IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2020 | Detailed Section-Wise Syllabus | Check Here

Are you planning to attempt the IBPS Clerk exam, And looking for a complete IBPS Clerk syllabus to start with? Well, you have come to the right place then. This article will help you with complete details of the exam starting with the exam pattern and covering the detailed exam syllabus.

So, without any further ado, let’s start the article.

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1. IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern

IBPS Clerk 2020 Exam will be conducted in two phases:

(i) Preliminary Exam,
(i) Mains Exam and

 A candidate needs to clear the Prelims first so that they can progress to the Mains. However, the ultimate selection occurs based on the performance of the candidate in the Mains, and the marks secured in the prelims do not matter at this stage. There is no interview round at the end.

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1.1 IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Pattern 2020

  • 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
Total 100 100 60 minutes

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1.2 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
Total 190 200 160 minutes

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2. Detailed IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2020

2.1 IBPS Clerk Syllabus For Prelims Exam

The IBPS Clerk Syllabus consists of three subjects.

The three main subjects of IBPS Clerk Preliminary Examination are as follows:

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

The Detailed Syllabus for IBPS Clerk Preliminary examination is as follows:

English Language Reasoning Ability Numerical Ability
Reading Comprehension

Cloze Tests

Fill in the blanks

Sentence Errors

Vocabulary based questions

Sentence Improvement

Para-jumbles

Paragraph Based Questions

Inappropriate Usage

Idioms & Phrases

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Puzzles

Seating Arrangements

Direction Sense

Blood Relations

Syllogisms

Order and Ranking

Coding-Decoding

Machine Input-Output

Inequalities

Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series

Data Sufficiency

Number System and Conversions

Logical Reasoning

Input-Output

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Data Interpretation

Inequalities

Number Series

Approximation and Simplification

Data Sufficiency

HCF and LCM

Profit and Loss

SI & CI

Problem on Ages

Work and Time

Speed Distance and Time

Probability, Permutation and Combination

Mensuration

Average, Ratio and Proportion

Partnership

Problems on Boats and Streams

Problems on Trains

Mixture and Alligation

Pipes and Cisterns

 

 

2.2 IBPS Clerk Syllabus For Mains Exam

As per the IBPS Clerk mains syllabus, the paper is divided into four sections

The four subjects are as follows:

  1. English Language
  2. Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude
  3. Numerical Ability
  4. General & Financial Awareness
English Language Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude Numerical Ability General & Financial Awareness
Reading Comprehension

Cloze Tests

Fill in the blanks

Sentence Errors

Vocabulary based questions

Sentence Improvement

Para-jumbles

Paragraph Based Questions

Inappropriate Usage

Idioms & Phrases

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Puzzles

Seating Arrangements

Direction Sense

Blood Relations

Syllogisms

Order and Ranking

Coding-Decoding

Machine Input-Output

Inequalities

Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series

Data Sufficiency

Number System and Conversions

Logical Reasoning

Input-Output

Basics of Hardware and software,

Windows operating system basics,

Internet terms and services,

Basic Functionalities of MS-Office( MS-word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint)

History of computers,

Networking and communication,

Database basics,

Basics of Hacking,

Security Tools and

Viruses

Data Interpretation

Inequalities

Number Series

Approximation and Simplification

Data Sufficiency

HCF and LCM

Profit and Loss

SI & CI

Problem on Ages

Work and Time

Speed Distance and Time

Probability, Permutation and Combination

Mensuration

Average, Ratio and Proportion

Partnership

Problems on Boats and Streams

Problems on Trains

Mixture and Alligation

Pipes and Cisterns

 

 

 

 

 

Banking Awareness

Financial Awareness

Government Schemes and Policies

Current Affairs

Static Awareness

India’s Financial and Banking System

Budget and Monetary Plans of the Government

Key National Institutions

Basics of Banking

Static GK

Awards & Honours

Latest Appointments

Important Days

 

 

 

 

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