Tips to Crack the IBPS Clerk VI Exam 2016

IBPS Clerk VI Exam 2016 Preparation Tips:


The banking sector in India is poised for a high trajectory growth with prospects for a bright career to thousand of new entrants.

There is a unique opportunity for aspirants for a career in public sector banks through a single common exam.

A Common Written Examination (CWE) will be conducted by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) every year for selecting various posts in the bank like the clerk, probationary officer, specialist officer etc.

CWE online examination consists of two exams:

1. Preliminary exam.

2. Main exam.

Pattern for Preliminary exam:

Name of Test No. of questions Marks
English Language 30 30
Numerical Ability 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

Pattern for Main exam:

Name of Test No. of questions Marks Time Duration
Reasoning 40 50 30 minutes
English Language 40 40 30 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 40 50 30 minutes
General Awareness (with special reference to Banking) 40 40 25 minutes
Computer Knowledge 40 20 20 minutes
Total 200 200 135 minutes

Tips to clear IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam 2016:

Questions asked in the Reasoning Ability section:

Reasoning is mark scoring section concentrate this section able to score full marks.

Seating Arrangements: 5 questions.
Coding Decoding: 5 question.
Syllogism: 5 questions
Inequality: 5 questions.
Linear Arrangements: 10 questions
Miscellaneous: 5 questions

Questions asked in the Quantitative Aptitude section:

Quantitative aptitude is time taking section. So, try to concentrate easy mark scoring parts such as simplification, data interpretation etc..

Simplification: 5 questions.
Data interpretation: 5 questions.
Number series: 5 questions.
Miscellaneous: 20 questions.

Questions asked in the English section:

English is the most easiest part of the Examination. Start with English section to save time for other sections.

Comprehension: 10 questions.
Error spotting: 5 questions.
Fill in the blanks: 10 questions.
Sentence rearrangement: 5 questions.

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