SBI Mains Exam Pattern Details You Might Want to Know

SBI Mains Exam Pattern:

The State Bank of India has released a notification regarding the recruitment of clerks in its various branches across India. The SBI clerk examination consists of 3 stages which include the prelims, the mains, and the local language test. The SBI Mains exam pattern is a must to go through to give an in-depth analysis of the type of questions asked and the duration of the exam.

SBI Mains Exam Pattern
SBI Mains Exam Pattern

Here are the details of the SBI Mains exam pattern:

The SBI exam is being conducted for recruitment to 8000+ vacancies.

Date of release of notification: 2nd January 2020

Date of start of registration of application: 3rd January 2020

Last date to submit completed application: 26th January 2020

Date of preliminary exam: February/ March 2020

Date of Main exam: 19th April 2020

SBI Mains exam pattern:

  • The mains exam is an online computer based exam.
  •  The exam consists of 4 sections, which include English language, Quantitative aptitude, Reasoning Ability and Computer aptitude and general/ financial awareness.
S.No Name of Tests
No. of Questions Maximum Marks Total Time
1 English Language 40 40 35 Minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 Minutes
3 Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude  50 60 45 Minutes
4. General/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 Minutes
Total 190 200 2 Hours 40 Min
  • A total of 190 questions are asked in the SBI Mains exam.
  • The total weightage of the exam is 200 marks.
  • The duration of the exam is 2 hours 40 minutes/ 160 minutes.
  • Each section has a time limit.
  • The candidate must attempt the sections in order specified and in the time allotted.
  • The subsequent section can only be attempted once the prvious one has been completed.
  • The marking scheme also include negative marking for every incorrect answer given.  
  • Incorrect answer: -0.25 marks will be deducted.
  • Question left unanswered: 0 marks
  • The medium of the exam is both Hindi/ English.

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