IBPS Clerk Selection Process 2019 - Institute of Banking Personnel Selection determines the selection process of IBPS Clerk 2019 examination. IBPS Clerk selection process 2019 includes information about different stages of the examination that are prelims and mains. Candidates have to clear all stages of IBPS Clerk 2019 selection process to be recruited for the post of clerk in participating banks of IBPS. Candidates who qualify IBPS Clerk prelims will be shortlisted to appear for the next stage of the selection process - mains exam. Qualifying candidates of mains exam will be further called for the final stage of IBPS Clerk 2019 - document verification. Read further to know more details about IBPS Clerk selection process 2019. IBPS Clerk is conducted annually to recruit candidates for clerical cadre in different participating banks across the country. As per IBPS annual calendar, IBPS Clerk 2019 is likely to be conducted from December 7 on wards.
There are two stages of IBPS Clerk selection process -
It is important that candidates qualify both exams to be called for document verification and appointment. Stages of IBPS Clerk 2019 selection process are explained below.
Candidates who successfully apply and are issued admit cards of IBPS Clerk will be eligible to appear for IBPS Clerk 2019 prelims. The exam will be conducted in online mode. Candidates will be asked 100 questions from three sections - Numerical Ability, Reasoning Ability, and English Language. Each question will carry one mark. Candidates will be given 1 hour to attempt all the sections. Candidates shortlisted in the result of prelims exam will be eligible to appear for the IBPS Clerk Main Exam.
Second stage of IBPS Clerk 2019 is mains exam. This stage will also be conducted in online mode. There will be four sections in this stage of the selection process - Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, English Language, Quantitative aptitude and General/ Financial Awareness. A composite of 190 questions will be asked from all the sections for 200 marks. Candidates will be given 2 hours 40 minutes to attempt the paper. Qualifying candidates will be called for the next stage.
Marks obtained in IBPS Clerk mains exam will be normalised out of 100. Candidates securing the cut off marks of IBPS Clerk after normalisation will qualify mains exam and will be given provisional allotment. Provisional allotment will be given on merit cum preference basis in participating banks.
IBPS does the normalisation of marks using equi-percentile method. In this method, every candidate’s percentile rank is calculated for each shift. The formula used to calculate percentile rank is given below.
Candidate’s Percentile Rank = [(No. of candidates in the shift – rank of candidate in that shift) ÷ (Total candidates in a shift – 1)] × 100
Once the percentile rank of candidates for each shift has been calculated, cutoff marks are decided based on the number of vacancies. Candidates are shortlisted for the next round of selection process on the basis of these cut off marks.
Qualifying candidates of mains will be called for document verification stage in the selection process of IBPS Clerk 2019. Candidates will have to produce originals and photocopies of the following documents -
System generated copy of IBPS Clerk application form
Caste certificate (if applicable)
One of the prescribed photo ID proofs - Aadhaar Card, Voter ID Card, PAN Card, Driving License, etc.
Marksheet and Certificate of Graduation
PWD certificate (if applicable)
Any other certificate related to eligibility
After the provisional allotment, joining letter or appointment letter is issued by the allotted bank to invite candidates to join their position in the clerical cadre of said bank. Details like joining date, reporting schedule and venue address will be mentioned on the joining letter of IBPS Clerk 2019. Candidates are required to carry all the prescribed documents in original and self-attested photocopies in the allotted bank on their day of joining.
An aspirant of age 20 to 28 years is eligible to apply for IBPS Clerk examination. All aspiring candidates hold a graduation degree from a recognised university, knowledge of computer or a diploma in computer operations or computer/ information technology as one of the subjects in the high school/ college/ university. Candidates must also have the knowledge of official and local language of the chosen state/ UT. Reserved category candidates are given some relaxation on the prescribed upper age limit.
As per the exam pattern of IBPS Clerk 2019, both prelims and mains exam will be conducted online. IBPS Clerk prelims exam will have sections of Numerical Ability, English Language, and Reasoning Ability while mains exam will have sections of General/Financial Awareness, General English, Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude, and Quantitative Aptitude. IBPS Clerk prelims exam has 100 questions of 1 mark each. Candidates are given 60 minutes to attempt the prelims exam. Mains exam of IBPS Clerk is conducted for 200 marks and 190 questions. Candidates are given 160 minutes to attempt IBPS Clerk mains exam.
Both SC and ST category candidates will get relaxation of 5 years on the upper age limit that is 28 years. SC and ST category candidates will be able to appear for the exam till 33 years of age.
Candidates have to carry a system generated copy of application form, caste certificate, PWD certificate, photo identity, marksheets of class 10th and 12th, graduation certificate/degree, and any other additional certificates related to eligibility.
Provisional allotment of participating banks is given by IBPS on the basis of merit and preference of the candidate.
IBPS Clerk application form 2019 will cost Rs. 100 for SC, ST, PWD, and Ex-servicemen candidates while it would cost Rs. 600 for all other candidates.
IBPS Clerk 2019 is likely to be conducted from December 7 as mentioned in the annual calendar of IBPS.
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It is very difficult to predict the score after normalization as it depends on the difficulty level of exam and the average marks scored by other candidates hence it won't be possible to calculate the marks
Dear Ankur, IBPS applications started on 17th September and ended on 9th October. The official notification was released on 12th September. Now unfortunately you cannot apply. For more information, please visit their official website at: : www.ibps.in
Last date to apply for IBPS clerk was 9th of October 2019. Online registration started from 17th of September.
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