SBI Clerk Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2019

03 Oct, 2018

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2019 – State Bank of India (SBI) is conducting an entrance exam to recruit eligible candidates for the position of clerk. The SBI Clerk Application form 2019 will be released in the 3rd week of January 2019. In order to get selected, candidates are required to start their preparation from the day one of successful submission of the Application form 2019. To score well and match the SBI Clerk cut off 2019, candidates should prepare according to the SBI Clerk Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2019. SBI Clerk 2019 will be conducted in two phases – preliminary exam and mains exam. Exam pattern for both of them is different from each other in terms of time duration, the number of questions and subjects. SBI Clerk 2019 will be a computer based exam conducted in different slots across India. This article will provide all the information regarding SBI Clerk Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2019 and Marking scheme of SBI Clerk 2019. An Overview of the examination: 

Scholarship
Examination name SBI Clerk
Conducting body State Bank of India (SBI)
Exam level National level
Post offered Clerk
Application mode Online
Mode of examination Online
Minimum qualification required Graduation in any stream

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern And Syllabus 2019

As discussed above, SBI Clerk 2019 will be conducted in two phases that are preliminary exam and mains exam. All applying candidates will pursue the SBI Clerk preliminary examination 2019 and those who will successfully qualify the preliminary exam will pursue the SBI Clerk mains exam 2019 respectively.

     Important Points:

    S. No. Points Specification
    1 Mode of examination Computer-based exam
    2 Language The online question booklet will be provided either in English or in Hindi. Candidates have to select the language at the time appearing for SBI Clerk 2019.
    3 Question Booklet There will be different sets of question booklet and candidates will get any of the set randomly by the invigilator.
    4 Types of the questions Multiple choice questions
    5 Questions distribution Preliminary examination – 100
        Mains examination- 190
    6 Time duration Preliminary examination – 1 hour
    7 Negative Marking Mains examination- 2 hours and 40 minutes

    SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2019: Preliminary Examination

    S. No. Sections No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
    1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
    2 Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
    3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
      Total 100 100 1 hour

    SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2019: Mains Examination

    S.No. Sections No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
    1 General /Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
    2 General English 40 40 35 minutes
    3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
    4 Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
      Total 190 200 2 hours 40 minutes
    S.No. Sections No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration

    SBI Clerk Marking Scheme 2019

    S No. Condition Marking Scheme
    1. For every correct answer 1 Mark will be awarded
    2. For every wrong answer 0.25 or ¼ marks will be deducted

    SBI Clerk 2019: Marks Calculation

    • SBI Clerk 2019 Marks for Preliminary = 100 – (1 x Number of right Answer – 0.25 X mark for each wrong Answer)
    • SBI Clerk 2018 Marks for Mains = 200 – (1 x Number of right Answer – 0.25 X mark for each wrong Answer)

    Test of Knowledge of Official and local language:  Those candidates who will produce their matriculation certificate will not be subjected to any exam. This test will be done before the final selection; those who will not be able to clear the exam will be disqualified for further selection. 

    SBI Clerk Syllabus 2019

    Sections in the examination:

    • General /Financial Awareness
    • General English
    • Quantitative Aptitude
    • Reasoning Ability
    • Computer Aptitude

    Syllabus for each section:

    SBI Clerk Syllabus of General Awareness

    General Awareness

    Culture

    News about Technology & Research

    Knowledge of Current Events

    Indian Constitution

     History

    Geography

    Sports

    News on India and its Neighboring Countries, etc

    SBI Clerk Syllabus of Financial Awareness

    Marketing Aptitude
    Economy
    Banking & Finance, etc.

    SBI Clerk Syllabus of General English

    Vocabulary
    Synonyms
    Antonyms
    Word formation
    Theme detection
    Sentence correction
    Sentence completion
    Passage correction
    Passage completion
    Error detection
    Deriving conclusions
    Comprehension
    Spelling
    Grammar
    Idioms, Phrases, etc.

    SBI Clerk Syllabus of Quantitative Aptitude

    Surds & Indices
    Simplifications
    Roots & Averages
    Ratio & Proportion
    Profit & Loss
    Percentages
    Partnership, Chain Rule
    Number system
    Time & Work
    Pipes & Cisterns
    Time & Distances
    Problems on Trains
    Boats & Streams
    Allegation & Mixtures
    Simple Interest
    Compound Interest
    Stocks & Shares
    Clocks & Algorithms
    Mensuration
    Volume & Surface Area
    Permutations & Combinations
    Heights & Distances
    Data Integration
    Line Graphs
    Bar Graphs
    Pie Charts
    Tabulation
    Data Integration
    Line Graphs
    Bar Graphs
    Pie Charts
    Tabulation, etc.

    SBI Clerk Syllabus of Reasoning Ability

    Syllogisms
    Statement reasoning
    Sitting arrangements
    Series completion
    Decision making
    Coding & Decoding
    Blood relations
    Analogy
    Analogy
    Series completion
    Classification, etc.

    SBI Clerk Syllabus of Computer Aptitude

    Computer Hardware
    Shortcut keys
    Operating System Concepts,
    MS Word
    MS PowerPoint
    Excel
    Access
    Internet & Networks
    Basic Security Concept

     

    After the complete knowledge of SBI Clerk Exam Pattern and Syllabus 2019, candidates are all set to start the preparations. For further details of SBI Clerk 2019, stay connected with our portal. 

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