IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2018
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IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2018 – Candidates preparing for the exam must go through IBPS Clerk syllabus 2018 which includes section-wise topics asked in both prelims and mains exam. IBPS Clerk 2018 syllabus gives details about the topics to be covered in the exam, while, the exam pattern broadly talks about the sections/topics. IBPS Clerk 2018 syllabus for preliminary exam includes English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning Ability while syllabus for mains exam includes English, Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, General/ Financial Awareness and Quantitative Aptitude.

The prelims exam carries a total of 100 marks while the mains exam carries 200 marks. Candidates can check the complete IBPS Clerk syllabus 2018 from the article below. IBPS is conducting IBPS Clerk 2018 prelims exam on December 8, 9, 15, 16, 2018 while the mains exam is scheduled to be held on January 20, 2019.

IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2018

Candidates can check topic wise syllabus of IBPS Clerk 2018 from the table below.

IBPS Clerk Syllabus: English Language

Vocabulary

Homonyms

Antonyms

Synonyms

Word Formation

Spelling

Grammar

Spotting Errors

Phrases and idioms

Direct and Indirect speech

Active/ Passive voice

Reading Comprehension

Theme Detection

Passage completion

Topic rearrangement of passage

Deriving Conclusion.

 IBPS Clerk Syllabus: Reasoning

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

Non-Verbal Reasoning

Series test

Odd figure Out

Analogy

Miscellaneous Test

IBPS Clerk Syllabus: Quantitative Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude

(Topics)

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

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

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.

 

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2018

 Candidates can check the exam pattern of the IBPS Clerk from the table given below:

IBPS Clerk Preliminary Examination

IBPS Clerk Preliminary Examination

S.No.

Name of Tests

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

English Language

30

30

Composite time

of 1 hour

2

Numerical Ability

35

35

3

Reasoning Ability

35

35

 

Total

100

100

 

Note: Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. An adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for online main examination.

IBPS Clerk Main Examination

S.No.

Name of Tests

(Not by sequence)

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Time allotted for each test

(timed separately)

1

General/ Financial Awareness

50

50

35 minutes

2

General English

40

40

35 minutes

3

Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

50

60

45 minutes

4

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

45 minutes

 

Total

190

200

160 minutes

  • The above tests except for the test of English Language is available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.

  • All four tests are timed separately and carry 200 marks in total. General/Financial Awareness, General English, Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude, Quantitative Aptitude are four tests under IBPS Clerk main exam, each carrying 50, 40, 60, 50 marks respectively. 

Recommended books for IBPS Clerk 2018

Candidates must refer to the best books for IBPS Clerk 2018 from the list of books given below:

  • Objective General English by RS Agarwal

  • Objective English by Thorpe

  • Target IBPS Bank Clerk Preliminary & Mains – 20 Practice Sets Workbook with CD

  • A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Aggarwal

  • General Intelligence/Test of Reasoning by S. Thorpe

  • Reasoning & Quantitative Aptitude by P.K. Mittal

  • Objective English for Competitive Examinations by Hari Prasad & Uma Sinha

  • New IBPS-CWE Bank Clerk Guide for Prelims & Main Exams 5th English Edition

  • 30 Model Papers IBPS Bank Clerk Preliminary Examination by Arihant Experts

  • IBPS-V Bank Clerk Preliminary Examination Success Master by Experts Compilation

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