IBPS Clerks Prelims Exam 2017-18: New Syllabus Exam Pattern Explained

IBPS Clerk exam 2017-2018 notification out to recruit about 7883 banking jobs all over the india. check COMMON RECRUITMENT PROCESS FOR RECRUITMENT OF CLERICAL GRADE IN PARTICIPATING ORGANISATIONS- (CWE-CLERK-VII) notification and IBPS Clerks Application 2017-18 online. The new IBPS Clerks Prelims Exam 2017-18 Selection Procedure (Preliminary Exam Syllabus, Main Exam Syllabus), Exam Pattern changed from previous year 2016-17 prelims and main exam paper and latest updated previous year (2013, 2014,2015,2016) question paper pdf download with solutions.

IBPS Clerks Prelims Exam 2017-18

Candidates will be selected by IBPS through a selection process consisting of an online test (Preliminary and Main Examination) and Final Interview for certificate verification only.
The selection process aims at getting candidates who are likely to succeed at various roles in the Bank. The endeavor is to select candidates who are bright, have good communication skills (both oral and written), are dedicated, can work effectively in teams, are passionate about their career goals and who display integrity and a positive attitude.

IBPS Clerks Prelims exam test pattern

The selection process for preliminary online exam the post of CWE Clerks will be as follows:
Note: Both SBIN and IBPS Clerks online prelims written exam has same pattern.
Sr.
No.
Name of Tests (Objective) No. of Questions Maximum Marks Total Time
1 English Language 30 30 60 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
3 Reasoning 35 35
Total 100 100

From IBPS Exam 2016-17, the prelims pattern has the same test pattern.
Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing passing marks to be decided by the Bank. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by the Bank (approximately 20 times the numbers of vacancies subject to availability) will be short listed for the Main Examination.

IBPS Clerks Main Exam Test pattern 2017-18

The IBPS Main Examination will consist of Objective Tests for 200 marks.
(I) Objective Test: The objective test of 3 hours duration consist of 4 Sections for total 200 marks. The objective test will have separate timing for every section. The candidates are required to qualify in each of the Tests by securing passing marks, to be decided by the Banks.

Sr.
No.
Name of Tests (Objective) No. of Questions Maximum Marks Total Time
1 General/ Financial Awareness  50 50 35 minutes
2 English Language 40 40 35 minute
3 Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minute
4 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 35 minute
Total 190 200 160 minutes
2 hours 40 minutes

No more Descriptive Test for IBPS Clerks Exam 2017-18.


Note:The above tests except the tests of English Language (Objective), will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.
Note: Penalty for Wrong Answers: There is a penalty for wrong answers marked in both preliminary examination as well as mains examination. A wrong answer to an objective question will lead to a penalty of one-fourth of the total mark assigned to that question. There will be no penalty for the question left blank or unanswered.

IBPS Bank Clerk Recruitment 2017-2018 details:

Description Details
Bank Name IBPS
Name of the Post Clerks Post
Apply From 12 September 2017
Last Date 03rd October 2017
Job Location All Over India

IBPS PO/Clerk Previous Papers PDF will be available for free download to prepare for the PO Prelims and Main Exams held on 2015, 2014 and Model Papers with solution.
Download SBI & IBPS PO written exam paper PDF E-Book

IBPS Clecks Prelims exam Reasoning Syllabus 2017-18 

Logical Sequence of Words.
Arrangements.
Figure Classification.
Clocks & Calendars.
Non-Verbal Series.
Number Series.
Number Ranking.
Arithmetical Computation.
Alphabet Series.
Coding-Decoding.
Analogy.
Problem Solving.
Embedded Figures.
Arithmetical Number Series.
Verbal and Figure Classification.
Arithmetical Reasoning
Relationship Concepts etc.

Quantitative Aptitude section

Number System.
Simplification.
Decimal & Fractions.
Profit and Loss.
Percentages.
Ratio and Proportions.
Average.
HCF & LCM.
Problems on Ages.
Mixtures & Allegations.
Time and Work.
Simple & Compound Interest.
Time and Distance.
Data Interpretation etc.

English Language Syllabus

Verb.
Adverb.
Tenses.
Subject-Verb Agreement.
Articles.
Error Correction.
Fill in the Blanks.
Sentence Rearrangement.
Comprehension.
Grammar.
Vocabulary.
Idioms & Phrases.
Unseen Passages.
Antonyms
Synonyms etc.

General Awareness Syllabus 2017

Indian Constitution.
Culture.
Awards and Honors.
Current events.
Books.
Sports and Games.
History.
General Politics.
Current Affairs – National & International.
Economic Scene.
Geography.
Abbreviations.
Important Days.
Important Financial & Economic News.
Books and Authors.
Science – Inventions & Discoveries.

Quantitative Aptitude: 50 questions and 50 Marks

Quantitative Aptitude section are asked from following topics:
Major Topics – Number system, HCF & LCM, Number series, Problems based on numbers. Approximation Wrong Number, Decimal Fractions, Square root and cube root, Simplifications. Partnerships, Percentage, Ratio, and proportions, Average & Ages Ratio & Proportion, Profit and loss, Simple interest and compound interest, Time and work, Time and Distance, Average, Mensuration. Permutation and combination, Data tables, Probability, Pie Charts, Bar Graphs, Line Graphs, Mixed graphs, Case study.


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