State Bank of India (SBI) Clerical Exam Recruitment [Assistants and Stenographers] – 2012

State Bank of India (SBI) Clerical Recruitment [Assistants and Stenographers] – 2012

Revised Vacancies:

  • Assistants – 8500 (Inclusive of 3100 vacancies already advertised vide SBI advertisement dated 27.12.2011).
  • Stenographers (English) – 900, Hindi – 100


Important Dates:

  • The date of examination stands postponed from 18.03.2012
  • Revised Dates of Written Examination: 27.05.2012 and 03.06.2012
  • Bank may conduct written test on more than two dates, if need be.
  • On-line Registration will start from: 05.03.2012
  • Last Date for Registration of Online Applications: 26.03.2012
  • Payment of Fees: 07.03.2012 to 31.03.2012

Please Note: Please CLICK HERE to read the bank notification for other details like Eligibility, Fees, etc. Read the notification carefully before applying. Candidates those who have already applied for the previous clerk recruitment of 3100 vacancies are need not to apply or pay fees again.

CLICK HERE for Books / Guides / Study Materials on SBI Clerical Examination.



4 responses to this post.

  1. Posted by arthur on April 30, 2012 at 2:55 pm

    tanx alot for the detail informations but sir just wanna know the exam procedure or exam papers for stenographers…will it b same papers and procedure for clerks and assistants…thank u sir..


  2. Posted by rizzi1234 on April 10, 2012 at 6:21 pm

    thanks for the informational stuff… being enrolled at bank probationary officer exam course. I found this material quite helpful.


  3. Posted by CHANDAN KUMAR on March 1, 2012 at 8:29 pm

    sir, i want 2 know that what is the process of exam papers . .


    • Selection Procedure:
      All eligible candidates should apply on-line before the last date for registration of application.

      a. Final selection will be made on the basis of performance in the written test and interview taken together. Merely satisfying the eligibility norms does not entitle a candidate to be called for written test or interview.

      b. The written test will be of Objective type consisting of (i) General Awareness (ii) General English (iii) Quantitative Aptitude (iv) Reasoning Ability (v) Marketing Aptitude / Computer Knowledge. The questions in objective tests, except for the test of General English, will be printed bilingual i.e., English & Hindi.

      There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. Candidates will have to pass in each of the objective tests.

      The passing marks in each of the tests will be decided by the Bank on the basis of the performance of all the competing candidates taken together in each test to a minimum required level. Candidates are also required to score a minimum percentage marks on aggregate (For SC/ST/OBC/PWD/XS candidates, 5% relaxation available thereon). for being considered for interview. Minimum percentage marks on aggregate will be decided by the bank.

      c. Candidates qualified in the written test for recruitment in clerical cadre in the bank and opted for appointment as stenographer will be called for skill test in stenography. The candidate will be given one dictation for 10 minutes in English/Hindi at the speed of 100 w.p.m. The matter will have to be transcribed on computer in 40 minutes in case of English Stenography and in 55 minutes in case of Hindi Stenography. Visually impaired candidates will be required to transcribe the matter in 70 minutes for English Shorthand Test and in 95 minutes for Hindi Shorthand Test. Candidate should score minimum 50% marks to be qualified. Candidates will be required to appear for the skill test at the venue identified by the Bank. The venue for skill test will be advised to the candidates in due course.


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