SBI Syllabus Exam Pattern Selection 2016, SBI Clerk Exam Pattern, SBI Clerk Syllabus, JA & JAA Exam

By | April 6, 2016

SBI Online Exam 2016: Exam Pattern, SBI Syllabus and Selection Process to get Success in SBI Clerk Exam 2016; – Official notification for 17140 SBI Jr. Associates and Agricultural Associates has been released by SBI. Now candidates who are looking for SBI Junior Associates & Junior Agriculture Associates Exam Pattern 2016, Here we are providing you the SBI Clerk Syllabus 2016, so that you can crack the exam easily.

SBI Exam would be strictly based on the Syllabus issued by State Bank of India, without proper syllabus and pattern of online exam, it’s impossible to get selected in SBI Online Exam 2016SBI Associates recruitment process has started online from 5th April 2016 and last date to apply online is 25th April 2016. For more details on SBI Jr. Associates and Agricultural Associates in clerical cadre recruitment, click the below link –

SBI JA & JJA Clerk Recruitment 2016

SBI Junior Associates & Agricultural Associates Exam 2016 Scheme of Examination

  • Phase – 1: Preliminary Exam
  • Phase – 2: Mains Exam
  • Phase – 3: Interview

SBI Online Exam Pattern 2016

Online Exam would be held in 2 rounds –

  1. Preliminary Exam
  2. Mains Exam

Candidates who qualified these 2 rounds successfully, would be called for –

  • Test of Official and/or local language
  • Interview

Phase – 1, SBI Clerk Written Examination

SBI Jr. Associate & Agricultural Pre Exam Pattern 2016

Preliminary Exam consist 100 objective questions and each question carry one mark. Total 100 questions will be asked in one hour. There are total 3 sections from which the questions will be asked –

S. No Subject No. of Questions Marks Test Duration
1 English Language 30 30 60 Minutes
2 Numerical Ability 35 35
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

Note: Candidates have to qualify each section of subjects by securing minimum passing marks, which will be decided by the bank later. Failing in securing the minimum passing marks, candidate would not be shortlisted for the Mains Exam. Approximately, 20 times candidates would be shortlisted for the next round, which is the SBI Mains Exam.

Phase – 2, SBI Clerk Main Exam:

SBI Clerk Junior Associate & Junior Agricultural Associate Main Exam Pattern 2016

Main Exam will consist of total 190 questions and candidate have to attempt them in 160 minutes (2hours 40 minutes). Questions will be asked from these 4 sections –

S. No Subject No. of Questions Marks Test Duration
1 General/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 min.
2 General English 40 40 35 min.
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 min.
4 Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 min.
Total 190 200 160 min (2Hr 40 min)

Note: Each section of subject will have separate time limit as shown in above table and candidate have to clear each section by securing the minimum passing marks, decided by SBI. Minimum passing marks will be decided on the basis of performance of all candidates, average marks obtained by candidates.

Negative Marking: 1/4th Mark for each wrong answer will be deducted.

Phase – 3, SBI Clerk Selection Process

Selection of candidates will be done after qualifying in preliminary and main written examination.

SBI Interview: Candidates who successfully qualified the Mains Exam and secured aggregate cut-off would be called for interview, approximately 3 times candidates of vacant posts would be called. Candidates have to secure minimum passing marks in interview also.

Test of Official and/or local language: Candidates who have studied local language in 10th, they will have to show the evidence, marksheet/certificate of 10th class at the time or before the interview. If, candidate fails to do so, a separate language test would be conducted for them at time of interview or before the interview.

SBI Clerk 2016 -Final Selection: Total marks secured in SBI Mains exam and Interview, would make the base for final selection in SBI JA & JJA Clerk Exam 2016. Marks obtained in SBI Clerk pre-exam, carry no weightage for final selection.

Download SBI Clerk Admit Card 2016

SBI Clerk Syllabus 2016 for Junior Associates and Junior Agriculture Associates Exam 2016

Here are the topics of each subject, from which questions will be asked in Online Exam –

SBI Clerk Quantitative Aptitude

  • Number system
  • Percentages
  • Roots & Averages
  • Surds & Indices
  • Simplifications
  • Profit & Loss
  • Partnership
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Pipes & Cisterns
  • Chain rule
  • Time & work
  • Boats & streams
  • Time & Distances
  • Problems on trains
  • Simple Interest
  • Allegation & mixtures
  • Compound interest
  • Stocks & Shares
  • mensuration
  • Clocks & algorithms
  • Volume & surface area
  • Heights & distances
  • Permutations & combinations

Data Integration (DI)

  • Line graphs
  • pie charts
  • bar graphs
  • Tabulation

SBI Clerk Exam Reasoning

Verbal Reasoning

  • Analogy
  • Coding and decoding
  • Blood relations
  • Sitting arrangements
  • syllogisms
  • Series completion
  • Statement reasoning
  • Decision making

Non Verbal Reasoning

  • Analogy
  • Series completion
  • Classification

SBI Clerk English

General English

  • Vocabulary
  • synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Word formation
  • Sentence completion
  • Grammar
  • Idioms
  • Phrases


  • Theme detection
  • Deriving conclusions
  • Passage completion
  • Error detection
  • Passage correction
  • Sentence correction

General Knowledge

Last 6 months Current Affairs: Appointments, Resignations, Obituaries, Person in News, Places in News, Committees etc.

Static Gk Questions: Countries, their Currencies and Capitals, questions from UNO, UNESCO, SAARC etc.

Computer Awareness

  • Computer hardware and Software
  • OS concepts
  • Shortcut keys
  • Ms word, excel
  • Ms power point, access
  • Internet & networks
  • Basic security concepts
  • Latest technologies

Marketing aptitude: Questions would be asked from current  and static Economy, banking, RBI and finance.

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2016

SBI Online 2016 Clerk Exam for Junior Associates and Jr Agriculture Associate Posts

Online registration process for SBI Jr. Associate & Agricultural Associate Exam 2016 has started and interested candidates have to apply online till 25th April 2016. We have updated the SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2016 according to official notification. SBI Clerk Syllabus 2016 has also been updated for your convenience to grab a seat in SBI Bank Recruitment 2016. SBI JA & JAA Admit Card 2016 would be released soon as the online registration process ends. For more details on SBI Jobs, SBI Clerk Exam Date 2016 stay connected with us, we’ll update you as soon as any notification is released by SBI Bank.

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