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 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.
|Exam Name||IBPS Clerk|
|Organizing Body||Institute of Banking Personnel Selection|
|Exam Type||National Level Appointment Exam|
Prelims: November 2018
|Eligibility Criteria||Must have a graduation degree from a recognised institute|
|Age: 20 years- 28 years|
|Method of Application||Online|
|Exam Mode||Computer Based Test|
|Duration||Prelims: 1 hour Mains: 2 hours 15 minutes|
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 from||August 2018|
|Last Date of Registration||September 2018|
|Issue of E-Hall Ticket for Preliminary Exam||November 2018|
|Date of Preliminary Exam||December 2018|
|Declaration of Preliminary Exam Result||December 2018|
|Issue of E-Hall Ticket for Main Exam||December 2018|
|Date of Main Exam||January 2019|
|Declaration of Main Exam Result||February 2019|
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.
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.
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/-.
|Category||Unreserved Category||SC/ST/PwD Category|
|Application Fee||INR 600/-||INR 100/-|
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:
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 Sections||Total number of questions||Total marks assigned||Time Duration|
|English language||100||100||1 hours|
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 Sections||Total number of questions||Total marks assigned||Time Duration|
|English language||200||200||2 hours & 15 minutes|
|General Awareness (banking)|
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.
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 off||Mains Cut off|