3 days to go for Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) Exam


ibps-logoThe Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will conduct an online Common Written Examination on December 14, 20, 21 and 27 for recruitment to clerical positions.
The admit cards are available online and can be downloaded from the IBPS website. Call letter alongwith the photo identity proof in original and a photocopy is a mandatory for the exam.

Questions will be objective in nature and candidates must begin the exam as soon as START signal appears on the screen. The IBPS online examination will be conducted in the following pattern:

A login screen will be displayed to the candidate. The candidate has to log in using his/her User ID and

Password which is provided on the Call Letter.After logging in, candidate’s profile (Name, Roll No. & Photograph etc.) will be displayed and the candidate has to confirm the same by clicking on the ‘I confirm’ button.

The candidate should read the instructions carefully and indicate that he has done so by ‘clicking’ (click) the box at the bottom of the screen, after which the ‘l am ready to begin’ button is activated.

After clicking on the ‘I am ready to begin’ button the actual test time will begin.

There are 200 questions and each question is followed by 5 alternatives/options.

The total marks for the test are 200.

The questions except those on English Language will be available in Hindi and in English. In order to view a given question in the other language, the candidate can click on the ‘view in’ drop down box and select the desired language.

Only one question will be displayed at a time.

In order to answer a question, the candidate has to ‘mouse click’ the option he/she thinks is appropriate /correct. The alternative which has been clicked on will be highlighted and shall be treated as the answer given by the candidate for the question.

After selecting an answer for a question the candidate should click on the ‘SAVE & NEXT’ button to save his answer and proceed to the next question. Note: that without clicking on ‘Save & Next’ button the answer selected for a question will not be saved.

In case a candidate does not wish to attempt the question then he/she should not click on any option for that question. The candidate can choose to deselect his/her answer for a particular question by clicking on the ‘Clear Response’ button provided against each question.

In case a candidate wants to skip a particular question and return to it later before submitting his/her test or a candidate ‘clicks’ (selects) an answer for a particular question but wishes to review it later, he/she may note down the question number on the sheet provided. In such cases the candidate may also click on the ‘MARK FOR Review & NEXT’ button. In case an answer has been selected for a particular question which has been marked as ‘MARK FOR Review & NEXT’, the answer marked will be taken for final evaluation.

The question numbers of attempted and unattempted questions are also shown to the right of the screen. A candidate can then click on any of the question numbers to view the question, in order to attempt revise his/her answer to the question.
Each question number will be displayed in a particular colour depending on the status of the question:

White: Not visited : Question has not been viewed! attempted
Red : Not Answered : Question has been viewed but not answered
Green : Answered : Question has been answered
Violet : Marked : Question has been marked for review later

Candidates are not permitted to submit or leave the examination center before the test time i.e 120 minutes. The exam will be maximum of 200 marks.

Source: india today