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ibps clerk exam pattern – 2016

IBPS’s clerk exam pattern

IBPS – Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is an autonomous body for conducting all public sector bank’s (listed below) clerical, probationary officers (PO) and other specialist officer posts.

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IBPS plays a vital role in selecting candidates based on their performance in the given exam and the exam pattern now has following format.

  1. Prelim exam
  2. Main exam

1. Prelim exam: in this format candidates need to qualify / clear the exam with cut-off score.

Srno Sections Questions Marks Total Duration
1 Reasoning 35 35  

1 Hour

2 Numerical ability 35 35
3 English Language 30 30
Total 100 100

2. Main exam: The Main examination is having following format. (to appear for main exam, candidates must clear prelim exam first)

SrNo Topics Questions Marks Total Duration
1 Reasoning 40 50  

 

135 minutes 

2 English 40 40
3 Aptitude (Quantitative) 40 50
4 GK (General Knowledge) 40 40
5 Computer knowledge 40 20
Total  200 200

 Negative marks: There will be 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer. And for unmarked questions, there will be no penalty.

IBPS conducts exam for following list of banks.

Name of the BankS

  • Allahabad Bank
  • Andhra Bank
  • Bank of Baroda
  • Bank of India
  • Bank of Maharashtra
  • Canara Bank
  • Central Bank of India
  • Corporation Bank
  • Dena Bank
  • IDBI Bank
  • Indian bank
  • Indian Overseas Bank
  • Oriental Bank of Commerce
  • Punjab National Bank
  • Punjab and Sind Bank
  • State Bank of India
  • Syndicate Bank
  • UCO Bank
  • Union Bank of India
  • United Bank of India
  • Vijaya Bank

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