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riends, finally the much awaited recruitment notification of SBI Clerks2014 is out. You
can apply online from 26th May 2014 to 14th June 2014. The exam will be held in the
months of July and August 2014. As a number of aspirants are confused about the
syllabus and preparation strategy, here we are giving you a detailed syllabus of SBI Clerks online
exam 2014. Before going into details, let’s have a look at some important points you should keep
in mind,
Important Points to note about SBI Clerks Online Exam :
 For the first time SBI is conducting online exam for the recruitment of Clerks. Upto 2012
all exams of SBI were offline.
 SBI has released this clerical notification after two years. So obviously, the competition
will be high.
 Negative Marking is there. 1/4 mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
 Sectional-wise Cutoff Marks and Aggregate cutoff marks are there. That means, you
should get minimum passing marks in each section and should also get the minimum
percentage marks (which is decided by the bank later) on aggregate to get the interview
call.
 No need to prepare Banking Awareness. Just prepare last 6 months' current affairs (check
the detailed syllabus in General Awareness section below)
As you might have already observed in the notification, The online objective type test is of 200
marks consists of five sections. Those are,
1. Quantitative Aptitude
2. Reasoning Ability
3. General Awareness
4. General English
5. Marketing Aptitude / Computer Knowledge
Each section consists of 40 questions and carries 40 marks. You should solve them in 2 hour and
15 minutes.


Now let’s see the detailed sectional wise syllabus of SBI Clerks Online Exam 2014







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Syl l abus of SBI Cl er ks 2014
 Quantitative Aptitude : This section tests your basic calculation skills. The syllabus
of this section is almost similar to that of IBPS Clerks. For this section, you should
prepare the following topics,
o Simplifications (Very Very important for clerical level exam. You will get 15 to
20 questions from this area). This section consists the following topics
 Basic Mathematical Operations / BODMAS Rule
 Squares
 Cubes
 Square Roots
 Cube Roots
 Percentages
 Decimals
 Average
o LCM & HCF
o Ratio & Proportion
o Profit & Loss
o Partnership
o Time & Distance
o Speed & Distance
o Number Series
o Time & Work
o Mixture & Allegation
o Simple Interest
o Compound Interest
o Menstruation
o Permutation & Combinations (Basics)
o Probability (Basics)
o Data Interpretation (Basics)
 Reasoning Ability : This section tests your basic logical skills. The syllabus of this
section is also almost similar to IBPS Clerical level exam. For this section, you should
prepare the following topics,
o Verbal Reasoning :
 Basics
 Completing the given series
 Classification
 Ranking Test
 Analogy
 Word Formation
 Series
 Directions
 Alphabets
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 Coding & Decoding
 Blood Relations
 Statement & Conclusion
o Non Verbal Reasoning / Picture Questions (Basic Level)
 Classification
 Series
 Analogy
 Finding the missing figure
 General Awareness : First of all let us make you clear one thing. As we have
mentioned above, there is no need to prepare Banking Awareness for SBI exams. You
hardly will get 2 to 3 questions on banking. Those questions too from current happenings
in banks (Current Rates, Heads, Events etc.,). So don't waste your time by mugging up all
the banking awareness material which was provided for IBPS exams. Now let’s have a
look at the General Awareness syllabus of SBI Clerks exam. You should prepare the
following topics,
o People in news (Deaths, Appointments, Awards, Resignations, Visits, News
Makers etc.,)
o Important Dates
o Science & Technology
o Sports
o Current Events
o Politics
o Economy
o Places in News
o Sports
o General and Railway Budget 2014
o Assembly Elections
 General English : This section is also similar to IBPS and SSC Exams. You should
prepare the following topics,
o Reading Comprehension of basic level
o Common Errors
o Sentence Correction
o Sentence Improvement
o Fill in the blanks
o Cloze Test
o Paragraph Rearrangement
o Synonyms
o Antonyms
o One word Substitution
 Marketing Aptitude / Computer Knowledge : If you are a graduate (the basic
qualification of SBI Clerks) and if you are reading this article in your computer, then you
can easily get 15 out of 20 marks from Computer Knowledge section. You can expect
questions from basics. For marketing too you can score at least 8 marks by using your
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common sense. For these two sections, our materials are enough. Now lets have a look at
the topics you have to prepare,
o Computer Knowledge :
 Basic Computer Terminology
 Abbreviations
 Hard ware and Software basics
 Usage of Computer
 Basic Parts of the Computer
 Operating Systems
 Shortcut Keys
 Internet
 Information Security
 MS Office
 MS Word
 MS Excel
 MS Power Point
o Marketing Aptitude :
 Marketing Basics
 Terminology and Abbreviations
 Marketing Concept
 Marketing Types
 Marketing Mix
 Concept of Buying & Selling
 SWOT Analysis
 CRM
 Market Research
 Market Information
 Market Segmentation
 Branding
 Marketing Research



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