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About IBPS Clerk Exam

IBPS Clerk 2023 Exam Dates Out: IBPS Clerk exam is conducted by  IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) every year for the recruitment of clerical posts in 11 public sector banks all over the country. All the public sector banks use CRP as a base to fill the vacancies for this post. IBPS is going to conduct the Clerk exam for the 13th year for FY 2023-24 and hence named IBPS Clerk CRP XIII. The IBPS Clerk exam is conducted on two levels- the preliminary exam and the mains. Students qualifying in both these exams are thus selected for the post. As per IBPS Calendar 2023, IBPS Clerk 2023 Prelims will be conducted on 26th, 17th August, 02nd September 2023 and IBPS Clerk Mains to be held on 07th October 2023.


IBPS Clerk Exam Date

The tentative IBPS Clerk Exam Date 2023 has been released by IBPS along with IBPS Calendar 2023. IBPS Clerk 2023 Prelims will be conducted on 26th, 17th August, 02nd September 2023 and IBPS Clerk Mains to be held on 07th October 2023. The detailed exam schedule will be provided below:

Events  Dates
IBPS Clerk Notification 2023 July 2023
IBPS Clerk Apply Online Start Date  Notified soon
IBPS Clerk Apply Online Last Date  Notified soon
IBPS Clerk Prelims Admit Card 2023  Notified soon
Conduct of Online Examination - Preliminary 26th, 17th August, 02nd September 2023
IBPS Clerk Mains Admit Card  Notified soon
Conduct of Online Examination – Main 07th October 2023
Official website  www.ibps.in

IBPS Clerk Eligibility

The candidate must fulfil the following three criteria to be eligible for the IBPS Clerk Exam 2023-

IBPS Clerk Age Limit 

• The candidate must be 20 Years to 28 Years. A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.07.1995 and not later than 01.07.2003 (both dates inclusive).
 

Relaxation of Upper age limit

There is some relaxation of the upper age limit for special category candidates. The details on it are given below:

Sr.No. Category Age relaxation
1 Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe  5 years
2 Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)  3 years
3 Persons With Disabilities  10 years
4 Ex-Servicemen / Disabled Ex-Servicemen  actual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years 
(8 years for Disabled ExServicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years
5 Widows, divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried Age concession upto the age of 35 years for General/EWS, 
38 years for OBC and 40 years for SC/ST candidates
6 Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years

IBPS Clerk Educational Qualification

A candidate must possess the minimum qualification of Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. The candidate should possess a certificate as proof of passing the qualifying examination.

The candidate must possess a 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 a Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations/Language/ should have studied Computer / Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute.

Proficiency in the Official Language of the State/UT (candidates should know how to read/ write and speak the Official Language of the State/UT) for which vacancies a candidate wishes to apply is preferable.
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Nationality / Citizenship

A candidate must be either -
(i) a Citizen of India or
(ii) a subject of Nepal or
(iii) a subject of Bhutan or
(iv) a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
(v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.


IBPS Clerk Vacancy

The state-wise & category-wise vacancies for IBPS Clerk 2022 exam have been released along with the IBPS Clerk Notification 2022 and updated here. The candidates can have a look at the state-wise 6035 IBPS Clerk Vacancy 2022 as released through IBPS Clerk CRP XII Notification.

Vacancy State Wise & Category Wise
State Name SC ST OBC EWS General Total Vacancies
ANDAMAN & NICOBAR 0 0 0 0 04 04
ANDHRA PRADESH 11 7 32 19 140 209
ARUNACHAL PRADESH 0 6 0 1 7 14
ASSAM 11 17 42 15 72 157
BIHAR 43 3 73 26 136 281
CHANDIGARH 0 0 3 0 9 12
CHHATTISGARH 10 29 5 9 51 104
DADRA & NAGAR HAVELI DAMAN & DIU 0 0 0 0 1 01
DELHI (NCR) 45 17 87 27 119 295
GOA 1 12 11 4 43 71
GUJARAT 15 35 100 25 129 304
HARYANA 21 0 38 10 69 138
HIMACHAL PRADESH 22 2 17 7 43 91
JAMMU & KASHMIR 1 1 9 1 23 35
JHARKHAND 6 17 6 5 35 69
KARNATAKA 50 22 89 32 165 358
KERALA 5 0 11 6 48 70
LADAKH 0 0 0 0 0 0
LAKSHADWEEP 0 2 0 0 3 5
MADHYA PRADESH 46 71 38 28 126 309
MAHARASHTRA 81 72 215 73 334 775
MANIPUR 0 0 0 0 4 4
MEGHALAYA 0 2 0 1 3 6
MIZORAM 0 0 0 0 4 4
NAGALAND 0 1 00 0 3 4
ODISHA 23 26 11 10 56 126
PUDUCHERRY 0 0 0 0 2 2
PUNJAB 122 0 83 39 163 407
RAJASTHAN 24 13 20 9 63 129
SIKKIM 2 2 0 7 11
TAMIL NADU 56 3 53 26 150 288
TELANGANA 17 0 0 6 76 99
TRIPURA 3 5 0 2 7 17
UTTAR PRADESH 218 11 315 106 439 1089
UTTRAKHAND 3 1 1 1 13 19
WEST BENGAL 117 23 118 50 220 528
Total 951 400 1379 538 2767 6035

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IBPS Clerk Admit Card

Candidates must download the IBPS Clerk 2022 admit card from the official website of the bank as the hard copy of the IBPS Clerk Admit Card will not be sent to the candidate via post. To login on to the official website, the candidates will require the following:

• Registration No/Roll No

• Date of Birth/ Password

The admit card will be made available 10 to 15 days before the IBPS Clerk 2022 Exam. The admit card or call letter for IBPS Clerk 2022 will be issued in 2 phases:

• Online Preliminary Examination

• Online Mains Examination


IBPS Clerk Salary

The basic salary of an IBPS Clerk is Rs 19,900- Rs 47920 per month. Rs.19,900 is the basic pay in the IBPS clerk salary, and the remaining pay includes dearness allowance, house rent allowance, medical allowance and transport allowance. The cash in hand concerning the IBPS Clerk salary is Rs.29453 for those who join initially.


IBPS Clerk Syllabus

The major three sections of the preliminary examination are Reasoning, English Language and Numerical Ability. Each of these sections has multiple subheadings to focus on when preparing for IBPS Clerk CRP. The syllabus overview for IBPS Clerk 2022 Prelims and mains exams is given below.

Syllabus (Pre+Mains)
English Language Numerical Ability Reasoning Ability Computer General Awareness
Reading Comprehension Number Series Puzzle and Arrangements History and Generation of Computers Banking and Insurance Awareness
Cloze Test Simplification/ Approximation Inequality Introduction to Computer Organisation Financial Awareness
Fillers Quadratic Equations Syllogism Computer Hardware and I/O Devices Govt. Schemes and Policies
Spotting Errors Data Interpretation Coding-Decoding Computer Languages, Basics of DBMS Current Affairs
Sentence Improvement Data Sufficiency Blood Relations Operating System, Internet Static Awareness
Fill in the Blanks Miscellaneous Direction sense Computer Network & Security  
    Order and Ranking  MS Office Suit and Short cut keys
  Computer Memory, Computer Software
Number System and Conversions

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern

The IBPS Clerk exam occurs in two stages: Prelims and Mains. Both these papers follow the online method of conducting the written examination. The structure of the exam is as follow:

Phase-1: Preliminary Examination

The preliminary exam of IBPS Clerk CRP XII is an online exam testing a candidate on the basis of their aptitude, intellect and English. There are three sections in total and the candidate must clear the cut-off of each section to proceed to the mains exam round.

Candidates are required to solve the question paper in the time frame of 20 minutes for each section. The composite mark of the paper is 100 and the passing marks is decided by IBPS that is likely to change every year depending on the level of difficulty of the exam.

Sr.No. Name of Tests 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.

Phase-2: Mains Examination

No changes have been observed in the Exam Pattern of IBPS Clerk 2022 Exam. IBPS Clerk Mains Exam will now constitute of 190 questions that need to be completed in a time frame of 160 minutes.

Previously, Computer Aptitude and Reasoning Ability Section used to be conducted separately. But, in the recent update by IBPS, both these sections are amalgamated together and will constitute 50 questions that need to be solved in a time duration of 45 minutes. Both Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam will be conducted in 13 regional languages along with English and in Hindi. Let’s have a look at the Exam Pattern for IBPS Clerk CRP-XII.

Sr.No. Name of Tests 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/ Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
Total 190 200 160 minutes

Penalty for Wrong Answers: There is a penalty for wrong answers marked in both preliminary examination as well as mains examination. A wrong answer to an objective question will lead to a penalty of one-fourth of the total mark assigned to that question. There will be no penalty for the question left blank or unanswered.

Final Score Calculation for IBPS Clerk Exam:

  • The final score for the IBPS Clerk exam is calculated keeping the following points in mind:
  • Marks obtained in the Preliminary Exam (Phase-1) will not be considered for final selection.
  • Candidates must qualify Phase-2 to be eligible for final merit.
  • The aggregate score out of 100 is used for the final merit list for each category. Candidates with top merit rank in each category are finally selected.

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IBPS Clerk Cut off

IBPS releases the IBPS Clerk Prelims Cut-Off & Score Card post the declaration of its result. Candidates can check the cut-off by clicking on the link mentioned below. The Prelims Cut-Off and Score Card will help candidates analyze their score and compare with the score of other candidates.

Let's have a look at the IBPS Clerk's previous year's cut-off: General Category
Prelims Cut-Off 2021 
State Name General
Andhra Pradesh 71
Assam 68
Bihar 76
Chhattisgarh  74
Chandigarh 62.75
Delhi 77.25
Gujarat 72
Goa 62.5 
Himachal Pradesh 78.50 
Haryana 78.50
J & K 72
Jharkhand 79.25
Kerala 78
Madhya Pradesh 77
Maharashtra  70.25
Manipur 69.75
Odisha 77
Punjab 75.5
Rajasthan 81.50
Karnataka 67.25
Telangana 65.75
Uttar Pradesh 77
Uttarakhand 81.25
West Bengal 79
Tamil Nadu 67.75
Sikkim 59.25

IBPS Clerk Qualification

The candidates need to be in possession of the requisite degrees and qualifications to be able to get through the selection process. It is highly advised to the candidates to ensure fulfilling the IBPS Clerk educational qualification percentage before filling up the apply online form to avoid getting your forms rejected at the last moment.

  • Educational Eligibility: In order to pass the IBPS Clerk eligibility criteria 2022, a candidate should have a degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a Government of India recognized college/ university, as on 01/08/2021. Candidates having any equivalent qualification that is recognized by Central Government are also eligible to apply.
  • Other Requirements: Computer Literacy is a must. Candidate must possess operating as well as working knowledge of Computer System. For this, candidates should have followed 
    (a) Degree/ Diploma/ Certificate in Computer Operations/ Language
    Or
    (b) Should have studied Computer/ Information Technology as one of the subjects in High School/ Institute/ College.
  • Proficiency in Local Language: Candidates should also be proficient in the language of the state from which they are applying. This means that the candidates should know how to read, write and speak the official language of the state of union territory from which they are applying.
  • In cases where the college/ university provides CGPA or OGPA, candidates need to convert the same into the percentage, up to 2 places of decimal, and accordingly fill it in the application form. The selected candidates are also required to produce a certificate, mentioning the university norms for the grade to percentage conversion as well as the percentage of marks that the student has secured, and it should be signed by an appropriate authority.
  • For candidates from colleges/ universities where a web certificate is released or the result is published online, then candidates must produce a relevant document, signed by the appropriate authority, in original, with clear mention of the candidate’s date of passing.

IBPS Clerk How to Apply

The dates for the online application process for IBPS Clerk 2022 exam has announced by IBPS today. The online application process for IBPS Clerk recruitment 2022 is started on 01st July and will end on 21st July 2022. All the interested and eligible candidates have to submit their application form along with required documents, photographs, signatures & IBPS Clerk hand-written declaration to register for IBPS Clerk 2022 Exam.

Application Fee
Sr.No. Category Application Fee
1 SC/ST/PWD Rs.175/- (Intimation Charges only)
2 General and Others Rs. 850/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) IBPS Clerk Exam

Q. What is the Syllabus of IBPS Clerk Exam?
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Q. What is pattern of IBPS Clerk Exam?
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