About IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria
|IBPS CWE (Clerks) for PSBs||20-28 Years||Degree in any discipline from a recognised university or any equivalent qualification|
Some banks insist that the candidate should posses working knowledge of computers before joining the bank and few banks mention that the desired computer skills may be acquired within six months of joining the bank. If a candidate has not studied computers as one of the subjects in school/college, the candidate must possess a valid diploma (basic applications) in computers.
Public Sector Banks
Since clerical cadre recruitment would be on State-wise basis, the candidate may also be required to possess proficiency in the Official Language of the State/UT for which vacancies he wishes to apply.
Regional Rural Banks
For Office Assistants (Clerks) and Scale-I Officers —- Candidates are required to possess proficiency in the Official Language of the State/UT in which RRB is located.
About IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern
Bank PO/Clerical Exams: Almost all bank exams have gone to online mode from the traditional pen-paper mode. The test areas in the objective type test of PO/Clerical exams include tests from amongst Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, English language, Marketing Aptitude and Computer Knowledge.
IBPS CWE for Clerks (PSBs) [ONLINE EXAM – OBJECTIVE TEST]:
Structure of Examination (ONLINE):
Phase -1: Preliminary Examination:
|S.No.||Name of Obj Test||No. of Ques||Max Marks||Time|
|1||English Language||30||30||1 hour|
Phase II:Main Examination
|S.No.||No. of tests||No. of Ques||Max Marks||Duration|
|1||General/Financial Awareness||50||50||35 Minutes|
|2||English Language||40||40||35 Minutes|
|3||Reasoning Ability & Computer||50||60||45 Minutes|
|4||Quantitative Aptitute||50||50||45 Minutes|
- The above tests, except the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.
- There is no Descriptive Writing Test for IBPS CWE for Clerk.
- Negative Marking: 1/4th or 0.25 marks assigned to the question will be deducted.
About IBPS Clerk Syllabus
|RATIO & PROPORTION, PERCENTAGE & AVERAGES|
|PROFIT & LOSS.|
|MIXTURES & ALLIGATIONS|
|SIMPLE INTEREST & COMPOUND INTEREST& SURDS & INDICES|
|TIME & DISTANCE|
|MENSURATION – CYLINDER, CONE, SPHERE|
|SEQUENCE & SERIES|
|History of Computers|
|Communication (Basic Introduction)|
|Networking (LAN, WAN)|
|Internet (Concept, History, working environment, Application)|
|Security Tools, Virus, Hacker|
|MS Windows & MS Office|
|Awards & Honours|
|History of Banking|
|Banking Terms, RBI, Fiscal Monetary policies|