All your hard work, your efforts need to be channelized properly if you want to scale SBI CLERK 2018 Examination. For this you need to plan your preparation for the exam properly. Time management and picking up your strengths and weakness at this stage will help you with a systematic preparation. Hardly one month is left for the commencement of Preliminary Exam of SBI CLERK 2018 Exam, hence the preparation must be done accordingly keeping in mind the exam dates, pattern of the exam as well as the updated syllabus.
To ease out your steps in the direction of your aim of clearing SBI CLERK 2018 exam, we are providing you with some preparatory tips. Go through each point carefully and try to implement it daily and you will have a guaranteed success in SBI CLERK 2018 Exam.
IBPS released the notification for SBI CLERK 2018 Exam on 19th January 2018. The Preliminary Exam of SBI CLERK 2018 is scheduled to be conducted tentatively in March-April 2018. Candidates clearing the Preliminary Exam will be eligible to give the Mains Exam of SBI CLERK Exam 2018. Thus it is mandatory for every applicant to clear Preliminary Exam in order to secure a good foothold on this exam.
The Exam Details for SBI CLERK 2018 Exam is discussed below:
|Release of Notification||19th January 2018|
|Allotment of Admit Card for Prelims||March 2018|
|Commencement of Prelims||March-April 2018|
|Allotment of Admit Card for Mains||May 2018|
|Commencement of Mains Exam||12th May 2018|
IBPS conducts SBI CLERK 2018 Exam in three phases
It is mandatory for every candidate to clear all these phases in order to get an appointment letter from the Bank of their choice for the post of Clerical Cadre in the respective Bank.
Preliminary Exam has major three sections to test candidates on various domains. They are English Language, Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude.
Similarly, Mains Exam of SBI CLERK 2017 Exam has five major sections to check a candidate’s proficiency in various sections namely English Language, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, Computer Applications and General Awareness.
Finally the interview process is conducted for selected candidates to know their presence of mind, Banking Awareness and communication skills.
To prepare effectively for the SBI CLERK 2018 Exam, it is really essential for candidates to know the entire syllabus of SBI Clerk Exam. On knowing the syllabus, it will be really easy for aspirants to categorize their strengths and weaknesses and work accordingly on all the sectors.
Every section asked in SBI CLERK 2018 Exam has its importance and weightage. So it’s really necessary for the candidates to prepare for each section separately and with extra care keeping in mind their strengths and weaknesses. This will help them to make less error in the exam and score more.
Quantitative Aptitude: If you know all the basics and formulae related to each chapter, then this section is a piece of cake for you. To score high in this section, you need to get your basics right. Practice questions on regular basis to increase you speed in this section.
Important topics that are frequently asked in this section are: Time and Distance, Work and Time, Data Interpretation, Percentages, Ratio and Proportions, Allegations.
Reasoning: This is a tricky section, hence prepare accordingly. Time management and accuracy is really necessary in this section. This section can turn out to be a game changer for you if you score really well in this section as the questions asked in Reasoning are really challenging and surprising.
Important topics to keep in mind while preparing for this section are: Logical Reasoning, Syllogism, Blood Relation, Verbal Reasoning, Coding-Decoding, Puzzle etc.
English Language: This section has both easy as well as tricky sections. Questions are asked almost from each topics but the frequency of question might differ. It’s really necessary for the candidate to know which topic holds maximum marks and prepare accordingly.
Important topics to keep in mind while preparing for this section are: Reading Comprehension, Para Jumbles, Fill in the blanks, paragraph completion.
|No. of Days||Reasoning (3 Hours)||English(2 Hours)||Quantitative Aptitude(3 Hours)|
|Day 1||Simple Inequalities (T-1)||Subject-Verb Agreement (T-1)||Number Series|
|Day 2||Coded Inequalities||Subject-Verb Agreement||Number Series|
|Day 5||Direction Sense(T-3)||Noun/Pronouns (T-3)||Ratio and Proportion|
|Day 6||Direction Sense||Noun/ Pronouns||Ratio and Proportion|
|Day 7||Blood Relations(T-4)||Articles(T-4)||Percentage|
|Day 8||Blood Relations||Prepositions (T-5)||Percentage|
|Day 9||Order and Ranking(T-5)||Prepositions||Averages|
|Day 10||Order and Ranking||Verb (T-6)||Problem on Ages|
|Day 11||Seating Arrangement (T-6)||Conjunctions(T-7)||Profit and Loss|
|Day 12||Seating Arrangement||Conjunctions||Profit and Loss|
|Day 13||Seating Arrangement||Conditional Statements (T-8)||Simple Interest|
|Day 14||Puzzles(T-7)||RC’S||Simple Interest & Compound Interest|
|Day 15||Puzzles||Cloze Test||Compound Interest|
|Day 16||Puzzles||Para-Jumbled||Time Speed & Distance|
|Day 17||Puzzles||RC’S||Time Speed & Distance|
|Day 18||Coding-Decoding(T-8)||Cloze Test||Time and Work|
|Day 19||Coding-Decoding||Para-Jumbled||Time and Work|
|Day 20||Machine Input-Output*(T-8)||Revision of T-1 & T-2||Quadratic Equations*|
|Day 21||Alpha-Numerical Series (T-9)||Revision of T-3& T-4||Bar Graph|
|Day 22||Revision of T1 & T2||Revision of T-5& T-6||Tabular DI(With Missing Figures)|
|Day 23||Revision of T3& T4||Revision of T-7& T-8||Line Graph|
|Day 24||Revision of T5& T9||Test of the Day English||Pie Chart|
|Day 25||Revision of T6& T7||Test of the Day English||Miscellaneous (P&C, Mensuration and Prob.)|
|Day 26||Revision of T6 & T7||Test of the Day English||Test of the Day Quant|
|Day 27||Revision of T6 & T7||Test of the Day English||Test of the Day Quant|
|Day 28||Revision of T8||Test of the Day English||Test of the Day Quant|
|Day 29||Test of the Day Reasoning||Test of the Day English||Test of the Day Quant|
|Day 30||Section Wise Reasoning Practice Set 1**||Section Wise English Practice Set 1**||Section Wise Quant Practice Set 1**|
|Day 31||Section Wise Reasoning Practice Set 1**||Section Wise English Practice Set 1**||Section Wise Quant Practice Set 2**|
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