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January 3, 2020 • 3:34 pm

SBI Clerk Eligibility 2020 – Age Limit, Qualification and Relaxations


Checking the eligibility criteria is the first step towards appearing in the exam which shows your eagerness towards your ambition. Candidates who are willing to appear in the SBI Clerk 2020 must be aware of its eligibility criteria.

Candidates who want to appear in this exam will have to check the SBI Clerk Eligibility factors like Educational Qualification and Age Limit. 

Here in this blog, candidates will get to know the complete details regarding SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2020


Details that we have covered in this blog are - 

SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

Age Limit


SBI Clerk Eligibility - Important Factors



SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2020 – Qualification, Age Limit & Nationality


As per the SBI exam norms, there are some of the eligibility criteria which an aspirant has to satisfy to fill up the SBI Clerk Application Form. Only after fulfilling all the criterion candidate is eligible for the exam.

Below we have provided the detailed SBI Clerk exam eligibility. Scroll down below!



SBI Clerk Educational Qualification


Candidate must have a graduation degree in any discipline from a recognised university or any equivalent degree recognised by the Central Government.

Candidates those having an integrated dual degree are also eligible, but they must ensure that their date of passing is on or before 1st January 2020.

Such candidates who are in the final year or semester of their graduation can also appear in the exam but the condition which is applicable is that if candidates selected, they need to provide the proof of having passed the graduation on or before 1st January 2020.



Age Limit


Candidate should not be less than 20 years of age and not more than 28 years of age as on 1st January 2020. Candidate must not be born before 2nd January 1992 and after 1st January 2000.

SBI also provides the age relaxation of Upper Age Limit. Check the table given below.




Age Relaxation



5 years


Other Backward Class (OBC)

3 years


PWD (Gen/ EWS)

10 years



15 years



13 years


Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled Ex-Servicemen"

Actual period of service rendered in defence services + 3 years, (8 years for Disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to max. age of 50 years


Widows, Divorced women and women judicially separated from their husbands & who are not remarried

7 years (subject to maximum age limit of 35 years for General/EWS, 38 years for OBC & 40 years for SC/ST candidates)



Note: Candidates who are eligible for age relaxation must provide a valid document at the time of joining.





A candidate must be either –

A Citizen of India or

A Subject of Nepal or

A Subject of Bhutan or

A Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or

A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.



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Those candidates who belong to the OBC category but falling in the ‘creamy layer’ are not entitled for relaxation which are given to the OBC ‘non-creamy layer’ category. Candidates who belong to the Non-creamy layer must submit the OBC category certificate prescribed as per the Government of India. Those candidates who belong to the creamy layer they need to mention “general” or “general (LD/VI/HI/d&e) category.

Candidates who are working in the State bank of India as PO or clerical cadre are not eligible to apply.

Ex-employers have any adverse report regarding the character & antecedents, etc are not eligible to apply.

PwD candidates need to produce the “Disability Certificate” as a proof issued by Medical or any Component Authority in the district of residence.


Note: First priority in the matter of appointment will be given to the DXS (Disabled Ex-Servicemen) and second priority will be given to dependents of defense personnel killed in action or severely disabled (Over 50% disability)


Here, we have provided the detailed SBI Clerk Exam eligibility to help out the interested aspirants who want to make their career with state Bank of India.

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