IBPS Clerk CWE VI Syllabus 2016 Download Pre/ Main Exam Pattern

IBPS Clerk CWE VI Syllabus 2016

Institute of Banking Personal Selection has recently updated the IBPS Clerk CWE VI Syllabus 2016. Those aspirants who applied for IBPS Recruitment are surely looking for IBPS Pre/ Main Exam Pattern 2016.

Aspirants are happy to hear that IBPS Clerk CWE VI Syllabus 2016 is available. The Institute of Banking Personal Selection is all set to conduct the Common Written Examination for the Clerk Posts.

Name of the Board: Institute of Banking Personal Selection

Examination Name: Common Written Examination

Posts Name:  Clerk

Syllabus for: Pre/ Main Exam

IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Pattern 2016

Institute of Banking Personal Selection conducts two exams Preliminary & Mains.  Both the paper pattern as well as Syllabus is given below.  As per the details, the IBPS Clerk Prelims paper contains only three papers Reasoning, Quantitative and English Language.

The time duration of 01 hours those candidates clear in it qualify for mains exam.

Test Name Qns. Marks Duration
Reasoning Ability Paper 35 35 01 hour
Quantitative Aptitude Paper 35 35
English Language Paper 30 30
Total 100 100

 IBPS Clerical CWE 6 Main Exam Pattern 2016

  • The Written test consists of objective type questions
  • There will be IV sections in the paper
  • The time duration is for 2 hours
  • The total exam is conducted for 200 marks
  • There will be four sections in the paper
  • The topics covered are Reasoning, English, and Quantitative Aptitude & General Awareness
  • The time duration is for 2 hours
Name of Tests No. of Qs Maximum Marks Duration
Reasoning 40  40  



2 Hours

English Language 40 40
Quantitative Aptitude 40 40
General Awareness (with special reference to Banking Industry) 40 40
Computer Knowledge 40 40
Total 200 200

IBPS Clerical CWE Syllabus 2016

For the candidates use, the IBPS Clerical CWE Syllabus 2016 is available here.


The reasoning covers two section Verbal and Non Verbal i.e. First Sections all logical reasoning questions & Non Verbal Reasoning.

Verbal Reasoning:


Odd Man Out


Word Formation

Statement and Conclusions

Statement and Assumptions

Statement and Arguments

Passage and Conclusions

Coding Decoding

Blood Relations

Alphabet Test

Series Test, Number

Ranking and Time Sequence

Direction Sense Test

Sitting Arrangement

Decision Making

Input Output

Assertion and Reasoning

Figure Series Etc.

Non Verbal Reasoning:

Series Test, Analogy

Odd Figures

Miscellaneous Test





Sentence Completion

Word Formation

Comprehension Means Deriving Conclusion

Theme Detection

Passage Completion

Rearrangement of Passage


Active Passive Voice

Indirect Direct Speech

Phrases and Idioms

Numerical Ability:

Visual Diagrams

Pie Outlines

Line Charts and Classification




Time & Work

Time & Separation


Benefit & Loss


Stocks & Shares



Volume & Surface Area

Height & Distances


Permutation & Combination

Simple & Compound Interest

Useful Links:

IBPS Clerk VI Prelims Syllabus Pdf

For more details, check official website

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