05 Jun

SBI Clerk Prelims 2016: Exam Analysis, Answer Key, Cutoff & Results

SBI conducted the prelims exam for the recruitment of Clerks in 2016. The overall difficulty level of the paper was easy, so we can expect high cutoff in the exam.

SBI Clerk Prelims 2016: Exam Analysis:

The online exam consisted of 3 sections i.e. Mathematics, Reasoning and English. The total time is 1 hour, so clearly Speed, Accuracy and Planning was very important.

Subject Good Attempt Time
English Language 17-21 15 min.
Reasoning Ability 24-26 20 min.
Quantitative Aptitude 17-21 25 min.
59-65 60 Minutes

Quant:

Topic No. of Questions Level
Series 5 Moderate
Quadratic Equation
Simplification 10 Easy
Data Interpretation

(Tabular)

5 Easy
Miscellaneous (SI,CI, Speed &Time, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio, etc.) 15 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate

*Note: No questions came from quadratic equation.

English

Topic No. of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension

(Story on a King)

10 Easy
Cloze Test 

(Story Based on Duck)

5 Easy
Para jumble

(Story based)

5 Moderate
Spelling Correction 5 Moderate
Errors 5 Easy
Total 30 Moderate

Reasoning

Topic No. of Questions Level
Inequalities 5 Easy
Coding & Decoding 3 Easy
Puzzle 

(Week Days Letter Posting)

5 Moderate
Puzzle 

(Circular Arrangement)

5 Moderate
Number/Alphabetical Series 3+5 Easy
Miscellaneous 

 (Direction Sense, Blood Relations , etc. )

9 Easy

*Note: No question came from Syllogism.

SBI Clerk Prelims 2016: Cutoff & Results:

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The cutoff is expected to be very high. Around 50-60 marks. The results will be announced in one week. We will update this post with more details.

19 Nov

SBI Associate Banks Clerk/Assistant Notification 2014(6425 Posts)

State Bank of India invites Online applications from Indian citizens for appointment of following 6425 Clerical Cadre posts(Assistants) in five Associate Banks of State Bank of India.

Name of Post: Assistant (Clerical Cadre)
Number of Vacancies : 6425 posts (SC-1048, ST-413, OBC-1663, UR-3301) in various states (SBBJ-1000, SBH – 2200, SBM-725, SBP-1200, SBT-1300)
Pay Scale : Rs. 7200 – 19300/-
Age : 20-28 years as on 01/12/2014. Age relaxation as per Government rules
Qualification : A degree (Graduation level) or equivalent from a recognised university.

Selection Procedure : Final selection will be made on the basis of performance in the written test on 07/10/2012 and 14/10/2012 and interview for selected candidates taken together.

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Application Fee : Rs. 600/- (for SC/ST/PWD/XS Rs.100/- only)

How to Apply : Apply Online at SBI website between 20/11/2014 and 09/12/2014.

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For more information and online submission of application, please visit the recruitment page at SBI website https://www.sbi.co.in/portal/web/home/careers-with-us

13 Jul

Download SBI Clerk 2014 Call Letter

State Bank of India is going to conduct the online objective exam for the recruitment of 5092 clerks in SBI. It’s a great opportunity for lacs of candidates who are looking to have a fruitful career in State Bank of India, India’s largest bank.

Now, SBI has activated the link to download call letter/Admit Card.

Click here to download SBI Clerk 2014 Call Letter.

See Also: SBI Clerk 2014 Notification, Paper Pattern & Apply Online(5092 Vacancies)

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SBI Clerk 2014 – Solved Sample Papers & Previous Years’ Question Papers 2012 (PDF Downlaod)

27 May

SBI Clerk 2014 Notification, Paper Pattern & Apply Online(5092 Vacancies)

State Bank of India finally issued the notification and invites applications from the eligible candidates for the recruitment of 5092 clerks all over India. The last date to apply is June 14, 2014.
Recently, SBI also issued the notification for the recruitment of PO’s in the largest Indian bank.

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Check out more details about SBI Clerk 2014 below:

Name of the Post: Assistants in Clerical Cadre

Total No. Of Vacancies: 5092

Important Dates:

On-line registration of application : 26.05.2014 TO 14.06.2014
Payment of fee : On-line 26.05.2014 TO 14.06.2014
Off line 28.05.2014 TO 17.06.2014

Exam Date: Not mentioned. Most probably in the months of July or August!

Eligibility:

Criteria of Eligibility:

Graduation degree from any recognized university. Also, the final year candidates of graduation can apply as well.
Age should be 20-28 years as on 1.5.2014. Age relaxation allowed as per govt norms.

Pay Scale: Rs. 7200-19300(Under review)

Selection Procedure:

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

The written test will be online 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 bilingual i.e., English & Hindi. Each test will be of 40 marks.For these objective type tests of total 200 marks candidates will be given a composite time of 2 Hours
15 minutes . There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests.

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Important Links:

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Apply online for SBI Clerk 2014 here.

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More details here.

30 Nov

IBPS Clerk III 2013 Analysis, Cutoff, Results & Interview

IBPS conducted the Clerk 3 exam on November 30 and December 1, 2013 all over India. The online recruitment exam was conducted for the selection of clerks in 19 public sector banks.

IBPS Clerk III 2013 Analysis:

The online exam was of 2 hours and had 200 questions.

English Language & Comprehension:-

• Paragraph- 10 questions
• 5 sentences – correction
• 5 sentence – phrases
• 5 sentence arrangement
• 10 closet test
• 5 questions of fill in the blanks with one word in two sentences
– Overall, it was easy.

Mathematics :-

• 10 Questions on simplification
• 5 number series
• 10 Questions from DI
• Rest are miscellaneous
– It was easy to moderate.

Reasoning :-

• 15 question On Puzzle
• 5 Questions on Syllogism
• 4 Questions on Data sufficiency
• 5 Questions on coding decoding
• 2 Questions on Direction
• 5 Questions on Series
• 4 Questions on miscellaneous
– Time consuming but moderate in difficulty level.

General Awareness:

• Most from Banking
• Rest from GA

Computer:-
• Input/output
• Application software
• Hardware
• Software

GA Questions of Clerk-III 30-11-2013 Morning Session :-

1. NAME OF THE WIFE OF PM OF INDIA – Gursharan Kaur
2. WHO CONTROLS COBRA POST AND TEHLKA –
3. TESSY THOMAS IS RELATED WITH WHICH THING – Project Director for Agni-IV missile in Defence Research and Development Organisation
4. WHERE SACHIN PLAYED HIS LAST ONE DAY – DHAKA
5. EFT – ELECTRONIC FUND TRANSFER
6. YEREWON IS CAPITAL OF –ARMENIA
7. The Satanic Verses IS WRITTEN BY – Salman Rushdie
8. BankassuranceIS DONE BY – Banking channel
9. 2–questions on KYC
10. Largest tea exports is- Assam and West Bengal
11. Who deals with the complaints of customers – The Banking Ombudsman
12.Many Questions were there on cheques and on clearing system
13. 9 Digt Code on Cheque-MICR
14. CTS cheques is of which year–CTS 2010
15.Which of these does not include retail banking—-Options were Home Loan, Personal Loan, Investment Consultancy etc
16.Drive to include small people with bank—Financial Inclusion
17.Banking Organisation with the capital of 10 lakh is called –
18.Which of these is a public sector bank—-Options were private banks name and J&K Bank
19.IIFA 2013 best film -Barfi
20.Banks calculate interest on the basis of what time and capital
21.RBI provide loan to banks what it is called – Repo Rate
22.PLR is replaced by – Base Rate
23.Loan cannot be provided below which Rate—Bank Rate
24.India won how many medals in Summer London Olympics 2012 – 6
25.Facilty to withdraw money to farmers – Kisan Credit Card
26.Question about Electronic Data Interchange
27.Full Form of BSBDA – Basic Savings Bank Deposit Account
28.If RBI reduces CRR than what happens—Credit Supply increases
29.Statue in gujrat – Gujarat: Sardar Vallabhai Patel statue
30.Swarozgar Yojana comes under which department – Ministry of Rural Development
31.Martha Dodrey work for—Polio
32.Bankassurance––By Banking channel
33.Swarn Jayanti Rojgar Yojana––GraminVikas Mantralaya
34.Insurance when Bank failure/canceled license—100000/ a/c
35. One question on credit pulling
36. One question related to Bharat Nirman
37. What is meant by Financial inclusion? – Financial inclusion is the delivery of financial services at affordable costs to vast sections of disadvantaged and low income groups (for example “no frill accounts”).
38. NEFT stands for- National Electronic Fund Transfer

IBPS Clerk III 2013 Cutoff and Results:

The cutoff is expected to be more than 120-130+. As the number of vacancies are on the higher side, so cutoff would not be much high. The results would be announced in 20-30 days. Like our Facebook page for regular updates on jobs, results and general awareness.

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17 Aug

Bank Probationary Officer(PO) & Clerk Expected Salary After Revision in 2013

The new revised pay scale of Bank PO and Clerk is due from November 1, 2012. Check out the Bank Probationary Officer(PO) & Clerk Expected Salary After Revision in 2013. All the existing employees of banks would get the arrear from November 1, 2012. This salary update is for the employees of 21 Public sector banks(Excluding SBI and its associates).

Bank Probationary Officer Salary After Revision in 2013:
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At present a newly joined Bank PO’s Basic Pay is Rs.14,500. After merging the 60.15% Dearness Allowance as on November 1, 2011 to Basic Pay, it will be Rs.23,221/-. An increment of minimum 20-25% is expected on this basic pay.

If IBA(Indian Banks’ Association) agree for 20% increment, Final Basic Pay will be Rs.27,866. From September 2013, DA is 88.95%. After merging 60.15 with basic, remaining 28.80% DA will be there. We can expect minimum 10% HRA after revision. So, you get total 38.80% of Dearness Allowance & House Rent Allowance on Basic Pay. So, total Gross Salary of Bank fresher Probationary Officer (PO) from September 2013 will be Rs.38,678/- (Worst Possible Scenario)

If IBA(Indian Banks’ Association) agree for 25% increment, Final Basic Pay will be Rs.29,026. Total 38.80% of Dearness Allowance and House Rent Allowance on Basic Pay. So, total Gross Salary of Bank fresher Probationary Officer (PO) from September 2013 will be Rs.40,288/- (Somewhat Good)

If IBA(Indian Banks’ Association) agree for 30% increment, Final Basic Pay will be Rs.30,187. Total 38.80% of Dearness Allowance and House Rent Allowance on Basic Pay. So, total Gross Salary of Bank fresher Probationary Officer (PO) from August 2013 will be Rs.41,899/- (Good Settlement)

We can expect Worst possible scenario in reality. So, Salary of Bank PO from September 2013 will be Rs.38,678/-.

Revised Pay Scale Bank PO

Bank Clerk Salary After Revision in 2013:
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At present a newly joined Bank Clerk’s Basic Pay is Rs.8,000. After merging the 60.15% Dearness Allowance as on November 1, 2011 to Basic Pay, it will be Rs.12,812/- We are expecting minimum 20% increment to this basic pay. At most we get 25% increment.

If IBA(Indian Banks’ Association) agree for 20% increment, Final Basic Pay will be Rs.15,374. From September 2013, Dearness Allowance is 88.95%. After merging 60.15 with basic, remaining 28.80% DA will be there. We can expect minimum 10% HRA after revision. So, you get total 38.80% of Dearness Allowance and House Rent Allowance on Basic Pay. So, total Gross Salary of Bank fresher Clerk from September 2013 will be Rs.21,339/- (Worst Possible Scenario)

If IBA(Indian Banks’ Association) agree for 25% increment, Final Basic Pay will be Rs.16,015. Total 38.80% of Dearness Allowance and House Rent Allowance on Basic Pay. So, total Gross Salary of Bank fresher Clerk from September 2013 will be Rs.22,228/- (Somewhat Good)

If IBA(Indian Banks’ Association) agree for 30% increment, Final Basic Pay will be Rs.16,655. Total 38.80% of Dearness Allowance and House Rent Allowance on Basic Pay. So, total Gross Salary of Bank fresher Clerk from September 2013 will be Rs.23,117/- (Good Settlement)

We can expect Worst possible scenario in reality. So, Salary of Bank Clerk from September 2013 will be Rs.21,339/-

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So, Bank PO Salary after revision 2013 will be anywhere between Rs.38,678 to Rs.41,899 &
Bank Clerk Salary after revision 2013 will be anywhere between Rs.21,339 to Rs.23,117.