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SBI Clerk Exam 2022

Last updated on 10-Mar-2023

About SBI Clerk Exam 2022 : State Bank of India (SBI) appoints individuals across all its branches across India at the post of Junior Associates in Customer Support and Sales. For these appointments, an examination is conducted by SBI at an all India level. This exam is known as the SBI Clerk Exam and is conducted once a year. The SBI Clerk Exam attracts many candidates. If you are also looking for a Government job, this could be a good option, for one amongst many reasons that it is conducted every year. An SBI Junior Associate holds several responsibilities, among which are: interaction with clients and related operations. They have several posts like depositors, cashiers, and other client-facing posts.

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SBI Clerk Exam Notification 2022

The State Bank of India have released the SBI Clerk Notification 2022. A total of 5008 vacancies have been released by the SBI. When the SBI Clerk Exam is to be conducted, the first thing that SBI does is to release a notification for the exam on its official website https://sbi.co.in. The notification advertisement for 2022 can be found below. Eligible and Interested candidates can apply online for SBI Clerk Exam from 07th of September to 27th of September 2022

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SBI Clerk Notification PDF 2022: Download Now

Candidates can download the SBI Clerk Notification PDF here. It is best to register at the earliest. Also, check all the details carefully in the notification.

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SBI Clerk Exam Overview 2022:

OrganisationState Bank of India
Post NameClerk (Junior Associates)
CategoryGovernment Jobs
Application ModeOnline
Registration Start Date7th September, 2022
Registration End Date27th September 2022
Exam ModeOnline
Recruitment ProcessPrelims
SalaryRs 26,000 - to Rs 29,000
Official websitehttp://sbi.co.in/

SBI Clerk Exam 2022: Important Dates

EventsNew Dates
SBI Clerk Notification Date06th September 2022
Start of Online Application Filling07th September 2022
SBI Clerk End Date for Online Application Filling27th Septmeber 2022
PET Call Letter20th October 2022
Admit Card for the Preliminary Exam29th October 2022 (tentative)
Preliminary Examination Date02nd January 2023
Result of Preliminary ExaminationDecember 2022 (tentative)
Admit Card for Main Examination02nd January 2023
Main Examination Date15 - 01 - 2023

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SBI Clerk Vacancies 2022

SBI has released the SBI Clerk notification 2022 and a total of 5008 vacancies have been announced. Here is the complete list of vacancies announced by SBI for SBI Clerk exam 2022. 

CircleState/ UTLanguage
AhmedabadDaman & DiuGujarati001034
BhopalMadhya PradeshHindi58785838157389
BengalWest BengalBengali/ Nepali78177534136340
BengalA&N IslandsHindi/ English0131510
ChandigarhJammu & KashmirUrdu/ Hindi34931635
ChandigarhHaryanaHindi/ Punjabi101035
ChandigarhHimachal PradeshHindi1421152355
ChandigarhPunjabPunjabi/ Hindi380271352130
ChennaiTamil NaduTamil6749635153355
Lucknow/ DelhiUttar PradeshHindi/ Urdu133717063258631
Maharashtra/ Mumbai MetroMaharashtraMarathi756720174330747
North EasternAssamAssamese/ Bengali/
North EasternArunachal
North EasternManipur Manipuri
/ English
North EasternMeghalayaEnglish/ Garo/
North EasternMizoramMizo0501410
North EasternNagalandEnglish0701715
North EasternTripuraBengali/

SBI Clerk Previous Year Vacancies - 2021:

Candidates can also check the SBI Clerk previous year vacancies for SBI Clerk exam 2022. The number of vacancies announced by SBI for the post of Clerk 2021 was 5454. There are 5000 regular post vacancies and 23 backlog post vacancies. Following is a table of vacancies for 2021 all across India. There were no vacancies announced for Bihar and Jharkhand.
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SBI Clerk Backlog Vacancies 


SBI Clerk Pay Scale and Salary

The start Pay Scale for SBI Clerk is Rs. 19,900.In the case of graduates, 2 advance increments are added. The Pay Scale of an SBI Clerk will be Rs.17900-1000/3-20900-1230/3-24590-1490/4-30550-1730/7-42600-3270/1-45930-1990/1-47920.

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SBI Clerk Exam Online Application

As you know the SBI Clerk notification for 2022 is already released. The dates for online filing of the application for the post entering for the examination for SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2022 has been announced with the release of the notification. The application can be filled at the official website of the State Bank of India. The application fee for the General, OBC and EWS categories is Rs. 750 and for the SC/ST and PWD categories, there is no fee to be paid. Here is the step by step process for the SBI Clerk 2022 application form filling:
Step 1: Click on the link given above.  

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 the SBI Clerk 2022 Exam.
Step 2: Fill in Your Basic Details.

Start your application process for SBI Clerk 2022 by providing your basic details such as name, mobile number, email address, permanent address, etc., and click on the 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 the SBI Clerk 2022 Exam. Click on the save and next button after filling in the details.
Step 5: Preview the application

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 the 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 2022 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.

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SBI Clerk Selection Procedure

The selection procedure comprises two phases: Preliminary examination and Main Examination. A candidate has to clear both examinations to The SBI Clerk Selection Process as per the SBI Clerk exam notification 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. A candidate must qualify for both the preliminary exam and mains exam to proceed to the Language Proficiency round. The candidates selected after the Language Proficiency round are given the appointment letter.

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2022

SBI Junior Associates Preliminary Exam Pattern

The Examination for SBI Clerk is held according to a fixed pattern. The table given below helps in understanding the pattern. There is a system of negative marking in this examination.

Serial No.SectionNo. of QuestionTotal MarksDuration
1English Language303020 minutes
2Numerical Ability353520 minutes
3Reasoning353520 minutes
 Total10010060 minutes

SBI Junior Associates Main Exam Pattern

The Mains Exam Pattern for SBI Junior Associates will be conducted as an Online Objective Test. 

It has a total of 190 questions within the time of 2 hours 40 minutes. 

Test NameNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration (in mins)
General/Financial Awareness505035
General English404035
Quantitative Aptitude505045
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude506045
Total1902002 hours 40 minutes

Note: The exam of SBI Clerk Prelims will not affect the final selection in the mains exam. 

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SBI Clerk Exam Syllabus 2022

While the pattern for both the Preliminary and Main examinations is the same, the Main exam is held at a higher level of difficulty. The candidate is tested on: 

  • English Language
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Reasoning Ability

The table given below provides the various heads associated with each category.

ReasoningQuantitative AbilityEnglish Language
Logical ReasoningSimplificationReading Comprehension
Alphanumeric SeriesProfit & LossCloze Test
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet TestMixtures & AlligationPara jumbles
Data SufficiencySurds & Indices and Simple Interest & Compound Interest Miscellaneous
Coded InequalitiesWork & TimeFill in the blanks
Seating ArrangementTime & DistanceMultiple Meaning /Error Spotting
PuzzleMensuration – Sphere, Cone and Cylinder Paragraph Completion
TabulationData Interpretation 
SyllogismPercentage, Ratio & Proportion  
Blood RelationsNumber Systems 
Input-OutputSequence & Series 
Coding-DecodingPermutation, Combination Probability 

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SBI Clerk Exam Eligibility Criteria 2022

The Eligibility Criteria pertains to:

  • Educational Qualification
  • Age

For 2022-23 examination:

For the Educational Qualification, the candidate must have a degree. It can be of any discipline but from a recognized university.

For Age Limit, the candidate should be not younger than 20 years and older than 28 years.
The following table displays the category wise relaxation given in the case of age.

Serial No.CategoryUpper Age Limit
1SC / ST33 years
2OBC31 years
3A person with disabilities (General)38 years
4A person with disabilities(SC /ST)43 years
5A person with disabilities(OBC)41 years
6Jammu & Kashmir Migrants33 Years
7Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-ServicemenService period in defence services 3 years (8 years in the case of Disabled Ex-servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a max. age of 50 years
8Widows, Divorced women( No remarried)GEN- 35 years OBC- 38 years SC/ST- 40 years

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SBI Clerk Pre-Exam Training 2022

SBI makes arrangements for pre-examination training at specific centres for candidates belonging to SC/ST/XS/ Religious Minority Community candidates. Details are made available at the SBI official website.

SBI Clerk Previous year Cut-Off

The Cut-Off marks for the SBI Clerk exam will aid in determining the difficulty level of the exam, due to which a strategic approach to exam preparation is required. The Cut-Off marks in the Prelims and Mains exam will be different and will also be dependent on the no. of available seats and difficulty level of the exams. 

The table below displays the General Category SBI Clerk Cut off 2020 Prelims.

State NameCut-off
Andhra Pradesh68
Himachal Pradesh66
Madhya Pradesh68.75
Tamil Nadu62
Uttar Pradesh71
West Bengal67.5

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SBI Clerk Exam Admit Card & PET Call Letter 2022

The admit card of the SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam will be available on the official website of the State Bank of India from 29th October 2022 onwards (tentative). 

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SBI Clerk Exam Result 2022

Check your SBI Clerk Prelims Results from here

SBI released the results of Clerk Prelims 2022 on the 2nd of January. Candidates can check their SBI Clerk Prelims results on the official website of the SSC. We have mentioned above the link from which candidates can check their results.

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SBI Clerk Exam Preparation

Preparing for the SBI Clerk Exam should be done meticulously by focusing on the syllabus. The exam pattern is required to be followed so that a relevant study plan can be established. 

This will help the candidate to elevate their performance level through which desired results can be obtained. Appropriate study materials and sources are needed to be followed along with studying from SBI Clerk books. 

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The SBI Clerk Exam requires a little dedication and hard work to clear this examination. Each year, thousands of people clear this examination and get well-paying, respected jobs with SBI, which equips them with an opportunity to grow and have various experiences as well as travel all across India and the world over. 

For aspiring SBI Clerks, this is an excellent opportunity for making a promising career for yourself. So, study well and all the best to you for cracking the exam.

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When is the Official Notification for SBI Clerk 2022 Exam released?

The official notification for the SBI Clerk exam has been released on SBI's official website on 6th September 2022.

What is the exam date of SBI Clerk prelims 2022? +

SBI Clerk Prelims exam 2022 will be held 12th, 19th, 20th and 25th November 2022.

What is the exam date of SBI clerk 2022 mains? +

SBI Clerk Mains exam 2022 will be tentatively held in January 2023.

What is the pay scale for an SBI clerk? +

SBI has revised the pay scale for the clerk position and the latest pay scale is Rs. 17900-1000/3-20900-1230/3-24590-1490/4-30550-1730/7-42600-3270/1-45930-1990/1-47920.

The SBI Clerk Online Test series contains how many mock tests? +

SBI Clerk Online Test series contains 30 full length SBI Clerk Mock Tests for Prelims & Mains. Practicing the SBI Clerk Test series would put you on the right path to crack the SBI Clerk Examination in your first Attempt.

How many vacancies are there for SBI Clerk 2022? +

SBI has released 5008 vacancies for SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) 2022.

When will the online registration process for SBI Clerk 2022 begin? +

The online registration process for SBI Clerk 2022 will begin on 7th September and will continue till 27th of September 2022.

What is the exam pattern of SBI Clerk Prelims 2022? +

SBI Clerk Prelims 2022 contains 100 questions worth 100 marks.

When will the admit card for SBI Clerk Prelims 2022 be available? +

The admit card for SBO Clerk Prelims 2022 will be available from 29th of October 2022 onwards (tentative).

Is there sectional time-limit in SBI Clerk Prelims 2022 +

The time limit of the exam is 1 hour with a sectional time limit of 20 minutes.

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