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IBPS Clerk Notification was out on Sep 12, 2019, with 12,075 vacancies. The registration for this exam has already started yesterday (Sep 17, 2019). We would suggest you register yourself as soon as possible as the registration link will remain open only until Oct 9, 2019. You may like to visit the IBPS Clerk 2019 Recruitment Notification- FAQs if you have any doubt in this notification. The competition is going to be intensive for this exam. Looking at the data of last year, for 7,275 vacancies around 10.82 lakh aspirants had applied and 7.49 lakh aspirants had appeared in Prelims. This year also, the number of aspirants is expected to go in lakhs.

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Get Ahead of the Competition

The Prelims is on Dec 7, 2019, which means there are still around 80 days for your preparation. You can definitely clear the Prelims provided you rigorously put 2-3 hours into preparation on a daily basis. Also, don’t forget to pinpoint your weak areas on a continuous basis and try to put efforts to improve upon them. Identify your weak areas by taking a Free Mock Test of IBPS Clerk Prelims. You also get your All India Rank by taking the Mock Test. Prepare accordingly and make the complete utilization of 80 days to steer ahead of the competition. For your convenience, we have come up the Syllabus & Preparation Resources for IBPS Clerk Prelims. Let’s first have a look at the Exam Pattern.

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IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern

S. No.Name of TestsNo. of QuestionsMax MarksTime alloted to each test (separately timed)
1English Language303020 mins
2Numerical Ability353520 mins
3Reasoning Ability353520 mins

Total10010060 mins
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Let’s have a look at the syllabus of each of these sections:

IBPS Clerk Prelims Syllabus

English LanguageReasoning  AbilityNumerical  Ability
Cloze TestAlpha-numeric/ Alphabetical SeriesAge Problems
Correct UsageAnalogyAverage
Error SpottingAnalytical ReasoningBoats and Stream
Fillers – Single, DoubleBlood RelationsClock and Calendar Problems
Idioms and PhrasesCoded InequalitiesData Interpretation – Charts and Graphs: Line Graph, Bar Graph, Pie Chart; Tabular; Caselet; Mixed DI
Odd One OutCoding and DecodingData Sufficiency
One Word SubstitutionData SufficiencyDecimal and Fractions
Para  JumblesDirections and DistancesIndices and  Surds
Paragraph CompletionDouble Line-upLCM and H.C.F
Reading ComprehensionInequalityMensuration
Sentence ImprovementInput OutputMixture and Allegations
Synonyms/ AntonymsOrder and Ranking/DirectionNumber Series
Vocabulary based questionsPuzzles – Box based, Floor, Calendar, Day/Months based, etc.Number System
Word/Phrase ReplacementSchedulingPartnership

Seating Arrangement– Linear, Circular, Facing Inside/Outside, MixedPercentage

Statement and ConclusionPermutation and Combination

Statement-Course of ActionPipes and Cisterns

SyllogismProbability


Profit, Loss and Discount


Quadratic Equations


Simple and Compound Interest


Simplification & Approximation
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IBPS Clerk Prelims– List of Books

Numerical Ability Section

Name of BookAuthor/ Publisher
Quicker MathsM.Tyra, K.Kundan (Magical Book Series)
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive ExaminationsR.S Aggarwal (S.Chand Publisher)
Data InterpretationArun Sharma (TMH Publication)
Topic-wise Solved Papers for IBPS/SBI PO/Clerk Prelims/Mains Quantitative AptitudeDisha Experts
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Reasoning Ability Section

Name of BookAuthor/ Publisher
Test of ReasoningEdgar Thorpe
A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal ReasoningR.S Aggarwal (S.Chand Publisher)
Bank Clerk Reasoning Chapter-wise Solved Papers 2003 – Till DateKiran Prakashan
Analytical ReasoningMK Pandey

English Language Section

Name of BookAuthor/ Publisher
Objective English 6th EditionEdgar Thorpe (Pearson)
Word Power Made EasyNorman Lewis (Penguin)
Objective General EnglishS.P Bakshi (Arihant)
From Plinth to ParamountNeetu Singh (KD Publication)
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We sincerely hope that the above-mentioned syllabus & list of books will be helpful in your preparation. Please keep in mind that IBPS Clerk Prelims is an exam which focusses more on the speed. And good speed comes with practice. For practice, Mock Tests are the best tools. So what are you waiting for? Take an IBPS Clerk Prelims Free Mock Test now. If you like the quality of the Free Mock Test, consider buying the complete package of IBPS Clerk Prelims which includes 20 Mock Tests and 15 Sectional Tests and costs only Rs 249.


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