IBPS Clerk Books 2021: Best Books for IBPS Clerk Preparation

Exam Date

Aug 28, 2021

Apr 7, 2021


To score high in IBPS Clerk 2021 exam one has to prepare regularly. In addition to this, the materials used by a candidate determines his or her score. Information regarding some of the reputed IBPS Clerk 2021 Reference Books are available and they are presented in this section.

IBPS Clerk 2021 Reference Books

There are 4 sections as per the prescribed syllabus, therefore candidates must ensure they cover all the portions related to the exam. These books for IBPS Clerk Exam suggested below are ideal for anyone to read and get strong with the concepts.

Following books can be referred to while preparing for the IBPS Clerk 2021 exam. 

Quantitative Aptitude

This book contains objective questions that are helpful for aspirants to score well in the entrance exam. This book helps aspirants in understanding the subjects and the application of different mathematical formulae. The book also contains practice papers and test modules.

Name of Book Author Publisher Books
Objective Arithmetic Rajesh Verma Arihant Publication ibps clerk reference book 1

This book contains more than 5500 comprehensive type questions along with solutions. In this book, each chapter begins with easy to hard topics followed by multiple numbers of questions for practice. This book also contains questions from the examination till 2016 along with the latest IBPS Clerk 2021 Exam Pattern.

Name of Book Author Publisher Books
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations  R.S.
S.Chand ibps clerk reference book 2

This book will help the candidates indirectly solving the problem. This book has 300+ fundamentals concepts, 800 examples, and 4000 practice problems. In this book, each chapter ends with three-level practice exercises which will help the candidates in understanding a particular chapter. This book also has solved papers for the past seven years.

Name of Book Author Publisher


Quantum CAT Sarvesh K Verma Arihant Publication

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This book has two sections: Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning. The first section of the book covers General Mental Ability, Verification of Truth of the Statement, Assertion and Reasoning, Alpha Numeric Sequence Puzzles, Direction Sense Test, Series Completion, etc. In the second section, the chapters include the Construction of Squares and Triangles, Classification, Figure Formation & Analysis, Series, Completion of Incomplete Pattern, Paper Folding, Analogy, Analytical Reasoning, Cubes & Dice and Spotting out the Embedded Figures. 

Name of Book Author Publisher Books
A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning(Revised Edition) R.S Aggarwal S.Chand ibps clerk reference book 4

Analytical Reasoning books will help the aspirants to strengthen their logical and reasoning skills. The book is divided into two parts; Reasoning based on Logic and Reasoning based on Rules. Topics such as Data Sufficiency, Strengthening & Weakening Arguments, Coded Relationships, Analytical Decision-Making, and Evaluating Inference will be explained in detail. It also contains segments like the syllogism, analytical decision, input-output miscellaneous, coded inequalities and problem-solving, etc.

Name of Book




A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal Reasoning

(Revised Edition)



ibps clerk reference book 5

ibps clerk reference book 6

English Language

This book helps the aspirants to use the language properly and also contains detailed information about the English language. This book provides guidance and practice in sentence building, correct usage, comprehension, and composition.

Name of Book Author Publisher Books
High School English Grammar & Composition Wren and Martin S.Chand ibps clerk reference book 7

Aspirants preparing for competitive exams should have this Objective General English book. This book has been divided into four main sections. Section A is a Foundation Module that helps in the arrangement of words and phrases to create well-formed sentences of the language. Section B is for improving the verbal ability and the last two sections deal with Practical Grammar and its applications under different conditions.

Name of Book




Objective General English

S.P. Bakshi


ibps clerk reference book 8

The objective English book is divided into two sections. Section one covers theory such as comprehension passages, applying grammar by spotting errors, prepositions & sentence improvement, fill in paragraph gaps, sentence skills, building vocabulary, sentence reconstruction, and analogy. Section two of the book contains sample test papers for practice. One should have this book to score well.

Name of Book




Objective English for Competitive Examinations

(5th Edition)

Hari Mohan Prasad, Uma Rani Sinha

Mcgraw Hill Education

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General Awareness

Questions mostly asked from Current Affairs. Prepare and Remember various appointments, Tagline of banks in India. Notes from any good institute can cover this section. Refer IBPS Clerk syllabus section to know more about what will appear for General Awareness.


  • To score well one can use the reference books specified above. Concentrating on all sections equally is essential to clear the cut-off. Above all, every student must reach the IBPS Clerk exam centre on time on the day of the IBPS Clerk exam.

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