SBI clerk syllabus and exam pattern old papers 2021

SBI clerk syllabus and exam pattern old papers 2021

SBI clerk syllabus

SBI clerk exam pattern

The selection process will consist of an on-line test (preliminary & main examination) and test of specified opted local language.

SBI clerk syllabus

Phase-I: Preliminary Examination:

Preliminary Examination (online) consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online.

This test would be of 1-hour duration consisting of 3 Sections as follows:

subjectquestionsmarks time
English language303020m
reasoning ability353520m
numerical ability353520m
total1001001 hr

There will be negative marks for wrong answers -1/4

Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 10 times the numbers of vacancies) total around 80,000 candidates will be selected

pre-exam marks will not be count for merit list

Phase – II: Main Examination:

The structure of the main examination (online objective type) would be as follows.:

general English404035m
reasoning and
computer ability
numerical ability505045m
general, financial

There will be negative marks for wrong answers -1/4

No minimum qualifying marks for individual subjects are prescribed.

Merit list will be drawn State wise

Each test will have a separate timing as mentioned above.

Test of specified opted local language:

Those who qualify for selection and produce 10th or 12th standard mark sheet.

certificate evidencing having studied the specified opted local language will not be subjected to any Language test.

In the case of others (qualified for selection), specified opted local language tests will be conducted after provisional selection but before joining.

Candidates not found to be proficient in specified opted local language would be disqualified.

Final selection –

only the aggregate marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II) will be considered for the preparation of the final merit list.

Candidates are required to score minimum percentage marks on aggregate (For SC/ST/OBC/PWD/XS/DXS candidates, 5% relaxation
available thereon).

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contact for any help: In case of any problem in filling up the form, payment of fee/ intimation charges, or receipt of Admission/call letter, queries may be made at telephone no. 022-22820427 (between 11:00 AM and 05:00 PM on working days) or lodge his/her query on


1- SSC CHSL SYLLABUS 2020 (10+2) (Tier-I)/ (Tier-II)/ (Tier-III)



Phase-I: Preliminary Examination Detail Syllabus 2021 –

Reasoning SyllabusNumerical Ability SyllabusEnglish Language Syllabus
Coding DecodingNumber SystemsReading Comprehension
Alphanumeric SeriesMensuration – Cylinder, Cone, SphereFill in the blanks
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet TestMixtures &AlligationsPara jumbles
Logical ReasoningSimple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & IndicesMiscellaneous
PuzzleWork & Time Cloze Test
Seating ArrangementTime & DistanceMultiple Meaning /Error Spotting
Coded InequalitiesProfit & LossParagraph Completion
TabulationData Interpretation
SyllogismRatio & Proportion, Percentage
Blood RelationsSimplification
Input OutputSequence & Series
Data SufficiencyPermutation, Combination &Probability

Phase – II: Main Examination Detail Syllabus 2021 –

Quantitative Aptitude SyllabusGeneral English SyllabusGeneral/Financial Awareness SyllabusReasoning Ability SyllabusComputer Awareness Syllabus
Number SeriesReading comprehension including Synonyms and AntonymsCurrent Affairs – news on the banking industry, awards, and honors, books, and authors, latest appointments, obituaries, new schemes of central and state governments, sports, etc.InternetBasics of Computer: Hardware, Software, Generation of Computers
SimplificationSentence rearrangement or Para jumblesStatic 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/OutputMS Office
Data SufficiencyPuzzles InequalitiesSyllogismNetworking
Data InterpretationSpell ChecksStatic AwarenessBlood RelationInternet
Quadratic EquationFillersBanking and Financial AwarenessDirection SenseDBMS
Time & Distance, WorkCloze TestBanking/Financial termsInput-Output Devices
PartnershipSentence Correction/ Error FindingImportant Abbreviations
Profit & LossCoding-Decoding
Simple and Compound InterestRanking
Mixture and AllegationsStatement and Assumptions
Ratio & Proportion, Averages, Percentages

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