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IBPS Clerk Syllabus & Exam Pattern
As per the latest notification, IBPS Clerk 2018 exam pattern has been changed. You can check the updated IBPS Clerk syllabus & exam pattern in this post below. IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2018 is very much same as any other Bank Exam. The major three sections on which a candidate needs complete command to ace IBPS Clerk 2018 Preliminary Exam are:
• • Reasoning
• • Quantitative Aptitude
• • English Language
When a candidate clears the Preliminary Exam, he/she must start preparing for the Mains Exam. The Mains Examination of IBPS Clerk exam 2018 consists of 4 sections which are mentioned below:
• • Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude
• • Quantitative Aptitude
• • English Language
• • General/ Financial Awareness
IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2018
IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern: Preliminary Exam
Major changes have been observed in the Exam Pattern of IBPS Clerk 2018 Prelims Exam. The IBPS Clerk preliminary examination is conducted online and candidates are allocated total duration of 1 hour (20 minutes for each section) to complete the preliminary exam.
Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. 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
Total 100 100 1 Hour

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern: Mains Exam
In the latest update by IBPS, IBPS Clerk Mains Exam will now constitute of 190 questions that needs to be completed in a time frame of 160 minutes.
Previously, Computer Aptitude and Reasoning Ability Section used to be conducted separately. But, in the recent update by IBPS, both these sections are amalgamated together and will constitute of 50 questions that needs to be solved in a time duration of 45 minutes. Both Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam will be conducted bilingually, i.e. both in English and in Hindi. Let’s have a look at the Exam Pattern for IBPS Clerk CWE VII.
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
Total 190 200 160 minutes
Now that we have seen the IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam Pattern. Let’s discuss the detailed syllabus of all the sections asked in Preliminary and Mains Exam of IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam:
IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2018
IBPS Clerk Syllabus: English Language
Vocabulary Grammar Reading Comprehension
Homonyms, Antonyms, Synonyms, Word Formation, Spelling Spotting Errors, Phrases and idioms, Direct and Indirect speech, Active/ Passive voice Theme Detection, Passage completion, Topic rearrangement of passage, Deriving Conclusion.
IBPS Clerk Syllabus: Reasoning
Verbal Reasoning Non-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 Series test, Odd figure Out, Analogy, Miscellaneous Test
IBPS Clerk Syllabus: 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: 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: 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.

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