IBPS Clerk Notification 2020

IBPS Clerk 2020 Notification Out: Online Application For 1557 Vacancies

IBPS Clerk Notification 2020: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts the recruitment of eligible and dynamic candidates for the post of Clerk. Every year lakhs of applications are received by the IBPS.  IBPS Clerk Exam is that it a 2 tier process comprising of Prelims and the Main Online Exam. No interview is held for selection to this post. The IBPS Clerk Recruitment is done on the basis of state and union territory where candidates have to apply for the vacancy in one of the states or union territories while filling up the online application forms.

IBPS Clerk Notification 2020 – Important Information

Organization Name IBPS
IBPS Official Website Link ibps.in
Post Clerk
Vacancy 1500+
IBPS Clerk 2020 Application Mode Online
Start Date of Online Application 02.09.2020
Last Date of Online Application 23.09.2020
Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training* 17.11.2020 onwards
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training* 23.11.2020 to 28.11.2020
Recruitment Process Prelims + Main Exams
Education Eligibility Graduate on or
before 23.09.2020
Age Eligibility Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 28 years (As on 01.09.2020)
Online Examination – Preliminary 05.12.2020, 12.12.2020 and 13.12.2020

IBPS Clerk 2020 Notification Pdf

IBPS has released the Official Notification for IBPS Clerk 2020 Exam on the 1st day of September 2020 to recruit 1557+ vacancies of clerical posts in 11 public sector banks. The Exam dates have also been released by IBPS with its official notification for the year 2020-21. IBPS Clerk 2020 Recruitment Process has begun with the release of the official notification of CRP CLERKS-X. IBPS Clerk 2020 is going to be an opportunity for those who have not been able to get through SBI and other Bank Recruitment Exams.

IBPS Clerk 2020-21 Official Notification [Download PDF]

Attempt IBPS Clerk Prelims Free Mock Test

IBPS Clerk 2020 Apply Online 

The online application process for IBPS Clerk 2020 recruitment starts on 2nd September 2020 and will end on 23rd September 2020. Candidates who are eligible for this recruitment can fill their applications through the IBPS Clerk 2020 Apply Online link given below:

IBPS Clerk Apply Online 2020- Direct Link [The link will be active on 2nd Sept 2020]

IBPS Clerk Notification 2020: Vacancy Detail

The total number of vacancies for IBPS Clerk 2020 exam has been released along with its official notification. This year, IBPS introduced 1557 vacancies for IBPS Clerk 2020-21 Recruitment. Last Year, it was 12,075 vacancies.

IBPS Clerk Vacancy 2020-21: 1557

IBPS Clerk 2020 Vacancy: State-wise

State Name Total Vacancies
Andaman and Nicobar Islands 0
Andhra Pradesh 10
Arunachal Pradesh 01
Assam 16
Bihar 76
Chandigarh 6
Chhattisgarh 7
Dadra and Nagar Haveli/Daman & Diu 4
Delhi 67
Goa 17
Gujarat 119
Haryana 35
Himachal Pradesh 40
Jammu and Kashmir 5
Jharkhand 55
Karnataka 29
Kerala 32
Lakshadweep 2
Madhya Pradesh 75
Maharashtra 334
Manipur 2
Meghalaya 1
Mizoram 1
Nagaland 5
Odisha 43
Puducherry 3
Punjab 136
Rajasthan 48
Sikkim 1
Tamil Nadu 77
Telangana 20
Tripura 11
Uttar Pradesh 136
Uttarakhand 18
West Bengal 125
Total 1557

IBPS Clerk Notification 2020 – Important Date

Events Dates
IBPS Clerk Notification 2020 September 1, 2020
Online Applicaion Starts From September 2, 2020
Online Applicaion Ends On September 23, 2020
call letters for Pre- Exam Training November 17, 2020
IBPS Clerk Online Pre-Exam Training November 23 to 28, 2020
Conduct of Online Examination – Preliminary 5th, 12th & 13th December 2020
Result of IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam December 31, 2021
Download of Call letter for Online Exam – Main January 12, 2021
Conduct of Online Examination – Main January 24, 2021
Declaration of Final Result 1st April 2021

BPS Clerk 2020 Application Fees

The following is the IBPS Clerk Application Fees 2020 as mentioned in the IBPS Clerk Notification pdf, candidates must submit their application fees before the online application window ends. Without paying the fees the final submit of online application for IBPS Clerk 2020 will not be considered. The IBPS Clerk Application Fees 2020 also varies according to the category as mentioned below-

For SC/ST/PWBD/EXSM candidates Rs. 175/- (inclusive of GST)
For all others Rs. 850 /- (inclusive of GST)

How to Apply IBPS Clerk Notification 2020

Eligible and interested candidates for IBPS Clerk Recruitment can apply online through IBPS’s website www.ibps.in.

IBPS Clerk online application process has begun. Click here to check the details and apply online.

Below are the steps to apply for IBPS Clerk 2020.

  1. Click the given link to Apply Online for IBPS Clerk 2020
  2. Register using personal credentials, Phone number and email ID
  3. Fill in the personal details and contact details to complete registration.
  4. After successful registration, you will receive a registration ID and Password
  5. Login with registration ID and Password and Verify using Captcha
  6. Click the Login Button and fill the details and complete the application form.
  7. Pay the required application fee online.
  8. Save the completed application form and keep it for future reference

IBPS Clerk Notification 2020 Eligibility Criteria

IBPS has mentioned the IBPS Clerk 2020 Eligibility Criteria in the official notification pdf. A candidate has to meet the age, education qualifcation, nationality, Computer Literacy and proficiency in local language criteria in order to be eligible to apply for IBPS Clerk 2020 Recruitment.

IBPS Clerk 2020 Age Criteria

The age criteria for IBPS Clerk 2020 is as on 1st September 2020.

  • Minimum Age: 20 years
  • Maximum Age: 28 years
    i.e. A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.09.1992 and not later than 01.09.2000 (both dates inclusive)

There is also age relaxation as per the category.

IBPS Clerk 2020 Education Qualification Criteria

IBPS Clerk 2020 Education Qualification Criteria is Graduation degree as on 23 September 2020. A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognised by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government will qualify a candidate to apply for the exam.

  • Computer Literacy: Operating and working knowledge in computer systems is mandatory i.e. candidates should have Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations/Language/ should have studied Computer / Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute.
  • 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 is preferable.

IBPS Clerk 2020 Participating Banks

The following is the list of banks participating in IBPS Clerk 2020 Recruitment. The clerical level recruitment takes place for each state and thus candidates selected will have to work in that particular state. You can check the notification for complete details.

  • Bank of Baroda
  • Canara Bank
  • Indian Overseas Bank
  • UCO Bank
  • Bank of India
  • Central Bank of India
  • Punjab National Bank
  • Union Bank of India
  • Bank of Maharashtra
  • Indian Bank
  • Punjab & Sind Bank

IBPS Clerk Recruitment: Selection Process

The written examination will be conducted online in 2 phases: Prelims and Mains. (Note that Language Proficiency Test or LPT takes place after your result is announced.)

  • Prelims & Mains: The first will be the Preliminary Examination & the second phase will be the Mains Exam. If you qualify the Prelims you will be eligible to write the Main Exam.
  • Final Selection: Marks obtained in the Mains Exam will only be considered in the final selection.
  • LPT or Language Proficiency Test: After your final selection, you will be allotted a bank. That bank will conduct your LPT or Language Proficiency Test by a process decided by the bank itself. Usually, banks test your language proficiency by asking you to write a passage or two in the concerned language.
  • No interview round is there in the IBPS Clerk recruitment 2018.

IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2020: Online Exam Pattern

A. Preliminary Examination for IBPS Clerk Recruitment

  • There are three sections in the prelims exam namely the English language, reasoning ability, and quantitative aptitude.
  • The English language section has 30 questions with sectional timing of 20 minutes.
  • A total of 35 questions are available in the reasoning ability section. Also, 20 minutes of sectional timing is given.
  • The quantitative aptitude section has 35 questions with 20 minutes of sectional timing.
  • The maximum marks for the prelims exam is 100.
  • As there is sectional timing you cannot swap between the sections.
  • If you mark a wrong answer 0.25 mark will be deducted as a penalty.
Name of Tests No. of Questions/ Maximum Marks Time allotted for each test (Separately timed)
  1. English Language
30/ 30 20 minutes
2. Numerical Ability 35/ 35 20 minutes
3. Reasoning Ability 35/ 35 20 minutes
Total 100/ 100 1 hour

Please Note – IBPS has introduced sectional timings in Prelims Exam this year!

Check Detail IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2020

A. Main Examination for IBPS Clerk Recruitment

  • There are four sections in this exam that are general/financial awareness, the English language, reasoning ability & computer aptitude and quantitative aptitude.
  • The general awareness section has 50 questions and 35 minutes of sectional timing. Also, the total marks for this section is 50.
  • The English language section has 40 questions with sectional timing of 35 minutes. The maximum marks for this section is 40.
  • A total of 50 questions are available in the quantitative aptitude section. Also, 45 minutes of sectional timing is given and total marks for this section is 50.
  • The reasoning ability section has 50 questions with 45 minutes of sectional timing. Also, the total marks for this section is 60.
  • You cannot swap between the sections. Also, 1/4th of the marks assigned for the question will be deducted for each wrong answer.
  • Totally the IBPS clerk mains exam is conducted for 200 marks.
Name of Tests No. of Questions/ Maximum Marks Time allotted for each test (Separately timed)
1. General/ Financial Awareness 50/ 50 35 minutes
2. General English 40/ 40 35 minutes
3. Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50/ 60 45 minutes
4. Quantitative Aptitude 50/ 50 45 minutes
Total 190/ 200 160 minutes

The above tests except for the Tests of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi

Penalty for Wrong Answers:

There is a penalty for wrong answers marked in both Prelims as well as Mains. A wrong answer will lead to a penalty of 1/4th of the total mark assigned to that question. There will be no penalty for unanswered question.

Final Score Calculation for IBPS Clerk Exam:

The final score for the IBPS Clerk exam is calculated keeping the following points in mind:

• Marks obtained in the Prelims will not be considered for final selection.

• You must qualify Mains to be eligible in the final merit.

• The aggregate score out of 100 is used for the making of final merit list for each category. Candidates with top merit rank in each category are finally selected.

Click this link to check detailed – IBPS Clerk 2020-21 Exam Pattern

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IBPS Clerk Salary

The minimum Basic Pay for IBPS Clerk is Rs 11,765 while the maximum is Rs 31540. Details of Salary, Growth, and Promotion are described. Check the given link.

Click here to check IBPS Clerk Salary

IBPS Clerk Pre-Exam Training

IBPS arranges a pre-examination training for SC/ST/Religious Minority Community candidates at certain centers. The provision of availing the training is there for all the candidates. This may be done by indicating the same against the relevant column while applying online. Below is the list of centers for Pre-exam training:

North Zone Centers: Agra | Allahabad | Amritsar | Bareilly | Chandigarh | Dehradun | Gorakhpur | Jammu | Kanpur | Karnal | Lucknow | Ludhiana | New Delhi | Patiala | Rohtak | Shimla | Varanasi

South Zone Centers: Bengaluru | Chennai | Coimbatore | Gulbarga | Hyderabad | Kavaratti | Kochi | Madurai | Mangalore | Mysore | Port Blair | Puducherry | Thiruchirapalli | Thiruvananthapuram | Vijaywada | Vishakhapatnam

East Zone Centers: Agartala | Balasore | Behrampur (Ganjam) | Bhubaneshwar | Dhanbad | Guwahati | Hubli  | Kolkata | Muzaffarpur | Patna | Ranchi | Sambalpur | Shillong | Siliguri | Tirupati

West Zone Centers: Ahmedabad | Aurangabad | Bhopal | Indore | Jabalpur | Jaipur | Jodhpur | Mumbai | Nagpur | Panaji (Goa) | Pune | Raipur | Rajkot | Vadodara
Candidates who select pre-examination training should download their call letter for training by entering their registration number and password/ date of birth from the Bank’s website.