The syllabus of the subjects is as follows:

IBPS Reasoning section

IBPS Reasoning section is a basic part of IBPS. It contains logical reasoning questions. Logical Reasoning Syllabus is divided into two parts verbal reasoning and non-verbal reasoning questions.


IBPS Verbal Reasoning topics

  • Number series – A series of numbers that involve two or more arithmetic functions to complete the series given or to spot the odd one out from a given number series.
  • Seating arrangement – The process of making a group of people sit as per the prefixed manner and answer the questions accordingly. It could be in a line or in a circle.
  • Statement and argument – A question will consist of a statement followed by arguments. You have to decide which is a weak or a strong argument.
  • Logical problems – A problem may consist of three statements. Based on the first two statements, the third statement may be true, false or uncertain.
  • Alphabet test – A thorough knowledge of alphabets and the order is necessary for such questions.
  • Passage and conclusions – A passage and inferences would be given out of which you need to mark whichever inference best supports the passage.
  • Blood relations – It is important to know the blood relations and their terminology to solve these questions.
  • Direction sense test – Problems on directions like moving ‘x’ kilometres left, right etc. and finally which direction are you facing now.
  • Input output – Questions like when given an input line of words and numbers it rearranges them following a particular pattern in each step, then what will be the final output.
  • Coded Inequalities – A proper knowledge of the greater than, less than and equal to symbols.
  • Coding-decoding – In these questions a code is given for a word, finding a pattern in that you need to decode a similar word given.
  • Number ranking – A number ranking is given to objects.
  • Making judgments – questions present a situation and asks you to make a judgement regarding that particular circumstance


IBPS Non-verbal Reasoning topics

  • Making series / analogy – A good understanding of the common analogies would help completing the series.
  • Classification – Questions on which word is odd one out among the given words.
  • Series test/Alphanumeric series - A series of letters which can be decoded to numbers according to their alphabetical order or to complete a series. Definitions of vowels, consonants, numbers and symbols should be clear.
  • Odd figures – Selecting the odd figure in the series.
  • Data Sufficiency – Whether the data is sufficient to solve a question.
  • Puzzle – To study a series of characters and complete the series.


IBPS English Section

IBPS English Section contains various topics such as:

  • Vocabulary - homonyms, synonyms, antonyms, sentence completion and word formation.
  • Comprehension - deriving conclusion, theme detection, error detection, passage correction and passage completion.
  • Rearrangement of passage and sentence
  • Grammar - active passive voice, indirect direct speech.
  • General usage - phrases and idioms.
  • Multiple meaning/ Error spotting
  • Articles – A proper knowledge of articles to be used before words.
  • Preposition – A proper understanding of the prepositions and their usage.
  • Sentence Improvement – To select the best written sentence out of the given.
  • Spotting Error Questions – To spot an error in the given sentence if any.
  • One Word Substitution – A good vocabulary is vital to replace a sentence in a word.
  • Sentence Completion – A sentence is left incomplete where you have to complete it with the best option.
  • Cloze test – A portion of text with certain words missing have to be completed.
  • Fill in the Blanks – A passage with a few words missing which have to be filled best.


IBPS Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

Quantitative aptitude Syllabus of IBPS Exam papers contains: 

  • Number system – A proper understanding of the entire number system.
  • HCF & LCM
  • Number series
  • Approximation – A quick approximate answer to the given question
  • Decimal fractions – To be able to evaluate questions on decimals and fractions.
  • Square root and cube root
  • Simplifications – To be able to simplify a particular lengthy problem
  • Partnerships
  • Ratio and proportions, Percentage and Average
  • Profit and loss
  • Simple interest and compound interest
  • Surds and Indices
  • Time and work
  • Time and distance
  • Mixtures and Alligations
  • Average
  • Unitary method
  • Mensuration – A sound knowledge of the formulas is vital to solve mensuration problems.
  • Geometry
  • Permutation, combination and Probability
  • Data tables – To be able to interpret data from a table.
  • Data Interpretation - Pie charts, Line graphs, Bar graphs and Mixed graphs


General knowledge section

General knowledge sectionof IBPS Exam contains various topics such as:

  • Current Affairs of last 6 months
  • History and Structure of Indian banking Industry
  • Indian Economy
  • International Economy
  • Regulatory Bodies like – RBI, SEBI, IRDA, FSDC, PFRDA, FMC etc. ( RBI history/ functions/roles)
  • Monetary & Credit policies
  • Budget Basics and Current Union Budget
  • International Organizations/ Financial Institutions
  • Capital Market & Money Market
  • Government schemes – Bharat Nirman, Swavlamban, Swabhiman etc.
  • UNO
  • Marketing
  • Awards & Honours Sports
  • Finance
  • Agriculture
  • Countries and their currencies
  • Books & Their Authors
  • Banking Terms
  • RBI, Fiscal Monetary Policies etc.


IBPS Computer Syllabus

IBPS Computer Syllabus covers mainly these topics: 

  • Computer hardware parts and controls
  • Basic computer terminology
  • Internet – Concepts, history, working environment, application
  • Basic internet knowledge and protocols
  • Hardware knowledge – Case, motherboard, RAM, ROM, Hard disk, monitor, mouse, keyboard
  • Software knowledge – application, utility and system software
  • Database(introduction)
  • Communication(basic introduction)
  • Number System
  • History of Computers
  • Network basics (LAN & WAN) – The difference between LAN and WAN.
  • Computer abbreviation
  • Security Tools , Virus , Hacking
  • Software names and usages - Microsoft Office
  • Logic Gates – A sound knowledge of the logical operation and their symbols.