Sunday, November 22, 2015

IBPS Clerk 2015 detail Syllabus with Exam Pattern Topic wise breakup

IBPS 2015 is designed in two steps. So you will need to clear the preliminary examination first to appear for the main examination. Syllabus for both the examination is as per below.

IBPS Clerk Detailed Syllabus with Breakup of Topics

IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Pattern

This exam will be of qualifying in nature and prelim score will not be counted for arriving at a final score.

Duration for Prelim is 1 Hour (60 Minute)

IBPS Clerk Main Exam Pattern

The main exam contains total five sections totaling 200 marks.

Exam Duration for mains is 2 Hours. All sections except the English Language will be available bilingually i.e. Hindi & English.

As we can see Prelim Exam is the subset of Mains exam. So we don't need to prepare separately for both. You should prepare for the three sections till prelim and after the prelim concentrate more on remaining two sections. Let's see topic wise breakup of all the sections.


  • Analogy
  • Puzzle
  • Coding Decoding 
  • Alphabets Test
  • Direction Sense
  • Series
  • Odd Man Out
  • Word formation
  • Syllogism (the level be easier than IBPS PO)
  • Sitting Arrangements
  • Input Output
  • Cause Effect
  • Eligibility Test 
  • Assumptions
  • Evaluate Inferences (Less IMP)
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Blood Relations
  • Cubes & Dices
  • Calendar
  • Visual Reasoning (Figure, Pattern, Series)

Tip: Print this article and then strike out the topics you already know, and start preparing the remaining articles.

Quantitative Aptitude

  • HCF & LCM
  • Profit Loss
  • Averages
  • Partnership
  • Pipes & Cistern
  • Time & Distance
  • Trains Problems
  • Ration & Proportions
  • Surds & Indices
  • Age Problem
  • Numerical Simplification
  • Simple & Compound Interest
  • Fractions
  • Surds & Indices
  • Allegation & Mixer
  • Boats & Streams
  • Clock
  • Permutation & Combination
  • Probability
  • Area, Volume & Surfaces
  • Calendar
For Aptitude i remember a very nice quote from Mr. Mrunal. (Courtesy

Get your hands “DIRTY” (Practice more and more)

English Language

  • Spotting errors 
  • Fill in the blank (Cloze Test)
  • Idioms & Phrases 
  • Synonyms and antonyms 
  • Reconstruction of sentence & passage 
  • One word substitution
  • Jumbled Up Sentence (Para jumbles)
  • Misspelled words 

"Practice makes man perfect" remember this for English Language Test

General Awareness

 Banking Basics OR Banking Awareness

  • Banking History
  • Banking In India
  • Financial Reforms In India (Or Nationalization of Banks)
  • RBI
  • SEBI
  • IRDA
  • Money & Money Market
  • Foreign Trade
  • Insurance Sector Basics
  • India Budget 2015
  • International Organization (World Bank, IMF, GATT, WTO, GATT, ADB, SAARC, G-20, APEC, OPEC)
  • Poverty & Unemployment
  • Abbreviations In Banking Industry
  • Basel II III Committee
  • Taxes & Taxation
  • Inflation
  • National Income Concepts
  • NPA
  • NPS
  • Micro & Macroeconomics
  • Government Programmes 

Please Note that in this general awareness section we are daily updating new study materials. keep visiting GyanExpress to read these topics.

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