SBI Clerk Notification 2021 PDF: Check Complete Details

SBI Clerk Notification 2021 has released officially!! Details regarding the vacancy, eligibility, and apply online for the SBI Clerk Notification 2021 is given here for your reference. Interested Candidates can go through this article and start the online application process for SBI Clerk Notification 2021 pdf. The State Bank of India (SBI) conducts the SBI Clerk Exam for the post of Junior Associate (Customer Support and Sales) every year. The SBI has released the SBI Clerk notification 2021 PDF to recruit eligible candidates across India. Every year lakhs of candidates are applying for SBI Clerical exam. Candidates submit their application before the SBI Clerk Notification 2021 last date. In this article, check complete details regarding the SBI clerk notification 2021 apply online steps, syllabus, age limit, exam pattern, exam dates, & more.

There is a sharp rise in the number of candidates applying for SBI Clerk Recruitment every year. The exam standard is also getting tougher. One needs focused learning and continuous practice to crack the exam. The selection process is based on Prelims and Mains examination. Interested and eligible candidates can go through the SBI Clerk Notification 2021 PDF before filling the online application.


Latest Update: The SBI Clerk Prelims Admit card is out on 29th June 2021. Candidates who have applied for SBI Clerk Recruitment 2021 can download the admit card till 13th July 2021. Download it from the direct link given below. 


Download the SBI Clerk Prelims Admit Card 2021


SBI Clerk notification 2021 – Important Dates

The candidates can make a note of the important dates of the SBI Clerk notification 2021 pdf mentioned below.

 Events Tentative Dates
Release of SBI Clerk 2021 Notification pdf 26th April 2021
 SBI Clerk 2021 Online Application Starting date 27th April 2021
Last date to submit the application 17th May 2021
 Call letter download for Pre-Examination Training 26th May 2021
Pre- Examination Training June 2021
The download of the call letter for Preliminary Examination 29th June 2021
SBI Clerk Exam Date 2021 (Preliminary) July 10, 11, 12, and 13, 2021
The download of call letter for the Main Examination July 2021
SBI Clerk Exam Date (Mains) 31st July 2021
SBI Clerk 2021 Final Result To be Notified Soon


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SBI Clerk Notification 2021 PDF

The official notification SBI Clerk 2021 will be expected to release soon. Every year the number of applicants are increasing in a steady manner. This creates heavy competition among the candidates. To filter out a large number of candidates, the recruitment board is making the exam tougher.  The candidates can refer to the notification to know the details about the selection process, vacancy, exam pattern, etc. It also carries important dates related to the recruitment process.  If you are interested and eligible, then submit your online application form before the last date.

SBI Clerk 2021 Notification PDF

SBI Clerk Notification 2021 Vacancy

This year a total of 5,000+ SBI Clerk Vacancy 2021 has announced. The candidate has to know the SBI Clerk 2021 vacancy list will be released officially with the notification. Last year, SBI Clerk 2020 vacancy is around 8,000+.

SBI Clerk Notification 2021 Salary

The starting basic pay for an SBI Clerk is Rs.13,075. The increment details are given in the table for your reference.


The total starting emoluments of a Clerical Cadre employee payable at Metro like Mumbai will be around 26,000/- per month inclusive of D.A., other allowances at the current rate, and two additional increments for newly recruited graduate junior associates. Allowances may vary depending upon the place of posting. They will be eligible for reimbursement of various perquisites, provident fund, Pension under New Pension Scheme (Defined Contribution Benefit), Medical, Leave fare and other facilities, as per instructions of the Bank as may be issued from time to time.

Period Basic Pay Increment
For First 3 Years 11,765 655
For Next 3 Years 13,730 815
Another 4 Years 16,175 980
For Next 7 Years 20,095 1145
Next 1 Year 28,110 2120
For next 1 year 30,230 1310


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SBI Clerk Notification 2021 Eligibility Criteria

Some of the important lists of SBI Clerk eligibility criteria are given below for your reference.

Academic Qualification: 

As per the SBI clerk notification 2021, the candidates must hold at least a degree in any discipline in a recognized University or its equivalent.

Age Limit (As of 01.04.2021):

The SBI clerk notification 2021 age limit conditions are available here. They are,

  •  Minimum Age – 20 years.
  • Maximum age – 28 years.

Other Criteria:

In the following cases mentioned below, the candidates are not eligible to take the exam as per the SBI clerk notification 2021.

  • Candidates having default in repayment of loans and dues.
  • The candidates working in SBI as a clerk or PO are not eligible for this recruitment.
  • Candidates with an adverse report of CIBIL or other external agencies
  • If candidates have an adverse report on their character, antecedents, and moral turpitude.


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SBI Clerk Notification 2021 Selection Process:

As per the SBI clerk notification 2021 pdf, the selection process for the SBI Clerk includes 2 stages. The candidates have to clear all the stages to get an appointment. The 2 stages are,

  • Preliminary exam.
  • Mains exam.

The candidates clearing the prelims exam will be called for mains. The candidates clearing the mains exam will be provisionally selected as SBI  junior associates.

SBI Clerical Notification 2021 PDF – Exam Pattern:

There are separate exam patterns for the prelims and mains exams. The SBI Clerk exam pattern is the blueprint mentioning the number of questions in each section. It also denotes the time duration and the marks allotted for the exam. With the help of the exam pattern, you can plan the strategy to perform well in the exam. here we provide the prelims and mains pattern as per the SBI clerk notification 2021.

Prelims Exam Pattern:

The SBI Clerk prelims pattern is given in the table for your reference. It consists of 3 sections namely English language, quantitative aptitude, and reasoning ability. As per the SBI clerk notification 2021, each section will have a separate time duration of 20 minutes. You cannot swap between the sections. Also, 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer. The total mark for the exam is 100. The candidates who clear the prelims only can attend the mains exam.


S No. Section No. Of questions Maximum marks Duration
1. Reasoning ability 35 35   20 minutes
2. Quantitative  aptitude 35 35   20 minutes
3. English language 30 30   20 minutes
Total 100 100 1 hour

Mains Exam Pattern:

The SBI Clerk mains exam has 4 sections.  As per the SBI clerk notification 2021 pdf, there is a negative marking for the wrong answers. And 1/4 th of the marks will be deducted for every wrong answer. Also, sectional time is available as mentioned in the table.

Section No of Questions Maximum 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

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SBI Clerk Notification 2021 – Syllabus:

The syllabus is very important for effective exam preparation. The SBI Clerk syllabus is almost similar for both prelims and mains, with slight variations. Without knowing the clear syllabus your preparation will be incomplete. A proper study plan can be made only with the help of the updated syllabus. Here the complete updated SBI Clerk prelims and mains syllabus are given for your reference.

SBI Clerk Prelims Syllabus:

The SBI Clerk Prelims syllabus for all the sections is covered in the below table.

Section Topics
Reasoning Logical Reasoning
Alphanumeric Series
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test
Data Sufficiency
Coded Inequalities
Seating Arrangement
Blood Relations
Numerical Ability Simplification
Profit & Loss
Mixtures &Alligations
Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices
Work & Time
Time & Distance
Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere
Data Interpretation
Ratio & Proportion, Percentage
Number Systems
Sequence & Series
Permutation, Combination &Probability
English Language Reading Comprehension
Cloze Test
Para jumbles
Fill in the blanks
Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting
Paragraph Completion

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SBI Clerk Notification 2021 – Application Fee:

The SBI Clerk application fee for the candidates will vary based upon the category. Once paid, the fee will not be refunded in any case. The application fee can be paid only through online mode such as credit card, debit card, net banking, etc. The application fee details for SBI clerk notification 2021 are given below.

  • SC/ ST/ PWD/ XS – Nil
  • General/ EWS/ OBC- Rs.750/- (Application Fee including intimation charges)

How to Apply SBI Clerk Notification 2021: Steps

Keep the pre-requisites be ready with you before filling the online application of SBI clerk notification 2021. The pre-requisites are,

  • Your valid Email Id and mobile number
  • Scanned copies of passport size photograph and signature.
  • Debit card or credit card or any other required to pay the online application fee.


Here are the detailed steps to be followed while filling the SBI Clerk 2021 online application form.

  • Visit the official website and click the tab for new registration.
  • After completing your registration, you will get a username and password to your registered mobile number and email Id.
  • Using those login credentials open your online application form. In the first page fill all your personal details without any mistake.
  • Then fill in your educational qualification details and work experience if any. Don’t provide any fake details. Also don’t leave any mandatory fields empty.
  • Then upload the scanned copies of your photograph and signature. All the uploaded documents must be within the prescribed format and size.
  • Check the details before giving the final submit option.
  • Then pay the online application fee through the debit card, credit card or net banking, etc.
  • Take a printout of the online application and fee receipt for future use.

Uploading of Documents

The specifications are given as per the official SBI clerk notification 2021 pdf.

Documents Size Pixels Format
Photograph 20 – 50 KBs 200 *230 pixels JPG or JPEG
Signature 10 – 20 KBS 140 *60 pixels JPG or JPEG
Left-Hand Thumb Impression 10 – 20 KBS 140 * 60 pixels JPG or JPEG
Hand Written Declaration 20 – 50 KBs 140 * 60 pixels JPG or JPEG

SBI Clerk Admit Card:

The SBI Clerk admit card will be released 15 days before the exam. The admit card contains the important details of the candidate and exam time and venue.  It is essential to carry the admit card to the exam hall. If not, you will not be allowed to take the exam. Follow the instructions to download your admit card.

  • Visit the official website of SBI.
  • There click the link for the admit card download.
  • Then enter your roll number password and the captcha code present on the screen.
  • Then give submit to view the admit card and take a printout of it.

SBI Clerk Notification 2021 – Result:

The candidates can visit the website to know their result status. Here are the steps to be followed to check the SBI Clerk 2021 result

  • Enter the roll/registration number and password.
  • Then the captcha code should be entered.
  • After giving all these details give the submit button to view your result.
  • The candidates take a print out of the SBI clerk result for future use.


SBI releases sectional cut-offs around 7 days after the declaration of SBI Clerk Result 2021 for both – SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam and the SBI Clerk Mains Exam.


Get More: SBI Clerk Result

SBI Clerk Previous Year Cut Off

The candidates have to be aware of the previous year cut-off scores while appearing for SBI Clerk 2021.


Cut Off Marks for SBI Clerk 2020 Mains Exam

SBI Clerk Mains Cut-Off 2020 (Category-wise and State-wise)
Uttar Pradesh 90.25 78 64.25 60 82.25
West Bengal 86.75 69.25 65.5 60 70.75
Gujarat 82.75 73 66 60 74.5
Delhi 98.75 83 73.5 62.25 87.5
Chandigarh 96.75 81.75 77.25 94.75
Punjab 96.25 78.75 69.25 88
Maharashtra 84 77.5 75.5 60 76.5
Telangana 86.75 81.75 69.25 60.75 81.5
Himachal Pradesh 87.25 72
Andhra Pradesh 88.75 83.75
Uttarakhand 91
Rajasthan 90.25 82.75 66.5 60 80.75
Tamil Nadu 92.75 89.75 74.75 60.75 72.25
Karnataka 89.05 75.25 64.25 60 74.25
Madhya Pradesh 89.25 81.5
Odisha 87.75 83.25 79.25


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SBI Clerk Previous year Question paper

The candidates after applying for the SBI clerk notification 2021 should prepare with the previous year papers. Analysis of the previous year’s question paper helps the candidates to get an idea of the different patterns of questions asked. The difficulty level of questions is increased every year. Solving more SBI Clerk previous year papers will boost confidence for the exam.

SBI Clerk Previous Year Exam Analysis

Exam analysis is an important process that will be done after the completion of the exam.  The SBI Clerk exam analysis will help the candidates to deal with the difficulties of each section and the individual topics. Also, it will cover the number of questions asked in each topic. More importantly, it will assess the number of good attempts in each section and the overall good attempts. Here the SBI Clerk previous year exam analysis has been added for your reference.


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SBI Clerk Cut off

Cut off is the minimum qualifying mark required to clear the exam. In SBI Clerk there is sectional and overall cut off marks. Cut-off marks are predicted based on various factors such as the number of vacancies, the total number of candidates applied, and difficulty level of the exam. Here SBI Clerk previous year cut off marks are given for your reference. Candidates can have a glance at the table below to know the standard of the exam.


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SBI Clerk Pre-exam Training

Pre-exam training is available for SC/ST and minority community candidates. In the online application form, there will be an option for the selection of pre-exam training. It will be conducted one week before the prelims exam. Students can download the pre-exam training call letter from the official website. Here is a list of pre-exam training centres given below as per the SBI clerk notification 2021 pdf.


State Code Exam Centres for Prelims Exam State/UT
11 Port Blair Andaman & Nicobar
12 Chirala, Chittoor, Guntur, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Puttur, Rajahmundhry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram Andhra Pradesh
13 Itanagar, Naharlagun Arunachal Pradesh
14 Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kokrajhar, Silchar Tezpur Assam
15 Arrah, Aurangabad, Bihar Sharif, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Hajipur, Muzaffarpur Patna, Purnea, Samastipur, Siwan Bihar
16 Chandigarh Chandigarh
17 Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur Chhattisgarh
18 Panaji, Verna Goa
19 Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Himmatnagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara Gujarat
20 Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Panipat, Palwal, Sonipat, Yamunanagar Haryana
21 Baddi, Bilaspur, Dharamshala, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Sirmaur, Solan, Una Himachal Pradesh
22 Jammu, Kathua, Samba, Srinagar Jammu & Kashmir
23 Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribag, Jamshedpur, Ranchi Jharkhand
24 Belgaum, Bengaluru, Bidar, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udipi Karnataka
25 Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thrichur, Thiruvananthapuram Kerala
26 Kavarrati Lakshwadeep
27 Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Satna, Sagar, Ujjain Madhya Pradesh
28 Amaravati, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara Maharashtra
29 Imphal Manipur
30 Ri-Bhoi, Shillong Meghalaya
31 Aizawal Mizoram
32 Kohima Nagaland
33 Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurgaon Delhi -NCR
34 Angul, Balasore, Bargarh, Baripada, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Jharsuguda, Rourkela, Sambalpur Odisha
35 Puducherry Puducherry
36 Amritsar, Bhatinda, Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Phagwara, Sangrur Punjab
37 Ajmer, Alwar, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur Rajasthan
38 Gangtok Sikkim
39 Chennai, Coimbatore, Dindigul, Krishnagiri, Madurai, Nagercoil, Namakkal, Perambalur, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Thoothukodi, Vellore Tamilnadu
40 Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Khammam, Warangal Telangana
41 Agartala Tripura
42 Agra, Aligarh, Allahabad, Bareilly, Bulandshaher, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Unnao, Varanasi Uttar Pradesh
43 Dehradun, Haldwani, Haridwar, Roorkee Uttarakhand
44 Asansol, Berhampur (West Bengal), Bardhaman, Durgapur, Hooghly, Howrah, Kalyani, Greater Kolkata, Siliguri West Bengal

SBI Clerk Study Material & Online Video Course

The candidates after applying for the SBI clerk notification 2021 should prepare with the best study materials. There are many study materials available online. Choosing the right material plays a crucial role in the preparation stage. We have provided an online video course for students who cannot travel outdoor. With the help of the online video course, the students can enroll and study from the home itself. We are also providing the ultimate book series and numerous e-books. Students can make use of our study materials to get success in the exam.

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SBI Clerk Mock Test

Mock Tests play a major role in the candidate’s performance in the exam. If the candidates have the regular habit of taking mock tests and reviewing the test reports help in improving their performance. Regular practicing will help the candidates to analyze their strengths and weaknesses and they can concentrate more on the weaker sections. Candidates can make use of online test packages to crack the exam. the mock tests follow the exam pattern as per the SBI clerk notification 2021.


How to Crack SBI Clerk 2021?

As the SBI has released the SBI Clerk 2021 notification. Candidates can start their preparation at the earliest. Here we have given some useful tips for the candidates as how to prepare for each section effectively.

Quantitative Aptitude

In this section, the candidates follow the tips for the SBI clerk notification 2021 quantitative aptitude.

  • First, learn all the basics thoroughly.
  • Learn the tricks of fast calculation tricks to improve your speed.
  • Understand the concept clearly.
  • Start practicing with easy-level questions. Then practice moderate-level questions.
  • For each topic, there will be a shortcut method. Learn those methods to save time in the exam.

Reasoning Ability

For the SBI clerk notification 2021 reasoning preparation, follow the tips given here.

  • In this section first, try to analyze the questions at the beginning itself. After continuous practice, you can solve the seating arrangement and puzzles in a quick manner.
  • Proper selection of questions helps the candidates to attempt this section easier.
  • Similarly, start practicing low-level questions from all the topics and then move on to the high-level difficult questions. Then it will be easy for you to solve them.
  • Try to solve all the questions with the help of unique shortcut tricks.

General Awareness

For the SBI clerk notification 2021 GA preparation, follow the tips given here. This section is very important for clearing the overall cut-off marks in the exam. This section is a major scoring part in the mains examination.

  • Prepare current affairs for at least past 4 to 6 months before the exam.
  • Give importance to financial awareness, banking awareness, and static GK parts.
  • Prepare separate notes for each topic and revise them in a regular manner. You can also read newspapers to keep regular contact with the current affairs part.
  • Attend online quizzes for this section regularly. So that you can fine-tune your performance.
  • For last-minute revision purposes, you can opt for the power capsules.

English Language

For the SBI clerk notification 2021 English preparation, follow the tips given here. Maintaining accuracy in the English language section is a big challenge. Some tips will be useful for you to score well in this section.

  • Read newspapers and learn more new words in a daily manner. So that your vocabulary will get improved.
  • Also, you can try novels and important magazines. So that your reading skills will get improved. It will be useful for performing well in the reading comprehension topic.
  • Also, study school standard books to understand grammar in an easy and clear manner. Without grammar knowledge, you cannot score in most of the topics.
  • Reading newspapers will also be useful for the candidates in the current affairs preparation.

Frequently Asked Questions

Check FAQs regarding SBI clerk notification 2021.


Q. When will the SBI Clerk prelims 2021 exam commence?

A. The SBI Clerk Prelims exam will be tentatively scheduled for June 2021.


Q. What is the selection procedure for SBI Clerk 2021?

A. The selection process of the SBI Clerk has two stages. They are,

  • Prelims
  • Mains


Q. How can I apply for SBI Clerk Online 2021?

A. Go to the official website There you can find the link for SBI clerk 2021 apply online. Open the link and register your details. Then start to fill your online application.


Q. How can I change my SBI Clerk application form?

A. Before giving submit, you can change details in your SBI clerk application form. No changes/editing of application is not allowed after the final submission of the application.


Q: Can 12th pass apply for SBI clerk?

A. No, a 12th  pass cannot apply for the SBI clerk exam. At least a degree from a recognized university is a must.

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