IBPS Clerk Mains Syllabus

IBPS conducts an exam for the recruitment of clerks in the nationalized banks in India. Those candidates who qualify the preliminary examination through common written examination will be allowed to appear for mains. This is an objective type test consisting of multiple choice questions. IBPS Clerk Mains exam has a total of 200 questions of 200 marks and 2 hours of total time duration. Each wrong answer will consist of 0.25 mark of negative marking.

The IBPS Mains Exam Syllabus contains the following Topics

  • Reasoning Ability
  • English Language
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • General Awareness
  • Computer Knowledge

The question pattern of the clerk main exam is as follows:

Subject’s Name No. of Questions Marks Time Duration
Reasoning Ability 40 40 2 hours
English Language 40 40
Quantitative Aptitude 40 40
General Awareness 40 40
Computer Knowledge 40 40

IBPS Clerk Mains Examination Syllabus:

The syllabus for IBPS Clerk Mains includes the following subjects which needs to be covered before appearing for the examination.

Reasoning Ability

  • 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
  • Odd figure Out

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze test
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Error Spotting
  • Sentence Correction
  • Para Jumbles
  • Synonyms/Antonyms

Quantitative Aptitude

  • Simplification/Approximation
  • Data Interpretation
  • Number Series
  • Ratio & Proportion
  • Problem on Ages
  • Percentages
  • Partnerships
  • Profit & Loss
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Mixtures & Allegations
  • Simple Interest & Compound Interest
  • Time, Work & Wages
  • Time, Speed & Distance
  • Boats and streams
  • Problem on trains
  • Mensuration
  • Geometry
  • Permutation, Combination & Probability

General Awareness

  • Banking & Financial Awareness
  • Current Affairs
  • Static GK (Few questions)

Computer Knowledge

  • Fundamentals of Computer
  • History of Computer
  • Internet
  • MS Office – Word, PowerPoint, Excel & Access
  • Memory
  • Input Output devices
  • Computer Shortcuts

So, this was all for the syllabus of IBPS Clerk Mains Exams. The candidates must follow this syllabus in order to qualify for IBPS Clerk Exams. For more information regarding IBPS Exams and more, stay tuned with Byju’s.

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