IBPS Clerk Exam 2018

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. 

Common Written Examination (CWE) is a pre-requisite for selection of personnel for Clerical cadre posts in Public Sector Banks.

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.

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.

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 2018-19:

The IBPS has released the official notification for IBPS Clerk 2018 exam on September 14, 2018. The online registration process is going to start from September 18, 2018, and it will end on October 10, 2018.

The IBPS Clerk 2018-19 Prelims exam is scheduled from December 8, December 9, December 15, & December 16, 2018, and the Main exam will be held on January 20, 2019.

Participating Organisations/Banks:

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

IBPS Clerk 2018-19 Application Fee:

For SC/ST/PwD/ExSM Candidates - INR 100/-

For All Other Candidates - INR 600/-

IBPS Clerk 2018-19 Registration Procedure:

A candidate has to visit the IBPS’s website then open the link “CRP Clerks” and click on the option “Click here to apply online for CRP Clerks VIII” to open the Online Application Form.  Click here to know more about the steps to register IBPS Clerk 2018-19.

 

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.

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.

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.

Career Prospectus:

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.

Pay Scale:

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 pay scale for all clerks is mentioned in the table below:

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) INR 0/- INR 0/-
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 may vary for Bank Clerk Salary through IBPS under any circumstances.

IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Admit Card Released

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the admit cards for the clerk online preliminary examination. Candidates who have registered for the examination can download their admit cards from the official website of IBPS. 

The admit cards for the clerk preliminary examination will be available till December 1, 2018.  IBPS will conduct the online preliminary examination for clerks between December 8 and 16, 2018. However, the result for the online preliminary examination will be released during the last week of December. 

To download the IBPS clerk admit card, candidates need to submit the registration number/roll number and date of birth/password. Aspirants should check all the details on the admit card before going to the exam. 

Click here to download the IBPS Clerk admit card

This year, IBPS clerk notification was released for a total of 7275 vacancies. The online preliminary examination consists of sections such as reasoning ability, quantitative aptitude and English language. The duration of the online preliminary exam is one hour. To know more about the IBPS clerk exam pattern, click here

27 November 2018
IBPS Released Pre Exam Training Call Letter For CRP - Clerks VIII

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has released the pre-examination training call letter for clerk preliminary exam 2019. The registered candidates can download their respective admit cards from the official website of IBPS. The admit cards for the pre-examination training will be available till December 1, 2018. 

IBPS will conduct the pre-examination training for SC/ST/Minority Communities/Ex-servicemen/PWBDs. The training will be conducted from November 26 to December 01, 2018. The recruitment notification for CRP Clerks VIII was released for a total of 7275 vacancies. However, the clerk preliminary exam will be held on December 8, 9, 15 and 16, 2018.

Download Pre-Examination Training Call Letter Here

IBPS clerk preliminary exam will be conducted in an online mode. The duration of the test is one hour and the total number of questions is 100. Candidates who qualify in the preliminary test will be eligible to appear for the main examination. 

15 November 2018
Last Day To Apply Online For IBPS Clerk

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is going to close the application window for the Common Recruitment Process for recruitment of clerks today. IBPS had released the detailed notification for a total of 7275 vacancies and had started accepting the online application from September 18, 2018. 

The online registration process for IBPS clerk will end today, i.e., October 10. Interested candidates have to submit the online application by paying the application fee INR 600. Click here to read the application process for IBPS clerk. 

The selection of the candidates for the post of clerk will be based on the online examination that includes preliminary and main. Candidates who qualify in the preliminary are only eligible for the main examination. The preliminary exam consists of sections such as reasoning ability, quantitive aptitude and English language. To read more about the IBPS clerk exam pattern, click here

IBPS clerk is the most popular bank exam after the probationary officer exam. In order to crack the IBPS clerk, one should opt for section-wise preparation. To know about the IBPS preparation tips, click here

10 October 2018
IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam Pattern

The IBPS Clerk exam pattern has some major changes for the year 2018. The total duration and the number of questions asked in the Mains Examination of IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam have been revised. Click here to know more about the exam pattern with details.

28 August 2018
Is IBPS Clerk Exam Is More Difficult Than IBPS PO Exam 2018

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22 June 2018

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