IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) Clerk 2018

Last Updated - March 06 2018

IBPS Clerk 2018 (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) is organizeed for aspirants want an appointment to the post of clerks in different public sector banks. Aspirants who wish to make their career in the banking sector can fill IBPS Clerk 2018 Application Form from August 2018.

  • IBPS Clerk 2018 prelim exam is scheduled in the month of December.
  • IBPS Clerk Admit card is an important document which can be download online from November onwards.
  • The at least eligibility criterion is that aspirants should be Indian and graduate from a recognised university.
  • Aspirants fulfilling the eligibility criteria can fill the form before September 2018.
  • The Mains examination is expected to be organizeed in the month of January 2019, tentatively.
  • IBPS is organizeed in online mode/ computer-based test for clerical cadre.
  • Aspirants can pay the application fee through Credit Card/ Debit Card or Net Banking.

IBPS Clerk Result will be released after each stage – Prelims, Mains and Interview. The result for prelims stage is going to be released in the month of December. Aspirants must keep a constant check on the notifications uploaded on IBPS website.

Highlights of IBPS Clerk 2018

Exam Highlights
Exam NameIBPS Clerk
Organizing BodyInstitute of Banking Personnel Selection
Official Websiteibps.in
Exam TypeNational Level Appointment Exam
Exam Date

Prelims: November 2018
Mains: January 2018

Eligibility CriteriaMust have a graduation degree from a recognised institute
Age: 20 years- 28 years
Method of ApplicationOnline
Exam ModeComputer Based Test
DurationPrelims: 1 hour Mains: 2 hours 15 minutes 

Exam Dates for IBPS Clerk 2018

IBPS Clerk Application Form is available from August 2018. The exam will be organizeed in two stages on various dates. The preliminary examination is scheduled in December-2018 while the Main examination will be organizeed in January 2019. The aspirant can check the detailed schedule tabulated below. The exam dates given below are tentative and can be changed.

Online Application Form available fromAugust 2018
Last Date of RegistrationSeptember 2018
Issue of E-Hall Ticket for Preliminary ExamNovember 2018
Date of Preliminary ExamDecember 2018
Declaration of Preliminary Exam ResultDecember 2018
Issue of E-Hall Ticket for Main ExamDecember 2018
Date of Main ExamJanuary 2019
Declaration of Main Exam ResultFebruary 2019

Eligibility Criteria of IBPS Clerk 2018

Aspirants who are going to appear in IBPS Clerk 2018 must check the eligibility criteria before filling the application form. If aspirants do not satisfy the prescribed eligibility criteria then the application form can be rejected at any stage. The at least eligibility criteria are given below which aspirants can check to avoid any confusion.


  • The aspirant must be a citizen of India.


  • Must have finished graduation from a recognised university in any stream
  • Should have the proficiency in the official language of the state they are applying for.
  • Should have the basic knowledge of computer system and its functioning

Age Limit

  • Reserved category students will get the relaxation as per norms of Government of India
  • The maximum limit  to apply for IBPS Clerk is 28 years
  • The at least limit to apply for IBPS Clerk 2018 is 20 years

Application Form of IBPS Clerk 2018

IBPS Clerk Application form will be available from the month of August 2018. Before filling the application form, aspirants should be willing with documents such as scanned images of photograph and signature, marks sheet of 10th and 12th examination. The last date to fill the application form is September 2018. The application form can only be submitted after the successful fee payment. No change is allowed in the Application form after the closure of payment window.

Given below are the steps which aspirants can follow to fill the IBPS Clerk 2018 Application Form.

  • Aspirants have to make fee payment before submitting the application form through Credit card/ Debit card or Net Banking
  • After filling all need information, aspirants have to upload their scanned images of photograph and signature
  • After successful fee payment, aspirants can submit the form
  • Aspirants have to fill the need individual and educational information in the IBPS 2018 Application Form

IBPS Clerk 2018 Application Fee Payment

Aspirants have to remit the application fee after filling in all the details. Aspirants can make payment via Credit Card/ Debit Card or Net Banking as per their convenience. Aspirants who belong to general category have to make payment of INR 600/-. The reserved category aspirants will get the relaxation in fee payment. Aspirants who belong to reserved category have to make payment of INR 100/-.

CategoryUnreserved CategorySC/ST/PwD Category
Application FeeINR 600/-INR 100/-

Hall Ticket of IBPS Clerk 2018

IBPS Clerk Admit card for the preliminary exam will be available for download from November 2018. Admit card would only be available online and not be sent by through post or any other medium. Aspirants can download their IBPS Clerk 2018 Admit card from the official website of IBPS. The hall ticket for mains can be downloaded from the month of December 2018 onwards. IBPS Clerk Hall Ticket is necessary for entry to the examination hall and as a proof of identity. Without the hall ticket, aspirants would be prohibited from taking part in the exam.

Given below are the steps to download IBPS 2018 Hall Ticket:

  • Offer the User ID and Password made at the time of Application procedure
  • Visit the official website
  • Check the details cautiously and download the Admit card
  • Click on ‘IBPS Clerk Hall Ticket’
  • Print the hall ticket and make multiple copies for future purposes

Exam Format & Syllabus of IBPS Clerk 2018

Aspirants must cautiously go via the IBPS Clerk exam format before appearing for the test. In 2016, IBPS did not introduce any changes in the exam format for clerical cadre appointment. The exam format varies for the preliminary and mains examination. Given below is the described examination format separately for preliminary and mains.

The preliminary exam comprises English language, numerical ability and reasoning. The question paper consists of 100 questions to be done in 60 minutes. Given below is the Exam format for a preliminary examination.

No. of SectionsTotal number of questionsTotal marks assignedTime Duration
English language1001001 hours
Numerical Ability
Reasoning Ability

The mains exam comprises the English language, Numerical ability, Reasoning, General awareness and Computer knowledge. Given below is the Exam Format for Mains examination: There are 200 questions in the question paper which has to be attempted in 2 hours and 15 minutes.

Number of SectionsTotal number of questionsTotal marks assignedTime Duration
English language2002002 hours & 15 minutes
Numerical Ability
Reasoning Ability
General Awareness (banking)
Computer Knowledge

Result of IBPS Clerk 2018

The result of prelim and main examination will be available on the official website of IBPS. The tentative date of releasing of the prelim result is December 2018 and for mains is February 2018. To check IBPS Clerk Result, use the following steps: After the declaration of result, shortlisted aspirants will be allotted the clerical post according to their merit in the test.

  • Download and print the scorecard for future purposes
  • Log in by providing the user ID and Password
  • Verify and click on the submit
  • Visit the official website
  • The result displayed on the website consists of maximum marks and at least cutoff marks and scorecard of the aspirant
  • Click on ‘Click here to View Your Online Preliminary Exam Result Status CWE Clerks VI

Cutoff for IBPS Clerk 2018

With the rising number of applicants in IBPS Clerk every year, the competition will also increase. Hence, the cutoff is also expected to rise every year. Given below is the cutoff of prelims and mains exam for the reference of aspirants.

Category Prelims Cut offMains Cut off
SC Category53.75145-150
ST Category41.50140-145
OBC Category67.25130-135
General Category67.25128-130

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