IBPS will conduct IBPS Clerk 2017 Prelims on December 2, 3, 9, and 10, 2017. The Main exam will be held on January 21, 2018, and only the qualifiers of prelims will be able to appear for it. The online registration for IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2017 started on September 12, 2017, and the candidates may apply until October 03, 2017. Under IBPS Clerk VII 2017, the candidates will be applying for 7889 vacancies in 19 banks. The exam pattern for the Main exam has been changed a little. The candidates can check it and more details on IBPS Clerk 2017 (7) examination from this page.
IBPS Clerk 2017 Notification
The notification for IBPS Clerk has been released on the official website, i.e. ibps.in. As per it, the IBPS clerk examination is begin held for the seventh year and in it, 19 banks are participating. The list of Institutes participating is as below:
To check the IBPS Clerk 2017 Notification PDF click here.
IBPS Clerk 2017 Exam Dates
The candidates may check all the important dates of IBPS Clerk 2017 from this page. As and when more dates for the bank clerk recruitment will update it in the table below.
|Online registration dates||September 12 to October 13, 2017|
|Editing and modification can be done||September 12 to October 13, 2017|
|Fee payment has to be remitted between||September 12 to October 13, 2017|
|Last date for re-printing of application form||October 18, 2017|
|IBPS Clerk Pre-Training Dates|
|Issuance of Pre-Training admit card||November 2017|
|Pre-Training Exam will be held from||November 13 to 18, 2017|
|IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Dates|
|Admit card for IBPS Clerk Prelims availability||November 2017|
|IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam is due on||December 2, 3, 9, and 10, 2017|
|Announcement of result||December 2017|
|IBPS Clerk Main Exam Dates|
|Downloading of admit card begins in||>January 2018|
|IBPS Clerk Main Exam due to be held on||January 21, 2108|
|Provisional allotment||April 2018|
IBPS Clerk 2017 Selection Procedure
Under IBPS Clerk 2017 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.
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IBPS Clerk 2017 Eligibility Criteria
The eligibility criteria of IBPS Clerk 2017 has to be followed by all the candidates. Ineligible candidates will not be granted admission.
Nationality: The candidates should be a citizen of Indian. However, the residents of following nations may also apply if they planned to settle in India permanently.
Age Limit: The age of the candidate should be between 20 to 28 years, as on September 01, 2017.
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.
IBPS Clerk 2017 Application Form
The application form for IBPS Clerk VII 2017 has been made available. The candidates who satisfy the eligibility criteria may apply from the link above. The application form has to be submitted before the lapse of the deadline and to submit it the candidates will first have to register. The registration can be done by clicking on “Click here for New Registration” and then by submitting the following details:
- First Name
- Middle Name
- Last Name
- Mobile Number
- E-mail ID
- Security Code.
Once the registration is done candidates will have to upload the images. Next step will to fill the application form and lastly the fee payment is to be done.
Application Fee: The amount of application fee is Rs. 100 for the SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates. Whereas, the same for the candidates belonging to rest of the categories is Rs. 600. The candidates can pay the application fee via online modes only.
IBPS Clerk 2017 Admit Card
The admit card for IBPS Clerk 2017 will be released online, at ibps.in. The candidates will be able to check and download it online from this page as well. IBPS will release the admit card separately for the Preliminary and Main examination. Apart from this, even for the Pre-training the admit card will be released.
The candidates will be able to download the IBPS clerk admit card by entering the Registration Number and Password/Date of Birth. The call letter if IBPS clerk is to be carried as a print on an A4 sheet and it must be in good condition.
Exam Pattern of IBPS Clerk 2017
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 as below:
|Name of tests||Number of questions||Maximum marks||Duration|
|English language||30||30||Composite time of 1 hour|
IBPS Clerk Main Examination Pattern: The pattern of the Main examination has 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|
Negative Marking in IBPS: The negative marking is applicable in both the examinations. For each incorrect answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted.
IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2017
The candidates can refer to the below mentioned syllabus for IBPS Clerk 2017 Pre and Main exam.
English Language: Fill in the Blanks, Reading Comprehension. Fillers, Cloze Test, Spotting Errors and Sentence Improvements, etc.
General and Financial Awareness: Static Awareness, Financial Awareness, Current Affairs, Banking and Insurance Awareness, Govt. Schemes and Policies
Numerical Ability: Simplification/Approximation, Data Interpretation, Number Series, Miscellaneous, Quadratic Equations, etc.
Computer: Number System and Conversions, History, and Generation of Computers, Computer Hardware and I/O Devices, Introduction to Computer Organizations, Computer Language, Basics of DBMS, Computer Memory and Software, etc.
Reasoning and Ability: Inequality, Puzzle, and Arrangements, Order and Ranking, Syllogism, Coding and Decoding, Blood Relations, Direction Sense.
IBPS Clerk 2017 Vacancies
The candidates can check state wise vacancies under IBPS Clerk 2017 from the table below:
|ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLAND||0||0||0||0||0|
|DADRA & NAGAR HAVELI||0||0||0||7||7|
|DAMAN & DIU||0||0||1||7||8|
|JAMMU & KASHMIR||1||4||6||23||34|
IBPS Clerk 2017 Result
The result of the examination will be announced for the Prelims first and the for the Main examination. The date for the announcement of it has not been disclosed yet. However, the tentative months for declaring the result are mentioned. IBPS will release score and merit of the candidates in the result. Only those candidates will qualify the exam who will score more than the cutoff marks.
The previous year cutoff for IBPS Clerk Main cutoff is as below:
Minimum Marks out of 100:
|State/UT||IBPS Clerk Cutoff Category Wise|
|Andaman and Nicobar||NA||20.03||31.22||36.97|
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli||NA||NA||NA||33.94|
|Daman and Diu||NA||NA||NA||30.60|
|Jammu and Kashmir||35.41||27.07||29.16||40.28|