SBI Clerk 2021 Exam on April 26, 2021. The SBI Clerk exam is conducted by the State Bank of India to recruit candidates for the post of Junior Associates (Customer Support and Sales). In the latest SBI Clerk 2021 notification, SBI has notified 5454 vacancies across various circles.

The applications for the SBI Clerk 2021 exam are out on the official website. In this article, we’ll discuss the SBI Clerk 2021 Exam timeline, eligibility criteria, exam pattern and exam syllabus.

SBI Clerk 2021 Notification Highlights

SBI has already released the notification on the official website. Here is the exam timeline according to the latest notification:

Event

Date

Release of SBI Clerk 2021 Notification

April 26, 2021

Commencement of Online Application Process

April 27, 2021

Last Date to fill the SBI Clerk 2021 Application Form

May 17, 2021

Admit Card

June 2021

SBI Clerk Phase-I Exam

June 2021

SBI Clerk Prelims Result

July 2021

SBI Clerk Mains Admit Card

June 2021

SBI Clerk Exam Date (Mains)

July 31, 2021

Declaration of Final Result

To be announced later

SBI Clerk 2021 Eligibility

According to the latest notification released by the SBI, the eligibility criteria to apply for the SBI Clerk 2021 Exam is as below:

With respect to the age limit, following are the category-wise relaxation rules for students belonging to a particular category:

Category

Upper Age Limit

SC / ST

33 years

OBC

31 years

Person with disabilities (General)

38 years

Person with disabilities(SC /ST)

43 years

Person with disabilities(OBC)

41 years

Jammu & Kashmir Migrants

33 Years

Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen

Actual 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

Widows, Divorced women( No remarried)

GEN- 35 years

OBC- 38 years

SC/ST- 40 years

SBI Clerk 2021 Online Application Process

The recruitment process for SBI Clerk 2021 exam has commenced from the release of the notification. SBI has also begun the application process with the release of application forms on its official website. The aspiring candidates can fill the SBI Clerk Online Application form by following these simple steps:

While the application fees is exempted for students belonging to SC/ST/PwD categories, the application fee for Gen/EWS/OBC category is INR 750/-

SBI Clerk 2021 Vacancies

SBI has notified a total of 5454 vacancies including the Regular Vacancies and Backlog Vacancies. Below is the detail of state-wise regular vacancies notified under SBI Clerk 2021 Notification:

SBI Clerk 2021: Regular Vacancies

Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sales) Vacancy

State

Language

SC

ST

OBC

EWS

GEN

Total

Gujarat

Gujarati

63

135

243

90

371

902

Daman & Diu

Gujarati

0

0

0

0

0

0

Andhra Pradesh

Telugu/ Urdu

0

0

0

0

0

0

Karnataka

Kannada

64

28

108

40

160

400

Madhya Pradesh

Hindi

11

15

11

07

34

78

Chhattisgarh

Hindi

14

38

7

12

49

120

West Bengal

Bengali/ Nepali

62

13

60

27

111

273

A&N Islands

Hindi/ English

0

1

4

1

9

15

Sikkim

Nepali/ English

0

2

2

1

7

12

Odisha

Odia

12

16

9

7

31

75

Jammu & Kashmir

Urdu/ Hindi

0

1

3

1

7

12

Ladakh

Ladakhi/ Urdu/ Dogri

0

0

2

0

6

8

Himachal Pradesh

Hindi

45

7

36

18

74

180

Chandigarh

Punjabi/ Hindi

2

0

4

1

8

15

Punjab

Punjabi/ Hindi

85

0

61

29

120

295

Tamil Nadu

Tamil

89

4

127

47

206

473

Pondicherry

Tamil

0

0

0

0

2

2

Delhi

Hindi

12

6

21

8

33

80

Uttarakhand

Hindi

12

2

9

7

40

70

Haryana

Hindi/ Punjabi

20

0

29

11

50

110

Telangana

Telgu/ Urdu

44

19

74

27

111

275

Rajasthan

Hindi

29

22

35

17

72

175

Kerala

Malyalam

9

0

26

9

53

97

Lakshadweep

Malyalam

0

1

0

0

2

3

Uttar Pradesh

Hindi/ Urdu

73

3

94

35

145

350

Maharashtra

Marathi

63

56

172

63

286

640

Goa

Konkani

0

1

1

1

7

10

Assam

Assamese /Bengali/ Bodo

10

17

40

14

68

149

Arunachal Pradesh

English

0

6

0

1

8

15

Manipur

Manipuri

0

6

2

1

9

18

Meghalaya

English/Garo/ Khasi

0

6

0

1

7

14

Mizoram

Mizo

0

9

1

2

8

20

Nagaland

English

0

1

0

1

5

10

Tripura

Bengali/ Kokboro k

3

5

0

1

10

19

Bihar

Hindi/ Urdu

0

0

0

0

0

0

Jharkhand

Hindi/ Santhali

0

0

0

0

0

0

Total

722

423

1181

480

2109

4915

SBI Clerk 2021 Exam Pattern

Broadly, the SBI Clerk Exam comprises the Preliminary and Mains Exam. The Preliminary Exam is a one-hour exam consisting of three sections namely English Language, Numerical Ability (Maths) and Reasoning. For this year, there will be no sectional cutoff for each section.

SBI Clerk 2021 - Prelims Exam Pattern

Section

No. of Question

Total Marks

Duration

English Language

30

30

20 minutes

Numerical Ability

35

35

20 minutes

Reasoning

35

35

20 minutes

Total

100

100

60 minutes

If a candidate qualifies the Prelims Exam, he/she becomes eligible to appear for the SBI Clerk Mains Exam. The exam pattern and marking scheme of SBI Clerk Mains Exam is as follows:

SBI Clerk 2021 Mains Exam Pattern

Section

No. of Question

Total Marks

Duration

General English

40

40

35 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

45 minutes

Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude

50

60

45 minutes

General/Financial Awareness

50

50

35 minutes

Total

190

200

2 hours 40 minutes

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