SBI Associate Bank Clerk 2014-Notification and Exam Date

by Jasjot Singh on November 17, 2014

SBI has released the notification for SBI Associate Bank Clerk exam 2014. The exam is for filling up almost 6500 vacancies in the clerical cadre in associate banks. Given below are some of the important dates.

SBI Associate Bank Clerk 2014- Important Dates


Online Registration of Applications 20 Nov 2014 – 09 Dec 2014
Payment of Fees – ONLINE 20 Nov 2014 – 09 Dec 2014
Payment of Fees – OFFLINE 22 Nov 2014 – 11 Dec 2014
Tentative Date Of Exams Jan 2015 – Feb 2015

The SBI Associate Bank Clerk exam is a highly sought after exam. This exam intends to fill up the following vacancies in associate banks through this exam:

State Bank Of Mysore 116 50 196 363 725
State Bank Of Patiala 307 26 271 596 1200
State Bank Of Travancore 158 20 348 774 1300
State Bank Of Bikaner and Jaipur 162 120 207 511 1000
State Bank Of Hyderabad 305 197 641 1057 2200
TOTAL 1048 413 1663 3301 6425

For a much wider detailed break up of the posts, click on the image below and get the full picture of the vacancies in various banks and categories.



A few more details on the exam are given below.

SBI Associate Bank Clerk Exam 2014 – Details

  • You can apply for the exam via this link. (will be activated once the link goes online.
  • You need to be a graduate from a recognized university and be born between Dec 01, 1986 and Dec 01, 1994. Both dates are included.
  • The test will be held online and will consist of 5 sections: General Awareness, General English, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability and Marketing Aptitude+Computer Knowledge.
  • Each section will be of 40 marks each and questions will be in both Hindi and English, except for the general English section.
  • Time allocated is 2 hours and 15 minutes.
  • Negative marking for every incorrect answer will be 1/4 of the marks allocated to that question.
  • The selection procedure will be done in two stages. First stage will be an online exam.
  • Candidates will have to score a minimum level of marks to qualify. They will also have to score a minimum percentage of marks on aggregate to be eligible for the next round.
  • The second stage will be GD and personal interview. Candidates will be called in order of merit subject to number of vacancies available, in the ratio of 3 candidates per vacancy.
  • Candidates will have to score atleast minimum percentage marks to be considered for final selection.
  • 10% weightage will be given in final interview(of 35 marks) for possessing working knowledge of local language.
  • Final selection will be made based on the performance of the candidate in both online exam and final interview and GD.
  • Upon selection and joining, SBI Associate bank clerk will be under probation for 6 months. Before 6 months are completed, their performance will be tested and probation might be extended if the performance fails to meet the bank’s standards.
  • Call letters can be downloaded from January 7, 2015 by visiting the bank’s website.

Salary Of SBI Associate Bank Clerk

Salary of an SBI Associate bank clerk in a metro city like Mumbai will be Rs 17500, inclusive of DA and other allowances. Allowances may vary upon place of posting.

The pay scale of an SBI Associate Bank Clerk is 7200-400/3-8400-500/3-9900-600/4-12300-700/7-17200-1300/1-18500-800/1-19300 (which is under review).

For more information on SBI Associate bank clerk exam, please download the advertisement from here.

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