The State Bank of India holds an annual national-level banking exam known as SBI Clerk to select applicants for Junior Associate/Clerical Cadre positions throughout the bank’s many departments. Deserving candidates can apply for entry-level clerical jobs by passing the graduate-level SBI Clerk test. The results of the Mains exam will be used to make the final decision. The chosen applicants will be in charge of all operations and relations with clients.

SBI Clerk Overview

ParticularsDetails about SBI Clerk Exam
Exam Conducting AuthorityState Bank of India (SBI)
SBI Clerk Exam DetailNational (SBI Clerk Prelims, SBI Clerk Mains)
Post (SBI Clerk Exam 2023)Junior Associates (Customer Support and Sales)
SBI Clerk 2023 ApplicationApril 2023 (tentative)
SBI Clerk 2023
Application Fees
Gen and OBC – INR 750
Type of QuestionsMultiple Choice Questions (MCQ) (Negative Marking ¼)
SBI Clerk exam Selection ProcessPreliminary Exam -100Q – 60 minutes
Mains Exam – 190Q – 160 minutes
Language Test (Optional)
SBI Clerk Exam DateTo be notified
SBI Clerk Official Website

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern

Prelims Exam

SectionNumber of QuestionsMarksDuration
Numerical Ability353520 Minutes
English Language303020 Minutes
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude353520 Minutes
Total10010060 minutes (1 hour)

Mains Exam

SectionNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration
General/Financial Awareness505035 min
General English404035 min
Quantitative Aptitude505045 min
Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude506045 min
Total190200160 minutes (2 hours and 40 minutes)

SBI Clerk Exam Syllabus

SBI Clerk Prelims Syllabus
Reasoning SyllabusNumerical Ability SyllabusEnglish Language Syllabus
Logical ReasoningSimplificationReading Comprehension
Alphanumeric SeriesProfit & LossCloze Test
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet TestMixtures &AlligationsPara jumbles
Data SufficiencySimple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & IndicesMiscellaneous
Coded InequalitiesWork & TimeFill in the blanks
Seating ArrangementTime & DistanceMultiple Meaning /Error Spotting
PuzzleMensuration – Cylinder, Cone, SphereParagraph Completion
TabulationData Interpretation 
SyllogismRatio & Proportion, Percentage
Blood RelationsNumber Systems
Input OutputSequence & Series
Coding DecodingPermutation, Combination &Probability

Mains Syllabus

Quantitative Aptitude SyllabusGeneral English SyllabusGeneral/Financial Awareness SyllabusReasoning Ability SyllabusComputer Awareness Syllabus
SimplificationReading comprehension including Synonyms and AntonymsCurrent Affairs
News on the banking industry
Awards and honours
Books and authors
Latest appointments
New schemes of central and state governments
Sports, etc.
InternetBasics of Computer: Hardware, Software, Generation of Computers
Number SeriesSentence rearrangement or Para jumblesStatic GK – 
Headquarters of financial organizations (of insurance companies)
Constituencies of ministers
Dance forms
Nuclear and thermal power stations, etc.
Machine Input/OutputDBMS
Data SufficiencySentence Correction/ Error FindingBanking/Financial termsSyllogismNetworking
Data InterpretationSpell ChecksStatic AwarenessBlood RelationInternet
Quadratic EquationFillersBanking and Financial AwarenessDirection SenseMS Office
Time & Distance, WorkCloze TestInequalitiesInput-Output Devices
PartnershipPuzzlesImportant Abbreviations
Profit & LossCoding-Decoding
Simple and Compound InterestRanking
Mixture and AllegationsStatement and Assumptions 
Ratio & Proportion, Averages, Percentages

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