SBI Clerk 2018 Recruitment Exam, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria


SBI Clerk 2018: The State Bank of India invites application form for filling up vacant clerical post. The Bank conducts recruitment exam every year to select eligible candidates for the post. SBI clerk recruitment exam notification usually published in the month of April each year. Candidates who are pursuing banking sector job can fill application form for SBI Clerk recruitment exam. The Bank will release SBI Clerk 2018 official notification probably in the month of April, 2018. Candidates can find here factual information regarding SBI Clerk 2018 recruitment exam.

SBI Clerk 2018 Important Dates

The important dates in respect of SBI Clerk 2018 exam are given below. The dates are tentative in nature. However, candidates can prepare according to the given schedule.

S.No. SBI Clerk 2018 Exam Event Dates (Tentative)
1. Online registration for application form will start April, 2018
2. Last date to register April, 2018
3. Availability of e-Admit card for preliminary exam May, 2018
4. Preliminary Exam May, 2018
5. Result declaration for Preliminary Exam June, 2018
6. Admit card for Main Exam June, 2018
7. Main exam date July, 2018
8. Result of main exam July, 2018
9. E-admit card for interview August, 2018
10. Interview date August, 2018
11. Final result will announce on September, 2018

SBI Clerk 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Candidates who are preparing for SBI Clerk 2018 recruitment exam should check eligibility criteria before filling up online application form. The details regarding eligibility criteria will be available on official advertisement. The minimum basic eligibility requirements are:

  • Candidates must be a citizen of India.
  • Applicant should possess a bachelor degree in any stream from a recognized university/institute.
  • Those who are appearing in the qualifying exam will also be eligible.
  • Age of the candidate should not be less than 20 years and should not exceed 28 years.
  • There will be age relaxation for reserved category candidates as per rules.

SBI Clerk 2018 Application Form

Interested candidates who will meet the eligibility requirements should make SBI Clerk 2018 application form within stipulated time frame. The application form will be available online at SBI official website. Candidates can fill application form through online mode only. Fill the application form as per given directions. Candidates should own a valid e-mail ID and mobile number for correspondence. Submit the application form after completing all necessary steps.

Application Fee

  • General and OBC candidates have to pay Rs.600 as application fee.
  • Reserved category candidates have to make payment of Rs.100/- only.
  • Candidates can make payment through credit/debit card and net banking.
  • Application fee is non-refundable.

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2018

The Bank will complete the entire recruitment exam in phased manner i.e. Preliminary Exam, Main Exam and Interview. Candidates should know the examination pattern and syllabus of the exam. Check the information below:

Preliminary Exam

  • The Preliminary Exam will contain multiple choice questions.
  • Question paper will consist of 100 questions of 100 marks.
  • The syllabus of the exam will include Numerical Ability, Reasoning Ability and English Language.
  • The duration of entrance test will be 1.00 hour.

Main Exam

  • The Main Exam will consist of multiple choice questions.
  • Total 190 question comprising 200 marks will be there in exam.
  • The duration of exam will be 2.40 hours.
  • Questions will be based on Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, General & Financial Awareness, General English and Computer Aptitude.
  • Language of the question paper will be English and Hindi both.

Note: Negative marking will be applicable in both the exam and 0.25 marks will be deducted as a penalty for wrong attempt.


Shortlisted candidates on the basis of marks secured in written exam will be called for interview. Candidates who will qualify the interview will be considered for selection. However, selection of any candidate will depend on written exam performance and interview.

SBI Clerk Admit Card 2018
  • The admit card for SBI Clerk 2018 exam will be available online at official website.
  • Candidates can download the same from SBI official website.
  • The bank will not issue hard copy of the admit card via post.
  • It is essential to bring admit card along on the date of exam otherwise it would not be possible to appear in the exam.
SBI Clerk 2018 Result

The recruitment body of the bank will publish result online at official website. Those who appeared in the exam will receive their respective result at website. Qualified candidates of preliminary exam will have to attend main exam followed by interview process. SBI Clerk 2018 final result will be announced accordingly on the basis of overall performance of candidates during exam. Keep checking official website as well as this article.

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