2 Months (60 Days) SBI Clerk 2022 Prelims Study Plan and Strategy

By Amrit Gouda|Updated : October 13th, 2022

SBI Clerk is one of the most reputed exams in our country. Every year lakhs of candidates try their luck in this exam to be an employee of the largest Public Sector Bank of India. This year SBI Clerk notification has already been released and the Prelims exam is expected to be held in the month of November 2022. So you have around 2 months for the SBI Clerk prelims exam preparation.


To be ahead in the race, you have to pull up your socks from now on only. It's time you started your preparation in the right way to increase your chances of final selection in the cut-throat competition. To be your companion in this race, we have come up with a full-proof study plan for the SBI Clerk exam. You are suggested to go through the below study plan to kickstart your preparation for the SBI Clerk 2022 exam in full swing.

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Overview of the SBI Clerk Prelims 2022

SBI Clerk Preliminary Examination will consist of 100 questions with a total mark of 100, with a time duration of 60 minutes. There is sectional timing of 20 minutes for each section. This paper will be objective in nature. The SBI Clerk Preliminary Examination  includes 3 sections:


SBI Clerk Prelims 2022: 2 Months Study Plan

Please go through the below study plan to kickstart your preparation for the SBI Clerk prelims 2022 exam. Before moving forwards, you have to first know the SBI Clerk Syllabus and SBI clerk exam pattern to properly make the study plan.

WEEKQuantitative AptitudeReasoning AbilityEnglish LanguageMock Test/Quiz

Week 1

Calculation Speed

Squares up to 30

Cubes up to 15

Alphanumeric Series

Order & Ranking




SBI Clerk Prelims Full Mock 1 

Idioms & Phrasal Verb Quiz   

Week 2


Tables up to 20

Percentage to fraction conversion up to 1/20

Simplification and approximation


Direction distance Adjective & Adverb 

SBI Clerk Prelims Full Mock 2 



Week 3


Quadratic Equation

 Revise previous topics



Alphanumeric Series

Order & Ranking


Subject-verb agreement 

SBI Clerk Prelims Full Mock 3 

 Wrong Number Series and Bar Graph


Week 4

Number series



Direction distance 


Adjective & Adverb 

SBI Clerk Prelims Full Mock 4 


Week 5


Ratio proportion

 Blood relation

Alphanumeric Series





Synonyms and Antonyms   

SBI Clerk Prelims Full Mock 5 
Week 6


Time & work

Revise Syllogism


Fill in the blanks   

Cloze test

SBI Clerk Prelims Full Mock 6
Week 7

Time speed distance



Sitting Arrangement

Sentence Improvement

Match the column 


SBI Clerk Prelims Full Mock 7,8 
Week 8


Mixture & Alligation

Direction distance 

Sitting Arrangement

Error Spotting

 Phrase replacement



    SBI Clerk Prelims Full Mock 9,10 
Week 9

 Profit loss & Discount

simple interest & Compound Interest  

 Blood relation

Order & Ranking


Revise  Subject verb agreement 

 Ace Reading Comprehension 

 SBI Clerk Prelims Full Mock 11,12 

English Language Strategy for SBI Clerk 2022

The English section's difficulty has been steadily growing, so don't take it for granted. Kindly go through the following preparation tips.

  • Read all of the grammar rules in Wren and Martin's book and try to comprehend them. Make sure you are following the standard SBI Clerk books for your preparation.
  • Do not attempt to memorize the rules. Simply go over them with solved examples, and those rules will be ingrained in your mind.
  • Every day, read English articles. You have the option of reading The Hindu or The Economic Times. Make a separate note of the new words so you can go over them later.
  • Try to give equal focus to both grammar and vocabulary.

Reasoning Ability Strategy for SBI Clerk 2022

The topics in this section are simple if you understand the fundamental concepts and have extensively practiced them. Kindly go through the tips provided below.

  • Practice 2-3 puzzles regularly. Choose the puzzle with the fewest variables in the exam hall.
  • This part requires the understanding of several fundamental concepts at first. To master this section, you must first clear the concepts. Then you must solve as many questions as possible.
  • With sufficient practice and a proper understanding of concepts, you can easily score 30+ in this section.

Quantitative Aptitude Strategy for SBI Clerk 2022

If you prepare well, this phase can be the most rewarding. We have shared some tips below. Kindly go through them.

  • Focus on recalling squares up to 40, cubes up to 20, tables up to 30, fraction to percentage conversions up to 1/25, and percentage to fraction conversions up to 1/25.
  • Also, learn some Vedic tactics and rules for speedier calculation in the exam so you can spend more time on the difficult questions and less time on the random questions.

Important Points to Remember for SBI Clerk

Speed & accuracy

  • Speed and accuracy are the 2 most important factors of prelim exam qualification. You have to focus on speed without compromising accuracy. 
  • Because there are many instances, where students attempted 90% of questions and end up scoring less than 50 marks and did not even clear the cutoff.
  • So please keep in mind these 2 factors.
  • There is no rocket science in achieving these. With consistent practice and smart work, you can easily score very good marks with accuracy.

Question Selection Strategy

  • Question selection plays a vital role in scoring good marks. As many times even good students used to pick difficult questions and ended up wasting a lot of time.
  • In the end, they came to know that, they left the easier questions.
  • Go through the SBI Clerk previous year's question paper to understand the level and types of questions asked.
  • So focus on attempting all the easy questions in one go. For this first, you have to go through all the questions before attempting and mark the easier questions for you.
  • In this way not only you will score good marks but also you will save yourself from falling into the trap of difficult and time-consuming questions which you should avoid.

Expert Tips to Clear SBI Clerk 2022



So this is all about the tips and tricks you should know before starting your preparation for the upcoming SBI Clerk 2022.

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  • First, know the exam pattern and syllabus. Then make a plan according to your strengths and weakness and stick to it. Focus on basic concepts and take mock tests.

  • No, it is not. With a proper study plan and disciplined preparation, you can easily crack the exam. Just follow the study plan provided in this article. You can also prepare a study plan suitable to you as per your current level of preparation, strengths, and weakness.

  • Our experts have prepared the best study plan for SBI Clerk 2022. You can go through it once in this article. Kindly keep in mind that this study plan has been prepared after going through the previous year question papers and expected question papers in the SBI Clerk exam 2022.

  • Focus separately on both grammar and vocabulary. For grammar go through the rules from Wren & Martin book and practice questions. For vocab read a daily editorial from the Hindu newspaper and note down vocab words.

  • Kindly go through the previous year's SBI Clerk question paper, exam analysis, and cutoff to understand the trends, exam level, competition, and types of questions asked. Understand the syllabus and exam pattern and then prepare a study plan to cover the syllabus in time. Attempt mock tests and analyze your preparation level and prepare accordingly.

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