IBPS Clerk notification is released by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS). The IBPS Clerk notification 2020 has already released. All the important information, including the exam dates, eligibility, vacancies, exam pattern, etc.
Latest Update: A supplementary IBPS Clerk notification released on October 20, 2020, inviting candidates to complete their online registration for the CRP Clerk X.
Also, IBPS has released February 28, 2021, as the revised mains exam date for CRP Clerk X. Candidates can check the updated exam schedule at the IBPS Clerk Exam Dates page.
Given below is the supplementary and the updated IBPS Clerk notification 2020-21:
Get the latest notifications regarding the different Government exams at the linked article.
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Candidates willing to apply for the IBPS Clerk exam 2020 can refer to this article for all the updates regarding the official notification for 2020 recruitment.
IBPS Clerk Notification 2020
The recruitment for the clerical cadre is conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection where various Public Sector Banks participate to appoint Clerks in their Organisation.
This year, the IBPS Clerk 2020 notification was released on September 1, 2020, to recruit over 2500 candidates in the participating prestigious PSBs of the country.
Given below is some information regarding the IBPS Clerk exam for the reference of candidates:
|IBPS Clerk Exam 2020|
|Conducting Body||Institute of Banking Personnel Selection|
|Frequency of Exam||Annually|
|Job Location||Across India|
|Level of Exam||National Level|
Candidates who apply for the IBPS Clerk exam 2020 can expect the final allotment of candidates to be complete by March/April 2021.
Soon some changes are expected with the IBPS Clerk exam. With the approval of the National Recruitment Agency (NRA), clerical cadre exam shall be conducted in the form of a Common Eligibility Test (CET) for IBPS, RRB and SSC aspirants.
IBPS Clerk Exam Date
The IBPS Clerk exam dates are released in the IBPS calendar 2020 at the beginning of each year. Candidates can check the IBPS exam dates for the different IBPS exams conducted for various posts at the linked article.
Given below are the important IBPS Clerk exam dates for 2020 recruitment, as per the official notification:
|IBPS Clerk Exam Dates 2020|
|Official Notification||September 1, 2020|
|Prelims Exam||December 5, 2020
December 12. 2020
December 13, 2020
|Mains Exam||February 28, 2021|
Candidates interested in knowing more about the IBPS Clerk exam dates can visit the linked article and check the important exam dates for the Clerical exam post.
IBPS Clerk Apply Online
It has been decided by the component authorities that the IBPS Clerk apply online procedure will be extended and the registration window will be re-opened. Aspirants can now visit the official website and complete the application process between October 23 and November 6, 2020.
The IBPS Clerk online application for the 2020 recruitment starts from September 2 and the last date to apply online is September 23, 2020. Candidates interested in applying online for the post of Clerk must start their preparation on an immediate basis.
Last year, the IBPS Clerk application form was released on September 17, 2019. The application process is simple, and candidates can only apply through online modes.
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IBPS Clerk Eligibility
The IBPS Clerk notification mentions a set of eligibility criteria that any candidate interested in applying for the post needs to fulfil. Any aspirant who does not meet the IBPS Clerk eligibility criteria cannot apply for the post.
Given below is IBPS Clerk eligibility criteria in brief:
- Nationality: Candidate must be a citizen of India or a subject of Nepal or Bhutan
- Age Limit: The minimum age to apply for the post is 20 years, and the upper age limit is 28 years. There are age relaxations that are given to candidates belonging to specific categories.
- Educational Qualification: Candidate must have a Bachelor’s degree from any Government recognised University.
The above details mentioned about eligibility are only in brief. For candidates anticipating to apply for the upcoming clerk exam can check the IBPS Clerk Eligibility at the linked article.
IBPS Clerk Vacancy
This year the number of vacancies released is significantly low. Only 2557 vacancies have been released as yet by the conducting body. In the year 2019, a total of 12075 vacancies were released for the post of Clerk in IBPS.
The vacancies are distributed among the participating Public Sector Banks and given below is the list of the Banks participating in the IBPS exam 2020:
For more information regarding the IBPS notification, candidates can visit the linked article.
IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern and Syllabus
The IBPS Clerk exam pattern includes two stages of online examinations:
There is no interview conducted for the post of IBPS Clerk. The syllabus for clerical cadre exam in IBPS is comprehensive, and candidates need ample time for preparing the same.
No changes in the exam pattern have been made for the 2020 recruitment. Given below is the IBPS Clerk exam pattern in brief:
|IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern|
|IBPS Exam||Subject||Number of Questions||Time Duration|
|Preliminary Exam||English Language||30||20 minutes|
|Quantitative Aptitude||35||20 minutes|
|Reasoning Ability||35||20 minutes|
|Mains Exam||English Language||40||35 minutes|
|Reasoning Ability||50||45 minutes|
|Quantitative Aptitude||50||45 minutes|
|General Awareness||50||35 minutes|
This exam pattern is subject to change and IBPS reserves the right to change the exam pattern for any year of recruitment.
Get the detailed banking awareness section for the upcoming IBPS Clerk exam at the linked article.
Candidates can check the detailed IBPS Clerk syllabus at the linked article.
IBPS Clerk Salary
The basic pay of a candidate employed in the clerical department under IBPS is Rs. 11,765. There are various other benefits, allowances and perks that are provided to a Clerk in IBPS.
Candidates can check the detailed IBPS Clerk salary structure at the linked article.
IBPS Clerk Admit Card
The IBPS Clerk admit card is released 2 to 3 weeks before the exam date. It is mandatory to carry the admit card to the exam centre as no candidate shall be permitted inside the exam centre without the admit card.
Information including the candidate’s name, address, roll number, password, exam centre, exam date, reporting time, etc. are mentioned in the IBPS Clerk admit card.
For information regarding downloading the admit card, its components and exam centres, candidates can check the IBPS Clerk admit card page.
IBPS Clerk Result
The IBPS Clerk result is released 15 to 20 days after the exam has been conducted. The result is released based on an overall cut off decided by the conducting body, based on the performance of candidates.
Candidates can check the IBPS Clerk result at the linked article.
IBPS Clerk Preparation
Since the IBPS Clerk 2020 notification is already out, it is time that candidates focus on revising the entire syllabus and ensuring that they are well prepared for the exam.
This year, the vacancies released are way less in comparison to the previous years. Thus, candidates must be even well prepared to crack the clerical cadre exam.
Given below are a few tips that may help candidates in the IBPS Clerk preparation:
- Candidates must solve IBPS Clerk mock tests regularly to stay updated with the type of questions asked in the exam.
- Preparing a systematic study plan is also suggested for IBPS Clerk exam preparation. Equal time must be devoted for preparation of each subject.
- Solving IBPS Clerk previous year question papers may also prove to be helpful for aspirants in understanding the exam pattern and standard of the exam.
These are few among the many tips that candidates can refer to while preparing for the IBPS Clerk exam 2020. To get a list of books to prepare for the IBPS Clerk exam, candidates can check the IBPS Clerk Book list.
Frequently Asked Questions for IBPS Clerk Notification
Q 1. What is the age limit to apply for the IBPS Clerk 2020 exam?
Q 2. Can I prepare for the IBPS Clerk exam at home?
Q 3. Which books to refer for the IBPS Clerk exam preparation?
Ans. Given below is a list of books that candidates can consider to prepare for the IBPS Clerk 2020 exam:
- Wren & Martin for English Language
- Banking Awareness by Arihant Publications
- Pratiyogita Darpan (Monthly Edition)
- Objective General English by S.P.Bakshi
- Data Interpretation by Arun Sharma
- Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning by R.S.Agarwal