Banking: Syllabus for IBPS (CWE) Clerk exam

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Jul 05, 2012 at 05:50pm IST

Bank Type: Nationalized Banks

Bank Name: Bank CWE (IBPS)

Job Profile: Clerk

EXAM PATTERN

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts a Common Written Exam to recruit Clerks.

1. Reasoning: 50 questions of 50 marks

2. English Language: 50 questions of 50 marks

3. Numerical Ability: 50 questions of 50 marks

4. General Awareness: 50 questions of 50 marks

5. Computer Knowledge: 50 questions of 50 marks

Total: 250 marks

EXAM SYLLABUS

1. ENGLISH LANGUAGE

Vocabulary: Synonyms, Antonyms, Homonyms, Word Formation, Sentence Completion

Comprehension: Theme detection, Deriving Conclusion, Passage Completion

Error Detection and Rearrangement: Passage Correction, Sentence Correction, Spelling

Grammar: Active Passive Voice, Direct Indirect Speech

General Usage: Idioms and Phrases

2. LOGICAL REASONING

Verbal Reasoning: Analogy, Coding Decoding, Blood Relation, Sitting Arrangement, Series Completion, Syllogism, Decision Making, Statement Reasoning

Non-verbal Reasoning: Series Completion, Analogy, and Classification

3. QUANTITATIVE APTITUDE

Arithmetic: Numbers, Simplification, Roots, Average, Surds & Indices, Percentage, Profit & Loss, Ratio & Proportion, Partnership, Chain Rule, Time & Work, Pipes & Cisterns, Time & Distance, Problems on Trains, Boats & Streams, Alligation, Simple Interest, Compound Interest, Stocks & Shares, Clocks, Logarithms, Mensuration, Volume & Surface Area, Permutation & combination, Probability, Heights & Distances

Data Interpretation: Tabulation, Bar Graphs, Line Graphs, Pie Charts

4. GENERAL / MARKETING / BANKING AWARENESS

Questions in this component will be aimed at testing the candidate’s general awareness of the environments around him and its application to society. These questions will be such that they do not require a specific study of any discipline.

- Knowledge of current events

- Everyday observations and experience in the scientific aspect as may be expected of any educated person

- India and its neighboring countries

- Sports, History, Culture, Geography, Economy, General Polity, Indian Constitution, Scientific Research

Over 70% of the questions will be related to Economy, Banking and Finance

5. COMPUTER AWARENESS

General Knowledge on Computer usage and application (basic hardware and software)

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