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SBI Clerk Syllabus 2018

As the SBI Prelims exam is over and the result dates are soon to be released, you must be preparing for the Mains exam now.  So we bring you a detailed SBI Clerk syllabus for Mains examination 2018.

SBI Clerk Syllabus for Mains Exam 2018

Dear Aspirants,

We are hoping that your SBI Prelims exam must have gone well, but the war is still half won. You need to prepare for the Mains as well while releasing the SBI Clerk result. Before starting your preparations, have a look at the detailed syllabus for SBI Clerk Mains Exam. So, go through the entire article to understand the topics asked in the SBI Clerk Mains Exam. Also, you can download it in PDF form available in this post.

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Detailed Section-Wise Syllabus for SBI Clerk Mains 2018.

SBI Clerk Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude 

  1. Simplification
    • Difficulty Level: Moderate, High Scoring,
    • Question asked from: BODMAS, Approximation, Decimals, Fractions, Surds & Indicies, Percentages.
  2. Number Series
    • Difficulty Level: Moderate, High Scoring.
    • Questions asked from: Complete the series, Find the missing term, Find the wrong term.
  3. Quadratic Equations
    • Difficulty Level: Moderate, Little difficult to score high.
    • Questions asked from: Quantity I & Quantity II based questions, DS questions based on Number system, Average, Percentages, Ration & proportion, Profit & Loss, Simple & Compound Interest, Time Speed & Distance, Time & Work, Problems on Age, Mensuration, Mixtures & Alligations.
  4. Data Interpretation
    • Difficulty Level: Easy to Difficult, Little difficult to score high.
    • Questions asked from: Line Graph, Bar Graph, Pie Charts, Tables, Miscellaneous Infographics, Missing Data Type, Caselets. Combination of any two may be asked.
  5. Miscellaneous Topics
    • Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate, High Scoring.
    • Questions asked from: Number System, Divisibility & Remainder, Multiples & Factors, Integers, LCM & HCF ; Average Weight/Height/Age/Marks/Money Expenditure/ Temperature; Calculation-Based basic Percentage; Simple & Compound Ratio, Componendo & Dividendo, Proportions; Simple, Compound & Mixed Interest; Successive Selling type questions, Discount & Market Price, Partnership; Permutation & Combination, Basic Selection & Arrangement, Basic problems on Probability.

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SBI Clerk Mains Preparation Tips

 SBI Clerk Syllabus for General English

  1. Reading Comprehension
    • Difficulty Level: Moderate, Time Consuming, High Scoring.
    • Questions asked from: The topics for the RC will generally be based on Banking & Finance, Economy, Social Issue etc. Questions will be fact and interference based.
  2. Grammar (Error Spotting, Phrase Replacement and Fill in the blanks)
    • Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate, Little difficult to score high.
    • Questions asked from: Tense, Articles, Prepositions, Subject Verb Agreement, Parallelism, Degree of Comparison, Sentence Construction, Verbal Phrase, Pronouns, Adverbs, Non-finite Verbs, Common Errors etc.
  3. Vocabulary (Cloze Test, Error Spotting, Fill in the Blanks, Phrase Replacement)
    • Difficulty Level: Moderate to High, Less time consuming, High Scoring.
    • Questions asked from: Single passages with 5-10 questions in Cloze test, Error spotting and Phrase replacement; Double Blanks in Fill in the Blanks.
  4. Verbal Abilities
    • Difficulty Level: Easy,Less time consuming, Very High Scoring.
    • Questions asked from: Para Jumbles.

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SBI Clerk Syllabus for Reasoning and Computer Awareness

Reasoning
  1. Coded Inequalities
    • Difficulty Level: Moderate, Little difficult to score high.
    • Questions asked from: Coded relation between letters to be decoded and solved.
  2. Syllogisms
    • Difficulty Level: Moderate, Time consuming, Little difficult to score high.
    • Questions asked from: Direct questions between 2-3 statement and 2-3 conclusions, possibility based questions, negative conclusion based questions.
  3. Blood Relations
    • Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate, High scoring.
    • Questions asked from: Family tree, Coded Blood Relation.
  4. Order & Ranking
    • Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate, High Scoring.
    • Questions asked from: Arrangement in Age, height , weight, rank, order in row etc.
  5. Direction & Distance
    • Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate, High Scoring.
    • Questions asked from: Direction test; Speed,Distance, time test.
  6. Arrangement & Pattern
    • Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate, High Scoring.
    • Questions asked from: Random Alphabetic arrangements, Number arrangement, Alphabetical arrangements.
  7. Coding and Decoding
    • Difficulty Level: Moderate, little difficult scoring.
    • Questions asked from: Analogy Coding, Letter of a word coding,  Letter shifting coding, fictitious language coding.
  8. Circular Arrangement
    • Difficulty Level: Moderate to High, Time Consuming, Easy to score.
    • Questions asked from: clock-wise & anti clock-wise direction in circular arrangement problem; Square, rectangle, hexagonal tabular arrangement problem, may be combined with blood relations and double line-up.
  9. Linear Seating Arrangement
    • Difficulty Level: Moderate to Difficult, Time consuming, Easy to score.
    • Questions asked from: people sitting in a row facing towards/away from each other. May be combined with blood relation or double line up problem.
  10. Data Sufficiency
    • Difficulty Level: Moderate, Time Consuming, Little difficult to score.
    • Questions asked from: Order & Ranking, Blood Relations, Coding in Fictitious language, Circular Arrangement, Age and Birthdays, Direction & Distances.
  11. Miscellaneous Topics
    • Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate, can score high
    • Questions asked from: Scheduling, Analogy(meaning based, letter based, number based), Classification (number based, letter based, G K based), Series (complete the alphabet series, number series, mixed series)
Computer Awareness

In this topic, very easy and basic question on computer awareness will be asked. Generally 5-10 questions might be asked. Question may be asked from:

  • Computer Fundamentals and terminology.
  • Networking.
  • Abbreviations.
  • Operating System.
  • Internet.
  • Keyboard Shortcut.
  • MS Office.
  • Memory.
  • Computer Software & harware.

SBI Clerk Syllabus for General Awareness/Financial Awareness

  1. Current Affairs & Static GK
    • Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate, Easy to Score.
    • Questions asked from: Sports, Awards & Honours, Important meeting/Summit/Conferences/Visits, Government Policies & Schemes, Art & Culture, Books & Author, Important Dates, People & Places in News, National & International Affairs, Science & technology Developments, Defense & Spacecraft.
  2. Financial Awareness
    • Difficulty Level: Easy to Moderate, Easy to Score
    • Questions asked from: Banking Awareness(including current affairs), Indian Economy, World Economy, Financial Organizations, Schemes & Policies, Important People related to Banking/Finance/Economy, Monetary Policies, Committees & Recommendations, Financial Markets, International Market, Marketing Concepts, Agreements & MoUs.
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