IBPS Bank Clerk

The Institute of Banking and Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts competitive examinations every year for recruiting clerical cadre to all Government Banks (except State Bank of India). This is a golden Employment Opportunity for the Aspirants who are looking for Govt. Bank Jobs.


IBPS Clerk 2017 Notification

IBPS has released the IBPS Clerk 2017-18 notification for the recruitment of Clerks. As per the IBPS Clerk notification, online registrations for IBPS Clerk 2017 will start from 12th September 2017 and would be open until 3rd October 2017.
Number of Vacancies: IBPS has introduced 7883 vacancies for IBPS Clerk 2017 Exam.

IBPS Clerk 2017 Exam Dates

IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Date: 02.12.2017, 03.12.2017, 09.12.2017 & 10.12.2017
IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Date: 21.01.2018

Official Website and Notification

Official Website: http://www.ibps.in/
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IBPS Clerk Job Profile

The IBPS Clerk work profile includes Single Window Operator, Cashier, Assistant, Teller, Accounts, Data entry, Exchange, Statement, Loan, etc.

IBPS Clerk In-hand Salary

Total in-hand salary of an IBPS Clerk on joining at a metro city will be around Rs.21000. However, the total salary of an IBPS Clerk who has to join in a rural area will be about Rs.19500.

Eligibility for IBPS Clerk

Basic educational qualification required for IBPS Clerk is Graduation degree (BA, BCom, BSc, B.Tech or equivalent)
The candidate should have passed in English as one of the subjects at SSC/ HSC/ Intermediate/ Graduation level.

Age Limit for IBPS Clerk

Minimum Age: 20 years
Maximum Age: 28 years
Age Relaxation (Age Relaxation permissible beyond the Upper age limit):
SC/ST: 5 years, OBC: 3 years

Pattern of IBPS Clerk Examination

IBPS conducts Common Written Examination (CWE) for Clerk as an Online exam in two stages:
1. Stage I: IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam (Computer Based, Objective Multiple Choice Type)
2. Stage II: IBPS Clerk Mains Exam (Computer Based, Objective Multiple Choice Type)

IBPS PO Stage I (Preliminary Exam)

The structure of the Examinations which will be conducted Online are as follows:

SubjectsNo. of QsMaximum Marks
English Language3030
Numerical Ability3535
Reasoning Ability3535

Mode of Exam: Online Computer Based
Total Questions: 100
Maximum Marks: 100
Total Time: 60 Minutes
Negative Marking: 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Cut-off based on 2016-17 exam: 58 to 73

Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing 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.

IBPS Clerk Stage II (Mains Exam)

SubjectsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime (Separately)
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude456045 minutes
General/ Financial Awareness505035 minutes
English Language404035 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude505045 minutes
Total190200160 minutes

Mode of Exam: Online Computer Based
Negative Marking: 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.
Note: Marks obtained in main examination only will be considered for final merit listing.

IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus

While IBPS issues only the broad subjects, they can be further subdivided into individual topics, based on the questions that have appeared in the exams over the past few years.

Quantitative Aptitude: Data Interpretation, Inequalities, Number Series, Approximation and Simplification, Data Sufficiency, HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns.

Reasoning Ability: Puzzles, Seating Arrangements, Direction Sense, Blood Relation, Syllogism, Order and Ranking, Coding-Decoding, Machine Input-Output, Inequalities, Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series, Data Sufficiency, Logical Reasoning (Passage Inference, Statement and Assumption, Conclusion, Argument).

General English: Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Fillers, Sentence Errors, Vocabulary based questions, Sentence Improvement, Jumbled Paragraph, Paragraph Fillers, Paragraph Conclusion, Paragraph /Sentences Restatement).

General/ Financial Awareness: Banking Awareness, Financial Awareness, Govt. Schemes and Policies, Current Affairs, Static Awareness.

Computer Aptitude: History and Generation of Computers, Introduction to Computer Organisation, Computer Memory, Computer Hardware and I/O Devices, Computer Software, Computer Languages, Operating System, Computer Network, Internet, MS Office Suit and Short cut keys, Basics of DBMS, Number System and Conversions, Computer and Network Security.