SBI Clerk Syllabus 2021: Check Detail SBI Clerk Syllabus & Exam Pattern Here

2nd April 2021, SBI Clerk Syllabus 2021: SBI Clerk is one such exam for which lakhs of students apply every year to grab those thousand seats and if you are one of them then we have got an excellent plan for you and that is to stick to the syllabus. Yes! this might sound obvious but it is one of the most important steps which is neglected by the majority of the student and they waste their time learning concepts which will not be relevant from the exam point of view. In this article, we are providing you with the updated syllabus of the SBI Clerk 2021 which will help you to get the full synopsis of the exam. The syllabus is based on the previous year’s exam of the SBI Clerk.

SBI Clerk 2021 Exam Pattern: SBI Clerk is two-stage recruitment consisting of Prelims as well as Mains followed by Language Proficiency Test (LPT). There is no interview stage in this recruitment process. The Prelims Exam consists of 3 sections: Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning and English while the mains exam consists of 4 sections: Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, English and General Awareness. So, candidates are advised to prepare accordingly. For SBI Clerk Mains, they need to focus more on Current Affairs & Banking Awareness as well.

This article is dedicated to enhancing your knowledge with respect to SBI Clerk Exam Pattern and Syllabus which we can expect in SBI 2021 Notification.

SBI Clerk 2021: Exam Pattern

SBI Clerk is a two-stage examination consisting of Prelims and Mains followed by LPT i.e. the Language Proficiency Test. The SBI Exam Pattern for Clerk Prelims is qualifying in nature which is followed by the SBI Clerk Mains whose marks are added to the merit list. The candidates applying for vacancies of a particular State should be proficient (reading, writing, speaking, and understanding) in the specified opted local language of that State as mentioned in the notification.

The test of specified opted local language will be conducted as a part of the selection process and candidates who will not be able to qualify for the language test will not be offered the Final Appointment. Candidates who will produce the 10th or 12th standard mark sheet/ certificate evidencing having studied the specified opted local language will not be required to undergo the local language test. Let’s move to the exam pattern now.

SBI Junior Associate 2021: Phase I Exam Pattern

The Preliminary Examination consisting 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
Total 100 100 60 minutes

SBI Clerk 2021: Phase II Exam Pattern

SBI Clerk Main Examination consists of Objective Tests for 200 marks and. 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
minutes
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.

SBI Clerk: Test of Specified Opted Local Language:

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 sheet 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 Exam Syllabus

As SBI does not release a syllabus for the SBI Clerk Examination. However, the syllabus is really vast and tough. 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 Mains Examination.

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Syllabus 2021

English Language

  • Reading comprehension
  • Fillers( Double fillers, Multiple Sentence Fillers, Sentence Fillers)
  • New Pattern Cloze Test
  • Phrase Replacement
  • Odd Sentence Out cum Para Jumbles
  • Inference, Sentence Completion
  • Connectors
  • Paragraph Conclusion
  • Phrasal Verb Related Questions
  • Error Detection Questions
  • Word usage/ Vocab Based Questions
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Error Correction
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Word Swap
  • Word Rearrangement
  • Word Usage
  • Column Based Sentences
  • Column Based Fillers
  • Spellings
  • Vocabulary
  • Sentence Based Error

Reasoning Ability

  • Direction Sense
  • Coded-Direction
  • Blood-Relation
  • Syllogism
  • Order and Ranking
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Machine Input-Output
  • Inequalities
  • Coded Inequality
  • Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series
  • Alphabet Related Questions
  • Coded Coding-Decoding
  • Resultant and Coded Series
  • Data-Sufficiency
  • Input-Output or Coded Input-Output
  • Circular/Triangular/Rectangular/ Square Seating Arrangement
  • Linear or Direction with Linear Seating Arrangement
  • Box Based Puzzles
  • Floor or Floor-Flat Based Puzzles
  • Comparison/ Categorized/ Uncertain/ Blood-Relation based Puzzles
  • Day/ Month/ Year/ Age Based Puzzle

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Pie Chart)
  • Inequalities (Quadratic Equations)
  • Number Series
  • Approximation and Simplification
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems (HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Percentage, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns).

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Syllabus 2021

General English

  • Reading comprehension
  • Fillers (Double fillers, Multiple Sentence Fillers, Sentence Fillers)
  • New Pattern Cloze Test
  • Phrase Replacement
  • Odd Sentence Out cum Para Jumbles
  • Inference
  • Sentence Completion
  • Connectors
  • Paragraph Conclusion
  • Phrasal Verb Related Questions
  • Error Detection Questions
  • Word usage/ Vocab Based Questions.

Reasoning and Computer Aptitude

  • Puzzles & Seating Arrangements
  • Direction Sense
  • Blood-Relation
  • Syllogism
  • Order and Ranking
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Machine Input-Output
  • Inequalities
  • Alpha-Numeric-Symbol
  • Series
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Statement and Conclusion
  • Statement and Assumption
  • Course of Action
  • Cause and Effect
  • Statement and Inference
  • Strength of Argument
  • History and Generation of Computers
  • Introduction to Computer Organization
  • Computer Memory
  • Computer Hardware and I/O Devices
  • Computer Software
  • Computer Languages
  • Operating System
  • Computer Network
  • Internet
  • MS Office Suit and Short cut keys
  • Basics of DBMS
  • Number System and Conversions
  • Computer and Network Security

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Case let, Radar/Web, Pie Chart)
  • Inequalities (Quadratic Equations, Quantity 1, Quantity 2)
  • Number Series
  • Approximation and Simplification
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems (HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns).

General/Financial Awareness

So, aspirants facilitate yourself with the detailed syllabus and exam pattern and kick-start your preparation for SBI Clerk from now onwards. Keep visiting to bankersadda.com for more updates.

All the best!

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Frequently Asked Questions

Q. 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.

Q. 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).

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