Most important books for clerk exam 2016-17
IBPS Common Written Examination
For recruitment in clerical Cadre in 20 Public Sector Banks
IBPS , an autonomous body , has been authorised by IBA and has received a mandate from the 20 Public Sector Banks listed below to conduct the Common Written Examination. The CWE for Clerical Cadre posts will be conducted a year by IBPS.
Allahabad Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, Andhra Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Bank of Baroda, Punjab National Bank, Bank Of India, Punjab
The maximum age limit specified is applicable to General Category candidates.
Relaxation of upper age
Schedule Caste/Schedule Tribe
Other Backward Classes
Actual period of service in the defence forces + 3years (8 years for disabled Ex-servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years
Widows. Divorced women and women legally separated from
Persons ordinarily domiciled in Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-89.
Person affected by 1984 raots
Regular employees of the union Carbide Factory, Bhopal retrenched from service
Degree in any discipline from a recognized university or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
Literacy: Operating and working knowledge in computer science is mandatory i.e. Candidate should have certificate /Diploma/Degree in computer operations/Language/should have studied Computer/Information technology as one of the subject in the High School/College/Institute.
Proficiency in the Official language of the state /UT (Candidates should know how to read/write and speak the official language of the state /UT) for which vacancies a candidate wishes to apply is preferable.
Ex-Serviceman who do not
possess the above civil examination qualifications should be matriculate Ex-Servicemen who have obtained the Army Special Certificate of Education or corresponding certificate in the Navy or Air Force after having completed not less than 15 years of service in the Armed Forces of the Union.
The percentage of marks shall be arrived at by dividing the aggregate /total marks obtained by the candidate in all the subject irrespective of optional/additional subject stidied with the aggregate maximum marks of the examination
passed for all the years of the examination.
The date of passing the examination which reckons will be the date appearing on the Mark sheet or provisional certificate.
Examination (On Line)
Structure of Examination
Name of Tests(Objective)
No. Of Questions
Test of reasoning
Test of English Language
Test of Numerical Ability
Test of General Awareness with special reference to Banking Industry
Test of Computer Knowledge
The above tests except the Test of English Language will be bilingually, i.e. English
There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one forth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If the total of the penalty for a test is in fraction, the marks obtained will be rounded off to the nearest integer, i.e. if fraction exceeds by 0.50 more, it will be rounded off to next higher integer. If for any question a candidate gives more than one answer, it will be treated as wrong even if one of the given answer happens
IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Syllabus Pattern
(Objective) Test Name
Both Sections have same marks with a time duration of 135 Minutes, and Negative marking is also applicable
IBPS Clerk Reasoning
Syllabus: First Section covers all logical reasoning questions which have forming judgments, conclusions from premises or facts. all problems in Reasoning “Syllabus of IBPS Clerk Exam” is based on Verbal Reasoning & Non-Verbal Reasoning. Check IBPS Clerk Reasoning preparation tips.
Verbal Reasoning – Analogy, Odd Man out, Syllogism, word formation, Statement and conclusions, Statement and assumptions, Statement and arguments,
Reasoning Ability ( Verbal And Non-verbal ) 2016
A Modern Approach to Verbal & Non-Verbal
A New Approach to REASONING Verbal & Non-Verbal
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examinations
A Modern Approach to Logical Reasoning
A Modern Approach to Verbal Reasoning (FULLY SOLVED) Paperback – 2016
by R.S. Aggarwal
Nonverbal Reasoning – Series test, Analogy, Odd figures, Miscellaneous test.
IBPS Clerk English Syllabus : IBPS Clerk Syllabus the second section is necessary for all participants. Selection committee wants
to go to have a post of Clerk in the bank must have basic knowledge of English Language, which is an International common language.
It covers vocabulary means homonyms, synonyms, antonyms, sentence completion, word formation and the topic comprehension involves deriving conclusion, theme detection, Sentence rearrangement.
Passage completion and the topic Rearrangement of passage, spelling, sentence and the question grammar means of rules active, passive voice, direct, indirect speech and the topic General usage means phrases and idioms. Check Best English Books for PO Exam.
IBPS Reference Books for English Language
OBJECTIVE GENERAL ENGLISH 1 Edition
R. S. Aggarwal
Objective General Studies: Paper I and II Paperback
Ashok Raj (Author), Ravi
Quick Learning Objective General English Paperback – Jun 2006
R. S. Aggarwal
Comprehensive Functional Grammar and Composition (Language & Literature IX & X)
Guide To Ibps-Bank Po/Mt (For Preliminary And Main
Comprehensive Guide to IBPS-CWE Bank PO/ MT Prelim + Main Exam (5th Edition)
IBPS Clerk Numerical Ability
Syllabus: IBPS Clerk Syllabus for Numerical ability OR Quantitative Aptitude paper will have 5 Multiple Choice Answers The inquiry in this choice may be focus around two subjects like as Arithmetic and Data Interpretation.
Information (Data) Interpretation means visual diagrams, pie outlines, line charts and classification. Number-crunching (Arithmetic) means roots, average, ratio, time & work, time & separation, rate, benefit & loss, mixture, stocks & shares, partnership, clocks, volume & surface area, height & distances, logarithms, permutation & combination, simple & compound interest, in equations & equations and probability.
Check Best English Books for Clerk Exam.
The English Language section of Clerk exam contains 30 questions of 30 marks in preliminary and 40 questions of 40 marks in mains exam. And the important topics from this part are General English language and grammatical vocabulary. Now check Latest English Books for IBPS Clerk Exam from various authors and publications.
IBPS-CWE Bank Clerk Guide for Prelim & Main Exams 5 Edition
IBPS Bank Clerk Preliminary Exam MegaBook - (Guide + 15 Practice Sets)
English Grammar & Composition Very Useful
Kiran’s IBPS Bank Clerk CWE 2015 Common Written Examination 21 Previous Exams Solved Papers 2011-2015
Bank Exam English book by Hari Prasad (Objective English)
IBPS Clerk General Awareness Syllabus – IBPS Clerk Syllabus for General Knowledge Syllabus of IBPS Clerk Exam covers all about the Current Affairs and
especially reference to Banking Industry. And the topics are from Indian Economy questions, International Economy, UNO, Marketing, Constitution, Awards & Honors Sports, Reserve Bank of India policies, Finance, Agriculture, etc.
IBPS Clerk Reference Books for English Language
Banking Awareness Paperback – 2015
IBPS-CWE Bank Clerk 2016 Simplified (Guide/101 Speed Tests/General Awareness 2017)
IBPS-CWE Bank Clerk
General Knowledge MCQs - Vol I: UPSC, State PSCs, SBI & IBPS (PO/Clerk), NDA/CDS, SSC CGL,
Banking Awareness (Objective with Subjective - The Complete book for IBPS, SBI and RBI Examinations (15
History of Banking, Social Function of Banks, current affairs of last six months, countries/ currencies, Books &
IBPS Clerk Computer Syllabus – Computer Knowledge OR Computer Awareness. “IBPS Syllabus of Clerk CWE” for Computer paper covers two section hardware & software. Participants must
have basic knowledge of computer. Must have the skill to operate a computer as office purpose is known about DBMS, MS Office, MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, Windows
IBPS Clerk Reference Books for English Language
Computer Awareness Reference Manual Kindle Edition
OBJECTIVE Computer Awareness
Objective Question Bank of Computer Awareness for General Competitions : Objective Question Bank 1st Edition