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.

Latest – Application Form for IBPS Clerk 2017 has been started. Click here to apply.

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.

Events Important Dates
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
Numerical ability 35 35
Reasoning ability 35 35
Total 100 100

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
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.

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:

State SC ST OBC General Total
ANDAMAN & NICOBAR ISLAND 0 0 0 0 0
ANDHRA PRADESH 104 53 119 209 485
ARUNACHAL PRADESH 0 4 0 4 8
ASSAM 10 14 30 55 109
BIHAR 25 3 52 147 227
CHANDIGARH 4 0 6 24 34
CHHATTISGARH 13 24 8 73 118
DADRA & NAGAR HAVELI 0 0 0 7 7
DAMAN & DIU 0 0 1 7 8
DELHI 44 22 74 132 272
GOA 0 17 4 20 41
GUJARAT 38 83 76 290 487
HARYANA 36 0 48 91 175
HIMACHAL PRADESH 19 3 11 40 73
JAMMU & KASHMIR 1 4 6 23 34
JHARKHAND 20 32 9 66 127
KARNATAKA 90 51 133 280 554
KERALA 23 4 62 128 217
LAKSHADWEEP 0 1 0 1 2
MADHYA PRADESH 52 56 49 133 290
MAHARASHTRA 67 148 135 425 775
MANIPUR 1 3 1 6 11
MEGHALAYA 0 6 1 10 17
MIZORAM 0 0 0 3 3
NAGALAND 0 2 0 10 12
ODISHA 31 41 22 102 196
PUDUCHERRY 6 0 12 28 46
PUNJAB 110 0 81 210 401
RAJASTHAN 49 49 54 192 344
SIKKIM 0 1 1 9 11
TAMIL NADU 251 12 336 678 1277
TELANGANA 56 33 93 162 344
TRIPURA 2 6 0 10 18
UTTAR PRADESH 151 17 157 340 665
UTTARAKHAND 13 7 6 52 78
WEST BENGAL 114 21 80 202 417
Total 1330 717 1667 4169 7883

 

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
SC ST OBC UR
Andaman and Nicobar NA 20.03 31.22 36.97
Andhra Pradesh 31.28 25.35 38.66 39.16
Arunachal Pradesh 31.47 27.32 35.16 29.82
Assam 32.82 29.41 32.16 37.32
Bihar 28.69 25.94 36.57 38.41
Chandigarh 28.28 NA 30.07 37.97
Chhattisgarh 28.35 19.50 37.41 38.72
Dadra and Nagar Haveli NA NA NA 33.94
Daman  and Diu NA NA NA 30.60
Delhi 33.69 27.03 35.75 42.41
Goa NA 11.82 25.22 23.94
Gujarat 34.22 19.66 33.32 35.94
Haryana 25.27 17.88 34.72 40.97
Himachal Pradesh 30.47 29.32 34.00 40.47
Jammu and Kashmir 35.41 27.07 29.16 40.28
Jharkhand 23.28 17.25 34.60 37.10
Karnataka 28.50 24.50 34.53 36.10
Kerala 29.78 20.69 40.03 42.03
Lakshadweep NA NA NA 27,85
Madhya Pradesh 29.25 21.01 33.94 38.35
Maharashtra 33.94 19.32 33.72 35.47
Manipur NA 29.63 38.63 33.44
Meghalaya NA 28.28 NA 37.25
Mizoram NA 31.44 NA 25.66
Nagaland NA 27.57 NA 35.69
Odisha 28.75 20.41 37.66 38.78
Puducherry 28.03 NA 36.66 37.38
Punjab 26.72 24.88 32.63 40.28
Rajasthan 27.53 22.53 37.69 39.69
Sikkim NA 29.72 31.50 35.19
Tamil Nadu 32.50 30.69 39.82 39.88
Telangana 31.28 26.47 38.10 38.13
Tripura 31.94 24.63 NA 38.78
Uttar Pradesh 27.75 21.53 34.22 39.28
Uttarakhand 27.94 26.35 33.10 40.50
West Bengal 30.41 24.00 33.03 40.47


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