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IBPS Clerk Exam Dates



EventsImportant Dates
Download of call letters October, 2021
Online Examination – Preliminary August 28, 2021
August 29, 2021
September 04, 2021
September 05, 2021
IBPS Clerk Prelims ResultOctober 2021
IBPS Clerk Mains Admit CardOctober 2021
IBPS Clerk Main ExamOctober 31, 2021

IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria


Nationality / Citizenship:

    A candidate must be either -

  1. a Citizen of India or
  2. a subject of Nepal or
  3. a subject of Bhutan or
  4. a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
  5. 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, provided that a candidate belonging to categories (2), (3), (4) & (5) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

Educational Qualifications:

A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognised by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government

The candidate must possess valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he / she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online.

Computer Literacy: Operating and working knowledge in computer systems is mandatory i.e. candidates should have Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations/Language/ should have studied Computer / Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute.

IBPS Clerk Age Limit:

Age (As on 01.09.2021): Minimum: 20 years, Maximum: 28 years
i.e. A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.09.1993 and not later than 01.09.2001 (both dates inclusive)

CategoryAge Relaxation
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
Persons With Disabilities 10 years
Ex-Servicemen / Disabled Ex-Servicemen actual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled ExServicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years
Widows, divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried9 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots5 years
Regular employees of the Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal retrenched from service (Applicable to Madhya Pradesh state only)5 years

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern


Preliminary Exam pattern


Name of SubjectsNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime Alloted
English Language 303020 min
Numerical Ability353520 min
Reasoning Ability353520 min
Total10010060 min

Mains Exam pattern


Name of TestsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime Alloted
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude506045 minutes
General English404035 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude505045 minutes
General/ Financial Awareness505035 minutes
Total190200160 minutes

The above tests except the Tests of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.

Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Online Preliminary and Online Main Examination) There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

IBPS Clerk Syllabus


Preliminary Exam Syllabus


English Language

Reading comprehension, Fillers (Double fillers, Multiple Sentence Fillers, Sentence Fillers), New Pattern Cloze Test, Phrase Replacement, Odd Sentence Out cum Para Jumbles, Inference, Sentence Completion, Connectors, Paragraph Conclusion, Phrasal Verb Related Questions, Error Detection Questions, Word usage/ Vocab Based Questions.

Numerical Ability

Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Pie Chart), Inequalities (Quadratic Equations), Number Series, Approximation and Simplification, Data Sufficiency, Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems (HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Work and Wages, Number system, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns).

Reasoning Ability

Puzzles & Seating Arrangements, Direction Sense, Blood-Relation, Syllogism, Order and Ranking, Coding-Decoding, Machine Input-Output, Inequalities, Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series, Alphabet Related Questions.


Mains Exam Syllabus


Reasoning Ability

Analogy, Syllogism, Passage and Conclusions, Statement and Conclusion, Statement and Assumptions, Statement and Arguments, Decision Making, Assertion and Reasoning, Ranking and Sequence, Coding-Decoding, Blood Relations, Alphabet/ Numeric Series, Direction Sense, Figure Series, Input-output, Sitting Arrangement.

Computer Aptitude

History of computers, Basics of computer’s hardware and software, Short Cut Keys, Windows operating system, Internet, Networking, Basics of MS-Office: MS-word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint, Database, Hacking, Security Tools and Viruses

General English

Reading comprehension, Fillers( Double fillers, Multiple Sentence Fillers, Sentence Fillers), New Pattern Cloze Test, Phrase Replacement, Odd Sentence Out cum Para Jumbles,Inference, Sentence Completion,Connectors, Paragraph Conclusion, Phrasal Verb Related Questions, Error Detection Questions, Word usage/ Vocab Based Questions.

Quantitative Aptitude

Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Caselet, Radar/Web, Pie Chart), Inequalities (Quadratic Equations, Quantity 1, Quantity 2), Number Series, Approximation and Simplification, Data Sufficiency, Number system, Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems (HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Work and Wages, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns).

General/ Financial Awareness

Current Affairs and Static Gk related to banking, economic and financial sector, Latest Reports and Data such as Budget, GDP, Repo rate, Interest rate, tax rate, etc, Basics of Financial Institutions such as RBI, SEBI, IRDA, World Bank and IMF, their headquarters location, name of their head/ chief/ chairman, etc, Financial and Banking Abbreviations, Acronyms, terminologies, Government Schemes and Policies

FAQ


The official website of IBPS is https://ibps.in/
This year, the number of participating banks is 11, whereas, it was 17 last year. The selection of candidates against these vacancies is made on the basis of the preliminary exam, mains exam, and interview
Minimum: 20 years
Maximum: 28 years (As on 01.09.2021)
The candidate must be Graduate on or before 23.09.2021
IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern is determined by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. The clerical recruitment exam is conducted through two phases – Preliminary exam and Main exam. The exams are conducted in online mode and have multiple-choice questions. IBPS Clerk 2021 Preliminary exam will be held August 28, 29, September 04 & 05, 2021
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