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STATE BANK GROUP CLERICAL CADRE RECRUITMENT EXAMS Exam Pattern

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STATE BANK OF INDIA CLERK RECRUITMENT EXAM 2016

Selection Procedure :

The selection process will consist of on-line test (preliminary & main examinations), test of official and/or local language and subject to Government of India approval, interview
Phase-I : Preliminary Examination: Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This test would be of 1 hour duration consisting of 3 Sections as follows:
 

English Language

30

30

Composite Time
  of 1 hour

Numerical Ability

35

35

Reasoning Ability

35

35

TOTAL

100

100

There will be negative marks for the wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.  Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing passing marks to be decided by the Bank.
Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 20 times the numbers of vacancies subject to availability) will be short listed for the Main Examination.

Phase – II: Main Examination : The structure of main examination (online objective type) would be as follows :
 

Name of test

No. of Questions

Marks

Duration

General/Financial Awareness

50

50

 35 minutes

General English

40

40

 35 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

 45 minutes

Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

50

60

 45 minutes

TOTAL

190

200

2 Hours  40 minutes

The questions in objective tests, except for the test of General English, will be bilingual i.e., English &Hindi.
The candidates are required to qualify in each of the Tests by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank.
There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests.
1/4th mark will be deducted for each wrong answer.
Candidates will have to pass in each of the objective tests.
Candidates are also required to score a minimum percentage marks on aggregate (For SC/ST/OBC/PWD/XS candidates, 5% relaxation available thereon).

Phase – III: Interview (subject to Govt. of India approval)
Candidates qualified in the test (main examination) will be placed according to their marks in descending order in respective categories.
Depending upon the number of vacancies only certain number of candidates from amongst those who qualify by ranking high enough in the merit will be called for interview in the ratio of maximum 3 candidates for each vacancy.
Candidates are required to score a minimum percentage marks (to be decided by the bank) in interview to be considered for final selection. 5% relaxation for SC/ST/ OBC/PWD/XS category will be available thereon.

Test of knowledge of official and/or local language: Those who produce 10th standard mark sheet/certificate evidencing having studied official (local) language will not be subjected to any Language test. In case of others, language test will be conducted at the time of interview (if interview is held) /before final selection (if interview is not held).
Candidates not found to be proficient in official and/or local language would be disqualified.
Final Selection : The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added for the selection and only the marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II) will be added to the marks obtained in Interview (Phase-III) (if interview is held) for preparation of the final merit list.
Final selection will be made on the basis of candidate performance in the test (main examination) and interview (if interview is held) taken together.
 

 

Exam Type Objective type
Question Type

Multiple choice.

Subjects  No. of Questions  Marks
General/Financial Awareness 50 50
General English 40 40
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60
Total Questions 190
Maximum Marks 200
Marks for each Correct Answer 1
Negative Marks for Incorrect Answer -0.25
Marks for questions not attempted nil
Total Time for Exam (in minutes) 160

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