IBPS Clerk 2018 Official Notification Out – 7275 Vacancies, Exam Date, Eligibility & More

IBPS Clerk 2018 – Institute of Banking Personnel Selection comprises vacancies of IBPS Clerk 2018 state-wise and bank-wise. The IBPS Clerk exam is conducted every year in order to recruit for the vacant clerk posts in the Indian banks. All the banking aspirants who want to do online registration to the recruitment process of IBPS Clerk will start soon. IBPS Clerk 2018 exam involves two stages that are the preliminary examination, mains examination. So, make sure that you clear all your doubts about the eligibility criteria, syllabus, exam pattern, vacancies for the IBPS Clerk 2018 exam.

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IBPS Clerk 2018: Official Notification Out

IBPS Clerk 2018 Online Application

IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2018

IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2018 – The IBPS recruitment has 7275 vacancies for clerk post. The exam dates are released and check the eligibility criteria before you fill out your online application.

IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2018 – Important Dates

Start Of Online Application 18th Sep 2018
End Of Online Application 10th Oct 2018
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online) 18th Sep 2018 to 10th Oct 2018
Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training November 2018
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training 26th Nov 2018 to 01st Dec 2018
Download of call letters for Online examination – Preliminary November 2018
Preliminary Exam Dates 08th Dec 2018, 09th Dec 2018, 15th Dec 2018, 16th Dec 2018
Result of Online exam – Preliminary December 2018/ January 2019
Download of Call letter for Online exam – Main January 2019
Mains Examination 20th Jan 2019
Provisional Allotment April 2019

IBPS Clerk Vacancy

Every year the IBPS Clerk 2018 exam is held across India and this upcoming exam will be the eight edition. The IBPS Clerk 2018 online applications will start soon from the end of September 2018 or starting of October 2018. Previously in 2017, there were around 7,883 vacancies that were allotted for the post of IBPS Clerk. Presently, in 2018 there were 7275 vacancies available.

The IBPS Clerk 2018 exam will prove a tight competition among the aspirants as it is for entry-level candidates.

Name of the Organization: Institute of Banking Personnel Section

Number of Vacancies: 7275

Name of the Post: IBPS Clerk 2018

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IBPS Clerk 2018 Eligibility Criteria

The eligibility criteria for IBPS Clerk 2018 comprises of the following rules:

  • Nationality/Citizenship
  • Age limit
  • Educational Qualifications
  1. Nationality/Citizenship: The applicant of IBPS Clerk 2018 should be a citizen of India or Nepal or Bhutan or a Tibetan refugee who has settled in India before January 1962. The aspirant can also be a person of Indian origin who migrated from other countries and possess a certificate of eligibility that is issued by the Government of India.
  2. Age limit: The minimum age limit for an applicant of IBPS Clerk 2018 is 20 years and the maximum age limit is 28 years.

The age relaxation can be applied but only according to the government rules that are follows:

Category Age Relaxation
Other Backward Classes 3 years
SC/ST 5 years
Physically challenged people 10 years
Widows, divorced women, women separated from husbands who did not remarry 9 years
Individuals domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir during 01.01.1980-31.12.1989 5 years
Ex-Servicemen/Disabled ex-servicemen Total service period contributed to defense forces + 3 years(8 years for Disabled ex-servicemen from SC/ST caste) can have maximum age limit of 50 years
Persons who were affected by the 1984 riots

 

5 years

 

 

Employees of the Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal diminished from service(Only for Madhya Pradesh state only) 5 years
  1. Educational Qualifications: A candidate must acquire a Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University. Further, the aspirant should be passed in English as one of the subjects at SSC/ HSC/Intermediate/ Graduation level. In addition, the candidate should have proof of passing the qualifying examination.

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IBPS Clerk Apply Online

The aspirants can register for the IBPS Clerk 2018 exam only through the online mode. No other mode of application will be accepted by the organization. Further, please note that the application form will not be considered if the provided details are not true.  If the fields that should be filled compulsorily are vacant, then the application would not be considered. The application fees for General category is Rs. 600/- while for SC/ST/PWD is only Rs 100/-.

Follow these steps for applying online:

  1. Click on the official site of IBPS that is ibps.in.
  2. Then, the candidate should click on the link named as”Click here for New Registration”.
  3. Then, read all the instructions carefully and then click Continue. The application form will be there on the screen.
  4. Please fill all the information that is asked out in the online application.
  5. Then fill out the correct information and click on ‘Save and Next ‘ button.
  6. Now, the candidate has to upload the scanned photo and signature according to the given dimensions. Then, click on the ‘Next’ button.
  7. Then, now you have to enter your academic qualifications. Fill in the details accurately and then opt the order of bank preferences. Next, click on ‘Save and Next’ button.
  8. Now preview your complete application form once again, so incase if you want to make any changes, please do it. Once you click the Submit button, you cannot make any changes in your IBPS Clerk online application.
  9. Next, the candidate should pay the application fee in Online Mode only.
  • The payment can be done using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS(Immediate Payment Service), Cash Cards/Mobile Wallets by providing information asked accordingly.
  • After submitting, an extra page of the form will be displayed where candidates should follow the instructions and fill the requisite details.
  • In case, the online transaction is not completed, candidates should login again with their provisional registration number and password and pay the application fees online.
  • Candidates should take a printout of the electronic receipt and online application form. Please make sure that if the same cannot be generated, then the online transaction was not successful.
  • After you submit your payment information, please wait for the intimation from server, do not press back or refresh button.
  • Candidates who are paying using their Credit Card, all charges will be in Indian Rupees. So, if you are using a non-Indian credit card, then your bank will change it into your local currency based on the current exchange rates.
  • In order to secure your data, close the browser window after your transaction is completed.
  1. Click on Submit button. After you submit the online application, registration number and password will be displayed on the screen. Take a print-out of it. Take a note of the provisional registration number and password. Further, an e-mail and SMS will be sent regarding the provisional registration number and password. Later, if the candidate wants to review the application form, then it can be reopened by using this number and password.

There is a special note for visually impaired candidates.

  • It is the sole responsibility of the visually impaired candidate to verify the details carefully that has been filled in the application.
  • If the online application is incomplete such as without proper dimension for your photograph and signature or unsuccessful payment, then form would not be considered.

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IBPS Clerk – Exam Pattern

The Institute of Personnel Selection released the exam pattern for IBPS Clerk exam. There division in time for different sections for the preliminary exam. IBPS Clerk will be conducted in two phases that are Preliminary exam and Mains exam.

Phase –1: Preliminary Examination
  • There are three sections in this exam that are English language, reasoning and quantitative aptitude.
  • The number of questions in English language is 30, in Reasoning Ability are 35 and in Quantitative Aptitude are 35.
  • There are total 100 questions. Each correct answer will be counted for 1 mark each.
  • There are negative marks for each wrong answer and that is 0.25 marks.
  • The total time allotted for the examination is 1 hour.
S.no. Name of Test No. of questions Maximum Marks Total duration
1. English language 30 30 20 minutes
2. Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3. Quantitative Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 1 hour
Phase 2- Mains Examination
  • There are four sections in this exam that are general/financial awareness, English language, reasoning ability and computer and quantitative aptitude.
  • The number of questions in general/financial awareness is 50, in English language are 40, in reasoning ability and computer aptitude are 50 and in quantitative ability are 50.
  • There are total 190 questions. Each correct answer will be counted for 1 mar each.
  • There are negative marks for each wrong answer and that is 0.25 marks.
  • The total time allotted for the examination is 160 minutes.
S.no. Name of Test No. of questions Maximum Marks Total duration
1. General/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
2. English Language 40 40 35 minutes
3. Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
4. Quantitative Ability 50 50 45 minutes

 

Total 190 200 160 minutes

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IBPS Clerk Prelims

The IBPS Clerk Preliminary examination is the first phase. If the candidate passes this phase, only then he/she can attend the next stage of the exam. This exam is comparatively much easier than IBPS PO examination. It is due to this reason that there is increase in the cut-off marks.

There are three sections in this exam that are English language, reasoning and quantitative aptitude. The number of questions in English language is 30, in Reasoning Ability are 35 and in Quantitative Aptitude are 35. There are total 100 questions. Each correct answer will be counted for 1 mark each. There are negative marks for each wrong answer and that is 0.25 marks. The total time allotted for the examination is 1 hour.

It is not necessary that you should attend all the questions from every section but make sure that answer only those questions about whom you are completely confident.

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IBPS Clerk Mains

The IBPS Clerk Mains examination is the final examination and according to its scores the candidates will be selected for various posts. The candidates are selected only on the basis of scores secured by them in this exam.

There are four sections in this exam that are general/financial awareness, English language, reasoning ability and computer and quantitative aptitude. The number of questions in general/financial awareness is 50, in English language are 40, in reasoning ability and computer aptitude are 50 and in quantitative ability are 50. There are total 190 questions. Each correct answer will be counted for 1 mar each. There are negative marks for each wrong answer and that is 0.25 marks. The total time allotted for the examination is 160 minutes. Your hard level of preparation for this exam will lead you to the path of success.

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IBPS Clerk 2018 Syllabus

The syllabus includes the list of subjects and the topics that are required for the preliminary and mains examination. Your preparation should be completely according to the individual topics under different sections. It is highly recommended that you follow the IBPS Clerk syllabus for securing excellent marks in the exam.

The elaborated IBPS Clerk 2018 syllabus for preliminary and mains exam is given as follows. Please follow this syllabus in order to avoid your time spent on unnecessary topics while revision.

IBPS Clerk 2018-Preliminary

English Language Syllabus

Reading Comprehension Cloze Test
Para jumbles Miscellaneous
Fill in the blanks Multiple meaning/Error spotting
Paragraph completion Verbal Ability

 

Reasoning Ability Syllabus

Coding and Decoding Alpha- Numeric Series
Directions Data Sufficiency
Coded Inequalities Puzzle and eating Arrangement
Blood Relations Input and Output
Syllogism Order and Ranking

 

Quantitative Aptitude Syllabus

Simplification Profit and Loss
Mixtures and Allegations Simple, Compound Interest, Surds and Indices
Work and Time Time and Distance
Mensuration-Cylinder, Cone, Sphere Data Interpretation
Ratio and Proportion, Percentage Number Systems
Sequence and Series Permutation, Combination and Probability

 

IBPS Clerk 2018-Mains

General/Financial Awareness Syllabus

History, functions and roles of RBI, SEBI,IRDA etc. Monetary and Credit Policies, Inflation types like CRR, SLR etc.
History of Indian Banking Industry, Types of Banks and Concept of NBFC Static awareness of Counties, capitals, Currencies etc.
Current Affairs Government schemes

 

English Language Syllabus

Reading Comprehension Cloze Test
Para jumbles Miscellaneous
Fill in the blanks Multiple meaning/Error spotting
Paragraph completion Verbal Ability

 

Reasoning and Computer Aptitude Syllabus

Verbal Reasoning Syllogism
Coding and Decoding Seating Arrangement
Double Lineup Scheduling
Blood Relations Input and Output
Directions Ordering and Ranking
Data Sufficiency

 

Coded Inequalities

 

Introduction to Computer Organization History about generation of computers
Basics of Computer Hardware Computer Languages
Computer Memory Computer Hardware and Devices
Computer Software Number Systems and Conversions
Operating System Computer network
Computer and Network Security Internet, MS Office Suite and Shortcut Keys

 

Quantitative Ability Syllabus

Simplification Average
Percentage Ratio and Percentage
Data Interpretation Mensuration and Geometry
Quadratic Equation Geometry
Problems of Ages Profit and Loss
Number Series Mixtures and Allegations
Time and Work Number System
Data Sufficiency Equations
Permutation-Combination

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IBPS Clerk Cut Off

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts the IBPS Clerk 2018 exam every year to recruit the candidates for the clerical vacancies across India. This recruitment process will be done in two phases that are Preliminary examination and Mains examination. The vacancies in this post have increased when compared to the last year.

Each state has different cut-off marks as it is based on the vacancy that is listed in a particular state. IBPS will be releasing the Final cut-off marks of IBPS Clerk 2018-19 only when the Mains examination and personal interview will be finished. So, after the recruitment process, we can expect the cut-off for prelims and mains exam. So, here we have the category-wise cut-off of prelims exam of year 2017-2018.

Reasoning: 14.5

Quantitative Aptitude: 13.5

English: 9.5

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IBPS Clerk Study Plan

IBPS Clerk exam is the most awaited exam for all the banking aspirants. So, all the candidates must prepare a proper study plan and follow it. This study plan will aid you to achieve your path of success. As there are only few days left for the exam, concentrate more and do not divert your attention. Please make sure that you follow the study plan as the experts have made it for your proper guidance only.

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IBPS Clerk Study Materials

Now, you can buy online the best study materials are available for both prelims and mains exam for IBPS Clerk 2018. The online study materials comprises of printed books, e-books, online video courses, mock tests packages, free mock tests. We publish our study materials only that which are according to the latest updates that have come in the bank examinations. It is very easy for the candidates to enhance their knowledge according to the latest update with quality content. So, start your preparation with IBPS Clerk study materials to crack the exam with flying colors.

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IBPS Clerk Online Coaching Class

As IBPS Clerk 2018 exam is now the dream of every bank aspirant, we are providing you free IBPS Clerk online coaching videos. Clarify all your doubts from our best faculty. Our online video coaching classes are according to the latest pattern for both prelims and mains exam. The online coaching class is available at affordable rates with various discounts also. Through our videos, aspirants can get a detailed comprehensive explanation for each topic.

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IBPS Clerk Previous Year Question Paper

As a good aspirant, practicing previous year question paper will aid you to understand the exam level. The memory-based questions of IBPS Clerk for Prelims and Mains exam are available in English language. Further, step-by-step solutions are also provided. The aspirants can freely download the question papers and test their knowledge regarding that particular topic.

When you practice with IBPS Clerk previous year question paper, then you can figure out that type of questions will be asked in the exam and how much you are prepared for that particular topic. Accelerate your preparation with IBPS Clerk previous question paper and achieve your dream job.

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IBPS Clerk Free Mock Test

The candidates who are preparing for IBPS Clerk exam will get a free exam sample with the IBPS Clerk free mock test. In addition, the candidates can determine their standard of preparation. They will come to know about their stronger and weaker areas. The free mock test will help out the candidates to focus more on the weaker sections from the exam point of view. Once you have completed preparation for IBPS Clerk exam, take this free mock test.

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IBPS Clerk Mock Test Series

The mock test series will prove useful as it can help them to know about the exam pattern of the IBPS Clerk exam. Further, it can aid to divide their time for each section. It helps to get an idea about the questions and boost your self-confidence. The mock test series are available both for prelims and mains exam. The candidates can either take test from our website or mobile app. So speed up your preparation with the mock test series and pass the exam with good grades.

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IBPS Clerk Salary & Job Profile

Every bank aspirant must be preparing for their upcoming IBPS Clerk exam, so you should know about your job profile, salary for your post in banks. So, let us have a glance at these details.

Facilities Place with Population>45 Lakhs Below 45 Lakhs
Basic Pay Rs. 11765 Rs. 11765
Special Allowance Rs. 911 Rs. 911
DA Rs. 5311 Rs. 5311
Transport Allowance Rs. 425 Rs. 425
Total (Without HRA) Rs. 18413 Rs.18413
HRA Rs.1176 Rs.1058
Gross with HRA Rs.19589 Rs.19472

 

  • DA: Dearness Allowance
  • CCA: City Compensatory Allowances
  • TA: Transport Allowance
  • HRA: House Rent Allowance

Dearness Allowance (DA): It is revised quarterly in every 3 months which is based upon CPI that is Customer Price Index. This Customer Price Index is announced by the banks.

House Rent Allowance (HRA): It counts to 7-9% of your basic pay. It varies from the place of posting.

Cities HRA%
Metro Cities 8.5
Cities With Population More Than 5 Lakhs 7.5
Other cities 6.5

 

  • Special Allowance will be 7.75% of the basic pay.

Travel Allowance (TA): According to few banks, there is fixed travelling allowance while some banks allow reimbursement of petrol bills.

Medical Allowance: A fixed annual amount is paid by most of the banks.

IBPS Clerk Promotion Stages:

Scale 1: Bank Clerk

Scale 2: Officer/Assistant Manager

Scale 3: Manager

Scale 4: Senior Manager

Scale 5: Chief Manager

Scale 6: Assistant General Manager

Scale 7: Deputy General Manager

Scale 8: Manager

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IBPS Clerk Pre-Exam Training

The IBPS Clerk Pre-Exam training conducts the pre-exam training across India. Our pre-exam training is especially for the minority category. But please make a note that no credit points will be added to your merit list. During the training session, topics like exam tips, time management are also covered which can lead to achievement of good grades in exams. Further, the candidate can choose the nearest centers while they are filling their online application for IBPS Clerk exam.

The applicant must compulsorily have the E-Admit Card to participate in the pre-exam training. Aspirants can use their roll number and password in order to download their Call letter. The pre-exam, training is totally free of cost but the travelling charges and other expenses should be taken by the candidate.

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IBPS Clerk Exam Admit Card

The admit card for Prelims or Mains exam will be released before 15 days of the examination. The aspirants can download the admit card from the official website. The candidates should carry the admit card to the exam venue. Following are the instructions to download admit card:

  1. Visit the official website that is ibps.in.
  2. Then, enter your roll no.
  3. Then your password or date of birth.
  4. Enter the Captcha code.
  5. Click the Login option.
  6. Then your IBPS Clerk Admit Card will appear on your screen.
  7. Download the Admit Card for Prelims examination.
  8. Print the Admit card.

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IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis

There is separate exam analysis for Prelims and Mains exam. The exam analysis will help them to know the difficulty level of the examination. It will help the aspirants to know about the weightage on each topic, marking scheme etc. So, go through our exam analysis and prepare hard for your exam. This will aid you in passing your exam with good grades and land up in your dream job.

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IBPS Clerk Exam Result

After both the phases: Prelims and Mains exam are over for the IBPS Clerk exam, result will be declared. The final level of selection will be solely on the basis of mains result.  The candidates can check their result from the official website. Here are the following instructions as to how to check the result of IBPS Clerk exam.

  1. Visit the official website that is ibps.in.
  2. Click on the link named as “Preliminary Exam Results for Recruitment of Office Assistant Announced.
  3. Click on the login option. Then, enter your registration number or roll no, password or date of birth.
  4. Then, the IBPS Clerk result will appear on your screen.
  5. Download the IBPS Clerk Result.

How to Check IBPS Clerk Result in PDF Format

  1. Visit the official website that is ibps.in.
  2. The PDF file will be opened. Press Ctrl+F.
  3. Type your Roll no in the Find Tab.
  4. If your Roll number is highlighted, then you are selected for the next phase.

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IBPS Clerk Frequently Asked Questions – Find Here

The aspirants will be asking some doubts regarding the IBPS Clerk exam. So, with our frequently asked questions, clarify all your doubts regarding the IBPS Clerk exam. There are many candidates who just opt for a selected query and browse it.

Q.1:  How many vacancies have been released for the IBPS Clerk post?

A: Till now, approximately 8000 vacancies have been released till now.

Q.2:  How to register for the IBPS Clerk 2018 exam?

A: Candidates can register for the IBPS Clerk exam by visiting on the official website that is www.ibps.in.  Then, click on the link title “CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR CWE- CLERKS (CWE Clerks VIII)” to open the Application Form. After that, submit your details, upload your scanned photograph with signature. Please be careful while submitting the online application form as no changes can be done after submission.

Q.3: What is the application fee?

A:  The application fees for General category is Rs. 600/- while for SC/ST/PWD is only Rs 100/-.

Q.4: What is the educational qualification for the IBPS Clerk exam?

A:  The minimum education qualification that is required for the IBPS Clerk post is a graduation in any discipline from a recognized state university or any equivalent qualification that is approved by the central government. In addition, the candidate should know to read and write in the official language of the state where they wish to apply for the IBPS Clerk post.

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