IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2018: Syllabus for Prelims & Mains Exam


IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2018:

As IBPS does not release a syllabus for the IBPS Clerk Examination, we can conjecture by the questions asked in the previous years that the syllabus is really vast. It is geared towards testing an aspirant’s versatility to solve complex questions in the most prolific manner. So, here is the syllabus of IBPS Clerk Examination 2018 to get you acquainted with the important topics that will be asked in the examination. It incorporates all the important topics that one needs to prepare for the different sections of IBPS Clerk Prelims as well as Main Examination.

Students, as we all know that the pattern of IBPS exams keeps changing with every other examination that is conducted for some or the other recruitment process. And that changed pattern always acts as a bombshell that blows everyone's mind who attempts the examination. So, if don't want yourself in this situation during the time of examination then here is the syllabus, get down to the nitty-gritty and be on the ball to face IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2018.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Syllabus 2018


S. No. Subject Syllabus
1. English Language
Reading comprehension, Fillers (Double fillers, Multiple Sentence Fillers, Sentence Fillers), New Pattern Cloze Test, Phrase Replacement, Odd Sentence Out cum Para Jumbles, Inference, Sentence Completion,Connectors, Paragraph Conclusion, Phrasal Verb Related Questions, Error Detection Questions, Word usage/ Vocab Based Questions.

2. Reasoning Ability
Puzzles & Seating Arrangements, Direction Sense, Blood-Relation, Syllogism, Order and Ranking, Coding-Decoding, Machine Input-Output, Inequalities, Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series, Alphabet Related Questions.

3. Numerical Ability
Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Pie Chart), Inequalities (Quadratic Equations), Number Series, Approximation and Simplification, Data Sufficiency, Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems (HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns).


IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Syllabus 2018


S. No. Subject Syllabus
1. General English
Reading comprehension, Fillers( Double fillers, Multiple Sentence Fillers, Sentence Fillers), New Pattern Cloze Test, Phrase Replacement, Odd Sentence Out cum Para Jumbles,Inference, Sentence Completion,Connectors, Paragraph Conclusion, Phrasal Verb Related Questions, Error Detection Questions, Word usage/ Vocab Based Questions.

2. Reasoning and Computer Aptitude
Puzzles & Seating Arrangements, Direction Sense, Blood, Relation, Syllogism, Order and Ranking, Coding-Decoding, Machine Input-Output, Inequalities, Alpha-Numeric-Symbol, Series, Data Sufficiency, Logical Reasoning (Passage Inference, Statement and Assumption, Conclusion, Argument), History and Generation of Computers, Introduction to Computer Organisation, Computer Memory, Computer Hardware and I/O Devices, Computer Software, Computer Languages, Operating System, Computer Network, Internet, MS Office Suit and Short cut keys, Basics of DBMS, Number System and Conversions, Computer and Network Security.

3. Quantitative Aptitude
Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Caselet, Radar/Web, Pie Chart), Inequalities (Quadratic Equations, Quantity 1, Quantity 2), Number Series, Approximation and Simplification, Data Sufficiency, Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems (HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns).

4. General/ Financial Awareness
Banking and Insurance Awareness, Financial Awareness, Govt. Schemes and Policies, Current Affairs, Static Awareness.


As the upward trend in the complexity of questions has only made the consistency of the examination pattern a question mark, keep yourself prepared for a bolt from the blues. Sink your teeth into the preparations and you will definitely bring it off this time.