IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern

ibps recruitmentIBPS has released the notification for the post of Clerk and candidates can apply online before October 09, 2019. Every applicant who is going to appear for the exam must have knowledge about Exam Pattern and Syllabus. Check IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2019 with latest exam syllabus on this page. The exam will be online and will be held in two phases i.e. Preliminary and Main. Candidates who qualified both the exams will be provisionally allotted to one of the participating banks.

Check: IBPS Clerk 12075 Vacancies Notification 2019Apply Online Before – 09th October 2019

  • Number of Examination Phases: Two i.e: Preliminary Exam and Main Examination
  • Examination Mode: Online
  • Types of Questions: Objective and Multiple Choice Questions
  • Medium: English and Hindi
  • Marking Criteria: +1 for each correct answer and -0.25 for each wrong answer

Preliminary Examination

IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Pattern
Name of SubjectsNo. of Questions and Maximum MarksDuration
English Language30 Questions and 30 Marks20 Minutes
Numerical Ability35 Questions and 35 Marks20 Minutes
Reasoning Ability35 Questions and 35 Marks20 Minutes
Total100 Questions and 100 Marks60 Minutes

Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main examination

Main Examination

IBPS Clerk Main Exam Pattern
Name of SubjectsNo. of Questions and Maximum MarksDuration
General/ Financial Awareness50 Questions and 50 Marks35 Minutes
General English40 Questions and 40 Marks35 Minutes
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude50 Questions and 60 Marks45 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude50 Questions and 50 Marks45 Minutes
Total190 Questions and 200 Marks160 Minutes

Important Points:

  • Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each subject of Online Main Examination and also a minimum total score to be considered for further process. Depending on the number of the State/ UT wise vacancies available, cut-offs will be decided and candidates will be considered for provisional allotment.
  • In both exams, all the subjects except the English Language will be available bilingually i.e. English and Hindi.
  • There will be a penalty for wrong answers marked in both exams. 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.

We wish you all the best for your exam!