SBI Clerk Syllabus 2016 with Exam Pattern

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State Bank of India (SBI) is the largest bank of India having the most number of branches. It conducts several exams every year for fulfilling its staff requirements.
A large number of candidates usually appear for its exams. Those candidates who are preparing for State Bank of India clerk exam needs to know the syllabus of the exam. The bank conducts online exam for these posts. Large number of candidates appear for any of its vacancies. So the competition is tough in this bank exam. Those aspirants who appear for the test with preparation will increase their chances of qualifying. So here we are providing you the syllabus of SBI Clerk exam 2016. The written test consists of 5 sections. The section-wise syllabus of State Bank of India Clerk Exam.

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SBI Clerk Syllabus 2016 with Exam Pattern

SBI clerk online exam generally consists of 5 sections viz. Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, General English, General Awareness, Computer Awareness /Marketing Aptitude.

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern

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SBI Clerk Pre Exam:
Total marks - 100
No. of Questions - 100
Number of Sections - 3
The sections are Reasoning Ability, Numerical aptitude, English.
Time : 1 hour

SBI Clerk Main Exam:
Total marks - 200
No. of Questions - 200
Number of Sections - 5
Every Question - 1 mark
Time allowed: Composite time of 2 Hours
Negative marks - 1/4th mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
Every section, except General English, will be bilingual i.e., English &Hindi.
To qualify, candidates will have to qualify in each section.

SBI Clerk Syllabus 2016

Here is the detailed syllabus of all these sections.
Quantitative Aptitude : Number system, simplifications, Roots, Averages, Surds & Indices, Percentages, Profit & Loss, Ratio& Proportion, Partnership, Chain rule, Time & work, Pipes & Cisterns, Time & Distance, Problems on trains, Boats & streams, Allegation & mixtures, Simple & Compound interest, clocks & algorithms, mensuration, Volume& surface area, Permutations &  combinations, heights& distances, line graphs, Bar graphs, pie charts, Tabulation

SBI Clerk Syllabus - Reasoning Ability :
Series completion, syllogisms, Decision making, Statements , Analogy, Coding & decoding, Blood relations, Sitting arrangements, Classification.
SBI Clerk Exam Pattern, Syllabus

General English :
Deriving conclusions, Passage completion, Error detection, Passage correction, Sentence correction, Vocabulary, Spelling correction, Grammar, Idioms, Phrases, Synonyms, Word formation, Antonyms, Sentence completion, Comprehension,  Theme detection.

General/ Financial Awareness : Indian Constitution, News about technology and researches, News on India and its neighbouring countries, Knowledge of current events, Sports , history, geography, culture. Questions related to finance, Financial terms, Shares, Banking, Insurance etc.

Computer Awareness
Questions related to Computer software and hardware, operating system, shortcut keys, Microsoft word, PowerPoint, Excel, Internet & networks are asked.
Marketing Aptitude: Questions on economy of India, questions on Marketing, banking and finance

Note: There will be Negative marking for wrong answers. For every wrong answer given by the candidate, 0.25 marks or ¼ marks will be deducted as a penalty for that wrong answer.

Candidates have to learn Shortcut tricks to solve quantitative aptitude and reasoning ability problems quickly in the exam.