SBI Clerk Mains Exam Pattern and Syllabus
SBI Mains Examination 2018 Patten
The structure of main examination (online objective type) would be as follows.
|SL.||Name of test||No. of Questions||Marks||Duration|
|2.||General English||40||40||35 minutes|
|3.||Quantitative Aptitude||50||50||45 minutes|
|4.||Reasoning Ability& Computer Aptitude||50||60||45 minutes|
Each test will have a separate timing as mentioned above.
The questions in objective tests, except for the test of 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.
Cutoff: 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 2018 Mains Syllabus
SBI Prelim and Clerk syllabus will see an overlap in English, Quant and Reasoning but for the Mains syllabus there are 2 additional sections – General/Financial Awareness and Computer Awareness.
The brief syllabus for all the section based of off previous paper and other banking exam trends is as given below:
|Reasoning||Quantitative Aptitude||English Language||General/
Economy/ Banking Awareness
|Logical Reasoning||Simplification||Reading Comprehension||Financial Awareness||Internet|
|Alphanumeric Series||Profit & Loss||Grammar||Current Affairs||Memory|
|Mixtures &Alligations||Vocabulary||General Knowledge||Keyboard Shortcuts|
|Data Sufficiency||Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices||Verbal Ability||Static Awareness||Computer Abbreviation|
|Coded Inequalities||Work & Time||Word Association||Banking and Financial Awareness||Microsoft Office|
|Seating Arrangement||Time & Distance||Sentence Improvement||Computer Hardware|
|Puzzle||Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere||Para Jumbles||Computer Software|
|Tabulation||Data Interpretation||Cloze Test||Operating System|
|Syllogism||Ratio & Proportion, Percentage||Error Spotting||Networking|
|Blood Relations||Number Systems||Fill in the blanks||Computer Fundamentals /Terminologies|
|Input-Output||Sequence & Series|
|Coding Decoding||Permutation, Combination &Probability|
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