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SBI Eligibility for Clerk Posts 2016

We know that you are interested to apply for SBI clerk posts. At first you should know that are you eligible for SBI clerk posts. If you are eligible then you should follow the procedure to apply for clerical posts. In this article, we will discuss the compete eligibility criteria for clerk post in regard to nationality, age limit, age relaxation, qualification, computer literacy  language and more. 

Nationality: The candidates should be an Indian citizen with valid address and identity proof. These will be required both during the application and during the interview and selection procedures. 

Age Limit: Maximum age for appearing in this examination is 28 years and minimum age is 20 years. Those born between 1st of May 1994 and 2nd may 1986 are eligible applicants (both dates are inclusive). Age relaxation is subject to government rules.

Age Relaxation

Category Age Relaxation
ST/SC 5 Years
OBC 3 Years
General PWD 10 Years
ST/ SC PWD 15 Years
OBC PWD 13 Years
Candidates who are domicile of Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu and Kashmir from 1st Jan 1980 to 31st Dec 1989 5 Years
Disabled and Retired Servicemen 3 Years for retired servicemen, 8 Years for ex-servicemen from ST/SC (Maximum age is 50 years)
Divorced Women, Widows and Separated and not married (Subject to judicial restrictions) 9 Years (In this case maximum age limit should be 38 Years (OBC), 35 years (General) and 40 Years (ST/SC)

Educational Qualifications: Recognised university graduates or candidates having equivalent qualifications affiliated by state or central government are eligible for applications. Final year graduates are also eligible provided they pass their final exams and produce proof during the time of interview. The last date for passing the final examination is 31st August 2014.  

Computer Literacy: Applicants need to be computer literate and computer training certificates will be an added advantage. Basic knowledge such as knowledge in MS Office, Internet, etc., will serve as a boon.

Language: Candidates should be proficient in English as well as Local language where the candidate has applied. No allowance is applicable in such respect.

Note: Candidates with distance courses are not eligible to apply. 

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