# IBPS CLERK 2016 Syllabus and Exam pattern

## IBPS CLERK CWE-2016 Syllabus

2016 onward IBPS CWEs(Common Written Examinations) are conducted in 2 phases.Phase-I is a Preliminary Examination followed by Phase-II which is the Main Examination.Those who clear preliminary will be called for Main exam.Preliminary Examination will be relatively easier compared to the Main Examination .Preliminary exam contains three sections.English Language, Quantitative and Reasoning. The Main Examination has 5 section. English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, General Awareness and Computer Knowledge.here is the  detailed IBPS CLERK CWE-2016 Syllabus and Exam pattern.

### IBPS Clerk Pre and Main pattern and mark distribution

#### IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2016 - Quantitative Aptitude :

• Profit and loss
• Basic maths/Simplifications,Approximation
• Chain rule
• Time and work
• Average
• Simple and compound interest
• Fractions, Square root and cube root
• HCF & LCM
• Ratio and proportions
• Mensuration
• Speed,Time and Distance.
• Partnerships
• Percentage
• Problems based on Ages
• Data Interpretation(charts/Tables)
• Basic Permutation and Combination
• Probability

#### IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2016 -Reasoning :

• Analogy Test
• Puzzle
• Alphabet test
• spotting out the dissimilar
• Sitting arrangement
• Syllogism
• Statement and conclusions
• Statement and assumptions
• Statement and arguments
• Coding decoding
• Blood relations
• Number Series test
• Direction test
• Decision making
• Questions related to time
• Data sufficiency test

#### IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2016 -English Language :

• Synonyms and Antonyms
• Analogy
• Jumbled words
• Sentence completion
• One word substitution
• Comprehension
• Passage completion(cloze test)
• Re-ordering of sentences
• Common errors
• Idioms & Phrases

#### IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2016 -General awareness with special reference to banking industry:

• Banking Terms
• RBI
• Banking History
• Indian & International Economy
• IMF ,Word Bank
• UNO
• Countries Currencies and capital
• Abbreviations and full forms
• Important days
• Budget
• Census
• Ministers and their ministry
• Marketing
• current affairs of last 4- 6 months
• Awards & Honors
• Sports
• Finance,
• Agriculture
• Books & Their Authors
• Fiscal Monetary Policies
• Committees in news
• Banking Reforms
• MOUs with different countries
• Social welfare programmes
• Science and Technology
• Space Missions and programmes
• Military news
• India and neighboring countries

#### IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2016 - Computer Knowledge

• History of computers
• Computer fundamentals
• Microsoft-office
• Input output devices
• Basic Software & Hardware
• Networking
• Internet
• Basics of computer languages
• Modern Technologies
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