IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2017

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2017

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2017: The Institute of Banking Personnel (IBPS) will be conducting the IBPS Common Recruitment Process (CWE) for the recruitment of Clerks in different Public Sector Units of the country. This year, IBPS has announced a total of 7883 vacancies Post Vacancies for clerical cadre.

As the exam is nearly a few months away, it is time for the candidates to start the preparation. This year, IBPS Clerk exam will be conducted online and will follow the same selection process i.e 2 Tier Process. In this article, we will be giving complete information regarding the IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern & Syllabus 2017.


IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern 2017

The IBPS Clerk Recruitment Examination is tentatively scheduled in between the month of December. The Exam is divided into two phases i.e. Preliminary Examination and Mains Examination.  Today, we are providing you details on IBPS Clerk prelims exam pattern 2017:

IBPS Clerk Phase I: Preliminary Exam

The Online Computer-Based Test (CBT) for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2017 will be conducted in objective MCQ pattern. There will be 100 questions in total and 3 sections – English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and Reasoning Ability.

Name of the Test Number of Questions Maximum Marks
English Language 30 30
Numerical Ability 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

Some of the essential details related to IBPS Clerk Prelims 2017 are as follows.

  • The total number of questions will be 100.
  • The Paper mode will be English/ Hindi.
  • Each question carries 1 mark.
  • The total time to solve the entire paper is 60 minutes.
  • There will be sectional and overall cutoff.

Marks secured in IBPS Clerk Prelims will be taken into consideration while selecting candidates for Mains.

Once you are familiar with the exam pattern for IBPS Clerk, move to our next section of the article viz. IBPS Clerk Prelims Syllabus 2017.


IBPS Clerk Prelims Syllabus 2017

Since there is a predefined time slot for each section, you need to be well informed regarding all the topics specific to each section of IBPS Clerk 2017. We have mentioned the entire IBPS Clerk syllabus 2017 in a constructive format for both the examinations.

IBPS Clerk Syllabus for Prelims

The Preliminary stage of IBPS Clerk consists of three sections viz. English, Numerical Ability and Reasoning. Have a look at the syllabus for each of the topic.

English Language

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Para Jumbles
  • Spotting the Errors

Numerical Ability

  • Simplification
  • Number Series
  • Data Interpretation
  • Miscellaneous – Distance & Time, Work & Time, Profit & Loss, Percentage, Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Average, Partnerships, Boats & Streams

Reasoning Ability

  • Circular Seating Arrangement
  • Linear Seating Arrangement
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Syllogism
  • Inequality
  • Blood Relations
  • Miscellaneous

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We hope this article provides you with useful information regarding the IBPS Clerk Syllabus and Exam Pattern for Prelims and Mains examination.

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