SBI Clerk 2018 Recruitment: 8000 Junior Associates Posts to be Filled

SBI Clerk 2018 recruitment notification,SBI Clerk Recruitment 2018,SBI Junior Associate Recruitment 2018,SBI Clerk Junior Associates vacancies SBI Clerk 2018 notification is released admist expectations for Junior Associate positions. Having over 10000 branches & 5000 branches of its associate bank spread across India, SBI is the oldest & largest public sector bank.It also has strong foreign presence with nearly 82 offices in 32 countries.


The news about SBI clerk recruitment 2018 comes at a time when public sector banks are going slow in hiring due to poor performance.With the IBPS calendar 2018 also out recently, the sbi 2018 clerical recruitment is expected to generate a lot of excitement among bank job aspirants.


Post & Vacancies

For SBI clerk 2018 recruitment, the post name may look different but they come under the normal clerical cadre only.


Junior Associate (Customer support & sales) : 8301 posts (regular and backlog vacancies)


All clerical cadre jobs are filled state-wise and hence refer the original notification for detailed list of vacancies in your state.


For more details on salary, job description & transfers, do read our detailed article on SBI Clerk Junior Associate Job Profile


SBI Junior Associates (Clerk) Salary

The total starting emoluments at a metro city like Mumbai will be around Rs.23,600 per month which could vary slightly based on place of posting.


The payscale for this clerical cadre employee shall include all benefits such as PF, Gratuity, Pension etc.,



Important Events:

Online application process – January 20 to February 10, 2018 (last date extended)
Preliminary Exam: March/ April 2018 | Main exam on May 12, 2018

Who are Eligible

The conditions to apply for this SBI clerk recruitment 2018 are,

- Age: 20 - 28 years, as on January 1, 2018 [+3 yrs for OBC, +5 yrs for SC/ST]


- Must have passed in any degree, as on June 30, 2016


- Local language proficiency (able to read, write & speak) of the state you are applying is required.


Final year students are also eligible to apply for this SBI clerk (junior associates) 2018 recruitment but should be able to produce proof of passing the degree exam on or before 1.1.2018, if called for interview.


Local language test: Candidates who produce 10th or 12th standard mark sheet/ certificate to show that they had studied the official language need not appear for language test.


For all others, language test will be conducted at the time of interview or before final selection (if interview is not held)


Procedure of Selection

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Phase I: Preliminary Examination for 100 marks shall be conducted in the month of May. It would contain 3 sections.



You need not secure minimum cutoffs in each section and on total score, inorder to qualify for mains.But, for each wrong answer, negative mark of 0.25 will be reduced.


The top scores in each category (approximately 10 times the number of vacancies) would be shortlisted, for mains examination, based on their total scores.

Phase II: Main Exams would be conducted for candidates who qualify in prelims.It will be for 200 marks.


There are no individual cutoffs for each paper in SBI clerk mains 2018.


Instead, there will be a minimum qualying mark on the total scores, which will be made use to shortlist candidates for final merit list.


Final Selection: Candidates who are chosen for appointment through the merit list need to satisfy the following conditions:


- Must submit necessary proofs and documents for verification of eligibility (age, education etc.,)


- Should qualify in the test of local language (candidates who are non-proficient in local language would be disqualified.


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How to Register?

The registration/application fee is Rs.600 (Gen/OBC) & Rs.100 (others) which must be paid only through online mode only.
  • Fill the online application available at ‘careers’ page on
  • After filling the details, upload your recent photo & signature
  • Complete payment by debit card, credit card or net banking

After submitting the online application form take a print of the generated application form & e-receipt for future reference.



Download Notification

Candidates interested to apply for this 2018 SBI Clerk/ Junior Associates Recruitment must download the original notice from the bank website here (.pdf)


The online application form is available on a seperate site here

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