SBI Clerk Recruitment 2016 for 17140 Junior Associates & Agricultural Associates

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2016 for Junior Associates & Jr. Agricultural Associates (17140 Vacancies)

State Bank of India (SBI) has given a notification for the recruitment of 17140 Junior Associate, Junior Agricultural Associate Vacancies for Clerical Cadre in State Bank of India. Eligible candidates can apply online from 05th April to 25th April 2016 28th April 2016

Having over 10000 branches & 5000 branches of its associate bank spread across India, SBI is the oldest & largest public sector bank

It is also having strong foreign presence with nearly 82 offices in 32 countries

SBI Clerk Vacancy Details:

Total No.of Posts: 17140 Vacancies

Name of the Posts:

I. Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales): 10726 Posts

Name of the Circle

1. Ahmedabad - Gujarat: 311 Posts

2. Bangalore - Karnataka: 133 Posts

3. Bhopal: 1049 Posts [Madhya Pradesh-703 Posts & Chhattisgarh-346 Posts]

4. Bengal: 993 Posts [West Bengal-980 Posts & A&N Islands-13 Posts]

5. Bhubaneswar - Orissa: 558 Posts

6. Chandigarh: 641 Posts [HP-185 Posts; Haryana-296 Posts & Punjab-160 Posts]

7. Chennai: 1437 Posts [Tamil Nadu-1420 Posts & Pondicherry-17 Posts]

8. Delhi: 462 Posts [Delhi/Haryana-141 Posts; Rajasthan-138 Posts; Uttarakhand-183 Posts]

9. Hyderabad: 1813 Posts [AP-1385 Posts; Telangana-431 Posts]

10; Kerala - Kerala: 280 Posts

11. Lucknow/ Delhi-Uttar Pradesh: 1169 Posts

12. Mumbai: 322 Posts [Maharashtra-300 Posts & Goa-22 Posts]

13. North Eastern: 269 Posts [Assam-114 Posts; Arunachal Pradesh-30 Posts; Manipur-24 Posts; Meghalaya-32 Posts; Mizoram-12 Posts; Nagaland-32 Posts & Tripura-25 Posts]

14. Patna: 1286 Posts [Bihar-895 Posts & Jharkhand-391 Posts]

II. Junior Agricultural Associate: 3008 Posts

Name of the Circle

1. Ahmedabad - Gujarat: 178 Posts

2. Bangalore - Karnataka: 90 Posts

3. Bhopal: 363 Posts [Madhya Pradesh-316 Posts & Chhattisgarh-47 Posts]

4. Bengal: 123 Posts [West Bengal-123 Posts]

5. Bhubaneswar - Orissa: 200 Posts

6. Chandigarh: 74 Posts [HP-04 Posts; Haryana-48 Posts; Punjab-20 Posts & J&K-02 Posts]

7. Chennai: 66 Posts [Tamil Nadu-63 Posts & Pondicherry-03 Posts]

8. Delhi: 164 Posts [Delhi/Haryana-04 Posts; Rajasthan-120 Posts & Uttarakhand-40 Posts]

9. Hyderabad: 495 Posts [Andhra Pradesh-387 Posts & Telangana-108 Posts]

10. Kerala - Kerala: 05 Posts

11. Lucknow/Delhi-Uttar Pradesh: 113 Posts

12. Mumbai: 315 Posts [Maharashtra-315 Posts]

13. North Eastern: 174 Posts [Assam-90 Posts; Arunachal Pradesh-13 Posts; Manipur-05 Posts; Meghalaya-26 Posts; Mizoram-05 Posts; Nagaland-10 Posts & Tripura-25 Posts]

14. Patna: 318 Posts [Bihar-238 Posts & Jharkhand-80 Posts]

III. Junior Associates for Backlog Vacancies: 3218 Posts

Name of the Circle

1. Ahmedabad - Gujarat: 50 Posts

2. Bangalore - Karnataka: 128 Posts

3. Bhopal: 523 Posts [Madhya Pradesh-478 Posts & Chhattisgarh-45 Posts]

4. Bengal: 36 Posts [West Bengal-32 Posts; A&N Islands-03 Posts & Sikkim-01 Post]

5. Bhubaneswar-Orissa: 20 Posts

6. Chandigarh: 183 Posts [J&K-69 Posts; HP-06 Posts; Haryana-14 Posts; Chandigarh-06 Posts & Punjab-88 Posts]

7. Chennai - Tamilnadu: 58 Posts

8. Delhi: 685 Posts [Delhi/Haryana-376 Posts; Rajasthan-213 Posts & Uttarakhand-96 Posts]

9. Hyderabad: 276 Posts [Andhra Pradesh-204 Posts & Telangana-72 Posts]

10. Kerala: 09 Posts

11. Lucknow/ Delhi-Uttar Pradesh: 294 Posts

12. Mumbai: 169 Posts [Maharashtra-169 Posts]

13. North Eastern: 71 Posts [Assam-23 Posts; Arunachal Predesh-07 Posts; Manipur-05 Posts; Meghalaya-15 Posts; Mizoram-06 Posts; Nagaland-06 Posts & Tripura-09 Posts]

14. Patna: 716 Posts [Bihar-435 Posts & Jharkhand-281 Posts]

IV. Junior Associates for Tura (Meghalaya) & Kashmir Valley & Ladakh: 188 Posts

1. J&K (Kashmir valley & Ladhak): 150 Posts [Srinagar-25 Posts; Badgam-10 Posts; Anantnag-15 Posts; Baramulla-25 Posts; Bandipur-08 Posts; Pulwama-12 Posts; Ganderbal-10 Posts; Kupwara-10 Posts; Shopian-05 Posts; Kulgam-05 Posts; Leh-15 Posts & Kargil-10 Posts]

2. Meghalaya-Tura: 38 Posts

Educational Qualifications

The conditions to apply for this SBI clerk recruitment 2016 are:-

For Junior Associates: Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government

For Junior Agricultural Associates: Graduation in Agriculture or Agriculture allied activities from a Govt. recognised university/Institute. Those who are in the final Semester/ year of Graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if called for interview/joining, they will have to produce proof of having passed the Graduation Exam on or before 30th June 2016. Candidates having integrated dual degree (IDD) certificate should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 30th June 2016
Final year students are also eligible to apply for this SBI clerk (junior associates) 2016 recruitment but should be able to produce proof of passing the degree exam on or before June 30, 2016 if called for interview

Age Limit:

Candidates’ age should be between 20 to 28 years as on 01st April 2016. Age relaxation is applicable 05 years for SC/ ST, 03 years for OBC, 10 years for PWD candidates as per rules
Local language proficiency (able to read, write & speak) of the state you are applying is required
Must be able to write & speak English

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2016 Selection Procedure

The selection process will consist of on-line test (preliminary & main examinations), test of official and/or local language and subject to Government of India approval, interview


Preliminary Exam: Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This test would be of 1-hour duration consisting of 3 Sections as follows:
1. English Language - 30 Questions; 30 Marks
2. Numerical Ability - 35 Questions; 35 Marks
3. Reasoning Ability - 35 Questions; 35 Marks
Total 100 Questions & Marks; Composite time of 1 hour
Candidates have to pass in each objective test that also carries 0.25 negative marks

Main Exams would be conducted for candidates who qualify in prelims. It will be for 200 marks
1. General/Financial Awareness - 50 Questions, 50 Marks (Duration: 35 minutes)
2. General English - 40 Questions; 40 Marks (Duration: 35 minutes)
3. Quantitative Aptitude - 50 Questions; 50 Marks (Duration: 45 minutes)
4. Reasoning Ability& Computer Aptitude - 50 Questions; 60 Marks (Duration: 45 minutes)
Total: 190 Questions & 200 Marks (Duration: 2 Hours 40 minutes)

Phase III:
Interview (subject to Govt of India approval)
Those who get clear the main exams will be called for personal interview. Since govt of India had advised banks not to conduct interviews for clerical cadre jobs, it is not known whether SBI will continue with interview or not

Pay Scale


Application Fee

Candidates should pay Rs.600/- (Rs.100/- for SC/ST/PwD candidates) through online payment gateway by using debit card/ credit card/ internet banking etc

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 takes a print of the generated application form & e-receipt for future reference

 Download Notification

Candidates may apply online through the website or from 05th April to 25th April 2016
Candidates interested to apply for this 2016 SBI Clerk/Junior Associates Recruitment must download the original notice from the bank website here (.pdf) [Due to high traffic, this file may not open. Try later in such occasions]

Important Dates for SBI Clerk Recruitment 2016

Starting Date to Apply Online & for Payment of Fee: 05th April 2016

Last Date to Apply Online & for Payment of Fee: 25th April 2016 extended till 28th April 2016

Last Date for Printing of your Applications: 10th May 2016

Tentative Date for Downloading Call Letter for Preliminary Exam: 11th May 2016

Tentative Date for Downloading Call Letter for Main Exam: 17th June 2016

Tentative Date for Examination: May/ June 2016

State Bank of India (SBI) Mumbai

Central Recruitment & Promotion Department, Corporate Centre, Mumbai, Phone No.: 022-2282 0427; Fax: 022-2282 0411; Email: [email protected], Website or