IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam – Every year IBPS (Indian Banking Personnel Selection) releases the notification for the recruitment of the Clerical Cadre Posts in the Participating Organisations. The certain number of the vacancies are introduced for this post every year by IBPS. The examination dates and the registration process for the IBPS Clerk 2018 are out now. Generally, this examination takes place in the month of December every year. By following the same custom this year examination will be held in the same month. The Preliminary examination is going to be held in December 2018. IBPS Clerk 2018 Main examination will be held in the month of January 2019. This article will cover all the details IBPS Clerk Exam of 2018 check here the application process, eligibility Criteria, Syllabus etc.

IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam

The applications for the process will start on time according to the notice issued by the IBPS. The attentive aspirants will able to submit the applications in the given time frame. After that, the eligible candidates will assign the e-admit card for the examination. There will be two rounds, and both should be qualified by the candidates. As of now, only examination dates are out by the IBPS, let’s take a look at the dates.

Event Date
Commencement of Online Application To be announced
Last Date for the closing of Application window To be announced
Issuance of Admit card To be announced
Preliminary Examination Dates 08, 09, 15, & 16 Dec 2018
Declaration of Preliminary Examination To be announced
Main Examination Dates 20 Jan 2019
Declaration of Main Examination result To be announced

This is the schedule for this year recruitment process of IBPS Clerk 2018. These dates are meant to be followed by the candidates.

Eligibility Criteria for IBPS Clerk 2018

The eligibility criteria have to be followed by all the candidates. Ineligible candidates will not be granted admission.

Nationality: The candidates should be a citizen of Indian.

Age Limit: The age of the candidate should be between 20 to 28 years, as on September 01, 2018.

Relaxation in upper age limit is as below

Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
Persons With Disabilities 10 years
Ex-Servicemen / Disabled Ex-Servicemen actual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years
Widows, Divorced women and women, legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried 9 years
Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir 5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years
Regular employees of the Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal retrenched from service (Applicable to Madhya Pradesh state only) 5 years

Educational Qualification: The candidates should possess a Graduation Degree from any recognized Institute.

  • Computer Literacy  Candidate must have operating and working knowledge in computer systems. For this, 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 – Candidate must be able to read, write and speak the official language of state or UT. Apply for vacancies in that state of which you know the language.

Application Form for IBPS Clerk

Once the candidates have ensured the eligibility he/she acn apply for the post. The applictaion form for the IBPS Clerk will be uploaded by the IBPS on the website on www.ibps.in. Candidates first need to complete the registration process for applying for the IBPS Clerk 2018 Application Form. To apply for the IBPS Clerk 2018 examination, the candidate needs to go to the official website of IBPS. Or a direct link will be embedded on this page as the application form will release by the IBPS. All the details should be correct on the application form and the scanned documents should be attached properly.

Admit Card of IBPS Clerk 2018

Admit card for the IBPS clerk is also called the Call letter. The call letter for the preliminary examination and Main examination will be released one by one. The call letter for the Preliminary examination will be uploaded on the website by the IBPS after the successful completion of the application process. And the candidates who will qualify the Preliminary examination will get the Call letter for the Main Examination. The candidates can get the admit card on the official website of IBPS or on this page itself. So keep visiting this page for more updates.

Examination Pattern of IBPS Clerk 2018

The pattern of the Preliminary and Main examination is as mentioned below.

IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Pattern: The candidates will have to attempt 100 questions of 100 marks and the details of these are below:

Name of tests Number of questions Maximum marks Duration
English language 30 30 Composite time of 1 hour
Numerical ability 35 35
Reasoning ability 35 35
Total 100 100

IBPS Clerk Main Examination Pattern: The pattern of the Main examination has been changed. Instead of 200, the candidates will now have to solve 190 questions. The total time provided to solve these will be 160 minutes.

Name of tests Number of questions Maximum marks Duration Allowed for Each Section
General/ Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
General English 40 40 35 minutes
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
Total 190 200 160 minutes

Negative Marking in IBPS: The negative marking is applicable in both the examinations. For each incorrect answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.

Result for IBPS Clerk 2018

Same as the admit card the result for the IBPS Clerk 2018 will be released by the IBPS one by one for the Preliminary Examination and the Main Examination. The both of the results will be released by the IBPS on its website.The results for IBPS Clerk 2018 will be released online on the official website of the IBPS. Candidates who will appear for the IBPS examinations will be able to check results by entering their registration id and password.

Selection Procedure for the IBPS Clerk 2018

Under IBPS Clerk 2018 the candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of competitive examination. The process of shortlisting the candidates is as below:

  • First, the candidates will have to clear the Preliminary examination.
  • Then, the qualifiers of the Prelims will be called for the Main exam.
  • Those who will clear the Main exam will be called for the document verification and final recruitment.

Last year Participating Banks in IBPS

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

For more details about IBPS Clerk 2018 check 2017’s Advertisement.

Official website: www.ibps.in

In so far only the registration procedure and the examination dates of IBPS Clerk 2018  has been released by the IBPS. Rest of the information on this page is as per the last year advertisement. As soon as IBPS releases any notice regarding the recruitment details on this page will be updated accordingly.

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