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IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2021: Overview
|Name of Conducting Body||Institute of Banking Personnel Selection, IBPS|
|Name of Exam||IBPS Clerk 2021|
|IBPS Clerk Notification||To Be Out In September 2021|
|Selection Process||Prelims Mains|
IBPS Clerk Exam
|Prelims: 100 Marks Mains: 200 Marks|
|Duration of Exam||IBPS Clerk Prelims: 1 Hour IBPS Clerk Mains: 2 Hour 40 Minutes|
|Marking scheme||1 mark each for every correct answer in Online Test|
|Negative marking||1/4th of the marks assigned to the question in MCQ|
|Mode of Examination||Online|
|Language of examination||English OR Hindi|
English Language paper has to be attempted in English.
IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus And Exam Pattern
IBPS Clerk exam is no different from any other bank exams. While IBPS issues only the broad subjects, they can be further sub-divided into individual topics, based on the questions that have appeared in the exams over the past few years. The IBPS Clerk syllabus has twp papers. There is no interview for the IBPS Clerk Exam.
(i) IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Syllabus: This comprises of Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language.
(ii) IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Syllabus: This comprises of Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, and an additional section of Computer Knowledge and General Awareness.
There will be a negative marking of 0.25 for every incorrect answer in each test of IBPS Exam 2020.
IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern For Prelims
The IBPS Prelims Exam is of 100 marks of 1-hour duration with 20 minutes for each section.
The Prelims Stage of IBPS PO will have three sections of a total duration of 1 Hour.
There will be a total of 100 Multiple Choice Questions.
Candidates will have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS.
An adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.
|S.No.||Name of Tests(Objective||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||English Language||30||30||20 minutes|
|2||Numerical Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
|3||Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern For Mains
The IBPS Clerk Mains Exam has 190 questions that need to be completed in a time frame of 160 minutes.
THe IBPS Clerk Mains Exam will have a total of 190 question with a duration of 160 Minutes.
There will be four sections in the IBPS Clerk Exam for Mains with different sectional timings.
Earlier, the Computer Aptitude and Reasoning Ability Section used to be conducted separately. But, as per the recent update by IBPS, both these sections have been amalgamated together constituting a total of 50 Marks.
|S.No.||Name of Tests(Objective)||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude||50||60||45 minutes|
|2||English Language||40||40||35 minutes|
|3||Quantitative Aptitude||50||50||45 minutes|
|4||General/ Financial Awareness||50||50||35 minutes|
IBPS Clerk Syllabus For Prelims Exam
The IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam will have three sections.
|Reasoning Ability||English Language||Quantitative Aptitude|
|Seating Arrangements Puzzles Inequalities Syllogism Input-Output Data Sufficiency Blood Relations Order and Ranking Alphanumeric Series Distance and Direction Verbal Reasoning||Cloze Test Reading Comprehension Spotting Errors Sentence Improvement Sentence Correction Para Jumbles Fill in the Blanks Para/Sentence Completion||Number Series Data Interpretation Simplification/ Approximation Quadratic Equation Data Sufficiency Mensuration Average Profit and Loss Ratio and Proportion Work, Time and Energy Time and Distance Probability Relations Simple and Compound Interest Permutation and Combination|
IBPS Clerk Syllabus For Mains Exam
The IBPS Clerk Syllabus will have an addition of an extra section called the General Awareness. This section will have questions based on financial awareness.
|Reasoning Ability||English Language||Quantitative Aptitude||General Awareness|
|Seating Arrangements Puzzles Inequalities Syllogism Input-Output Data Sufficiency Blood Relations Order and Ranking Alphanumeric Series Distance and Direction Verbal Reasoning||Cloze Test Reading Comprehension Spotting Errors Sentence Improvement Sentence Correction Para Jumbles Fill in the Blanks Para/Sentence Completion||Number Series Data Interpretation Simplification/ Approximation Quadratic Equation Data Sufficiency Mensuration Average Profit and Loss Ratio and Proportion Work, Time and Energy Time and Distance Probability Relations Simple and Compound Interest Permutation and Combination||Current Affairs Banking Awareness GK Updates Currencies Important Places Books and Authors Awards Headquarters Prime Minister Schemes Important Days|
It is necessary for all the candidates applying for IBPS Clerk 2020 Exam to once go through the syllabus as mentioned in the IBPS Clerk 2020 notification released by IBPS to prepare judiciously for this exam.
For more details check the Official Site of IBPS.
IBPS Clerk Syllabus: FAQ’s
Q. What is the process of selection into the IBPS Clerk Exam?
Ans. The candidates will be selected on the basis of two stages: Prelims and Mains Exams. However, the marks secured by the candidates in the Mains Exam will be taken for final selection.
Q. What will be the language of the question in IBPS Clerk?
Ans. The question paper will be bilingual, i.e. in English and Hindi. However, in the case of English Language Paper, the language will be only English.
Q. What is the marks distribution for IBPS Clerk Exam?
Ans. The IBPS Clerk Prelims will be of 100 marks of 1 hour and the IBPS Mains Exam will be of 200 marks of 2 hours 40 minutes.
Q. Will there be any negative marking in the exam?
Ans. Yes, there will be a negative marking of 0.25 for every incorrect answer in the IBPS Clerk Prelims and Mains Exam.