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SBI Clerk Prelim Syllabus

SBI Prelim Syllabus is divided into three sections namely, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and English. The syllabus of SBI PO and SBI Clerk is the same. Only the difficulty level of Question is varies. SBI PO exam is a little bit difficult than SBI Clerk.

The individual topics that ask from these Three Sections

Reasoning 

35 Questions with 35 marks will be asked from this section in SBI Clerk Prelim Exam. The topics to be covered under this section are:

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 

10-15 Questions from this topic will be asked. This is one of the most important topics in the SBI Clerk Exam. this topic is time-consuming but in this section high accuracy is possible and this is the most scoring topic with a clear concept.  puzzles can be based on month, day, comparison, floor, Box, or Distribution. and Seating Arrangement can be based on linear, circular, square, rectangle or North-South facing.

Blood relation 

2-3 Questions from this topic can be asked. This can be based on coded blood relation, single person blood relation or mixed blood relation

Coding Decoding

5 Questions can be asked based on a new pattern or Old pattern. this topic is less time consuming and high accuracy is possible. this is more scoring topic. Questions from this topic may be based on simple word coding, sentence coding or new pattern based coding.

Syllogism

3-5 Questions can be asked based on a new pattern or Old pattern. this topic is less time consuming and high accuracy is possible. New pattern syllogism will be Possibility based and Negative information based, and Old pattern syllogism will be based on direct questions with 2-3 statements and 2-3 conclusions.

Inequality

5 Questions from this topic can be asked based on new pattern or old pattern. This topic is less time consuming and high accuracy is possible.this is also a scoring topic. This can be based on multiple relations, reverse, indirect symbol or coded, direct inequality based.

Input-output

5 Questions from this topic may be asked. This topic may be time-consuming but high accuracy is possible. 

Order and Ranking 

You can expect 1-2 Questions from this topic.

Direction and Distance

You can expect 2-3 Questions from this topic.

Alphanumeric Series

5 questions from this topic can be asked. this topic is less time-consuming and high accuracy is possible. series can be based on Alphabet or Number or series of Alphabet combined with a number.

Data Sufficiency 

5 Questions from this topic can be asked. The question will be based on miscellaneous topic. In these Questions, a question is followed by two statements and you have to determine from which statements question can be answered.

Syllabus Quick Look by Table:-

Topics of Reasoning Ability

No. of Questions expected Marks Time

Puzzle and Seating Arrangement

10-15








 









 

Blood Relation

2-3

Coding Decoding

Syllogism

3-5

Inequality

Input-output

5

Order and Ranking 

1-2

Direction and Distance

2-3

Alphanumeric Series

5

Data Sufficiency 

5

Total

35 Questions 35 Marks 20 Minutes

 

Quantitative Aptitude 

35 Questions with 35 marks will be asked from this section in SBI Clerk Prelim Exam. The topics to be covered under this section are:

Simplification/ Approximation

10 Questions from this topic will be asked. This is one of the easiest topics and most scoring topic in this section. This is less time consuming and High accuracy is possible. Questions can be based on decimal, fractions, percentages or BODMAS rule etc.

Number Series

5 Questions from this topic will be asked. This can be based on Missing Number Series or Wrong Number Series. Missing Number series is less time consuming and high accuracy is possible.

Quadratic Equation

5 Questions from this topic will be asked. this topic is less time consuming and high accuracy is possible.In this, you have to solve the given two variables to know the relation between both variables.

Data Interpretation

10 Questions from this topic will be asked. This topic is moderate time consuming but high accuracy is possible. DI can be based on tabular form, line graph, bar graph, pie chart, missing or caselets.

►Data Sufficiency 

3-5 Questions from this topic can be asked. The question will be based on miscellaneous topic. In these Questions, a question is followed by two statements and you have to determine from which statements question can be answered.

Miscellaneous-

    This section includes Questions from topics likes - Ratio and proportion, Average, Problems on ages, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Partnership, Time and work, Pipes and cisterns, Time, speed and distance, Problems on trains, Boat and stream, Alligation and Mixture, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Mensuration, Probability

10-15 Questions from this topic can be asked.

Syllabus Quick Look by Table:-

     Topics of Quantitative Aptitude         

Noof Questions expected

Marks Time

Simplification/ Approximation    

10 Questions



 




 

Number Series

5 Questions

Quadratic Equation

5 Questions 

Miscellaneous (Simple Interest, Compound Interest,

Speed &Time, Profit and Loss, Time and Work,

Averages, Ages, Ratio, Partnership,

Mensuration, etc.)

10-15 Questions

Data Sufficiency 

5 Questions

Total

35 Questions 35 Marks 20 Minutes

 

English 

30 Questions with 30 marks will be asked from this section in SBI Clerk Prelim Exam. The topics to be covered under this section are:

Reading Comprehension

10 Questions from this topic can be asked and RC can be based on Social Issues, Banking & Economy, Business, etc

Cloze Test

5 Questions from this topic can be asked

Double Fillers/ Single Filler

You can expect 5 Questions from this topic. A Sentence will be given with one or two blanks.

Sentence Errors

5 Questions from this topic can be asked. 

Sentence Improvement/ Phrase replacement 

5-Questions from this topic can be asked. In this, a sentence will be given with one part underline and that part needs to replace with the correct option. 

Jumbled Paragraph/ Odd one out

5 Questions can be asked. In this, A set of the sentence will be given and then we need to rearranged to form a meaning paragraph. sometimes odd sentence which does not follow the theme of the passage will be given and then we need to find out that odd sentence.

Syllabus Quick Look by Table:-

Topics

Expected Number of questions Marks Time

Reading Comprehension    

10




 





 

Cloze Test

5

Double Fillers/ Single Filler

5

Spotting Error    

0-5

Sentence Improvement/ Phrase replacement 

5

Jumbled Paragraph/ Odd one out

5

Total 

30 Questions 30 Marks 20 Minutes

  

IBPS Clerk Mains Syllabus

SBI Clerk Mains Syllabus is divided into five section namely, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, Computer Awareness, and English. The syllabus of SBI PO and SBI Clerk is also the same. Only the difficulty level of Question is varies. 

Reasoning and Computer Aptitude

50 Questions with 60 marks will be asked from this section in SBI Clerk Mains Exam. The major topics to be covered under this section are:

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 

15-20 Questions from this topic will be asked. This is one of the most important topics in the SBI Clerk Exam. this topic is time-consuming but in this section high accuracy is possible and this is the most scoring topic with a clear concept.  puzzles can be based on month, day, comparison, floor, Box, or Distribution. and Seating Arrangement can be based on linear, circular, square, rectangle or North-South facing.

Blood relation 

2-3 Questions from this topic can be asked. This can be based on coded blood relation, single person blood relation or mixed blood relation

Coding Decoding

5 Questions can be asked based on a new pattern or Old pattern. this topic is less time consuming and high accuracy is possible. this is a scoring topic. Questions from this topic may be based on simple word coding, sentence coding or new pattern based coding.

Syllogism

3-5 Questions can be asked based on a new pattern or Old pattern. this topic is less time consuming and high accuracy is possible. New pattern syllogism will be Possibility based and Negative information based, and Old pattern syllogism will be based on direct questions with 2-3 statements and 2-3 conclusions.

Inequality

0-5 Questions from this topic can be asked based on new pattern or old pattern. This topic is less time consuming and high accuracy is possible.this is also a scoring topic. This can be based on multiple relations, reverse, indirect symbol or coded, direct inequality based.

Input-output

5 Questions from this topic can be asked. This topic may be time-consuming but high accuracy is possible. 

Order and Ranking 

you can expect 1-2 Questions from this topic.

Direction and Distance

You can expect 3-5 Questions from this topic.

Alphanumeric Series

0-5 questions from this topic can be asked. this topic is less time-consuming and high accuracy is possible. series can be based on Alphabet or Number or both.

Data Sufficiency 

5 Questions from this topic can be asked. questions are based on miscellaneous topic. In these Questions, a question is followed by two statements and you have to determine from which statements question can be answered.

Statement and Assumption

3-5 Questions from this topic may be asked.

►Statement and Course of Action 

3-5 Questions from this topic may be asked.

►Cause and Effect

3-5 Questions from this topic may be asked

►Statement and Argument

3-5 Questions from this topic can be asked.

►Computer Aptitude - You can also come across 5-6 questions of this topic, which may be passage/ flowchart based. We will start providing quizzes for this topic soon.

Syllabus Quick Look by Table:-

           Topics of Reasoning Ability   

         Expected Number of questions   Marks Time

Puzzles and Seating Arrangement 

15-20












 













 

Blood relation 

2-3

Coding Decoding

Syllogism

3-5

Inequality

0-5

Input-output

Order and Ranking 

1-2

Direction and Distance

3-5

Alphanumeric Series

0-2

Data Sufficiency 

5

Statement and Assumption

3-5

Statement and Course of Action 

3-5

Cause and Effect

3-5

Statement and Argument

3-5

Computer Aptitude

5-6

Total

50 Question 60 Marks  45 Minutes

 

Quantitative Aptitude 

50 Questions with 50 marks will be asked from this section in SBI Clerk Mains Exam. The major topics to be covered under this section are:

Simplification/ Approximation

5-10 Questions from this topic will be asked. This is one of the easiest topics. This is less time consuming and High accuracy is possible. This is the most scoring topic in this section. Questions can be based on decimal, fractions, percentages or BODMAS rule etc.

Number Series

5 Questions from this topic will be asked. This can be based on Missing Number Series or Wrong Number Series. Missing Number series is less time consuming and high accuracy is possible.

Quadratic Equation

5 Questions from this topic will be asked. this topic is less time consuming and high accuracy is possible. In this, you have to solve the given two variables to know the relation between both variables.

Data Interpretation

10-15 Questions from this topic can be asked. This topic is moderate time consuming but high accuracy is possible. DI can be based on tabular form, line graph, bar graph, pie chart, missing or caselets DI.

Miscellaneous-

    This section includes Questions from topics likes - Ratio and proportion, Average, Problems on ages, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Partnership, Time and work, Pipes and cisterns, Time, speed and distance, Problems on trains, Boat and stream, Alligation and Mixture, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Mensuration, Probability.

10-15 Questions from this topic can be asked.

►Data Sufficiency -  5 Questions from this topic will be asked. The question will be based on miscellaneous topic. In these Questions, a question is followed by two statements and you have to determine from which statements question can be answered.

Syllabus Quick Look by Table:-

Topics

Expected Number of questions Marks Time

Simplification/ Approximation

5-10    

Number Series

5

Quadratic Equation

0-5

Data Interpretation

10-15

Miscellaneous

10-15

Data Sufficiency 

5-6

Total

50 Question 50 Marks 45 Minutes

 

English 

40 Questions with 40 marks will be asked from this section in SBI Clerk Mains Exam. The major topics to be covered under this section are:

Reading Comprehension

10 Questions from this topic can be asked and RC can be based on Social Issues, Banking & Economy, Business, etc

Cloze Test

5 Questions from this topic can be asked

Double Fillers/ Single Filler

You can expect 5 Questions from this topic. A Sentence will be given with one or two blanks.

Sentence Errors

5 Questions from this topic can be asked. 

Sentence Improvement/ Phrase replacement 

5-7 Questions from this topic can be asked. In this, a sentence will be given with one part underline and that part needs to replace with the correct option. 

Jumbled Paragraph/ Odd one out

5-7 Questions can be asked. In this, A set of the sentence will be given and then we need to rearranged to form a meaning paragraph. sometimes odd sentence which does not follow the theme of the passage will be given and then we need to find out that odd sentence.

Syllabus Quick Look by Table:-

Topics

Expected Number of questions Marks Time

Reading Comprehension    

10    

Cloze Test

5

Double Fillers/ Single Filler

5

Spotting Error    

5

Sentence Improvement/ Phrase replacement 

5-7

Jumbled Paragraph/ Odd one ou

5-7

Total 

40 Questions 40 Marks 35 Minutes

 

General Awareness 

50 Questions with 50 marks will be asked from this section in SBI Clerk Mains. In this section, The major topics to be covered under this section are:

General Awareness section is categorized into three subtopics

►Current Affairs

In this, you should have to familiar with knowledge of information which is going in the current. All the environmental issues, financial,  about the Indian economy, government schemes & policies, the latest science, and inventions and discoveries, books by famous personality etc, and you should go through the last 6-month current affairs before the current mains exam.

Static Gk

In this Questions are asked for only that knowledge which is static in nature likes National Park, Wildlife sanctuary  Dam, River, Lake, Airport, stadium, Capital currency, HQ, Important days, Important temple, Folks dance, Award, festivals, State-Capital-CM-Governor, etc

►Banking Awareness/ Financial Awareness.

This includes knowledge of banking from every angle. 

    • History of Banking

    • Indian Banking Industry

    • Banking terminology and RBI Monetary policies

    • Money Market and Capital Market 

    • Types of various Advance/ Loan Account  

    • Financial Inclusion Basel Norm

    • Payment System

    • Types of Account

    • Structure of Bank

Syllabus Quick Look by Table:-

Topics

Expected Number of questions Marks Time
Banking & Financial Awareness 16-18Questions    
Static Awareness 14-15 Questions
Current Affairs 15-19 Questions
Total 40 50 Marks 35 Minutes

 

 

 

 

Educational Qualifications (As on 01.01.2018):

You should have a Graduation degree in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government.

Age (As on 01.08.2018):

Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 30 years2018:i.e. A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.01.1990 and not later than 01.01.1998 (both dates inclusive).

Relaxation of Upper age limit:

Sr.No. 

Category

Age relaxation

Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe

5 years
2

Other Backward Classes (OBC)

3 years
3

PWD(Gen)

10 years
4

PWD(SC/ST)

5 years
5

PWD(OBC)

5 years
6

Persons domiciled  in Jammu & Kashmir state during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989

5 years
7 EX-Servicemen/ Disabled EX-Servicemen Actua period service rendered defences services + 3 years,(8 years disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to max. age of 50 years.
8 Widows, Divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried  7 years (subject to maximum age limit of 35 years for general 38 years for OBC & 40 years for SC/ST candidates.

 

 

SBI Clerk Application fee:

Candidates can pay the application fee through the net banking, debit card, credit card, etc.

- Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates.

- Rs. 600/- for all others

SBI Clerk Exam 2018: Job Profile:

A bank clerk is the first point of contact for any customer to address his inquiries and to provide guidance. As an SBI Clerk, you will have the following responsibilities:-

  1. Customer Interaction: Handling doubts and queries
  2. Verification and signing of documents, countersigning and clearing cheques and drafts
  3. Back-office work like ledger maintenance, balance tallying, data entry

*Note that the above list is not exhaustive or definitive and is meant to give you an idea of what the job would be like.

Growth Opportunity:  As per SBI's promotion process, the candidates would be promoted to higher posts on basis of their performance also after working for 3 years through internal exams a clerk can get promoted to the post of Probationary Officer/Assistant Manager. After starting your career as Officer or Junior Associate in the State Bank of India you can also appear for Associate Exams: JAIIB and CAIIB certification exam which is bright opportunity to get an edge over others. 

 

SBI Clerk Salary & Allowances:

A Junior Associate in the State Bank of India can get a salary of Rs.21000 to Rs.23000. The Basic Salary Component of SBI Clerk is around Rs.17000. (with a scope of promotion.) Allowances may vary depending upon the place of posting.

 

Introduction:

SBI is one of the prestigious and oldest banks in India which offers a great job security for the aspirants who have the ability to perform harder with determination and precision.

Benefits To Join SBI As Career Opportunity

SBI Assures The Best Salary Among All Banks

Sbi offers the maximum salary to their employees even who are posted as a clerk in the bank. All you need to be a graduate to be eligible for this post. There is a huge difference in the salary when you compare the salary benefits of Sbi and other public sector banks which makes it a most preferred choice. 

SBI Give Preference To Performance

SBI is the only bank which will give you ample of opportunities to reach the topmost level if you are expert in performing with all your heart. The good performer is allowed to flourish and touch new peaks. this may happen with other banks as well but SBI, the name says it all. 

The Brand Name With A Significant History

SBI has a  glorious history of about 200 years. No doubt SBI Is still touching new heights with each passing day as the largest banking and financial services organizations in India. It has over 16,000 branches all over the country which needs no acclaim. Moreover,  You may get to work in a fortune 500 organization by a part of SBI. Who doesn't want to unite their name with the brand name? 

Job security 

Job security is an important aspect of  SBI bank which catches the attention of all the aspirants towards it. Once you pass the examination after the end of the probation period, you are secured for forever. SBI provides stability as a job in a public sector bank is considered as a job for a lifetime. 

Career Growth and learning opportunities

SBI gives opportunities to there employees in every 2-3 years to get promotion on the basis of their performance in the exam. There are so many continuous learning possibilities through well-designed training and development programs. If you are sincere and active, you may be top on the ladder one day. 

 

SBI Clerk Preparation tips:

We advise all the candidates to fill the SBI Clerk examination application form before the last date because after the last date application form will not be acceptable. Let us check out the exam preparation tips. 

  • Understand the exam pattern and structure of the question paper.
  • Work Hard, to prepare well for the exam.
  • Be calm and wise with your work.
  • Join iDangal247.com to get a better score
  • Be Focused and Confident.
  • Just Do Well in the exam.

SBI Clerk 2018 Vacancy:

Circle State No. of Vacancies PWD Ex-servicemen Backlog
Vacancies
Gen SC ST OBC Total LD VI HI XS DXS
Ahmedabad Gujarat 255 35 75 135 500 7 6 7 50 23
Amarawati Andhra
Pradesh
200 64 28 108 400 5 6 5 40 18
Bangalore Karnataka 51 15 7 27 100 1 1 1 10 5 245
Bhopal Madhya
Pradesh
258 76 102 76 512 7 64 7 51 23 367
Chhattisgarh 145 34 92 17 288 4 9 4 29 13 38
Bengal West Bengal 308 140 30 134 612 8 8 61 28 69
A&N Islands 9 2 11 1 1
Sikkim 5 1 1 7 7 1
Bhubaneshwar Odisha 275 88 121 66 550 8 1 7 55 25 43
Chandigarh Jammu &
Kashmir
16 2 2 7 27 2 3 1
Himachal
Pradesh
76 36 5 29 146 2 2 2 15 7
Haryana 85 29 42 156 2 2 16 7
Chandigarh 7 1 2 10 3 4 1
Punjab 132 75 54 261 4 3 26 12
Chennai Tamil Nadu 185 65 3 93 346 2 5 35 16 52
Pondicherry 3 1 4 2 2
Delhi Delhi 67 19 9 35 130 5 1 2 13 6
Uttarakhand 38 9 1 7 55 1 1 5 2
Hyderabad Telangana 57 17 7 29 110 2 3 2 11 5 145
Jaipur Rajasthan 100 34 26 40 200 2 3 3 20 9
Kerala Kerala   24 2 66 247 3 4 25 11
Lakshadweep 2 1 3 12
Lucknow/Delhi Uttar Pradesh 454 185 8 1 885 11 10 11 88 40 85
Mumbai Maharashtra 395 73 65 2 730 10 10 73 33
Goa 15 2 1 20 3 2 1
North Eastern Assam 135 17 29 247 3 3 25 2 13
Arunachal
Pradesh
30 23 53 1 1 5
Manipur 6 3 10 1 1 2
Meghalaya 28 23 2 53 1 1 5 1
Mizoram 14 12 1 27 1 1 3 1 5
Nagaland 19 14 33 1 1 3 2
Tripura 20 6 11 37 1 1 4 2 15
Patna Bihar 229 65 4 109 407 6 6 5 41 18 1
Jharkhand 14 2 5 2 23 2 1 22
Total 3788 1111 711 1590 7200 96 96 96 720 324 1101

Grand Total

8301

SBI Clerk Result:

The SBI Clerk Mains Result is released on the 21st Septemeber 2018. you can check your result through the direct pdf link here.

Direct Link to check SBI Clerk result 2018 - Click Here!

SBI Mains Admit Card:

SBI has released the Mains Admit Card for SBI Clerk 2018. You can download your SBI Clerk Call Letters through the direct link here.

Direct Link to Download SBI Clerk Mains Admit Card 2018 - Click Here!

IBPS SBI Clerk Exam Date is as follows:

Events

New Dates
SBI Clerk 2018 Notification 19th January 2018
Start of SBI Clerk 2018 Online Application 20th January 2018
SBI Clerk 2018 Application Form Closes 10th February 2018
Download of call letter for Preliminary Examination From 6th June 2018
SBI Clerk 2018 Preliminary Exam 23rd, 24th, and 30th of June 2018
Download of call letter for Main Examination From 23 July 2018
SBI Clerk 2018 Mains Exam 05th August 2018

How to Apply of SBI Clerk Exam 2018

Here you can apply for SBI Clerk Exam through the direct link given here.

Direct Link to Apply for SBI Clerk 2018 - Click Here!

How to Apply?

  1. You can Register yourself by going to the SBI Official Website and click on the new registration.

  2. Enter basic details and upload scanned photo & signature as per the size requirements mentioned in the official SBI Clerk notification.

  3. Also, enter your additional details like educational qualifications and work experience.

  4. Use a valid email ID that should be kept active till the declaration of results

  5. must be paid Online only while completing IBPS online application, By using Debit Card/Credit Card/Internet Banking/Cash Cards/Wallets, etc.

  6. By following these above steps, you will submit your IBPS PO Form successfully.

  7. Submit the Application Form.

  8. Take out the print out of the Application Form for future reference.

SBI Clerk Marks and Exam Pattern 2018

SBI Clerk exam 2018 will be conducted in 3 phase namely, preliminary exam, Mains exam, and Test of Official and/or Local Language.

 Note: SBI has introduced a sectional time limit for each subject in the exam and sectional cut off removed from both prelim and mains exam this year. The candidates are required to qualify both the stages to be listed in the merit list prepared after conduction of both the exams. No interview process is required for selection to the post of Clerk through SBI Clerk Examination.

Prelim - Phase I

SBI Clerk prelim exam is comprised of  3 sections with a total of 100 marks and total time of 60 minutes.

S.No.

Name of Tests(Objective)

No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1

English Language

30 30 20 minutes
2

Numerical Ability

35 35 20 minutes
3

Reasoning Ability

35 35 20 minutes

Total

100 100 Composite times of 1 Hour

 

Mains - Phase II

SBI Clerk Mains exam is comprised of 4 sections with a total of 200 marks and total time of 2 hrs 40 min minutes.

S.No.

Name of Tests(Objective

No. of Questions Maximum Marks           Duration           
1

Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

50 60 45 minutes
2

English Language

40 40 35 minutes
3

Quantitative Aptitude

50 50 45 minutes
4

General/ Financial Awareness

50 50 35 minutes

Total

190 200 160 minutes

 

Test of Official and/or Local Language - Phase III 

If you have studied the official (local) language or local level at 10th level and have proof as a certificate, you will not be subject to an additional Language Test. If not so, you will be required to take a language test which will be conducted after provisional selection but before joining.

Final Selection

The candidates are required to qualify both the stages to be listed in the merit list prepared after conduction of both the exams. No interview process is required for selection to the post of Clerk through SBI Clerk Examination.

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