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SBI Junior Associate Examination 2016 Syllabus, Question Paper and Guide Books

State Bank of India, India’s Largest Commercial Bank invites online applications for the recruitment of 17140 posts of Associates in Clerical Cadre as per Advertisement No. CRPD/CR/2016-17/01.

Recruitment Examination will be conducted online tentatively in  May/June 2016 on various dates. 

Selection Procedure and Syllabus:

The selection process will consist of on-line test (preliminary & main examinations), test of official and/or local language and subject to Government of India approval, interview.

Phase-I : Preliminary Examination: Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This test would be of 1 hour duration consisting of 3 Sections as follows:
1. English Language: 30 questions, 30 marks
2. Numerical Ability: 35 questions, 35 marks
3. Reasoning Ability: 35 questions, 35 marks 

Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing passing marks to be decided by the Bank. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 20 times the numbers of vacancies subject to availability) will be short listed for the Main Examination. 

Phase – II: Main Examination : The structure of main examination (online objective type) would be as follows :

1. General/Financial Awareness: 50 questions, 50 marks
2. General English: 40 questions, 40 marks
3. Quantitative Aptitude: 50 questions, 50 marks
4. Reasoning Ability& Computer Aptitude: 50 questions, 60 marks

The questions in objective tests, except for the test of General English, will be bilingual i.e., English &Hindi. The candidates are required to qualify in each of the Tests by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Bank. There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. Candidates will have to pass in each of the objective tests.  

Phase – III: Interview (subject to Govt. of India approval): Candidates qualified in the test (main examination) will be placed according to their marks in descending order in respective categories. Depending upon the number of vacancies only certain number of candidates from amongst those who qualify by ranking high enough in the merit will be called for interview in the ratio of maximum 3 candidates for each vacancy. Candidates are required to score a minimum percentage marks (to be decided by the bank) in interview to be considered for final selection. 5% relaxation for SC/ST/ OBC/PWD/XS category will be available thereon. 

Test of knowledge of official and/or local language:  Those who produce 10th standard mark sheet/certificate evidencing having studied official (local) language will not be subjected to any Language test. In case of others, language test will be conducted at the time of interview (if interview is held) /before final selection (if interview is not held).

Final Selection: The marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination (Phase-I) will not be added for the selection and only the marks obtained in Main Examination (Phase-II) will be added to the marks obtained in Interview (Phase-III) (if interview is held) for preparation of the final merit list. Final selection will be made on the basis of candidate's performance in the test (main examination) and interview (if interview is held) taken together.  

Guide Books and Question Papers:  

We enlist a list of books for the preparation of SBI Junior Associate Recruitment Examination 2016 subject wise. Although you can go for a cheap guide book found in the market, but this will never help you in clearing your concepts to crack future examinations. So, it is advisable to buy these texts, carefully understand the concepts, then solve question papers from previous years. One can buy these texts online from .All you need an ATM card or Internet Banking facility, you will get up to maximum 55% discount. The books will be delivered by maximum 3 to 5 days. 

Hope these books will help you to crack State Bank of India Junior Associate Examination 2016. Best Wishes !