Wednesday, 6 September 2017

IBPS Clerk 2017: Changes in Exam Pattern & Vacancies

Dear Aspirants,


After IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk notification is also out but this time with some major changes in its pattern. Also this time vacancies have been reduced as compared to the previous year. As some of the banks have not reported the number of vacancies as you can also notice in the official notification, you can also expect revised vacancy later on. So buckle up and start your preparation and before you delve deep into the subjects...Have you gone through the changes brought up by IBPS in its Clerk recruitment 2017?


The changes in IBPS Clerk is taken up from the pattern of SBI Clerk.


Let us see the changes in details:

Last Year the Pattern was:


Sr. No
Name of Tests
(NOT BY SEQUENCE)
No. of
Questions
Maximum
Marks
Medium of Exam
Time allotted for each
test (Separately timed)
1
Reasoning 
40
50
English & Hindi
30 minutes
2
English Language
40
40
English
30 minutes
3
Quantitative Aptitude 
40
50
English & Hindi
30 minutes
4
General Awareness (with special reference to Banking)
40
40
English & Hindi
25 minutes
5
Computer Knowledge 
40
20
English & Hindi
20 minutes

Total
200
200

 135 minutes

New Pattern of IBPS Clerk Mains 2017:


Sr. No
Name of Tests
(NOT BY SEQUENCE)
No. of
Questions
Maximum
Marks
Medium of Exam
Time allotted for each
test (Separately timed)
1
General/ Financial Awareness 
50
50
English & Hindi
35 minutes
2
English Language
40
40
English
35 minutes
3
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude
50
60
English & Hindi
45 minutes
4
Quantitative Aptitude

50
50
English & Hindi
45 minutes

Total
190 
200

160 minutes


CHANGES AT A GLANCE:

1. 25 Minutes Increase overall
2. Computer Clubbed with Reasoning
3. Increase in the number of questions of Quant & GA.
4. Sectional Time Allocated to Reasoning is Increased to 45 Minutes

1. 25 Minutes Increase 


As compared to the IBPS Clerk previous year pattern, an overall increase of 25 minutes is introduced in the IBPS Clerk exam this year.

2. Computer Clubbed with Reasoning

Computer Knowledge is clubbed with reasoning ability section. Earlier computer knowledge section comprised 40  number of questions, the time allotted was 20 minutes for 20 marks.
According to the changes brought, now as computer knowledge is clubbed with Reasoning Ability, this section carries 50 Questions of  60 Marks in 45 minutes.

3. Increase in the number of questions of Quant & GA.


Quantitative aptitude section and general awareness section has seen a significant increase in the number of questions and time allotted. Previous year Quantitative Aptitude section comprised 40 Questions and General Awareness (with special reference to Banking) 40 Questions. This year Quantitative Aptitude section and General/ Financial Awareness section will be comprised of  50  -50 Questions each.

4. Sectional Time Allocated to Reasoning is Increased to 45 Minutes


As there are changes in the number of questions in Quantitative aptitude section and general awareness section,  section time allotted is also change. This change is seen in the reasoning section due to its clubbing with computer knowledge.

Now as you well aware of changes in the IBPS Clerk exam, pull up your socks and kick start your preparation with bankers Adda.



View the Official IBPS Clerk 2017 Notification


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