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Is SBI Clerk Exam Tough?

No, every exam is tough as far as one is prepared for it. SBI Clerk and IBPS Clerk both are clerical-level exams. Usually, the SBI prelims exam is easy to moderate & Mains exam is moderate to difficult in terms of difficulty level. The exam comprises four sections: English, General Awareness, Quantitative and Reasoning Section. The question paper carries a total of 190 questions and the total marks allotted to the exam are 200. Cracking the SBI Clerk Exam candidates need to do smart study. Besides, they need to work hard and practice rigorously. The strategy should focus on identifying strong and weak areas. fortifying the vital areas and improving the weak areas with the help of good practice.

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The Reasoning Ability section offers good scope for the maximization of marks. The difficulty level is much lower in the prelims exam than in the mains exam. Candidates must pay attention to questions on Simplification, Approximation, Missing and Wrong Number Series, Data Interpretation and Arithmetic, etc. English Section comprises questions from Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Fill ups, Para jumbled, etc. This Section is comparatively easier than other Sections.

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The Quantitative Section is calculative and time-consuming one has to maintain pace. The first thing candidates need to do is to understand the SBI Clerk pattern and marking scheme. Analyze the topics and see which areas will need more time to study. Candidates must practice a number of previous years’ question papers. Focus on weak areas more but do not forget to brush up on your strong areas as well. Make a study plan and religiously stick to it. Speed is very important as candidates have time constraints. Candidates should increase their practice with more and more mock tests. 

There must be a balance between speed and accuracy. Once the basics are cleared, try to solve practice questions in a time-bound manner. If you are spending more time on a particular question, you must revise and learn the related concepts. Aspirants must start their SBI Clerk preparation as early as possible so that they can finish the syllabus with maximum efficiency long before the exam.

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