SBI Clerk Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2021

SBI Clerk Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2021: 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 2021.

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. NoName of Tests No. of Questions MarksDuration
1English Language303020 minutes
2Numerical Ability353520 minutes
3Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
Total10010060 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)
2Cloze 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. NoQuantitative Aptitude (Syllabus)
1
Number System
2
Quadratic Equation
3Simplification
4
Approximation
5
HCF and LCM of Numbers
6
Speed, Distance and Time
7Simple Interest & Compound Interest
8Averages
9Percentage
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. NoReasoning Ability (Syllabus)
1
Puzzles – Seating Arrangement, Circle-based, Box-based, Square-based
2
Alphanumeric/Numeric Series
3
Coding-Decoding
4
Word Formation
5Venn Diagram
6Analogy
7
Data Sufficiency
8
Direction and Distance
9
Blood Relations
10
Verbal reasoning
11
Non-Verbal Reasoning
12Syllogism
13Input-Output

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern for Mains:

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern for Mains is as given below.

S. NoName of Tests No of QuestionsMarksDuration
1General / Financial Awareness505035 minutes
2General English404035 minutes
3Quantitative Aptitude505045 minutes
4Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude506045 minutes
Total1902002 hours 40 minutes

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

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

S. NoGeneral / Financial Awareness
1Current 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. NoGeneral English
1
Reading Comprehension (including questions on antonym and synonyms)
2Cloze 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. NoQuantitative 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
6Percentages
7
Ratio and proportion
8Average
9
Mixture and Allegations
10
Time and work
11
Pipe and Cistern
12
Speed, Distance and time
13Partnership
14
Simple and compound interest
15
Permutation and Combination
16
Profit, Loss and Discount
17Mensuration
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. NoReasoning Ability
1
Seating arrangement (Circular+ Linear)
2
Logical Reasoning
3
Data Sufficiency
4
Alphanumeric Series
5Puzzle
6
Coding-decoding
7Inequalities
8Input-Output
9
Blood Relation
10Ranking
11
Direction and Sense
12Series

Computer Aptitude:

S. NoComputer 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
8Logic gates
9
Networking and communication
10
Database Management system
11
Hacking, Security Tools and Viruses
12Shorty Keys
13
Modern Day Technology

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