SBI Clerk 2018 Syllabus

SBI Clerk 2018 Exam Pattern

SBI Clerk 2018 Exam will be conducted in two phases- Online Preliminary Exam and Online Mains Exam. State Bank of India has released the exam dates for SBI Clerk Prelims and Mains Exam. SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam is scheduled in March-April 2018 and SBI Clerk Mains Exam is tentatively scheduled on 12 May 2018. Let's have a look at the detailed SBI Clerk 2018 Exam Pattern.

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern


SBI Clerk Prelims Exam is tentatively scheduled in the month of March-April. Let's have a look at the detailed SBI Clerk 2018 Prelims Exam Pattern.

Serial No. Section No. of Question Total Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2 Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3 Reasoning 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

SBI Clerk 2018 Mains Exam Pattern


SBI Clerk 2018 Mains Exam is tentatively scheduled on 12th May 2018. Let's ahave a look at the detailed Exam Pattern for 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 40 minutes

The SBI Clerk 2018 syllabus is no different from any other Bank Exam. The major three sections that demand a candidate’s complete command are:

These three broad subjects are further sub divided into multiple subheadings. A candidate must look into the previous years’ papers to know the weightage of the sub-topics in each section. The SBI Clerk 2018 Exam is to be conducted in 2 phase:

The section of English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning is same in both Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam. The only difference is that the Mains Exam of SBI Clerk Exam has an additional section of Computer Knowledge and General Awareness.

The detailed syllabus of all these sections is discussed below:

SBI Clerk 2018 Preliminary Exam Syllabus

Reasoning Numerical Ability English Language
Puzzle and Arrangement Number Series Reading Comprehension
Inequality Simplification/Approximation Cloze Test
Syllogism Quadratic Equation Fillers
Coding-Decoding Data Interpretation Spotting Errors
Blood Relations Data Sufficiency Sentence Improvement
Direction Senses Miscellaneous Fill in the Blanks
Order and Ranking

SBI Clerk 2018 Mains Exam Syllabus

Quantitative Aptitude General English General/Financial Awareness Reasoning Ability Computer Awareness
Simplification Reading comprehension including Synonyms and Antonyms Current Affairs – news on banking industry, awards and honors, books and authors,latest appointments, obituaries, new schemes of central and state governments, sports, etc. Internet Basics of Computer: Hardware, Software, Generation of Computers
Number Series Sentence rearrangement or Para jumbles Static 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/Output DBMS
Data Sufficiency Sentence Correction/ Error Finding Banking/Financial terms Syllogism Networking
Data Interpretation Spell Checks Static Awareness Blood Relation Internet
Quadratic Equation Fillers Banking and Financial Awareness Direction Sense MS Office
Time & Distance, Work Cloze Test Inequalities Input-Output Devices
Partnership Puzzles Important Abbreviations
Profit & Loss Coding-Decoding
Simple and Compound Interest Ranking
Mixture and Allegations Statement and Assumptions
Ratio & Proportion, Averages, Percentages

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