IBPS Clerk Syllabus Pdf 2018 (Pre – Mains) Pdf Download Online

IBPS Clerk Syllabus – (आईबीपीएस क्लर्क सिलेबस) IBPS Clerk 2018 Notification (Clerk CWE VIII) scheduled for the Month of December and January.

  • Preliminary exam   08 Dec, 09 Dec, 15 Dec, 16 Dec 2018
  • Mains exam              20th Jan 2019

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) all set up for IBPS Exam Common Written Exam (CWE) for IBPS Clerks Recruitment.

All Participants required to submitting their IBPS Clerk Online Application Form before the last date i.e. 03-10-2018. Starting date to apply is 12-09-2018

After successfully filled Online Registration for the Clerical exam they need to take notice of preparations via Syllabus of IBPS Clerk Exam with Exam pattern.

The number could be judged in lakhs, yes, in lakhs. The number of candidates is in lakhs and vacancies are limited. The competition is very high. The candidate should perform in a very brilliant way in order to get himself/ herself eligible to be seated on the post of IBPS clerk.

The planning need to be very well versed and well-structured in order to crack the IBPS clerk examination. Check complete details about IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2018 here.

IBPS Clerk Syllabus Details

Firstly check IBPS Clerk Job Profile and IBPS Clerk Salary Structure here. IBPS department set up this Clerical post exam in these steps CWE i.e (Pre & Mains). Those candidates successfully qualified for the Common written exam of IBPS Clerk they will be shortlisted for next level Mains.

Before checking the details of IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus participants must need to check IBPS Clerk VII Exam Pattern. And Download Syllabus Pdf of IBPS Clerk Exam.

IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Syllabus Pattern
आईबीपीएस क्लर्क प्रारंभिक परीक्षा सिलेबस पैटर्न – IBPS Clerk Prelims paper contains only three papers Reasoning, Quantitative and English Language with time duration of 01 hours. Those candidates who clear it will qualify and promoted for mains exam. Check marks table.

IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Pattern

Sr No. Test Name Qns. Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Ability Paper 35 35 01 hour
2 Numerical Ability Paper 35 35
3 English Language Paper 30 30
 Total 100 100

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Syllabus Pattern

आईबीपीएस क्लर्क मुख्य परीक्षा सिलेबस पैटर्न – IBPS Clerk CWE Mains Exam Pattern Basically Common written exam  (CWE) for Clerical cadre have 190 Objective type questions this IBPS Clerks CWE (IBPS Clerk Syllabus) Contains five sections Reasoning, English Language, Numerical Ability Test, General Awareness Test & Computer Knowledge.

Both Sections has different marks with separates time duration of total 160 Minutes, and Negative marking is also applicable with an effect of 0.25 marks for every wrong answer. Check the table below.

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Pattern

Sr No. (Objective) Test Name Marks Maximum Marks (Separately timed)
1 General/ Financial Awareness 50 50 35 Min.
2 General English 40 40 35 Min.
3 Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 Min.
4 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 Min.
Total 190 200 160 Min.

IBPS Syllabus For Clerk Exam 2018 in details

क्लर्क परीक्षा 2018 के लिए आईबीपीएस सिलेबस – Aspirants should check details of Syllabus for Bank clerk exam with all five sections wise. All sections have same marks and participants required to qualified in each section with a minimum passing marks so that to get shortlisted for the final interview.

Time Allotment for Each section

As it is already mentioned that, different sections would have different time frame allotted and the different number of questions and different distribution of marks.

  1. The first section of General/ Financial Awareness would have 50 numbers of questions and marks allotted for this section is 50 and time frame is 35 minutes.
  2. The second section of English language is having 40 questions and the maximum marks allotted are 40 and timeframe allotted is 35 minutes.
  3. The third section of Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude will have 50 questions and the maximum marks allotted to this section are 60 and time frame is 45 minutes.
  4. The fourth section is Quantitative Aptitude section which will have 50 questions and the total marks allotted for this section is 50 and the time frame is 45 minutes.
  5. IBPS Clerk Practice / Mock Test Series Pdf

So the total time allotted is 160 minutes and total marks are 200 and the total number of questions is 190.

IBPS Clerk Reasoning Syllabus  – (आईबीपीएस क्लर्क तर्क सिलेबस) First Section covers all logical reasoning questions which have to form judgments, conclusions from premises or facts. all problems in Reasoning “Syllabus of IBPS Clerk Exam” is based on Verbal Reasoning & Non-Verbal Reasoning. Check IBPS Clerk Reasoning preparation tips.

1. Verbal Reasoning – Analogy, Odd Man out, Syllogism, word formation, Statement and conclusions, Statement and assumptions, Statement and arguments, Passage and conclusions, Coding-decoding, Blood relations, Alphabet Test, Series test, Number, ranking and time sequence, Direction sense test, Sitting arrangement, Decision making, Input-output, Assertion and Reasoning, Figure Series etc.

NonVerbal Reasoning  – Series test, Analogy, Odd figures, Miscellaneous test. Also, Read  –  IBPS Clerk Reasoning Syllabus Pdf Download

2. IBPS Clerk English Syllabus  – (आईबीपीएस क्लर्क अंग्रेजी पाठ्यक्रम) IBPS Clerk Syllabus the second section which is necessary for all participants. Selection committee wants to appoint that candidate Clerk in the bank must have basic knowledge of English Language, which is an International common language.

It covers vocabulary means homonyms, synonyms, antonyms, sentence completion, word formation, and the topic comprehension involves deriving conclusion, theme detection, Sentence rearrangement.

Passage completion and the topic Rearrangement of passage, spelling, sentence and the question grammar means of rules active, passive voice, direct, indirect speech and the topic General usage means phrases and idioms. Check Best English Books for Clerk Exam.

3. IBPS Clerk Numerical Ability Syllabus – (आईबीपीएस क्लर्क संख्यात्मक योग्यता सिलेबस) IBPS Clerk Syllabus for Numerical ability OR Quantitative Aptitude paper will have 5 Multiple Choice Answers The inquiry in this choice may be focus around two subjects like as Arithmetic and Data Interpretation.

Information (Data) Interpretation means visual diagrams, pie outlines, line charts, and classification. Number-crunching (Arithmetic) means roots, average, ratio, time & work, time & separation, rate, benefit & loss, mixture, stocks & shares, partnership, clocks, volume & surface area, height & distances, logarithms, permutation & combination, simple & compound interest, in equations & equations and probability.

Check IBPS Syllabus for Clerk Exam below. Also, Read –   IBPS Clerk Exam Numerical Ability Syllabus Pdf Download

4. IBPS Clerk General Awareness Syllabus – (आईबीपीएस क्लर्क सामान्य ज्ञान सिलेबस) IBPS Clerk Syllabus for General Knowledge Syllabus of IBPS Clerk Exam covers all of the Current Affairs and especially reference to Banking Industry. And the topics are from Indian Economy questions, International Economy, UNO, Marketing, Constitution, Awards & Honors Sports, Reserve Bank of India policies, Finance, Agriculture, etc.

History of Banking, Social Function of Banks, current affairs of last six months, countries/ currencies, Books & Their Authors, Banking Terms, etc. How to Prepare GK for Bank Clerk exam?

5. IBPS Clerk Computer Syllabus – (आईबीपीएस क्लर्क कम्प्यूटर पाठ्यक्रम) Computer Knowledge OR Computer Awareness. “IBPS Syllabus of Clerk CWE” for Computer paper covers two section hardware & software.

Participants must have basic knowledge of computer. Must have the skill to operate a computer for office purpose is known about DBMSMS Office, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Windows, The Internet. Check IBPS Clerk Syllabus for Computer section for details via given the link below. Also, Read –  IBPS Clerk Computer Syllabus Pdf Download.

IBPS-CWE Bank Clerk Guide for Prelim / Main Exams 5th Edition with solved paper
IBPS PO & Clerk 2018 Exam Prep Test-Series
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IBPS Clerk Syllabus contains these five sections so all candidates required to prepare well for their Clerk exam competition because a large number of aspirants apply for IBPS Clerk Recruitment every year. For IBPS Clerk Syllabus Pdf Download you can also visit the official site of IBPS www.ibps.in clerk syllabus or check the link given above.

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  1. Nmskr sir,
    Sir mera 10th me 38% hai and 12th me 54% to kya mera ibps clerk ka exam Dene ke bare me sochna sahi rhega mere % ke wjs SE aage kuchh dikkat to nahi hogi na sir plz btaiye

    • Hello Avinash, % Ke According koi problem nahi hogi, exam me High score karo then Selection ke chances jyda ho jayege, so you can apply.

  2. sir.is there any difference b/w IBPS and RRB bank exams… i’v done my gradution (bcom)in 2012. sir can u tell me that for which post i’m eligible in bank exam as po or clerk.. or can i give RRB bank exams.. but in rrb’s details there are so many posts so i’m confused to understand that for which post im eligible.

    • Amandeep, You should apply for IBPS RRB officer post. And You can also apply for upcoming IBPS PO and Clerk Exam.

  3. I completed my degree BBA (CA) but from other university (Tamilnadu university) please tell me …….. I am eligible for ibps clerk

  4. sir,
    1. what is date for the exam??
    2. how to apply?
    3.explain me the full procedure plzzzz

    thanks in advance

  5. Sir/Ma’am,
    Recently i have completed my b.tech in the year 2017. Am i Eligible for ibps bank PO and CLERK as well ???? Please help me in this aspect. Thanking You.

  6. Sir I am Shubham. I want to apply ibps and po exam. But I am studying in 8sem(engineering) . Can I apply this exam…..

  7. If I retired from defence service in the age of 36 years then till how much years i can apply in ibps clerks examination

  8. Sir , i m post graduate in mathematics(honours or major) bt i m very weak in english, is it my right decision if i go for bank preparation? if not then please suggest me how i increase my english for bank examination rapidly , and one more question, ibps po or clark are appointed by every year? Please inform me the month for fill application form..

  9. Sir,
    I want to know that question paper English mai rahta hai ya hindi mai.
    plz, tell me, sir,
    I am really very confused sir.

  10. Sir how can we get timely information about ibps exam date. And sir in ibps clerk interview is cancelled from the pattern – is it right. From now onwards

  11. I have done b. Com computer with 70 %
    But I Dont have any diploma of DCA or PGDCA
    So kya me farm bhar skta hu
    Mujhe bina computer diploma k job mil skti h ibps Clerk ki

  12. Sir,
    Maine hotel management 2014 me complete kiya h ihm meerut se. Jo bhmct degree h uptu se related. Kya mai eligible hu ipbs clerk and po ke liye. Please sir mujhe advice de. Mai preparation kar sakta hu.

  13. Sir I have to prepare for bank. .can u tell me the references for all subjects like banking awareness and general awareness and eng ..etc

  14. sir,
    i am shweta
    sir ibps clerk exam ki date kab hai or admit card kab anewala hai to plz mail kar dena or clrk previous paper plz male kar dena muje samaj nahi ara isiliye plz thodi help ker dena .
    sir reply plz

    • IBPS Clerk Exam dates are 26 & 27.11.2016, 03.12.2016 & 04.12.2016
      And Clerk admits cards will be downloaded from 18.11.2016 onwards

  15. Sir ..mahendra Wala computer certificate chal jata h kya..mere pass graduation me bhi es semester me computer subject tha..so mene certificate in computer operation select Kr Diya..koi prblm to bhi hogi na??

    • IBPS PO Cutoff for General Category wise = 37.25
      IBPS PO Prelims Cut Offs
      English Language = 07.50
      Reasoning Ability = 11.25
      Quantitative Aptitude = 07.75

  16. Sir I had a kt in last semester of graduation my exam of kt is in month of Nov if I pass can I be able to give the exam ibpsclerk of pre & main in Nov and which computer courses is required.

    • Shakil, You will be eligible for IBPS Clerk exam in 2017.
      And For Computer Literacy: Candidates should have Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations/Language/ should have studied Computer / Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute.

  17. Hi sir
    i completed course of ms office but don’t have certificate . but have tally certificate . it is enough for ibps cwe clerk. or i need to course like DCA. i have completed MBA.

  18. सर मेरा नाम सूरज सैनी कंप्यूटर में DCA किया हु क्या मै ibps clerk के लिए अप्लाई कर सकता हूँ

  19. I am married so my name and surname is changed so by which name should I fill the form. After marriage name or the name on the marksheet

  20. Sir, I am Asikur Rahaman sanfui from kolkata ,please inform me name of the best institution in kolkata for bank related competative exam.

    • IBT Kolkata – SSC | Bank Exams | Banking Institute in Kolkata Address: 95E, LENIN SARANI, MOULALI CROSSING, Kolkata, West Bengal 700013
      Phone:090884 79999

      Coaching Center
      Address: 120, 2nd Floor, Lenin Sarani, Sunidhi Building,, Above Punjab National Bank, Near Maula Ali Crossing, Taltala, Kolkata, West Bengal 700014
      Phone:092301 41497

  21. I belong to haryana. sir how many cutt off for sc candidate for ibps VI pre exam. and also main exam cutt off for selection for job. after clear the main exam interview is or not?

  22. Sir,i completed graduation from arts subject from distance mode of shobhit university
    Meerut with 66% aggrigate marks.am i eligible for ibps clerk examination

  23. Sir, I belongs to sc category.how much marks should required to clear the pre IBPS clerk exam..please tell the minimum marks required in each section ……please reply me

  24. i have n’t this year OBC cast certificate till now . But i have applied for that .
    Can i apply as OBC candidate in IBPS Clerk ?

  25. Sir , i completed my B.Sc from HNBGU, then I got 48% then i take a admission in B.tech in lateral entry. I just completed my technical graduation and scored 66& without backlog . I question is that is i eligible for IBPS PO

  26. Sir I am Upama,I want to apply for RRB exam but I don’t have proficiency in Assamese language since I belong from Assam.can I apply though I have proficiency in English and Hindi languages.

  27. sir,
    mai ycmou [open university] me BA 2nd yr. me hu mujhe ibps po ki exam
    se sakta hu kya ?

    & interview me qualification me koi problem to nahi hogi na ?
    & next yr. mai 3rd yr. appear xam de sakta hu kya?

    plz jaldi batao send by email

  28. Sir ,i have completed my B.E exams this june and results r on 27 th july.i get aggregate. But i dont get marks card by end of registration date 13 august..but i can get provisional marks signed by college authority…. If i get original marks card by the end of the date,its good if not ..am i eligible for interview if i clear mains

  29. Sir,i’m studing final year B.E Mechanical engineering.And my age is 19. IBPS CLERK exam is on 16th of october i’m turning 20 on the next day.Am i eligible to take up this exam?

  30. sir, i am graduate, sir ibps ki teari bahut krta hun,but jo mene padha hota h, usse related na to paper me GK ati h, or na computer knowledge,or sir english meri bahut poor h, agr paper me english subject nei kiya baki subject se no. le liye to top list me koi aapti to nei hogi,

  31. Sir mere10 th ke document me chasma ke sath photo hai air baki sab document me bina chasma wala photo hai,kya ye document verification me koi problem create krega?

    • नही दीपक कोई प्रॉब्लम नही है. मगर भविष्य में ध्यान रखे की हर जगह हस्ताक्षर, फोटो एवं अन्य जानकारी समान होनी चाहिए.

  32. please
    i request to you sir please send me ibps po and clerk syllabus pre and main exam.
    but when you send syllabus specify the subject wise that’s mean
    1 classification
    that’s type
    please send me this syllabus please………….

  33. Sir, I completed b.tech with I am eligible or not for ibps P.O. ‘s and clerks.if eligible tell me some tips for preparing the posts

  34. My name is Ellen. I am 23 years old.Nationality-INDIAN.I am a final year B.E student awaiting results by july first week(Pune University).I would like to know if i am eligible for IBPS CWE-CLERK, IBPS CWE-PO examinations of 2016-17.

    • Yes, Ellen you are eligible for IBPS. If you will get your result before the last date of Online registration which is up to August.

    • Open University is applicable if it recognized by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.

    • Hello, Mahendra Age Limit for Ex- Serviceman – Actual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years.

  35. I m handycab and I hav permision to use a scrib in sbi Clark and PO, i m in last year of graduaion bt I dont kno what should be the qualification for scribe…, help me..

  36. Dear sir,
    This is vijay when will release second list is any cutoff.
    Andhrapradesh state HI category total 26 vacancies.
    Only 14 released provisional allotment list.
    remaining vacancies release on second list or adjusted to VI,Ex service man ?.

  37. sir this is vijay
    I already discussed to you i am handicap persons my total mains score is 38.50
    if possible to qualified clerk post.
    you said Definitely qualified vijay.
    But just now provisional allotment list released i am not qualified.
    please verified sir..
    Can i got this job ?

  38. Respected sir,

    Please tell me CWE CLERK V provisionally selected candidates list in ANDHRA PRADESH.
    and also Category-GENERAL(HEARING HANDICAP) mains total 28.50 marks.
    If possible to qualify clerk post.

  39. sir,
    CWE CLERK V ANDHRA PRADESH STATE Mains HI Category Maximum score out of 100 is 59.75
    and Minimum Score out of 100 is 35.50.
    But mains examination conducted out of 200 marks how to calculate out of 100.?
    My score 38.50 out of 200 marks.
    I am handicap person, My category is GEN-HI.
    If possible compulsory can i go this clerk job.

  40. Sir,
    CWE CLerk V mains result declared.
    ANDHRA PRADESH STATE Mains HI Maximum score out of 100 is 59.75 and HI minimum score out of 100 is 35.5.
    But mains examination conducted out of 200 marks how to calculate out of 100.
    My score 38.5 out of 200 marks.
    I am handicap person.
    My category is GEN-Hi.
    If possible compulsory can I got this job.

  41. sir,
    i am qualified IBPS CWE CLERK V prelims and also Mains result declared.
    I got mains total score 38.5.
    I am a handicap person(HI).
    If possible to qualify for clerk post.

  42. sir i want to asked u….ki jese sir me 2014 me 12th cbse se kiaa tha but kuchh prob..ki vjha se mene 12th ke exams ni de paye…nd 2015 me bhi kuchh problems thi jisse me 12th me admission ni le payi..to kya me bank ki coaching join kr skti hu nd me 2016 me 12th me admision lungi..plzzz sir aap btaye kya me es trha se coaching join kr skti hu y ni..pllzz sir give me advice….

    • Hello Muskan Yes you can do it. You can Join Bank Coaching at any level it’s not depend on your 12th situation. you can prepare for banking exam from any level.

  43. I have qualified ibps prelim exam… Now what to do next? Will they call me for mains or any other procedures I have to follow for the same?

    • You don’t need to fill another form you will be called for mains exam. first you can download admit card for mains exam and join exam.

  44. Sir,
    with due respect with you, i want to know the latest syiibus of ibps ckerk cwe v exam. Since many topics were excluded in the previous paper of PO exam.

  45. sir, please tell me how to prepare for 2015 ibps clerk prelims, & what will be d cut off Karnataka? & also syllabus i dont have pdf reader facility.

  46. hello sir/mam..i want to ask dat there will be individualy marking in pre and mains of ibps clerk 2015?and input output qus related to p.o. exam..then y this topic show in clerk syllabus?

  47. sir namskar…
    sir aap mujhe bta dijiye ki ibps clerk k pre exam ke hr part m pass hona pdega ya phir sbi ko milakr pass hona pdega…

    ibps clerk ke main exam m compelsory english hoti h…ya phir choice m hindi ya english hoti h…

  48. sir will u tel me pls pre exam m to aisa koi rule to ni hai …ki eng,reasoning,maths clear krna jaruri h..ya .overal marking hai….

  49. Respected sir.

    I want to get some information bank.

    1. IBPS Exam Best book (With Writer) (Pre + main)
    2. Test amd V. improtent Qua.
    3. how many required to passing number every paper.

    reply reply

  50. Sir, ibps rrb me bhi pre exam hogi kya . please agar pre exam hogi to pattern and syallubs btao meri email I’d per send kar do

  51. i completed my graduation with an aggregate of 9o% and my age is 20 years on 18/08/1995 so i m eligible for ibps clerk exam 2015 or not can u pls say me this …..

  52. sir me 27yrs ki hu.married hu or sasural me joint family rahti hu or 2yrs ki baby bi h.me ibps clerk 2015-16 ka exam dena chahti hu bt coaching se prepration ni kr sakti ghar rehkar hi prepration kr sakti hu.to sir ap batae kese study kru.meri maths bi weak h or books se samjh bi ni ata h jaldi.so pls help me sir.

  53. tell me ibps exam course name, add & imformation details bank exam
    I am 12std passed, and b.com IIyear appare.

  54. I want to get informatation bank job please tell meme ibps clerk exam syllabul 2015-2016 pre and mains exam syllabul

  55. Mera name PRAHLAD PATIDAR h. sir mujhe ibps-rrb ke new notification 2015-16 ke bare me btaye ki pre me shortlist hone ke liye kitne no. lane honge aur main exam me interview ke liye kitne no. ki jarurt hogi. sir mujhe iske exam patten ke bare me bhi information dijiyega

  56. hello sir,
    Mera name SARTAJ ALI h. sir mujhe ibps-rrb ke new notification 2015-16 ke bare me btaye ki pre me shortlist hone ke liye kitne no. lane honge aur main exam me interview ke liye kitne no. ki jarurt hogi. sir mujhe iske exam patten ke bare me bhi information dijiyega
    email ID:- sartajali174@gamil.com
    contact no.

  57. Hello sir ..i am a bsc (physics)final year student i am eligible or not for upcoming ibps exam 2015-2016 pls reply me sir


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