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SBI Clerk Syllabus:

State Bank of India has announced 8000+ Clerical job opportunities to the banking aspirants. The SBI Clerk Mains Exam date is scheduled for 31 October 2020. You can download your Mains Admit Card from the Website. Let us understand the exact SBI Clerk Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2020 to initiate the preparation.  First, you must know what is the syllabus of SBI clerk 2020.

In 2020 there are no changes in the SBI Clerk syllabus. It remains similar to the previous year SBI Clerk. The SBI Clerk Exam was out to fill a huge vacuum in various states. SBI Clerk Syllabus has come out with the latest pattern to make easy scrutiny of candidates by this academic year, concentrate new patterns, and score high.

SBI Clerk 2020 – Exam Pattern

Preliminary Examination:

The preliminary exam was successfully conducted on 22.02.2020, 29.02.2020, 01.03.2020, and 08.03.2020. The Prelims result was released on 20 October 2020.

  • Sectional Timing is there for individual sections.
  • No minimum qualifying marks for individual subjects as well as for aggregate (overall) are prescribed. An adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 10 times the numbers of vacancies. Subjected to availability) will be shortlisted for the Main Examination from the list of all candidates arranged in descending order of aggregate marks scored.

No changes have made by the Bank for selecting the candidates in the SBI Clerk Prelims & Mains Exam. The Exam will be conducted in the same pattern as Conducted by SBI Exam 2019.

SBI Clerk Exam – Preliminary Exam Pattern 2020:

SL. Name of the Test No. of Questions Marks Durations
1. English Language 30 30 20 Minutes
2. Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
3. Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 Minutes
Total 100 100 1 Hour

 

The preliminary exam comprises of 3 sections namely

  • English
  • Reasoning Ability
  • Quantitative aptitude

English Section: – This section comprises 30 questions and each carries one marks

Reasoning Ability – This section comprises 35 questions and each carries one marks

Quantitative Aptitude Section –  This section comprises 35 questions and each carries one marks

  • A negative mark for the wrong answers will be 1/4th of each question.

What is the syllabus of the SBI Clerk exam?

SBI Clerk Syllabus for the English language

  • Reading comprehension
  • Fillers (Double fillers, Multiple Sentence Fillers, Sentence Fillers)
  • 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

SBI Clerk Syllabus for 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

SBI Clerk Syllabus for 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 Pattern 2020:

The SBI Mains Exam consists of 4 sections English, General Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning aptitude.

Name of section No of Questions Marks Duration
General awareness 50 50 35 Minutes
General English 40 40 35 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 Minutes
Reasoning Ability& Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 Minutes

Total

190 200 2Hours 40Mins

Note

  • There is sectional timing for Each section.
  • There is a negative marking of 1/4 mark.

SBI Clerk Syllabus 2020 – Mains Examination:

SBI Clerk Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude:

  • Data Interpretation
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Number Series
  • Approximation and Simplification
  • Data Sufficiency
  • 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
  • Boats and Stream
  • Problems on Trains
  • Mixture and Allegation
  • Pipes and Cisterns

SBI Clerk Syllabus for Reasoning Ability

  • 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)

SBI Clerk Syllabus for the English language:

  • Reading Comprehension,
  • Cloze Test
  • Fillers
  • Sentence Errors
  • Vocabulary based questions
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Jumbled Paragraph
  • Paragraph Based Questions (Paragraph Fillers, Paragraph Conclusion, Paragraph /Sentences Restatement, Paragraph Inference)

SBI Clerk Syllabus for General/ Financial Awareness

  • Banking & Financial Awareness
  • Fiscal & Monetary Policy
  • Indian constitution
  • Current Affairs
  • Static GK
  • Important Ministry Affairs (Schemes, Policies, MoUs, etc.)
  • National & International News.
  • Sports, Awards & Honours, Cultural News.
  • Country & Currencies.
  • Committees National & International.
  • Government Schemes

SBI Clerk Syllabus for Computer Aptitude

  • History and Generation of Computers
  • Introduction to Computer Organization
  • Computer Memory
  • Hardware and I/O Devices
  • Computer Software
  • Computer Languages
  • Operating System
  • Computer Network and Internet
  • MS Office Suit and Short cut keys
  • Basics of DBMS
  • Number System and Conversions
  • Computer and Network Security

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SBI Clerk FAQ:

Q. Is there sectional timing in the SBI clerk’s mains exam?

A. Yes, there is sectional timing in the Mains exam of SBI.

Q. The SBI Clerk Mains Exam scheduled on which date?

A. The Mains exam is scheduled for 31 October 2020.

Q. What is the SBI Mains Exam Syllabus? 

A. In the SBI clerk, the section asked are Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability with Computer Awareness, English Language, General/Financial Awareness.

Q. From where I can download my SBI clerk Mains Exam admit card?

A. You can download your mains admit card from the official website www.sbi.co.in.

Q. Is there negative marking in the SBI Clerk Exam?

A. Yes, there is a negative marking of 1/4 mark on each wrong answer.

 

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