SBI Clerk Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2020

SBI Clerk Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2020: State Bank of India releases recruitment for SBI Clerk every year. Candidates preparing for the SBI Clerk exam must have a clear idea about the exam syllabus to start the preparation. SBI Clerk exam will be conducted in three stages  Prelims, Mains and Interview. Here we posted the detailed syllabus and pattern for SBI Clerk prelims and mains exam. Aspirants can refer the below exam pattern and syllabus for the SBI Clerk exam 2020.

Note:

  • The test will be of bilingual, i.e. English and Hindi.
  • All questions will be of objective type with five options.
  • For each wrong answer there will be 0.25 marks detected from total marks.
  • But unanswered questions will not carry any negative marks.
  • There will be sectional as well as overall cut off.

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern for Prelims:

S.No. Name of Tests  No. of Questions  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 60 minutes

SBI Clerk Syllabus for Prelims (English Language):

Aspirants can check SBI Clerk Syllabus for Prelims English Language in below table.

S. No
English Language (Syllabus)
1
Reading Comprehension (including questions on antonym and synonyms)
2 Cloze Test
3
Phrases and Idioms
4
Fill in the Blanks
5
Spelling Error/Error Detection
6
One word Substitution
7
Sentence Correction
8
Error Detection
9
Para Jumbles/Sentence rearrangements
10
Irrelevant Statements

SBI Clerk Syllabus for Prelims (Quantitative Aptitude):

Check SBI Clerk Syllabus for Prelims Quantitative Aptitude in the table below.

S. No Quantitative Aptitude (Syllabus)
1
Number System
2
Quadratic Equation
3 Simplification
4
Approximation
5
HCF and LCM of Numbers
6
Speed, Distance and Time
7 Simple Interest & Compound Interest
8 Averages
9 Percentage
10
Ratio and Proportion
11
Problems based on age
12
Time and Work
13
Problem on Ages
14
Data Interpretation (Pie charts, Table chart, Bar Graphs, Line charts)

SBI Clerk Syllabus for Prelims (Reasoning):

SBI Clerk Syllabus for Reasoning Section of Preliminary exam is given below.

S. No Reasoning Ability (Syllabus)
1
Puzzles – Seating Arrangement, Circle-based, Box-based, Square-based
2
Alphanumeric/Numeric Series
3
Coding-Decoding
4
Word Formation
5 Venn Diagram
6 Analogy
7
Data Sufficiency
8
Direction and Distance
9
Blood Relations
10
Verbal reasoning
11
Non-Verbal Reasoning
12 Syllogism
13 Input-Output

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern for Mains:

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern for Mains is as given below.

S.No. Name of Tests  No of Questions Marks Duration
1 General / Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
2 General English 40 40 35 minutes
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
4 Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
Total 190 200 2 hours 40 minutes

SBI Clerk Syllabus for Mains (General / Financial Awareness):

Provided below the SBI Clerk Syllabus for Mains General and Financial Awarness.

S. No General / Financial Awareness
1 Current Affairs
2
Static General Awareness
3
Banking and Financial Terms
4
Important Abbreviations
5
Banking and Financial Awareness
6
Fiscal and Monetary Policy
7
Important Government schemes
8
Awards and Honours
9
Indian Constitution

Syllabus for Mains (General English):

S. No General English
1
Reading Comprehension (including questions on antonym and synonyms)
2 Cloze Test
3
Sentence Improvement
4
Para Jumbles/ Sentence rearrangements
5
Spotting Errors
6
Double Fillers (Sentence Completion)
7
Phrase Replacement
8
Irrelevant Statements
9
Main Idea of Passage

Syllabus for Mains (Quantitative Aptitude):

S. No Quantitative Aptitude
1
Data Interpretation( Pie charts, Table chart, Bar Graphs, Line charts)
2
Number system
3
Approximation
4
HCF and LCM of Numbers
5
Problems based on age
6 Percentages
7
Ratio and proportion
8 Average
9
Mixture and Allegations
10
Time and work
11
Pipe and Cistern
12
Speed, Distance and time
13 Partnership
14
Simple and compound interest
15
Permutation and Combination
16
Profit, Loss and Discount
17 Mensuration
18
Data Sufficiency

Syllabus for Mains (Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude):

Here we have given SBI Clerk Syllabus for Mains Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude.

Reasoning Ability:

S. No Reasoning Ability
1
Seating arrangement (Circular+ Linear)
2
Logical Reasoning
3
Data Sufficiency
4
Alphanumeric Series
5 Puzzle
6
Coding-decoding
7 Inequalities
8 Input-Output
9
Blood Relation
10 Ranking
11
Direction and Sense
12 Series

Computer Aptitude:

S. No Computer Aptitude
1
History of computers
2
Input and Output devices
3
Hardware and software
4
Windows operating system
5
Internet terms and services
6
Basic Functionalities of MS-Office( MS-word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint)
7
Computer Abbreviations
8 Logic gates
9
Networking and communication
10
Database Management system
11
Hacking, Security Tools and Viruses
12 Shorty Keys
13
Modern Day Technology

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