IBPS CLERK – SYLLABUS & BLUE PRINT

Numerical Ability:

Number Systems, Simplification, Number series, Missing/Wrong Number, Chain Rule, Ratio and Proportion, Average, Ages, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns, Time and Distance, Time and Work, Simple & Compound Interest, Percentage, Profit and Loss, Partnership, Areas and Volumes, Permutations and combinations, Probability.

Data Interpretation:

Pie charts, Bar graphs, Line graphs. Mixed graphs, Case study, Data tables

Logical Reasoning / General Intelligence:
Verbal Reasoning:

Analytical Reasoning, Distance Test, Seating Arrangement, Eligibility test (Decision making), Analogy, Classification, Coding Decoding, Odd Man out, Series, Mathematical Operation, Blood Relationships, Alphabet test, Data Sufficiency, Syllogism, Statements

Non Verbal Reasoning:

No Questions will be asked from this section

English / Hindi:
English (Optional):

Synonyms, Antonyms, Vocabulary, Spotting errors, Idioms and Phrases, Sentence Improvement, Sentence Rearrangement, substitution, Cloze Tests, Inappropriate Usage of Words, Sentence Correction, English Comprehension

Hindi (Optional):

Hindi Grammar & language knowledge, Passage, Synonyms, Antonyms, Spotting Errors, Filling the given Blanks with suitable words

General Awareness:

Banking terms, History of Banking, RBI, Fiscal Monetary Policies, Social Function of Banks, Marketing, World Organizations, National and International Current Events, Important Events, New Appointments, Books and Authors, World’s First Largest Longest, Prizes And Awards, Famous Places and persons, General Geography, General History, Indian Economy, General Polity, General Science, Sports And Recreation, Science And Technology, Days to remember.

Computer Knowledge:

Basic computer fundamentals, History and Future of Computers, Basic Software & Hardware and their functionalities, Computer Operations / Shortcut Keys, Networking, abbreviation used in computers, Microsoft-office, Computer Languages, Internet.

 Blue Print
PatternOld PatternNew
Year2011Dec-11 20122013
TopicsSub topic
Numerical AbilitySquare Roots, Cube roots22
Number System36
Power
Surds & indices11
Fraction432
Time & Distance22
HCF & LCM
Divisibility
Ratio & Proportion112
Chain rule1
Time & Work1
Mensuration
simplification121210
Average132
Clock11
Discount
Triangle
Pipes & Cisterns
Partnership
Profit & Loss212
Percentage653
Probability
Simple & compound Interest221+1
Number series655
Area441
Age111
Train111
BAR GRAPH
Time and distance
Ratio and Proportion
Number System
Percentage
PIE GRAPH
DATA INTERPRETATIONRatio & Proportion
Discount
Profit & loss
Percent
Number System
Average
LINE GRAPH5
Percentage
Average
Ratio & proportion
Passage
Ratio & proportion
Number System
Percentage
TABLE
Percentage
Number System
Average
Ratio & Proportion
Verbal ReasoningAnalogy3
Letter Series11
Alphabet Test213
Number Series11
Number Ranking
Alpha Numeric Sequence Puzzles5
Sequential output Tracing5
Seating Arrangement (two rows)555
Seating Arrangement (floor type)5
Analytical Reasoning55
Blood Relations
Coding & Decoding276
Statements
Deriving Conclusions5
Data sufficiency553
Directions test1
Mathematical Operations555
Syllogisms553
Statements
Puzzle Test5
Non-verbal ReasoningAnalogy
Completion of series1010
Complete & Incomplete pattern
Cubes & Dice
EnglishSpotting Errors101012
Synonyms33
Antonyms22
Idioms & Phrase
Vocabulary
Sentence Improvement55
Substitutions
Sentence Rearrangement5
Comprehension101010
Sentence Completion553
Spelling Correction55
Cloze Test101010
General KnowledgeAwards23
Banking1815
Books & Authors13
History
Marketing
Geography
Constitution of India77
Abbreviations3
Banking Affairs20
Current Affairs20
Famous Place23
Days to remember11
Indian Economy44
Sports45
Miscellaneous34
General Science1
Famous Persons44
Agriculture1
Computer Knowledge505040