IBPS Clerk 2020
IBPS Clerk 2020 - Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will release IBPS Clerk application form tentatively on September 17, 2020 in online mode at www.ibps.in. Candidates can fill the application form till October 9, 2020 tentatively. Graduates who are between 20 and 28 years of age can fill out the application form. IBPS Clerk exam is conducted in two stages - prelims and mains exam. IBPS Clerk 2020 prelims exam will be conducted on December 12, 13 and 19 2020 in online mode at various centers in 37 different cities of the country. Candidates who will qualify in the prelims exam of IBPS Clerk 2020 will be called for the mains exam. Qualified candidates from the mains exam will be called for document verification. The marks scored by candidates in prelims will not be considered for the final merit list. The final result will be announced on the basis of the marks secured by the candidates in the mains exam.
As per the official notification, this year recruitment will be conducted for 15 national banks. IBPS Clerk 2020 mains exam will be conducted on January 24, 2021. Candidates who will be shortlisted in the final merit list will be allotted banks as per merit cum preference basis. To know more about IBPS Clerk 2020, go through the article below.
What is IBPS Clerk?
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts online exam to recruit candidates for Clerical cadre in various states.The selection process of IBPS Clerk includes prelims and mains exam. Candidates who qualify the exam will be entitled to receive a salary of Rs 11,765 as basic pay along with various other allowances.
Stages of IBPS Clerk 2020 Recruitment
IBPS Clerk 2020 - Overview
Name of the Examination
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Clerk 2020 (IBPS Clerk 2020)
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection
Mode of exam
Stages of exam
Two (Prelims and mains)
Duration of exam
Prelims - 60 minutes
Mains - 120 minutes
Rs 11,765(Basic) + Various Allowances
Candidates can check important dates related to IBPS Clerk 2020 from the table given below.
IBPS Clerk notification
September 12, 2020 (Tentative)
Start date of online registration
September 17, 2020 (Tentative)
Last date to fill IBPS Clerk application form
October 9, 2020 (Tentative)
IBPS Clerk admit card for prelims
November 26, 2020 (Tentative)
Dates of Prelims exam
December 12, 13 and 19, 2020
Declaration of prelims result
To be announced
Issue of admit card for mains
To be announced
IBPS Clerk mains exam
January 24, 2021
IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2020
The exam conducting authorities determine the eligibility criteria of IBPS Clerk for all aspiring candidates. IBPS Clerk eligibility criteria is released along with the official notification. The eligibility criteria is determined on the basis of age, nationality and education qualification of the candidate. It is important for the candidates to meet the eligibility criteria of IBPS Clerk before they fill the application form. Candidates between 20 to 28 years of age can fill the online application form of IBPS Clerk. However, there are certain age relaxations that will be provided by the examination authority to the candidates belonging to the reserved category. Detailed eligibility criteria for IBPS Clerk 2020 is given in the table below.
IBPS Clerk 2020 Eligibility Criteria
a Citizen of Indian, Nepal, Bhutan, Tibet
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
Age Limit(As on September 1, 2020)
Lower age limit: 20 years
Upper age limit: 28 years
Candidates must have a graduation degree in any discipline.
Candidates must know how to read or write and speak the official language of the state or Union Territories
Candidates should have a certificate/diploma/degree in computer operations or Language.
IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2020 - Age Relaxation
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe
Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)
Persons With Disabilities
Widows, divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried
Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989
Persons affected by 1984 riots
Regular employees of the Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal retrenched from service (Applicable to Madhya Pradesh state only)
IBPS Clerk 2020 Application Form
The exam authorities will release the application form of IBPS Clerk 2020 tentatively on September 17 in online mode. Candidates can fill the application form till the last date as notified in the official notification. Along with filling out the application form, candidates also need to pay the prescribed application fee as per their category. After the final submission, candidates are advised to take one printout of the application form and the application fee receipt and keep it for future reference. Steps to fill the application form of IBPS Clerk are given below.
Steps to Fill IBPS Clerk 2020 Application Form
Filling of details
Uploading the image and signature of prescribed specification
Payment of application fee
IBPS Clerk Application Fee 2020
Specifications To Upload Documents In IBPS Clerk Application Form
|Name of document||Size||Format|
|Thumb Impression||20kb–50 kb||JPG/JPEG|
|Hand Written Declaration||50kb–100 kb||JPG/JPEG|
IBPS Clerk Exam Centre 2020
While filling the application form of IBPS Clerk 2020 candidates need to mention the exam city preference. The list of all the exam cities for prelims and mains exam is given in the table below.
Number of centre for prelims
Number of centre for mains
Andaman & Nicobar
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Jammu & Kashmir
IBPS Clerk 2020 Admit Card
Candidates can download the admit card of IBPS Clerk 2020 tentatively from November 26, 2020 at its official website. Candidates can download IBPS Clerk admit card till December 19. To download the admit card of IBPS Clerk 2020 candidates have to login using their registration ID and password. IBPS Clerk admit card 2020 has details related to the candidate and the examination. Candidates are advised to take a print of the admit card and bring it to the exam centre on the day of the exam. Along with the admit card, candidates must also bring one of the prescribed photo ID proofs - Aadhar Card, Voter ID Card, Driving License, PAN Card, Passport, Employee ID Card.
Steps to Download IBPS Clerk 2020 Admit Card
Visit the official website - www.ibps.in.
Now click on the “Careers” tab given at the bottom of the page.
Click on the “IBPS Clerk Admit Card” link.
Enter the registration ID and password.
Check all the details mentioned on the admit card.
Download the admit card for future reference.
IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2020
Before appearing for the exam candidates are advised to check the exam pattern of IBPS Clerk. The prelims exam of IBPS Clerk will be qualifying in nature and final results will be prepared on the basis of marks scored by the candidate in mains exam. The exam pattern of IBPS Clerk has details like number of questions asked, duration of exam, marking scheme, etc. Candidates can check the exam pattern for prelims and mains exam from below.
IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern For Prelims and Mains Exam
Number of questions
Correct answer: +1
Wrong answer: - 0.25
English and Hindi (Except English section)
Type of questions
IBPS Clerk 2020 Syllabus
Candidates can check topics asked in the exam from the syllabus of IBPS Clerk. By following IBPS Clerk syllabus, candidates can prepare well and plan their studies accordingly. Candidates are advised to check the syllabus of IBPS Clerk to prepare effectively. For detailed syllabus, candidates can check the table given below.
IBPS Clerk Syllabus For Prelims
Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting
Simple Interest, Compound Interest & Indices
Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere
IBPS Clerk Syllabus For Mains
Reasoning and Computer Ability
Directions and Distances
Coding and Decoding
Linear Seating Arrangement
Banking and Financial Awareness
Time and Distance
Profit and Loss
Compound and Simple Interest
Synonym and Antonym
Active and Passive Voice
Best Books To Prepare For IBPS Clerk
It is important for candidates to know the syllabus and chapters from different sections of the exam so that you can select the best books accordingly.
Candidates are advised to make a proper time-table and divide topics according to the sections of IBPS Clerk. The list of important books for IBPS Clerk preparation is given in the table below.
IBPS Clerk 2020 Important Books
A modern approach to verbal & non-verbal reasoning by R.S. Aggarwal
New approach to reasoning verbal and non-verbal by B.S. Sijwali and Indu Sijwali
Analytical reasoning by MK Pandey (For the chapters required for analytical reasoning)
Objective general english by SP Bakshi
Word power made easy by Normal Lewis
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Exams by RS Aggarwal
Fast Track Objective Arithmetic by Rajesh Verma
Static General Knowledge by Arihant Publications
Monthly current magazines
Banking Awareness by Arihant Publications
Preparation Tips for IBPS Clerk 2020
Practice previous year question papers to understand paper pattern and type of questions asked.
Read newspaper daily, it will help you to prepare your current affairs and reading comprehension part.
Prepare short notes for last time revision purpose.
Attempt online mock tests to boost your calculation speed and improve your accuracy.
Make proper study plan for effective preparations.
IBPS Clerk Answer Key 2020
After the completion of the online exam IBPS does not release the answer key on its official website. However, candidates can check the unofficial answer key of IBPS Clerk from the websites of various coaching institutes on the day of exam. By checking IBPS Clerk answer key 2020 candidates can calculate their estimate score.
IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis
On the exam day after completion of exam candidates can check exam analysis of IBPS Clerk from websites of different coaching institutes. With the help of IBPS exam analysis 2020 candidates can check the difficulty level of questions and sections from which most of the questions were asked.
IBPS Clerk 2020 Result
Candidates can check IBPS Clerk from the official website after few days of commencement of exam. The details mentioned on the IBPS Clerk result 2020 are candidate name, Category, roll number, marks scored etc. Candidates have to enter their registration ID and password to access the result of IBPS Clerk 2020.
Steps To Check IBPS Clerk 2020 Result
Visit the official website - ibps.in.
Now click on the IBPS Clerk result link.
A new login window will be opened.
Enter login credentials - registration ID and password.
Check result of IBPS Clerk and save it for future reference
IBPS Clerk Cutoff 2020
The conducting authorities will release the cutoff marks along with the result of IBPS Clerk. The cutoffs will be released section wise for all the categories. Candidates who will score marks equal to or more than the cutoff marks will be called for mains exam later.
IBPS Clerk 2020 - State Wise Vacancy(Tentative)
Andaman & Nicobar Island
Dadra and Nagar Haveli
Daman and Diu
Jammu and Kashmir
IBPS Clerk 2020 Participating Organisations
Bank of Baroda
Bank of India
Bank of Maharashtra
Central Bank of India
Indian Overseas Bank
Oriental Bank of Commerce
Punjab National Bank
Punjab & Sind Bank
Union Bank of India
Union Bank of India
IBPS Contact Details
IBPS House, 90 feet. DP Road
Near Thakur Polytechnic
Off. Western Express Highway P.B No. 8587
Kandivali(E), Mumbai 400101
Toll free helpline numbers for candidates query: 1800222366, 18001034566
Frequently Asked Question (FAQs) - IBPS Clerk 2020
Question: How many vacancies are announced for IBPS Clerk 2020?
IBPS to release notification for 13000 vacancies tentatively to recruit the candidates for IBPS Clerk 2020 exam.
Question: What will be the criteria of selection in IBPS Clerk 2020 ?
The selection process includes two stages – preliminary and mains exam. All registered candidates will have to appear for the preliminary exam. Candidates qualifying the preliminary exam will be called for the mains exam. Final allotment will be offered to candidates based on their performance in the mains exam. The marks of preliminary exam will not be considered for the final merit list. Candidates who fulfil the IBPS Clerk eligibility criteria can fill the application form
Question: How many candidates appear in IBPS Clerk?
In 2016-17, 20.81 lakh candidates had registered for the exam while it was 13.41 lakh in 2017-18. The number of appeared candidates in 2016-17 was 14.2 lakh while it was 9.31 lakh in 2017-18.
Question: What is salary of IBPS Clerk 2020?
The initial Basic Pay of Clerk is Rs 11,765. The pay scale is,11765-655/3-13730-815/3-16175-980/4-20095-1145/7-28110-2120/1-30230/1310-1-31540.
Question: What is the age limit to apply for IBPS Clerk exam?
Candidates must be between 20 to 28 years of age to be eligible for IBPS Clerk exam.
Question: Is there any sectional cutoff in IBPS Clerk exam?
Yes there is a sectional cutoff in IBPS exam. Candidates have to clear overall cutoff along with sectional cutoff to clear the IBPS Clerk exam.
Question: Can I fill multiple applications for IBPS Clerk?
In case of any discrepancy candidates can fill multiple application. Candidates need to use different contact details from the previous one.
Question: What is the online application fee of IBPS Clerk 2020?
Candidates belonging to general/OBC category have to pay application fee of Rs. 600/- while candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD category have to pay Rs. 100/-.
Question: what is the selection process of IBPS Clerk 2020?
All candidates first need to appear in the prelims exam. Those candidates who will clear the prelims exam will be called for mains exam. The final results will be declared on the basis of marks scored by candidates in mains exam only.
Question: Can a B.tech student apply for IBPS Clerk 2020?
Yes, graduate candidates from any background/stream can apply for IBPS Clerk 2020.
Question: Does IBPS clerk have an interview?
No, IBPS Clerk does not have any interview. The selection process consists of prelims and mains exam only.
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Questions related to IBPS Clerk
Im appearing in last year of graduation. can i face ibps clerck exam?
Candidates who are in final year of their graduation appearing in qualifying exam in 2020 must obtain their results on or by August 28, 2020.You are eligible to apply.If you qualify in the exam your bachelor's degree results must be declared by the above mentioned date.If not you will be not eligible for further stage of recruitment process even if you qualify.
I gave ibps clerk mains exam in January IN EWS category, and my EWS certificate issued in February , will I face any problem at the tym of document verification?
No, you won't face any problem at the time of document verification if your EWS certificate is issued after the examination date.As long as it is valid and issued by a competent authority you can provide your EWS certificate to claim EWS reservations.
What will be the overall and sectional cut off marks for ex servicemen for ibps clerk mains 2019 for assam ?
Hello Aspirant !
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts a Common Recruitment Process (CRP) every year to select candidates for the clerical cadre posts in 17 public sector banks.
IBPS Clerk mains 2019 cut off for assam is :
- SC : 41.79
- ST : 37.16
- OBC : 44.43
- UR : 48.17
Hope it helps !
i want to know about nimset and preparing for 2021
NIT MCA Common Entrance Test (NIMCET), is the national level entrance exam conducted every year by one of the National Institutes of Technology (NITs) for taking admissions on merit basis to Master of Computer Applications (MCA) programme.
This exam works across the NITs located in Agartala, Allahabad, Kurukshetra, Calicut, Raipur, Warangal, Surathkal, Durgapur, Trichy, Jamshedpur, Bhopal and Kurukshetra.
The application form of NIMCET 2020 will be released soon through which the candidates can fill the form and appear in the entrance exam. NIMCET admit card will also be released to be downloaded by candidates. The exam will be conducted in offline mode and the result of the same will be declared on the official website of NIMCET 2020.
Total 809 seats are available and duration of exam is 2 hours.
NOTE:- NIMCET scores are used by many other universities and institutes for admissions to the MCA programmes offered by them.
You may refer to the source article for more information about NIMCET 2020 Exam.
I hope this information helps you.
What is the graduation percentage needed for taking admission?
When it comes to IBPS Clerk, there's no specific aggregate required for graduation. One just needs to have passed graduation in any discipline from a recognized university
Apart from this, it's imperative to have proficiency in official language of the state or union territory for which one has applied.