IBPS CWE CLERKS-VI Syllabus, Exams Schedule and Scheme

IBPS clerk Exam

There is a good opportunity for any eligible candidate, who aspires to join Bank as a Clerk or similar post in the cadre. IBPS has declared schedule for Common Written Exam for Clerks-VI. Interested candidates are required to register for Common Recruitment process (CWE Clerk-VI). The registration for IBPS Clerk Exam starts from 22 Aug 2016 and Ends on 12 Sep 2016, Candidates apply online mode only and forms will be editable and you can modify it till 12 Sep 2016 i.e. till last day of registration.

Detailed Tentative Schedule is as follows,

Activity Tentative Dates
On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates 22.08.2016 to 12.09.2016
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online) 22.08.2016 to 12.09.2016
Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training 25.10.2016 to 07.11.2016
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training 07.11.2016 to 12.11.2016
Download of call letters for Online examination – Preliminary 18.11.2016 onwards
Online Examination – Preliminary 26 & 27.11.2016
03.12.2016 & 04.12.2016 (if required)
Result of Online exam – Preliminary December 2016
Download of Call letter for Online exam – Main December 2016
Online Examination – Main 31.12.2016 & 01.01.2017
Provisional Allotment April 2017

Prospective candidates have to complete registration process online and there is only single registration for both Preliminary and Main exams. Once you complete online registration process you have to make online Payment and by no other method payment will be accepted.

Please visit official website of IBPS www.ibps.in regularly for detailed notifications.

Participating Banks and Number of Posts

The IBPS Exam will be two tier i.e. Online Exam will be held in two phases, preliminary and Main. Candidate who clears preliminary ibps clerk exam and shortlisted will have to appear for online main exam. There are about 19243 vacancies in 36 States and Union territories. State and union wise breakup for IBPS clerk posts are as follows.

Andaman & Nicobar - 25 Andhra Pradesh - 699
Arunachal Pradesh - 13 Assam - 389
Bihar - 770 Chandigarh - 88
Chhattisgarh - 302 Dadra & Nagar Haveli - 02
Daman & Diu - 01 Goa - 96
Gujarat - 769 Haryana - 792
Himachal Pradesh - 314 Jammu & Kashmir - 83
Jharkhand - 271 Karnataka - 1467
Kerala - 842 Lakshadweep - 20
Madhya Pradesh - 1059 Maharashtra - 1343
Manipur - 22 Meghalaya - 23
Mizoram - 13 Nagaland - 12
New Delhi - 983 Odisha - 591
Puducherry - 09 Punjab - 1335
Rajasthan - 975 Sikkim - 15
Tamil Nadu - 1032 Telangana - 546
Tripura - 50 Uttar Pradesh - 2612
Uttrakhand - 330 West Bengal - 1350

Following Banks have given mandate to IBPS for conducting CWE Clerk VI and will be participating in bank clerk recruitment.

Allahabad Bank Canara Bank
Indian Overseas Bank UCO Bank
Andhra Bank Central Bank of India
Oriental Bank of Commerce Union Bank of India
Bank of Baroda Corporation Bank
Punjab National Bank United Bank of India
Bank of India Dena Bank
Punjab & Sind Bank Vijaya Bank
Bank of Maharashtra Indian Bank
Syndicate Bank

Bank Clerk CWE Syllabus and scheme

To successfully clear preliminary and main exams and qualify for Institute level interview, candidate must be aware of detailed syllabus.

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

Preliminary Examination

Sr. No. Name of Tests No. of Qs Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 1 hour total
2 Numerical Ability 35 35
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

Main Examination

Sr. No. Name of Tests No. of Qs Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning 40 50 30 Minutes
2 English Language 40 40 30 Minutes
3 Quantitative Aptitude 40 50 30 Minutes
4 General Awareness (with special reference to Banking Industry) 40 40 25 Minutes
5 Computer Knowledge 40 20 20 Minutes
Total 200 200 135 Minutes

Penalty for Wrong Answers

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 fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate; there will be no penalty for that question.

Note: Preliminary and Main CWE exams will be conducted online in designated centres. And exam can be taken in English and Hindi medium.


Detailed notification in pdf format is available on IBPS official website. Click here to download IBPS Clerk VI Exam notification.


Please check the list of some available books for subjects/topics for IBPS Clerk

  1. Comprehensive Guide to IBPS-CWE Bank PO/ MT Prelim + Main Exam

English Language Comprehension

  1. English Language Comprehension Skill: An Authentic Book for CSAT/IBPS/SSC/CAPF and All Other Examinations
  2. IBPS Bank Clerk 30 Practice Sets (English Language)

Quantitative Aptitude

  1. Quantitative Aptitude: A Comprehensive Book for Various Recruitment and Entrance Examinations

Reasoning Ability

  2. SBI Junior Associates/Junior Agricultural Associates Clerical Cadre Exam ENGLISH LANG, NUMERICAL ABILITY, REASONING ABILITY

General Awareness (with special reference to Banking Industry)

  1. General Awareness Basic Banking & Financial Issues
  2. Guide to Banking General Awareness & Banking Aptitude Test: For All Banking Related Recruitment Exams

Computer Knowledge

  1. Computer Awareness Reference Manual for Aspirants
  2. Objective Question Bank of Computer Awareness for General Competitions
  3. Computer Knowledge for SBI/ IBPS Clerk/ PO/ RRB/ RBI/ SSC/ Insurance Exams

Search Books for IBPS

Bank PO/MT Books

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