SBI Clerk 2024: Application Form, Eligibility Criteria, Important Dates, Exam Pattern 

State Bank of India will release the notification for SBI Clerk Recruitment 2024 to fill up posts for the job of Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales). The SBI Clerk 2024 application form is expected to be available in September 2024.

Interested and eligible candidates must apply online for the entrance test. It should be noted that the candidates will be allowed to apply for vacancies in one State/UT only. Therefore, they are required to be experts in reading, speaking, writing, and understanding in the specified selected local language of that State/UT.

The exam for the understanding of a particular chosen local language is also conducted as a part of the selection process. It will be performed after qualifying for the mains exam.

SBI Clerk 2024 Highlights

Exam nameSBI Clerk
Organized byState Bank of India
Level of examNational level
PostJunior Associate
Examination modeOnline
Frequency of examOnce a year
Stages3, prelims, mains and local language test
Exam modeOnline
Medium of PaperEnglish & Hindi

SBI Clerk 2024 Important Dates

The tentative schedule for SBI Clerk 2024 is listed below.

Events Exam dates 
Release of official notificationSeptember 2024
Application process begins fromSeptember 2024
End date to submit the application formSeptember 2024
SBI Clerk prelims dateNovember 2024
SBI Clerk Mains dateJanuary 2025

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must check the prescribed eligibility criteria before applying for the exam. The conducting body has set some eligibility norms in terms of educational qualifications, age limit, nationality etc. The details about the SBI Clerk 2024 eligibility criteria are mentioned below.

Candidates should have a bachelor’s degree in any stream from a recognized university/college.

Candidates appearing in the final year of graduation are also eligible to apply. However, they have to submit proof of passing the qualifying examination on or before the specified date.

The candidate should be an Indian national.

The age limit should be between 20-28 years.

SBI Clerk 2024 Application Form

Interested and eligible candidates can apply for SBI Clerk 2024 application form online through the official website. To apply, the candidate must visit the SBI website and select the “New Registration” tab.

First, complete the registration process by providing details like name, mobile number, and email id etc.

After registration, candidates should upload the scanned images of the photograph and signature.

Fill out the details like educational qualification, age, work experience etc in the online application form as per the given format.

Candidates should verify the details before final submission.

They also need to pay the prescribed application fee through the online mode.

Candidates should take the printout of the application form and e-receipt.

SBI Clerk Application fee

Candidates from General/ OBC/EWS Category have to pay Rs 750 as exam application fee.

SC/ST/PWD/XS categories are exempted from the application fee.

Also Check SBI PO 2024

Exam Pattern

The exam is conducted in online mode. There are two stages for SBI clerk exam i.e., SBI Clerk Prelims and SBI Clerk Mains exam. The details of both the exam stages are given below.

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam

SectionNumber of questionsMaximum marksExam duration
English Language303020
Numerical Ability353520
Reasoning Ability353520
Total10010060 minutes

SBI Clerk Mains Exam

SectionNumber of questionsMaximum marksExam duration
General English404035
Quantitative Aptitude505045
Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude506045
General /Financial Awareness505035
Total1902002 hours 40 minutes

Admit Card

The authority will release the SBI Clerk admit card 2024 at least a week before the date of the exam. The admit cards will be released separately for prelims and mains exams. Candidates can download their admit card online by providing details like registration number, date of birth or password.

The authority will not issue any hard copy of the admit card by post. SBI Clerk admit card is an important document without which applicants will not be allowed to enter the exam hall.


For better exam preparation, candidates should have a complete understanding of the exam syllabus. The SBI Clerk syllabus is different for both exams. The details regarding the prelims syllabus and mains syllabus are provided below.

SBI Clerk Prelims Syllabus

Subjects Topics 
ReasoningLogical Reasoning, Data Sufficiency, Alphanumeric Series, Seating Arrangement, Blood Relations, Syllogism, Input-Output, Coding-Decoding, etc
Numerical AbilitySimplification, Number System, SI & CI, Profit & Loss, Time & Distance, Work & Time, Ratio, Data Interpretation, Proportion, Percentage, etc
English LanguageReading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Fill in the blanks

SBI Clerk Mains Syllabus

Subjects Topics 
Quantitative AptitudeSimplification, Data Interpretation, Data Sufficiency, Quadratic Equation, Time & Distance, Work, Simple and Compound Interest, Profit & Loss, Ratio & Proportion, Averages, Percentages, etc
Reasoning AbilityMachine Input/Output, Blood Relation, Syllogism, Inequalities, Puzzles, Coding-Decoding, etc
EnglishSynonyms, Reading Comprehension, Antonyms, Para Jumbles, Cloze Test
Computer AwarenessBasics of Computer: Hardware, Software, DBMS, MS Office, Generation of Computers, Networking, Important Abbreviations, et


The result of SBI Clerks for both exams will be announced separately. Candidates can check the prelims result in online mode by providing their login details. The mains result will be displayed in pdf format and it includes the name and roll number of qualified candidates.


What is the frequency of SBI Clerk exam?

The exam is organized once a year.

Is SBI Clerk easy to crack?

In general, the difficulty level of the exam is moderate.

What is the maximum salary for SBI Clerk?

The highest basic salary of an SBI Clerk can go up to Rs 47920/-/

What is the success rate of SBI Clerk Exam?

Roughly one out of every six candidates who appeared for the exam has been successful.

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