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IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2021: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released IBPS Clerk Syllabus of 5830 Vacancies. The candidates appearing for the Examination can download the syllabus either through the official website or through the direct link given below. The officials of IBPS will recruit the candidates on the basis of Prelims followed by Mains Exam. Marks obtained by the candidates in the Main examination will be considered for shortlisting & final merit list. The Candidates can start preparing for the examination by downloading the syllabus given below.

The Candidates those have qualified in the prelims exam will be called for the mains examinations. The Candidates can download the syllabus by using the direct link given below. IBPS Clerk Exam is scheduled to be held from 28 August to 04 September 2021. More details of steps to download, selection process, exam pattern, syllabus and other details are given below. Visit www.ibps.in for more updates.

IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2021- Details:

Name of the Organization Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Name of the Exam IBPS Clerk Exam 2021
Name of the Post Clerk
Total Vacancies 5830 Posts
Mode of Apply Online
Mode of Payment Online
Notification Date 11th July 2021
Starting Date to submit the Application 12th July 2021
Last Date to submit the Application 1st August 2021
Stage of IBPS Clerk Exam Prelims & Mains Exam
Age Limit 20 to 28 years
Official Website www.ibps.in

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern2021:

Prelims Exam Pattern:

Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time allotted for each test (Separately timed)
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes


There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

IBPS Prelims Clerk Syllabus 2021:

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

Mains Exam Pattern:

Name of Tests (NOT BY SEQUENCE) No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time allotted for each test (Separately timed)
General/ Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
General English 40 40 35 minutes
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
Total 190 200 160 minutes


  • The above tests except the Tests of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 of the marks for every wrong answer in both Preliminary and Main Examination.

IBPS Mains Clerk Syllabus 2021:

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

Steps to Download IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2021:

  • Visit the Official Website of IBPS at www.ibps.in.
  • Go to the Recruitment option.
  • Search for IBPS Clerk Syllabus download link.
  • Click on download link.
  • IBPS Clerk Syllabus will be displayed on the screen.
  • Download and Take a Print out of Application for further use.


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