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IBPS Clerk Syllabus & Exam Pattern :


IBPS Clerk Syllabus & Exam Pattern in Details

EXAM PATTERN :


IBPS CLERK – PRELIMS EXAM PATTERN:

IBPS CLERK Exam is considered as one of the easiest exams in India. This exam is easy to crack and a golden opportunity for the youths to settle their future in banking service. If you are willing to build your career in Banking Sector (Public Bank), IBPS is the gateway of your target (Except SBI & RBI). An aspirant must have a clear knowledge of the IBPS CLERK EXAM PATTERN and IBPS CLERK SYLLABUS before starting their preparation for the upcoming IBPS CLERK EXAM and to give their preparation the right direction. so, it is very important for the aspirants to know the IBPS CLERK SYLLABUS in detail.

In IBPS CLERK Preliminary Exam (Prelims), There are three sections and 20 minutes of time is allotted for individual sections.

Total 100 MCQs (Multiple Choice Question) are asked in IBPS Clerk Preliminary (IBPS CLERK PRELIMS) Exam.

  1. English Language
  2. Numerical Ability
  3. Reasoning Ability

The details of IBPS CLERK PRELIMS EXAM are as under :

S.No. Subject Number of Questions Number Of Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2 Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
TOTAL 100 MCQs 100 Marks 60 minutes / 1 hour

A Negative Marking of 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer

The candidates who score the cut-off marks are called for IBPS CLERK MAIN EXAM (Mains).

IBPS CLERK – MAIN EXAM (MAINS) PATTERN:

The IBPS MAIN Exam (Mains) comprises of four sections with a total 190 MCQs and full marks is 200. Total 160 minutes or 2 hrs 40 minutes time is given to solve the questions. Remember, specific time is allotted for individual sections which is explained in the below-mentioned table.

Total 190 MCQs (Multiple Choice Questions) are asked in IBPS Clerk Mains Exam (IBPS CLERK MAINS).

  1. General / Financial Awareness | Banking Awareness
  2. English Language
  3. Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude
  4. Numerical Ability

The details of IBPS CLERK MAINS EXAM are as under :

S.No. Subject Number of Questions Number Of Marks Duration
1 General/Finance Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
2 General English 40 40 35 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability and computer aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
4 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
Total 190 MCQs 200 Marks 160 minutes

A Negative Marking of 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer

The candidates who score the minimum cut-off marks are selected for IBPS CLERK.

IBPS CLERK SYLLABUS :


IBPS CLERK SYLLABUS : PRELIMS

ENGLISH LANGUAGE | IBPS EXAM PRELIMS SYLLABUS

In the below table, the precise English Language section of IBPS CLERK SYLLABUS has been discussed. For more details about English Language IBPS EXAM SYLLABUS, you may click on the button at the bottom of the table.

General English | English Language Syllabus

Section - I : GRAMMAR

  • TENSES

  • VOICE

  • SUBJECT VERB AGREEMENT

  • PREPOSITIONS

  • CONJUNCTION

  • ARTICLES

  • NOUN

  • PRONOUN

  • ADJECTIVE

  • VERB

  • ADVERB

  • NARRATION

Section - II : VERBAL ABILITY

  • READING COMPREHENSION

  • CLOZE TEST

  • FILLERS

  • SENTENCE JUMBLES

  • PARA JUMBLES

  • ODD ONE OUT

  • SENTENCE IMPROVEMENT

  • PARAGRAPH COMPLETION

  • SUMMARY OF PARAGRAPH

  • SENTENCE CONNECTORS

  • MIS-SPELT OR INAPPROPRIATE WORDS

  • SENTENCE MATCHING

  • WORD REPLACEMENT

Section - III : VOCABULARY

  • WORDS OFTEN CONFUSED & MISUSED

  • PHRASAL VERBS

  • SYNONYMS

  • ANTONYMS

  • ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION

  • IDOMS & PHRASES

NUMERICAL ABILITY | IBPS EXAM PRELIMS SYLLABUS

In the below table, the precise Numerical Ability section of IBPS CLERK SYLLABUS has been discussed. In Banking Exams, Data Interpretation became a part of Numerical Ability / Quantitative Aptitude and it became a trend to ask questions based on Graphs and Data Tables. So, We have explained DI & Numerical Section individually for a better understanding of the Numerical / Quantitative Aptitude section of IBPS CLERK SYLLABUS. For more details about the Numerical Ability Section of IBPS EXAM SYLLABUS, you may click on the button at the bottom of the table.

Quantitative Aptitude - Detailed Syllabus

Numerical Ability | Arithmetics

Number System

Addition and Subtraction

Multiplication and Division

Square Roots and Cube Roots

VBODMAS and Approximation

Quadratic Equation

Ratio and Proportion

Percentage

Average

Ages

Profit & Loss

Partnership

Simple Interest and Compound Interest (SI & CI)

Mixture and Alligation

Time and Work

Pipes and Cistern

Time, Speed and Distance

Trains

Boats & Stream

Mensuration

Permutation and Combination

Probability

REASONING ABILITY | IBPS EXAM PRELIMS SYLLABUS

In the below table, the precise Reasoning Ability Section of IBPS CLERK SYLLABUS has been discussed. The whole section has been divided into three parts for a better understanding for the aspirants about IBPS CLERK REASONING SYLLABUS for IBPS CLERK EXAM-

  1. Verbal Reasoning
  2. Non-Verbal Reasoning
  3. Analytical Reasoning

For more details about the Reasoning Ability Section of IBPS EXAM SYLLABUS, you may click on the button at the bottom of the table of all sections.

Verbal Reasoning Syllabus (Chapters-wise) Details

Analogy

Classification

Logical ALphabet and Number Sequence Test

Coding- Decoding

Series

Logical Arrangement of Words

Inserting the Missing Character

Ranking and Time Sequence Test

Mathematical Operation

Venn Diagram

Blood Relations

Clocks

Calender

Direction and Distance

Sitting Arrangement

Situation Reaction Test

Decision Making

Input-Output

Puzzles

Data Sufficiency


Analytical Reasoning Chapter-wise Details

Statement and Argument

Statement and Assumptions

Statement and Conclusions

Course of Action

Passage and Conclusion

Assertion and Reason

Couse and Effects

Syllogism

Non-Verbal Reasoning Syllabus (Chapter-wise) Details

Completion of Series

Analogy

Classification

Counting of Figures

completion of Figures

Embedded Figures

Cubes

Dice

Paper Folding

Paper Cutting

Formation of Figures

Mirror Image

Water Image

Dot Situation

Grouping Figures

FIgure Matrix

Square Completion

IBPS CLERK SYLLABUS : MAINS


GENERAL / FINANCIAL AWARENESS | IBPS CLERK SYLLABUS (MAIN EXAM / MAINS)

In order to provide a clear knowledge about the GENERAL / FINANCIAL AWARENESS Section of IBPS CLERK SYLLABUS, we have Separated the Section into two parts. Gen. Awareness & Financial Awareness Syllabus. Both the parts have been discussed in detail. For more information, you may click on the button available at the bottom of the table.


BANKING AWARENESS - Detailed Syllabus

Introduction to Banking

Classification and Functions of Banks

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) & Monetary Policy

Types of Bank Accounts

Payment System in India

Negotiable Instrument

Basel Norms

Non Performing Asset

Financial System

Fiscal System

FOeign Trade

National Income

Planning in India

Mutual Funds

Growth Vs Development

Insurance

Banking Terms

Type of Cards

Banking Abbreviations

Miscellaneous

GENERAL ENGLISH | IBPS CLERK SYLLABUS (MAIN EXAM / MAINS)

General English | English Language Syllabus

Section - I : GRAMMAR

  • TENSES

  • VOICE

  • SUBJECT VERB AGREEMENT

  • PREPOSITIONS

  • CONJUNCTION

  • ARTICLES

  • NOUN

  • PRONOUN

  • ADJECTIVE

  • VERB

  • ADVERB

  • NARRATION

Section - II : VERBAL ABILITY

  • READING COMPREHENSION

  • CLOZE TEST

  • FILLERS

  • SENTENCE JUMBLES

  • PARA JUMBLES

  • ODD ONE OUT

  • SENTENCE IMPROVEMENT

  • PARAGRAPH COMPLETION

  • SUMMARY OF PARAGRAPH

  • SENTENCE CONNECTORS

  • MIS-SPELT OR INAPPROPRIATE WORDS

  • SENTENCE MATCHING

  • WORD REPLACEMENT

Section - III : VOCABULARY

  • WORDS OFTEN CONFUSED & MISUSED

  • PHRASAL VERBS

  • SYNONYMS

  • ANTONYMS

  • ONE WORD SUBSTITUTION

  • IDOMS & PHRASES

REASONING ABILITY & COMPUTER APTITUDE | IBPS CLERK SYLLABUS (MAIN EXAM / MAINS)

Verbal Reasoning Syllabus (Chapters-wise) Details

Analogy

Classification

Logical ALphabet and Number Sequence Test

Coding- Decoding

Series

Logical Arrangement of Words

Inserting the Missing Character

Ranking and Time Sequence Test

Mathematical Operation

Venn Diagram

Blood Relations

Clocks

Calender

Direction and Distance

Sitting Arrangement

Situation Reaction Test

Decision Making

Input-Output

Puzzles

Data Sufficiency


Computer Awareness Syllabus (Chapter-wise) Details

Introduction to Computers

Basic Computer Organisation

Software Concept

Conputer Programming Language

Memory

Computer Networks

Internet

Cyber Security

E-Commerce

Data Determination (Number System)

Data Base Management System (DBMS)

MS-Word

MS-Excel

MS-Powerpoint

Acronyms

Computer Terminology

QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE | IBPS CLERK SYLLABUS (MAIN EXAM / MAINS)

Quantitative Aptitude - Detailed Syllabus

Numerical Ability | Arithmetics

Number System

Addition and Subtraction

Multiplication and Division

Square Roots and Cube Roots

VBODMAS and Approximation

Quadratic Equation

Ratio and Proportion

Percentage

Average

Ages

Profit & Loss

Partnership

Simple Interest and Compound Interest (SI & CI)

Mixture and Alligation

Time and Work

Pipes and Cistern

Time, Speed and Distance

Trains

Boats & Stream

Mensuration

Permutation and Combination

Probability

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FAQ:

What is the Exam Pattern of IBPS CLERK ?

IBPS Clerk Exam is conducted in 2 Stages :

  1. IBPS CLERK Preliminary Exam (IBPS CLERK PRELIMS)
  2. IBPS CLERK Main Exam (IBPS CLERK MAINS)

The candidates who score minimum qualifying cut-off marks are called for Mains Exam.

How many questions are asked in IBPS CLERK Prelims Exam ?

In IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam, 100 MCQs are asked from 3 sections.

Numerical Ability – 35 Questions

Reasoning Ability – 35 Questions

English Language – 30 Questions

How many questions are asked in IBPS CLERK Mains Exam ?

In IBPS Clerk Mains Exam, 190 MCQs are asked from 4 sections (Better to say – 5 Sections as because Computer Aptitude is included with Reasoning Ability Section).

The details of IBPS CLERK MAINS EXAM are as under :

S.No. Subject Number of Questions Number Of Marks Duration
1 General/Finance Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
2 General English 40 40 35 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability and computer aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
4 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes

Is there any Negative Marking in IBPS CLERK Exam ?

Yes. A Negative Marking of 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer.

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