SBI Clerk 2019- Notification FAQs: 8653 Vacancies

SBI Clerk 2019- Notification FAQs: 8653 Vacancies

The State Bank of India has released the notification for the recruitment of Junior Associates for 2019. It is a blessing in disguise for those who were feeling low as a result of a failure in IBPS exams. Encash this opportunity as the vacancies are huge.

Keep on reading to answers to the most frequently asked questions on eligibility, vacancies, exam pattern of SBI Clerk 2019 Recruitment.

What are the posts available on this recruitment project?

ANS: The post which will be available in this recruitment project is Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) in clerical cadre.

When will be the exam conducted?

ANS: The Tentative dates for Preliminary Exams are expected to be in June 2019.The Tentative date for Main Exam is 10-08-2019.

How many vacancies will be there?

ANS: The number of vacancies are more than 8653 for clerical cadre.

Will there be an interview after the written result?

ANS: As per the notification, there will be NO interview.

What is the age criteria to apply in this common written exam?

ANS: Not below 20 years and not above 28 years as on 01.04.2019, i.e. candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.04.1991 and not later than 01.04.1999 (both days inclusive).

What is the educational qualification required for various posts in this recruitment process?

Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government.
Candidate having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 31.08.2019

What is the Application Fee?

Rs. 120/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates. 

Rs. 750 /- for all others.

When will the registration start?

Registration will start from 12-04-2019 to 03-05-2019

I have scored 55% in Graduation. Am I eligible to sit for the exam?

Yes, you can apply as there is no percentage criterion. You just need to be a graduate.

What is the Structure of the exam?

Preliminary Exam

Sl. No. Name Of Test No. Of Questions Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 Minutes
2 Numerical Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
Total 100 100 1 hour

Mains Exam

Sl. No. Name Of Test No. Of Questions Marks Duration
1 General/ Finance Awareness 50 50 35 Minutes
2 General English 40 40 35 Minutes
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 Minutes
4 Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 Minutes
Total 190 200 2 hours 40 minutes

Is the exam Bilingual?

The tests except for the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.

Is there a sectional cut-off in the exam?

As per the official notification released by SBI “No minimum qualifying marks for individual subjects are prescribed”. Thus, there will not be any sectional cut off for this year’s SBI Junior Associates Recruitment’s Online Examinations.

Is there a criterion for negative marking?

There is negative marking of ¼ marks for every wrong answer.

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