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SBI Recruitment 2021- Career in SBI as PO, SO and Clerk

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Jun 11, 2021

State Bank of India (SBI) is one of the largest public sector banks in terms of banking operations and asset size, which recruits lacs of aspirants for several posts. Every year, the exam conducting authority recruits candidates for the various post of SBI bank branches across India such as:

  • Clerk (Junior Associates)
  • Specialist Officer (SO)
  • Probationary Officer (PO)

SBI starts the recruitment process once the respective SBI exams notification is released. To know more about the current dates of SBI Exams, read SBI Exam Dates

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SBI Clerk Recruitment

SBI Clerk Recruitment

SBI Clerk exam is one of the renowned entry-level banking exams commenced by the State Bank of India once in a year to recruit Junior Associates for multiple customer interaction related jobs. For 2020, SBI released notification for recruiting 8000+ clerks.

The aspirants, who have qualified their graduation, can apply for the SBI Clerk exam. The SBI Clerk selection process is completed in two stages- Prelims and Mains. To know more about the SBI Clerk Exam pattern, click here.

Once the SBI Clerk notification for 2021 will be released, the desired candidates need to fill the application form online within the mentioned timeline. The SBI Clerk Application process is completed with the application fee payment process.

SBI Clerk Highlights

SBI Clerk 2021: Exam Highlights

Exam name SBI Clerk
Conducted by State Bank of India
Post Junior Associates (Customer Support and Sales)
Exam level National
Exam category Graduation
Frequency of exam Once a year
Exam stages Preliminary exam, Mains exam, and Local Language Test (LLT)
Exam mode Online
Exam duration Preliminary exam: One hour Mains: 2 Hours 40 minutes
Exam pattern Prelims: 100 Mains: 190
Language English and Hindi
Exam purpose For the selection of Junior Associates (Customer Support and Sales)
Exam helpdesk 022-22820427
Official website sbi.co.in/careers
SBI PO Recruitment

SBI PO Recruitment

The State Bank of India organises the Probationary Officer (PO) exam to complete the recruitment for the managerial cadre position. For the 2020-21 session, the SBI is going to recruit approximately 2000 posts for several branches across the country. Therefore aspirants who are interested for this opportunity start solving SBI PO Practice Papers to understand exam pattern and prepare accordingly.

SBI PO exam comprises three stages of exam to complete the recruitment process- SBI PO Prelims, SBI PO Mains and Group Discussion/Interview round. To know more about the SBI PO 2021 dates and selection process in a detailed manner, click here.

To apply for the SBI PO exam 2021, the aspirants should apply online. The application fee payment process should be done online.

SBI PO Highlights

SBI PO 2021: Highlights

Exam name SBI PO
Exam Full form State Bank Of India Probationary Officer
Conducted by State Bank of India
Post Junior Management Grade Scale-I
Exam level National
Exam category Graduation
Frequency of exam Once a year
Exam stages Phase I - Preliminary exam Phase II - Mains exam Phase III - Interview
Exam mode Online
Application Fees Rs. 750 (for General/OBC/EWS) Nil (SC/ST/PWD aspirants)
Exam duration Preliminary exam: 1 hour (20 minutes for each section) Mains: 3 hours (With sectional timings)
Exam pattern Prelims: 100 questions Mains: 155 questions + 2 Descriptive questions Interview and GD round
Language English and Hindi
Pay Scale Rs. 27620
Exam helpdesk 022-22820427
Official website sbi.co.in/careers
SBI SO Recruitment

SBI SO (Specialist Officer) Recruitment

State Bank of India recruits eligible candidates for the Specialist Officers (SO) or Specialist Cadre Officer (SCO) through the SBI SO exam. SBI is going to recruit approximately 452 special officers for 2021. The exam conducting authority targets to fill the vacancy of the below mentioned posts:

  • Engineer (Fire)
  • Deputy Manager (Internal Audit)
  • Network Specialist
  • Security Analyst
  • Manager Credit Procedure
  • Marketing Manager

In 2020, SBI released the notification of SBI SO both for the regular and contractual roles. Similar to SBI PO and SBI Clerk, the aspirants have to fill the SBI SO application form online. To pay the application fee, the aspirants can use several payment modes such as Debit Card, Internet Banking or Credit card.

SBI SO Highlights

SBI SO 2021: Highlights

Name of the exam SBI SO 2021
Mode of the exam Computer-based (online) exam
Number of Papers 1
Number of Sections 4 (3 for Deputy Manager Post)
Type of Questions Multiple Choice Questions (objective type)
Number of Questions 170
Duration of the exam 135 Minutes
Language of the exam English
Number of vacancies 452
SBI Vacancy

Important Information Related to SBI Vacancy

  • The aspirants are eligible to apply for one state.
  • The candidates, who have planned to apply for the respective posts, should be proficient in reading, writing, speaking and in understanding the local languages.
  • SBI vacancies are provisional, which is actually depending on the actual requirement of the bank.Candidate can check exam dates of upcoming other banking exams .
  • In case of the recruitment of Junior Associates, there is no provision of Inter Circle Transfer/ Inter State Transfer.
SBI FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Ques. Do the vacancies of each post vary every year?

Ans. Yes, the number of vacancies of the SBI exams very every year and it is completely depending on the requirement of the bank for that particular post.

Ques. How many vacancies are announced for SBI PO, SO and Clerk?

  • SBI PO: 2000
  • SBI SO: 452
  • SBI Clerk: 8000

Ques. How many times the SBI exams are conducted?

Ans. The SBI conducts the exams once in a year.

Ques. Where can I check the SBI vacancies?

Ans. To check the SBI Vacancies, the aspirants should visit the official website of SBI.

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*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.

Comments


7 Comments
P
priya
I plan to apply as the Network Specialist at the SBI bank. Which exam do I need to give while applying?
T
tanishka shah
I live in Karnataka and plan to apply for the SBI post, do I need to know the regional language?
J
jaya garg

Hi. Yes, candidates planning to apply for the respective posts need to have proficiency in reading, writing, speaking and they must also know the local language of the state from where they are applying from.

T
tanishka shah
I will meet the minimum eligibility criteria for SBI post next year, will the same number of vacancies announced the next year?
J
jaya garg

Hi. SBI vacancies are provisional and total number of vacancies depend on the actual requirement of the bank. Candidates planning to apply to these exams must on keep on referring to the official portal on a regular basics.

S
sandesh kumar
How can I apply for the SBI SO (Specialist Officer) post?
J
jaya garg

Hi. Like the SBI PO and SBI Clerk, candidates planning to give this exam are supposed to fill the SBI SO application form online. To pay the application fee, one can consider different payment modes like Debit Card, Internet Banking or Credit card.

R
riyaz
How many vacancies are available for SBI SO (Specialist Officer) post, as I plan to apply?
J
jaya garg

Hi. State Bank of India appoint the most eligible candidates for the Specialist Officers (SO) or Specialist Cadre Officer (SCO) by conducting the SBI SO exam. SBI recruits close to 452 special officers for 2021.

S
shivkumar dama
How many vacancies are introduced for the year 2021?
J
jaya garg

Hi. The State Bank of India takes the Probationary Officer (PO) exam aiming to fill the managerial cadre position with the deserving candidates. For the year 2020-21, the SBI opened vacancy for 2000 posts across different branches.

S
shatakshi patki
What kind of posts come under SBI Recruitment 2021?
J
jaya garg

Hi. Some of the post offered by the exam conducting authority include Clerk (Junior Associates), Specialist Officer (SO), Probationary Officer (PO), etc. Each year, the exam conducting authority appoint many candidates for different post of SBI bank branches across India.