BPS Clerk Selection Procedure 2021 - Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts the clerk exam for the recruitment of candidates in various banks. IBPS Clerk 2021 selection process comprises prelims exam, mains and document verification. As per the IBPS Clerk selection process 2021 candidates first need to appear for the prelims exam.Candidates who will clear the prelims exam of IBPS Clerk will be called for the mains exam. The final result will be declared as per the performance in the mains exam of the IBPS Clerk 2021 selection process. Candidates who will qualify the mains exam will be called for document verification. For more details about the IBPS Clerk selection process 2021 candidates can check the article below.
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Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Clerk 2021
Number of vacancies
Mode of exam
Stages of exam
Rs 11,765(Basic) + Various Allowances
The prelims exam of IBPS Clerk 2021 is scheduled to be conducted on August 28, 29, September 4 and 5, 2021 while the mains exam will be conducted on October 31, 2021. As per the official notification, this year recruitment will be conducted for 15 national banks.
Prelims: Computer based test
Mains: Computer based test
Candidates who will fill the online application form of IBPS Clerk 2021 successfully can appear for the prelims exam. IBPS Clerk prelims exam consists of English Language, Numerical Ability and Reasoning Ability. The total duration of the prelims exam will be one hour. Candidates have to attempt 100 questions with one mark each. There will be sectional timing of 20 minutes also for each section. Candidates who will clear the prelims exam will be called for the mains exam of IBPS Clerk 2021 selection process. Candidates can check the IBPS Clerk exam pattern for prelims from the table given below.
Number of questions
Candidates who will qualify the prelims exam of IBPS Clerk can appear for the mains exam. The mains exam of IBPS Clerk consists of General/Financial Awareness, General English, Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude and Quantitative Aptitude. The total duration of the mains exam will be two hours with sectional timings. There will be 190 questions from all sections in tie 2 with 200 marks. Candidates who will clear the mains exam will be called for document verification of the IBPS Clerk 2021 selection process. Candidates can check the IBPS Clerk exam pattern from the table given below.
No. of questions
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude
Candidates who qualify the mains exam will be called for document verification later at various centres. The conducting authorities will release the final merit list on the basis of marks scored in the mains exam.
The prelims and mains exam will be conducted in multiple shifts with different difficulty levels. To equalise the scores of all the candidates, the conducting body will opt for the normalization process. Candidates can check the formula mentioned below for the normalization of marks.
Candidate’s Percentile Rank = [(No. of candidates in the shift – rank of the candidate in that shift) ÷ (Total candidates in a shift – 1)] × 100
IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2021
IBPS Clerk Salary
Print out of online application form
Proof of date of birth
Photo identity proof
10th, 12th and graduation marksheets
Candidates can check the preparation tips for IBPS Clerk 2021 to plan the study strategy in order to qualify the IBPS clerk exam. Check the quick preparation tips below.
Prepare from previous year papers.
Before starting your preparations candidates must check the IBPS Clerk syllabus.
Attempt an online mock test for time management.
Prepare short notes for last minute revision.
Make a time table for proper time management.
The conducting authorities will release the online application form of IBPS Clerk 2021 anytime on July 12 on the official website. The online application fee of IBPS Clerk is Rs. 850/- for general category candidates while reserved categories candidates have to pay Rs. 175/-. Candidates also need to upload scanned images of Photograph, Signature, Thumb Impression and Handwritten declaration as per the specifications in the application form. After final submission candidates must keep print out of application form for future reference.
Candidates who will successfully fill the application form can download the admit card of IBPS Clerk 2021 from the official website. The IBPS Clerk admit card will be released at least a fortnight before the exam in online mode on the official website. The details mentioned in the IBPS Clerk 2021 admit card are candidate’s name, exam centre, date & time of the exam, instructions, etc. Candidates can download the admit card of IBPS Clerk 2021 with their login credentials - registration ID and password. On the exam day, candidates must carry one photo ID along with the admit card for verification
Candidates can check the result of IBPS Clerk on the official website on December 31. The conducting authorities will release the qualifying status for all the candidates first followed by scorecard and cutoffs. Candidates can check their IBPS Clerk 2021 result with their login credentials - registration/roll number and date of birth/password. Candidates who qualify the prelims exam will be called for the mains exam.