SBI Clerk Recruitment 2012 for Assistant and Stenographer Vacancies Extended

With reference to the advertisement no. CRPD/CR/2011-12/5A for SBI recruitment 2012 for Clerk Assistant and Stenographer, the number of vacancies have been increased and the revised vacancies for SBI Clerks assistant post is 8500 which includes 3100 vacancies already announced in the earlier notification of SBI recruitment 2012 for Clerks.

Also it is a great opportunity for candidates who are looking for Stenographer jobs in banks as SBI has included vacancies for Stenographers (English & Hindi) for which 1000 posts exists. Here is the new vacancy details for SBI recruitment 2012 for Clerk Assistant and Stenographer.

SBI Clerk recruitment 2012 new vacancies for Assistants and Stenographers


Vacancy for SBI Clerk - Assistant: A total of 8500 vacancies available. Out of which 3145 for Gen, SC 2069, ST 1337 and OBC 1949.

Vacancy for SBI Clerk - Stenographer Hindi / English: Total of 1000 posts exists. Out of which Gen 537, SC 134, ST 70 and OBC 250.

The candidates who have applied earlier have one time edit option to change the State and Examination centre in view of the revised vacancy position. Also the SC/ST candidate can change their choice of pre-exam training centre.

Application fees for SBI Clerks recruitment 2012 for Assistants and Stenographers


You have the option to pay the application fees through online mode or offline mode. Here is the application fees details for candidates who is going to apply now for the first time. Please note that the candidates who wish to apply only for stenographer post also needs to pay the fees as follows.

Application fees for Assistant: OBC/General candidates have to pay Rs. 350/-
Application fees for Assistant and Stenographer (Hindi only): OBC/General candidats have to pay Rs. 500/-
Application fees for Assistant and Stenographer (English only): OBC/General candidats have to pay Rs. 500/-
Application fees for Assistant and Stenographer (both English & Hindi): OBC/General candidats have to pay Rs. 650/-
Candidates belongs to SC/ST/PWD/XS have to pay Rs. 50/- each to apply for all the above mentioned posts.

Here is the application fees details for candidates who have applied earlier for clerical post and who wants to apply for Stenographer post now have to pay the fees as follows.

Application fees for Assistant (applied earlier) and Stenographer (Hindi): OBC/General candidats have to pay Rs. 150/-
Application fees for Assistant (applied earlier) and Stenographer (English): OBC/General candidats have to pay Rs. 150/-
Application fees for Assistant (Applied earlier) and Stenographer (Both Hindi and English): OBC/General candidats have to pay Rs. 300/-
Candidates who belongs to SC/ST/PWD/XS who have applied earlier for clerk posts and who wants to apply for Stenographer post need not pay any additional fees.

Selection procedure for SBI recruitment 2012 for Clerks Assistant and Stenographer


The selection is through the written examination which is of objective type multiple choice questions. You can read here for SBI Clerk exam syllabus. Please note that there will be negative marking for SBI Clerk exam 2012 and 1/4th of marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.

The qualified candidates in the SBI Clerk written exam 2012 who have applied for Stenographer post will be called for to take up skill test in Stenography for which a dictation will be given for 10 minutes in English/Hindi at 100 w.p.m. The candidates needs to transcribed it on computer in 40 minutes for English stenography and within 55 minutes in case of Hindi Stenography.

To know more details, read here for SBI recruitment 2012 for Clerks Assistants and Stenographers with regard to new examination dates for SBI Clerk Assistant and Stenographer recruitment 2012, online application registration dates, eligibility and how to apply.