IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2019 - Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts IBPS Clerk examination every year. It is important that candidates check the syllabus of IBPS Clerk 2019 so that they can prepare for the exam well. IBPS Clerk 2019 will be conducted in two stages - prelims and mains. IBPS Clerk syllabus 2019 is prescribed for 3 sections of the prelims exam and 4 sections of the mains exam. IBPS Clerk 2019 syllabus includes topics from which the questions will appear in each section of the exam. Candidates must make sure that they do not miss any topic mentioned in the syllabus of IBPS Clerk 2019. Read the article below to know more about IBPS Clerk syllabus 2019. IBPS Clerk exam is conducted for the recruitment of candidates for the post of clerk in participant public sector banks. Last year, the exam was conducted for a total of 7883 vacancies. It is expected that IBPS Clerk 2019 will be conducted for approximately over 8000 vacancies.
There are two stages of IBPS Clerk examination - Prelims and Mains. The exam body prescribes syllabus of both stages of the examination separately. Given below is the stage wise syllabus of IBPS Clerk 2019.
There are three sections in the preliminary examination of IBPS Clerk - English Language, Numerical Ability and Reasoning Ability. Section-wise syllabus of IBPS Clerk 2019 is given below.
Phrases and idioms
Direct and Indirect speech
Topic rearrangement of passage
Active/ Passive voice
Fill in the blanks
One word substitution
Ratio and proportion
Time and work
Distance and time
Mixture and allegations
Stocks and shares
Volume and Surface Area
Bar & Graphs
Height and Distances
Permutation and combinations
Simple and compound interest
Loss and Discount
Elements of Algebra
Surds & Indices
Sequence & Series
Statement and arguments
Statement and conclusions Syllogism
Statement and assumptions
Odd figure Out
Passage and conclusions
Decision making test
Assertion and reasoning
Ranking and time sequence
Direction Sense Test
The syllabus of IBPS Clerk 2019 mains exam is prescribed for four sections - General/ Financial Awareness, Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language.Apart from General/ Financial Awareness and Computer Aptitude, the topics of the rest of the sections are the same as that of the prelims exam. However, the difficulty level for mains exam will be higher than IBPS Clerk 2019 prelims exam.
Numerical Ability/ Quantitative Aptitude questions from the same topic from IBPS Clerk prelims and mains exam are given below for comparison -
Question from Prelims - The difference between the Circumference of circle A and diameter is 90 cm . If Radius of Circle B is 7 cm less than circle A then find area of Circle B?
(a) 556 cm2
(b) 616 cm2
(c) 588 cm2
(d) 532 cm2
(e) 630 cm2
Question from Mains - There is a square field of area ‘X’ square meters. A cylindrical ditch of radius 7 meters and depth 2 meters is dug, and the earth is taken out and spread over the remaining part of the square field, the height of square field which goes up by 0.77 meters. What is the value of ‘X’ ?
(a) 548 m²
(b) 524 m²
(c) 518 m²
(d) 554 m²
(e) 504 m²
Syllabus of General/ Financial Awareness and Computer Aptitude is given below.
Current affairs related to national and international issues of last 6 months
History of Indian banking system
Introduction to National financial institutions like RBI, SEBI, IRDA, FSDC etc and of International organizations like IMF, World Bank, ADB, UN etc.
Overview of Indian Financial System
Recent credit and monetary policies
Abbreviations and Economic terminologies
Important Government Schemes on capital & money market.
Books and Authors
Prizes & awards
Social functions of banks
Environment, sanctuaries, and disasters
Basics of Hardware and software
History of computers
Networking and communication
Basics of Hacking
Security Tools and Viruses
Windows operating system basics
Internet terms and services
Basic Functionalities of MS-Office (MS-word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint)
Names and Innovations
Both prelims and mains exam is conducted in online mode. As per the exam pattern of IBPS Clerk 2019, the exam will be bilingual except for the question paper of English Language. There will be no negative marking for wrong answers. Candidates can check the number of questions, distribution of marks, etc. from the table below.
IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern
Number of questions
IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Pattern
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude
60 (1.2 marks for each question)
The question papers of IBPS Clerk is not released by the exam body. However, coaching institutes and appearing candidates provide IBPS Clerk question papers which come in handy while preparing for the exam. Candidates must check out IBPS Clerk question papers 2019 to get a clearer idea of the exam pattern, difficulty, and the kind of questions that appear in the exam.
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