SBI Clerk Recruitment 2016: 17000 vacancies

By | April 7, 2016

 Preparing for CGL-2016 Exam ? Must Apply for SBI Clerk Recruitment, as both Exam are Scheduled in May and has 60-70% matching Syllabus

First, thing is would like to ask is that, How is your preparation going on for the upcoming CGL 2016 Exam, As all of you know that the CGL Tier- 1 Exam is tentatively scheduled on 8th May, and 22nd May, that means Only a month left for the Exam. If you have covered half the CGL Syllabus, then you are doing great and If you are yet to purchase the Books, then Read this awesome post on Best Books for CGL 2016 Exam.
Next thing, you should keep in mind, is Downloading the Admit Cards. It is expected that Admit Cards for CGL 2016 Exam will be available online from the 3rd week of April. Applicants must note that SSC Admit Cards, can be downloaded only from the respective SSC Websites.
This is for SSC CGL, now the next thing we would like to inform you is that Banking Giant, State Bank of India had announced a Bumper Vacancy in Clerical Cadre. The No. of vacancies is even more than what we can expect for CGL. Under the SBI Recruitment 2016 , the bank had invited applications for 17000 posts. This is the Biggest Recruitment announced by SBI over the Last 8 years.  We are sharing this recruitment on this CGL Website is due to the fact that the SBI Clerk Syllabus is 60% same as that of CGL Syllabus. So, why not apply for SBI Clerk Exam, as you need not do to prepare specifically for this exam. 
The Notification regarding the recruitment of Clerks in SBI was released on 4th April, 2016 and the Online Registration have already started. The Last Date to Submit the SBI Clerk 2016 Online Application is  25th April, 2014. In this post, we will discuss the complete step by step process to apply for SBI Clerk 2016 Exam. 

SBI Clerk 2016 Notification : 17000 vacancies

State Bank of India, invites online applications from the eligible Indian citizens for the below mentioned posts in Clerical cadre.
Post: Clerks 
No. of vacancies : 17140 posts
  • Junior Associates : 10140 posts
  • Junior Agriculture Associates: 3008 posts
  • Jr. Associates (Backlog): 3218 posts
  • Jr. Associates (Special Recruitment: 188 posts
Note: Applicants must note that the vacancies as Special Recruitment will be for Kashmir Valley, Ladakh and Meghalaya (Tura) Region only.

Pay-Scale: Appointee in the SBI Clerical cadre, will get salary as Rs 20,000 Per month (Approx). The exact amount will vary and depend upon the city of posting.

What is the Eligibility Criteria ?

Applicants willing to apply for Jr. Associates and Jr. Agriculture Associates in SBI must full fill the below mentioned eligibility conditions
1) Nationality : Applicant, must be an Indian Citizen only
2) Age Limit: The minimum required age is 20 years, while the maximum age should not exceed, 28 years. The cut off date for determining the age limit is 1st April, 2016.
3) Educational Qualifications: Applicant, should be a Graduate,  for Jr. Associate post and Must be Graduate in Agriculture for Jr. Agriculture Associates
4) Local Language Proficiency : As, these are clerical level posts, therefore applicants can apply for One State Only. Applicants, must also be proficient in the Local / Official Language of State. Those who have passed the Local Language as Subject in Matric need not under go the Language test, others have to prove their efficiency through the test.
Selection Process: The Selection process for the Recruitment of Jr. Associates in SBI, comprises of Prelims (Screening test) and Mains Exam, followed by Interview (If approved by GOI). 
Here is the Detailed Syllabus for SBI Clerk Exam 2016 
Exam Date: The SBI Clerk Exam is tentatively Schedule in May / June. The Admit Cards for SBI Clerk 2016 can be downloaded from the Official website only after 11th May, 2016

How to Apply ?

If you are impressed with the charm of Clerk Jobs in SBI and willing to apply for the same, then you should submit the online application before 25th April, 2016
Application Fee: Applicants will have to pay Rs 600 as application fees, either through online or challan form. However applicants belonging to SC/ST/PWD candidates will have to pay only Rs 100 as application fees.
Online Application: Applicants should submit their application form, through online mode only. Before applying online, you should get your Scanned Photo and Signature before applying online. Here is the Step by step Process for Submitting the SBI Clerk 2016 Online form
Details: Though information has been provided in precise yet meaningful form. Applicants are advised to carefully check the Official Advt before applying online. For complete Details, Applicants are advised to check this Exclusive SBI Recruitment website ( )and Read this post that contains the detailed information on SBI Clerk Recruitment 2016 

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