The State Bank of India released the SBI Clerk Mains exam dates and admit cards. SBI Clerk 2020 will be conducted to select eligible candidates for the post of Junior Associates in one of the many branches of State Bank of India across the country. SBI Clerk syllabus is much similar to that of any other bank exam.
As the exam will take place on 31st October. Clearly, students have not much time left to complete their preparation. This time is very crucial for you to speed up your preparation for SBI Clerk Mains and here we will be discussing the important topics which you should study for SBI Clerk Mains examination to score maximum marks.
SBI Clerk 2020 Key Highlights
|SBI Clerk Mains 2019 Good Attempts||97 – 108|
|Vacancies in 2020||8000+|
Previous Year’s Exam Analysis
Aspirants should take a look at the previous year’s question papers, the exam pattern and the topics asked frequently in order to have a better understanding of the expected questions in the upcoming exam. Following are the analysis and memory bassed question paper of SBI Clerk Mains 2019:
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|IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Analysis 2019-20||Click here|
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Expected topics for SBI Clerk Mains 2020
Now let’s have a look at some important topics that the aspirants should keep in mind while going through their final preparation phase before the exam to increase their chances of hitting the bullseye at scoring marks.
Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude
Especially Puzzles and New pattern type questions require a lot of practice. That is why sometimes this section proves to be a boon for the aspirants. Let’s look at some important topics that are expected to come this year in order to make it easier for the aspirants to practice the selected topics to save time.
|Puzzle & Seating Arrangement||The most common topics for the topic of puzzles are as followed:
|Syllogism||In this section, conclusions are given and students are expected to find out the statement from the options, from which these conclusions can be drawn.|
|Inequality||Choose the correct option depicting the correct relation between the two alphabets. This relation could be greater than, smaller than, greater than equal to, smaller than equal to, and equal to. these questions are sometimes merged with coding-decoding or Direction sense to increase the difficulty level. This section can be very useful for the aspirants to score an extra five marks|
|Coding-Decoding||statements will be coded in certain languages or order and students have to decode it and answer the questions accordingly.|
|Blood-Relation and Direction Sense||These topics are examiners’ favorite topics as they usually get mix with puzzles and seating arrangements. These types of questions are not set on a very high difficulty level, so the aspirants have a good chance to score here.|
It is one of the most important section of SBI Clerk Mains.
This is one of the most important sections in the exam: Strong grammar and a good grip on the vocabulary can be advantageous for the aspirants to fetch good marks in this section. following are some topics asked in this section that holds a high level of importance:
|Reading Comprehensions||In the past mains examination of IBPS and SBI, passages from science and technology, Arts, Politics, and especially Economics have dominated this section. This is a scoring section but the aspirant is required to have ample practice in this section to ace it.|
|Error detection||To ace, the section focus on grammar is the requirement. Types of questions under this section are:
|Para Jumbles||These are some scoring questions but it can also take forever for the aspirants to form correct sentences, the key to ace this section is ample practice.|
|Match the Following||The most frequently asked topics under this section are:
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If you want to ace this section then the tip is to get your hold on the basics of arithmetic topics strongly. There is no way you can attempt even a single question from this section if you haven’t practiced arithmetic questions enough. All the topics written below are just different ways of asking a concept of arithmetic.
|Data Interpretation||Following are the topis on which this section is based:
|Data Sufficiency||This topic requires again a good grasp of arithmetic topics. In data sufficiency questions, the examiner basically increases the number of states through which you can extract the data and answer the question.|
|Quantity based||These are based on the principle of the Quadratic equation but are arithmetically oriented. Thus if an aspirant wishes to ace these questions, the practice of arithmetic type questions can be of great help.|
|Number Series||It’s tricky to find out the pattern of the question but with the practice of these kinds of questions, it can be easier for the aspirants to identify the question type and solve it.|
As per the latest trend, Current affairs is one topic that mainly dominates this section. Following are some topics and tips to improve your general awareness of the exam:
|1.||Students need to focus on all the countries whose head are either visited our nation or have organized any important event in their country.|
|2.||Economic Times is a newspaper that you should read to cover all the important news related to the Indian economy.|
|3.||All the newly appointed chief ministers and the governor should be at your fingertips.|
|4.||The National park in news should be well-read.|
Aspirants can read the newspaper along with the Daily GK Update on Bankersadda.
Covering all the above important topics aspirants can ensure the culmination of their preparation for the exam and score maximum marks.