IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2021

IBPS Clerk is among the most important examinations conducted by IBPS every year. Before you start your preparation for the exam, you should get hold of the complete syllabus of IBPS Clerk Prelims and Mains. You will not be able to start your preparation without knowing the IBPS Clerk syllabus 2021. Find the complete syllabus in the table given below.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Syllabus 2021

IBPS Clerk 2021 is going to be held in two phases and without qualifying Prelims, you will not be able to appear in the Mains. Therefore you need to be well aware of the IBPS Clerk syllabus for Prelims. Given below is the Prelims syllabus in detail.

SectionTopics
Numerical Ability Approximation, Simplification, Series, Number Systems, Average, Problems based on age, Profit & Loss, Percentage, Ratio & Proportion, Time & Work, Time & Distance/Pipe and Cistern, Trains, Mixtures & Alligations, Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Partnership, Permutation, Combination & Probability, Mensuration, Data Interpretation
English Language Reading Comprehension, Fill in the blanks, Vocabulary, Paragraph Completion, Sentence Completion, Idioms and Phrases, Cloze Test, Error Spotting, Para Jumbles/ Sentence rearrangements, Sentence Improvement, Double Fillers (Sentence Completion), Phrase Replacement
Reasoning Alphanumeric Series, Order and Ranking, Dictionary Based Question, Seating Arrangement/Puzzle, Coding Decoding, Blood Relations, Coded Inequalities, Syllogism, Input Output, Common-sense Reasoning, Directions and Distances, Data Sufficiency

IBPS Clerk Mains Syllabus

IBPS Clerk Mains is the next important step towards your final selection as a Clerk in one of the best banking organizations. Your selection will be based on this second and final step. Therefore you will have to ensure that you work very hard to reach your goal. You should start off by noting down the IBPS Clerk syllabus (topic-wise) for Mains in detail.

SectionTopics
Quantitative Aptitude Approximation, Simplification, Series, Ratio & Proportion, Percentage, Average, Profit & Loss, Problems based on age, Mixtures & Alligations, Time & Work/ Pipe and Cistern, Time & Distance/ Trains, Permutation, Combination & Probability, Mensuration, Partnership, Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Caselet and Missing DI, Data Sufficiency, Data Interpretation
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude
  • Reasoning Ability: Alphanumeric Series, Data Sufficiency, Syllogism, Seating Arrangement/Puzzle, Coding Decoding, Blood Relations, Coded Inequalities, Common-sense Reasoning, Input Output, Logical Reasoning, Directions and Distances, Ordering and Ranking, Course of Action, Critical Reasoning, Analytical and Decision Making
  • Computer Aptitude: Computer Languages, Basic Hardware and Software, History of Computer, Devices, Viruses and Hacking, MS Office, Networking
English Language Reading Comprehension, Fill in the blanks, Vocabulary, Paragraph Completion, Sentence Completion, Idioms and Phrases, Cloze Test, Error Spotting, Para Jumbles/ Sentence rearrangements, Sentence Improvement, Double Fillers (Sentence Completion), Phrase Replacement
General / Financial Awareness Financial Awareness, Current Affairs, General Knowledge, Static Awareness, Government Scheme, Banking Awareness, Banking Terminologies Knowledge

IBPS Clerk Books 2021

There are numerous competitive exams conducted in a year and IBPS Clerk is one of those important exams which is awaited by many job aspirants who are willing to work in the banking sector. The competition being high, you need to do smart work and not just hard work. But before you start making your smart preparation plan, one basic thing that remains the same in all cases is good quality study material which includes high-quality books that will assist you in your preparation. It needs to be seen that the books you pick are helpful enough and you don't waste your time in just trial and error. You can refer to some good books for the IBPS Clerk exam from the table below:

SubjectName of BookAuthor/Publisher
Quantitative Aptitude Practice Book on Quicker Maths, 2nd Edition M.Tyra, K.Kundan / Magical Book Series
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations 17th Edition R.S Aggarwal / S.Chand Publisher
Fast Track Objective Arithmetic Rajesh Varma / Arihant Publishers
Computer Awareness Objective Computer Awareness for General Competitive Exams Arihant Publishers
Computer Fundamentals P.K Sinha
General/Financial Awareness Manorama Year Book 2021 -
Pratiyogita Darpan -
Lucent’s General Knowledge -
Financial & Insurance Awareness with Current Affairs for Insurance & Bank Exams Disha Experts
English Language Objective English 4th Edition Edgar Thorpe / Pearson
Word Power Made Easy Norman Lewis / Penguin
Objective General English 2nd Edition S.P Bakshi / Arihant

Online Course

If you have been waiting for the IBPS Clerk recruitment process to commence and have been preparing for the same, your wait is finally over. The notification has been released and the exam dates have been announced. What lies ahead is the path to your success, but only if you have all the sections of the syllabus covered well before time. If you are feeling a bit puzzled or have the slightest doubt on how you will be able to complete everything in time and feel it is too much to take in at the moment, ixamBee’s IBPS Clerk Exclusive Online Course is the right stop for you. This can be a one-stop-shop for all that you need to know, learn and imbibe. The course has been designed by our experienced faculty members- Arunima Sinha (Ex-Grade B Officer SIDBI, Ex-Bank PO), Chandra Prakash Joshi (Ex-RBI Grade B Officer, promoted to AGM, Ex- Senior VP with YES Bank holding a degree in B.Sc.Agri (Hons) and Ph.D. MBA (Finance) from ISB Hyderabad), Karan Sardana (B.Tech., Expert faculty for Quantitative Aptitude (Maths) and Reasoning for Banking and SSC exams for the last 10 years) & Shweta Singh (earlier worked with ICICI Bank in training and development for about 7 years. All of them have extensive knowledge in their respective fields.

The key features of the course are:

  • 375 + Videos covering the entire syllabus of the Prelims and Mains Exam for IBPS Clerk exams
  • 100+ videos prepared exclusively for Mains examination explaining the correct approach to solve difficult and time taking questions along with the concepts and shortcuts
  • The study notes in PDF format specially for the General and Financial Awareness Section, and wherever required for easy learning and quick revision
  • 125 + Difficulty Based Chapter Tests comprising 7000+ Questions divided into Easy, Moderate, and High Levels for each chapter for all the subjects to help you prepare systematically
  • 23 full-length mock test

IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus Free Mock Tests

IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims Mock Test 5

IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims Mock Test 5

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IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims Mock Test 4

IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims Mock Test 4

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IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims Mock Test 3

IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims Mock Test 3

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IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims Mock Test 2

IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims Mock Test 2

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IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus Previous Year Paper

IBPS Clerk Prelims 2021 Memory Based Paper

IBPS Clerk Prelims 2021 Memory Based Paper

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IBPS Clerk Prelims 2020 Memory Based Paper

IBPS Clerk Prelims 2020 Memory Based Paper

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IBPS Clerk 2019 Prelims Memory based Paper

IBPS Clerk 2019 Prelims Memory based Paper

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IBPS Clerk 2018 Memory Based Paper Prelims

IBPS Clerk 2018 Memory Based Paper Prelims

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FAQs

Yes, the IBPS Clerk online application process has commenced already and the last date to apply is October 27, 2021.
There will be three sections in IBPS Clerk Prelims (Numerical Ability, English Language & Reasoning) and four sections in IBPS Clerk Mains (Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning Ability & Computer Knowledge English Language General / Financial Awareness).
Yes. You can enrol yourself in the IBPS Clerk Exclusive Course available on ixamBee. The course has been prepared by our expert faculty and caters to all your requirements.
The minimum qualification required to apply for IBPS Clerk 2021 will be a 'graduate' degree in any discipline from a recognized university.
Yes, there are a number of blogs available on the ixamBee website where you can find all the relevant information along with some useful tips on preparation for both Pre & Mains.
There are around 7855 revised vacancies announced by IBPS for the post of Clerk this year.
Yes. A higher number of vacancies does affect the exam level indirectly. The level can be expected to be on an easier level as compared to when the number of vacancies is lower.
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