# IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018- syllabus, exam pattern,

## Here is the last year Exam analysis of IBPS CLERK Prelims

### Numerical Ability

Data Interpretation – 5 Question ( Tabular )

Simplification – 15 Question

Series – 5 Question

Aritmatic – 10 Question ( Percentage, Profit & Loss, Simple interest & compound interest, Boat and Stream, time and work, Mensuration, etc)

### Reasoning Ability

Puzzle and Seating arrangement – 15 Question

Coding-Decoding- 5 Question

Alphabet Series – 5 QUestion

Inequality – 3 Question

Syllogism – 3 Question

Alphabet based  – 2 Question

Direction Sense – 2 Question

### English Language

Single Filler – 5 Question

Error Detection – 8 Question

Phrase Replacement – 12 Question

### English Language

Vocabulary-Homonyms, Antonyms, Synonyms, Word Formation, Spelling
Grammar-Spotting Errors, Phrases and idioms, Direct and Indirect speech, Active/ Passive voice
Reading Comprehension-Theme Detection, Passage completion, Topic rearrangement of passage, Deriving Conclusion.

#### Reasoning Ability

Verbal Reasoning
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

#### Numerical Ability(Quantitative Aptitude)

Data Interpretation, Simplification, series, inequality(Quadratic equation)

Aritmetic World problem – Percentage, Profit & Loss, Simple interest & compound interest, Boat and Stream, time and work, Mensuration, Average and ages, probability