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 Clerk Prelims Admit Card 2020 Releases

IBPS has released the admit card for Clerk Online Preliminary exam 2020. Aspirants who have registered for the Clerk Online Preliminary Examination 2020 can visit the official website to download the admit card. 

Candidates should use their login credentials such as registration number or roll number and password or date of birth to download IBPS Clerk Preliminary admit card 2020. 

One should carry the printed admit card of IBPS Clerk along with photo id card for verification purpose to appear for the examination. The Clerk Prelims will be held on December 5, 12 and 13, 2020.

20 November 2020
IBPS Clerk Admit Card 2020 To Be Released Soon

IBPS will be releasing the Clerical Cadre admit card 2020 soon. Candidates who have registered for the exam are advised to download the admit card from the official site.

One should use their login credentials to download the admit card. Aspirants should note that the IBPS Clerk Preliminary exam will be conducted on December 5, 12 and 13, 2020. 

18 November 2020
IBPS Clerk 2020: Last Day To Register For 2557 Posts

IBPS is all set to close the Clerk 2020 registration window on November 6. Interested candidates who have not yet registered can apply for clerical posts on the official site of IBPS on ibps.in. The recruitment notification was released for a total of 2557 vacancies in the organisation.

 

The organising body will be conducting the IBPS Clerk 2020 preliminary examination on December 5, 12, and 13, 2020. One who qualifies in the Prelims exam will be eligible for the main exam on February 28, 2020.

6 November 2020
IBPS Clerk Main Exam Scheduled On February 28

IBPS has released the revised exam dates for the CRP Online Main Examinations. It has also released the Main exam dates for ERP Clerk along with RRB and Probationary Officers. 

  • CRP Clerks X Clerks - 28.02.2021

Candidates who are aspiring for the CRP Clerks recruitment examination are advised to check all the details on the official site. 

4 November 2020
IBPS Releases Clerk-X Supplementary Advertisement

IBPS has released the Clerk-X Supplementary advertisement. It has also provided an option to edit or modify the application form. The online registration including edit/modifications of application & payment of application fees/intimation charges between October 23 and November 6, 2020.   

1. Who attained the eligibility in terms of educational qualifications by 06.11.2020.

2. Who could not register successfully from 02.09.2020 to 23.09.2020.

The official notice reads, "The last date of eligibility, in terms of educational qualifications is changed to 06.11.2020. For other terms and conditions, candidates are requested to refer the Detailed Advertisement of CRP CLERKS-X dated 01.09.2020." 

It also reads, "Before registering online, candidates are advised to read the detailed notification dated 01.09.2020 and follow the instructions mentioned therein."

20 October 2020
IBPS Clerk 2020: Last Day To Apply Online
IBPS Increases Clerk Vacancy To 2557 Posts
IBPS Clerk 2020 Notification Released
IBPS Clerk-IX Mains Exam Result 2020 Released
IBPS Clerk Provisional Allotment Result Postponed Due To COVID-19

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