The State Bank of India (SBI) invited applications from eligible citizens of India for the position of SBI Clerk 2018. The application process started on January 20, 2018, and ended on February 25, 2018. The selection for SBI Clerk 2018 will be made on the basis of two examinations: Preliminary Examination and Main Examination.
With the end of the application process of SBI Clerk 2018 Recruitment, now the candidates are waiting for their SBI Clerk 2018 Admit Card for Prelims. The examination dates of Prelim Examination is yet to be announced but the exam dates of the Main Examination have been announced. In this article, you can find all the details about the Eligibility, Examination Dates and Pattern, Vacancies, Admit Card, Result, Cutoff marks etc. Read all the details below on this page.
SBI Clerk 2018
The SBI Clerk 2018 Vacancies and important dates of SBI Clerk 2018 Recruitment are given in below. Candidates who have applied for the SBI Clerk Recruitment process can now download their admit card to take the SBI Clerk 2018 examination. Take note of the important dates from the below table below:
|Commencement of Online Application Form||20 Jan 2018|
|Last Date to Print the Application Form||25 Feb 2018|
|Availability of SBI Clerk 2018 Prelims Admit Card||06 Jun 2018|
|Online Preliminary Examination||June / Jul 2018|
|Preliminary Examination Result||To be announced|
|Availability of SBI Clerk 2018 Mains Admit Card||23 Jul 2018|
|Online Main Examination||05 Aug 2018|
|Allotment of Provisional Posting||To be announced|
SBI Clerk 2018 Important Details
Here are the important details at a glance of SBI Clerk recruitment 2018. The details are important to note as it will give you a clear idea of the selection procedure. Below are the important details like age limits, vacancies, qualifications etc. Read the details in the below points:
- Regular Vacancies: 7200
- Age limit: Min 201 years and Max 28 Years
- Academic Qualifications: Graduate in any Discipline
- Selection Process: Selection process will include two 0nline tests(Prelims and Mains) and test of specified opted language.
The selection Procedure of SBI Clerk 2018
Here is a chart that will help you understand the SBI Clerk 2018 Selection procedure easily. Follow it to understand the various phases of the selection process. The phases are further described on this page below.
Application Process for SBI Clerk 2018
The application process of SBI Clerk 2018 was held online and no other means was available for the same. The process is given below:
- Registering online on the bank’s website, by providing valid email id and mobile number.
- Uploading photograph and signature and filling the application form correctly.
- Submitting the data filled in the application form.
- Lastly, payment of the application fees via online mode only.
The application process is now over!!
SBI Clerk 2018 Admit Card for Prelims
With the end of the application process of SBI Clerk 2018, now the wait for the admit card/Call letter for SBI 2018 Prelims begins. It is the phase 1 of the selection Procedure. The Preliminary exam dates have not been announced but the tentative month of the examination is March or April 2018. The SBI Clerk 2018 Admit Card will be available online for download and candidates applied for SBI Clerk 2018 Recruitment must visit the official website and download their admit cards before the last date.
Candidates must note that the Admit Card for SBI Clerk 2018 Prelims and the Main Examination will not be sent as a hardcopy via Post or any other medium. It has to be downloaded from the official website only.
- Click here to know the details of the SBI Clerk 2018 Admit Card for Prelims and download the same.
An adequate number of candidates, at least 10 times the number of the vacant seats will be shortlisted for the Main Examination. Candidates who will qualify the prelims will be able to take the main examination and the admit card for the same will be available on the official website of the bank as per schedule.
Phase 1: SBI Clerk 2018 Prelims Examination Pattern
The candidates who will take the Prelims Examination, Phase 1 of the selection Procedure, for SBI Clerk Recruitment 2018 must make sure they are familiar with the examination pattern. Here are the details of the examination pattern and the marking scheme.
|Name of the Test||Number of Questions||Marks||Duration|
|English Language||30||30||20 mins|
|Numerical Ability||35||35||20 mins|
|Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 mins|
Type of Questions: Objective only
Phase 2: SBI Clerk 2018 Main Examination Pattern
After qualifying for the Phase 1 examination candidates will have to qualify the main examination, Phase 2. The Mains will be held as per schedule and will be also an online examination. Below is the Examination Pattern of SBI Clerk 2018 Main Examination.
|Name of the Test||Number of Questions||Marks||Duration|
|General/Financial Awareness||50||50||35 mins|
|General Awareness||40||40||35 mins|
|Quantitative Aptitude||50||50||45 mins|
|Reasoning Ability/Computer Aptitude||50||60||45 mins|
|Total||190||200||2 Hours 40 mins|
Type of Questions: Objective, except for General English Test.
Marking Scheme: -1/4 for each wrong answer.
Phase 3: Test of Specified Opted Language
The selected candidates will have to go through the Specified Opted Language Test after provisional selection but before joining. Candidates who will fail the test will be disqualified. The candidates who will qualify for selection and produce the 10th and 12th standard mark sheet/certificates as an evidence of studying in the specified opted language need not take the Specified opted language test.
SBI Clerk 2018 Results
The results of the SBI Clerk Recruitment 2018 will be available in 3 phases:
- One, after the Prelim Examination. Check here for the details of the same.
- Second, after the mains examination i.e. phase 2. It will be available as per the schedule.
- Third, after the phase 3 i.e the specified opted language test. A final merit list will be prepared for Provisional selection and will be made available on the official website.
Wait List: A wait list will be maintained. It will contain the number that will be 50% of the vacancies. This list will be released quarterly against the non-joining or Resignation of the candidates from the current batch. The wait list will be valid for a period of one year from the date of declaration of the result.
SBI Clerk 2018 Provisional Selection
After the Phase 3 of the selection procedure i.e the Specified Opted Language Test, the provisional selection procedure will start. Here is the list of steps regarding the same:
- The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase 1) will not be added for the selection and only the aggregate marks obtained in the Mains (Phase 2) will be added in the preparation of the final merit list.
- Final Selection will be subjected to Verification of the documents and qualify the specified opted language test.
The list of the provisionally qualified candidates will be made available on the bank’s website.
Vacancy Details of SBI Clerk 2018 Recruitment
Below is the detailed vacancy structure of the SBI Clerk Recruitment 2018. Candidates can view the vacancies category wise:
- Click Here to download the full official Notification of SBI Clerk 2018 Recruitment.