SBI Clerk 20 Days Study Plan | Tips to Score More Marks

State Bank of India (SBI) has released the SBI Clerk Admit Card 2019 and now is the perfect time to give finishing touch to your preparation. Since, very few days are left now for the exam, a lot of you are asking of how to prepare for SBI Clerk in this short period of time. To answer them all, here we’re providing the sure shot strategy to Clear SBI Clerk in 20 days, where you can revise & practice all the important topics to clear SBI Clerk exam. Also check in the end some tips to score more in SBI Clerk 2019 Exam. So, without wasting much time, let’s go through the SBI Clerk 20 Days Study Plan:


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Clear SBI Clerk in 20 Days – Daily Study Plan

SBI Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern

SL. Name of test No. of Questions Marks Duration
1. English Language 30 30 20 Minutes
2. Numerical Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
3. Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
Total 100 100 1 Hour
  • Each test will have a separate timing as mentioned above.
  • There will be negative marks for wrong answers in the Objective tests. 1/4th of mark assigned for question will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • No minimum qualifying marks for individual subject as well as for aggregate (overall) are prescribed.

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SBI Clerk Prelims Study Plan

SBI Clerk Study Plan for Prelims
Day Tasks Day Tasks
Day 1 SBI Clerk Prelims | FREE Mock Test 1 Day 11 Direction Sense
Take The Diagnostic Mock | Spend Time Analyzing Your Performance | Identify Strengths & Weaknesses Solve Reasoning Puzzles + Reading Comprehension
Number System (HCF/LCM) – Level 1,2, and3 Ratio & Proportion
Seating Arrangement: Linear
(Single-Double Row)
SBI Clerk Prelims Mock Test 11
Percentages & Partnership
Day 2 English Basic Grammar Rules/ Tenses Day 12 Order And Ranking
Seating Arrangement: Circular
(Facing Inside-Outside)
Permutation and Combination
Number Series Synonyms/ Antonyms
SBI Clerk Prelims Mock Test 2 SBI Clerk Prelims Mock Test 12
Day 3 Simplification/ Approximation Day 13 Solve Reasoning Puzzles + RC
Reading Comprehension Para-Jumbles – Solve Free Quiz
SBI Clerk Prelims Mock Test 3 SBI Clerk Prelims Mock Test 13
Day 4 Cloze Test Day 14 Odd One Out
Inequality Problems on Ages
Time & Work Alphanumeric Series
SBI Clerk Prelims Mock Test 4 SBI Clerk Prelims Mock Test 14
Day 5 Data Interpretation: Tables, Charts & Graphs Day 15 Probability
Error Spotting | Change of Voice Data Sufficiency
Syllogism: Level 1,2,3 Fillers Test
SBI Clerk Prelims Mock Test 5 SBI Clerk Prelims Mock Test 15
Day 6 Input-Output Day 16 DI – Table & Chart
Solve Reasoning Puzzles + RC Solve Reasoning Puzzles + RC
Quadratic Equations Sentence Joining
SBI Clerk Prelims Mock Test 6 SBI Clerk Prelims Mock Test 16
Day 7 Data Interpretation: Caselet & Mixed Day 17 Vocabulary Based Questions
Averages, Mixtures and Alligation DI – Caselet and Mixed
Phrase/ Word Replacement Quantity Comparison
SBI Clerk Prelims Mock Test 7 SBI Clerk Prelims Mock Test 17
Day 8 Profit & Loss Day 18 Mensuration
Coding Decoding Analytical Reasoning
Sentence Improvement/ Correction Revision of Imp. Topics – Quants
SBI Clerk Prelims Mock Test 8 SBI Clerk Prelims Mock Test 18
Day 9 Time, Speed & Distance – Boat/Train Day 19 Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problem
SBI Clerk Prelims Mock Test 9 SBI Clerk Prelims Mock Test 19
Blood Relations Revision of Imp. Topics – Reasoning
Day 10 One Word Substitution Day 20 Solve Reasoning Puzzles + 2 RC
Logical Reasoning Revision of Imp. Topics – English
Simple & Compound Interest SBI Clerk Prelims Mock Test 20
SBI Clerk Prelims Mock Test 10 Relax !!!

NoteApart from this, Daily Practice of Data Interpretation (DI) and Reading Comprehension (RC) is recommended.
**Level 1,2,3 depicts the different difficulty level of Topic Tests provided by Oliveboard. You can take a few topic tests by clicking on the Topics mentioned above.

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Tips to Score More in SBI Clerk 2019

SBI Clerk Preparation Tips for Numerical Ability

  • Be very thorough with formulae, tables, Squares, Cubes, square roots, cube roots, etc. so that you don’t have to think much during the exam.
  • Attempt the questions on Quadratic Equations, Simplification and Approximation first and then go for Number Series.
  • The Data Interpretation questions are known to be calculation intensive. Hence, make sure you practice at least 5 sets everyday.

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SBI Clerk Preparation Tips for Reasoning Ability

  • As SBI is known for raising the bar every year, it is recommended to practice high level Puzzles & Seating Arrangement daily. For this you can go for a Free High Level Reasoning Test.
  • While practicing and even during the exam, divide the questions into two categories- easy & time-consuming topics- and based on that attempt the questions. For your reference, few topics from each of the two categories have been given below:

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SBI Clerk Preparation Tips for English Language

  • Revise the Grammar rules – Tenses, Change of Voice, Degrees of Comparison, etc.
  • Read Newspaper daily. It’ll help you in building vocabulary as well as increase your reading speed, which will ultimately help you in solving Reading Comprehension also.
  • If you come across any new word(s) that you are not aware of, make a note of it. Search its meaning and use those words in a sentence. This will help in better understanding of its meaning and the context in which it is used.
  • For Cloze test, reading is paramount. If you are habitual of reading , you know how to join sentences and what is the tone of the sentence.

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SBI Clerk Mock Test 2019

As you all can see, we have provided the 20 days study plan along with 20 Mock Tests to make sure your preparation is top notch. These Mock Tests will help you prepare for the actual exam because they will give you an idea of how the pressure and situation will be and this will help you feel more confident and more prepared. The SBI Clerk Mock Test Series will also help you in judging and understanding your strengths and weaknesses so that you can work on them better. Check what’s in store for you:

That’s all from us. We hope the study plan and the tips provided here helps you to clear SBI Clerk in first attempt.  If you wish to get in touch with your fellow competitors for preparation of SBI Clerk 2019 Exam, you can visit Oliveboard’s discuss forum.

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