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SBI Clerk Exam Syllabus

Preliminary Exam

S no Subjects No of questions Max Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 1 hr
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 1 hr
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 1 hr
3 General Science 25 25 2 hr
4 total 100 100 1 hr

Main Exam

The SBI Clerk main exam pattern will be of 200 objective type questions and will get 2 hours 40 minutes to complete SBI Clerk main exam.

S no Subjects No of questions Max Marks Duration
1 General/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 min
2 General English 40 40 35 min
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 min
3 Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 min
4 total 190 200 2 hr 40 min

Negative Marking

In SBI CLERK exam there will be negative marking of 1/4 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer from the total score..
Focus on Speed In SBI Clerk main exam, there are [100] questions to solve in [60] minutes. So candidates must work on speed to solve questions in allotted time.
Syllabus Awareness When aspirants start preparing for SBI Clerk exam, they must have a clear idea about the aptitude questions asked in SBI Clerk exam.
Calculation SBI Clerk aptitude questions need more time in calculation, so candidates have to manage time for answering question and shortlist aptitude questions according to their merit.

Syllabus for SBI CLERK Exam

Pie Charts.
Bar Graphs.
Data Analysis.
Line Graphs.
Case lets.
Combined data sets.
Probability/ Series.
Time & work.
Time & separation.
Benefit & loss.
Stocks & shares.
Surface area.
Height & distances.
Permutation & combination.
Simple & compound interest.
Equations and probability.
Number System
Surds & Indices
Chain rule
Pipes & Cisterns
Time & Distances
Problems on trains
Boats & streams
Allegation & mixtures
permutations& combinations

SBI Clerk Mains Syllabus for Reasoning Ability:

Seating Arrangement Circular table and Line (North & South).
Blood Relation.
Inequality or Decision Making.
Data Sufficiency.
Logical Reasoning.
Input Output.
Number series.
Statement and Argument.
Passage and conclusion.
Coding and decoding.
Order and ranking.
Making judgments.

SBI Clerk Mains Syllabus for General English

Word formation
Sentence completion


Theme detection
Deriving conclusions
Passage completion
Error detection
Passage correction
Sentence correction



SBI Clerk Mains for General Awareness

Knowledge of current events
Sports , history, geography, culture,Indian constitutions
News about technology and research
News on India and its neighboring countries
News related to Reserve Bank of India.
Banking Awareness.
Financial Awareness (Union Budget/ Railway Budget).
Economics news.
Current Affairs Questions can be asked from various fields such as, National, International, Awards, Sports, Defence, Summits, Appointment, Books & Authors and Obituary, etc. SBI Clerk Mains Syllabus for Marketing Aptitude
Basics of Marketing.
Marketing Strategies.
Market Segmentation.
Marketing Management.
Marketing Mix.
Developing stage of organization.
Products Life Cycle.
4 P' s and 4 C's of marketing.

SBI Clerk Mains Syllabus for Computer Awareness:

Computer hardware & Software
Operating System concepts
Shortcut keys
Ms word, excel
Ms power point, access
Internet & networks
Basic security concepts
Latest technologies
Basic of Computer.
Generation of Computer
Short forms (Eg. Jpeg, mp3, pdf).
Android and Apple related news.

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