IBPS Clerk Mains Syllabus 2016 and Exam Pattern: IBPS Clerk Mains Syllabus 2016 consist of 5 sections for 200 marks.Candidates need to qualify in each section separately. The candidates, who qualified in the IBPS Clerk Prelims exam, they are eligible to appear the mains exam. IBPS Clerk 2016 exam pattern explained clearly with the section wise and expected number of questions in each topic.
IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Syllabus:
Here is the complete IBPS Clerk Mains Syllabus along with exam pattern.Negative marks always plays key role in the final score. As per the notification, there will be 0.25 marks will be deducted for each wrong option selected by the candidate.
|Sr. No||Section||No. of Qs.||Max. Marks||Time|
|2.||English Language||40||40||30 minutes|
|3.||Quantitative Aptitude||40||50||30 minutes|
|4.||General Awareness||40||40||25 minutes|
|5.||Computer Knowledge||40||20||20 minutes|
Section Wise Syllabus : Access the IBPS Clerk Mains syllabus for English language, reasoning, computer knowledge, aptitude and general awareness sections.
- IBPS Clerk Mains English syllabus
- IBPS Clerk Mains Computer Knowledge syllabus
- IBPS Clerk Mains Reasoning syllabus
- IBPS Clerk Mains Aptitude syllabus
- IBPS Clerk Mains General Awareness syllabus
10 questions will be asked from each topics of reading comprehension and close test.These are bit of difficult and usually takes more time. You can expect easy questions from Spotting the error, para jumbles and fill in the blanks topics for 20 marks.
|Fill in the blanks||5|
MS office, internet, hardware, software and memory topics have the more weight age in the computer knowledge section for IBPS clerk mains exam. Basically computer knowledge questions are very easy to answer in less time.
|Topic||No. of Questions|
Syllogism, seating arrangements, inequalities, coding-decoding and number series are the main topics in this reasoning section. Some questions are very tricky and wastes your time a lot.
|Linear Seating Arrangement||5|
|Circular Seating Arrangement||5|
|Coding and Decoding||5|
|Arrangement & Pattern||5|
A total of 40 questions will be asked from quantitative aptitude section in IBPS clerk mains exam. Data interpretation and number series questions will be easy to solve. 30 questions will come alone from simplification, arithmetic and geometry topics.
|Arithmetic and Geometry||15|
Banking awareness, general awareness, current affairs and general knowledge questions are moderate. Refer the latest or last 3 months current affairs to easily get through in this section.
Also see: IBPS Clerk Prelims and Mains Syllabus.
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