Bank Clerk Job Recruitment 2021: Latest Updates On Clerk Notification

There are various positions designated in the bank. In those positions, Bank Clerk job is the basic level Entry-Level job. The Responsibilities of Bank Clerk is to balance day to day activities and works of a bank. Banking sector plays a prominent role in Indian Economy. The Bank Clerk is mainly responsible for customer services at various banks. He has to make sure that every customer is satisfied with the customer service provided by that particular bank.

IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) always conducts a written exam for Bank Clerk every year in multiple banks all over the country.

IBPS releases Official Notification for Bank Clerk Exam shortly. After the release of official notification, Bank Clerk Recruitment 2021 will start. The Online Registration for Bank Clerk 2021 will start after the release of Official Notification.

According to Official Notification, Bank Clerk 2021 Prelims exam is scheduled on December 2021, August 2021, January 2021, September 2021 and mains exam is scheduled on 25/01/2020. Bank Clerk Exam 2019 is going to be an opportunity for those who have not been able to get through SBI and other Bank Recruitment Exams.

The total number vacancies for Bank Clerk 2021 will be released with its official notification. IBPS introduced 7275 vacancies for Bank Clerk 2021 Recruitment. We expect the vacancy to be of the same order for Bank Clerk 2021 as well.

The recruitment process of Bank Clerk 2021 occurs in two phases:

  1. Preliminary Examination
  2. Mains Examination

Students are required to qualify both these exams to get selected for the post of Bank Clerk 2021 in most of the premier Public Sector Banks. The important thing to note here is that there is no interview process required for the selection of the candidate after the mains exam. Complete weightage is given to the result of mains exam result.

Roles and Responsibilities of Bank Clerk:

Bank Clerk job is the one which is searched by more number of people on an everyday basis. Bank Clerk will be assigned to particular Region/Zone/Head office of Bank. A Clerk will be responsible for handling cash and gold loans as Head Cashier. Responsible for arranging remittances as and when needed. Responsible for balancing the cash in branch and ATM. should help in cash Transactions. A person who wants to become Bank Clerk must be good in Calculations, Computer skills and also trustworthy and honest.

As a Single Window Operator (SWO), need to help customers by handling their requests with no limitations to particular tasks.

Advance Clerk Role includes various tasks like opening loan accounts, compiling credit information reports, field inspections, the sending tax to the government, doing tasks which the Regional office asks on regular basis, filing loan documents, generating disbursement schedules, paying crop loan insurance and crediting pensions to government pensioners.

Bank Clerks job is usually given by the department, his roles and responsibilities depend on the particular department.

Bank Clerk Recruitment process:

To become a Clerk of any private bank the basic requirement is to clear the IBPS Examination. IBPS is a written exam which is of total 200 marks. The question paper is usually divided into 5 sections:  English knowledge, General Awareness, reasoning ability, Quantitative aptitude, and computer knowledge.

The candidate who likes to become  Clerk in government bank has to pass the SBI Clerk entrance Exam. This Exam is of 2 parts. They are Preliminary and Mains. To become bank Clerk one has to pass both examinations. Once the candidate clears in both the exams, merit will be issued according to marks obtained by the candidates. Aspirants whose name will be published on merit list is eligible to become Bank clerk.

Bank Clerk 2021 Exam Dates:

IBPS has released a calendar of 2019-2020 wherein the Exam dates have been announced.Here are the Notification details:

Exam Name Prelims Exam dates
IBPS Clerk Exam  December 2021.
IBPS RRB Clerk Exam for Office Assistant  August 2021


Exam Name Mains Exam dates
IBPS Clerk Exam January 2021.
IBPS RRB Clerk Exam for Office Assistant  September 2021.


Bank Clerk Salary:

The Basic salary of Bank Clerk is around Rs. 12000 with other additional allowances. Including basic salary and other allowances, the total salary will be around 20,000 per month.

After the announcement of the 7th pay commission, the salary of Bank Clerk has been revised.

A lot of Perks has been imposed by the bank for its employees.

A Clerk has been given many additional allowances like House rent allowance, Dearness allowance with also benefits of the pension plan as notified by his/her Public sector Bank.

Salary Structure of Bank Clerk:

  • Basic Pay: Rs.12, 812/-
  • House Rent Allowance: Rs.1, 921/-
  • Dearness Allowance: Rs.5, 124/-
  • Gross Salary: Rs.19, 857/-

Bank Clerk Vacancy:

The vacancy for Clerk post is decided by IBPS Exams conducted or by other public sector Banks. The latest vacancies for Bank Clerk Post is as follows,

  • SBI Clerk: 7200 posts
  • IBPS Clerk: 7275 posts
  • Other Bank Clerk Exams: above 8,000 posts


Types of Bank Clerk Exams Conducted: (Depending on different zones, Head Offices)

Bank Clerk Syllabus:

The Bank Clerk Exam is of 2 Phases. They are:

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam

Preliminary Exam is of 3 Sections all in all. They are categorized as follows,

  • Reasoning Ability
  • English Language
  • Numerical Ability

Mains Exam is consisting of 4 sections. They are categorized as follows,

  • Reasoning and Computer Aptitude
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • English Language
  • General/Financial Awareness

The pattern may need not to be same, it may differ for different Bank Clerk Exams.

Bank Clerk Eligibility:

  •         The Age limit is 20 – 28 years at the time of applying for the Bank clerk Post.
  •         The Minimum Qualification for the Clerk Post is Graduation before applying for the post.
  •         Must have a valid Degree from a recognized University.
  •         Should not be included in any criminal record while applying for Exam.

Bank Clerk Preparation:

The preparation for Bank Clerk exam requires the knowledge of the latest pattern and the syllabus of the exam first. Since the syllabus covers almost all topics, it is important for the candidates to choose the right set of books for reference and prepare for their Bank Clerk exams.

Candidates must also go through previous years Bank Clerk question papers in order to practice according to change in pattern of the exam and to know the sections from which the questions are been asked in the exam. Get to know new pattern and syllabus and take related books to refer. You can also go for Coaching classes if required. Take as many mock tests as possible.

  • First, it is important to keep track of updated syllabus and pattern of Question paper of Bank Clerk Exam.
  • The Reference Book should be chosen wisely, by choosing the right set of books that contain information of every topic clearly and precisely with also Mock Test set of Question papers to prepare for the Bank Clerk exam.
  • It’s also important to go through some previous years question papers to understand the updated pattern of Exams.
  • You can also get some study materials of new pattern in some of Bank Clerk Exam Preparation guide Websites.
  • Another option may be to join coaching classes which will be in different batches for students and working professionals like, weekend or evening coaching classes for working professionals etc. for better understanding and preparation for Clerical Exams.
Practice Mock Test Here
IBPS Clerk Mock Test  SBI Clerk Mock Test 
IBPS RRB  Clerk Mock Test  Other Ban Clerk Mock Test 


Bank Clerk 2021 Call letter and Admit card details:

Candidates need to download the Bank Clerk 2021 admit card from the official website. There is no option of sending the hard copy of Bank Clerk 2021 Admit Card via post. To login on the official website, the candidates requires  the data like:

  • Registration Number
  • Date of Birth/ Password

The admit card can be available 10 to 15 days before the Bank Clerk 2021 Exam. The admit card or call letter for Bank Clerk 2021 Exam  is issued in 2 phases:

  • Online Preliminary Exam
  • Online Mains Exam

The link for downloading the admit card is present on the official website. Candidates are pre-informed to check the details before planning to download the admit card.

Bank Clerk Results:

After each section of bank clerk exam, IBPS declares results. The name of the candidate present in the merit list is essential to be considered for Bank Clerk post. The Candidate who has got the highest marks will be at the top and the order goes in descending order.