IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims: Check Section-wise Important Topics, Weightage, Exam Pattern

IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims Exam on 12th, 18th & 19th Dec: Check section-wise Important Topics of IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims exam that will be held for the recruitment of 7,858 Clerks in Public Sector Banks. Know topic-wise weightage, expected number of questions, and exam pattern.

Created On: Dec 17, 2021 11:30 IST
IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims Section-wise Important Topics
IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims Section-wise Important Topics

IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims Important Topics: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will be conducting the IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims exam on 18th and 19th December 2021. Earlier, the IBPS had successfully conducted the IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims on 12th December 2021. The IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims Admit Cards were released on 26th November 2021 on the official website of IBPS. The IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims includes three sections Numerical Ability, English Language, and Reasoning Ability. The medium of exam for questions of Reasoning Ability and Numerical Ability in the IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims will be according to the State applied for. In this article, we have shared the IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims section-wise important topics, weightage, and exam pattern.  The IBPS Clerk 2021 exam will be held in two phases - Online Preliminary and Online Mains. The IBPS Clerk 2021 Mains exams will be held in January 2022/February 2022 (Tentative) for the recruitment of 7,858 vacancies of clerks in Public Sector Banks. Candidates who have applied for the IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2021 need to appear for the IBPS Clerk Prelims and Mains Exams to get shortlisted for the Provisional Allotment.

Download IBPS Clerk Prelims Admit Card 2021 here

         IBPS CLERK 2021 RELATED LINKS

IBPS Clerk 2021: How to prepare for Numerical Ability

IBPS Clerk 2021: How to prepare for Reasoning Ability

IBPS Clerk 2021: How to prepare for English Language

IBPS Clerk 2021: Important Dates

Event

Date

Release of IBPS Clerk Notification

October 6, 2021

Start of Online Application Process

October 7, 2021

Last Date to Apply Online & Pay Fees

October 27, 2021

Prelims Admit Card Release Date

November 26, 2021

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Date

December 12, 2021

December 18, 2021

December 19, 2021

Prelims Result

December 2021/January 2022 (Tentative)

Mains Admit Card Release and Download Date

December 2021/January 2022 (Tentative)

Mains Exam Date

January 2022/February 2022 (Tentative)

IBPS Clerk Provisional Allotment

April 2022 (Tentative)

Check IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2021: Latest Exam Pattern & Syllabus for Prelims, Mains-Download PDF

IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims Important Topics (Section-wise)

English Language Weightage (Tentative)
Reading Comprehension  10 -15 questions
Cloze Test 5 - 10 questions
Error Detection 3 - 5 questions
Spell Correction/Phrase Replacement 3 - 5 questions
Fill in the Blanks 3 -5 questions
Vocabulary 3 - 5 questions
Reasoning Ability Weightage (Tentative)
Puzzles/ Seating Arrangement (Linear, Circular, Square, comparison-based, scheduling-based puzzles, etc) 10 -15 questions
Blood Relations 3 - 5 questions
Direction Sense 3 - 5 questions
Alphanumeric/Number Series 3 - 5 questions
Coding-Decoding 3 - 5 questions
Inequalities 3 - 5 questions
Syllogism 3 - 5 questions
Numerical Ability Weightage (Tentative)
Arithmetic Questions (Time & Work, Probability, Mensuration, Time, Speed & Distance, Boats & Streams, Mixture & Alligations, Pipes & Cisterns, Simple & Compound Interest, Profit & Loss, Age-based problems, Averages, Ratio & Proportion) 10 -12 questions
Simplification/Approximation 10 - 15 questions
Data Interpretation (Tabular, Bar Graph, Pie Graph, Line Graph, Caselet) 5 - 10 questions
Data Sufficiency 3 -5 questions
Number Series 3 - 5 questions
Quadratic Equation 3 -5 questions

 

         IBPS CLERK 2021 RELATED LINKS

IBPS Clerk Prelims 2021 Memory Based Question with Answer Keys PDF: Download Reasoning Ability Exam Paper

IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims Exam Memory Based Questions with Answer Keys PDF: Download Numerical Ability Solved Paper

IBPS Clerk Prelims Memory Based Question Paper 2021: Download English PDF with Answer Keys

IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims Last-Minute Tips: Check Best 7 Preparation Strategies for Numerical, English & Reasoning

Check IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims Expected Cut-Off & Previous Years Cut-off (Section-wise, State-wise, Category-wise)

IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims on 12th, 18th, 19th Dec for 7858 Vacancies: Check Exam Day Instructions & COVID-19 guidelines

IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims Exam Pattern

Subject

Total Questions

Marks

Duration

Medium of Exam

English Language

30

30

20 minutes

English

Numerical Ability

35

35

20 minutes

As per State applied for

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 minutes

As per State applied for

Total

100 Questions

100 Marks

1 Hour

 

NOTE

(i) The IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims Exam will be conducted in an online mode across exam centers as notified by IBPS.

(ii) Candidates will be asked Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) from three sections: English Language, Reasoning Ability, and Numerical Ability.

(iii) Each section has a sectional timing of 20 minutes. The medium of exam for questions of Reasoning Ability and Numerical Ability will be according to the State applied for.

(iv) Candidates need to obtain minimum cut-off marks in each three sections of the IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims exams to qualify for Mains.

(v) For each wrong answer, there will be a negative marking of 1/4th or 0.25 marks. However, in case a question is left blank or not answered, there will be no negative marking for it.

IBPS Clerk 2021: Admit Card, Exam Date, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Cut Off, Notification, 7858 Vacancies, Eligibility

FAQ

Q1. What are the important topics in Reasoning in IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims?

Puzzles/ Seating Arrangement (Linear, Circular, Square, comparison-based, scheduling-based puzzles, etc), Blood Relations, Direction Sense, Alphanumeric/Number Series, Coding-Decoding, Inequalities, Syllogism.

Q2. What are the important topics in English Language for IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims?

The important topics for IBPS Clerk 2021 English Language are reading comprehension, cloze test, error detection, phrase replacement, fill in the blanks.

Q3. What are the important topics in Numerical Ability in IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims?

Arithmetic Questions (Time & Work, Probability, Mensuration, Time, Speed & Distance, Boats & Streams, Mixture & Alligations, Pipes & Cisterns, Simple & Compound Interest, Profit & Loss, Age-based problems, Averages, Ratio & Proportion), Simplification/Approximation, Data Interpretation (Tabular, Bar Graph, Pie Graph, Line Graph, Caselet), Data Sufficiency, Number Series, Quadratic Equation.

Q4. What are the subjects in IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims?

The IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims will include Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) from three sections; English Language, Reasoning Ability, and Numerical Ability.

Q5. How many questions will be asked in IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims?

There will be 100 Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) in IBPS Clerk Prelims 2021. The questions will be from three sections- English Language (30 questions), Numerical Ability (35 questions) & Reasoning Ability (35 questions).

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