Candidates qualified in the SBI Clerk Mains examination will be placed according to their marks (scored in the main examination only) in descending order in respective categories. The candidates from amongst those who qualify by ranking high enough in the merit will be called for interview in the ratio of maximum 3 candidates for each vacancy.

The passing marks in each of the tests will be decided by the Bank on the basis of the performance of all the competing candidates taken together in each test to a minimum required level. This is why we must practice our weaknesses and build up strong in our forté.

Verbal Ability

  1. Reading Comprehension
  2. Cloze Tests (Grammatical Blanks – Verbs, Modals, Tenses, Conjunctions, Participle, etc.)
  3. Sentence Correction
  4. Para-Jumbles
  5. Fill in the Blanks ( double blank questions )

Quantitative Ability

  1. Speed Math
  2. Ratio
  3. Average
  4. Profit and Loss
  5. Data Interpretation
  6. Simple Interest and Compound Interest
  7. Percentage
  8. Simplification ( Questions on BODMAS, Approximate Rule, Fractions, Decimals, Surds & Indices)
  9. Algebra ( Problems with 2-3 statements and 2-3 conclusions, Linear Equations)

Reasoning Ability

  1. Seating Arrangement – (Uni-Directional and Bi-Directional problems, Tough Square / Rectangular / Triangular problems, Problems involving 2-3 rows facing each other & Double Line-up type problems with information sorting. )
  2. Blood Relations (Family Tree and General Blood Relation Problems)
  3. Ranking and Direction Test
  4. Linear Arrangement (Ordering and Ranking)
  5. Coding-Decoding (Coding-Decoding in Fictitious Language, Coding by Analogy, by Letter Shifting, and Coding Letters of a Word)
  6. Alpha-Numeric- symbol series
  7. Critical reasoning ( Statement – Assumption, Strong / Weak Arguments, Statement/Passage – Conclusion, Course of Action, etc)
  8. Input Output

Computer Aptitude

  1. Computer Hardware and Software
  2. Basics of computer network and transmission media
  3. Internet Knowledge
  4. M.S Office and Shortcut keys
  5. History of Computer and the related famous personalities
  6. Computer Security Terms and Abbreviations
  7. Names and functions of latest operating systems
  8. Android and Apple Related News

General/ Financial Awareness

  1. Important Days
  2. Schemes launched by Public Sector Banks, Private Banks and Foreign Banks
  3. Central/state government’s schemes
  4. Current Affairs – Rewards and Recognitions within the banking and parallel sectors
  5. Public Sector Banks, their CMD/MD/Chairman, tagline, head offices
  6. Recently visit by Indian PM and President aboard and agreements signed
  7. Sports news (IPL, Euro Cup, etc)
  8. Banking Awareness
  9. Appointments
  10. Agreements
  11. Defence News (Recent Naval, Air and Army Exercises, New Weapons, Satellites)
  12. Monetary Policies
  13. RBI and its functions
  14. National Park or Wildlife Sanctuary

Practice hard, as it will be your undisputed key to success!


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