SBI Clerk Exam notification 2020- Recruitment of Junior Associate | Syllabus

SBI conducts exams every year for Recruitment of Junior Associate. State bank of India is the exam regulating body that conducts SBI exams for recruitment of Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sales). According to the official website of SBI, there is a requirement of 8134 Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sales) for the year 2020. Candidates must fulfil the eligibility criteria to appear in the exam. Candidates can submit their online application form from the official website. The last day to accept the online application is 26th January 2020.


Recruitment details for SBI clerk exam 2020

  • The exam conducting body: State Bank of India(SBI)
  • Name of examination:- SBI Clerk Recruitment Exam 2020
  • Purpose:- recruitment of Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sales)
  • No. of posts:-8134


Important Dates 

  • Online Application Start: 3rd January 2020
  • Registration Last Date: 26th January 2020
  • Fee Payment Last Date: 26th January 2020
  • Exam Date: Notified Soon
  • Admit Card Available: Notified Soon

Age restrictions

The age restrictions are different for different posts that can be summarized as

The minimum age of the candidates should be 20 years and maximum should be 28 years as on 1st Jan 2020.

SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
PWD (Gen/EWS)10 years
PWD (OBC)13 years
PWD (SC/ST)15 years
Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled ExServicemenThe actual period of service rendered in defence services + 3 years, (8 years for Disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a max. age of 50 years
Widows, Divorced women, and women judicially separated from their husbands & who are not remarried7 years (subject to a maximum age limit of 35 years for General/ EWS, 38 years for OBC & 40 years for SC/ST candidates)


To know more about the age restriction and relaxation candidates can check the official notification about SBI Exam 2020 from the official website as well.

Application Fee

For GN/OBCRs.750/-
For SC/ST/PHNo fees


**Candidates can pay the Examination Fee through Online & Offline mode – E-challan, Debit Card, Credit Card, Net Banking.

Eligibility Criteria for SBI clerk exam 2020

  • Graduation Degree in any discipline from recognized University.
  • Knowledge of Local Language.

** To know further about the seat on the basis of category kindly check the SBI exam notification 2020 from the official website of SBI.


Exam Pattern for SBI clerk exam 2020

SBI Clerk Syllabus 2020 for Prelims Exam

Name of SectionQuestionsMarksDuration
English Language303020 min
Numerical Ability353520 min
Reasoning Ability353520 min
Total10010060 min
  • Prelims exam duration is 1 hour
  • Candidates need to spend 20 mins on each section
  • There will be 100 questions in total (30 from the English language, 35 from numeric ability, 35 from reasoning ability).
  • For every incorrect answer, there will be a negative marking of 0.25.

SBI Clerk Syllabus 2020 for Mains Exam

Name Of SectionQuestionsMarksDuration
General/Financial Awareness505035 min
General English404035 min
Quantitative Aptitude505045 min
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude506045 min
Total1902002 hr 40 Min
  • Prelims exam duration is 2 hours 45 minutes
  • Candidates have fixed minutes for every section.
  • There will be 190 objective type questions in total (50 from General/Financial Awareness,40 from General English,50 from Quantitative Aptitude,50 from Quantitative Aptitude ).
  • For every incorrect answer, there will be a negative marking of 0.25.


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