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IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2016 Prelims & Mains (CWE VI) Pdf Download

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern – (आईबीपीएस क्लर्क परीक्षा पैटर्न) IBPS Department set up IBPS Clerks Exam for 19243 posts in the Month Of December. All Participants who successfully submitted their IBPS Clerk Online Application Now they all are waiting for Latest IBPS Exam Pattern of Clerk Recruitment they all can check IBPS Clerical Exam paper pattern and other details given below.

Common Written Exam (CWE) of IBPS Clerk 2016 check details about the IBPS Exam Paper Pattern for Clerk. 

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern

IBPS department scheduled Common Written IBPS Exam 2016 for Clerical Cadre Posts. Clerk Exam Duration will be set up for 02 Hours of 200 Objective type questions. And Paper Contains five different sections which are Reasoning, English Language, Numerical Ability, General Awareness, Computer Knowledge.

Every Section contains same 40 marks check the Structure of Written Exam of IBPS Clerk. Official website www.ibps.in.

IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Pattern

आईबीपीएस क्लर्क प्रारंभिक परीक्षा पैटर्न – IBPS department starts to clerk pre-exam from this year those candidates successfully qualified in Prelims they will call for Mains exam so first must clear in Pre exam. Pre-exam structure is like this.

Sr No.Test NameQns.MarksDuration
1Reasoning Ability Paper303001 hour
2Numerical Ability Paper3535
3English Language Paper3030
 Total100100

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Syllabus Pattern (आईबीपीएस क्लर्क मुख्य परीक्षा पैटर्न)

Sr No.(Objective) Test NameMarks(Separately timed)
1IBPS Reasoning Test5030 Min.
2IBPS English Language Test4030 Min.
3IBPS Quantitative Aptitude Test5030 Min.
4IBPS General Awareness Test4025 Min.
5IBPS Computer Knowledge Test2020 Min.
Total200135 Min.

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. Check IBPS Clerk Negative Marking Process here.

IBPS Clerk Exam Cut Off Score:

Each Candidate must get the minimum score in each section with a total of minimum score participants will be qualified for Interview. Cutoff will be decided according to available vacancies in that State.

Check IBPS Clerks Exam Pattern Details more at IBPS Clerk Recruitment Notification 2015 Related details are given below. Check IBPS Clerk Practice Papers, Speed Tests here.

IBPS Clerk V (2016 -17)
IBPS Clerk Job Salary and Allowances
IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria
IBPS Clerk Online Application Form
IBPS Clerk Exam Centers
IBPS Clerk Exam dates
IBPS Clerk Exam Selection Process
IBPS Clerk Exam Books
IBPS Exam Updates
IBPS Clerk Complete Guide for Prelims / Mains Exam
Previous Years papers of Bank Clerk exam with detailed solution
IBPS Clerk Exam Preparation Tips
Latest IBPS Exam Updates 2016 – 2017
IBPS PO RecruitmentIBPS Exam SyllabusUpcoming Bank Jobs
IBPS Clerk RecruitmentIBPS PatternIBPS Interview Questions
IBPS SO RecruitmentIBPS BooksIBPS Exam Result
IBPS RRB Recruitmentआईबीपीएस क्लर्क परीक्षा पैटर्नIBPS Negative Marking
Latest IBPS NotificationIBPS Question PapersParticipating Banks in Clerk
IBPS Exam DatesIBPS Clerk Study MaterialIBPS Admit Card

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  1. sir muze bhi clerk ki exam deni hai main kaise survat karu muze malum nahi hai,

    1. Ganesh, Check this Complete Guide on IBPS Clerk Exam Preparation Guide.

  2. Is any accuracy marks added in total score in bank exam??

    1. No.

  3. Sir bhopal madhyapradesh ka pre exam ka expect cut off kitna hoga sc ke liye ……

    1. Approx 35.

  4. pls send ibps mains preparation plans

    1. Check Complete IBPS Mains Preparation plan here.

  5. expected cut off ibps clerk pre 2016

    1. 47.

  6. how to prepare for GA section?

    1. Check this complete guide on How to Prepare for GK?

  7. Rrb clerk me jab hum hindi late hai to kya remaining subjects bhi hindi me Kar diya hai..I m totally confused 😕 ye meta first attempt hai mein baki portion to eng. Me Kar rai Hu par hindi subject opt karna chatti Hu as a fifth subject…is that possible

    1. Yes, Preeti.

    2. Aap default language English select kariyega,to aapko pura paper english milega or paper open hone pe hindi or english ke papers bhi side by side dikhenge jishe aap pura paper english me solve kre or hindi english ke paper me aap hindi paper pe click kre to aapka 5th paper hindi milega hindi me solve krne ko

  8. Sir I did my graduation from distance.am I eligible for clerk exam

    1. Yes, Sonu you are eligible.

  9. I want complete details of syllabus topic wise

    1. Deepika, check IBPS Clerk Syllabus here.

  10. Is it necessary to purchase New books Of same exam every year like ibps cwe po v and for ibps cwe po vi this year and also for other ibps exams like for clerk and rrb

    1. No Deepika.

      1. Prelimnary exam ka jo syllabos he usme total 95 marks or 95 que. Bata rahe he sir…so plz real syllabos 100 marks ka konsa he wo batana

      2. 100 question hi aaenge.

  11. can i get detailed syllabus for CWE Clerks VI examination for Preliminary???

  12. Sir I passed 3 year diploma in mech.engg.and there was two subject of computer in diploma one was basic of information technology and second was computer added design and its application. And I passed B.A also.can I apply for ibps clerks?

    1. Yes, Sanjay you can apply.

  13. Sir,
    Mai Bihar,Patna zone se registration kiye Lekin mai kisi other zones se dalna chata hua kya aisa koi upay h

  14. Sir,kya preliminary and main exam ka reasoning, English, math syllabus pattern same hai?????

    1. Almost Same.

  15. sir mere first time h mene graduation kiya h clerk ke liye form bhara h toh preparation kyse start karu or clerk main interview hoga kya or koi book bh btaiye jo main market se le saktu

    1. Rajesh, Clerk me interview nhi hota hai. Check Clerk Exam Preparation Tips and Recommended IBPS Clerk books.

  16. Sir can I apply for two state in ibps clerk???

    1. No.

  17. Dear Sir,
    I belongs to Pondicherry… I applied ibps clerk for Pondicherry vacancy… Pondicherry vacancy is 9 only…so if there is any chance to fill in tamilnadu vacancy 1032… because both Pondicherry and tamilnadu regional language is tamil….plz reply me sir…

    1. Yes, Deva you can apply.

  18. this is my frst attmpt pls guide me how to prepare

    1. Tarun, You should prepare with this IBPS Clerk Preparation Guide for Success in first attempt.

      1. IS THERE INTERVIEW ALSO?

      2. No Interview for Clerk.

  19. Sir general awareness for ibps clerk kese prepare kru .plz prefer book.

  20. dear sir,
    maine ibps po aur clerk dono me apply kiya h.
    sir meri math aur resoning achhi h aur computer average h pr GA aur english kamjore h jisme english kuch jyada hi,
    maine last year pahli bar in dono ka exam diya tha aur pre nikal bhi liya tha par in dono subjects me rah gya tha.
    sir selection pane k liye mai har subjects ko kaise taiyar karu, mai har mehanat karne ko taiyar hu. plz sir mujhe sahi advise de plz sir…..

    1. Bhaskar, Read this Complete Guide with ultimate Tips
      How to Prepare English for Bank Exam?
      How To Prepare GK for Bank Exam?

  21. Kya koi computer diploma or certificate or experience compulsory h ?

    1. Yes, Abhishek Computer education mandatory hai.

      1. Sir I have studied computers in graduation…. I have done b.sc(computers, maths, statistics) ….so am I eligible for this post?

      2. Yes, Kiran You are eligible.

  22. I’m from Biharr and want to apply for Bihar zone can I choose exam centre in other states, eg Hyderabad.
    Please guide me.

    1. Yes, Vijendra you can choose it.

  23. Please post me complete weightage of all topics (Reasoning & Arithematic) for IBPS clerical crade VI.

    1. Vimla, you can check Complete IBPS Clerk Syllabus Topics here.

  24. Does calc allowed at exam center??

    1. Any stationary item like textual material (printed or written), bits of papers, Geometry/Pencil Box, Plastic Pouch, Calculator, Scale, Writing Pad, Pen Drives, Log Table, Electronic Pen/Scanner etc. are not allowed inside the examination centre.

  25. dear sir
    kya ibps clerk ka pre.or main exam hindi me ho sakta he matlab peper ka midium hindi choose kar sakte he
    tell me sir

    1. Ha, Firoz tumhe paper dono language me milega.

  26. Dear Sir,
    maine po me apply kiya h aur clerk me bhi karunga,
    sir meri math aur reasoning bahut achhi h aur computer average h par GA aur english kamjor h,jisme english kuch jyada hi. maine last year pahli bar exam diya tha aur pre nikal liya tha pr main me inhi 2 subjects me rah gya tha. sir mai in subjects ko kaise majboot karu. plz sir best suggetion de mai har mehnat krne ko taiyar hu……
    tnks

  27. sir,
    i am bhaskar from up.
    ibps clerk ka main exam clear karne k liye mujhe minimum kitne marks lane honge.
    plz tell me sir….

    1. Above 60%

    2. Sir…how marks are recognised for ibps clerk pre or main exam???

  28. Sir ….
    what is the cutoff marks all subject in clerk ….for privious yr….?
    nd kya ye jaruri h ki question paper k quest. ko serial se karna hoga..?
    current affairs mainly kitnec last ka pocha jata h….?
    nd jo time alag alag part me divided kiya h..utne time me hi particular subject ko solve karna hai…

    1. Vishwa, Prelims me to kisi bhi subject ko kabhi bhi kar sakte ho Lekin Mains me har section ka alag se time hoga.

      1. thankx sir….
        sir mains me jo time diya h utane time me hi question serial by serial section se b karne honge kya…

  29. Sir please tell me which books i have to buy for po exam and how many sectionw in it and is there mandatory to attnd clas for this

  30. sir,english me qualify hona compulsory hai kya?

    1. Roshan sbhi subject me qualify hona compulsory hai.

  31. sir, kya computer certificate and work experience compulsory hai.

    1. Dharmendra, Experience to jaruri nhi hai. Mgr Computer education honi jaruri hai. Chahe School ya college kisi ki bhi ho.

  32. sir , kya ibps clerk ke pre exam me pratyek part clear karna hota hai.

    1. Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS.

  33. this site is very helpful for job seekers and solving problems.

  34. devendra
    sir kiya ibps paper hindi or english both lanaguge me hota hi kiya?
    plz …………sir give me ans

    1. Yes, Devendra.

  35. Sir…kindly tell me can a working clerk apply for ibps pi exam…or ibps clerk 2016 again…does it require any special permission to be taken from office…i dont want to wait for years for promotion..can i apply for ibps po exam..i was selected in 2014 clerk reserve list this year..i need help urgently.

    1. Yes, Kanchan you can apply for PO post.

    2. Hello Kanchan ji can you please tell me which book best for ibps clerk exam

  36. Sir ji ibps po me
    Interview bi lagega kya sir ji

    1. Ha bilkul hoga Meena Ji.

  37. will be the exam held in written format or online of ibps po

  38. Sir
    Kya ibps clerk main interview hota hai??

    1. No.

  39. Is Ibps clerk showing number of vacancies in its notification before online application?

    1. No

  40. What is NA in cutoff of clerk. If some one gives clerk exam and in results it shows NA in each categories then what to do as ibps is not maintaining vacancies before exam.

  41. Sir,
    I am from odisha state and residing in naglanad. Can I apply for ibp s clerk here as I known the local language of the state.

    1. If you are familiar with local language then ok.

  42. Sir ibps ya rrb ke mains exam ki time duration kitni hai aur har subject ke liye kitta time milta hai plz tell me

    1. सभी विषयों के लिये 2 घंटे का समय दिया जाता है.

  43. I want to know ‘ is there any interview in bank clerk ……( ibps, rrb, etc.)

    1. No Interview for Clerk exam.

  44. Sir now this time RRB IS conduct his exam or not

    1. Just waiting.

  45. kya ibps m interview h ….agar nh to kis ke liye nh h po ya clerk

    1. Only Clerk exam has no interview.

  46. Hi sir i complited BCA can i apply to specialist officer post??

    1. Hello, Soumya, Which posts you want to apply. Here are many posts in SO Exam. Such as IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, Marketing Officer, Law Officer, HR Officer, etc.

  47. Hello sir, i’m bsc final yr and i want to job on bank , and how will i prepared from today ? so that it will be easy to get good score in that ibps clerk exam.Sir Plz give me any idea .

  48. Sir may final year ka hu
    Appearing ka upar de sakta…hu kay

    1. Complete Graduation required for IBPS.

    2. No, you can’t.
      You can only apply once you complete your fy before your application date

  49. Hii sir i want to.know about clerical exam… i have gapp in 10 class for 2 year and then after two year i got admision in 11 so tell me please gap will allowed in banking exam..must reply

    1. Nagesh this is not any major issue. Don’t worry about it. Start Your Preparation. Check Step by Step Guide for IBPS Exam Preparation.

  50. Hello sir, kya IBPS Clerk exam mein English or hindi mein option aata hai aur hindi ki taiyari ke liye koi book suggest kijiye.

    1. Yes, Sandeep you will have the choice from English and Hindi. Check book here IBPS-CWE Bank Clerk Guide for Prelim & Main Exams 5th Hindi Edition

  51. I always attempt 165 and above in KBPS clerk but didn’t get good marked. Can any one suggest whether ibps issue answer of the question attempt in the exam.

  52. pre exam is include in main exam or not.please tell me

    1. IBPS both Pre and mains exams are differ. Those qualify in Pre got selected for mains.

    2. No pre is only electoral paper for main.
      marks obtained in pre is not included in main
      exam

  53. Hi, I am student of Hsc pass so can I write the exam for IBPS bank clerk.

    1. IBPS Bank Clerk Exam Required Minimum Graduate Students.

  54. Latest IBPS Exam Information for latest updates. http://www.ibpsrecruitment.in

    1. hi, am final year engineering student. I will get my graduation certificate in the month of June. Please any1 tell me when should I attend IBPS exam?I mean before June or after June.

      1. As u cleared ur engin…
        Cause % mandatory to fill in application

  55. Sir when score card will come of ibps clerk pre 2015

  56. All section attempt krna necessary nai kya

  57. I have cleared Ibps pre exam can anybody tell me about Ibps main exam pattern

    1. hi, i to need the same. if u r geting d ans pls post here

      1. hlo, there will b 5 sections in mains. english, reasoning, aptitude, gk, computers. 40 question each section. also 40marks each section. procedure for negatv markin will b same as prelims. 2hrs will b provided for the same.

  58. To clear cutoffs minimum 10-12 marks will be really good for all categories and in all subjects i mean in each section…

  59. I attempted 41 questions in clerks exams is there any chances

  60. Cutoff for ibps clerk pre??

    1. Check Complete details about IBPS Clerk Cut off score card result here.

      1. sir mains cut off score may between pls

    2. It depends on upon the marks obtain by candidates, caste they belong from and vacancy of posts.

  61. Hi may i know the sectional cut off and over all cut off for ibps clerk main examination..please say it clearly..for obc candidates

  62. Sir pls tell me cut off of english
    Pls sir tell me

  63. Hai I am Anusha, I have applied for IBPS Specialist officer(I.T. officer) Examination.Can anyone please tell me what is sectional cut off for each section and on an average how many questions we need to attempt in each section to get qualified.

  64. Plss send me sir
    Ibps clerk V prelims cutoff

  65. I attempted 76 questions in IBPS clerks V prelims.
    Eng:21
    Apt:22
    Rea:33
    What is cutoff for ibps clerks?
    Plzzz tell me

    1. u wll b definitely selected…

  66. sir ibps clerk prelims cut off for pwd category please help me

  67. what will be the expected sectional and overall clerk pre cut off of punjab ?

  68. What should be the minimum score to clear ibps clerk prelim exam overall & Sectional vise.

    1. the sectional cut off will b around 8-12 for each subject and overall will be around 47-53

  69. Sir expected sectional cutt off in clerical prelims??

      1. How many candidates qualify for ibps clerk prelims exam?

    1. hai prabha ji it will be around 8-12 for each subject

  70. what can be cut off of ibps clerk pre..?
    i have attempted-
    resoning 34 -95-99% accuracy
    eng 20- 80% accu.
    apti 16- 90% accu.
    total 70 attempted.

    is it above or below than pre of po exam.?

  71. Sir please tell me what is the minimum passing marks of IBPS CWE-V Prelims in each section?

    1. hai nikitha the sectional cutoff will be around 8-12 for each subject and the overall will lie b/w 47-53

  72. prelim exam main negative marking hota hai?

    1. yes, .25 negative mark for each que.

  73. Is there state wise cutoff in IBPS-CWE.CLK’2015 PRE EXAM ?

    1. ya it wil be and to which state do u belong

  74. seema 50 per is compulsory ok .

  75. har section ko clear karne ke liye kitne marks chahiye.

  76. sir please tell me previos year IBPS clerk cutt off mark, subject wise and all over

  77. Sir..
    In ibps clerk pre exam…is there any sectional cut off or overall cut off..and what is the cut off to clear it…and is there negative markng also…??

  78. For Any type of Information regrading IBPS Clerk Exam you can ask here.

    1. Sir, preliminary and main exam how many marks get pass… And cutoff section wise ah…. Overall ah…

  79. How many primilary questions pattern plz jankari den .

  80. howmany marks to qulify ibps clerk prelims2015 with sectonwise

    1. 50 SAB ME 10 MARKS

  81. Sir,
    I ve 44% marks in graduation. plz tell me I can appear for the ibps clerk exam or not.Because in notification marks of graduation is not mentioned

    1. No you can not apply for ibps because for it 50% marks is compulsory

      1. 50%compulsory kahi nahi likha hai u shud only graduate in any discipline.

    2. Yes you can apply any graduate can apply for ibps exams percentage of marks does not matter

    3. hello sandeep u must have atleast 50% in graduation to appear for bank exam

    4. you can apply for any degree jobs bro they didn’t mention about %

  82. Hello Sir…
    please send the expected cut off for both prelims & mains for ibps clerk 5

  83. Sir kya ibps clerk pre me negative marketing hai ya nahi

  84. Is there any sectional cutoff???
    If there, plz tell the approximate cutoff.

  85. How many questions to attempt to clear the cuttoff for ibps clerk pre and what will be the expected cuttoff.

  86. ibps clerk pre exam negative marking available or not?

    1. hlo prachi agrawal,
      dear yes,ibps clerk pre exam negative marking available

  87. Sir I am colour blind cadidate I shall prepare IBPS exams?

  88. how much section wise cutoff.

  89. Date for ibps clerk preliminary exam

    1. IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Dates are – 05.12.2015, 06.12.2015, 12.12.2015 , 13.12.2015

  90. mimimum cutof for

  91. how much minimum cut off marks is required to qualify in the mains exam of ibps clerk 2015- 16 ? plz plz plz at least give some approx marks for qualifying in the mains……..

    1. Around 45 to 50 marks in pre exam .

    2. plz let me knw how many questions hv been attemptd by u

  92. plz send a syallbus of ibps clerk in details

  93. How much marks are required in pre bank exam to sit in main exam?

  94. plz send to me latest clarical syllabus means prelims and mains

  95. plz uplord a pratice set for ibps clerk/ po pre or main exam fully update
    becoz of new pattern style exam
    plz plz plz plz plz plz……

  96. Dear Sir,
    Please kindly send Syllabus of ibps2015 pre mains

  97. What will be the pass mark in the both pre &main exam..

  98. Plz send me latest exam patern of clrk n po( pre n main)

  99. Sir send me, latest exam pattern pre & main clerk sample paper ,my mob. No. 9529606119

  100. plz send ibps cleck exam Patten questions 2015

  101. Please send syllabus of IBPS 2015

  102. plz send me syllabus of ibps clerk exam of 2015 and plz suggest me which book is good for ex preparation of ibps clerk exam???

  103. Kindly send the syllabus of IBPS clerical 2015…

  104. M.A.M.B.A.
    OBC-PWD(H.I).

  105. Please send Syllabus of ibps2015 pre mains
    How to prepare ibps clerical & po exam

  106. Please send Syllabus of ibps2015 pre mains

  107. Please send Syllabus of ibps2015 pre mains

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