IBPS Clerk Exam Date Notification

IBPS Clerk Exam Date Notification

The Institute of Banking and Personnel Selection conducts a competitive examination for the recruitment of candidates in the various banks across India. It recruits candidates for the post of Clerk, Specialist Officers, Management Trainees/ Probationary Officer and Officer and Office Assistants for Regional Rural Banks. IBPS clerk notification releases information about the examination with complete details about the upcoming exams. Candidates who aspire to join one of the well-known banks in the country should apply for this examination.


IBPS clerk notification has announced a vacancy of 7883 for 2017. Candidates should check the eligibility criteria and then apply online for the examination. The examination is conducted in two phases - Prelims and Mains. Candidates are requested to apply online in the online mode of application and the last date for the same is 3rd October 2017.

A. Important Dates

The table below consists of the important dates for the IBPS examination:
Event Date
The Online Registration Process Commences 12.09.2017 to 03.10.2017
Call Letters For Pre Exam Training Available For Download November 2017
Pre Examination Training 13.11.2017 to 18.11.2017
Download The Admit Card For Preliminary Exam November 2017
Preliminary Exam 02.12.2017, 03.12.2017, 09.12.2017 & 10.12.2017
Result Of Preliminary Exam December 2017
Download The Admit Cards For Mains Exam January 2018
Mains Exam 21.01.2018
Provisional Allotment April 2018


B. Eligibility Criteria

For an applicant to appear in the examination, he needs to fulfil the below-mentioned eligibility criteria:
  1. The candidate must be either an Indian citizen or a subject of Bhutan or a subject of Nepal or a Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with an intention of permanently setting base in India. Or he could be a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Burma, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zaire, Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi, and Vietnam with the intention of settling permanently in India.
  2. The candidate must be aged between 20 to 28 years. Further, there is an age relaxation as mentioned below:
  • PWD candidates 10 years
  • Widows, divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried 9 years
  • Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 Years
  • Individuals ordinarily domiciled in Jammu and Kashmir during 1.1.80 to 31.12.89 5 years
  • Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years
  • Regular employees of Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal who are retrenched from service 5 years (This is applicable to Madhya Pradesh only)
  • Ex-Servicemen / Disabled Ex-Servicemen - 3+ years (If they belong to ST/SC then it is 8 years)
  • Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
  • Qualifications: The candidate must have a graduation degree in any discipline from a recognized Indian University.
  • Computer knowledge: The candidate should have operating and working knowledge of computer systems.
  • Proficiency in Language: The candidate should be proficient in the official language of the State.

C. Salary Details: The candidates will receive an impressive amount of salary. The details of which is mentioned below:

Details Amount
Basic Pay
Special Allowance
Total (without HRA)
Gross with HRA
Medical Aid
Canteen subsidy
Pension contribution
Gross Annual CTC

Procedure to fill the online application form: Candidates must note that there is an online mode of application only. The candidates must follow the below mentioned steps to fill the application form:

  • Visit the official website of the organization
  • Go on to the IBPS clerk notification and ensure your eligibility
  • Tap for new registration
  • Fill in the details and click on the submit option
  • Your registration ID and password will be sent to you through SMS or email.
  • Upload the scanned copies of your signature and photograph
  • Fill in the details about education and professional experience
  • Make the payment through the online mode and tap the submit button
  • Tap the final submit button at last
The application fees are as follows:
  • For SC/ST/PWD/EXSM Category Rs. 100/-
  • For Other category candidates Rs. 600/- as application fee.
Candidates need to make payment only through the online mode.


Given below is a link to the official notification

1. Selection procedure

The selection procedure consists of two examinations- Preliminary and Main. The candidate needs to clear the Preliminary examination in order to appear for the Mains. The candidate should score minimum marks in each section in order to qualify for selection.

2. Documents required at the time of joining
  • Valid system generated printout of the online application form registered for CWE Clerks-VII
  • Proof of Date of Birth
  • Photo Identify Proof
  • Mark-sheets & certificates for Graduation or equivalent qualification etc.
  • Caste Certificate issued by the competent authority as stipulated by Government of India in the case of SC / ST / OBC category candidates
  • Disability certificate issued by the District Medical Board
  • Experience certificates, if any
3. Organizations participating in IBPS Clerk Exam:
  • Allahabad Bank
  • Andhra Bank
  • Bank of Baroda
  • Bank of India
  • Bank of Maharashtra
  • Canara Bank
  • Central Bank of India
  • Corporation Bank
  • Dena Bank
  • Punjab & Sind Bank Indian Bank
  • Indian Overseas Bank
  • Oriental Bank of Commerce
  • Punjab National Bank
  • Vijaya Bank
  • Syndicate Bank
  • UCO Bank
  • Union Bank of India
  • United Bank of India
  • Other financial institution
1. IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern & Syllabus In Brief

The examination consists of two parts- Prelims and Mains. In order to be eligible for selection, the candidate should secure the minimum marks in each section. The table below shows the number of questions and the marks for each section.

Preliminary Examination

S.No. Section Questions Max Marks
1. English Language 30 30
2. Numerical Ability 35 35
3. Reasoning Ability 35 35

Main Examination

S.No. Section Questions Max Marks Time Allotted to Section
General/ Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
General English 40 40 35 minutes
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 45 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
Total190200160 minutes

Syllabus For IBPS Clerk

IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus for English
  • Antonyms
  • Homonyms
  • Synonyms
  • Spelling
  • Word Formation
  • Phrases and idioms
  • Spotting Errors
  • Active/ Passive voice
  • Direct and Indirect speech
Reading Comprehension
  • Passage completion
  • Theme Detection
  • Deriving Conclusion.
  • Topic rearrangement of passage
IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus for Quantitative Aptitude
  • Time and work
  • Speed, Distance and time
  • Stocks and shares
  • Percentages
  • Partnership
  • Ratio and proportion
  • Clocks
  • Mixture and allegation
  • Volume and Surface Area
  • Logarithms
  • Permutation and combinations
  • Equations
  • Height and Distances
  • Probability
  • Averages
  • Trigonometry
  • Profit, Loss and Discount
  • Mensuration
  • Elements of Algebra
  • Simple and compound interest
  • Data Interpretation
  • Pie charts
  • Tables
  • Bar & Graphs
  • Line charts.
IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus for Reasoning
Verbal Reasoning
  • Classification
  • Word formation
  • Syllogism
  • Analogy
  • Statement and assumptions
  • Statement and arguments
  • Statement and conclusions
  • Coding Decoding
  • Alphabet test
  • Series Test
  • Number, Ranking and time sequence
  • Direction Sense Test
  • Passage and conclusions
  • Decision-making test
  • Figure series
  • Blood Relations
  • Input/output, Assertion and reasoning
  • Sitting Arrangement
Non-Verbal Reasoning
  • Odd figure Out
  • Series test
  • Analogy
  • Miscellaneous Test etc.
IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus for General Awareness
  • Current affairs related to national and international issues of last 6 months.
  • Overview of Indian Financial System
  • History of Indian banking system.
  • Recent credit and monetary policies
  • Introduction to National financial institutions like RBI, SEBI, IRDA, FSDC etc. and of International organizations like IMF, World Bank, ADB, UN etc.
  • Abbreviations and Economic terminologies
  • Banking Terms
  • Important Government Schemes on capital & money market.
IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus for Computer Knowledge
  • Basics of Hardware and software
  • Windows operating system basics
  • Internet terms and services
  • Basic Functionalities of MS-Office( MS-word, MS-Excel, MS-PowerPoint)
  • History of computers
  • Networking and communication
  • Database basics
  • Basics of Hacking, Security Tools and Virus

IBPS clerk notification provides all the relevant information regarding the examination and the syllabus. It is important for the aspirants to prepare well in advance for the exam in order to qualify for the same. There is an increasing number of applications each year, which has made the examination tough and competitive.

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