IBPS Clerk 2017 Notification, Exam Dates, Application form

IBPS Clerk 2017

IBPS is organizing IBPS Clerk 2017 exam to assess and select candidates for the Clerical post in the various organization. IBPS Clerk 2017 exam inspects an individual on the basis of speed, accuracy and confidentiality in all its activities. It gives a candidate the chance to join the reputed Public Sector Banks and avail the perks and power imparted by these Banks to its employees. 

IBPS Clerk is an entry level job in different public sector banks (PSU). IBPS Clerk Exam is conducted once in a year to hire candidates for the post of clerical cadre. The IBPS Clerk examination consists of two common written exams (CWE): IBPS Clerk Prelims exam and the IBPS Clerk Mains exam. In every clerical recruitment it is very important that the candidates are well aware of the regional or local language of the state for which they are applying  as IBPS might conduct a regional language proficiency test after the mains examination. After a certain time a clerk can become an officer through internal bank exams. IBPS Clerk is a brilliant opportunity for all seeking a bright career in banking sector.


IBPS Clerk 2017 Notification

It is expected that Institute of Banking Personnel Selection will release notification for IBPS Clerk 2017 in August. IBPS has already given the Calendar for CWE of PSBs and RRBs according to which the preliminary exam is scheduled to be conducted tentatively on 2nd, 3rd, 9th and 10th December 2017. The  Mains examination's tentative date according to IBPS's calendar is 21.01.2018 Candidates aiming at IBPS Clerk have a good time to prepare well for the examination. The Official notification will include further more details regarding the recruitment process and state-wise vacancies.


IBPS Clerk 2017 Vacancy

IBPS Clerk recruitment have different state-wise vacancies and thus, different state wise cut off. Last year there was 22711 vacancy and this year also we are hoping huge vacancy. Candidates must be very careful while choose the state for which they'll apply as according to the notifications and IBPS's guidelines it is a must that candidates should be fluent in the regional or local language as the organisation may conduct a language proficiency test as well at last.

IBPS Clerk Salary

Approximate salary of bank clerk is 18,000 - 20,000. And other allowances as may be admissible under the rules in force from time to time in the company. The emoluments of a bank clerk may vary from bank to bank but after becoming a clerk there are more opportunities ahead to give internal exams and get promoted to officer grade in a stipulated period of time. 

IBPS Clerk 2017 Exam Dates

Following are the tentative dates for conduct of  IBPS Clerk - CWE
Sr. No. Activity Dates
1  Examination - Preliminary 02.12.2017, 03.12.2017, 09.12.2017 & 10.12.2017
2 Examination – Main 21.01.2018

IBPS conducts the recruitment drive for Clerical cadre every year and according to the calendar released by IBPS early this year, IBPS will take CWE VII clerk Online exam in two parts:

1. IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam
2. IBPS Clerk Mains Exam


Read IBPS Tentative Calendar for CWE for PSBs and RRBs Exams 2017-18.

Note: All participants who will successfully register himself / herself in clerk VII firstly have to fight with (Preliminary) Prelims exam and Shortlist candidates in Prelims examination will be called for Mains Exam. Marks scored in mains exam will be decided for short listing in final merit list. After which candidates might be called for a language proficiency test which will be just qualifying in nature. Click Here to know more about language proficiency test or regional language test.

IBPS Clerk 2017 Exam Centre


There is exam centre in every state and union territories i.e. 36 but the final list of exam centres for IBPS clerk Exam 2017 will be released along with the official notification. As expected the official notification for CWE of IBPS Clerk - VII will be released tentatively in August 2017.

IBPS Clerk 2017 Exam Pattern


A) IBPS Clerk 2017 Preliminary Exam Pattern:


Sr.No.
Name of the Test
No.        
of Questions
Maximum Marks
Duration
 1
English Language
30
30

Composite time of 1 Hour
 2
Quantitative Aptitude
35
35
 3
Reasoning Ability
35
35
Total
100
100

IBPS clerk Exam Pattern consist of 100 questions & in 3 sections and 1 hour of time. The marks obtained in the Preliminary examination is just of qualifying nature for mains exam. The pattern of the Preliminary exam is given in the table above. The paper is of 1 hour where candidates have to themselves manage time in all three sections Reasoning, Quant and English. As per the trend in banking examination from past year, the preliminary exam is generally easier and with correct time and topic management candidates can get through this phase with ease.

B) IBPS Clerk 2017 Mains Exam Pattern:


IBPS Mains exam will contain 200 questions and time allotted will be 135 minutes. There is separate secional timing for each test of Reasoning, G.A, Quant, Computer and English. The pattern of the Mains exam is given below:


Sr.No.
Name of the Test
No. of Questions
Maximum Marks
Duration
 1
Reasoning
40
50
30 minutes
 2
English Language
40
40
30 minutes
 3
Quantitative Aptitude
40
50
30 minutes

4
General Awareness
(with special reference to Banking Industry)
40
40
25 minutes
 5
Computer Knowledge
40
20
20 minutes
Total
200
200
135 minutes

Important Note – Marks obtained by the candidates in the Main examination will be considered for shortlisting for final merit list.

There will be negative marking for every wrong answers in both Preliminary and Main Examination for which there is a penalty of ¼ or 0.25 of the marks assigned to the particular question. Mains examination of IBPS Clerk 2016 Recruitment did put up a very tough fight for all the candidates. To clear IBPS Clerk Mains candidates can prepare through Computer Based Test Series for IBPS Clerk. 


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IBPS Clerk 2017 Exam Syllabus

English Language 

  • Reading Comprehension 
  • Cloze Test 
  • Fillers 
  • Sentence Errors 
  • Vocabulary based questions 
  • Sentence Improvement 
  • Jumbled Paragraph 
  • Paragraph Based Questions ( Paragraph Fillers, Paragraph Conclusion, Paragraph /Sentences Restatement) 


Reasoning Ability

  • Puzzles 
  • Seating Arrangements 
  • Direction Sense 
  • Blood Relation 
  • Syllogism 
  • Order and Ranking 
  • Coding-Decoding 
  • Machine Input-Output 
  • Inequalities 
  • Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series 
  • Data Sufficiency 
  • Logical Reasoning (Passage Inference, Statement and Assumption, Conclusion, Argument) 


Quantitative Aptitude

  • Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Caselet, Radar/Web, Pie Chart) 
  • Inequalities (Quadratic Equations) 
  • Number Series 
  • Approximation and Simplification 
  • Data Sufficiency 
  • Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems (HCF and LCM, Profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Proportion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Allegation, Pipes and Cisterns) 


General Awareness

  • Banking and Insurance Awareness 
  • Financial Awareness 
  • Govt. Schemes and Policies 
  • Current Affairs 
  • Static Awareness 


Computer Knowledge

  • History and Generation of Computers 
  • Introduction to Computer Organisation 
  • Computer Memory 
  • Computer Hardware and I/O Devices 
  • Computer Software 
  • Computer Languages 
  • Operating System 
  • Computer Network 
  • Internet 
  • MS Office Suit and Short cut keys 
  • Basics of DBMS 
  • Number System and Conversions 
  • Computer and Network Security 


IBPS Clerk 2017 Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualifications:

A candidate must possess the minimum qualification of Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. The candidate should have passed in English as one of the subjects at SSC/ HSC/Intermediate/ Graduation level. Candidate should possess certificate in proof of passing the qualifying examination.

Age (as in 2016 notification) : Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 28 years

The final criteria for IBPS clerk Exam 2017 will be released along with the official notification.

IBPS Clerk 2017 Online Application


The online application for IBPS 2017 exam will begin after the release of the official notification. The official notification is expected to be out in August 2017. The official notification will bear details regarding state-wise vacancies for reserved and unreserved categories along with exam details and procedures. 


IBPS Clerk 2017 Application Fee

According to IBPS Clerk notification of 2016-17 following is the application fees for applying for recruitment in Clerical Cadre. The fees is to be paid through online mode:
Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates.
Rs. 600 /- for all others

IBPS Clerk 2017 Admit Card

Every candidate who registers for IBPS Exam 2017 within stipulated time will be assigned an e-admit card/hall ticket/call letter that can be downloaded from the official website of IBPS. The admit card for the PRELIMS exam will be released first followed by the admit card of MAINS exam (administered to only those candidates who qualify for MAINS).


IBPS Clerk 2017 Results


IBPS will release the results in two stages after completion of each level Exam. The candidates selected in the rounds progress to the next one. Candidates can check the result from the direct link to official IBPS website as and when the results are announced.

IBPS Clerk Cut Off 2016:


FINAL:

State/UT
Category
SC
ST
OBC
UR
Andaman & Nicobar
NA
20.03
31.22
36.97
Andhra Pradesh
31.28
25.39
38.66
39.16
Arunachal Pradesh
31.47
27.32
35.16
29.82
Assam
32.82
29.41
32.16
37.32
Bihar
28.69
25.94
36.57
38.41
Chandigarh
28.28
NA
30.07
37.97
Chhattisgarh
28.35
19.50
37.41
38.72
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
NA
NA
NA
33.94
Daman & Diu
NA
NA
NA
30.60
Delhi
33.69
27.03
35.75
42.41
Goa
NA
11.82
25.22
23.94
Gujarat
34.22
19.66
33.32
35.94
Haryana
25.72
17.88
34.72
40.97
Himachal Pradesh
30.47
29.32
34.00
40.47
Jammu & Kashmir
35.41
27.07
29.16
40.28
Jharkhand
23.28
17.25
34.60
37.10
Karnataka
28.50
24.50
34.53
36.10
Kerala
29.78
20.69
40.03
16.75
Lakshadweep
NA
NA
NA
27.85
Madhya Pradesh
29.25
21.10
33.94
38.35
Maharashtra
33.94
19.32
33.72
35.47
Manipur
NA
29.63
38.63
33.44
Mizoram
NA
31.44
NA
37.25
Nagaland
NA
27.57
NA
35.69
Odisha
28.75
20.41
37.66
38.78
Puducherry
28.03
NA
36.66
37.38
Punjab
26.72
24.88
32.63
40.28
Rajasthan
27.53
22.53
37.69
39.69
Sikkim
NA
29.72
31.50
35.19
Tamil Nadu
32.50
30.69
39.82
39.88
Telangana
31.28
26.47
38.10
38.88
Tripura
31.94
24.63
NA
38.78
Uttar Pradesh
27.75
21.53
34.22
39.28
Uttarakhand
27.94
26.35
33.10
40.50