IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2017- CWE Prelims & Main Exam Pattern Pdf

IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2017 Pdf Download (आईबीपीएस लिपिक पाठ्यक्रम- सीडब्ल्यूई प्रीमिम्स और मुख्य परीक्षा पैटर्न पीडीएफ): The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has been published the IBPS CWE Clerk Exam Syllabus details.  The Clerk Exam Syllabus has listed the subject wise topics from where the questions will be asked in the Common Written Examination.  With the help of IBPS Clerical Exam Syllabus Pdf, candidates can gain clarity about what to study while the exam preparation. Applicants are invited to check the Exam pattern and syllabus details from here and you can also check the Notification Pdf for the IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern fill details.

IBPS Clerk Syllabus- CWE Prelims & Main Exam Pattern Pdf

IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2017

The IBPS clerk Preliminary Examination process will be started in the December month. The candidates are informed that who are participating in the Clerk Prelims Examination can get the IBPS Clerk Prelims Syllabus Details from here. The IBPS Clerk exam syllabus comprises of topics from sections: English Language, Numerical Ability, Reasoning, General Awareness, Computer &Quantitative Aptitude. The IBPS will conduct the exam in the online mode. Therefore, we are providing the IBPS Preliminary and Main Exam Pattern Syllabus Details through the IBPS CWE Clerk Exam Pattern.   With the help of syllabus, candidates can make their subject wise or topic wise exam strategy or preparation and can score the good marks in the Online Examination.

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IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus Download

All the Participating candidates can download the IBPS Clerical Exam Pattern and syllabus through the following steps on the official website.

  • Go to the official website of IBPS.
  • Go to the CWE Clerical Section.
  • Click on the Common Recruitment Process for Clerical Cadre-VII link.
  • Choose the Advertisement link.
  • A Pdf will be open.
  • Check the Online Examination Pattern in the Pdf.
  • Applicants can save or Download this Pdf for the future uses.

आईबीपीएस लिपिक पाठ्यक्रम 2017

बैंकिंग कार्मिक चयन संस्थान आईबीपीएस सीडब्ल्यूई क्लर्क परीक्षा पाठ्यक्रम विवरण प्रकाशित किया गया है। क्लर्क परीक्षा के पाठ्यक्रम से विषयगत विषयों को सूचीबद्ध किया जाता है, जहां से सामान्य लिखित परीक्षा में सवाल पूछे जाएंगे। आईबीपीएस लिपिक परीक्षा के पाठ्यक्रम पीडीएफ की सहायता से उम्मीदवार परीक्षा की तैयारी के दौरान अध्ययन के बारे में स्पष्टता प्राप्त कर सकते हैं। आवेदकों को यहां परीक्षा पैटर्न और पाठ्यक्रम विवरण फ़ॉर्म की जांच के लिए आमंत्रित किया जाता है और आप आईबीपीएस क्लर्क परीक्षा पैटर्न विवरण के लिए अधिसूचना पीडीएफ भी देख सकते हैं।

IBPS Clerk Syllabus- CWE Prelims & Main Exam Pattern Pdf

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IBPS CWE Clerk Exam Pattern

Candidates, who are preparing for the Clerk Common Written Examinationcan check the Latest New Exam pattern which consists the Subjects, the total number of questions, marks and time duration.   Here we have provided the Prelims Exam & IBPS CWE Clerk Main Exam Pattern & with full Details.

IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Pattern

The Clerk Preliminary Exam will consist the three papers and the exam will carry the 100 marks. The prelims exam will be held on 2, 3, 9 and 10th December 2017.

Test NameQuestion No.Maximum MarksTime Duration
English Language30301 Hours
Numerical Ability3535
Reasoning Ability3535
Total1001001 Hours

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

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IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Pattern

The Main Exam will contain the 5 Papers and each paper will carry the several marks and time duration. The main exam will carry the total 200 marks and the exam will be scheduled on 21st January 2018.

Test NameQuestion No.Maximum MarksTime Duration
General/ Financial Awareness505035 Minutes
General English404035 Minutes
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude506045 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude505045 Minutes
Total190200160 Minutes

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.

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IBPS Clerk Syllabus Topic Wise

The IBPS has released the IBPS CWE Clerk Topic wise Syllabus for those candidates who are participating in the clerk Online examination. Here we have shared the subject wise syllabus and explain the each topic. Go through the Syllabus mentioned below and get complete details.

Preliminary Exam Syllabus

English LanguageVocabulary

  • Homonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Synonyms
  • Word Formation
  • Spelling


  • Spotting Errors
  • Phrases and idioms
  • Direct and Indirect speech
  • Active/ Passive voice

Reading Comprehension

  • Theme Detection, Passage completion, Topic rearrangement of passage, Deriving Conclusion.
Reasoning AbilityVerbal Reasoning

  • Analogy
  • Classification
  • Word formation
  • Statement and conclusions Syllogism
  • Statement and assumptions
  • Statement and arguments
  • Coding Decoding
  • Blood Relations
  • Passage and conclusions
  • Alphabet test
  • Series Test
  • Number
  • Ranking and time sequence
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Decision-making test
  • Figure series, Input/output
  • Assertion and reasoning
  • Sitting Arrangement

Non-Verbal Reasoning

  • Series test
  • Odd figure Out
  • Analogy
  • Miscellaneous Test

Main Exam Syllabus

General/ Financial AwarenessCurrent affairs related to national and international issues of last 6 months, Overview of Indian Financial System, History of Indian banking system, Recent credit and monetary policies, Introduction to National financial institutions like RBI, SEBI, IRDA, FSDC etc and of International organizations like IMF, World Bank, ADB, UN etc, Abbreviations and Economic terminologies, Banking Terms, Important Government Schemes on capital & money market.
Reasoning Ability & Computer AptitudeBasics of Hardware and software, Windows operating system basics, Internet terms and services, Basic Functionalities of MS-Office( MS-word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint), History of computers, Networking and communication, Database Basics, Basics of Hacking, Security Tools, and Viruses
Quantitative AptitudeRatio and Proportion, Averages, Time and work, Speed, Distance and time, Mixture and allegation Stocks and shares, Percentages, Partnership, Clocks, Volume and Surface Area, Bar & Graphs, Line charts, Tables, Height and Distances, Logarithms, Permutation and combinations, Simple and compound interest, Equations, Probability, Trigonometry, Profit, Loss and Discount, Mensuration, Elements of Algebra, Data Interpretation, Pie charts

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