IBPS Clerk

The IBPS Clerk exam is ‘Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Clerk’ exam. IBPS conducts a common IBPS Clerk Exam across the country to fill Clerk vacancies in various banks that participate in this exam. The IBPS Clerk Admit Card for Mains is out. You can download your IBPS Clerk Mains Admit Card from the direct link here. The IBPS Clerk Mains Exam is scheduled for 21st January 2018. Moreover, visit Testbook Blog for more details about IBPS Clerk Mains.

IBPS holds multiple bank recruitment exams throughout the year to fill various posts. The IBPS Clerk, IBPS RRB (Officer Sc. I, II and III along with IBPS RRB Office Assistant), IBPS PO, IBPS Specialist Officer, etc. are some of the most significant exams.

If you are wondering about IBPS Clerk salary, then you should know that after you are selected as an IBPS Clerk, you will be getting a decent salary in the initial period of your service. The basic pay will be Rs. 11, 765 – 31, 540/-. After serving for 1 year you will be subjected to an increment of Rs. 400/- to Rs. 500. On top of it, Dearness Allowances are also released by the banks on quarterly term based on Consumer Price Index. Similarly, House Rent Allowance will be allotted to you according to the place of posting, ranging from Rs. 1176.5/- to  Rs. 1058.85/-. Last but not the least, an IBPS Clerk also gets transport allowance which is approximately Rs. 425/-.

In the IBPS Clerk 2017 Exam, 19 banks are participating. These are, Allahabad Bank, Andhra Bank, Bank of Baroda, Bank of India, Bank of Maharashtra, Canara Bank, Central Bank of India, Corporation Bank, Dena Bank, Indian Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Punjab National Bank, Punjab & Sind Bank, Syndicate Bank, UCO Bank, Union Bank of India, United Bank of India and Vijaya Bank.

The IBPS Clerk Prelims Result was declared on 29th December 2017. You can now have a look at your IBPS Clerk Prelims Scorecard by & get all the details regarding Sectional & Overall Cut Off! Also, don’t forget to share your IBPS Clerk scores with us. Know more about the IBPS Clerk Prelims Results along with the cut off details on Testbook Blog! 

Also, the IBPS Clerk Admit Cards are released a few weeks before the IBPS Clerk Exam. IBPS will soon release the Prelims admit card. As soon as the IBPS Clerk Call Letter is released, we will notify you via Testbook Blog. Since the stages of selection are different, you need to have a different Admit card for each stage.

Now that the IBPS Clerk Exam has switched to Online mode, there are only a few offline question papers that can be found. However, you can easily download IBPS Clerk Previous Year Question Paper as PDF from Testbook Blog. Apart from those past IBPS Clerk exam papers, you can also find memory based Previous Year Questions on Testbook Blog.

The IBPS Clerk Result releases after 1-2 months of the exam date. For now, you can find IBPS Clerk Result 2015 and the IBPS Clerk 2016 result on Testbook Blog. Following the same pattern, the IBPS Clerk Result 2017 will be announced after the IBPS Clerk exam takes place. Apart from the Testbook Blog, IBPS Results are also found on the official website of IBPS.

 

Along with the IBPS Clerk exam date, you need to know other important dates too, E.g.:

Important Events

Dates

IBPS Online Application for Clerk Exam

12th September 2017 to 3rd October 2017

IBPS Clerk Admit Card Download for Prelims

November 2017

IBPS Exam Date for Clerk 2017

2nd, 3rd, 9th and 10th December 2017

IBPS Clerk Result for Prelims

December 2017

IBPS Clerk Mains Admit Card

January 2018

IBPS Mains Exam Date

21st January 2018

Provisional Allotment

April 2017

There are 7,883 vacancies in the IBPS Clerk exam. Vacancies from various banks differ in various regions. You can get a detailed distribution of IBPS Clerk Vacancies .

You need to qualify in the following 2 criteria to be eligible for IBPS Clerk exam. These 2 criteria are broadly classified into the following categories:

  1. IBPS Clerk Age Limit (as on 1st September 2017)

  • Minimum Age – 20 years
  • Maximum Age – 28 years

You need to fall under this upper & lower age limit to apply for IBPS Clerk. Normal Age Relaxation rules apply.

  1. IBPS Clerk Educational Qualification

  • You must either be a graduate in any discipline or a hold an equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
  • You should hold a valid Mark-sheet or Degree Certificate on the day you register and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online.​
  • Operating and working knowledge in computer systems is mandatory i.e. you 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.

The IBPS Clerk selection takes place in 2 stages – Prelims and Mains. The Preliminary exam is just a qualifying exam and the marks that you score in the Prelims are not counted towards final merit list preparation.

Once you clear the Prelims stage, you qualify for the Mains exam. Your final selection depends upon your performance in Mains Exam.

Read the table given below to know about the IBPS Clerk Selection Process & Exam Pattern in detail.

Section

No of Qs

Max Marks

Duration

English Language

30

30

Composite

Time of

1 Hour

Numerical Ability

35

35

Reasoning Ability

35

35

Total

100

100

 

This year IBPS has introduced new changes in the Mains Exam Pattern. The IBPS Clerk Mains paper consists of 190 Questions of 200 marks in 160 minutes. Read the given table in detail to find IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Pattern.

Section

No. of Qs

Max Marks

Time

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

50

60

45 min

English Language

40

40

35 min

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

45 min

General/Financial Awareness

50

50

35 min

Total

190

200

160 min

ind all the topics that can be asked in the IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam in the table given below. You can find more details about weightage, sub-topics and more

English

Reasoning

Quant

– Reading Comprehension

– Error Spotting

– Phrase Replacement

– Fill in the Blanks

– Cloze Test

– Para Jumbles

– Arrangement & Pattern

– Analogy

– Classification

– Coded Inequalities

– Mathematical Inequalities

– Directions & Distances

– Coding – Decoding

– Blood Relations

– Ordering & Ranking

– Circular Seating Arrangement

– Linear Seating Arrangement

– Analytical Decision Making

– Syllogisms

– Data Sufficiency

– Double Line up

– Scheduling

– Series

– Verbal Reasoning

– Simplification

– Number Series

– Average

– Interest

– Mensuration

– Percentage

– Ratio & Proportion

– Algebra

– Profit & Loss

– Time Speed & Distance

– Data Interpretation

– Time & Work

– Permutation & Combination

– Mixture Problems

– Number System

– Data Sufficiency

The preparation for IBPS Clerk needs proper hard work & dedication. You should prepare your strategy well in advance to make sure you are aware of every aspect of the exam. To start with, you should be well aware of the IBPS Clerk exam pattern & cut off and plan accordingly.

Application for IBPS clerk recruitment takes place online. You can register through IBPS official website.

  1. Once you go to the IBPS official website, click on ‘New Registration’.

  2. You should provide your basic information to register.

  3. Now you will receive a provisional registration number and a system generated password. Note these down for future reference.

  4. Fill up the application form carefully & click on “Save and Next” after verifying details in each section.

  5. Upload your scanned photograph and signature & select the state you want to apply for and submit it.

  6. Pay the Online Application fee & take a printout of the e-receipt and online application for your future reference.

The IBPS Clerk Cut Off varies for each state. For your reference, you can see the IBPS Clerk Prelims & Mains Cut Off for Madhya Pradesh Region. You can find the IBPS Clerk Cut Offs for each state on the Testbook Blog.

M.P Cut Off for Prelims 2016

Sections

Max Marks

GEN

OBC

SC/ST

English Language

30

07.75

4.25

4.25

Reasoning Ability

35

10.25

5.75

5.75

Numerical Ability

35

10.75

6.75

6.75

Total

100

65.75

65.75

41.50

M.P Cut Off for Mains 2016

Section

Max Marks

Cutoff Marks

Reasoning

50

5.5

English Language

40

7.75

Computer Knowledge

20

16.25

General Awareness

40

9.25

Quantitative Aptitude

50

7.75

Overall = 38.35

Note that the cut-off varies from state to state with a minimal difference.

Check out the Official IBPS Clerk Notification for Recruitment here!

Now that you have become aware about crucial IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam details, you can know all the little information just by reading the Official IBPS Clerk Recruitment Notification. Read it to find all the information on Vacancies, Exam Pattern, Eligibility Criteria, IBPS Clerk Syllabus and more!