IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2020 - Check Exam Pattern for Prelims & Mains Exam
IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2020 - Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) prescribes IBPS Clerk 2020 syllabus for the aspiring candidates. Candidates must go through the syllabus before they start their IBPS Clerk exam preparation. The syllabus of IBPS Clerk contains all the topics from where the questions are expected to be asked in the examination. It is advised to the candidates to go through IBPS Clerk syllabus 2020 well before the examination so that they do not miss any important topic that can be asked in the exam. As per the IBPS Clerk 2020 syllabus, the topics for prelims exam will be from sections like English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning Ability. IBPS Clerk syllabus 2020 for mains will contain topics from English, Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, General/Financial Awareness and Quantitative Aptitude. Candidates must go through IBPS Clerk exam pattern, along with the syllabus.
IBPS Clerk exam is conducted in online mode for two stages - prelims and mains. Candidates who qualify the prelims and mains stage of exam will be shortlisted for the final recruitment on the basis of merit-cum-preference. IBPS Clerk 2020 prelims exam will be held on December 12, 13 and 19, 2020 while the mains exam will be held on January 24, 2021. The authorities are expected to announce as many as 12,075 vacancies.
IBPS Clerk 2020 Dates
The table below contains the IBPS Clerk exam dates 2020 along with various other important dates
IBPS Clerk Important Dates 2020
IBPS Clerk Notification dates
September 10, 2020 (Tentative)
IBPS Clerk application form 2020
September 20, 2020 (Tentative)
IBPS prelims admit card 2020
November 30, 2020
IBPS Clerk prelims exam
December 12, 13 and 19, 2020
IBPS Clerk 2020 - Mains exam
January 24, 2021
IBPS Clerk Mains exam 2020 result
To be notified
IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2020
Candidates must go through syllabus of IBPS Clerk for the following two phases:
IBPS Clerk prelims exam
IBPS Clerk mains exam
IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam has the following three sections:
IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2020 - Preliminary Exam
The prelims exam of IBPS Clerk is the first stage in the selection process, The exam is conducted in online mode. As per IBPS Clerk syllabus 2020, the questions will be asked in the exam from the following topics:
IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2020 - English Language
Phrases and idioms
Direct and Indirect speech
Topic rearrangement of passage
IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2020 - Numerical Ability
Ratio and proportion
Time and work
Distance and time
Mixture and allegation
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
IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2020 - Reasoning
The reasoning sections will contain verbal and non-verbal reasoning topics:
Statement and arguments
Passage and conclusions
Statement and conclusions Syllogism
Statement and assumptions
Decision making test
Input/output Assertion and reasoning
Ranking and time sequence
Direction Sense Test
Non - Verbal Reasoning
Odd figure Out
IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2020 - Mains Exam
All those candidates who qualify the prelims examination will further have to appear for the mains exam. In the mains exam of IBPS Clerk 2020, candidates will be asked questions from the following sections:
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude
IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2020 - General/Financial 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
Important Government Schemes on capital & money market.
IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2020 - Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude
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)
The IBPS Clerk exam will be conducted bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi except for the test of English Language.
The prelims exam will be conducted for a total of 100 marks for which candidates will be given 1 hour.
In the prelims exam, candidates will be asked 100 questions of 1 mark each containing 30 questions from English language, and 35 questions each from Numerical ability and Reasoning.
The mains exam will be conducted for a total of 200 marks for which the candidates will be given 1 hour 30 minutes.
Candidates will be asked a total of 190 questions comprising 50 questions from Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude, Quantitative Aptitude, and General/Financial Awareness and 40 questions from English language.
IBPS Clerk Preparation Tips & Tricks
In order to prepare for IBPS Clerk, candidates must follow some tips and tricks mentioned below:
Know about Syllabus/Pattern of IBPS Clerk
Arrange best books for IBPS Clerk
Make a Schedule to study
Divide chapters that must be completed within a day
Start with the subject you are good at
Solve previous year question papers
Take as much online mock tests as possible
IBPS Clerk 2020 Best Books
Here are list of some best books for IBPS Clerk preparation:
Sections of IBPS Clerk
Best Books for IBPS Clerk
Lucent’s General Knowledge
Word Power Made Easy – By Norman Lewis, Penguin Publication
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude
A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning
(Revised Edition) – By R.S. Aggarwal, S. Chand
Computer Knowledge for IBPS – CWE Clerical Cadre - Content Crop Publication
Quantitative Aptitude Test – By N.K Singh, Upkar Prakashan
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2020 - Check Exam Pattern for Prelims & Mains Exam
Question: How many questions will be asked in the IBPS Clerk prelims exam?
A total 100 questions of 1 mark each will be asked in the prelims exam of IBPS Clerk 2020.
Question: Is it important to cover all the topics mentioned in the IBPS Clerk syllabus 2020?
Covering all the chapters will help you to be well prepared for each and every question asked in the exam. Thus, it is advised to you to cover all chapters and topics mentioned in the syllabus of IBPS Clerk.
Question: What are the sections from where the questions will be asked in the exam?
For the prelims exam of IBPS Clerk, questions will be asked from sections like English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning Ability while for mains exam, the questions will be asked from English, Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, General/Financial Awareness and Quantitative Aptitude.
Question: How will I know the reporting time of my exam?
You will be able to know the date and time of the exam through the IBPS Clerk admit card issued to you few days before the day of exam.
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Questions related to IBPS Clerk
Im appearing in last year of graduation. can i face ibps clerck exam?
Candidates who are in final year of their graduation appearing in qualifying exam in 2020 must obtain their results on or by August 28, 2020.You are eligible to apply.If you qualify in the exam your bachelor's degree results must be declared by the above mentioned date.If not you will be not eligible for further stage of recruitment process even if you qualify.
I gave ibps clerk mains exam in January IN EWS category, and my EWS certificate issued in February , will I face any problem at the tym of document verification?
No, you won't face any problem at the time of document verification if your EWS certificate is issued after the examination date.As long as it is valid and issued by a competent authority you can provide your EWS certificate to claim EWS reservations.
What will be the overall and sectional cut off marks for ex servicemen for ibps clerk mains 2019 for assam ?
Hello Aspirant !
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts a Common Recruitment Process (CRP) every year to select candidates for the clerical cadre posts in 17 public sector banks.
IBPS Clerk mains 2019 cut off for assam is :
- SC : 41.79
- ST : 37.16
- OBC : 44.43
- UR : 48.17
Hope it helps !
i want to know about nimset and preparing for 2021
NIT MCA Common Entrance Test (NIMCET), is the national level entrance exam conducted every year by one of the National Institutes of Technology (NITs) for taking admissions on merit basis to Master of Computer Applications (MCA) programme.
This exam works across the NITs located in Agartala, Allahabad, Kurukshetra, Calicut, Raipur, Warangal, Surathkal, Durgapur, Trichy, Jamshedpur, Bhopal and Kurukshetra.
The application form of NIMCET 2020 will be released soon through which the candidates can fill the form and appear in the entrance exam. NIMCET admit card will also be released to be downloaded by candidates. The exam will be conducted in offline mode and the result of the same will be declared on the official website of NIMCET 2020.
Total 809 seats are available and duration of exam is 2 hours.
NOTE:- NIMCET scores are used by many other universities and institutes for admissions to the MCA programmes offered by them.
You may refer to the source article for more information about NIMCET 2020 Exam.
I hope this information helps you.
What is the graduation percentage needed for taking admission?
When it comes to IBPS Clerk, there's no specific aggregate required for graduation. One just needs to have passed graduation in any discipline from a recognized university
Apart from this, it's imperative to have proficiency in official language of the state or union territory for which one has applied.