One of the most popular banking examinations in India is the IBPS Clerk. The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts a recruitment exam for clerical cadre vacancies in major public sector banks every year. In July, the IBPS Clerk 2022 notification will be issued (Tentatively).
IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Syllabus
The IBPS Clerk Syllabus of 2022 will include a new part called General Awareness. This section will include questions regarding financial knowledge.
Quantitative Aptitude
Number Series, Data Interpretation, Simplification/ Approximation, Quadratic Equation, Data Sufficiency, Mensuration, Average, Profit and Loss, Ratio and Proportion, Work, Time, and Energy, Time and Distance, Probability, Relations, Simple and Compound Interest, Permutation and Combination
English Language
Cloze Test, Reading Comprehension, Spotting Errors, Sentence Improvement, Sentence Correction, Para Jumbles, Fill in the Blanks, Para/Sentence Completion
General Awareness
Current Affairs, Banking Awareness, GK Updates, Currencies, Important Places, Books and Authors, Awards, Headquarters, Prime Minister Schemes, Important Days
Reasoning Ability
Seating Arrangements, Puzzles, Inequalities, Syllogism, Input-Output, Data Sufficiency, Blood Relations, Order and Ranking, Alphanumeric Series, Distance and Direction, Verbal Reasoning
Computer Aptitude
Basics of Hardware and software, Windows operating system basics, Internet terms and services, Basic Functionalities of MS Office ( MS-word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint), History of Computers, Networking and communication, Database basics, Basics of Hacking, Security Tools and Viruses.
Exam Pattern For IBPS Clerk Mains
- The 190 questions in the IBPS Clerk Mains Exam must be answered in 160 minutes.
- The IBPS Clerk Mains Exam will include 190 questions and will be completed in 160 minutes.
- The IBPS Clerk Mains Exam will be broken down into four divisions, each with its own set of schedules.
- The Computer Aptitude and Reasoning Ability Sections had previously been separate. Both of these portions have been merged into a single 50-mark section, according to a recent IBPS update.
Sections
No. of Questions
Maximum Marks
Duration (in minutes)
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude
50
60
45
English Language
40
40
35
Quantitative Aptitude
50
50
45
General/ Financial Awareness
50
50
35
Total
190
200
160
Note: For every wrong answer 0.25 marks will be deducted.