The Karnataka Bank has designed its syllabus for its Clerical exam in such a way that it will get the best candidates for its post.

This article will give details about the syllabus for the Karnataka Bank Clerk Exam. Knowing the syllabus beforehand will help the candidates in preparing for the exam.

Karnataka Bank Limited is India’s twelfth largest old generation private sector bank. It is an ‘A’ Class Scheduled Commercial Bank based in Mangaluru in Karnataka, India.

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Karnataka Bank Clerk Syllabus 2022

The selection process for Karnataka Bank Clerk Exam consists of an online test. The subjects of the exam are as follows:

  1. Reasoning
  2. General Awareness (with special focus on Banking Industry)
  3. English Language
  4. Computer Knowledge
  5. Numerical Ability

The topics as in syllabus of the Karnataka Bank Clerk Exam is as follows:


  • Puzzles
  • Seating arrangement
  • Coding decoding
  • Input output
  • Syllogism
  • Blood relation
  • Number series
  • Alphanumeric series
  • Direction & distance
  • Order & ranking

General Awareness (with special focus on Banking Industry)

  • Current affairs for the past 6 months
  • Static awareness
  • Banking awareness

English Language

  • English comprehension
  • Cloze test
  • Error detection
  • Sentence rearrangement
  • Phrase replacement
  • Phrasal verbs
  • Vocabulary
  • Sentence correction

Computer Knowledge

  • History of Computer
  • Computer fundamentals
  • Basic knowledge of the internet
  • Input & output devices
  • Computer languages
  • Computer Abbreviations
  • Software & hardware fundamentals
  • Security tools
  • Database
  • Networking
  • Shortcut keys
  • MS office

Numerical Ability 

  • Approximation
  • Simplification
  • Data interpretation
  • Inequality
  • Quadratic equation
  • Average
  • Age
  • Percentage
  • Ration & proportion
  • Profit & loss
  • SI- CI
  • Time speed and distance
  • Time & work
  • Pipes & cistern
  • Probability
  • Mensuration

*Note: A category wise merit list will be prepared on the basis of the aggregate marks scored in the Objective Test. The minimum aggregate cut off marks for being shortlisted for Interview will be decided by the Bank in relation to the number of vacancies. Roll No. of the candidates shortlisted for interview will be published on NHB website.

Frequently Asked Question about Karnataka Bank


What is the function of Karnataka Bank?

Karnataka Bank Limited provides business and personal banking products and services in India. The bank operates in four segments: Treasury, Corporate/Wholesale Banking, Retail Banking, and Other Banking Operations.

When was Karnataka Bank established?

Karnataka Bank Limited was incorporated on 18 February 1924, and commenced business on 23 May 1924. Its founders established it at Mangalore, a coastal town in the Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka.
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