Are you a person searching for a clerical job in State Bank Of India ?. If yes, now you are in the right path because SBI will immediately announce the recruitment of clerical cadre for the year 2013-14 as the previous recruitment process is now almost over. Because of the high competition and the nature of exam, a 4-6 months preparation is much needed for qualifying the exam with a good score. In other words, now it is the time to start preparing for the SBI clerk exam 2013-14.
Preparing for the exam in the right way will bring success in the SBI clerk recruitment. So to prepare well, one must know the exact exam pattern and exam syllabus. Below you can find the details of exam pattern, syllabus and a model question paper which is very helpful for the people who want to prepare for the SBI clerk exam 2013-14.
SBI Clerk Recruitment 2013-14 Exam Pattern
The details about the SBI clerk recruitment exam patten is shown in the image below.
The first phase of the SBI clerk recruitment is an objective exam which consists of 200 questions which carries 1 mark each and the second phase is an interview which is for the qualified candidates in the written examination. There will be separate cut off marks for each section to qualify which will decided by the SBI.
It is for sure that you are going to write the next SBI clerk recruitment exam which will be happened anytime soon in this year 2013. Before applying for the SBI recruitment, its better to check whether you are eligible according to the criteria they have given and the minimum educational qualification. Below link will definitely help you out to check whether you are eligible or not.
Practicing mock tests is one of the best way to prepare SBI recruitment 2013 exam. Below we have also provided some mock tests for each SBI exam sections with previous year exam questions, try to attend it and check your level for the next SBI exam 2013-14 and in addition to that you can find some tips to prepare and attend the SBI exam 2013 in a better manner which has given at the bottom.
SBI Clerk Recruitment 2013-14 Exam Syllabus
The SBI clerk exam consist of 5 sections and the important topics in each section where questions are usually asked are given below.
- Quantitative Aptitude
- Reasoning Ability
- General English
- General Awareness
- Marketing Aptitude/Computer Knowledge
Tips & Tricks To Prepare For SBI Clerk Recruitment Exam 2013-14
Because of the separate cut off marks for each exam section it is important to study all the sections well. Study all the topics in each section and a brief description about how to study each section is as follow.
- Quantitative Aptitude Section
This section contains all the mathematical questions which requires paper works. Doing more and more problems continuously will made you an expert in this section. If you feel difficulty in any the topics then redo the question one or two times which will make you to understand the question. Try to study the tricks and shortcuts which will be very helpful to answer the questions fast and easy.
- Reasoning Section
Reasoning is a test of mental ability and observing power. Keep working on more questions is an only way to get success in this section. Very keen observation is essential for answering these type of questions which will be automatically acquired when interacting with more number of questions.
- English Language
Reading English newspaper every day is one of the best way to improve your skill in English language. Try to study new words every day and also study their synonyms and antonyms. Try to do maximum number of questions which comes under the exam topics.
- General Knowledge
Knowledge in the current affairs is the key factor while attending the general knowledge questions in SBI exam 2013. This can be achieved by reading the daily news paper, watching the television news and reading as many books as you can.
- Computer And Marketing Knowledge
SBI exams only contain the basic computer knowledge questions. Try to read some of the basic computer knowledge books and study the previous exam papers to crack the computer knowledge section in the exam. Also try to study some books related to economy, banking and banking industry for marketing knowledge.
How To Write SBI Recruitment 2013 Exam Well ?.
- Take Enough Time To Study For The Exam
For the well preparation of SBI clerk exam 2013, a minimum of 4-6 months preparation is necessary. Each one of you should decide the period of time you required to prepare for the SBI exam and start working according to it. As we are expecting the SBI clerk exam 2013 notification within next few months now its the apt time to start the preparation.
- Work Out The Previous Year Question Papers
Solve the previous year question papers so that you get a clear idea about the question type and pattern. There is a chance for asking some of the previous year questions which will be an additional advantage if you work out the previous question papers.
- You Must Feel Confident Before The Exam
Feel confident about your skills and knowledge before the exam. Believe yourself that you are well prepared for the exam and you are capable of qualifying the exam. Never feel tension about the difficulty of exam and approach the exam with great confidence.
- Read The Questions Carefully
Carefully read each questions and try to answer the simple questions initially. Any mistake while reading the question leads you to get the false answer which may be also there in the options and the result will be a penalty. So try to read and understand the questions carefully.
- Adjust The Exam Time
Time management is very essential while attending the SBI clerk exam. Allot time for each section and attend as many questions in this allotted time. Give more time to the sections which requires paper works and calculation and use the remaining time for the other sections.
- Make Sure You Attend Enough Questions To Qualify For The Exam
An important thing to confirm before completing the exam is to make sure you attend enough questions to qualify for the exam, because there is cut off marks for each section and you need to score marks above the cut off for qualifying the SBI exam. Try to score more marks because just qualification may not be enough for attending the second phase of the SBI recruitment 2013 process.
- Avoid Blind Guessing
If you are not sure about the answer of a particular question then just avoid that question because blind guessing may result in marking wrong answer and the outcome will be a negative mark. Do not avoid the option ‘none of these’ because it may be the right answer, so try to find the exact answer of the question and mark only when the answer is surely right.
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