IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2019 for Prelims and Mains Exam

IBPS is all set to roll IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam on 7th and 8th December 2019. IBPS Clerk 2019 has released the official notification for IBPS Clerk to recruit 12075 candidates for the post of clerk in various Public Sector Banks. As only few days are left in the examination, candidates must have almost completed their preparation. The most important thing needed for clearing IBPS Clerk Exam is detail analysis of IBPS Clerk Syllabus and Previous Year’s Paper that will help an aspirant to sail through the examination in a more enhanced way.

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Prioritize your topics and make a study plan for IBPS Clerk so that you can beat the time limit. Work on your speed, accuracy and time management. You can revise all the topics efficiently. This is the most efficient time to look into the syllabus so that you can work on your weak points. This will also reduce the risk of missing on any important topic of the exam. Check the detailed syllabus for IBPS Clerk 2019 below.

IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2019

The first step in cracking any competitive exam is to gather all the relevant information about the examination and its detailed syllabus. The pattern of IBPS Clerk is almost like other banking examinations. It is geared towards testing aspirant’s flexibility to solve complex questions. With every exam, IBPS is trying to follow the footprints of SBI and is showing extreme variations when compared to previous year’s examination.

What are the changes made in Clerk Syllabus 2019?

All you need to do is to get ready to face the the challenges thrown to you by IBPS. The syllabus of the IBPS Clerk is the same as the previous year’s syllabus, only the question on the different topics are molded with increases complexity and difficulty level of the questions by each examination passed. Read the full article to know all about the syllabus and targetting topics of IBPS Clerk. 

 

 

IBPS Clerk Prelims Syllabus 2019

There are three sections in the IBPS Clerk prelims exam namely English language, Reasoning Ability, and Quantitative aptitude. DI is the major and important topic in Quant whereas Puzzle is considered to be the most important topic in Reasoning ability. One needs to clear their concept on both the aforementioned topics as they carry the highest weightage in the exam. Reading comprehension in the English section comprises of 7-8 questions. There may be set of one or two Reading comprehension in the IBPS Clerk prelims exams 2019.

 
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, Work and Wages, Number system, 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 Syllabus 2019

More or less, syllabus for IBPS Clerk Prelims and IBPS Clerk mains are similar but some topics are added in all the sections with the level of difficulty. General awareness is the add on the subject in the mains exam. Students need to prepare banking awareness, static awareness and current affairs of the last 6 months to cover the GA part. Reroute all your attention to the DI and Puzzle and Seating arrangement in the mains exam. The level of the mains exam is comparatively difficult. Check the detailed IBPS Clerk mains syllabus below:

 
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 , Introduction to Computer Organisation, Computer Memory, Computer Hardware and I/O Devices, Computer Software, Operating System, Computer Network, Internet, MS Office Suit and Short cut keys, Basics of DBMS, 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, Number system, Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems (HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Work and Wages, 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.

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2019

IBPS Clerk Examination is conducted in two phases viz. IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam and IBPS Clerk Mains Exam. Click Here to know everything about the exam pattern. Following is the pattern of IBPS Clerk 2019 Exam which is the same as last year’s:

A) IBPS Clerk 2019 Preliminary Exam Pattern:

S.No. Name of Tests(Objective) No. of Questions Maximum Marks    Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

 

 

B) IBPS Clerk 2019 Mains Exam Pattern:

Sr. No Name of Tests

 

(NOT BY SEQUENCE)

No. of

 

Questions

Maximum

 

Marks

Medium of Exam Time allotted for each

 

test (Separately timed)

1 General/ Financial Awareness 50 50 English & Hindi 35 minutes
2 English Language 40 40 English 35 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 English & Hindi 45 minutes
4 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 English & Hindi 45 minutes
  Total 190 200   160 minutes

Important Note – Marks obtained by the candidates in the Main examination will be considered for shortlisting for final merit list.
 

There will be negative marking for every wrong answer in both Preliminary and Main Examination for which there is a penalty of ¼ or 0.25 of the marks assigned to the particular question.

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. 

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