IBPS Clerk Notification 2024: Online Application Form, Eligibility & Vacancies

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Clerk Exam 2024 ( IBPS Clerk )

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Updated on May 17, 2024 17:12 IST

IBPS Clerk Notification 2024: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will release IBPS Clerk 2024 notification in July 2024. The application form will be made available after the notification is released. The prelims exam of IBPS Clerk 2024 will be conducted in August 2024. The mains exam will be conducted in October 2024.  Interested candidates are required to apply online for the exam. IBPS Clerk exam is conducted every year for the recruitment of Clerks in the 11 public sector banks of India. In this article, we have provided in detail, IBPS Clerk notification, application process, syllabus, exam pattern, vacancies, eligibility criteria, selection process, salary and many more.

Q:   When IBPS Clerk notification 2024 will be released?

A:

IBPS Clerk notification 2024 will be released in July 2024. The notification will be released to select candidates for the post of Clerks in 11 participating banks. The selection process of IBPS Clerk comprises prelims and Mains exams. The final selection of candidates is done based on the Mains exam. The marks obtained in the prelims exam are not counted for the final merit list. The notification is released in PDF form and comprises the important details related to the exam.

 

Q:   When IBPS Clerk 2024 application form will be released?

A:

IBPS Clerk application form 2024 will be released in July 2024. The deadline to fill the application form will be notified by the examination authority. Any graduate candidate can apply for IBPS Clerk exam. The application process comprises several stages such as registration, uploading the scanned photograph and signature, filling the detailed application form, previewing the application, uploading the left thumb impression and handwritten declaration. The application fees for the exam are INR 850 for General and OBC candidates and INR 175 for SC/ST/PWD categories.

 

Q:   Is IBPS Clerk conducted every year?

A:

IBPS Clerk exam is conducted every year by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. The exam is conducted to select candidates for Clerical cadre post. The selection process comprises prelims exam and Mains exam. The interview is not conducted for this post. The final selection of candidates is done based on the Mains exam. Candidates qualifying the recruitment exam will have to satisfy the eligibility criteria of the participating banks. There are 11 participating banks and allotment of candidates is done based on merit-cum-preference.

 

IBPS Clerk 2024 Notification PDF

The detailed IBPS Clerk notification 2024 will be released online. IBPS Clerk notification PDF carry details such as application process, eligibility criteria, exam pattern, selection process, and exam centres. IBPS Clerk is an excellent opportunity for candidates who want to pursue their career in the banking sector. IBPS Clerk recruitment process starts with the release of official notification. It is crucial to properly understand IBPS Clerk notification PDF that outlines all the important details regarding the exam.

Also Read: IBPS Clerk dates 

Q:   What are the subjects of IBPS Clerk exam?

A:
The prelims exam of IBPS Clerk comprises questions from Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. The Mains exam comprises questions from Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude, Quantitative Aptitude English Language, and General/ Financial Awareness. The total marks allotted to the prelims exam are 100. The total marks allotted to the Mains exam are 200.
 

Q:   How can I crack IBPS clerk exam?

A:

It is important for candidates to utilise the right resources to prepare for IBPS Clerk exam. The accurate preparation strategy helps candidates in moving ahead on the path to success. Candidates need to put in consistent and dedicated efforts to prepare for IBPS Clerk exam in the right direction. If candidates are preparing for the exam, it is essential for candidates to have an efficient study plan. This will help candidates to prepare in the best possible way. As this is a competitive exam, without study plan, candidates may struggle to clear the cutoff. The tips and tricks to prepare for the exam are given below:

  • For English Language, candidates can focus on the topics such as reading comprehension, cloze test, fillers, spotting errors, etc. Candidates can improve their comprehension by reading newspapers
  • For Reasoning Ability section, candidates must practice more questions on the topics such as puzzles, inequalities, syllogism, coding decoding, blood relations, seating arrangements
  • For Numerical Ability section, candidates must practice a variety of questions on different topics including simplification, number series, data interpretation, and quadratic equations.
  • Candidates must attempt mock tests inorder to identify the strengths and weaknesses
  • Candidates must focus on the important topics that carry higher weightage

 

 

Q:   What is IBPS Clerk job profile?

A:

IBPS Clerk is an entry-level post. IBPS Clerk is a post that offers a lot of learning as well as opportunities. The job profile of IBPS Clerk is given below: Verification of various documents and proofs submitted by the customers Responsible for bank cash, various important documents, keys, etc. Sanctioning of withdrawals by the customers Maintaining the various documents of the bank, balance sheets, ledger, etc. Resolving the various issues of the customers Issuing of Demand Drafts (DDs), bank accounts for the customers, cash receipts, etc. Providing information about the latest schemes and government policies Providing guidance to customers relating to various banking activities Attending to treasury works Updating the passbooks of account holders Resolving queries of the customers Miscellaneous tasks.

 

IBPS Clerk Dates 2024

Take a look at the table below for the complete schedule of IBPS Clerk 2024 exam

DatesUpcoming Exam Dates

Jul '24

IBPS Clerk 2024 notification

TENTATIVE

24 Aug '24 -

25 Aug '24

IBPS Clerk 2024 Prelims Exam

31 Aug '24

IBPS Clerk 2024 Prelims Exam

13 Oct '24

IBPS Clerk 2024 Mains Exam

IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2024

IBPS Clerk eligibility criteria is prescribed by IBPS in terms of age limit, educational qualification, nationality, etc. The eligibility criteria of IBPS Clerk is given below:

  • The age limit of candidates should be between 20 and 28 years 
  • The educational qualification prescribed for IBPS Clerk is graduation
  • Operating and working knowledge in computer systems is mandatory, i.e. candidates should have a Certificate/ Diploma/ Degree in computer operations/ Language/ should have studied Computer/ Information Technology as one of the High School/ College/ Institute subjects
  • Proficiency in the Official Language of the State/ UT (candidates should know how to read/ write and speak the Official Language of the State/ UT) for which vacancies a candidate wishes to apply for is preferable

Also Read: IBPS Clerk Admit Card

Q:   What details can I check in IBPS Clerk notification?

A:
IBPS Clerk notification is released in PDF form. The notification comprises details related to the exam such as exam dates, application process, eligibility, vacancies, process to documents, exam centres, details related to provisional allotment, etc. Candidates must read the notification before applying for the exam.
 

Q:   Is there any limit in the number of attempts in IBPS Clerk exam?

A:
No, there is no limit to the number of attempts in the IBPS Clerk exam. Candidates falling within the prescribed age limit can apply for the exam. Candidates should be between 20 and 28 years. The educational qualification prescribed for the exam. There is no minimum percentage required in graduation for IBPS Clerk exam.
 

Q:   In an IBPS Clerk which type of computer Certificate is necessary?

A:

They participating banks do not look for any Computer Certificate. Only basic level questions are asked in the paper. Candidates need to prepare such questions. The banks provide training for basic skills after candidates get selected. But while filling form, candidates need to enter their knowledge of computer. MS office Certificate is enough to apply for IBPS Clerk exam. The eligibility criteria prescribed for IBPS Clerk exam is between 20 and 28 years. Relaxation in the upper age limit is provided to candidates belonging to reserved categories. Candidates who have completed graduation can apply for the exam. Final year graduation candidates can also apply for the exam. Candidates must have proficiency in the official language of the state/UT for which vacancies they wish to apply.

 

IBPS Clerk Application Form 2024

Candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria are required to apply online from the official website. Application fees can be submitted online. Check below the process to apply online:

  • Visit the official website of IBPS
  • Click the ‘New Registration’ link
  • Enter the required details to register
  • Upload scanned images of photograph, signature, and Left Thumb Impression (LTI)
  • Candidates are also required to upload IBPS Clerk handwritten declaration
  • Fill in the educational details, work experiences, preference of banks, exam city, etc.
  • Preview IBPS Clerk application form to verify the details
  • Submit the application form and proceed towards paying the exam fees
  • The application fees are INR 850 for General and OBC candidates, while it is INR 175 for SC/ST/PWD candidates
  • Take printout of the application form and fee receipt

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Q:   What is IBPS Clerk handwritten declaration?

A:

IBPS Clerk handwritten declaration is a text which candidates need to upload while filling the application form. By uploading the handwritten declaration, candidates declare that the details provided in the application form are correct and valid. The text for the handwritten declaration is given below: The text for the handwritten declaration I, _______ (Name of the candidate), hereby declares that all the information submitted by me in the application form is correct, true and valid. I will present the supporting documents as and when required. Applicants need to write the IBPS Clerk handwritten declaration in English on white paper with black ink. The file of handwritten declaration should be in jpg/jpeg. The dimensions should be 800x400 pixels in 200 DPI. The file size should be 50 kb to 100 kb.

 

Q:   How can I fill IBPS Clerk application form?

A:
You need to fill IBPS Clerk application form online only. The application process comprises various stages-registration, uploading the scanned photograph and signature, filling the detailed application form, previewing the application form, fee payment, and taking a printout of the application form. Candidates are not required to sent the hard copy of their application forms to the examination authority. Candidates are required to fill their application forms carefully as editing of details is not allowed after final submission of application form. The steps to fill the application form are given below: Visit the official website of IBPS New users need to register for the exam first To register for the exam, candidates need to fill details such as candidate's name, email ID, contact number, etc. After successful registration, registration ID and password are generated Candidates need to upload their scanned photographs and signatures Fill the basic details, personal details, communication details, educational qualification, etc. Select the preferences of banks Upload the scanned left thumb impression and handwritten declaration Preview the application form Pay the application fee Submit the application form
 

Q:   I am unable to upload the photograph and signature while filling IBPS Clerk application form. What to do?

A:
While, filling IBPS Clerk application form, candidates need to upload their photographs, signatures, handwritten declarations, left thumb impressions, etc. The documents should be uploaded as per the dimensions specified by the examination authority. Candidates must upload the photograph and signature in the prescribed format while filling IBPS Clerk application form. The size of the photograph should be between 20 kb to 50 kb and its dimension should be between 200 x 230 pixels. The size of the signature should between 10kb to 20kb and dimension should be between 140 x 60 pixels. The signature should not be in capital letters. It should be in appropriate size and clearly visible. Candidates must ensure that the size of the scanned image of photograph should not be more than 50 kb. If the size of the file is more than 50 kb then adjust the settings of the scanner such as the DPI resolution, no of colours, etc. during the process of scanning.
 

IBPS Clerk Admit Card 2024

IBPS Clerk admit card is released online one week before the exam on the official website. The prelims admit card is released for all the registered candidates. The mains admit card is released for candidates who qualify the prelims exam. IBPS Clerk admit card can be downloaded by entering registration number or roll number and date of birth or password. The admit card is an important document without which candidates are not allowed to appear for the exam. The steps to download IBPS Clerk admit card are given below:

  • Visit the official website of IBPS
  • Click the IBPS Clerk admit card' link on the home page
  • On the login page, enter registration number or roll number and date of birth or password
  • IBPS Clerk admit card appears on the screen
  • Download the admit card and take its printout

Details in IBPS Clerk Admit Card

The following details are mentioned in IBPS Clerk admit card:

Name of candidates

Exam date

Duration of test

Registration number

Reporting time

Roll number/User ID

Scanned images of photograph & Signature

Space for signature & left thumb impression of candidates

Address of IBPS Clerk exam centre

Exam day guidelines

Space for invigilator's signature

Password

Q:   How to download IBPS Clerk admit card?

A:
Candidates should download IBPS Clerk admit card in the latest version of Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, and Firefox. The steps to download the admit card are given below: Visit the official website of IBPS Click the IBPS Clerk admit card' link on the home page On the login page, enter registration number or roll number and date of birth or password IBPS Clerk admit card appears on the screen Download the admit card and take its printout.
 

Q:   Can I show the digital copy of IBPS Clerk admit card?

A:

No, a digital copy of IBPS Clerk admit card is not allowed. Candidates are required to show a printed copy of the admit card. Candidates are also required to carry one government photo-identity proof to the exam centre. Candidates need to download their admit cards online by logging with the required credentials. IBPS Clerk admit card is an important document as it carries important details related to the exam. Without the admit card, candidates will not be allowed to appear for the exam. After downloading the admit card, candidates need to check all the details carefully and in case there are discrepancies, they should report to the examination authority for correction.

 

Q:   What if IBPS Clerk admit card login page takes time to load?

A:
Due to the heavy load on the server, IBPS Clerk admit card login page takes time to load. Therefore, candidates are advised to keep patience and try to download their admit cards within a certain interval of time. Candidates need to download their admit cards online. The hard copy of IBPS Clerk admit card is not sent to any candidates. Candidates need to download the admit card by logging in with the required credentials.
 

IBPS Clerk Notification 2024: Exam Pattern

The exam pattern of IBPS Clerk recruitment highlights the overall structure of prelims and mains exams. Both the stages of exams are conducted online. The prelims exam according to IBPS Clerk exam pattern comprises three sections and is held for 60 minutes. The total marks allotted to the exam are 100 marks. The mains exam comprises four sections and the total marks allotted to the test are 200. The duration of the test is 160 minutes. There are sectional timings in both the stages of exam.

Q:   What is IBPS Clerk exam pattern?

A:

IBPS Clerk exam pattern is such that it comprises prelims and Mains exams. The both the stages of exams are conducted online. The final selection of candidates is done based on the Mains exam. The marks obtained in the prelims exam are not counted for the final merit list. The prelims exam comprises three sections and carries 100 marks. The Mains exam comprises four sections and carries 200 marks. The structure of the IBPS Clerk prelims and mains exams is given below.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern

SectionsNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks

English Language

30

30

Numerical Ability

35

35

Reasoning Ability

35

35

Total

100

100

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Pattern 

SectionsNo. of questionsIbps clerk mains total marks

General/Financial Awareness

50

50

General English

40

40

Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

50

60

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

Total

190

200

 

Q:   Are there any sectional timings in the IBPS Clerk exam?

A:

Yes, there are sectional timings in IBPS Clerk exam. In prelims exam, candidates will get 20 minutes to answer each section. In the Mains exam, 35 minutes each will be given to answer questions from General/Financial Awareness, General English and 45 minutes each will be given to attempt Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude and Quantitative Aptitude questions. The section-wise exam timings for prelims and mains exam are given below.

Prelims Exam

Sections

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Time Duration (In Minutes)

English Language

20

Numerical Ability

20

Reasoning Ability

20

Total

60 Minutes

Mains Exam

Sections

IBPS clerk mains sectional timing

General/Financial Awareness

35 minutes

General English

35 minutes

Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

45 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

45 minutes

Total

160 minutes

 

Q:   What are IBPS Clerk shift timings?

A:

The prelims exam of IBPS Clerk is conducted in four shifts: 9 am to 10 am, 11:30 am to 12:30 pm, 2 pm to 3 pm, and 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. The reporting times are mentioned on the admit card. Candidates are required to reach the exam centres as per the reporting times. IBPS Clerk Mains exam is conducted in one shifts depending upon the number of candidates. IBPS Clerk shift timing for the Mains exam is 9:00 am -12.00 pm. The shift timings for IBPS Clerk prelims and mains exams are given below:

Mains Exam

Shifts

Reporting Time

Timings

Shift 1

8:00 AM

9:00 am – 11:40 pm

Prelims Exam

Shifts

Timings

Shift 1

09:00 am-10:00 am

Shift 2

11:30 am-12:30 pm

Shift 3

02:00 pm-03:00 pm

Shift 4

04:30 pm-05:30 pm

 

IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2024

IBPS syllabus highlights the topics and sub-topics that candidates need to prepare for the exam. Candidates should be well versed with the syllabus as the question paper is framed based on it. The important topics for IBPS Clerk exam are given below:

English Language: Reading Comprehension, Cloze Test, Fillers, Spotting Errors, Sentence Improvement, Fill in the Blanks, etc.

Numerical Ability: Number Series, Simplification/ Approximation, Quadratic Equations, Data Interpretation, Data Sufficiency, etc.

Reasoning Ability: Puzzle and Arrangements, Inequality, Syllogism, Coding-Decoding, Blood Relations, Direction sense and Order and Ranking, etc.

Computer Aptitude: History and Generation of Computers, Introduction to Computer Organisation, Computer Hardware and I/O Devices, Computer Languages, Basics of DBMS, Operating System, Internet, Computer Network & Security, Computer Memory, Computer Software, etc.

General Knowledge: Banking and Insurance Awareness, Financial Awareness, Current Affairs, Govt. Schemes and Policies, Static Awareness, etc.

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Q:   What are the important topics for IBPS Clerk Reasoning section?

A:
In the Reasoning section of the IBPS Clerk exam, candidates need to focus on Seating Arrangements, Syllogism, Coding-Decoding, etc. In the prelims exam, a total of 35 questions are asked and carries 35 marks. In the Mains exam, a total of 50 questions are asked and carries 60 marks. Candidates can prepare this section by referring to the previous years question papers and attempt mock tests. The tips and tricks to prepare for IBPS Clerk Reasoning section are given below: Go through the topics given in the IBPS Clerk syllabus for Reasoning Maximum questions in this section are asked from Data Interpretation and Puzzles Candidates should practice previous year question papers and sample papers to know the type of questions asked in the exam Candidates must take sectional mock test for Reasoning and analyse their performance in the mock test
 

Q:   What is IBPS Clerk Syllabus?

A:

IBPS Clerk syllabus is divided into prelims and Mains exams. The syllabus for the prelims exam comprises the topics such as English Numerical Ability, and Reasoning. IBPS Clerk Mains syllabus includes Quantitative Aptitude English Language, Reasoning Ability, Computer Aptitude, and General Awareness. It is important to prepare according to the syllabus as the questions in the exam are framed based on it. Candidates must be well-versed with the IBPS Clerk syllabus to know the important topics for the exam. The benefits of knowing the syllabus are given below:

  • IBPS Clerk syllabus outlines the topics that candidates need to prepare for the exam
  • Going through the syllabus candidates can know the topics that are important for the exam
  • Candidates can plan their preparation strategy based on the syllabus
 

Q:   What is the similarity in the syllabus of the IBPS Clerk and the RBI Assistant?

A:

The syllabus of IBPS Clerk and RBI Assistant exams are quite similar in nature as they both test candidates on similar topics such as General Awareness, Numerical Ability, Reasoning and English language. However, there may be some slight differences in the specific areas of emphasis or the types of questions that are asked on each exam. For example, the RBI Assistant exam may place more emphasis on Economics and Banking-related topics, whereas the IBPS Clerk exam may focus more on General Knowledge and Current Affairs. There is also difference in the difficulty level. IBPS Clerk exam is conducted for recruitment to the post of Clerks in the 11 participating public sector banks in India. RBI Assistant exam is conducted for recruitment to the post of Assistants in RBI.

 

IBPS Clerk Vacancies 2024

IBPS Clerk vacancies are released along with the detailed IBPS Clerk notification. The vacancies are announced state-wise and category-wise in PDF form. Candidates can check below IBPS Clerk vacancy break-up of 2023.

State Name SC ST OBC EWS General Total Vacancies

ANDAMAN & NICOBAR

0

0

0

0

0

00

ANDHRA PRADESH

11

04

20

07

35

77

ARUNACHAL PRADESH

0

02

0

0

04

06

ASSAM

05

09

20

08

35

77

BIHAR

32

01

56

21

100

210

CHANDIGARH

0

0

02

01

03

06

CHHATTISGARH

08

24

03

08

41

84

DADRA & NAGAR HAVELI DAMAN & DIU

0

0

01

0

07

08

DELHI (NCR)

33

16

63

22

100

234

GOA

0

03

05

03

25

36

GUJARAT

15

35

63

23

103

239

HARYANA

31

0

46

15

82

174

HIMACHAL PRADESH

19

03

16

08

35

81

JAMMU & KASHMIR

0

0

03

0

11

14

JHARKHAND

05

12

05

04

26

52

KARNATAKA

12

05

22

07

42

88

KERALA

04

0

13

05

30

52

LADAKH

0

0

0

0

0

00

LAKSHADWEEP

0

0

0

0

0

00

MADHYA PRADESH

57

77

57

38

164

393

MAHARASHTRA

51

46

141

51

238

527

MANIPUR

0

02

0

0

08

10

MEGHALAYA

0

0

0

0

01

01

MIZORAM

0

0

0

0

01

01

NAGALAND

0

01

0

0

02

03

ODISHA

07

10

05

05

30

57

PUDUCHERRY

0

0

0

0

0

00

PUNJAB

96

0

66

30

129

321

RAJASTHAN

28

21

33

16

71

169

SIKKIM

0

0

0

0

0

00

TAMIL NADU

25

01

36

14

66

142

TELANGANA

03

01

06

02

15

27

TRIPURA

01

04

0

01

09

15

UTTAR PRADESH

142

05

180

65

282

674

UTTRAKHAND

03

0

02

02

19

26

WEST BENGAL

53

10

51

23

104

241

Total

641

292

915

379

1818

4045

Q:   How the candidates are selected against IBPS Clerk vacancies?

A:
The selection process of IBPS Clerk includes preliminary and Mains exams. The final selection is done based on the Mains exam. The prelims exam marks are not counted for the merit list. Candidates selected through IBPS Clerk exam will be recruited to the 11 participating public sector banks in India. Candidates can ace the exam with good preparation.
 

Q:   How many IBPS Clerk vacancies were announced in 2022?

A:
A total of 6035 vacancies were announced for IBPS Clerk in 2022. The vacancies were announced state-wise and category-wise along with the notification. The highest number of vacancies were announced for Uttar Pradesh. Total 1089 vacancies were announced for this state.
 

Q:   How is the provisional allotment of IBPS Clerk done?

A:

IBPS Clerk provisional allotment is done based on the marks obtained in the Mains exam. The marks obtained in the prelims exam are not counted for the final merit list. To prepare the provisional allotment list, the marks are normalised out of 100. The marks and cut off marks for provisional allotment are prepared out of 100. The process of provisional allotment is given below:

  • The total marks allotted to the mains exam are 200. Marks are converted out of 100 for provisional allotment. Candidates should qualify in the online main exam and be sufficiently high in merit to be considered for the subsequent provisional allotment process
  • On completion of the mains exam, depending on the state/UT-wise vacancies to be filled in during the financial year 2023-24 based on the business needs of the participating banks, candidates shortlisted will be provisionally allotted to one of the participating banks based on merit-cum-preference
  • The provisional allotment is done on the basis of actual vacancies reported by the participating banks
  • Candidates belonging to the reserved category, selected on the basis of norms as applicable to the General Category will be treated at par with a General category candidate. Such own merit candidates belonging to reserved categories who are provisionally allotted under unreserved (General) category will not be adjusted against a reserved post. However, their original category as registered in the online registration will remain unchanged
  • The provisional allotment is subject to the candidate fulfilling the criteria for participating bank and identity verification to the satisfaction of the allotted bank. This does not constitute an offer of employment. Verification of documents with regard to eligibility criteria is carried out by the participating bank
  • The participating bank also ascertains Proficiency of the local language (reading, writing, and speaking) of the State/UT for the provisionally allotted candidates
 

IBPS Clerk Salary

The initial IBPS Clerk salary is INR 28,000 to 30,000 per month. The starting basic salary is INR 19, 900 including dearness allowance, house rent allowance, medical allowance, and transport allowance. 

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Q:   What is IBPS Clerk salary?

A:

The public sector banks in India offer lucrative salaries to Clerical cadre posts along with various perks, incentives and benefits. Therefore, the in-hand salary of an IBPS Clerk may range between INR 28,000 to 30,000 per month. The following allowances are offered to IBPS Clerk: Dearness Allowance: This component is 4 per cent of the Basic Pay. DA depends on the CPI and is revised after every three months. House Rent Allowance: The HRA is dependent on the location of the posting. It is 8.5 per cent of the Basic Pay for Metro Cities, 7.5 per cent of the Basic Pay for cities having a population of more than 5 Lacs, and 6.5 per cent of the Basic Pay for other cities. Travel Allowance: The official tours and travels will be reimbursed by the bank. Medical Allowance: For IBPS Clerks, the amount is fixed at INR 2000. Medical allowance is provided once in a year. Special Allowance: For IBPS Clerk this amount is fixed at INR 4118.

 

Q:   What is the increment offered to IBPS Clerk?

A:
The initial basic pay of IBPS Clerk is INR 19,900 with a yearly increment of INR 1000 for three years. The basic pay of IBPS Clerk is INR 20,900 with a yearly increment of INR 1230 for the next three years. The basic pay of IBPS Clerk is INR 24,590 with a yearly increment of INR 1490 for the next four years. The basic pay is INR 30,550 with a yearly increment of INR 1730 for the next seven years. The basic pay of IBPS Clerk is INR 42,600 with a yearly increment of INR 3270 for the next year.
 

Q:   What is the annual salary of IBPS Clerk?

A:
IBPS offers a lucrative IBPS Clerk salary according to 7th pay commission. The annual salary is around INR 3 to 4 Lacs along with various allowances and perks. IBPS Clerk salary depends on the location they are currently working. Apart from salary, candidates are given house rent allowance, dearness allowance, medical allowance, travel allowance, special allowance and transport allowance.
 

IBPS Clerk Notification 2024 FAQs

Candidates can check below IBPS Clerk 2024 notification FAQs.

Q:   What is IBPS Clerk exam pattern?

A:

IBPS Clerk exam pattern is such that it comprises prelims and Mains exams. The both the stages of exams are conducted online. The final selection of candidates is done based on the Mains exam. The marks obtained in the prelims exam are not counted for the final merit list. The prelims exam comprises three sections and carries 100 marks. The Mains exam comprises four sections and carries 200 marks. The structure of the IBPS Clerk prelims and mains exams is given below.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern

SectionsNo. of QuestionsTotal Marks

English Language

30

30

Numerical Ability

35

35

Reasoning Ability

35

35

Total

100

100

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Pattern 

SectionsNo. of questionsIbps clerk mains total marks

General/Financial Awareness

50

50

General English

40

40

Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

50

60

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

Total

190

200

 

Q:   What is IBPS Clerk salary?

A:

The public sector banks in India offer lucrative salaries to Clerical cadre posts along with various perks, incentives and benefits. Therefore, the in-hand salary of an IBPS Clerk may range between INR 28,000 to 30,000 per month. The following allowances are offered to IBPS Clerk: Dearness Allowance: This component is 4 per cent of the Basic Pay. DA depends on the CPI and is revised after every three months. House Rent Allowance: The HRA is dependent on the location of the posting. It is 8.5 per cent of the Basic Pay for Metro Cities, 7.5 per cent of the Basic Pay for cities having a population of more than 5 Lacs, and 6.5 per cent of the Basic Pay for other cities. Travel Allowance: The official tours and travels will be reimbursed by the bank. Medical Allowance: For IBPS Clerks, the amount is fixed at INR 2000. Medical allowance is provided once in a year. Special Allowance: For IBPS Clerk this amount is fixed at INR 4118.

 

Q:   What is IBPS Clerk Syllabus?

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IBPS Clerk syllabus is divided into prelims and Mains exams. The syllabus for the prelims exam comprises the topics such as English Numerical Ability, and Reasoning. IBPS Clerk Mains syllabus includes Quantitative Aptitude English Language, Reasoning Ability, Computer Aptitude, and General Awareness. It is important to prepare according to the syllabus as the questions in the exam are framed based on it. Candidates must be well-versed with the IBPS Clerk syllabus to know the important topics for the exam. The benefits of knowing the syllabus are given below:

  • IBPS Clerk syllabus outlines the topics that candidates need to prepare for the exam
  • Going through the syllabus candidates can know the topics that are important for the exam
  • Candidates can plan their preparation strategy based on the syllabus
 

Q:   What are the best books for IBPS Clerk exam?

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The best books for IBPS Clerk exam are given below: English Language High School English Grammar and Composition by Wren and Martin Objective General English by Arihant Publications Word Power Made Easy by Norman Lewis Quantitative Aptitude Quantitative Aptitude by R S Agarwal Data Interpretation by Arun Sharma Objective Mathematics for Competitive Exams by Tarun Goal Fast Track Arithmetic by Rajesh Verma Reasoning Ability Modern Approach to Verbal and Non-Verbal Reasoning by RS Agarwal Analytical Reasoning by MK Pandey A New Approach to Reasoning: Verbal and Non-Verbal by BS Sijwali and Indus Sijwali General and Financial Awareness India Year Book Manorama Yearbook Banking Awareness by Arihant Publications Lucent's GK book Computer Aptitude Banking & Computer Aptitude for IBPS Bank Clerk/PO Exams Paperback Computer Knowledge by Odisha Publication Computer Awareness by Arihant Publication Objective Computer Knowledge and Literacy by Kiran Publication.
 

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IBPS Clerk exam centre details are mentioned in the admit card. To download the admit card, candidates need to enter the required credentials such as the registration number or roll number and date of birth or password. Candidates need to appear for the exam in the centre allotted them. They need to

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The list of IBPS Clerk exam centres is released along with the notification. Candidates need to select their preferred exam centres while filling the application form. One exam centre each can be selected for the prelims and Mains exams. IBPS Clerk exam centres are allotted to candidates based on th

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Answered 3 weeks ago

The table below highlights the number of candidates who registered and appeared in the IBPS Clerk exam in the last four years. 

YearNo.of candidates registered (In Lakh)No.of candidates appeared (In Lakh)
2022-236.594.91
2021-228.495.94
2020-217.415.08
2019-209.916.65
2018-1910.827.49
2017-1813.419.31

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Answered 3 weeks ago

IBPS Clerk notification 2024 is expected to be released in July. Before the release of the detailed notification, the examination authority releases the short notification. The application form of IBPS Clerk is released after the detailed notification is published. Both the short notification and th

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Answered a month ago

Even if skipping one day of induction training might not have disastrous effects, it could nevertheless affect your ability to learn, how well you integrate into the workplace, and how the institution views you. Attending all of the planned training sessions will help you get the most out of your ne

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Answered a month ago

IBPS has issued the anticipated IBPS Clerk Exam Date 2024 for both prelims and mains, in addition to the IBPS Calendar 2024. The IBPS Clerk 2024 Prelims is scheduled for August 24, 25, and 31. The Main test is scheduled for October 13, 2024. June or July 2024 will see the start of the online regis

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Answered a month ago

IBPS Clerk scorecard is released few days after the declaration of the result. The link to download the scorecard is made available on the official website. However, the direct link to download the scorecard will be provided on this page. To download the scorecard, candidates need to enter registrat

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Answered a month ago

IBPS Clerk prelims cut off announced in 2023 is given below.

States/UTGeneralEWS/SC/OBC/ST

Andhra Pradesh

 

 

Assam

79 

 

Bihar

 

EWS- 78

Chhattisgarh

77

OBC- 77

Chandigarh

 

 

Delhi

 

EWS-78.5
OBC- 76

Gujarat

75.25

 

Goa

48.25

 

Himachal Pradesh

84 

 

Haryana

80.25 

 

J & K

85.25

 

Jharkhand

82.5

 

Kerala

 

 

Madhya Pradesh

78

 

Maharashtra

72.75

 

Manipur

 

 

Odisha

 

 

Punjab

81 

SC- 69

Rajasthan

82

 

Karnataka

75.75 

OBC- 75.75 

Telangana

 

 

Uttar Pradesh

79.25 

 

Uttarakhand

 

 

West Bengal

85.5

SC- 76.50 
EWS 79.5 
OBC 80

Tamil Nadu

 

 

Tripura

80

 

Sikkim

 

 

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Answered a month ago

Around 5 Lacs candidates apply for the IBPS Clerk exam every year. The selection process consists of two stages prelims and Mains exams. The provisional allocation of candidates is based on the actual vacancies reported by the participating banks. Depending on the performance in the Mains exam, vaca

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Answered a month ago

IBPS Clerk cannot be internally recruited as a Probationary Officer since POs are directly recruited. However, clerks can shift to the officer cadre as TOs (Trainee Officers) or JMGS-1 (Junior Management Grade Officer Scale -1). Candidates are directly recruited as Clerks and Officers, after their r

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