SBI Clerk Mains Syllabus

In this article, we shall discuss at length about the SBI Clerk Mains Syllabus.

State Bank of India released the official SBI Clerk Notification on 11th April 2019 announcing the recruitment of about 8,653 vacancies for SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) post.

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Candidates are advised to thoroughly examine the advertisement for the eligibility criteria, age limit, selection procedure, the online application process, SBI Clerk exam dates, exam pattern, etc. before applying for the job posting.

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SBI Clerk Mains Syllabus 2019

The SBI Clerk Mains exam is the second stage of the SBI Clerk recruitment process. Candidates who meet the SBI Clerk Prelims cut-off marks are eligible to take the SBI Clerk Mains exam.

The SBI Clerk Mains exam date lands on 10th August 2019. The SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Results were declared on 24th July 2019 and the Call Letter for the Mains exam have also been rolled and available for download until 10th August 2019.

The syllabus for SBI Clerk Mains has four sections which are discussed below. Candidates need to understand the different components of the exam to ace it with flying colours and make it to the final merit list of successful candidates.

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The SBI Clerk Mains Syllabus is divided into four sections, namely:

  1. General/Financial Awareness
  2. Quantitative Aptitude
  3. Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude
  4. General English

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Given below is the segregation of topics under each section of the SBI Clerk Mains Exam syllabus as per the latest SBI Clerk exam pattern:

General/Financial Awareness

Quantitative Aptitude

Reasoning Ability

Computer Awareness

General English

Current Affairs –Latest news on the banking industry, books, recent appointments, new schemes of government, sports, etc.

Number Series


Basics of Computer: Hardware & Software knowledge,

Reading Comprehension

Static General Knowledge like country-currency, constituencies of ministers, thermal and nuclear power stations, etc.


Machine Input/Output


Para jumbles

Banking/Financial terms like repo rate, CRR, deflation, inflation, liquidity, merchant banking, etc.

Data Interpretation

Blood Relations


Sentence Correction/ Spotting the errors

Banking and Financial Awareness

Data Sufficiency


MS Office

Spell Checks


Direction Sense

Input-Output Devices

Fillers/Fill in the blanks

Profit & Loss



Cloze Test

Quadratic Equation


Important Technical Abbreviations

Time & Distance, Work

Statement and Assumptions

Simple and Compound Interest


Mixtures & Alligations

Ratio & Proportion, Averages, Percentages

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SBI Clerk Mains Exam Pattern

The SBI Clerk Mains exam is an online test of 200 marks which is timed at 160 minutes. Given below is the SBI Clerk Exam Pattern & Structure of Mains:

Sl. No.


No. of Questions

Total Marks



General/ Financial Awareness



35 minutes


Quantitative Aptitude



45 minutes


Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude



45 minutes


General English



35 minutes




160 minutes

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