Preliminary Examination (online) will consist of objective tests for 100 marks and will be held online. This test will be of 1 hour duration and candidates will get 20 minutes for attempting one section. There will be three sections including English, numerical ability and reasoning ability. There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the objective tests. One-fourth of mark assigned for question will be deducted for each wrong answer.
The main exam consists of general/ financial awareness, general English, quantitative aptitude, reasoning ability and computer aptitude. The main exam will have 190 questions carrying 200 marks and candidates will get 2 hours and forty minutes to attempt them. Each test will have a separate timing.
Further, before the probation period comes to an end, the performance of the newly recruited employees will be evaluated and the probation period of those employees whose performance fails to meet Bank’s expectation, may be extended.
The SBI clerk exam 2020 is being conducted to fill 8000 vacancies.