How to qualify IBPS Clerk Mains Exam: Tips to Succeed in CWE-VI
Tips to Succeed in Clerk CWE-VI Mains
This year the notification for recruitment of Clerks was published in the month of August. We subsequently published the updated eligibility criteria, latest exam pattern and main exam study plan. You can also see the salary structure and job profile to know more about the job of IBPS Clerk. Moreover you can refer the best books review published by us to boost your exam preparation. However in this page we will suggest you the Tips to succeed in the main exam of Clerk CWE-VI. Furthermore we have tried to answer the frequent question of “How to qualify IBPS Clerk mains exam?” An advice on safe number of attempts in IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2016 is also given.
What is the safe number of attempts in IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2016?
These days the above question has become very much talked about amongst the Clerk CWE-VI aspirants. Since this doubt has been raised time and again by our audience we have decided to give a suitable solution. Foremost thing to notice about the IBPS Clerk Exam is that the state-wise vacancies are announced for the same. So we have suggested the safe number of attempts for each state. We hope that you will qualify in your own category.
The Main exam of Clerk CWE-VI will be conducted on 31 December 2016 and 01 January 2017. The online exam is expected to be hosted in a large number of cities at many centers.
A few days back the results and scorecard of preliminary exam were published. Approximately 2-4 lakh candidates are expected to take the mains exam to fill in the 19243 vacancies for the post of Clerk.
How to Qualify IBPS Clerk Mains Exam?
The main exam of Clerical CWE-VI comprises of 200 questions. Each question carries one mark. So the entire mains exam carries 200 marks. For each wrong answer 0.25 marks are deducted.
IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Pattern
|Sr No||Test Name||Questions||Marks||Duration|
|2||English Language||40||40||30 minutes|
|3||Quantitative Aptitude||40||50||30 minutes|
|4||General Awareness||40||40||25 minutes|
|5||Computer Knowledge||40||20||20 minutes|
You must have observed that there is a time limit imposed on each section. The overall exam duration is 135 minutes.
Moreover the candidates qualifying the main exam and scoring above the cutoff will be directly considered for appointment. It is so because there is no interview in the new exam pattern for clerk posts in nationalized banks.
So this makes us move to the solution for the question. How to qualify IBPS Clerk mains exam?
Our advice to the aspirants asking the above question is “Read standard books and good study material”. Moreover have a look at the following table that depicts the indicative safe number of attempts in IBPS Clerk Mains. Look for your category and the state you have applied for. The information given in the following table is based on previous year cutoffs.
Safe number of attempts in IBPS Clerk Mains 2016
|Andaman & Nicobar||120||120||120||120|
|Dadra & Nagar Haveli||112||112||112||112|
|Daman & Diu||103||103||103||103|
|Jammu & Kashmir||145||119||129||96|
Tips to read & understand the table: –
Read the following points to make the most out of the above table and know the number of questions to attempt in order to qualify the main exam. Look for your state and category in the table given above.
- For example if you are an aspirant from West Bengal then make sure to attempt at least 151 questions. It will increase your chance to qualify the mains exam.
- In the same way OBC category should attempt 131, SC & ST should attempt at least 124 & 101 questions respectively.
- Moreover take care of your accuracy. Try to attempt the questions for which you have sure answers. Practice hard and increase your accuracy.
To read quality books and refer to good practice material you can visit our page on IBPS Clerk Books Review.