IBPS Clerk 2018
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IBPS Clerk 2018 - Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has released the online application form of IBPS Clerk 2018 on September 18. The exam conducting authority will fill 7275 vacancies through this recruitment exam for Clerical cadre in 19 public sector banks. Out of the total number, Uttar Pradesh has the highest vacancies - 944 followed by Tamil Nadu with 792 and Maharashtra with 772 vacancies. As per the IBPS Clerk 2018 notification, the application form will be available till October 10. To appear for the exam, candidates must be between 20 to 28 years as on September 1, 1998 and should have a graduation degree in any discipline. 

 

IBPS will conduct IBPS Clerk 2018 in two stages - prelims and mains. The prelims examination of IBPS Clerk 2018 is scheduled to be held on December 8, 9, 15, 16 in 190 cities across India. The mains exam will be conducted on January 20, 2019, in 72 cities across the country. Candidates who will qualify the preliminary examination will be shortlisted for the mains exam of IBPS Clerk. The final merit of IBPS Clerk 2018 will be prepared on the basis of the mains examination marks. Last year, over 30 lakh candidates are expected to appear in IBPS Clerk exam. Read below various details about IBPS Clerk 2018 like eligibility criteria, exam dates, application, selection procedure, admit card, syllabus, exam pattern, result and cutoff.

Latest: IBPS Clerk Application Form 2018 Released

IBPS Clerk Exam: Overview

Exam Name

IBPS Clerk CWE VIII (2018)

Conducting Body

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection

Commonly known as

IBPS Clerk

Duration

Prelims: 1 hour
Mains: 2 hours 40 minutes

Exam Level

National Level

IBPS Clerk Application Form 2018


IBPS has released the IBPS Clerk application form 2018 on September 18, in online mode. The last date to apply for IBPS Clerk 2018 is October 10. Candidates must note that no other form of registration, other than online, is allowed by IBPS.

 

IBPS Clerk Application Form steps 

 

Registration: Candidates will be required to fill in their personal information.

Uploading photograph and signature: Candidates will be asked to upload their photograph, signature, thumb impression and handwritten declaration form

Filling up the application form: In this step, candidates will be required to fill the application form of IBPS Clerk 2018 by entering their personal, academic and communication details.

Preview of application form: At the fourth stage, they can preview the application details entered by them and finally pay the requisite application fee of IBPS Clerk 2018.

Fee payment: Candidates must pay through Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets. The IBPS Clerk application fee is given below:

Sr. No.

Category

Application form

1

ST/SC/PWD

Rs. 100 + bank charges

2

General and others

Rs. 600 + bank charges

Printout of e-receipt and application – Candidates must take a printout of application form and e-reciept of the fee and keep it safely for future reference.

IBPS Clerk Exam Dates 2018

IBPS has released the exam dates of Prelims as well as Mains exam of IBPS Clerk 2018. Candidates can check the IBPS Clerk important dates from the table below:

Events

Dates

Release of online application form

September 18, 2018

Last date of registration

October 10, 2018

Download of call letters for Pre-Exam Training

September 2018

Conduct of Pre-Exam Training

September 2018

Issue of Admit Card for Preliminary Exam

November 26 to December 1, 2018

Date of Preliminary Exam

December 8, 9, 15 and 16, 2018

Result of Prelims examination

December 2018/January 2019 

Issue of Admit Card for Main Exam

January 2019

Date of Mains Exam

January 20, 2019

Declaration of Final Result

April 2019

IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2018

 

Before applying for IBPS Clerk 2018 the candidates must go thoroughly through the eligibility criteria. The eligibility criteria of IBPS Clerk 2018 consists of age, education qualification and nationality. The candidate must fulfill the following criteria to be eligible for the IBPS Clerk 2018:

Age requirement: The minimum age of the candidate should be 20 and maximum 28 years as on September 1, 2018.

Education qualification: The minimum qualification required for the post of IBPS Clerk is a graduation degree in any discipline from a recognized university.

Language Proficiency: Candidates must be proficient in the language of State/UT (candidates must know both reading and writting) for which the candidates will apply.

Nationality: The candidate must be a citizen of India and they must be subject of Nepal or subject of Bhutan or a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before January 1, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

IBPS Clerk Exam Centres 2018

 

The exam centres of IBPS Clerk 2018 have been published along with the notification. IBPS Clerk 2018 prelims exam will be conducted in 195 centres while the mains exam will be held in 72 cities across India. Candidates can select the exam cities while filling the application form online. However, IBPS can allot you a centre other than the choice made by you if there is non-availability of seats at preferred venues. Candidates will not be allowed to change IBPS Clerk exam centres after submission.

 

IBPS Clerk Admit Card 2018


IBPS will release the admit card of IBPS Clerk 2018 for two stages -prelims and mains, separately. The prelims admit card will be issued in November while the mains admit card will be released in January 2019. Candidates who will successfully submit the application form of IBPS Clerk 2018 will be able to download the prelims admit card. Only those candidates who will qualify in the prelims examination will be able to download the IBPS Clerk mains admit card. The admit card for both the stages can be downloaded by entering the following details: 

• Username/Registration Number

• Password/Date of Birth

Candidates are required to take printouts of the respective call letters and carry the same to the examination hall along with an identity proof.

IBPS Clerk Pre-Exam Training 2018

The pre-exam training of IBPS Clerk 2018 will be conducted from November 11 to December 1, 2018 by nodal banks or participating organisations. IBPS Clerk 2018 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 intending to opt for the pre-exam training of IBPS Clerk 2018, should select the relevant option while filling IBPS Clerk 2018 application form. IBPS Clerk pre-exam training 2018 will be given free of cost, but candidates will have to bear the transportation, living and other costs by themselves.

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2018


The IBPS Clerk 2018 exam will be held online in two stages - prelims and mains. The IBPS Clerk prelims exam is conducted to check the candidate on the basis of their English, aptitude, and reasoning.

 

Phase – 1: IBPS Clerk Prelims Examination

Sr. No.

Name of Tests

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Time allotted for each test (Separately timed)

1

English Language

30

30

20 minutes

2

Numerical Ability

35

35

20 minutes

3

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 minutes

 

Total

100

100

 

Phase – 2: IBPS Clerk Mains Examination

Sr.

Name of Tests

No. of

Maximum

Time allotted for each test

1

General/ Financial Awareness

50

50

35 minutes

2

General English

40

40

35 minutes

3

Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

50

60

45 minutes

4

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

45 minutes

 

Total

190

200

160 minutes

IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2018


The syllabus for both preliminary and mains exam is different. The basic sections that a candidate needs to master are quantitative aptitude, reasoning and English Language. The sections which are included in the IBPS Clerk syllabus 2018 are:

  • English Language

  • Numerical Ability

  • Reasoning Ability

  • Computer Aptitude

  • General Awareness

Candidates are also required to be proficient in computer and must have general awareness knowledge specifically in the field of Banking. 

IBPS Clerk Cut off 2018

 

IBPS will announce the IBPS Clerk cut off marks for prelims, mains along with the result. The cut off for each stage will be released separately for each state. The cut off is the minimum marks that the candidates need to score to qualify each stage of the examination. Candidates have to score overall cut off marks as well as subjectwise and category wise cutoff scores to qualify the exam. Only those candidates who secure equal to or more than the decided cutoff by IBPS will be declared qualified for the next stage of the recruitment process. Candidates can check the previous year's overall state wise IBPS Clerk cut off marks for prelims in the table below:

State

Cut off

Uttar Pradesh

76.25

Delhi

76.75

Daman & Diu

70.75

Haryana

76

Assam

70.75

Kerela

77

Jammu & Kashmir

76

Karnataka

61.25

Jharkhand

74.25

Himachal Pradesh

75

Telangana

70

Odisha

76.5

Goa

67.75

Uttarakhand

78.75

Chattisgarh

70.25

Tamil Nadu

53

Madhya Pradesh

74.25

Andhra Pradesh

73.5

Maharashtra

64.5

Punjab

74

Gujarat

67

Bihar

74.75

West Bengal

77.25

Rajasthan

73.25

IBPS Clerk Result 2018

IBPS will announce the result of IBPS Clerk 2018 in two stages – prelims and mains. First, the preliminary result of IBPS Clerk 2018 will be declared in the month of December/January. To access IBPS Clerk result candidates have to enter their registration number and date of birth/password in the login window. On the basis of the preliminary exam, candidates will be shortlisted for the mains exam. Candidates must note that preliminary marks will not be used while preparing the final merit list. The final result for the mains examination will be declared in April 2019 on the basis of mains marks.

 

IBPS Clerk 2018 Participating Organizations (Banks & Financial Institutions)

IBPS is recruiting for clerical posts on the behalf of 19 participating private sector banks and other financial institutions. Candidates who will clear the IBPS clerk 2018 recruitment exam, will be allocated to different branches of these participating organizations as per the preference of the candidate, rank in the merit list and states vacancies reported by participating organizations. The list of organizations or financial institutions participating in IBPS Clerk 2018 exam are given below:

Participating Organizations of IBPS Clerk 2018

Allahabad Bank

Canara Bank

Indian Overseas Bank

UCO Bank

Andhra Bank

Central Bank of India

Oriental Bank of Commerce

Union Bank of India

Bank of Baroda

Corporation Bank

Punjab National Bank

United Bank of India

Bank of India

Dena Bank

Punjab & Sind Bank

Vijaya Bank

Bank of Maharashtra

Indian Bank

Syndicate Bank

 

IBPS Clerk 2018 Vacancies

IBPS has released a total of 7275 vacancies to fill the posts of Clerk at various banks. The exam authority has released the state wise vacancy for IBPS Clerk 2018 exam. Candidatse can go through the table below to know the satet wise vacancy of IBPS Clerk 2018.

States

Clerk Vacancy

Andhra Pradesh

1

Arunachal

1

Assam

2

Bihar

3

Chandigarh

4

Chhattisgarh

6

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

8

Daman & Diu

10

Delhi

10

Goa

18

Gujarat

22

Haryana

37

Himachal Pradesh

48

Jammu & Kashmir

61

Jharkhand

89

Karnataka

90

Kerala

94

Lakshadweep

97

Madhya Pradesh

110

Maharashtra

146

Manipur

162

Meghalaya

167

Mizoram

178

Nagaland

191

Odisha

209

Puducherry

268

Punjab

405

Rajasthan

325

Sikkim

362

Tamil Nadu

410

Telangana

533

Tripura

618

Uttar Pradesh

772

Uttarakhand

792

West Bengal

944

Total

7275

 

 

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