IBPS Clerk Exam 2020

Clerk Exam

What is IBPS Clerk Exam?

IBPS Clerk is a Common Written Exam (CWE), conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) for recruitment to nationalized banks in India to fill vacancies for clerical level jobs. CWE is a pre-requisite for selection of personnel for Clerical cadre posts in Public Sector Banks. Candidates who are selected for clerical cadre have to be on probation for 6 months. After the completion of the period, they are required to appear for the assessment test/performance review in order to confirm as permanent employees.

Who Is A Clerk?

The clerical post is an entry-level cadre for anyone who wishes to become a banker. They mainly participate in the day to day activities of banking and also have the responsibility to address the queries and guidance of the customers. 

IBPS Clerk Exam Details 

Exam name  IBPS Clerk 
Organising body  Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Frequency  Once in a year 
Exam level National
Participating banks  11
Number of vacancies  Approximately 1600
Application mode  Online 
Selection process Preliminary & Main Examination  
Types of questions Objective 
Admit card type  Online 
Official website  www.ibps.in 
Helpline numbers  1800 222 366 & 1800 103 4566

IBPS Clerk 2020

The IBPS has released the official notification for IBPS Clerk 2020 exam on September 1, 2020. The online registration for IBPS Clerk 2020 will start post release of Official Notification. The IBPS Clerk 2020 Prelims exam is scheduled on December 5, 12, and 13, 2020, and the Main exam will be held on January 24, 2021.

IBPS Clerk Dates 2020

Events  Dates
IBPS Clerk notification September 1, 2020
Online registration  September 2 to 23, 2020
Payment of application fee  September 2 to 23, 2020
Pre-exam training call letters  November 17, 2020
Pre-exam training  November 23 to 28, 2020
Preliminary admit card  November 18, 2020
Preliminary exam dates  December 12, 13 & 19, 2020
Preliminary result  December 31, 2020
Main exam admit card  January 12, 2021
Main exam date  January 24, 2021
Provisional allotment  April 2021

IBPS Participating Banks 

Bank of Baroda Indian Overseas Bank
Bank of India Punjab National Bank
Bank of Maharashtra Punjab & Sind Bank
Canara Bank UCO Bank  
Central Bank of India Union Bank of India    
Indian Bank  

IBPS Clerk 2020 Notification 

Institute has released the IBPS Clerk 2020 notification on September 1, 2020. Aspirants who are aiming for the recruitment should access the IBPS Clerk 2020 notification pdf to explore all the exam details starting the number of vacancies to exam dates. IBPS Clerk notification 2020 is also useful for a candidate to determine his/her eligibility. Hence, we advise aspirants to check all the IBPS Clerk details meticulously.

Download IBPS Clerk 2020 Notification

IBPS Clerk Vacancies 2020

Every year, the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) releases the IBPS Clerk notification for over 12,000 vacancies. This year, the Institute has released IBPS clerk recruitment notification for a total of 1,555 vacancies. It is always encouraged to verify the IBPS Clerk vacancies bank-wise and state-wise before kick-starting the registration process. If IBPS Clerk 2020 state wise vacancies are less in a particular state, he/she can aim for the other state, provided meeting the eligibility requirements. 

IBPS Clerk 2020 State-wise Vacancies 

State Vacancies State Vacancies State Vacancies
Andaman and Nicobar Islands  1 Haryana 72 Nagaland  5
Andhra Pradesh  85 Himachal Pradesh  45 Odisha  66
Arunachal Pradesh 1 Jammu and Kashmir  7 Puducherry  4
Assam 24 Jharkhand  67 Punjab  162
Bihar 95 Karnataka  221 Rajasthan  68 
Chandigarh 8 Kerala  120 Sikkim  1
Chhattisgarh  18 Lakshadweep  3 Tamil Nadu  229
Dadra and Nagar Haveli 4 Madhya Pradesh  104 Telangana  62 
Ladakh 0 Maharashtra  371 Tripura  12
Delhi 93 Manipur 3 Uttar Pradesh 259
Goa 25 Meghalaya 1 Uttarakhand 30
Gujarat 139 Mizoram 1 West Bengal 151

IBPS Clerk Eligibility 

Candidates who satisfy all the prerequisites set by the IBPS are only eligible to apply online for the recruitment examination. It is advised to explore IBPS Clerk exam eligibility conditions here. 

  • A degree (graduation) in any discipline from a recognised university or any equivalent qualification. 
  • The age should be from 20 to 28 years. 
  • One who possesses proficiency in the official language of the State/UT for which vacancies a candidate wishes to apply is preferable. 
  • Candidates must possess operating and working knowledge in computer systems. 
  • One should have a Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations/Language/ should have studied Computer/ Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute.

IBPS Clerk Apply Online 2020

Institute will accept IBPS Clerk online application forms from September to October 2020. Interested candidates who meet all the eligibility conditions can start filling IBPS Clerk online application form 2020 from the official website. We advise candidates not to wait until IBPS Clerk 2020 apply online last date. Here, we have described IBPS Clerk 2020 apply online in simple steps. Explore more details about IBPS Clerk 2020 registration steps here.  

  • Visit the official website of IBPS – www.ibps.in 
  • Go to ''CRP Clerical'' tab 
  • Click on ''Common Recruitment Process for Clerical Cadre IX'' 
  • Find the online registration link 
  • Start filling the IBPS Clerk application forms by entering all the details 
  • Pay the prescribed application fee
  • Upload the scanned photograph and signature
  • Submit the IBPS Clerk application form 
  • Download the application form and take a printout for future reference. 

IBPS Clerk Application Fee 2020

Candidates have to pay the application fees/intimation charges to complete IBPS Clerk online application process. IBPS Clerk application fee should be paid between September 2 and 23, 2020 inclusive of both dates. Candidates should bear the bank transaction charges for online payment.  

Category  Application Fee
SC/ST/PWBD/EXSM candidates Rs 175/- (inclusive of GST)
Others  Rs 850/- (inclusive of GST)

IBPS Clerk Admit Card 2020

IBPS is responsible for releasing the call letters/ admit card. There is no official date for releasing IBPS admit card in the recruitment notification. IBPS Clerk Prelims admit card 2020 will be released during the last week of November, while, IBPS Clerk Mains admit card likely to be available during the second week of January 2021. Aspirants can access the IBPS Clerk call letter/ admit card from the official website through submitting the login details such as registration/roll number and password/date of birth.

IBPS Clerk Job Profile 

It is always encouraged to know about IBPS Clerk job profile before kick-starting the application or registration process. Candidates should know IBPS Clerk job description which helps to understand the regular tasks performed after getting selected. IBPS Clerk roles and responsibilities are almost similar in participating banks. 

A clerk is an important post in each & every bank. The role of a clerk is to handle many values works related to the customer's accounts and resolving their complaints and issues.

The clerical post is an entry level cadre for anyone who wishes to become a banker. They mainly participate in the day to day activities of banking and also have the responsibility to address the queries and guidance of the customers.

The clerk is basically in charge of the withdrawal and deposit counters such as accepting payments, sanction withdrawals, verify cheques, issue demand draft and other banking related services to customers.

Clerks also have to manage the daily records of the bank and back office work, which includes the collection of receipts, updating and maintaining ledger balance, balance tally and other transactions.

Besides this, they have to market the bank products. For eg: Loans, deposits and schemes. Clerks are also called as window operators or cashiers.

IBPS Clerk Career Growth

Bank clerk has the opportunity to get promoted as officers. They are usually promoted once in 2 years. Promotion of an employee is based on their performance in the banks.

IBPS Clerk Salary

Many aspirants often confuse between IBPS Clerk salary and IBPS PO salary. To make it more simple, we have decided to provide a detailed analysis of the IBPS Clerk salary in hand. We have listed the detailed IBPS Clerk salary after the 7th Pay Commission. The IBPS Clerk Basic Pay is Rs 11,765. The IBPS Clerk pay scale is 11765-655/3-13730-815/3-16175-980/4-20095-1145/7-28110-2120/1-30230/1310-1-31540. Along with salary, candidates will also get other benefits such as dearness allowance, house rent allowance, travel allowance and medical allowance.

Earnings Total Pay (Place with Population > 45 Lakhs) Total Pay (Place with Population < 45 Lakhs)
Basic Pay INR 11765/- INR 11765/-
Special Allowance INR 911.79/- INR 911.79/-
DA (Dearness Allowance) INR 5311.58/- INR 5311.58/-
CCA (City Compensatory Allowance) Not Available Not Available
TA (Transport Allowance) INR 425/- INR 425/-
Total (Without HRA) INR 18413.37/- INR 18413.37/-
HRA (House Rent Allowance) INR 1176.50/- INR 1058.85/-
Gross with HRA INR 19589.87/- INR 19472.22/-

Note: Above mentioned table pay scale is approximate salary. Actual salary may vary depending upon various circumstances.

IBPS Increases Clerk Vacancy To 2557 Posts

IBPS has increased the Clerk 2020 vacancies. Institute has increased the number of vacancies from 1557 posts to 2557 posts. It has released a revised notification for Clerk recruitment 2020. Interested candidates can apply for the Clerk posts till September 23, 2020.

 The selection process includes an online preliminary, main exam and interview. The Preliminary exam will be held on December 12, 13 and 19, 2020. The Main exam will be conducted on January 24, 2020. 

14 September 2020
IBPS Clerk 2020 Notification Released

IBPS has released the CRP-X Clerk notification 2020. Interested candidates who are aspiring for bank jobs can visit the official website to apply online. The registration window will open until September 23, 2020. Institute has also released the important date, result date and admit card date. 

The Clerk notification was released for a total of 1557 vacancies. Candidates should pay Rs 850 as application fee to successfully submit the registration form. 

The Clerk Preliminary exam will be held on December 12, 13 and 19, 2020. The admit card will be released on November 18, 2020. The Prelims result will be released on December 31, 2020. 

2 September 2020
IBPS Clerk-IX Mains Exam Result 2020 Released

IBPS has released the result of Clerk-IX for Online Main Examination 2020. Institute has declared the result after postponing several times due to the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID 19) pandemic. Candidates who have appeared for the written exam held on January 19 can visit the official website to check their result. 

Candidates should use their login details such as registration number/ roll number and password/ date of birth. It is advised to keep the hard copy of the result for future reference. 

Download IBPS Clerk Mains result 2020

IBPS has released the Clerk-IX recruitment notification for a total of 12,075 vacancies. 

20 May 2020
IBPS Clerk Provisional Allotment Result Postponed Due To COVID-19

IBPS has declared that the Provisional Allotment for CRP-Clerk-IX was postponed due to Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Candidates are advised to visit the official website for further updates.

The official notice reads, "Due to the unforeseen circumstances, i.e., COVID-19 pandemic, the declaration of results of Provisional Allotment for CRP PO/MT- IX, CRP - Clerks - IX and CRP - SPL - IX stands postponed until further orders. Visit our official website www.ibps.in for further updates in this regards."

Earlier, IBPS has postponed the recruitment exam processes in the last week of March. It has also suspended the help desk services of IBPS. 

27 April 2020
IBPS Clerk Main Exam Analysis 2020

IBPS Clerk Main Exam 2020 was conducted on January 19. The Main Exam was conducted across the country and most of the test takers believe that the difficulty level of the question paper was moderate to difficult.

The Quantitative Aptitude questions were most tedious and calculative. There were many good puzzles in seating and arrangement section, while reasoning and general awareness section's questions were moderate and General English section was easy to moderate. 

If a candidate attempts more than 120 questions out of 190 can expect a positive result. The recruitment notification was released for a total of 12,075 vacancies.

20 January 2020
IBPS Clerk Prelims 2019 Scorecard Released
IBPS Clerk Mains Admit Card 2020 Released
IBPS Clerk Prelims Result 2019 Declared
IBPS Clerk Prelims Admit Card 2019 Released
IBPS Clerk 2019 Pre-Exam Training Call Letters Released

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