The SBI Clerk Main Junior Associate (JA) (Customer Support and Sales) and Junior Agri. Associate (JAA) exam 2016, which was conducted in the month of June, had till yesterday kept the candidates in confusion regarding the dates of the said exam's results. Lakhs of candidates were in a fix because they had written the exams in June and they have been waiting since then.
State Bank of India (SBI) has been busy with its internal transfers and promotions. Hence, it has been silent on declaring the results of the SBI Clerk Main exam 2016. After a long gap of more than three months, SBI Clerk JA/JAA Main exam results have been released today.
The candidates were quite disappointed with the way things are taking place. SBI used to release the results on time. This time, it took a lot of time to release the results for reasons unknown. The recent buzz is that the SBI ATM debit card fraud might have made the bank reluctant to release the results.
Whatever the situation be, candidates' patience has paid off finally.
Candidates can check the SBI Clerk JA/JAA Main Exam 2016 results using the following steps:
- Log on to the official website of SBI
- Now, click on the Junior Associates result which you will find under the heading "Latest Announcements" on the top right hand side of the page
- A PDF file comprising the roll numbers of those candidates who have cleared the exam will appear on screen
- Candidates need to wait for some time as the sbi website takes time to open because many candidates will be logging simultaneously
About SBI Clerk Exam:
The Clerk exam is a Common Written Exam (CWE) conducted by the State Bank of India (SBI) for recruitment to nationalized banks in India to fill vacancies for clerical level jobs. Common Written Examination (CWE) is a must for selection of personnel for Clerical cadre posts in Public Sector Banks.
The clerk exam is conducted by both IBPS and SBI. IBPS Clerk exam is conducted for the nationlised banks across the country, whereas SBI clerk exam is specifically for SBI.
Clerical post is an entry level cadre for anyone who wishes to become a banker. They mainly participate in day to day activities of banking and also have the responsibility to address the queries of the customers and provide required assistance to them.
Candidates who are selected for clerical cader have to be on probation for 6 months. After the completion of the period they are required to appear for the assessment test/performance review in order to confirm as permanent employees.
A clerk is basically incharge of the withdrawal and deposit counters such as accepting payments, sanction withdrawals, verify cheques, issue demand draft and other banking related services to customers. Clerks also have to manage the daily records of the bank and back office work, which includes collection of receipts, updation and maintaining ledger balance, balance tally and other transactions.
Further, they have to market the bank products. For e.g.: Loans, deposits and schemes. Clerks are also called as window operators or cashiers.