SBI Clerk Exam Pattern Selection Process Syllabus 2017 – Download Admit Cards

State Bank of India had releeased a Recruitment Notification in the Advertisement No. CRPD/CR/2016-17/01 and invited Online pplications from the eligible Indian Candidates for appointment as (i) Junior Associate (Customer Support & Sales) (ii) Junior Agricultural Associates in clerical cadre in State Bank of India.  The Online Registration and Payment of fees starts from 05/04/2016 – to 25/04/2016.  Many Job Oriented youths took the advantage of  this opportunity and applied for the vacancies released.   The Preliminary Examination will be conducted tentatively in the month of May/June 2016. Candidates are advised to regularly check Bank’s website www  or for details and updates.  We will also update about the schedule of examination as soon as it releases officially.  Here it in this post we sre providing the exam pattern and syllabus for the Preliminary and Main Examination and also how to get the Admit Card OR Call Letter for the examination 2016.

Details of SBI Cleark Exam Pattern Selection Process Syllabus 2016/Admit Card

Name of Bank  :  State Bank of India

Official site  :  www  or

Name of Post  :   Junior Associate & Junior Agricultural Associate

No. of Poss  :  17000+ Posts

Exam Name: SBI Clerk Prelims and Mains Exam

Exam Type: Online Test

Examination Dates:

  • Preliminary: In May/ June 2016 (tentative)
  • Mains: Update Soon
Category  : Syllabus/ Exam Pattern/Admit Card
Pattern for Preliminary Examination  :-
Sr. Test Name No. of Questions Marks Time Duration
01 English Language 30 30 01 hour (60 minutes) composite time
02 Numerical Ability 35 35
03 Reasoning Ability 35 35
  • The preliminary test will be conducted online.
  • It will be Multiple Choice Type Question Paper.
  • It contains Objective type questions.
  • The paper will be organized in English and Hindi.
  • There will be total 100 numbers of questions.
  • Candidates will be given 01 hour time duration to complete the test.
  • ¼ marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • You need to qualify in each of the above three section by securing minimum passing marks decided by authorities.

 Mains Exam Pattern :-

Sr. Test Name No. of Questions Marks Time Duration
01 General/ Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
02 General English 40 40 35 minutes
03 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
04 Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
TOTAL:- 200 02 Hours & 40 Minutes
  • The structure of mains questions will be Objective type Multiple Choices (MCQs) except for the General English test as it will be bilingual i.e., English & Hindi.
  • There will be total 05 sections in the question paper.
  • Total 190 questions will be asked for 200 marks.
  • The total time duration is 02 hours & 40 minutes (160 minutes).
  • 0.25 marks will be deducted as negative marking for each wrong answer.
  • Each test will have separate timing as mentioned above.

SBI Junior Associate Prelims Syllabus 2016  :-

a)  Reasoning
b)  Data Interpretation
c)  English Language

SBI Clerk (JA JAA) Mains Syllabus 2016  :-

  a)  Quantitative/ Numerical Aptitude:-
Numerical Systems
Profit & Loss
Pie Charts
Decimal Fractions
Combined Date Sets
Stocks & Shares
Surface Area
Pipes & Cisterns
Time & Work
Time & Distance
Unitary Method
Time & Separation
Case Lets
Data Interpretation
Data Analysis
Bar Graphs
Line Graphs
Probability/ Series
Ratio & Proportion
Equation & Probability
Simple & Compound Interest

b)  General/ Financial Awareness
Banking Knowledge
Current Affairs
Technology and Research News
Major Finance
Indian Economy
Economic News
News related to RBI
Indian Constitution
Budget & Five-year plans
Current Events Knowledge
General Science
Oscar Awards
Organizations & Headquarters
Important Days
Famous Persons and their Roles
Award Winners
Books & Authors

c) General English
Word formation
Sentence completion
Reading Comprehension
Spotting Error
Fill in the blank
Cloze test

d) Reasoning Ability
Data Sufficiency
Number series
Seating Arrangement
Order and Ranking
Making Judgments
Statement and Argument
Passage and conclusion
Coding and decoding
Logical Reasoning
Input Output
Blood Relation
Decision Making

e) Computer Aptitude
Operating System
Knowledge of Computer Basic
MS Word and MS Excel
Generation of Computer
Internet Settings
Android App related news
Apple App related news
Computer Short forms (like mp3, pdf, jpeg, etc.)

Issue of Admit Card/Call Letter  :-

The candidates should download their call letter and an “acquaint yourself “booklet by entering their registration number and password/date of birth, from (I)  11.05.2016 (Tentatively) for preliminary examination (ii) 17.06.2016 (Tentatively) for main examination from the Bank’s website. NO HARD COPY OF THE CALL LETTER/ACQUAINT YOURSELF BOOKLET WILL BE SENTBY POST.
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