SBI Junior Associate Recruitment 2021

By | April 28, 2021


SBI Junior Associate Recruitment 2021

State Bank of India provides many opportunities for young graduates as well as experienced professionals for accelerated career growth. Discover all the opportunities below to join the largest bank of the country and work in an exciting, motivating, meritocratic and truly collaborative environment.

Applications are invited from eligible Indian Citizens for appointment as Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) in clerical cadre in State Bank of India. Candidates can apply for vacancies in one State only. Candidates can appear for the test only once under this recruitment project. The candidates applying for vacancies of a particular State, should be proficient (reading, writing, speaking and understanding) in the specified opted local language of that State/UT/Special area(mentioned in the under given vacancy table against each state). The test for knowledge of specified opted local language will be conducted as a part of selection process. It will be conducted after qualifying the online main examination but before joining the Bank. Candidates who fail to qualify this test will not be offered appointment. Candidates who produce 10th or 12th standard mark sheet/ certificate evidencing having studied the specified opted local language will not be required to undergo the language test. There is no provision for Inter Circle Transfer / Inter State Transfer for Junior Associates to be recruited.


Preliminary Examination will be conducted tentatively in the month of June 2021and Main Examination will be conducted tentatively on 31.07.2021. Candidates are advised to check regularly Bank’s website  or for details and updates. The examination will be as detailed under point No. 4 under Selection procedure. 

SBI Junior Associate Recruitment 2021

Name of the Post – Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales)

  • No of Post : 5237 Vacancies (Current-4915, Special Recruitment- 85, Backlog-237) across various states in India, 
  • Age: 20-28 years as of 01/04/2021.Relaxation as per govt norms.
  • Pay Scale: Rs.17900-1000/3-20900-1230/3-24590-1490/4-30550-1730/7-42600-3270/1-45930-1990/1-47920.The  starting  Basic  Pay  is Rs.19900/-(Rs.17900/-plus  two  advance increments admissible to graduates)
  • Qualification: Graduation  in  any  discipline  from  a  recognised  University  or  any equivalent  qualification  recognised  as  such  by  Central  Government. Candidates  having  integrated  dual  degree  (IDD)  certificate  should ensure that the date of passing the IDD is on or before 16.08.2021.Those who are in the final year/semester of their graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if provisionally selected, they  will  have  to  produce  proof  of  having  passed  the  graduation examination on or before 16.08.2021.


Application Fees : 750/-  (No fee for SC/ST/PWD) to be paid through online mode only.

How to Apply for SBI Junior Associate Recruitment 2021

Candidates  can  apply  online  and  no  other  mode  of application will be accepted Candidates  will  be  required to  register themselves online  through Bank’s website OR -Recruitment of Junior Associates 2021. After registration candidates are required to pay the requisite application fee through online mode by using debit card/credit card/Internet Banking.

Help-desk: In  case of  any  problem  infilling  up  the  form,  payment  of  fee/intimation charges or receipt of Admission/call letter, queries may be made at  telephone  no.  022-22820427  (between  11:00  AM  and  05:00  PM  on working days) or lodge his/her query on http://cgrs.ibps.inCandidates are advised not to forget to mention ‘Recruitment  of  JuniorAssociate-2021’ in the subject of the email.

Pr-requisites for Applying Online: Candidates should have valid email ID&mobile no. which should be kept active till the declaration of results. It will help him/her in getting call letter/advices etc. by email/SMS.


  1. Candidates  should  first  scan  their photograph, signature,  left hand   thumb   impression   and   hand-written   declarationas detailed under guidelines for scanning the photograph and signature (Annexure-II).
  2. The text for the hand-written declaration is as follows:“I,______(Name  of  the  candidate), Date  of  Birth  ______hereby declare  that  all  the  information  submitted by  me  in the  application form  is  correct,  true  and  valid.  I  will  present  the  supporting documents as and when required. The signature, photograph and left thumb impression is of mine”
  3. Left  Thumb  Impression:If  a  candidate  is  not  having  left  thumb, he/she may use his /her right thumb for applying)
  4. Candidates  to  visit  Bank’s  website and  open  the  appropriate  Online Application Form, available under the ‘Current Openings’.
  5. Fill  the  application  carefully.  Once  the  application  is  filled  in completely,  candidates  should  submit  the  data.  In  the  event  of candidates not being able to fill the data in one go, they can save the  data  already  entered.  When  the  data  is  saved,  a  provisional registration number and password will be generated by the system and  displayed  on  the  screen.  Candidates  should  note  down  the registration  number  and  password.  They  can  re-open  the  saved data   using   registration   number   and   password   and   edit   the particulars, if needed. This facility will be available three times only. Once  the  application  is  filled  in  completely,  candidates  should submit  the  data.  No  change/edit  will  be  allowed  thereafter.  The registration at this stage is provisional.
  6. After  ensuring  the correctness  of  the  particulars  of  the  application form,  candidates  are  required  to  pay  fees  through  the  payment gateway  integrated  with  the  application,  following  the  instructions available on the screen.
  7. Fee can be paid by using debit card/credit card/Internet Banking by  providing  information  as  asked  on  the  screen.Transaction charges for online payment, if any, will be borne by the candidates.
  8. On successful completion of transaction, e-receipt and application form  with  fee  details  will  be  generated,which  may  be  printed  for record. Printout of Application Form is NOT to be sent to SBI.
  9. If  the  online  transaction  is  not  successfully  completed,  please register again and make payment online.

Selection process for SBI Junior Associate Recruitment 2021

The selection process will consist of on-linetest (Preliminary & Main exam) and test of specified opted local language.

Phase-I:  Preliminary  Examination: Online Preliminary  Exam  consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This test would be of 1-hourduration consisting of 3 Sections as follows.

Sl No Name of the Test No of Questions Max Marks Duration
1 English language 30 30 20
2 Numerical Ability 35 35 20
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20
  Total 100 100 1 Hour

Each test will have a separate timing as mentioned above.There will be negative  marks  for  wrong  answers  in  the  Objective  tests.  1/4thof  mark assigned  for  question  will  be  deducted  for  each  wrong  answer.No minimum  qualifying  marks are  prescribed for  individual testOR  for aggregate score.Section wise marks will not be maintained.Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 10 times the numbers of vacancies. subject to availability) will be shortlisted for the Main Exam from the list of all candidates arranged in descending order of aggregate marks scored.

Phase II: Main Examination:Structure of Online Main Exam would be follows –

Sl No Name of the Test No of Questions Max Marks Duration
1 General/ Financial Awareness 50 50 35
2 General English 40 40 35
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45
4 Reasoning Ability & ComputerAptitude 50 60 45
  Total 190 200 2 Hours 40 Min

Tentative List of Centres for Preliminary Examination,Main Examination& Pre-Examination Training

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State Code State/ UT Exam Centre
11 Andaman & Nicobar Island Port Blair
12 Andhra Pradesh Chirala, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram
13 Arunachal Pradesh Naharlagun
14 Assam Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar, Tezpur
15 Bihar Arrah, Aurangabad (Bihar), Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzaffarpur, Patna, Purnea
16 Chandigarh Chandigarh Mohali
17 Chhattisgarh Bhilai Nagar, Bilaspur, Raipur
18 Goa Panaji
19 Gujarat Ahmedabad Gandhinagar, Anand, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara
20 Haryana Ambala, Faridabad, Gurugram, Hisar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Rohtak,Sonipat, Yamuna Nagar
21 Himachal Pradesh Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Solan, Una
22 Jammu & KashmirJ ammu, Samba, Srinagar
23 Jharkhand Bokaro Steel City, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi
24 Karnataka Ballari, Bengaluru, Belgaum, Davangere, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli Dharwad, Mandya, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udup
25 Kerala Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad, Thiruvananthapuram, Thrissur
26 Lakshadweep Kavaratti
27 Leh Leh
28 Madhya Pradesh Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna, Ujjain

Importants Dates of SBI Junior Associate Recruitment 2021

Important Events Dates
Commencement of on-line registration of application 27/04/2021
Closure of registration of application 17/05/2021
Closure for editing application details 17/05/2021
Last date for printing your application 01/06/2021
Online Fee Payment 27/04/2021 to 17/05/2021

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