SBI Clerk Recruitment 2021 (Date Extended) Apply Online Application Form Eligibility 5237 Post

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2021 Notification (OUT) and Online Application Form: SBI had invited applications for the recruitment of 5237 Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sales) in the bank for the year 2021. The SBI clerk application form procedure has been started from 27th April 2021. Interested candidates can fill SBI clerk 2021 application forms online before the last date i.e. 17th May 2021. For more details regarding the SBI Clerk Notification 2021 read this article.

Update: The last date to submit online application and fee submission has been extended up to 20th May 2021

In this article, candidates will find all the necessary details about SBI clerk recruitment 2021 such as application schedule, application form, fees, selection process, etc.

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SBI Clerk Recruitment Application Form 2021

Applicants can apply for this SBI clerk recruitment only through the online mode. Application through other modes will not be accepted. Candidates must go through the official notification and all the necessary instructions thoroughly before applying. Only eligible candidates should fill the application. Applicants must possess a valid mobile no. and an email ID.

They should also keep the mobile number and email active till the completion of clerk recruitment procedure. Candidates must keep all the required documents ready with them at the time of application. Details should be filled in properly.

State bank of India clerk Registration no. and password generated at the time of registration should be retained till the completion of the selection process. Candidates should not fill multiple applications. In case of more than one application, the last valid application will be retained and others will be rejected. Candidates can apply for vacancies in one state only.

The application form will be rejected if the photograph will be unclear/blur. There is no need to send printed copy of the application form and fee receipt to SBI.

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2020

Overview of SBI Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) Clerical Cadre Recruitment 2021

Name of the recruitment SBI Clerk Recruitment 2021
Article category SBI Clerk application form and notification
Exam type Recruitment exam
Recruiting Bank State Bank of India
Advertisement No. CRPD/CR/2021-22/09
Year 2021
Name of the Post Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales)
No. of vacancies    5237
Cadre Clerical
Job location All across India
Application status Closed
Mode of application Online
SBI Clerk Notification Download Here
FAQsCheck Here
Official website

SBI Clerk 2021 Recruitment Important Dates

Activity/Events Important Dates
Release of official notification 26th April 2021
Online registration and fee payment starts 27th April 2021
Last date for application and fee payment 17th May 2021 Extended to 20th May
Last date to edit your application17th May 2021 Extended to 20th May
Last date to take submitted application print out 1st June 2021
Admit card download (pre-exam) June 2021
Prelims Exam DateJune 2021
Declaration of Result (Preliminary) July 2021
Admit card (Main exam) July 2021
Date of Main examination 31st July 2021
Declaration of result (Main) To be notified later

SBI Clerk Vacancy 2021

The category-wise vacancies are as given in the table below-  

Category No. of vacancies
General 2151
EWS 488
SC 726
ST 440
OBC 1195
Total 5000 +237 Backlog Vacancies

SBI Clerk Recruitment Eligibility 2021

Before applying online, applicants interested in filling application form should go through the eligibility criteria first. They should apply only if they satisfy the eligibility requirements.

They can check SBI clerk eligibility requirement below-

Education Qualification (as on 16th Aug 2021)- 

  • Candidates should have completed graduation in any discipline or equivalent from a recognised university.
  • Final year appearing candidates can also apply provided they have to produce the relevant qualification certificates on or before 16th August if they pass the exam.

Age Criteria-

  • The minimum age of the candidates should be 20 years and the maximum should be 28 years as on 1st April 2021.

A relaxation of upper age limit is also provided to various reserved category candidates. The age relaxation for SBI clerk posts is shared as under-

Category Relaxation
SC/ST 5 years
OBC 3 years
PWD (Gen/EWS) 10 years
PWD (OBC) 13 years
PWD (SC/ST) 15 years
Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled ExServicemen Actual period of service rendered in defense services + 3 years, (8 years for Disabled Ex- Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to max. age of 50 years
Widows, Divorced women, and women judicially separated from their husbands & who are not remarried 7 years (subject to maximum age limit of 35 years for General/ EWS, 38 years for OBC & 40 years for SC/ST candidates)

* – for detailed information on age relaxation criteria candidates can refer the official notification.

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How to fill SBI clerk application form 2021?

Candidates interested in procuring SBI Clerk job need to fill the application form first. They can fill the online application form by following the step-by-step procedure shared as under-

  1. Begin with visiting the official website of SBI (mentioned above).
  2. Select the “Recruitment of Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sales) link.
  3. Click on the “Apply Now” link.
  4. Open the “click here for registration number” link.
  5. Enter the basic details in the given space and click on save and next button. A registration number and password will be generated. Keep both the details save for future references.  
  6. Upload scanned image of photograph and signature in the prescribed format.
  7. Now fill the personal, qualification details and other details asked.
  8. Preview the information carefully before the final submission of application.
  9. Make payment of the prescribed application fee by options provided. E-receipt of application fee will be generated.
  10. Take a printout of the application form and e-receipt. Keep it safe for future references.

Read how to apply PDF provided by SBI – Click Here

Applicants are not required to send the hardcopy of the application form to SBI office.

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SBI Clerk 2021 Recruitment Application fee

Category Application fee
General/OBC/EWS Rs.750/- (including intimation charges)
  • Application fee payment can be made only through the online mode (debit card/ credit card/ Internet Banking).
  • Application fee will be non-refundable.

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2021 Selection Procedure   

Selection of candidates for the post of Junior Assistance will be made through Two online exams (Preliminary exam and Main exam) and a test of specified opted local language.

  • Phase I- Preliminary Examination- It will be an online exam of 100 marks. Candidates qualifying the exam will be invited for phase II exam. There will be no sectional cut off in this paper.
  • Phase II- Main Examination – It will also be an online examination. The total marks will be 200 marks.
  • Test of specified opted local language-  Candidates selected after Phase II exam have to appear for test of specified local language which they have opted. The test will be conducted after provisional selection and before joining. Candidates not found to be proficient in respective opted language will be disqualified from the selection process.

Final Selection- Selection of candidates in Phase I and Phase II will be provisional. Final merit list will be prepared after the conduct of Test of specified opted local language. It will be prepared on the basis of marks obtained in Phase II, and Phase I marks will not be considered for this purpose. Final selection is also subject to verification of documents, and qualification of language test.

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern

Check examination pattern for both the exam shared below-

Exam Pattern for phase I- Preliminary exam

Section/Test No. of questions Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes (1 hr)
  • Mode of exam- online
  • Type of questions- objective type
  • Total duration- 1 hour (60 min). Each section will have separate time.
  • Negative marking- Yes (1/4th of marks will be deducted for each wrong choice)
  • No minimum qualifying marks for individual subjects and for aggregate (overall) are prescribed.

Exam Pattern for phase II- Main examination

Section/Test No. of questions Marks Duration
General/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
General English 40 40 35 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
Total 190 200 2 hours 40 minutes
  • Mode of exam- Online
  • Type of questions- Objective type
  • Total duration- 2 hr 40 min
  • Negative marking- ¼ for each wrong choice
  • Medium of exam- English and Hindi
  • Minimum qualifying marks will be decided by the bank.

SBI Clerk Admit Card 2021

Candidates appearing for any of the exams are required to carry a printed copy of the admit card to exam hall. They can download the admit card for phase I exam from the official website. Along with the admit card they are also required to submit ID proof.

Read about SBI Clerk recruitment admit card 2021 here.

SBI Clerk Recruitment Result

After the conduct of online exam, SBI will release the result and merit list of the provisionally selected candidates. Result will be published on the official website of the bank on the notified dates. They can check their result by using their registration number and password.  Merit list will be drawn category-wise and state wise.

To check SBI clerk result recruitment 2021, click here.

State bank of India contact details

Phone No.- 022- 22820427
Fax- 022- 22820411

If you face any problem in applying for this recruitment, we are always there for you to help in any manner. This is an excellent opportunity to get Sarkari Naukri in India and therefore everyone should apply for SBI clerk application form 2021.