SBI Clerk Prelims

State Bank of India (SBI) is an Indian multinational, government owned public sector banking and financial services company. Every year SBI conducts and common written exam and release the notifications about the same and recruit a huge number of people at the various vacant post in SBI. Candidates who are preparing for SBI Clerk exams must check the details about exam pattern, syllabus, important dates, previous year cutoffs and more details that are given below to plan your studies in an efficient manner. The Syllabus content for the SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam are the following:

  • English Language

  • Quantitative Aptitude

  • Reasoning Ability

Click on the link below to apply for SBI Clerk Exams. Here we have also included the SBI Clerk exam selection process, the type of questions and Sample practice paper for the examination.

SBI Clerk 2017 Selection Process

The selection process for SBI Clerk post has three steps:

1st: Preliminary examination (Objective type) consisting 100 marks.

2nd: Main Examination (Objective type) consisting 200 marks.

3rd: Interview

SBI Clerk structure of prelims exams

  • The total marks for the Preliminary examination will be 100. The duration of the test is 1 hour.
  • There is negative marking for each wrong attempt.
  • Candidates will have to qualify in each of the sections of Preliminary examination to get shortlisted for the Mains examination.
Sl. NO. Name of test No. of questions Marks Duration
1. English Language 30 30 Composite time of 1 hour
2. Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
3. Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

SBI Clerk Cutoff score for Prelims exam (Category wise)

Subjects Total  Marks General OBC/ST/SC/OH/VI/HI/DXS
Reasoning Ability 35 7.75 3.25
Numerical Ability 35 5.5 2
English Language 30 6.75 3.25
Total 190

SBI Clerk 2017 Exam- Important Dates

Sl. No. Events Dates
1. Release of Online Application form 1st week of  April
2. Last Date of registration End of April
3. Issue of  E-Admit cards for Preliminary exams 3rd week of May
4. Date of Preliminary Exam End of May 2017
5. Preliminary Exam result 3rd week of June
6. Issue of E-Admit card for the Main examination End of June
7. Date of the Main exam 1ST week of July
8. Main exam result End of July
9. Issue of E-Admit card for  Interview 2nd week of  August
10. Release of Admit card  for Main Exams End of August
11. Declaration of results September/October 2017

Frame up your preparation plan on the details above to ensure your success in this exam. To all the Aspirants, we wish you all Good Luck and may you succeed in all your exams ahead. “Confidence and hard work is the best medicine to kill the disease called failure. It will make you a successful person” – APJ Abdul Kalam.