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Bank Clerk Exam Syllabus

Bank clerk/clerical exam is one of the highly competitive job entrance examinations of India. The test is conducted in order to select potential candidates for following clerical posts: Clerk-cum-Godown Keeper, Data Entry Operators, Clerk, Typist (English), Steno (English), Agricultural Clerks, Steno (Hindi), Typist (English and Hindi), Steno (English and Hindi), Clerk-cum-Cashier, and Telephone Operators. Each vacant post in any branch of nationalized bank located across the country is filled on the basis of candidate’s performance in Bank Clerk Entrance Exam, followed by interview. All the nationalized banks conduct their respective recruitment entrance exams for clerical post.
Bank Clerical Exam Syllabus
Bank clerical entrance exam scrutinizes candidates’ ability to pursue their career in bank at various clerical posts. A fixed exam pattern is there for each bank to examine candidates’ knowledge, detailed syllabus of which has been mentioned below section-wise:
Reasoning Ability: This section includes questions that examine candidate’s skills to solve arithmetical computation, analytical functions, questions related to symbols and their relationships. Both verbal and non-verbal type of questions is asked. Questions on analogies, similarities, differences, space visualization, problem­ solving, analysis, judgment, decision making, visual memory, discrimination, observation, relationship concepts, arithmetical reasoning, verbal and figure classification, arithmetical number series, etc are there.
English Language: This section comprises of questions in order to test candidate’s proficiency in English language. The questions may include grammar, vocabulary, sentence completion, synonyms, antonyms, comprehension of a passage etc.
Numerical Ability: The section comprises of questions on arithmetical computation of whole numbers, decimals and fractions, relationship between numbers,  Simplification, HCF & LCM, Percentage, Average, Ratio & Proportion, Profit & Loss, Partnership, Time and Work, Time and Distance, Allegation, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Mensuration, Number Series, Approximate Values, Permutations & Combinations, Probability, Data Sufficiency, Data Interpretation and so on.
Clerical Aptitude: This section tests the candidate’s proficiency in handling office routine work like filing, abbreviating, indexing, etc. The test also scrutinizes the candidate's perceptual accuracy and aptitude.
General Awareness: The section comprises of questions testing the candidate’s basic knowledge on diverse subjects like Economy, Science and Technology, Banking Knowledge, Computer Knowledge, Current national and international Events, Polity, prominent personalities, Important Awards & Honors, Commissions ./Appointments/Resignations and Sport etc.
Marketing: In order to attempt this section, the candidates should prepare the following topics: Concept of Marketing, Marketing Management, Marketing Investigation, Appointment of company, management and employees, Staff Management, Total Quality Management, Importance of Marketing, Marketing and Advertisement, Responsibilities of Marketing, Market and Business, Division of Market, Business Concept, Marketing Concept, Buyer and Seller, Concept of Buying and Selling, Needs of Consumers, Consumer Index Prices, Consumer Satification, Techniques of Consumer Satisfaction, Total Customer Value, Total Customer Cost, Factor Affecting Consumers, Theory of Bargaining etc

Computer: The questions can be asked from following sections: Introduction of Computer and History, Operating and DOS, PC and System Software, Computer Net work, Computer Device, Window, MS Word, MS Excel, Internet Programming Language, Security Aspects for PC, E world , Advanced Technology Regarding Computer, Various Uses of Computer, Computer of Future etc.

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