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The Pearson Guide to the CWE Clerical Cadre 2/e

The Pearson Guide to the CWE-Clerical Cadre, as the name suggests, is aligned as per the latest guidelines and the patterns used by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. To succeed in this exam it is imperative that a candidate be proficient in numerical ability, reasoning ability, general knowledge (with special emphasis on the banking sector), English language, and computer knowledge. This book covers all of these topics thoroughly through concepts, explanations, and multiple-choice questions, and also includes comprehensive preparation guidelines. The content is at an advanced level, ranging from moderate to difficult, preparing students to give their best.

  • AuthorsEdgar Thorpe :: Showick Thorpe
  • ISBN9788131787540
  • ImprintPaperback
  • Pages664
  • List PriceRs. 350/-

Salient Features

1. As per the latest IBPS notification and expansively maps the syllabi and format of the bank clerical tests.
2. Extensively covers the sections on numerical ability, reasoning ability, reasoning ability, English language, and computer knowledge.
3. Offers tests on general awareness with special reference to banking industry.
4. Practice tests to help gauge the recent trends of the questions asked in the examination.
5. Practical tips on how to prepare for the exam.

Additional Study Material through QR Code

Additional Study Material through QR Code


Content List of Book

Preface to the Third Edition vii


Section 1 CWE Format Based Practice Papers

1. CWE Format Based Practice Paper 1

2. CWE Format Based Practice Paper 2

3. CWE Format Based Practice Paper 3


Section 2 Test of Numerical Ability

A Problem Solving

1. Number System

2. HCF and LCM

3. Simplification

4. Fractions and Decimals

5. Powers and Roots

6. Average

7. Percentage

8. Ratio and Proportion

9. Profit and Loss

10. Simple Interest

11. Compound interest

12. Time and Work

13. Time and Distance

14. Clocks

15. Calendar

16. Area and Volume

Solved Problems

Practice Exercises

B Data Interpretation

Solved Problems

Practice Exercises


Section 3 Test of Reasoning Ability

A Verbal Ability Test

1. Series Completion

2. Analogy Questions

3. Odd man out/classification

4. Coding/decoding

5. Blood and family relationships

6. Direction Questions

7. Questions on age, time and calendar

8. Cubes and dice 3.15

Practice Exercises 3.16

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B Non-Verbal Ability Test

1. Series Completion

2. Arranging of figures in Series

3. Classification

4. Pattern Comparison

5. Analogies

C Logical Reasoning

1. Analytical Reasoning

Practice Exercises

2. Critical Reasoning  

Practice Exercises

Section 4 Test of English Language

1. Test of Spotting the Errors

2. Test of Sentence Improvement

3. Test of Synonyms  

4. Test of Antonyms  

5. Test of Reading Comprehension  

6. Test of Selecting Words in a Running Paragraph

7. Fill in the Blanks

8. Test of Spelling

9. Jumbled Sentences

Section 5 Test of General Awareness with Special Reference to Banking Industry

A General Awareness

Notes on Banking Industry

Section 6 Test of Computer Knowledge

Section 7  Test of Banking Knowledge

Section 8  Model Tests

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