Updated IBPS Clerk Mains Syllabus and Exam pattern
Attention Aspirants, the much-awaited notification of IBPS Clerk recruitment notification 2017 has been released few days before by IBPS. The advertisement is made to fill near about 7883 Clerical Cadre Posts in the Participating Organisations. From past couple of days, many of you had been pouring in requests to publish IBPS Clerk Mains syllabus and exam pattern. So in this article, we will discuss the detailed info on IBPS Clerk Syllabus for Mains Examination along with the topics to be covered.
In our last article, we have shared the information on IBPS Clerk Preliminary Syllabus 2017. Aspirants are advised to check the preliminary syllabus and exam pattern before going to Mains Exam.
- 1 IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2017 (Mains Exam)
- 1.1 IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Pattern
- 1.2 **Updated IBPS Clerk Mains Syllabus
- 1.2.1 English Language Syllabus for IBPS Clerk Mains Exam (40 marks)
- 1.2.2 IBPS Clerk Mains Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude (50 Marks)
- 1.2.3 IBPS Clerk Mains Syllabus for Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude (50 Marks)
- 1.2.4 General/ Financial Awareness Syllabus for IBPS Clerk Mains Exam (50 Marks)
- 1.2.5 Important Links
IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2017 (Mains Exam)
Before we talk about the Syllabus for IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2017, let us first have a look at the pattern of the Exam.
IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Pattern
Successful candidates who have cleared the Preliminary cut off will be called for Mains examination. It is to be noted that only those candidate who will clear the respective cutoff made by the board will be called for Mains examination. Let us have a look at the IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Pattern.
|Sr. No.||Subjects||No. of |
|Max Marks||Time allotted|
|1||General/ Financial Awareness||50||50||35 minutes|
|2||General English||40||40||35 minutes|
|3||Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude||50||60||45 minutes|
|4||Quantitative Aptitude||50||50||45 minutes|
- Total Question: 190
- Maximum Marks: 200
- Time Duration: 160 Minutes
- Marking scheme: 1(one) mark for each correct answer.
- Negative Marking: 1/4th marks will be deducted for incorrect answer.
- Medium of Instruction: Hindi/English
**Updated IBPS Clerk Mains Syllabus
As mentioned above, the Mains exam will consist of total 190 questions divided into four segments. The Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, Quantitative Aptitude and General/ Financial Awareness segment will consist of total 50 questions each carrying 1 marks. Whereas the English segment will consist of total 40 questions of one marks each. Let us now have a look at the detailed IBPS Clerk syllabus for the Mains exam.
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English Language Syllabus for IBPS Clerk Mains Exam (40 marks)
The English language segment will consist of Reading comprehension, Basics of Grammar and Vocabulary. Let us see the topics to be covered in the English language of IBPS Clerk Mains Exam.
- Reading Comprehension
- Cloze Test
- Sentence Errors
- Vocabulary based questions
- Sentence Improvement
- Jumbled Paragraph
- Paragraph Based Questions (Paragraph Fillers, Paragraph Conclusion, Paragraph /Sentences Restatement)
IBPS Clerk Mains Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude (50 Marks)
The numerical Ability is often considered as the most difficult but scoring topic in any exam. In IBPS Clerk exam a total of 50 questions is asked and the toughness level is up to the intermediate level of Math. All you need is speed and accuracy to score great in the Numerical Ability Segment of IBPS Mains Exam.
- Number Series
- Ratio & Proportion
- Profit & Loss
- Time, Speed & Distance
- Data Interpretation
- Time & Work
- Permutation & Combination / Probability
- Mixture Problems
- Number System
- Data Sufficiency
IBPS Clerk Mains Syllabus for Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude (50 Marks)
The Reasoning is one of the most confusing and time taking segments in any exam. If you have practised a lot and possess a strong command over the tips and tricks used in Reasoning then you can surely score high in the Reasoning. A total of 50 questions each carrying 1 marks is being asked in the Reasoning and Computer Awareness segment of IBPS Clerk Mains Exam.
|Reasoning Ability||Computer Awareness|
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General/ Financial Awareness Syllabus for IBPS Clerk Mains Exam (50 Marks)
This is the segment where you can score high in comparatively less time. All you need to do is to keep an eye on the current events. Reading newspapers can be very helpful. For static GK you can refer to any good books like Lucent. For banking awareness, you can subscribe to monthly magazines like BSC that provide Finacial awareness i.
- Banking Awareness
- Financial Awareness
- Govt. Schemes and Policies
- Current Affairs
- Static Awareness
Aspirants May Also Check these Important links related to 2017 IBPS Clerk Recruitment Notification.
|Download IBPS CWE VII 2017 Official Bulletin (PDF)||Click Here|
|Read Complete IBPS Clerk CWE VII 2017 Notification||Click Here|
|Download IBPS Clerk CWE 2017 Admit card||Click Here|
|IBPS Clerk Cut-off (Expected and Previous Year)||Click Here|
|IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern and Selection Procedure 2017 (Updated)||Click Here|
|Download Latest Updated IBPS Clerk 2017 Prelims Syllabus||Click Here|
|IBPS Clerk Previous Year question Paper (2011 to 2016) in PDF||Click Here|
|Detailed Salary, Job Profile and Promotions as an IBPS Clerk||Click Here|
|IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria, Age, Nationality and Qualification||Click Here|
|Highly Recommended Books for IBPS Clerk 2017 Examination||Click Here|
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