IBPS Clerk 2018: 6 Things To Know Before Online Registration Starts

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the 2018 notification for clerical cadre. The notification has been released for a total of 7275 vacancies spread across 19 public sector banks. Interested candidates can start applying for the IBPS PO exam from September 18, 2018.

IBPS clerk is the most awaited recruitment notification. With over 15 lakh candidates expected to register for the IBPS clerk 2018, one should know everything meticulously to ace this exam. IBPS clerk online examination consists of two exams namely the preliminary and mains which are scheduled to take place in the month of December and January, respectively. As the online registration for IBPS clerk is going to start, here are some of the important things one should keep in mind.

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How Merit List Is Calculated In IBPS Clerk

Candidates might be familiar with the IBPS clerk exam pattern for both preliminary and main. They should also know how the final merit listing is prepared. The marks obtained in the online main examination will be considered for final merit listing. The total marks allotted for the online main examination is 200, however, they are converted to 100 for provisional allotment.

IBPS Clerk Recruitment Process

The Common Recruitment Process (CRP) for selection of personnel for clerical cadre posts will be based on the online examination (preliminary and main). Candidates have to qualify in the preliminary examination which consists of 100 questions. Those who clear the preliminary exams are only shortlisted for taking the main examination. However, marks obtained in the main examination will be considered for final merit listing. To know the exam pattern, click here.

IBPS Clerk Pre-Exam Training

The pre-examination training will be arranged by the nodal banks/ participating organisations to a limited number of candidates belonging to SC/ ST/ minority communities/ ex-servicemen/ persons with disabilities. All eligible candidates who opt for and wish to avail the pre-examination training should fill in the relevant column in the online application.

IBPS Clerk Call Letters

After the registration process ends for the IBPS clerk, the organising institute will release the call letters for online examination (preliminary) in November and online exam (main) in January. Aspirants are advised to regularly keep in touch with the authorised IBPS website because it will not send the call letters to email/ mail address. IBPS Clerk Call Letters

IBPS Clerk 2018 Vacancy Details

Andhra Pradesh: 167 posts
Arunachal Pradesh: 10 posts
Assam: 94 posts
Bihar: 178 posts
Chandigarh: 37 posts
Chhattisgarh: 89 posts
Dadra & Nagar Haveli: 3 posts
Daman & Diu: 1 post
Delhi: 362 posts
Goa: 48 posts
Gujarat: 533 posts
Haryana: 146 posts
Himachal Pradesh: 90 posts
Jammu & Kashmir: 61 posts
Jharkhand: 110 posts
Karnataka: 618 posts
Kerala: 291 posts
Lakshadweep: 1 post
Madhya Pradesh: 325 posts
Maharashtra: 772 posts
Manipur: 8 posts
Meghalaya: 6 posts
Mizoram: 2 posts
Nagaland: 4 posts
Odisha: 191 posts
Puducherry: 22 posts
Punjab: 405 posts
Rajasthan: 268 posts
Sikkim: 10 posts
Tamil Nadu: 792 posts
Telangana: 162 posts
Tripura: 18 posts
Uttar Pradesh: 944 posts
Uttarakhand: 97 posts
West Bengal: 410 posts

IBPS Clerk 2018 Participating Organisations

Allahabad Bank
Canara Bank
Indian Overseas Bank
UCO Bank
Andhra Bank
Central Bank of India
Oriental Bank of Commerce
Union Bank of India
Bank of Baroda
Corporation Bank
Punjab National Bank
United Bank of India
Bank of India
Dena Bank
Punjab & Sind Bank
Vijaya Bank
Bank of Maharashtra
Indian Bank
Syndicate Bank

Also Read: 8 Mistakes To Avoid To Ace The IBPS PO Exam In The First Attempt

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