IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2021: Get Official Notification, Syllabus & Qualification Details Here

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IBPS is going to release the notification for the post of clerk soon on their official website. as per the media report, IBPS Clerk Notification is expected in the first or second week of July 2021. 

In this article we are going to share all the important details like- CRP Clerk XI Qualification, Age Limit, Important dates, Exam pattern, Syllabus, Selection process.

IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2021 Important Dates

IBPS Clerk Notification Date 2021Expected in July
Start of IBPS Clerk Online Application ProcessExpected in July
IBPS Clerk 2021 Last DateTo be released
IBPS Clerk PET Admit Card DateTo be released
IBPS Clerk PET DateTo be released
IBPS Clerk Prelims Admit Card DateExpected in August 2021
IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Date28 August, 29 August, 04 September and 05 September 2021
Prelims ResultExpected in October 2021
IBPS Clerk Mains Admit Card Date 2021Expected in October 2021
IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Date 202131 October 2021
IBPS Clerk Provisional AllotmentTo be released

IBPS Clerk Age Limit:

20 to 28 Years

Educational Qualification required for IBPS Clerk Post

  • A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognized by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
  • The candidate must possess a valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he/she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online.
  • Computer Literacy: Operating and working knowledge in computer systems is mandatory i.e. candidates should have a Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations/Language/ should have studied Computer / Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute.

 IBPS Clerk Exam 2021 Selection Procedure

The selection process will be complete in three steps.

  1. Preliminary Exam
  2. Mains Exam
  3. Provisional Allotment

Syllabus of IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2021

In the Prelims exam 100 MCQs type Questions will ask having 1 marks to each question. there will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer marked by candidates

SubjectTotal Number of QuestionsMarksDuration
English Language303020 minutes
Numerical Ability353520 minutes
Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
Total100 Questions100 Marks1 Hour

English Language

Reasoning Ability

Numerical Ability

Reading Comprehensions


Fill in the blanks

Antonym & Synonym

Sentence Completion

Cloze Test

Error Detection

Para jumbles

Phrase Replacement



Puzzles – Seating Arrangements, Directions, Box-based, Month-Based, Days-Based, Row-based

Distance and Direction

Blood Relations


Order and Ranking




Alphanumeric Series

Figure Series

Verbal Reasoning

Data Interpretation – Tabular, Bar Graph, Line Chart & Pie Chart

Number Series

Quadratic Equations




Simple Interest & Compound Interest

Profit and Loss


Speed, Distance and Time

Ratio and Proportion

Problem on Ages

Data Sufficiency

Work, Time and Wages

Boats and Stream

Pipes and Cisterns



Permutation and Combination

Difficulty Level – Easy to Moderate OR Moderate

– Possibility of high accuracy

Difficulty Level – Moderate

– Possibility of high accuracy

Difficulty Level – Moderate to Difficult

– Possibility of high accuracy


Total Number of Questions


Sectional Timing

General/Financial Awareness



35 minutes

General English



35 minutes

Computer Knowledge & Reasoning Ability



45 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude



45 minutes


190 MCQs

200 Marks

160 minutes

There will be a negative marking of one-fourth mark for each wrong answer marked by candidates

IBPS Clerk Mains Syllabus 2021

Quantitative Aptitude

(Difficulty Level – Moderate to Difficult

– Possibility of high accuracy)

Number Series, Quadratic Equations, Data Interpretation – Pie Chart, Bar Graph, Tabular & Line Chart, Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Approximation, Simplification, Profit and Loss, Percentages, Averages, Data Sufficiency, Mensuration, Probability, Permutation and Combination, Ratio and Proportion, Problem on Ages, Speed, Distance and Time, Work, Time and Wages, Boats and Stream, Pipes and Cisterns

English Language

(Difficulty Level – Easy to Moderate OR Moderate

– Possibility of high accuracy)

Reading Comprehensions, Vocabulary, Fill in the blanks, Antonym & Synonym, Sentence Completion, Cloze Test, Error Detection, Para jumbles, Phrase Replacement, Inference, Connectors

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

(Difficulty Level – Moderate

– Possibility of high accuracy)

Alphanumeric Series, Syllogism, Blood Relations, Distance and Direction, Verbal Reasoning, Figure Series, Seating Arrangements, Box-based Puzzle,

Month-Based puzzle, Days-Based puzzle,

Row-based puzzle, Order and Ranking, Coding-Decoding, Input-Output, Inequalities, Basic Computer Knowledge, Microsoft Office, Computer Hardware & Software, Internet & Networking, Keyboard shortcuts, Abbreviations

General/Financial Awareness

(Difficulty Level – Moderate

– Possibility of high accuracy)

Static GK – Country, Currency & Capital, Firsts in the world and India, Indian Constitution, Indian Culture, Airports & Railways, History, Geography

Financial Awareness – Indian Banking, important terms, Bank Headquarters, Regulatory Bodies, Functions of RBI, Indian Financial System, Fiscal & Monetary Policy, International Organisations – IMF, WB, ADB, UNO, SWIFT, BBB, BIS & UFBU

Current Affairs – Government schemes, National & International Days/weeks, Awards, Sports & other happenings

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