SBI Clerk 2022 Eligibility Criteria: SBI Clerk Exam is conducted by the SBI (State Bank of India) to recruit candidates for the post of Junior Associates in its different branches across the country. SBI Clerk is one of the most sought-after bank exams with a huge number of candidates appearing for the same every year. State Bank of India (SBI) will release SBI Clerk 2022 Notification with complete details tentatively in the first week of May 2022 at the official website of SBI @https://sbi.co.in/web/careers.
It is always a good idea for the candidates to know about the eligibility criteria before appearing for any examination. This section deals with the SBI Clerk eligibility criteria such as age, educational qualification, and nationality for the candidates who are interested in appearing for the SBI Clerk exam 2022.
SBI Clerk 2022 Eligibility Criteria
The complete SBI Clerk Eligibility details as per the SBI Clerk 2022 Notification are as follows:
- Essential Academic Qualifications: Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. Candidates having an integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 01.01.2022.
- 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 01.01.2022.
- Age: 20-28 Years
Relaxation in the upper age limit
|Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe||5 Years|
|Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)||3 Years|
|Persons with Benchmark Disabilities (PWD)|
PWD (SC/ ST) – 15 Years
PWD (OBC) – 13 Years
PWD (Gen/ EWS) – 10 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 a max. age of 50 years||The Actual period of service rendered in defense services + 3 years, (8 years for Disabled Ex-servicemen belonging to SC/ST) is subject to a max. age of 50 years|
Widows, Divorced women and women judicially separated
from their husbands & who are not remarried
|7 years (subject to a maximum age limit of 35 years for General/ EWS, 38 years for OBC & 40 years for SC/ST candidates)|
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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.
Frequently Asked Questions of SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria
What is the age limit for SBI Clerk Exam?
The lower age limit is 20 years, and the upper age limit os 28 years.
What are the eligibility criteria for becoming an SBI clerk?
The eligibility criteria for SBI Clerk is given in the blog above.
Is there a number of attempts for the SBI PO exam?
No, there is no mention of the number of attempts for SBI PO.
Can a 12th pass apply for SBI clerk?
No, the minimum educational qualification required for SBI Clerk is graduation from a recognized university.
Is a final year student eligible for SBI clerk?
Yes, final year degree candidates can apply for SBI Clerk 2022 exam.
Is SBI Clerk Exam tough?
SBI Clerk exam is generally moderate to difficult in terms of difficulty level.