IBPS Clerks Exam Pattern Details

IBPS Clerks Exam Pattern Details

IBPS Clerks Exam Pattern Details:-

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts Common Written Examination (CWE) for the recruitment of Clerical Cadre vacancies in public sector Banks. The common written examination pattern details are given below…

Exam Pattern:

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts this Online Common Written Exam for Clerical Cadre posts. The examination will be two tier i.e. the online examination will be held in two phases, preliminary and main. Total marks of Preliminary exam is 100 in a duration of 1 hour for objective type questions & total marks of Main exam is 200 in a duration of 2 hours and 40min for objective type questions. The tests except the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.

CWE – Online Examinations: 

1. The structure of the Examinations which will be conducted online are as follows:

a. Preliminary Examination

Sr. No.

Name of TestsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime allotted for each test

(Separately timed)

1

English

3030

20min

2

Numerical Ability

3535

20min

3

Reasoning

353520min

Total

100100

60min

Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main examination.

b. Main Examination

Sr. No.

Name of Tests

(NOT BY SEQUENCE)

No. of

Questions

Maximum

Marks

Time allotted for each test

(Separately timed)

1

General/ Financial Awareness

505035min

2

General English

4040

35min

3

Reasoning Ability & Computer

Aptitude

5060

45min

4

Quantitative Aptitude

5050

45min

Total190200

160min

Scores:-

  • The corrected scores obtained by each of the candidates in different sessions (if held) will be
    normalized using equi-percentile method.
  • Scores up to two decimal points shall be taken for the purpose of calculations

Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main examination):-

There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong
answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be
deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the
candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

Cut-off Score (Online Main examination):-

Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test of Online Main Examination and also
a minimum total score to be considered for further process. Depending on number of the State/ UT wise
vacancies available, cut-offs will be decided and candidates will be considered for provisional allotment. Prior
to the completion of provisional allotment process scores obtained in the Online Main Examination will not
be shared with the candidates.

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