SBI Clerk Syllabus 2020: Check Detail Syllabus & Exam Pattern Here

SBI Clerk Syllabus 2020: Preparing for SBI Clerk 2020? Check Detailed Syllabus & Exam Pattern of State Bank of India Clerk Exam Here.

| Updated On February 5th, 2020 at 12:09 pm

SBI Clerk Syllabus 2020: If you want to crack SBI Clerk Exam 2020, you need to first go through the SBI Clerk Syllabus and Exam Pattern which will give you the idea about how to make through the examination. If you are one of those who is chasing to get a seat among thousands of students, you need to tighten up your belt for the upcoming challenge. Go through the syllabus and exam pattern to get the full synopsis of the exam.

SBI Clerk is a two stage recruitment consisting of Prelims as well as Mains followed by Language Proficiency Test (LPT). The Prelims Exam consist of 3 sections: Quant, Reasoning and English while the mains exam consist of 4 sections: Quant, Reasoning, English and General Awareness. So, candidates are advised to prepare accordingly.

The SBI Clerk Apply Online Link is active till 26th January 2020 and you must go through the complete exam pattern and detailed syllabus before you register and apply for the SBI Recruitment. Also it is advised to check other important details like eligibility, regional language associated with the region you are applying for and all this can be checked from reading the FAQs on SBI Clerk Recruitment.

As per the SBI Clerk Recruitment notification, the prelims exam is all set to conduct in the month of February. Once a candidate is done with the registration process, preparation drill should be started. SBI Clerk Preparation demands proper understanding of the SBI Clerk Exam Pattern and SBI Syllabus for Clerk with glimpse of Previous Year’s Paper. This article is dedicated to enhance your knowledge with respect to SBI Clerk Exam Pattern and Syllabus. To know more details regarding the SBI Clerk Notification, check the link given below:

SBI Clerk 2020 Notifications

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern

SBI Clerk is a two-stage examination consisting of Prelims and Mains followed by a opted local language 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 selection process and candidates who will not be able to qualify the language test will not be offered appointment. Candidates who will produce 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.

Phase I: SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern

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

Phase II: SBI Clerk Mains Exam Pattern

SBI Clerk Main Examination consists of Objective Tests for 200 marks and. 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
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 a negative marks of 1/4th in both prelims as well as mains exam. Also, there is a sectional timing in both the phase of 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.

Test of specified opted local language:

After qualifying IBPS Clerk Mains exam, candidates have to qualify 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 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 2020. It incorporates all the important topics that one needs to prepare for the different sections of SBI Clerk Prelims as well as Main Examination.

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Syllabus 2019

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

Reasoning Ability

  • Puzzles & Seating Arrangements,
  • Direction Sense, Blood-Relation,
  • Syllogism,
  • Order and Ranking,
  • Coding-Decoding,
  • Machine Input-Output,
  • Inequalities,
  • Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series,
  • Alphabet Related Questions

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, 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 2019

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,
  • Logical Reasoning (Passage Inference, Statement and Assumption, Conclusion, Argument),
  • History and Generation of Computers,
  • Introduction to Computer Organisation,
  • 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, Caselet, 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 for more updates.

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