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IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2019 (Prelims & Mains): Exam Pattern, Questions Asked & Marking Scheme

Get IBPS Clerk Syllabus here for the IBPS CRP Clerk IX Recruitment Exam 2019. We have provided here IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern and detailed syllabus for Prelims and Mains Exam along with questions asked and important topics. IBPS Clerk Prelims 2019 Exam will be conducted on 7th, 8th, 14th and 21st December 2019.

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IBPS Clerk Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2019
IBPS Clerk Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2019

IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2019 (Prelims + Mains): Check here the topic-wise and section-wise syllabus of the IBPS Common Recruitment Process (CRP) IX. We have provided here the detailed syllabus and exam pattern of IBPS Clerk Exam 2019 along with the important topics. The topics have been listed after analysing the previous years' question papers and past trends.  IBPS Clerk Prelims 2019 Exam will be held in the month of December on following dates - 7th, 8th, 14th and 21st December 2019. Check here the IBPS Clerk Syllabus, Exam Pattern and the marking scheme.

IBPS Clerk selection procedure involves Preliminary and Mains Examinations. Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will now soon be releasing the Admit Card for the Pre-Exam Training (PET) for the IBPS Clerk Exam 2019. The Pre-Exam Training is scheduled to be held during 25th November – 30th November 2019. With IBPS Clerk Admit Card 2019 releasing soon for the PET, it is recommended that candidates who are eligible for the pre-exam training should keep a tab on the official website for the Admit Cards. In the training, the SC/ST/OBC/Other categories candidates are made familiar with the exam pattern and syllabus of the IBPS Clerk Exam 2019.

Though many of the candidates might be aware of the exam pattern and syllabus of the IBPS Clerk Prelims & Mains 2019, there might be many who would be appearing for the IBPS Clerk Recruitment Exam for the first time in 2019. Taking this into consideration, we have provided here the exam pattern and syllabus of the IBPS Clerk Exam – Prelims & Mains. Have a look:

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IBPS Clerk 2019: Exam Pattern

Preliminary Exam: In IBPS Clerk Prelims 2019, candidates will be asked Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) from three sections- English Language, Numerical Ability & Reasoning Ability. The exam will be conducted online. Have a look at the exam pattern of the IBPS Clerk Prelims:

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern

Section

No. of MCQs

Marks

Duration

English Language

30

30

20 minutes

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 minutes

Numerical Ability

35

35

20 minutes

Total

100

100

1 Hour

Mains Exam: In IBPS Mains Exam 2019, candidates are asked Multiple Choice Questions from four sections - General/ Financial Awareness, General English, Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude and Quantitative Aptitude. There is a sectional timing for each section. Candidates need to attempt each section in the given time frame. Have a look at the exam pattern:

Section

No.of  MCQs

Marks

Sectional Timing

General/Financial Awareness

50

50

35 minutes

General English

40

40

35 minutes

Computer Knowledge & Reasoning Ability

50

60

45 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

45 minutes

Total

190 MCQs

200 Marks

160 minutes

IBPS Clerk Prelims 2019: Syllabus – Questions Asked, Topics & Difficulty Level

English Language

Reasoning Ability

Numerical Ability

Reading Comprehensions

Vocabulary

Fill in the blanks

Antonym & Synonym

Sentence Completion

Cloze Test

Error Detection

Para jumbles

Phrase Replacement

Inference

Connectors

Puzzles - Seating Arrangements, Directions, Box-based, Month-Based, Days-Based, Row-based

Distance and Direction

Blood Relations

Syllogism

Order and Ranking

Coding-Decoding

Input-Output

Inequalities

Alphanumeric Series

Figure Series

Verbal Reasoning

Data Interpretation - Tabular, Bar Graph, Line Chart & Pie Chart

Number Series

Quadratic Equations

Simplification

Approximation

Percentages

Simple Interest & Compound Interest

Profit and Loss

Average

Speed, Distance and Time

Ratio and Proportion

Problem on Ages

Data Sufficiency

Work, Time and Wages

Boats and Stream

Pipes and Cisterns

Mensuration

Probability

Permutation and Combination

Difficulty Level – Easy to Moderate OR Moderate

- Possibility of high accuracy

Difficulty Level – Moderate

- Possibility of high accuracy

Difficulty Level – Moderate to Difficult

- Possibility of high accuracy

Marking Scheme: In IBPS Clerk Prelims 2019 Exam, 100 MCQs will be asked. Each question will be of 1 mark. There would be a penalty for the wrong answer marked by the candidate. Every wrong answer costs 0.25 mark. 

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IBPS Clerk Mains 2019: Syllabus – Questions Asked, Topics & Difficulty Level

Quantitative Aptitude

(Difficulty Level – Moderate to Difficult

- Possibility of high accuracy)

Number Series, Quadratic Equations, Data Interpretation - Pie Chart, Bar Graph, Tabular & Line Chart, Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Approximation, Simplification, Profit and Loss, Percentages, Average, Data Sufficiency, Mensuration, Probability, Permutation and Combination, Ratio and Proportion, Problem on Ages, Speed, Distance and Time, Work, Time and Wages, Boats and Stream, Pipes and Cisterns

English Language

(Difficulty Level – Easy to Moderate OR Moderate

- Possibility of high accuracy)

Reading Comprehensions, Vocabulary, Fill in the blanks, Antonym & Synonym, Sentence Completion, Cloze Test, Error Detection, Para jumbles, Phrase Replacement, Inference, Connectors

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

(Difficulty Level – Moderate

- Possibility of high accuracy)

Alphanumeric Series, Syllogism, Blood Relations, Distance and Direction, Verbal Reasoning, Figure Series, Seating Arrangements, Box-based Puzzle,

Month-Based puzzle, Days-Based puzzle,

Row-based puzzle, Order and Ranking, Coding-Decoding, Input-Output, Inequalities, Basic Computer Knowledge, Microsoft Office, Computer Hardware & Software, Internet & Networking, Keyboard shortcuts, Abbreviations

General/Financial Awareness

(Difficulty Level – Moderate

- Possibility of high accuracy)

Static GK – Country, Currency & Capital, Firsts in the world and India, Indian Constitution, Indian Culture, Airports & Railways, History, Geography

Financial Awareness – Indian Banking, important terms, Bank Headquarters, Regulatory Bodies, Functions of RBI, Indian Financial System, Fiscal & Monetary Policy, International Organisations – IMF, WB, ADB, UNO, SWIFT, BBB, BIS & UFBU

Current Affairs – Government schemes, National & International Days/weeks, Awards, Sports & other happenings

 

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