IBPS Clerk Exam Preparation

IBPS Clerk

IBPS Clerk Exam Preparation

IBPS organizes exams for Clerk’s post every year. IBPS recruits applicants on the basis of vacancies in related banks for the position of clerical staff. Formulating your IBPS Clerk training plan based on the examination pattern and the syllabus will assist you develop the best approaches to crack the examination. It will also provide you with a clear understanding of the structure of the paper, the difficulty level of the questions, and the important topics where you need to focus more.

IBPS has released notification related to Vacancies and Exam Dates for the post of IBPS Clerk Recruitment Exam 2019 – 20.


IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern

IBPS Clerk exam is conducted in 2 phases: Paper – 1 and Paper – 2.

Paper – 1 is an Objective Based Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) type Online Exam. Paper – 1 has 3 sections, containing 100 questions of 100 marks to be completed in time duration of 60 minutes.

Paper – 2 is also an Objective Based Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) type Online Exam. Paper – 2 has 4 sections, containing 190 questions of 200 marks and time allotted to complete this paper is 160 minutes.


IBPS Clerk Paper – 1/ Prelims

Paper – 1 is an Objective Based Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) type Online Exam. Paper – 1 is divided into 3 sections, General Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. General Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude contain 35 questions each and are of 35 marks and English Language contains 30 questions for 30 marks. Each section has a time – duration of 20 minutes.

SECTION No. of Questions Max Marks Exam Duration
English Language 30 30 20  minutes
General Reasoning 35 35 20 minutes
Numerical Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
TOTAL 100 100 60 minutes


IBPS Clerk Paper – 2/ Mains

Paper – 2 is also an Objective Based Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) type Online Exam. Paper – 2 has 4 sections, namely, Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and General/ Financial Awareness. Paper – 2 contains 190 questions of 200 marks and time allotted to complete this paper is 160 minutes.

SECTION No. of Questions Max Marks Exam Duration
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
English Language 40 40 35 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
General/ Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
TOTAL 190 200 2 Hours


IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus

To qualify the IBPS Clerk Exams, it is very basic and important thing to know that to study and which study material to choose. Testtonic provides you the best Online Syllabus to qualify IBPS Clerk Exams. Candidates can get to study the questions which are chosen by our expert faculties.


IBPS Clerk Prelims Syllabus

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam is the basic phase for selection. This round is qualifying in nature. Prelims Exams are conducted to select the candidates with optimum knowledge. Prelims Exam consists of 3 sections, which are, General Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language.

Syllabus for Prelims Exams is given below,

Reasoning Quantitative Ability English Language
Alphanumeric Series Data Interpretation Cloze Test
Blood Relations Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere Fill in the blanks
Coded Inequalities Mixtures & Allegations Miscellaneous
Coding Decoding Number Systems Multiple Meaning/ Error Spotting
Data Sufficiency Permutation, Combination &Probability Para jumbles
Input Output Profit & Loss Paragraph Completion
Logical Reasoning Ratio & Proportion, Percentage Reading Comprehension
Puzzle Sequence & Series  
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices  
Seating Arrangement Simplification  
Syllogism Time & Distance  
Tabulation Work & Time  



IBPS Clerk Mains Syllabus

The Mains Exam is a very important phase of IBPS Clerk Exam as the candidates got selected in this phase will be forwarded for the Interview Round. Mains Exam consists of 5 phases, which are, English Language, Numerical Aptitude, Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, General Awareness and English (Essay & Letter Writing).

Syllabus for Mains Exams is given below,

Quantitative Aptitude General Awareness Reasoning Aptitude Computer Aptitude English Language
Simplification Financial Awareness Verbal Reasoning Internet Reading Comprehension
Average Current Affairs Syllogism Memory Vocabulary
Percentage General Knowledge Circular Seating Arrangement Keyboard Shortcuts Grammar
Ratio and Percentage   Linear Seating Arrangement Computer Abbreviation Verbal Ability
Data Interpretation   Double Lineup Microsoft Office  
Mensuration and Geometry   Scheduling Computer Hardware  
Quadratic Equation   Input Output Computer Software  
Interest   Blood Relations Operating System  
Problems of Ages   Directions and Distances Networking  
Profit and Loss   Ordering and Ranking Computer Fundamentals/ Terminologies  
Number Series   Data Sufficiency    
Speed, Distance and Time   Coding and Decoding    
Time and Work   Code Inequalities    
Number System        
Data Sufficiency        
Linear Equation        
Permutation and Combination        
Mixture and Allegations        


IBPS Clerk Exam Date

IBPS has released exam schedule calendar for the post of Clerk. The tentative exams date for IBPS Clerk Exam is mentioned below.

Online Application Starts From 17 September, 2019
Last Date to Apply Online 9 October, 2019
Last Date to Pay Fees 9 October, 2019
PET Training 25th to 30th November, 2019
Pre Admit Card Available November, 2019
Prelims Exam Date 7th, 8th, 14th & 21st December, 2019
Mains Admit Card Available January, 2020
Mains Exam Date 19 January, 2020


IBPS Clerk Test Series

In today’s digital world, there are many resources for study materials but opting for right study materials will be a difficult task to achieve. To improve your preparation skills, we are providing you best study materials for IBPS Clerk exam.

You can attempt Mock Tests, Topic – Wise online Quizzes, Live Classes, etc., with the help of our IBPS Clerk Guide. Our study materials will enhance your skills and also help you to inculcate self-confidence to solve questions in the exam. It covers all the topics that come under the IBPS Clerk Syllabus. Make use of this source effectively and pass the exam with high marks.

Testtonic provides you all the required data for IBPS Clerk Exam for both Preliminary as well as Mains Exam. The content of exam is provided to you by digital means, such as, Mock Tests, E – Books, Live Classes, Video Courses, Magazines, Daily Quizzes, Updates on Exam, Job Alerts, etc.

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