SBI Clerk Mains 15 Days Study Plan


The exam is scheduled in the month of August. We expect that by now, you must have prepared all the important topics related to SBI Clerk mains exam. Below are some important tips and important topics from each section. You need to keep your focus on these topics and Practice.
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Quantitative section is completely based on practice as in this you required good speed with accuracy, which can only be achieved by practice.
  • The calculation becomes an important part to increase speed so focus more on speedy calculation by doing it mentally and by short tricks.
  • Learn the basic concepts first and start with the easy level of questions.
  • The trick to score marks in Quantitative Aptitude Section is to attempt the questions from the topics like Quadratic Equations, Simplification and Approximation first and then going for Number Series.
  • After that, go for Data Interpretation as this is the topic which comprises of approx. 50% of the paper. Also, now the DI is coming which is based on arithmetic topics so it becomes important to have good command on some of the arithmetic topics like Time and Work, Time, Speed and Distance, SI and CI.
  • Rest questions will be from miscellaneous topics like CI & SI, Time and Work, Pipes, and Cisterns, Partnership, probability, Mensuration, etc. So if you are good with miscellaneous topics then you can go for this too.
Important Topics:
Data Interpretation Number Series
Probability Time and work
Percentage S.I & C.I
Partnership Simplification & Approximation

Reasoning Ability


  •  As this section is scoring one if you have control over basics.
  • The trick to attempt the maximum number of questions in Reasoning Section in minimum time is to attempt the difficult puzzles in the end.
  • There are some topics go for them first likes Syllogism, Coding-Decoding, Inequality, Input-output, and Series based questions from which the set of 4-5 questions are there so, if you master these topics then definitely you will be landing on the safer side.
  • Then try to start with puzzles that appear easy to solve and proceed with moderate and difficult puzzles in a similar way. So, this is how you have to manage to attempt this section.
  • Practice more and more puzzles because weightage of puzzles is more. Almost every time a puzzle and sitting arrangement comes with 4-5 questions and there are 4-5 sets. So, overall 50% of the paper comprises of puzzle and sitting arrangement.
  • Don’t get too engrossed in any question in the actual examination as you’ll have other questions to attempt as well. If you feel they are too time consuming, a smart choice will be to skip them.
Important Topics:
Puzzle and Sitting arrangement Logical Reasoning
Coding Decoding Syllogism


  • English is not a subject but a Language and one needs proper time in order to get used to a Language. So every student have his/her own strategy to score good in this.
  • As we know English of banking exams is more based on your reading skills so improve it by daily reading relevant thing rather than mastering yourself in grammar as you don’t have that much of time.
  • If you are good at vocab and reading then attempt the reading comprehension first and proceed with Cloze Test and other miscellaneous topics like Error Detection, Para Jumbles, Phrase Replacement, Double Fillers, etc.
  • But if you are good at grammar, attempt Reading Comprehension in the end.
  • The Reading comprehension too should be attempted in a way that vocab and phrases based questions first and then the questions that need a deeper penetration through the paragraphs.
  • The important topics for cloze test and error detections are subject-verb agreement, preposition and verbs. These topics may help you do some other questions too that will be based on grammar.
Important Topics:
Reading Comprehension Cloze Test
Error Detection Idioms and Phrases
Sentence Completion  

General Awareness

This section is one of the most important section because its very easy to score marks in this subject if we go through a proper plan.  Watch current affair videos from makemyexam daily, read pdf and newspaper and note down important points and revise them on regular basis. Attempt makemyexam quizzes and mocks to master this section.
Day-Wise Study Plan For SBI Clerk Mains
Mocks Schedule
Reasoning Ability
Quantitative Aptitude
General Awareness
English Language
Day 1
Line Based Data Interpretation
Previous 7 months current affairs jan-july)
Fillers and Cloze Test (New Pattern)
Sectional Test(English)
Day 2
Floor Based Puzzle/Seating Arrangement
Number Series
National Parks, wild life sancturies,Power plants
Para Jumble
Sectional Test(G.K)
Day 3
Coding Decoding (New Pattern)
Tabular Based Data Interpretation
Important Days
Reading Comprehension
Sectional Test(Quants)
Day 4
Puzzle And Linear Seating Arrangement
Simplification and Approx.
Classical And Folk Dances in india
Error Detection (New Pattern)
Sectional Test (Reasoning)
Day 5
Data Sufficiency
Bar-Graph Data Interpretation
Organizations and their Headquarters
Mock 1
Day 6
Blood Relation Based Puzzle/Seating Arrangement
Quadratic Equation (New Pattern)
Important Temples in India
Para Completion
Mock 2
Day 7
Data Sufficiency
Stadiums and Dams
Reading Comprehension
Sectional Test(Quants)
Day 8
Logical Reasoning
Pie-Chart Data Interpretation
Important indices-2019
Error Detection (New Pattern)
Sectional Test(G.K)
Day 9
Puzzle And Circular Seating Arrangement
Miscellaneous Topics
Banking Awareness
Sectional Test (Reasoning)
Day 10
Year Based Puzzle And Seating Arrangement
Mixed Data Interpretation
Revision Vocabulary Sectional Test(English)
Day 11
Blood Relation
Miscellaneous Topics
Fillers and Cloze Test (New Pattern)
Mock 3
Day 12
Direction Sense, Order and Ranking Miscellaneous Topics Revision
Para Completion
Mock 4
Day 13
Data Interpretation
Sentence Matching
Sectional Test(G.K)
Day 14
Puzzle And Seating Arrangement
Miscellaneous Topics Revision
Error Detection (New Pattern)
Sectional Test(G.K)
Day 15
Logical Reasoning
Miscellaneous Topics
Reading Comprehension
Mock 5
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