IBPS Clerk 2017 Recruitment Notification Out || Apply Online

IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) conducts a common written exam or CWE every year for the clerical cadre in multiple banks all over the country. All public sector banks use CWE as a base to fill the vacancies for this post.

IBPS is conducting Clerk exam for the seventh year now and hence named IBPS Clerk CWE VII. The IBPS Clerk CWE exam is conducted on two levels- preliminary exam and mains. Students qualifying in both these exams are thus selected for the post.

IBPS Clerk 2017 Notification

IBPS has released the IBPS Clerk 2017-18 notification for the recruitment of Clerks. IBPS Clerk 2017 is going to be an opportunity for those who have not been able to get through SBI and other Bank Recruitment Exams. The Online Registration for IBPS Clerk 2017 will start tentatively from 12th September 2017. IBPS has introduced 7883 vacancies for IBPS Clerk 2017 Exam.

IBPS Clerk 2017 Recruitment

The recruitment process of IBPS Clerk CWE occurs in two phases:

1. Preliminary Examination

2. Main Examination

Students are required to qualify both these exams to get selected for the post of clerical cadre in most of the premier Public Sector Banks. The main thing to note here is that there is no interview process required for the selection of candidate after the mains exam. 100% weightage is given to the result of mains exam result.

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern

The IBPS Clerk exam occurs in two stages: Prelims and Mains. Both these papers follow online method of conducting written examination. The structure of the exam is as follow:

Phase-1: IBPS Clerk Preliminary Examination

The preliminary exam of IBPS Clerk CWE is an online exam testing a candidate on the basis of their aptitude, intellect and English. There are three sections in total and the candidate must clear the cut off of each section to proceed to the mains exam round. Candidates are required to solve the question paper in the time frame of 1 hour. The composite mark of the paper is 100 and the passing marks is decided by IBPS that is likely to change every year depending on the level of difficulty of the exam.

S.No. Name of Tests(Objective No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 Composite time of 1 Hour
2 Numerical Ability 35 35
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

Phase-2: IBPS Clerk Mains Examination

Major changes have been observed in the Exam Pattern of IBPS Clerk 2017 Exam. The total duration and the number of questions asked in Mains Examination of IBPS Clerk 2017 Exam have been revised. In the latest update by IBPS, IBPS Clerk Mains Exam will now constitute of 190 questions that needs to be completed in a time frame of 160 minutes.

Previously, Computer Aptitude and Reasoning Ability Section used to be conducted separately. But, in the recent update by IBPS, both these sections are amalgamated together and will constitute of 50 questions that needs to be solved in a time duration of 45 minutes. Both Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam will be conducted bilingually, i.e. both in English and in Hindi. Let’s have a look at the Exam Pattern for IBPS Clerk CWE VII.

S.No. Name of Tests(Objective No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
2 English Language 40 40 35 minutes
3 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
4 General/ Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
Total 190 200 160 minutes

IBPS Clerk 2017 Syllabus

The major three sections of the preliminary examination are Reasoning, English Language and Numerical Ability. Each of these sections has multiple subheadings to focus on when preparing for IBPS Clerk CWE.

The syllabus for Reasoning, Numerical Ability and English Language is same for mains and preliminary exam. In addition to these two the other subjects are General Awareness and Computer Knowledge. The General Awareness is based on the Banking Sector awareness.

IBPS Clerk 2017 Exam Syllabus (Pre+Mains)

English Language Numerical Ability Reasoning Ability Computer General Awareness
Reading Comprehension Number Series Puzzle and Arrangements History and Generation of Computers Banking and Insurance Awareness
Cloze Test Simplification/ Approximation Inequality Introduction to Computer Organisation Financial Awareness
Fillers Quadratic Equations Syllogism Computer Hardware and I/O Devices Govt. Schemes and Policies
Spotting Errors Data Interpretation Coding – Decoding Computer Languages, Basics of DBMS Current Affairs
Sentence Improvement Data Sufficiency Blood Relations Operating System, Internet Static Awareness
Fill in the Blanks Miscellaneous Direction sense Computer Network & Security
Order and Ranking MS Office Suit and Short cut keys
Computer Memory, Computer Software
Number System and Conversions

Click Here to View Detailed Syllabus of IBPS Clerk 2017

IBPS Clerk 2017 Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must fulfill the following two criteria to be eligible for the IBPS Clerk Exam 2017:

Age Limit: The candidate must be 20 Years to 28 Years. The final criteria for IBPS Clerk Exam 2017 will be released along with the official notification.

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. 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 Application Fee

The category wise fee structure for IBPS Clerk online application is given below. Fee/Intimation charges once paid will NOT be refunded on any account nor can it be held in reserve for any other examination or selection. The application fee must be paid online itself. To know more check the complete guide for IBPS Clerk Application

Sr. No. Category Application Fee
1 SC/ST/PWD Rs.100/- (Intimation Charges only)
2 General and Others Rs. 600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

IBPS Clerk Pre Exam Cut off 2016-17

The cutoff for IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam 2016-17 is shown below for reference:

State Cut-Off
Delhi 67.25
Madhya Pradesh 65.75
Uttarakhand 71.25
Bihar 67.50
Rajasthan 66.75
West Bengal 70.50
Haryana 68.00
Punjab 66.50
Uttar Pradesh 67.75
Chattishgarh 63.50
Jharkhand 70.75
Kerala 71
Odhisha 70.75
Andhra Pradesh 73.00
Gujarat 58.75
Himanchal Pradesh 66.50
Maharashtra 59.25
Tamil Nadu 58.00
Karnataka 58.25
Jammu and Kashmir 68.75

IBPS Clerk 2017 Exam Dates

You must note down important dates related to IBPS Clerk Exam 2017 and make sure that you complete the process correctly on time. The schedule of the exam is mentioned below:

Sr. No. Activity Dates
1 Start Of Online Application: 12th September 2017
2 End Of Online Application: 03rd October 2017
2 Conduct of Online Examination – Preliminary 02nd, 3rd, 9th and 10th
December 2017
4 Conduct of Online Examination – Main 21st January 2018
5 Declaration of Final Result 1st April 2018
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