SBI Clerk Notification 2021 | Exam Date, Vacancy, Apply Online Link


The State Bank of India (SBI) has released the notification for the recruitment of Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sales). A total of 5121 vacancies are announced with 121 of backlog vacancies. In this blog, SBI Clerk 2021 notification, we will be discussing the important dates related to exams and the application process. The dates mentioned here will be tentative as indicated by the authorities in the official notification. Let’s start with the blog to know further details:

SBI Clerk 2021 Notification – Overview

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Exam Name SBI Clerk 2021
Conducting Body State Bank Of India
Post Office Assistant / Clerk
Number of Vacancies 5121
SBI Clerk 2021 Online registration starts 27.04.2021
SBI Clerk 2021 Online registration ends 17.05.2021
Exam Stages of SBI Clerk 2021 Prelims, Mains, and Local Language Test
SBI Clerk Prelims Admit Card Not Announced Yet
Preliminary exam June 2021
Preliminary exam results June/July
The release of the Main exam admit card Not Announced Yet
Main exam 31.07.2021.

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SBI Clerk 2021 Notification – Vacancy

SBI has announced a total of 5121 vacancies for the post of Junior Associate, out of these 5000 are for the regular recruitment and 121 are for Backlog Recruitment.

Category No. of Vacancies
General 2151
EWS 488
OBC 1195
SC 726
ST 440
Total 5000

SBI Clerk 2021 Notification – Eligibility Criteria

  • Essential Academic Qualifications: (As on 01.01.2021) Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by Central Government. Candidates having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 01.01.2021.
  • 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 on or before 01.01.2021.
  • Age: 20-28 Years (born not earlier than 02/01/1993 and not later than 01/01/2001)

 Relaxation in the upper age limit

Category Age Relaxation (in years)
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3
PWD (Gen) 10
PWD (SC/ST) 15
PWD (OBC) 13

It should be noted that candidates working in SBI in clerical or officer cadre are not eligible to apply for the exam. Candidates who were earlier employed in SBI and resigned from the bank while in clerical or officer cadre, are also not eligible to apply as well.

SBI Clerk 2021 Recruitment – How to Apply Online?

Click on the link below (link to be updated)

SBI Clerk Apply Online Link

Or navigate to – and Find the SBI Office Assistant Notification in the Latest Announcement Section. Then Click on Apply Online.

Step 1: Click on the link given on the page.

Click on the NEW REGISTRATION button provided on the top right corner of the home page of the link provided above to start your registration process for SBI Clerk 2021 Exam.

Step 2: Fill in Your Basic Details.

Start your application process for SBI Clerk 2021 by providing your basic details such as name, mobile number, email address, permanent address etc. and click on save and next button.

Step 3: Upload Signature & Passport size Photograph

  • Upload your photograph and signature in the required format. The permissible size of the photograph must be 4.5 cm * 3.5 cm and the photograph must be of passport size with white background. Both the photograph and the signature must be clear and legible.
  • Permissible file size of the photograph must be of minimum 20 KB and of maximum 50 KB and that of the signature must be of minimum 10 KB and of maximum 20 KB.

Step 4: Fill the Academic & Professional Qualification

Fill in your Academic Details and Professional Qualifications in this step of your online application process for SBI Clerk 2021 Exam. Click on save and next button after filling in the details.

Step 5: Preview

Preview your application form and carefully check all the details that you have put in as you won’t be allowed to make any changes further in the application form. Click on save and next button after previewing your Application Form.

Step 6: make online  Payment

Pay your Application Fee through Online Payment Option, i.e. through Credit Card/Debit Card/Net Banking for SBI Clerk 2021 Exam.

Step 7: Submit your Online Application

Click on Submit Button. Your application form will be submitted successfully. You will be sent an email with your registration ID and password by SBI for further login into the official website.

SBI Junior Associate Recruitment 2021 – Exam Pattern

The Selection Process for the SBI Clerk includes 2 stages as mentioned below:

  • Preliminary Round
  • Mains Round

These 2 rounds will be followed by a local language test which is to be held prior to selection. We have discussed this in our blog, further.

SBI Clerk 2021 Prelims Exam Pattern

English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

*1/4th of mark assigned for question will be deducted for each wrong answer

SBI Clerk 2021 Mains Exam Pattern

English Language 40 40 35 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
Computer and Reasoning Ability 50 60 45 minutes
General/ Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
Total 190 200 2 hours 40 minutes

*1/4th of mark assigned for question will be deducted for each wrong answer

SBI Clerk 2021 – Local Language Test

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 the case of others (qualified for selection), a specified opted local language test will be conducted after provisional selection but before joining. Candidates not found proficient in specified opted local language would be disqualified.

SBI Clerk 2021 Recruitment – Salary Details

SBI Clerk Salary

SBI Clerk salary lies in the pay scale of Rs.11765-655/3, 13730-815/3, 16175-980/4, 20095-1145/, 28110-2120/1, 30230-1310/1, Rs.31450.

The starting Basic Pay is Rs.13075/- (Rs11765/- plus two advance increments admissible to graduates)

SBI CLERK In-hand Salary

The total starting in hand salary of a Clerical Cadre employee payable at Metro like Mumbai will be around Rs.26,000/- per month inclusive of D.A., other allowances at the current rate and two additional increments for newly recruited graduate junior associates.

SBI Clerk Allowances

SBI Clerk Allowances may vary depending upon the place of posting. They will be eligible for reimbursement of various perquisites, along with –

  • Provident fund,
  • Pension under New Pension Scheme (Defined Contribution Benefit),
  • Medical,
  • Leave-Fare,
  • and other facilities, as per instructions of the Bank as may be issued from time to time.

SBI Clerk 2021 Notification – Application Fees

The application fees for the recruitment of clerk in SBI in 2021, will be as mentioned below for different categories:

Category Fee Intimation Charges
General/OBC/EWS 750/-


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That is all from us in this blog, SBI Clerk 2021 recruitment. Please keep checking the space for more updates and exam related contents. We will keep updating the blog with more details and information as soon as they are officially announced by the SBI.

SBI Clerk 2021 Notification FAQs

When will SBI Clerk 2021 notification be released?

The notification of SBI Clerk will be released in the first week of Feb 2021.

When is SBI Clerk 2021 Exam?

SBI Clerk 2021 exam date has not been released yet.

What is the last date to apply online for SBI Clerk 2021 Exam?

Not Announced Yet. Check this space for details.

Can final year students apply for SBI Clerk 2021?

Hell Yeah, But candidates need to make sure that they produce the passing certificate at the time of document verification.

Is there any negative marking in the SBI Clerk exams 2021?

Yes, 0.25 mark for each wrong answer is deducted in SBI Clerk preliminary and main exams.

What is the Application fees for SBI Clerk 2021?

The application fee was Rs. 750/- in 2020. Stay tuned for the new notification.

What is the salary of SBI Clerk 2021?

SBI Clerk salary lies in the pay scale of Rs.11765-655/3, 13730-815/3, 16175-980/4, 20095-1145/, 28110-2120/1, 30230-1310/1, Rs.31450.

Can Class 12 pass candidates appear in SBI Clerk?

No you need to be a graduate to apply for SBI Clerk 2021.


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