| Updated On October 26th, 2020 at 06:09 pm
IBPS Clerk 2020: Institute of Banking Personnel Selections released the notification for IBPS Clerk 2020 last month and has also ended the online application process. This year IBPS released a total of 2557 vacancies for recruitment of clerks in public sector banks and the online prelims exam will begin from 12th December 2020. All those candidates who have applied for this recruitment can check all important details like syllabus, exam dates, recruitment process, previous year’s cut off etc given below.
IBPS Clerk Recruitment Notification
The IBPS Clerk Notification was released in Sept 2020 and there are a total of 2557 vacancies for this recruitment. As per the notification, the preliminary exam will take place on 12th, 13th & 19th December 2020 and Mains examination will take place on 24th January 2021. We are giving you the direct link to download IBPS Clerk Exam Notification
(Online Application Process has ended)
IBPS Clerk Exam Stages
IBPS Clerk recruitment process 2020 is going to be conducted in two stages:
IBPS Clerk 2020 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 2020 mains are eligible for the final selection & subsequently allotment in the concerned state/region.
IBPS Clerk Vacancy 2020
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 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
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||12.12.2020, 13.12.2020 19.12.2020|
|2||Online Examination – Main||24.01.2021|
IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern
IBPS Clerk is a three-tier examination which consists of preliminary followed by mains exam. Candidates can check IBPS Clerk 2020 exam pattern below.
A) IBPS Clerk 2020 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|
B) IBPS Clerk 2020 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|
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 2020 Syllabus
IBPS Clerk Prelims 2020 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 2020:
|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),|
|Upcoming Bank Exams 2020||Government Jobs for Graduates 2020||Consumer Price Index: Definition, Types, Measurement|
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The complete IBPS Clerk 2020 Mains Syllabus is discussed below:
|Quantitative Aptitude||Reasoning||English Language||General/Financial Awareness|
|Number System, HCF &LCM,
|Puzzle||Reading Comprehension||Banking and Financial Awareness|
|Syllogism||Error Detection||Current Affairs (4-5 Months)|
|Ratio & Proportion, Partnership||Seating Arrangement||Vocabulary||Static Awareness|
|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|
IBPS Clerk Salary 2020
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 Cut Off
The following is the IBPS Clerk Mains cut off for CRP-IX released with the final result on 20 May 2020.
|Jammu and Kashmir||41.38||32.33||34.33||44.25||49.24|
|Daman & Diu||NA||NA||38.13||NA||38.13|
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|
IBPS Clerk 2018 Final Cut-Off :
|Andaman & Nicobar||NA||NA||NA||NA|
|Dadar & Nagar Haweli||NA||NA||NA||39.02|
|Daman & Diu||NA||NA||36.91||45.92|
|Jammu & Kashmir||NA||35.74||42.71||52.31|
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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
|Daman & Diu||70.75|
|Jammu & Kashmir||76.00|
IBPS Clerk Cut Off 2016:
|Andaman & Nicobar||NA||20.03||31.22||36.97|
|Dadra & Nagar Haveli||NA||NA||NA||33.94|
|Daman & Diu||NA||NA||NA||30.60|
|Jammu & Kashmir||35.41||27.07||29.16||40.28|
IBPS Clerk Unknown facts
Candidates should take into account the following factors while filling IBPS Clerk Online Application 2020:
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.
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IBPS Clerk 2020 Result and Cut Off
IBPS Clerk result 2020 will be released separately for all the stages i.e. prelims & final result. The result & cut-off will be updated once it is released on the official website.
IBPS Clerk: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q1: When will IBPS Clerk 2020 notification release?
Answer: The IBPS Clerk 2020 notification is released on 1st September 2020.
Q2. What is the number of vacancies released by IBPS for IBPS Clerk in the year 2020?
Answer: The number of vacancies released is 2557.
Q3: What is the selection process of IBPS Clerk 2020?
Answer: IBPS Clerk recruitment is a two-tier process i.e.
- Preliminary Exam
- Mains Exam
Q4: What is IBPS Clerk exam dates?
Answer: According to the IBPS Clerk notification 2020, The preliminary examination will be held on 12th, 13th, 19th December 2020. IBPS PO Mains 2020 will be held on 24th January 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.