IBPS Clerk FAQs
Yes, this year IBPS has made changes in the Preliminary Exam Pattern. Like SBI, this year IBPS has also introduced sectional timing in Prelims.
☛ When will the result be declared?
Yes, the vacancies are expected to increase and a few participating banks have not yet declared their vacancies for IBPS Recruitment. Aspirants can expect the number of vacancies to go up.☛ What is the syllabus for IBPS Clerk 2018-19 Pre and Mains Exam?
Students aiming for IBPS Clerk exam must prepare these sections: English Language, Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, General and Financial Awareness (Static awareness, banking awareness, and current affairs) and Computer Aptitude. (Click Here) Read Complete Syllabus for IBPS Clerk 2018 Pre and Mains Exam.
A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.09.1990 and not later than 01.09.1998 (both dates inclusive)
Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. (As on 10.10.2018)
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.
Preliminary Exam Pattern:
|S.No.||Name of Tests(Objective||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||English Language||30||30||20 minutes|
|2||Quantitative Aptitude||35||35||20 minutes|
|3||Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
Mains Exam Pattern:
|Sr. No||Name of Tests
(NOT BY SEQUENCE)
|Medium of Exam||Time allotted for each
test (Separately timed)
|1||General/ Financial Awareness||50||50||English & Hindi||35 minutes|
|2||General English||40||40||English||35 minutes|
|3||Reasoning Ability & Computer
|50||60||English & Hindi||45 minutes|
|4||Quantitative Aptitude||50||50||English & Hindi||45 minutes|
☛ Is the exam Bilingual?
The tests except for the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.
☛ What is the cut-off for being recruited?
There is no fixed cutoff for IBPS Clerk. It depends on the performance of the candidates each year. Your final score is calculated based on your performance in the written test.
☛ Is there a sectional cut-off in the exam?
Yes, there is a sectional cut-off in the exam. You have to clear every section in order to secure a seat in this recruitment process.
☛ Is there a criterion for negative marking?
There is negative marking of ¼ marks for every wrong answer.
☛ What is the pattern of score in IBPS Clerk Exam?
The corrected scores obtained by each of the candidates in different sessions (if held) will be normalized using the equipercentile method.