SBI Clerk Prelims Syllabus 2019

As per the official SBI Clerk (Junior Associates) notification released by SBI on April 11, 2019, the banking giant announced that it would recruit eligible candidates for 8600+ vacancies to the post of Junior Associates. In this article, we shall take a detailed look into the SBI Clerk Preliminary exam syllabus 2019.

SBI Clerk Prelims Syllabus 2019

The SBI Clerk Preliminary exam is the initial stage of the recruitment process of SBI Clerk 2019 post. The syllabus of SBI Clerk is quite similar to that of other PSU banks. The SBI Clerk Prelims syllabus has three major sections and a candidate needs to prepare and perform well in each section to ace the SBI Clerk Prelims exam and move to the next level i.e. SBI Clerk Mains exam.

The syllabus of SBI Clerk Preliminary exam 2019 will comprise of the following sections:

  1. Quantitative Aptitude
  2. Reasoning Ability
  3. English Language

Each of these sections consists of a wide array of topics. We have mentioned the topics in the table given below. However, it is recommended for applicants to refer to SBI question papers of prior years to stay updated about the question-types and be fully aware of the weightage given to each topic.

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern 2019

Given below is the SBI Clerk Exam Pattern & Structure of Prelims 2019:

Sl. No.

Section Name

No. of Questions

Total Marks

Time Span


Quantitative Aptitude



20 minutes


Reasoning Ability



20 minutes


English Language



20 minutes




1 Hour (Cumulative)

Each of these sections consists of a huge array of topics which are discussed at length in the table given below. Here we bring you the detailed SBI Clerk Preliminary Syllabus 2019:

SBI Clerk Prelims Syllabus 2019

Quantitative Aptitude

Reasoning Ability

English Language

Number Systems

Logical Reasoning

Reading Comprehension

Ratio & Proportion, Percentage

Blood Relations

Paragraph Completion

Work & Time

Input Output

Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting

Time & Distance

Data Sufficiency

Idioms & Phrases


Alphanumeric Series

Fill in the blanks

Profit & Loss

Coded Inequalities

Cloze Test

Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere

Seating Arrangement

Para jumbles

Data Interpretation


Sentence Completion

Sequence & Series



Mixtures & Alligations

Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test

Sentence Correction

Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices

Coding Decoding


Permutation, Combination & Probability



SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam Date

The SBI Clerk Preliminary exam is expected to be held in the month of June 2019. In the first week of June 2019, the Admit Card will be rolled out by SBI.

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