SBI Clerk Syllabus 2016


SBI Clerk Syllabus 2016: State Bank of India, one of India’s oldest Public Sector Banks, will be publishing the official SBI Clerk Recruitment Notification soon. This notification will dictate the eligibility criteria, selection process, exam pattern and syllabus for upcoming SBI Clerk 2016 Examination. SBI Aspirants can expect a few changes in exam pattern this year, but nothing can be specified unless the official word is out. For now, here is SBI Clerk Syllabus 2016 for the written examination for SBI Recruitment.

This Exam Syllabus for SBI Clerk Recruitment 2016 has been compiled keeping in mind the previous years exam pattern and SBI question papers. This is not the official SBI Clerk Syllabus but it covers all the important topics.


SBI Clerk Syllabus 2016

Drawing conclusions from previous years SBI Clerk Exams, there will be multiple sections in the written examination. The following can be expected in SBI Clerk Prelims 2016

  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English Language
  • Reasoning Ability
  • General Awareness
  • Marketing Aptitude
  • Computer Knowledge

Let us understand what sort of topics will be prominent in each section of SBI Clerk Prelims 2016 and start preparing from today itself.


SBI Clerk Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude

The level of questions asked in Quantitative aptitude will be similar to Maths of Class X. Try to memorize all the basic formulas and square & cube roots of numbers upto 30. It will be extremely helpful while solving questions in SBI Clerk Exam.

(A) Arithmetic

  • Number System          
  • Simplifications          
  • Roots & Averages                  
  • Surds & Indices
  • Percentages                
  • Profit & Loss              
  • Ratio & Proportion                  
  • Partner Ship
  • 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

(B) Data Integration

  • Line Graphs                
  • Bar Graphs                    
  • Pie Charts                        
  • Tabulation


SBI Clerk Syllabus for English Language

Questions in SBI Clerk English Section will be based on language skills as well as reading and writing skill. Overall, the level of questions will be similar to elementary level.

(A) General English

  • Vocabulary              
  • Synonyms                    
  • Antonyms                    
  • Word formation
  • Sentence completion

(B) Non-Grammar

  • Theme Detection        
  • Deriving Conclusions      
  • Passage Completion        
  • Error Detection
  • Passage Correction  
  • Cloze Test 
  • Sentence Correction

(C) Related to Grammar

  • Grammar                    
  • Idioms                        
  • Phrases


SBI Clerk Syllabus for Reasoning Ability 

Logical Reasoning Questions will contain both Verbal and Non-Verbal Problems based on multiple concepts. Brainstorming will be required while solving these questions.

(A) Verbal Reasoning

  • Analogy                  
  • Coding & Decoding        
  • Blood Relations          
  • Sitting Arrangements
  • Series Completion    
  • Syllogisms                        
  • Decision Making        
  • Statement Reasoning

(B) Non Verbal Reasoning

  • Analogy                  
  • Series completion          
  • Classification
  • Mirror Image, Hidden and Embedded Images
  • Cubes, Cuboid and Dices


SBI Clerk Syllabus for General Awareness

A mixture of Static General Knowledge and Current Affairs related to National International News as well as Banking News will be asked in SBI Clerk Recruitment Exam 2016.

  • Current Affairs
  • Sports
  • History
  • Geography
  • Culture
  • News about technology and researches
  • Banking concepts and Theories


SBI Clerk Syllabus for Marketing Aptitude 

In Marketing Aptitude Section of SBI Clerk 2016 Examination, Questions based Marketing Concepts and Banking Processes and Products can be asked here.

  • Economy
  • Banking and Finance
  • Marketing Techniques


SBI Clerk Syllabus for Computer Knowledge

Knowledge of Computer Hardware and Software will be asked in Computer Section of SBI Clerk Recruitment Exam 2016.

  • Computer Hardware
  • Operating System concepts
  • Shortcut Keys
  • MS Word
  • MS Excel
  • MS Power Point
  • MS Access
  • Internet & Networks
  • Basic Security Concepts
  • Latest Technologies

We hope that this article will help you initiate your preparation for SBI Clerk 2016 Exam. We will provide more information as soon as the official notification for SBI Clerk is out.

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