SBI Junior Associate Paper Pattern 2020 | SBI Clerk Question Pattern 2020

Pooja | May 18, 2020


Bank NameState Bank of India (SBI)
Job DesignationJunior Associate (Clerk)
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Total number of Vacancies
8000 posts
Job CategoryBank Jobs
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Category NameSyllabus

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2020

State Bank of India Clerk notification to the recruitment of 8000 Junior Associate (Clerk) posts. Interested aspirants who have applied for SBI Clerk Posts can go through this page. Detailed SBI Junior Associate (Clerk) Prelims and Mains Test Pattern is available here. Individuals must collect both prelims and mains SBI Clerk Exam Pattern during the test preparation.

In addition to the Clerk Question Paper Pattern, you can also find the selection procedure details. Below-given State bank of India Prelims, mains Pattern is useful to estimate the marking scheme, exam structure, subject weightage, and topic importance. Applicants can also find the type of questions, names of the subjects and subtopics, exam duration, the total number of questions, and maximum marks from the SBI Clerk Examination Scheme. Therefore, have a look at the SBI Prelims and Mains Pattern and prepare well for the written examination. Junior Associate (Clerk) Selection Procedure

Based on the individuals’ performance in the written examination, you are finally shortlisted for SBI Clerk Posts. The stages of the selection process are along the lines:

  • Preliminary Written Test
  • Mains Examination

SBI Junior Associate Prelims Test Pattern

  • Online prelims test consisting of 3 sections
  • The written examination has objective type multiple choice questions
  • The exam is conducted for 100 marks
  • In the exam, 30 questions are asked from the English Language, 35 questions from Reasoning Ability, and 35 questions from Numerical Ability
  • The total number of questions is 100
  • Each section will have 20 minutes time duration
  • The exam duration is 1 hour or 60 minutes
  • 1/4th of the negative marks will be deducted as part of the negative marking strategy

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Pattern

  • Online mains exam is an objective test
  • The questions in the exam are available in both English and Hindi
  • The exam is having 4 sections
  • Section I has 50 General/Financial Awareness questions for 50 marks, 35 minutes duration
  • Section II contains 40 General English questions for 40 marks, 35 minutes duration
  • 50 Quantitative Aptitude questions in section III for 50 marks, 45 minutes
  • Section IV is 50 Reasoning Ability and Computer ability questions for 60 marks, 45 minutes
  • The number of questions is 190
  • Total marks are 200
  • Total exam duration is 2 hours 40 minutes
  • There will be 1/4th negative marking scheme for wrong answers

Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Is there negative marking in SBI Clerk Exam?

A. Yes, there is 1/4th of the negative marks for the wrong answers.

Q. What is the SBI Clerk Prelims Test Duration?

A. 1 hour or 60 minutes

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