IBPS CWE Clerk-V Complete Syllabus & Exam Pattern 2015 .  IBPS has already released the notification for recruiting the staff for the post of clerks in various Participating Organizations for the year 2015-16. Online Registration will be start from 11th August 2015 to 1st September 2015 & Exam is going to be held in the month of December 2015. So in this post we are going to share with you the complete syllabus and New Exam Pattern for this IBPS CWE Clerk Examination. We hope this Exam Pattern and syllabus will be really helpful in your preparation.
IBPS CWE Clerk-V  Exam Pattern 2015 is as follow:

As you know from this year IBPS has changed the pattern of the exam, So from this year there will be a first preliminary Exam of 100 marks & then there will be a main Exam. Preliminary Examination will consists of 100 questions & 3 sections with 1 hour duration. Syllabus of both Pre & Main will be the same. Only the no. of sections, no. of questions,  Time & Difficulty Level Varies. Based on Preliminary Exam, candidates will be shortlisted & called for Main Examination. The marks obtained in the Preliminary examination will not be considered for preparing the final merit list. Only the marks obtained in the Main Examination will be considered for short listing for interview.

1)IBPS CWE Clerk-V Preliminary Exam Pattern:

-Total questions: 100
-Time Duration: 1 Hour

IBPS Clerk Pre Exam Pattern
Sr. No. Name of Tests No. of questions Max. Marks Duration
1 English language 30 30 1 hours
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

2) IBPS CWE Clerk-V Main Exam Pattern:

-Total questions: 200
-Time Duration: 2 Hour

IBPS Clerk Main Exam
Sr. No. Name of Tests No. of questions Max. Marks Duration
1 Reasoning 40 40 2 hours
2 Quantitative Aptitude 40 40
3 English language 40 40
4 General Awareness with special reference to banking industry 40 40
5 Computer Knowledge 40 40
Total 200 200

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.

Complete Syllabus of IBPS CWE Clerk-V Exam 2015:

  1. Reasoning :

Reasoning section is to test your thinking level & questions in this section expected to be comes from the following areas:

1).Alphabet test

2).Mathematical operations test,

3). Series test

4). Analogy

5).Odd Man out,




9).Blood relations.

10).Number, Ranking and time sequence,

11).Analytic Reasoning(Basic)

12). Direction test

13).Seating arrangement

14).Decision making

15).Puzzle, etc.

  1. Quantative Aptitude:

This section normally there to check your basic calculation power & your speed. Questions in this section expected to be comes from the following areas:

1).Simplifications(Most Important)

2).Number system

3).HCF & LCM

4).Number series

5).Decimal fractions

6).Square root and cube root



9).Ratio and proportions

10).Average Problems

11).Ages Ratio & Proportion

12).Profit and Loss

13).Simple interest and compound interest

14).Time and work

15).Time and Distance

16).Permutation and combination


** Normally in Clerk Exams, questions will not came from DI section, but don’t take risk & prepare well this section also.

  1. English Language:

This Section will test your Basic Knowledge on English Language through questions based on the following topics:

1).Comprehensions (Basic Level).

2).Spotting the errors

3).Phrase substitution

4).Ordering of sentences or jumbled up sentences

5).Fill in the blanks

6).Cloze Test

7).Synonyms and antonyms

8).One word substitution

9).Commonly misspelled words

  1. General Awareness:

1).Last 6 months Current affairs (also related to economy & business)

2).Countries Currencies & Capitals



5).Sports Related

6).Indian & International Economy.

7).Foreign Visitors

8).New National & International Appointment

9).Books & Their Authors,

10).Awards & Honors

11).History of Banking

12).Social Function of Banks,

13).Banking terms, etc

  1. Computer Knowledge:

1).Fundamentals of Computers(Basic)

2).Software & Hardware and their functionalities

3).History of Computers,

4).Networking & Internet Related

5).Computer Abbreviation

6).Microsoft-Office(Word, Excel & PowerPoint)

7).Shortcut keys etc.