Bank Syllabus 2020- All Bank Exam Syllabus Here

Bank Syllabus 2020: In banking sector more than 50,000 vacancies are released to recruit Officers and Clerks in Public Sector Banks and Regional Rural Banks. Bank exam syllabus for Prelims and Main exam of almost all Probationary Officer and Clerk recruitment is more or less same, in terms of the topics that students have to cover in Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability, English Language and General Awareness sections. The difference lies in the level of the questions asked in different recruitment exams.

The open-competitive exam in banking sector is generally conducted for 2 entry level positions i.e. Clerk & Scale I Officer (Probationary Officer/Specialist Officer).  The former one is a two-tier process (pre + main) while the latter one is a three-tier process (Pre + Main + Interview). Some of the prominent banking exams conducted by IBPS are IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, IBPS RRB Clerk, IBPS RRB Officer Scale I, Officer Scale II, Officer, RBI Grade B, RBI Assistant, SBI Clerk, SBI PO etc.

IBPS Calendar 2020 has been released. The complete schedule of Banking Exam 2020 is mentioned in the IBPS Calendar. So, candidates who aspire to get a government job in 2020 should start their preparation. 

Bank Exam 2020: Exam Pattern
Bank Exam 2020: Check Syllabus
Bank Exams 2020: Frequently Asked Questions

Bank Syllabus 2020

Data Analysis Reasoning English Language General/Economy/Banking Awareness Computer Aptitude
Number System, HCF &LCM,
Puzzle Reading Comprehension Banking and Financial Awareness Internet
(Quantity based)
Syllogism Error Detection Current Affairs (4-5 Months) Memory
Ratio & Proportion, Partnership  Seating Arrangement Vocabulary Static Awareness Keyboard Shortcuts
Percentage Input-Output Phrase Replacement   Computer Abbreviation
Mixtures & Alligations Blood Relations Word Association   Microsoft Office
Average & ages    Sentence Improvement   Computer Hardware
Profit & Loss Direction sense  Para Jumbles   Computer Software
Time and work & Pipe and cistern Data Sufficiency Cloze Test   Operating System
Simple Interest & Compound Interest Coding-Decoding Spelling Errors   Networking
Time & Distance, Boat & stream  Inequalities Fill in the blanks   Computer Fundamentals/Terminologies
Permutation, Combination & Probability Logical Reasoning Column Based Fillers   Number System
Mensuration (2D&3D)   Sentence Connectors   Basic of Logic Gates

   Data Interpretation

 ( Bar, line, pie, mixed, missing, arithmetic, radar),

  Word Replacement    
Caselet   Word Usage    
    Sentence Rearrangement    
    Sentence Completion    

Bank Exam 2020 Exam Pattern

The first step towards banking exam preparation journey is to have a detailed analysis of syllabus & examination pattern. The examination pattern of most of the banking exams is similar. The first stage of banking exams i.e. preliminary stage consists of the following sections:

  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Reasoning Ability
  • English Language

The preliminary exam pattern of most of the banking exams is as follow:

Serial Number Name of Test No. of Question Maximum Marks Duration
1. English Language 30 30 20 Minutes
2. Reasoning 35 35 20 Minutes
3. Numerical Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
  Total 100 100 60 Minutes

The main examination includes advance level of Data Interpretation & analysis, English Language, Reasoning Ability in addition to General Awareness in the form of  current affairs/banking affairs/financial awareness etc.

Sr.No. Name of the Test No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
 1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
 2 English Language 35 40 40 minutes
 3 Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
4 General Economy & Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
  Total 155 200 180 minutes
 5 English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25 30 minutes

Bank Exam Syllabus 2020

Generally, the syllabus of all the major banking exams remain same. The direct links to view syllabus of all the major exams conducted by IBPS is mentioned below:

Click Here For Syllabus for All Bank Exams

Bank Syllabus 2020: Frequently Asked Questions

Q1: Are freshers eligible for Banking Exams?
Yes! Freshers are eligible for most of the banking exams except some Specialist Officer exams conducted by individual banks which require experience in relevant field.

Q2: How many vacancies are released in Banking sector annually?
Answer: On an average, more than 50,000 vacancies are released annually.

Q3: For Which entry levels in banking sector open-competitive exam is conducted?
The open-competitive exam in banking sector is generally conducts for 2 entry level positions i.e. Clerk & Scale I Officer (Probationary Officer/Specialist Officer).  The former one is a two-tier process while the latter one is a three-tier process.

Q4: Is there interview in all bank job recruitment process?
Answer: No, there is no interview round for clerical level recruitment. The interview round is only there in PO, SO and other officer level recruitment.

Q5: What are the subjects you should prepare to crack Bank Jobs 2020?
Answer: The syllabus and exam pattern for almost all banking sector recruitment is similar for PO and Clerk level recruitment. You need to study quantitative aptitude, English language, reasoning ability and general awareness with special reference to current affairs and banking awareness to crack bank exams.