SBI Clerk 2023: SBI Clerk Exam pattern for Prelims & Mains

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In this post, Examsaga provides complete details of the State Bank SBI Clerk exam pattern as per SBI Clerk 2023 recruitment for the post of  Junior Associates.

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2023

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern: The candidates interested in making a career in SBI Clerk and going to appear in the upcoming Sbi Clerk 2023 exams must analyze the SBI clerk exam pattern and selection procedure and other details.
SBI Clerk exam pattern consists of two online examinations(Pre+Mains) and a test of specified opted local language 
Phase-I: Preliminary Examination
Phase – II: Main Examination
The complete details of the SBI clerk pre and mains exam pattern as per the latest Sbi clerk 2021 is given below for aspirants.

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern Preliminary-Phase 1

No.SubjectsNo Of QuesMax MarksDuration
1.English Language303020 Minute
2.Numerical Ability353520 Minute
3.Reasoning353520 Minute
Total10010060 Minute

Important Points of Sbi Clerk Pre Exam Pattern

1.It is an Online Preliminary Exam consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks.
2.Sbi Clerk Pre-exam would be of 1-hour duration
3.There will be 1/4th negative marks for every wrong answer in the Sbi clerk pre objective tests.
4.No minimum qualifying marks for an individual subject or for
the aggregate score. 
5.Approximately 10 times the numbers of vacancies. subject to availability will be shortlisted for the next phase 2 Sbi Clerk Main Exam.

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern Mains-Phase 2

No.SubjectsNo Of QuesMax MarksDuration
1.General/ Financial Awareness505035 min
2.General English404035 min
3.Quantitative Aptitude505045 min
4.Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude505045 min

Important Points of Sbi Clerk Mains Exam Pattern

1.SBI clerk Phase 2  mains exam has objective questions in bilingual i.e., English & Hindi. except for General English.
2.There will be 1/4th negative marks for every wrong answer in the Sbi clerk pre objective tests.
3.Candidates are required to score minimum percentage marks on
aggregate (For SC/ST/OBC/PWD/XS/DXS candidates, 5% relaxation ). Minimum qualifying marks on aggregate will be decided by the bank. 
4.No minimum qualifying marks for individual subject are prescribed. 
Final Merit List 
The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added for the selection and only the aggregate marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II) will be considered for the preparation of the final merit list.
Candidates can also check SBI Cleck Syllabus.

How to study for Sbi Clerk 2021 

  • First of all, analyze the complete SBI Clerk exam pattern.
  • Prepare the notes according to the latest Sbi Clerk syllabus.
  • Solved all the Sbi clerk previous year paper question. It will improve your speed and concept.
  • Purchase any online mock Test Series for the Sbi clerk and start practice daily.

FAQ On SBI Cleck Exam pattern

What is the pattern of the SBI Clerk Exam?
SBI Clerk exam pattern consists of two online examinations Preliminary and Mains exams.
Is there any interview round for the SBI clerk?
How many are the negative Mark in Sbi Clerk?
1/4th of question marks.