August 13, 2022

IBPS Prelims Exam 2021 Dec 12-18-19: check important topics by section, weight by Subject, & pattern

IBPS Clerk Prelims exam


IBPS Clerk 2021 Preliminary Qualification: Check here the important topics by section from the IBPS Clerk 2021 Preliminary Exam to be held on December 12, 18 and 19, 2021 to recruit 7,858 clerks in public sector banks.

Preliminary Secretary IBPS 2021 Important Issues: The Institute of Bank Personnel Selection (IBPS) will conduct the preliminary examination of the IBPS Secretary 2021 on December 12, 18 and 19, 2021. The IBPS Secretary Secretary 2021 acceptance cards were published on November 26, 2021 on the official IBPS website. The means of examining inference questions and numerical ability will be according to the requested country. IBPS Clerk 2021 major exams will be held in January 2022/February 2022 (Provisional) to recruit 7,858 vacancies in Public Sector Banks. In this article, we share the introductory IBPS Clerk 2021 section on important topics, weighting by topic, number of questions, and exam pattern.

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IBPS Clerk: Important dates

Prelims Admit Card November 26, 2021
IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam December 12, 2021December 18, 2021December 19, 2021
Prelims ResultDecember 2021/January 2022 (Tentative)
Mains Admit Card Release and Download DateDecember 2021/January 2022 (Tentative)
Mains Exam DateJanuary 2022/February 2022 (Tentative)
IBPS Clerk Provisional AllotmentApril 2022 (Tentative)

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IBPS Clerk Exam’s Important Topics

English LanguageWeightage (Tentative)
Reading Comprehension10 questions
Cloze Test5 questions
Error Detection5 questions
Phrase Replacement5 questions
Fill in the Blanks5 questions
Reasoning AbilityWeightage (Tentative)
Coding-Decoding5 questions
Inequality5 questions
Direction5 questions
Blood Relation5 questions
Seating Arrangement15 questions
Alphanumeric series5 questions
Syllogism5 questions
Numerical AbilityWeightage(Tentative)
Quadratic Equations5 questions
Data Interpretation15 questions
Simplification5 questions
Number Series5 questions
Comparison of Quantities5 questions

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern

SubjectNo. QuestionsMarksDurationMedium of Exam
English Language303020 minutesEnglish
Numerical Ability353520 minutesAs per State applied for
Reasoning Ability353520 minutesAs per State applied for
Total100 100 1 Hour

Important Note

  • The IBPS Clerk 2021 Preliminary Exam will be conducted in online mode at all examination centers as per the IBPS notification.
  • Candidates will be asked Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) from three sections: English Language, Reasoning Ability and Number Ability.
  • Each section has a clip time of 20 minutes. The means of examining inference questions and numerical ability will be according to the requested country.
  • Candidates must obtain minimum cut-off marks in all three sections of the IBPS Clerk 2021 preliminary examinations to qualify for the core examinations.
  • For each incorrect answer, there will be a negative score of 1/4 or 0.25 points. However, if the question is left blank or not answered, it will not be marked as negative.