The expected time for the release of the official IBPS Clerk Notification for the 2021 Recruitment is in the last week of June 2021 or the first week of July 2021. Last year almost 3000 vacancies were announced, so we can expect 3000+ for IBPS Clerk 2021. Now, as soon as the notification is out we have to start our preparation for IBPS Clerk 2021. For this, you need a daily study plan for better preparation. So, we are providing you a 65 days study plan for a planned preparation which will help you to strategize your preparation and also assure you to score well in the exam. Let us first go through the IBPS Clerk Prelims & Mains exam pattern and then we will see the IBPS Clerk study plan.
IBPS Clerk 2021 Latest Update
IBPS Clerk examination is put on hold by the Finance Ministry. The Finance Ministry on Tuesday directed IBPS to put on hold the examination for clerical cadre in public sector banks (PSBs) till a final view is taken on conducting tests in regional languages. In order to look into the demand for holding examination for clerical cadre in Public Sector Banks (PSBs) in local/regional languages, a Committee has been constituted to look into the matter in its entirety. The Committee will give its recommendations within 15 days. The ongoing process of holding the examination initiated by IBPS will be kept on hold until the recommendations of the Committee are made available.
IBPS had earlier released the recruitment notification for the IBPS Clerk exam 2021 on 11th July 2021. A total of 5830 vacancies have been released by the IBPS for 2021. As per the latest official notification, IBPS Clerk prelims is scheduled to be held on August 28th & 29th and September 4th 2021, and the mains examination is scheduled to be held on 31st October 2021. Check out all the latest news on IBPS Clerk exam like admit card, result, free mock test etc. Now with the release of the notification, it is important to prepare for the IBPS Clerk exam with the latest pattern mock test series and online courses on Oliveboard.
IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern
- The IBPS Clerk Prelims exam is of 100 marks
- The Prelims exam of IBPS Clerk will have three sections of a total duration of 1 hour
- Candidates will have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks
|Sr. No.||Name of Test||No. of Questions||Maximum marks||Time allotted for each test|
|1||English Language||30||30||20 minutes|
|2||Numerical Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
|3||Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Pattern
- The IBPS Clerk mains exam is of 200 marks. The mains exam will have a total of 190 questions with a duration of 160 minutes.
- The mains exam of IBPS Clerk will have four sections i.e Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, Numerical Ability, General/ Financial Awareness, English Language.
|Name of Test||No. of Question||Maximum marks||Duration|
|Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude||50||60||45 minutes|
|Quantitative Aptitude||50||50||45 minutes|
|General/Financial Awareness||50||50||35 minutes|
|English Language||40||40||35 minutes|
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65 days study plan for IBPS Clerk 2021
The following study plan is a planned way to prepare for IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam within 65 days in which we have covered all the important topics asked in the paper. This study plan will help you in recognizing the better way of preparation and also in utilizing your effort and time efficiently.
|Days||Slot 1||Slot 2|
|Day 1||Coding-Decoding||Sentence Improvement|
|Day 2||Revise Day 1 Topics||Revise Day 1 Topics|
|Day 3||Attempt IBPS Clerk Free Mock Test||Analyze Your Mock Test|
|Day 4||Puzzles||Machine Input-Output|
|Day 5||Revise Day 4 Topics||Revise Day 4 Topics|
|Day 6||Attempt IBPS Clerk Mock Test 2||Analyze Your Mock Test|
|Day 7||Data Interpretation||Speed Distance and Time|
|Day 8||Revise Day 7 Topics||Revise Day 7 Topics|
|Day 9||Attempt IBPS Clerk Mock Test 3||Analyze Your Mock Test|
|Day 10||Cloze Tests||Para-jumbles|
|Day 11||Revise Day 10 Topics||Revise Day 10 Topics|
|Day 12||Attempt IBPS Clerk Mock Test 4||Analyze Your Mock Test|
|Day 13||Seating Arrangements||Inequalities|
|Day 14||Revise Day 13 Topics||Revise Day 13 Topics|
|Day 15||Attempt IBPS Clerk Mock Test 5||Analyze Your Mock Test|
|Day 16||Data Interpretation||Speed Distance and Time|
|Day 17||Revise Day 16 Topics||Revise Day 16 Topics|
|Day 18||Attempt IBPS Clerk Mock Test 6||Analyze Your Mock Test|
|Day 19||Inequalities||Probability, Permutation and Combination|
|Day 20||Revise Day 19 Topics||Revise Day 19 Topics|
|Day 21||Attempt IBPS Clerk Mock Test 7||Analyze Your Mock Test|
|Day 22||Direction Sense||Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series|
|Day 23||Revise Day 22 Topics||Revise Day 22 Topics|
|Day 24||Attempt IBPS Clerk Mock Test 8||Analyze Your Mock Test|
|Day 25||Fill in the blanks||Paragraph Based Questions|
|Day 26||Revise Day 25 Topics||Revise Day 25 Topics|
|Day 27||Attempt IBPS Clerk Mock Test 9||Analyze Your Mock Test|
|Day 28||Number Series||Mensuration|
|Day 29||Revise Day 28 Topics||Revise Day 28 Topics|
|Day 30||Attempt IBPS Clerk Mock Test 10||Analyze Your Mock Test|
|Day 31||Approximation and Simplification||Average, Ratio and Proportion|
|Day 32||Revise Day 31 Topics||Revise Day 31 Topics|
|Day 33||Attempt IBPS Clerk Mock Test 11||Analyze Your Mock Test|
|Day 34||Sentence Errors||Inappropriate Usage|
|Day 35||Revise Day 34 Topics||Revise Day 34 Topics|
|Day 36||Attempt IBPS Clerk Mock Test 12||Analyze Your Mock Test|
|Day 37||Direction Sense||Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series|
|Day 38||Revise Day 37 Topics||Revise Day 37 Topics|
|Day 39||Attempt IBPS Clerk Mock Test 13||Analyze Your Mock Test|
|Day 40||Vocabulary based questions||Idioms & Phrases|
|Day 41||Revise Day 40 Topics||Revise Day 40 Topics|
|Day 42||Attempt IBPS Clerk Mock Test 14||Analyze Your Mock Test|
|Day 43||Data Sufficiency||Partnership|
|Day 44||Revise Day 43 Topics||Revise Day 43 Topics|
|Day 45||Attempt IBPS Clerk Mock Test 15||Analyze Your Mock Test|
|Day 46||HCF and LCM||Problems on Boats and Streams|
|Day 47||Revise Day 46 Topics||Revise Day 46 Topics|
|Day 48||Attempt IBPS Clerk Mock Test 16||Analyze Your Mock Test|
|Day 49||Profit and Loss||Problems on Trains|
|Day 50||Revise Day 49 Topics||Revise Day 49 Topics|
|Day 51||Attempt IBPS Clerk Mock Test 17||Analyze Your Mock Test|
|Day 52||Syllogisms||Number System and Conversions|
|Day 53||Revise Day 50 Topics||Revise Day 50 Topics|
|Day 54||Attempt IBPS Clerk Mock Test 18||Analyze Your Mock Test|
|Day 55||Blood Relations||Data Sufficiency|
|Day 56||Revise Day 55 Topics||Revise Day 55 Topics|
|Day 57||Attempt IBPS Clerk Mock Test 19||Analyze Your Mock Test|
|Day 58||SI & CI||Mixture and Alligation|
|Day 59||Revise Day 58 Topics||Revise Day 58 Topics|
|Day 60||Attempt IBPS Clerk Mock Test 20||Analyze Your Mock Test|
|Day 61||Problem on Ages||Pipes and Cisterns|
|Day 62||Revise Day 61 Topics||Revise Day 61 Topics|
|Day 63||Analyze Your Mock Test||Analyze Your Mock Test|
|Day 64||Order and Ranking||Logical Reasoning/ Input-Output|
|Day 65||Take Rest!||Take Rest!|
Along with the above study plan, there are some important points to be taken into consideration:
- Since there are sectional timings in the exam, so focus on every section individually.
- Practice as much as different type questions to improve speed and accuracy.
- Analyze your strengths and weaknesses and work on them.
- Give mock tests, analyze them, and track your performance to recognize your success rate towards your selection.
That’s all from us in this blog. We hope this study plan for the IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam helps in your preparation.
This blog features a 65-day study plan for IBPS Clerk Prelims.
Yes, the exam will be available in English and Hindi. Candidates may opt for language at the time of the test. All Oliveboard Mocks are bilingual so that candidates that the actual exam-like experience.
There are four sections in the IBPS Clerk prelims 1 exam, namely English Language, Numerical Ability, and Reasoning Ability.