IBPS Reasoning Syllabus 2021 Pdf Download for PO, Clerk, Specialist Officer, RRB

IBPS Reasoning Syllabus 2020 – IBPS department conducts various exams from time to time for every post, and it is a tough competition. So you should focus on IBPS Preparation 2020 well. Check IBPS Syllabus for PO, Clerk, Specialist Officer, RRB. Here you find Reasoning Syllabus for IBPS Exam (आईबीपीएस का रीजनिंग पाठ्यक्रम).

Every year, IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel and Selection) conducts examinations on behalf of its participating 20 banks ( IBPS Participating private/public sector and regional rural banks), the whole over INDIA to acquire skillful manpower in order to fill its number of vacancies at different-different posts.

The winner candidates are provided their signature identity after being selected in concerning exam and allotted a dignified seat inside one of 20 nationalized banks‘ either at the head branch or at the branch offices’

At the first and second phase, a number of questions are asked on different subjects and one of those subjects is called ‘REASONING’.

In this article, we are going to tell you about each and every phenomenon which is associated with reasoning subject particularly. You just stuck your eyes at this screen and help yourself to acquire knowledge as much as you can.

Reasoning Section contains almost 40 – 50 marks in all post exams. Basically, it required regular practice from your side to easily handle the asked questions.

IBPS Reasoning Syllabus in details

IBPS Reasoning section is a basic part of IBPS CWE. It is a unit test for preliminary examinations and mains examinations as well for every kind of IBPS exam.

It contains logical reasoning questions. Logical Reasoning Syllabus is divided into two parts- verbal reasoning and non-verbal reasoning questions. Check details about the verbal reasoning And Nonverbal reasoning. Also, Check – IBPS Bank Clerk PO Exam (Pre – Mains) Syllabus.

IBPS Verbal Reasoning topics

In verbal reasoning tests, student knowledge to solve the problems quickly and that too with full accuracy are tested so that the ability to make decision power can be judged on the grounds of banking hindrances. It includes the number of topics such as-

Number series, Letter & symbol series, Statement, and argument, Logical Reasoning problems, Alphabet test, Passage, and conclusions, Blood relations, Direction sense test, Input output, Coding-decoding, Number Ranking, Making judgments, analogy, classification, series, logical arrangement of words, inserting the missing character, mathematical operations, Venn diagram, clock, calendar, statement and conclusion, situation reaction tests, sitting arrangements, cause and effects, puzzles, course of action, assertion and reason, syllogism, statement and arguments, input and output, analytical reasoning, data sufficiency, statement and assumptions. Check – IBPS Reasoning Preparation tips.

IBPS Non-verbal Reasoning topics

This section demands patience and a skillful mind. It includes – Making series/analogy, Classification, Series test, Odd figures, Mirror images, Figure matrix questions, Miscellaneous test, etc.

All participants’ check reasoning syllabus for all posts such as Probationary Officer (PO), Clerks, Specialist Officer and RRBs.

IBPS Reasoning Important topics

Topics Questions distribution
analogy 0-2
Coding-decoding 3-5
Mathematical operation 2-5
Blood relation 2-5
Distance and direction 1-2
Sitting arrangements 3-10
syllogism 2-5
Ranking and time sequence test 1-2
series 0-5

IBPS Reasoning Syllabus Online

IBPS Reasoning Syllabus contains an important part of IBPS Exam here a list of marks obtained by Reasoning section in every exam Check details:-

IBPS Exam Reasoning Section No. Of Questions Marks Out of 200
IBPS Clerk Exam Reasoning Paper 40 40
IBPS PO Exam Reasoning Paper 50 50
IBPS Specialist Officer Exam Reasoning Paper 50 50
IBPS RRB Exam (Officer Scale) Reasoning Paper 40 50
IBPS RRB Exam (Office Assistant) Reasoning Paper 40 50

At the above table, the marks distribution of reasoning subject to pre-exam is not displayed. So, for your kind information, there is a set of 30 questions in clerk exam while it is 35 questions set in PO pre exams.

It is to be kindly noted that the exam for IBPS PO demands to attempt the subject questions in the given allotted time only, that is, you need to complete the one subject at one time only in the given time limit.

There is no separate time limit allotment for pre-exam in both Bank clerk and PO examination.

There is separate time allotment for each subject in the mains exam for Bank clerk and PO examination.

For particular reasoning subject, you’ll be given only 30 minutes of solving 50 questions in PO mains exam.

Similarly, less than 60 minutes (or around 30 minutes) will be allotted to you for attempting clerk reasoning exam on 40 questions.

Note that, a penalty will be charged on every wrong answer attempted following which 0.25 marks will be deducted. This is applicable in every kind of IBPS exam (clerk/PO/RRB/SO).

Students can easily download the IBPS Reasoning Syllabus pdf via visiting IBPS website.

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Aspirants should check other details of “IBPS Reasoning Syllabus” before examination such as IBPS reasoning tricks, IBPS Reasoning model papers, and IBPS Reasoning study material, etc. given below.

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Bank PO आईबीपीएस पीओ का सिलेबस
A Modern Approach To Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning (English) Revised Edition
Current Affairs Preparation Guide for IBPS CWE
Previous Years Reasoning papers of IBPS exam with detailed solution
Recommended – Study Innovations IBPS Bank PO (Probationary Officers) Exam Study Package.

That is, for acquiring quality manpower, the candidate’s ability is tested a number of times on the vertex of English vocabulary, calculation speed, decision making power, computer knowledge and environmental know-how. So, IBPS divided the whole phenomenon of recruitment into 3 phases known by- prelims, mains and interview round.

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If you have any suggestions to enhance our article (IBPS Reasoning Syllabus) even more with some more useful information or if you have any related doubts, then you are warmly welcome in our comment section.

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  1. sir/Ma’am
    I am currently doing my degree 2nd year in B.com(C/a) want to appear for IBPS PO exam in future.
    please suggest me timing and eligibility.I am from Inc cast

  2. sir,

    Will you please send me detail syllabus of IBPS PO to my email id as mentioned below, I am not getting syllabus.

  3. sir/Ma’am
    I am currently doing my 12th from CBSE Board(commerce).
    I want to appear for IBPS PO exam in future.
    please suggest me timing and eligibility.I am from SC category.

  4. Sir,
    I have completed my b.c.a but my percentage is 47% and i am in general category candidate. So can i eligible for ibps po or clerk exam

  5. Hi..I have completed my graduation but I have not yet received Provisional Certificate
    Can I apply now?

  6. sir my name is Janardhan I have 3 backlogs in my btech graduate can I apply for sbi or ibps pos or clerks
    or I must complete my backlogs before prelims

  7. Hi, my name is Umesh, yet their is remain to complete my graduation, recently I given final year b.com exam, but there is back(ATKT/ FAIL) in few subject, after clear all that, can I apply for IBPS Po, IBPS So..??

  8. Sir,I have completed my graduation with 51% .I’m eligible or not. and I want more tricks in bank exams

  9. Sir my graduation will be completed by July 2017 …can I register for the upcoming ibps 2017 exams or not

  10. Sir, I’m a AMIE passed out (Distance Bachelor program in engineering by Institutions of Engineers, India). Am I eligible to apply for IBPS PO exams.

  11. respected sir,
    I had completed bsc agriculture course recently.now I’m proffered banking role.can u please tell to me syllabus of so and po and how to prepare it.

  12. Dear sir

    I am annadurai am completed Msc-CS. am eligible for ibps recruitment if yess then please suggest how can i apply and how can i prepared please reply

  13. hiii Sir I don’t no sir how to attempt ibps plz give me reply sir and recently completed my graduation (b.tech civil )passed in2016

  14. Hello sir.

    i want to known that what the limit of given paper and eligible criteria . plz share to same .

  15. Hello sir,I completed my b-tech CSE with 60% percentage.But my 10 &12th perctage is below 60%.Can I eligible to apply the post of specialist officer of IBPS?

    • Sonu, For Information Technology Officer you required Degree from a recognized University in Electronics / Communication / Computer Science / Information Technology or its equivalent with a minimum of 50% marks in aggregate with One year experience.

  16. Sir.this year mera graduation complete hua h…so I m intrested for IBPS PO exam…so plz help…me..us k liye ky prapartion…hai…updatde kariye na ..request hai sir…….ya other koi course ya entrance exam h bank k liye…so WO b plz share kariye

  17. Respected,
    I am Shivani Sharma and i am going to complete my graduation this year in July.So i want to know that whether i am eligible to apply for IBPS PO 2017.

    • Shivani, You can apply if you have your graduation result before the last date of IBPS PO online registration.

  18. Sir/Madam,
    I’m doing B.sc Agriculture final year.
    I want agriculture field officer syllabus(reasoning syllabus,aptitude syllabus and etc,)
    How to get the syllabus??

    What are the topics covered in agriculture?

    What are the study materials available and where is available?
    Of the materials available in online mean please mention the online site.

  19. Sir my citizenship is Nepali and I have a qualifications from India …may I eligible to give the ibps po exam…while I was filling the form I had fill as a Nepali citizen.if yes then to enter the exam hall as a I’d proof what should I carry

    • Yes, Nisha you are eligible.
      In the examination hall, the call letter along with a photocopy of the candidate’s photo identity (bearing exactly the same name as it appears on the call letter) such as PAN Card/ Passport/ Driving Licence/ Voter’s Card/ Bank Passbook with photograph/ Photo identity proof issued by a Gazzetted Officer/ People’s Representative along with a photograph / Identity Card issued by a recognised college/ university/ Aadhar card with a photograph/ Employee ID should be submitted to the invigilator for verification.

  20. Dear Sir,
    I have so many doubts about IBPS exam. But now I am clarified the little bit with the help of the following friend’s comments. Then I want to ask one question from my side also.

    1) I did my under graduation in BBA and I still have two arrears papers in my MBA in this situation what I should do.

    Am I prefer to clerk or PO posting which one is apt to it.

  21. Hello sir..good morning…..
    Mujhe IBPS RRB exam ke old exam papers chahiye. Kaise milenge….plzzzzz.help sir……plz hlep

  22. Sir,

    I have done MBA and having experience in Property & Casualty insurance. Is there any scope for me in Banking?

  23. Hi good morning sir.I m Sheetal.my aim is become a clerk..but I can’t understand how to do study….I have done b.com …please tell me ..

  24. I have computer certificate issued by institute of chartered accountants of india.
    Is it eeligibe for ibps clerk requirement for computer certificate /degree/diploma?

    • Geeta, Computer education required should have studied Computer / Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute.

  25. Hloo sir,i am completed B.COM with 47.48%from open university(Delhi university).i am eligible for CWEV1 clerk post.sir please ask me

    • After Mains, You will be called for an interview and Document verification process. And then finally got the provisional allotment.

  26. Respected sir,
    I have completed my graduation (b.com) with 48% and thinking to do m.com for masters and meanwhile I’ll b preparing for bank p.o…. Am I in the right direction to clear the paper…?

  27. Sir…. I am only 20 years old …… So may I apply for bank? Plz reply must I m waiting…. …..thank you

  28. Sir as we saw there was a pattern difference in SBI mains exams yesterday.Can we expect a different pattern in IBPS too ?

  29. Sir I am 2016 passed out student.I have completed my B.E degree in may 2016. I am having all my semester marksheets. Can I apply for the exam?

  30. Hello gud afternoon sir,i know I am not eligible now BT I want 2 start my preparation for bank p.o. plz tell me from wat step i should start my preparation,and name of the buks which are helpful for me and quick tricks to solve reasoning and qualitative reasoning and syllabus..

  31. Hello sir can you plz tell me latest syllabus for reasoning topic wise list..
    And what about maine important topics in Mathematics

  32. sir, i want to know the full syllabus of ibps po exam (pt+mains). also want to know the chapter wise wattage of mark and question.

  33. I want to prepare for ibps po exam after completion of b.s.c, please give me tips for cracking it.

  34. Respected sir, I have completed my pg in mathematics, since from 2 year I was appearing for bank exam till today I have not cleared .. So please suggest me how to improve… Thank you sir..

  35. Sir, I am graduated from sunrise university Rajasthan. Sir, Can apply for ibps clerk or is it a fake university?

    • No, Sunrise university is under the list of UGC (University Grants Commission). It is not fake. Check here. You can apply for Clerk exam.

  36. Hi sir/ma’am
    I have completed B.E. in civil can I apply for the exam . If so which exam should I apply for.

  37. Hello sir i want to be bank officer but i have no knowledge of english so sir plzz say how i can improve banking english????

  38. i am studying now.MCA 2 year..but i have more interest in bank field.how to prepare..pls..tell me..

  39. Sir recently xam papaer of ibps po Mt cwe the reasoning of this xam very high level and does not solve quick. So any book which I prefare to solve the paper of per exam of ibps po.

  40. Respected sir/Madam
    For the past 6 years I am writing banking examinations and not able to clear especially on quantative section
    So please refer me some books and your ideas regarding this.
    Thanking you

  41. Hello,
    I have completed my BE Computer in 2014.i want to apply for IBPS SO IT officer.
    When will be the next exam? and when can i apply?

  42. Sir answer my question is already listed in comment.
    BCA(bachelor of computer application) graduate students are eligible for SO(it officer) or MCA needed?

  43. Sir plz inform me after graduate in BCA(bachelor in computer application) am i eligible for so(it officer) because my college management said that i am not eligible. After MCA i will eligible for it officer.

  44. Hello sir,
    i am studying in BCA 6th sem. I want to start it officer preparation. Plz inform me when will come next exam of it officer?
    is ibps takes SO(it officer) exam every year?

  45. Sir my graduation has been completed in 2016 with B.Tech -IT standard from IIIT Allahabad but i want to join Government Banking sector, can u suggest me I am applicable for Banking PO or not means if i will appeared for this then i can get success or not ?????

  46. sir i have completed bca from punjab technical university..under distance education ..with 70%.
    will there be any problem for PO or CLERK

  47. sir, iam doing my electronics and communication engineering and i have aggregate of 53% am i eligible for bank PO and SO exam??

  48. sir,
    I’m complited in B.E& i’m applied IBPS SO IT officer..it’s correct or wrong…plz send me previous IT Officer question paper

  49. Sir Please tell me am I eligible for IBPS PO exam. I’m doing BCA from IGNOU and i’m in 2nd SEM. I know I’m not worthy yet for this examination, I’ve 2 years for the preparation, So can you please suggest me the right way for preparation.

  50. can u help me for how to prepare for law officer in ibps S.O,,. any book sujjest me . i am preparing also for sbi s.o. crade as law.

  51. sir ,
    I completed btech with ece branch.
    can you please suggest me which post(it,hr,…)is suitable for IBPS SO.

  52. hello sir pls send me last year clerk question paper next weak im going to write my first bank exam it will help me out

  53. sir abhi kuch din phle Denik Bhasker m laxy topik m Agriculture filed ki recruitment aayi thi sir plz muze smzaiye

  54. Sir pls send me ibps cwe syllabus for the pre exam with dividation of numbers in each subject…….

  55. Hello sir ibps pri exam ke liy reasoning maths or english k topic bta dijiy or sath me ye b ki konsa topic kitne marks ka aata h please send kr dijiy sir thnk you

  56. dear sir,
    sir pls send IBPS PO preliminary exam syllabus model paper and previous question paper to my mail id i have applied for 2015 batch exam very urgent sir
    thank u

  57. sir..
    can u just send me the syllabus paper, question paper.. eveeything which is required for IBPS PO exam.. as i hav applied for 2015 batch exam… kindly email me the material of exam..

    Thank u sir

  58. R/sir
    i just compleated Bca i m elagible for ibps requrment if yes them plz sgest me.. Which type of qustions asked in ibps exam ..kindly email me material..

    thank you sir

  59. sir..
    can u just send me the syllabus paper, question paper.. eveeything which is required for IBPS PO exam.. as i hav applied for 2015 batch exam… kindly email me the material of exam..

    Thank u sir

  60. Sir ,
    I have completed my bca examination in 2011 and I wrote ibps exam one time but I didn’t qualify the exam can suggest me a material for ibps exams

  61. whether i am able to attend any bank exam in 3rd year of my engineering degree ? (ie ., before completing any degree)

  62. R/sir,
    i want to know that can SBC candidate apply for the ibps if my age is 30 yrs. i have a cast certificate of st. but now my cast is categorize in sbc what should i do? plz reply as soon as possible

  63. Dear sir,

    Kindly send me IBPS RRB officer scale-1 Practice sets at the earliest on my email ID….

  64. sir, i was completed f.y. bcom and than after i making a career in banking. so please, you are give some direction in this situation.

  65. Hello!!!! sir There is any best book available for ibps exam. If yes, means please suggest that book name………..

  66. R/sir/madam i have completed my graduation in B.Com with first class. please you guide to me How to preparing IBPS Bank Po examinations?

  67. Sir,I was completed MCA and now I filled “IT Specialist form” but I dont have any idea of it,so please help me into it.Now what I do,help me to get update syllabus.

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