IBPS Clerk Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2021

IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2021: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has released Syllabus & Exam Pattern for Clerk post along with the notification for IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2021. Notification is out for filling up of 5830 Clerk vacancies. Eventually IBPS conducts online preliminary exam on 28/08/2021, 29/08/2021 and 04/09/2021 for the same. We in JobsCloud collected the IBPS Clerk Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2021 and posted here for easy reference of aspirants. So candidates can refer our page to download latest IBPS Syllabus.

IBPS Clerk Syllabus & Exam Pattern:

Selection Procedure:

IBPS Clerk selection involves two steps as follows.

  • Online Preliminary Exam
  • Online Main Exam

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2021:

a. Online Preliminary Examination

S. No.Name of TestsNo of QnsMax MarksDuration
1English Language303020 minutes
2Numerical Ability353520 minutes
3Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
Total10010060 minutes

b. Online Main Examination

S. No.Name of TestsNo of QnsMax MarksDuration
1General/ Financial Awareness505035 minutes
2General English404035 minutes
3Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude506045 minutes
4Quantitative Aptitude505045 minutes
Total190200160 minutes


  • The test will be bilingual, i.e. English and Hindi.
  • All questions will be of objective type with five options.
  • For each wrong answer, there will be 0.25 marks detected from total marks.
  • But unanswered questions will not carry any negative marks.
  • There will be sectional as well as overall cut off.

IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2021:

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Error Detection
  • Single / Double Fillers
  • Cloze Test
  • Word / Phrase Replacement
  • Column Based / Sentence Rearrangement
  • Sentence Connectors
  • Para Jumbles
  • Miscellaneous

Reasoning Ability

  • Inequality
  • Syllogism
  • Coding Decoding
  • Blood Relation
  • Direction Sense
  • Alphabet Test
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Puzzle
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Machine I/O
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Miscellaneous

Quantitative / Numerical Aptitude

  • Approximation/ Simplification
  • Number Series
  • Quadratic Equations/ Inequality (Data 1, Data 2)
  • Data Interpretation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Miscellaneous- Arithmetic Word Problems (Average, Mixture and Allegation, CP and SP, Profit and Loss, Partnership etc.)

General Awareness

  • Current Affairs of past 4-5 months
  • Banking Awareness (Past 4-5 months)
  • Static Awareness

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