SBI Clerk Syllabus for Recruitment of Junior Associates (Customer Support and Sales)

SBI Clerk Syllabus for Recruitment of Junior Associates -GET the SBI Junior Associates Up-to-date Syllabus as per SBI Notification 

Welcome to this article, as you all know that State Bank of India has announced to fill up 8301 vacancies of Junior Associates (Customer Support and Sales). The online application started from 20 January 2018 and the last date to apply is 10 February 2018. By now every aspirant who has a dream of securing a banking job has applied to this recruitment. According to the notification, the selection process shall have two phases of examination during the recruitment procedure, the first phase that is the Preliminary examination will tentatively be held in the month of March or April 2018. So, candidates have a very less time left for the SBI Preliminary examination. At this juncture, we the team of have felt the importance of syllabus of the SBI Clerical Examination from candidates point of view. Candidates who have a clear idea of the examination syllabus are in an advantageous position to prepare better for the exam. So, we have created this article which will detail the syllabus of the SBI Junior Associate Examination. Stay with us and get the SBI clerk syllabus details below in this article.

SBI Junior Associates (Customer Support & Sales) Recruitment in Brief

Events Date
Starting Date to Apply 20/01/2018
Last Date of Applying


Number of Vacancies


8301 posts
Preliminary Examination Date


March / April 2018
Date of Mains Examination


12 May 2018
Admit Card Releasing Date


10 days before the examination

Stages of Examination of State Bank of India Recruitment 2018

According to the official notification, both the preliminary and Mains Examination shall be conducted online. Both the examination shall have objective type question to assess the candidature of the applied candidates. The subjects covered by both the examination are given below –

Preliminary Examination Subjects:

  1. Reasoning Ability.
  2. Numerical Ability.
  3. English Language.

Mains Examination Subjects:

  1. General or Financial Awareness.
  2. General English.
  3. Quantitative Aptitude.
  4. Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude.

Mark Distribution of Various Examination of SBI| SBI Clerk Syllabus

Marks distribution is an important part of SBI clerk syllabus, Candidates can prepare accordingly for the distribution of marks in both the Preliminary and Main Examination. Let’s have a look

Preliminary Examination Marks Distribution

Subjects/Topics No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time
English Language 30 30 20 Minutes
Numerical Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
Total 100 100 1 hour


Main Examination Marks Distribution

Subjects/ Topics No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time
General/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 Minutes
General English 40 40 35 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 Minutes
Reasoning Ability & Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 Minutes
Total 190 200 2 hr 40 minutes

SBI Clerk Syllabus -Subject Wise – SBI Recruitment 2018

Although the advertisement published by SBI has no formal description of the subject wise syllabus we the team of have prepared the Model Syllabus on the basis of questions of previous clerical recruitment of State Bank of India. The abstract of the syllabus is given below as a pragmatic but to the point syllabus –

  1. Reasoning Ability: Under this section questions based on Verbal and Nonverbal types are asked. The syllabus might include :
  • Verbal: – Analogy, Classification, Word Formation, Series, Alphabet, Ranking or Arrangement, Distance and Direction, Coding and Decoding, Blood Relation, Mathematical Problem, Statement and Conclusion, Problem Solving: Data Analysis, Symbol, and Notation, Scheduled Day or Date.
  • Non –Verbal: – Series, Analogy, Classification, Finding the missing Figure.
  1. Quantitative Aptitude or Numerical Ability: Questions must be asked on the following topics: Numbers Simplification, Time and Work, Time and Distance, Mixture or Alligation, HCF and LCM, Percentage, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Profit and Loss, Partnership, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Mensuration, Numbers Series, Probability, Data Interpretation.
  2. General English: Questions in this section may be asked from the following topics: Passage, Comprehension, Common Errors, Sentence Improvement, Cloze Test, Antonyms, Synonyms, Paragraph Re-arrangement.
  3. General or Financial Awareness: This section may consist of questions on elementary knowledge of the following topics: Economy, Science and Technology, Banking Terminology and Banking System, Current Events, Polity, Sports, Computer Knowledge, Persons and Places in News, Awards and Owners etc.
  4. Computer Aptitude: Questions may be from the following topics: Introduction of Computer and its History, Computer Network, Operating System, System Software, Security Aspects of Computer, Internet, Latest Development in Computing.

The candidates are advised to start preparation of the exam keeping in mind that they have to pass in each of the groups of the objective type test. Keeping in view the changing pattern of SBI Clerical Exams candidates are advised to prepare in a well-structured manner relying on good study materials and practice sets for SBI Clerk syllabus. Following this will ensure your sure success in the SBI Junior Associate Examination 2018.

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You can check the following articles below

SBI Junior Associates Official Announcement PDF Download

SBI Clerical Cadre Examination Pattern

SBI Clerical Cadre Practise Set

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