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SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2024

All the candidates who want to appear for the SBI Clerk 2023 exam need to fulfill the SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2023. SBI Clerk Junior Associates (Customer Support and Sales) eligibility norms are decided by the State Bank of India.

Candidates who fail to fulfill the SBI Clerk eligibility criteria 2023 at any stage will be debarred from the final recruitment process even if they qualify the exam. Thus, it is important that they check the detailed eligibility norms before filling out the SBI Clerk application form.

The SBI Clerk eligibility criteria 2023 will be released along with the SBI Clerk 2023 notifications. However, the eligibility norms remain the same every year. Hence, candidates can refer to the eligibility criteria mentioned in the SBI Clerk Notification 2023 to start their preparations.

SBI Clerk Nationality Criteria 2024

The candidates must be either a

(i) Citizen of India or

(ii) A subject of Nepal or

(iii) A subject of Bhutan or

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

(v) A person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania

(vi) Migrated students need to read the details provided by SBI through the brochure.

SBI Clerk Age Limit Criteria 2024

The candidate must meet the following age-based criteria to apply for SBI Clerk Recruitment 2023:

      Candidate’s age must not be below 20 years and not above 28 years as on 01.04.2023. It means candidates must have been born not earlier than 02.04.1994 and not later than 01.04.2003 (both days inclusive).

      Relaxation of Upper age limit:


 Upper Age relaxation

Scheduled Cast  (SC)

 5 years

Scheduled Tribe (ST)

 5 years

 PWD (General/EWS)

10 years


13 years


15 years

Persons domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir State during the period from

01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989

 5 years

Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen

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

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

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

Note: Candidates seeking age relaxation are required to submit copies of necessary certificate(s) at the time of the interview, if qualifying.

SBI Clerk Educational Qualification 2024

To apply for SBI Clerk recruitment 2024, a candidate must fulfill the following essential qualification -

1.      The candidate must be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized University or any such equivalent qualification recognized by the Central Government.

2.     There are no definite percentage criteria defined by SBI to apply for this clerical cadre post. It means the candidate with any percentage in graduation can apply for this exam.

3.     The candidates who are having integrated dual degree certification must ensure that the date of passing the integrated dual degree is on or before the last date of submission of the application form.

Number of Attempts for SBI Clerk 2024

State Bank of India has not mentioned any restriction of a number of attempts. It means a candidate can sit in the SBI Clerk exam as many times as they wish.

SBI Clerk Eligibility Criteria FAQs

1.  What is the eligibility criteria for SBI Clerk 2023 recruitment?

The SBI Clerk eligibility criteria 2023 includes the following stages: -

  • Nationality
  • Age Limit Criteria
  • Educational Qualification

2.  What is the age limit for SBI Clerk?

The minimum and maximum age limit for SBI Clerk is 20-28 years.

3.  Can Class 12 pass candidates apply for SBI Clerk?

Minimum graduation is required as per the SBI Clerk eligibility criteria.

4.  Is a B.Tech student eligible for SBI Clerk 2023 Exam?

Yes, a B.Tech student is eligible to apply as per official norms stated under SBI Clerk eligibility criteria

5.  Can a final year student apply for the SBI Clerk 2023 Exam?

A final year student is eligible only on the condition of passing the graduation before the date mentioned in the notification.

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