SBI Clerk Syllabus 2020

Shreya Sareen Updated On: 15 Jan, 2020 11:47 IST

Want updates on SBI Clerk

SBI Clerk 2020 Syllabus

SBI Clerk 2020 syllabus is very similar to any other banking exam. The authority declares the SBI Clerk 2020 syllabus for Preliminary and Mains examination. The syllabus for SBI Clerk 2020 exam is based on the exam pattern and the different sections in the paper. Candidates should check SBI Clerk syllabus 2020 before starting their preparation for the exam. 

Detailed SBI Clerk Syllabus 2020

SBI Clerk 2020 Preliminary Exam Syllabus

SBI Clerk 2020 Preliminary examination comprises different sections such as Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. The detailed syllabus for the same is listed below:


Quantitative Ability

English Language

Logical Reasoning


Reading Comprehension

Alphanumeric Series

Profit & Loss

Cloze Test

Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test

Mixtures & Alligations

Para jumbles

Data Sufficiency

Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices


Coded Inequalities

Work & Time

Fill in the blanks

Seating Arrangement

Time & Distance

Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting


Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere

Paragraph Completion


Data Interpretation



Ratio & Proportion, Percentage


Blood Relations

Number Systems


Input Output

Sequence & Series


Coding Decoding

Permutation, Combination &Probability


SBI Clerk 2020 Mains Syllabus

SBI Clerk exam 2020 Mains examination comprises 4 sections namely: Reasoning & Computer Awareness, General English, General/Financial Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude. The detailed syllabus is listed below:

Quantitative Aptitude

General English

General/Financial Awareness

Reasoning Ability

Computer Awareness


Reading comprehension including Synonyms and Antonyms

Current Affairs– news on banking industry, awards and honors, books and authors, latest appointments, obituaries, new schemes of central and state governments, sports, etc.


Basics of Computer: Hardware, Software, Generation of Computers

Number Series

Sentence rearrangement or Para jumbles

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

Machine Input/Output


Data Sufficiency

Sentence Correction/ Error Finding

Banking/Financial terms



Data Interpretation

Spell Checks

Static Awareness

Blood Relation


Quadratic Equation


Banking and Financial Awareness

Direction Sense

MS Office

Time & Distance, Work

Cloze Test


Input-Output Devices



Important Abbreviations

Profit & Loss


Simple and Compound Interest


Mixture and Allegations

Statement and Assumptions

Ratio & Proportion, Averages, Percentages


Best Books for SBI Clerk 2020



Ultimate Guide for SBI Bank Clerk Preliminary & Main Exam 3rd Hindi Edition 3 (English, Paperback)

Disha Experts

SBI & Associates Banks Clerical Cadre Exam Guide 1st Edition

RPH Editorial Board

SBI Clerk Online Exam Self Study Guide-Cum- Practice Work Book(With CD)—English

Think Tank of Kiran Prakashan, Pratiyogita Kiran & KICX

Want to know which colleges you can apply to with your SBI Clerk score ?

Get Free Counselling