IBPS Clerk 2016 Exam Analysis



IBPS Clerk 2016 preliminary examination of November 26, 27 and December 3 & 4, 2016 was easy to moderate with officials reporting all the testing slots glitch-free at exam centres across the country. Institute of Banking Personnel Selection regulates online examination for IBPS Clerk. The test paper carried a total of 100 questions from three sections-English Language, Reasoning Ability and Numerical Ability. Total duration of the preliminary examination for clerical recruitment was 60 minutes.

 

Careers360 here brings you IBPS Clerk 2016 preliminary exam analysis as shared by various coaching experts.

 

IBPS Clerk 2016 preliminary exam analysis by Bankers Adda

As per Bankers Adda, the online paper of IBPS Clerk 2016 preliminary examination was moderate in terms of difficultly level. The coaching institute also classified the questions in terms of difficulty level as below:

 

English Language

The questions were somewhat more difficult in English language section than the other two sections which, however, did not have any ‘fill in the blanks’, antonym and synonym types question. The table below mentions the type of questions in the English language section-

 

English Language

Topic

No. of Questions

Reading Comprehension

10

Errors

10

Cloze Test

10

Reasoning Ability

Reasoning ability section was easy to moderate in terms of difficulty level. The table below mentions the type of questions in the Reasoning ability section-

 

Reasoning Ability

Topic

No. of Questions

Alphabet coding

5

Alphanumeric Series

5

Inequalities

5

Sitting Arrangement

15

Miscellaneous

5

Numerical Ability

Difficulty level of the questions in Numerical ability section too was easy to moderate. The table below mentions the type of questions in the Numerical ability section-

 

Numerical Ability

Topic

No. of Questions

Data Interpretation

5

Series

5

Simplification

15

Miscellaneous (SI, CI, Time & Work, Profit & Loss, Spped & Time, Ages, etc.)

10

Overall Analysis by Bankers Adda

Subjects

Attempts considered good

Time Alloted (minutes)

English Language

14-16

15

Numerical Ability

15-18

25

Reasoning Ability

17-20

25

Total

59-63

60

IBPS Clerk 2016 preliminary exam analysis by Career Launcher

Career Launcher, another coaching institute has also rated the paper to be of easy to moderate in difficulty level. Find below the section wise as well as overall analysis of IBPS Clerk 2016 preliminary exam by Career Launcher.

 

Overall exam analysis by Career Launcher

Section

Total Questions

Level of difficulty

Good Attempts

Good Score

Approximate time taken (in minutes)

Numerical Ability

35

Easy-Moderate

19-22

18-20

25

English Language

30

Easy-Moderate

18-20

15-18

15

Reasoning Ability

35

Easy-Moderate

20-22

18-20

20

Total

100

Easy-Moderate

58-65

55-62

60

English Language

Topic

Number of questions

Level of difficulty

Error Spotting

10

Moderate

Cloze Test

10

Easy

Reading Comprehension (Forest story about tree and animal)

10

Easy

Reasoning Ability

Topic

Number of questions

Level of Difficulty

Linear Seating Arrangement (In 2 parallel rows- 4 people were facing North and 4 were facing South )

5

Moderate

Circular Seating Arrangement (8 People)

5

Moderate

Linear Seating Arrangement (8 Friends sitting in a row facing North)

5

Moderate

Alphabet Coding

5

Moderate

Alpha-numeric Series

5

Easy-Moderate

Mathematical Inequalities

5

Easy-Moderate

Miscellaneous

5

Moderate

Numerical Ability

Topic

Number of questions

Level of Difficulty

Number Series

5

Moderate

Average

1

Easy- Moderate

Percentage

1

Easy- Moderate

SI/CI

1

Easy- Moderate

Simplification/Approximation

15

Easy- Moderate

Ages

1

Easy- Moderate

Profit, Loss and Discount

1

Easy- Moderate

Time & Work

1

Easy- Moderate

Time, Speed and Distance

1

Easy- Moderate

Data Interpretation

5

Moderate

Miscellaneous (Quant Based)

3

Easy- Moderate

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is conducting IBPS Clerk 2016 examination for filling as many as 19243 vacancies of clerical positions in 19 public sector banks.

The exam had begun from November 26 and ended on December 4, 2016. The IBPS Clerk prelims result 2016 will be announced in December followed by declaration of IBPS Clerk cut off 2016.

 

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how to do registration in website for ibps examination

Aditya kumar Student Expert 14th Nov, 2019
Hello there!

Greetings!

Follow the below steps to register for ibps examination :-

1. Registration :-

  • You should first visit the official website of IBPS www.ibps.in and then s elect your post column from the left sidebar and enter .Now click on Apply Online link.
  • In the next window, you need to submit your new registration details to generate registration id and password. (It also sent to your registered email ID) .After getting registration id and password login to fill IBPS Online Application form.

2.Filling up Online Application

  • After login, choose the application form which you want to apply. Click on it. Now submit all required details carefully Specially Double Check (Name / DOB / Passing % / Passing Year / Exam Center)


3. Uploading of Scanned Docs

You need to upload Photo and signature scanned copy in the required size .(you must scan both photo and signature in required size and format before applying the form)

Step 4. Online Payment of Fee

After successfully uploading , you need to pay fees ,for paying fees online you can use your debit/credit/net banking.Now fill all necessary details which required paying fees online.

Step 5. Finalize the Application :-

  • After full payment process once again properly check your filled IBPS application form details .If required make changes in it. After properly check now click on submit button.

Step 6. Printing of Finalized Online Application Form

  • After successfully submitting the IBPS application form, you must  take print out of it .Also, save it on your computer as this is the proof of your filled application formKeep this form safe for future use.

Thankyou
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HELLO SIR , I HAVE CAST CERTIFICATE BUT NO CAST VAILIDITY CERTIFICATE CAN I STILL APPLY FOR IBPS CLERK EXAME

Sharon Rose Student Expert 9th Nov, 2019
Hello Arti,
At the time of filling your application for IBPS PO CLERK exam you are not asked to provide caste certificate.You have to enter primary details like your name, email id contact number etc and upload a scanned passport size photo and signature and a written declaration note.
But at the time of counselling you need to carry your caste certificate along with other required. SC/ST/OBC candidates must provide caste certificate issued by the competent authority in the prescribed format by Government of India.This is just enough.
I hope this is helpful to you.
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if i scored 60 marks in ibps clerk prelims 2019, what will be the actual score i can get after normalisation

Piyush Dixit 15th Oct, 2019

It is very difficult to predict the score after normalization as it depends on the difficulty level of exam and the average marks scored by other candidates hence it won't be possible to calculate the marks

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what is link of the application form for IBPS clerk exam

Priyaanka Sarkar Student Expert 12th Oct, 2019

Dear Ankur, IBPS applications started on 17th September and ended on 9th October. The official notification was released on 12th September. Now unfortunately you cannot apply. For more information, please visit their official website at: : www.ibps.in (https://www.adda247.com/jobs/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/IBPS-CRP-Clerk.pdf)

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how to fill the form of IBPC clerk

Anupam Kumar Student Expert 12th Oct, 2019

Hey there

Last date to apply for IBPS clerk was 9th of October 2019. Online registration started from 17th of September.

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