SBI Clerical Cadre Recruitment Exam 2008 pattern
Written Test will consist of five subjects in which objective type questions will be asked.
In general, Bank Clerk Examination consists of four subjects, namely, Test of Reasoning, Numerical Ability, Test of English Language and Clerical Aptitude. But in the scheme of examination prescribed by the State Bank of India there will be six Tests – General Awareness, Reasoning Ability , Quantitative Aptitude, General English and Computer /Marketing , General English is a compulsory subject.
It is to be it noted that Clerical Aptitude a Compulsory subject of Bank Clerk Exams has been omitted by the State Bank of India.
• Minimum 12th Standard (10+2) pass or equivalent qualification there of with a minimum 60% marks or A degree from a recognized university with a minimum 40% marks
• Approximately 200 objective type questions are asked from four Subjects namely Test of Reasoning, Numerical Aptitude, Test of Clerical Aptitude and Test of English Language in almost all other Bank Clerk’s Exams except that of SBI, The second Test is descriptive in nature.
• On the other hand in the scheme of SBI Clerk Exams held on 10.02.2008 06.01.2008 25.11.2007 and 19.08.2007 there was no mention of Descriptive Test There was provision of Interview after the Written Test (Objective)
• Keeping in view the new nature and pattern of the SBI Clerk Exam one must rely on the magazines, books and Practice Work Book, published by Kiran Prakashan PVT Ltd a well recognized name for more than 40 year It will ensure your success in the said exam.
As new things/ changes come out of the womb of situation, it tests the mental strength of the aspirants Certainly a little bit of uncertainty prevails in the mind It causes concern But it is the human nature that has a unique characteristic of adaptability He /she earns the strength and prepares himself/ herself for the challenge Indeed one who does, succeeds. Certainly the advertisement of the SBI Clerk Exam reveals that its standard will be on par with Bank P O Exam It will be blunder on the part of aspirants to take it with a lighter vein Earlier the General Awareness and Marketing papers were the part of Bank P .O or Specialist officer Exams of SBI The educational qualifications have been raised It will certainly upgrade the nature of questions In this changed scenario it is imperative for the aspirants to strengthen their inner nerves and rely on the books which are standard in content and updated according to the latest pattern and nature of the exam.
If an aspirant think of a clerical job in a public sector undertaking he/she rates the clerical job in Banks high The clerical job in SBI enhances the attraction to some extent Well – Knowingly SBI is the largest bank in India and in respect of the number of branches it ranks at the top globally Moreover, it provides service security, scale of pay, Perks, promotional avenues and retirement benefits in better ways as compared to other banks. That is why every aspiring candidate does try for his/her career in SBI It is a momentous Opportunity for the job seekers as they have got vacancies in large number. This rare opportunity should be availed with iron will and dogged determination.
Test Questions Max Marks Duration
General Awareness 40 40 150 Minutes
General English 40 40
Quantitative Aptitude 40 40
Reasoning Ability 40 40
Marketing/Computing 40 40