The National Insurance Company Limited (NICL) is the governmental general insurance company founded in India. It is established in 1906 and since then it is trusted among all the citizen of the country. The company headquartered is in Kolkata and it was nationalized in 1972. This company provides a number of general insurance policies to all the people residing within the country. Every year the NICL recruits the administrative officer for their department.

The National Insurance Company Ltd. disclosed SBI CLERKnotification 2017 for 205 vacancies of the Officers in Scale I cadre from the open market department on 20th March 2017. The SBI CLERKRecruitment 2017 online registration started from 30th March 2017 and it has been closed on 20th April 2017.

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Exam Information

Syllabus For Preliminary:

English Language:

  • Comprehension Passage
  • Spelling or Detecting miss-spelt words
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Spot the Error
  • Antonyms
  • Synonyms
  • Idiom and Phrases
  • One Word Substitution
  • Improvement of Sentences
  • Active and Passive voice of Verbs
  • Shuffling of Sentences in a Passage
  • Conversion into Direct and Indirect Parts
  • Close Passage

Numerical Ability:

  • Simplifications
  • Roots and Averages
  • Surds and Indices
  • Percentages
  • Profit and Loss
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Partnership
  • Chain rule
  • Time and Work
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Time and Distance
  • Problems on trains
  • Boats and Streams
  • Allegation and Mixtures
  • Simple Interest
  • Compound Interest
  • Stock and Shares
  • Clock and Algorithms
  • Mensuration
  • Volume and Surface area
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Heights and Distances

Resoning Ability:

  • Direction and Arrangement
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Critical Reasoning
  • Syllogism
  • Analogies
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Sequential Output Tracing
  • Visual Reasoning

Syllabus for Mains: 

General/ Financial Awareness:

  • Knowledge of Current Events
  • Sports
  • History 
  • Geography
  • Culture
  • Indian Constitution
  • News about Technology and Research
  • National and International News
  • Marketting Aptitude
  • Economy
  • Banking and Finance

General English:

  • Vocabulary
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Word Fromation
  • Sentence Completion
  • Comprehension
  • Theme Detection
  • Deriving Conclusions
  • Passage Completion
  • Error Detection
  • Passage Correction
  • Sentence Correction
  • Spelling
  • Grammar
  • Spelling
  • Grammar
  • Idioms- Phrases

Quantitative Aptitude:

  • Roots and Averages
  • Number System
  • Simplifications
  • Surds and Indices
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Allegation and Mixtures
  • Percentages
  • Profit and Loss
  • Partnership
  • Chain Rules 
  • Time and Work
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Time and Distance
  • Problems on trains
  • Boats and Streams
  • Simple Interest
  • Compound Interest
  • Stock and Shares
  • Clocks and Algorithms
  • Volume and Surface Area
  • Mensuration
  • Height and Distances
  • Permtations and Combinations
  • Data Integration

Reasoning Ability:

  • Analogy
  • Coding and Decoding
  • Blood Relations
  • Sitting Arrangements
  • Series Completion
  • Syllogism
  • Decision Making
  • Statement Reasoning
  • Classifications

Computer Aptitude:

  • Computer Harware
  • Operating System Concepts
  • Short-cut Keys
  • MS World
  • Wxcel
  • MS Powerpoint
  • Access
  • Internet and Networks
  • Basic Security Concepts
  • Latest Technologies.

There are three rounds in SBI Clerk.

1. Pattern for Preliminary:

Subject Number of Questions Total Marks
English Language 30 30
Numerical Ability 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
  • Total time duration for preliminary exam is 1 hour and total marks is 100.
  • It Consists of three sections. 
  • There is 1/4 negative marking for wrong answers.
  • The type of question is objective type.

2. Pattern for Mains:

Subject Number of Questions Total Marks
General/ Financial Awareness 50 50
General English40 40 40
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
Reasoning Ability and Computer
50 60
  • Total time duration for Mains exam is 2 hours and 40 minutes.
  • This exam Consists of 190 objective type questions.
  • This paper is in both language hindi and english.
  • There is 1/4 negative marking for wrong answer.

3. Interview:

Candidates who qualify the main exam , are called for the final round that is interview.

Qualification for SBI Clerk:

SBI clerk is conducted for two sections:

  • For Junior Associate: Candidate should have a graduation degree from a recognized university.
  • For Junior Agriculture Associates: Candidate should have a graduation degree in agriculture science from a recognized university.
  • The age limit is between 20 to 28 years.
  • Age relaxation for OBC candidate is 3 years.
  • Age Relaxation for SC/ST candidate is 5 years.
  • Age relaxation for PWD (OBC) is 13 years , for PWD(Gen) is 10 years and for PWD(SC/ST) is 15 years.

Other Information:

SBI Clerk Exam is conducted by State Bank of India to recruit the candidates for different branch across India.

Recently SBI clerk facilitate the recruitment for the post of junior Associate and junior Agriculture Associates.