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SBI Clerk JA Exam Duration

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Time management is vital in obtaining a good score in any competitive exam. Thus, knowledge of the SBI Clerk JA Exam Pattern, SBI Clerk JA Exam Syllabus and primarily SBI Clerk JA Exam Duration is very crucial to increase efficiency, accuracy, productivity and primarily to be able to complete the exams in the allotted exam duration.


The SBI Clerk Junior Associate selection process has two phases. The first phase is Preliminary Exam and the second phase is Main exam are written exams (conducted online).

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1. SBI Clerk JA Exam Duration – Preliminary Exam:

S.No Name Of Test No.of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 English 30 30 20 Minutes
2 Numerical Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
Total 100 100 1 Hour



2. SBI Clerk JA Exam Duration- Main Exam:

S.No Sections No. of Questions Maximum marks Time allocated
1 General/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
2 General English 40 40 35 minutes
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
4 Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
Total 190 200 2 Hours 40 minutes



3. SBI Clerk JA Exam Duration – Important Notes:

  • The duration of the SBI Clerk JA Preliminary examination is 1 hour, but, the candidates may be required to be at the venue for about 2 hours or more : for completion of formalities such as verification and collection of various requisite documents, logging in, giving of instructions, etc.

  • The reporting time mentioned on the call letter is prior to the Start time of the test.

  • The duration of the SBI Clerk JA Main examination is 2 hours 30 minutes, but, the candidates may be required to be at the venue for about 3 hours or more : for completion of formalities such as verification and collection of various requisite documents, logging in, giving of instructions, etc.


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