SBI Clerk Syllabus 2019

SBI Clerk exam is popularly known as the SBI Junior Associates exam. The SBI Clerk exam is conducted every year to select suitable candidates for the Junior Associates post. Candidates need to qualify both the SBI Clerk Prelims and Mains exams to be eligible for this position. The successful candidates will be placed at the different branches spread across India. It is interesting to note that the SBI Clerk exam syllabus resembles the curriculum of other PSU bank exams. In this article, we’ll cover the SBI Clerk syllabus 2019 in detail.

SBI Clerk Exam Syllabus 2019

As mentioned earlier, the SBI Clerk syllabus is similar to the curriculum of other PSU banks exams. However, it is imperative to note that the SBI Clerk exam is segregated into two online written tests – Prelims & Mains. Candidates who qualify in the SBI Clerk Prelims exam 2019 are eligible to move to the next level i.e, Mains exam. Let’s cover the syllabus of SBI Clerk Prelims and Mains exams one at a time.

SBI Clerk Prelims Syllabus 2019

The SBI Clerk Prelims exam syllabus is divided into three major sections:

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

Each section comprises of an enormous range of topics on which the questions pattern is based. It is advisable for candidates to thoroughly skim through the prior years question papers to be aware of the weightage that each topic holds. Let’s take a quick glimpse into the SBI Clerk exam pattern 2019 for better understanding:

Sl. No.

Section Name

No. of Questions

Total Marks

Time Duration

1.

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

20 minutes

2.

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 minutes

3.

English Language

30

30

20 minutes

Total

100

100

60 minutes

The SBI Clerk Pre Exam syllabus includes the following topics under each section:

SBI Clerk Maths Syllabus (Quantitative Aptitude)

SBI Clerk Reasoning Syllabus

SBI Clerk English Syllabus

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

Simplification

Alphanumeric Series

Fill in the blanks

Profit & Loss

Coded Inequalities

Cloze Test

Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere

Seating Arrangement

Para jumbles

Data Interpretation

Tabulation

Sentence Completion

Sequence & Series

Syllogism

Grammar

Mixtures & Alligations

Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test

Sentence Correction

Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices

Coding-Decoding

Vocabulary

Permutation, Combination & Probability

Puzzle

Miscellaneous

SBI Clerk Mains Syllabus 2019

The SBI Clerk Mains exam syllabus is divided into four different sections:

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

Sl. No.

Section(Objective)

No. of Questions

Total Marks

Time Span

1.

General/Financial Awareness

50

50

35 minutes

2.

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

45 minutes

3.

Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

50

60

45 minutes

4.

General English

40

40

35 minutes

Total

190

200

160 minutes

For more details on SBI Clerk Mains Exam 2019, aspirants can check the linked article.

The topics of the Mains exam under the following sections – Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability and General English are quite similar to the SBI Clerk Prelims syllabus. Only the following topics are an addition to the SBI Clerk Mains exam syllabus:

General/Financial Awareness

Computer Awareness

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

Hardware & Software knowledge, Internet awareness

Static General Knowledge like Minister’s constituencies, country-currency, thermal and nuclear power stations, etc.

Networking, Input-Output Devices

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

DBMS

Banking and Financial Awareness

MS Office

Preparing for the SBI Clerk exam takes a lot of hard work, patience and determination. You can refer to BYJU’S study materials which are extensive in nature and help you to understand the core concepts easily. Keep an eye on BYJU’S SBI exams page to learn more.

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