SBI Clerk

State Bank of India (SBI) conducts exams for the post of clerical cadre

SBI Clerk  Selection Process

The selection procedure of SBI Clerk will be completed in 2 stages. The stages are as follows-

  • Stage I- Preliminary Exam (MCQ type 100 marks)
  • Stage II- Main Exam (MCQ type 200 marks)

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern

Preliminary Exam:

  • The examination will be conducted in online mode.
  • The question paper will be of MCQ type with total 100 marks.
  • There will be 3 sections in the examination- English Language, Numerical Ability and Reasoning Ability.
  • The duration of the examination will be 1 hours.
  • There will be a penalty of 1/4th marks for each incorrect answer.
Name of the Test No. of Questions Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 1 Hour
Numerical Ability 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

Main Exam

  • The examination will be conducted in online mode.
  • The question paper will have 190 questions of MCQ type with total 200 marks.
  • There will be various sections in the examination such as General English, General/Financial Awareness, Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and Computer Aptitude.
  • The duration of the examination will be 2 hours & 30 minutes.
  • The question paper of main exam will be available both in Hindi & English languages.
  • There will be a penalty of 1/4th marks for each incorrect answer.
Name of the Test No. of Questions Marks Duration
General/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 Minutes
General English 40 40 35 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 Minutes
Reasoning Ability &
Computer Aptitude
50 60 45 Minutes
Total 190 200 2 Hours 40 Minutes

For Interview (subject to Govt. of India approval)

  • Candidates will be required to take part in the interview who has qualified the SBI Clerk Pre and Main Exam 2019, but it will be subject to Government of India approval.
  • It will be necessary for the candidates to secure minimum qualifying marks to be eligible to take part in the interview.
  • Candidates will be finally selected for the post of clerk in the State Bank of India, after the commencement of interview.