SBI Clerk Syllabus

The SBI Clerk (Syllabus) is a popular banking examination conducted by the State Bank of India (SBI) to recruit candidates for the clerical cadre positions in its various branches across India. The clerical cadre positions include roles like Junior Associate (Customer Support and Sales) and Junior Agricultural Associate. SBI Clerk Syllabus

The SBI Clerk examination consists of two phases-

  1. Preliminary Examination
  2. Main Examination

Preliminary Syllabus

  1. English Language:
    • Reading Comprehension
    • Cloze Test
    • Para jumbles
    • Error Spotting
    • Fill in the Blanks
    • Vocabulary (Synonyms, Antonyms, Word/Phrase Replacement)
  2. Numerical Ability:
    • Simplification/Approximation
    • Number Series
    • Data Interpretation (Tables, Pie Charts, Bar Graphs, Line Graphs)
    • Quadratic Equations
    • Profit, Loss, and Discount
    • Time, Speed, and Distance
    • Time and Work
    • Average
    • Ratio and Proportion
    • Percentages
    • Simple and Compound Interest
  3. Reasoning Ability:
    • Coding-Decoding
    • Blood Relations
    • Syllogism
    • Inequality
    • Seating Arrangements
    • Puzzles
    • Direction Sense
    • Alphanumeric Series
    • Order and Ranking
    • Input-Output
    • Logical Reasoning

Mains Syllabus

  1. Numerical Ability:
    • Simplification/Approximation
    • Number Series
    • Data Interpretation (Tables, Pie Charts, Bar Graphs, Line Graphs)
    • Quadratic Equations
    • Profit, Loss, and Discount
    • Time, Speed, and Distance
    • Time and Work
    • Average
    • Ratio and Proportion
    • Percentages
    • Simple and Compound Interest
  2. Reasoning Ability:
    • Coding-Decoding
    • Blood Relations
    • Syllogism
    • Inequality
    • Seating Arrangements
    • Puzzles
    • Direction Sense
    • Alphanumeric Series
    • Order and Ranking
    • Input-Output
    • Logical Reasoning
  3. English Language:
    • Reading Comprehension
    • Cloze Test
    • Para jumbles
    • Error Spotting
    • Fill in the Blanks
    • Vocabulary (Synonyms, Antonyms, Word/Phrase Replacement)
  4. General/Financial Awareness:
    • Current Affairs (National and International)
    • Banking Awareness
    • Static GK (Important Dates, Awards, Sports, Books and Authors, etc.)
    • Financial Awareness (Banking Terms, Abbreviations, RBI Guidelines, etc.)
  5. Computer Awareness:
    • Basics of Computers
    • Internet and Email
    • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Operating Systems
    • Computer Hardware and Software
    • Keyboard Shortcuts

the weightage and difficulty level of topics may vary from year to year, so candidates should analyze previous year question papers and mock tests to understand the exam pattern and focus on the areas that require more attention.