SBI Clerk Prelims 2019 | Dates, Exam Pattern and Syllabus

SBI Clerk Prelims 2019

SBI Clerk Prelims 2019: – SBI Clerk Prelims Exam is conducted by the State Bank of India for the recruitment of the candidates for Clerical Cadre in its different branches all over the nation. SBI Clerk 2019 facilitates the recruitment for the post of Junior Associates (JA).

  • SBI Clerk Prelims 2019 is scheduled to be conducted in the first week of June 2019.
  • If you are yet to apply for SBI Clerk 2019, read our post on SBI Clerk Application Form 2019.
  • SBI Clerk Prelims Result will be published in the 1st week of July 2019.
  • Applicants who will clear the SBI Clerk 2019 Prelims will be eligible to appear for SBI Clerk Mains 2019
  • Prelims for SBI Clerk 2019 will have 3 sections namely English Language, Numerical Ability and Reasoning Ability.

SBI Clerk Prelims 2019 – Highlights

There are some important Highlights, candidates must go through this before applying for the SBI Clerk Prelims 2019:

Exam Name SBI Clerk (State Bank of India Probationary Officer)
Exam Conducting Authority State Bank of India
Post Name Clerk
Level of the Exam All India Level
Number of Vacancies 8593
Application Mode Online/ Offline
Official Website www.sbi.co.in
The registration process will start from April 12, 2019
Closing date of registration May 03, 2019
Registration Fee Rs.750/-(UR) & Rs.125/-(SC/ST/PWD)
Qualification Graduation
Date of Preliminary Exam June 2019
Main Exam Date August 10, 2019
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions
Negative Marking Applicable
SBI Clerk Selection Process Prelims Exam, Main Exam & Interview/ Group Discussion

SBI Clerk Prelims 2019 – Exam Dates

SBI has released the Exam Dates for SBI Clerk 2019 along with the SBI Clerk Official Notification, for more clarification considers below table:

Events Dates
SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Notification 2019 11th April 2019
Start Date of SBI Clerk 2019 Prelims Online Application 11th April 2019
SBI Clerk 2019 Prelims Application Form Last Date 3rd May 2019
Download Call Letter for SBI Clerk 2019 Prelims Exam June 2019
SBI Clerk 2019 Prelims Exam Date June 2019

Click on the link for more details SBI Clerk Exam Dates (Prelims)

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SBI Clerk Prelims 2019 – Application Form

The candidates can start filling the form from April 12, 2019. The students who are appearing in the SBI Clerk exam have to take care of some guidelines. The following instructions will help the students while they proceed to fill the SBI Clerk Online Application Form 2019:

  • Candidates should carefully read the instructions given on the page while they fill the Application Form of SBI Clerk 2019
  • Students must be satisfying the SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria before they apply for the SBI Clerk Exam 2019.
  • Also, the students have to fill the SBI Clerk Online Application Form 2019.
  • The fee to fill Application Form for SBI Clerk for General/OBC candidates is Rs.750/- and for SC/ ST/ PWD is Rs.125/-.
  • Candidates can only fill the Application Fee online or if they are submitting Offline Application Form of SBI Clerk 2019 they have to go for the SBI Challan or NEFT.

How to Apply for SBI Clerk 2019 Prelims Exam?

Registration: SBI Clerk 2019 Application Form is available on the official website of the SBI-

  • Click on the Direct Registration Link
  • Click on link “Career” on the home page.
  • Select ‘SBI Clerk 2019 Application Form’.
  • Fill the details in the application form.

Upload Images: Candidates must Upload their Scanned Passport Size photograph and Image of Signature in given criteria-

  • Upload scanned image of passport size photo (size-20 to 50 Kb) and signature (10 to 20 Kb) in JPEG/ JPG format.
  • The photo must be of 200 × 300 pixels while the signature must be of 140 × 60 pixels.
  • Choose the correct file and click on open to upload.
  • Click ‘Submit’.

Application Fee: After Uploading Photograph and Signature next Payment Page will appear-

  • The application fee for General/ OBC is INR 750 and for SC/ ST/ PWD is INR 125.
  • Pay the Application Fee online and click on submit.
  • Take a printout of the application form before submission for future reference.
  • You will receive a registration ID, save it for future reference.

SBI Clerk Prelims Admit Card 2019

Admit Card will be available 10-15 days before the Prelims Exam date, candidates can download the Admit Card from the Official Website of State Bank Of India (SBI).

How to Download SBI Clerk 2019 Prelims Admit Card?

Note:- We will update the direct link to download SBI Clerk Prelims Admit Card 2019 as soon as it is available on the official website of State Bank of India.

Direct link to download SBI PO 2019 Prelims Admit Card

  • Click on the direct link mentioned above.
  • Enter your Registration Number & Password (D.O.B) and click on enter.
  • A new page will appear on the screen with downloaded SBI Clerk Prelims Admit Card.
  • Save, Download & take a print out of the official SBI Clerk 2019 Prelims Admit Card for future reference.

To learn more about Admit Card, read our post on SBI Clerk Admit Card 2019

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SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Centers

The tentative list of exam centers for SBI Clerk 2019 Prelims exam:

State Code Exam center State/UT
11 Port Blair Andaman & Nicobar
12 Chittoor, Ananthapur, Chirala, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Puttur, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Rajahmundhry, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram Andhra Pradesh
13 Itanagar, Naharlagun Arunachal Pradesh
14 Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kokrajhar, Silchar Tezpur Assam
15 Arrah, Aurangabad, Bihar Sharif, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Bhagalpur, Patna, Purnea, Siwan, Samastipur Bihar
16 Chandigarh Chandigarh
17 Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur Chhattisgarh
18 Panaji, Verna Goa
19 Ahmedabad, Bhavnagar, Gandhinagar, Anand, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Vadodara, Surat Gujarat
20 Hissar, Ambala, Bahadurgarh, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Palwal, Yamunanagar Haryana
21 Dharamshala, Baddi, Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Sirmaur, Una, Solan Himachal Pradesh
22 Jammu, Kathua, Samba, Srinagar, Baramulla Jammu & Kashmir
23 Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribag, Jamshedpur, Ranchi Jharkhand
24 Bengaluru, Belgaum, Bellary, Bidar, Davangere, Dharwad, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mandya, Mysore, Shimoga, Udipi, Mangalore Karnataka
25 Alappuzha, Kochi, Kollam, Kannur, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrichur Kerala
26 Kavarrati Lakshwadeep
27 Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Satna, Sagar, Ujjain Madhya Pradesh
28 Amaravati, Dhule Jalgaon, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/Navi Mumbai, Nanded, Nasik, Nagpur, Pune, Ratnagiri, Sangli, Satara Maharashtra
29 Imphal Manipur
30 Ri-Bhoi, Shillong Meghalaya
31 Aizawal Mizoram
32 Kohima Nagaland
33 Faridabad, Delhi, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurgaon Delhi-NCR
34 Angul, Jharsuguda, Balasore, Cuttack, Bargarh, Baripada, Berhampur (Ganjam), Bhubaneswar, Dhenkanal, Rourkela, Sambalpur Odisha
35 Puducherry Puducherry
36 Amritsar, Bhatinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Fatehgarh Sahib, Mohali, Phagwara, Pathankot, Patiala, Sangrur Punjab
37 Alwar, Ajmer, Bhilwara, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar, Udaipur Rajasthan
38 Gangtok Sikkim
39 Coimbatore, Dindigul, Chennai, Krishnagiri, Kanchipuram, Madurai, Nagercoil, Perambalur, Salem, Namakkal, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Thoothukodi, Virudhunagar, Vellore Tamilnadu
40 Hyderabad, Khammam, Warangal, Karimnagar Telangana
41 Agartala Tripura
42 Aligarh, Agra, Allahabad, Bulandshaher, Bareilly, Faizabad, Gonda, Gorakhpur, Jhansi, Kanpur, Mathura, Lucknow, Meerut, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Varanasi Uttar Pradesh
43 Dehradun, Haridwar, Roorkee, Haldwani Uttarakhand
44 Bardhaman, Asansol, Berhampur, Durgapur, Howrah, Kalyani, Kolkata, Siliguri, Hooghly West Bengal

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern 2019

Now, check the exam pattern for SBI Clerk Prelims 2019 to understand the Exam Pattern:

S.No. Name of Tests(Objective) No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2 Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 1 hour
  • As per the latest Exam Pattern of SBI Clerk 2019, there is no sectional Cut Off in Prelims Exam.
  • Candidates will not have to score minimum marks in each section to get selected for the SBI Clerk Mains Exam.
  • Each correct answer will fetch you 1 mark and every wrong answer has negative marking scheme of 0.25 (1/4) marks.

SBI Clerk Prelims Syllabus 2019

There are three sections in the SBI Clerk Prelims Exam: English Language, Numerical Ability and Reasoning Ability. To prepare for the SBI Clerk Important Topics of each section are given below:

Reasoning Quantitative Ability English Language
Logical Reasoning Simplification Reading Comprehension
Alphanumeric Series Profit & Loss Cloze Test
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test Mixtures and Allegations Para jumbles
Data Sufficiency Simple Interest, Compound Interest, and Surds & Indices Miscellaneous
Coded Inequalities Work & Time Fill in the blanks
Seating Arrangement Time & Distance Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting
Puzzle Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere Paragraph Completion
Tabulation Data Interpretation
Syllogism Ratio & Proportion, Percentage
Blood Relations Number Systems
Input Output Sequence and Series
Coding Decoding Permutation, Combination, and Probability

To know Complete syllabus for all phases of SBI Clerk 2019, read our post on SBI Clerk Syllabus 2019

SBI Clerk Prelims Result 2019

SBI Clerk Prelims Result will release in the 1st week of July 2019. We will provide a direct link to download official SBI Clerk Result below once it is available for download on the official website.

Direct link to download SBI Clerk Prelims Result 2019

  • Click on the direct link provided above.
  • Enter your Registration Number and Password (D.O.B).
  • Click ‘Submit’.
  • A new page will appear SBI Clerk Prelims Result 2019.
  • Download, save and take a print out of the SBI Clerk 2019 Prelims Result for future reference.

SBI Clerk Prelims Cut-off 2019 (Expected and Previous Years)

Here is the list of Expected Cutoff which candidates can take as the approx cutoff as the reference for the SBI Clerk 2019, candidates can also compare the Cutoff with the previous Cutoff from the table below-

SBI Clerk Expected Cutoff for Prelims Exam are given below in the table:

Category Unreserved OBC SC ST OH VI HI
Cut Off Marks
(Out of 100)
54.50 48.50 42.25 31.75 35.75 41.25 18.50

Overall cutoff for SBI Clerk Prelims Exam 2018 was:

Category Unreserved OBC SC ST OH VI HI
Cut Off Marks
(Out of 100)
52.25 47 43.75 31.25 35.50 42.75 17.50

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