IBPS CLERK EXAM PATTERN AND SYLLABUS 2020

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IBPSIBPS CLERK EXAM PATTERN AND FULL SYLLABUS 2020

 

The IBPS Clerk syllabus is set as per the conventions set by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. The IBPS Clerk exam is conducted every year by the Institute of Banking Personnel selection to recruit clerks for Public Sector Banks.

This IBPS exam consists of two stages:

  1. IBPS Clerk Prelims
  2. IBPS Clerk Mains

For detailed information on upcoming bank exams, refer to the linked article. In this article, we will discuss the IBPS Clerk syllabus 2020 for both stages of the examination. For details on other bank exams, refer to the linked article. IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern

The IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern for Prelims and Mains is given in brief below:

 

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern for Prelims is as follows:

NAME  OF TEST

NO OF QUESTION

MAXIMUM MARKS

DURATION OF EACH EXAM

ENGLISH LANGUAGE

30

30

20 MINUTE

NUMERICAL ABILITY

35

35

20 MINUTE

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 MINUTE

TOTAL

100

100

60 MINUTE(1 HOURE )


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IBPS Exam Pattern for Mains is as follows:

NAME  OF TEST NO OF QUESTION MAXIMUM MARKS DURATION OF EACH EXAM
General/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 MINUTE
General English 40 40 35 MINUTE
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 MINUTE
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 MINUTE
TOTAL 190 200 160 MINUTE

 

IBPS Clerk Syllabus- Prelims

The IBPS Clerk Prelims syllabus consists of three subjects making up the objective type paper.

As per the IBPS Clerk Prelims syllabus, The paper is divided into three sections.

The subjects are as follows:

  • English Language
  • Reasoning Ability
  • Numerical Ability

The IBPS Clerk Syllabus for Prelims is as follows:

English Language –

  1. Reading Comprehension
  2. Tenses Rules Cloze Test(Fill in the Blanks)
  3. Jumbled Paragraphs Idioms and Phrases
  4. Multiple Meaning Error Spotting Correction
  5. Paragraph Comprehension Preposition Rules

Reasoning Ability-

  1. Logical Reasoning
  2. Alphanumeric Series
  3. Alphabetic Series and Ranking
  4. Data Sufficiency Tests
  5. Coded Inequalities
  6. Direction Test,
  7. Seating Arrangements Puzzles Tabulation
  8. Syllogism Input/Output
  9. Coding and Decoding
  10. Blood Relations

Numerical Ability-

  1. Profit, Loss, and Discounts
  2. Mixtures and Allegations
  3. Simple and Compound Interest
  4. Surds and Indices
  5. Work and Time Equations
  6. Time and Distance Equations
  7. Menstruation: Cone, Sphere, Cylinder
  8. Data Interpretation
  9. Ratio, Proportion, and Percentage
  10. Number Systems
  11. Sequences and Series
  12. Permutation,
  13. combination and Probability

IBPS Clerk Syllabus- Mains

The IBPS Clerk Mains syllabus covers the topics from prelims in a detailed manner. As per the IBPS Clerk Mains Syllabus, the paper is divided into four sections.

The topics covered as follows:

  • General and Financial Awareness
  • General English
  • Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude
  • Quantitative Aptitude

General and Financial Awareness-

  1. Static GK– Static General Knowledge
  2. Current Affairs
  3. Banking Awareness
  4. India’s Financial and Banking System
  5. Budget and Monetary Plans of the Government
  6. Key National Institutions
  7. Basics of Banking

General English-

  1. Vocabulary
  2. Tenses Rules
  3. Grammar
  4. Idioms & Phrases
  5. Reading Comprehension

Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude-

  1. Reasoning Ability
  2. Analogy
  3. Assumptions and Statements
  4. Syllogism
  5. Coding and Decoding
  6. Blood Relations
  7. Sense of Direction and Distance
  8. Alphanumeric Series
  9. Non-Verbal Reasoning

Computer Aptitude

  1. Basics of Hardware and Software
  2. Operating Systems
  3. Internet and associated topics
  4. Microsoft Office and other word processing software
  5. History of Computing
  6. Basic Computer Networking
  7. Basics of Databases
  8. Basics of Cyber Security Tools and Processes

Quantitative Aptitude-

  1. Ratio and Proportion
  2. Time, Speed and Distance
  3. Work and Time Equations
  4. Mixtures and Alligations
  5. Measures of Central Tendency and Basic Statistics( Mean, Average, Median, and Variance, etc.)
  6. Stocks, Shares, and Debentures
  7. Percentages
  8. Clock Ray Questions
  9. Volume and Surface Area
  10. Logarithms
  11. Permutation and Combination
  12. Partnerships
  13. Heights and Distances
  14. Probability
  15. Simple and Compound Interest
  16. Profit, Loss, and Discounts
  17. Basic Algebra
  18. Basic Trigonometry
  19. Charts, Bars and Graphs
  20. Data Interpretation

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