IBPS Clerk Mains Preparation Tips, Tricks & Strategy

IBPS Clerk Mains Preparation Tips, Tricks & Strategy

IBPS Clerk Mains Preparation Tips, Tricks & Strategy – Find effective IBPS Clerk Mains Preparation Tips to score more in the exam.

IBPS Clerk Mains Preparation Tips, Tricks & Strategy

Dear Aspirants,

If you have cleared the IBPS Clerk Prelims exam, you must be fervently preparing for the Mains exam. As the examination is expected to be conducted on 20th January 2018, we have come up with a post on IBPS Clerk Mains Preparation Tips, Tricks & Strategy to enhance your preparation. So, let us move ahead quickly to the topic in focus.

Take IBPS Clerk Mains Mock Tests

IBPS Clerk Mains Preparation Tips, Tricks & Strategy

  • Since sectional timing has been introduced in the exam, you need to modify your preparation strategy accordingly.
  • Read newspaper daily to improve your general knowledge.
  • This will also help you improve your vocabulary and communication skills.
  • Learn tricks and shortcuts to save time in Quantitative Aptitude section.
  • Practice as many problems as you can. And take at least one Mock Test on a daily basis.
  • You only need good observation and analytical skills to perform well in Reasoning ability. With practice, you can gradually improve more and more.

The exam pattern has changed drastically this year. The number of questions, as well as the time duration, has been changed. Sectional timing was introduced. Also, Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude section were combined into one section. let’s have a look at the latest exam pattern for IBPS Clerk Mains Exam.


No. of Questions



Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
English Language 40 40 35 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
General & Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
Total 190 200 160 minutes

IBPS Clerk Mains Syllabus for Reasoning Ability

Analogy, Classification, Word formation, Statement and conclusions, Syllogism, Statement and assumptions, Statement and arguments, Coding-Decoding, Blood Relations, Passage and conclusions, Alphabet test, Series Test, Number, Ranking and time sequence, Direction Sense Test, Decision making test, Figure series, Input/output, Assertion and reasoning, Sitting Arrangement, Series test, Odd figure Out, Analogy, Miscellaneous Test

IBPS Clerk Mains Syllabus for Computer Aptitude

Basics of Hardware/Software, Windows operating system basics, Internet terms and services, Basic Functionalities of MS Office, History of computers, Networking and communication, Database basics, Basics of Hacking, Security Tools, and Viruses

IBPS Clerk Mains Syllabus for the English Language

Homonyms, Antonyms, Synonyms, Word Formation, Spelling, Spot theError, Phrases and Idioms, Direct/Indirect speech, Active/Passive voice, Theme Detection, Passage completion, Topic rearrangement of passage, Deriving Conclusion

IBPS Clerk Mains Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude

Ratio and proportion, Averages, Time and Work, Speed, Time and Distance, Mixture and allegations, Stocks and shares, Percentage, Partnership, Clocks, Volume and Surface Area, Bar & Graphs, Line charts, Tables, Height and Distances, Logarithms, Permutation and combinations, Simple and compound interest, Equations, Probability, Trigonometry, Profit/Loss and Discount, Mensuration, Elements of Algebra, Data Interpretation, Pie charts

IBPS Clerk Mains Syllabus for General & Financial Awareness

Introduction to National financial institutions like RBI, SEBI, IRDA, FSDC etc and of International organizations like IMF, World Bank, ADB, UN, Abbreviations and Economic terminologies, Banking Terms, Important Government Schemes on the capital & money market, Current affairs related to national and international issues of last 6 months,
Overview of Indian Financial System, History of the Indian banking system, recent credit, and monetary policies

Click For Latest Jobs

So, tell us, did you find our post on IBPS Clerk Mains Preparation Tips, Tricks & Strategy helpful? Then, keep visiting us regularly for more preparation tips, tricks, and strategies.


I could find the All India test near replica of the actual exam. It helped me a lot with time management. I would request the team to increase the difficulty more which would be more interesting.

Shaik Mahaboob Subhani IBPS Clerk Pre AIT

Share your thoughts/queries here!