IBPS Clerk 2020: Check IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Date, Vacancies, Eligibility, and Syllabus

IBPS Clerk 2020

Are you dreaming of a government job? If yes, then we are here with a good news for all the students who are willing to work in the banking sector. Institute of Banking Personnel has released the calendar of the year 2021 in which they have mentioned the notification of the exams such as IBPS PO, clerk and SO. In this article, we will provide the information regarding the IBPS Clerk notification, exam dates exam pattern of 2021.

IBPS Clerk Exam Analysis 2020: IBPS Clerk Prelims Shift 1st Exam Analysis and Review (5th December)

This year IBPS has released a total of 2557 vacancies for recruitment of clerks in public sector banks in the year 2020. All those candidates who want to apply for this recruitment can check all important details like syllabus, recruitment process, previous year’s cut off etc given below. But let us first discuss the Important dates for IBPS Clerk 2021.

 

Sr. No. Activity IBPS Clerk Exam Dates
1 Online Examination – Preliminary 28.08.2021 29.08.2021 04.09.2021 & 05.09.2021
2 Online Examination – Main 31.10.2021

 

IBPS Clerk Exam Stages 2021

IBPS Clerk recruitment process 2021 is going to be conducted in two stages:

IBPS Clerk 2021 Exam is a 2-stage process i.e.

  • IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam
  • IBPS Clerk Mains Exam

More than 20 lakh aspirants appear for the IBPS Bank Clerk examination every year to become Officer in Public Sector Banks. About 20 times the number of vacancies qualifies the next stage i.e. IBPS Clerk Mains Exam.  Aspirants qualifying IBPS Clerk 2021 mains are eligible for the final selection & subsequently allotment in the concerned state/region.

IBPS Clerk Vacancy 2020-21

As per the IBPS Clerk notification, a total of 2557 vacancies have been released this year. The number has been decreased in comparison to the last year but there are many banks who have not reported the vacancies so far.

In IBPS Clerk official notification 2018, there were initially 7275 vacancies mentioned which rose to 14206 after the culmination of IBPS Clerk recruitment 2020 process.

Similarly, in 2017, initial indicative vacancies were 7883 & the number of final allotments rose to 11897. Viewers can refer to the graph below to view IBPS Clerk Vacancy trends.

IBPS Clerk Exam Dates 2021

IBPS Clerk preliminary exam 2020 will be held on 3 days followed by IBPS Clerk Mains 2020 on a single day. IBPS Clerk exams dates as given in the IBPS Clerk notification are 12th December, 13th, and 19th December 2020 while the mains examination will take place on 24th January 2021.

Here is the complete schedule of IBPS Clerk Exam.

Sr. No. Activity IBPS Clerk Exam Dates
1 Online Examination – Preliminary 28.08.2021 29.08.2021 04.09.2021 & 05.09.2021
2 Online Examination – Main
31.10.2021

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2021

IBPS Clerk 2021 is a three-tier examination which consists of preliminary followed by mains exam. Candidates can check IBPS Clerk 2021 exam pattern below.

A) IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims 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 

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B) IBPS Clerk 2021 Mains Exam Pattern:

Sr. No Name of Tests(NOT BY SEQUENCE) No. ofQuestions MaximumMarks Medium of Exam Time allotted for each test (Separately)
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


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

There will be negative marking for every wrong answer 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.

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IBPS Clerk 2021 Syllabus

IBPS Clerk Prelims 2021 syllabus, in a nutshell, is given below. Aspiring bankers should go through the topics carefully and prepare for the exam accordingly.

Check the IBPS Clerk Syllabus for Prelims 2021:

Reasoning Quantitative Ability English Language
Puzzle Simplification & Approximation Reading Comprehension
Alphanumeric Series/ Alphabets/ Numeric Series Number Series Cloze Test
 Direction sense Inequality (Quadratic & Quantity based) Para jumbles
Data Sufficiency Ratio & Proportion, Partnership Vocabulary Based
Inequalities Percentage Fill in the blanks
Seating Arrangement Mixtures & Alligations Multiple Meaning/Error Spotting
Input-Output Average & ages Paragraph Completion
Syllogism Profit & Loss Spelling Errors
Blood Relation Time and work & Pipe and cistern Word Replacement
Order and Ranking Simple Interest & Compound Interest Column based Fillers and Sentence Connectors
coding-decoding Time & Distance, Boat & stream Word Usage
  Permutation, Combination &Probability Idioms and Phrases
  Mensuration (2D&3D) Sentence Completion
  Data Interpretation ( Bar, line, pie, mixed, missing, arithmetic, caselet),  
  Data sufficiency  

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The complete IBPS Clerk 2021 Mains Syllabus is discussed below:

Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning English Language General/Financial Awareness  
Number System, HCF &LCM,
Series
Puzzle Reading Comprehension Banking and Financial Awareness  
Inequality
(Quantity based)
Syllogism Error Detection Current Affairs (4-5 Months)  
Ratio & Proportion, Partnership  Seating Arrangement Vocabulary Static Awareness  
Percentage Input-Output Phrase Replacement    
Mixtures & Alligations Blood Relations Word Association    
Average & ages   Sentence Improvement    
Profit & Loss Direction sense Para Jumbles    
Time and work & Pipe and cistern Data Sufficiency Cloze Test    
Simple Interest & Compound Interest Coding-Decoding Spelling Errors    
Time & Distance, Boat & stream Inequalities Fill in the blanks    
Permutation, Combination & Probability Logical Reasoning Column Based Fillers    
Mensuration (2D&3D)   Sentence Connectors    
   Data Interpretation   ( Bar, line, pie, mixed, missing, arithmetic, radar),   Word Replacement    
Caselet   Word Usage    
    Sentence Rearrangement    
    Sentence Completion    

IBPS Clerk Salary 2020-21

Approximate salary of bank clerk is 18,000 – 20,000. It is important to know IBPS Clerk salary. To know more about other allowances, perks and benefits, check out the post provided in the link below:

IBPS Clerk Salary: Job Profile & Career Growth

IBPS Clerk Cut Off 

The following is the IBPS Clerk Mains cut off for CRP-IX released with the final result on 20 May 2020.

State SC ST OBC EWS UR
Andhra Pradesh 36 28.88 44.13 44.25 45.13
Arunachal Pradesh NA 29.63 NA NA 41.5
Assam 36.38 28.63 36.5 37.5 41.88
Bihar 30.63 29.88 42.63 44.25 45.38
Chhattisgarh 31.38 25.25 43.63 37.38 43.63
Goa 35 15.75 32.25 32.88 35
Gujarat 34.5 25 36.13 37.13 42.25
Haryana 35.13 NA 41 44.63 43.63
Himachal Pradesh 32.5 35.63 35.35 40 47.13
Jammu and Kashmir 41.38 32.33 34.33 44.25 49.24
Jharkhand 22 17.75 39 27.13 43.38
Karnataka 34.25 28.75 38.75 37.63 40.38
Kerala 35.75 36.25 47.88 40.13 49.63
Madya Pradesh 31.25 25.75 41.63 40.13 44
Maharashtra 38.75 27.63 41 38.63 42.88
Manipur NA 36.13 NA NA 40.13
Meghalaya   32.88 NA NA 45.63
Mizoram NA 30.38 NA NA 33.75
Nagaland NA 39.25 NA NA 36.13
Orissa 32.5 24.13 45.5 42.13 45.13
Punjab 32.85 NA 40.38 43.25 48.88
Rajasthan 33.5 29.75 44.75 42.75 47.38
Sikkim 32.88 24.38 39 42.13 42.13
Tamil Nadu 37.36 30.63 46.75 34.5 47
Telagana 36 31.35 43.38 41.75 43.88
Tripura 31.35 24.38 NA 36.88 40.13
Uttarakhand 35 34.13 39.63 44.75 49.88
Uttar Pradesh 31.5 30.5 38.63 42.75 45.13
West Bengal 33.5 28.5 37.75 37.33 47.33
New Delhi 37.13 30.63 42.38 44.63 49.63
Daman & Diu NA NA 38.13 NA 38.13
Puducherry 34,38 NA 45.5 31.38 45.5
Chandigarh 38.13 NA 40.13 44.5 47.25

IBPS Clerk cut-off will be out after the examination. However, cut-off can be predicted as per the previous year’s exams. The cut-off is the minimum qualifying marks needed to qualify a particular stage of IBPS Clerk 2020. The cut-off of both the stages i.e. prelims & mains will be released separately.

IBPS Clerk 2018 prelims cut-off

The State-wise Cut-offs for IBPS Clerk 2018-19 Prelims Exam (Unreserved Category):

 

State Name Cut Off
Uttar Pradesh 74.00
Madhya Pradesh 71.25
Delhi 71.75
Gujarat 67.75
Bihar 73.50
Tamil Nadu 57.75
Odisha 72.75
Rajasthan 73.00
Haryana 73.00
Andhra Pradesh 63.25
Telangana 58.25
Karnataka 66.25
Himachal Pradesh 73.00
Jharkhand 74.00
Maharashtra 63.25
Assam 67.25
West Bengal 73.50
Punjab 73.25
Chandigarh 66.75

 


IBPS Clerk 2018 Final Cut-Off :

 

State/ UT SC ST OBC UR
Andaman & Nicobar NA NA NA NA
Andhra Pradesh 40.27 31.84 48.31 50.78
Arunachal Pradesh NA 41.49 NA 46.43
Assam 40.79 36.16 43.43 47.17
Bihar 38.86 37.27 50.95 53.43
Chandigarh 46.39 NA 47.95 54.07
Chattisgarh 39.46 24.49 50.34 50.43
Dadar & Nagar Haweli NA NA NA 39.02
Daman & Diu NA NA 36.91 45.92
Delhi 42.58 38.03 47.81 53.82
Goa NA 24.43 44.07 44.70
Gujarat 39.95 23.68 44.04 47.53
Haryana 39.21 NA 46.81 52.72
Himachal Pradesh 43.91 40.74 43.17 52.88
Jammu & Kashmir NA 35.74 42.71 52.31
Jharkhand 34.24 31.02 46.21 47.29
Karnataka 36.77 31.41 43.67 44.56
Kerala 40.68 30.85 50.52 52.32
Lakshadweep NA NA NA NA
Madhya Pradesh 36.43 26.63 45.03 48.89
Maharashtra 42.91 26.32 43.93 45.95
Manipur 45.77 41.74 62.36 44.21
Meghalaya NA 38.31 37.82 39.09
Mizoram NA NA NA 40.79
Nagaland NA 39.74 NA 40.45
Odisha 37.07 31.32 50.64 51.22
Puducherry 41.27 NA 47.47 48.06
Punjab 37.88 NA 45.22 53.16
Rajasthan 38.28 34.70 48.17 52.93
Sikkim NA NA 47.21 49.67
Tamil Nadu 39.39 35.29 48.27 48.49
Telangana 40.18 34.17 38.72 49.97
Tripura 45.68 28.50 NA 48.86
Uttar Pradesh 37.20 33.53 44.24 51.13
Uttarakhand 40.16 38.11 47.11 53.16
West Bengal 42.14 35.95 45.06 54.47

 

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IBPS Clerk 2017 Prelims Cut-off:

Following is the Sectional Cut Off of IBPS Clerk Prelims 2017 Exam:

  • Reasoning- 14.5
  • Quantitative Aptitude- 13.5
  • English- 9.5

State Cut-Off
Uttar Pradesh 76.25
Delhi 76.75
Daman & Diu 70.75
Haryana 76.00
Assam 70.75
Kerela 77.00
Jammu & Kashmir 76.00
Karnataka 61.25
Jharkhand 74.25
Himachal Pradesh 75.00
Telangana 70.00
Odisha 76.50
Goa 67.75
Uttarakhand 78.75
Chattisgarh 70.25
Tamil Nadu 53.00
Madhya Pradesh 74.25
Andhra Pradesh 73.50
Maharashtra 64.50
Punjab 74.00
Gujarat 67.00
Bihar 74.75
West Bengal 77.25
Rajasthan 73.25

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IBPS Clerk Cut Off 2016:

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

IBPS Clerk Unknown facts

Candidates should take into account the following factors while filling IBPS Clerk Online Application 2021:

Home State VS Other State:
If you want to work at the comfort of your home, then prefer your home state and fill bank preference accordingly as mentioned zone wise below. For other states, proficiency in the local language/official language of the respective state is mandatory.

Proficiency in Local Language:
LPT i.e Language Proficiency Test (if applicable) must NOT be taken causally as it has backfired in many cases & many candidates have failed to secure a job because of failure in LPT.

Language Proficiency means – A candidate should know how to read/write & speak the official language of the respective state/UT.

Ranking of Banks:
A good bank offers better career prospects as well as more chances to excel in terms of personal growth. Here is the list of participating organizations based on their ranking.

 

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 IBPS Clerk: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q1: When will IBPS Clerk 2020 notification release?

Answer: The IBPS Clerk 2021 notification dates are not yet released.

Q2. What is the number of vacancies released by IBPS for IBPS Clerk in the year 2021?

Answer: The number of vacancies will be notified soon by IBPS

Q3: What is the selection process of IBPS Clerk 2021?

Answer: IBPS Clerk recruitment is a two-tier  process i.e.

  • Preliminary Exam
  • Mains Exam

Q4: What is IBPS Clerk Prelims and Mains exam dates?

Answer: The preliminary examination was held on 28.08.2021 29.08.2021 04.09.2021 & 05.09.2021 IBPS PO Mains 2020 will be held on 31.10.2021.

 

Q5: What is IBPS Clerk eligibility?

Answer: To appear for the IBPS Clerk exam, A candidate should possess a graduation degree from a recognized university.

Q6: How to get information regarding the latest bank jobs?

Answer: You can follow bankersadda.com to get regular updates on ongoing recruitments, examinations, and upcoming bank jobs as well. 

 

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