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SBI Clerk Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2018

SBI Clerk 2018 will be conducted to select eligible candidates to the post of Junior Associates in one of the many branches of State Bank of India across the country. Mention below is detailed Exam Pattern and Syllabus for SBI Clerk 2018.

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2018

SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam is tentatively scheduled in the month of March-April. SBI Clerk Mains Exam is tentatively scheduled on 12th May 2018. Let's have a look at detailed SBI Clerk 2018 Exam Pattern

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern 2018

Serial No. Section No. of Question Total Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2 Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3 Reasoning 35 35 20 minutes
  Total 100 100 60 minutes

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Pattern 2018

Serial Number Section No. of Question Total Marks Duration
1. General English 40 40 35 minutes
2. Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
3. Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
4. General/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
  Total 190 200 2 hours 40 minutes

SBI Clerk Syllabus 2018

SBI Clerk syllabus is much similar to that of any other bank exam. There are three major sections that a candidate needs to prepare to ace the preliminary exam. These are Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. The sections have a wide range of topics on which questions are based. It is recommended that candidates must have a look at the previous year papers and know about the weightage of each topic.

SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam syllabus:

The preliminary examination of SBI Clerk exam 2018 will comprise of Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. Here is the detailed syllabus:

Reasoning Quantitative Ability English Language
Logical Reasoning Simplification Reading Comprehension
Alphanumeric Series Profit & Loss Cloze Test
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test Mixtures &Alligations Para jumbles
Data Sufficiency Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices Miscellaneous
Coded Inequalities Work & Time Fill in the blanks
Seating Arrangement Time & Distance Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting
Puzzle Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere Paragraph Completion
Tabulation Data Interpretation  
Syllogism Ratio & Proportion, Percentage  
Blood Relations Number Systems  
Input Output Sequence & Series  
Coding Decoding Permutation, Combination &Probability  

SBI Clerk Mains syllabus:

The Mains Examination of SBI Clerk exam 2018 will constitute of 4 sections: Reasoning & Computer Awareness, General English, General/Financial Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude. The complete syllabus is discussed below:

Quantitative Aptitude General English General/Financial Awareness Reasoning Ability Computer Awareness
Simplification Reading comprehension including Synonyms and Antonyms Current Affairs – news on banking industry, awards and honors, books and authors,latest appointments, obituaries, new schemes of central and state governments, sports, etc. Internet Basics of Computer: Hardware, Software, Generation of Computers
Number Series Sentence rearrangement or Para jumbles Static GK - country-capital, country-currency, headquarters of financial organizations (of insurance companies), constituencies of ministers, dance forms, nuclear and thermal power stations, etc. Machine Input/Output DBMS
Data Sufficiency Sentence Correction/ Error Finding Banking/Financial terms Syllogism Networking
Data Interpretation Spell Checks Static Awareness Blood Relation Internet
Quadratic Equation Fillers Banking and Financial Awareness Direction Sense MS Office
Time & Distance, Work Cloze Test Inequalities Input-Output Devices
Partnership Puzzles Important Abbreviations
Profit & Loss Coding-Decoding
Simple and Compound Interest Ranking
Mixture and Allegations Statement and Assumptions
Ratio & Proportion, Averages, Percentages