IBPS Clerk - "IBPS Clerk Recruitment" Exam

Institute of Banking Personal Selection Clerk exam


Institute of Banking Personnel Selection(IBPS) is responsible for recruiting the clerical cadre in the Public Sector Banks(PSB).Every year IBPS conducts examinations to recruit thousands of clerks in different PSBs.This examination is conducted in two phases every year i.e Pre and Mains exam.
Every year more than 8000 aspirants are selected as clerks in different PSBs.IBPS currently recruit clerks for 11 different banks.
This year also the notification is expected in the month of July.
Participating Organisation
There are total 11 banks which participate in IBPS Clerk every year.These are as follows
  1.   Bank of Baroda  
  2.   Bank of India
  3. Bank of Maharashtra 
  4. Canara Bank 
  5. Central Bank of India 
  6. Indian Bank 
  7. Indian Overseas Bank 
  8. Punjab National Bank 
  9. Punjab & Sind Bank 
  10. UCO Bank 
  11. Union Bank of India 

IBPS Clerk 2022 Exam Date

IBPS Clerk 2022: Important Dates
IBPS Clerk Notification 2022June / July 2022
Online Registration ProcessJune / July 2022
Online Application Ends On21 July 2022
IBPS Clerk Prelims Call LetterAugust 2022
Conduct of Online Examination – Preliminary September 2022
Result of IBPS Clerk Preliminary ExamSeptember 2022
Download of Call letter for Online Exam – MainOctober 2022
Conduct of Online Examination – MainOctober, 2022
Declaration of Final (Mains) ResultApril 1, 2023

IBPS Clerk 2022 Vacancy

Last year IBPS had released around 2557 posts in the clerical cadre.Later this increased to around 8000.
This year the total number of vacancies for IBPS Clerk will be announced in the month of July.
IBPS Clerk 2022 vacancy
State NameTotal Vacancies
Andaman and Nicobar Islands04
Andhra Pradesh209
Arunachal Pradesh14
Dadra and Nagar Haveli/Daman & Diu01
Himachal Pradesh91
Jammu and Kashmir35
Madhya Pradesh309
Tamil Nadu288
Uttar Pradesh1089
West Bengal528


I. Nationality / Citizenship: 
A candidate must be either – (i) a Citizen of India or 
(ii) a subject of Nepal or
 (iii) a subject of Bhutan or 
(iv) a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or 
(v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India, provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.  
  II. Age  
  Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 28 years
Sr.No.CategoryAge relaxation
1Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe5 years
2Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)3 years
3Persons With Disabilities10 years
4Ex-Servicemen / Disabled Ex-Servicemenactual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled ExServicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years
5Widows, divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried9 years
6Persons affected by 1984 riots5 years
7Regular employees of the Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal retrenched from service (Applicable to Madhya Pradesh state only)5 years
  III. Educational Qualifications:
 A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognised by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. The candidate must possess valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he / she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online. Computer Literacy: Operating and working knowledge in computer systems is mandatory i.e. candidates should have Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations/Language/ should have studied Computer / Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute. Proficiency in the Official Language of the State/UT (candidates should know how to read/ write and speak the Official Language of the State/UT) for which vacancies a candidate wishes to apply is preferable.   
New Batch Starting SOON


The selection procedure will consist of on-line test(Preliminary and Main Examination)
  I. The structure of the Examinations which will be conducted online are as follows: 
a. Preliminary Examination    
S.No.Name of TestsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language303020 minutes
2Numerical Ability353520 minutes
3Reasoning Ability353520 minutes
Total100100Composite time of 1 Hour
   Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main examination.
b. Main Examination  
S.No.Name of TestsNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude506045 minutes
2English Language404035 minutes
3Quantitative Aptitude505045 minutes
4General/ Financial Awareness505035 minutes
Total190200160 minutes


The Centre, venue address, date and time for both Preliminary and Main examinations shall be intimated in the respective Call Letter. An eligible candidate should download his/her call letter from the authorised IBPS website www.ibps.in by entering his/ her details i.e. Registration Number and Password/Date of Birth. No hard copy of the call letter/ Information Handout etc. will be sent by post/ courier. 
Call letter for Scribe in the Main Examination: There will be an additional call letter for Scribe for the Main Examination.
 Intimations will be sent by email and/ sms to the email ID and mobile number registered in the online application form for CRP Clerks-X. IBPS/ Participating Organisations will not take responsibility for late receipt / non-receipt of any communication e-mailed/ sent via sms to the candidate due to change in the mobile number, email address, technical fault or otherwise beyond the control of IBPS/ Participating Organisations. Candidates are hence advised to regularly keep in touch with the authorised IBPS website www.ibps.in for details, updates and any information which may be posted for further guidance as well as to check their registered e-mail account from time to time during the recruitment process.   

Salary structure of SBI clerk

IBPS Clerk Salary Structure
 Population of More Than 45 lakhsPopulation of Less Than 45 lakhs
Basic PayRs 11765Rs 11765
Dearness AllowanceRs 5311Rs 5311
Travel AllowanceRs 425Rs 425
Special AllowanceRs 911Rs 911
House Rent AllowanceRs 1176Rs 1058
Total  SalaryRs 19588Rs 19470

Cutt-Off: Prelims and Mains Examination(2020)

The State Wise and Category wise cutt-off of Prelims exam and Mains exam 2020 has been mentioned below
State NameCut Off
Andhra Pradesh78
Himachal Pradesh72
J & K77.5
Madhya Pradesh77.75
Tripura59.25 (OBC)
Uttar Pradesh73.5
West Bengal61.50
Tamil Nadu71 (OBC)

Mains Cutt- Off

Syllabus of SBI Clerk

The syllabus is almost same for Prelims and Mains exam, although the difficulty level vary in Pre and Mains Exam.
The Pre exams consist of three section:
1) English Language
2) Numerical Ability
3).Reasoning Ability
1) English Language: The syllabus of English Language is almost same for Pre and Mains Exam.
The questions are asked from:-
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Para jumbles
  • Miscellaneous
  • Fill in the blanks
  • Multiple Meaning and Error Spotting
  • Paragraph Completion
  • Grammer
  • Sentence Improvement
2) Numerical Ability: Here is the list of chapters from which the questiones are asked.
  • Simplification
  • Profit and Loss
  • Simple Intrest and Compound Intrest
  • Work and Time
  • Time and Distance
  • Mensuration
  • Ratio and Proportion
  • Percentage
  • Series
  • Probability
  • Mixture and Alligations
  • Quadritic Equations
  • Data Sufficiency
3) Reasoning Ability
  • Alpha Numeric Series
  • Alphabet series
  • Coded Inequalities
  • Seating Arrangement
  • Puzzle
  • Syllogism
  • Blood Relation
  • Input Output
  • Coding Decoding
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Direction and Distances
  • Order and Ranking
  • Logical Reasoning

IBPS Clerk 2022: FAQs

The Online Preliminary exam for IBPS PO 2022 is scheduled to be conducted on 9th, 10th, 16th & 17th October 2021 while the mains exam is scheduled on 27th November 2021.

The Online Preliminary exam for IBPS PO 2022 is scheduled to be conducted on 9th, 10th, 16th & 17th October 2022 while the mains exam is scheduled on 27th November 2022.

The Online Preliminary exam for IBPS PO 2022 is scheduled to be conducted on 9th, 10th, 16th & 17th October 2022 while the mains exam is scheduled on 27th November 2022.

The official notification for IBPS PO 2022 exam is expected to be released by the first week of August 2022.

The Basic Salary of IBPS PO is 23700-(980×7)-30560-(1145×2)-32850-(1310×7)-42020.

Yes, Any candidate who have a graduation degree can apply for IBPS PO exam.

All tests are bilingual, i.e. available in both English and Hindi.

Yes, there is negative marking for wrong answer in the objective tests of both Preliminary and Mains Exam of IBPS PO 2020. One fourth of the total marks allotted for that question will be deducted for marking a wrong answer.

There are no interviews for any of the posts under SSC CGL Recruitment. The para 9.2 of the official notification for SSC CGL Recruitment 2021 clearly states that – “9.2 Interview component has been dispensed with. There will, therefore, be no interview.”

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