The State Bank Of India is one of the coveted institution which released vacancies every year to recruit candidates in clerical cadre. This year also it has released 8000+ vacancies for the recruitment of Junior Associate/Clerk 2020. The prelims exam has been conducted successfully in February 2020 and the mains examination date is yet to be declared because the exam got postponed due to the sudden outbreak of the pandemic. Now, students have one task in hand and that is to make sure that they clear the mains examination and for that the best study material is the previous year question paper. In this article, we will be providing you previous year question papers for mains examination. Make sure that you g through them well and practice.
Previous Year’s SBI Clerk Mains Analysis & Good Attempt
|Level of Difficulty||Moderate-Difficult|
|Time duration||2 Hours 45 minutes|
The following points are a quick summary of last year’s SBI Clerk Mains Exam Analysis:
- Last year exam was moderate to difficult. There were questions based on new pattern in Reasoning ability. No question was asked from Computer aptitude in this section.
- Quantitative ability was moderate in difficulty level but was time consuming. This section was dominated by Data Interpretation. Also, approximately 7 questions were asked from the Wrong number series topic.
- A lot of reading comprehensions were seen in last year’s exam. Different topics like word rearrangement, cloze test/fillers, inference based questions, passage-based questions all were clubbed into various short passages of reading comprehension.
For more detailed analysis of previous year SBI Clerk Mains exam you can refer to:
SBI Clerk Mains 2019 Exam Good Attempts:
|Reasoning & Computer Aptitude||14-19|
SBI Clerk 2020: Exam Pattern
Phase-I: Preliminary Examination
Preliminary Examination of SBI Clerk consists of Objective Tests for 100 marks is conducted online. This test is of 1-hour duration consisting of 3 Sections (with separate timings for each section) as follows:
|S.No.||Name of Tests(Objective||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||English Language||30||30||20 minutes|
|2||Quantitative Aptitude||35||35||20 minutes|
|3||Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
Phase – II: Main Examination
SBI Clerk Main Examination consists of Objective Tests for 200 marks and. Given Below table shows the detailed pattern of SBI Clerk exam 2020.
|S.No.||Name of Tests(Objective)||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude||50||60||45
|2||General English||40||40||35 minutes|
|3||Quantitative Aptitude||50||50||45 minutes|
|4||General/Financial Awareness||50||50||35 minutes|
|Total||190||200||2 Hours 40 Minutes|