SBI Clerk Recruitment State Bank of India (SBI), SBI Clerk Recruitment 2022, (SBI Lipik Bharti 2022) for 5212 Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) Posts.
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/UT only. Candidates can appear for the test only once under this recruitment project. The candidates applying for vacancies of a particular State/UT,
should be proficient (reading, writing, speaking and understanding) in the specified opted local language of that State/UT (mentioned in the under given vacancy table against each
state/UT). 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.
Preliminary Examination will be conducted tentatively in the month of November 2022 and Main Examination will be conducted tentatively in the month of December 2022/January
- Candidates are advised to check regularly Bank’s website https://bank.sbi/careers or https://www.sbi.co.in/careers for details and updates. The examination will be as
detailed under point No. 4 under Selection procedure.
Essential Academic Qualifications: (As on 30.11.2022) :
Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any
equivalent qualification recognised as such by Central Government.
Candidates having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should
ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 30.11.2022.
Those who are in the final year/ semester of their graduation may also
apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if provisionally selected,
they will have to produce proof of having passed the graduation
examination on or before 30.11.2022.
Note: (a) The date of passing eligibility examination will be the date
appearing on the mark sheet/certificate or provisional certificate issued
by the University/Institute. In case the result of a particular examination
is posted on the website of the University/ Institute, a certificate issued
by the appropriate authority of the University/Institute indicating the date
on which the result was posted on the website will be taken as the date
(b) Matriculate Ex-servicemen, who have obtained the Indian Army
Special Certificate of Education or corresponding certificate in the Navy
or Air Force, after having completed not less than 15 years of service in
Armed Forces of the Union are also eligible for the post. Such
certificates should be dated on or before 30.11.2022.
- SELECTION PROCEDURE: The selection process will consist of on-line
test (Preliminary & Main exam) and test of specified opted local language.
Phase-I: Preliminary Examination: Online Preliminary Exam consisting
of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This test would
be of 1-hour duration consisting of 3 Sections as follows:
Sl. Name of Test Medium of
- English language English 30 30 20 min.
- Numerical Ability * 35 35 20 min.
- Reasoning Ability * 35 35 20 min.
Total * 100 100 1 Hour
Each test will have a separate timing as mentioned above. There will be
negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th of mark
assigned for question will be deducted for each wrong answer. No
minimum qualifying marks are prescribed for individual test OR for
aggregate score. Section wise marks will not be maintained.
Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank
(approximately 10 times the numbers of vacancies. subject to availability)
will be shortlisted for the Main Exam from the list of all candidates arranged
in descending order of aggregate marks scored.
Phase – II: Main Examination: Structure of Online Main Exam would be
- General/ Financial
- 50 50 35 min.
- General English English 40 40 35 min.
- Quantitative Aptitude * 50 50 45 min.
- Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 min.
Total 190 200 2 Hr. 40 min.
Each test will have a separate timing as mentioned above.
There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests.
1/4th of mark assigned for question will be deducted for each wrong
Candidates are required to score a minimum percentage marks on
aggregate (For SC/ST/OBC/PwBD/ESM/DESM candidates, 5% relaxation
available thereon). Minimum qualifying marks on aggregate will be as
decided by the bank. No minimum qualifying marks for individual subject
are prescribed. Section wise marks will not be maintained. Merit list will be
drawn State wise, category wise. Candidates qualified in the test (main
examination) will be placed according to their aggregate marks in
descending order in respective States and Categories.
NOTE: Other detailed information regarding the examination will be given
in the ‘Acquaint Yourself’ booklet, which will be made available to the
eligible candidates along with the call letter for the test.
- List of medium of examination according to state applied for:
Sr. State/UT Medium of Exam
1 Andaman & Nicobar English, Hindi
2 Arunachal Pradesh English, Hindi
3 Assam English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali
4 Chhattisgarh English, Hindi
5 Daman & Diu English, Hindi, Gujarati
6 Delhi English, Hindi
7 Goa English, Hindi, Konkani
8 Gujarat English, Hindi, Gujarati
9 Haryana English, Hindi, Punjabi
10 Himachal Pradesh English, Hindi
11 Jammu & Kashmir English, Hindi, Urdu
12 Karnataka English, Hindi, Kannada
13 Kerala English, Hindi, Malayalam
14 Lakshadweep English, Hindi, Malayalam
15 Madhya Pradesh English, Hindi
16 Maharashtra English, Hindi, Marathi
17 Manipur English, Hindi, Manipuri
18 Meghalaya English, Hindi
19 Mizoram English, Hindi
20 Nagaland English, Hindi
21 Odisha English, Hindi, Odia
22 Pondicherry English, Hindi, Tamil
23 Punjab English, Hindi, Punjabi
24 Rajasthan English, Hindi
25 Sikkim English, Hindi
26 Tamil Nadu English, Hindi, Tamil
27 Telangana English, Hindi, Telugu, Urdu
28 Tripura English, Hindi
29 Uttar Pradesh English, Hindi, Urdu
30 Uttarakhand English, Hindi
31 West Bengal English, Hindi, Bengali
Test of specified opted local language:
Those who qualify for selection and produce 10th or 12th standard mark
sheet/ certificate evidencing having studied the specified opted local
language will not be subjected to any Language test. In case of others
(qualified for selection), specified opted local language test will be
conducted after provisional selection but before joining. Candidates who
fail to qualify this test will not be offered appointment. Candidates not found
proficient in specified opted local language would be disqualified.
Provisional Selection (Subject to qualifying specified opted local
The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be
added for the selection and only the aggregate marks obtained in Main
Examination (Phase-II) will be considered for preparation of the final merit
list. Provisional selection will be made on the basis of candidate’s
performance in the test (Main Examination).
Final selection will be subject to-
i. Verification of eligibility for the post and information furnished in the
ii. Qualifying in test of specified opted local language, where applicable,
as detailed above.
Results of the candidates who have provisionally qualified for selection will
be made available on the Bank’s website.
Wait List: A wait list of up to 50% of vacancies (State-category wise) will
be maintained. Candidates will be released from this waitlist on quarterly
basis against non-joining and resignation out of the current batch only,
subject to the candidates securing minimum qualifying marks as may be
stipulated by the Bank for selection. This wait list will be valid for a period
of one year from the date of declaration of final result.
- Preliminary Exam is tentatively scheduled in November 2022: A Tentative
List of examination centres is provided under Annexure I.
• Candidate should choose the name of the Centre where he/ she desires
to take the examination. SBI, however, reserves the right to cancel any
of the examination centres and/or add some other centres, at its
discretion, depending upon the response, administrative feasibility etc.
SBI also reserves the right to allot the candidate to any centre other
than one he/she has opted for.
• No request for change of centre for examination shall be
• Candidate will appear for the examination at the allotted centre at
his/her own risk and expenses and SBI will not be responsible for any
injury or losses etc. of any nature.
• Any unruly behaviour/ misbehaviour in the examination hall may result
in cancellation of candidature, disqualification from future exam
conducted by SBI.
• Call letter for Preliminary Exam: Call letter of Preliminary Exam will
not be collected at the examination venue. However, it will be duly
authenticated/ Stamped by the exam centre staff. Candidate will
need to retain the call letter (along with authenticated/ stamped
copy of the ID proof) safely. Those candidates who are called for
Main Exam will be required to bring this call letter along-with Main
Exam call letter and other requisite documents as per information
provided in the “acquaint yourself booklet” and call letter.
However, scribe form (wherever applicable) will be collected during the
Candidates need to bring two additional photographs (same as
pasted by the candidate on call letter) along-with the call letter and
other requisite documents as per information provided in the
“acquaint yourself booklet” and call letter.
Candidates reporting without photograph pasted on the call letter
or without two additional photographs (same as pasted on call
letter) will not be allowed to appear for the exam.
(It is advisable that candidate retains about 8 copies of the same
photograph which is uploaded at the time of Application as these would
be needed for further stages of this selection process)
- PAY SCALE: Rs.17900-1000/3-20900-1230/3-24590-1490/4-30550-
The starting Basic Pay is Rs.19900/- (Rs.17900/- plus two advance
increments admissible to graduates)
- EMOLUMENTS: The total starting emoluments of a Clerical Cadre
employee payable at Metro like Mumbai will be around Rs.29,000/- per
month inclusive of D.A., other allowances at the current rate and two
additional increments for newly recruited graduate junior associates.
Allowances may vary depending upon the place of posting. They will be
eligible for reimbursement of various perquisites, provident fund, Pension
under New Pension scheme (Defined Contribution Benefit), Medical,
Leave-Fare and other facilities, as per instructions of the Bank as may be
issued from time to time.
- PROBATION PERIOD: Selected candidates will be governed by the terms
and conditions of the Service Regulations of the Bank in force at the time
of joining. The newly appointed Junior Associates will be on probation for a
Minimum period of 6 months. Newly recruited Junior Associates will be
required to complete e-lessons as prescribed by the bank during the
probation, for getting confirmed in the Bank, failing which their probation
will be extended till completion of the same.
Further, before the probation period comes to an end, the performance of
the newly recruited employees will be evaluated and the probation period
of those employees whose performance fails to meet Bank’s expectation,
may be extended.
- PRE-EXAMINATION TRAINING: SBI may arrange pre-examination
training at certain centres for SC/ST/ESM/ Religious Minority Community
candidates in consonance with the guidelines issued by Government of
India. Candidates belonging to the above categories who desire to avail
themselves of such training at their own cost have to apply online. An
indicative list of training centres is given as “Annexure-I”.
The Bank may add additional centres or may delete some of the centres
indicated for training. Candidates opting for pre-examination training should
download their call letter for training by entering their registration number
and password/date of birth from 20.10.2022 onwards from Bank’s website.
No hard copy of the call letter will be sent by post.
In view of the situation arising out of COVID-19 pandemic, Bank may,
depending on feasibility, hold the PET through physical classes OR
by way of Online tools.
Total Post : 5212 seats (Maharashtra: 747 seats)
Post Name : Junior Associate (Clerical) (Customer Support & Sales)
Educational Qualification : Degree in any discipline.
Age Requirement : 20 to 28 years as on 01 August 2022 [SC/ST: 05 years relaxation, OBC: 03 years relaxation]
Job Location: All over India
Fee: General/OBC/EWS : ₹750/- [SC/ST/PWD/ExSM: No Fee]
Last Date to Apply Online : 27 September 2022
Pre Exam: November 2022
Main Exam : December 2022 / January 2022