IBPS Clerk 2018: Recruitment Notification, Registration, Application Form, Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Exam Pattern & Syllabus
Every year Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts the IBPS clerical cadre exam in multiple public sectors Bank. IBPS started Common Written Examination (CWE) in the year 2011 to appoint officers and clerk in public sector banks.
The mode of filling the form is online through the official website of IBPS. It is held in the different location in India. The official notification for IBPS clerk exam is officially out.
Those who wish to enroll themselves can register online now. The process of examination is online. IBPS Clerk (CWE VIII) is going to conduct the pre-examination on 8th, 9th, 15th, and 16th December 2018.
IBPS Clerk Notification 2018
IBPS has published the preliminary exams dates for IBPS clerk 2018 examination. According to IBPS calendar, Prelims exams will be scheduled in December 2018.
IBPS Clerk 2018 is going to be a golden opportunity for those seeking aspirants who have not able to get through or cleared SBI & other bank recruitment.
What are you waiting for? Enroll yourself and begin with your preparation right away. Check more details here.
IBPS Clerk 2018 Vacancy
Last year total 7883 vacancies were declared to fill the available post of IBPS Clerk. From this year it is 7275 vacancies to be released by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection for IBPS CWE Clerk VIII 2018 Examination.
We have provided the preliminary examination details of IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2018.
- Name of Organization: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS).
- Name of Examination: IBPS CWE Clerk –VIII 2018
- Name of the post: Clerical Cadre (CWE CLERK VIII)
- No. of Vacancies: 7275.
IBPS Clerk 2018: Vacancy Details (Statewise)
- Andaman & Nicobar Island: 0 posts
- Andhra Pradesh: 167 posts
- Arunachal Pradesh: 10 posts
- Assam: 94 posts
- Bihar: 178 posts
- Chandigarh: 37 posts
- Chhattisgarh: 89 posts
- Dadra & Nagar Haveli: 3 posts
- Daman & Diu: 1 posts
- Delhi: 362 posts
- Goa: 48 posts
- Gujarat: 533 posts
- Haryana: 146 posts
- Himachal Pradesh: 90 posts
- Jammu & Kashmir: 61 posts
- Jharkhand: 59 posts
- Karnataka: 618 posts
- Kerala: 291 posts
- Lakshadweep: 1 post
- Madhya Pradesh: 325 posts
- Maharashtra: 772 posts
- Manipur: 8 posts
- Meghalaya: 6 posts
- Mizoram: 2 posts
- Nagaland: 4 posts
- Odisha: 191 posts
- Puducherry: 22 posts
- Punjab: 405 posts
- Rajasthan: 268 posts
- Sikkim: 10 posts
- Tamil Nadu: 792 posts
- Telangana: 162 posts
- Tripura: 18 posts
- Uttar Pradesh: 944 posts
- Uttarakhand: 97 posts
- West Bengal: 195 posts
IBPS Clerk 2018 Important Dates
The important dates for IBPS Clerk CWE VIII 2018 are as follows:
|IBPS Clerk Online Registration/ Edit/ Modification of Application||18.09.2018 to 10.10.2018|
|Online Examination – Preliminary||08.12.2018, 09.12.2018, 15.12.2018 & 16.12.2018|
|Declaration of IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Result||December 2018/ January 20198|
|Online Examination – Main||20.01.2019|
IBPS Clerk 2018 Application Fee
|Sr. No.||Category||Application Fee|
|1||SC/ST/PWD||Rs.100/- (Intimation Charges only)|
|2||General and Others||Rs. 600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)|
IBPS Clerk 2018 Online Application Form
Candidates have often raised the query pertaining to the ibps clerk application form.
Need not to worry; I have come up with easy guidelines for application procedure.
The key point to recall before applying online:
Every student must remember the following requirement for applying online which are given:
- Students should scan their passport-sized photograph and signature 4.5cm x3.5cm ) and signature as specified
- Signature in “CAPTIAL LETTERS” will not be acceptable.
- Keep the mandatory details/ documentation needed to make online payment of the requisite application fees /intimation charges or notification.
- Applicants should have a valid personal email ID, which should be kept active till completion. IBPS send call letter for the examination on the registered email Id. It is not supposed to share their email ID to or any person.
In case a student does not have a valid personal email ID it is suggested to create new email ID before registering online and must maintain that email account.
IBPS CLERK 2018 ELIGIBILITY
Following are the key particular which is essential to clear the eligibility criteria:
- Nationality / citizenship:
A Candidate should be either -
(i)a Citizen of India or.
(ii)Participant of Nepal or.
(iii)Participant of Bhutan or.
(iv) A Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the objective of permanently appointed in India.
(v) a person who has moved from Pakistan, Burma, Silence, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar ) Malawi, Zaire with the intention of permanently settling in India. Provide that candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv),(v) a person whose favor a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the government of India.
* Age Eligibility:
|Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe
|Other Backward Classes (OBC Non-creamy layer).||3 Years|
|Persons with Disabilities (PWD)||10 years|
|Ex-Serviceman/Paralyzed Ex-serviceman.||The actual period of service provided in the Defense forces +3 years (8 years for Paralyzed Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST ) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years|
|Widows /Divorced Women||9 years|
|Candidate with Domicile of Jammu &Kashmir during the period of 1-1-1980 to 1989||5 years|
|Persons Affected by 1984 disturbance.||5 years|
Please check the details: IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2018
IBPS Clerk 2018 Admit Card
IBPS will be released IBPS admit card for clerk exam from November 2018. Aspirants can download their respective admit card from the official website of IBPS that is www.ibps.in
The permission letter will be made available 10 to 15 days prior to the IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam. The Permission letter or call letter for IBPS Clerk 2018 will be issued in 2 phases:
- Online Preliminary Examination
- Online Mains Examination
Steps to download IBPS Clerk Admit Card:
- Visit the official website of IBPS
- Click on the admit card link
- To download you will get a login page in which you have to fill your registration number followed by the password
Note: In case of delay in downloading admit card students the reasons could be a technical glitch or maybe an internet speed.
|IBPS PO 2018||IBPS RRB 2018||IBPS SO 2019|
IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam Centre:
While filling the application form of IBPS Clerk examination student can choose the exam center as per their suitability. IBPS can also allot you exam center location if there is non-availability of seats. No complaints will be registered or entertained regarding changes is the examination center.
Please check below the list for exam centers
IBPS Clerks Examination Centers
|State Code||State /UT / NCR||Exam Centre|
|11||IBPS Clerk Exam Center in Andaman & Nicobar||Port Blair|
|12||Andhra Pradesh||Chiral, Chittoor, Guntur, Hyderabad, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Puttur, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam, Vizianagaram|
|13||Arunachal Pradesh||Itanagar, Naharlagun|
|14||Assam||Dibrugarh, Guwahati, Jorhat, Kokrajhar, Silchar, Tezpur|
|15||Bihar||Arrah, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Bihar Sharif, Darbhanga, Gaya, Hajipur, Muzzafarpur, Patna, Purnea, Samastipur, Siwan|
|17||Chhattisgarh||Bhilai, Bilaspur, Raipur|
|18||Dadra & Nagar Haveli||Surat, Jamnagar|
|19||Daman & Diu|
|20||Delhi||Bahadurgarh, Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gurgaon|
|22||Gujarat||Ahmedabad, Anand, Gandhinagar, Himatnagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat, Vadodara|
|23||Haryana||Ambala, Hissar, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Palwal, Panipat, Rohtak, Sonipat, Yamuna Nagar|
|24||Himachal Pradesh||Baddi, Bilaspur, Dharamshala, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Sirmaur, Solan, Una|
|25||Jammu & Kashmir||Jammu, Kathua, Samba, Srinagar|
|26||Jharkhand||Bokaro, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Jamshedpur, Ranchi|
|27||Karnataka||Belgaum Bengaluru, Bidar, Gulbarga, Hubli, Mangalore, Mysore, Shimoga, Udipi|
IBPS Clerk Preparation 2018
Preparation is not an easy task unless you pour in your dedication and hard work.
The preparation of IBPS Clerk CWE Exam can be done by keeping in mind the latest or fresh pattern of IBPS Clerk examination syllabus.
The first step towards your IBPS clerk preparation is knowing your syllabus. The syllabus covers a large number of topics. It is must for the students to select the appropriate books or source of study material for reference to prepare for the clerical cadre examination.
Students can also opt for coaching classes for IBPS preparation. Students, there are several mock tests and online test series available online for preparation.
The practice paper is also available in market students can go and purchase the practice test paper or previous year which are easily available in the market.
IBPS Clerk cut-OFF 2017-18
The cut-off is the minimum scores required to qualify for the exam.
I have come up with the detailed analysis of IBPS clerk cut-off for your reference
Following are the State Wise IBPS Clerk 2018 Prelims Cut-off:
|Daman & Diu||70.75|
|Jammu & Kashmir||76.00|
The cutoff for IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam 2018 is shown below for reference:
|Jammu and Kashmir||68.75|
IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Cut off 2018
|ANDAMAN & NICOBAR||NA||20.03||31.22||36.97|
|DADRA & NAGAR HAVELI||NA||NA||NA||33.94|
|DAMAN & DIU||33.69||27.03||35.75||30.60|
|JAMMU AND KASHMIR||23.28||17.25||34.60||40.28|
IBPS CLERK SALARY STRUCTURE 2018:
What is IBPS Clerk Salary?
IBPS has already plan for IBPS clerk examination 2018 which is proposed to be held at the end of this year. Approx. 8.5 lacs candidate participate in this IBPS Clerk Recruitment (CWE-VIII).
Candidates who are planning to appear in IBPS clerk exam are all inquisitive to know about the salary packages offered to clerical post.
Given below are the details about the clerk Salary structure which constitutes in-hand salary, facilities, allowance, grand pay, salary after probation period salary after 10th multilateral wage, revision on 7th pay commission.
Let’s have a look IBPS CLERK Salary and benefits 2018.
Please check the table below
IBPS Clerk Salary and Perks 2018
|Facilities||Places with Population > 45 lakhs||Below 45 Lakhs|
|CCA||Rs. 0/-||Rs. 0/-|
|Total (without HRA)||Rs.18413.37/-||Rs.18413.37/-|
|Gross with HRA||Rs.19589.87/-||Rs.19472.22/-|
IBPS CLERK Exam Pattern:
IBPS exam syllabus is similar to the other bank exams. As you must be well aware regarding the exam pattern and syllabus. IBPS syllabus is divided into two parts:
(A).IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018
The duration assigned to the IBPS clerk preliminary examination is of 1 hrs. The mode of exam is online.
There are 3 sections having 100 questions in total with a maximum score of 100 marks. Students there is negative marking assigned for the wrong answer as 0.25 Marks are deducted for every attempt.
To avoid deduction please be well aware regarding the negative marking scheme
Students must clear the individual cut-off to qualify for the IBPS Mains exam the section wise details are given below:
|S.No||Name of test (objective)||No. of Question||Maximum marks||Duration|
|1.||English language||30||30||20 Minutes|
|2.||Numerical ability||35||35||20 Minutes|
|3.||Reasoning ability||35||35||20 Minutes|
IBPS Clerk Mains Pattern
IBPS clerk mains exam pattern is also changed.
Main examination will be held online, as per the latest update by IBPS Clerk mains it has 4 sections there is total 190 Question have a total score of 200 marks. The duration of IBPS clerk mains exam is of 160 minutes duration.
Last year computer aptitude and reasoning Ability section conducted individually but in the recent update, both sections are merged.
There will be a total of 50 questions asked in the exam and time duration is 45 minutes.
There is negative marking with a deduction of 0.25 marks for every mistake
IBPS CLERK mains examination section wise detailed are given
|S.No||Name of test (objective)||No.of Questions||Maximation marks||Duration|
|1.||General/financial awareness||50||50||35 minutes|
|2.||General English||40||40||35 minutes|
|3.||Reasoning and computer aptitude||50||60||45 minutes|
|4.||Quantitative aptitude||50||50||45 minutes|
The penalty for the wrong Answer:
There is negative marking scheme for every wrong answer. It is to note that every wrong answer will be penalized by subtracting 0.25 marks.
There is no penalty assigned for leaving any question blank, in case no answer is marked by the candidate.
Final Score Calculation for IBPS exam:
The important points of a basic final score of IBPS clerk exam are Calculated:
- Marks scored in the preliminary Exam (tier-1) will not be taken into consideration while calculating the final score. Prelims marks are only required to reach mains.
- Students need to qualify phase -2 and interview individually to be eligible for the final around.
- Aggregate marks of 100 are used for the final merit list for each category.
- Students with high merit list in each category subject are finally round selected.
IBPS Clerk prelims Exam Syllabus 2018
Students planning to prepare for IBPS clerical cadre post must have a fair knowledge about the detailed syllabus of the exam.
You can see the full information about IBPS clerk syllabus 2018 below
Preliminary exam syllabus consists of English Language, Quantitates Aptitude and reasoning ability subjects. The following topics prelims exams are:
- One word substitution
- Reconstruction of selection & passage phrase substitution
- Jumbled up sentence
- spotting error
- idioms& phrase
- fill in the blanks cloze test
- synonyms and antonyms
- commonly misspelled words
- Verbal and non-verbal
- Analytical function
- Arithmetical number series
- Visual memory
- Symbols and their relationship
- Decision making
- Arithmetical computation
- Space isolation
- Verbal and figure classification
- Relation concept
- Arthiometoical reasoning
- Time and work
- Simple interest
- Compound interest
- Permutation & combinations number series
- Decimals and fractions
- Whole number
- HCF & LCM
- Relationship Between Numbers
- Ratio & proportion
- Profit & loss
- Data sufficiency
- Approximate values
- Data interpretation
IBPS Clerk mains exam syllabus
IBPS Clerk syllabus for Mains examination include of General / financial Awareness, reasoning ability computer aptitude, general English and quantitative aptitude, numerical ability
The syllabus will be same in both prelims & mains.
- Capital market & money market
- Government schemes
- Abbreviations and Economics
- Capital & currencies
- Indian financial system
- History of Indian banking industry
- Budgets basics and currencies
- International Organizations /financial institution
- Current events
- Headquarters of financial organization
- Dance forms
- A nuclear and thermal power station
- Important monuments of India &world
- Correct the sentence
- Passage Comprehensive
- Sentence improvement
- Cloze test
- MS Excel, MS, Word
- Computer network
- Computer device
- Various use of computer
- Operating network
- Introduction of computer and history
- Computer future
- E- word
FAQ- Frequently asked questions
Students below are listed common question asked by the participants pertaining to IBPS clerk exam. Frequently Ask Question about the examination application process will be helpful to seek out various queries and doubts of students.
Here we provide the list of IBPS Clerk FAQ.
- What is the date of online registration for IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2018?
Candidates the online registration of IBPS clerk recruitment will start from 18.09.2018.
- What is the last date of filling the online registration IBPS Clerk forms 2018 close?
The last date of registration will be 10.10.2018.
- What are the two phases in which IBPS Clerk is going to be conducted?
There are two phases IBPS CLERK Recruitment 2018
(B). Mains exam
No interview in final around IBPS clerk Recruitment 2018.
- What are the educational criteria required to get selected for the post of clerical post of IBPS CLERK 2018?
First of all, students should be a graduate in any course from any recognized/authorized university.
(A).A. Candidate must have basic computer knowledge
(b). Students must possess degree/diploma or certificate in computer language, or they should have studied computer in the high school/college or university.
- What is the age criterion to apply for the post of IBPS CLERK Recruitment?
Students the minimum age of students must be 20 years and maximum age must be 28 years
- What is the mode of payment for IBPS CLERK Requirement 2018?
The application fees must be paid online. Please check below for the reference;
|Sr. No.||Category||Application Fee|
|1||SC/ST/PWD||Rs.100/- (Intimation Charges only)|
|2||General and Others||Rs. 600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)|
- How many times can I attempt IBPS clerk exam?
There is no time restriction related to the number of attempt in IBPS clerk recruitment. All categories can attempt any number of times in the examination.
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