SBI Clerk Syllabus 2020 – Complete Prelims+ Mains Detailed Exam Pattern and Syllabus

SBI Clerk Syllabus 2020

Candidates check this complete article below for detailed information about SBI Clerk Preliminary + Mains exam 2020 Syllabus and exam pattern. Students have already registered for the SBI Clerk Mains Exam 2020 which is going to be conducted in upcoming days. Now to boost your study you have to know the complete structure of SBI Clerk Syllabus 2020. Aspiring candidates must have a look for starting their preparation for clearing SBI Clerk(Junior Associates) 2020 Exam in the given time period.

Check SBI Clerk Syllabus 2020 (Preliminary and Mains Exam)

All the students who have applied for the 8000 vacancies to get posted as SBI Clerk on different SBI branches all over India are now looking for a detailed syllabus so that they can start their preparation on a very good level. The State bank of India Exam Syllabus is very much similar to any other bank’s exam. Aspirants need to clear the SBI Clerk Pre exam 2020 for getting eligible to sit in the SBI Clerk Mains Exam 2020. The exam syllabus includes very important topics, candidates are advised to look at previous year exam papers so that they can know the weightage of each topic in SBI Clerk Exam 2020.

State Bank of India Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern 2020

There is a total of 100 Questions in the SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Paper. These questions are asked as Objective Multiple Type Questions formats (MCQs) which is divided into three sections. The three sections are as follows:-

  • English Language
  • Numerical Ability
  • Reasoning

The SBI Clerk Pre Exam 2020 is of 100 Marks. The student is awarded 1 mark for each right answer. There is also negative marking this means your 1/4 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Check State Bank of India Clerk Preliminary Exam Pattern 2020:-

SectionNo. of QuestionMarksTime Duration
General English Language 303020
Numerical Ability353520
Total10010060 Minutes
(1 Hour)

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SBI Junior Associates Preliminary Exam 2020 Syllabus:-

Students here we are sharing the SBI Prelims exam syllabus 2020, which includes three subjects – General English, Reasoning, and Numerical Ability. Check the detailed syllabus and topics below.

General English:-

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Error Detection
  • Antonyms and Synonyms
  • Spelling Error
  • Phrases and Idioms
  • Sentence Correction
  • One Word Substitution
  • Para Jumbles and Sentence Rearrangements
  • Irrelevant Statements
  • Miscellaneous
  • Paragraph Completion


  • Verbal Reasoning
  • Logical reasoning
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning
  • Input-Output
  • Puzzles
  • Seating Arrangments, Circle Based, Box Based, Square Based
  • Word Formation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Blood Relations
  • Syllogism
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Coded Inequalities
  • Alphanumeric and Numeric Series
  • Analogy
  • Tabulation
  • Direction and Distance
  • Venn Diagram

Numerical Ability:-

  • Simplification
  • Time and Distance
  • Mixtures and Alligations
  • Work and Time
  • Profit and Loss
  • Data Interpretation
  • Simple Interest
  • Compound Interest
  • Surds and Indices
  • Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere
  • Permutation
  • Combination and Probability
  • Number System
  • Ratio and proportion, Percentage
  • Sequence and Series
  • Quadric Equation
  • Simplification
  • HCF , LCM
  • Average Approximation

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SBI Clerk Mains Exam Pattern 2020

The Mains Exam includes 4 sections – General/Financial Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, General English, and Reasoning/Computer Aptitude. The SBI Clerk Mains Exam paper is of 200 Marks. There is 1/4 Mark deducted for each wrong answer. Applicants who are successfully passed the SBI Clerk Pre Exam 2020 can move forward for SBI Clerk Mains 2020 Exam. For SBI Clerk Mains Exam Dates, keep visiting the official website https://www.sbi.co.in/.

Check State Bank of India Clerk Mains Exam Pattern 2020:-

SectionNo. of QuestionMarksTime Duration
General English 404035
Quantitive Aptitude505045
General and Financial Awareness 505035
Reasoning or Computer Aptitude506045
Total1902002 Hours 40 Minutes

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General English:-

  • Sentence Improvement
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Spotting Errors
  • Phrase Replacement
  • questions on antonym and synonyms
  • Cloze Test
  • Main Idea of Passage
  • Irrelevant Statements
  • Para Jumbles/ Sentence rearrangements
  • Double Fillers (Sentence Completion)

Computer Aptitude:-

  • History of computers
  • Networking and communication
  • Shorty Keys
  • Input and Output devices
  • Hacking, Security Tools and Viruses
  • Basic Functionalities of MS-Office
  • Windows operating system
  • Modern Day Technology
  • Computer Abbreviations
  • Internet terms and services
  • Logic gates
  • Hardware and software
  • Database Management system


  • Seating arrangement (Circular+ Linear)
  • Coding-decoding
  • Input-Output
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Series
  • Direction and Sense
  • Inequalities
  • Ranking
  • Blood Relation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Puzzle

General and Financial Awareness:-

  • Current affairs related to national and international issues of the last 6 months.
  • Main functions of RBI
  • The currency of countries etc
  • Awards and Honours
  • Overview of the Indian Financial System
  • Culture of India
  • Important National and International days
  • Fiscal and Monetary policy
  • Indian Constitution
  • Abbreviations and Economic terminologies
  • Work and responsibilities of National financial institutions like RBI, SEBI, IRDA, FSDC
  • International organizations like IMF, World Bank, ADB, UN, WTO, etc.
  • History of the Indian banking system
  • Banking Terms like NPA, Current Account and Savings Account (CASA), Capital to Risk (Weighted) asset ratio (CRAR).
  • Important Government Schemes
  • Sports

Quantitive Aptitude:-

  • Mixture and Allegations
  • Data Interpretation( Pie charts, Table chart, Bar Graphs, Line charts)
  • Profit, Loss, and Discount
  • Number system
  • Pipe and Cistern
  • Percentages
  • Approximation
  • Average
  • Partnership
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Mensuration
  • HCF and LCM of Numbers
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Time and work
  • Speed, Distance and time
  • Problems based on age
  • Simple and compound interest

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