SBI Junior Associates Clerk Syllabus 2016 Exam Pattern


State Bank of India (SBI) has advertised a recruitment notification for 17140 Junior Associates and Junior Agriculture Associates in Clerical Cadre. Hope this is very good news for all the job seekers who are waiting for banking jobs in India. Many candidates will show interest to apply against SBI Jr Associates Posts. All those candidates must know selection process and Syllabus for SBI Associates Clerk exam. Hence we come up to provide you SBI Jr Associates Selection Criteria and exam pattern with syllabus. Generally State Bank of India calls the applicants for written test followed by an interview. Recently SBI was changed the selection process for every post. SBI is going to conduct examination in two stages.

SBI Jr Associates & Jr Agriculture Associate Clerk Selection Process

The selection criteria for above said vacancies involves online test and followed by interview. The online test against Jr Associates Vacancies will be conducted in two Phases i.e., Preliminary & Main Examination

  • Phase 1: Preliminary Test
  • Phase 2: Main Examination
  • Interview

The exam pattern and syllabus for the test is same as like PO and Clerk. Firstly applicants are required to appear for the preliminary test and then the applicants will be called for main examination. Below candidates can check new exam pattern & syllabus SBI Associate Bank Jr Associates…

SBI Jr. Associate in Clerical Preliminary Test – Exam Pattern & Syllabus

This test will consist of 100 Objective type of questions and the test will be hold by the authority in online mode. The test would be conducted for 1 hour and the total paper consists of three sections. Applicants are advised to follow the table to understand the Prelims exam pattern & syllabus

Sr No Name of Test No of Questions Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30  

1 Hour

2 Numerical Ability 35 35
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

Applicants have to qualify in each of the section i.e., applicants need to get marks decided by the authority. Through this test 1:20 candidates will be shortlisted and called for Main Exam.

SBI Jr Associates Clerk Main Exam Pattern & Syllabus

Structure of main examination is as follows

Sr No Name of the test No of Questions Marks Duration
1 General/ Financial Awareness 50 50 35 Minutes
2 General English 40 40 35 Minutes
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 Minutes
4 Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 Minutes
  Total 190 200 2 Hours 40 Minutes

This time authority has fixed test timings for each section. Applicants have to finish each section in the given time period only. I think this news will be very bad news for all the banking aspirants. SBI Exam Timings for each section is limited so aspirants are required to finish the section within the limited time.         

Phase III: Interview

Applicants will be invited for interview if cleared the main examination. Applicants will be called in the ratio of 1:3 for interview.

Test of Knowledge of Official and/or Local Language:

Candidates who not found to be proficient in official and/ or local language would be disqualified in this stage.

Final Selection:

Marks secured in prelims will not be added for final selection. Authority will consider Main Exam Marks and Interview score.