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SBI Clerk 2021

SBI Clerk 2021 Exam: Every year, the State Bank of India, SBI conducts the SBI Clerk Exam to recruit candidates for the post of Junior Associate (Customer Support and Sales). For FY 2021-22, SBI has announced 5454 vacancies of Junior Associates, out of which 454 are Backlog vacancies. SBI Clerk Notification 2021 was released on 26th April 2021. Good news for the candidates who have been waiting for the SBI Clerk Mains Result for which exams were conducted on 01st and 17th October 2021. The SBI Clerk Mains Result is expected in November tentatively. Check details below.

SBI Clerk 2021- Overview

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2021
Name Of The Organization State Bank of India
Name Of The Posts Junior Associates (Customer Support and Sales)
Vacancies 5454
Frequency of Exam Once in a year
Registration Starts 27th April 2021
Last Date to Apply 20th May 2021
Selection Process Prelims- Mains
Category Govt Jobs
Job Location Across India
Official Website

SBI Clerk Mains Result Out

SBI Clerk Final Result 2021 has been released on the official site on 17th November 2021. The candidates who have appeared for the SBI Clerk Final Exam 2021 can now check their SBI Clerk Final Result, SBI Clerk Mains Score card and SBI Clerk final Cut off 2021. The candidates can find the direct link to download the result and scorecard in the article below.

SBI Clerk Exam- Important Dates

SBI Clerk Exam Date was earlier postponed due to the pandemic. But now as the SBI Clerk Mains Exam has been successfully conducted the results are expected in November tentatively. Check other important dates for SBI Clerk 2021 from the below table.

SBI Clerk 2021 Events Dates
SBI Clerk 2021 Notification 26th April 2021
SBI Clerk Online Application 27th April 2021
SBI Clerk the Last Date to Apply Online  20th May 2021
PET Call Letter 28th May 2021
Pre-Examination Training Dates June 2021
Call letter for Preliminary Examination  29th June 2021
SBI Clerk Exam Date 2021 (Preliminary) 10 – 13 July 2021, 29 Aug 2021
SBI Clerk Mains Admit Card 2021 21st September 2021
SBI Clerk Exam Date (Mains) 1st October and 17th October 2021
SBI Clerk Mains Result 17th November 2021
SBI Clerk Mains Score card 17th November 2021

SBI Clerk Notification 2021

SBI Notification for Clerical Cadre releasing 5000 regular vacancies and 454 backlog vacancies for SBI Clerk for FY 2021-22. The detailed advertisement has been released on 26th April 2021 on its official website against Advt no. CRPD/CR/2021-22/09. The direct link to download the detailed SBI notification has been attached below.

SBI Clerk 2021 Vacancy

The SBI vacancy for Clerk posts has been announced with 5454 total vacancies, out of which 5000 vacancies are for regular posts and 454 are for Backlog posts. The vacancy distribution for states and categories has been tabulated below, the interested candidates can check it out from here.

SBI Vacancy, Regular

SBI Clerk 2021: Regular Vacancies
Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sales) Vacancy
State Language GEN EWS SC ST OBC Total
Gujarat Gujarati 371 90 63 135 243 902
Karnataka Kannada 160 40 64 28 108 400
Madhya Pradesh Hindi 34 07 11 15 11 78
Chhattisgarh Hindi 49 12 14 38 07 120
West Bengal Bengali/ Nepali 111 27 62 13 60 272
A&N Islands Hindi/ English 09 01 0 01 04 15
Sikkim Nepali/ English 07 01 0 02 02 12
Odisha Odia 31 07 12 16 09 75
Jammu & Kashmir Urdu/ Hindi 07 01 0 01 03 12
Ladakh Ladakhi/ Urdu/ Dogri 06 0 0 0 02 08
Himachal Pradesh Hindi 74 18 45 07 36 180
Chandigarh Punjabi/ Hindi 08 01 02 0 04 15
Punjab Punjabi/ Hindi 120 29 85 0 61 295
Tamil Nadu Tamil 206 47 89 04 127 473
Pondicherry Tamil 02 0 0 0 0 02
Delhi Hindi 33 08 12 06 21 80
Uttarakhand Hindi 40 07 12 02 09 70
Haryana Hindi/ Punjabi 50 11 20 0 29 110
Telangana Telgu/ Urdu 111 27 44 19 74 275
Rajasthan Hindi 72 17 29 22 35 175
Kerala Malyalam 53 09 09 0 26 97
Lakshadweep Malyalam 02 0 0 01 0 03
Uttar Pradesh Hindi/ Urdu 145 35 73 03 94 350
Maharashtra Marathi 286 63 63 56 172 640
Goa Konkani 07 01 0 01 01 10
Assam Assamese /Bengali/ Bodo 68 14 10 17 40 149
Arunachal Pradesh English 08 01 0 06 0 15
Manipur Manipuri 09 01 0 06 02 18
Meghalaya English/Garo/ Khasi 07 01 0 06 0 14
Mizoram Mizo 08 01 0 09 01 20
Nagaland English 05 01 0 04 0 10
Tripura Bengali/ Kokboro k 10 03 03 05 0 19
Total 2109 480 722 423 1181 4915

SBI Vacancies For Special Recruitment Drive

SBI Clerk 2021: Special Recruitment Drive
Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sales) Vacancy
State Language GEN EWS SC ST OBC Total
Kashmir Valley Urdu/Kashmiri/Dogri 19 04 03 04 10 40
Leh & Kargil Valley Urdu/Ladakhi/Dogri 08 01 01 01 04 15
Dibang Valley, Dwang English 05 01 0 04 0 10
Tura Garo 05 01 0 04 0 10
Mokokchung AO (Naga) 05 01 0 04 0 10
Total 42 08 04 17 14 85

SBI Vacancies: Backlog

Categories Vacancies
PwD 96
XS 237
Total 454

a) Reservation For Pwd/Xs/Dxs Candidates Is Horizontal Reservation And These Are Included In The Vacancies Of Various Parent Categories.

(b) 4.5% of the total vacancies are reserved for Disabled Ex-servicemen and dependents of Servicemen killed in action, clubbed together. The first priority in the matter of appointment will be given to the Disabled Ex-Servicemen and second priority will be given to dependents of defence personnel killed in action or severely disabled (with over 50% disability attributable to defence services).

c) Vacancies reserved for the OBC category are available to OBC candidates belonging to the ‘’Non-creamy layer’’. Candidates belonging to the OBC category but coming in ‘’CREAMY LAYER’’, are not entitled to any relaxation/reservation available to the OBC category. They should indicate their category as General OR General (LD/VI/HI/ d&e) as applicable.

d) The OBC category candidate should submit the OBC certificate in the format prescribed by Govt. of India, having a “Non-Creamy Layer’’ clause issued during period 01.04.2019 to the date of taking up the appointment, if selected.

e) Reservation for Economically Weaker Section (EWS) in recruitment is governed by Office Memorandum no. 36039/1/2019-Estt (Res) dated 31.01.2019 of Department of Personnel & Training, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievance & Pensions, Government of India.

f) “EWS vacancies are tentative and subject to further directives of Government of India and the outcome of any litigation. The appointment is provisional and is subject to the income & Asset certificate being verified through the proper channels.”

g) The benefit of reservation under the EWS category can be availed upon production of an ‘Income and Asset Certificate’ issued by a competent Authority on the format prescribed by the Government of India.

h) The candidates who are working in SBI in the Clerical or Officer cadre are not eligible to apply under this project. The candidates who were earlier employed in State Bank of India and resigned from the Bank while in clerical or officer cadre will also be not eligible to apply
for the post.

i) Candidates against whom there is/are adverse report regarding character & and antecedents, moral turpitude, etc. are not eligible to apply for the post

j) Candidates with a record of default in repayment of loans/credit card dues and/or against whose name adverse report of CIBIL or other agencies is available, will not be appointed in case of selection. The position in this regard will be verified before joining.

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Date 2021

The SBI Clerk Mains Exam 2021 was held on 1st October and 17th October 2021 for filling out 5454 vacancies. The candidates are suggested to bookmark this page as we will update them regarding the announcement of SBI Clerk Mains Result 2021 whenever they will be officially released on the SBI website.

SBI Clerk Online Application Form 2021

SBI Clerk Online Application Form was available till 20th May 2021. The apply online link, instructions for an Online Registration, as well as the requirements of the form, has been provided here. The candidates interested in the vacancies had applied.

SBI Clerk Registration Fee

The application fee for SBI Clerk 2021 must be paid online only within the stipulated time period.

Sr. No. Category Application Fees
2. General/OBC/EWS Rs. 750/-
(Application fees including intimation charges)

SBI Clerk Salary

SBI provides a handsome and lucrative salary to its employees, the important points for SBI Clerk Salary are as follows:

  • The revised SBI Clerk Pay Scale is Rs.17900-1000/3-20900-1230/3-24590-1490/4-30550-1730/7-42600-3270/1-45930-1990/1-47920. The initial salary package of an SBI Clerk in a Metro city like Mumbai has been revised to Rs 29000/- per month that includes the Dearness Allowance (D.A) & other allowances.
  • The SBI has revised the starting basic pay to Rs 19,900/- (Rs 17,900 with two advance increments admissible to graduates) for Clerk/Junior Associate in the SBI Clerk Notification 2021-22.
  • A candidate will be serving a period of 6 months on probation.
  • Further, the performance of the newly recruited employees will be evaluated before the probation period comes to an end and the probation period of those employees whose performance does not meet the expectation may be extended.

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SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2021

The candidates can check the details below to confirm their minimum eligibility regarding SBI Clerk 2021.

Age Limit (as on 01st April 2021)

The minimum age for a candidate to apply for the SBI examination is 20 years old but not more than 28 years old as of 01st April 2021. candidates must have been born not earlier than 02nd April 1993 and not later than 01st April 2001. Besides this, there is age relaxation relevant to category wise candidates as per the government rules:

S.No  Category  Upper Age Limit
1 SC/ST 33 Years
2 OBC 31 Years
3 Person with Disabilities (General) 38 Years
4 Person with Disabilities (SC/ST) 43 Years
5 Person with Disabilities (OBC) 41 Years
6 Jammu & Kashmir Migrants 33 Years
7 Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen
  • The actual period of service rendered in defence services + 3 years
  • 8 years for disabled Ex-servicemen belonging to SC/ST subject to a max. age of 50 years.
8 Widows, Divorced, Women (No Married)
  • GEN –   35 Years
  • OBC –   38 Years
  • SC/ST –  40 Years
    7 years (subject to the maximum age limit of 35 years for General/EWS, 38 years for OBC & 40 years for SC/ST candidates)



Indian Citizenship
A Subject of  Nepal or Bhutan OR
A Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanent settlement OR
A Person of Indian Origin (PIO) who has migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam or East African countries of Zaire, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi, with the intention of permanent settlement in India OR
Candidates belonging to the category 2, 3, 4 must have a certificate of eligibility issued by the Govt of India in their favor.

Educational Qualification (as on 16th August 2021)

(a) He/she must hold a valid degree in any discipline from a recognized university.
(b) Candidates having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD. Those who are in the final year/semester of their Graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if provisionally selected, they will have to produce proof of having passed the graduation examination.
(c) Matriculate Ex-servicemen, who have obtained the Indian Army Special Certificate of Education or corresponding certificate in the Navy or Air Force, after having completed not less than 15 years of service in the Armed Forces of the Union are also eligible for the post.

Computer Literacy: Knowledge of computer operation is required for the SBI Clerk exam.

SBI Clerk Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2021

SBI Clerk exam comprises a prelims and mains exam, where the topics and difficulty level will differ.

SBI Clerk Prelims Syllabus 2021

Reasoning Syllabus– Logical Reasoning | Alphanumeric Series | Ranking/ Direction/ Alphabet Test | Data Sufficiency | Coded Inequalities | Seating Arrangement | Puzzle | Tabulation | Syllogism | Blood Relations | Input-Output | Coding-Decoding

Numerical Ability SyllabusSimplification | Profit & Loss | Mixtures & Alligations | Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices | Work & Time | Time & Distance | Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere | Data Interpretation | Ratio & Proportion, Percentage | Number Systems | Sequence & Series | Permutation, Combination &Probability

English Language SyllabusReading Comprehension | Cloze Test | Para jumbles | Miscellaneous | Fill in the blanks | Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting | Paragraph Completion

SBI Clerk 2021 Prelims Capsule: Download Now

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SBI Clerk Mains Syllabus 2021

General/Financial Awareness Syllabus

Current Affairs – news on the banking industry, awards, and honours, books and authors, latest appointments, obituaries, new schemes of central and state governments, sports, etc. | Static GK – country-capital, country-currency, headquarters of financial organizations (of insurance companies), constituencies of ministers, dance forms, nuclear and thermal power stations, etc | Banking/Financial terms | Static Awareness | Banking and Financial Awareness

Reasoning Ability Syllabus

Internet | Machine Input/Output | Syllogism | Blood Relation | Direction Sense | Inequalities | Puzzles | Coding-Decoding | Ranking | Statement and Assumptions

Computer Awareness Syllabus

Basics of Computer: Hardware | Software | Generation of Computers | DBMS | Networking |Internet | MS Office | Input-Output Devices |Important Abbreviations

SBI Clerk 2021 Exam Pattern

The SBI Clerk Exam 2021 will be held in two phases, Prelims and Mains. The best part of the SBI Clerk Exam is that there will not be an interview. However, one will have to qualify for the SBI Clerk Prelims and Mains Exam.

There will be a sectional time session.  The candidates will have to pass the Sectional Cut-off as well as an overall cut-off. The SBI Clerk cut-off is applicable to the SBI  Clerk Prelims and Mains Exams. All the questions for SBI Clerk Exam will be objective in nature, i.e. all the questions will be Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ’s)

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern

  • No of Questions- 100: English- 30, Numerical ability- 35, Reasoning- 35
  • Total Marks- 100: Each question 1 marks, Negative Marking- 1/4 or 0.25 marks
  • Duration of SBI Clerk Exam- 60 Minutes: 20 minutes each section

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Pattern

    • No of Questions- 190: English- 40, Quantitative Aptitude- 50, Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude- 50, General/ Financial Awareness- 50
    • Total Marks- 200: Each question 1 marks, Negative Marking- 1/4 or 0.25 marks
    • The questions in objective tests, except for the test of General English, will be bilingual i.e., English & Hindi.
    • Total Duration- 2 hours 40 Minutes
Section Total Marks Duration
General English 40 35 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 45 minutes
Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude 60 45 minutes
General/Financial Awareness 50 35 minutes
Duration of Exam 200 2 hours 40 minutes

SBI Clerk 2021 Selection Process

SBI Clerk selection criteria consist of 2 phases (preliminary and mains).

  • Online Preliminary Examination: A certain number of candidates from different categories are shortlisted by SBI depending upon the requirements for Online Main Examination
  • Online Mains Examination: Candidates are required to score passing marks and above in the main exam to qualify each section as well as the overall cut-off in the main exam to be eligible for the Final Selection.
  • Final Result: A merit list is released under the Final result is declared on the basis of the merit list in SBI Clerk Mains Exam.
  • SBI provides allotment to the candidates on the basis of preference made during registration. SBI is thus important for provisional allotment, date of exam and joining dates and other formalities will be informed soon

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How to Apply Online for SBI Clerk 2021?

Step 1: Click on the official link, provided above.
Step 2: Click on the Apply link given on the page. A registration link will open up in the new window.
Step 3: Click on New Registration in the application window. Then click on the register button.
Step 4: Candidates need to provide personal credentials like name, parents’ name, date of birth, email id, mobile number, etc.
Step 5: Click on the submit button to the completed online registration. All the candidates will be issued Registration ID. Then, log in with the provided Registration ID, date of birth, and password to complete registration for SBI Clerk 2021
Step 6: In the next step, upload photograph and signature following the requisites mentioned by SBI.
Step 7: Login with registered ID and password to fill up the Part-2 of the application form.
Step 8: After filling up the application form, candidates need to preview the application form once to verify the entire data entered
Step 9: Click on Final Submit button after verifying the entire online SBI Clerk Application Form 2021

Candidates can download and get print copies of the submitted application form. Finally, submit the application fee either via online mode or offline mode of fee payment.

SBI Clerk 2021, Documents To Upload

1. Photograph

Dimensions: 4.5 cm * 3.5 cm
Size: 20 KB to 50 KB

2. Signature: 

Size: 10 KB to 20 KB.

Points To Note for Uploading Documents

  1. Candidates must NOT sign in CAPITAL LETTERS while applying for the SBI Clerk 2021.
  2. A Valid Email ID must be provided at the time of Registration

SBI Clerk Admit Card 2021

The SBI Clerk Mains Admit Card has been made available on 21st September 2021 for the Mains Exam scheduled for 01st and 17th October 2021. One must log in to his/her account created while filling in the online application form and download the admit card. To login on to the official website of SBI, a candidate is supposed to have:

  • Registration Number/Roll Number
  • Date of Birth/Password

How to Download SBI Clerk Admit Card?

Step 1 – Click on the link provided below to download the Admit card.
Step 2 – A new page will appear on the screen of your device.
Step 3 – Here you will have to enter your “Registration ID” and “Date of Birth/Password”.
Step 4 – Enter the Captcha.
Step 5 – Click the Login button.
Step 6 – The call letter will appear on the screen
Step 7 –  Click the print/ download button to save the SBI Clerk Call Letter for your future reference.

SBI Clerk Mains Result 2021

The SBI Clerk Mains Result 2021 has been out on 17th November 2021. Check given instructions for checking SBI Clerk Mains Result:

  1.  Click on the link provided below to check SBI Clerk Result.
  2.  Download the PDF file (The file contains the shortlisted data of selected students).
  3.  Candidates can use CTRL+F to search the Roll number from the Merit list.
  4.  Roll no. present in the merit list will be selected for the post of Clerk.

Know about SBI Clerk Scorecard

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SBI Clerk Previous Year Cut Off

Cut Off Marks for SBI Clerk 2020 Mains Exam

SBI Clerk Mains Cut-Off 2020 (Category-wise and State-wise)
Uttar Pradesh 90.25 78 64.25 60 82.25
West Bengal 86.75 69.25 65.5 60 70.75
Gujarat 82.75 73 66 60 74.5
Delhi 98.75 83 73.5 62.25 87.5
Chandigarh 96.75 81.75 77.25 94.75
Punjab 96.25 78.75 69.25 88
Maharashtra 84 77.5 75.5 60 76.5
Telangana 86.75 81.75 69.25 60.75 81.5
Himachal Pradesh 87.25 72
Andhra Pradesh 88.75 83.75
Uttarakhand 91
Rajasthan 90.25 82.75 66.5 60 80.75
Tamil Nadu 92.75 89.75 74.75 60.75 72.25
Karnataka 89.05 75.25 64.25 60 74.25
Madhya Pradesh 89.25 81.5
Odisha 87.75 83.25 79.25

Cut Off Marks for SBI Clerk 2019 Prelims Exam

State Cut off (Gen)
Uttarakhand 75.25
Gujarat 65.50
Madhya Pradesh 73.50
Jharkhand 75.00
Uttar Pradesh 72.25
Punjab 76.25
Tami Nadu 61.25
Himachal Pradesh 71.75
Telangana 68.50
Maharashtra 62.25
Bihar 76.25

Know more about SBI Clerk Cut Off

Points to Remember
  • SBI Clerk is conducted to appoint Junior Associates/ clerical post candidates.
  • A huge number of candidates appear for the exam as per the past trends.
  • Another unique point about the SBI Clerk exam is that for the candidates of the minority community, there is training (pre-exam training) that has been introduced in consonance with the guidelines issued by the Government of India.
  • Candidates who are selected as SBI clerks are designated as cashiers, depositors, and other posts that represent the SBI Bank branch.
  • You can prepare for SBI Clerk Exam from

SBI Clerk 2021 FAQs

Q 1. How much is the application fee for SBI Clerk?

Ans. The application fee for General/OBC/EWS is Rs. 750/- and SC/ ST/ PWD/XS is exempted from the SBI Clerk application fee.

Q 2. Is there any interview round for SBI Clerk Selection?

Ans. No, there is no interview round for SBI Clerk recruitment.

Q 3. What is the Age Limit for the SBI clerk?

Ans. The age limit for SBI Clerk 2021 is 20-28 years. There is age relaxation for different categories.

Q 4. How can I apply for SBI Clerk Online 2021?

Ans. Candidates can apply for the SBI Clerk Online Application by click on the link provided in the article. Candidates can also check the instructions to apply online for SBI Clerk Application.

Q 5. When did the SBI Clerk notification release?

Ans. SBI Clerk 2021 notification has been released on 26th April 2021.

Q 6. Is there any negative marking in the exam?

Ans. Yes, there is a negative marking in the exam. 1/4th marks are deducted for wrong answers.

Q 7. Is SBI Clerk easy to crack?

Ans. With smart preparation with the updated exam pattern and syllabus, you can crack SBI Clerk. SBI Clerk is easier to crack than SBI PO.

Q 8. Can a final year student apply for SBI Clerk?

Ans. No, the final year student cannot apply for an SBI clerk. A graduation degree is mandatory for applying for SBI Clerk 2021

Q 9. When is SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Date 2021 scheduled for?

Ans. SBI Clerk Prelims Exam has been rescheduled for 10th, 11th, 12th, and 13th July 2021.

Q10. When will SBI Clerk Mains Result be released?

Ans. The SBI Clerk Mains Result 2021 has been released on 17th November 2021.

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