IBPS Clerk 2018: Recruitment Notification Out; Application Begins On September 18

IBPS Clerk 2020 Exam

IBPS Clerk 2020 recruitment notice was released today on the official website. 

This year total number of vacancies advertised is 7280 and 19 nationalized banks would participate in the recruitment process. The application process for IBPS Clerk will begin September 18, 2020, and will end on October 10, 2020. The Preliminary exam for Clerk recruitment will be conducted in December this year. The recruitment process for bank clerks involves a preliminary exam and main exam. 

IBPS Clerk 2020 Important Dates
The important dates for IBPS Clerk CWE VII 2020 are as follows:
IBPS Clerk Online Registration/ Edit/ Modification of Application
18.09.2020 to 10.10.2020
Online Examination  Preliminary
08.12.2020, 09.12.2020, 15.12.2020 & 16.12.2020
Declaration of IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Result
December 2020/ January 20192
Online Examination  Main

Educational Qualification

Graduation Degree from a University recognized by the Government of India
Candidates should have a valid Mark-sheet / Degree: Certificate which supports that they are graduates on the day they were registered for the exam. The percentage of marks obtained in Graduation should be mentioned at the time of registration for the IBPS Bank-Clerk examination.
Computer Literacy: Knowledge of computer operations is a must as the IBPS Clerk exam is conducted online.
Language Proficiency: Candidates should have verbal and written proficiency in the official language of the State/UT. The candidate should be able to read, write and speak the language.

Age Eligibility:-

Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 28 years

Age Relaxation

Age Relaxation
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST)
5 years
Other Backward Classes (OBC Non-Creamy Layer)
3 years
Persons with Disabilities (PWD)
10 years
Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Serviceman
The actual period of service rendered in the defense 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
9 years
Persons with Domicile of Jammu &Kashmir during the period of 1-1-1980 to 31-12-1989
5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots
5 years
Regular Employees of Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal retrenched from service(for MP state Only)
 5 years

Nationality / Citizenship of Applicants

Candidates applying for IBPS CWE/Bank Clerk Examination should be one of the following:
1. Citizen of India
2. Subject of Nepal or Bhutan
3. Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanent settlement
4. Person of Indian Origin (PIO) who has migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam or East African countries of Zaire, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi, with the intention of permanent settlement in India
Candidates belonging to categories 2, 3, 4 must have a certificate of eligibility issued by the Govt of India in their favor.

IBPS Clerk Application Fee

The category-wise application fees for the IBPS Clerk exam are given below. Fee/Intimation charges once paid will NOT be refunded on any account nor can they be held in reserve for any other examination or selection. The application fee must be paid online itself. To know more please check the complete guide for the IBPS Clerk Application

Sr. No. Category Application Fee
1 SC/ST/PWD Rs.100/- (Intimation Charges only)
2 General and Others Rs. 600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

IBPS Clerk Apply Online 

The registration process for IBPS Clerk CWE 2018 Exam will be done online. The link to online registration for this exam will be updated after the link has been activated by IBPS. The Online Registration will start from 18th September 2018. Keep visiting the page for more updates.

Click to Apply Online for IBPS Clerk 
Click to read IBPS Clerk  Notification Pdf

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2020

IBPS conducts exams for the post of Clerical Cadre in two different stages: Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam. The candidates are required to qualify both the stages to be listed in the merit list prepared after conduction of both the exams.

IBPS Clerk  Preliminary Exam Pattern:

S.No Name of Tests(Objective) No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2 Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 1 hour

Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. An adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.

IBPS Clerk 2018 Mains Exam Pattern:

Serial No. Section No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1. Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
2. English Language 40 40 35 minutes
3. Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
4. General Awareness/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
Total 190 200 160 minutes