SBI Clerk Result 2016 JA, JAA Main Exam Cutoff List

Finally, after a lot of waiting, the main exam result for Junior Assistant (JA) and Junior Agricultural Assistants (JAA) has been declared at SBI conducted clerk recruitment examination on 25th and 26th June 2016.

The clerical exam result was expected to be announced on July 23 but it was postponed. Now it is finally available at the official SBI website. Usually, the bank takes merely a week to announce such results but 4 months were taken this time to process the score.

Latest Update: According to the buzz over the web, SBI Clerk Mains Exam 2016 Result were likely to be announced on Aug 31 along with the detailed scorecard but it turned out to be a fake one. The PO Main Examination outcomes are already delivered on Aug 16, 2016.

The main examination conducted for Junior Agricultural Associates and Junior Associates posts had 190 questions in it.

Declared! Check SBI Clerk Main Exam Result 2016Check Here.

The final result for the clerks Mains exam has been announced on the evening of October’s last Thursday. State Bank of India (SBI) took freaking 4 months in processing these outcomes.

Central Recruitment & Promotion Department (CRPD), SBI, Mumbai had confirmed the result announcement date on 26th Oct 16. SBI has uploaded the result in various PDF files according to the posts:

  1. Junior Associates (Regular & backlog vacancies).
  2. Junior Agricultural Associates.
  3. Junior Associates (SRD for Meghalaya/Ladakh.Kashmir Valley).

Here we have some official numbers about this latest SBI Result:

Post NameQualified Candidates
J.A (Regular & backlog)13,950
J.A (SRD)157

About a million applications were received for these 19575 posts in clerical cadre (Junior Associates & Junior Agricultural Associates). A total of 3.5 lakh candidates had qualified the prelims examination for clerks (JA, JAA) posts.

According to the official notice, about 13,950 candidates have been provisionally selected for the final appointment. The vacancies advertised by the bank are provisional and may vary as per the requirement.

SBI Clerk Main Exam Review 2016

We have reviewed this examination which consisted the following Four sections:



Difficulty Level

Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude


Medium to Hard

General/Financial Awareness



General English



Quantitative Aptitude



The ResultWay team performed a detailed analysis of each of the sections available in this SBI Clerk Exam. You can check our analysis that has been unfolded ahead:

Quantitative Aptitude: Overall, this section was having the medium level of difficulty.

TopicQuestions (50)Difficulty
Approximation and Simplification5Easy
Number Series5Easy to Medium
Data Interpretation

(Table Graph+ Line Graph)

Miscellaneous (CI and SI, Time & Work, Problem on Age, Time and Distance, Profit & Loss, Ratio, and Proportion)20Medium
Quadratic Equation5Easy
Data Sufficiency5Medium

Reasoning and Computer Ability: This section was not only having the questions from the Computer syllabus but also the Syllogism was missing.

TopicQuestions (50)Difficulty
Seating arrangement(Circular + Linear)10Average
Puzzle (Based on blood relation)5Hard
Puzzle (Floor Position)5Average
Data Sufficiency5Average
Miscellaneous (Problems on Alphanumeric, Direction, Blood relation, Ranking etc.)15Easy

General English: Overall, this section was also a moderate one.

TopicQuestions (40)Level
Reading Comprehension(Lengthy)10 Average
Reading Comprehension5Easy
Sentence Improvement5Easy
Cloze Test10East to Average
Fill in the Blanks5Average

General Awareness: This was the easiest section of the SBI Clerk JA, JAA Examination 2016. The Maximum number of questions popped up from Current Affairs and the banking. Remaining questions were about the important days, govt schemes, books, authors, and the international organizations. This section was a scoring one.

Expected SBI Clerk Main Exam Cutoff 2016 (Category Wise)

On the basis of our analysis performed about the SBI Clerk Examination for JA, JAA posts, we conclude the category wise cutoff. Kindly note that this cutoff is based on our assumptions and may vary from the original one. The official cut off will be displayed along with the SBI Clerk JA, JAA Exam Results 2016.

Expected Category Wise Cutoff for SBI Clerk Mains 2016:

General 142-146
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