SBI Clerk Syllabus (2019) | Exam Pattern (Prilim and Main)

SBI Clerk Selection Process :

  1. Preliminary Examination
  2. Main Examination
  3. Documents Varification

SBI Clerk Question Pattern For Preliminary Examination

SBI clerk :Preliminary Examination Consists of three sections with 100 question, 100 marks and 1 hour time duration.

Section Number of Questions Marks Time Duration
English Language
30
30
20 Minutes
Numerical Abilities
35
35
20 Minutes
Reasoning Abilities
35
35
20Minutes
Total
100
100
60 Minutes

SBI Clerk Question Pattern For Main Examination

SBI clerk : Main Examination Consists of three sections with 190 question, 200 marks and 2 hour 40 minutes time duration.

Section Number of Questions Marks Time Duration
General Awareness
50
50
35 Minutes
Numerical Abilities
50
50
45 Minutes
General English
40
40
35 Minutes
Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude
50
60
45 Minutes
Total
190
200
160 Minutes

Section Wise Important Topics

Numerical Abilities (Quantitative Aptitude)

1.      Simplification
2.     Number Series
3.     Quadratic Equations
4.     Probability
5.     Average
6.     Time and work
7.     Time, Speed and Distance
8.     Average
9.     Percentage
10.   Profit and Loss
11.   Simple and Compound Interest
12.   Ratio and proportion
13.   Number System
14.   Surds and Indices
15.   Boats and Streams
16.   Permutation and Combination
17.   Mensuration
18.   Mixtures and Alligations
19.   Pipes and Cisterns
20.   Data Interpretation – Tables, Pie Charts, Bar Graphs, Line Graphs and more

Reasoning Abilities

1.       Syllogism
2.       Data Sufficiency
3.       Statement and Argument
4.       Statement and Assumption
5.       Assertion and Reasoning
6.       Circular and Linear Sitting Arrangements
7.       Puzzle
8.       Blood Relations
9.       Coding and Decoding
10.   Directions and Distance
11.   Order and Ranking
12.   Coded Inequalities
13.   Series
14.   Analogy
15.   Classification

General / Banking Awareness

1.       Current Affairs
2.       History
3.       Geography
4.       Culture
5.       Indian Constitution
6.       Economics News
7.       Financial Awareness
8.       Banking Awareness

English Language

1.       Vocabulary – Antonyms and Synonyms
2.       Sentence Completion
3.       Basic English Grammar – Tenses, Articles, Prepositions, Subject-Verb Agreement, Parts of Speech, etc.
4.       Reading Comprehension
5.       Error Spotting
6.       Cloze Test
7.       Sentence Rearrangement or Para Jumbles
8.       Phrases and Idioms
9.       Fill in the Blanks
10.   Spell Checks

Computer Knowledge

1.       Generations of Computer
2.       Computer Fundamentals and Terminologies
3.       Operating System
4.       Internet and Networking
5.       MS Office – MS Word, MS Excel, MS Powerpoint, etc.
6.       Keyboard Shortcuts
7.       Computer Abbreviations
8.       Basic security Concepts
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