SBI Clerk Notiifcation 2021 – Apply Online For 5237 Clerical Cadre Posts


SBI Clerk Notiifcation 2021: State Bank of India (SBI) released the Clerical Cadre official notification CRPD/CR/2021-22/09 for 5237 Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) posts. SBI Clerical Notification 2021 has been released on 26th April. State Bank of India is going to accept applications from eligible and interested aspirants from 27th April. Interested aspirants can from across the nation can apply for the announced posts before 17th May. SBI inviting applications online; visit SBI portal, for the SBI JA official notification and application form. Aspirants waiting for SBI Junior Assistant Notification 2021 can check various details from the official notification before applying for the announced posts. In this article, we have provided the SBI Clerk eligibility criteria, application process, selection process, pay scale, and other clear details about SBI Junior Assistant recruitment. Interested aspirants can check the details from the following.

SBI Clerk Notiifcation 2021 – Apply Online For 5237 Clerical Cadre Posts

State Bank of India releases various job notifications every year. The SBI has recently come up with the notification CRPD/CR/2021-22/09 for 5237 Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) posts. Interested candidates with an educational qualification of graduate degree or equivalent can apply for the SBI Clerk posts. The age limit of the applicants must be between 20-28 and the age relaxation will be applicable as per the norms. Interested and eligible candidates can check the details and apply for the SBI Clerk posts during the application dates. The selection of applicants will be done through the written test (preliminary examination + mains examination), and interview rounds. Interested aspirants can go through further details of SBI Junior Associate Notification 2021 from the following article.


SBI Clerk Recruitment 2021 – Important Details

Recruiting BankState Bank of India
Advertisement No.CRPD/CR/2021-22/09
Name of the PostJunior Associate (Customer Support & Sales)
No. of vacancies  5237
Job locationAll across India
Name of the recruitmentSBI Clerk Recruitment 2021
Official OR

Applications are invited from eligible Indian Citizens for appointment as Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) in clerical cadre in State Bank of India. Candidates can apply for vacancies in one State only. Candidates can appear for the test only once under this recruitment project. The candidates applying for vacancies of a particular State, should be proficient (reading, writing, speaking and understanding) in the specified opted local language of that State/UT/Special area (mentioned in the under given vacancy table against each state). The test for knowledge of specified opted local language will be conducted as a part of selection process. It will be conducted after qualifying the online main examination but before joining the Bank. Candidates who fail to qualify this test will not be offered appointment. Candidates who produce 10th or 12th standard mark sheet/ certificate evidencing having studied the specified opted local language will not be required to undergo the language test. There is no provision for Inter Circle Transfer / Inter State Transfer for Junior Associates to be recruited.

SBI Clerk Vacancy Details 2021 Category-wise

CategoryNo. of vacancies
Total5000 +237 Backlog Vacancies

SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2021

Educational Qualification (As on 16th Aug 2021)

Applicants must have a graduate degree in any discipline from the recognised college/university.

Candidates who are presently appearing the Degree final year can also apply for the SBI Clerk posts.

Age Limit

The age limit of the applicants must be in between 20-28 and the age relaxation will be applicable as per the norms.

SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
PWD (Gen/EWS)10 years
PWD (OBC)13 years
PWD (SC/ST)15 years
Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled Ex-ServicemenActual 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 remarried7 years (subject to maximum age limit of 35 years for General/ EWS, 38 years for OBC & 40 years for SC/ST candidates)

Selection Process

  • Preliminary Examination.
  • Mains Examination.
  • Interview

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern 2021

S.No.Name of Tests(Objective)No. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language303020 Minutes
2Numerical Ability353520 Minutes
3Reasoning Ability353520 Minutes
Total1001001 Hour
  • 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)
  • Mode of exam: online
  • Type of questions: objective type
  • Subject-wise cutoff marks will not be there. Only overall cutoff marks will be considered for qualifying the exam.

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Pattern 2021

Section/TestNo. of questionsMarksDuration
General/Financial Awareness505035 minutes
General English404035 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude505045 minutes
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude506045 minutes
Total1902002 hours 40 minutes
  • Total duration: 2 hour 40 minutes
  • Medium of exam: English and Hindi
  • Mode of exam: Online
  • Type of questions: Objective type
  • Negative marking- ¼ for each wrong choice
  • Minimum qualifying marks will be decided by the bank.

SBI Clerk 2021 Recruitment Application fee

CategoryApplication fee
General/OBC/EWSRs.750/- (including intimation charges)

The application fee to be paid using debit/credit cards.

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2021 – Important Dates

Activity/EventsImportant Dates
Release of official notification26th April 2021
Online registration and fee payment starts27th April 2021
Last date for application and fee payment17th May 2021
Last date to edit your application17th May 2021
Last date to take submitted application print out1st 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 examination31st July 2021
Declaration of result (Main)To be notified later

How to apply SBI Clerk 2021:

Interested and eligible candidates can apply online @ from 27th April to 17th May 2021.

  • Initially, visit the SBI official portal,
  • On the homepage, the Recruitment of Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sales) link will be displayed.
  • Click on the notification and go through all the details.
  • Click on Apply now tab.
  • Then, proceed to apply online y filling the required details in the specified fields.
  • Aspirants will be guided step by step while filling up the application form.
  • After successful application, take a printout of the confirmation for further reference.

Important Links

Download SBI Clerk Notiifcation 2021

Click Here to Apply for SBI Junior Associate Vacancies 2021

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