IBPS Clerk Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2019

IBPS Clerk Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2019

IBPS Clerk Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2019
IBPS Clerk Syllabus and Exam Pattern 2019

The Indian Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is one of the banking sectors which conducts the recruitment drive every year to recruit candidates for various posts like Probationary officer (PO), Clerk, Specialist Officer (SO), and many more. The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2019 for the recruitment of clerical cadres in various public sector banks in India. IBPS Clerk is one of the most sought-after jobs in India. It is a great entry-level job for those who want to work in the banking sector. There are lots of perks, benefits, and opportunities for career growth in this job. In order to crack IBPS clerk examination, it is essential to have a clear idea about IBPS Clerk Syllabus and Exam pattern 2019. Go through the blog to know more in detail.

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2019

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern

Section No. of Questions Marks
English language 30 30
Numerical Ability 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100
  • The total duration of the exam will be 1 hour.
  • Paper will be held online i.e. computer-based exam.
  • There will be 100 questions of 100 marks in the question paper.
  • All the questions will be multiple choice in nature.
  • The language of the question paper will be both i.e. Hindi and English.
  • Each question will carry 1 mark and every correct response will be awarded by 1 mark.
  • There is a penalty of 0.25 marks for each wrong attempt

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Pattern

Section No. of Questions Marks
General/Financial Awareness 50 50
General English 40 40
Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude 50 60
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
Total 190 100
  • The Main exam duration will be 2 hours 15 minutes.
  • The main exam is also an online entrance test (computer-based test).
  • Paper will contain 200 multiple choice questions of 200 marks. Each question will carry 1 mark.
  • The question paper will be bilingual except English language section.
  • Negative marking is applicable and the penalty of -0.25 marks will be imposed on each wrong attempt.

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IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2019

IBPS Clerk Syllabus for Prelims Examination

Reasoning Ability Quantitative Ability English language
Logical Reasoning Simplification Reading Comprehension
Alphanumeric Series Profit & Loss Cloze Test
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test Mixtures &Alligations Para jumbles
Data Sufficiency Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices Multiple Meaning / Error Spotting
Coded Inequalities Work & Time Fill in the blanks
Seating Arrangement Time & Distance Miscellaneous
Puzzle Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere Paragraph Completion
Tabulation Data Interpretation
Syllogism Ratio & Proportion, Percentage
Blood Relations Number Systems
Input Output Sequence & Series
Coding Decoding Permutation, Combination &Probability
Mixture Problems
Number System
Data Sufficiency

IBPS Clerk Syllabus for Mains Examination

English language Computer Aptitude General Awareness
Reading Comprehension MS Office General Knowledge
Grammar (Error Spotting, Phrase Replacement, Fill in the Blanks) Computer Hardware Current Affairs
Vocabulary (Cloze Test, Fill in the Blanks, Error Spotting, Phrase Replacement) Computer Software Banking Awareness
Verbal Ability (Para Jumbles) Computer Memory Miscellaneous
Cloze Test Internet
Para jumbles Networking
Multiple Meaning / Error Spotting Operating System
Fill in the blanks Data representation
Miscellaneous Others
Paragraph Completion

The syllabus for quantitative aptitude and Reasoning ability remains the same. Candidates are suggested to go through the IBPS Clerk Syllabus and exam pattern for 2019 during their preparation. You can excel in the exam with a wide range of IBPS Preparation Books available online.

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