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COMMON WRITTEN EXAMINATION FOR RECRUITMENT OF CLERKS PRELIMINARY EXAM MOCKTEST Exam Pattern

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IBPS CRP Clerk VIII Examination Structure:-

The IBPS Clerk exam (CRP Clerk VIII) for hiring candidates will be held online. The exam will be in two parts: Preliminary and Mains. The written test would be objective ONLINE as detailed below

IBPS CRP CLERKS-VIII Online Preliminary Examination  

S.N.

Name of Tests

No. of Qs

Maximum Marks

Time allotted for each test (Separately timed)

 1

English Language

30

30

 20 Minutes

 2

Numerical Ability

35

35

 20 Minutes

 3

Reasoning Ability

35

35

 20 Minutes

 

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.

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The above tests except the Tests of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.

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PENALTY FOR WRONG ANSWERS (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main examination)

The above tests except the Test of English Language will be printed bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.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 the total of the penalty for a test is in fraction, the marks obtained will be rounded off to the nearest integer, i.e. if fraction exceeds by 0.50 or more, it will be rounded off to next higher integer. If for any question a candidate gives more than one answer, it will be treated as wrong even if one of the given answers happens to be right and there will be the same penalty of 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question deducted as penalty. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is given by the candidate; there will be no penalty for that question. 

STANDARDIZED SCORES  

The corrected scores obtained by each of the candidates will further be converted into standardized scores following Linear Conversion Method. 

CUTOFF SCORE  

Each candidate will have to secure a minimum standardized score in each of the tests to qualify in the written examination and to be considered for vacancies in the participating banks. The cut-off points will be decided based on the average (Average – ¼ StandardDeviation for General category candidates and Average – ¾ Standard Deviation for Reserved Category candidates). 

INTERVIEW

MARKS OBTAINED ONLY IN THE MAIN EXAMINATION WILL BE CONSIDERED FOR SHORTLISTING FOR INTERVIEW AND ALSO FOR FINAL MERIT LISTING.

Candidates who have been shortlisted in the main examination for CRP Clerks-V will subsequently be called for an Interview to be conducted by the Participating Organisations and coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each State/ UT with the help of IBPS.

The total marks allotted for Interview are 100. The minimum qualifying marks in interview will not be less than 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD/EXSM candidates). The weightage (ratio) of CRP (Main exam) and interview will be 80:20 respectively.

CRP SCORE CARD   

IBPS will print the Score Cards for each of the qualifying candidates only and will sendthe same by Registered/ Speed post to each candidate at the correspondence address specified in his/ her online application. 

VALIDITY OF CRP SCORE CARD  

Score Cards issued by IBPS will be valid for one year from the date of issue of the Score Card. Candidates can appear in subsequent examination(s) to enhance their scores if they so desire.