IBPS Clerk Exam 2021

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  7,858
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 Prelims Result 2021

IBPS has declared the IBPS Clerk Prelims Result 2021 today i.e. January 13, 2022 and will remain till January 19, 2022 on the official IBPS website ibps.in. Candidates who have appeared for the IBPS Clerk XI Prelims Exam 2021 and cleared the IBPS Clerk XI Prelims Result 2021 will be qualified to appear for the IBPS Clerks Main Exam 2021 to be held in the January/February 2022. 

With the release of IBPSE Prelims Clerk XI Results 2021 the IBPS Clerk XI Main Exam Admit Card will be released soon on the official IBPS website.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Result 2021 direct link

IBPS Clerk 2021

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 2021

Events  Dates
IBPS Clerk notification July 11, 2021
Online registration  October 7 to October 27, 2021
Payment of application fee  October 7 to October 27, 2021
Pre-exam training call letters  November 2021 
Pre-exam training  November 2021 onwards 
Preliminary admit card  November 26, 2021
Preliminary exam dates  December 2021
Preliminary result  January 2022 
Main exam admit card  January 2022
Main exam date  January/February 2022 
Provisional allotment  April 2022

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 2021 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 2021 Notification

IBPS Clerk Vacancies 2021

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 7,858 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 2021 State-wise Vacancies 

State Vacancies State Vacancies State Vacancies
Andaman and Nicobar Islands 5 Haryana 133 Nagaland  13
Andhra Pradesh  387 Himachal Pradesh  113 Odisha  302
Arunachal Pradesh 13 Jammu and Kashmir  26 Puducherry  30
Assam 191 Jharkhand  111 Punjab  402
Bihar 300 Karnataka  454 Rajasthan  142
Chandigarh 33 Kerala  194 Sikkim  28
Chhattisgarh  111 Lakshadweep  5 Tamil Nadu  843
Dadra and Nagar Haveli 3 Madhya Pradesh  389 Telangana  333
Ladakh 3 Maharashtra  882 Tripura  08
Delhi 318 Manipur 6 Uttar Pradesh 1039
Goa 59 Meghalaya 9 Uttarakhand 58
Gujarat 395 Mizoram 4 West Bengal 516

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 2021

The institute accepted the IBPS Clerk online application forms from October 7 to October 27, 2021, including the edit/modification of applications. However, the online IBPS Clerk application form submitted by candidates in July-August will be considered for further process. Interested candidates who have already registered through the IBPS Clerk online application form 2021 on the official website need not worry. We advise candidates not to wait until IBPS Clerk 2021 apply online last date. Here, we have described IBPS Clerk 2021 apply online in simple steps. Explore more details about IBPS Clerk 2021 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 2021

Candidates have to pay the application fees/intimation charges to complete IBPS Clerk online application process. IBPS Clerk application fee should be paid between July 12 and August 1, 2021 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 2021 Released

IBPS is responsible for releasing the call letters/ admit card. IBPS has released the IBPS Clerk Admit Card 2021 on November 26, 2021 on the official website. Candidates can download IBPS Clerk Prelims admit card 2021 for IBPS Clerk prelim exam 2021 to be conducted on December 19, 2021 for filling 7,858 vacancies. Candidates can download the IBPS Clerk Admit Card 2021 for the CRP Clerks XI exam from November 26 to December 19, 2021. Aspirants can access the IBPS Clerk call letter/ admit card from the official website by submitting the login details such as registration/roll number and password/date of birth.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Admit Card 2021 Direct Link

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 Clerk Application Form 2021 Link Activated

IBPS has activated the online application link for IBPS Clerk 2021 on the official website - ibps.in. Interested candidates can fill the IBPS Clerk 2021 application form till October 27, 2021.

One should pay the prescribed application fee to complete the IBPS Clerk 2021 application form. Candidates from general category need to pay Rs. 850 whereas the application fees for reserved category candidates is Rs. 175.

7 October 2021
IBPS Clerk 2021 Notification Released

IBPS has released the Clerk XI notification 2021 for a total of 5830 vacancies. Candidates who are aspiring for Clerk jobs can apply online between July 12 and August 1, 2021. 

One should have a bachelors degree in any discipline to register for recruitment. The selection of the candidates will be based on the Preliminary and Main examinations. The application fee is 850 for candidates belonging to the general category. 

12 July 2021
IBPS Clerk Final Result 2021 Released

IBPS has declared the final result of CRP Clerical Cadre - X. It has released the list of candidates provisionally allotted under CRP Clerks X recruitment process. Candidates who have passed with flying colours in the Main exam held in February can check their IBPS Clerk final result 2021 on the official website - ibps.in.

The exam authority has released IBPS Clerk final result 2021 state-wise and category-wise. One can check their IBPS Clerk final result 2021 list on the official portal.

10 May 2021
IBPS Clerk Prelims Scorecard 2020-21 Released

IBPS has released the Clerk Prelims exam result 2020-21. Candidates who have appeared for the recruitment exam can check their scorecard online at ibps.in. One should use their login credentials to download the scores of IBPS Clerk Prelims till February 28.

Earlier, IBPS has released the Clerk Prelims result on February 12, 2021. 

11 February 2021
IBPS Clerk 2021 Exam Dates Announced

IBPS has released the exam dates of Clerk. One can check the exam dates on the official website - www.ibps.in. 

IBPS Clerk Exam Dates 2021

Preliminary Examination: August 28, 29, September 4 and 5, 2021

Main Examination: October 31, 2021

It has also released the exam dates of Specialist Officer (SO), Regional Rural Banks (RRB) and Probationary Officers (PO).

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