EXAM PATTERN

 Preliminary Exam Pattern Name of the Test No. of Questions Marks Duration English Language 30 30 1 Hour Numerical Ability 35 35 Reasoning Ability 35 35 Total 100 100 Main Examination Name of the Test No. of Questions Marks Duration General/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 Minutes General English 40 40 35 Minutes Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 Minutes Reasoning Ability &Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 Minutes Total 190 200 2 Hours 40 Minutes Details of the SBI Clerk Interview 2016 will be released soon after the Main Exam.
• The syllabus will help candidates strategize their preparation for the exam. The syllabus is a detailed synopsis which mentions all the topics which are asked in the exam. The questions are framed out of the topics covered in the syllabus
• You can track your performance by marking the topics you have covered. Thus, you can tick the topics as you learn and cover them.
• Another benefit is that you can come to know which topics are relatively easy for you and which are tough. Thus, you can prepare the tough yet important ones earlier.
• Syllabus also tells you the subjects and topics of the question paper. You can mark them for preparation.

Description of SBI Clerk Syllabus 2016

SBI Clerk syllabus is split into the following sections:
• Quantitative aptitude – Maths of class X level
• Logical reasoning – logical reasoning questions (verbal and non-verbal)
• Marketing – marketing concepts and banking products
• Computers – general knowledge of hardware, software
• Current affairs – general knowledge and current events
• English language – questions from the language and skills of reading, writing
Of these subjects; computers, marketing and current affairs would be asked in a single section. We have compiled the complete syllabus for you in this article. You are suggested to generate printout of the syllabus and keep it as ready reference.

SBI Clerical 2016 Syllabus

Quantitative Aptitude:
• Number system
• Simplifications
• Roots & Averages
• Surds & Indices
• Percentages
• Profit&Loss
• Ratio& Proportion
• Partner ship
• Chain rule
• Time & work
• Pipes & Cisterns
• Time & Distances
• Problems on trains
• Boats & streams
• Allegation & mixtures
• Simple Interest
• Compound interest
• Stocks&Shares
• clocks&algorithms
• mensuration
• Volume& surface area
• permutations& combinations
• heights& distances
Data Integration:
• Line graphs
• bar graphs
• pie charts
• Tabulation
Reasoning Ability:

SBI Clerical Syllabus – Verbal reasoning

• Analogy
• Coding & decoding
• Blood relations
• Sitting arrangements
• Series completion
• syllogisms
• Decision making
• Statement reasoning

SBI Clerk Syllabus – Non verbal reasoning

• Analogy
• Series completion
• Classification
General English
• Vocabulary
• synonyms
• Antonyms
• Word formation
• Sentence completion
Comprehension
• Theme detection
• Deriving conclusions
• Passage completion
• Error detection
• Passage correction
• Sentence correction

SBI Clerical Syllabus 2016 – Spelling

• Grammar
• Idioms
• Phrases
General Awareness
• Knowledge of current events
• Sports , history, geography, culture,Indian constitutions
• News about technology and research
• News on India and its neighbouring countries
Marketing Aptitude
• Economy, banking and finance
Computer Awareness:
• Computer hardware
• Operating System concepts
• Shortcut keys
• Ms word, excel
• Ms power point, access
• Internet & networks
• Basic security concepts
• Latest technologies