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September 09, 2022 • 12:42 pm

SBI Clerk 2022 Syllabus & Exam Pattern for Prelims and Mains Exam

SBI Clerk 2020 Syllabus & Exam Pattern

As we all know, the State Bank of India organizes a Common Written Examination (SBI Clerk) to employ young, self-confident, and talented job seekers.

This exam's difficulty level is slightly lower than the SBI Probationary Officer exam. Still, you have to give the same efforts and time if you want to qualify for the exam because the competition level of the SBI Clerk is higher than the SBI PO.

Aspirants seeking SBI should be well prepared for virtually all aspects of the SBI Clerk Syllabus and SBI Clerk Exam Pattern.

The SBI Clerk Syllabus 2022 and Pattern can tell you almost everything you need to learn about which topics to cover, how to run the course, & how to plan and prioritize your study flow, etc.

In this blog, Eduncle provides a complete SBI Clerk 2022 Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2022 to make it convenient for eligible candidates to prepare for the exam.


You can check them below -

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern

     Prelims Exam pattern

     Mains Exam pattern

     Important Points

SBI Clerk 2022 Syllabus

     Prelims Syllabus

     Mains Syllabus



SBI Clerk 2022 Exam Pattern - Understand the Paper Format


Understanding the SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2022 is one of the essential things for attaining your goal. It provides the detail of the examination mode, type of questions, and marking scheme.


SBI Clerk Exam is organized into two phases -

 SBI Clerk Preliminary

 SBI Clerk Mains

Each phase is conducted in online mode.


Read the blog, get relevant information about SBI Clerk's new pattern, and make a best study plan to succeed in exams.



SBI Clerk Prelims Pattern


SBI Clerk Preliminary exam consists of 100 objective-type questions. This phase of SBI Clerk has included three sections, i.e., English Language, Numerical Ability, and Reasoning.



No of Questions

Maximum Marks


Quantitative Aptitude



20 mins

Reasoning Ability



20 mins

English Language



20 mins




1 Hour



SBI Clerk Mains Pattern


The SBI Clerk Mains Exam Pattern is divided into four sections, i.e., Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude, General English, and General/Financial Awareness.



No of Questions

Max Marks

Time Duration

Quantitative Aptitude



45 minutes

Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude



45 minutes

General English



35 minutes

General/Financial Awareness



35 minutes




2 hours 40 minutes



Important Points of SBI Clerk Pattern 2022


Each section has separate timing.

There is a negative marking on each wrong answer (1/4 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer).

There are no minimum qualifying marks prescribed for individual sections of the SBI Clerk Prelims & Mains exam.

For Prelims – An adequate number of applicants in each category as decided by the Bank (about 10 times the amount of vacancies, subject to accessibility) will be selected from the list of all aspirants in the descending order of aggregate marks scored for the Main Examination.

For Mains - Candidates must score a minimum aggregate percentage mark (5 percent relaxation available for SC / ST / OBC / PWD / XS applicants) which the Bank authorities will decide.

For Mains – The merit list will be made state-wise and category-wise. The qualified candidates in the exam will be placed in descending order in the corresponding states and categories according to their aggregate marks.



SBI Clerk Syllabus 2022 – Topics to be Prepared!


The vital thing to start your exam preparation is SBI Clerk 2022 Syllabus. There are two phases - Preliminary and Mains.


Get the detailed syllabus for both the phases below to make the best SBI Clerk Study Plan!



SBI Clerk Prelims Syllabus 2022 - The Must Know in Your Prep Journey!


It is the first phase of the SBI Clerk exam. Here, we have come up with the complete syllabus of all three sections of prelims - Quantitative Ability, Reasoning Ability, and English Language.



SBI Clerk 2022 Syllabus for Prelims – Quantitative Ability


Data Interpretation

Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere

Mixtures & Alligations

Number Systems

Permutation, Combination & Probability

Profit & Loss

Ratio & Proportion, Percentage

Sequence & Series

Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices


Work & Time

Time & Distance



SBI Clerk Reasoning Syllabus for Prelims


Alphanumeric Series

Blood Relations

Coded Inequalities


Data Sufficiency


Logical Reasoning


Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test

Seating Arrangement





SBI Clerk Prelims Syllabus – English Language


Cloze Test

Fill in the Blanks


Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting

Para Jumbles

Paragraph Completion

Reading Comprehension



SBI Clerk Mains Syllabus - Note Down to Start Learning!


It is the second stage of the SBI Clerk examination.

Get the well-defined SBI Clerk Mains Syllabus 2022 for all sections below.



SBI Clerk 2022 Mains Syllabus - Quantitative Aptitude


Data Interpretation

Data Sufficiency

Mixture and Allegations

Number Series


Profit & Loss

Ratio & Proportion, Averages, Percentages

Simple and Compound Interest


Time & Distance, Work



Reasoning Ability Syllabus of SBI Clerk Mains 2022


Blood Relation


Direction Sense



Machine Input/Output



Statement and Assumptions




SBI Clerk Mains Syllabus - Computer Aptitude


Basics of Computer: Hardware, Software, Generation of Computers


Important Abbreviations

Input-Output Devices


MS Office




SBI Clerk 2022 Mains Syllabus – General English


Cloze Test


Reading comprehension, including Synonyms and Antonyms

Sentence Correction/ Error Finding

Sentence rearrangement or Para jumbles

Spell Checks



SBI Clerk Mains Syllabus 2022 - General/Financial Awareness


Banking/Financial terms

Banking and Financial Awareness

Current Affairs

Static Awareness

Static GK (country-capital, country-currency, headquarters of financial organizations (of insurance companies), ministers' constituencies, dance forms, nuclear and thermal power stations, etc.)



Here in this blog, we have provided the comprehensive SBI Clerk Syllabus and Exam Pattern that will be essential for each aspirant to prepare for the exam.

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