ibps clerk exam pattern

As IBPS is going to held Preliminary Exam from 2nd December to 10th December 2017, the candidates should know the exam pattern OF IBPS Clerk Examination for preliminary and final exam. We have previously discussed the detail of notification, syllabus and eligibility criteria. But we will here talk about the IBPS Clerk 2017 Exam Pattern.

IBPS CWE V Clerk Exam Pattern 2017

The notification for the year 2017 is yet to publish. We will update you here when they announce official notification for IBPS clerk 2017 exam. The exam pattern is given here on the basis of the official notification 2016.

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. (Interview has eliminated from the selection procedure)

IBPS Clerk Exam – Tier – I – Preliminary Online Exam 

  1. English Language – 30 Questions – 30 marks
  2. Numerical Ability – 35 Questions – 35 Marks
  3. Reasoning Ability – 35 Questions – 35 Marks

Total 100 Questions – 100 Marks (Composite time of 1 Hour)

  • The preliminary exam will conduct online.
  • The candidates will use mouse to give their answers as the questions display on their computer screen.
  • 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.

  1. Reasoning – 40 Questions – 50 Marks  – 30 Minutes
  2. English Language – 40 Questions – 40 Marks – 30 Minutes
  3. Quantitative Aptitude – 40 Questions – 50 Marks – 30 Minutes
  4. General Awareness (Related to Banking Industry) – 40 Questions – 40 Marks – 25 Minutes
  5. Computer Knowledge – 40 Questions – 20 Marks – 20 Minutes

Total – 200 Questions – 200 Marks – 135 Minutes

  • 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 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 2017 Interview ( No Interview)

There is no interview as per the official notification of IBPS CWE Clerk Exam 2017. So there is final selection after main exam in provisional allotment in the month of April 2018.

The final provisional allotment will be declared in the month of April 2017.

Updates on IBPS Clerk Exam 2017

UpdatesDownload Now
Update on 17-12-2016: Online Clerk Main Exam Call Letter Check here
Update on 22-11-2016 – IBPS Clerk VI (Preliminary Examination Process)English Video
Hindi Video
Update on 10-11-2016 - Call Letter Download (Preliminary Examination) Up to 4-12-2016Check here
Update on 10-11-2016 - Handout Information for Clerk VI ExamIn English Language
In Hindi Language
Update on 09-11-2016 - Scribe Declaration Form for Clerk VI Exam 2016-17Download Here
Update on 4-11-2016 - Result announced for preliminary exam held in the month of Oct 2016Check Result online
Official Notification Download

IBPS 2017 Clerk Exam Important Pages

IBPS Clerk 2017 Exam Visit Here
Admit Card Check Here
Eligibility Criteria Check Here
Preparation Tips Check Here
Results Check Here
Syllabus Check Here
IBPS Clerk 2017 (Main Page) Check Here
Application Form Check Here
Clerk Exam Interview Questions Check Here