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SBI Junior Associate Recruitment 2023

24 Nov, 2023

SBI Junior Associate Recruitment 2023

The State Bank of India has issued a notification about the recruitment of junior associates or JA clerks (customer sales and support). The candidates who wish to apply for the post should check details such as the selection procedure, age limit, pay scale, etc., and other related information. The bank is recruiting 8283 people for the post of junior associate. To learn more about the recruitment process, visit the site.

Some important dates pertaining to the selection procedure

Events Date
Date of commencement of the application 17 November 2023
The last date for applying online 7 December 2023
Last date for paying the exam fee 7 December 2023
Prelim Exam Date of Phase I January 2024
Main Exam Date for Phase II February 2024
Pre-Exam Training December 2023
Date of issuance of admit card December 2023

Some important information about the post

Name of the organization State Bank of India
Name of the post Clerk (Junior Associate)
Category of job Government
Mode of application Online
Pay scale Rs. 26,000 to Rs. 29,000

Application fee to be paid by the candidates

Candidates who belong to the general category (OBC/EWS should pay Rs. 750 as an application fee. While applicants belonging to the SC, ST, or PH categories are exempt from fees, The fees should be paid in online mode only using tools such as credit cards, debit cards, or net banking.

Age criteria for the post

The candidates should be above 20 years old but should not exceed 28 years old as of April 1, 2023. If you were born before April 2, 1995, or after April 1, 2003, then you need not apply for the post. Age relaxation is provided from 5 years to 15 years for various categories of students. The upper age limit specified is 33 years for SC/ST candidates. The maximum age limit for OBC candidates is 31 years; for persons with disabilities, 38 years; and for persons with disabilities and SC/ST, 43 years. For ex-servicemen or disabled servicemen, the upper age limit is as follows:

Numbers of years of service rendered in defence services + 3 years

For women who are divorced or widowed, the age relaxation is 7 years. The upper age limit for divorced and general categories is 35 years; OBC, 38 years; SC/ST, 40 years.

Qualification Criteria for the post

The minimum required qualification for the post is graduation from any recognised university or any other equivalent degree as recognised by the Central Government. Candidates possessing an integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should confirm the date of passing is on or before December 31, 2023.

Final-year students may also apply for the post provisionally, with the condition that if they are selected for the post, they should produce the certificate of graduation on or before December 31, 2023.

Procedure of Selection

The preliminary and main tests are to be conducted online, and the students should also appear in their chosen local language.

Phase I test: The preliminary exam consists of 100 objectives. It is a test conducted for 60 minutes and consists of three sections: English language, numerical ability, and reasoning.

Phase II test: The Mains exam consists of sections such as financial awareness, general English, reasoning ability, computer aptitude, and quantitative aptitude. The duration of the test is 2 hours and 40 minutes.

How do I apply online for the post?

  1. The form is available on the website SBI Clerk Recruitment 2023
  2. They should fill out the required details in the form online.
  3. Also, they should upload essential documents such as eligibility, ID proof, address, and other basic details.
  4. The documents pertaining to the recruitment form, such as ID proof, photos, or signatures, should be scanned and uploaded.
  5. Then pay the application fee online as required.
  6. Before submitting the form, you should carefully check the Preview and All columns.
  7. Take a printout of the submitted form for future reference.

Exam Pattern

The English language consists of 30 questions, and the total marks allocated for this section are 30. The students should complete the section in 20 minutes.

You should solve 35 questions for numeric ability, and the total marks allocated for this section are 35. This section should be completed in 20 minutes.

The last section is the reasoning section for 35 marks and consists of 35 questions. It should be completed in 20 minutes.

So, the maximum score of the test is 100 marks.


The topics to be studied for reasoning are data sufficiency, alphanumeric series, coded inequalities, seating arrangement, puzzles, tabulation, input output, coding decoding, etc.

For quantitative aptitude, the candidates should prepare for topics such as mixtures and allegations, simplification, profit and loss, time and distance, sequence and series, permutation, combination, etc.

The candidates should prepare for topics such as para jumbles, the clove test, reading comprehension, paragraph completion, etc.

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