IBPS Clerk Notification 2020 PDF Out: IBPS Clerk Vacancies Increased to 2557

IBPS Clerk Notification
IBPS Clerk Notification

IBPS has released the Official IBPS Clerk Notification 2020 PDF for the Clerk Exam on the 1st day of September 2020. The Exam dates have been released by IBPS with its official exam calendar 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 Vacancies Increased to 2557

You can download the new notification pdf of IBPS Clerk Recruitment that has an increased number of vacancies for this recruitment. IBPS has increased vacancies for most of the states, and complete details are given below

IBPS Clerk Vacancies has been increased to 2557 as per the new notification released by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selections on its website @ibps.in on 11 September. Previously IBPS released 1557 vacancies for the recruitment of clerks in public sector banks and at that time many banks did not report their vacancies but now there is an increase of 1000 vacancies in IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2020 which is a great news for all banking aspirants. You download the new notification pdf from the link given below.

IBPS Clerk Vacancies Increased

IBPS has released a new notification on its website with increased number of vacancies for IBPS Clerk Recruitment. The following table has the details of IBPS Clerk State-wise Vacancies and the changes in the vacancy as well.

StateVacancies Released EarlierVacancies in New Notification
Andaman & Nicobar Island01
Andhra Pradesh1085
Arunachal Pradesh11
Assam1624
Bihar7695
Chandigarh68
Chhattisgarh718
Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu44
Delhi6793
Goa1725
Gujarat119139
Haryana3572
Himachal Pradesh4045
Jammu & Kashmir57
Jharkhand5567
Karnataka29221
Kerala32120
Lakshadweep23
Ladakh00
Madhya Pradesh75104
Maharashtra334371
Manipur23
Meghalaya11
Mizoram11
Nagaland55
Odisha4366
Puducherry34
Punjab136162
Rajasthan4868
Sikkim11
Tamil Nadu77229
Telangana2062
Tripura1112
Uttar Pradesh136259
Uttarkhand1830
West Bengal125151
Total1,5572,557

IBPS Clerk 2020 Exam Dates

IBPS Clerk 2020 exam dates has been released by IBPS on 1st September 2020 along with the IBPS Clerk 2020-21 Notification. As per the notification, IBPS Clerk 2020 Prelims exam is scheduled to be held on 5.12.2020, 12.12.2020 & 13.12.2020 and the mains exam will be conducted on 24.01.2021. You must note down important dates related to IBPS Clerk Exam 2020 and make sure that you complete the process correctly on time. The schedule of the exam is provided below:

IBPS Clerk 2020 Application Fee

The category wise fee structure for IBPS Clerk online application is given below. Fee/Intimation charges once paid will NOT be refunded on any account nor can it be held in reserve for any other examination or selection. The application fee must be paid online itself. To know more check the complete guide for IBPS Clerk Application

Sr. No.CategoryApplication Fee
1SC/ST/PWDRs.175/- (Intimation Charges only)
2General and OthersRs. 850/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

IBPS Clerk 2020 Eligibility Criteria

Age (as on 1.9.2020):

Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 28 years i.e. A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.09.1992 and no later than 01.09.2000 (both dates inclusive)

Educational Qualification

  • A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognized by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
  • The candidate must possess a valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he/she registers and indicates the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online. Computer Literacy: 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 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 Notification 2020 Selection Process

The recruitment process of IBPS Clerk CWE occurs in two phases:

1. Preliminary Examination

2. Mains Examination

Students are required to qualify both these exams to get selected for the post of clerical cadre in most of the premier Public Sector Banks. The main thing to note here is that there is no interview process required for the selection of candidate after the mains exam. 100% weightage is given to the result of mains exam result.

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

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern

The IBPS Clerk exam occurs in two stages: Prelims and Mains. Both these papers follow online method of conducting written examination. The structure of the exam is as follow:

Phase-1: IBPS Clerk Preliminary Examination

The preliminary exam of IBPS Clerk CWE is an online exam testing a candidate on the basis of their aptitude, intellect and English. There are three sections in total and the candidate must clear the cut off of each section to proceed to the mains exam round.

Candidates are required to solve the question paper in the time frame of 20 minutes for each section. The composite mark of the paper is 100 and the passing marks is decided by IBPS that is likely to change every year depending on the level of difficulty of the exam.

S.No.Name of Tests(ObjectiveNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language303020 minutes
2Numerical Ability353520 minutes
3Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
Total100100Composite time of 1 Hour

Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.

Phase-2: IBPS Clerk Mains Examination

No changes have been observed in the Exam Pattern of IBPS Clerk 2020 Exam. IBPS Clerk Mains Exam will now constitute of 190 questions that needs to be completed in a time frame of 160 minutes.

Previously, Computer Aptitude and Reasoning Ability Section used to be conducted separately. But, in the recent update by IBPS, both these sections are amalgamated together and will constitute of 50 questions that needs to be solved in a time duration of 45 minutes. Both Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam will be conducted bilingually, i.e. both in English and in Hindi. Let’s have a look at the Exam Pattern for IBPS Clerk CWE VIII.

S.No.Name of Tests(ObjectiveNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude506045 minutes
2English Language404035 minutes
3Quantitative Aptitude505045 minutes
4General/ Financial Awareness505035 minutes
Total190200160 minutes

IBPS Clerk 2020: FAQ’s

Q1. When will the IBPS Clerk Exam be conducted?
Ans. The IBPS Clerk Exam will be conducted on 5, 12 and 13 December 2020.

Q2. What is the process of selection into IBPS Clerk Exam?
Ans. The candidates will be selected on the basis of two stages: Prelims and Mains Exams. However, the marks secured by the candidates in the Mains Exam will be taken for final selection.

Q3. Can final year students appear for the exam?
Ans. Yes, final year students can appear for the Exam. But they will have to produce the mark sheet on the date of document verification.

Q4. In which language will the question paper be set?
Ans. The question paper will be bilingual, i.e. in English and Hindi. However, in the case of English paper, the language will be only English.

Q5. Will there be any negative marking in the exam?
Ans. Yes, there will be a negative marking of 0.25 for every incorrect answer in the IBPS Clerk Prelims and Mains Exam.

Q6. Will there be any sectional cut-off?
Ans. Yes, there will be sectional cut-off as well as an overall cut-off as well.

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