Overview :

SBI stands for State banks of India. It is the oldest and trusted bank of India. Many youngsters want to pursue their career in SBI. The job in the banking sector is one the secured known job in India. Soon State Bank of India will announce the commencement date for clerk post. SBI CLERK exam is conducted every consecutive year under the banner of reputed government organization-The SBI. Candidates who are interested in this job can apply for this post directly on the official website of SBI. Every year a huge number of aspirants apply for this exam. To know more about SBI CLERK 2017 tune with us till the end of this article.

About SBI: The State Bank of India is established in the 19th century. On 2 July 1806, the oldest bank of Calcutta replaced by the bank of Bengal. The imperial Bank of India become the State Bank of India in July 1955. The headquarters of SBI is in Mumbai, India. There are many advantages of working with this governmental organization of banking. Here we will bring all the details regarding recruitment purpose of SBI CLERK 2017. The official website of the SBI gets revised every time by their IT professionals. To get new updates regarding SBI CLERK exam, you can visit https://www.sbi.co.in/portal/web/home/careers-with-us .

The role of SBI clerk is to interact with the customers and the clients. Whenever you go to the SBI bank you can see there are some cashiers, depositors and the one who provide you queries, these are the SBI clerks. They are the first face of the bank. If you are also interested in doing the job in government banking sector then you are invited for this SBI CLERK post. In this post, we will give you all the information about the SBI CLERK 2017 recruitment.

Vacancy Details :

The SBI have the charge in conducting SBI Clerk exam. Every year huge number of students applied and few got selected in it. This year total number of vacancy for the associates is 12440.

Post Name: Clerk in SBI

Government body: Central government

Total Number of seats: 12,440

Eligibility Criteria :

Eligibility criterion is fixed by the State Bank of India (SBI). The eligibility criteria involve with the age limit, educational qualification and nationality of the aspirants. Those aspirants who want to apply for SBI clerk 2017 exam, must have to satisfy the eligibility criteria. Aspirants must have the knowledge about the SBI clerk eligibility criteria before applying for it. In any instance, aspirant does not satisfy the eligibility standards then his/her application will disqualify. Let us find out SBI CLERK 2017 ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA in detail.

  1. Educational qualification

The aspirant must have graduation or its equivalent in any stream or subject from government recognized institute and colleges

  1. Nationality

The aspirant must have the certificate of a citizen of India. It is mandatory in order to fulfill the SBI clerk 2017 eligibility criteria. A citizen from Bhutan or a citizen from Nepal or a citizen from Bangladesh is allowed only when they have a valid certificate which state that they have permanent intention to settle in India.

  1. Age Limit

The aspirant age must be in between 20- 28 years. There is age relaxation for the reserved categories issued by the government. Aspirants should have a certificate for the reservation category.

Serial .No


Upper Age Limit



33 years


Other backward classes (OBC)

31 years


Person with disabilities (General)

38 years


Person with disabilities(SC /ST)

43 years


Person with disabilities(OBC)

41 years


domiciles of Jammu & Kashmir

33 Years


Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen

Actual period of service rendered in defense services + 3 years, (8 years for Disabled Ex-servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to max. age of 50 years


Widows, Divorced women( No remarried)

GEN- 35 years

OBC- 38 years

SC/ST- 40 years

How to Apply :

Now after being qualified in eligibility criteria, it seems you are searching for the application Procedure for SBI clerk 2017. Here in this post, we will give you entire information, related to the application procedure. The SBI has its official website where you can see the latest news updated by SBI careers. The application form is the first step towards the exam. The SBI clerk 2017 application form will be updated on the official website of SBI. Fill the form correctly, to avoid a mistake. Otherwise; your form will be removed. You should fill the form carefully and read it before submitting in order to avoid mistake. Any misshapen in the form will lead to disqualification. So read the application form carefully before pressing the submit button.

How to apply?

  • Visit the official website of the SBI https://www.sbi.co.in/portal/web/home/careers-with-us .
  • Firstly, click on the link “Apply Online Here” provided on the page.
  • Now application form window will be displayed, fill it the form properly.
  • Read carefully all the instruction written in the application form.
  • Aspirants must have to upload scanned copy of their photograph and signature.
  • Pay the requisite fee through challan or SBI Net Banking or any Credit/ Debit Card.
  • After payment, take out the print of your application form.
  • Aspirants will get registration confirmation by SMS or e-mail.

*once you have submitted the form, you are not able to correct it back. So fill the form sincerely.

Application Fee :

Aspirants can pay the payment fee of SBI CLERK 2017 through challan or SBI net banking or from any credit/ debit card. The Application form fee for Gen and OBC aspirants is Rs.600/- and application fee for SC, ST, PWD and Ex-Servicemenis Rs100/-.



General and OBC


SC/ST/PWD and Ex-servicemen


Exam Dates :

We checked all the details dealing with the eligibility criterion and application procedure, of SBI CLERK 2017. Now move further to the important dates. The application form will be updated on SBI official website. The payment should be made on time otherwise, you form will disqualify. Let us check out SBI CLERK 2017 important dates.

Serial No.




Online Application form

April 2017


Last Date of application form

April 2017


Admit Card for Preliminary Exam

May 2017


Preliminary Exam

May 2017


Preliminary Exam Result

June 2017


Admit Card for Main Exam

June 2017


Main Exam

July 2017


Main Exam Result

July 2017


Admit Card For Interview

August 2017



August 2017



September 2017

Exam Pattern :

The SBI CLERK exam will be the online exam which conducts in all over the country. To get the job of the SBI clerk you have to clear common written exam (CWE). This exam is consist of preliminary and main exam followed by the interview. Exam pattern gives you the idea of the question paper which will come on the examination day. Let us check out the SBI CLERK 2017 exam pattern.

Syllabus :

Numerical ability

Profit and loss, ratio and proportion, variation, Elementary Number Theory. H.C.F. and L.C.M, Euclidean algorithm, Number System, Unitary method compound interest,Algebra, trigonometry, geometry, areas, menstruation and statistics.


Analogies (Meaning Based + Logical)

Data Sufficiency

Sequential Output Tracing

Visual Reasoning

Directions & Arrangements (Circular Arrangements)

Codes (Sentence Coding)

Critical Reasoning


English language

Vocabulary, comprehension, grammar, brief writing, sentence structure, series completion.

General awareness

Knowledge of Current affairs, Sports, History, Geography, Culture, Indian Constitution, Technology & Research, economics.

Basic computer knowledge

OS, DBMS, computer hardware, shortcut keys, software knowledge

Selection Procedure :

The basic starting salary of the SBI CLERK is Rs.20, 950/-per month which includes Dearness allowance and other allowances. Allowances will vary depending upon the place of posting of the bank employee.


This exam is national level examination conducted by The SBI. It has three stages:

  • Firstly submission of theSBI CLERK 2017 application form.
  • Preliminary examination
  • Online main examination
  • After the selection in the online written exam, you will get selected for interview with SBI
  • The last step is document verification followed by personal interview.

This is one of the most reputed exams which is conducted in India. Many youngsters have a dream for this job. The bankers will get respect as well as many dearness allowances with good salary. If you want to pursue your career in the public bank, you have to appear for the SBI CLERK 2017.

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