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SBI Clerk Syllabus for Prelims and Mains 2018

SBI Clerk Syllabus 2018 – Detailed Syllabus and New Exam paper pattern for SBI Clerk Exam 

SBI Clerk Syllabus 2018

SBI Clerk Syllabus 2018 can be checked down the post. SBI has released SBI Clerk 2018 notification a total of 8301 Vacancies which include both regular vacancies and backlog vacancies for the post of SBI Clerk. Candidates can appear for the test only once under this recruitment project. Candidates can apply for vacancies in one State only. Surprisingly unlike traditional clerk vacancies, this year SBI has released notification for SBI Clerk or Junior Associate in Customer support and Sales as part of clerical cadre. Before you start preparing for SBI Clerk Examination, You must know the complete Syllabus for SBI Clerk 2018. Knowing Syllabus will decrease the burden as it will give a clear idea of the pattern and the type of Questions asked in the Examination.

Below are the Important Dates, Selection process and complete syllabus details and analysis for SBI Clerk Syllabus 2018;

Important Dates for SBI Clerk 2018:

Events Date
Commencement of on-line registration of application 20/01/2018
Closure of registration of application 10/02/2018
Preliminary Exam for SBI Clerk March/April 2018
Mains Exam for SBI Clerk 2018 12th May 2018 (Tentative)

Selection process for SBI Clerk 2018:

  1. Preliminary examination
  2. Online main examination
  3. The last step is document verification followed by final selection.

Examination Paper Pattern for SBI Clerk:

SBI Clerk 2018 Preliminary Exam Pattern:

SL

Name of test

No. of

Questions

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 2018 Mains Exam Pattern:

Serial Number Section No. of Question Total Marks Duration
1. General English 40 40 35 minutes
2. Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
3. Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
4. General/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
Total 190 200 2 hours 45 minutes

Negative Marking: Candidate will lose 0.25 marks as negative marking for every wrong exam.

Objective type Questions: The test is an objective type of questionnaire and will have all objective type of questions

Test of Knowledge of official language or local language:

Candidates who produce mark sheet of 10th Standard or SSC with official language will not be subjected to any language test.

Test of Knowledge of official language or local language:

Candidates who produce mark sheet of Class 10 or Class 12 Mark Sheet with official language will not be subjected to any language test. If the applicant has not studied local language in class 10 or 12, then he/ she will be subjected to local language test.

The state-wise local languages are as follows :

  • Karnataka – Kannada
  • Gujarat – Gujarati
  • Madhya Pradesh – Hindi
  • Punjab – Punjabi / Hindi
  • Tamilnadu – Tamil
  • Assam – Assamese
  • Andhra Pradesh – Telugu
  • Jammu – Urdu / Hindi
  • Uttar Pradesh – Hindi
  • West Bengal – Bengali
  • Mumbai – Marathi /Hindi
  • Maharashtra – Marathi / Hindi
  • New Delhi – Hindi
  • Kerala – Malayalam

  • Languages of other states

Description of SBI Clerk Syllabus 2018:

SBI clerk syllabus is split into the following sections:

  • Quantitative Aptitude – Maths of Class 12 level

  • Logical Reasoning: Comprises of Verbal and Non-verbal Reasoning

  • Marketing – Concepts in Marketing, Banking, and Finance

  • Computers – General Knowledge of Software, Hardware, Input-output

  • Current Affairs – Static GK, Current Affairs and General Knowledge, Banking awareness,

  • English Language – Reasoning Comprehension, skills of reading, writing, language, Grammar.

Detailed Syllabus for SBI Clerk 2018:

SBI Clerk Syllabus for Numerical Ability:

  • Time & work.

  • Time & separation.

  • Rate.

  • Benefit & loss.

  • Mixture.

  • Stocks & shares.

  • Partnership.

  • Clocks.

  • Volume.

  • Surface area.

  • Tables.
  • Pie – Charts.

  • Bar Graphs.

  • Data Analysis.

  • Line Graphs.

  • Case lets.

  • Combined data sets.

  • Probability/ Series.

  • Roots.

  • Average.

  • Ratio.

  • Height & distances.

  • Permutation & combination.

  • Simple & compound interest.

  • Equations and probability.

  • Number System

  • Simplification

  • Surds & Indices

  • Percentages

  • Partnership

  • Chain rule

  • Pipes & Cisterns

  • Time & Distances

  • Problems on trains

  • Boats & streams

  • Allegation & mixtures

  • Mensuration

  • Permutations& combinations

SBI Clerk Syllabus for Reasoning:

  • Analogies (meaning based and logical)
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Rectangular seating Arrangement Quiz
  • Circular seating Arrangement Quiz
  • Puzzle
  • Data sufficiency
  • Blood Relational
  • Sequential output tracing
  • Visual reasoning
  • Directions and arrangements (circular arrangements)
  • Codes (sentence coding)
  • Critical reasoning
  • Syllogism
  • Inequality or Decision Making
  • Input Output
  • Passage and Arguments
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Order and Ranking
  • Making Judgments

SBI Clerk Syllabus for the English Language:

  • Grammar
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Vocabulary
  • Brief writing
  • Sentence structure
  • Series completion
  • Sentence Completion
  • Grammar
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Passage Completion
  • Deriving Conclusions
  • Theme Detection
  • Deriving Conclusions
  • Error Detection or Errror Spotting
  • Deriving Conclusions

SBI Clerk General awareness Syllabus

  • Knowledge of current affairs
  • History
  • Geography
  • Sports
  • Culture
  • Indian constitution
  • Technology and research
  • Economics

SBI Clerk Syllabus for Marketing Aptitude

  • Basics of Marketing

  • Marketing Strategies

  • Market Segmentation

  • Marketing Management

  • Marketing Mix.

  • Developing stage of organization.

  • Brands and Branding

  • Advertising.

  • B2B and B2C marketing
  • Brand Equity
  • Products Life Cycle.

  • 4 P’s and 4 C’s of marketing.

Computer Awareness:

  • Computer Hardware and Software
  • Input-output
  • Operating System Concepts
  • Shortcut keys
  • MS Office
  • Microsoft Windows
  • Internet and Networking
  • Security Concepts
  • Abbreviations
  • News on Major Tech giants and IT companies

General Awareness:

Banking and Financial Awareness, Static Awareness, Current Affairs, Indian Constitution, Economic News, Sports, History, Geography, Current Affairs on National and International events, Defense, Summits, Appointments, Books, and Authors,

Weightage of topics for SBI Clerk Syllabus:

Topic

Weightage

Reading Comprehension

10-15

Fill in the Blanks

5 questions

Para Jumbles

5 questions

Cloze Test

5-10 (1 passage with 5 or 10 blanks)

Error Spotting

5 questions

PhraseReplacement/Sentence Correction

5 questions

Numerical Ability, Simplification

5-10 Questions

Number Series

3-5 Questions

Average

1-2 Questions

Interest

1-2 Questions

Mensuration

1-2 Questions

Percentage

1-2 Questions

Ratio and Proportion

1-2 Questions

Algebra

3-5 Questions

Profit and Loss

0-2 Questions

Time, Speed and Distance

1-2 Questions

Data Interpretation

0-5 Questions

Time and Work

1-2 Questions

Permutation and Combination

1-2 Questions

Mixture Problems

0-1 Questions

Probability

0-1 Questions

Number System

0-1 Questions

Data Sufficiency

0-5 Questions

  • Reasoning Ability

    Arrangement & Pattern

 2-6 Questions

Analogy

0-2 Questions

Classification

0-3 Questions

Mathematical Inequalities

0-5 Questions

Directions & Distances

0-2 Questions

Coding & Decoding

1-5 Questions

Blood Relations

1-5 Questions

Ordering and Ranking

2-3 Questions

Coded Inequalities

0-5 Questions

Syllogisms

3-5 Questions

Input-Output

0-5 Questions

Data Sufficiency

0-2 Questions

Series

0-2 Questions

Circular Seating Arrangement

5 Questions

Linear Seating Arrangement

5-8 Questions

Double Line Up

0-5 Questions

Scheduling

0-5 Questions

Benefits of knowing the SBI Clerk Syllabus 2018:

There are numerous benefits to knowing the syllabus of SBI clerk as per the new exam pattern. The syllabus provides a detailed synopsis of what topics are likely to be asked in the exam. It also helps you focus on the topics better and know which topics are relatively easy, while the ones are tough. This will help you to prepare topics that are important. The syllabus is a map that tells you where to go and not wander or beat around the bush.