IBPS CLERK


IBPS CLERK Eligibility Criteria

IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria Details: - Institute Of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) released Recruitment Notification for IBPS Common Written Exam for Clerk. Before Applying Online Application form of IBPS Clerk Recruitment candidates required to check their eligibility of IBPS Clerk Exam.

IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria
IBPS Clerk Exam Eligibility divided in three sections which are mandatory sections all participants to check their eligibility before applying IBPS Clerk vacancy.

  • Nationality / Citizenship
  • Age Limit
  • Educational Qualification
Nationality: – It also known as Citizenship. Participants must have one in these given citizenship’s.
  • Citizen of Indian
  • Citizen of Nepal
  • Citizen of Bhutan
  • A Tibetan refugee
  • Migrated Peoples from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
Age Limit: - IBPS Clerk Exam Age Limit is under 20 – 28 years and age relaxation the given criteria check it.

Sr No. Category Age relaxation
1 Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
2 Other Backward Classes 3 years
3 Persons With Disability 10 years
4 Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen actual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limitof 50 years
5 Widows Divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried 9 years
6 Persons ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-89 5 years
7 Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years
8 Regular employees of the Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal retrenched from service (Applicable to Madhya Pradesh state only) 5 years

Educational Qualification: - candidates must have Graduation Degree from any recognized University of State govt. or Central govt.

Computer Knowledge: – Candidates must have Knowledge of operating a computer must have Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations/Language/ should have studied Computer / Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School /College/Institute. And knowledge of Local Language.

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern – IBPS Department set up IBPS Clerks Exam in the Month of December. All Participants who successfully submitted their IBPS Online form now they all are waiting for Latest IBPS Exam Pattern of Clerk Recruitment they all can check IBPS Clerical Exam paper pattern and other details given below. Common Written Exam (CWE) of IBPS Clerk 2016 check details about the IBPS Exam Paper Pattern for Clerk.

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern
IBPS Bank Common Written Exam 2016 for Clerical Cadre Posts. Clerk Exam Duration will be set up for 02 Hours of 200 Objective type questions. And Paper Contains 5 different sections which are Reasoning, English Language, Numerical Ability, General Awareness, Computer Knowledge. Every Section contains same 40 marks check the Structure of Written Exam of IBPS Clerk.

IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Syllabus Pattern
IBPS department starts clerk pre-exam from this year those candidates successfully qualified in Pre they will call for Mains exam so first must clear in Pre exam. Pre-exam structure is like this.


Sr No. Test Name Qns. Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Ability Paper 30 30 01 hour
2 Numerical Ability Paper 35 35
3 English Language Paper 30 30
Total 100 100

Sr.No. (Objective) Test Name Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Test 40 2 hours
2 English Language Test 40
3 Quantitative Aptitude Test 40
4 General Awareness Test 40
5 Computer Knowledge Test 40
Total 200

Negative Marking:
There will be negative marking for each wrong answer. For every wrong answer, 0.25 marks will be deducted from all score. And for Unmarked question, there will be no penalty. And Score will be normalized using the equipercentile method.

IBPS Clerk Exam Cut Off Score:
Each Candidate must get the minimum score in each section with a total of minimum score participants will be qualified for Interview. Cutoff will be decided according to available vacancies in that State.

IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus

Details for the IBPS Clerk Syllabus:

IBPS Clerk Reasoning Syllabus:-This Section carries all the logical reasoning questions which have forming judgments, conclusions from premises or facts. All questions in Reasoning “Syllabus of IBPS Clerk Exam” are based on Verbal Reasoning & Non Verbal Reasoning.

Verbal Reasoning: -
  • Analogy
  • Odd Man out
  • Syllogism
  • word formation
  • Statement and conclusions
  • Statement and assumptions
  • Statement and argument
  • Passage and conclusions
  • Coding decoding
  • Blood relations
  • Alphabet test
  • Series test
  • Number
  • ranking and time sequence
  • Direction sense test
  • Sitting arrangement
  • Decision making
  • Input output
  • Assertion and reasoning
  • Figure Series etc.

  • Non Verbal Reasoning:-
  • Series test
  • Analog
  • Odd figures
  • Miscellaneous test.

IBPS Clerk English Syllabus:-IBPS Clerk syllabus second section is important for all participants. Selection Committee must have basic knowledge of English Language which is an International common language. It covers vocabulary means


  • Homonyms
  • Synonyms
  • Antonyms
  • sentence completion
  • word formation and
  • Rearrangement of passage
  • Spelling
  • active passive voice
  • indirect direct speech and
  • Phrases and idioms.

IBPS Clerk Numerical Ability Syllabus:-IBPS Clerk Syllabus for Numerical ability OR Quantitative Aptitude paper will have 5 Multiple Choice Answers the inquiry in this choice may be focused around two subjects like as


  • Arithmetic and Data Interpretation
  • Information (Data) Interpretation means visual diagrams,
  • pie outlines,
  • line charts and classification
  • Number-crunching (Arithmetic) means roots,
  • average,
  • ratio,
  • time & work,
  • time & separation,
  • rate,
  • benefit & loss,
  • mixture,
  • stocks & shares,
  • partnership,
  • clocks,
  • volume & surface area,
  • height & distances,
  • logarithms,
  • permutation & combination,
  • simple & compound interest,
  • Equations and probability.

IBPS Clerk General Awareness Syllabus:-IBPS Clerk syllabus for General knowledge Syllabus of IBPS Clerk Exam covers all about the


  • Current Affair
  • Indian Economy,
  • International Economy,
  • UNO,
  • Marketing,
  • Awards & Honors Sports,
  • Finance,
  • Agriculture etc.
  • History of Banking,
  • current affairs of last 6 months,
  • countries / currencies,
  • Books & Their Authors,
  • Banking Terms,
  • RBI,
  • Fiscal Monetary Policies etc.,
  • Social Function of Banks.

IBPS Clerk Computer Syllabus:-
  • Computer Knowledge OR Computer Awareness.
  • MS Office,
  • MS Word,
  • MS Excel,
  • MS Power Point,
  • Windows,
  • Internet

IBPS Clerk Selection Procedure

IBPS Clerk Exam Selection Process – IBPS Clerks 6 CWE Scheduled in the Month of December at various cities of different states. This exam is conducting for the main reason of recruiting Clerical cadre posts in various Public sector banks. All participants must note that what is the Selection Procedure of IBPS Clerk vacancy.
IBPS Clerk Selection Procedure is divided in two different sections which is common Written Exam (CWE) & second is Interview Check details is given below.

IBPS Clerk Exam Selection Procedure
1. Common Written Exam (CWE) Pre & Mains
2. Interview

1. IBPS Clerks CWE – Institute of banking Personnel (IBPS) scheduled Online written exam as Objective type paper in two levels Pre & Mains. Pre Paper contains 100 questions of 100 marks time duration 01 hour and Mains exam contain 200 Questions from five sections which are Reasoning, English Language, Numerical ability, General Awareness and computer Knowledge. Each Section contains equal marks of 40. And Time duration for Clerk Paper is 02 Hours. The score also effects by Negative marking for every wrong answer which calculates 0.25 per answer. Each Candidate required scoring minimum passing marks in each section to be qualified for call of Interview.

2. Interview:-
All Shortlisted candidates called for an Interview by all participants’ organizations or banks in each State with the help of IBPS. The interview session will be conducted at selected centers. And the Passing marks of Interview will be 40% out of 100. Reserved candidates take advantage of 5% marks in total scoring. The ratio of whole exam process will be 80:20 (CWE: Interview). After Call for Interview, aspirants must carry these given document at Interview center.

  • Printout of Valid Interview Calls Letter
  • Valid System generated Online Application form
  • Date of Birth Proof
  • Photo Identity Proof
  • Graduation Mark sheet
  • If Applied for reservation Caste Certificate
  • Medical Certificate for Physically Disability candidates
  • Experience Certificates
  • NOC from department those candidates perusing in any Government Jobs / Public Sector Undertaking etc.