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IBPS/SBI CLERK

IBPS CLERK

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts its examination for the post of Clerks. But this time the exam will be conducted in two levels Tier 1 & 2 (Preliminary & mains). Two tier exam for recruitment of Clerk from CWE V onwards.

IBPS department decided to take  Online exam in two parts

1. IBPS Preliminary Exam
2. IBPS Mains Exam

Note: All participants who successfully registered himself / herself in Clerk V firstly have to fight with (Preliminary) Pre exam and Shortlist candidates in Preliminary examination will be called for Mains Exam. Marks scored in mains exam will be decided for short listing for interview.

IBPS Preliminary Exam Pattern
IBPS Pre Exam Pattern will contain 100 questions & in 3 sections in the Preliminary Examination with 1 hour duration. The marks obtained in the Preliminary examination will not be considered for preparing the final merit list.

IBPS CLERK 2015 Exam Pattern – Preliminary Examination

Sr.No.

Name of the Test

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

 1

English Language

30

30

Composite time of 1 Hour

 2

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

 3

Reasoning Ability

35

35

 

Total

100

100

 

IBPS Mains Exam Pattern

IBPS Mains exam will contain 200 questions which will be of 2 hours. The pattern of the Mains exam is:

Sr.No.

Name of the Test

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

 1

Reasoning

40

40

Composite time of 2 Hour

 2

English Language

40

40

 3

Quantitative Aptitude

40

40

4

General Awareness

(with special reference to Banking Industry)

40

40

 5

Computer Knowledge

40

40

 

Total

200

200

 

Important Note – Marks obtained by the candidates in the Main examination will only be considered for shortlisting for Interview and preparation of final merit list.

Note: There will be negative marking for wrong answers marked by the candidates in both Preliminary and Main Examination which implies a penalty of one – fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to the particular question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score.

IBPS CLERK Eligibility Criteria 2015

Educational Qualifications:

A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognised by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. The candidate must possess valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he / she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online. Computer Literacy: Operating and working knowledge in computer systems is mandatory i.e. candidates should have Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations/Language/ should have studied Computer / Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute.

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.

Ex-Servicemen who do not possess the above civil examination qualifications should be matriculate Ex-Servicemen who have obtained the Army Special Certificate of Education or corresponding certificate in the Navy or Air Force after having completed not less than 15 years of service in the Armed Forces of the Union as on 01.09.2015. Such certificates should be dated on or before 01.09.2015.

Age (As on 01.08.2015):

Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 28 years

i.e. a candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1987 and not later than 01.08.1995 (both dates inclusive)

SBI CLERK

Exam Pattern Details: 

 State Bank of India Clerks Selection Process is based on on-line test (preliminary & main examinations), test of official and/ or local language and subject to Government of India approval, interview.

Phase-I :

Preliminary Examination: Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Tests for 100 marks will be conducted online. This test would be of 1 hour duration consisting of 3 Sections as follows:

SLName of testNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration
1.English Language3030  Composite Time of 1 hour   
2.Numerical Ability3535
3.Reasoning Ability 3535
 Total100100

Phase – II:
Main Examination :
The structure of main examination (online objective type) would be as follows:

SLName of testNo. of QuestionsMarksDuration
1. General/ Financial Awareness 505035 minutes
2. General English 404035 minutes
3. Quantitative Aptitude 505045 minutes
4. Reasoning Ability& Computer Aptitude506045 minutes
 Total1902002 Hours 40 minutes

 

 CLERK PRE SYLLABUS

ENGLISH

TopicNo. of Questions
Reading Comprehension10
Error Spotting5
Close test5
Para Jumbles5
Phrase Replacement5

QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE

TopicNo. of Questions
Simplification10
Data Interpretation5
Number Series5
Mensuration2-3
Time, Speed & Distance2
Time& Work and Boats & Streams2
Profit and loss2
Simple and compound interest1-2
Ration and proportions1-2
Percentages1
Mixtures & Alligations1
Ages1
Averages1
Quadratic Equation1

REASONING 

 

TopicNo. of questions
Linear Seating Arrangement5
Circular Seating Arrangement5
Coding and Decoding5
Math Inequalities5
Number serices5
Coding and Decoding
(Analogy and Letter shifting)
3-4
Data Sufficiency3
Blood Relations2
Arrangement & Pattern1
Ordering & Ranking1-2

CLERK MAINS EXAM SYLLABUS

ENGLISH

TopicNo.of Questions
Reading Comprehension10
Close test10
Error Spotting5
Para Jumbles5
Phrase Replacement5
Fill in the blanks5

 

COMPUTER
TopicNo. of Questions
MS Office6
Computer Hardware6
Computer Software5
Computer Memory5
Internet5
Networking3
Operating System2
Data representation1
Others9

 

REASONING

TopicNo.of Questions
Linear Seating Arrangement5
Circular Seating Arrangement5
Number serices5
Coding and Decoding5
Math Inequalities5
Syllogism5
Data Sufficiency3
Direction Sense2
Arrangement & Pattern5

 

QUANTITATIVE  APTITUDE

TopicNo.of Questions
Simplification15
Arithmetic and Geometry15
Data Interpretation5
Series5

GENERAL AWARENESS

Topic
General Knowledge
Current Affairs
Banking Awareness
Miscellaneous