Topic Wise IBPS CRP Clerk X Preliminary Syllabus - Reasoning, Aptitude, Englilsh

IDrona | Jun 27, 2020


Board NameIBPS(Institute of Banking Personnel Selection)
Post Name CRP Clerk X
Job Type Bank Jobs in India 
Location India 
Official Website

IBPS Clerk Prelims Syllabus 2020

Initial steps required to prepare for the IBPS examination is knowing about the syllabus and exam pattern. The standards of the exam syllabus or the exam pattern is confirmed by the official authority. So candidates must go through the official website for the updated information about the syllabus as well as the exam pattern which is also downloaded in the pdf format along with this article. Before knowing about the exam syllabus, go through the prelims exam pattern listed here. 

Exam Pattern for IBPS Clerk Preliminary

Here is the detailed section wise information with respect to the marks, number of questions and duration for the online examination. The category of the test consists of general english, reasoning ability and quantitative respectively.

 IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Structure

Subject Name No Of Questions Total Marks Duration
English Language
3020 Min
Numerical Ability 353520 Min
Reasoning 353520 Min 
Total 10010060 Min(1 Hour)

IBPS Clerk Prelims Topic Wise Details

Find out this detailed list of information with respect to the topics in each of three sections of the preliminary examination.

English Language

  • Spelling Test
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Direct and Indirect speech
  • Spotting Errors
  • Prepositions
  • Sentence Arrangement
  • Error Correction (Phrase in Bold)
  • Active and Passive Voice
  • Synonyms
  • Sentence Completion
  • Para Completion
  • Spelling Test
  • Antonyms
  • Word Formation
  • Theme Detection
  • Passage Completion
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Substitution
  • Idioms and Phrases
  • Joining Sentences
  • Error Correction (Underlined Part)
  • Homonyms

Numerical Ability

  • Odd Man Out
  • Problems on Numbers
  • Problems on LCM and HCF
  • Problems on Trains
  • Time and Distance
  • Mixtures and Allegations
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Numbers and Ages
  • Permutations and Combinations
  • Percentages
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Boats and Streams
  • Races and Games
  • Simplification and Approximation
  • Profit and Loss
  • Simple Interest
  • Averages
  • Time and Work Partnership
  • Pipes and Cisterns
  • Areas
  • Volumes
  • Simple Equations
  • Probability
  • Compound Interest
  • Indices and Surds
  • Mensuration
  • Reasoning Ability
  • Sequential output tracing
  • Coding-decoding
  • Sitting arrangement
  • Number series
  • Assertion and reason
  • Puzzle test
  • Blood relations
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Inserting the missing characters
  • Classifications
  • Alphabet test
  • Analogy
  • Direction sense test
  • Syllogism
  • Logical sequence test
  • Eligibility test
  • Logical Venn diagram
  • Machine input
  • Situation reaction test
  • Mathematical operations
  • Numbers, ranking, and time sequence test
  • Alpha-numerical sequence puzzle
  • Data Interpretation & Analysis
  • Missing Case DI
  • Pie Chart
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Bar Graph
  • Line Graph
  • Tabular Graph
  • Probability
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Radar Graph Caselet

Reasoning Ability

  • Clocks & Calendars
  • Embedded Figures
  • Directions
  • Decision Making
  • Data Interpretation
  • Syllogism
  • Number Series
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Blood Relations
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Non-Verbal Series
  • Number Ranking
  • Statements & Conclusions
  • Mirror Images
  • Alphabet Series
  • Analogy
  • Statements & Arguments
  • Cubes and Dice

Selection Process for IBPS Clerk

In this section candidates will get the information about the selection criteria where the concerned participating banks are looking for. There are four levels of the selection process as follow below:

  • Preliminary Examination.
  • Mains Examination.
  • Interview Process.
  • Document verification.

By looking at the above topics one can easily prepare for the examination. The more you practice for the test the less time will be taken for answering the question.

Frequently Asked Questions

How can one prepare for the ibps clerk exam?

By practising the model papers as well as mock online tests.

What is the syllabus for the ibps clerk prelims exam?

There are three subjects i.e, English, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude.

How can we prepare for the General/financial awareness section?

As in the prelims examination there is no subject of GK, So candidates can prepare for the mains exam by reading the current affairs, news papers as well as the recent GK papers.

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