IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2020 Prelims, Mains Exam Pattern, PDF Download


IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2020: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts many exam every year to enroll a large number of aspirants. IBPS Clerk Syllabus is for the one of the major exam. This year more than 12,000 vacancies have been announced. Aspirants from all across India can apply for this job. In order to clear this exam, it's crucial to have knowledge of correct and complete IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2020.

Important topic which needs to be cover most from IBPS Syllabus 2020. Changes made this year in IBPS Clerk Syllabus in contrast to the previous year. Why these changes are made?

Get complete information about the latest IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern. Not only this you can also get an idea about the type of question asked in the IBPS Clerk exam.

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IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2020 Prelims & Mains Exam

Aspirants preparing for the exam must have to know IBPS Syllabus for Clerk Prelims and Mains exam. Both phases are equally important i.e Online Preliminary and Online Main. Only Prelims qualified aspirants will be eligible to participate in Mains Exam. This IBPS Clerk 2020 Syllabus is for CRP CLERKS-IX for Vacancies for the financial year 2020-21. A total of 17 Organisations is participating. Some of them are - Union Bank of India (UBI), Allahabad Bank, Punjab National Bank & 14 more. Every organization will follow the same IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern & Syllabus.

Participating Organisation:-

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern 2020:

IBPS Clerk Prelims exam has three parts i.e, English Language, Reasoning Ability & Numeric Ability. All questions will be objective type (MCQs). The total duration of time will be 60 minutes and 20 minutes for each section. The total number of questions will be 100. Numeric & Reasoning Ability has an equal number of questions. Total marks will be 100. Each correct answer 1 Marks will be awarded. For each negative answer 0.25 of the marks assigned.

Prelims Exam Pattern:-

Questions Type -

Total Questions- 100

Total Time- 100 Minutes

Total Marks- 100

Correct Answer-

Wrong Answer-

NOTE:- Candidates have to qualify minimum cut off marks for each section decided by IBPS

IBPS Clerk Prelims Syllabus 2020: Subject Wise

IBPS Clerk Prelims Syllabus is designed to check reaction time. In other words, it is a war between speed, accuracy and time. For each question, only 01 minutes are given to solve. Most of the questions are added to check their mental ability. English comprehension has 6-8 questions. 

Subject Wise Topics:-

IBPS Clerk Syllabus: English Language-

filler word is an apparently meaningless word, phrase, or sound that marks a pause or hesitation in speech]

Cloze Reading Test can be denoted as a "deletion test.

Replace a phrase from a given sentence]

Basically, you are given a paragraph - but the sentences are not in the proper order.

It's a class of semi-structured projective techniques.

They are words that link two similar elements in a given sentence

It is somewhat similar to your introduction

It's basically a verb and a particle and/or a preposition together form a single semantic unit.

Error correction is the ability to find the error and ways to correct it by using your knowledge.

It is the way a word, phrase, or concept is used in the English language.

IBPS Clerk Syllabus: Numerical Ability

It is the procedures through which data is reviewed to get the desired result.

It is a form of numbers arranged in a certain sequence, where some numbers are mistakenly kept into the series of numbers. Some numbers are missing from there positions.

It is basically a question is followed by two or three statements.

Highest Common Factor (HCF) is found by multiplying all the factors which appear in both lists.

LCM is the smallest common multiple of two integers like a and b.

Profit =Selling Price (S.P.) -Cost price (C.P.) , Loss = Cost price (C.P.) – Selling Price (S.P.) 

Profit =Selling Price (S.P.) -Cost price (C.P.), Loss = Cost price (C.P.) – Selling Price (S.P.) 

The formula for compound interest, including principal sum, is:

A = P (1 + r/n) (nt)

Find the Age of different people in the different given conditions.

Calculate the work and time for various situations.

Number system is a system to represent numbers using digits and symbols.

Speed= Distance/Time, using this formula to solve the given problem.

Probability is a likelihood that events will occur.

 Permutations are the various methods in which a collection of items can be arranged. Where as, a combination is a selection of items from a collection

An average represents a single number taken as representative of a list of numbers.

It is a relation among two numbers indicating how many times the first number contains the second.

A proportion is simply a statement that two ratios are equal. Symbolic representation a/b = c/d; or using a colon, a:b = c:d

A partnership is a formal manage by two or more terms with various operations.

This will contain the problems based on the Velocity, Upstream, and Downstream of Boat.

Find the solutions/answers on the directional movement of the train..

It is the way to find a ratio in which two or more ingredients at the given price must be mixed to produce a mixture of the desired price.

Problems on pipes and cisterns are very much similar to problems on time and work.

IBPS Clerk Syllabus: Reasoning Ability

With the help of specific rules find out the desired products.

Logical sense test or direction sense test questions are made to examine the candidate's ability to sense direction

To find the relationship among various family members.

Find the conclusion based assertion or hit and trial method.

Get the accurate result of the different arrangement left-right/top-bottom of a row/class.

Coding-Decoding is a method in which a number or a series of combinations of words and numbers is expressed in a particular code or pattern. Or have to find the next number based on given problems.

Find the final arrangement based on the given inputs.

It is sequences that are a combination of the alphabet and numeric series are present.

Words are composed of letters that represent sounds.

IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2020 Mains Exam

Mains exam has four parts i.e, General/ Financial Awareness, Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude, General English & Quantitative Aptitude. All questions will be objective type (MCQs). The total duration of time will be 160 minutes and each section and different time duration.Total number of questions will be 190. Numeric & Reasoning Ability has equal number of questions. Total marks will be 200. Each correct answer 1 Marks will be awarded. For each negative answer 0.25 of the marks assigned.

Mains Exam Pattern:-

Questions Type -

Total Questions- 190

Total Time- 160 Minutes

Total Marks- 200

Correct Answer-

Wrong Answer-

NOTE:-The above tests except the Tests of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.

IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2020 Mains Exam: Subject Wise

IBPS Clerk Mains Syllabus is designed to check an in-depth understanding of different topics. A number of questions are more than the prelims exam. This will help the selection of proper aspirants. Check all the details and download IBPS Clerk Syllabus pdf.

IBPS Clerk Syllabus: General/ Financial Awareness

IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus: General English 

IBPS Clerk Syllabus: Reasoning and Computer Aptitude

IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2020: Quantitative Aptitude

IBPS Clerk Mains Cut-off Score

An aspirant needs to secure minimum cut off score marks in Mains Exam. Marks obtained in the mains online exam shall be added for final merit listing. Cut Off marks will be decided on the basis of total registration and vacancy of that particular location.

Candidate need to bring these documents to attend the IBPS Prelims & Mains Exam

  1. Valid Call Letter
  2. Photo-identity proof (as specified) in original bearing the same name as it appears on the call letter/ application form and
  3. Photocopy of photo-identity proof.

IBPS Exam 2020 Provisional Exam Schedule:-

Organization Name -

Job Name-

Last date of submission -

Registration Mode-

Category -

Selection Process-

Call Letter Prelims Training-

Prelims Training Exam Date -

Call Letter Prelims Online Exam-

Online Prelims Exam Date-

Prelims Result Date-

Call Letter Mains Exam-

Online Mains Exam Date-

Provisional Allotment-

Job Location-

IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2020 PDF Download.

IBPS Clerk question paper will be designed on the basis of the above pattern & subjects. You need to prepare there exam with proper strategy. Practice more numeric & reasoning type of question. One major problem that most of the candidate usually faced. They don't get much knowledge of current happening. So, keep yourself up-to-date with current affair and general awareness.

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Jatin- Good information IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2020

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Jeevitha K- No they didn't ask any computer certificates to upload.

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Jeevitha K- Actually I have completed MA English but I neither have any diploma certificates of computer course nor studied computer science in school..am I eligible to attend this exam?

Sarkari Naukri Exams- Hi Jeevitha K,

Will you please tell us that, during registration time Computer Literacy related documents required to upload?

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