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IBPS Exam Pattern 2018 Details (आईबीपीएस एग्जाम पैटर्न) Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is scheduled IBPS Exam many times this year for providing human resources to the Participating Banks some is public sector banks and other financial institutions.

Here IBPS Recruitment Guide provides you “Exam Pattern of IBPS” for IBPS PO 2018, IBPS Clerk 2018, IBPS Specialist Officer 2018, and IBPS RRB 2018 posts. Candidates required checking details of IBPS Exam 2018 paper pattern before starting their IBPS Bank Exam Preparation.

Here we are talking about the IBPS Exam Paper Pattern for Various posts such as IBPS PO Exam Pattern, IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern, IBPS Specialist Officer Exam Pattern, IBPS RRB Exam Pattern. You should have to Check IBPS Exam Syllabus also.

IBPS Paper Pattern Covers all Subjects with various Questions & marks. Negative marking is also applicable in IBPS Exam. See Does IBPS has Negative Marking? Participants Easily Download Pdf of IBPS Exam Pattern & Syllabus via visiting Official site of IBPS www.ibps.in or by the given link below.

IBPS Exam Pattern 2018 Details आईबीपीएस पेपर पैटर्न

Participants check the details about the various posts in Participating banks in IBPS through Common Written Exam (CWE) Recruitment Process every year here you find Exam Pattern post wise and topic wise with obtaining marks & questions. Check it out. Also, Check IBPS Pre – Mains Syllabus 2018.

IBPS Exam Pattern for PO
IBPS PO Exam Pattern” OR Probationary Officer Exam pattern check details. IBPS Conducts PO Exam every year once for recruit officers in various banks and The selection will be processed by two levels first is Common Written Exam (CWE) and Second is Interview.

All participants must have to qualify both levels with good performance. Check IBPS PO Paper Pattern details. Also, Check – IBPS PO Syllabus in Detail

Ibps PO Written exam is an Objective type paper with multiple choice answers in it. You should select one right answer. For every wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted in your total score means negative marking will be applicable, and no effect on the blank question.

PO Paper contains these subjects with different marks. Also, Read – Tips to Crack IBPS PO Exam. Check the table of IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2018.

IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Pattern

Sr No. Test Name Qns. Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Ability Paper 35 35 01 hour
2 Quantitative Aptitude Paper 35 35
3 English Language Paper 30 30
 Total 100 100

IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern

Test Name Qns. Marks Duration
Reasoning 50 50 140 Mins
General Awareness Paper 40 40
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
English Language 40 40
Computer Knowledge 20 20
 Total 200 200

Check more details here:

IBPS Exam Pattern for Clerk

“Clerk Exam Pattern” OR Clerical Post Exam Pattern. IBPS Conducts Clerks Exam in two levels CWE & Interview. CWE contains 200 marks with 200 Questions. Clerk Papers covers five subjects which have equal 40 marks with same 40 questions. Negative marking for every wrong answer 0.25 applicable.

Check IBPS Clerk Paper Pattern below. Also, Check – IBPS Clerk Syllabus in DetailIBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2018 Pdf will be downloadable from Official site of IBPS www.ibps.in. IBPS Clerk Paper contains five subjects in the main exam and 3 in Prelims exam. Check the table below.

IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Pattern

IBPS Prelims exam structure is like this.

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
 Total 100 100

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Pattern

Sr No. (Objective) Test Name Marks (Separately timed)
1 Reasoning Test 50 30 Min.
2 English Language 40 30 Min.
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 30 Min.
4 General Awareness 40 25 Min.
5 Computer Knowledge 20 20 Min.
Total 200 135 Min.

Check More details here: IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2018

IBPS Exam Pattern for Specialist Officer
IBPS Specialist Officer Exam Pattern 2018 details. IBPS department conducting the “SO Exam” for recruit following posts in various participating banks. “IBPS Specialist Officer Paper Pattern” contains 200 objective type questions each question has the same mark and the Time duration of paper is 02 hours. Also Check: – IBPS SO Syllabus in Detail

SO Exam pattern differs from every post see details Post wise Exam pattern of Specialist Officer check details given below.

IBPS Specialist Officer Preliminary – Mains Exam Pattern

IBPS Preliminary Exam Pattern for IT Officer, Agricultural Field Officer, HR/ Personnel Officer, Marketing Officer (Scale I)

Sr No. Test Name Qns. Marks Duration
1 Reasoning (रीजनिंग) 35 35 01 hour
2 English Language (अंग्रेज़ी) 30 30
3 Quantitative Aptitude (मात्रात्मक रूझान) 35 35
 Total 100 100

IBPS Prelims Paper Pattern For Law Officer & Rajbhasha Adhikari

Sr No. Test Name Qns. Marks Duration
1 Reasoning (रीजनिंग) 35 35 01 hour
2 English Language (अंग्रेज़ी) 30 30
3 General Awareness (सामान्य ज्ञान) 35 35
 Total 100 100

IBPS SO Mains Exam Pattern

Sr No. Test Name Qns. Marks Duration
1 Professional knowledge (व्यावसायिक ज्ञान) 100 100 01 hour
 Total 100 100

Note – All Tables data is expected. Actual data will be updated after IBPS SO notification released.

IBPS SO Exam Structure for Law Officer, Rajbhasha Adhikari, IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer,  HR/Personnel Officer, Marketing Officer, Chartered Accountants, Manager Credit / Finance Executive. Check – IBPS Specialist Officer Paper Pattern 2018

IBPS Exam Pattern for RRB

IBPS RRB Exam Pattern of Officer Scale I, II, III Check details. IBPS RRB Officer Exam Pattern. IBPS Conducts Online Common Written Exam (CWE) for filling the posts of Group “A”-Officers (Scale-I, II & III) and Group “B”-Office Assistants (Multipurpose) in Rural Banks. Check Exam Pattern of IBPS RRB Officer in details IBPS RRB Exam Syllabus and Pattern

IBPS RRB Office Assistant (Multipurpose) Exam Pattern Details

(Objective) Test Name Qns. Marks Duration
IBPS RRB Reasoning Syllabus Paper 40 50 2 hours
IBPS RRB General Awareness Syllabus Paper 40 40
IBPS RRB Numerical Ability Syllabus Paper 40 50
RRB English Language Paper 40 40
RRB Hindi Language Paper (हिंदी) 40 40
RRB Computer Knowledge Paper 40 20
 Total 200 200

IBPS RRB Officer Scale I Exam Pattern Details

(Objective) Test Name Qns. Marks Duration
IBPS RRB Reasoning Paper 40 50 2 hours
IBPS RRB General Awareness Paper 40 40
IBPS RRB Numerical Ability Paper 40 50
RRB English Language Syllabus Paper 40 40
Hindi Language Syllabus Paper (हिंदी) 40 40
RRB Computer Knowledge Paper 40 20
 Total 200 200

IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (General Banking Officer) Exam Pattern Details

(Objective) Test Name Qns. Marks Duration
IBPS RRB Reasoning Paper 40 50 2 hours
IBPS RRB General Awareness Paper 40 50
Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation 40 40
RRB English Language Paper 40 40
RRB Hindi Language Paper (हिंदी) 40 40
RRB Computer Knowledge Paper 40 20
 Total 200 200

IBPS RRB Officer Scale-II (Specialist Cadre) Exam Pattern Details

(Objective) Test Name Qns. Marks Duration
IBPS RRB Reasoning Paper 40 40 2.30 hours
Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation 40 40
IBPS Financial Awareness Syllabus Paper 40 40
English Language Paper 40 20
RRB Hindi Language Paper (हिंदी) 40 20
Computer Knowledge Paper 40 20
Professional Knowledge Paper 40 40
 Total 200 200

IBPS Officer Scale- III Exam Pattern Details

(Objective) Test Name Qns. Marks Duration
IBPS RRB Reasoning Paper 40 50 2 hours
Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation 40 50
Financial Awareness Paper 40 40
English Language Paper 40 40
Hindi Language Paper (हिंदी) 40 40
Computer Knowledge Paper 40 20
 Total 200 200

IBPS Bank Reasoning Preparation Tips

Bank General Knowledge Preparation Tips

IBPS Bank English Preparation Tips

IBPS Bank Current Affairs Preparation Tips

IBPS Exam Pattern for PO, Clerk, Specialist Officer, RRB Officer checks details via visiting Official site of IBPS www.ibps.in Get Latest IBPS Exam Pattern and IBPS for any query you can contact us or comment on comment section given below for IBPS Exam Updates you can subscribe us. Check IBPS Exam Pattern Syllabus complaints quires.

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  1. IBPS How many year course

  2. sir, how can i start prepration for i.b.p.s. i am student of f.y.b.com (eng) please suggest me

  3. I m graduate but mere paas computer se related koi certificate nahi h,can I apply for ibps clerk post

    1. Sheetal, Computer Se related education certificate hona chahye.

  4. Hi sir
    How one can see full paper of ibps exams at a time to analyse ?
    by clicking one by one it takes 4-5 minute which has no used in such examinations.
    Please help me sir

  5. Hello sir how to prepare ibps exam and who is better book this exam.. .plzzz reply

  6. Sir Maine Avi lst month graduation comply Kia h 53.25% k sath or officer scale 1 k liye apply kiya h….toh Kya Mera admit card aayega

    1. Yes, Neha, You are eligible, admit card aayega.

  7. Sir I’m studying doctor of pharmacy 5th year…for which exams should I prepare now and can I write any government exams in my 5th year…

    1. Meghana, You are not eligible for IBPS Exam, Minimum Graduation degree required.

  8. Sir,

    I am an engineer, working in an IT company. Am I eligible for IBPS SO post?
    What is the difference between IBPS PO, SO and RRB?

  9. sir, when is the next exam??

  10. Sir,
    I completed BCA now I’m final year MCA
    Sir.I eligible for IBPS Exam and SO sir ..please reply me

    1. Yes, Sudha, You are eligible for IBPS SO IT Officer Post.

  11. sir,
    i am 20 years old and i had appeared final exams of graduaton
    does i am eligible for IBPS PO exam

    1. After Graduation, you can apply.

  12. Sir if we fill that forms with another state then we will come in general category or obc

    1. General Category because State Caste certificate required in interview.

  13. Sir
    I am completed my graduation from bca.can I apply for the ibps….

  14. Hello sir,
    who I increase my math calculation speed Please guide me sir.

    1. Hello Satish, You should check here- 6 Tips – Tricks + Study Plan

  15. I did bds but interested to work in bank am i eligible …I did medicine

    1. Yes, Srujana you are eligible.

  16. Hii…I did my UG(BSc computer science) by regular…after that I did my PG(MCA-lateral entry) by distance education..and then did My MPhil in computer science as regular studies..now my question is am i eligible for specialsit(IT) officers exam???

    1. Hello Habisha, yes you are eligible.

  17. hello sir i m student b.com 2nd.year how can i prepair of ibps po and apply please help me..

    1. Hello Sameer, You are not eligible now to apply IBPS PO first you complete your graduation.
      Yes, you can prepare for IBPS PO Exam check this tips-
      IBPS PO Preparation Tips 2017 How to Crack Easily? (पीओ की तैयारी)

  18. Is there any interview for banking exam?

    1. Yes Mani.

  19. Sir I am in bcom 3rd year,can i apply for IBPS exam .

    1. NO, Deepali first you complete your graduation then you can apply.

  20. Can you please help me out in English section for bank exams?? I know the rules but as you know it’s not possible to memorize all the rules so I wanted to know how should I practice English section so that I could score well. But my vocabulary is very poor that’s is the major drawback in my case. Please suggest me some books or sites for practice according to the latest pattern and also help me in how should I practice like if I start with any exercise and don’t get correct answers then I am not able to practice it further. What should I do??
    Hope to see your reply soon.

      1. Ok thanks but where should I practice from in accordance with the latest pattern?

  21. Sir,,
    I completed my graduation from bcom side from sonrise university in alwar so can i apply for Bank po or clerk post…please reply as soon as possible because i wanna feel form of BOB or Dena Bank…

    1. Yes, Gourav you can apply.

  22. Sir
    I m suman debbarma may ibps clerk ke exam dene keliya mujhey kok si book parna chahiye.

  23. Hi, what is the selection process for ibps po ?

    1. Hello, Pallavi, check Complete IBPS PO Selection process here.

  24. Is exam pattern for ibps clerk is changed?

    1. Yogesh, same exam pattern for Clerk.

  25. Hi sir, I am Divya.i completed MCA 2009. Age is 30. how many times can we able to appear IBPS exam and When ibps po exam conducted.. how much mark’s we should score.

    1. Divya, Last age limit for PO Exam is 30 years for general candidates.

  26. Sir now I’m in second year of B Sc Agriculture, and want to start study from now so plz can u tell me after graduation for what post I apply,so it will helps me in my studies…

    1. Bhakti, You can apply for Agriculture Officer posts and PO OR clerk posts.

  27. how to study ibps exam and online subit the ibps exam

    1. Mustakeem, Check this IBPS Exam Preparation Guide.

  28. Hello sir,
    I wqnt to ask expected cutoff kya uoge Rrb po pre ki

    1. Around 35

  29. Sir rrb office assitant me jo hindi or english pattern hai onke answer same honge kya.

    1. Yes, Ranjeet.

  30. Hii sir can u plz mail me quantitative aptitude syllabus for PO preliminary exam.


    1. Proficiency in the Official Language of the State/UT (candidates should know how to read/ write and speak the Official Language of the State/UT) for which vacancies a candidate wishes to apply is preferable.

  32. Sir I have not completed my graduation
    any chance for job in bank
    I only 12 pass

    1. Phle Graduation complete kro.

  33. Sir agar ibps nai diya to bank me apply kar sakte h kya ?

    1. Agar option ho to.

  34. best of luck dr all

  35. sir, mene graduation ki hui hai aap meri help karo ki online kaise apply karna hai mei form download nhi kar pa rha hu, please tell me agar koi cafe se apply karna hai to.

    1. Navjot, you should go to a Cyber cafe or any E mitr counter and Process your form.

  36. Hi sir ,
    I’m commerce student which ibps post is suitable for me ? because i have little bit confusion about this all post PO/CLARK/SO and i noticed that there are not more difference between all post syllabus so sir please provide me some guidance which post i can choose for my better career.

    1. Prakash, You should apply for all posts. Chances are quite low my dear. Huge Competition.

  37. I want clerk previous exam paper plz how can i get it

    1. Tarun, You can check IBPS Clerk Question Papers here.

  38. kish type ke question ask

  39. choose my english

  40. sir,bank po ke previous year ke paper hindi langauge me available kha hoge…….

  41. ipbs ki exam ke liye language choose karaneka option he kya ….kya only English he …..

    1. Sunil, Tum dono language me exam de sakte ho.

  42. how much percentage % required in Graduation to apply for IBPS- PO.

    1. Just Graduation. No minimum.

  43. Sir ibps ki taiyri k liy konsi book hogi

  44. sir how much cutoff expected in ibps po 6main

  45. sir
    I have completed in B.com in distinction
    which year is called ibps exam recruitment

  46. Kya ibps clear karne ke bad bhi study kar sakte he

  47. sir,
    mai ycmou (open university) me 2nd yr. Me hu
    mai bank po ki exam de sakta hu kya sir. ?
    & age interview me koi problem to nahi hogi

    1. Sachin Phle apni Graduation complete kro.

  48. sir,
    mai ycmou (open university) me 2nd yr. Me hu mai bank po ki exam de sakta hu kya sir. ?
    & age interview me koi problem to nahi hogi na?

  49. Sir/Maan
    I’m a graduated student in Geography. I would like to know that between these 4 (PO CLERK RRB & SO); which one will be good for me? If you suggest something then it will be great for me. Thank you

  50. Sir/madam,
    Me west bengal se hu kya mai rrb me hindi language choose kar sakta hoo???

    1. Local Language hi choose karni hai.

  51. Hi sir ,
    I’m computer science engineering student which ibps post is suitable for me ? because i have little bit confusion about this all post PO/CLARK/SO and i noticed that there are not more difference between all post syllabus so sir please provide me some guidance which post i can choose for my better career.

    1. You can apply for PO and SO IT Officer Post.

      1. Thank you sir ..

  52. sir i m physical handicapt i m not able to go outside for coaching so please tell me how i prepare for ibps po exam so that i m qualified and also tell me cut off for oh person

  53. Hi sir when will come ibps rrb notification

    1. In August.

  54. sir when ibps po notification 2016 will be released?

    1. Most Probably in this week.

  55. sir i m final year of b.com( finanacial markets) i can apply for ibps po exam and when does registration starts plz send me notification and details on

    1. You must have graduation degree before applying for IBPS Exam. You can subscribe our latest article via Email at website sidebar.

  56. If sir I had done 40 questions each question in one mark and all questions right. How many get marks …. 40 orrr more… Accuracy depend or not

  57. Hi sir mca graduate person can apply for ibps exam and for which exam can apply

    1. You can apply for IBPS PO, IBPS clerk and IBPS SO post

      1. Hi Sir

        I am Giridhar here, I wanted to know the prelim and final exam syllabus for IBPS PO 2016.


  58. Sir please send ibpo exam syllebus and model paper on my id.


    1. IT will be published soon.

  60. Sir,
    how negative markings are done? Is it deducted from aggragate or sectionwise? And how cut off marks r arrived ?

  61. Sir I am a BE Mech student. I have applied for the post of LIC AAO generalist post of which exam is conducted by ibps. so what will be exam pattern for it.

  62. Sir, I am presently serving in the Army since Jan 1997and my qualification is 12th class. Can I eligible to attend IBPS Clerks examination of next year.

    1. You should required Graduation degree to apply for ibps clerk post.

      1. sir,how much percentage do i need to apply for all ibps recruitment?

      2. Percentage is no bar. Must have Graduation Degree.

  63. Sir , please give me exam patterns of Ibps clerk on my email id Dineshkumargtm@gmail.com

  64. Hi

    Can you confirm does the below said content with regard to the exam pattern for the clerical Main exam is correct or is their any change in it since some rumor spreads that their are few changes in the exam pattern.

    Sr.No. (Objective) Test Name Marks Duration
    1 Reasoning Test 40 2 hours
    2 English Language Test 40
    3 Numerical Ability Test 40
    4 General Awareness Test 40
    5 Computer Knowledge Test 40
    Total 200


    1. Dear Again check complete updated details in article for IBPS 2016 Exam Pattern

  65. what is IBPS exam? what for it is? what to do on passing this?what is the sylabus?

      1. English subject k liye konsi book acchi he

  66. Sir please ibps ka results kab aaega

  67. i wanna quesstion paper format of ibps clerk
    like which kind of quesstion can ask in the exam
    and whats the subjects ????

    1. Check IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern with Syllabus for Complete details

  68. pre cut off section wise is
    numerical ability 4.75
    reasoning 7.45
    english 4.45
    overall cut off 30 out of 100 in ibps po- 5 and possibilities for clerk.

    1. only for sc/st/obc and ex,phy

  69. sir ibps clark k liye kite nmbr me pass h. minimam kitna lana hota h

  70. plz sir new syllabus knowledge

  71. pls sent all prilimnary exam & mains pattern

      1. Sir I won’t ibps clerk sallybus 2015.pls

  72. Pls sent paper patten

  73. sir can you please provide the ibps rrb model paper

  74. i am unable to dowloding my call letter pls help me my no. : 1430413253 and date of birth 20-07-1995 and password CW2C6K4B rrbs officer cwe 4

  75. When ibps po exam condected

    1. IBPS PO Preliminary Exam – 03.10.2015, 04.10.2015 ,10.10.2015, 11.10.2015

      IBPS Mains Exam – 31.10.2015

  76. Please tell me which are chapters in reasoning and aptitude for ibps po and clerk exam.pre n main

  77. pls send me sir 2012,2013,2014 office assistent(multipurpose)question papers and solved answers…

    1. Check IBPS Office assistant question papers http://fkrt.it/WqmpAfNN

  78. Is there pre and main exams in rrb office assistant exam? And also post the max age for office asst to obc candidate.

  79. sir please provide me ibps rrb question paper and answer

  80. Please sir say to me that What is syllabus of banking exam With chapter?

  81. Sir plz provide ibps rrb questionpaper with answers

  82. thanks

  83. plz tell me the new rule of exam..prili and main exam’s syllabus and rule.

  84. sir can u please tell me the new rulls and syllabus of ibps exam.prili exam and main exam also..

  85. Sir ibps 1st&2nd exam information

  86. Is it necessary to.give first ibps clerk exam and then ibps po? Can one give ibps po directly.or is ther sequence?

  87. what is the syllabus for ibps clerk in english subject, what is the difference between English. subject syllabus Po n clerk

  88. Please give the subject with marks division in pre luminary and subject wise marks division in mmarks

    1. Pre and main exam are not conduct ibps rrb clerk and po they conduct only ibps po exam

    2. Ibps questions paper tips

  89. thanxs & Regards

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