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IBPS Question Paper Pattern for Different Exams (Clerk,

The exams conducted by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) cover similar syllabus keeping focus on the following topics :

English

Number ability

Computer Knowledge

GK and Awareness

Quantitative Adaptability

Reasoning

Professional Knowledge

However, each exam conducted by IBPS has distinct paper pattern. Hence, once students decide which IBPS exam they will opt for, they need to note the corresponding question paper pattern.

Here is explaining the question paper pattern of the prime and popular exams conducted by IBPS.

IBPS Clerk exam

The question paper pattern for IBPS Clerk Preliminary exam are as follows:

Time Duration : 1 hour

Subject

Number of Questions

Marks

English Language

30

30

Number Ability

35

35

Reasoning Ability

35

35

Total

100

100

 

The question paper pattern for IBPS Clerk Mains exam are as follows:

Time Duration : 2 hour

Subject

Number of Questions

Marks

English Language

40

40

Quantitative Aptitude

40

40

Reasoning Ability

40

40

GK

40

40

Computer

40

40

Total

200

200

IBPS Probationary Officer (PO) Exam

The question paper pattern for IBPS PO Preliminary exam are as follows:

Time Duration : 1 hour

Subject

Number of Questions

Marks

English Language

30

30

Number Ability

35

35

Reasoning Ability

35

35

Total

100

100

 

The question paper pattern for IBPS Clerk Mains exam are as follows:

Time Duration : 2 hours

Subject

Number of Questions

Marks

English Language

50

50

Quantitative Aptitude

40

40

Reasoning Ability

50

50

GK

40

40

Computer

20

20

Total

200

200

 

IBPS Regional Rural Bank (RRB) exam

The IBPS RRB recruitment happens with one phase of exam whose paper pattern is explained below. However the paper pattern is different depending on the post you apply for.

Time duration: 2 hours

Officer Assistant I Multi Purpose

Subject

Number of Questions

Marks

English Language

40

40

Hindi language

40

40

Number Ability

40

50

Reasoning Ability

40

50

GK & Awareness

40

40

Computer

20

20

Total

200

200

English & Hindi in language is optional.

 

Officer Scale I

Subject

Number of Questions

Marks

English Language

40

40

Hindi language

40

40

Quantitative Aptitude

40

50

Reasoning Ability

40

50

GK & Awareness

40

40

Computer

20

20

Total

200

200

English & Hindi in language is optional.

 

Officer Scale II (General Banking Officer)

Subject

Number of Questions

Marks

English Language

40

20

Hindi language

40

20

Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation

40

40

Reasoning Ability

40

50

Professional Knowledge

40

40

Computer

40

20

Total

240

200

English & Hindi in language is optional.

Officer Scale III

Subject

Number of Questions

Marks

English Language

40

40

Hindi language

40

40

Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation

40

50

Reasoning

40

50

Financial Awareness

40

40

Computer

40

20

Total

200

200

English & Hindi in language is optional.

IBPS Special Officer Exam

The IBPS Special Officer Exam happens with one phase of exam whose paper pattern is explained below. However the paper pattern is different depending on the post you apply for.

Time duration: 2 hours

Law Officer – Scale I & Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale I

Subject

Marks

English Language

25

Reasoning

50

General awareness ( banking industry)

50

Professional Knowledge

75

Total

200

 

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