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IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern – Bank Exam Tips

The pattern of the IBPS CLERK Examination which will be conducted online is as follows: 




  • IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam: 2nd, 3rd, 9th and 10th December 2017

S. No. Name of the Section No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration of the Exam
1 English Language 30 30
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 Total Time 1hour
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100
  • IBPS Clerk Main Exam: 21st January 2018

S. No. Name of the Section No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration of the Exam
1 Reasoning 50 50
2 English Language 40 40
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 Total Time 2 hours
4 General Awareness

(with special reference to banking industry)

40 40
5 Computer Knowledge 20 20
Total 200 200

Note: The above tests except the Tests of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and   Hindi.

The penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main examination):

There will be the penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate, one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern




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