SBI Clerk Syllabus

An Overview of SBI Clerk Prelims and Mains Exam:


SubjectsNo of QuestionsMaximum Marks
English Language3030
Grand Total100100


SubjectsNo of QuestionsMaximum Marks
Financial / General Awareness5050
General English4040
Computer Aptitude5050
Quantitative Aptitude5060
Grand  Total190200

Candidates will need to clear every section in both exams so that they could qualify for the following rounds. Hopefully, by now, you have got a complete idea of the patterns for the clerk exam in the State bank of India. Now let us focus on some of the tips and tricks to crack the SBI clerk examination. The more you stay prepared, the more you increase the chance to win.

Candidates need to have knowledge of the syllabus so that they are able to prepare accordingly. Only when you get an idea of the syllabus, you can start preparing for the position. However, if you are still not aware of the syllabus, let us check in short.

Consider taking a look at these:

For Prelims:

  • Numerical Ability where you have to start preparing from the basics. You can start by taking a look at the syllabus of Class 10. Keep regularly practicing to be able to answer the questions in the given time.
  • Reasoning Ability is the ability to find solutions for non-verbal and verbal reasoning. Make sure you are into regular practice to be able to solve the questions.
  • General English Syllabus is where the candidates’ basic writing and reading skills are checked. Therefore having basic knowledge of grammar is a must.

For Mains:

  • General Awareness is checked among the candidates, and hence candidates need to keep an eye on the magazines and current affairs to be able to answer these questions.
  • General English Syllabus is again checked to make sure that candidates have a basic knowledge of English.
  • Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus is something that is again based on mathematical skills and your ability to answer the questions correctly.
  • Reasoning Ability is some of the most common sections that check you’re commonsense. You need to use your brain and common sense to get the answers correct.
  • Computer Aptitude Test is the section where candidates’ basic knowledge of the computers is checked. The questions are related to both software and hardware of a computer.

These are the syllabus that you need to cover when you are preparing for the SBI clerk exam. Make sure you have a thorough knowledge of the syllabus to get the answers right.