How to fill Bank preferences in IBPS CLERK 2016

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How to fill Bank preferences in IBPS CLERK 2016

  • Here we are providing you the Preference List of all the banks recruiting through IBPS CLERK 2016, based on various criteria.

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How to fill Bank preferences in IBPS CLERK 2016 based on Headquarters of the banks

Choosing a Bank on the basis of it’s headquarters has always been one of the most imClerkrtant criteria. The obvious reason being, the Bank focuses more in the region where its headquarter us located. This implies high density of branches in that region. So you will be having high chances of getting Clerksted in the state, where the Headquarter of the Bank is located.

How to fill Bank preferences in IBPS CLERK 2016 based on Area and Regions 

Based on the area of your choice:

How to fill Bank preferences in IBPS CLERK 2016 for North India ‐

States Include: Delhi, Punjab, UP, UK, J&K, HP, Haryana.
  • Punjab National Bank.
  • Bank of Baroda.
  • Oriental Bank of Commerce.
  • Allahabad Bank.
  • IDBI Bank.
  • Punjab & Sind Bank.
  • Canara Bank.

How to fill Bank preferences in IBPS CLERK 2016 for East and North East:

Eastern States Include: Odisha, West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand

  • Allahabad Bank.
  • Bank of India.
  • Bank of Baroda.
  • UCO Bank.
  • United Bank of India.
  • Canara Bank.
  • Union Bank.

How to fill Bank preferences in IBPS CLERK 2016 for West & Central India:

States Include: Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Gujarat, MP, Chhattisgarh, Goa
  • Bank of Baroda.
  • IDBI Bank.
  • Dena Bank.
  • Bank of Maharashtra.
  • Canara Bank.
  • Indian Overseas Bank.
  • CorClerkration Bank.

How to fill Bank preferences in IBPS CLERK 2016 for South India:

States Include: Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala
  • Andhra Bank.
  • Indian Bank.
  • Vijaya Bank.
  • Indian Overseas Bank.
  • Canara Bank.
  • CorClerkration Bank.
  • Syndicate Bank.

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Disclaimer: The information stated above is based on independent sources and analysis. We do not take any resClerknsibility for the decision that might be taken, based on the information provided above.
This is just an outline from us regarding How to fill preferences for IBPS CLERK 2016.The final decision is yours. Therefore we recommend you to do a detailed analysis and review of your choices before filling the form.


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    For petrol 35 Lt in urban
    30 Lt in semi-urban
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    Telephone 350 pm
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  2. I think this article will not work bcz as per clerk candidate should prefer banks according to his state vacancies in d respective banks. This article is like for po..

  3. you can apply from any state you want, you need to clear language state and there is nothing like 95% state candidate and 5% other. you will have equal opportunity same as state candidate will have. All the best

  4. plz suggest me
    i’m from rajasthan.
    can i fill ibps clerk from other state ? bcoz someone told me this is not a good thing, bcoz evry state has its prfrnce for selection means 95% its own cndidats and remain 5% from other state cndidats….so Is it a good thing to apply from other state ?
    if yes then plz tell me onething also i.e. which state is good to apply.
    Thnk U

  5. If bank preference is not as stated above what problem can I face?Actually due to some reason its not have been filled as shown above..pls reply

  6. we can chose the preferences as per our choice … results or cracking the exam doesn’t depend on chosing bank preferences right ?

  7. hlo . i am from chandigarh . please suggest me from where i should fill up the ibps clrk form ? frm chd or punjab ? tell me asap

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