IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus


About IBPS Clerk Exam:


IBPS is Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. It is one of the competitive exam conducted in India. It is conducted every year by IBPS. The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts the IBPS Clerk exam to recruit bank clerks for public sector banks and financial institutions. The IBPS provides its services to all Public-Sector Banks, RBI, NABARD, SIDBI, LIC & Insurance companies and other banks which are regular members of the IBPS society.

Pattern:

On preparation towards the IBPS clerk exams, it is important to learn or analyse the strategy in the smartest way to clear the exam easily. Before this, IBPS clerk exam has two stage of online test i.e

1. Tier I (Preliminary)
2. Tier II(Mains).

There is no interview for clerk exams.

Prelims Syllabus:


It has three sections for 100 marks. Always remember that there is a sectional cut off for all the sects which will be decided by IBPS.

The sections are:

1. English Language - 30 Marks
2. Numerical Ability - 35 Marks
3. Reasoning Ability - 35 Marks

Section wise syllabus:


English Language:


1. Reading comprehension -  10 Questions (1 Passage)
2. Grammar (Error Spotting, Phrase Replacement, Fill in the Blanks, Phrase Replacement) - 10 Questions
3. Vocabulary (synonyms and antonyms ) - 5 Questions
4. Verbal Ability (Para Jumbles) - 5 Questions

Numerical Ability:


1. Simplification - 10-15 Questions
2. Number Series - 3-5 Questions
3. Average - 1-3 Questions
4. Interest - 1-3 Questions
5. Mensuration - 2-4 Questions
6. Percentage - 1-2 Questions
7. Ratio & Proportion - 1-3 Questions
8. Algebra - 3-5 Questions
9. Profit & Loss - 1-3 Questions
10. Time, Speed & Distance - 1-4 Questions
11. Data Interpretation - 5-10 Questions (1-2 sets)
12. Time & Work - 1-2 Questions
13. Permutation & Combination / Probability - 0-1 Questions
14. Mixture Problems(Quadratic and some other problems) - 0-2 Questions
15. Number System - 0-1 Questions
16. Data Sufficiency - 0-5 Questions

If you wish to score more than 30 Marks in Aps section, then follow the above strategy. In this section practicing and speed of solving the problem is more important, So Keep practicing.

Reasoning Ability:


1. Arrangement & Pattern 5-8 Questions
2. Analogy 0-5 Questions
3. Classification 0-4 Questions
4. Coded Inequalities or Mathematical Inequalities 0-5 Questions (likely of Coded Inequalities)
5. Directions & Distances 0-2 Questions
6. Coding-Decoding 4-10 Questions
7. Blood Relations 1-5 Questions
8. Order & Ranking 0-5 Questions
9. Circular Seating Arrangement 5 Questions
10. Linear Seating Arrangement 5 Questions
11. Analytical Decision Making 0-5 Questions
12. Syllogisms 0-5 Questions
13. Data Sufficiency 0-5 Questions
14. Double Line-Up 0-5 Questions
15. Scheduling 0-5 Questions
16. Grouping & Selection Problems on teams and committees asked. 0-5 Questions
17. Series 0-2 Questions
18. Verbal Reasoning 0-5 Questions

In this section, every one can score 35 Marks if you keep practicing. Every questions will be based on logic.

If you feel difficult to prepare all the topics, you can prepare only specific topics by that you will be able to score more than 25 Marks.

Mains Syllabus:


It has four sections for 200 marks. Always remember that there is a sectional cut off for all the sections which will be decided by IBPS.

The sections are:

1. English Language - 40 Marks
2. Numerical Ability - 50 Marks
3. Reasoning Ability and Computer aptitude -  60 Marks
4. General / Financial Awareness - 50 Marks

Syllabus for the sections of English, Numerical ability and Reasoning ability are same. Only some extra syllabus is added to Mains Syllabus i.e Computer Aptitude and General/Financial Awareness.

Computer aptitude:


1. History and Generation of Computers
2. Introduction to Computer Organisation
3. Computer Memory
4. Computer Hardware and I/O Devices
5. Computer Software
6. Computer Languages
7. Operating System
8. Computer Network
9. Internet
10. MS Office Suit and Short cut keys
11. Basics of DBMS
12. Number System and Conversions
13. Computer and Network Security

Computer aptitude section is easy if you know basic computer knowledge. If you don't know about the basis no worries, learn from the website which will be uploaded soon.

General / Financial Awareness:


1. General / Financial Awareness
2. Banking Awareness
3. Financial Awareness
4. Govt. Schemes and Policies
5. Current Affairs
6. Static Awareness

Don't postponed your work tomorrow. It might make you lazy. Steady up and prepare for your exam. I hope this helps you well, If you have any queries, please feel free to contact us or comment below.
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