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IBPS Clerk 2021: Notification, Notification Out for Clerk

IBPS Clerk 2021: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection will be conducting a common recruitment process just like every year for the recruitment of clerical cadre in various banks across the country. The IBPS Clerk Recruitment process consists of two stages: preliminary examination and mains examination. Candidates who will be qualifying for both these examinations will be selected for the post of IBPS Clerk.

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has released an official notification PDF for the recruitment of IBPS Clerk on 6th October 2021 and IBPS has also increased the total vacancies from 5830 to 7855. The online registration will start on 7th October till 27th October 2021. In this article, we are providing you detailed information on IBPS Clerk notification, IBPS Clerk 2021 Apply online link, exam dates, vacancy, eligibility criteria of IBPS Clerk 2021.

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IBPS Clerk 2021 Notification

All the students who are preparing for the banking examination and are willing to work in the banking sector can apply for the recruitment of IBPS Clerk 2021 from 7th October 2021 till 27th October 2021. The official IBPS Clerk 2021 notification is now released by the IBPS on 6th October 2021 on its official website of IBPS. Candidates do not have to visit the official site for the notification, they can download the IBPS Clerk 2021 notification from the direct link mentioned below.

Click here to check the IBPS Clerk 2021 Notification

IBPS Clerk 2021 Important Dates 

The IBPS has released all the important dates related to the IBPS Clerk 2021. Candidates can check the below table in which all the important events of IBPS Clerk recruitment 2021 are mentioned.

IBPS Clerk 2021: Important Dates

Events

Dates

IBPS Clerk Notification 2021

6th October 2021

Online Registration Process

7th October 2021

Online Application Ends On

27th October 2021

IBPS Clerk Release of Prelims Admit Card

November/December 2021

IBPS Clerk Preliminary Examination 2021

December 2021

IBPS Clerk Prelims exam result

December/January 2021

IBPS Clerk Release of Mains Admit Card

December/January 2021

IBPS Clerk Mains Examination 2021

January/February 2021

Declaration of Final (Mains) Result

April 2022

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 2021

The total number of IBPS Clerk vacancies increased by IBPS from 5830 to 7855. Let us now look at the Previous Year’s Vacancies of IBPS clerks to get an overview of the pattern in which IBPS releases the IBPS Clerk Vacancy.

IBPS Clerk Previous Year’s Vacancies

As per the IBPS Clerk notification, a total of 2557 vacancies have been released in the year 2020-21. 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 the 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.

Year No. Of Vacancies
2016 19243
2017 7883
2018 7275
2019 12075
2020 2557
2021 7855

IBPS Clerk Vacancy 2021

IBPS Clerk Exam Dates 2021

IBPS Clerk preliminary exam 2021 will be held on different days followed by IBPS Clerk Mains 2021 on a single day. IBPS Clerk exam dates as given in the IBPS Clerk notification are December while the mains examination will take place on January/February 2021.

Here is the complete schedule of the IBPS Clerk Exam 2021.

Sr. No. Activity IBPS Clerk Exam Dates
1 Online Examination – Preliminary December 2021
2 Online Examination – Main January/February 2021

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2021

IBPS Clerk 2021 is a three-tier examination that consists of preliminary followed by the 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 

B) IBPS Clerk 2021 Mains Exam Pattern

Sr. No Name of Tests(NOT BY SEQUENCE) No. of Questions 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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IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2021

The complete IBPS Clerk 2021 Mains Syllabus is discussed below:

Quantitative AptitudeReasoningEnglish LanguageGeneral/Financial AwarenessNumber System, HCF &LCM,
SeriesPuzzleReading ComprehensionBanking and Financial AwarenessInequality
(Quantity based)SyllogismError DetectionCurrent Affairs (4-5 Months)Ratio & Proportion, Partnership Seating ArrangementVocabularyStatic AwarenessPercentageInput-OutputPhrase Replacement
Mixtures & AlligationsBlood RelationsWord Association
Average & ages
Sentence Improvement
Profit & LossDirection sensePara Jumbles
Time and work & Pipe and cisternData SufficiencyCloze Test
Simple Interest & Compound InterestCoding-DecodingSpelling Errors
Time & Distance, Boat & streamInequalitiesFill in the blanks
Permutation, Combination & ProbabilityLogical ReasoningColumn 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

The approximate salary of a bank clerk is 18,000 – 20,000. It is important to know the 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 Previous Year 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, a 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

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

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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:
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IBPS Clerk 2021: Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Q1: When will IBPS Clerk 2021 notification release?

Answer: The IBPS Clerk 2021 notification is released on 6th October 2021.

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

Answer: The number of vacancies released by the IBPS for IBPS Clerk 2021 is 7855.

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 will be held in December 2021 and the mains in January/February 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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