IBPS Clerk 2019 Check Notification of Eligibility, Exam Date, Exam Pattern
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IBPS Clerk

IBPS Clerk stands for Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is a recruitment body that was started with an aim to encourage the recruitment and placement of young graduates in public sector banks of India, other than State Bank of India. It provides standardized systems for assessment and result processing services to organizations.

IBPS offers its services to banks in the public and private sectors, regional rural banks, and foreign banks. It also serves other financial institutions, including co-operative banks, insurance companies, academic institutions, and both private- and state-owned companies.

 

A clerk can work as Interest Clerk, Security Clerk, Loan Clerk, Statement Clerk, Exchange Clerk, like Accounts Clerk, Data entry Clerk, Office Clerk, Loan clerks, etc. you will shift lower to upper-level clerk post according to bank policies. A clerk works on a front-end job and is the first point of contact for providing services and handling inquiries of customers. Thus, a lot depends on a clerk as he gives the very first impression of the bank and its services.

Internally, a bank clerk can appear for internal promotion exams and can get promoted to Assistant Manager and other senior posts. A bank clerk normally stays in a branch for a minimum period of 5 years, unlike PO’s where it is generally 3 years.

Job Profile of IBPS Clerk

The job description of a Bank Clerk is not limited to a single type of duty like in accounting. As a Bank Clerk, your major roles and responsibilities will be the following.

  • Banking Document Verification
  • Manning Single Window Counter task time to time
  • Issue Cash Receipts and ESI Stamps at Counters
  • Attending to Government Treasury Work
  • Pass Books updation of Account Holders
  • A bank clerk also performs back-office works like a collection of receipts, maintenance of ledger, balance tally etc.
  • The bank clerk is responsible for sanction or withdrawals, verifying cheques, issuing demand drafts (as per request) and other services to the customers.
  • A bank clerk is also Holds the bank cash, bank keys, and other valuables in safe custody and others.
  • The bank clerk is also responsible for market financial products of the bank such as deposits, loans, and schemes to visitors.
  • However, with the digitization of the bank, these days the job profile of bank clerk is mostly related to working on the computer and entering the day to day transaction.
  • Because of the dealing of a bank clerk with the customers, their job profile is also known as Single Window Operators.

 

Vacancies for IBPS Clerk

IBPS ha released 12075 vacancies for the post of IBPS Clerk, out of which, 5557 vacancies are for General Candidates, 1120 vacancies are for EWS Candidates, 2642 vacancies are for OBC Candidates, 1925 vacancies are for SC Candidates and 831 vacancies are for ST Candidates.

Here is a post and category wise break down of vacancies given below.

Post Name

General

EWS

OBC

SC

ST

Total

Uttar Pradesh

518

117

311

248

9

1203

Uttrakhand

70

10

14

22

1

117

Rajasthan

129

30

59

54

53

325

Madhya Pradesh

183

41

46

66

104

440

Bihar

165

26

59

43

2

295

Chandigarh

41

3

12

8

0

64

Chhattisgarh

82

14

7

18

53

174

Jharkhand

78

12

9

11

31

141

Haryana

157

29

89

53

0

328

Delhi

222

49

136

78

40

525

West Bengal

354

80

176

198

39

847

Gujarat

282

57

132

44

85

600

Goa

43

5

12

1

6

67

Himachal Pradesh

57

10

26

32

4

129

Jammu & Kashmir

41

2

9

8

3

63

Daman & Diu

2

0

0

0

0

2

Karnataka

407

92

248

146

60

953

Kerala

185

33

94

36

1

349

Lakshadeep

1

0

0

0

0

1

Dadar & Nagar Haveli

4

0

0

0

0

4

Maharashtra

672

123

251

126

85

1257

Manipur

9

0

0

0

2

11

Meghalaya

5

0

0

0

2

7

Mizoram

7

0

0

0

2

9

Nagaland

10

0

0

0

1

11

Odisha

181

38

51

55

92

417

Puducherry

27

3

10

4

0

44

Punjab

266

60

135

173

0

634

Assam

99

15

41

9

25

189

Sikkim

13

1

4

1

4

23

Tamil Naidu

625

132

349

259

14

1379

Telangana

256

58

161

98

39

612

Tripura

28

4

0

9

12

53

Andhra Pradesh

318

75

198

125

61

777

Arunachal Pradesh

10

0

0

0

1

11

Andaman & Nicobar

10

1

3

0

0

14

TOTAL

5557

1120

2642

1925

831

12075

 

Eligibility Criteria of IBPS Clerk

There are a set of expected eligibility criteria that you should qualify to apply for IBPS – Clerk Exam Recruitment.

 

A) Age Limit


  • Minimum Age Limit : 20 years
  • Maximum Age Limit : 28 years

 

Age Relaxation


  • SC/ ST: 5 years
  • OBC: 3 years
  • Physically Disabled: 10 years
  • Physically Disabled + OBC: 13 years
  • Physically Disabled + SC/ ST: 15 years

 

B) Educational Qualification

 

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 of India. The candidate should have passed in English as one of the subjects at SSC/ HSC/ Intermediate/ Graduation level. Candidate should possess certificate in proof of passing the qualifying examination.


IBPS Clerk Syllabus & Exam Pattern

IBPS – Clerk exam is conducted in 2 phases: Paper – 1 and Paper – 2.

Paper – 1 is an Objective Based Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) type Online Exam. Paper – 1 has 3 sections, containing 100 questions of 100 marks to be completed in time duration of 60 minutes.

Paper – 2 is also an Objective Based Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) type Online Exam. Paper – 2 has 4 sections, containing 190 questions of 200 marks and time allotted to complete this paper is 160 minutes.

 

IBPS Clerk Paper – 1/ Prelims

Paper – 1 is an Objective Based Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) type Online Exam. Paper – 1 is divided into 3 sections, General Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language. General Reasoning and Quantitative Aptitude contain 35 questions each and are of 35 marks and English Language contains 30 questions for 30 marks. Each section has a time – duration of 20 minutes.

SECTION

No. of

Questions

Max Marks

Exam

Duration

English Language

30

30

20  minutes

General Reasoning

35

35

20 minutes

Numerical Aptitude

35

35

20 minutes

TOTAL

100

100

60 minutes

 

IBPS Clerk Paper – 2/ Mains

Paper – 2 is also an Objective Based Multiple Choice Questions (MCQs) type Online Exam. Paper – 2 has 4 sections, namely, Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude and General/ Financial Awareness. Paper – 2 contains 190 questions of 200 marks and time allotted to complete this paper is 160 minutes.

SECTION

No. of Questions

Max Marks

Exam Duration

Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

50

60

45 minutes

English Language

40

40

35 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

45 minutes

General/ Financial Awareness

50

50

35 minutes

TOTAL

190

200

2 Hours


IBPS Clerk Exam Date

IBPS has released exam schedule calendar for the post of Clerk. The tentative exams date for IBPS Clerk Exam is mentioned below.


ACTIVITY

DATES

Online Application Starts From

17 September, 2019

Last Date to Apply Online

9 October, 2019

Last Date to Pay Fees

9 October, 2019

PET Training

25th to 30th November, 2019

Pre Admit Card Available

November, 2019

Prelims Exam Date

7th,8th, 14th & 21st December, 2019

Mains Admit Card Available

January, 2020

Mains Exam Date

19 January, 2020


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