SBI Clerk Selection Procedure 2020

Shreya Sareen Updated On: 14 Jan, 2020 15:33 IST

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SBI Clerk 2020 Selection Procedure

The selection procedure of SBI Clerk 2020 will be organised in four phases namely – Preliminary, Mains, test of official/ local language and final selection. It is mandatory for the candidates to qualify all the phases and fulfill the standards set by the SBI.

Details About SBI Clerk Selection Procedure 2020

Candidates can check the step-wise selection procedure of SBI Clerk 2020 below:

Preliminary Examination:

The first phase of SBI Clerk 2020 selection procedure is preliminary examination. The paper pattern is objective type and has 100 multiple choice questions divided in 3 sections namely:

  • English Language,

  • Reasoning Ability,

  • Numerical ability.

Candidates will have 60 minutes to complete the exam. Those who qualify the Preliminary exam become eligible to appear in the Mains exam.

Mains Examination:

The second phase of SBI Clerk 2020 selection procedure is Mains examination, which has a total of 4 sections namely:

  • General/Financial Awareness

  • English Language

  • Quantitative Aptitude

  • Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude

Candidates have 160 minutes to complete the exam and each section has sectional timings.

Test of knowledge of official/ local language

In addition to the Prelims and Mains exam, candidates have to produce class 10 mark sheet/certificate in which they have studied official (local) language. Such candidates will not be subjected to a language test. Those candidates who are unable to produce a certificate, they will have to qualify for a language test before the final examination. Candidates not found to be proficient in official and/or local language would be disqualified.

Final Selection

SBI will prepare a final merit list of all the qualified candidates. Marks secured by the candidates in the Preliminary exam will not be counted. The merit list will be prepared based on candidate’s scores in the Mains exam. Candidates who stand sufficiently high in the merit will be offered a post.

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