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IBPS issued recruitment notification of CWE Clerk 6 Exam 2016 Scheduled to be held in November and December 2016. Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) Clerks Online Examination (Preliminary and Main) for the next Common Recruitment Process for selection of personnel for Clerical cadre (Clerk) Posts for filling up total 19243 Vacancies in the Participating Organisations. Minimum Graduate Degree Holders are eligible to apply for IBPS Common Written Examination (CWE) Clerk-VI 2016-17, the CWE Clerk 6 online registration start from 22nd August 2016 and Registration close on 12th September 2016.

Vacancies Details :

  • Clerical Cadre (Clerks) – 19243 Posts

Eligibility Criteria :

A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from Recognized University by the Govt of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. The result should have been declared on or before 12.09.2016.

Age Limit :

20 to 28 Years as on 01/08/2016 (i.e. A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.08.1988 and not later than 01.08.1996 (both dates inclusive))

Application Fees :

Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates, Rs. 600 /- for all others. The fee can be made through Online Mode by using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.

Age Relaxation :

05 Years for SC / ST and Jammu & Kashmir Residents during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-89, 03 Years for OBC (NCL), 10 Years for PWD, 09 Years for Widows, divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried, For Ex-serviceman and others as per Government Rules.

Selection Procedure :

Preliminary Examination, Main Examination and Personal Interview. Depending on the vacancies to be filled in during the financial year 2017-18 based on the business needs of the Participating Banks and as reported to IBPS. The eligible candidates shortlisted based on IBPS Clerk 6 Marks, the shortlisted candidates will be provisionally allotted to one of the Participating Organisations (Banks) keeping in view the spirit of Govt. Guidelines on reservation policy, administrative convenience, etc. The validity for CWE Clerks-VI will automatically expire at the close of business on 31st March 2018.

Exam Packages

Exam Packages Details

Sr. No. Package Name Validity Price Details Buy Now
1 IBPS CLERK ( PRE & MAINS ) 120 Days Rs. 199 /- Details Buy Now


Verbal Reasoning :

  • Analogy
  • Odd Man Out
  • Syllogism
  • 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

English Syllabus :

  • Homonyms
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • Sentence Completion
  • Word Formation
  • Comprehension Means Deriving Conclusion
  • Theme Detection
  • Passage Completion
  • Rearrangement Of Passage
  • Spelling
  • Active Passive Voice
  • Indirect Direct Speech
  • Phrases And Idioms.

Numerical Ability Syllabus :

  • Visual Diagrams
  • Pie Outlines
  • Line Charts And Classification
  • 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

General Knowledge :

IBPS Clerk syllabus for General knowledge Syllabus of IBPS Clerk Exam covers all about the Current Affairs and specially reference to banking Industry and the topics are from Indian Economy, International Economy, UNO, Marketing, Awards & Honors Sports, Finance, Agriculture etc. History of Banking, current affairs of last 6 months, countries / currencies, Books & Their Authors, Banking Terms, RBI, Fiscal Monetary Policies etc., Social Function of Banks.

Computer Awareness :

Computer Knowledge OR Computer Awareness “IBPS Syllabus of Clerk CWE” for Computer paper is covers two section hardware & software. Although participants must have basic knowledge of computer, Must have skill to operate a computer as office purpose known about MS Office, MS Word, MS Excel, MS Power Point, Windows, and internet

Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern For Clerk :

The structure of the Examinations which will be conducted online are as follows:

(A) Preliminary Examination – (Composite time of 01 Hour)

  Name of Tests   No. of
  English Language   30  30 Composite Time Of 1 Hour   
  Numerical Ability   35 35 
  Reasoning Ability   35  35
  Total   100  100  

Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for online main examination.

(B) Main Examination

  Name of Tests No. of
Time allotted for each test
(Separately timed)
Reasoning  40  50 30 minutes
English Language 40  40  30 minutes 
Quantitative Aptitude 40  50  30 minutes 
General Awareness (with special reference to Banking) 40  40  25 minutes 
Computer Knowledge 40  20  20 minutes 
Total 200 200 135 minutes

Important Dates


Tentative Dates

On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application

by candidates

26.07.2016 to 13.08.2016

Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online)

26.07.2016 to 13.08.2016

Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training

23.09.2016 to 08.10.2016

Conduct of Pre-Exam Training

03.10.2016 to 08.10.2016

Download of call letters for Online examination – Preliminary

October 2016

Online Examination – Preliminary

16.10.2016, 22.10.2016

Result of Online exam – Preliminary

November 2016

Download of Call letter for Online exam – Main

November 2016

Online Examination – Main


Declaration of Result – Main

December 2016

Download of call letters for interview

January 2017

Conduct of interview

January / February 2017

Provisional Allotment

April 2017