SBI Clerk Syllabus & New Exam Pattern 2018 with Previous Year Exam Analysis PDF

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SBI Clerk Syllabus & New Exam Pattern 2018

SBI Clerk Syllabus & New Exam Pattern 2018. As we all know SBI Clerk Recruitment 2018 Notification this year is out. Sate Bank of India has released the official notification for the post of “Junior Associates” (clerical cadre) to fill in 9633 vacancies.

This year SBI has introduced new exam pattern for the SBI Clerk Exam 2018. The sectional time limit has been introduced in the Prelims Exam in SBI Clerk 2018.

Before appearing in any exam all you need to know the complete detailed syllabus for examination. It is also important to know the latest exam pattern and syllabus for the exam. In this post, we are providing you the detailed syllabus and new exam pattern of SBI Clerk 2018.

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2018

As we know the pattern of SBI Clerk 2018 exam has been changed this year. The sectional time limit has been introduced in the Prelims Exam in SBI Clerk 2018. Here we share the new exam pattern of SBI Clerk Exam 2018. The selection process will consist of on-line test (preliminary & main examination) and test of specified opted local language.

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2018 – Prelims Exam Pattern

Sr.

No.

Name of Tests 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 60 Minutes

Note: Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 10 times the numbers of vacancies. subject to availability) will be short listed for the Main Examination from the list of all candidates arranged in descending order of aggregate marks scored. No minimum qualifying marks for individual subject as well as for aggregate (overall) are prescribed.

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2018 – Mains Exam Pattern

SL. Name of test No. of

Questions

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 190 200 160 minutes

 Note: Candidates are required to score a minimum percentage marks on aggregate (For SC/ST/OBC/PWD/XS candidates, 5% relaxation available thereon). Minimum percentage marks on aggregate will be decided by the bank. No minimum qualifying marks for individual subject are prescribed. Merit list will be drawn State wise, category wise. Candidates qualified in the test (main examination) will be placed according to their aggregate marks in descending order in respective States and Categories.

SBI Clerk Prelims Syllabus 2018

Here we are providing you detailed section-wise SBI Clerk Syllabus topics to be asked in the SBI Clerk Prelims Exam 2018. We also share previous year questions asked in SBI Clerk Prelims 2016 exam.

SBI Clerk Reasoning Syllabus (Prelims)

  • Puzzles & Seating Arrangement
  • Inequality
  • Syllogism
  • Alphanumeric & Numeric Series
  • Coding – Decoding
  • Miscellaneous Problems  (Blood Relations, Direction Sense, Order & Ranking etc)

Question Asked In SBI Clerk Prelims 2016 Exam (Reasoning)

Topic Name No of Questions Level
Puzzle & Seating Arrangement 15 Easy-Moderate
Number/Alphabetical Series 5 Easy
Inequalities 5 Easy-Moderate
Coding-Decoding 5 Moderate
Miscellaneous  ( Ranking, Direction Sense, Blood Relations , etc. ) 5 Moderate
Total 35 Easy-Moderate

Expected Question for SBI Clerk Prelims 2018 (Reasoning)

Topic Name No of Questions Level
Puzzle & Seating Arrangement 10-12 Easy-Moderate
Number/Alphabetical Series 5-6 Easy
Syllogism / Inequalities 4-5 Easy-Moderate
Coding-Decoding 4-5 Moderate
Miscellaneous  ( Ranking, Direction Sense, Blood Relations , etc. ) 5-7 Moderate
Total 35 Easy-Moderate

SBI Clerk English Syllabus (Prelims)

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze test (Both New and  old pattern)
  • Error Spotting (Both New and  old pattern)
  • Sentence Improvement (New + Old Pattern)
  • Para Jumbles (New + Old Pattern)
  • Fill in the Blanks (New + Old Pattern)
  • Vocabulary (Spelling Errors, Idioms & Phrases)

 Question Asked In SBI Clerk Prelims Exam 2016 (English)

Topic Name No of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 10 Easy
Close Test (Story Based) 5 Easy
Para-Jumbled (Story Based) 5 Moderate
Sentence Error Detection 5 Easy
Spelling Correction 5 Moderate
Total 30 Moderate

Expected Question Asked In SBI Clerk Prelims 2018 (English)

Topic Name No of Questions Level
Reading Comprehension 5-7 Easy-Moderate
Single Filler – New Pattern 5 Easy
Error Detection 7-8 Easy-Moderate
Phrase Replacement 8-10 Moderate
Total 30 Easy-Moderate

SBI Clerk Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus (Prelims)

  • Number Series
  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Quadratic Equations ( 50-50% chances)
  • Data Interpretation
  • Missing DI sets
  • Double Diagram DI
  • Miscellaneous-

(a) Age based problems

(b) Profit, Loss and Discount

(c) Simple and Compound Interest

(d) Time, Work and Wages

(e) Mixture and Alligation

(f) Speed, Time and Distance

(g) Pipes and Cisterns

(h) Probability

(i) Partnerships

(j) Ratio and Averages

 Question Asked In SBI Clerk 2016 Exam (Quantitative Aptitude)

Topic Name No of Questions Level
Number Series 5 Easy-Moderate
Simplification/Approximation 10 Easy
Data Interpretation 5 Easy
Miscellaneous(SI,CI, Speed &Time, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio etc.) 15 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate

Expected Question Asked In SBI Clerk Prelims 2018 (Quantitative Aptitude)

Topic Name No of Questions Level
Number Series 5 Easy-Moderate
Simplification/Approximation 10-12 Easy
Data Interpretation 5 Moderate
Miscellaneous(SI,CI, Speed &Time, Profit and Loss, Time and Work, Averages, Ages, Ratio etc.) 12-15 Moderate
Total 35 Moderate 

 Detailed SBI Clerk Syllabus & New Exam Pattern 2018 in PDF

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