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.

SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam is scheduled on 23rd, 24th, and 30th of June 2018.
SBI Clerk Mains Exam is tentatively scheduled on 23 July 2018.

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern 2018
Sl.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
Sl.No 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
TOTAL 190 200 2 hours 40 minutes

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 weight age 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 &Allegations 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 Exam Pattern 2018

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 Banking and Financial Awareness Inequalities Input-Output Devices
Partnership Cloze Test Banking and Financial Awareness Puzzles Important Abbreviations
Profit & Loss Cloze Test Banking and Financial Awareness Coding-Decoding Important Abbreviations
Simple and Compound Interest Cloze Test Banking and Financial Awareness Ranking Important Abbreviations
Mixture and Allegations Cloze Test Banking and Financial Awareness Statement and Assumptions Important Abbreviations
Ratio & Proportion, Averages, Percentages Cloze Test Banking and Financial Awareness .. Important Abbreviations
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