- 1 IBPS Clerk 2018
- 2 IBPS Clerk Exam Dates
- 3 IBPS Clerk 2018 Official Notification
- 4 IBPS Clerk 2018 Online Application
- 5 IBPS Clerk Application Fee
- 6 IBPS Clerk 2018 Eligibility Criteria
- 7 IBPS Clerk 2018 Recruitment Process
- 8 IBPS Clerk 2018 Vacancy
- 9 IBPS Clerk State-wise Vacancy Details
- 10 IBPS Clerk Exam Centre
- 11 IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern
- 12 IBPS Clerk 2018 Syllabus
- 13 IBPS Clerk Pre-Exam Training
- 14 IBPS Clerk 2018 Admit Card & Call Letter
- 15 IBPS Clerk 2018 Results
- 16 IBPS Clerk Cut-Off 2018
- 17 IBPS Clerk Previous year Cut-Off
- 18 IBPS Clerk FAQs
IBPS Clerk 2018
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has published notification to conduct online examination for the next Common Recruitment Process (CRP) for the recruitment of Clerical cadre (CRP Clerks -VIII) vacancies in the Participating Organisations is tentatively scheduled in December 2018 & January 2019. Those Candidates who are interested in the vacancy details & completed all eligibility criteria can read the Notification & Apply.
IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam is conducted to recruit candidates for the post of Clerical Cadre in various Public Sector Banks. The IBPS Clerk 2018-19 Official Notification has been released by IBPS on 14th September 2018, to fill vacancies in Public Sector Banks.
IBPS Clerk Exam Dates
|Online Application Process||18-09-2018 to 10-10-2018|
|Payment of application fee||18-09-2018 to 10-10-2018 (Rs.100 for SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates and Rs. 600 for all other candidates.|
|Last Date of Printing Applicatoin||25-10-2018|
|Download of Pre-exam training call letter||November 2018|
|Conduct of Pre-exam training||26-11-2018 to 01-12-2018|
|Download of Prelim exam call letter||November 2018|
|Date of Prelim Exam||December 8, 9, 15, and 16, 2018|
|Date of Main Exam||20-01-2019|
IBPS Clerk 2018 Official Notification
Please click on below link to check official notification for IBPS Clerk 2018.
IBPS Clerk 2018 Online Application
The application for IBPS Clerk Exam 2018 has to be done online. To avoid any technical errors please make sure that the web-browser used to fill up the IBPS Clerk 2018 Application form is one of the following:
• Internet Explorer 8 and above
• Mozilla FireFox 3.0 and above
• Google Chrome 3.0 and above
Candidates applying online must have the following pre-requisites:
• A valid Email Id
• Photograph and Signature scanned in the prescribed size
• Application Fee must be paid online so all document required for online transaction
The IBPS Clerk 2018 application form can only be filled on the official website.
Before proceeding with the registration and application process, all candidates are requested to go through the complete guide for IBPS Clerk Online Applicaion
IBPS Clerk Application Fee
The category wise fee structure for IBPS Clerk online application is given below. Fee/Intimation charges once paid will NOT be refunded on any account nor can it be held in reserve for any other examination or selection. The application fee must be paid online itself. To know more check the complete guide for 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 2018 Eligibility Criteria
The candidate must fulfill the following two criteria to be eligible for the IBPS Clerk Exam 2018:
• Age Limit (As on 01.09.2018): The candidate must be 20 Years to 28 Years. The final criteria for IBPS Clerk Exam 2018 will be released along with the official notification.
• 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 have passed in English as one of the subjects at SSC/ HSC/Intermediate/ Graduation level. Candidate should possess certificate in proof of passing the qualifying examination.
IBPS Clerk 2018 Recruitment Process
The recruitment process of IBPS Clerk CWE occurs in two phases:
1. Preliminary Examination
2. Main Examination
Students are required to qualify both these exams to get selected for the post of clerical cadre in most of the premier Public Sector Banks. The main thing to note here is that there is no interview process required for the selection of candidate after the mains exam. 100% weightage is given to the result of mains exam result.
IBPS Clerk 2018 Vacancy
The total number vacancies for IBPS Clerk 2018 has been released with its official notification. IBPS has introduced 7275 vacancies for IBPS Clerk 2018-19 Recruitment. As per the IBPS Clerk 2017 Official Notification’ there were 7883 vacancies in total.
IBPS Clerk State-wise Vacancy Details
Since recruitment in clerical cadre in Public Sector Banks is done on State/ UT-wise basis, candidates can apply for vacancies in any one State/ UT only. Consequently, a candidate would be required to appear for Online Examination in any one of the centres in that particular State/ UT,’ reads the official notification. However, if in case a candidate is allotted to a centre outside the State, it will be solely for the purpose of exam.
- Andaman & Nicobar Island: 0 posts
- Andhra Pradesh: 167 posts
- Arunachal Pradesh: 10 posts
- Assam: 94 posts
- Bihar: 178 posts
- Chandigarh: 37 posts
- Chhattisgarh: 89 posts
- Dadra & Nagar Haveli: 3 posts
- Daman & Diu: 1 posts
- Delhi: 362 posts
- Goa: 48 posts
- Gujarat: 533 posts
- Haryana: 146 posts
- Himachal Pradesh: 90 posts
- Jammu & Kashmir: 61 posts
- Jharkhand: 59 posts
- Karnataka: 618 posts
- Kerala: 291 posts
- Lakshadweep: 1 post
- Madhya Pradesh: 325 posts
- Maharashtra: 772 posts
- Manipur: 8 posts
- Meghalaya: 6 posts
- Mizoram: 2 posts
- Nagaland: 4 posts
- Odisha: 191 posts
- Puducherry: 22 posts
- Punjab: 405 posts
- Rajasthan: 268 posts
- Sikkim: 10 posts
- Tamil Nadu: 792 posts
- Telangana: 162 posts
- Tripura: 18 posts
- Uttar Pradesh: 944 posts
- Uttarakhand: 97 posts
- West Bengal: 195 posts
IBPS Clerk Exam Centre
While filling the online application form you are given the option to choose the centre of your preference. However IBPS can allot you a centre other than the choice made by you if there is non-availability of seats at preferred venues. No complaints will be entertained by IBPS in regards to change in the exam centre.
IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern
The IBPS Clerk exam occurs in two stages: Prelims and Mains. Both these papers follow online method of conducting written examination. The structure of the exam is as follow:
Phase-1: IBPS Clerk Preliminary Examination
The preliminary exam of IBPS Clerk CWE 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.
|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||Composite time of 1 Hour|
Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.
Phase-2: IBPS Clerk Mains Examination
Major changes have been observed in the Exam Pattern of IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam. In the latest update by IBPS, IBPS Clerk Mains Exam will now constitute of 190 questions that needs 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 of 50 questions that needs to be solved in a time duration of 45 minutes. Both Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam will be conducted bilingually, i.e. both in English and in Hindi. Let’s have a look at the Exam Pattern for IBPS Clerk CWE VIII.
|S.No.||Name of Tests(Objective||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|
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.
IBPS Clerk 2018 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 CWE.
The syllabus for Numerical Ability / Quantitative Aptitude and English Language is same for mains and preliminary exam. In addition to these two the other subjects are General / Financial Awareness and Reasoning & Computer Knowledge. The General Awareness is based on the Banking Sector awareness.
Syllabus of English Language
- Reading Comprehension
- Cloze Test
- Spotting Errors
- Sentence Improvement
- Fill in the Blanks
Syllabus of Numerical Ability
- Number Series
- Simplification/ Approximation
- Quadratic Equations
- Data Interpretation
- Data Sufficiency
Syllabus of Reasoning
- Puzzle and Arrangements
- Coding – Decoding
- Blood Relations
- Direction sense
- Order and Ranking
Syllabus of Computer Awareness
- History and Generation of Computers
- Introduction to Computer Organisation
- Computer Hardware and I/O Devices
- Computer Languages
- Basics of DBMS
- Operating System
- Computer Network & Security
- MS Office Suit and Short cut keys
- Computer Memory
- Computer Software
- Number System and Conversions
Syllabus of General Awareness
- Banking and Insurance Awareness
- Financial Awareness
- Government Schemes and Policies
- Current Affairs
- Static Awareness
IBPS Clerk Pre-Exam Training
Bank may arrange pre-examination training for SC/ST/Religious Minority Community candidates at certain centres as per the guidelines issued by Government of India. Candidates belonging to the above categories can avail the training at their own cost by indicating the same against relevant column while applying on-line. Please find below an indicative list of training centres:
Agartala, Agra, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Amritsar, Aurangabad, Balasore, Bareilly, Behrampur (Ganjam), Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Dhanbad, Gorakhpur, Gulbarga, Guwahati, Hubli, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Karnal, Kavaratti, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Muzaffarpur, Mysore, Nagpur, New Delhi, Panaji (Goa), Patiala, Patna, Port Blair, Puducherry, Pune, Raipur, Rajkot, Ranchi, Rohtak, Sambalpur, Shimla, Shillong, Siliguri, Thiruchirapalli, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijaywada and Vishakhapatnam.
The Bank may add additional centres or may remove some of the centres indicated for training. Candidates opting for pre-examination training should download their call letter for training by entering their registration number and password/ date of birth from Bank’s website. No hard copy of the call letter will be sent by post.
IBPS Clerk 2018 Admit Card & Call Letter
Candidates must download the IBPS Clerk 2018 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 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 2018 Exam. The admit card or call letter for IBPS Clerk 2018 will be issued in 2 phases:
• Online Preliminary Examination
• Online Mains Examination
The link to download the admit card will be provided on this page. Candidates are advised to check the details on the admit card before downloading.
Click Here to View IBPS Clerk Admit Card Details (Link should be activate once admit card released)
IBPS Clerk 2018 Results
IBPS will declare the results after completion of each phase of examination. The final state wise merit list and category wise merit list shall be prepared in descending order of the marks secured by candidates in their online mains examination. Candidates who fall in the prescribed merit list will then be considered for appointment for the post of clerk in Banks.
Check out IBPS Clerk Result Details (Link should be activate once results released)
IBPS Clerk Cut-Off 2018
IBPS has released IBPS Clerk Prelims Cut-Off & Score Card. 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.
IBPS Clerk 2018-19 Cut-Off & Score Card (Link should be activate once cut off released)
IBPS Clerk Previous year Cut-Off
The Prelims & Main Cut-Off of previous year will help candidates analyze to get good marks to clear the Prelims ans Main Exams of IBPS Clerk.