SBI Clerk Syllabus 2023 (Junior Associate) Exam Pattern

State Bank of India (SBI), the largest bank of India, had released the notification for 8283 Junior Associate (JA) Customer Sales & Support in Clerical cadre posts. Candidates will be selected through the process of Pre and Main exam. Here we are providing you the detailed exam pattern and syllabus of SBI Clerk (JA) exam 2023. You can go through the details given below to check them.
Pre exam is to be held in January 2024 and Main exam in February 2024. Since the exam is near, so it is quite important for a candidate to prepare as per the syllabus of the exam as quickly as possible.

SBI Clerk Syllabus 2023 with Exam Pattern

The online examination generally consists of Pre and Main tests to be conducted separately. First Prelims is to be held. Those who qualify it have to appear for Mains. Thereafter Specified Opted Language test is to be conducted.

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern:

Here are the important details of this test.
Pre exam:
SL. Name of test No. of Questions Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes for each section, total 1 hour
2 Numerical Ability 35 35
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100
Every Question – 1 mark
Every section, except General English, will be bilingual i.e., English &Hindi.
To qualify, candidates will have to qualify in each section.
Main Exam Pattern:
SL. Name of test No. of Questions Marks Duration
1 General/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
2 General English 40 40 35 minutes
4 Reasoning Ability& Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
Total 190 200 2 Hours 40 minutes
SBI Junior Associate Syllabus


SBI Junior Associate Syllabus 2023 for Pre and Mains Exam

Here is the details of all these sections.
Numerical Ability: This section includes basic mathematical calculations like LCM, HCF, finding missing no.,series completion etc, Fraction, Ratios, Average & Volume, profit & loss %, marks, Market / shares, prices & Expenditure problems. Time & Work, Distance / Speed problems, Mensuration, interest etc.
Quantitative Aptitude : Number system, simplifications, Roots, Averages, Surds & Indices, Percentages, Profit & Loss, Ratio& Proportion, Partnership, Chain rule, Time & work, Pipes & Cisterns, Time & Distance, Problems on trains, Boats & streams, Allegation & mixtures, Simple & Compound interest, clocks & algorithms, mensuration, Volume& surface area, Permutations &  combinations, heights& distances, line graphs, Bar graphs, pie charts, Tabulation
Reasoning Ability :
Series completion, syllogisms, Decision making, Statements , Analogy, Coding & decoding, Blood relations, Sitting arrangements, Classification.
SBI Clerk Syllabus 2023 of General English :
Deriving conclusions, Passage completion, Error detection, Passage correction, Sentence correction, Vocabulary, Spelling correction, Grammar, Idioms, Phrases, Synonyms, Word formation, Antonyms, Sentence completion, Comprehension,  Theme detection.
General Awareness : Indian Constitution, News about technology and researches, News on India and its neighboring countries, Knowledge of current events, Sports , history, geography, culture.
SBI JA Syllabus 2023 of Computer Awareness/Marketing Aptitude
Computer Awareness : Questions related to Computer software and hardware, operating system, shortcut keys, Microsoft word, PowerPoint, Excel, Internet & networks
Marketing Aptitude: Questions on economy of India, questions on Marketing, banking and finance.
The main difference between Pre and Main exam is the level of difficulty of questions asked in the online exam. While pre exam is for the screening of non serious candidates, Mains is totally focused on checking candidates knowledge. You can check SBI Clerk Syllabus 2023-24 of both Preliminary and Main exam from above.
Note: There will be Negative marking for wrong answers. For every wrong answer, ¼ marks will be deducted as a penalty.
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