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SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2016 Clerical Cadre Exam Details, By Age

SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria

Dear aspirants, if you want to know SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria, they can get complete detail from this page. Every year State bank of India conducts various recruitment exams for the selection of eligible and willing candidates. So, aspirants if you want to make their career in banking sector, they must check SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2016 such as Clerical Cadre Exam Details, age limit, qualification, selection etc through this page.

Now, those contenders who are interested to apply for SBI Clerk job, they need to know full Information about SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria and other relevant exam details.  So, in below section of recruitmentresult.com page, you will find complete details about exam as well as eligibility:

SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria

Education Qualification:

  • Applicants should have completed Graduate Degree in relevant field from a recognized university/ institute or equivalent qualification.
  • Those contenders who are appearing in the last year of Graduation /Semester are also eligible to apply.
  • Reserved category will have relaxation in marks – 55% for OBC and near at 50% for SC/ ST category.
  • Candidates must also have good knowledge in computer basics.
  • Should be able to write and speak English.
  • Knowledge of local language will be an added qualification.

Age Limitation:

The age of the applicants should not be less than 20 years and not more than 28 years. Age relaxations will be extended as per government rules.

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Age Relaxation:

Category Relaxation (in years)
SC / ST 5 years
Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3 years
PWD (Gen) 10 years
PWD (SC /ST) 15 years
PWD (OBC) 13  years
Persons domiciled in Kashmir Division of Jammu & Kashmir State during the period from 01-01-1980 to 31-12-1989 5 years
Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen Actual perion of service rendered in defence 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   9 years (subject to maximum    age limit of 35 years for General and 38 years for OBC & 40 years for  SC/ST candidates.

Selection Procedure for SBI Clerk: 

Selection will be made on the basis of their performance in the online objective type written test and interview.

Written Exam Techniques

SBI Clerk Written Exam Pattern:

Sr. No. Subjects Marks Time Duration
01 General Awareness 40 2 Hours 15 minutes (English & Hindi Language)
02 General English 40
03 Quantitative Aptitude 40
04 Reasoning Ability 40
05 Marketing Aptitude / Computer Knowledge 40
Total 200

There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. Candidates will have to pass in each of the objective tests.

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Aspirants who qualify this test will be placed according to their marks in descending order in respective categories. Depending upon the number of vacancies, only those candidates will be call for interview who qualifies by ranking high enough in the merit. Candidates are required to score a minimum percentage marks (to be decided by the bank) in interview to be considered for final selection. 5% relaxation for SC/ST/ OBC/PWD/XS category will be available thereon.

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Weightage for knowledge of local language will be given in accordance with the Govt. guidelines. Final selection will be done on the basis of thier performance in the test and interview taken together.


Candidates must check Official Website, to get more details regarding SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2016.

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6 Responses to "SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2016 Clerical Cadre Exam Details, By Age"

  1. saaaam

    Sir I have completed class 12th, , can I apply for sbi clerk post ?

  2. saddam

    I did my final year graduation…but unfortunately I had a paper back in my 2nd year…can I apply for clerk SBI?

  3. shashi

    I have studied comp as a subject till 10th. So am I eligible?

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