IBPS EXAM PATTERN

IBPS Exam Pattern

The IBPS conducts yearly exams to recruit probationary officers and clerks for various government banks. Lakhs of bank job aspirants appear for these tests so the competition is obviously quite high. But through proper planning, these exams can be cleared quite easily.

It is ideal to start the prep for the IBPS PO exam by learning about its exam pattern.

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Pattern

Section Number of Questions Marks Allotted Time Allotted
English Language 30 30 20 min
Numerical Ability 35 35 20 min
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 min

 

IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern

Paper Section Number of Questions Marks Allotted Time Allotted
Objective Test Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 min
  English Language 35 40 40 min
  Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 min
  General Awareness, Economy & Banking Awareness 40 40 35 min
Descriptive Test English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25 30 min

 

Now let us go through the exam pattern for both of the phases of the IBPS Clerk Exam.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern

Section Number of Questions Maximum Marks Time Allotted
English 30 30 20 min
Numerical Ability 35 35 20 min
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 min

 

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Pattern

Section Number of Questions Maximum Marks Time Allotted
General/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 min
General English 40 40 35 min
Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 min
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 min

 

These are the exam patterns for both IBPS PO and Clerk exams. They will give you a clear idea about the time you will get to complete each section. Take mock tests on a regular basis to analyze your speed and check whether you are able to attempt all the questions in time.

If you are unable to finish the test in the stipulated time then you must learn new tips and tricks for solving the questions at a faster speed. The speed will increase with time, so be patient as the results will definitely start to show in the form of your marks in the mock tests. The time management skills will also prove to be extremely helpful in optimizing your performance on the exam. Just stay focused and keep working hard!

 

 

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