IBPS Clerk Mains Revision Plan 2016, Expected Safe Attempts

IBPS Clerk Mains Revision Plan 2016, Expected Safe Attempts

IBPS Clerk Mains Revision Plan 2016, Expected Safe Attempts: Institute of Banking Personnel and Selection will be conducting IBPS Clerk Mains examination on 31.12.2016 and 01.01.2017. 

For all those who have either completed or are at the final phase of IBPS Clerk Mains examination preparation, its time to sum up your preparation and shift towards IBPS Clerk Mains revision. Let us initiate our article on IBPS Clerk Mains revision along with data on expected safe attempts by introducing IBPS Clerk Mains exam pattern.


IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Pattern

In the Mains examination, there will be 5 sections and 200 questions in total.

Section Name Questions Marks Time (in mins.)
English Language 40 40 30
Quantitative Aptitude 40 50 30
Reasoning Ability 40 50 30
General Awareness (with special  reference to Banking) 40 40 25
Computer Knowledge 40 20 20
Total 200 200 135

Each section of the mains exam will have a separate time slot. The total time to solve the written examination is 135 minutes. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer. The paper will be bilingual in nature i.e. Hindi and English. For more details on IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Pattern and syllabus, go through:IBPS Clerk Syllabus Exam Pattern 2016 | Prelims & Mains

Let us now move to the core of this article i.e IBPS Clerk Mains Revision Plan for the upcoming examination.


IBPS Clerk Mains Revision Plan for the next 10 Days

With less than a fortnight remaining, a candidate needs to divert himself/ herself from preparation phase to revision phase. A candidate needs to pen down some crucial pointers for IBPS Clerk Mains final revision.

Revisiting the important topics

A candidate must polish all the fundamentals of the important topics in these last days. Let us list up some prominent topics regarding IBPS Clerk Mains examination 2016.

IBPS Clerk Mains Reasoning: Important topics

Below is a list of some important topics of IBPS Clerk Mains Reasoning subject-

  • Sitting Arrangements
  • Puzzles
  • Assumptions
  • Input Output
  • Inequalities
  • Coding Decoding

Candidates are requested to revise the basic concepts involved in these topics. Do not go through these topics in detail. It will kill your time as well as energy.

IBPS Clerk Mains Quantitative Aptitude: Important topics

Let us list up some crucial topics for IBPS Clerk Mains Quant section. These are as follows-

  • Data Interpretation (DI)
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Number Series
  • Miscellaneous

Quantitative Aptitude section could have more in-depth questions. Try to focus on Data Interpretation more followed by the above given topics.

IBPS Clerk Mains English Section: Important topics

Here is the list of IBPS Clerk Mains English section important topics:

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Sentence Correction
  • Para Jumbles

Revise these topics to be in touch with the above given important English subject topics. Candidates are adviced to read newspaper daily to polish their English as well as General awareness topics.

IBPS Clerk Mains General Awareness: Important topics

Banking exam’s general awareness section questions are put up with reference to the banking industry data rather than static gk. Hence, a candidate must know all the basic information regarding banking industry. Apart from that, a candidate must have a knowledge of current affairs too.

Do not overflow yourself with static GK as it has no end. Try to limit your data and prepare in an efficient manner.

IBPS Clerk Mains Computer: Important topics

IBPS Clerk Mains exam will consist of a small section named Computer Knowledge. A total of 20 questions will be asked in this section. Try to sum up your revision by revising basics and fundamentals of computer knowledge.

Candidates are adviced to give at least 2 mock tests daily in these last exam days. Mock tests will help you in analyzing your preparation.IBPS Clerk Mock Test

Recommended: IBPS Clerk Mains Mock Test Series

Hence a candidate will be able to revise accordingly. Let us now move to the second phase of this article i.e IBPS Clerk Mains Expected safe attempts.


IBPS Clerk Mains: Expected Safe Attempts

Let us now try to calculate the safest attempts by analyzing the factors included in IBPS Clerk Mains exam, which is scheduled to be held on 31.12.2016 and 01.01.2017. Our expected safe attempts rule is based on the two important factors-

  • Previous year cut off.
  • Difficulty level of the exam.
Name of the Section Number of Questions Expected Safest Attempts
Reasoning  40  28-30
English Language  40  26-38
Quantitative Aptitude  40  28-30
General Awareness (with special reference to Banking)  40  28-30
Computer Knowledge  40  24-26
 Total  200  134-144

Hence based on the above factors, 134-144 will be the safest attempts with maximum accuracy.

Note: Considering the fact that IBPS will declare clerical cut off marks separately for each state, the above mentioned attempts are formulated on the basis of highest expected cut off marks for any state.

So here we conclude our article on IBPS Clerk Mains Final Revision, Expected Safe Attempts . Always remember that –

“Accuracy is always a better factor than Quantity”

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    • Hello,

      The number of questions have been mentioned 40 only. Maybe you confused it with the marks assigned to the computer knowledge section in IBPS Clerk Mains 2016 Examination.

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