SBI Junior Associates 2023 Syllabus Out, Check Now
State Bank of India has released the official notification for the post of Junior Associates (Customer Support and Sales) in the clerical cadre. There are a total of 5,486 vacancies currently available for SBI Clerks 2023.
Click on the link below to download the official notification
Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) in clerical cadre in State Bank of India
The registration began on 7 September 2023. The last date to apply for 5,486 vacancies is 27 September 2023.
Selection Process | SBI Clerk Vacancy 2023
The selection process for SBI Junior Associates is tedious and extensive. It includes a preliminary exam, a mains exam and a test of local language.
If you produce your 10th or 12th marksheet as a proof that you have studied the opted local language, there will be no need to appear for the test of local language.
Preliminary Examination: Phase I
The Preliminary Examination will be conducted online. The test will be in objective form for 100 marks. This test would be of one hour. The exam will be divided into 3 sections. As displayed in the table below, each section will have a set time duration.
All the sections will have negative marking of 1/4th marks. There is no section wise criteria to pass the exam. For qualification to the mains stage, a merit list will be made. 10 times the number of total available vacancies will be shortlisted for the mains examination.
|Sections||Total number of questions||Maximum marks allotted||Total time duration||Medium of language|
|English language||30||30||20 mins||English|
|Numerical ability||35||35||20 mins||Choose from the list of medium depending upon the state|
|Reasoning ability||35||35||20 mins||Choose from the list of medium depending upon the state|
|Total||100||100||1 hour OR 60 mins||
Mains Examination: Phase II
If you qualify the prelims exam, you will be called to appear for the mains exam. The mains examination will also be conducted online. There will be 4 sections and each section is allotted separate timings. This test will also be in objective form. Again, there will be negative marking. 1/4th of the total mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.
|General/ Financial Awareness||Choose from the list of medium depending upon the state||50||50||35 mins|
|General English||English||40||40||35 mins|
|Quantitative Aptitude||Choose from the list of medium depending upon the state||50||50||45 mins|
|Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude||Choose from the list of medium depending upon the state||50||60||45 mins|
||190||200||160 mins OR 2 hr 40 mins|
To qualify Phase II of SBI Clerk 2023, the candidate needs to score a minimum percentage overall. There is no section wise minimum marks for qualifying, However, candidates belonging to OBC/ SC/ ST/ PwBD/ ESM/ DESM, are granted a relaxation of 5% in the minimum aggregate percentage. The Bank at its discretion will decide the minimum qualifying marks.
The candidates who manage to qualify the exam, will then be placed in the merit list. Merit lists will be prepared state wise and category wise.
Detailed syllabus for the exam
|English language||Numerical ability||Reasoning ability|
|Reading comprehension||Data interpretation||Coding decoding|
|Error detection||Profit and loss||Blood relations|
|Antonyms||Quadratic equations||Direction test|
|Fill in the blanks||Percentage||Inequalities|
|Sentence rearrangement||Simple and compound interest||Alpha numeric series|
|Para Jumbles||Time and work||Syllogism|
|Match the following||Speed, distance and time||Statement and assumptions|
|Odd one out||Mixture and allegations||Seating arrangement|
|Sentence connector||Ratio and proportion||Inequalities|
|General/ Financial Awareness||Current affairs|
|Banking and financial awareness|
|Banking and financial terms|
|General English||Reading Comprehension|
|Antonyms and synonyms|
|Quantitative Aptitude||Data interpretation|
|Profit and loss|
|Pipes and cisterns|
|Ratio and proportion|
|Simple and compound interest|
|Time and work|
|Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude||Blood relations|
|Statements and assumptions|
|Input and output devices|
List of the medium of exam depending on the state you opted for
|State/ Union Territory||Language medium|
|Arunachal Pradesh||English, Hindi|
|Assam||English, Hindi, Assamese, Bengali|
|Goa||English, Hindi, Konkani|
|Gujarat||English, Hindi, Gujarati|
|Haryana||English, Hindi, Punjabi|
|Himachal Pradesh||English, Hindi|
|Karnataka||English, Hindi, Kannada|
|Kerala||English, Hindi, Malayalam|
|Madhya Pradesh||English, Hindi|
|Maharashtra||English, Hindi, Marathi|
|Manipur||English, Hindi, Manipuri|
|Odisha||English, Hindi, Odia|
|Punjab||English, Hindi, Punjabi|
|Tamil Nadu||English, Hindi, Tamil|
|Telangana||English, Hindi, Telugu, Urdu|
|Uttar Pradesh||English, Hindi, Urdu|
|West Bengal||English, Hindi, Bengali|
|Andaman & Nicobar||English, Hindi|
|Daman & Diu||English, Hindi, Gujarati|
|Jammu & Kashmir||English, Hindi, Urdu|
|Lakshadweep||English, Hindi, Malayalam|
|Pondicherry||English, Hindi, Tamil|
This is a list of languages you can opt for depending on the state you have applied for.
Frequently Asked Questions
- What are the total marks in SBI Clerk 2023 prelims exam and mains exam?
– In the prelims exam, the total marks are 100. While, in the Phase II, Mains exam, the total marks are 200.
- What is the date for the SBI Junior Associates 2023 exam?
– Phase I of SBI can be conducted in November 2023 (tentative). Phase II of the exam will be conducted in December 2023 or January 2023 (tentative).
- How many sections are there in SBI Prelims exam and Mains exam?
– There are 3 sections in the prelims exam and 4 sections in the mains exam.
- Is the SBI Clerk 2023 exam easy to crack?
– SBI Junior Associates recruitment 2023 is ranging from medium to difficult. Only if you study with dedication and consistency, can you clear the exam easily.
- Can I clear the exam without joining a coaching centre?
– Yes, you can clear the exam without joining a coaching centre. A lot of candidates who appear for the exam do not join coaching centres for one or the other reason. Follow the tips from toppers, check the syllabus and study religiously.