Hello and welcome to exampundit. SBI Clerk & SBI PO 2018 has been the most popular examinations in the banking sector this year. The application process for SBI PO 2018 ended a few days back while SBI Clerk was postponed till June.
Today, Times of India has published an article on Total No. of Applicants in SBI PO & Clerk 2018.
According to that article, Total number of Applicants in SBI PO 2018 is 9.75 lakhs. For 2000 vacancies, 9.75 lakhs applications is 500 : 1 approximately.
On the other hand, SBI Clerk received 16.6 lakh applications against 8,300 clerical vacancies.
Speaking to TOI, SBI deputy MD Prashant Kumar said, while the eligibility criteria for a probationary officer’s position is low (graduation), the candidates do have to clear a written exam before an interview and group discussion. “Almost 70% of even clerical recruits are engineering graduates or post-graduates in business administration,” said Kumar.