SBI Clerk FAQs 2020: Check Frequently Asked Questions Here

SBI Clerk Notification FAQs 2020: State Bank of India Clerk Recruitment FAQs 2020 available here!!! SBI Clerk 2020 Notification has been released to recruit Junior Associates (Sales & Support) post. Here some important SBI clerk FAQs 2020 are added for your reference. Refer and clear doubts here.

The board had announced 8,000 vacancies. One of the most awaited notification among the banking aspirants. A lot of candidates are eagerly waiting to apply for the clerk notification. The SBI Clerk 2020 apply online link is activating on 03-01-2020. Interested candidates shall apply online and submit the application within 26-01-2020. In between the application process, a lot of candidates are having a lot of queries in SBI Clerk 2020 notification regarding Vacancies, Application Dates, Age Limit, Educational Qualification, etc. To clarify the candidate’s queries, here we had provided the article about SBI Clerk Notification FAQs 2020. Before going to start your application process, aspirants kindly refer this article and get the solution for your valuable queries. 

  • Prelims dates – 22-02-2020, 29-02-2020, 01-03-2020 & 08-03-2020
  • Mains date – 19.04.2020

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SBI Clerk Notification FAQs 2020

How many vacancies have been announced this year?

This Year the recruitment board had announced around 8000 vacancies throughout India.

When will the online application get activated?

The SBI Clerk 2020 apply online link is getting activated on 03-01-2020.

When will be the deadline for the online application and fee payment?

The final date for the submission of the application will be 26-01-2020.

What is the age criteria for SBI Clerical Cadre?

As on 01-01-2020, candidates should have

Minimum: 20 years
Maximum: 28 years

Candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.01.1992 and not later than 01.01.2000 (both days inclusive)

What is the age relaxation as per the govt norms?

S.No Category Relaxation
1 Other Backward Classes (OBC) 03 years
2 SC/ST 05 years
3 PWD (Gen/ EWS) 10 years
4 PWD (OBC) 13 years
5 PWD (SC/ST) 15 years


SBI Clerk Notification FAQs 2020

What is the educational qualification for SBI Clerk?

Applicants should have completed any degree from any recognized university in any discipline.

Can 12th pass apply for SBI clerk?

No, as per the norms prescribed by the recruitment board the minimum eligibility criteria for SBI clerk is a degree.

Can final year student apply for SBI clerk?

Yes, you can apply for the SBI Clerk 2020. But your eligibility is subjected to the condition that is when you are called for the document verification round, you should produce the graduation certificate.

Is any experience required for SBI Clerk notification?

No, there is no need for any experience regarding SBI Clerk recruitment.

What about the Application fee for SBI Clerk 2020?

For GEN/OBC: Rs. 750/-
For SC/ST/PWD: Nil

Is there any difference in the application fee compared to the previous year?

SBI Clerk 2018:

GEN/OBC: Rs. 600/-
SC/ST/PWD: Rs. 100/-

SBI Clerk 2019:

GEN/OBC: Rs. 750/-
SC/ST/PWD: Rs. 150/-

SBI Clerk Notification FAQs 2020

How can I pay my application for SBI Clerk 2020?

The application fee shall be paid through the online payment gateway as a Credit/Debit Card/Net Banking.

Is there any offline mode to submit my application for SBI Clerk?

No, You can submit your application only through the online mode. Any other modes will get rejected by the board.

What is the minimum percentage required for government jobs?

It may vary depends upon the nature of post, organization, category etc.

What about the selection process for SBI Clerk?

The recruitment board will conduct the clerk exam in 2 phases. They are

(i) Prelims Exam
(ii) Mains Exam

Candidates should qualify both the stages with the maximum marks to become a successful candidate.

What is the Exam pattern for Prelims & Mains?

Prelims Exam:

S.No Section No of Questions Max Marks Time Duration
1 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
2 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes


Mains Exam:

S.No Section No of Questions Max Marks Time Duration
1 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
2 Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
3 General English 40 40 35 minutes
4 General/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
Total 190 200 2 hours 40 minutes


SBI Clerk Notification FAQs 2020

How many attempts are there for SBI clerk?

S.No Category Permissible Times
1 GEN 4
2 PWD (GEN) 7
3 OBC 7
4 PED (OBC) 7
5 SC/ST No restriction
6 PWD (SC/ST)  No restriction


What is the minimum eligible cutoff marks for both the exams?

There are no fixed cutoff marks for SBI PO exams. The marks will be based on the number of candidates have appeared in the exam, the number of vacancies announced,  & the difficulty level of the exam. Based upon these parameters the recruitment board will fix the minimum cutoff marks.

Is there any negative marking in SBI clerk 2020?

Yes, 1/4th of the mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.

What will be the main important eligibility criteria for every aspirant?

Educational Qualification & Age limit. These both parameters are the main important eligibility norms for all the aspirants.

In which language the SBI clerk exam will be available?

The exam will be available in Both English & Hindi(Bilingual). So candidates can choose their respective language whichever is convenient.

Will there be an interview for SBI clerk 2020?

No, the interview was canceled from SBI Clerk 2017 onwards.

What is salary of SBI clerk?

Basic Pay: Rs.11765/-
Special Allowance: Rs.911.79/-
Dearness Allowance (DA): Rs.5311.58/-
Transport Allowance (TA): Rs.425/-
City Compensatory Allowance (CCA): NIL
Total (Without HRA): Rs. 18,413.37/-
House Rent Allowance: Rs. 1,176.5/-
Gross with HRA: Rs. 19,589.87/-

Here we had provided the collections of SBI Clerk Notification FAQs 2020. Candidates kindly visit here, get the solution and start your application process.

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