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IBPS Clerk-2018
National Level


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Institute of Banking Personnel Selection named as IBPS conducts Common Written Exam (CWE) every year for the clerical cadre in multiple banks all over the country. All public sector banks use IBPS CLERK CWE Marks as a base to fill the vacancies for Clerk (Assistant) post. IBPS is conducting Clerk exam for the eighth year now and hence named IBPS Clerk CWE VIII. The IBPS Clerk CWE exam is conducted in two levels- preliminary exam and mains, both stage in Online mode only. IBPS Clerk Prelims and Mains Examination is conducted in two languages ie., English and Hindi (except the English Section questions). IBPS Clerk Prelims and Mains Exam is conducted within the state, where the candidate resides. Candidates qualifying in both these exams are thus selected for the post. From 2015, there is no Interview for Candidates those who are in final merit List.

IBPS Clerk is one of the most competitive exams in India which provides the opportunity to work in various centralized Bank on the Clerical post. IBPS conducts annually an online exam know as common written exam or CWE for IBPS Clerk vacancies. Based on previous year trends, last year, approx 22 lakh candidates applied for IBPS Clerk recruitment out of which around 15 lakh candidates appeared in the first phase of the exam.

IBPS Clerk 2018 PARTICIPATING ORGANISATIONS:

The following Public Sector Banks will participate in IBPS Clerk Recruitment. IBPS Clerk written examination marks will be accepted by the following Public Sector Banks. Candidates appearing and qualifying in IBPS Clerk Mains Examination are shortlisted and provisionally alloted to any of the following banks based on their total marks and preferences.

  • Allahabad Bank
  • Andhra Bank
  • Bank of Baroda 
  • Bank of India
  • Bank of Maharashtra
  • Canara Bank 
  • Central Bank of India
  • Corporation Bank
  • Dena Bank
  • Indian Bank
  • Indian Overseas Bank
  • Oriental Bank of Commerce
  • Punjab National Bank
  • Punjab & Sind Bank
  • Syndicate Bank
  • UCO Bank
  • Union Bank of India
  • United Bank of India
  • Vijaya Bank

Minimum Criteria

IBPS Clerk Salary

An IBPS Clerk's job profile is entitled to get some allowances in addition to the basic salary which is same in almost all the Public Sector Banks.The Basic salary of a job of Clerk is Rs 11,765 to Rs 42,020.

IBPS Clerk Online Application Fees

The candidate has to apply for IBPS CWE clerk-VII through online mode only, after the declaration of IBPS clerk Official notification. Application Fees/ Intimation Charges Payable for IBPS clerk recruitment are:

  • Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
  • Rs. 600 /- for all others

 

IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2018: Important Dates

IBPS has declared the exam dates of Prelims as well as Mains exam of IBPS Clerk 2018. You can check the official dates below:

Events

Dates

IBPS Clerk Notification Release Date

September 2018 (Tentative)

Commencement of Online Application

September 2018

Last Date to Apply Online

October 2018

Admit Card Download Date

November 2018

IBPS Clerk Exam Date (Prelims)

08.12.2018, 09.12.2018, 15.12.2018 & 16.12.2018

Prelims Result Date

December 2018

IBPS Clerk Mains Admit Card

January 2019

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Date

20.01.2019

Provisional Allotment

April 2019

Eligibility

IBPS Clerk Salary

An IBPS Clerk's job profile is entitled to get some allowances in addition to the basic salary which is same in almost all the Public Sector Banks.The Basic salary of a job of Clerk is Rs 11,765 to Rs 42,020.

IBPS Clerk Online Application Fees

The candidate has to apply for IBPS CWE clerk-VII through online mode only, after the declaration of IBPS clerk Official notification. Application Fees/ Intimation Charges Payable for IBPS clerk recruitment are:

  • Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
  • Rs. 600 /- for all others

 

IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2018: Important Dates

IBPS has declared the exam dates of Prelims as well as Mains exam of IBPS Clerk 2018. You can check the official dates below:

Events

Dates

IBPS Clerk Notification Release Date

September 2018 (Tentative)

Commencement of Online Application

September 2018

Last Date to Apply Online

October 2018

Admit Card Download Date

November 2018

IBPS Clerk Exam Date (Prelims)

08.12.2018, 09.12.2018, 15.12.2018 & 16.12.2018

Prelims Result Date

December 2018

IBPS Clerk Mains Admit Card

January 2019

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Date

20.01.2019

Provisional Allotment

April 2019

Application Process

Exam Pattern

IBPS conducts exams for post of Clerical Cadre in two different stages: Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam. The candidates are required to qualify both the stages to be listed in the merit list prepared after conduction of both the exams.

IBPS Clerk 2018 Preliminary Exam Pattern:

S.No

Name of Tests(Objective)

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

English Language

30

30

Composite time of 1 Hour

2

Numerical Ability

35

35

3

Reasoning Ability

35

35

Total

100

100

 

Major changes have been observed in the Exam Pattern of IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam. The total duration and the number of questions asked in Mains Examination of IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam have been revised. In the latest update by IBPS, IBPS Clerk Mains Exam will now constitute of 190 questions that needs to be completed in a time frame of 160 minutes. Previously, Computer Aptitude and Reasoning Ability Section used to be conducted separately. But, in the recent update by IBPS, both these sections are amalgamated together and will constitute of 50 questions that needs to be solved in a time duration of 45 minutes.Both Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam will be conducted bilingually, i.e. both in English and in Hindi. Let’s have a look at the Exam Pattern for IBPS Clerk CWE VII.

IBPS Clerk 2018 Mains Exam Pattern:

Serial No.

Section

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1.

Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

50

60

45 minutes

2.

English Language

40

40

35 minutes

3.

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

45 minutes

4.

General Awareness( with special reference to banking industry)

50

50

35 minutes

Total

190

200

160 minutes

Syllabus

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