19243 clerks are waiting to be recruited for various public sector banks across the country. For that, they will have to participate in the IBPS Clerk Exam 2016.
The eligible candidates for the exam were required to apply before September 12, 2016 at the official website. The online exam is conducted in two phases, preliminary and main exam.
Candidates are required to have a graduation degree in any discipline from a University recognized by the Government of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
The selection of the candidates will be based on their performance in the preliminary and main exams.
The IBPS clerk recruitment won't require an interview, however, proper weightage will be given to marks scored in the main examination.
The results of the IBPS CWE Clerk Preliminary examination is estimated to be declared in December 2016. With this, candidates are required to download their respective call letters of the online main exam in December 2016 itself.
The online main exams will be conducted on December 31, 2016 & January 01, 2017 while the result of IBPS main exam will be announced in January 2017.
Candidates can download their IBPS PET (Pre-examination Training) admit card for SC/ ST, Minority Community/EXSM/PWD from October 25, 2016 to November 7, 2016.
The IBPS Clerk Pre-exam training will be held from November 7, 2016 to November 12, 2016. IBPS Clerk Exam admit cards can be downloaded from November 18, 2016 from ibps.in.
As per India.com, candidates are required to note that the preliminary exam will be computer-based where objective type questions of 100 marks will be asked. It will need to be completed in one hour.
The exam will have three sections and the following breakup. For the numerical ability section there will be ̢ 35 questions and 35 marks, the English Language will have 30 questions and 30 marks. The reasoning ability section will be of 35 questions and 35 marks. The Stage II main exam will also be computer-based. It will be a 200 marks examination divided into five sections. Each section will have a separate time limit.