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SBI Junior Associates (JA) 2018 Syllabus and Weightage

Hi Folks! The notification for the recruitment of SBI Junior Associates is released. So, it’s the time for you to roll up your sleeves and start preparing for the SBI JA 2018. As we all know, State Bank of India is one of the 50 largest banks in the world which provides huge opportunities for aspirants. This is very good opportunity to get placed as a SBI Clerk. The JA Preliminary exam will be conducted on 23rd, 24th, and 30th of upcoming June month, while the Main exam has been confirmed for 5th August 2018. Candidates can check SBI JA latest syllabus, topic-wise weightage and exam pattern below.

Syllabus for Prelims Examination

SBI has introduced new change for the preliminary exam i.e., sectional timing, it’s a big surprise to the candidates.

Syllabus for English

S No Chapters Expected No. of questions
1 Reading Comprehension 10 questions
2 Spotting Error/ Correction 5-10 questions
3 Fill in the blanks 0-5 questions
4 Sentence Improvement / Phrase replacement 0-5 questions
5 Para Jumbles 0-5 questions
6 Cloze test 5-10 Questions
7 Vocabulary 0-5 questions
8 Wrongly spelt words / Inappropriate in context 0-5 questions

Syllabus for Numerical Ability

S No Chapters Expected No. of questions
1 Number Series 5 questions
2 Simplification & Approximation 5-10 Questions
3 Quadratic Equations 0-5 questions
4 Data Interpretation 1-2 Questions
5 Ratio and Proportion 1-2 Questions
6 Percentages 1-2 Questions
7 Profit & Loss, Partnership 0-2 Questions
8 Time, Speed and Distance , Boats & Streams 1-2 Questions
9 Averages 1-2 Questions
10 Repetition 1-2 Questions
11 Data Sufficiency 0-5 questions
12 Probability, Permutations and combinations 0-1 Question
13 Mensuration 1-2 Questions
14 Simple & Compound Interest 1-2 Questions
15 Time & Work , Pipes & Cisterns 1-2 Questions
16 Alligation & Mixture 0-1 Question
17 Number System 0-1 Question

Syllabus for Reasoning Ability

S No Chapters Expected No. of questions
1 Syllogism 0-5 questions
2 Inequalities 0-5 questions
3 Puzzles 5 questions
4 Seating Arrangement 5-10 questions
5 Alphanumeric Series & numeric Series 5-10 questions
6 Coding and decoding 4-5 Questions
7 Blood Relations 2-3 Questions
8 Order & Ranking 2-3 Questions
9 Directions & Distance 2-4 Questions
10 Machine Input-Output 0-5 questions
11 Data Sufficiency 0-2 questions
12 Grouping and Selection 0-5 questions

Syllabus for Main Examination

Syllabus for General/ Financial Awareness

S No Chapters Expected No. of questions
1 Banking Awareness 17-20 questions
2 Financial Awareness
3 Static GK 5-10 questions
4 Current Affairs 20-25 questions

Syllabus for General English

S No Chapters Expected No. of questions
1 Reading Comprehension 10 questions
2 Fill in the Blanks/ Error Spotting 5-10 questions
3 Cloze Test 10 questions
4 Para Jumbles 5 Questions
5 Phrase Replacement 5 questions

Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude

S No Chapters Expected No. of questions
1 Simplification 5-10 questions
2 Number Series 5 Questions
3 Data Interpretation 10-15 questions
4 Miscellaneous 15-20 questions
5 Quadratic Equations 5 questions
6 Data Sufficiency 5 questions

Syllabus for Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

S No Chapters Expected No. of questions
1 Inequalities 5 Questions
2 Syllogisms 3-5 questions
3 Blood Relations 3-5 questions
4 Ordering & Ranking 2-3 Questions
5 Seating Arrangement 15-20 questions
6 Puzzles
7 Coding & Decoding 1-5 Questions
8 Data Sufficiency 0-2 Questions
9 Series 2-3 Questions
10 Classification 0-3 questions
11 Directions & Distance 0-2 Questions
12 MS Office 10-15 questions
13 Basics of Computer
14 Generations of Computer
15 Operating system & Computer Software
16 Internet
17 Networking
18 Keyboard Shortcuts
19 Computer Hardware

SBI JA Cut Off

S No Subject Cut Off for General Cut Off for OBC Cut Off for SC Cut Off for ST
1 English Language 6.75 3.25 3.25 3.25
2 Numerical Ability 5.5 2 2 2
3 Reasoning Ability 7.75 3.25 3.25 3.25
  Overall Cut-off 39.25 39.25 39.25 10
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