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SBI Clerk Vs IBPS Clerk Career Path, Salary, Grown Education Comparison

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SBI Clerk Vs IBPS Clerk

Hello friends, welcome to our web portal, are you confused related to your career, do you want to make career in banking line and want to know which one is the best either SBI or IBPS so here is SBI Clerk Vs IBPS Clerk difference which help you to know about the both of the exam.

Here are some basis on which we differentiate both of them from each other may this will help you. In this article, we will compare the two major clerical level examinations namely IBPS Clerk and SBI clerk.

SBI announce vacant posts every year and many of us apply for the SBI clerk to get the job in state bank of India. IBPS is regularly announcing recruitment exams for various positions in government-owned banks. Most common among them are the clerical level examinations. Every year more than lakhs of aspirants appear for these examinations.

The aspirants clearing IBPS clerk examination to get the job in one of the following Public Sector Banks:

IBPS Clerk Banks

  • Indian Bank
  • Oriental Bank of Commerce
  • Allahabad Bank
  • Bank of Baroda
  • Bank of Maharashtra
  • Central Bank of India
  • Dena Bank
  • Punjab and Sind Bank
  • Indian Overseas Bank
  • Punjab National Bank
  • Bank of India
  • Andhra Bank
  • Canara Bank
  • Corporation Bank
  • IDBI Bank

SBI Clerk VS IBPS Clerk

Differentiate both the exams on the following basis:


Salary scale in both SBI & IBPS of clerks:

Rs. 11765 – (655×3) – 13730 – (815×3) – 16175 – (980×4) – 20095 – (1145×7) – 28110 – (2120×1) – 30230 – (1310×1) – 31540

Allowances offered to the clerks:

  • Dearness Allowance
  • Special Allowance
  • HRA

Therefore Rs.18100 – 19,800 is the salary paid to the clerks including allowances. Bank clerk salary in SBI is 2000/- extra as compare to other banks this is because of extra allowances offers to their employees.

So apply for SBI.

Educational Qualifications

Educational qualification to apply for the post of clerk is graduation in any discipline from a recognized university or institution. There is no matter related to the education because to apply for the clerk both SBI & IBPS demands the same qualification.

Career Growth

  • In-cadre promotion of clerks

A person in clerical cadre who has completed ten years of service will be promoted to the post of Senior Assistant.  A person in clerical cadre who has completed twenty years of service will be promoted to the post of Special Assistant. A person in clerical cadre who has completed thirty years of service will be promoted to the post of Senior Special Assistant.

  • Promotion of clerks to officer cadre

A clerk becomes a trainee officer after three years of service by clearing written test and interview. Clerks are put under probation for a period of two years after successful completion of probation; the trainee officer will be either promoted to MMGS-II cadre or sent back to clerical cadre.  A clerk can become a JMGS-Scale1 officer after 12 years of service by clearing a written test and interview subject to upper age limit.

Clerks in SBI get more opportunities of career growth in comparison to those working in other banks.

Check: IBPS Calendar 

Final opinion:

Both are the best for the banking career.  SBI is one of the most preferred career options for candidates who are trying to get into a government job. SBI is the best career for those who want to make career in banking line. Every year more than lakh candidates apply for the job in SBI either for clerical post or for PO post. It’s enough for the SBI or IBPS.

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