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 |