Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is an autonomous agency in India which is completely aimed at providing employment to young, talented and self-confident job seekers.
This self-governing institute conduct no. of exams for different posts in Indian nationalized or scheduled banks like IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2017, IBPS PO exam, IBPS Specialist Officer & more.
For this purpose, IBPS administers several exams for recruitment of aspirants in India’s top most government banking sections. The candidates who aim to achieve IBPS should be well-prepared for virtually all aspects of IBPS Clerk Syllabus (which covers each and every topic which may come in question paper).
As per the latest notification, IBPS Clerk exam pattern has been changed & updated for CWE VII 2017. You can check the updated syllabus & exam pattern in this blog below.
Accomplishing IBPS is not an easy task! Every year lakhs of students appear in the exam but only few of them get success.
In order to qualify this test, students are required to prepare a smart study plan which should be proceeded from IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2017 and IBPS Clerk 2017 Exam Pattern to the self-assessment processes like – Mock Test Papers, Test Series and IBPS Clerk Previous Years Question Papers.
To ease out the candidates’ preparation, Eduncle has come up with the prescribed IBPS Clerk Syllabus which covers all the important topics that may appear in the exam.
IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus
Recently, IBPS has changed the exam pattern for IBPS Clerk Exam 2017. The exam consists of following sections:
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IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus for English
Phrases and idioms
Direct and Indirect speech
Active/ Passive voice
Topic rearrangement of passage
IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude
Ratio and proportion
Time and work
Speed, Distance and time
Mixture and allegation
Stocks and shares
Volume and surface Area
Height and Distances
Permutation and combinations
Simple and compound interest
Profit, Loss and Discount
Elements of Algebra
Bar & Graphs
IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus for Reasoning
Statement and conclusions
Statement and assumptions
Statement and arguments
Passage and conclusions
Number, Ranking and time sequence
Direction sense Test
Decision making test
Input/output, Assertion and reasoning
Odd figure Out
Miscellaneous Test etc.
IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus for General Awareness
Current affairs related to national and international issues of last 6 months.
Overview of Indian Financial System
History of Indian banking system.
Recent credit and monetary policies
Introduction to National financial institutions like RBI, SEBI, IRDA, FSDC etc and of International organizations like IMF, World Bank, ADB, UN etc.
Abbreviations and Economic terminologies
Important Government Schemes on capital & money market.
IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus for Computer Knowledge
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
Basics of Hacking, Security Tools and Viruses.
IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2017 [Updated]
As per the New IBPS Clerk exam Pattern, the exam follows two-tier pattern – Preliminary and Mains. Both the exams are conducted separately and contains different paper pattern. To understand it completely, please check below-
IBPS Clerk Pattern for Prelims Exam
The exam pattern for the IBPS Clerk Prelims 2017 has no major changes. Check the table below for section-wise breakage of the Clerk prelims exam. Candidates appearing in the IBPS Clerk exam 2017 are supposed to clear sectional & overall cutoff for these three sections.
|S. No.||Name of Tests||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||English Language||30||30||Composite Time of 1 Hour|
IBPS Clerk Main Paper Pattern
IBPS Clerk Main Paper Pattern has been changed significantly. In 2017, there will be following changes in the updated exam pattern:
1. There will be only 4 sections in IBPS Clerk Mains Exam. Computers knowledge & Reasoning are no longer separate sections. Instead, these will be considered as a single section namely –
2. The marking weightage of these 4 sections is updated.
3. Paper Duration for IBPS Clerk 2017 Mains Exam is extended to 160 minutes. Earlier it was 135 minutes.
|S.No.||Name of the Tests||No. of Questions||Max Marks||Time Allotted to Section|
|1.||General/ Financial Awareness||50||50||35 minutes|
|2.||General English||40||40||35 minutes|
|3.||Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude||50||60||45 minutes|
|4.||Quantitative Aptitude||50||50||45 minutes|
After knowing the above useful information, candidates may proceed to further preparation plan that may also include the suitable IBPS Clerk Preparation Study Material!
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