IBPS Clerk 2019 Apply Online and FAQs

IBPS Clerk 2019  

IBPS has released the another awaited notification of the year IBPS Clerk 2019. Interested candidates must be anxious to know about the changes in exam pattern, education qualification, Age criteria, syllabus if any. This is yet another opportunity in hand to move ahead with your dreams. IBPS is conducting the exam for the various posts from the past few years and the competition is increasing in leaps and bounds. Adda247 is haring the detailed information regarding the IBPS Clerk Official notification 2019-2020. Check the frequently asked question of IBPS Clerk 2019 exam and clear your all doubts regarding the IBPS Clerk 2019.

Candidates who are eligible and willing to take the IBPS Clerk exam this year can check the IBPS Clerk official notification 2019 here.

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FAQs For IBPS Clerk Exam 2019

Ques-What is the Opening and Closing date for online registration of IBPS Clerk 2019 exam?

Below are the mentioned important dates for IBPS Clerk exam 2019 Online registration:

Sr. No. Event Dates
1 Commencement of online registration 17.09.2019
2 Closing of Online Application 09.10.2019

What are the exam dates for IBPS Clerk Prelims and IBPS Clerk Mains exam 2019?

  • IBPS Clerk prelims 2019 will be conducted on 7th/8th/14th/15th Of December 2019.
  • IBPS Clerk Mains exam will be conducted on 19th January 2020.

What is the total number of vacancies for IBPS Clerk 2019-2020 exam?

This year, A total of  12075 vacancies have been declared bu the IBPS to be recruited for IBPS Clerk post-2019.

Category Name Total Vacancy
General 5554 (Approx)
EWS 1121 (Approx)
OBS 2643 (Approx)
SC 1925 (Approx)
ST 832  (Approx)
Total 12075 (Approx)

What are the state-wise vacancies under IBPS Clerk 2019 recruitment?

The state-wise vacancies are as follows:

Andaman and Nicobar 14
Andhra pradesh 777
Arunachal Pradesh 11
Assam 189
Bihar 295
Chandigarh 64
Chattisgarh 174
Dadra and Ngar haveli 4
Daman and Diu 2
Delhi 525
Goa 67
Gujarat 600
Haryana 328
Himachal Pradesh 129
Jammu and Kashmir 63
jharkhand 141
Karnataka 953
Kerala 349
Madhya Pradesh 440
Maharashtra 1257
Manipur 11
Meghalaya 7
Mizoram 9
Nagaland 11
Odisha 417
Puducherry 44
Punjab 634
Rajasthan 325
Sikkim 23
Tamil Nadu 1379
Telangana 612
Tripura 53
Uttar Pradesh 1203
Uttrakhand 117
West Bangal 847

What are the Important Events for IBPS Clerk 2019-2020 recruitment?

Sr. No. Name Of Event Important Dates
1 IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 07.12.2019, 08.12.2019,
14.12.2019 & 21.12.2019
2 Result of IBPS Clerk Prelims December 2019/January 2020
3 IBPS Clerk Mains exam date 19th January 2020
4 Declaration of mains result April 2020
5 Provisional allotment April 2020

What is the Age limit Criteria for IBPS Clerk 2019?

The age of the candidates will be calculated as on 01.09.2019

Category Minimum Age Maximum Age
General 20 Years 28 Years

Note: Both the dates are inclusive mentioned in the table above.

Relaxation has been provided in upper age limit to the following categories:

Category Minimum Age Maximum Age
Scheduled caste/Scheduled Tribe 20 Years 33 Years
Other backward classes(Non-creamy layers) 20 Years 31 Years

What is the qualification required to be eligible for IBPS Clerk 2019 exam?

If you wish to appear for the IBPS Clerk 2019, for the aspirant to be qualified under IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria should possess a valid graduation degree from a recognized university or institution or equivalent to it. The candidate must have a valid mark sheet or degree that she/he is a graduate on the day and indicates the percentage of marks obtained in the graduation level while he/she is applying for the post.

Are the aspirants in the final year, eligible for IBPS Clerk 2019 post?

If you are in the final year of your graduation, your result should have been declared as on 09.10.2019 as mentioned in the IBPS Clerk Notification 2019. Complete details and documents are to be submitted at the time of interview regarding the declaration of result.

Is it necessary to have knowledge about the regional language?

Yes, if you are applying from a different state or even from your state. you should be proficient in speaking, writing and reading the regional language. There will be a language proficiency test (LPT) to check that you have knowledge about the language of the state you are applying from.

What is the application fees for IBPS Clerk 2019 recruitment?

Application fees to apply for the post of IBPS Clerk under IBPS clerk recruitment 2019-2020 is mentioned below:

Category Application fees
SC/ST/PWBD 100/-
All other categories 600/-

What is the selection procedure of IBPS Clerk 2019 recruitment?

The selection procedure under IBPS clerk is carried on the two-tier process, namely:

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam

Are there any changes in the IBPS Clerk 2019 exam pattern? Or it has remained the same?

No there are no changes observed in the IBPS Clerk exam pattern according to official notification of IBPS Clerk 2019.

Following is the exam pattern of IBPS Clerk 2019:

  1. A) IBPS Clerk 2019 Preliminary Exam Pattern:
S.No. Name of Tests(Objective No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes
  1. B) IBPS Clerk 2018 Mains Exam Pattern:
Sr. No Name of Tests


No. of




Medium of Exam Time allotted for each

test (Separately timed)

1 General/ Financial Awareness 50 50 English & Hindi 35 minutes
2 English Language 40 40 English 35 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 English & Hindi 45 minutes
4 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 English & Hindi 45 minutes
Total 190 200 160 minutes

Is there any sectional cut off in the IBPS Clerk 2019 exam?

Yes, sectional cut off is there both in Preliminary as well as mains exam of IBPS Clerk. one-fourth of the marks allotted against each question will be deducted as a penalty for every wrong answer marked by you. A candidate has to clear both the cut off i.e IBPS Clerk Prelims and IBPS Clerk Mains to secure a seat in IBPS Clerk exam 2019.

Is there any interview in IBPS Clerk 2019 Recruitment?

No, as it is a clerical level exam. No interview will be there in the IBPS Clerk 2019 exam.

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