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August 8, 2019 • 3:52 pm

IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2019 & Exam Pattern (Prelims | Mains)

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IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2019 & Exam Pattern

 

 

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.

 

IBPS Clerk Exam 2019 will be conducted for the recruitment of Bank Clerk Post in the nationalized banks or PSB’s of India. Last year, 19 of the 21 nationalized banks took part in the IBPS Clerk Recruitment exam.

The difficulty level of this exam is somewhat lower than Probationary Officer, but the competition is mind whopping. Last year there were nearly 45 lakh candidates, who applied for this exam.

 

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).

 

This year, no changes are expected in the Clerk 2019. So, keep yourself updated by visiting our page regularly. You can check the updated syllabus & exam pattern in the blog below.

 

 

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Accomplishing IBPS is not an easy task! Every year lakhs of students appear in the exam but only a few of them get success due to limited seats.

 

In order to qualify this test, students are required to prepare a smart study plan which should be proceeded from IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2019 and IBPS Clerk 2019 Exam Pattern to the self-assessment processes like – Mock Test Papers, Test Series and IBPS Clerk Previous Papers.

 

To ease out the candidates’ preparation, Eduncle has come up with the prescribed IBPS Clerk Syllabus which covers all the important topics having greater chances to come in the exam.

 

 

 

IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus

 

This year, there are no changes in the exam pattern for IBPS Clerk Exam 2019. When you're finished reading the blog, make sure to leave a quick comment to let us know which topic you find most difficult. The exam consists of following sections:

 

 English

 Quantitative Aptitude

 Reasoning

 General Awareness

 Computer Knowledge

 

 

IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus for English

 

English is one of the most important section in IBPS Clerk Exam. So, you got to have good command over it. To prepare for this section you need complete and latest IBPS Clerk Syllabus for English. So, below we have mentioned the complete English Syllabus for IBPS Clerk Exam:

 

Vocabulary

Homonyms

Antonyms

Synonyms

Word Formation

Spelling

 

Grammar

Spotting Errors

Phrases and idioms

Direct and Indirect speech

Active/ Passive voice

 

Reading Comprehension

Theme Detection

Passage completion

Topic rearrangement of passage

Deriving Conclusion.

 

 

IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude

 

In Quantitative Aptitude section, you can score maximum no. of marks. If you clear all the concepts and learned all the formulas, then you can easily score good marks in Quantitative section. But before starting your preparation, you must check the entire IBPS Clerk Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude section as given below:

 

Ratio and proportion

Averages

Time and work

Speed, Distance and time

Mixture and allegation

Stocks and shares

Percentages

Partnership

Clocks

Volume and surface Area

Height and Distances

Logarithms

Permutation and combinations

Simple and compound interest

Equations

Probability

Trigonometry

Profit, Loss and Discount

Mensuration

Elements of Algebra

Data Interpretation

Pie charts

Tables

Bar & Graphs

Line charts.

 

 

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IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus for Reasoning

 

The trickiest section of all the IBPS Clerk sections. It is divided in two parts: Verbal Reasoning and Non-Verbal Reasoning. So, below you can check the IBPS Clerk Syllabus of Reasoning section for both the parts:

 

Verbal Reasoning

Analogy

Classification

Word formation

Statement and conclusions

Syllogism

Statement and assumptions

Statement and arguments

Coding Decoding

Blood Relations

Passage and conclusions

Alphabet test

Series Test

Number, Ranking and time sequence

Direction sense Test

Decision making test

Figure series

Input/output, Assertion and reasoning

Sitting Arrangement

 

Non-Verbal Reasoning

Series test

Odd figure Out

Analogy

Miscellaneous Test etc.

 

 

IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus for General Awareness

 

While preparing for other sections, you can't afford to ignore this section of IBPS Clerk Exam as most of the students do. If you prepare well for this section, then it will help you in improving your overall marks in the exam. 

Check the complete IBPS Clerk Syllabus for General Awareness and start preparing for the exam.

 

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

Banking Terms

Important Government Schemes on Capital & Money Market

 

 

IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus for Computer Knowledge

 

Checkout the latest and complete IBPS Clerk Syllabus for Computer Knowledge section below and plan your preparations accordingly:

 

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.

 

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IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2019

 

As per the new IBPS Clerk exam Pattern, the exam follows a two-tier pattern – Preliminary and Mains. Both the exams are conducted separately and contain different paper patterns. To understand it completely, please check below-

 

 

IBPS Clerk Pattern for Prelims Exam

 

The exam pattern for the IBPS Clerk Prelims 2019 is expected to have no change. Check the table below for section-wise breakage of the Clerk prelims exam. Candidates appearing in the IBPS Clerk Exam 2019 are supposed to clear sectional & overall cutoff for these three sections.

 

S.No. Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time allotted for each test (Separately timed)
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

 

 

IBPS Clerk Main Paper Pattern

 

In 2017, there was a significant change in the IBPS Clerk Main Pattern. There are fewer chances that the exam pattern for IBPS Clerk 2019 to be changed. We will update you if there will be any change in the exam pattern. Stay connected with us to keep yourself updated.

 

In the year 2017, following changes were made from the 2016 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 - Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude.
  2. The marking weight-age of these 4 sections was updated.
  3. The time duration was changed from 135 minutes to 160 minutes for the Mains Paper of IBPS Clerk Exam.

 

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
  Total 190 200 160 minutes

 

After knowing the above useful information, candidates may proceed to further preparation plan that may also include the suitable IBPS Clerk Preparation Books!

 

 

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  • Sweta Ojha
    Thanks for the information
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Sweta,
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  • Hemant
    Sir i am physically handicap and my sub catrgory is locomoter cerebral palasy or my writing hand is affected so i eligible for using scribe
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Priyanka,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Thanks for asking your query with us!   According to the guideline issued by Indian govt., Candidates suffering from blindness, locomotor disability, and cerebral palsy will get scribe & compensatory time of twenty minutes per hour for the exam.   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Nitin Vishwakarma
    one of the best page for proper information. thank you
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Nitin,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Thanks for the kind words and appreciation! We value your generous feedback. For more such updates, Kindly stay tuned with Eduncle.   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Padma
    thank you
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    Padma
    clear information about exam dates
  • Abinaya
    sir, both prelim&main exam are conducted in same day or different days
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Abinaya,   Greetings from Eduncle!   The Prelims & Mains are conducted separately on different days. IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam will be conducted on one of the following dates: 2nd Dec, 3rd Dec, 9th Dec, 10th Dec 2017. On the other hand, IBPS Clerk Mains will be conducted for prelims qualified candidates on 21st Jan 2018. You can read more about the IBPS Clerk Exam Dates here.   Hope the above information will be helpful to you. For more queries, please stay tuned!   Thanks for asking!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Amrita Soni
    sir i want to know as i am week in maths which topic should i prepare for clearing ibps clerk 2017 exam
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Amrita,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Thanks for asking your query with us!   Sectional cut off is considered crucial in IBPS Clerk Exam, So you should start working on your weaker section. If you can manage to score 15-20 marks in Quantitative Section & score 25+ in other two section, you'll be able to crack the IBPS Clerk exam with flying colors.   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Kirankumar
    it means sir we ll face 2 exams prelims and main exam
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello KiranKumar,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Yes! To qualify the IBPS Clerk Exam, you need to qualify both the exams - Prelims & Mains. And your final selection will be based on Mains Exams' Scores.   Thanks for asking your query with us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Saumya Awasthi
    Thank you for this information. It will really help me in doing preparations for exam. May i get some help in english notes?
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Saumya,   Greetings from Eduncle!   Thanks for the kind words and appreciation! We value your generous feedback. Please follow the link to get expert guidance in IBPS English Exam Preparation.   Thanks! Stay Tuned with us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
    Vicithra
    sir, Is there any changes in syllogism for clerk like po?
    Eduncle Team
    Hello Vicithra,   Greetings from Eduncle!   No, there are no major changes in IBPS Clerk Syllabus.   Hope the above information will be helpful to you. For more queries, please stay tuned!   Thanks for asking!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Anil Gond
    Sir, Kya IBPS ka exam kewal English mein hi hota hai ya Hindi mein bhi?
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Anil,   Greetings from Eduncle!   IBPS exam is conducted in Hindi & English for Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness & Computer Knowledge. You can switch between Hindi & English for these sections. Only English section is not bilingual.   Hope the above information will be helpful to you. For more queries, please stay tuned!   Thanks for asking!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
  • Vicithra
    Is there any changes in syllogism for clerk like po?
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    Eduncle Team
    Hello Vicithra,   Greetings from Eduncle!   No changes were made in IBPS Clerk Syllabus this year. If we find any changes, we'll updated in the blog. Kindly Stay Tuned!   Thanks for asking your query with us!   Kind Regards, Eduncle Team
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