SBI Clerk Selection Process 2023, Check Step By Step Procedure


SBI Clerk Selection Process 2023

SBI Clerk Selection Process 2023: The candidates who are planning to appear for the SBI Clerk examination 2023 must know the complete SBI Clerk selection process for better preparation. The exam conducting authority- State Bank of India has framed a selection process to shortlist candidates for the Clerical post. The State Bank of India Clerk 2022 selection process includes three phases of the exam, i.e. Preliminary exam, Mains exam, and the test in the specified selected local language. The aspirants must qualify for all these three stages to get selected for recruitment.

SBI Clerk Selection Process Details

SBI Clerk Selection Process is conducted to select candidates for Junior Associates (Customer Support and Sales) posts. Thus, every candidate who is wishing to apply for this opportunity is requested to crack each and every stage under the SBI Clerk selection procedure in order to grab a seat successfully. There are three phases in the SBI Clerk selection process that are given below.

SBI Clerk Selection Process 2022
Preliminary Stage 1 – Objective Type (Computer Based Examination)
Mains Stage 2 – Objective Type (Computer Based Examination)
Language Proficiency Test Stage 3 – Local Language Test

SBI Clerk Selection Process – Prelims Phase

The SBI Clerk prelims exam is an online objective test of 100 marks and 60 Minutes duration.

  • There is a Sectional time limit in SBI Clerk Prelims Exam. In the exam, each section i.e. Reasoning Ability, Numerical Ability, and English Language, will have a separate time of 20 minutes.
  • There is no sectional cutoff in the prelims exam. 
  • The aspirants will get a deduction of 1/4th marks for the incorrect answer.
Section Total Questions Total Marks Time
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

SBI Clerk Selection Process – Mains Phase

The number of candidates to be shortlisted for SBI Clerk Mains will be decided by the SBI. In each category, approximately 10 times the number of vacancies, the candidates will be selected for the Mains phase.

  • In the Mains examination, there is no Sectional Cut off) for each section.
  • There is the requirement of the overall cutoff for the SBI Clerk Mains Exam. The candidates are required to score minimum percentage marks on aggregate.
  • The aspirants will get a deduction of 1/4th marks for the incorrect answer.
Section Total Questions Total Marks Time
General/ Financial Awareness 50 50 35 Minutes
Test of English Language 40 40 35 Minutes
Test of Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 Minutes
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 Minutes
Total 190 200 2 Hrs 40 Min.

The merit list of successful candidates in SBI Clerk Mains will be prepared States and Category wise.

SBI Clerk Selection Process – Language Proficiency Test

  • The candidates who will qualify SBI Clerk Mains Examination will be eligible for the next phase of recruitment i.e  Local Langauge Test.
  • Those candidates who can produce the 10th or 12th Certificate, evidencing that they have studied the opted local language need not appear for Language Test.
  • In the case of others (qualified for selection), specified opted local language tests will be conducted after provisional selection but before joining. Candidates not found proficient in the specified opted local language would be disqualified.

SBI Clerk 2023 Provisional Selection

The State Bank of India will upload the provisional merit list after all three stages are successfully completed by the candidate. The SBI Clerk provisional merit list will be released category and state-wise. The SBI will give the posting to the candidates as per the preference of the states and cities, given by them during the SBI Clerk registration process. After completing the joining process, the aspirants will not be transferred for the next 5 years.

SBI Clerk Waiting List

The SBI Clerk Waiting List is valid for 1 year from the date of declaration of the SBI Clerk Result. When there are vacancies available in case of non-joining or resignation by the candidates from the current Batch only, then the candidates will be released from the waitlist on a quarterly basis.

SBI Clerk Probation Period

The selected candidates will have to serve a 6 months probation period and during that period, the employees will need to complete 15 authorized e-lessons.

  • If the aspirants will fail to complete the 15 allotted e-lessons, then the probation period will be automatically extended.
  • Once the allotted e-lessons are completed, the performance of the newly hired clerks will be assessed as per the SBI Clerk Junior Associate Selection Process.

Candidates are advised to check,

SBI Clerk Selection Process 2023 – FAQs

Q1. How many stages are there in SBI Clerk Selection Process?

Ans. The SBI Clerk Selection Process includes three stages namely Prelims, Mains and Language Proficiency Test.

Q2. How many attempts are there for the SBI Clerk exam?

Ans. There is no limit to attempting the SBI Clerk exam.

Q3. What is the negative marking in SBI Clerk Prelims & Mains Exam?

Ans. There will be a negative marking of 1/4th Marks in both SBI Clerk Prelims & Mains Exam.

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