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Patterns of IBPS and SBI PO/MT & Clerk Exam patterns

IBPS PO 2018 Prelim Exam
Name of the Test No of Questions Max Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 20
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20
TOTAL 100 100
IBPS PO 2018 Main Exam
Name of the Test No of Questions Max Marks Duration
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60
General / Economy / Banking Awareness 40 40 35
English Language 35 40 40
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45
Total 155 200 180
English Language (Letter Writing & Essay) 2 25 30
IBPS Clerk 2018 Prelim Exam
Name of the Test No of Questions Max Marks Duration ( Min.)
English Language 30 30 20
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20
Numerical Ability 35 35 20
TOTAL 100 100 60
IBPS Clerk 2018 Main Exam
Name of the Test No of Questions Max Marks Duration ( Min.)
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45
General English 40 40 35
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45
General / Financial Awareness 50 50 35
Total 190 200 160
SBI PO 2018 Prelim Exam
S.No Name of Tests No. of Qs Max Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 Total Max Marks 100 20 Minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 20 Minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 20 Minutes
TOTAL 100 1 hour
SBI PO 2018 Main Exam
S.No Name of Tests No. of Qs Marks Duration
1 Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 Total Max Marks 200 60 Minutes
2 Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 45 Minutes
3 General / Economy / Banking Awareness 40 35 Minutes
4 English Language 35 40 Minutes
TOTAL 155 3 Hours
SBI – Clerk (Junior Associates ) Prelim Exam 2018
Name of the Test No of Questions Max Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 20 Mins
Numerical Ability 35 35 20 Mins
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Mins
Total 100 100 60 Mins
SBI – Clerk (Junior Associates ) Main Exam 2018
Name of the Test No of Questions Max Marks Duration
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 50 45 Mins
General English 40 40 35 Mins
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 Mins
General / Financial Awareness 50 50 35 Mins
TOTAL 190 200 160 Mins

IBPS and SBI Specialist Officer Exam patterns

IBPS SO 2018 - Rajbhasha Adhikari  Main Exam
Name of the Test No of Questions Maximum Marks Duration ( Min.)
Profession Knowledge (Objective) 45 60 30
Profession Knowledge (Descriptive) 2 30
IBPS SO 2018 – Law Officer, IT Officer,  Agricultural Field Officer,  HR/ Personnel Officer  & Marketing Officer  Main Exam
Name of the Test No of Questions Maximum Marks Duration ( Min.)
Profession Knowledge 60 60 45
IBPS SO 2018 - IT Officer, Agriculture Field Officer, HR/Personnel Officer and Marketing Officer  Prelim Exam
Name of Tests No of Questions Maximum Marks Duration ( Min.)
English Language 50 25 40
Reasoning 50 50 40
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 40
Total 150 125
IBPS SO 2018 - Law Officer & Rajbhasha Adhikari  Prelim Exam
Name of Tests No of Questions Maximum Marks Duration ( Min.)
English Language 50 25 40
Reasoning 50 50 40
General Awareness with special reference to Banking Industry 50 50 40
Total 150 125
IBPS SO 2017 - Law Officer- Scale I & Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale I Prelim Exam
Name of Tests No of Questions Maximum Marks Duration ( Min.)
English Language 50 25 120
Reasoning 50 50
GA with special reference to Banking Industry 50 50
Total 150 125
IBPS SO 2017 - IT Officer Scale I, Agricultural Field Officer Scale I, HR/ Personnel Officer Scale I & Marketing Officer Scale I   Prelim Exam
Name of Tests No of Questions Maximum Marks Duration ( Min.)
English Language 50 25 120
Reasoning 50 50
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
Total 150 125
IBPS SO 2017 – Law Officer  Scale I,  IT Officer Scale I, Agricultural Field Officer Scale I, HR/ Personnel Officer Scale I & Marketing Officer Scale I Main Exam
Name of the Test No of Questions Maximum Marks Duration ( Min.)
Profession Knowledge 60 60 45
IBPS SO 2017 -  Rajbhasha Adhikari Scale I Main Exam
Name of the Test No of Questions Maximum Marks Duration ( Min.)
Profession Knowledge (Objective) 45 60 30
Profession Knowledge (Descriptive) 2 30
IBPS RRB Officer 2018 Scale II (GBO) & III Exam
Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum  Marks Duration  ( Min.)
Reasoning 40 50 120 Min
Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation 40 50
Financial Awareness 40 40
English Language 40 40
Computer Knowledge 40 20
TOTAL 200 200
IBPS RRB Officer 2018 Scale II (Specialist Cadre)
Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum  Marks Duration  ( Min.)
Reasoning 40 40 150 Min
Quantitative Aptitude & Data Interpretation 40 40
Financial Awareness 40 40
English Language 40 20
Computer Knowledge 40 20
Professional Knowledge (PK) 40 40
TOTAL 240 200
IBPS RRB 2018 Officer Scale – I Prelim Exam
Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum  Marks Duration  ( Min.)
Reasoning 40 40 45
Quantitative Aptitude 40 40
TOTAL 80 80
IBPS RRB 2018 Officer Scale – I Main Exam
Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum  Marks Duration  ( Min.)
Reasoning 40 50 120
Quantitative Aptitude 40 50
General Awareness 40 40
English Language 40 40
Computer Knowledge 40 20
TOTAL 200 200
IBPS RRB Office Assistant ( Multipurpose) 2018 Prelim Exam
Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum  Marks Duration  ( Min.)
Reasoning 40 40 45
Numerical Ability 40 40
TOTAL 80 80
IBPS RRB Office Assistant ( Multipurpose) 2018 Main Exam
Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum  Marks Duration  ( Min.)
Reasoning 40 50 120
Numerical Ability 40 50
General Awareness 40 40
English Language 40 40
Computer Knowledge 40 20
TOTAL MARKS 200 200

RBI Officer (Grade B) and Assistant AND IPPB Exam patterns

RBI Grade B 2018 Phase I Exam
Test Area No of Questions Maximum Marks Duration ( Min.)
General Awareness 80 80 120
Reasoning (Verbal) 60 60
English Language 30 30
Quantitative Aptitude 30 30
TOTAL 200 200
RBI Grade B 2018 Phase II Exam
Exam Topic Duration (Min.) Marks
Paper I Economic & Social Issues 90 100
Paper II English (Writing Skills) 90 100
Paper III Finance & Management 90 100
TOTAL 270 300
RBI Assistants Prelim Exam 2017
Name of the Test No of Q's Max Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 60 Min
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Numerical Ability 35 35
TOTAL 100 Questions 100 Marks
RBI Assistants Main Exam 2017
Name of the Test No of Q's Max Marks Duration
Test of Reasoning 40 40 30 Min
Test of English Language 40 40 30 Min
Test of Numerical Ability 40 40 30 Min
Test of General Awareness 40 40 25 Min
Test of Computer Knowledge 40 40 20 Min
Total 200 200 135 Min
Postal Payment Bank 2016 Scale I Prelim Exam
Name of the Test No of Q's Max Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 60 Min
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
TOTAL 100 Questions 100 Marks
Postal Payment Bank 2016 Scale I Main Exam
Name of the Test No of Q's Max Marks Duration
Reasoning 50 50 40 Min
English Language 40 40 30 min
Quant Aptitude 50 50 40 Min
General Awareness 40 40 20 min
Computer Knowledge 20 20 10 Min
Total 200 200 140 Min

Insurance Companies Exam pattens

GIC of India Scale I Generalist Officers (2016) Duration : 150 Minutes
Part Name of the Test No of Questions Max Marks
PART A (Objective) Higher order Reasoning Ability / Critical Thinking 40 40
PART B (Objective ) Test of Reasoning 20 20
Test of English Language 20 20
Test of General Awareness 20 20
Test of Numerical Ability & Computer Literacy 20 20
PART C (Descriptive ) Test in English Language – Essay, precise and Comprehension 3 30
TOTAL 123 150
LIC Assitant Administrative Officer (Generalist) (2015)
Name of the Test No of Questions Max Marks Duration
Reasoning Ability Test 30 90 120 Min
Quantitative Aptitude Test 30 90
General Knowledge, Current Affairs Test 30 60
Computer Knowledge Test 30 60
English Language Test with Special emphasis on Grammar, Vocabulary and Comprehension (Qualifying in nature) 40 -
TOTAL 160 300
NIACL Assistant 2018 Prelim Exam
Name of the Test No of Questions Max Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 20
Reasoning 35 35 20
Numerical Ability 35 35 20
TOTAL 100 100
NIACL Assistant 2018 Main Exam
Name of the Test No of Questions Max Marks Duration
Reasoning 40 50 Composite time of 120
English Language 40 50
General Awareness 40 50
Computer Knowledge 40 50
Numerical Ability 40 50
TOTAL 200 250
Total marks obtained as above shall be proportionately reduced to a base of 35 marks
N.I.C.L. AO (SCALE-I) Phase-I: Preliminary Examination (2017)
Name of the Test No of Q's Max Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 60 Min
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
TOTAL 100 Qs 100 Marks
N.I.C.L , U.I.I.C.L & O.I.C.L Assistants (2016)
Name of the Test No of Questions Max Marks Duration
Test of Reasoning 40 50 120 Min
Test of English Language 40 50
Test of General Awareness 40 50
Test of Numerical Ability 40 50
Computer Knowledge 40 50
TOTAL 200 250
N.I.C.L. AO (SCALE-I) Phase-II: Main Examination (2017)
Name of Tests No. of Qs Max Marks Duration
Reasoning 40 40 Composite time of 120 minutes
English Language 40 40
General Awareness 40 40
Computer Knowledge 40 40
Quantitative Aptitude 40 40
TOTAL 200 200
Descriptive Test (English Language – Essay, Precis and Comprehension) 3 30 30 Mins
N.I.C.L & O.I.C.L Assistants (2016)
Name of the Test No of Q's Max Marks Duration
Test of Reasoning 40 50 120 Min
Test of English Language 40 50
Test of General Awareness 40 50
Test of Numerical Ability 40 50
Computer Knowledge 40 50
TOTAL 200 250
U.I.I.C.L Assistants (2017)
Name of the Test No of Q's Max Marks Duration
Test of Reasoning 40 50 120 Min
Test of English Language 40 50
Test of General Awareness 40 50
Test of Numerical Ability 40 50
Computer Knowledge 40 50
TOTAL 200 250
U.I.I.C.L A.O Scale I ( Generalist ) (2016)
Name of the Test No of Questions Max Marks Duration
Reasoning 50 50 120 Min
English Language 40 40
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50
General Awareness (with special reference to Financial Sector ) 40 40
Computer Literacy 20 20
Total 200 200
U.I.I.C.L A.O Scale I ( Specialist ) (2016)
Name of the Test No of Questions Max Marks Duration
Reasoning 40 40 120 Min
English Language 40 40
Quantitative Aptitude & Computer Literacy 40 40
General Awareness (with special reference to Financial Sector) 40 40
An additional test to assess technical & professional knowledge in relevant discipline 40 40
TOTAL 200 200
N.I.A.C.L. AO (GENERALISTS) (SCALE-I) Phase-I: Preliminary Examination (2016)
S. No Name of Test (Not in sequence) Max Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 60 Min
2 Reasoning Ability 35
3 Quantitative Aptitude 35
TOTAL 100
N.I.A.C.L. AO(GENERALISTS) (SCALE-I) Phase-II: Main Examination (2016)
S. No Name of Test (Not in sequence) Max Marks Duration
1 Test of Reasoning 50 120 Min
2 Test of English Language 50
3 Test of General Awareness 50
4 Test of Quantitative Aptitude 50
TOTAL 200
LIC Apprentice Development Officer (ADO) (2015)
Name of the Test No of Questions Max Marks Duration
PAPER I 120 Min
Reasoning Ability 25 25
Numerical Ability 25 25
PAPER II
General Knowledge & Current Affairs 25 25
English Language with Special emphasis on Grammar and Vocabulary 25 25
PAPER III
Insurance and Financial Marketing Awareness with special emphasis on knowledge of Life Insurance and Financial Sector 50 50
TOTAL 150 150