Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility Criteria – Educational Qualification, Age limit and No. of chances for SBI Clerk 2018 Bank Examinations is mentioned below.
Educational Qualification
Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government.
Age Limit:
Age should be not below 20 years and not above 28 years

Relaxation of Upper age limit:

Sr. No. Category Age Relaxation
1 SC/ST 5 years
2 Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3 years
3 PWD (Gen) 10 years
4 PWD (SC/ST) 15 years
5 PWD (OBC) Persons domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir 13 years
6 State during the period from 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 5 years
7 Ex-Servicemen/
Disabled Ex- Servicemen
Actual period of service rendered in defence services + 3 years, (8 years for Disabled Ex- Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to max. age of 50 years
8 Widows, Divorced women and women judicially separated from their husbands & who are not married 7 years (subject to maximum age limit of 35 years for General,38 years for OBC & 40 years for SC/ST candidates)

NOTE (i) Candidates seeking age relaxation are required to submit copies of necessary certificate(s) at the time of joining, if qualified. No change in the category of any candidate is permmitted after registration of online application. No correspondence/ email/phone will be entertained in this regard.

SBI CLERK SYLLABUS & EXAM PATTERN

Serial No. Section No. of Question Total Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2 Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3 Reasoning 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Pattern 2018

Serial No. Section No. of Question Total Marks Duration
1 General English 40 40 35 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
4 General/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
Total 190 200 2 hours 40 minutes

SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam syllabus:
The preliminary examination of SBI Clerk exam will comprise of Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. Here is the detailed syllabus:

Reasoning Quantitative Ability English Language
Logical Reasoning Simplification Reading Comprehension
Alphanumeric Series Profit & Loss Cloze Test
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test Mixtures & Alligations Para jumbles
Data Sufficiency Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices Miscellaneous
Logical Reasoning Simplification Reading Comprehension
Coded Inequalities Work & Time Fill in the blanks
Seating Arrangement Time & Distance Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting
Puzzle Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere Paragraph Completion
Syllogism Data Interpretation Sentence improvement
Blood Relations Ratio & Proportion, Percentage
Input Output Number Systems
Coding Decoding Sequence & Series
Permutation, Combination &Probability
Quantitative Aptitude General English General/Financial Awareness Reasoning Ability Computer Awareness
Simplification Reading comprehension including Synonyms and Antonyms Current Affairs – news on banking industry, awards and honors, books and authors,latest appointments, obituaries, new schemes of central and state governments, sports, etc. Internet Basics of Computer: Hardware, Software, Generation of Computers
Number Series Sentence rearrangement or Para jumbles Static GK – country-capital, country-currency, headquarters of financial organizations (of insurance companies), constituencies of ministers, dance forms, nuclear and thermal power stations, etc. Machine Input/Output DBMS
Data Sufficiency Sentence Correction/ Error Finding Banking/Financial terms Syllogism Networking
Data Interpretation Spell Checks Static Awareness Blood Relation Internet
Quadratic Equation Fillers Banking and Financial Awareness Direction Sense MS Office
Time & Distance, Work Cloze Test Inequalities Input-Output Devices
Partnership Puzzles Important Abbreviations
Profit & Loss Coding-Decoding
Simple and Compound Interest Ranking
Mixture and Allegations Statement and Assumptions
Ratio & Proportion, Averages, Percentages