The State Bank of India had released the official notification for SBI Clerk 2020 on 3rd January 2020. The SBI Clerk Prelims Exam was conducted on 22nd February, 23rd February, 1st March and 8th March 2020. As per the SBI Exam Calendar 2020, the SBI Clerk Mains Exam 2020 is scheduled on 9th April. Since a large number of candidates apply for the post of SBI Clerk every year, the competition remains high. Therefore, candidates must have a clear picture of the SBI Clerk Syllabus before starting their preparation.
SBI Clerk 2020 Mains Syllabus
With only a few days left for the SBI Clerk examination, candidates should kick start their SBI Clerk 2020 preparation. Therefore, proper distribution of the SBI Clerk Syllabus will help the candidates to cover every topic within the stipulated time. The SBI Clerk 2020 Mains comprises of the following subjects:
- English Language
- General Awareness
- Quantitative Aptitude
- Reasoning Ability
The topic-wise distribution of SBI Clerk 2020 Syllabus is mentioned in the table below:
|SBI Clerk Syllabus For Mains|
|English Language||Quantitative Aptitude||Reasoning Ability||General Awareness|
|Reading Comprehension||Data Interpretation||Puzzle||Current Affairs|
|Synonyms and Antonyms||Data Sufficiency||Machine Output||Static General Awareness|
|Sentence Rearrangement||Profit and Loss||Syllogism||Banking and Financial Terms|
|Sentence Correction||Mensuration||Direction Test||Important Abbreviations|
|Fillers||Simple and Compound Interest||Blood Relation||Banking and Financial Awareness|
|Cloze Test||Mixtures and Allegations||Coding and Decoding||Fiscal and Monetary Policy|
|Idioms and Phrases||Permutation and Combination||Statement and Assumptions||Important Government schemes|
|Vocabulary||Work, Time and Distance||Order and Ranking||Awards and Honours|
|Miscellaneous||Number series||Linear Arrangement||Indian Constitution|
Because of the vast syllabus of SBI Clerk 2020, the candidates may find it difficult to prepare for the SBI Clerk Mains Examination. But following preparation strategy and opting for best preparation books would help the candidates to ace the examination with better marks.
Given below are the list of best books for SBI Clerk 2020 Mains Examination.
General Awareness Books for SBI Clerk Mains 2020
- Banking and Financial Awareness by Kiran Prakashan
- Objective Banking and Financial Awareness by Dhankar Publication
- Banking Awareness by RPH Editorial Board
English Language Books for SBI Clerk 2020 Mains
- Objective English 6th Edition by Edgar Thorpe (Pearson)
- Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis (Penguin)
- Objective General English by S.P Bakshi (Arihant)
Books for Quantitative Aptitude for SBI Clerk Mains Exam 2020
|Name of Book||Author/ Publisher|
|Practice Book on Quicker Maths||M.Tyra, K.Kundan (Magical Book Series)|
|Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations||R.S Aggarwal (S.Chand Publisher)|
|Fast Track Objective Arithmetic||Rajesh Varma (Arihant Publishers)|
Reasoning Ability Books For SBI Clerk 2020 Mains
|Name of Book||Author/ Publisher|
|Test of Reasoning||Edgar Thorpe|
|A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning||R.S Aggarwal (S.Chand Publisher)|
The books listed above are more than sufficient to crack the SBI Clerk Mains exam. Aspirants should read these SBI Clerk 2020 books thoroughly and practice solving MCQs.
Once the whole SBI Clerk syllabus has been covered, it is advisable to solve a few SBI Clerk previous year papers. The revision should focus on weak areas identified while solving those papers.