IBPS SO and IBPS Clerk Main Exam on the same day- What Will Happen?

IBPS Clerk 2020: IBPS recently re-opened the window for online application for various posts including IBPS PO. In its recent notification, IBPS apprised that IBPS will be re-conducting the prelims exam for those candidates who wanted to but because their respective universities delayed the decleration of their final graduation results they could not apply for the IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2020. IBPS is giving these aspirants a chance that they missed this year. Following are the important dates of IBPS Clerk Exam 2020:

IBPS Clerk 2020 – Exam Dates
Events Important Exam Dates (Tentative)
IBPS Clerk Supplementary Notification October 20, 2020
IBPS Clerk Prelims December 5, 12 & 13, 2020
IBPS Clerk Mains January 24, 2021

IBPS SO 2020: Recently IBPS released an advertisement for IBPS SO 2020 recruitment in The Hindu Newspaper dated 28th October 2020. As per the notification, IBPS will hire specialist Officers for 6 specializations and the IBPS will update the number of vacancies and details about the eligibility criteria on their main website. following are the important dates for IBPS SO 2020:

Events Date
Online Registration Start Date 02-11-2020
Online Registration Last/End Date 23-11-2020
Preliminary Exam Date 26-12-2020 and 27-12-2020
Main Exam Date 24-01-2021

We got many queries from the aspirants in which they were confused about the dates of the IBPS Clerk and IBPS SO Mains exam as both these exams are to be held on the same day which is 24th January 2021. Both these exams as per their respective Mains’ dates are clashing on the same day and the question that is keeping the aspirants in doubt is- What will happen if both these exam clashes on the same day?

IBPS SO and IBPS Clerk Mains on the same day?

As per the dates mentioned by IBPS, it is quite clear that the mains exam for both IBPS SO and IBPS Clerk will be on the same day. But not to worry, as per the experts’ opinion it is highly possible that IBPS will Extend the date of any of the one exam amongst these two to some other day. Also, never in the history IBPS has onducted two of its exam on the same day and it is very likely that IBPS will re-issue a notification regarding the changes in the date of any of the one exam. This will differ the dates benefit the aspirants as it will prevent any clashing of the events.

But before getting anxious about the Mains exam let us focus on the upcoming prelims exam. The prelims date for IBPS SO are 26th and 27th December 2020 and the prelims exam date for IBPS Clerk are December 5, 12 & 13, 2020. Aspirants will have to boost up their preperation for the prelims and the main thing in order to upgrade the perperation is to be fully aware of the syllabus and the exam pattern . following are the exam pattern for IBPS SO and IBPS Clerk- for prelims exam:

IBPS SO 2020 Exam Pattern:

S.No Sections No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 50 25 40 minutes
2 Reasoning 50 50 40 minutes
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 40 minutes
Total 150 125 120 minutes

to know more about the syllabus and the exam pattern and other details about  IBPS SO, check the link below:

IBPS SO 2020: Check detailed Syllabus and Exam Pattern

IBPS Clerk 2020 Exam Pattern:

S.No Section 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

to know more about the syllabus and the exam pattern and other details about  IBPS Clerk 2020, check the link below:

IBPS Clerk 2020: Check detailed Syllabus and Exam pattern here

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