SBI Bank Clerk Coaching in Delhi

SBI Clerk 2016 Notification has been released but for post that they call as Junior Associate & Junior Agricultural Associate. Having over 10000 branches & 5000 branches of its associate bank spread across India, SBI is the oldest & largest public sector bank.It also has strong foreign presence with nearly 82 offices in 32 countries.

The news about SBI Clerk Recruitment 2016 was being expected for long & the announcement has come at a time when candidates were down after IBPS results & LIC AAO results die

And now it is the turn of SBI to pep up things with recruitment of 17000 clerical cadre jobs.It is sure a jackpot for aspirants looking to enter govt banks.

Post & Vacancies In SBI 2016 clerk recruitment, the post name may look different but they come under the normal clerical cadre only.

Junior Associate (Customer support & sales) 10726 posts (state wise)
Junior Agricultural Associate 3008 posts (state wise)

The following are backlog vacancies for OBC, SC, ST , PWD & Ex-SM.General category candidates are not eligible for the below posts

  • Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales): 3218 positions

The following vacancies are part of a special recruitment for the regions: Tura (Meghalaya) and Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh regions.

  • Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales): 188 posts

So the total vacancies in SBI Clerk 2016 recruitment is 13734 posts without considering the backlog vacancies & Kashmir special recruitment.

SBI Junior Associates Salary

The total starting emoluments at a metro city like Mumbai will be around Rs.20,950 per month which could vary slightly based on place of posting. The payscale for this clerical cadre employee shall include all benefits such as PF, Gratuity, Pension etc.

Important Events:

Online application process :April 5 to 25, 2016
Preliminary Exam: May & June 2016 | Main exam dates will be informed later

Eligibility for Recruitment

Age: 20 - 28 years, as on April 1, 2016 [+3 yrs for OBC, +5 yrs for SC/ST]

Relaxation of Upper age limit:

Sr. No Category Age of Relaxation
1 Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
2 Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
3 Persons with Disabilities 10 years
4 Ex-Servicemen 5 years
5 Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years

Educational Qualification for SBI Bank Clerk (AS ON 30.06.2016)

  • Junior Associate: Pass in any degree, as on June 30, 2016
  • Junior Agricultural Associate: Degree in Agriculture or Agriculture allied activities as on 30.06.2016
  • Final year students are also eligible to apply for this SBI clerk (junior associates) 2016 recruitment but should be able to produce proof of passing the degree exam on or before June 30, 2016 if called for interview.
  • Local language test: Candidates who produce 10th standard mark sheet/certificate to show that they had studied the official language need not appear for language test.
  • For all others, language test will be conducted at the time of interview or before final selection (if interview is not held)

Phases of Examination

Phase 1 :Preliminary Examination for 100 marks shall be conducted in the month of May. It would contain 3 sections.

Sr. NO. Name of Test No. of Questions Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 Composite Time of 1 hour
2 Numerical Ability 35 35
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

Candidates have to pass in each objective test that also carries 0.25 negative mark.

Phase 2: Main Exams would be conducted for candidates who qualify in prelims.It will be for 200 marks.

Sr. NO. Name of Test No. of Questions Marks Duration
1 General/Financial 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

Phase III: Interview (subject to Govt of India approval) Those who get clear the main exams will be called for personal interview.Since govt of India had advised banks not to conduct interviews for clerical cadre jobs, it is not known whether SBI will continue with interview or not.


SBI Clerk 2016 syllabus is split into the following sections:

Quantitative aptitude : Maths of class X level
Logical reasoning :logical reasoning questions (verbal and non-verbal)
Marketing : marketing concepts and banking products
Computer Knowledge: general knowledge of hardware, software
Current affairs: general knowledge and current events
English language : questions from the language and skills of reading, writing

Final Selection

The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added for the selection and only the marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II) will be added to the marks obtained in Interview (Phase-III) (if interview is held) for preparation of the final merit list. Final selection will be made on the basis of candidate's performance in the test (main examination) and interview (if interview is held) taken together

Download Notification

Candidates interested to apply for this 2016 SBI Clerk/ Junior Associates Recruitment
must download the original notice from the bank website here (.pdf)

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