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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
1. General/Financial


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

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
Computer Awareness
Logical Reasoning Simplification Reading Comprehension Financial Awareness Internet
Alphanumeric Series Profit & Loss Grammar Current Affairs Memory
Alphabet Test
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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