SBI Clerk Exam Pattern

The SBI Clerk  Exam is conducted by the State Bank of India to fill the position of Clerk for all its branches across the country.

The SBI Clerk exam is conducted in two stages:

  1. Preliminary
  2. Mains

This article will give details about the SBI Clerk exam.

Do note that the exam pattern will be as per the SBI Clerk Notification 2021. Usually there won’t be any changes but in case of any, candidates can look for this space for more updates.

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Exam Pattern for SBI Clerk 2021-2022

As mentioned before the SBI Clerk is conducted in two stages:

  1. Preliminary
  2. Mains

The details of the Prelims stage for SBI Clerk is as follows:

Subjects No of Questions Max Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Reasoning 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

The details of the Mains Stage for SBI Clerk is as follows:

Subjects No of Questions Max Marks Duration
General English 40 40 35 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
General/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
Total 190 200 2 hours 40 minutes

Salient points to be kept:

  • The questions in objective tests, except for the test of General English, will be bilingual i.e., English & Hindi. There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th of the mark assigned for the question will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • Candidates are required to score minimum percentage marks on aggregate (For SC/ST/OBC/PWD/XS candidates, 5% relaxation available thereon).
  • Minimum qualifying marks on aggregate will be decided by the bank.
  • No minimum qualifying marks for individual subjects are prescribed.
  • Merit list will be drawn State wise, category wise.
  • Candidates qualified in the test (main examination) will be placed according to their aggregate marks in descending order in respective States and Categories.

Frequently asked Questions About SBI Clerk

How many exams are there in SBI Clerk?

The SBI Clerk 2022 selection process will consist of two online tests (preliminary & main examination) and a test of specified opted local language. SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam and the Mains Exam dates will be announced with the release of the SBI Clerk 2022 Notification.

Is the SBI Clerk exam easy?

SBI Clerk exam analysis helps candidates to know the section-wise and overall difficulty level, topic-wise distribution of questions, types of questions, weightage of topics, etc. The overall difficulty of the SBI Clerk prelims exam was easy to moderate. The mains exam was moderate in terms of difficulty level.

Is the SBI Clerk exam easy?

SBI Clerk exam analysis helps candidates to know the section-wise and overall difficulty level, topic-wise distribution of questions, types of questions, weightage of topics, etc. The overall difficulty of the SBI Clerk prelims exam was easy to moderate. The mains exam was moderate in terms of difficulty level.

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