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IBPS Clerk Notification 2020 Released

IBPS Clerk is an online exam conducted for filling 12075 vacancies announced this year. Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has released the official notification for IBPS Clerk. It has been published officially @ibps.in. The IBPS Clerk Notification 2020 PDF has complete details about the number of vacancies, eligibility criteria, the application process, selection process, and more.

Latest News: The Institue of Banking Personnel Selection released the IBPS Clerk 2020 Notification PDF on 01 September 2020. Candidates can start filling the application form from 02 September 2020. Go through the official IBPS Clerk 2020 Notification PDF to know completely about the exam.

  • Candidates should go through the IBPSC Clerk Eligibility Criteria to check their eligibility before applying for the posts.
  • Go through the IBPS Clerk Cut off marks for each stage of IBPS Clerk and know if you are qualified. 
  • The results of Provisional Allotment Merit List for IBPS Clerk is released in the month of May 2020

IBPS Clerk 2020 Notification PDF

 A total of 21 banks that are going to recruit eligible candidates who would clear the IBPS Clerk Exam for the clerical positions. The IBPS Clerk Exam 2020 Notification is an important document released by the exam conducting authority to inform candidates about the Recruitment and application process. Candidates are advised to read the IBPS Clerk 2020 Notification PDF completely and then proceed with the application process.

  • This time, the IBPS has released a total of 12,075 vacancies 
  • To crack the exam in one go, the best way is to solve more and more previous year question papers
  • Candidates have to be 20-28 years of age to fulfill basic IBPS Clerk 2019 Eligibility Criteria
  • The first 2 phases of this recruitment are the Prelims & Mains Exam. Candidates will be selected on the marks obtained in the Mains Exam. Download IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2020 PDF
  • Candidates who want pre-exam training must mention it in their application form. It will begin 5 days prior to the date of the exam

IBPS Clerk Exam Dates 2020-21

Here is the brief table explaining the exam schedule for IBPS Clerk Exam 2020

IBPS Clerk Events Dates
IBPS Clerk Notification 2020 PDF Release Date 01 September 2020
IBPS Clerk Online Application Starts From 02 September 2020
IBPS Clerk Online Application Ends On 23 September 2020
Download of call letters for IBPS Clerk Pre- Exam Training 17 November 2020
IBPS Clerk Online Pre-Exam Training 23 November - 28 November 2020
Conduct of Online Examination - Preliminary 5th, 12th, & 13th December 2020
Result of IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam 31 December 2020
Download of Call letter for Online Exam – Main 12 January 2021
Conduct of Online Examination – Main 24th January 2021
Declaration of Final Result 1st April 2021

IBPS Clerk 2020 VacancyList (expected)

It is a must that the candidates should know about the IBPS Clerk Vacancy 2020 before they apply for the IBPS Clerk Exam. Check the IBPS Clerk Notification 2020 vacancies tabulated below state-wise:

State Vacancies
Andhra Pradesh 777
Arunachal Pradesh 11
Assam 189
Bihar 295
Chandigarh 64
Chattisgarh 174
Delhi 525
Goa 67
Gujarat 600
Haryana 328
Himachal Pradesh 129
J & K 63
Jharkhand 141
Karnataka 953
Kerala 349
Madhya Pradesh 440
Maharashtra 1247
Manipur 11
Meghalaya 7
Mizoram 9
Nagaland 11
Odisha 417
Punjab 634
Rajasthan 325
Sikkim 23
Tamil Nadu 1379
Telangana 612
Tripura 53
Uttar Pradesh 1203
Uttarakhand 117
West Bengal 847

IBPS Clerk 2020 Job Profile and Salary Details

The IBPS Clerk Job Profile and Salary both happen to be very high class. Go through the points below to know more details about the IBPS Clerk 2020 Salary details.

  • A clerk acts as the first point of contact for any inquiries & guidance to bank customers. He performs various tasks such as account opening, daily transaction, and document verification.
  • The basic pay ranges from Rs 11,765 – Rs 42,020.
  • Furthermore, there are certain allowances and special pays included in the salary
  • The average in-hand salary of a clerk in IBPS is about Rs. 19,000 to Rs. 21,000 approximately.

IBPS Clerk 2020 Participating Banks

The banks in which candidates can be recruited via this exam are as follows:

Allahabad Bank Canara Bank
Indian Overseas Bank Syndicate Bank
Andhra Bank Central Bank of India
Oriental Bank of Commerce UCO Bank
Bank of Baroda Corporation Bank
Punjab National Bank Union Bank of India
Bank of India Indian Bank
Punjab & Sind Bank United Bank of India
Bank of Maharashtra -

IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2020

According to IBPS Clerk 2020 Notification, those who do not satisfy the IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria shall not fill the form.

The following mentioned are the eligibility criteria for IBPS Clerk Exam:

IBPS Clerk Educational Qualification

Candidates need to have a graduation degree from a recognized College/University. He/ She must also have good computer operating knowledge. Proficiency in the Official Language of the State/UT.

IBPS Clerk Age Limit

The age limits of the candidates will be considered as on 1.09.2018. Age relaxation is applicable as per the rules. The students can get the minimum and maximum age limits mentioned below:

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


Candidate must be a citizen of India or refugees from Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan might apply if they have any intention of permanently settling in India.

IBPS Clerk Application Form 2020

The IBPS Clerk 2020 form will be available to be filled only in the online format. Go through the steps below to fill the IBPS Clerk 2020  Form in the correct way-

  • Visit the official website link of IBPS: ibps.in
  • Click on CWE clerical. And click on Common Written Examination for clerical cadre VIII.
  • Click on the link “Click here to apply online for CWE Clerical VIII”.
  • Click on 'New registration'.
  • Provide the basic information to register for the exam. Then, one will receive a provisional registration number and system-generated password post successful registration.
  • Carefully fill in the application form
  • Click on the “Save and Next” post verifying all the details. 
  • When the students will click on the FINAL SUBMIT button, they will not be able to make any changes.
  • Upload photo and signature in the prescribed format.
  • Mention the state one wishes to apply for. After submitting the details, no further changes can be needed.
  • Make the payment online and keep a printout of the e-receipt and online application for future reference.
  • One can make a payment via credit card/debit card/net banking.

IBPS Clerk Application Fee

The following table conveys of the application charge that one has to fill according to the category they belong to:

Category Respective Application Fees
SC/ ST/ PWD/ EXSM Candidates Rs. 100/-
All others Rs. 600/-

IBPS Clerk Exam Centers 2020

The Exam Centers are mentioned as follows:

Agartala Balasore Dehradun Jabalpur Kolkata
Agra Berhampur Dhanbad Jaipur Lucknow
Ahmedabad Bhopal Gorakhpur Jammu Ludhiana
Allahabad Bhubaneswar Gulbarga Jodhpur Madurai
Amritsar Chandigarh Guwahati Kanpur Mangalore
Aurangabad Chattisgarh Hubli Karnal Mumbai
Rohtak Sambalpur Shimla Shillong Thiruvananthap
Bangalore Chennai Hyderabad Kavaratti Muzaffarpur
Bareilly Coimbatore Indore Kochi Mysore
Pondicherry Pune Raipur Rajkot Ranchi
Nagpur New Delhi Goa Patiala Patna

IBPS Clerk Pre-Exam Training & Preparation 2020

Pre-Exam Training is for those students who cannot afford to coach. In these classes, students can learn about important questions, time-management skills, etc.

  • The officials conduct this training 5 days before the exam scheduled date
  • Students who are interested must select this option in their registration form
  • The officials will activate the link once the admit card is there on the official website
  • The students will be taught about the exam pattern, difficulty level, etc
  • Students will also learn about how to attempt the paper. Not only that, but the trainers will also clear all the doubts of students regarding the exam

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern 2020

The Prelims examination consists of 3 sections carrying a total of 100 marks. There is a negative marking of 0.25 or 1/4th marks for every wrong answer according to the IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern. The students should note that this year IBPS has included the feature of sectional timing in the prelims exam.

For each section, the students will be allotted 20 mins to complete that.

Section No. of Qs Max. Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

IBPS Clerk Mains Pattern 2020

On clearing the prelims, candidates will be through the next round i.e mains exam. The mains will have 190 questions from Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, English, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness section for a total of 200 marks. Go through the brief Mains Exam Pattern as per the latest IBPS Clerk Notification 2020-21.

There will be a negative marking of 0.25 or 1/4th marks for each wrong attempt.

Section No. of Questions Max. Marks Time
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 min
English Language 40 40 35 min
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 min
General/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 min
TOTAL 190 200 160 min

IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2020

The students can check detailed IBPS Clerk Syllabus for Prelims & Mains in the following table:

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