SBI Clerk Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2021
The State Bank of India, widely known as SBI, is India’s largest commercial bank with a lovely history of more than 200 years. With a market share of 23% when it comes to assets. It also has a one-fourth share of the deposits and total loans market. SBI is one of the Big Four banks of India, along with ICICI Bank, Bank of Baroda and Punjab National Bank.
SBI recently released the notification for 5121 Clerk Vacancies which we already posted in our site. You can check the SBI Clerk recruitment notification on our site.ie sarkarinaukriyo.in. Here in this article we did our best to give you the right information about SBI Clerk Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2021 so that you can easily understand. So Candidates what are you waiting for? Acquire all the necessary details in this article about SBI Clerk syllabus & exam pattern and start preparing for it as soon as possible.
The SBI Clerk 2021 selection process will consist of on-line test (preliminary & main examination) and test of specified opted local language. Prelims is a screening stage to select the candidates for the Mains Exam and the final selection will be done on the basis of the candidate’s performance in the SBI Mains Exam.
Lets have a brief look at the SBI Clerk 2021 Exam Pattern
Phase 1 Prelims Exam
Online preliminary exam consists of objective tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This test would be 1 hour duration consisting of 3 Sections as follows:-
|Serial No.||Section||No. of Question||Total Marks||Duration|
|1||English Language||30||30||20 minutes|
|2||Numerical Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
Points to remember
- Each test will have a separate timing as mentioned above. There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th of mark assigned for question will be deducted for each wrong answer. No minimum qualifying marks for individual subject as well as for aggregate (overall) are prescribed.
- Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 10 times the numbers of vacancies. subject to availability) will be shortlisted for the Main Examination from the list of all candidates arranged in descending order of aggregate marks scored.
Phase 2 Mains Exam
The structure of main examination (online objective type) would be as follows:-
|Serial Number||Section||No. of Question||Total Marks||Duration|
|1.||General English||40||40||35 minutes|
|2.||Quantitative Aptitude||50||50||45 minutes|
|3.||Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude||50||60||45 minutes|
|4.||General/Financial Awareness||50||50||35 minutes|
|Total||190||200||2 hours 40 minutes|
Each test will have a separate timing as mentioned above.
The Questions in objective tests except for the General English will be bilingual i.e English & Hindi. There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th of mark assigned for question will be deducted for each wrong answer.
Prelims Exam Syllabus
The preliminary examination syllabus of SBI Clerk 2021 will comprise of Reasoning Ability, Numerical Ability and English Language. Here is the detailed syllabus of prelims exam:-
|Reasoning Syllabus||Numerical Ability Syllabus||English Language Syllabus|
|Logical Reasoning||Simplification||Reading Comprehension|
|Alphanumeric Series||Profit & Loss||Cloze Test|
|Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test||Mixtures & Allegations||Para jumbles|
|Data Sufficiency||Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices||Miscellaneous|
|Coded Inequalities||Work & Time||Fill in the blanks|
|Seating Arrangement||Time & Distance||Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting|
|Puzzle||Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere||Paragraph Completion|
|Syllogism||Ratio & Proportion, Percentage|
|Blood Relations||Number Systems|
|Input Output||Sequence & Series|
|Coding Decoding||Permutation, Combination & Probability|
Mains Exam Syllabus
The Mains Examination of SBI Clerk exam 2021 will constitute of 4 sections: Reasoning & Computer Awareness, General English, General/Financial Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude. The complete syllabus is discussed below:-
|Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus||General English Syllabus||General/Financial Awareness Syllabus||Reasoning Ability Syllabus||Computer Awareness Syllabus|
|Simplification||Reading comprehension including Synonyms and Antonyms||Current Affairs – news on banking industry, awards and honors, books and authors, latest appointments, obituaries, new schemes of central and state governments, sports, etc.||Internet||Basics of Computer: Hardware, Software, Generation of Computers|
|Number Series||Sentence rearrangement or Para jumbles||Static GK – country-capital, country-currency, headquarters of financial organizations (of insurance companies), constituencies of ministers, dance forms, nuclear and thermal power stations, etc.||Machine Input/ Output||DBMS|
|Data Sufficiency||Sentence Correction/ Error Finding||Banking/Financial terms||Syllogism||Networking|
|Data Interpretation||Spell Checks||Static Awareness||Blood Relation||Internet|
|Quadratic Equation||Fillers||Banking and Financial Awareness||Direction Sense||MS Office|
|Time & Distance, Work||Cloze Test||Inequalities||Input-Output Devices|
|Profit & Loss||Coding-Decoding|
|Simple and Compound Interest||Ranking|
|Mixture and Allegations||Statement and Assumptions|
|Ratio & Proportion, Averages, Percentages|
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SBI Clerk Syllabus 2021- FAQs
Q1 Is SBI Clerk easy to crack?
Of course not. It depends on how the candidate has prepared. From my experience I will advise you to look thoroughly the syllabus and exam pattern. It will help you to crack it.
Q2 What is the selection process of SBI Clerk?
|It consists of two phases i.e prelims exam & mains exam. The Final selection will be done on the basis of the candidate’s performance in the SBI Mains Exam.|
Q3 What is the total number of vacancies are in SBI Clerk?
|There are total of 5121 Vacancies(Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) in Clerical Cadre (Regular & Backlog) vacancies) are in SBI Clerk 2021.|
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