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IBPS Clerk 2020 Know How To Apply Online, Eligibility, Exam Date, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Vacancies And Cut Off In Full Details

IBPS Clerk Exam Details

 Institute for Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the Supplementary Notification regarding the IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2020 on its official website @ibps.in. As per the notification, the online application window for IBPS Clerk 2020 reopens to fill 2557 Vacancies of candidates in clerical cadre of public sector banks under CRP Clerks-X drive. IBPS Clerk post comes under the pay scale of 11765-655/3-13730-815/3-16175-980/4-20095-1145/7-28110-2120/1-30230/1310-1-31540. Here in this article, we have shared below the Notification details for Clerk posts including Important Date, Application Process, Eligibility Criteria, Selection Process, Exam Date, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Cut Off and other updates along with the list of participating banks for IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2020. Go through these details below and start your preparations now to get a job as Clerk in desired bank.

Candidates who were not able to apply earlier or those who would gain eligibility in terms of educational qualifications by November 6, 2020 can apply online now for the IBPS Clerk 2020 Prelims and Mains exam.

IBPS Clerk 2020: Important Dates

EventDate
Release of IBPS Clerk Notification1 September 2020
Start of Online Application Process2 September 2020 (Earlier)
Last Date to Apply Online & Pay Fees23 September 2020 (Earlier)
Reopening of Application Window23 October – 6 November 2020
Download of Admit Card for Pre-Exam Training17 November 2020
Dates for Pre-Exam Training23 November to 28 November 2020
Release of Admit Card for Prelims Exam18 November 2020
IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Date5 December 202012 December 202013 December 2020
Prelims Result31 December 2020
Download of Mains Call Letter12 January 2021
Mains Exam Date24 January 2021
IBPS Clerk Provisional Allotment1 April 2021

IBPS Clerk Notification 2020

The IBPS Clerk Notification was released on the late evening of September 1, 2020, notifying about the details of the recruitment such as vacancies in every participating public sector bank, mode of exam, selection process, eligibility & age limit and provisional allotment of candidates. The Notification is available in PDF Download format.

IBPS Clerk 2020: Application Process & Fees

The online registration and application process restarts from October 23, 2020 for the IBPS Clerk 2020 on the official website ibps.in. Follow these simple steps to apply online now:

Step 1: Visit @ ibps.in

Step 2: Click on “Apply here for IBPS Clerk under CRP Clerks-X

Step 3: Fill Registration Form by entering the required details

Step 4: Now apply by filling the Application Form

Step 5: Upload your scanned images of photo & signature

Step 6: Pay IBPS Clerk Application Fee

Step 7: Save the confirmation page

Application Fee

SC/ST/PWD/EXSM Category – Rs 100

GEN/Others – Rs 600

IBPS Clerk 2020: Eligibility Criteria

Have a look at the eligibility criteria for IBPS Clerk post including the age limit and educational qualifications below:

Age Limit

The Minimum age limit is 20 years and the maximum age limit is 28 years as on September 1, 2020. However, there is relaxation in upper age limit for reserved category candidates. Have a look:

CategoryAge Relaxation
OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)3 years
SC/ ST5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots5 years
Persons With Disabilities (PwD)10 years
Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled Ex-ServicemenService Period in defence forces + 3 years (8 years for SC/ST Disabled) with maximum age limit of 50 years
Widow/Divorced women/Women separated from their husbands and have not remarried9 years
Regular employees of Union Carbide Factory of Bhopal who were retrenched from service (Madhya Pradesh only)5 years

Educational Qualification

Bachelors’ Degree in any discipline from a Recognised University or any equivalent qualification

Proficiency in Official Language of the State for which a candidate applies is preferable

Computer Literacy: It is mandatory for candidates to have operating and working knowledge in computer systems. Candidates should have Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations

Revised Criteria: Candidates who would obtain educational qualification by November 6, 2020 can apply now for IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2020. 

IBPS Clerk Vacancy 2020: State-wise

IBPS looks forward to fill over 2557 vacancies in the participating banks of Clerk posts through CRP X recruitment drive. Have a look at the state-wise vacancy details of the IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2020 below:

StateVacancy
Andhra Pradesh 85  
Andaman & Nicobar 1  
Arunachal Pradesh 1  
Assam 24  
Bihar 95  
Chandigarh 8  
Chhattisgarh 18  
Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu 4  
Delhi (NCT) 93  
Goa 25  
Gujarat 139  
Haryana 72  
HP 44  
Jammu & Kashmir 7  
Jharkhand 67  
Karnataka 221  
Kerala 120  
Lakshadweep 3  
MP 104  
Maharashtra 371
Manipur 3  
Meghalaya 1  
Mizoram 1  
Nagaland 5  
Odisha 66  
Puducherry 4  
Punjab 162  
Rajasthan 68  
Sikkim 1  
Tamil Nadu 229  
Telangana62  
Tripura 12  
UP 259  
Uttarakhand 30  
West Bengal 151  

IBPS Clerk 2020: Selection Process

The recruitment to the post of Clerks in banks is carried out through a rigorous process involving exam and interview. The selection process for clerical cadre involves:

Online Prelims Exam

Online Mains Exam

Interview/Document Verification

Provisional Allotment

IBPS Clerk 2020: Exam Pattern for Prelims & Mains

The exam pattern for prelims and mains exams is different. Have a look at the structure of exam and the marking scheme for the examination below:

Exam Pattern for Prelims

SubjectTotal QuestionsMarksDuration
English Language303020 minutes
Numerical Ability353520 minutes
Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
Total100 Questions100 Marks1 Hour

-The exam will be held online on computer

-Questions will be asked in Objective Multiple Choice format

-Questions of Reasoning Ability and Numerical Ability will be bilingual – Hindi and English.

-There is separate sectional timing for each section

-Candidates need to qualify each section separately by obtaining minimum cut off marks

-There is negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer marked by candidates

Exam Pattern for Mains

SubjectTotal QuestionsMarksDuration
General/ Financial Awareness505035 minutes
General English404035 minutes
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude506045 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude505045 minutes
Total190 Questions200 Marks160 Minutes

-The exam will be held online on computer

-Questions will be asked in Objective Multiple Choice format

-Questions of General/ Financial Awareness, Reasoning Ability and Quantitative Aptitude will be bilingual – Hindi and English.

-There is separate sectional timing for each section

-Candidates need to qualify each section separately by obtaining minimum cut off marks

-There is negative marking of one-fourth marks for each wrong answer marked by candidates

IBPS Clerk Cut Off 2020

The IBPS Cut Off is declared by the IBPS itself after the release of results for prelims and mains exams. The Cut off marks are different for prelims and mains exams. Candidates need to obtain cut off marks to get shortlisted for the next round. The cut off is decided on the basis of following factors:

Total Number of Vacancies

Number of candidates appearing for exam

Difficulty Level of Exam

IBPS Clerk 2020: Provisional Allotment & Merit List

Candidates who obtain cut off marks in Prelims exam get shortlisted for Mains exam and those who obtain cut off marks in Mains exam get selected for Interview and document verification. However, for the final merit list, marks obtained by candidates in Mains exam will only be considered. The IBPS Clerk Mains exam is of 200 marks and for merit list these marks are converted to 100.

IBPS Clerk 2020: List of Participating Banks

This year, 11 public sector banks are participating in the IBPS Clerk 2020 Recruitment drive. The IBPS Clerk Recruitment takes place at state level and candidates are appointed in the state they apply for. These banks have notified vacancies for clerical level recruitment:

Bank of Baroda

Bank of India

Bank of Maharashtra

Canara Bank

Central Bank of India

Indian Bank

Indian Overseas Bank

Punjab National Bank

Punjab & Sind Bank

UCO Bank

Union Bank of India