How To Crack SBI Clerk In First Attempt: Know Tips and Strategy to Crack SBI Clerk 2021

Safalta Academics Published by: Himani Mehra Updated Wed, 06 Sep 2023 03:49 PM IST

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Know the tips and strategy to crack SBI Clerk Exam in first attempt.

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State Bank of India will be conducting the SBI Clerk Prelims 2021 in June and the Mains exam in July. Candidates who are appearing for this exam for the first time are usually more intimidated by the selection procedure and the exams they have to face. Being a fresher in any exam is of great value and if you can understand the procedure and can decode the way to be successful in the exam in your first attempt, there cannot be anything better than that. In this article, we w, w discuss strategies to crack the SBI Clerk Exam on the first attempt.

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Quantitative Aptitude Section

This is one of the most important sections of the exam. Practice and continuous effort are very important for this section. In the prelims of the SBI Clerk Exam a total of 35 questions are asked from Quantitative Aptitude which must be solved within 20 minutes and in the mains exam, a total of 50 questions are asked which must be solved within 45 minutes.

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The topics from which questions are asked in Quantitative Aptitude are as follows:
  • Simplification
  • Number Series
  • Data Interpretation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Time and Distance
  • Work and Time
  • Profit and Loss
  • Mixture and Allegations
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Percentage
  • Average
To score well in this section to make sure you crack the exam on the first attempt, candidates can follow the following tips and strategies:
  • Clear your concepts related to all the topics
  • Attempt those questions first in which you are confident about your answers
  • Learn short tricks to solve the questions as this will help save time
  • Take mock tests and solve the previous year's papers
  • Be very thorough with topics like data interpretation and arithmetic as these are very scoring

Reasoning Section

The SBI Clerk Prelims Exam comprises 35 questions from the Reasoning section and the time allotted to complete these questions is 20 minutes. In the Mains Exam, a total of 50 questions are asked from Reasoning Section which must be completed within 45 minutes. Hence, the Reasoning Section makes up a very important part of the prelims and mains exam.
Exam Stage No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time Allotted
SBI Clerk Prelims 35 35 20 minutes
I Clerk Mains 50 60 45 minutes

The topics on which questions are asked in the Reasoning Section of the SBI Clerk Exam are as follows:
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Alphanumeric Series
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Puzzle
  • Syllogism
  • Blood Relations
  • Input-Output
  • Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test
  • Coded Inequalities
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  • Attempt a maximum number of questions from this section
  • Solve puzzle questions at the end
  • If you get stuck on some questions, do not waste time there. Go on to the other questions and solve them. 
  • Solve previous year's question papers and attempt mock tests
  • Learn tricks to solve the questions

English Language

There are a total of 30 questions from the English Section in the SBI Clerk Prelims Exam and a total of 40 questions in the Mains exam. The detailed pattern for the English Section is as follows:
 Phase No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration
SBI Clerk Prelims 30 30 20 minutes I
I Clerk Mains 40 40 35 minutes

The range of topics from which questions are asked in the English Section of the SBI Clerk Exam is as follows:
  • Comprehension
  • Synonyms and Antonyms
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Sentence Correction
  • Spelling Errors
  • Cloze Test
  • Fill in The Blanks
  • Erro Detection
  • Para jumbles
Candidates can follow the following tips to score well in this section:
  • This section can help you score well easily. Prepare this section well
  • Improve your vocabulary
  • Revise the concepts of English Grammar
  • Work on Comprehension Reading Skills
  • Solve previous year's papers and mock tests
  • Practice para jumbles and comprehension as they are more time-consuming

General Awareness and Financial Awareness

To score well in this section, candidates must be up to date with the latest current affairs. This section can be quite tough to score well in if you are not aware of the important news and latest happenings. Read the newspaper, and current affairs magazines and follow a basic book like Lucent or India Year Book to score well in this section. 

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Also Read:
How To Prepare For SBI Clerk Exam 2021: Tips and Strategy to Clear SBI Clerk 2021
How To Prepare Quantitative Aptitude for SBI Clerk Exam 2021
How To Prepare Reasoning for SBI Clerk Exam 2021

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