IBPS Clerk VI 2016 : Check out Paper Pattern Here
IBPS conducts clerk recruitment in india every year. This year also, Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is going to conduct clerks online written examination in December 2016. Large number of candidates appears for this test every time it is organised but only a few are able to qualify it. However, most of the aspirants tries their best in this exam to qualify this test. Here, you can check IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus as well as download it in pdf format for offline use. Also you can see the exam pattern to get fully familiar with IBPS clerk exam.
The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has invited applications from eligible candidates for filling up the post of Clerk. The preliminary and main exams are scheduled to be held in the month of November and December. The registration procedure will begin from August 22 and will conclude on September 12.
The candidates can check the IBPS Clerk VI Paper Pattern mentioned below:
IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Pattern :-
The exam will comprise 100 questions based on English Language, Numerical Ability, and Reasoning Ability. The exam will be held for a duration of one hour. It will carry a total of 100 marks.
|Sr No.||Test Name||Qns.||Marks||Duration|
|1||Reasoning Ability Paper||30||30||01 hour|
|2||Numerical Ability Paper||35||35|
|3||English Language Paper||30||30|
IBPS Clerk Main Examination:
The exam will consist of 200 questions based on Reasoning, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness (with special reference to banking), and Computer knowledge. The duration of the exam would be for two hours and 15 minutes. It will carry a total of 200 marks.
IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Syllabus Pattern
|Sr No.||(Objective) Test Name||Marks||(Separately timed)|
|1||IBPS Reasoning Test||50||30 Min.|
|2||IBPS English Language Test||40||30 Min.|
|3||IBPS Quantitative Aptitude Test||50||30 Min.|
|4||IBPS General Awareness Test||40||25 Min.|
|5||IBPS Computer Knowledge Test||20||20 Min.|
IBPS Clerk VI Negative Marking:
There will be negative marking for each wrong answer. For every wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted from all score. And for the Unmarked question, there will be no penalty. And Score will be normalized using the equipped centile method.
The Pre-Exam Training will be conducted from November 7 to November 12. All the eligible candidates, who had opted for and wished to avail of pre-examination training, should fill in the relevant column in the online application. While training will be imparted free of cost, all other expenses regarding travelling, boarding, lodging etc will have to be borne by the candidate for attending the pre-examination training programme at the designated centres.
Before you Start Preparing:
Understanding the exam pattern is job half done. Knowing how to make crack it & devising the right plan only will help you to clear IBPS PO exam.
If you are confused on where & how to start preparing, here are 3 simple rules that you need to keep in mind.
Analyse the Syllabus & Gathering the Study Materials:
You should take out first few days to fully familiarize yourself with the syllabus for IBPS exam. In this period, you should also obtain the study materials and books that are required for each exam section
This step is crucial to identify your strengths and weakness, while also keeping yourself focused in the following weeks.
Learn Concepts & Tricks:
It is required to cover all the concepts that can be tested as part of the IBPS syllabus. As you develop expertise in the subject matter, develop or learn the shortcuts to achieve higher speed in solving questions.
IBPS mock tests from the past few years are easily available on the internet and are a valuable resource in understanding the difficulty level of the questions and for further practice.
Considering that IBPS is now a computer based test, it is vitally important for the candidates to adapt to this mode, especially to avoid losing time in the real exam. IBPS online Mock Tests on TCY can be of particular help to you.
Staying aware of the recent developments is imperative, and thus, a habit of reading english newspapers will serve you well.This will also keep you updated on the general affairs, especially in relation to banking and economy, while helping develop your command on English language.
The candidates can check the important dates mentioned below:
- Online registration including edit/medication of application by candidates: August 22
- Payment of application fees/intimation charges (online): August 22
- Last day to apply: September 12
- Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training: October 25 to November 7
- Conduct of Pre- Exam Training: November 7 to November 12
- Download of call letters for online examination – preliminary: November 18
- Online examination (Preliminary): November 26, November 27, December 3, December 4
- Declaration of online exam: December 2016
- Download of call letter for online exam (Main): December 2016
- Online examination (Main): December 31 and January 1
- Provisional Allotment: April 2017
The candidates should have acquired a graduation degree from a recognised university or institute.
The maximum age of the candidate should be 28 and minimum 21 years old.