SBI (Clerk)

SBI Clerk 2019 Exam Dates

State Bank of India (SBI) will be releasing SBI Clerk 2019 New Exam Dates shortly. The Preliminary Examination & Mains Examination dates for SBI Clerk will be declared once the official notification is out.

Events Dates
SBI Clerk 2019 Notification to be announced
Start of SBI Clerk 2019 Online Application
SBI Clerk 2019 Application Form Closes
Download of admit card for Preliminary Examination
SBI Clerk 2019 Preliminary Exam
Download of admit card for Main Examination
SBI Clerk 2019 Mains Exam


SBI Clerk Recruitment 2019 Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

Graduate in any subject from a government recognized institute and colleges.



A citizen of India.


A citizen of Bhutan/ Nepal/ Bangladesh is who have valid certificate showing that they have intention to permanently settle in India.


Age limit

Minimum age: 20 years old

Maximum age: 28 years old

A relaxation in the upper age limit is allowed for certain categories. Refer the following table for insights about that

Category Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 Years
OBC 3 Years
PwD (General) 10 Years
PwD (OBC) 13 years
PwD (SC/ ST) 15 years
Ex-Servicemen To the extent of service provided by them to Armed Forces+ 3 years additional (Up to 50 Years)
Divorced women/Widows/Women judicially separated and not re-married (General) 5 Years
Divorced women/Widows/Women judicially separated and not re-married (OBC) 8 years
Divorced women/Widows/Women judicially separated and not re-married (SC/ST) 10 years
Jammu and Kashmir residents in between the period 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989 5 Years


SBI Clerk 2019 Exam Pattern

Candidates will be selected on the basis of both Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam. It is mandatory for a candidate to clear Preliminary Exam in order to move to Mains Examination. Let’s have a look at the detailed Exam Pattern for SBI Clerk 2019.


SBI Clerk 2019 Preliminary Exam

Serial No. Section No. of Question Total Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2 Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3 Reasoning 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

SBI Clerk 2019 Mains Exam

Serial Number Section No. of Question Total Marks Duration
1. General English 40 40 35 minutes
2. Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
3. Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
4. General/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
Total 190 200 2 hours 40 minutes

No Interview will be conducted for final selection through SBI Clerk 2019. Final selection will be based on the score of SBI Clerk 2019 Mains Exam.


SBI Clerk 2019 Syllabus

The syllabus for Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam is almost same with a little bit of variation for SBI Clerk 2019 Exam. Candidates are required to be proficient in English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, Computer Knowledge and General Awareness.

Reasoning Numerical Ability English Language
Puzzle and Arrangement Number Series Reading Comprehension
Inequality Simplification/Approximation Cloze Test
Syllogism Quadratic Equation Fillers
Coding-Decoding Data Interpretation Spotting Errors
Blood Relations Data Sufficiency Sentence Improvement
Direction Senses Miscellaneous Fill in the Blanks
Order and Ranking


SBI Clerk 2019 books

Following books are suggested for SBI clerk exam preparation:

Book Author
Ultimate Guide for SBI Bank Clerk Preliminary & Main Exam 3rd Hindi Edition 3 (English, Paperback) Disha Experts
SBI & Associates Banks Clerical Cadre Exam Guide 1st Edition RPH Editorial Board
SBI Clerk Online Exam Self Study Guide-Cum- Practice Work Book(With CD)—English Think Tank of Kiran Prakashan, Pratiyogita Kiran & KICX