IBPS Clerks XI Syllabus 2021 PDF (Download) Prelims & Mains Exam Pattern

आईबीपीएस क्लर्क सिलेबस: Institute of Personnel Selection issued the IBPSC Clerk Recruitment for the newly graduates in banking sectors in India. IBPS Clerk Syllabus and Exam details pattern are given in the below paragraph. The candidates who are going to appear for the IBPS Clerk exams for those candidates for better understanding we mentioned the IBPS Clerk Syllabus in this web page. Every year a huge number of applicants hold this opportunity to get the IBPS Clerk Posts in the nationwide. IBPS offers various posts like IBPS PO, Clerk for all the eligible candidates. There are a huge number of vacancies for the IBPS Clerk posts. The candidates who are interested fill the IBPS Clerk Online Applications. Here we mentioned the IBPS Clerk Syllabus in the article given below.

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IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2021 – Check IBPS Clerk Written Test Pattern

The candidates we mentioned here complete details about the IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2021. Candidates with the help of Clerk Exam pattern you can get an idea and to crack the IBPS Clerk Exam very easy. IBPS Clerk exam shall be conducted in 3 phases. The 3 Phases we are listed here are 1. Prelims 2. Mains 3. Interview process.

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IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Pattern 2021 Download

The IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam shall be held in online mode. The Exam Paper contains a total 100 questions and marks contain 100 marks. The paper consists of 3 sessions. For every correct answer it carries 1 mark. There is a negative marking scheme. For each wrong answer it cut off 0.25 marks will be deduced. The IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern is tabulated below.

IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Pattern

S.No. Name of Tests No. of Questions  Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30  60 minutes
2 Numerical Ability 35 35
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Pattern

S.No. Name of Tests No. of Questions Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 min
2 English Language 40 40 35 min
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 min
4 General/ Financial Awareness 50 50 35 min
Total 190 200 160 minutes

IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2021 Download Prelims Mains Syllabus @ ibps.in

The IBPS Clerk Syllabus is as follows…

Numerical Ability Syllabus

Sr. No. Topic Weightage
1 Simplification 10 Questions
2 Number Series 5 Questions
3 Data Interpretation 5-10 Questions
4 Average 1-2 Questions
5 Interest 1-2 Questions
6 Mensuration 1-2 Questions
7 Percentage 0-1 Q
8 Ratio & Proportion 0-1 Q
9 Algebra 2-5 Questions
10 Profit & Loss 1-3 Questions
11 Time, Speed & Distance 1-3 Questions
12 Time & Work 1-2 Questions
13 Permutation & Combination / Probability 0-1 Q
14 Mixture Problems 0-1 Questions
15 Number System 0-1 Q

Reasoning Ability Syllabus

Sr. No. Topic Weightage
1 Arrangement & Pattern 10-12 Questions
2 Mathematically Inequalities 5 Questions
3 Coding-Decoding 3-5 Questions
4 Directions & Distances 1-3 Questions
5 Blood Relations 1-3 Questions
6 Order & Ranking 1-3 Questions
7 Circular Seating Arrangement 0-5 Q
8 Linear Seating Arrangement 0-5 Q
9 Syllogisms 2-5 Questions
10 Double Line-Up 0-5 Questions
11 Scheduling 0-5 Questions
12 Classification 0-3 Questions
13 Series 0-1 Q

IBPS Clerk Syllabus for  the English

Sr. No. Topic Weightage
1 Reading Comprehension 5 Questions
2 Grammar
(Error Spotting, Phrase Replacement, Fill in the Blanks)
5 Questions
3 Vocabulary (Cloze Test) 5-10 Questions
4 Verbal Ability (Para Jumble) 0-5 Questions


Homonyms, Antonyms, Synonyms, Word Formation, Spelling


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 Syllabus For Reasoning

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

IBPS Clerk Syllabus For Quantitative Aptitude

Ratio and proportion, Averages, Time and work, Speed, Distance and time, Mixture and allegation Stocks and shares, Percentages, Partnership, Clocks, Volume and Surface Area, Bar & Graphs, Line charts, Tables.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.

IBPS Clerk 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, Database basics, Basics of Hacking, Security Tools, and Viruses

IBPS Clerk 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, Banking Terms,Important Government Schemes on capital & money market.

Recommended Books

Name of the Books
Author/ Publisher
Objective General English S.P. Bakshi
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examination R.S. Aggarwal
Analytical Reasoning M.K. Pandey

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