IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2016 – IBPS Clerk CWE Pattern | Prelims and Mains Exam Pattern

Check IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2016 here: –IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2016 – IBPS Clerk CWE Pattern | Prelims and Mains Exam Pattern

IBPS conducts the Clerical exam in November (prelims) and December or January (mains) every year. A large number of candidates attempt these exams. Therefore it is important for applicants to know about IBPS Clerk CWE Pattern. IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern covers a vast spectrum of details like IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern, types of questions, marking pattern, number of questions, time duration of exam etc. However another important aspect of IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2016 is that IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Pattern is completely different from prelims.

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2016 – IBPS Clerk CWE Pattern | Prelims and Mains Exam Pattern

The IBPS Clerical exam takes place for the post of Clerk in many public sector banks as listed above. However there is a single common written exam conducted for this post by all the participating organizations. Furthermore the exam is conducted in two phases. So we have explained the various themes of prelims and mains exam pattern below after dividing in appropriate sections.

 

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If you are looking for the details of IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2016, then you have landed in the right place. We have explained the complete details of IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern in our IBPS Clerk CWE Pattern section such as IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern or IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Pattern and a lot more a. In addition this article has links to various other important information of IBPS Clerical exam. So you can agree that these details will prove beneficial to you.IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2016 – IBPS Clerk CWE Pattern | Prelims and Mains Exam Pattern

 

IBPS Clerk CWE Pattern: –

There are various themes in the IBPS CLerk CWE Pattern. However we have classified them into three important categories as explained below. So read on to know about IBPS Clerk CWE Pattern so that you can prepare better for the same.

 

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern: –

The most basic but least bothered point about IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern is qualification. Applicants are often unaware of the same. A candidate must obtain marks above the cut-off decided by the IBPS. Further the cut-off is decided for each section and for the exam overall.

The candidates need to understand that merely qualifying this exam would render them eligible for the main exam. Moreover, extra effort should not be made at attempting the questions in this stage as it may backfire. Aspirants should attempt questions uniformly in all sections. In all attempting about fifty-five to sixty questions confidently is enough to qualify.

The major points regarding IBPS Clerk Prelims Pattern are described in the table below.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Pattern
Section Number of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration (in minutes)
Logical Reasoning 35 35 Combined
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 time
English Language 35 35 of 60 min
Total 100 100 60

Note:

Duration of Exam: 60 minutes | 1 mark is allotted for every correct answer
* For every wrong answer 0.25 marks are deducted

In prelims exam, time should be managed accordingly in the exam as well as while preparing. It is so because there would a combined time of 60 minutes.

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IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Pattern –

The next step after prelims is the main exam. Further the marks obtained in the mains exam are counted for the final merit list. Unlike prelims it is not limited to qualifying. So you need to qualify and score as high as possible at the same time. Moreover all questions are objective in nature with up-to five alternate choices like prelims. The IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Pattern is explained in the following table.

IBPS Clerk Mains Pattern
Section Number of Questions Maximum Marks Time Duration (in minutes)
Logical Reasoning 40 50 30
English Language 40 40 30
Quantitative Ability 40 50 30
General Awareness 40 40 25
Computer Awareness 40 20 20
Total 200 200 135

Note:

Duration of Exam: 135 minutes | 1 mark is allotted for every correct answer
* For every wrong answer 0.25 marks are deducted

Unlike prelims exam, the mains exam will have section-wise time duration. There would be section wise and overall cutoff. Scoring above the sectional cutoff is a must. However overall marks scored will decide your rank in merit list.

 

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern | Computer Literacy & Proficiency in Language

Computer Literacy: – Operating and working knowledge in computer systems is mandatory for IBPS Clerk Eligibility. Candidates should have certificate or diploma degree in computer operations or language. Applicants who studied computer subject(s) at high school or university are termed equivalent.

Proficiency in the Official Language of the state or UT for which vacancies a candidate wishes to apply is preferable.

Application Fee: –

Candidates have to pay examination fee plus intimation charges as follows.

1) Rs 100 for SC/ ST/ PWD candidates.IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2016 – IBPS Clerk CWE Pattern | Prelims and Mains Exam Pattern

2) Rs 600 for all others.

 

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We hope that we have helped you clear most of your doubts and queries regarding IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2016, types of questions, marking pattern, number of questions, time duration of exam etc. If you still have any doubts about IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern & IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Pattern you may ask below.

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Updated: November 14, 2016 — 1:48 pm

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