SBI Clerk Syllabus 2017 Exam pattern pdf download

Sbi clerk syllabus 2017 and exam pattern for the sbi clerk recruitment 2017. The SBI Clerk Notification 2017-18 is released in the official website of state bank of india Recently sbi has changes their exam pattern and syllabus for recruitment clerk. The official exam pattern and syllabus for the sbi clerk recruitment 2017 is given below,

sbi clerk syllabus 2017

Sbi Clerk Syllabus 2017 Exam pattern

There are two types of written exam. 1. Preliminary Exam and 2. Main Exam. Both the exam consists of objective type questions. Each wrong answer carries 0.25 negative marks. The furthermore details,

Preliminary Exam

Preliminary Exam Pattern
Name of the Test No. of Questions Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 Composite of 1 Hour
Numerical Ability 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

The preliminary exam is for the qualification purpose only. preliminary exam marks will not be considered for the final merit list. As said above the preliminary exam carries 0.25 negative mark for each wrong answer, hence candidate should considered while writing preliminary exam. The cutoff mark for the main exam will be selected by sbi. Hence candidates need to score more marks to get selected for next level.

Sbi Clerk Syllabus 2017 for Main Exam

Main Exam Pattern
Name of the Test No. of Questions Marks Duration
General/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 Minutes
General English 40 40 35 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 Minutes
Reasoning Ability &
Computer Aptitude
50 60 45 Minutes
Total 190 200 2 Hours 40 Minutes

Candidate who passed in preliminary exam are eligible to write main exam. The Main exam consist of objective type of questions same as preliminary exam. Each wrong answer carries 0.25 negative marks. The Marks Obtained in main exam will be considered for final merit list. Candidates need to secure the minimum cutoff mark in each section as well should score maximum mark to get selected for Interview.

Sbi Clerk Syllabus 2017 : Interview Process

candidates who scored higher marks in main exam is called for interview according to their category in descending order. The marks scored in interview process is considered for final merit list. 5 % relaxation in interview marks will be given for SC/ST/PWD candidates. The Marks obtained in Main Exam and Interview Process will be considered.

Sbi Clerk Syllabus 2017


  • Allegation of Mixture
  • Area
  • Average
  • Boats and Streams
  • Calendar
  • Chain Rule
  • Clock
  • Compound Interest
  • Decimal Fraction
  • Height and Distance
  • Logarithm
  • Numbers
  • Odd Man Out and Series
  • Partnership
  • Percentage
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Pipes and Cistern
  • Probability
  • Problems on Ages
  • H.C.F and L.C.M
  • Problems on Numbers
  • Trains problems
  • Profit and Loss
  • Races and Games
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Simple Interest
  • Simplification
  • Square Root and Cube Root
  • StocksĀ and Shares
  • Surds and Indices
  • Time and Distance
  • Time and Work
  • Volume and Surface Area
Data Interpretation
  • Bar Charts
  • Line Charts
  • Pie Charts
  • Table Charts

General Awareness:

  • Financial terms
  • Banking terms
  • Awards
  • Abbreviations used in Banking Sector
  • Banking Terminology
  • Banking Transaction devices
  • Books and Authors
  • Budget
  • Business
  • Current events
  • Economy concepts related Banks
  • Five Years Plan
  • National and International affairs
  • Persons in News
  • Science and Technology
  • Sports

Reasoning Ability:

Logical Reasoning

  • Number Series
  • Letter and Symbol Series
  • Verbal Classification
  • Analogies
  • Artificial Language
  • Matching Definitions
  • Making Judgments
  • Logical Problems
  • Analyzing Arguments
  • Statement and Assumption
  • Course of Action
  • Statement and Conclusion
  • Theme Detection
  • Cause and Effect
  • Statement and Argument

Verbal Reasoning:

  • Data Sufficiency
  • Logical Sequence of Words
  • Character Puzzles
  • Cause and Effect
  • Blood Relation Test
  • Verification of Truth
  • Series Completion
  • Venn Diagrams
  • Syllogism
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Classification
  • Arithmetic Reasoning
  • Non-Verbal Reasoning
  • Series
  • Analogy
  • Classification
  • Analytical Reasoning
  • Pattern Completion
  • Figure Matrix

General English:

  • Comprehension
  • Meanings & Opposites
  • Ordering
  • Preposition
  • Sentence Correction
  • Sentence formation
  • Tenses
  • Usage of words
  • Errors


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