IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) organize an ordinary written exam or CWE each year for the clerical cadre in different banks all over the country. All public sector banks generally use CWE as their base to fill the vacancies for this post.
Bank Clerk Exam
IBPS is supervising Clerk exam for the 8th year now and hence named IBPS Clerk CWE IX. The IBPS Clerk CWE exam is organized on two levels- preliminary exam and mains. Aspirants pass in both these exams are thus selected for the post.
IBPS has announced IBPS Clerk 2018-19 Result, Score Card & Cut-Off on 1st April 2019. All students can check IBPS Clerk 2018-19 mains (final) result by going on the link displayed below:
You should note down or you can download calendar exam dates associated to IBPS Clerk Exam 2019 and make sure that you complete the process correctly on time. The chart of the exam is cited below:
|IBPS Clerk Notification||to be announced|
|Conduct of Online Examination - Preliminary||07th, 08th, 14th & 15th December 2019|
|Result of Online Exam – Preliminary||to be announced|
|Download of Call letter for Online Exam – Main||to be announced|
|Conduct of Online Examination – Main||25th January 2020|
|Declaration of Final Result||1st to be announced|
Click Here to Get IBPS Calendar 2019-20 Get IBPS Calendar 2019-20
IBPS will be turned on the online application link for IBPS Clerk 2019 Exam shortly. Students are recommended to click on the link prescribed below to apply for IBPS Clerk 2019 Exam.Click Here to Apply Online for IBPS Clerk 2019 Exam
The total number of posts for IBPS Clerk 2019 will be announced with its official notice. IBPS brought in 7275 vacancies for IBPS Clerk 2018-19 enrollment. We anticipate the no of posts to be of the same order for IBPS Clerk 2019 as well.
While applying for the online application form you will have the options to choose the center of your first choice. Still, IBPS can give you a center other than the choice made by you if there is non-availability of seats at the chosen place. No objection will be entertained by IBPS in respects to change in the exam center.
The recruitment process of IBPS Clerk CWE occurs in two phases:
Aspirants are compulsory to qualify both these exams to get selected for the post of clerical cadre in most of the leading Public Sector Banks. The main plus point of this recruitment is that there is no interview process needed for the selection of an aspirant after the mains exam. There is 100% weightage of the result of mains exam result.
The IBPS Clerk exam organized in two stages: Prelims and Mains. Both these exams follow the online method of administering the written examination. The format of the exam is as follow:
Phase-1: IBPS Clerk Preliminary Examination
|S.No.||Name of Tests(Objective||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||English Language||30||30||20 minutes|
|2||Numerical Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
|3||Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
|Total||100||100||Composite time of 1 Hour|
Aspirants have to pass in each of the three tests by acquiring minimum cut-off marks to be made by IBPS. Enough number of aspirants in each category as determined by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.
Phase-2: IBPS Clerk Mains Examination
|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|
Penalty for Wrong Answers:There is a negative marking for wrong answers marked in both preliminary examination as well as mains examination. A wrong answer to an objective question will subject to a cut of 1/4 of the total mark appoint to that question. There will be no deduction for the question left blank or unanswered.
Final Score Calculation for IBPS Clerk Exam: The final score will be calculated by taking the following points in mind.
The major 3 sections of the preliminary examination are Reasoning, English, and Numerical Ability. All of these sections have different topics included, as mentioned below preparing for IBPS Clerk CWE.
The main point is the syllabus for Numerical Ability / Quantitative Aptitude and the English Language is the same for mains and preliminary exam. In inclusion to these two, the other subjects are General / Financial Awareness and Reasoning & Computer Knowledge. General Awareness is based on Banking Sector awareness.
IBPS Clerk 2019 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|
The aspirant needs to fulfill the following two criteria to be eligible for the IBPS Clerk Exam 2019:
Bank may organize pre-examination training for SC/ST/Religious Minority Community aspirants at certain centers in India as per the guidelines announced by the Government of India. Aspirants belonging to the above community can avail the training at their own cost by illustrating the same against the appropriate column while applying online. Please find below a demonstrative list of training centers:
Agartala, Agra, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Amritsar, Aurangabad, Balasore, Bareilly, Behrampur (Ganjam), Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Dhanbad, Gorakhpur, Gulbarga, Guwahati, Hubli, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Karnal, Kavaratti, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Muzaffarpur, Mysore, Nagpur, New Delhi, Panaji (Goa), Patiala, Patna, Port Blair, Puducherry, Pune, Raipur, Rajkot, Ranchi, Rohtak, Sambalpur, Shimla, Shillong, Siliguri, Thiruchirapalli, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijayawada and Vishakhapatnam.
The Bank may have the right to add additional centers or may remove some of the centers mentioned for training. Aspirants who have chosen for pre-examination training they should have to download their call letter for training by entering their registration number and password/ date of birth from Bank's official website. Bank will not send a hard copy of the call letter.
The application for IBPS Clerk Exam 2019 has to be filled online. To prevent any technical errors please make sure that you use the web-browser to fill up the IBPS Clerk 2019 Application form will be one of the following:
Aspirants applying online must have the following necessity items:
The IBPS Clerk 2019 application form can only be filled on the official website.
Since you proceed with the registration and application process, you are advised to go through the complete guide for IBPS Clerk Online Application.
The division-wise fee structure for IBPS Clerk online application is mentioned below. Once fees paid will NOT be refunded on any account neither it will be held in reserved for any other examination or selection. The application fee will be paid online. To know more check and go through 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)|
An aspirant must download the IBPS Clerk 2019 admit card from the official website of the bank. And remind that hard copy of the IBPS Clerk Admit Card will not be sent to the aspirant via post or any other medium. To login on the official website, the aspirant will require the following:
The admit card will be accessible within 10 to 15 days prior to the IBPS Clerk 2019 Exam. The admit card or call letter for IBPS Clerk 2019 will be circulated in 2 phases:
The link to download the admit card will be arranged on this page. Students are well-considered to check the details on the admit card before downloading.Click Here to View IBPS Clerk Admit Card Details
IBPS will announce the results after finishing of each phase of the examination. The final state-wise merit list and group-wise merit list shall be ready in descending order of the marks gain by students in their online mains examination. Aspirants who fall in the mentioned merit list will then be deliberate for an appointment for the post of clerk in Banks.Check out IBPS Clerk Result Details
The preparedness of IBPS Clerk CWE exam must be done appropriately keeping in mind the latest pattern and the syllabus of the exam. Although the syllabus covers a large number of topics, it is essential for the aspirant to take the right set of books to prepare for their examination.
An aspirant must also go through previous years’ IBPS Clerk question papers in order to adapt the change in the pattern of the exam and to get the topics or sections from which the questions are mainly asked in the exam. You can follow unacademy.com and wifistudy.com to get all study materials in a new pattern.
IBPS has announced IBPS Clerk Prelims Cut-Off & Score Card. Aspirants can check the cut-off by going on the link described below. The Prelims Cut-Off and Score Card will help students to examine and determine their score and analyze with the score of other students.
IBPS Clerk exam is Bilingual or Not?
All the tests are bilingual, i.e. displayed in both English and Hindi language
There is Negative Marking or Not?
Yes, there is a negative marking for wrong answers in both pre exam and mains exam. 1/4 of the total marks will be cut for the question marked wrong by the student.
Each Section's time is fixed or not?
In Prelims there is no fix timing while in mains there is fix timing for each section.