IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2021 is discussed here. The syllabus is an important part of knowing the exam, a candidate is appearing for. It will help the candidates to prepare well for the upcoming Examination. To do well in the IBPS Clerk 2021 Exam, it is necessary to remain acquainted with the new IBPS Clerk Syllabus.
IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2021: Overview
|Exam Conducting Body||Institute of Banking Personnel Selection, IBPS|
|Name of Exam||IBPS Clerk 2021|
IBPS Clerk Exam
|Duration of Exam||
|Marking scheme||1 mark each for every correct answer in Online Test|
|Negative marking||1/4th of the marks assigned to the question in MCQ|
|Mode of Examination||Online|
|Language of examination||English OR Hindi
English Language paper has to be attempted in English.
IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2021 and Exam Pattern
IBPS Clerk exam is no different from any other bank exams. While IBPS issues only the broad subjects, they can be further sub-divided into individual topics, based on the questions that have appeared in the exams over the past few years. The IBPS Clerk syllabus has two papers. There is no interview for the IBPS Clerk Exam.
(i) IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Syllabus: This comprises Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, and English Language.
(ii) IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Syllabus: This comprises Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English Language, and an additional section of Computer Knowledge and General Awareness.
There will be a negative marking of 0.25 for every incorrect answer in each test of the IBPS Exam 2021.
IBPS Clerk 2021 Exam Pattern For Prelims
The IBPS Prelims Exam is of 100 marks of 1-hour duration with 20 minutes for each section.
- The Prelims Stage of IBPS PO will have three sections of a total duration of 1 Hour.
- There will be a total of 100 Multiple Choice Questions.
- Candidates will have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS.
- An adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.
|S.No.||Name of Tests(Objective||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||English Language||30||30||20 minutes|
|2||Numerical Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
|3||Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
IBPS Clerk 2021 Exam Pattern For Mains
The IBPS Clerk Mains Exam has 190 questions that need to be completed in a time frame of 160 minutes.
- The IBPS Clerk Mains Exam will have a total of 190 questions with a duration of 160 Minutes.
- There will be four sections in the IBPS Clerk Exam for Mains with different sectional timings.
- Earlier, the Computer Aptitude and Reasoning Ability Section used to be conducted separately. But, as per the recent update by IBPS, both these sections have been amalgamated together constituting a total of 50 Marks.
|S.No.||Name of Tests(Objective)||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude||50||60||45 minutes|
|2||English Language||40||40||35 minutes|
|3||Quantitative Aptitude||50||50||45 minutes|
|4||General/ Financial Awareness||50||50||35 minutes|
IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2021 for Prelims Exam
The IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam will have three sections.
|Reasoning Ability||English Language||Quantitative Aptitude|
Apart from these common subjects asked for all the posts, candidates are required to have Professional Knowledge as well, which comes in the mains part of the exam
IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2021 for Mains Exam
The IBPS Clerk Syllabus will have an addition of an extra section called General Awareness. This section will have questions based on financial awareness. Follow our portal bankersadda to prepare for General Awareness.
|Reasoning Ability||English Language||Quantitative Aptitude||General Awareness|
It is necessary for all the candidates applying for IBPS Clerk 2021 Exam to once go through the syllabus as mentioned in the IBPS Clerk 2021 notification released by IBPS to prepare judiciously for this exam.
IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2021: FAQ’s
Q 1. What is the process of selection for the IBPS Clerk 2021 Exam?
Ans. The candidates will be selected based on two stages: Prelims and Mains Exams. However, the marks secured by the candidates in the Mains Exam will be taken for final selection.
Q 2. What will be the language of the question in the IBPS Clerk?
Ans. The question paper will be bilingual, i.e. in English and Hindi. However, in the case of the English Language Paper, the language will be only English.
Q 3. What is the marks distribution for IBPS Clerk 2021 Exam?
Ans. The IBPS Clerk Prelims will be of 100 marks of 1 hour and the IBPS Mains Exam will be of 200 marks of 2 hours 40 minutes.
Q 4. Will there be any negative marking in the IBPS Clerk 2021 Exam?
Ans. Yes, there will be a negative marking of 0.25 for every incorrect answer in the IBPS Clerk Prelims and Mains Exam.