Banking Exams 2021: Which one is more difficult – SBI Clerk or IBPS Clerk Exam and how to crack them


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Every year lakhs of candidates appear for Banking Exams. Out of various banking exams, SBI Clerk and IBPS Clerk Exam are considered the most popular. The number of candidates appearing for these two exams is really high. Let’s take a look into the strategy to crack Banking Exams 2021 and find out which one is more difficult – SBI Clerk or IBPS Clerk Exam.

Students have witnessed more changes when it comes to new exam pattern in SBI Clerk than in IBPS Clerk. SBI Clerk exam and IBPS Clerk exam both are of 200 marks. Based on the past trends, the average cut off of IBPS Clerk is lower in comparison to SBI Clerk. This means that the paper must be doable in IBPS Clerk in comparison to SBI Clerk. However, there are many other aspects to look into before saying which is difficult, which is not.

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Banking Exams 2021: Comparing SBI Clerk or IBPS Clerk Exam

Comparative Criteria SBI Clerk IBPS Clerk
Prelims Pattern  English, Numerical, Reasoning Language, Numerical, Reasoning
Mains Pattern  5 sections 4 sections
Eligibility and application process same same
Cut off Higher Lower
Selection process Based on mains result Based on mains result
Number of vacancies more than 8000 more than 7000

As per the points discussed above, both SBI Clerk and IBPS Clerk Exam have the same level of difficulty. But due to the changing pattern of SBI Clerk questions, students might find it more difficult. The student with the right strategy and approach can easily clear both the exams.

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Banking Exams 2021: How to crack SBI Clerk and IBPS Clerk Exam

  1. Candidates can practice mock tests and solve previous year question papers thoroughly.
  2. A schedule to practice and revise topics regularly would help certainly.
  3. Candidates must refer to good books for preparation.
  4. Keep a continuous check on Banking History, Banking Terms & Abbreviations, Banking Institutes in India, Financial Institutes in India, RBI Guidelines and Rules, Bank Rates etc.

We hope that the article was helpful in providing you with all the details of Banking Exams 2021, especially the SBI Clerk and IBPS Clerk Exam. Keep checking this page for the more latest updates and notification on Banking Exams 2021.


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