IBPS – Clerk Preliminary Exam Call Letter 2017

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IBPS – Clerk Preliminary Exam Call Letter 2017

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Name of Postings – Clerk

Age Limit

  • 20 –  28 years (Not earlier than 02.09.1989 and not later than 01.09.1997)

Age Relaxation

  • SC/ST -> 5 years
  • OBC -> 3 years
  • Persons With Benchmark Disabilities -> 10 years
  • Ex-Servicemen / Disabled Ex-Servicemen  -> actual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years
  • Widows, divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried -> 9 years
  • Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989 -> 5 years
  • Persons affected by 1984 riots -> 5 years
  • Regular employees of the Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal retrenched from service (Applicable to Madhya Pradesh state only)  -> 5 years

Date to Note

  •  Date for Online Application & online payment  12.09.2017 to 03.10.2017

Qualification

  • A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognised by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. The candidate must possess valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he / she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online.
  • Computer Literacy : Operating and working knowledge in computer systems is mandatory i.e. candidates should have Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations/Language/ should have studied Computer / Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute.

 

Exam Syllabus

* Number denote : Number of questions*

Reasoning

Logical Reasoning : 5 – 10

Syllogism : 5

Blood Relations : 5

Input Output : 5

Coding Decoding : 5

Alphanumeric Series : 5

Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test : 5

Data Sufficiency : 5

Coded Inequalities : 5

Seating Arrangement : 10

Puzzle : 5

Tabulation : 5

Quantitative Aptitude

Simplification : 5

Ratio & Proportion, Percentage : 3

Number Systems : 3

Profit & Loss : 2

Mixtures & Alligations : 1-2

Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices : 1-2

Work & Time : 2

Time & Distance : 2

Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere : 1-2

Sequence & Series : 5

Permutation, Combination & Probability : 5

Data Interpretation : 15

English

Reading Comprehension : 10

Cloze Test : 10

Fill in the blanks : 5

Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting : 5

Paragraph Complete/ Sentence Correction : 5

Para jumbles : 5

Miscellaneous : 5

Computer

History and Generation of Computers 

Introduction to Computer Organisation 

Computer Memory 

Computer Hardware and I/O Devices 

Computer Software 

Computer Languages 

Operating System 

Computer Network 

Internet 

MS Office Suit and Short cut keys 

Basics of DBMS 

Number System and Conversions 

Computer and Network Security 

General / Financial Awareness

1)  General Awareness

Knowledge of Current Events

Sports

History

Geography

Culture

Indian Constitution

News about Technology & Research

News on India and its Neighbouring Countries

2) Financial Awareness 

Marketing Aptitude

Economy

Banking & Finance

Exam Patterns

*  Note : Final selection based on Mains score only *


Questions Asked In IBPS RRB Assistant Prelims 2017

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims Exam (17th Sep 2017) Slot-1:

Number Series:

1). 6,8,13,23,?,66 Logic: Difference of Difference 3, 5, 7 Answer: 40

2). 7,8,18,57,232,? Logic: *1+1 ,*2+ 2, *3+3 Answer: 1165

3). 8,5,6,10,21,? Logic:*0.5 +1, *1+1, *1.5 +1 Answer: 53.5

4). 4,18,46,102,?,438 Logic: difference 14,28,56 Answer: 214

5). 109,110,102,129,65,? Logic: Difference of +13, -23, +33, -43, +53 Answer: 190

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims Exam (17th Sep 2017) Slot-2:

Number Series:

1). 7, 7, 10, 18, ?  57 Logic: Difference of Difference: 3, 5, 7Answer: 33

2). 7, 8, 16, 43, 107, ?Logic: Difference of 13, 23, 33, 43, 53Answer: 232

3).98, 111, 85, 137, ? 241Logic: Difference of: +13, -26, +52, -104, +208Answer: 33

4).6, 5, 8, 21, 80, ?Logic: 6×1-1, 5×2-2, 8×3-3, 21×4-4, 80×5-5Answer: 395

5).10, 4, 3, 3.5, 6 ,?Logic: 10×0.5-1, 4×1-1, 3×1.5+1, 3.5×2-1, 6×2.5-1Answer:  14

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims Exam (17th Sep 2017) Slot-3:

Number Series:

1). 7, 6, 10, 36, 280, ?

Solution:

7 × 1 – 1 = 7 – 1 = 8

6 × 2 – 2 = 12 – 2 = 10

10 × 4 – 4 = 40 – 4 = 36

36 × 8 – 8 = 288 – 8 = 280

280 × 16 – 16 = 4480 – 16 = 4464

Answer: 4464

2). 6, 4, 77, 294, 806, ?

3). 4, 7, 16, 43, 124, ?

Solution:

Add multiples of 3

4 + 3 = 7

7 + 9 (3 × 3) = 16

16 + 27(9 × 3) = 43

43 + 81(27 × 3) = 124

124 + 243 (81 × 3) = 367

Answer: 367

4). 69, 67, 62, 52, ?

Solution

-2…………-5………..-10………..-17

……+3………….+5…………+7

Answer : 35

5). 13, 7, 8, 13.5, 29, ?

Solution:

13 ×0.5 + 0.5 = 7

7 × 1 + 1 = 8

8 × 1.5 + 1.5 = 13.5

13.5 × 2 + 2 = 29

29 × 2.5 + 2.5 = 75

Answer: 75

Coding-Decoding:

Letter : R A T K F Q E P J I M U D H

Digit/Symbol Code: 3 @ 2 1 9 4 C % 5 8 $ 6 7 #

Conditions:

(i) If the first letter is a consonant and the last letter is a vowel, their codes are to be interchanged.

(ii) If both the first and the last letters are vowels, both are to be coded as *..

(iii) If both the first and the last letters are consonants, both are to be coded as the code for the last letter.

Alphabet Series:

1). How many such pair of letters are there in the word “JUSTICE” each of which has as many letters between them in the word as in the English Alphabet series ?

2). A,B,C and D are four friends. C have toffies more than A. D have toffies more than A and B. Then who have the second highest number of toffies with them.

Seating Arrangements:

S,T,U,V,W,X & Y are sitting in a straight line and all are facing north but not in same order. T sits third to the right of X. More than one person sit to the right of T. W sits second to the left of Y. Y is not an immediate neighbor of T. More than one person sit between Y and S. Only Two person sit between S and U. V is not an immediate neighbor of X.

Puzzle:

H,I,J,K,L,M and N are living in a seven store building. The lowermost floor is numbered one and the topmost floor is numbered seven. K lives in a even numbered floor below 6th floor. There are only tw floors between M and K. M lives in one of the floor above K. H lives immediately above J, who lives in an odd numbered floor. Number of floors above M is same as below Y. L lives immediately above N.

Floor Person
7 M
6 H
5 J
4 K
3 L
2 N
1 I

IBPS RRB Office Assistant Prelims Exam (17th Sep 2017) Slot-4:

Number Series:

1). 2, 6, 22, 86, 342,?

Solution:

Add multiples of 4

2 + 4 = 6

6 + 16(4 ×4) = 22

22 + 64 (16×4) = 86

86 + 256 (64 × 4) = 342

342 + 1024 (256 × 4) = 1366

Answer: 1366

2). 2, 3, 8, 36, 296, ?

Solution:

2 × 1 + 1 = 3

3 × 2 + 2 = 8

8 × 4 + 4 = 36

36 × 8 + 8 = 296

296 × 16 + 16 = 4752

Answer: 4752

3).266, 267, 240, 365, ?, 751

Solution:

266 + 1= 267

267 – 33(27) = 240

240 + 53(125) = 365

365 – 73(343) = 22

22 + 93(729) = 725

Answer: 22

4). 17, 8, 7, 9, 16,?

Solution:

17×0.5 – 0.5 = 8

8 × 1 – 1 = 7

7 × 1.5 – 1.5 = 9

9 × 2 – 2 = 16

16 × 2.5 – 2.5 = 37.5

Answer: 37.5

5). 78, 78, 75, 67, ?, 28

Solution:

-0…………-3………..-8………..-15…………-24

……+3………….+5…………+7………..+9…….

Answer: 52

Data Interpretation:

Table shows the pastries sold on different days by different bakeries:

  P Q R S T
Tuesday 34 39 48 42 45
Wednesday 46 59 50 47 40
Thursday 34 42 49 41 38
Friday 48 48 59 49 42
Saturday 49 40 50 47 44

 

1) Find the ratio of pastries sold on Tuesday and Wednesday together by bakery P to the pastries sold Wednesday and Thursday together by bakery S.

  1. a) 14 : 13
  2. b) 9 : 11
  3. c) 10 : 11
  4. d) 9 : 13
  5. e) 10 : 13

2) Find the difference between the pastries sold on Saturday and Friday together by bakery S and the pastries sold by bakery T on same days.

  1. 12
  2. 10
  3. 14
  4. 18
  5. 11

3) If 40% of pastries sold by bakery R on Sunday compared to previous day, then find the number of pastries sold on Sunday by bakery R.

  1. 68
  2. 75
  3. 72
  4. 71
  5. 70

4) pastries sold by shop Q and R together on Saturday is what percent of the pastries sold on Tuesday by bakery T?

  1. 280%
  2. 300%
  3. 150%
  4. 200%
  5. 250%

5) What is the average of the pastries sold by bakery Q, R and S on Thursday?

  1. 44
  2. 42
  3. 41
  4. 45
  5. 46

Solution for Data Interpretation:

1) c

Required ratio=80 : 88=10 : 11

2) b

Difference=96-86=10

3) e

Number of pastries sold by bakery R on Sunday=50×140/100=70

4) d

Required percentage=90/45×100=200%

5) a

Average=(42+49+41)/3=44

Simplification:

1) 4   2/3+3   2/9-2    1/9=?

  1. 6 1/7
  2. 3 3/7
  3. 5 1/9
  4. 4 11/13
  5. 5 7/9

2) 5688+3878-2344=?÷2

  1. 3422
  2. 3611
  3. 3512
  4. 3432
  5. 3621

3) 5/6×2.4×7+20=?

  1. 38
  2. 36
  3. 34
  4. 37
  5. 40

4) (12×8-9×7)=?×3

  1. 10
  2. 11
  3. 9
  4. 15
  5. 14

5) 14% of 250+?% of 80=195

  1. 200
  2. 180
  3. 230
  4. 210
  5. 190

Answers for Simplification

1) e

2) b

5688+3878-2344=?÷2

7222/2=?

3611

3) c

5/6×2.4×7+20=?

?=34

4) b

(12×8-9×7)=?×3

33/3=?

?=11

5) a

14% of 250+?% of 80=195

35+?%×80=195

?=(160×100)/80=200

Alphabet Series

How many such pair of letters are there in the word “WEIGHTS” each of which has as many letters between them in the word as in the English Alphabet series ?

Seating Arrangements

Seven persons A,B,D,E,F,G and H are sitting in a straight line facing north. G sits immediate to the right of D. B sits second to the right of H. More than three persons sits between G and F. B and F are not immediate neighbors. E is not an immediate neighbor of B and G. E sits right of F.

Puzzle

Seven persons H, I, J, K, L, M and N lives in a seven storeyed building. The topmost floor is numbered seven and the lower most floor is numbered one. K lives below the third floor. Three persons live between K and I. N lives immediately below J. J lives in an even numbered floor. M lives immediately below H.

Floor Person
7 H
6 M
5 I
4 J
3 N
2 L
1 K

 


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