IBPS Clerk 2021 Notification is Out, The IBPS has declared the notification for the IBPS Clerk Post 2021-22. The IBPS Clerk 2021 is offering 5497 vacancies. The interested candidates can visit the official website of IBPS and apply for the post. The IBPS Clerk exam is conducted by the Institute for Banking Personnel Selection every year. The IBPS is the authoritative body for assessing recruiting candidates in public sector banks in India.
IBPS has released 5497 vacancies of clerical posts in 11 public sector banks. IBPS Clerk 2021 is going to be an opportunity for those who have not been able to get through SBI and other Bank Recruitment Exams. The role of an IBPS Clerk or Junior Associate is one of the most sought-after careers in the banking field. The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts the recruitment of eligible and dynamic candidates for the post of Clerk.
Every year lakhs of applications are received by the IBPS. One of the best parts of the recruitment process of an IBPS Clerk is a two-stage selection process comprising of Prelims and Main Online Exam with no Interview. In this blog, we will discuss IBPS Clerk notification 2021 which includes important dates, apply online, vacancy, exam centres, exam pattern, syllabus, etc. Read further for IBPS Clerk notification 2021
Download IBPS Clerk 2021-22 Notification
The candidates can download the official notification here. Candidates can check the IBPS Clerk exam date, eligibility criteria, age limit, exam pattern and apply for the IBPS Clerk Post now!
IBPS Clerk Recruitment Notification 2021: Click here to download the PDF of IBPS Clerk Notification 2021
IBPS Clerk Notification Exam Dates
A notice will be released soon on the official website of IBPS to re-open the online registration window for the IBPS Clerk 2021.
|IBPS Clerk Notification 2021 – 22 Events||Tentative Dates|
|On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by
|12.07.2021 to 01.08.2021|
|Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online)||12.07.2021 to 01.08.2021|
|Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training||August 2021|
|Conduct of Pre-Exam Training l||16.08.2021 onwards|
|Download of call letters for Online examination – Preliminary||August 2021|
|Online Examination – Preliminary||28.08.2021, 29.08.2021 and 04.09.2021|
|Result of IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam||September/ October 2021|
|Download of Call letter for Online exam – Main||October 2021|
|Online Examination – Main||31.10.2021|
|Provisional Allotment||April 2022|
Participating Banks in IBPS Clerk 2021 Exam
- Bank of Baroda
- Bank of India
- Canara Bank
- Bank of Maharashtra
- Central Bank of India
- Indian Bank
- Indian Overseas Bank
- Punjab National bank
- Punjab and Sind Bank
- UCO Bank
- Union Bank of India
IBPS Clerk 2021 Eligibility Criteria
The candidate must fulfill the following two criteria to be eligible for the IBPS Clerk Exam 2021:
Age Limit (As of 01.09.2021):
The candidate must be 20 Years to 28 Years.
Relaxation of Age Limit
|1||Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe||5 years|
|2||Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)||3 years|
|3||Persons With Disabilities||10 years|
|4||Ex-Servicemen / Disabled Ex-Servicemen||the 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
|5||Widows, divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried||Age concession upto the age of 35 years for
General/EWS, 38 years for OBC and 40 years for SC/ST candidates
|6||Persons affected by 1984 riots||5 years|
A candidate must possess the minimum qualification of Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. The candidate should have passed in English as one of the subjects at SSC/ HSC/ Intermediate/ Graduation level. The candidate should possess a certificate in proof of passing the qualifying examination.
Computer literacy: Operating and working knowledge in computer systems is mandatory.
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.
A candidate must be either – a Citizen of India or a subject of Nepal or a subject of Bhutan or a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.
IBPS Clerk 2021 Recruitment Vacancy
IBPS has released a recent vacancy Scale of 5497 in the IBPS Clerk Post. The candidates can check the vacancy detail here and apply for the post.
|IBPS Clerk 2021 Vacancy
|State Name||Total Vacancies|
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands||03|
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli/Daman & Diu||02|
|Jammu and Kashmir||25|
IBPS Clerk 2021 Application Form
Interested candidates now can start their IBPS Clerk 2021 applications through the IBPS official website, Click Here. Let’s check the steps to complete your clerk application.
How to Apply Online for IBPS Clerk 2021?
- Visit the IBPS official website, Click Here.
- On the homepage, click on the link “CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR CRP-Clerks (CRP-Clerks-XI)”to open the online application form.
- On the newly opened tab, click on the “Click Here for the New Registration”, tab.
- A new tab will pop up asking for your basic details. Enter the details including your email id, and a valid mobile number for further communications.
- You must upload a clear copy of your photograph (4.5cm × 3.5cm), signature, and left thumb impression while filling the form.
- Before Making the payment make sure to upload the following declaration in your own handwriting in the English language, and it should not be in all capital letters. Follow the statement as it is. The text for the handwritten declaration is as follows –
“I, _______ (Name of the candidate), hereby declare that all the information submitted by me in the
application form is correct, true, and valid. I will present the supporting documents as and when required.”
- You must pay the required application fees to accept your candidature. Candidates have the option of making the payment of intimation charges through the ONLINE mode only. The payment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets, etc.
IBPS Clerk Application Fees
|SC/ ST/ PWD||Rs. 175|
IBPS Clerk Exam Centers
|State/ UT||Preliminary Examination Centres||Main Examination Centres|
|Bihar||Arrah, Patna, Aurangabad, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga, Gaya, Muzzafarpur, Purnea||Patna, Muzzafarpur, Bhagalpur, Darbhanga,|
|Telangana||Hyderabad, Warangal, Karimnagar, Khammam,||Hyderabad|
|Punjab||Bhatinda, Amritsar, Fatehgarh Sahib, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali, Pathankot, Patiala, Sangrur||Mohali, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Patiala|
|West Bengal||Siliguri, Asansol, Durgapur, Greater Kolkata, Hooghly, Kalyani||Asansol, Siliguri, Kalyani, Greater Kolkata|
|Uttarakhand||Roorkee, Dehradun, Haldwani||Dehradun|
|Uttar Pradesh||Agra, Meerut, Aligarh, Allahabad, Banda, Sitapur, Bareilly, Gorakhpur, Gonda, Faizabad, Ghaziabad, Jhansi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Mathura, Moradabad, Muzaffarnagar, Noida/ Greater Noida, Varanasi,||Allahabad, Varanasi, Kanpur, Lucknow, Meerut|
|Tamil Nadu||Chennai, Vellore, Coimbatore, Madurai, Erode, Nagercoil, Salem, Thanjavur, Thiruchirapalli, Tirunelvelli, Virudhunagar||Chennai, Madurai, Tirunelveli|
|Rajasthan||Ajmer, Alwar, Udaipur, Bikaner, Jaipur, Jodhpur, Kota, Sikar||Jaipur, Udaipur|
|Odisha||Balasore, Sambalpur, Berhampur(Ganjam), Bhubaneshwar, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Rourkela||Bhubaneshwar|
|Chhattisgarh||Bhilai Nagar, Bilaspur, Raipur||Raipur|
|Assam||Dibrugarh, Tezpur, Guwahati, Jorhat, Silchar||Guwahati, Silchar|
|Andaman & Nicobar||Port Blair||Port Blair|
|Andhra Pradesh||Chirala, Chittoor, Vizianagaram, Eluru, Guntur, Kadapa, Kakinada, Kurnool, Nellore, Ongole, Rajahmundry, Srikakulam, Tirupati, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam,||Kurnool, Vijaywada, Vishakhapatnam, Guntur|
|Delhi||Delhi/ New-Delhi, Gurugram, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater-Noida||Delhi/ New Delhi, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater-Noida, Gurugram|
|Gujarat||Ahmedabad, Himatnagar, Anand, Gandhinagar, Jamnagar, Mehsana, Rajkot, Surat Vadodara||Ahmedabad, Vadodra|
|Haryana||Ambala, Panipat, Faridabad, Hissar, Gurugram, Karnal, Kurukshetra, Yamuna Nagar||Hissar, Ambala|
|Himachal Pradesh||Una, Bilaspur, Hamirpur, Kangra, Kullu, Mandi, Shimla, Solan||Hamirpur, Shimla|
|Jammu and Kashmir||Samba, Jammu, Srinagar||Jammu, Srinagar|
|Jharkhand||Bokaro Steel City, Dhanbad, Hazaribagh, Ranchi, Jamshedpur||Dhanbad, Jamshedpur, Ranchi|
|Karnataka||Dharwad, Belgaum, Bengaluru, Bidar, Davangere, Gulbarga, Hassan, Hubli, Mangalore, Mandya, Mysore, Shimoga, Udupi||Bengaluru, Hubli, Mangalore|
|Madhya Pradesh||Ujjain, Bhopal, Gwalior, Indore, Jabalpur, Sagar, Satna||Bhopal, Indore|
|Maharashtra||Amaravati, Solapur, Aurangabad, Chandrapur, Dhule, Jalgaon, Kolhapur, Latur, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Nanded, Nasik, Pune, Ratnagiri||Aurangabad, Mumbai/ Thane/ Navi Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune|
|Kerala||Trichur, Alappuzha, Kannur, Kochi, Kollam, Kottayam, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad
|Dadra and Nagar Haveli
Daman and Diu
IBPS Clerk Call Letter 2021
The eligible candidates who have applied for the post can download the call letter from the official website and carry it for the exam. The candidates are advised to download it from the IBPS official website. Similarly, the call letter for the scribe, if any should be also taken separately. The call letter should be brought for the preliminary exam as well as for the mains exam.
IBPS Clerk Provisional Allotment 2021
The total marks allocated for Online Main Examination are 200. Marks will be converted out of 100 for Provisional allotment. An applicant should pass the Online Main Examination and be adequately high in the merit to be recognized for following the provisional allotment method.
IBPS Clerk Pre-Examination Training 2021
As per the current pandemic situation, the IBPS has decided not to conduct the PET. But as per the changes, the limited candidate with certain measures can join it, All qualified applicants who opt for and want to avail of Pre-Examination Training should fill in the appropriate column in the ON-LINE APPLICATION. While education will be imparted free of cost, all other charges regarding traveling, boarding, lodging, etc. will have to be borne by the applicant for attending the per-examination training program at the designated Centers.
New General Instructions by IBPS
- The candidates are obliged to apply for the post only after checking the eligibility criteria
- Once eligible and applied for the post, the candidates have to take the printout of the call letter for both exams.
- The scribe should not be another candidate allotted for the same exam.
- The candidates are obliged to bring an extra photo of identification
- Valid call letter, a photocopy of photo-identity proof should be produced
- The candidates have to submit the authentic and worthy documents
- One application and no change of information is supported
- If candidates have produced any error or false information, the IBPS has the right to expel them from the recruitment procedure and even the exam.
- Any malpractice or variation in the handwriting or any document will be punishable and results in expelling
IBPS Clerk 2021 Exam Pattern
The IBPS Clerk exam occurs in two stages: Prelims and Mains. Both these papers follow the online method of conducting the written examination. The structure of the exam is as follow:
Phase 1: IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam
The preliminary exam of IBPS Clerk CWE is an online exam testing a candidate on the basis of their aptitude, intellect, and English. There are three sections in total and the candidate must clear the cut-off of each section to proceed to the mains exam round.
Candidates are required to solve the question paper in the time frame of 20 minutes for each section. The composite mark of the paper is 100 and the passing marks are decided by IBPS that is likely to change every year depending on the level of difficulty of the exam.
|S.No.||Name of Tests(Objective||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||English Language||30||30||20 minutes|
|2||Numerical Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
|3||Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
|Total||100||100||Composite time of 1 Hour|
Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. The adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.
Phase-2: IBPS Clerk Mains Exam
No changes have been observed in the Exam Pattern of IBPS Clerk 2020 Exam. IBPS Clerk Mains Exam will now constitute 190 questions that need to be completed in a time frame of 160 minutes.
Previously, Computer Aptitude and Reasoning Ability Section used to be conducted separately. But, in the recent update by IBPS, both these sections are amalgamated together and will constitute 50 questions that need to be solved in a time duration of 45 minutes. Both Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam will be conducted bilingually, i.e. both in English and in Hindi. Let’s have a look at the Exam Pattern for IBPS Clerk CWE X.
|S.No.||Name of Tests(Objective||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude||50||60||45 minutes|
|2||English Language||40||40||35 minutes|
|3||Quantitative Aptitude||50||50||45 minutes|
|4||General/ Financial Awareness||50||50||35 minutes|
There is a penalty for wrong answers marked in both preliminary examination as well as mains examination. A wrong answer to an objective question will lead to a penalty of one-fourth of the total mark assigned to that question. There will be no penalty for the question left blank or unanswered.
Penalty for Wrong Answers
There will be a penalty for incorrect responses marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as a penalty to arrive at a corrected score. If a question is left blank.
Score Calculation for IBPS Clerk Exam
The accurate scores received by each of the competitors in different sessions will be normalized using the equi-percentile method. Scores up to two decimal points shall be considered for the total calculations
IBPS Clerk Cut-off Score (Online Main examination)
Each applicant will be expected to achieve a minimum score in each test of the Online Main Examination and also a minimum complete score to be considered for more processes. Depending on the number of State/ UT wise vacancies available, cut-offs will be decided and candidates will be considered for temporary allotment. Before the completion of the provisional allotment process scores obtained in the Online Main Examination will not be shared with the candidates.
Documents to be Produced
- Printout of the online application form registered for CRP Clerks-XI
- Proof of Date of Birth
- Photo Identify Proof as indicated in Point G
- Mark-sheets & certificates for Graduation or equivalent qualification etc. Proper document from Board / University for having declared the result on or before 01.08.2021 has to be submitted.
- Caste Certificate
- Income and Asset Certificate
- Disability certificate
- Ex-Servicemen category should submit Proforma B from the Competent Authority showing his/her date of completion of a specific period of engagement (SPE) along with the declaration in Proforma C.
- Candidates serving in Government / quasi govt offices/ Public Sector Undertakings (including Nationalised Banks and Financial Institutions) are required to produce a “No Objection Certificate”
- Persons eligible for age relaxation should bring the relevant documents related to it.
- Any other relevant documents in support of eligibility.
IBPS Clerk 2021 Exam Syllabus (Prelims, and Mains)
The syllabus for Numerical Ability / Quantitative Aptitude and English Language is the same for mains and preliminary exams. In addition to these two, the other subjects are General / Financial Awareness and Reasoning & Computer Knowledge. General Awareness is based on Banking Sector awareness.
|English Language||Numerical Ability||Reasoning Ability||Computer||General Awareness|
|Reading Comprehension||Number Series||Puzzle and Arrangements||History and Generation of Computers||Banking and Insurance Awareness|
|Cloze Test||Simplification/ Approximation||Inequality||Introduction to Computer Organisation||Financial Awareness|
|Fillers||Quadratic Equations||Syllogism||Computer Hardware and I/O Devices||Govt. Schemes and Policies|
|Spotting Errors||Data Interpretation||Coding-Decoding||Computer Languages, Basics of DBMS||Current Affairs|
|Sentence Improvement||Data Sufficiency||Blood Relations||Operating System, Internet||Static Awareness|
|Fill in the Blanks||Miscellaneous||Direction sense||Computer Network & Security||–|
|–||–||Order and Ranking||MS Office Suit and Short cut keys||–|
|–||–||–||Computer Memory, Computer Software||–|
|–||–||–||Number System and Conversions||–|
IBPS Clerk 2021 FAQ
How many vacancies are there in IBPS Clerk 2021?
IBPS will release not less than 5497 vacancies for 2021 recruitment.
What is the qualification of the IBPS Clerk?
A candidate must possess the minimum qualification of Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. The candidate should have passed in English as one of the subjects at SSC/ HSC/Intermediate/ Graduation level. The candidate should possess a certificate as proof of passing the qualifying examination. Computer literacy: Operating and working knowledge in computer systems is mandatory. Proficiency in the official language of the state/UT for which vacancies a candidate wishes to apply is preferable. The candidate must be between 20 to 28 years old.
When was the IBPS Clerk official notification 2021 PDF released?
IBPS Clerk official notification 2021 has been released on July 11th,2021. Stay tuned to our page for all the latest updates.
What is the start and last date to apply online for IBPS Clerk 2021?
IBPS Clerk Start date is on 12th July, 2021 and the end date to apply is on 1st August, 2021
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