Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts an online examination to recruit Clerical Staff for various banks in India.
The banks that recruit through IBPS are:
Any eligible candidate, who aspires to join any of the Participating Organisations as a Clerk or in a similar post in that cadre, is required to register for the Common Recruitment Process (CWE Clerks -VI). The examination will be two tier i.e. the online examination will be held in two phases, preliminary and main. Candidates who will qualify in preliminary examination and shortlisted will have to appear for Main examination. There is no interview or Group Discussion.
Graduates in any discipline from any recognized university or any equivalent qualification recognized by the Government of India.
Candidates who are in the final year of graduation are not eligible to apply. The candidates need to have their marksheets while registering for the exam.
The age of the candidates should be between 20 years and 28 years, both inclusive.
The upper age limit is relaxed for the candidates belonging to the following categories.
|Category||Upper Age Limit Relaxation|
|Scheduled Caste (SC) / Scheduled Tribe (ST)||5 years|
|Other Backward Castes (Non-Creamy Layer) (NC-OBC)||3 years|
|Persons with Disabilities (PWD) General||10 years|
|Ex Servicemen, Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs), Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs)||Service in Defence forces + 3 years|
|Persons ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 01.01.1980 to 31.12.1989||5 years|
|Persons affected by 1984 riots||5 years|
Cumulative age relaxation, other than what is mentioned will not be allowed.
The IBPS PO examination consists of five sections.
IBPS Clerk Prelims is an online multiple-choice question (MCQ) examination of 1 hour duration. So, the candidates have to manage their time well
|Section||Number of Questions||Marks|
IBPS Clerk Mains is an online multiple-choice question (MCQ) examination of 2 hours 15 min duration.
|Section||Duration||Number of Questions||Marks|
|General Awareness with special reference to Banking industry||25 mins||40||40|
|English Language||30 mins||40||40|
|Quantitative Aptitude||30 mins||40||50|
|Computer Knowledge||20 mins||40||20|
|Total||2 hours 15 min||200||200|
1/4 marks will be penalized for every wrong answer.
IBPS Clerk notification is out.
The last date to register for the exam online is Sept. 2017.
Preliminary Exam: 2nd, 3rd, 9th and 10th Dec, 2017
Prelims Results: Dec/Jan 2017
Online Exam Mains: 21.01.2018
Provisional Allotment: April 2018