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SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2022 – Check Prelims & Mains Marking Scheme

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern

The latest and updated SBI Clerk Exam Pattern is available on this page. Aspirants participating in SBI Clerk Recruitment 2022 can check here the detailed section-wise Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme for Prelims and Mains Examinations.

SBI Clerk Exam 2022:

In the preliminary paper, you will face questions about the English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning Ability. If you answer each question correctly, you will score 1 mark for it.

State Bank of India Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern along with mains will guide you in knowing the structure of the paper. Refer to this page equipped by the team of www.recruitmentinboxx.com for getting a detailed SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2022.

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2022 Highlights

Name of the ExamSBI Clerk 2022
Conducting authorityState Bank of India
Mode of examOnline
Stages of examPreliminary, Mains and Local Language Test
SectionsPreliminary exam: Three
Mains: Four
Maximum marksPreliminary: 100
Mains: 200
Duration of the testPreliminary: 1 hour
Mains: 2 hours 40 minutes
Negative marking-0.25
Language of question paperEnglish and Hindi
Official Websitesbi.co.in

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern

SBI Clerk Recruitment 2022 Stages

The selection process of SBI Recruitment 2022 involves multiple stages of assessment. Participants need to clear the Online Examination is conducted in two phases. All the stages of SBI Clerk 2022 are listed below:

  • Stage 1: Preliminary Examination
  • Stage 2: Mains Examination
  • Stage 3: Language Proficiently Test
  • Stage 4: Final Merit List

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2022 for Prelims

SBI Clerk Preliminary Paper Pattern section wise is displayed below. Also, note down the sectional limit from SBI Clerk Junior Associate Exam Pattern.

  • There are no minimum qualifying marks for an individual subject as well as for aggregate (overall) score in SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam.
  • SBI Clerk Prelims Exam is bilingual i.e available in both English and Hindi, except for the English section.
  • According to SBI Clerk Paper Pattern, there is a negative marking for 1/4th mark for each wrong answer in SBI Clerk Preliminary Examination.

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern 2022:

Get the detailed Exam Pattern for Preliminary Examination from the below table:

S.No.SectionNo. of QuestionTotal MarksDuration
1English Language303020 minutes
2Numerical Ability353520 minutes
3Reasoning353520 minutes
Total10010060 minutes

SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2022 for Mains

  • SBI Clerk Mains Exam will be bilingual, available in both English and Hindi language except for the English section.
  • 1/4th mark will be deducted as negative marking for wrong answers (in SBI Clerk Mains Examination.
  • No minimum marks for individual subjects are prescribed.

SBI Clerk Mains Pattern 2022:

S.No.SectionNo. of QuestionTotal MarksDuration
1.General English404035 minutes
2.Quantitative Aptitude505045 minutes
3.Reasoning Ability and
Computer Aptitude
506045 minutes
505035 minutes
Total1902002 hours 40 minutes

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SBI Clerk Language Proficiency Test/Local Language Proficiency Test

  • Along with the Prelims and Mains exam, candidates will have to produce the 10th standard mark sheet/certificate showing that they have studied the official (local) language. Those candidates will not be subjected to a language test.
  • Participated candidates who are unable to produce a 10th standard mark sheet/certificate will have to clear a language test that will be organized before final selection, after the main examination. Candidates who will not be found to be proficient in official and/or local language would be disqualified.

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SBI Clerk Final Selection

  • After completion of the Prelims, Mains, and local language test, the State Bank of India will prepare the SBI Clerk Final Merit List of all the qualified candidates.
  • Marks secured by the candidates in the SBI Clerk Preliminary Exam will not be counted as it is qualifying in nature and the SBI Clerk Merit List will be based on the candidate’s scores in the main exam.
  • Candidates who stand sufficiently high in the SBI Clerk Merit will be provided with an appointment. Merit List will be drawn State-wise & category-wise.

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SBI Clerk Exam Pattern 2022 FAQs

Ques1. What is the pattern of SBI Clerk 2022?
This article is solely dedicated to enlightening you with the latest Exam Pattern and Scheme of the SBI Clerk 2022 exam. Please go through the above section of this page to know the detailed SBI Clerk 2022 Paper Pattern.

Ques2. Is SBI Clerk Exam very tough?
 SBI Clerk is a highly competitive exam. It is certainly a challenging task to clear the exam. However, if one shows focus and dedication during the exam preparation, he/she can crack the examination in one attempt.

Ques3. What is the SBI Clerk Mains Exam Pattern 2022?
The SBI Clerk Main exam has 04 sections: Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, English, and General Awareness. The question paper will have a total of 190 questions carrying a total of 200 marks.

Ques4. Is there any interview for SBI Clerk?
No, there is no interview round for SBI Clerk Recruitment. The final selection depends on the marks scored in Mains Examination.

Ques5. Is there a negative marking in SBI Clerk 2022?
Yes, 1/4th of the marks allotted to the question will be deducted for every wrong answer.

Ques6. Is there any sectional cut-off for SBI Clerk 2022?
No, there will be no sectional cut-off for the SBI Clerk 2022 exam.

Ques7. How many questions will be there in the SBI Clerk Exam 2022?
The SBI Clerk Prelims exam will have 100 questions while the Main exam has a total of 190 questions.

Ques8. What is SBI Clerk salary?
According to the 7th CPC, the revised SBI Clerk pay scale is Rs. 17900-1000/3-20900-1230/3-24590-1490/4-30550-1730/7-42600-3270/1-45930-1990/1-47920. The starting Salary is ₹ 19900/- (₹ 17900/- plus two advance increments admissible to graduates).

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Previous Year’s SBI Clerk Cut Off

Here we have provided the SBI Clerk Cutoff Marks for the year 2021. Have a look:

SBI Clerk Prelims Cut Off 2021 (State-Wise):

The state-wise & category-wise SBI Clerk cut off 2021 for the prelims exam is tabulated below:

SBI Clerk Prelims Cut Off  2021( Out of 100)
Andaman & Nicobar66.25
Arunachal Pradesh69.2569.2569.2555.7569.25
Haryana79.75 76
Himachal Pradesh80.25
Madhya Pradesh81.75
Tamil Nadu61.75
Uttar Pradesh81.25787055.2581.25
West Bengal79.757664.7579.7579.75

SBI Clerk Mains Cut Off 2021 (State-Wise):

The state-wise & category-wise SBI Clerk Mains cut off 2021 is tabulated below:

SBI Clerk Mains Cut Off  2021 (Out of 200)
Andaman & Nicobar Islands86.25
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Himachal Pradesh99.585.75
Jammu & Kashmir
Madhya Pradesh97.75
Tamil Nadu90.5087.5
Uttar Pradesh95.75
West Bengal95.25

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