SBI Clerk Syllabus 2021: State Bank of India has released the notification for 5454 vacancies of Clerk on 26th April 2021 and the online registration will start from 27th April to 17th May 2021. The Prelims Exam is to be conducted in June 2021 and Mains Exam on 31st July 2021. Students can go through the details of the Syllabus, which work as an important guide for the candidates who are preparing for the SBI Clerk Exam.
SBI Clerk Exam comprises of two stages for the selection;
- Preliminary Exam
- Mains Exam
Prelims is a screening stage to select students for Mains Exam and the final selection will be done on the basis of the their performance in the SBI Mains Exam.
SBI Clerk Syllabus 2021
|Name of the Exam||SBI Clerk|
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Language of Question||Bilingual except for English Language|
|Nature of Questions||Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ)|
|No. of Questions||
|Duration of Test||
SBI Clerk Exam Pattern
SBI Clerk Exam Pattern
|SBI Clerk Exam Stage||Subjects||Number of Questions||Marks||Duration|
|Preliminary Exam||English Language||30||30||20 minutes|
|Quantitative Aptitude||35||35||20 minutes|
|Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
|Mains Examination||English Language||40||40||35 minutes|
|Quantitative Aptitude||50||50||45 minutes|
|Reasoning Ability||50||60||45 minutes|
|General Awareness||50||50||35 minutes|
SBI Clerk Syllabus 2021 for Prelims
As per the notification, the prelims exam will take place in February, candidates have to buckle up for their preparation. SBI Clerk Syllabus 2021 for Prelims will have questions from aptitude in order to check a candidate’s knowledge and rationale.
The topics included are:
- Numerical Ability
- English Language
Topic-wise SBI Clerk Syllabus
SBI Clerk Syllabus- Logical Reasoning
|Ranking/ Direction/ Alphabet Test|
SBI Clerk Syllabus PDF- Numerical Ability
|Profit & Loss|
|Mixtures & Alligations|
|Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices|
|Work & Time|
|Time & Distance|
|Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere|
|Ratio & Proportion|
|Sequence & Series|
SBI Clerk Syllabus PDF- English Language
|Fill in the blanks|
|Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting|
SBI Clerk Syllabus for Mains Exam
The SBI Clerk Mains Syllabus Topics are: General/ Financial Awareness, Reasoning Ability & Computer Awareness
General/Financial Awareness Syllabus
|Current Affairs – news on the banking industry, awards and honours, books and authors, latest appointments, obituaries, new schemes of central and state governments, sports, etc.|
|Static GK – country-capital, country-currency, headquarters of financial organizations (of insurance companies), constituencies of ministers, dance forms, nuclear and thermal power stations|
|Banking and Financial Awareness|
Reasoning Ability Syllabus
|Statement & Assumptions|
Computer Awareness Syllabus
|Generation of Computers|
Best books for SBI Clerk 2021 exam
Some books which can be extremely helpful for students appearing for exam are listed below;
Ans. The syllabus for SBI Clerk is prescribed by the State Bank of India.
Ans . For the wrong answer, 1/4th of the mark assigned for the question will be deducted.
Ans. Almost all the banking exams follow the same syllabus.
Ans. The prelims exam is conducted for one hour while the mains exam is conducted for 2 hours 40 minutes.
Ans. The Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude section is usually tough.