Best Books for IBPS CLERK 2023 Preparation

IBPS Clerk refers to the recruitment process conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) for the position of Office Assistant (Clerk) in Banks in India.


Eligibility Criteria

  1. Nationality: Candidates must be Indian citizens or fulfil certain nationality requirements specified by IBPS.
  2. Educational Qualification: A candidate must have completed a bachelor’s degree in any discipline from a recognized university or its equivalent.

Selection Process

The selection process for IBPS RRB Clerk typically consists of two stages:

  1. Preliminary Examination: It is an online objective test consisting of questions from various sections like English Language, Numerical Ability, and Reasoning Ability. The duration of the exam is usually 60 minutes with a maximum of marks 100.
  2. Main Examination: Candidates who qualify for the preliminary examination are eligible to appear for the main examination, which is also an online objective test. The main exam covers topics such as Reasoning, Numerical Ability, General Awareness, and English.


SubjectNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
English Language303020 minutes
Numerical Ability353520 minutes
Reasoning Ability353520 minutes


SubjectNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
English Language404035 minutes
Numerical Ability505045 minutes
Reasoning Ability506045 minutes
General Awareness (with special reference to Banking)505035 minutes

Best Books for IBPS CLERK

1. Reasoning

There are many books available in the market for the reasoning but I would recommend two books for the reasoning.

  • A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-verbal by RS Aggarwal and publisher is S. Chand.
  • SSC Reasoning Chapter Wise by S N Prasad and publisher is Kiran Publications.

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2. Numerical Ability

It is the most important subject as it can give you maximum marks with the highest accuracy and you should go for books that give maximum questions because it needs maximum practice. My recommendations are below:

  • Quantitative Aptitude for competitive examinations by RS Aggarwal
  • Magical Book on Quicker Maths by M Tyra

3. General Awareness

  • Banking Awareness by Rakesh Kumar Roshan
  • Static General Knowledge by Radian Book Company

4. English

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