IBPS CLERK 2017 PATTERN & SYLLABUS
NATIONAL LEVEL ONLINE TEST
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection(IBPS) conducts a common written exam(CWE) every year for the recruitment of clerical cadre in multiple banks all over the country. All public-sector banks use CWE as a base to fill the vacancies for this post. IBPS Clerk 2017 will be conducted online in two phases: Preliminary & Main Examination.
Candidates who will appear for IBPS Clerk 2017, can check here the exam pattern which may help candidates in knowing the paper structure.
|Date of Exam||Preliminary - December 2017|
Mains - January 2018
|Mode of Exam||Online|
|Medium of Exam||English and Hindi|
|Duration of Exam||Preliminary - 60 minutes Mains - 120 Minutes|
BPS Clerk 2017 will be conducted in its two phases: Preliminary & Mains. IBPS basically tests Aptitude, Problem Solving Skills, Analytical Skills and Language Proficiency of the candidates. Candidates who are appearing for IBPS Clerk 2017 must be aware of the exam pattern in order to answer correctly on the day of examination. The entrance test will be held in the month of December 2017.
All the candidates must be aware of the structure of the paper in order to prepare effectively for the recruitment test. Candidates who will qualify in both these exams are thus selected for the post.
IBPS Clerk 2017 Preliminary exam will be an online exam. The question paper will contain 100 MCQs of one mark each. 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. The total time duration for this paper will be 60 Minutes. Exam Paper will be divided into three sections:
A candidate is required to clear the cut off of each section to qualify for IBPS Clerk 2017 Mains exam.
|S.No.||Section||No. of Questions|
IBPS Clerk 2017 Mains exam will also be an online exam. The question paper will contain 200 MCQs of one mark each. 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer. The total time duration for this section will be 120 Minutes and each section has a separate timing. Exam Paper will be divided into five sections:
|S.No.||Section||No. of Questions||Duration|
|2||English Language||40||25 minutes|
|3||Quantitative Aptitude||20||25 minutes|
|4||General Awareness(with special reference to Banking Industry)||40||25 minutes|
|5||Computer Knowledge||40||20 minutes|
IBPS Prelims question paper will consist of a total of 100 marks. One marks will be awarded to the candidate for each right answer while 0.25 mark will be deducted from his score for each wrong answer.
|S.No.||Section||No. of Questions||Marks|
IBPS Mains question paper will consist of a total of 200 marks. Candidates will be awarded one mark for each right answer while 0.25 mark will be deducted from his score for each wrong answer.
|S.No.||Section||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks|
|4||General Awareness (with special reference to Banking Industry)||40||40|
IBPS Clerk 2017 syllabus for Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language is same for Preliminary and Mains Examination. In addition to these two, the other subjects are General Awareness and Computer Knowledge. The General Awareness is based on the Banking Sector awareness. Candidates should prepare as per the syllabus.
The syllabus is given below:
|English Language||Quantitative Aptitude||Reasoning Ability||Computer||General Awareness|
|Reading Comprehension||Number Series||Puzzle and Arrangements||History and Generation of Computers||Banking and Insurance Awareness|
|Cloze Test||Simplification/ Approximation||Inequality||Introduction to Computer Organisation||Financial Awareness|
|Fillers||Quadratic Equations||Syllogism||Computer Hardware and I/O Devices||Govt. Schemes and Policies|
|Spotting Errors||Data Interpretation||Coding - Decoding||Computer Languages, Basics of DBMS||Current Affairs|
|Sentence Improvement||Data Sufficiency||Blood Relations||Operating System, Internet||Static Awareness|
|Fill in the Blanks||Miscellaneous||Direction sense||Computer Network & Security||-|
|-||-||Order and Ranking||MS Office Suit and Short cut keys||-|
|-||-||-||Computer Memory, Computer Software||-|
|-||-||-||Number System and Conversions||-|
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