South Indian Bank is an old Private Sector which was started during the” Swadeshi Movement” in Thrissur, Kerala. The South Indian Bank is a premier Commercial Bank in India. Every year, South Indian Bank releases recruitment notification for various posts of Probationary Officer and Clerk. South Indian Bank Provides very good opportunities for the young, ambitious and talented candidates. Eligible candidates can apply for the various positions of Probationary Clerk. Candidates who are eligible to apply for the post of Probationary Clerk can apply through online on its official website www.southindianbank.com. The mode of application is only Online.
The South Indian Bank will conduct Online Written Exam for filling up vacancies of Probationary Clerks 2021 for various branches in Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Delhi NCR. In this article, Candidates will get detailed information about Eligibility, the Application process, Results, Admit Card, Syllabus, Exam Pattern etc.
|Conducted by||South Indian Bank|
|Name of the Post||Probationary Clerk|
|Mode of Application||Online|
|Job Location||Anywhere in India|
|Stages of Exam||Online|
|Number of Stages||Two|
|Job Type||Private Sector Job|
The number of Vacancies for South Indian Bank Clerk Exam is divided into two Zones- North and South Zone. The name of the Zone and the number of vacancies are mentioned below:
|Zone||States Under the Zone||Number of Vacancies|
|North Zone||Jammu and Kashmir, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Haryana, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Rajasthan, Gujarat, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Goa, Jharkhand, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Odisha, Sikkim, Tripura, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, and West Bengal.||75|
|South Zone||Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Puducherry (UT), Tamil Nadu and Telangana||310|
To apply for the post of South Indian Bank Clerk 2021, Candidates have to fulfil the following Eligibility Criteria. The Eligibility Criteria of South Indian Bank Clerk exam 2021 are based on the following points:
The Academic Qualification to apply for the post of South Indian Bank Clerk exam 2021 is to qualify SSLC/higher secondary examination and Graduation with minimum 60% of marks from a recognised Board/ University. The details of educational Qualification are mentioned in the below points:
|Name of the Post||Academic Qualification|
|Probationary Clerk||Passed 10th/12th/ 10+2+3 with minimum 60% of marks.|
The maximum age limit to apply for Probationary Clerk is 26 years. However, there are 5 years of relaxation for the candidates belonging to SC/ ST.
|Name of the Post||Age Limit|
|Probationary Clerk||General- 26 years
For SC/ ST the Upper limit will be relaxed by 5 years
To apply for the post of Probationary Clerk, Candidates must be a citizen of India. Candidates should be a resident of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Delhi NCR including NCT.
Apart from English, Candidates should be proficient in the below-mentioned languages:
|Andhra Pradesh and Telangana||Telegu|
The selection process of South Indian Clerk 2021 will be based on two phases-
Candidates will be selected on the basis of marks obtained in Online Test. After qualifying the Online Test, Candidates will be called for Personal Interview. The final selection will be done on the basis of marks obtained in Online Test and Personal Interview.
The mode of application to apply for the post of Probationary Clerk 2021 will be online. The process to apply is mentioned in the below points:
Photograph: The photograph should be passport size colour picture. The dimension and the size of the photograph are mentioned in the below table:
|Photograph||20 KB-50 KB||200*230 pixels|
Left Thumb Impressions: The left thumb impressions should be made on a white paper. The colour of the ink should be black or blue.
|Left Thumb Impressions||File Size: 20 kB-50 KB||Dimensions: 240*240 pixels||File Type: jpg/ jpeg|
Hand Written Declaration: The declaration in the application form should be handwritten. It should be written in capital letters.
|Hand Written Declaration||File Size: 50 KB-100 KB||Dimensions: 800*400 pixels|
The application fees of the post of South Indian Bank Clerk 2021, has to be paid online. The application fees for different categories are mentioned below:
|Name of the Post||General||SC||ST|
|Probationary Clerk||Rs. 600||Rs. 150||Rs. 150|
The South Indian Bank Exam syllabus for the post of Probationary Clerk are discussed below. Candidates can download the syllabus of Probationary Clerk from the official website of South Indian Bank. The details of the subject and the topics are given in the below table:
|English Language||Synonyms, Homonyms, Antonyms, Spelling, word Formation, Idioms and Phrases, fill in the words, Grammar, Spotting Errors, Sentence Correction, Active/ Passive Voice, Phrases and Idioms, Direct and Indirect Speech, Reading Comprehension, Passage Completion, Theme Detection, Deriving Conclusion, Rearrangement of Passage.|
|Data Analysis and Interpretation||Pie- Charts, Tables, Bar and Graphs, Line Charts, Mixed Data Interpretation, Missing Data Interpretation,|
|Reasoning||Analogy, Classification, Word Formation, Statement and Conclusions, Syllogism, Statement and Assumptions, Statement and Arguments, Coding and Decoding, Blood Relations, Passage and Conclusions, Alphabet Test, Series Test, Number Ranking and time sequence, Direction sense Test, Decision Making Test, Figure Series, Input/ output, Assertion and Reasoning, Sitting Arrangement, Odd figure out, Analogy, Miscellaneous Test.|
|General Awareness||Banking Terms, Abbreviations and Economic terminologies, Overview of Indian Financial System, History of Indian Banking system, Recent Credit and Monetary Policies, Important Government Schemes on capital and money market, Introduction to National Finance Institutions like RBI, SEBI, IRDA, FSDC etc, Introduction to International Organizations like IMF World Bank, ADB, UN etc, Current affairs related to National and International issues of last six months.|
|Computer Knowledge||History of Computers, Basics of Hardware and Software, Windows Operating system, Basics of Internet, Terms and Services, Basic functionalities of MS Office, Networking and Communication, Database basics, Basics of hacking, Security tools and viruses.|
The selection process of South Indian Bank Clerk 2021, comprises of two phases:
Online Aptitude Test is the first and single-level online Test of South Indian Bank. The Exam Pattern of Online Aptitude Test for South Indian Clerk 2021 Exam involves a total number of questions, maximum marks with time allotted for each section. The Exam Pattern is based on English Language, Reasoning and Computer Aptitude, Data Analysis and Interpretation, General Awareness. The details of the Exam Pattern are discussed in the below table:
|Sections||Number of Questions||Maximum Marks||Time allotted for each Test|
|Reasoning and Computer Aptitude||40||50||40 minutes|
|General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness||40||50||20 minutes|
|English Language||40||50||40 minutes|
|Data Analysis and Interpretation||40||50||40 minutes|
The test will be conducted online in various centres. The list of Exam Centres of Probationary Clerk is given in the below table:
|States/ Union Territories/ NCR||Centres|
|Andhra Pradesh||Guntur, Hyderabad, Kakinada, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam|
|Chandigarh||Chandigarh - Mohali|
|Chhattisgarh||Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur|
|Gujarat||Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara|
|Jammu and Kashmir||Jammu|
|Karnataka||Bengaluru, Hubli, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi|
|Kerala||Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur|
|Madhya Pradesh||Bhopal, Indore, Ujjain|
|Maharashtra||Aurangabad, Kolhapur, Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nasik, Pune|
|Punjab||Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana|
|Tamil Nadu||Chennai, Coimbatore, Din Digul, Madurai, Nagercoil, Salem, Thanjavur, Tiruchirappalli, Tirunelveli, Vellore|
|Telangana||Hyderabad, Karimnagar, Warangal|
|Uttar Pradesh||Agra, Allahabad, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut|
|West Bengal||Durgapur, Greater Kolkata, Howrah, Kolkata, Siliguri|
Candidates can download the Admit Card of South Indian Bank Clerk 2021 from the official website of South Indian Bank. The process to download the Admit Card are mentioned in the below points:
Steps to download South Indian Bank Exam Admit Card 2021:
The South Indian Bank Clerk result for 2021 will be announced after 20- 25 days after the exam is successfully conducted in all the centres. The result will be declared online. To download the result of Probationary Clerk, Candidates have to login in the official website by entering details like Registration Number and Password. The process to download the result are discussed in the below points:
The Cut off of different categories of South Indian Bank Clerk 2019 are given in the below table:
The pay scale of South Indian Bank Clerk as per the national bipartite settlement is mentioned in the below table:
|Name of the Post||Salary scale|
|Probationary Clerk||Rs. 11765- 655/3- 13730- 815/3- 16175- 980/4- 20095- 1145/7- 28110- 2120/1-30230- 1310/1- 31540|
Candidates will also eligible to receive DA, HRA and other allowances apart from the pay scale as per the rules.
The probation period for South Indian Bank for the post of Clerk is 6 months only. Candidates will be given a confirmation letter only after the satisfactory performance during the probation period.
South Indian Bank Clerk Job Profile:
The Job Profile of South Indian Bank Clerk includes:
Ques. How to download the South Indian Bank Clerk Admit Card?
Ans: South Indian Bank Clerk Admit Card can be download from the official website of South Indian Bank. The Amit Card will be released 10-15 days before the examination.
Ques. What is the mode of Application Process?
Ans: The mode of Application Process is only online. There is no offline mode for the Application Process.
Ques. Do candidates from distance education can apply for the post of Probationary Clerk in South Indian Bank?
Ans: No, candidates from distance education cannot apply for the post of Probationary Clerk in South Indian Bank.
Ques. What is the minimum percentage to apply for the post of Probationary Clerk in South Indian Bank?
Ans: The minimum percentage to apply for the post of Probationary Clerk in South Indian Bank is 60%. Candidates who secured less than 60% are not eligible to apply for the post.
*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.