IBPS Clerk 2017 – IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) has released IBPS Clerk 2017 notification for recruitment for 7883 vacancies of clerical posts in 19 participating organizations. IBPS conduct IBPS Clerk examination once a year, for filling clerical cadre posts in multiple public sector banks of India. Online registration for IBPS Clerk 2017 examination has started from September 12, 2017. The last date to fill the application form of IBPS Clerk 2017 is October 3, 2017. IBPS Clerk recruitment examination is conducted in two phases- Prelims and Main. According to the official notification, no interviews will be conducted for IBPS Clerk 2017. Candidates who will qualify IBPS Clerk preliminary examination will be shortlisted for the last round of recruitment process, i.e. mains examination. Online preliminary examination of IBPS Clerk 2017 will be held on December 2 & 3 and December 9 & 10, 2017 and its result will be announced in the same month. IBPS Clerk 2017 online mains examination for shortlisted candidates will be held on January 21, 2017, and its result will be announced tentatively in the month of March, 2017. Based on the scores of main examination and number of vacancies to be filled, candidates who will qualify and score sufficiently high in mains exam, will be allotted to available vacancies at participating organizations. Interested candidates can check here complete details about IBPS Clerk 2017 exam, such as important dates, how to apply, application fee, exam pattern, selection procedure, cutoff scores, etc.
IBPS Clerk 2017 Recruitment Exam- An Overview
IBPS Clerk CWE VII (2017)
Commonly Known as
National Level Examination
Exam Conducting Authority
IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection)
Minimum Education Qualification Required
Highlights of IBPS Clerk 2017 Selection Procedure
IBPS Clerk 2017 is a two-tier examination conducted in two phases-
Phase 1- IBPS Clerk 2017 Preliminary Exam - Eligible candidates who will register for IBPS Clerk 2017 will be allowed to appear for IBPS Clerk prelims level exam. In order to qualify preliminary level, candidates will have to get an overall and a sectional score, equal to or more than, IBPS prelims overall and sectional cutoff scores respectively. Only those candidates who will qualify IBPS Clerk 2017 preliminary exam, will proceed to IBPS Clerk mains level examination.
Phase 2- IBPS Clerk 2017 Main Exam - Candidates who will qualify IBPS Clerk mains exam by attaining minimum cutoff of IBPS Clerk Mains 2017 and also score sufficiently high in mains, will be shortlisted for final provisional allotment.
Candidates must note that no interview will be conducted for IBPS Clerk 2017 recruitment exam.
IBPS Clerk Important Dates 2017
The tentative schedule of important dates of IBPS Clerk 2017 is given in the table below:
IBPS Clerk 2017 Important Dates
Online registration including editing/modification of application
September 12 to October 3, 2017
Payment of Online Application fees/Intimation Charges
September 12 to October 3, 2017
Download of call letters for Pre-Exam Training
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training
November 13 to November 18, 2017
Download of admit card for IBPS Clerk Online Preliminary Exam
Online Preliminary Exam of IBPS Clerk 2017
December 2 & 3, 9 & 10, 2017
Result of Online Preliminary Examination
Download of call letter/admit card of IBPS Clerk Online Main Examination
Online Main Examination of IBPS Clerk 2017
January 21, 2018
IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2017
Before filling the application form, candidates first must ensure that they fulfill the minimum eligibility criteria set by IBPS for IBPS Clerk CWE VII 2017 recruitment exam, otherwise, they will be deemed disqualified irrespective of the how far they would have come in the recruitment process. Basic eligibility criteria of IBPS Clerk 2017 are:
Age Limit (As on September 1, 2017)
Candidate’s age as on September 1, 2017 must be in the range of, Minimum 20 years; and Maximum 28 years.
The aspirant of IBPS Clerk 2017 must have been born not earlier than September 2, 1989 and not later than September 1, 1997 (both dates inclusive).
The relaxation in upper age limit is provided to the candidates belonging to reserved categories.
Educational Qualification- Candidates must possess an undergraduate degree in any discipline recognized by Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized by the central government.
Nationality- Candidates appearing in IBPS Clerk 2017 must be either- a citizen of India, else if he/she is not an Indian citizen, then he/she should be a subject of Nepal or a subject of Bhutan or a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before January 1, 1962 with intention of permanently settling in India, or a person of Indian origin migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, etc. (provided these candidates hold a certificate of eligibility issued by GoI).
The online application form of IBPS Clerk 2017 is available from September 12 till October 3, 2017. IBPS Clerk 2017 application form can filled in five stages. At first stage, candidates will be required to fill in their personal information, following which they will be asked to upload their photograph and signature and thereon they will be required to fill the application form of IBPS Clerk 2017. At the fourth stage, they can preview the application details entered by them and finally pay the requisite application fee of IBPS Clerk 2017. Candidates must note that no other form of registration, other than online, is allowed by IBPS.
Similarly to application registration, the payment of IBPS Clerk 2017 application fee will also be done in online mode only. Candidates can check the application fee applicable for different categories from the table below.
Application Fee of IBPS Clerk 2017
For all other candidates (including General/OBC/PH)
IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2017
IBPS Clerk 2017 will be conducted in two phases, i.e. Preliminary and Mains. Both phases of IBPS Clerk 2017 will be an objective type, online examination. Both exams will have one-fourth negative marking, i.e. 0.25 marks will be deducted for every wrong answer and no marks will be deducted for unanswered questions. Candidates must note that IBPS has changed the exam pattern of IBPS Clerk Mains from this year. Aspirants can check IBPS Clerk 2017 prelims and mains (new) exam pattern from the table given below.
IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern - Preliminary
Name of Test
No. of Questions
Composite time of 1 hour
*All tests, except English Language test, will be available bilingually, i.e. in English and Hindi languages.
Candidates who will qualify in each of these three subjects (tests) and will also secure overall marks equal to or more than required IBPS Clerk 2017 prelims cutoff, will be shortlisted for next round of recruitment, i.e. for mains examination.
IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern - Mains
Name of Test
(NOT BY SEQUENCE)
No. of Questions
General or Financial Awareness
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude
*All tests, except English Language test, will be available bilingually, i..e. in English and Hindi languages.
As per IBPS Clerk 2017 official notification, 100% weightage will be given to the scores obtained in IBPS Clerk mains examination to prepare the final merit list and shortlist the candidates for final provisional allotment.
IBPS Clerk Pre-Exam Training 2017
The pre-exam training of IBPS Clerk 2017 will be arranged by nodal banks or participating organizations. IBPS Clerk 2017 pre-exam training will be only given to some selected candidates belonging to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes/Minority Communities/Ex-servicemen/People with Disabilities. Candidates selected for IBPS Clerk 2017 pre-exam training will be able to download their call letters for pre-exam training in the month of November 2017. Candidates intending to opt for the pre-exam training of IBPS Clerk 2017, should select the relevant option while filling IBPS Clerk 2017 application form. IBPS Clerk pre-exam training 2017 will be given free of cost, but candidates will have to bear the transportation, living and other costs by themselves.
IBPS Clerk Admit Card 2017
IBPS is the issuing authority of admit card of IBPS Clerk 2017 for both IBPS Clerk preliminary and IBPS Clerk mains examination. Eligible candidates who applied for IBPS Clerk 2017 will be able to download their admit card of IBPS Clerk prelims examination in the month of November 2017. Candidates who will qualify IBPS Clerk prelims level examination, will be issued admit cards of IBPS Clerk Mains examination in the month of January 2018. Candidates must note that no hard copy of IBPS Clerk 2017 admit card will be sent to candidates via post or by any other means.
IBPS Clerk Exam Centres 2017
IBPS Clerk 2017 exam will be held in 150 exam centers around the country. While registration, candidates will be given the option to choose the center of examination of their preference. The examination of IBPS Clerk 2017 will most likely be held in one of the exam centres as chosen by the candidates. However, it must be noted that IBPS holds the right to change or cancel any exam centre of IBPS Clerk 2017 at their discretion.
IBPS Clerk Result 2017
The result of IBPS Clerk 2017 preliminary examination will be declared in the month of December 2017. Candidates who will qualify in preliminary exam will be shortlisted for mains examination. The scores obtained by candidates in the result of IBPS Clerk 2017 mains examination, will be considered for making final merit list of candidates who will be provisionally alloted to vacancies reported by participating organizations. The provisional allotment of candidates to participating organizations is tentatively scheduled in the month of April 2018.
IBPS Clerk Cutoff 2017
The cutoff of IBPS Clerk 2017 will be released at the end of every stage of selection process. Candidates will be required to score equal to or more than the IBPS Clerk 2017 cutoff as declared by IBPS. Candidates will need to obtain the minimum cutoff score in each subject of IBPS Clerk prelims and mains examination and will also need to obtain marks equal to or more than an overall statewise cutoff score. It should be noted that only the scores of IBPS Clerk 2017 online mains examination will be considered for preparing final merit list. In order to qualify for final provisional allotment process, a candidate will need to qualify in IBPS Clerk 2017 online mains examination and will also need to score sufficiently high overall so as to get a good rank in final merit list.
IBPS Clerk 2017- Vacancy Details
This year participating organizations has released around 7883 vacancies in total. The statewise details of IBPS Clerk 2017 vacancies can be checked from the table given below. Please note that these figures are not final as some banks haven’t as yet reported their vacancies.
IBPS Clerk 2017 Statewise Vacancies
JAMMU & KASHMIR
ANDAMAN & NICOBAR
DADRA & NAGAR HAVELI
DAMAN & DIU
IBPS Clerk 2017 Participating Organizations (Banks & Financial Institutions)
IBPS is recruiting for clerical posts on the behalf of 19 participating organizations or financial institutions. Candidates who will be successful in clearing IBPS Clerk 2017 recruitment exam, will be alloted to different branches of these participating organizations as per candidate’s preference, rank in the merit list and statewise vacancies reported by participating organizations. The list of organizations or financial institutions participating in IBPS Clerk 2017 exam are:
Participating Organizations of IBPS Clerk 2017
Indian Overseas Bank
Central Bank of India
Oriental Bank of Commerce
Union Bank of India
Bank of Baroda
Punjab National Bank
United Bank of India
Bank of India
Punjab & Sind Bank
Bank of Maharashtra
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