SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2019

Nidhi Bahl Updated On: 10 Oct, 2018 15:11 IST

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SBI Clerk 2019 Exam Pattern

SBI Clerk 2019 exam pattern is prescribed by the State Bank of India (SBI). The exam pattern of SBI Clerk helps the candidates in understanding the structure of the exam and prepare them accordingly. SBI Clerk exam pattern will be held in two phases: Preliminary exam and Mains exam. The Preliminary exam will be held first. Those who qualify in the Preliminary examination will be eligible to appear for SBI Clerk 2019 Mains exam.

Candidates should be familiar with the exam pattern to know the details of marking scheme, time duration of the exam, type of questions and other details necessary to understand the exam pattern.

Highlights of SBI Clerk 2019 Exam Pattern

Events

Preliminary Exam

Mains Exam

Examination Mode

Online

Language of Question Paper

Bilingual (Except English Language section)

Bilingual (Except General English section)

Nature of Questions

Multiple Choice Questions

Number of Sections

3

4

Name of Sections

English Language,

Numerical Ability,

Reasoning Ability

General/Financial Awareness,

General English,

Quantitative Aptitude,

 Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

Total Duration

1 hour (60 Minutes)

2 hours 40 Minutes (160 Minutes)

Total Number of Questions

100

190

Total Marks

100

200

Marking Scheme for Main Examination

1/4 of the marks allotted to a question is deducted for every incorrect answer.

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2019 Details

The details of SBI Clerk 2019 exam pattern is given below:

SBI Clerk 2019 – Prelims Exam Pattern

Subjects

Number of Questions

Marks

Exam Duration

English Language

30

30

20 minutes

Numerical Ability

35

35

20 minutes

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 minutes

Total

100

100

1 hour

  • Candidates around 10 times the number of vacancies will be shortlisted by SBI for the Mains examination on the basis SBI Clerk result of the Prelims exam.

  • The question paper in the Preliminary exam will be bilingual i.e. in both English and Hindi except for the English Language section.

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2019 – Mains Examination

Subjects

Number of Questions

Marks

Duration

General/Financial Awareness

50

50

35 minutes

General English

40

40

35 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

45 minutes

Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

50

60

45 minutes

Total

190

200

2 hours 40 minutes

  • The question paper in the Mains exam will be bilingual i.e. in both English and Hindi except for the General English section.

  • Each section in the Mains examination has separate timings.

Marking Scheme for Mains Examination

  • There is negative marking for incorrect answers in the Mains exam. 1/4th of the marks are deducted for every incorrect answer.

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