SBI Clerk or Junior Associate (Customer Support and Sales)

SBI Clerk or Junior Associate (Customer Support and Sales)

SBI conducts the online examination in two phases – Preliminary and Main exams for Clerical cadre Posts.

SBI Clerk Prelim Exam Pattern

SBI Clerk preliminary examination will be conducted online and candidates are allocated total duration of 1 hour to complete the prelim exam. It consists of 3 sections with a total of 100 questions and maximum score of 100 marks. There is negative marking in SBI Clerk preliminary exam and 0.25 marks are deducted for each wrong answer attempted by a candidate.

SBI Clerk Prelim Exam Pattern

Sr. No.

Name of Section

No. of Question

Maximum Marks

Time allotted for each test (Separately timed)

1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2 Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 1 hour

SBI Clerk Main Exam Pattern

SBI Clerk main examination will be conducted online and comprising of 4 sections with about a 190 questions in total and with maximum marks of 200. The entire exam is needed to be completed in a time span of 2 hours 40 minutes. There is a negative marking of 0.25 Marks for each wrong answer. Therefore, it has become imperative for aspirants to perform well in four sections to clear the exam.

Sr. No.

Name of Section

No. of Question

Maximum Marks

Time allotted for each test (Separately timed)

1 Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
3 General/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
4 General English 40 40 35 minutes
Total 190 200 2 hour - 40 Minutes
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