# Detailed IBPS Clerk Syllabus & Preparation Strategy

IBPS Clerk Exam is a two-stage exam consisting of IBPS Clerk Prelims and Mains Exam. Both the exams are computer-based-test. IBPS conducts this exam for the recruitment of clerical cadre across all public sector banks in India,

In order to ensure selection in the IBPS Clerk 2021 Exam, it is important to understand the IBPS Clerk Syllabus for each round. It is crucial to develop a basic conceptual understanding of all the topics mentioned underneath. Then, supplement it with excessive practice. Let us look at the section-wise syllabus for each round.

## IBPS Clerk Syllabus For Prelims

The IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam consists of three sections namely English Language, Numerical Ability (Maths) and Reasoning Ability. The topics that are frequently asked in the IBPS Clerk Exam are listed below:

 Section Name IBPS Clerk Syllabus English Language Reading Comprehension Tenses Rules Cloze Test(Fill in the Blanks) Jumbled Paragraphs Idioms and Phrases Multiple Meaning Error Spotting Correction Reading Comprehension Preposition Rules Numerical Ability Profit, Loss and Discounts Quadratic Equations Approximation and Simplification Mixtures and Alligations Simple and Compound Interest Surds and Indices Work and Time  Speed, Time and Distance Mensuration: Cone, Sphere, Cylinder Data Interpretation Ratio, Proportion and Percentage Number System Sequences and Series Permutation, Combination and Probability Reasoning Ability Logical Reasoning Alphanumeric Series Alphabetic Series Ranking Data Sufficiency Tests Coded Inequalities Direction Test, Seating Arrangements Puzzles Tabulation Syllogism Input/Output Coding and Decoding Blood Relations

## IBPS Clerk Syllabus For Mains

There are four sections in the Main Examination namely Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and General/Financial Awareness. The section-wise syllabus for each of these sections are mentioned below:

 Section IBPS Clerk Syllabus Reasoning & Computer Aptitude Reasoning Ability Analogy Assumptions and Statements Syllogism Coding and Decoding Blood Relations Sense of Direction and Distance Alphanumeric Series Non-Verbal Reasoning Computer Aptitude Basics of Hardware and Software Operating Systems Internet and associated topics Microsoft Office and other word processing software History of Computing Basic Computer Networking Basics of Databases Basics of Cyber Security Tools and Processes English Language Vocabulary Tenses Rules Grammar Idioms & Phrases Reading Comprehension Quantitative Aptitude Ratio and Proportion Time, Speed and Distance Work and Time Equations Mixtures and Alligations Measures of Central Tendency and Basic Statistics( Mean, Average, Median and Variance etc.) Stocks, Shares and Debentures Percentages Clock Ray Questions Volume and Surface Area Logarithms Permutation and Combination Partnerships Heights and Distances Probability Simple and Compound Interest Profit, Loss and Discounts Basic Algebra Basic Trigonometry Charts, Bars and Graphs Data Interpretation General/Financial Awareness Static GK – Static General Knowledge Current Affairs Banking Awareness India’s Financial and Banking System Budget and Monetary Plans of the Government Key National Institutions Basics of Banking

## Important Books To Cover IBPS Clerk Syllabus

Now that you know the IBPS Clerk Syllabus, let us look at the subject-wise booklist to cover the IBPS Clerk Syllabus efficiently.

 Subject Book Author/Publisher English Language High School English Grammar and Composition Wren and Martin Objective General English SP Bakshi (Arihant Publications) Word Power Made Easy Norman Lewis Reasoning Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-verbal Reasoning R.S. Agarwal Analytical Reasoning M. K. Pandey A New Approach to Reasoning, Verbal and Non-Verbal B.S. Sijwali, Indu Sijwali Quantitative Aptitude Quantitative Aptitude R.S. Agarwal Data Interpretation Arun Sharma Objective Mathematics Tarun Goyal

This is the complete overview of the IBPS Clerk Syllabus. Download the syllabus and keep it on your study table to stay focussed while preparing for the upcoming IBPS Clerk Exam.

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