SBI Clerk 2020 notification, Exam Analysis, Salary, Result, Date, Syllabus, Cut Off, Pattern

sbi clerk 2020

SBI Clerk 2020 notification: State bank of India has officially released the notification for the SBI Clerk 2020 exam.

Please check eligibility criteria before applying for SBI Clerk 2020.

For more details about eligibility criteria, Important Dates, SBI Clerk Salary, SBI clerk mains exam analysis, Syllabus, and other details about SBI Clerk 2020 please read this post completely.

For other upcoming Bank Exams 2020 details check linked articles.

Update: SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam Result and Mains Exam has been postponed by the State Bank of India due to the COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus outbreak. A new date will be updated later.

Update Feb 3, 2020: SBI Clerk Admit Card 2020 for pre-exam training has been released by the State Bank of India. If you have opted for pre-exam training by SBI then you may download the admit card from February 4 to February 15 from the official website.

This pre-exam training by SBI is conducted only for the candidates for SC/ST/ Religious Minority Category candidates.

Please find below details about downloading the SBI Clerk pre-exam training admit card.

  • Visit the official website here.
  • Fill Registration Number in first box and password or date of birth in 2nd box.
  • enter the text shown in the image in 3rd box and click the login button.
  • After login, your admit card will appear on the screen.

You can take a print out of this admit card and carry it while appearing for pre-examination training.

1. What is the SBI Clerk Exam?

 State Bank of India-Clerk Exam abbreviated as SBI Clerk exam is a national level competitive exam conducted by SBI to recruit candidates for the post of Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sales) all over India.

The selection process in SBI Clerk is based on the Preliminary and Main examination. One candidate can apply only to one state.

State Bank of India provides thousands of job opportunities each year for Indian job aspirants. Getting a job in State Bank of India is the dream of each candidate who is preparing for Sarkari Exams in India specially for Bank jobs.

SBI Clerk 2020 notification

SBI Clerk 2020 notification has been released by the State Bank of India on 2nd January 2020 along with the all-important information such as eligibility, the online application process, syllabus, etc. The online application process was started on 3rd January 2020. The last date for online registration was January 26, 2020.

As per the official SBI Clerk 2020 notification SBI has released 8000+ vacancies all over India.

SBI Clerk 2020 Number of Vacancy:

Please find details about the SBI Clerk 2020 vacancies for each state in the below table.

sbi clerk vacancy

Special Recruitment Drive:

sbi clerk vacancy special recruitment drive

Also, read complete details about RBI Grade B 2020 Exam here at the linked page.

SBI Clerk eligibility criteria 2020

Please find below details about the SBI Clerk eligibility criteria for the 2020 exam.

A.  Age Limit: (As on 01.01.2020)

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 no later than 01.01.2000 (both days inclusive).

Relaxation of Upper age limit:

age relaxation

NOTE: Candidates seeking age relaxation are required to submit copies of necessary certificate(s) at the time of joining if qualified.

B. SBI Clerk Qualification 2020: (As on 01.01.2020)

A candidate must be a Graduate in any discipline from a recognized University.

Candidates pursuing the final year of their Graduation may also apply but they will have to submit graduation pass proof on or before 01.01.2020.

You may also want to check IBPS SO 2020 exam latest new details at the linked article.

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern and selection process

The SBI Clerk Exam Pattern will be a three stage process.

sbi clerk selection process

Phase-I: Prelims Exam Pattern:

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks and will be conducted online. This test would be of 1-hour duration consisting of 3 Sections as follows:

sbi clerk preliminary exam pattern

Important points for SBI Clerk Prelims 2020:

  • Each test will have separate timing as mentioned above.
  • There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests and 1/4th mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • There is no sectional cut off in SBI Clerk Preliminary exam.

Candidates around 10 times the number of vacancies will be shortlisted for the SBI Clerk Main Exam.

SBI Clerk Main Examination 2020:

SBI Clerk Main exam details is given below:

sbi clerk main exam pattern

Important points for the SBI Clerk Main Exam:

  • Each test will have separate timing as mentioned above.
  • The question paper will be in both English & Hindi language except for the General English test.
  • There will be negative marking and 1/4th mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • Candidates are required to score minimum percentage marks on aggregate.
  • There will be no sectional cut off.

Test of specified opted local language:

Those who qualify for selection and produce the 10th or 12th standard mark sheet/ certificate including the proof of studied the specified local language will not be subjected to any Language test.

In the case of others who qualified for selection will have to attempt local language after provisional selection but before joining.

Provisional Selection

Marks secured in the Main examination will only be counted in the preparation of the Final Merit list.

The Final Result of all successful candidates will be published on the SBI website.

Visit the linked page to check all details about IBPS Clerk 2020 exam.

SBI Clerk Salary and Pay Scale

Please find all details below about the Salary for SBI Clerk.

sbi clerk salary and pay scale


sbi clerk emoluments


sbi clerk probation period

How to apply for SBI Clerk exam 2020?

Candidates can apply online and no other mode of application will be accepted

Application fee for SBI Clerk 2020.

sbi clerk application fee

Please find complete step by step process for SBI Clerk online application submission process.

SBI Clerk online application process.

Total Time: 20 minutes

Visit Bank official website

Candidates can visit the bank’s official website and apply online. Visit (check below image), scroll down, and click on the red blinking text ” (Apply Online from 03.01.2020 to 26.01.2020)” and again click on apply online just below to apply for sbi clerk 1

Register yourself on Bank website

Candidates will be required to register themselves online through Bank Website. On registration page (see below image) click on the yellow color link “Click here for New Registration” on the top right to apply for sbi clerk 2

Fill online application form

Now a new page will come(see below image). Here you will have to fill all the details to complete the registration process for SBI Clerk 2020. Fill all the parts (Basic Info, Photo & Signature, Details, Preview, Payment) and click on save and next button(lower right corner) each timehow to apply for sbi clerk 3

Online fee payment

After registration candidates are required to pay the requisite application fee through online mode by using debit card/ credit card/ Internet Banking.
Fee for General/OBC/EWS category is 750 rs and there is no fee for other categories.

Pre-requisites for Applying Online:

Candidates should have valid email ID & mobile no. which should be kept active till the declaration of results. It will help him/ her in getting call letter/ advises etc. by email/ SMS.


Before applying online a candidate will be required to have a scanned(digital) image of his/ her photograph and signature as per the specifications given below.

Photograph Image:

sbi clerk guidelines for photograph

Signature Image:

sbi clerk guidelines for signature

Call letters for SBI clerk exam:

Call letters for Preliminary and Main examination can be downloaded from the official SBI website. Candidates can visit the official website and enter their registration number and password/date of birth to download their call letter.

SBI Clerk Exam Dates 2020:

SBI Clerk Main exam has been postponed due to the Covid-19 Coronavirus outbreak. We will update this page once SBI release any official exam date for the Main exam.

All important dates for SBI Clerk 2020 is given below:

EventsSBI Clerk Exam Dates
Release of Notification2nd January 2020
Starting date for online registration3rd January 2020
Last date for online registration26th January 2020
Admit Card for Preliminary examination11th February 2020
Preliminary exam dateFebruary-March 2020
Result of Preliminary examinationApril 2020 Result postponed due to the COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus outbreak. A new date will be updated later
Admit Card for Main examination2 weeks before the exam
SBI Clerk Main exam date19th April 2020 Exam postponed due to the COVID-19 Novel Coronavirus outbreak. A new date will be updated later.
Result of Main examinationWill be updated

Apply Online

Official website

SBI Clerk cut off?

SBI Clerk previous exams cut offs are given below:

State-Wise SBI Clerk Preliminary exam Cut-Off for General Category 2019:

Please check the cut off for SBI Clerk’s previous year(2019) preliminary examination in the below table. You may get an idea about how many marks you need to clear SBI Clerk preliminary examination.

State-Wise SBI Clerk Preliminary exam Cut-Off for General Category 2019

State wise SBI Clerk Mains exam Cut Off 2019 for general category:

Please find below the SBI Clerk main examination cut off for the previous year(2019) and prepared accordingly to crack the SBI Clerk 2020 main examination.

State wise SBI Clerk Mains exam Cut Off 2019 for general category

SBI Clerk Frequently Asked Questions:

Is SBI Clerk exam conducted every year?

Yes, State Bank of India releases notification every year to hire thousands of candidates for clerical cadre.

What is the age limit for SBI clerk?

The Maximum Age limit for general candidates is 28 years. For other categories, there are Age Relaxation criteria also so the age limit is 31 years for OBC and 33 years for SC/ST.

Can 12th pass apply for the SBI clerk?

As per the notification for SBI Clerk 2020 minimum education qualification is graduation in any stream.

How many times we can attempt the SBI clerk?

There are no criteria for no of attempts. A candidate can attempt as long as he fulfills age criteria.

Is there any interview for SBI clerk?

As per the latest notification candidates selection will be based on the marks in the Main examination only. There will be no interview for SBI Clerk.

Is SBI clerk better than IBPS clerk?

If you are getting selection in any government bank through the IBPS exam then you will get the same benefits as SBI Clerk. So there is no difference. But if you got selected by any private bank than workload would be more than a government bank.

Is SBI clerk exam easy?

SBI Clerk exam for 2020 will be a graduate-level exam and questions are also not very hard. But due to too many applications competition is very high. So it is not easy to crack the SBI clerk exam without proper study of 5 to 10 hours in a day for at least 4 to 6 months.

Also, Check below links for more Sarkari Job in India.

SSC ExamUPSC ExamTET ExamBank ExamRRB Exam

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