State bank of India (SBI) is the largest country’s commercial bank whether in terms of assets, employees or deposits. In each and every terms SBI is in the lead. SBI is under the ownership of the Indian Government. Every year SBI releases notification to recruit eligible candidates for various posts. This year also SBI has released its SBI Clerk notification. It was released in the month of January 2020.

SBI Clerk Notification

Notification released date 2 January 2020
Application dates 3 January to 26 January 2020
Admit card for prelims 11th February 2020
SBI Clerk Prelims exam 22 & 29 February, 1st & 8th March 2020
SBI Clerk prelims result March – April 2020
Admit card for mains exam April 2020
SBI Clerk Mains exam date 19th April 2020
SBI Clerk mains result May – June 2020

SBI Clerk notification 2020 released 800 vacancies for clerical post. Aspirants should fill application forms from 3rd January to 26th January 2020. The SBI clerk prelims exam will be conducted in the month of Feb. – March 2020 and the SBI mains exam will take place in the month of  April 2020.

SBI Clerk Application Fee Category Application fee
2. General /OBC/EWS Rs. 750

Getting a job in SBI is a matter of honor. Candidates who are willing to enter the government sector, don’t let this opportunity go from your hands.

SBI Clerk exam is much easier as compared to SBI PO. Let’s have a look at the SBI clerk exam pattern. This is SBI clerk mains exam pattern.

SBI Clerk Syllabus

Aspirants must know the SBI Clerk syllabus well, before starting their preparation for the exam.

Without knowing the syllabus the preparation will be incomplete.

SBI Clerk Syllabus for Prelims Exam

Here, SBI Clerk syllabus is given for each section

Subject Syllabus
English language   Reading comprehensionCloze test Fillers Spotting errors Fill in the blanksSentence improvement
Numerical ability   Simplification & approximationData sufficiency Number seriesData interpretationQuadratic equationMiscellaneous
Reasoning ability   Direction & distanceCoding – decoding SyllogismBlood relationsOrder & rankingInequality Puzzle & arrangement

SBI Clerk Syllabus for Mains Exam

Subject Syllabus
English language Reading comprehensionVocabulary Sentence improvementWord associationPara jumbles Cloze testError spotting Fill in the blanks  
Numerical ability SimplificationsMixtures & allegations Work & timeSimple interest & compound interestProfit & loss Time & distanceData interpretationMensurationPercentage Number system  Ration proportionPermutationCombination ProbabilitySequences & series   
Reasoning ability Direction & distanceBlood relations SyllogismAlphanumeric seriesLogical reasoningRanking Coded inequalitiesPuzzlesInput & outputAlphabet test Seating arrangementTabulationData sufficiencyCoding – decoding    
General/ banking awareness Financial awarenessCurrent affairs  
Computer awareness Computer abbreviationsKeyboard shortcutsComputer hardware Computer software InternetMicrosoft office NetworkingOperating systemComputer fundamentals Computer terminologies

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis (29th Feb 2020)

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Analysis (1st March 2020)

Sections Topics Level Good attempts
English language Reading comprehension Cloze test Fillers Error detection Para jumbles Antonyms Synonyms Easy-moderate 23-26
Reasoning ability Directions sense Blood relations Inequalities Syllogism Puzzles Alphanumeric series Coding – decoding etc. Easy-moderate 24-29
Numerical ability Simplification Approximation Ratio & proportion Data interpretation Number series Percentage Profit & loss Time & distance Time & work Mensuration Quadratic Easy-moderate 22-28

Overall Analysis for Each Section

 English section
Topic No. of questions Level
Reading comprehension 10 Easy-moderate
Error detection 5 Easy
Cloze test/ spelling errors 5 Easy
Fillers 5 Easy
Sentence rearrangement 5 Easy
Total 30 Easy-moderate
Reasoning section
Topic No. of questions Level
Direction sense 3 Easy
Coding – decoding 3 Easy
Alphanumeric series 5 Easy-Moderate
Inequalities 3 Moderate
Syllogism 3 Easy-Moderate
Miscellaneous 2 Easy-Moderate
Puzzle & seating arrangement 15 Moderate
Total 35 Easy
Numerical section
Topic No. of questions Level
Simplification 10 Easy
Data interpretation (Tabular based/ line graph/ bar graph) 5 Easy-Moderate
Missing number series 5 Easy
Quadratic equation 5 Easy
Miscellaneous 10 Easy-Moderate
Total 35 Easy-Moderate

SBI Clerk Salary

Getting a job in SBI is considered to be secure and stable and also a matter of honor.

SBI clerk job is one of the most entry-level demanding jobs in India.

The employees of SBI get many benefits & allowances along with the salary.

Here, is the salary structure of SBI Clerk salary

The pay scale for SBI Clerk will be 11,765-655/3-13730-815/3-16175-980/4-20095-1145/7-28110-2120/1-30230-1310/1-31450.

It means the starting salary of SBI Clerk will be 11,765 and with an annual increment of Rs. 655 for three years.

After three years their salary will be 13,750 with an annual increment of Rs. 815  for three years.

Then again after three years, their salary will increase to 16,175 with an annual increment of Rs. 980.

After four years their salary will be 20,095 with an annual increment of Rs. 1145. It will remain the same for the next seven years.

After seven years their salary will be 28,110 with an annual increment of Rs. 2120. After one year their salary will be 30,230 with an annual increment of Rs. 1310 and again after one year, their salary will be 31,450. 

31,450 is the maximum pay scale of SBI Clerk.

SBI Clerk Salary Details

SBI Clerk salary also includes many allowances like

  • DA (Dearness Allowance)
  •  HRA (House Rent Allowance).

The DA (Dearness Allowance) of SBI Clerk is revised 4 times in a year.

The HRA (House Rent Allowance) depends on the SBI Clerk’s posting city. The HRA will be higher in the metro city and the HRA will be less in rural areas. 

The SBI Clerk salary also includes other allowances –

  •  Furniture allowance
  • Telephone bills
  •  Transport allowance
  • Newspaper allowance
  •  Travel allowance
  •  Entertainment allowance and many more.

The amount of allowance may vary upon the SBI Clerk’s posting location.

The other benefits of SBI Clerk

  • Getting an opportunity to be a part of the largest commercial bank is in itself is an advantage other than this
  • Stability
  • Honor
  • Secure
  • Financial security
  • Flexible working hours
  • Pension
  • Provident fund
  • Medical insurance
  • Nice work environment

Candidates, put your all efforts to crack the SBI exam. Somehow if you manage to clear the SBI po exam and get a job then you will get a lot of pleasures and amenities and your future will be secure.


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