IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus and Paper Pattern 2012

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IBPS Clerk Exam 2012 Notification is out and Online Registrations have started since 15th October, 2012 and the Last Date to apply Online is 5th Nov, 2012. In our previous posts, we have shared the Complete Details of the IBPS Clerk Exam 2012. In 2012, a few changes have been introduced in the Selection Procedure, Exam Pattern etc. We have also discussed about these changes in our previous post. In case, you missed that post, you will find the Details at the link below.

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IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus and Pattern

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 IBPS Clerk Written Exam will now be Online .This means, applicants will have to take the exam on a Computer System. However, the Syllabus of the IBPS Clerk Exam is same as we have in previous Clerk Exam, but there has been a change in the Total Number of Questions and Number of Questions asked in each section.

As per the Notification, the Total No. of Questions have been reduced from 250 to 200 and therefore each section will now have 40 Questions instead of 50 Questions

Here is the Syllabus of the IBPS Clerk Exam 2012

S No.
Name of the Test
Number of Questions
Max Marks

Composite time of 2 hours
Numerical Aptitude
General Awareness (With special reference to Banking Industry)
English Language
5Computer Knowledge4040


Negative Marking: Applicants who are going to appear in the IBPS Clerk Exam
2012 are advised to attempt only questions for which they are sure, because there is penalty of 0.25 Marks for every wrong Question.

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In the Upcoming posts, we will inform you about the Books and Guides that you must study in order to maximize your chances in getting a Good Score in the IBPS Clerk Written (Online) Exam 2012.

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4 comments for "IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus and Paper Pattern 2012"

  1. How do we need to prepare for general awareness section? Please provide any good book for it.

  2. What type of package used in online clerk exam to be held in Dec.12 or Jan.13 and how to face problems occured in the computer systems during the exam? Please describe the model online exam, how it appear on the screen, etc.?

  3. Present IBPS Clerk-II notification, they asked details having candidate in computer knowledge like certificate or diploma etc.

    Diploma means in view of this notification, is computer diploma i.e. DCA (Diploma in Computer Application), PGDCA, etc. or Polytecnic Diploma in computer subject.

    Please clarify.

  4. what topics comes under reasoning?????

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