IBPS Clerk 2016 Exam Pattern and Syllabus

IBPS Clerk Exam: Students who want to get details about Clerk exam in various banks they can get complete details like About IBPS Clerical Exam, Eligibility Criteria, Exam pattern and way to apply for Recruitment. Read below mentioned details for know about IBPS CWE Clerk Examination.

About IBPS Clerk Exam: Institute of Banking personal Selection conducts Clerical examination to recruit candidates for 20 Public Sector Banks that’s mentioned below. IBPS also conduct exam for various posts like CWE Specialist officer, Clerk, Probationary officer and RRB’s. IBPS will conduct clerical Examination on different tentative dates. Every year various students appear for Clerical Examination. It conducts Examination in various cities and states across India.

All Public Sector Banks

Allahabad Bank

Bank of Maharashtra

Dena Bank

Andhra Bank

Canara Bank

Indian Bank

Bank of Baroda

Central Bank of India

Indian Overseas Bank

Bank of India

Corporation Bank

Oriental Bank of Commerce

Punjab National Bank

UCO Bank

Vijaya Bank

Punjab & Sind Bank

Union Bank of India


Syndicate Bank

United Bank of India

Eligibility Criteria for Clerical Post:
IBPS have some protocol for recruit candidates. And candidate who fulfills its protocol they can appear in examination. You can know about eligibility criteria from below details.

Candidate should be Indian, from Nepal, Bhutan or Refugee who came in India before 1 January 1962 they can apply for IBPS Examination.

Education Qualification:
Candidate must be Graduate in any discipline from recognized university of India that is affiliated by AICTE or UGC. Candidate also has working knowledge of computer operations or has degree/diploma in computer Subject. IBPS also prefer candidate who are proficient in their State official language.

Age Limit: Candidate age should not be less than 20 years and not above than 28 years. Candidates belongs to reserved category get relaxation by 5 years for ST/SC, 3 years for OBC, 10 years for PWD and 5 year for Domicile of JK.
IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern: – IBPS has changed Clerk Exam Pattern completely. From this year candidates have to qualify 2 Tiers of written exam to get selected for personal interview.

Tier-I: – Preliminary Examination: – Preliminary examination will be conducted to remove non-serious candidates from the competition. The level of questions will not so tough in this 1st stage.  This will consists of 3 sections which are mentioned in below drawn table.

Name of Subject No. of Questions Marks. Time Duration
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 1 Hour
Reasoning Ability 35 35
English Language 30 30
Total 100 100
  • 1 mark will be given for each right answer
  • 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer

Tier-II: – Main Exam: – Tier-II will consist of objective type and descriptive type question paper. Objective type question paper will consist of 4 sections of 200 questions. Details are mentioned in below drawn table.

Section No. of Questions Marks Time Duration
English Language 50 50 2 Hours
General Awareness, Marketing & Computer 50 50
Data Analysis & Interpretation 50 50
Reasoning 50 50
Total 200 200
  • 1 mark will be given for each right answer
  • 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

Candidates will have to pass each and every section to qualify for Personal interview.

Important Dates: IBPS CWE Clerk V Examination 2015 will be held on following dates:
1.    Application will be available from: August 2015.
2.    Admit will available from: November 2015.
3.    Preliminary Exam Date: 5th Dec, 6th Dec, 12th Dec, 13th Dec, 19th Dec and 20th December 2015.
4.    Main Exam Date: 3rd January 2016.
5.    Interview Dates: February 2016.

How to Apply:
Candidate can apply for Clerk Examination by online. You can apply by visit official website of IBPS i.e. ibps.in. There you will need account to apply for clerk post. After creation of new account you can continue online application submission process like Fill you details, Education details, Upload photo graph and signature and choose fee submission mode. You have two options to submit your fee first is online that you can proceed by using your net banking, Debit card etc and second is offline that will pay at any CBS branch of public sector banks i.e. BOB, BOI, Bank of Maharashtra, Indian Overseas Bank,and Central Bank of India, United Bank of India, Punjab National Bank.