There are about 19000 vacant seats in the clerical cadre as assistants. Examination date will be announced very soon. This is a written examination. Online applications are available and the last date to apply online is June 2017.There are large number of applications till date. SBI Clerk exam syllabus 2017 is available on www.sbi.co.in. The students should possess excellence and good insight in the syllabus and also go through the previous question papers which will help them to stand well. The students should also have command over entire syllabus to this test.
The candidate should first clear the written test which is the first round in this process of recruitment.
The next following round is Interview round which will be called upon only after clearing the first round.
SBI Exam Pattern:
For any examination, paper structure is very important .The question paper is of maximum 200 marks. It consists 5 sections where each section is of 40 marks. The 5 sections are Quantitative Aptitude, General knowledge General Awareness, Marketing and computer section and Reasoning Ability. The notification of the Clerk Syllabus is given by SBI. Even negative marking is going to play a key role. So the candidate should be confident on his answer to mark it.
The Maximum time for this exam is 2 hours .Bank examinations focuses mainly in the field of Data Interpretation section rather than the calculation(general mathematics).Marketing requires knowledge about the present stock market etc and the general awareness is must for this examination. General awareness means the candidate should know about the current affairs.
The students should cover the entire syllabus listed below:
Quantitative Aptitude includes:
Number system ,Simplifications ,Roots & Averages , Surds & Indices ,Percentages , Profit &Loss , Ratio& Proportion, Partnership Chain rule, Time & work, Pipes & Cisterns, Time & Distances,
Problems on trains ,Boats & streams ,Allegation & mixtures ,Simple Interest,
Compound interest ,Stocks &Shares , clocks &algorithms, mensuration , Volume& surface area ,permutations& combinations ,heights & distances
Data Integration includes :
line graphs, bar graphs, pie charts, Tabulation
Reasoning Ability :
Verbal reasoning includes: Analogy, Coding & decoding ,Blood relations,Sitting arrangements,
Series completion ,syllogisms ,Decision making ,Statement reasoning
Non verbal reasoning includes :
Analogy ,Series completion, Classification
General English includes :
Vocabulary, synonyms ,Antonyms, Word formation, Sentence completion
Theme detection ,Deriving conclusions ,Passage completion ,Error detection
Passage correction ,Sentence correction
Grammar, Idioms ,Phrases
General Awareness includes:
Knowledge of current events
Sports , history, geography, culture, Indian constitutions
News about technology and researches
News on India and its neighboring countries
Marketing Aptitude includes:
Economy , banking and finance
Computer Awareness includes:
Computer hardware ,operating system concepts ,Shortcut keys ,ms word, excel, ms power point, access ,internet & networks ,Basic security concepts, Latest technologies.