5 Tips To Crack SBI Clerks Exam 2018

By Sashikanth Sai

Many job aspirants eagerly wait for the job notifications in the SBI. The bank has issued a recruitment notification for the Junior Associate-Sales & Support Customer in the month of January 2018 and closed the online registration in February 2018.


A total of 8301 vacancies attracted the job aspirants. The examination for the Junior Associate is all set to take place in the month of March/April 2018 (tentatively). With less than one month left for the examination, aspirants should know all about the examination before it knock the doors. Let's start with the selection process.

5 Tips To Crack SBI Clerks Exam 2018

Selection Process

The selection process for the post Junior Associate consists of Preliminary & Main examinations and test of specified opted local language. And both Preliminary & Main are conducted in the on-line mode.


Name of TestNo of Questions Marks Duration
English Language 30 3020 minutes
Numerical Ability 35
3520 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 3520 minutes
Total 100 100 1 Hour

Main Examination

Name of TestNo of Questions Marks Duration
General/Financial Awareness 50 5035 minutes
General English 4040
35 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 5050
45 minutes
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 5060
45 minutes
Total 190 2002 Hours 40 Minutes

There will be negative marks for every wrong answer. 1/4th of mark will be deducted for a wrong answer. The marks obtained in the Preliminary examination will not be carried for the final selection.

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5 Tips To Crack SBI Clerks Exam 2018

5 Tips To Crack SBI Clerks Exam 2018
Practice: Aspirants have to believe the statement 'practice makes a man perfect.' The success will come close only once you practice more. The topics will also get familiar only when you practice. Try to cover all the different types of questions and revise effectively.
Develop Reading Skills: One should enhance their reading skills for sections such as General Awareness, because aspirants have to read newspapers and current affairs magazines. The reading skills will also help in the Reasoning Ability and English.
Manage Time: Aspirants should manage the time wisely, especially while taking the test. They should give equal importance to all the sections while preparing because every mark is treated equal in the final score.
Find Shortcuts: The competitive exam is all about the speed. Find out more shortcuts and make use of it because it will help you to save time in the exam.
Stay Stress-free: Never encourage stress at any part of the preparation. Solve the question paper in a cool and calm way. This will only fetch marks in the final.

The competition will be huge for the opening in SBI and IBPS. Aspirants have to put in all their efforts to taste the success. Subscribe us for more related articles.

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