|Name of Post||Junior Associate|
|Total Vacancies||8283 Posts|
|Organization||State Bank of India|
|Job Category||Bank Job|
|Mode of Apply||Online|
SBI Clerk Recruitment 2023
State Bank of India (SBI) has officially released a job notification for the recruitment of 8283 Junior Associates (Customer Support and Sales) positions in the clerical cadre. These vacancies are spread across various branches of SBI throughout the country. Individuals who meet the eligibility criteria are invited to submit their applications online.
Applicants are allowed to apply for vacancies in only one State/UT. Moreover, each candidate is permitted to participate in the test only once as part of this recruitment project. It is imperative for candidates applying for vacancies in a specific State/UT to possess proficiency (in reading, writing, speaking, and understanding) in the designated local language of that State/UT. Candidates who are interested and meet the eligibility criteria can complete the application process online.
SBI Clerk Recruitment Details
The coveted position of Junior Associate (Customer Support and Sales) is up for grabs, offering a total of 8283 posts nationwide. Among these, 685 posts are dedicated to the enchanting landscapes of the North Eastern states, with allocations as follows:
- Assam: 430 posts
- Arunachal Pradesh: 69 posts
- Manipur: 26 posts
- Meghalaya: 77 posts
- Mizoram: 17 posts
- Nagaland: 40 posts
- Tripura: 26 posts
Application Mode and Pay Scale
Keen on joining the SBI family? The mode of application is online, ensuring a hassle-free process. Successful candidates will enjoy a competitive pay scale ranging from Rs. 17900 to Rs. 47920.
Eligibility Criteria of of SBI Junior Associate Recruitment
Age Limit and Relaxations
- Candidates aged between 20 and 28 years as of 01.04.2023 are eligible, with relaxations for specific categories.
- Notably, SC/ST candidates enjoy a 5-year age relaxation, OBC candidates have a 3-year relaxation, and PwD candidates benefit from a 10 to 15-year age relaxation.
Educational Qualification and Final Year Eligibility
- A graduation degree from a recognized university or an equivalent qualification is mandatory.
- Final year candidates can apply provisionally, provided they furnish proof of graduation before 30.12.2023.
Local Language Proficiency
- Proficiency in the local language of the chosen State/UT is a crucial requirement, encompassing reading, writing, speaking, and understanding.
Navigating the Application Fee
The application fee varies by category:
- UR and OBC/EWS: Rs. 750/-
- SC/ST and PWD: Nil
The payment methods accepted include Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking, or UPI.
How to Apply for SBI Recruitment?
Candidates who are interested and eligible can submit their applications online via the SBI Career website. To apply online, they should follow the steps outlined below.
|➥ Scroll down to the “Important Web-Links” section.|
|➥ Click on the “Online Application Form” link.|
|➥ A new webpage will open.|
|➥ Enter all your personal and educational details as required in the provided fields.|
|➥ Upload your passport-sized photograph, signature, and other required documents.|
|➥ Pay the application fee according to your category.|
|➥ At the end, click on the “Submit” button.|
|➥ Print out the Submitted Application Form.|
Successfully complete the SBI Recruitment online application process by adhering to these steps. Make certain to furnish accurate information and satisfy all essential requirements to ensure a seamless application experience.
Important Dates of SBI Junior Associate Recruitment 2023
|Online Application Starting Date||17/11/2023|
|Online Application Last Date||07/12/2023|
Important Web-Links of SBI Vacancy
The Selection Saga Unfolds
The selection process for SBI Clerk Recruitment comprises two phases:
Phase-I: Preliminary Examination
Gear up for the Preliminary Examination, a 1-hour online test with three sections:
|Test||No. of Questions||Max. Marks||Duration|
|English language||30||30||20 Minutes|
|Numerical Ability||35||35||20 Minutes|
|Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 Minutes|
Each test will have a separate timing as mentioned above. There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th of mark assigned for question will be deducted for each wrong answer. No minimum qualifying marks are prescribed for individual test OR for aggregate score. Section wise marks will not be maintained.
Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 10 times the numbers of vacancies. subject to availability) will be shortlisted for the Main Exam from the list of all candidates arranged in descending order of aggregate marks scored.
Phase – II: Main Examination
Structure of Online SBI Clerk Recruitment Main Exam would be as follows:
|Test||No. of Questions||Max. Marks||Duration|
|General/ Financial Awareness||50||50||35 Minutes|
|General English||40||40||35 Minutes|
|Quantitative Aptitude||50||50||45 Minutes|
|Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude||50||60||45 Minutes|
Each test will have a separate timing as mentioned above.
There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th of mark assigned for question will be deducted for each wrong answer.
Candidates are required to score a minimum percentage marks on aggregate (For SC/ST/OBC/PwBD/ESM/DESM candidates, 5% relaxation available thereon). Minimum qualifying marks on aggregate will be as decided by the bank. No minimum qualifying marks for individual subject are prescribed. Section wise marks will not be maintained.
Merit list will be drawn State wise, category wise. Candidates qualified in the test (main examination) will be placed according to their aggregate marks in descending order in respective States and Categories.
Test of specified opted local language
Those who qualify for selection and produce 10th or 12th standard mark sheet/ certificate evidencing having studied the specified opted local language will not be subjected to any Language test. In case of others (qualified for selection), specified opted local language test will be conducted after provisional selection but before joining. Candidates who fail to qualify this test will not be offered appointment. Candidates not found proficient in specified opted local language would be disqualified.
The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) 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).
FAQs of SBI Recruitment
A. The last date for online application submission is December 7, 2023.
A. The starting date for online application submission is December 7, 2023.
A. You can check the official details on the SBI Career website under the Advertisement Details section.
A. SBI Clerk Recruitment 2023 is the State Bank of India’s official employment notification for the recruitment of 8283 Junior Associate (Customer Support and Sales) positions in clerical cadre across various branches.
A. There are 685 posts allocated specifically for North Eastern states, including Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Tripura.
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