IBPS Clerk Exam 2018 will be conducted for the recruitment of Bank Clerk Post in the nationalized banks or PSB’s of India. In the year 2018, 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).
Last year, the IBPS Clerk exam pattern was changed and updated. This year, no changes are available in the CWE VIII 2018. So, keep yourself updated by visiting our page regularly. You can check the updated syllabus & exam pattern in the blog below.
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 2018 and IBPS Clerk 2018 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
In the year 2017, IBPS changed the exam pattern. Therefore, there are fewer chances of any change in the exam pattern for IBPS Clerk Exam 2018. 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:
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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 2018
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 2018 has no major changes till. Check the table below for section-wise breakage of the Clerk prelims exam. Candidates appearing in the IBPS Clerk exam 2018 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|
IBPS Clerk Main Paper Pattern
Last year, there was a significant change in the IBPS Clerk Main Pattern. There are fewer chances that the exam pattern for IBPS Clerk 2018 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 –
2. The marking weight-age of these 4 sections is 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|
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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