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IBPS Clerk 2016 Final Cutoff Released


IBPS Clerk 2016 Final Cut Off 2016

IBPS conduced a common written examination for 19243 Clerk posts in 2016. The exam was held in two phases: Prelims and Mains.There was no interview for Clerical recruitment.

The institute of Banking Personnel Selection has declared the final cut off marks for IBPS CWE VI Clerk exam. Check the cut off marks State wise and Category wise.

View here IBPS CWE VI Clerk Final Cut off

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IBPS PO, SO & Clerk 2016 Final Result : Reserve List

IBPS PO, SO & Clerk 2016 Reserve List

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection will release the final result of mains exam and interview by today evening. IBPS will recruit 8822 vacancies.

In case two or more candidates have obtained the same score, IBPS will decide the merit order as per date of birth (the candidate senior in age is placed before/ above the candidate junior in age), as per the prevailing practice. The weightage of main exam and interview will be 80:20 respectively.

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Check Below the list of Shortlisted Candidates for IBPS PO, SO and Clerk 2016:

IBPS PO 2016 Reserve List : Check Now

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IBPS Clerk 2016 Reserve List : Check Now

The combined final score of candidates shall be arrived at on the basis of scores obtained by the candidates in the mains exam and interview. Final allotment of candidates will be done on the basis of ranks, post-preferences, and vacancies.


List of Participating Banks in IBPS Recruitment (PO, SO, Clerk) 2016:

Participating Banks Name

Allahabad Bank

Central Bank of India

Indian Overseas Bank

UCO Bank

Andhra Bank

Coporation Bank

Oriental Bank of Commerce

Union Bank of India

Bank of Baroda

Dena Bank

Punjab National Bank

United Bank of India

Bank of Maharashtra


Punjab & Sind Bank

Vijaya Bank

Canara Bank

Indian Bank

Syndicate Bank


We wish all the candidates best of luck!

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IBPS Clerk 2016 Cut off – Check Expected Cut off Marks

IBPS Clerk 2016 expected cut off

IBPS Clerk 2016 Cut off

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has conducted IBPS Clerk Mains exam on 31st and 1st January 2017. IBPS Clerk Mains Result 2016 will be declared soon. The candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of sectional and overall cut off marks.


According to IBPS, no interviews will be conducted for IBPS Clerks 2016 recruitment and candidates will be selected on the basis of their score secured in mains exam.There are total 19,243 vacancies in the participating banks.As per the notification, 100% weightage will be given to the score obtained by candidates in the online main examination while preparing the IBPS clerk merit list for allotment. Candidates who will score higher marks in mains exam will be placed at higher ranks in IBPS Clerk merit list and amongst those having high ranks will be selected for allotment of banks as per their preference and merit.


IBPS Clerk cut off 2016 : Important Dates



IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam

November 26, 27 and December 03 & 04, 2016

Declaration of IBPS Clerk Cut off score – Preliminary

December 16, 2016

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam

January 01, 2017

Declaration of IBPS Clerk Cut off score – Mains

To be declared soon

IBPS Clerk Final Allotment based on Cut off Score

April, 2017

IBPS Clerk Cut off Factors :

IBPS may consider on factors given below while deciding IBPS clerk 2016 cut off score:

  • Number of vacancies
  • Number of candidates appeared in the exam
  • Competition level of the exam

How to calculate IBPS Clerk Cut off 2016 :


  • The corrected scores obtained by each of the candidates in different sessions will be normalized using equi-percentile method
  • Scores up to 2 decimal points shall be taken for the purpose of calculations

IBPS Clerk Mains Cut off Score 2016 = Total Weighted Score= Marks obtained in (Reasoning ability + English language + General awareness + Quantitative aptitude + Computer Knowledge)

Cut off Score:

  • Mean – 3/4th of Standard Deviation for SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD/EXS categories
  • Mean – 1/4th of Standard Deviation for General Category
  • There will be a second level cut off point on total as per requirement

Highlights of IBPS Clerk Cut off 2016 :

The examination authority will declare IBPS Clerk 2016 cut off in three stages. The detail related to IBPS Clerk 2016 cut off is discussed below.


IBPS Clerk Cut off Score 2016 for Mains :

 The cut off score of IBPS Clerk 2016 mains exam is for shortlisting candidates for allotment of banks as per their preference and rank in merit list. Only those candidates who will be declared qualified the mains exam who will secure sectional and overall cut off score as per their category.

IBPS Clerk Expected cut off score 2016 for Mains :

Section wise IBPS Clerk Cut off 2016 - Mains


Expected Cutoff



Quantitative Aptitude


Computer Knowledge


General Awareness


English Language


State wise IBPS Clerk Cut off 2016 - Mains


Expected Cutoff

























































IBPS Clerk Previous year Cut off :

Check below the previous year cut off for IBPS Clerk 2015 by clicking the below link:

IBPS Clerk 2015 Final Cut off Marks

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IBPS Clerk CWE VI Mains Result 2016-17

IBPS Clerk CWE VI Final Result 2016

IBPS Clerk CWE VI Final Result 2016

IBPS conducted CWE Clerical Cadre VI prelims in November and December. The result of IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016 was declared on 9 December. The qualified candidates were called for the Mains exam.Main exam was held on 31st December and 1st January.


The result of IBPS Mains exam (also referred as the Final Result) will be declared soon by the IBPS.

IBPS CWE VI Final / Mains Result will indicate list of candidates who will get offer for recruitment through IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2016 for vacancies to be filled during April 2017- March 2018.

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IBPS Clerk Mains Result 2016-17

IBPS Clerk CWE VI Mains was of 200 marks and contained questions from following sections:

  • English Language
  • Reasoning Ability
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • Computer Knowledge
  • General Awareness

Click here to view IBPS Clerk VI Mains 2016 Result

How to Check the Result for IBPS Clerk VI Mains 2016-17

To check the IBPS Clerk VI Mains Result, follow the below steps:

  • The candidates should visit the official website.
  • Go to the IBPS Clerk CWE tab.
  • Click on the link, 'Click here to view your results for CWE Clerks VI Main Examination'.
  • Enter the registration number and password.
  • The results will be displayed on the screen.
  • The candidates must take a printout for future use.


We will update the IBPS Clerk VI Mains Result link as soon as it is declared. Keep following our website for more news, updates and tips.

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IBPS Clerk Results 2016-17 to be declared soon

IBPS Clerk Mains Results 2016-17

IBPS Clerk Mains Results 2016-17

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is all set to announce IBPS Clerk Mains Result 2016 which was conducted on December 31, 2016 and January 1, 2017. The students who had appeared for IBPS Clerk CWE Result 2016 must be eagerly waiting to check the results.

We suggest our students to prepare well for next selection phase instead of bothering much about results. As per the official notifications of IBPS, it is going to conduct interviews this time for filtering out the final candidates.

IBPS Clerk Mains 2016 Results: Steps to Check IBPS Clerk Mains Result  

  1. Open the official website of IBPS and click on IBPS Clerk Mains VI
  2. Click on the tab which says results
  3. Fill in the required details like roll number and date of birth
  4. Press on the button which says submit
  5. Download the results and take a print out of the same.

<Link for results of IBPS Clerk Mains 2016 Results>

We hope that you find this article useful. Stay tuned for more updates. Good luck and hope for the best!

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IBPS Clerk VII Recruitment 2017-2018 | Exam Date Released | Check Now

Institute of Banking and Personnel Selection(IBPS) 2017 has released exam dates for the recruitment of Clerk VII. Online registration of application may start either in last week of September 2017 or in October 2017. Eligible and interested candidates may apply online during the same timelines 2017.

Vacancy Details:

Name of the Posts: Clerk Officers

Total No. of Vacancies: To be announced

Online Prelims Examination Date:  02.12.2017, 03.12.2017, 09.12.2017 & 10.12.2017

Online Mains Examination Date: 21.01.2018

Eligibility Criteria:

Minimum Educational Qualification: Candidates must poses Graduation in any discipline from a recognized university.

Age Limits : 20 to 28 years

Application Fees: 

- Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.

- Rs. 600 /- for all others

Selection Procedure: Candidates will be selected on the basis of Online examination viz. Prelims and Mains and qualified candidates will be called for interview.

Important Timelines : 

• Opening Date of Online Registration of Application: September/October 2017

• Closing Date of Online Registration of  Application: September/October 2017

Salary: Upto Rs. 50,000/-

Click Here to Apply Now

Job Location: All India

Official Website:  https://www.ibps.in/

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IBPS Clerk Mains 2016 Exam Analysis: 1st January 2017 - (Overall Analysis - Slot Wise)

IBPS Clerk Mains 2017 (1st January 2016): Overall Analysis

IBPS Clerk Mains 2016-2017, the much awaited examination, is here! The IBPS Clerk Mains aspirants are all busy with their preparations to crack the examination. The examination was scheduled on 1st of January 2017 and was conducted in a single slot. The shift of IBPS Clerk Mains exam commenced from 10: 00 AM.

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Let us take a look at the exam pattern of IBPS Clerk Mains 2016:

IBPS Clerk Mains 2016 (1st January 2017): Exam Pattern

Name of sections

Number of questions

Maximum Marks

English Language



Reasoning Ability



Quantitative Aptitude



Computer Knowledge



General Awareness



Note: The total time duration of the exam was 135 minutes.

IBPS Clerk Mains 2016 (1st January 2017): Overall Analysis

The difficulty level of the IBPS Clerk Mains 2016 was of Moderate level

IBPS Clerk Mains 2016 (1st January 2017): Summary of Analysis

Name of sections

Difficulty level

Safe Attempts to Clear Cut- off

English Language



Reasoning Ability



Quantitative Aptitude



Computer Knowledge



General Awareness



Expected Overall Cut-off: 128-135.

IBPS Clerk Mains 2016 (1st January 2017): Section- wise Analysis

We feel it is highly important for you to go through analysis of each section. You will be able to get an idea of the difficulty level, safe attempts and topics asked in each section of IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2016:

English Language:

Number of questions- 19-24 Good Attempts

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Topics asked:


Difficulty level

Number of questions asked

Reading Comprehension



Sentence Filler



Para Jumble Type Moderate 1

Error Spotting



Sentence Correction Moderate 4
Word Formation Easy-Moderate 8

Para Graph Completion

Moderate 2

Reasoning Ability:

Number of questions- 18-23 Good Attempts

Difficulty Level:  Moderate

Topics asked:


Difficulty level

Number of questions asked




Puzzles & Sitting Arrangement



Data Sufficiency - 3 Statement



Coding Decoding



Quantitative Aptitude:

Number of questions-  17-20 Good Attempts

Difficulty Level:  Moderate

Topics asked:


Difficulty level

Number of questions asked

Number Series



Data Sufficiency Moderate 5

Data Interpretation

Moderate - 1 Set


Quadratic Equations






*Miscellaneous questions included questions from topics- Profit loss, Average, SI & CI, Speed & Distance, Boats & Streams, Ratio & Proportion, Time & Work, Time etc.

Computer Knowledge:

Number of questions- 25 to 28 Good & Safe Attempts

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Topics asked:


Difficulty level

Operating Systems


Computers and History of Computers


Computer Fundamentals


MS Office


Computer Applications and Uses


Internet and related Concepts


General Awareness:

Number of questions- 24-27 Good & Safe Attempts

Difficulty Level: Moderate

Topics asked:

GA section was quite Moderate for those who knows banking terms. The questions were mainly asked from Banking, Static and Current affairs.

* Stay tuned for  Section-wise Questions Asked in IBPS Clerk Mains 2016 exam Conducted on today, we will Update soon Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, English & General Awareness Questions Soon..!!.


Dear Readers,

All are based on Memory of Aspirants.The reviews have been shared by our readers who appeared in the exam. In case of any anomaly, let us know in the comments, we will update it.

We hope that this analysis helps you to perform better and score high. Stay tuned for more updates and job notifications. Till then, we wish you good luck!

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worst review.. cutoff wont go beyond 100. sure
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Reasoning Ability Preparation tips for IBPS Clerk 2016 Mains

IBPS Clerk reasoning ability tips

Dear Aspirants,

Last few days are left to tighten your grip for the IBPS Clerk Mains 2016. It is time to analyze the preparation and quickly resolve any weak points before the exam.

In this article, we are presenting expert preparation tips to easily crack 'Reasoning Ability' section.

Let us have a look at the pattern and syllabus of reasoning ability section of IBPS Clerk Mains examination.

IBPS Clerk Reasoning Section Pattern:

The reasoning section will consist of 40 questions which will carry a maximum of 50 marks. There will be a sectional time limit of 30 minutes(half an hour) duration. Also, it is necessary to keep in mind that 1/4th marks will be deducted for each wrong answer.

IBPS Clerk Reasoning Section Syllabus:

The reasoning section will consist of questions to test verbal, non-verbal and analytical skills. The  questions will be framed from the below mentioned topics:


Verbal Reasoning

Analytical Reasoning

  • Analogy
  • Classification
  • Coding Decoding
  • Number Series
  • Input Output
  • Blood Relations
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Logical Venn Diagrams
  • Alphabet Test
  • Sitting Arrangements
  • Mathematical Operations
  • Arithmetical Reasoning
  • Inserting the Missing Character
  • Number, Ranking and Time Sequence Test
  • Syllogism
  • Logical Sequence of Words
  • Alphanumeric Sequence Test
  • Puzzle Test
  • Statement and
  • Statement & Arguments
  • Statement & Assumptions
  • Cause and Effect
  • Courses of Action
  • Inference

Useful Preparation Tips for Reasoning (Logical) Ability Section:

  1. Try to solve less time consuming topics first such as - Coding & Decoding , Ranking,Direction, Blood Relation and Data suffifiecny.
  2. Do more practice for topics such as seating arrangement and puzzles. Try to identify the different types of questions asked from such topics. For example – seating arrangement may be linear or circular and people may be facing the centre, away from the centre or a combination of both.
  3. In the problems based on coding-decoding, identify the pattern of aplphabetical orders and numerical sequence.
  4. Solve Statement based questions which can be of following types:

  • Statement- Assumptions
  • Statement-Conclusion
  • Statement- Arguments
  • Statement- Courses of Action

In such questions, we need to make assumptions based on certain rules. It needs a lot of practice which will help you in marking accurate judgement.

  1. Keep an eye on the sectional time limit. Attempt questions which you are sure of to avoid negative marking.

Solve Previous Years’ questions papers

Previous years’ papers are available online for practice. Solve last 5 year’s paper to improve your speed , accuracy and confidence level.

Solve Mock tests and Sample papers

Take  at least 5 mock tests for IBPS Clerk Mains daily. You will get model papers and sample papers as per the latest pattern . Practice sectional test series focused on reasoning section.

How to Manage Time for Reasoning section:

The time limit for the reasoning section is 30 minutes. Hence take 15-20 minutes for the time consuming questions. The less time consuming questions can be attempted in 5 minutes. Keep aside last 5 minutes for reviewing your answers. Practice this when you attempt free mock test series in order to get a flow.

Books recommended by our experts for Reasoning Ability:

  • A Modern approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning – R.S. Aggarwal
  • Analytical Reasoning –  M. K. Pandey

Stay focussed towards your goal and  keep practising to fulfil your dreams. We wish you All the Best for the exam.

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English Language Preparation tips for IBPS Clerk 2016 Mains

English Language Preparation tips for IBPS Clerk 2016 Mains

The IBPS clerk mains examination is around the corner and students are giving a final touch to their preparation. The exam pattern has been changed and before starting the preparation, let's have a look at the pattern for IBPS Clerk Mains 2016.

IBPS Clerk Mains Pattern:


Number of Questions

Max. Marks

Time Limit

English Language



30 minutes

Reasoning Ability



30 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude



30 minutes

General Awareness



25 minutes

Computer Knowledge



20 minutes

There will be negative marking of 0.25 for each wrong answer.

In today's competitive world, it is necessary to have a good command in English Language.

In every exam, there will be a test of English Language – Grammar, Usage and Vocabulary.

We are giving preparation tips to score well in English Language section of the IBPS clerk exam.

IBPS Clerk Mains Syllabus for English Langauge:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Sentence Rearrangement
  • Error Spotting
  • Basics of Grammar
  • Vocabulary
  • Cloze test

Preparation Tips:

The Basic pillars of English :

1. Grammar

Focus on topics you are weak in, grasp and learn the fundamentals of grammar and apply the rules learnt to various Grammar practice exercises.

Revising the basics will help you with frequently asked questions in IBPS English section on

  • Spotting the error
  • Sentence Correction/ Phrase replacement

2. Vocabulary

Improve your vocabulary from various textbooks, newspapers and magazines.Keep a dictionary(oxford dictionary recommended) for learning new words. Listen to english news channels, Watch some english movies and take part in debates.

3. Reading:

Read newspapers daily. Try to form a summary of each news article in your own words. Also, read novels. Gradually improve the reading speed.

Topic-wise Preparation for English Language:

The english section can be very scoring for you if you study strategically . Read the topic wise preparation tips to score well.

Reading Comprehension

Develop a regular reading habit to help solve reading comprehension questions. Practice at least 1 passage from previous year’s IBPS Clerk papers. This will give you an idea about the difficulty level of the exam. You can then practice similar difficulty level Reading Comprehensions from preparation books.

There are mainly 4 types of questions asked from Reading Comprehension –

  • Questions on the information given in the passage
  • Antonyms/synonyms of words used in the Reading Comprehension.
  • Summary of a the paragraph
  • A relevant title for the passage

Solve the passages and fix up a specific time for each of the passages.

Fill in the Blanks/ Cloze Test

Questions on fill in the blanks and cloze test do not require good English vocabulary. The blanks need to be filled with simple words which are easy to choose if you understand the theme of the paragraph. So, It is important to grasp whatever you are reading.

Para jumbles

In Parajumbles section, you need to correct the order of the given sentences. You need a lot of practice for this section.

Solve previous year papers and take mock tests.

Attempt previous year's paper which will help you to understand the type of questions asked in the exam and level of difficulty.

Take Mock tests for English section. Try to attempt 3 to 5 IBPS Clerk mock test series on a daily basis which are available online. This will suggest you better ways to improve your weak areas and explore scoring opportunity.

Time Management Strategy for English Section:

1.Attempt relatively easier questions like cloze test, fill in the blanks, antonym & synonym first.

2.Before attempting the reading comprehension,  read the questions quickly so that you can spot the answers while you read the passage.

3. Try to avoid negative marking.

4. Keep some time for final review of your answers.

IBPS Clerk English Preparation - Books Recommended:

  • Objective General English – R S Aggarwal
  • Book for Grammar and Vocabulary  - Wren & Martin

Your willingness and efforrt to dust off the failures and move on to bigger, newer dreams along with self-belief will set you apart from others. We wish you Best of Luck for the exam!

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IBPS Clerk Mains 2016: Exam Dates and Shift Timings


The IBPS Clerk Mains examination is on the way to hit the exam centres and students are stressed with the last minute preparation. The examination becomes one of the most crucial events for IBPS Clerk aspirants. The IBPS Clerk Prelims was held on 26th and 27th November 2016 and 3rd and 4th December 2016. The IBPS Clerk Mains examination is scheduled on 1st January 2017. The results of the IBPS Clerk Mains 2016 exam will be declared in the month of January 2017. The provisional allotment of IBPS Clerk Mains 2016 will start from the month of April 2017.

IBPS Clerk Mains 2016: Exam Pattern

What is the exam pattern of IBPS Clerk Prelims 2016 exam? Let us find it out:



Time Duration



30 minutes

English Language


30 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude


30 minutes

General Awareness (with special reference to Banking)


25 minutes

Computer Knowledge


20 minutes



135 minutes

Note: There will be 40 questions in each section. The total number of questions asked will be 200.

IBPS Clerk Mains 2016: Highlights

  • The examination paper will consist of 5 sections.
  • The number of questions asked in the examination would be 200 questions.
  • The mark carried by each question would be of 1 mark.
  • The total marks of the test would be 200 marks.
  • For every incorrect response, a negative marking of 0.25 marks will be applicable.
  • Please make sure to take care of the sectional timings in the IBPS Clerk Mains 2016 exam
  • You also have to take care of the sectional and overall cut- off marks.

IBPS Clerk Mains 2016: Exam Dates and Shift Timings

What are the dates of the exam? What are the timings of the shifts? Let us find it out:


Shift Timings

1st January 2017

9:30 AM Onwards

Note:  Candidates need to report at least half an hour before the reporting time. The reporting time is 10:00 AM.  

IBPS Clerk Mains 2016: Syllabus

Let us go through the syllabus of IBPS Clerk Mains 2016 exam:


Syllabus/ Important Topics

General Awareness & Current Affairs

Commissions and Policies

Resignations and Appointments

Sports and events related to sports

Prominent Personalities

Science And Technology


Economics and related concepts

Awards and Honours

National and International Events

Computer Knowledge

Banking and related concepts

English Language

Reading Comprehension



Synonyms and Antonyms

Completion of sentences

Quantitative Aptitude

Numbers and Relationship

Ratio & Proportion



Profit & Loss

Simple and Compound Interest

Time And Distance

Permutations & Combination



Data Interpretation

Data Sufficiency

Time And Work



Whole Numbers

Number Series




Arithmetical computation

Decision making

Similarities and Analogy

Analytical functions

Verbal and figure classification

Verbal and non-verbal



Arithmetical reasoning

Number series (Arithmetical)

Visual Memory

Observations and Assumptions

Symbols and their relationships

Concepts of Relationships

Space visualization

Problem solving skills


Computer Awareness

Web Programming

Computer Network

Future of Computers

E- world

Computer and History related to computers

Computer Devices

PC and Security Aspects

PC and System Software

Technology Advancements

DOS and Operations

Computer Fundamental

MS Office

Computer and its uses


We anticipate your good performance in IBPS Clerk Mains 2016. Stay tuned for more updates. Good luck!

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