# IBPS Clerk syllabus and exam pattern Pre and Mains

## IBPS Clerk detailed Syllabus and Exam pattern CWE-VII 2017-18 Preliminary and Mains

Every year Institute of Banking Personal Selection conducts examination for the post of clerical cadre in PSU banks across India.Exam is conducted in two phases.Tier-1 and Tier-2. Tier 1 is a preliminary examination and tier 2 is main examination.Understanding the detailed syllabus and exam pattern of IBPS Clerk preliminary and mains is the first step of exam preparation.Here we are sharing detailed syllabus and exam pattern of IBPS clerk CWE 7 2017-18 recruitment.

### IBPS Clerk Preliminary exam pattern

IBPS Clerk Preliminary exam contains three sections.English Language(30 question), Quantitative/numerical ability(35 questions) and Reasoning(35 questions).Each question carries 1 marks.Inorder to qualify for IBPS Clerk mains examination candidates have to clear sectional cut-off as well as overall cut-off.

### IBPS Clerk Main examination exam pattern 2017-18

IBPS Clerk mains contains  five sections .Reasoning(40 questions),English language(40)Quantitative Aptitude(40 questions),General awareness with reference to banking(40 questions) and computer Knowledge(40 questions).Unlike IBPS Clerk prelims ,IBPS Clerk main has sectional timings Candidates have to attend each section within the time allotted.Details of sectional timings and maximum mark in each section is detailed below.

#### IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2017 - Quantitative Aptitude :

• Profit and loss
• Basic maths/Simplifications,Approximation
• Chain rule
• Time and work
• Average
• Simple and compound interest
• Fractions, Square root and cube root
• HCF & LCM
• Ratio and proportions
• Mensuration
• Speed,Time and Distance.
• Partnerships
• Percentage
• Problems based on Ages
• Data Interpretation(charts/Tables)
• Basic Permutation and Combination
• Probability

#### IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2017 -Reasoning :

• Analogy Test
• Puzzle
• Alphabet test
• spotting out the dissimilar
• Sitting arrangement
• Syllogism
• Statement and conclusions
• Statement and assumptions
• Statement and arguments
• Coding decoding
• Blood relations
• Number Series test
• Direction test
• Decision making
• Questions related to time
• Data sufficiency test

#### IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2017 -English Language :

• Synonyms and Antonyms
• Analogy
• Jumbled words
• Sentence completion
• One word substitution
• Comprehension
• Passage completion(cloze test)
• Re-ordering of sentences
• Common errors
• Idioms & Phrases

#### IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2017 -General awareness with special reference to banking industry:

• Banking Terms
• RBI
• Banking History
• Indian & International Economy
• IMF ,Word Bank
• UNO
• Countries Currencies and capital
• Abbreviations and full forms
• Important days
• Bank's tag lines,head quarters ,Administrative Head ect
• Budget
• Census
• Ministers and their ministry
• Marketing
• current affairs of last 4- 6 months
• Awards & Honors
• Sports
• Finance,
• Agriculture
• Books & Their Authors
• Fiscal Monetary Policies
• Committees in news
• Banking Reforms
• MOUs with different countries
• Social welfare programmes
• Science and Technology
• Space Missions and programmes
• Military news
• India and neighboring countries

#### IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2017 - Computer Knowledge

• History of computers
• Computer fundamentals
• Microsoft-office
• Input output devices
• Basic Software & Hardware
• Networking
• Internet
• Basics of computer languages
• Modern Technologies
Hope this detailed IBPS clerk syllabus and exam pattern of CWE-VII 2017-18 will help you in your IBPS clerk preparation.Share this  info with your friends.

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