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SBI CLERK Junior Associate Exam Pattern 2016 PDF MindMap

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern

Phase-I :

  • Preliminary Examination: Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online.
  • This test would be of 1 hour duration consisting of 3 Sections as follows:
2Quantitative Aptitude3535
Total100 Questions100 Marks – 1 Hour time

Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing passing marks to be decided by the Bank. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 20 times the numbers of vacancies subject to availability) will be short listed for the Main Examination.

SBI Clerk Mains Exam Pattern

  • Each test will have separate timing .
  • The questions in objective tests, except for the test of General English, will be bilingual i.e., English &Hindi.
  • The candidates are required to qualify in each of the Tests by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.
  • There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • Candidates will have to pass in each of the objective tests.
  • The passing marks in each of the tests will be decided by the Bank on the basis of the performance of all the competing candidates taken together in each test to a minimum required level.
  • Candidates are also required to score a minimum percentage marks on aggregate (For SC/ST/OBC/PWD/XS candidates, 5% relaxation available thereon).
  • Minimum percentage marks on aggregate will be decided by the bank.

SBI CLERK Junior Associate Exam Pattern 2016 PDF MindMap

1Reasoning ability And Computer Aptitude50 Questions60 Marks –
2English Language 40 Questions40 Marks
3Quantitative Aptitude 50 Questions50 Marks
4General Awareness (with special reference to Banking Industry) 50 Questions50 Marks
Total190 Questions200 Marks


There Is time for Each Section . Be careful this Time 

  • Reasoning – 45 Minutes
  • Quantitative Aptitude – 45 Minutes
  • General Awareness – 35 minutes
  • General English – 35 Minutes

Third Stage is Interview -SBI CLERK Junior Associate Exam Pattern 2016 PDF MindMap 

Phase – III:

  • Interview(subject to Govt. of India approval) Candidates qualified in the test (main examination) will be placed according to their marks in descending order in respective categories.
  • Depending upon the number of vacancies only certain number of candidates from amongst those who qualify by ranking high enough in the merit will be called for interview in the ratio of maximum 3 candidates for each vacancy.
  • Candidates are required to score a minimum percentage marks (to be decided by the bank) in interview to be considered for final selection. 5% relaxation for SC/ST/ OBC/PWD/XS category will be available thereon.

Note: Interview call letters will be uploaded on the Bank’s website after declaration of result of online test. Candidates will have to download the same from our website. No hard copy of interview call letter will be sent by post.

Test of knowledge of official and/or local language:

  • Those who produce 10th standard mark sheet/certificate evidencing having studied official (local) language will not be subjected to any Language test. In case of others, language test will be conducted at the time of interview (if interview is held) /before final selection (if interview is not held)

Final Selection –

SBI CLERK Junior Associate Exam Pattern 2016 PDF MindMap

  • The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added for the selection and only the marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II) will be added to the marks obtained in Interview (Phase-III) (if interview is held) for preparation of the final merit list.
  • Final selection will be made on the basis of candidate’s performance in the test (main examination) and interview (if interview is held) taken together.
  • Results of the candidates who have qualified for Interview and the list of candidates finally selected will be made available on the Bank’s website. Final select list will be published in Employment News/ Rozgar Samachar.




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