SBI Clerk Prelims 2016 Exam Pattern


SBI Clerk Prelims 2016 Exam Pattern


Every year State Bank of India (SBI) brings new excitement between many of the aspirants who desires to be a part of Banking sector and the main reason for that will be huge number of vacancies.

SBI Clerk, the most awaited exam conducted by State Bank of India entrusted with recruiting people for Government Banking jobs at Clerical cadre. Every year lakhs and lakhs of students appearing for this Common Written Examination, therefore a proper planning and strategy is needed to crack this exam mainly because of INCREASE IN COMPETITION.

You all have to qualify the Preliminary exam to make yourself qualified for Main Exam, Therefore our study plan will mainly focus on:

The timing for Preliminary Exam is 1 hour.

Earlier there was less competition and huge number of jobs so grab a job was an easy task for aspirants but in today’s world we can’t work hard and simply study and get what we want because hard work simply doesn’t leads to us to achieve your goal it also requires smart work.

Our purpose of telling all this is just to make the candidates aware with the competition of SBI Clerk exam as this year SBI has introduced a new pattern for CWE i.e. Preliminary Exam, Main Exam and Interview (subjected to government of India approval)

So, for the convenience of our visitors and all the aspirants who have desire to work as a clerk in bank we are here with the exam pattern.

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We will not cover the General Awareness here as it is the General section which will be cover by aspirants while reading newspaper, watching news on T V or discussion with your peer group as it can be done within a particular time period.


Reasoning: The questions in this test will be from various topics such as:

Quantitative Aptitude: The questions in this test will be from

  • Data Interpretation
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Number Series
  • Data Sufficiency
  • The miscellaneous questions have questions from profit and loss, age, average, simple and compound interest, boat and stream, time and work, area.

Bonds and Services in different banks


English Language: The questions in this test will be from

For cracking the SBI Clerk Exam in first attempt, you all should be go according to the study plan provided above. You all should need to learn all formulas and make your own study notes.

Just Think “I will win not immediately but definitely”

We Hope If a Student really follows this plan,

He/she will be able to crack the SBI Clerk Exam Easily