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IBPS Clerk 2018 FAQS - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for IBPS Clerk

Dear Students ,

As you know that Institute of Banking Persnonal Selection(IBPS) has released the notification for the recruitment of Clerk-2018 in the bank. Regarding IBPS Clerk -Examination some FAQs are given here:

How many vacancies are announced for IBPS clerk in 2018?

There are total 7275 vacancies announced by IBPS for the requirement of clerk 2018

State wise vacancies of IBPS Clerk 2018:

S.No.

State

Vacancies

1.Andaman & Nicobar0
2.Andhra Pradesh167
3.Arunachal Pradesh10
4.Assam94
5.Bihar178
6.Chandigarh37
7.Chattisgarh89
8.Dadra & Nagar Haveli3
9.Daman & Diu1
10.Delhi362
11.Goa48
12.Gujarat533
13.Haryana146
14.Himachal Pradesh90
15.Jammu & Kashmir61
16.Jharkhand110
17Karnataka618
18.Kerala291
19.Lakshwadeep1
20.Madhya Pradesh325
21.Maharashtra772
22.Manipur8
23.Meghalaya6
24.Mizoram2
25.Nagaland4
26.Odisha191
27.Puducherry22
28.Punjab405
29.Rajasthan286
30.Sikkim10
31.Tamil Nadu792
32.Telangana162
33.Tripura18
34.Uttar Pradesh944
35.Uttarakhand97
36.West Bengal410
 TOTAL7275

 

When will the IBPS clerk 2018 pre-examination be conducted?

The preliminary examination will be conducted on  08.12.2018, 09.12.2018, 15.12.2018 & 16.12.2018 .

What is the eligibility criteria for IBPS clerk 2018?

The minimum qualification for the exam is graduation from any stream from a university recognized by the Govt. of India or any equivalent qualification recognized by the Central  Goverment. the candidate should posses in the local / official language of the state from which he/she wishes to apply i.e. is candidate should know how to read/write and speak the local language of the concerned state.

I am less than 19 year old, am I eligible to apply IBPS clerk 2018?

Sorry, you are not eligible to apply this exam because the minimum age required is 20 years and the maximum age is 28 years.

I have scored 50% marks in graduation, Am I eligible for IBPS clerk 2018?

 

Yes you are eligible for the exam because there is not percentage criterion for this exam.

I am pursuing graduation in last semester/final year; can I apply for IBPS clerk 2018?

 No,the candidates who have given their final year/last semester exam are not eligible to apply for this recruitment. You have to fill the overall degree percentage while filing the application form.

How many attempts are there for IBPS clerk 2018?

 There is no restriction on number of attempts.

Should I be careful while selecting the region?

 Yes, as you should be proficient in that region's regional language and you might have to undergo a language proficiency test in selection procedure.

When will the registration start to fill the application form for IBPS Clerk 2018?

 Start of online application   -   18 September 2018

  End of online application   -    10 October 2018

When will the main examination be conducted?

 The main Exam of IBPS Clerk 2018 will be conducted on 20th Jan 2019

How many banks are participating in the IBPS CWE Clerk-VII Recruitment Process?

 There are total 19 banks, which are participating in the IBPS CWE Clerk.

Allahabad BankCanara bankIndian overseas bankUCO bank
Andhra bankCentral Bank of IndiaOriental Bank of CommerceUnited Bank of India
Bank of BarodaCorporation BankPunjab National BankUnion Bank of India
Bank of IndiaDena BankPunjab & Sind BankVijaya Bank
Bank of MaharashtraIndian BankSyndicate bank-

 What is the Exam Pattern of IBPS clerk pre-examination 2018?

 The pattern of IBPS clerk pre examination 2018 has been changed as follows:

The scheme of this test is given below in a table

Sr.

No.

Name of Tests

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Time allotted for each test (Separately timed)

1

English Language

30

30

20 minutes

2

Quantitative Aptitude

35

35

20 minutes

3

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 minutes

Total

100

100

 

What is the new pattern of IBPS clerk-Mains examination?

SubjectNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksMedium of ExamTime alloted For Each test
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude5060English & Hindi45 minutes
General/ Financial Awareness5050English & Hindi35 minutes
General English4040English35 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude5050English & Hindi45 minutes
Total190200 160 minutes

What was the cut off of IBPS Clerk 2016 – Pre-examination?

 Cut off marks of IBPS Clerk 2016 – (pre-examination According to state ) :-

S.NoStateGENOBCSC/ST
1Andhra pradesh7373-
2Assam71.2557-
3Bihar67.5067.5052.25
4Maharashtra59.2559.25-
5Madhya Pradesh65.7565.7541.50
6Meghalaya65.75--
7Odisha70.75--
8Punjab66.50--
9Karnataka58.25-53.75
10Gujarat--58.75
11Haryana68.0061.50-
12Jammu & Kashmir68.75 -
13Jharkhand70.7570.75-
14Chattisgarh63.50-52.25
15Delhi67.25--
16Himachal Pradesh66.50--
17Rajasthan66.75--
18Tamil Nadu5858-

What was sectional cut off of IBPS Clerk mains -2016? 

Section-wise IBPS Clerk Cut Off 2016 – Mains

SectionMax. MarksCut off Marks
Reasoning505.5
English Language407.75
Computer Knowledge2016.25
General Awareness409.25
Quantitative Aptitude507.75

I have cleared the overall cut off of pre/main examination of IBPS Clerk but I didn’t clear the sectional cut off of quantitative aptitude, Am I eligible for mains/interview?

 sorry, you are not eligible for the next tier, you must have to clear the sectional cut off of each section. 

What is the Application Fee?

 Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD candidates and Rs. 600 /- for all others.

Is there any age relaxation in IBPS Clerk?

Yes there is age relaxation for SC, ST, OBC, PWD, Ex serviceman  and other categories as follows:

Sr.  No CategoryAge Relaxation
1Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe5 years
2Other Backward Classes3 years
3Persons With Disability10 years
4Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-ServicemenActual period of service rendered in the defense forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years
5Widows Divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried9 years
6Persons ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-895 years
7Persons affected by 1984 riots5 years
8Regular employees of the Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal retrenched from service (Applicable to Madhya Pradesh state only)5 years

   

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