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26th August 2014, 09:03 AM
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Re: South Indian Bank Clerical Exam Syllabus

Syllabus and Patten of Examination of South Indian Bank Clerk exam is given below .
There are 5 sections for SBI Clerk examination
1. Marketing Aptitude / Computer Knowledge.
2.Reasoning Ability
3. Quantitative Aptitude
4. General Awareness
5. General English

For detailed syllabus , here I am giving attachments

Marketing Aptitude / Computer Knowledge.

Computer Knowledge:
Basic Computer Terminology
Hard ware and software basics
Computer Usage
Basic Computer Parts
Operating system
Shortcut key
Information Security
Ms Office
Ms post
Ms Excel
Ms Power Point
Marketing Basics
Terminology and Abbreviations
Marketing Concept
Types of Marketing
Marketing mix
Concept of buying and selling
SWOT Analysis
Market Research
Market Information
Market Segmentation
Marketing Research

Quantitative Aptitude and General English

General Awareness:
People in the news (death, appointments, awards, resignation, trips, news makers, etc.)
Important Dates
Science and Technology
Current Events
Places in the News
General and Railway Budget 2014
Assembly elections
General English:
A basic level of reading comprehension
Common Errors
Sentence Correction
Sentence Correction
Fill in the blanks
Close Test
Paragraph rearrangement
One word substitution

Quantitative Aptitude: This section tests your basic calculation skills. This section of the course is almost identical
to that of IBPS clerks. For this section, you should prepare the following topics;
Basic mathematical functions / BODMAS rules
Square Roots
Cube Roots
Ratio and proportion
Profit and Loss
Time and Distance
Speed and Distance
Number Series
Time and Work
Mixture and charges
Simple Interest
Compound Interest
Permutation and combination (the basics)
Probability (Basics)
Data Interpretation (Basic)
Reasoning Ability: This section tests your basic logical skills. Syllabus of this section is almost identical to the
IBPS Clerical level exam. For this section, you should prepare the following topics;
Verbal reasoning:
The series Completing
Ranking Test
Word formation
Coding and Decoding
Blood Relations
Statements and conclusions
Non verbal reasoning / Picture Question (basic level)
Finding the missing figure
24th September 2014, 12:20 PM
South Indian Bank Clerical Exam Syllabus

Will you please provide the Syllabus of the South Indian Bank Clerical Exam ?
24th September 2014, 01:14 PM
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Join Date: Apr 2013
Re: South Indian Bank Clerical Exam Syllabus

Here I am providing the Syllabus of the South Indian Bank Clerical Exam which you are looking for .

Data Integration :
1>line graphs 2>bar graphs 3>pie charts 4>Tabulation

Quantitative Aptitude :
1>Number system 2>Simplifications 3>Roots & Averages 4>Surds & Indices
5>Percentages 6>Profit&Loss 7>Ratio& Proportion 8>Partner ship
9>Chain rule 10>Time & work 11>Pipes & Cisterns 12>Time & Distances
13>Problems on trains 14>Boats & streams 15>Allegation & mixtures 16>Simple Interest
17>Compound interest 18>Stocks&Shares 19>clocks&algorithms 20>mensuration
21>Volume& surface area 22>permutations& combinations 23>heights& distances

Reasoning Ability :
Verbal reasoning:
1>Analogy 2>Coding & decoding 3>Blood relations 4>Sitting arrangements
5>Series completion 6>syllogisms 7>Decision making 8>Statement reasoning

Non verbal reasoning :
1>Analogy 2>Series completion 3>Classification

General English :
1>Vocabulary 2>synonyms 3>.Antonyms 4>Word formation
5>Sentence completion

1>Theme detection 2>Deriving conclusions 3>Passage completion 4>Error detection
5>Passage correction 6>Sentence correction

1>Grammar 2>Idioms 3>Phrases

General Awareness:
1>Knowledge of current events
2>Sports , history, geography, culture,Indian constitutions
3>News about technology and researches
4>News on India and its neighboring countries

Marketing Aptitude:
Economy , banking and finance

Computer Awareness :
1>Computer hardware 2>operating system concepts 3>Shortcut keys 4>ms word, excel
5>ms power point, access 6>internet & networks 7>Basic security concepts 8>Latest technologies
19th May 2015, 08:38 AM
Re: South Indian Bank Clerical Exam Syllabus

Can you provide me the syllabus of South Indian Bank Clerical Exam as I will be giving the exam this year and so need it for preparation?
19th May 2015, 08:39 AM
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Join Date: Apr 2013
Re: South Indian Bank Clerical Exam Syllabus

The syllabus of South Indian Bank Clerical Exam as youi will be giving the exam this year and so need it for preparation is as follows:

English Language
Numerical Ability
General Awareness (with special reference to the Banking Industry)
Computer Knowledge

Sample Questions
Test I : Reasoning

Q.1-2. Directions : In each of the following questions, there is a group of letters or words given. Four of the
five are alike in a certain way, while one is different. Find out the one which is different.
Q.1. (1) black (2) red (3) green (4) yellow (5) paint
Q.2. (1) XZ (2) MN (3) PQ (4) BC (5) ST
Q.3. “Foot” is related to “Man” in the same way as “Hoof” is related to –––––
(1) Leg (2) Horse (3) Dog (4) Boy (5) Shoe
Q.4. “Day” is related to “Night” in the same way as “Kind” is related to –––––
(1) Cruel (2) Bright (3) Dark (4) Generous (5) Gratitude
Q.5. If the letters in the word TOPS can be rearranged to form a meaningful word beginning with O, the
last letter of that word is your answer. If more than one such word can be formed, M is the answer
and if no such word can be formed, X is the answer.
(1) T (2) P (3) M (4) S (5) X
Q.6. Some leaders are dishonest. Satyapriya is a leader. Which of the following inferences definitely
follows from these two statements ?
(1) Satyapriya is honest (2) Satyapriya is dishonest
(3) Some leaders are honest (4) Leaders are generally dishonest
(5) Satyapriya is sometimes dishonest

Test II : English Language
Directions : Pick out the most appropriate word from amongst the words given below each sentence to
complete it meaningfully.

Q.7. He quickly glanced .............................. the book to find what it said about the Indian economy.
(1) at (2) through (3) in (4) to (5) over
Q.8. The counsel urged the court to ........................... down the obnoxious law.
(1) enact (2) enforce (3) cancel (4) strike (5) declare
Q.9. The local official ........................... the Minister of the situation.
(1) explained (2) warned (3) apprised (4) told (5) intimated
Q.10. I am twenty / two years old / when I first / joined the bank. No error
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5)
Q.11. To the Hindus / the Ganga is / holier than / any other river. No error
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5)
Q.12. Of all the teachers / in our school / our class teacher / were very strict. No error
(1) (2) (3) (4) (5)
(1) a guard (2) a hundred years (3) a very old man (4) hundred runs (5) hundredth anniversary
(1) conquer (2) smash (3) earn (4) brave (5) capture
(1) simple (2) weak (3) dull (4) angry (5) moron
(1) adequate (2) available (3) sluggish (4) negligent (5) intentional
In addition to the above questions, there may be a passage in English for comprehension. You will be asked
questions based on the passage.
Test III : Numerical Ability
Q.17. 42 + 73 + 137 = ?
(1) 352 (2) 252 (3) 242 (4) 142 (5) Other than those given as options
Q.18. 20 ×12= ?
(1) 4 (2) 5 (3) 12 (4) 20 (5) Other than those given as options
Q.19. At 10 rupees each, how many rupees will 6 lemons cost ?
(1) 6 (2) 10 (3) 60 (4) 61 (5) 610
Q.20. Which of the following can be exact multiple of 4 ?
(1) 27114 (2) 58204 (3) 48402 (4) 32286 (5) Other than those given as options
Q.21. If the profit made by selling a pen for Rs. 10 is as much as its cost, what is the cost price of the pen ?
(1) Rs.3/- (2) Rs.5/- (3) Rs.10/- (4) Rs.20/- (5) Other than those given as options

Test IV : General Awareness with Special Reference to the Banking Industry
Q.22. Which of the following financial institutions has introduced the ‘Know Your Customer’ guidelines for Banks ?
(1) IDBI (2) RBI (3) NABARD 4) SIDBI (5) Other than those given as options
Q.23. Which of the following sectors contributes the maximum in deciding the growth in income of the states in India ?
(1) Energy (2) Tourism (3) Service (4) Transport (5) Agriculture
Q.24. Headquarters of which of the following nationalised Banks is not situated in Maharashtra state ?
(1) Dena Bank (2) Central Bank of India (3) Bank of India
(4) Union Bank of India (5) United Bank of India
Q.25. Who among the following is the current Prime Minister of India ?
(1) Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam (2) Dr. Manmohan Singh (3) Mrs. Sonia Gandhi
(4) Shri Atal Bihari Vajpayee (5) Other than those given as options
Test V : Computer Knowledge
Q.26. -------------is an output device of a computer.
(1) Printer (2) CPU (3) Monitor (4) Keyboard (5) CD
Q.27. What is the full form of RAM ?
(1) Random Adaptive Mouse (2) Random Adaptive Memory (3) Random Access Memory
(4) Random Access Mouse (5) Other than those given as options
Q.28. Pick the odd man out.
(1) Monitor (2) Keyboard (3) Floppy drive (4) Windows (5) Hard-disk drive
(A) Details of the On-line Examination Pattern
(1) The examination would be conducted on-line i.e. on a computer.
(2) All tests will be in English.
(3) All the questions will have multiple choices. Out of the five answers to a question only one will be the correct answer.
(4) The clock has been set at the server and the countdown timer at the top right corner of your screen
will display the time remaining for you to complete the exam. When the clock runs out the exam ends
by default - you are not required to end or submit your exam.
(5) The question palette at the right of screen shows one of the following statuses of each of the questions
You have not visited the question yet.
You have not answered the question
You have answered the question
You have NOT answered the question but have marked the question for review
You have answered the question but marked it for review.

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