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 & Vacancies 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.

 

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 yet not been released its calendar of exam dates for the post of Clerk Recruitment Exam 2019. The tentative exam dates IBPS Clerk Exam are as follows.

ACTIVITY

DATES

Online Application Starts From

To be announced

Last Date to Apply Online

To be announced

Paper - 1 Admit Card

To be announced

Paper - 1 Exam Date

7th, 8th, 14th & 15th December,2019

Paper - 2 Admit Card

To be announced

Paper - 2 Exam Date

25 January,2020

Declaration of Final Result

To be announced