SBI Clerk 2022: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Date

SBI Clerk 2022: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Date

Selection of candidates for the post of Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sales) in clerical cadre in State Bank of India will be done on the basis of SBI Clerk 2022 exam. SBI welcomes applications from the interested candidates who also meet all the basic eligible requirements. The selection process will consist of preliminary and main exam, followed by a local language test (as applicable). The application form for the exam may release in online mode from January 2022. Complete details of the SBI Clerk selection process is provided here in this article.

SBI Clerk 2022 Main Highlights

  • The candidates applying for vacancies of a particular state should be proficient in the specified opted local language of that state.
  • Candidates seeking age relaxation are required to submit copies of supporting certificates at the time of joining, if qualified.
  • For each section in the selection test (both preliminary and main), separate time duration will be allotted.
  • Successfully registered candidates are advised to print the e-receipt and application form and keep it safe for future reference.
  • SBI may arrange pre-examination training at certain centers for SC/ST/XS/ Religious Minority Community candidates.
  • Registered email id and mobile number should be kept active to receive any intimation regarding selection from the bank.
  • Those who submit a certificate proving that they have studied the local language as a subject in their 10th or 12th exam will not have to appear for the local language test.
  • In case of any problem in filling up the form, payment of fee or receipt of call letter, etc queries may be made via telephone.

SBI Clerk Exam Important Dates 2022

Candidates can check the official dates related to SBI Clerk 2022 from the table below:

Important Activities Dates
Online application form release date January 2022
Last date for application form submission January 2022
Availability of preliminary exam admit card Feb 2022
Preliminary exam date March 2022/ April 2022
Preliminary exam result announcement April 2022
Availability of main exam admit card April 2022
Main exam date April 2022
Main exam result announcement May 2022
Opted local language test date May 2022
Final result announcement May 2022

SBI Clerk 2022 Eligibility Criteria

The candidates should fulfill the following eligibility criteria for SBI Clerk 2022 exam:

Age limit:

  • Age of the candidates should not be below 20 years and not above 28 years as on 1st January 2022.

Relaxation in age:

A relaxation in upper age limit will be given to the candidates of reserved category candidates as per the following:

Category Age relaxation
SC/ ST 5 years
OBC- NCL 3 years
PWD 15 years- SC/ ST candidates

13 years- OBC candidates

10 years- General candidates

Persons domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir state during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 years

Academic qualification:

  • Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification is required in order to be eligible.

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SBI Clerk 2022 Application Form

SBI Clerk 2022 application form will be released online and can be availed from the websites bank.sbi/careers or sbi.co.in/careers. The candidates can fill the data either in one go or can partly fill and save their data. Once the data is filled partly, a provisional registration number and password will be generated and using these credentials, candidates can reopen their application and fill the rest details. This facility will be available three times only.

To fill the application form, the candidates will have to provide their basic personal and educational details and also upload their scanned photograph and signature. All the information should be provided carefully into the form and no false information should be entered. After all the details are filled in the form, the candidates can submit it. Upon successful submission, no editing in the form will be possible.

Application fee:

The application fee will be Rs. 750/- for general/OBC/EWS candidates and nil for SC, ST, PWD and XS candidates. Fee payment can be done online via debit card/ credit card/ net banking. Fee once paid will not be refunded on any account.

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2022

SBI Clerk 2022 exam pattern overview for both preliminary and main is provided below:

Preliminary exam

  • Duration of exam: 60 minutes
  • Mode of exam: Online
  • Language of paper: Both English & Hindi (except English Language section)
  • Type of questions: Objective type
  • Number of questions: 100
  • Maximum marks: 100
  • Negative marking: 1/4th of mark assigned for question will be deducted for each wrong answer.
Section No. 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 exam

  • Duration of exam: 160 minutes
  • Mode of exam: Online
  • Language of paper: Both English & Hindi (except General English section)
  • Type of questions: Objective type
  • Number of questions: 190
  • Maximum marks: 200
  • Negative marking: 1/4th of mark assigned for question will be deducted for each wrong answer.
Section No. of questions Maximum marks Duration
General English 40 40 35 minutes
General/ Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
Total 190 200 2 hours 40 minutes

SBI Clerk 2022 Admit Card

  • Admit card to appear in the clerical preliminary and main exam will be released on the official website of SBI.
  • Intimation regarding the availability of admit card will be sent to the candidates on their registered email id/ mobile number.
  • The admit card can be downloaded by the candidates using their application number and password/ date of birth.
  • No hard copy of the call letter or acquaint yourself booklet will be sent to the candidates by post.
  • Details of the exam such as schedule, center, etc will be communicated to the candidates through the admit card.

SBI Clerk Result 2022

  • Result of the SBI Clerk exam 2022 will be published on the official SBI website.
  • Candidates who clear both preliminary and main exam will have to appear for opted local language test.
  • After clearing all these rounds, the candidates will be selected for the post of Junior Associate.
  • Selected candidates will be on probation for a minimum period of 6 months.
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