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.
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.
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
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
IBPS Clerk Preliminary Examination 2021
IBPS Clerk Prelims exam result
IBPS Clerk Release of Mains Admit Card
IBPS Clerk Mains Examination 2021
Declaration of Final (Mains) Result
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|
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|
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|
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),|
- IBPS Clerk Prelims Memory Based Paper PDF with Solutions
- IBPS Clerk Previous Year Question Papers: Download PDF
- IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018 Memory Based Question Paper
- IBPS Clerk Prelims 2018 Memory Based Question Paper
- Memory Based Paper of IBPS Clerk Mains 2017: Quantitative Aptitude
- Memory Based Paper of IBPS Clerk Mains 2017: Reasoning Ability
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
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
Data Interpretation ( Bar, line, pie, mixed, missing, arithmetic, radar),
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 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.
|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, 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|
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|
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|
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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 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.
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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.