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SBI Clerk 2018 Notification Out | Online Registration Starts from 20th January

The SBI Clerk 2018 Notification has been finally released by State Bank of India. candidates can check the official notification by clicking on the link mentioned below. The online registration for SBI Clerk 2018 exam will commence from 20th January 2018. The Online Application window closes on 10th February 2018.

SBI Clerk Exam Dates 2018

SBI Clerk 2018 Preliminary Examination is scheduled in the month of March-April 2018, while SBI Mains will be conducted on 12th May 2018. The notification for the prelims has been published by State Bank of India. Candidates must keep visiting this website regularly to stay updated about the important dates for SBI Clerk 2018 Exam.
SBI Clerk 2018 Notification19th January 2018
Start of SBI Clerk 2018 Online Application20th Jan
SBI Clerk 2017 Application Form Closes10th February
SBI Clerk 2017 Preliminary ExamMarch-April 2018
SBI Clerk 2017 Mains Exam12 May 2018

SBI Clerk 2018 Application

The SBI Clerk 2018 application process will commence from 20th January 2018. Candidates are required to visit the official page of SBI to fill in the online application forms as the entire process to apply for SBI Clerk 2018 exam will be online. The application fee for SBI Exam is Rs. 600/- for General category and Rs. 100/- for candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC/PWD category.

SBI Clerk 2018 Selection Procedure

For the selection to the post of Clerical Cadre through SBI PO 2018 exam, candidates are selected through two phases of exams- SBI Clerk Prelims and SBI Clerk Mains exam. It is compulsory for all candidates to clear both the phases to secure the appointment letter from SBI.

SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria of SBI Clerk 2018 exam is mainly about two pre-requisites:
  • A candidate is required to be between 20-28 years to be eligible for SBI Clerk 2017 exam.
  • He/shemust hold a valid degree in any discipline from a recognized university.
  • A candidate is required to be: A citizen of India, A subject of Nepal, A subject of Bhutan, A Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of settling permanently in India or a person of Indian origin who migrated to India from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, Vietnam and have the intention of settling permanently in India.
Serial No.CategoryUpper Age Limit
1SC / ST33 years
2OBC31 years
3Person with disabilities (General)38 years
4Person with disabilities(SC /ST)43 years
5Person with disabilities(OBC)41 years
6Jammu & Kashmir Migrants33 Years
7Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-ServicemenActual period of service rendered in defence services + 3 years, (8 years for Disabled Ex-servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to max. age of 50 years
8Widows, Divorced women( No remarried)GEN- 35 years 
OBC- 38 years 
SC/ST- 40 years

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2018

To crack SBI Clerk 2018 exam it is very important to know the exam pattern in and out. Here is the exam pattern of SBI Clerk Prelims and SBI Clerk Mains exam:
SBI Clerk 2018 Preliminary Exam Pattern
Serial No.SectionNo. of QuestionTotal MarksDuration
1English Language303020 minutes
2Numerical Ability353520 minutes
3Reasoning353520 minutes
Total10010060 minutes
SBI Clerk 2018 Mains Exam Pattern
Serial NumberSectionNo. of QuestionTotal MarksDuration
1.General English404035 minutes
2.Quantitative Aptitude505045 minutes
3.Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude506045 minutes
4.General/Financial Awareness505025 minutes
Total1902002 hours 40 minutes
The final step to selection as SBI Clerk An interview is conducted for the students who qualify SBI Clerk 2018 Mains Exam. Students who qualify the interview round are finally given the appointment letter.

SBI Clerk Syllabus 2018

The syllabus for SBI Preliminary Exam and SBI Mains Exam is more or less the same with minute variation for SBI Clerk 2018 Exam. Candidates should have strong understanding of concepts in English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, Computer Knowledge and General Awareness.
Quantitative AptitudeReasoningComputer KnowledgeEnglishGeneral Awareness
SimplificationMachine Input/OutputBasics of computer, different generations, hardware/software, etc.Reading comprehension including Synonyms and AntonymsCurrent Affairs – news on banking industry, awards and honors, books and authors,latest appointments, obituaries, new schemes of central and state governments, sports, etc.
Number SeriesSyllogismDBMSSentence rearrangement or Para jumblesStatic GK - country-capital, country-currency, headquarters of financial organizations (of insurance companies), constituencies of ministers, dance forms, nuclear and thermal power stations, etc.
Data SufficiencyBlood RelationNetworkingSentence Correction/ Error FindingBanking/Financial terms
Data InterpretationDirection SenseInternetSpell Checks
Quadratic EquationsInequalitiesMS Office and Shortcuts used in MS OfficersFillers
Time and WorkPuzzles – Seating Arrangement, Floor puzzle, etc.Input/output Devices, their typesCloze Test
PartnershipCoding DecodingImportant abbreviations
Profit and LossRanking
MensurationStatement and Assumptions/Conclusions
Time, Distance and Speed – Trains, Boats n Streams
Simple and Compound interest
Mixture and Alligation
Ratio and Proportion, Percentages, Averages