SBI Clerk Selection Process 2018

SBI Clerk 2018 Selection Process - Prelims, Mains & Final Test


SBI Clerk Selection Process 2018 consists of mainly three stages. Candidates are selected on the basis of their performance in all the stages which are given below.


Candidates, who want to get enrolled for the post of Junior Associates and Junior Agricultural Associates, will have to qualified SBI Clerk online examinations with the prescribed cutoff marks. SBI Clerk selection procedure of will consists of an online test (preliminary & main examinations) and the test of local language. Candidates qualifying the prelims exam will be called for Mains Examination. As per the SBI Clerk selection process 2018, the final selection will be made on the basis of marks secured by the candidates in the mains examination.

Stages of SBI Clerk 2018 Selection Process


In SBI Clerk Selection Procedure, the examination will consist of three phases:


SBI Clerk Preliminary Examination (Online): 100 marks (Objective type) – 1 hour

Candidates applying for various posts in SBI clerk have to appear for prelims examination. It consists of 100 multiple choice questions from the sections of English language, Reasoning Ability and Numerical ability. Candidates need to solve the paper in 60 minutes only.

The candidates will be shortlisted in the ratio of 1:20 for the mains examination. There is sectional cutoff in these three sections; candidates have to qualify in each section with scoring minimum qualifying marks to be fixed by the bank.


SBI Clerk Mains Examination (Online): 200 marks (Objective type) – 2 Hours 40 Minutes

The questions in objective tests, except for the test of General English, will be bilingual i.e., English & Hindi.

By securing passing marks, candidates are required to qualify in each of the Tests, to be decided by the Bank.


SBI Clerk 2018: Test of knowledge of official/local language

Candidates must have studied official or local language in their 10th standard as a language subject. They will not be subjected to any language test. In the case of others, language test will be conducted before the final selection. Candidates who are not found to be proficient in language test will be disqualified.

SBI Clerk Final Selection


The marks obtained in the SBI Clerk 2018 Preliminary Examination will not be added to the final selection. Only the marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II) will be added to the marks obtained in Interview (Phase-III) (if interview is held) for preparation of the final merit list.

 Final selection will be made on the basis of candidate’s performance in the test (main examination). Candidates will be appointed for the mentioned posts as per the merit list prepared by SBI.