How to Apply Online for SBI Clerk Exam

Are you planning to apply for SBI Clerk Exam? Read this article to find out how to apply online for SBI Clerk exams.

The long wait is finally over! The notification of SBI Clerk 2019 is out and is creating buzz amidst candidates all over the country. But, before you rush to fill in the form, you need to know the correct procedure to apply for this post. To make matters easier for the candidates, we lay in front of them a complete step-by-step guide on how to apply online for SBI Clerk.

Important details of SBI Clerk Exam

  • Application Fee: For General/OBC/EWS: ? 750 (Inclusion of intimation charges)
    For ST/SC/PwD/XS: ?125 (Intimation Charges only)

  • Important Dates

    Starting date for applying online and payment of fee 12/4/2019
    Last date for applying online and payment of fee 3/5/2019
    Last date for printing the application 18/5/2019
    Download of Preliminary admit card 1st week of June
    Date of Preliminary examination (Tentative) June 2019
    Download of Mains admit card 4th week of July
    Date of Mains examination (Tentative) 10/8/2019
    Date of Mains exam result August 2019
    Date of Release of Interview Admit Card August 2019
    Date of Interview August 2019
    Date of announcement of the final result September 2019

    Qualification: Graduation in any discipline from any institution recognized by the Central Government is a must to be eligible for SBI Clerk 2019. Even candidates who are in their final year of graduation are eligible to apply for this post, only if they are able to produce the degree certificate on or before 31st August 2019.

    Age limit: 20-28 years, as on 1/4/2019.

    Age relaxation: A certain category of candidates are given relaxation. Here are the details:

    Category Details of the age relaxation offered

    OBC 3 years
    SC/ST 5 years
    PwD (General) 10 years
    PwD (OBC) 13 years
    PwD (SC/ST) 15 years
    Candidates domiciled in Jammu and Kashmir from 1st Jan 1980 to 31st Dec 1989 5 years
    Divorced women/ Widows/ Separated women who didn't remarry 7 years

    SBI Clerk Online Application Process

    Step 1: Visit and click on the "New Registration" button at the topmost right corner of the page.

    Step 2: Start the application process by providing your name, contact number, address, email id, etc. Click on save and next.

    Step 3: Upload your photograph and signature. The size of the photograph must be 4.5 cm by 3.5 cm, in white background and the file size should be in between 20 KB to 50 KB. The file size of the signature must be in between 10 KB to 20 KB.

    Step 4: In the next step, you will have to fill in your educational details and professional qualifications.

    Step 5: Click on the preview option to get an overview of the form. After making the changes (if any), click on the save and next.

    Step 6: Pay the application fee through credit card/debit card/net banking.

    Step 7: Click on the submit button. You will get a mail on your registered ID, containing your registration number and password.

    Prerequisites for filling SBI Clerk 2019

  • A candidate must have with him/her the photograph and signature in the mentioned size and format before filling the form.

  • Candidates must be in possession of a valid email ID and a working contact number before registering for SBI Clerk 2019.

  • All the necessary educational and bank documents must be kept handy while filling the form.

  • SBI Clerk selection procedure in a nutshell

    The selection procedure consists of two exams - Prelims and Mains.

    Preliminary exam: This test consists of 100 MCQ questions covering the sections of English Language (30 questions), Quantitative Aptitude (35 questions) and Reasoning (35 questions). Each question carries +1 if asked correctly and a penalty of -.25 is levied for every incorrect question. Candidates are given 60 minutes to complete the test.

    Mains: This test consists of 190 MCQ questions covering the sections of Data Interpretation and Analysis (50 questions ), General English (40 questions), Banking and Financial Awareness (50 questions), and Reasoning Ability (50 questions). Each question carries +1 if answered correctly and a penalty of -.25 is levied for every incorrect question. Candidates are given 2 hours 40 minutes to complete the test.

    To know more, visit the website, where you can download the notification.

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