IBPS Clerk Notification 2021: Online Registration Link Activated Now

IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) has released the IBPS clerk notification 2021 on the official site. It is one of the most awaited recruitment notifications among the banking aspirants. The IBPS clerk recruitment is conducted through two phases i.e. preliminary followed by the Mains examination.
According to the IBPS clerk official notification, the preliminary test for the clerical cadre will be held on 05.12.2021, 12.12.2021, and 13.12.2021, and the Mains exam will be on 24 January 2021.

Check Here the IBPS Clerk 2021 Official Notification

IBPS Clerk Online Registration Date Extended

Direct data entry and direct data interaction with the customers is the main job role of a clerk. Due to demand from Students IBPS Clerk Registration window will be reopened from 23.10.2021 to 06.11.2021. Candidates who have missed filling the application form can now fill the form with the registration window opening from 23.10.2021. Now the following students who were facing difficulties due to eligibility can fill the form:

  • Who attained the eligibility in terms of educational qualifications by 06.11.2021.
  • Those who could not registered successfully from 02.09.2021 to 23.09.2021

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New Online Application Extended Dates

Check the new dates released by IBPS below:

IBPS Clerk Notification 2021 Apply Online

IBPS Clerk Important Dates

Check the important dates regarding IBPS Clerk 2021 and start your preparation process accordingly.

IBPS Clerk notification release date To Be Announced
IBPS Clerk online application starts from To Be Announced
IBPS Clerk online application ends on  To Be Announced
IBPS Clerk Extended Registration Start Date To Be Announced
IBPS Clerk Extended Registration End Date To Be Announced
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online) To Be Announced
The download of all call letters for IBPS Clerk Pre Exam training To Be Announced
IBPS Clerk online pre-exam training To Be Announced
Online Examination – Preliminary To Be Announced
The download of call letters for Online examination – Preliminary
To Be Announced
Result of Prelims exam To Be Announced
The download of call letter for online exam Main   To Be Announced
Conduct of online examination main To Be Announced
Declaration of Final result To Be Announced

IBPS Clerk 2021- Apply Online:

IBPS Clerk Application link will be activated after the release of official IBPS clerk notification 2021. Candidates can apply for the IBPS Clerk examination via online mode. The direct link for applying will be posted once after the official release.
Steps to apply online are as follows:

  • Enter into the official website.
  • On the home page, you can find the direct link to apply.
  • Tap the link to register.
  • Fill up the application form, after registering.
  • Enter all the details mentioned according to the documents
  • Tap the Submit button and pay the application fee
  • Download and print the application for future reference.

Application Fee:

Fees can be paid both via online and offline mode.

Category Application Fee
SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates Rs. 175/- (inclusive of GST)
Other candidates Rs. 850 /- (inclusive of GST)

IBPS Clerk 2021- Vacancies:

The IBPS Clerk vacancy list will be released along with the IBPS clerk notification 2021. Last year a total of 18,594 vacancies were released by the IBPS. Check the previous year’s state-wise vacancy here.

IBPS Clerk Vacancy: State-wise

State Total Vacancies 2020 (as reported in official notification)
Andaman and Nicobar Islands 01
Andhra Pradesh 85
Arunachal Pradesh 01
Assam 24
Bihar 95
Chandigarh 08
Chhattisgarh 18
Dadra and Nagar Haveli 04
Daman and Diu 02
Delhi 93
Goa 25
Gujarat 139
Haryana 72
Himachal Pradesh 45
Jammu and Kashmir 07
Jharkhand 67
Karnataka 221
Kerala 120
Ladakh 0
Lakshadweep 03
Madhya Pradesh 104
Maharashtra 371
Manipur 03
Meghalaya 01
Mizoram 01
Nagaland 15
Odisha 66
Puducherry 04
Punjab 162
Rajasthan 68
Sikkim 01
Tamil Nadu 229
Telangana 62
Tripura 12
Uttar Pradesh 259
Uttarakhand 30
West Bengal 151
Total 2,557

IBPS Clerk –  Eligibility Criteria


  • Aspirants must be a citizen of India.
  • He/She must be a subject of Nepal, or
  • He/She must be a subject to Bhutan, or
  • A Tibetan Refugee who came to India to settle permanently.
  • An Indian Originated person who has migrated from Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Burma, Vietnam, Zaire, and other east African countries whom the government of India has issued the certificate of eligibility.

 Age-based Eligibility: 

  • An aspirant must be between 20-28 years as of 1st September 2021

Educational qualification:

  • A Graduate from a reputed university on or before 10th October 2021.

IBPS Clerk- Salary:

IBPS Clerks’ basic salary is between ₹11,765 and ₹31,540. Apart from salary, IBPS Clerk also gets various allowances. Check the detailed salary structure of an IBPS Clerk.

CATEGORY Amount (in ₹)
Basic Pay 13,075
Special Allowance 1561
DA (Dearness Allowance) 7073
CCA (City Compensatory Allowance) 0
TA (Travel Allowance) 425
Total (without HRA) 18413
HRA (House Rent Allowance) 980
Gross Salary 23,115

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IBPS Clerk-Job Profile:

Select Candidates day to day tasks include.

  • Verification of banking documents.
  • Issue of cash Receipts and ESI Stamps at Counters
  • Pass Books Updation of Account Holders
  • Manning Single Window Counter task time to time
  • Attending to Government Treasury Work
  • Collection of receipts, maintenance of ledger, balance tally, etc.
  • Sanction of withdrawals, verifying cheques, issuing demand drafts (as per request), etc.

IBPS Clerk- Selection Process:

IBPS Clerk 2021 Selection Procedure

Selection Process of IBPS Clerk Exam involves various stages including the following –

  1. Preliminary Exam:–  This section has a sectional cut off which should be satisfied by the Aspirants and the mark of prelims won’t be counted for the final exam.
  2. Mains Exam:- Candidates should score maximum marks in the Mains exam as marks scored in the Main exam will be counted for final selection.
  3. Language Test:- Local language proficiency is a must for candidates who cleared the Mains round.

IBPS Clerk – Exam Pattern:

Preliminary Test Exam Pattern

Name of Subject Number of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100  

Mains Test Exam Pattern

Name of Tests No. of Qs. Max. Marks Time
General English 40 40 35 minutes
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
General/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
Total 190 200 160 minutes

 IBPS Clerk Syllabus:

Candidates should go through the IBPS Clerk Syllabus thoroughly before they start their preparation process. Check below the topic-wise IBPS Clerk Syllabus for getting better insight.

IBPS Clerk- Prelims Exam Syllabus

Reasoning Ability Quantitative Aptitude English Language
Logical Reasoning Simplification Reading Comprehension
Alphanumeric Series Profit & Loss Cloze Test
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test Mixtures & Alligations Para jumbles
Data Sufficiency Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices Multiple Meaning / Error Spotting
Coded Inequalities Work & Time Fill in the blanks
Seating Arrangement Time & Distance Miscellaneous
Puzzle Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere Paragraph Completion
Tabulation Data Interpretation
Syllogism Ratio & Proportion, Percentage
Blood Relations Number Systems
Input-Output Sequence & Series
Coding-Decoding Permutation, Combination Probability

IBPS Clerk- Mains Exam Syllabus

English Language Reasoning Quantitative Aptitude General Awareness Computer Aptitude
Vocabulary Analogy Ratio and Proportion Current Affairs/Static GK Basic of Hardware and Software
Grammar Statements and Assumption Time, distance, and speed Indian Financial System Windows Operating System
Reading Comprehension Syllogism Time and work Indian Banking System Internet Terms
Coding and Decoding Mixture and Allegations Monetary Plans Microsoft –Office
Blood Relations Averages Introduction to National Institutions History of Computers
Direction Sense Test Stocks and Shares Banking Terms Networking and Communication
Series Test Ratio and Proportion Database Basics
Miscellaneous Test Percentage Basics of Hacking, Security Tools, and Viruses
Volume and Surface Area
Permutation and Combination
Height and Distances
Simple Interest and Compound Interest
Profit and Loss
Data Interpretation
Charts, Bar and Graphs

IBPS Clerk-Books

You need to refer to a lot of books for IBPS Clerk Exam preparation. The selection of books plays a vital role in your preparation. The IBPS Guide masterminds have joined together and sorted out the best set of books to make your preparation process an easy one. Given below is a list of the best set of books for each subject.

English Language Books:

Name of the Book Author
High School English Grammar and Composition Wren and Martin
Objective General English SP Bakshi
Descriptive General English SP Bakshi
Word Power Made Easy Norman Lewis

Quantitative Aptitude Books:

Name of the Book Author / Publisher
Practice Book on Quicker Maths M.Tyra, K.Kundan/ Magical Publisher
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive Examination R.S Aggarwal / S.Chand Publisher
Fast Track Objective Arithmetic Rajesh Varma/ Arihant Publisher
Quantitative Aptitude by Arun Sharma Arun Sharma / McGraw Hill

Reasoning Ability Books:

Name of the Book  Publisher
Test of Reasoning Edgar Thorpe / Pearson
A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning R.S Aggarwal/ S. Chand Publisher
Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey MK Pandey / Magical book series

General Knowledge Books:

Name of the Book  Author 
General Knowledge Lucent
Banking Awareness handbook of Banking information N.S Toor
Static General Knowledge Arihant Publication
Banking Awareness Arihant Publication

Some useful tips to crack the IBPS Clerk exam 2021

Tips for Quantitative Aptitude: 

  • You should learn all the mathematical formulas thoroughly to improve your speed, as many numerical problems are to be completed in a limited time.
  • Solve all the previous year question papers to get an idea about question types and repeated questions.
  • Learn the 1 to 20 tables thoroughly to reduce calculation time. This will help you a lot during the Main examination.
  • Take mock tests regularly to get on with the flow.
  • Practice at least 3 hours a day to achieve the best results in the quants section.

Practice Quantitative Aptitude Questions

Tips for the English language: 

  • With basic language in elements such as preposition, adjectives, etc, you can clear this section easily. Don’t waste too much time on this section.
  • Read newspapers and listen to the news daily to improve your vocabulary. Have a separate note for English, Write down the meaning and antonyms for the words which you don’t know the meaning of.
  • Concentrate in areas like word substitution, replacing the phrase, idioms, and phrases and synonyms & antonyms.
  • Don’t make blind guesses, it will cost you negative marks.
  • While doing the reading comprehension section, read the paragraph slowly, and try to understand the context in the first read. This section is easier to score when you understand the paragraph completely, fast reading makes you read the paragraph again and again which will cost you more time.

Attempt English Language Quizzes

General awareness tips:

  • Read newspapers regularly to keep yourself updated with the current affairs. At least you should be thorough of the last months’ happenings.
  • Don’t take this section for granted, answering general awareness questions will take less time than solving numeric problems. Time-saving is one of the vital factors in achieving the best results in the IBPS Clerk Exam.
  • Cover all important subjects like banking awareness, history, geography, political science, economics, computer, etc.

Tips for Reasoning:

  • Solve all the previous year question papers to get a clear idea of the questions and pattern.
  • Try to take more mock tests to improve your efficiency.
  • Whenever you try mock tests, try to complete it with the stipulated time
  • Cover all the topics. Don’t leave any.
  • Logical reasoning questions are too tricky, one should understand the questions properly and should be fast in making calculations.

Data Analysis and Preparation Tips:

  • Master yourself in the calculation. 4 square roots of up to 4 digit perfect squares and cube roots of at least 6 digit perfect cubes.
  • Try to do all simple calculations mentally without using a pen or paper.
  • Use approximation in the calculation to complete the question in less time.
  • Analyze the given data effectively. Understanding the data completely will give you answers in a few minutes as no long calculations are there.
  • There will be different types of data interpretation questions. Try to get familiar with all forms of data.
  • Follow these steps to score better in the upcoming IBPS Clerk Exam.

IBPS Clerk Cut Off:

Cut-off is decided by the total number of candidates appearing for the exam, competitiveness among the candidates, and the vacancies in the banks in which they are participating.
Check below the State-wise IBPS Previous year (2019-20) Cut-off:

IBPS Clerk Prelims Cut-Off 2019-20

State Name Cut-Off for General Category
Andhra Pradesh 66.25
Assam 63
Bihar 65
Chandigarh 71.5
Delhi 71.75 
Goa 67
Gujarat 27
Haryana 68.5
Himachal Pradesh 62.25 
Jammu & Kashmir
Jharkhand 73 
Karnataka 53.25 
Kerala 73.5
Madhya Pradesh 70
Maharashtra 61.50
Odisha 71.50
Punjab 66.25
Rajasthan 71.25
Tamil Nadu 57.75
Telangana 61
Uttar Pradesh 68.25
Uttarakhand 76
West Bengal 70.75

IBPS Clerk Mains Cut-off 2019-20

State UR OBC
Uttar Pradesh 45.13 38.63
Delhi 49.63 42.38
Madhya Pradesh 44 41.63
Gujarat 42.25 36.13
Goa 35 32.25
Bihar 45.38 42.63
Chattisgarh 43.63 43.63
Tamil Nadu 47 46.75
Odisha 46.13 45.50
Rajasthan 47.38 44.75
Haryana 48.63 41
Andhra Pradesh 45.13 44.13
Telangana 43.88 43.38
Tripura 40.13
Karnataka 40.38 38.75 
Kerala 49.63 47.88 
Himachal Pradesh 47.13 35.88 
Jammu & Kashmir 49.25 34.88 
Maharashtra 42.88 41 
Jharkhand 43.38 39 
Assam 41.88 36.50 
West Bengal 47.38 37.75 
Punjab 48.88 48.88
Chandigarh 47.25 44.50
Arunachal Pradesh 41.50
Daman & Diu 38.13 38.13
Sikkim 42.13 39
Uttarakhand 49.88 39.63

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IBPS CLERK- Admit Card:

Candidates who fulfill the eligibility criteria and have paid the fees will get the admit card. The IBPS Clerk admit card holds all the relevant information regarding the exam. The important dates regarding IBPS Clerk 2021 admit card will be released once after the official notification.

The admit card holds the following details:

  • Name of the candidate
  • Registration number/ Roll number
  • Exam date
  • Exam Centre
  • Photograph of the candidate
  • General guidelines for the IBPS Clerk exam.

IBPS Clerk Result: 

IBPS Clerk Result and cut off marks is released by the conducting body IBPS. Check below the steps to check the IBPS Clerk Result.

Steps to check the Result:

  • Enter into the official IBPS website
  • The official site will redirect to the following page- “Click here to check IBPS Clerk preliminary exam results 2021”. Tap the link.
  • Type your registration number and date of birth in the upcoming new window.
  • Type the Captcha code and see your result
  • Check the result and download it for future reference.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Q. Is there an interview stage in the IBPS Clerk recruitment procedure?
A. No, there is no interview stage in the IBPS Clerk recruitment procedure.

Q. Is there a sectional time allotted for each section in the IBPS Clerk exam?
A.Yes, as per the latest pattern there is sectional time allotted for each section.

Q. Suggest best books for Reasoning section in IBPS Clerk Exam
A. Below are the best books recommended by experts.

Name of the Book  Publisher
Test of Reasoning Edgar Thorpe / Pearson
A Modern Approach to Verbal and Non Verbal Reasoning R.S Aggarwal/ S. Chand Publisher
Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey MK Pandey / Magical book series


Q. Suggest some tips for the Quantitative Aptitude section.
A.Tips for Quantitative Aptitude-

  • You should learn all the mathematical formulas thoroughly to improve your speed, as many numerical problems are to be completed in a limited time.
  • Solve all the previous year question papers to get an idea about question types and repeated questions.
  • Learn the 1 to 20 tables thoroughly to reduce calculation time. This will help you a lot during the Main examination.
  • Take mock tests regularly to get on with the flow.
  • Practice at least 3 hours a day to achieve the best results in the quants section.


Q. Are there a fixed number of attempts for the IBPS Clerk exam?
No fixed attempts for IBPS Clerk Exam. You can apply as long as you are eligible for applying.