SBI Clerk Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2019

SBI Clerk Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2019

SBI Clerk Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2019
SBI Clerk Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2019

The State Bank of India is one of the most prestigious banking sectors which recruits a large number of candidates for various posts. Every year there are lakhs of candidates applying for posts like Probationary Officer (PO), Clerk, Specialist Officer (SO) and many others. SBI Clerk is one such position which has lots of demand and a great opportunity for youngsters to start their career. This year, the SBI Clerk examination is tentatively scheduled on October/November 2019. The SBI clerk exam is conducted in two stages: Preliminary and Mains. To excel in both the examination, you need to have a prior preparation. So here in this blog, we have provided the detailed SBI Clerk Syllabus and Exam Pattern for 2019. Go through the blog to know more in detail.

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2019

Below we have provided the SBI Clerk exam pattern separately for Prelims and mains. Go through the table carefully.

Exam Pattern for SBi Clerk Prelims Exam
Mode of Exam Computer Based Test (CBT)
Number of Papers 1
Number of Sections 3
Question paper type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Total Marks 100
Total Duration of Exam 1 Hour
Exam Language English and Hindi
Sections Reasoning Ability, English Language, Numeric Ability
Exam Pattern for SBI Clerk Mains Exam
Mode of Exam Computer Based Test (CBT)
Number of Papers 1
Number of Sections 4
Question paper type Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)
Total Marks 200
Total Duration of Exam 2 Hours 40 Minutes
Exam Language English and Hindi
Sections Financial/General Awareness, General English, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, and Computer Aptitude

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SBI Clerk Syllabus 2019

Here is the detailed SBI Clerk Syllabus listed separately for Prelims and Mains exam. Candidates can go through the syllabus given below to start preparing for the upcoming SBI CLerk Exam 2019.

SBI Clerk Syllabus for Prelims

The Prelims examination includes three sections: Reasoning Ability, English Language, Numeric Ability. Below we have listed the detailed syllabus for each section.

1. Reasoning Ability

  • Analogy
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Blood Relations
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Series Completion
  • Syllogism
  • Decision Making
  • Statement Reasoning
  • Analogy
  • Classification

2. English Language

  • Vocabulary
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Word formation
  • Sentence completion
  • Comprehension
  • Theme detection
  • Deriving conclusions
  • Passage completion
  • Error detection
  • Passage correction
  • Spelling
  • Grammar
  • Idioms
  • Phrases

3. Numeric Ability

  • Number system
  • Simplification
  • Roots & Averages
  • Surds &Indices
  • Percentages
  • Profit & Loss
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Partnership
  • Chain rule
  • Time & work
  • Pipes & Cisterns
  • Time & Distance
  • Problems on trains
  • Boats & Streams
  • Allegations & Mixtures
  • Simple Interest
  • Compound Interest
  • Stocks & shares
  • Clocks & algorithms
  • Mensuration
  • Volume & surface area
  • Permutation & combination
  • Heights & Distances
  • Data Interpretation
  • Line Graph
  • Bar Graph
  • Pie charts
  • Tabulations

SBI Clerk Syllabus for Mains

1. Financial/General Awareness

  • Marketing Aptitude
  • Economy
  • Banking & Finance
  • Marketing Aptitude
  • News from RBI, SBI, ICICI, HDFC, Monetary policy
  • Demonetization

2. General English

There is no predefined syllabus for Mains English Exam. But, these are a few important topics in the examination

  • Comprehension
  • Cloze test
  • Sentence improvement
  • Spotting error
  • Sentence rearrangement

3. Quantitative Aptitude/Numeric Ability

  • Number system
  • Simplification
  • Roots & Averages
  • Surds &Indices
  • Percentages
  • Profit & Loss
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Partnership
  • Chain rule
  • Time & work
  • Pipes & Cisterns
  • Time & Distance
  • Problems on trains
  • Boats & Streams
  • Allegations & Mixtures
  • Simple Interest
  • Compound Interest
  • Stocks & shares
  • Clocks & algorithms
  • Mensuration
  • Volume & surface area
  • Permutation & combination
  • Heights & Distances
  • Data Interpretation
  • Line Graph
  • Bar Graph
  • Pie charts
  • Tabulations

4. Reasoning Ability

  • Analogy
  • Coding & Decoding
  • Blood Relations
  • Seating Arrangements
  • Series Completion
  • Syllogism
  • Decision Making
  • Statement Reasoning
  • Analogy
  • Classification

5. Computer Aptitude

  • Fundamentals of Computer
  • History of Computer
  • Internet
  • MS Office- Word, MS PowerPoint
  • MS Excel
  • Memory
  • Input/ Output device

If you are willing to have the pdf format of syllabus, then click on the below button to download the latest SBI Clerk Syllabus in English and Hindi language.

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Thus, candidates who are interested in applying for SBI Clerk jobs can start preparing for the examination. Go through the SBI Clerk Syllabus and exam pattern carefully. You can also use SBI Clerk Preparation Books which can be of great help during preparation for the examination.

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