IBPS Exam Syllabus for Clerks CWE 2013-14

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IBPS Exam Syllabus 2013-14Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conduct a common written examination (CWE) for the recruitment of clerical staff in 19 public sector banks. In this article we will discuss about IBPS exams syllabus of clerks for the year 2013. As you all know IBPS has already issued a notification for Clerk CWE III on 12th Aug, 2013.

There are five subjects English, Reasoning, Numerical, General Awareness and computer knowledge. Here, we will discuss the syllabus of clerks for IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection). Firstly, we can try to define the meaning of IBPS. Only those candidates who have 60% marks in 10th, 50% marks in 10+2, passed bachelor degree and aged between18 to 28 will be eligible.

Total numbers of marks and objective type questions will be 200 set by the managing committee into 5 different sections like as Reasoning, English Language, Numerical ability, General awareness, Computer Knowledge. In other words, we can say each paper contain 40 marks. The main point of the common written test is negative marking mean to say that if any candidates give any wrong answer then 0.25 marks will be penalized. So read the question paper carefully after that set your mind to solve the questions if understand confidently.

We advice to our readers that to prepare for the IBPS Exams purchase some good reading materials like books, online material, previous years question papers, CDs, mock tests. We recommend one of the good material “31 days IBPS clerk preparation CD” by “TopRank Infomedia”. Now we try to define with image the question papers and syllabus of IBPS tests.

First Section – Test of Reasoning

First section will be Logical Reasoning means the process of forming judgements, conclusions from premises or facts. The question in this section may be based on Verbal and Non-Verbal.
Verbal means classification, analogy, decision making, word formation, series, decoding & coding, blood relation, symbol & notation, statement & conclusion, sitting arrangement and problem solving.
Non-Verbal means series completion, finding any missing figure and classification.

Second Section – English Language

Second section of ‘IBPS exams 2012-2013 Syllabus for clerks CWE’ is English language. It is one of the most important languages because it is wider and useful in all over the world, so the managing committee wants to select only those candidates who are capable of understand English. The questions in this section may be asked from the topic is vocabulary means homonyms, synonyms, antonyms, sentence completion, word formation and the topic comprehension means deriving conclusion, theme detection, passage completion and the topic Rearrangement of passage, spelling, sentence and the topic grammar means set of rules active passive voice, indirect direct speech and the topic General usage means phrases and idioms.

Third Section – Numerical Ability, Quantitative Aptitude

Third section of ‘IBPS Exams Syllabus for clerks CWE’ is Quantitative Aptitude in this question will have five multiple-choice answers. The question in this selection may be based on two topics like as Arithmetic and Data Interpretation. Data Interpretation means bar graphs, pie charts, line graphs and tabulation. Arithmetic means roots, average, ratio, time & work, time & distance, percentage, profit & loss, mixture, stocks & shares, partnership, clocks, volume & surface area, height & distances, logarithms, permutation & combination, simple & compound interest, in equations & equations and probability.

Fourth Section – General Awareness

Fourth section for IBPS common test is General Awareness. These questions are not based on any specific study but related to current affairs. Definition of the current affairs is recent activity of India, and its neighbor countries like as sports, constitution, politics, history, banking, culture, geography, economy, techniques and Finance.

Fifth Section – Computer Knowledge, Computer Awareness

Last section of “IBPS exams 2013 Syllabus for clerks CWE” will be computer awareness means knowledge and ability to use computers. Questions are based on two topics like as hardware and software. The topics  will be covered in this section are MS Office, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point, Windows, internet and how to operate well for official use. You can say that just basic knowledge of computers. The previous questions papers contains the following topics operating systems, computer networks, internet, E-commerce, the basic computer architecture, terminology, EFT systems, acronyms and MS Officer 2003, 2007 power point.

The above information is only for syllabus of Clerks common written examination. But if you want to know other information about how to apply, selection procedure, dates of IBPS exams 2013, Cut off score and other information common for PO and clerks, click here “IBPS Exams 2013 – Apply Now“.

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  1. sir, can you provide me the marks distribution for each section for ibps clerk. for eg. if from maths section the total marks is 40. what will the marks distribution for that by chapter. it will be a immense help for me..

  2. I am ex service mam what is criteria for clerk

  3. in ibps clerk examination i hv prblm in english and maths section plz suggest how to prepare it????

  4. I got 54% in 10th std, 59% in 12th std and 58% in B.com and also doing m.com second year can i apply for this exam?

  5. sir, I had passed 10th with 52% ,12th with 72% ,UG and PG with 70%. Am I eligible for the ibps exam ? ,please reply me

    • swapna i have heared that we must get atleast 60% in tenth for writing any bank exam! iam not sure about it but my lecturer told me

  6. Very Help full all computation students

  7. Sir I have passed 10 with 57% and 12 with 57% and b.com so please tell me that can I apply for the ibps clerk exam 2014. Please reply me .


  8. mudit Srivastava

    Sir I have passed 10 with 50% and 12 with 65% and b.com so please tell me that can I apply for the ibps clerk exam 2014. Please reply me .

  9. thnks for this valuable informations sir

  10. ratnakar shukla

    This will useful for me.and I thankfor this sites author.

  11. i need study materials…

  12. Me stuck in current affairs only so please send the area’s

  13. hi im kavya i need to know about the syllabus for clerk

  14. Respected Sir, I want to know something about the Eligibility Criteria of Clerk III as you are

  15. i am study IBPS Exam..2014

  16. hello.. my self kavya.. im studying BBA 2nd year in mysore . i want to write CWE .. but i dnt knw da procedure will pls tel abt dat ..

  17. respected sir i want to all latest pattern about p.o and clerk and suggest me how to go with easy way and block the bank patern .thanking you

  18. Respected Sir, I want to know something about the Eligibility Criteria of Clerk III as you are
    saying that candidate should have passed the graduation on or before 01-
    August- 2013 my result are declare on 12 august. Am I Eligible or not?

  19. daye kb tk aayegi

  20. good to know about IBPS when will IBPS notifications 2013

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