Best Books to Crack SBI Clerk Exam | SBI Clerk Exam Preparation Books

SBI Clerk exam notification has been released recently and according to it the SBI Clerk exam 2019 Prelims exam is going to be held in the month of June. Candidates who are applying for SBI Clerk exam this year must start seriously preparing for it from now onwards since there’s hardly 2 months left for the exam to take place. The SBI Clerk vacancies for this year is more than  8000 which means there is a huge scope for a huge number of candidates to crack the exam.


SBI Clerk Notification 2019

Name of the Organization State Bank Of India
Job Role Junior Associate
Job Category Clerical Cadre Officer
Vacancies 8593
Job Location Across India
Start Date 12th Apr 2019
Last date 3rd May 2019
Apply Mode Online
Official Website
SBI Clerk Exam Date June 2019

SBI Clerk 2019 Official Notification PDF

SBI Clerk 2019 – Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

Candidates applying for SBI Clerk recruitment should be a graduate from a recognized university / Board.

Age Limit

The candidate should not below 20 years and not above 28 years at the date of 01st Apr 2019

Age Relaxation

Sr. No. Category Age Relaxation
1 SC/ST 5 years
2 OBC 3 years
3 PWD (Gen/EWS) 10 years
4 PWD (SC/ST) 15 years
5 PWD (OBC) 13 years

SBI Clerk Exam 2019 Application Process

SBI Clerk Exam Centres

North India South India East India West India
Agra Bengaluru Agartala Ahmedabad
Allahabad Chennai Balasore Aurangabad
Amritsar Coimbatore Behrampur (Ganjam) Bhopal
Bareilly Gulbarga Bhubaneshwar Indore
Chandigarh Hyderabad Dhanbad Jabalpur
Dehradun Kavaratti Guwahati Jaipur
Gorakhpur Kochi Hubli Jodhpur
Jammu Madurai Kolkata Mumbai
Kanpur Mangalore Muzaffarpur Nagpur
Karnal Mysore Patna Panaji (Goa)
Lucknow Port Blair Ranchi Pune
Ludhiana Puducherry Sambalpur Raipur
New Delhi Thiruchirapalli Shillong Rajkot
Patiala Thiruvananthapuram Siliguri Vadodara
Rohtak Vijaywada Tirupati
Shimla Vishakhapatnam

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern

Prelims Exam Pattern

Section Total Questions Max. Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Numerical ability 35 35 20 minutes
Reasoning ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 1 hour

Main Exam Pattern

Section No. of Questions Max. Marks Duration
General/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
General English 40 40 35 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
Total 190 200 2 Hours 40 Minutes

SBI Clerk Preparation Books

The SBI Clerk exam pattern explains that you need to prepare for 3 sections for the SBI Clerk Prelims Test. The sections are English Language, Numeric Ability and Reasoning Ability. To prepare for these sections, candidates need to get hold of good books that will help them cover the entire Prelims exam syllabus.

So, here are a few books suggested to cover each section of the SBI Prelims exams. Candidates can prepare for their exam using these books and score well to qualify for the SBI Clerk Main exam.

Sr. No. Sections Books Author Publisher
1 English Language Objective English 4th Edition Edgar Thorpe Pearson
Word Power Made East Norman Lewis Penguin
2 Numeric Ability Fast Track Objective Arithmetic Rajesh Verma Arihant
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examination 17th Edition R.S. Aggarwal S.Chand
3 Reasoning Ability Test of Reasoning Edgar Thorpe Pearson
A Modern Approach to Verbal and Nonverbal Reasoning R.S. Aggarwal S.Chand


In addition to studying these books for SBI Clerk Prelims exam preparation, candidates should also practice mock tests to boost the preparation process and improve their time management skills.

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