As IBPS is going to held Preliminary Exam on 5th, 6th, 12th & 13th Dec, 2015, the candidates should know the exam pattern if IBPS Clerk V Examination for preliminary and final exam. As you all know IBPS publicly issued notification to held Common Written Examinations 2015 for the recruitment of clerks. It is 5th notification for the clerks by IBPS. So we will call it as IBPC Clerk CWE V notification. We have previously discussed the detail of notification, syllabus and eligibility criteria. But we will here talk about the IBPS CWE V Exam Pattern.

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IBPS CWE V Clerk Exam Pattern 2015

After the official notification on 16th Jan, 2015, the exam pattern has changed from one phase to two phases. Now, there are two stages/tiers of IBPS Clerk Exam 2015-2016 i.e.

Tier I – Preliminary Examination

Tier II – Main Examination

  • IBPS will shortlist the candidates on the performance of Preliminary Examination.
  • The final merit list will not contain the marks of preliminary examination.
  • Only the final examination marks will consider for interview.

IBPS Clerk Exam – Tier – I – Preliminary Exam

English Language – 30 Questions – 30 marks

Numerical Ability – 35 Questions – 35 Marks

Reasoning Ability – 35 Questions – 35 Marks

  • The preliminary exam will conduct online.
  • The candidates will use mouse to give their answers as the questions display on their computer screen.
  • The exact procedure is not provided by IBPS yet for exam held in Dec. 2015. Stay with us, we will update you by email and Facebook page immediately whenever there is any official announcement.
  • The marks obtain in preliminary exam will not consider for Final merit list. The marks will only consider to appear final examination.
  • The duration of preliminary exam will be of 1 hour.

IBPS Clerk Exam – Tier –II – Final/Main Exam

Hence, IBPS has a completely dedicative Clerk exam pattern for candidates who aim to choose clerical job as their profession. The examination contains questions of 200 marks in total which is divided into five imperative sections. The five sections on which IBPS clerk examination focuses are Reasoning, English, Numerical Ability, General Awareness and Computer Knowledge. Every section contains 40 marks so that the total marks can be 200.

Reasoning – 40 Questions – 40 Marks

English Language – 40 Questions – 40 Marks

Quantitative Aptitude – 40 Questions – 40 Marks

General Awareness (Related to Banking Industry) – 40 Questions – 40 Marks

Computer Knowledge – 40 Questions – 40 Marks

  • The main exam will also conduct online.
  • The candidates will use mouse to give their answers as the questions display on their computer screen.
  • The marks obtain in final exam will consider to prepare merit list for final selection of the candidates.
  • The duration of IBPS Clerk main exam will be of 2 hours.

The exam will be available in English and Hindi language.

IBPS Clerk Examination Center Rules

  • The candidates must have valid call letters to enter the examination hall.
  • The candidates must have Photo-identity proof in original.
  • The candidates must have photocopy of photo-identity proof.
  • The candidates should enter the examination hall on reporting time. After getting late of reporting time will not be permitted to take the examination.

Penalty for Wrong Answers

It should be noted that IBPS Clerk Exam III deducts certain marks as penalty every time a candidate’s answer is wrong. 0.25 marks are deducted from total score of the candidate with every wrong answer. There is no deduction for blank answers.

IBPS Clerk Exam 2015-2016 Interview

To qualify for interviews after CWE final exam, it is mandatory for every candidate to score minimum passing marks in every section and pass in overall paper.  The total marks will be of 100 marks. The candidates should score 40% minimum marks for general category (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD/EXSM). The weightage ration of CWE (main exam) and interview will 80:20 respectively. The candidates should qualify both in CWE and interview.

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