Have you ever thought of being a bank employee in your lifetime? As we all know, IT and banking are the two new emerging sectors now, and everyone ceased to be in any of these sectors to get a better and well-settled lifestyle.
In this field of banking, IBPS PO and Clerk are the two most important exams in India, and now the IBPS Clerk Exam has newly been divided into a Preliminary round and the main round. The stages are 3 – prelims, mains, and the interview after clearing the mains. Once cleared, you become a bank clerk.
Here is a comparison between the IBPS Prelims and Mains exam from one of the top bank coaching center in Chennai for you to better understand the exam details. Let us discuss it in detail…
Questions And Marks:
In every exam, the questions and the marks carry a major key factor and this acts as a bridge to connect the candidate with the Main exams.
When it comes to the number of questions and marks, IBPS prelims exam comprises of 35 marks for Quant questions, 35 marks for Reasoning questions, and finally, 30 marks for Verbal questions and totally the prelims exam will be of 100 marks.
The marks for the IBPS mains exam is distributed as 40 marks for GK, 40 marks for CK, 40 marks for Reasoning, and finally 40 marks for Quant. Totally the main exam will be of 200 marks.
Then, when we talk about the difficulty level of each of the exams, Prelims will be moderately difficult, and that of Mains exam is highly complicated when compared to that of a Prelims exam.
Dates Of Exam:
The dates of the Prelims exams for the year 2017 is announced, and the exams will be on October 7, October 8, October 15, and October 15 of 2017.
The dates of the Mains exams for the year 2017 is announced, and the exams will be on November 26, 2017, and the expected dates of the results will be in two months from the date of exams.
The expected cut off marks to clear both of the exams is listed below. One should get this mark to be able to become a banker in India. For Prelims the cut off is 45%, that is you should get 45 marks out of 100.
For mains exams, the cut off is 50%, that is you should get 101 marks out of 200 to clear the IBPS main exams.
Number Of Sections:
A Prelims exam is consist of 3 sections namely, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, Verbal and that of Mains exam it is 5 parts which are GK, CK, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning, and Verbal.
The Prelims exam is comprised of 70% of both the Quant and Reasoning and the remaining will be the Verbal section.
And that for Mains Exams, 20% of weight age will be given for each of the 5 sections.
If you are willing to appear for any of the competitive exams the you can probably get trained from one of the best bank exam and TNPSC coaching centre in Chennai. Hope this post will serve you better to understand the difference between the IBPS PO prelims and mains exams.