SBI Clerk Syllabus 2021: The basic key to efficient preparation is getting familiarized with the detailed exam syllabus and exam pattern. This step helps you in covering all the important topics that can be asked in the examination.
The State Bank of India has successfully conducted the SBI Clerk Prelims Exam 2021, students are advised to utilize this time and prepare more efficiently for the SBI Clerk Mains Examination 2021 with the SBI Clerk Exam Syllabus and Exam Pattern discussed in this article below.
SBI Clerk Syllabus 2021
The SBI Clerk Syllabus is mainly focused on two factors i.e. for the Prelims exam and Mains exam. SBI Clerk Prelims consists of only three subjects i.e. Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. These subjects have various topics. To have the proper knowledge of the types of questions asked in the exam, the candidate must check the SBI Clerk previous year question papers. But first of all, the candidate should know the detailed syllabus and exam pattern of SBI Clerk 2021.
SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2021
SBI Clerk is a two-stage examination consisting of Prelims and Mains followed by LPT i.e. the Language Proficiency Test. Prelims exam of SBI Clerk is qualifying in nature, marks of prelims exam are not added for the merit. There is no sectional cutoff in the SBI Clerk exam 2021 in both phases i.e. Preliminary and Mains exam. All aspirants can check below the SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2021 by given below table:
SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern
SBI Clerk consists of three subjects i.e. Reasoning Ability, Quantitative aptitude and English Language in the preliminary exam. The Preliminary Examination consists of Objective Test for 100 marks. 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|
SBI Clerk Mains Exam Pattern
Four sections are there in the SBI Clerk Mains exam i.e. Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language and General Awareness. There is a sectional timing in the SBI Clerk mains exam given as below. SBI Clerk Main Examination consists of Objective Tests for 200 marks. The given table shows the expected pattern for SBI Clerk Mains Examination.
|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|
Note: There will be negative marks of 1/4th in both prelims as well as mains exam. Also, there is a sectional timing in both the phase of the SBI Clerk Exam.
The merit list will be framed as per the mains stage marks but it is important to go through the specified opted language.
Language Proficiency Test
After qualifying SBI Clerk Mains exam, candidates have to qualify for the specified opted local language test. Those who produce 10th and 12th standard mark sheets having specified local language will not be subject to any language test. Candidates not found proficient in specified opted local language would be disqualified.
SBI Clerk Syllabus 2021
The SBI Clerk syllabus is really vast. It is geared towards testing an aspirant’s versatility to solve complex questions in the most prolific manner. So, here is the syllabus being provided by Adda247 to get you acquainted with the pattern SBI Clerk Examination 2021. It incorporates all the important topics that one needs to prepare for the different sections of SBI Clerk Prelims as well as the Mains Examination.
SBI Clerk Prelims Syllabus 2021
SBI Clerk Prelims Syllabus 2021 is given below in the table. Topics of all three subjects have been covered in this table.
|Reasoning Ability||Quantitative Aptitude||English Language|
|Direction & Distance||Simplification||Reading comprehension|
|Syllogism||Missing Series||Cloze Test|
|Alphanumeric Series||Wrong Series||Phrase Replacement|
|Inequality||Quadratic Equation||Odd Sentence Out cum Para Jumbled|
|Coding-Decoding||Data Sufficiency||Inference, Sentence Completion|
|Order & Ranking||Data Interpretation (Bar, Line, Pie, Tabular)||Connectors|
|Input-Output||Average, Ratio, Percentage, Profit & Loss||Paragraph Conclusion|
|Data Sufficiency||Simple Interest & Compound Interest||Phrasal Verb Related Questions|
|Resultant & Coded Series||Problems on Ages||Error Detection/ Sentence based Error|
|Circular/Triangular/Square/Rectangular Seating arrangement||Time & Work, Pipes & Cisterns||Word Usage/Vocab based Questions|
|Linear row/Double row arrangement||Speed, Distance & Time||Sentence Improvement|
|Floor based Puzzle||Probability||Error Correction|
|Box based Puzzle||Mensuration||Idioms & Phrases|
|Day/Month/Year/Age-based Puzzle||Permutation & Combination||Word Swap|
|Comparison/Categorised/Uncertain Puzzle||Mixture & Allegation||Misspelt|
|Blood relation based Puzzle||Partnership||Word Rearrangement|
|Alphabets based Questions||Boat & Stream||Column based Sentences & Fillers|
SBI Clerk Mains Syllabus 2021
SBI Clerk Mains Syllabus 2021 consists of four sections i.e. Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language and General Awareness. Detailed topics have been mentioned in the table.
|Reasoning Ability||Computer Aptitude||Quantitative Aptitude||English Language||General Awareness|
|Puzzles & seating Arrangements||History & Generation of Computers||Data Interpretation (Bar, Line, Tabular, Pie, Radar, Caselet)||Reading Comprehension||Banking Awareness|
|Machine Input-Output||Introduction to Computer Organization||Quadratic Equations||Fillers||Financial Awareness|
|Blood Relation||Computer Memory||Inequalities (Quantity 1 & Quantity 2)||New Pattern Cloze Test||Current Affairs|
|Syllogism||Hardware & Input-Output Devices||Missing Series||Phrase Replacement||Static Awareness|
|Direction & Distance||Computer Software||Wrong Series||Odd Sentence out cum Para Jumbles||Government Schemes & Policies|
|Alphanumeric Series||Computer Languages||Simplification & Approximation||Inference||Awards & Recognization|
|Coding-Decoding||Operating System||Profit & Loss||Sentence Completion||Books & Authors|
|Order & Ranking||Computer Network||Simple Interest & Compound Interest||Connectors||Committees|
|Inequalities||Internet||Problems on Ages & Partnership||Paragraph Conclusion||National Affairs|
|Data Sufficiency||MS Office & Shortcut Keys||Time & Work||Phrasal Verb related Questions||International Affairs|
|Statement & Conclusion||Basics of DBMS||Speed, Distance & Time||Error Detection||Sports|
|Statement & Assumption||Number System & Conversions||Mensuration||Word Usage||Defence News|
|Course of Action||Computer & Network Security||Probability, Permutation & Combination||Vocab Based Questions|
|Cause & Effect||Mixture & Allegation|
|Statment & Inference||Average, Ratio & Proportion|
|Strength of Argument||Boat & Stream|
|Pipes & Cisterns|
So, aspirants facilitate yourself with the detailed syllabus and exam pattern and kick-start your preparation for SBI Clerk from now onwards. Keep visiting bankersadda for more updates.
All the best!
SBI Clerk Prelims 2021 Exam Analysis
The SBI Clerk Prelims exam 2021 was held on 10, 11, 12, and 13th July 2021. All the applicants must check their exam analysis:
|SBI Clerk Exam analysis 2021: 13 July (Shift 1)||SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2021: 13 July 2021(Shift 2)|
|SBI Clerk Exam analysis 2021: 13 July (Shift 3)||SBI Clerk Exam Analysis 2021:13 July 2021(Shift 4)|
FAQs: SBI Clerk Syllabus 2021
Q1. What does the syllabus of SBI Clerk 2021 contain?
Ans. The syllabus of SBI Clerk 2021 contains four sections i.e. Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English and General Awareness.
Q2. What is the SBI Clerk Syllabus 2021 for the Prelims Exam?
Ans. The syllabus of SBI Clerk Prelims 2021 is given above on the page.
Q3. What are the sectional timings of the SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam?
Ans. SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam consists of three subjects and 20 minutes are allotted to each subject.
Q4. SBI Clerk Exam contains how many phases?
Ans. SBI Clerk Exam contains two phases i.e. Preliminary and Mains exam followed by LPT (Language Proficiency Test).