IBPS Clerk 2017: Application begins on September 12 for 7883 clerical posts

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has issued the notification for 7883 IBPS Clerical posts in participatory nationalised banks, across the country. Eligible and interested candidates will be able to apply for the posts online, though the official website of IBPS, from September 12, 2017. The IBPS Clerk Prelims exam would take place on December 2, 3, 9 and 10, 2017 at test centres across the country. The qualified candidates will have to take up the IBPS Mains written examination on January 21, 2018. There will be no personal interview round for selection of candidates for IBPS Clerk posts. 

Eligibility for IBPS Clerk 2017: 

  • Candidates must be a citizen of India or subject of Nepal or Bhutan or a Tibetan refugee who came up with an intention to settle in India. 
  • Candidates must be between 20 to 28 years of age. 
  • Candidates must have a graduation degree from any recognised university/institute in order to apply. 

Examination pattern for IBPS Clerk 2017: 

Candidates will have to undergo prelims and mains written examination to finally get selected for the IBPS Clerk posts. Provisional allotment of the candidates will be made based on their marks attained in the Mains written test.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Pattern:  

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

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Pattern: 

S. No. Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time Allotted
1 General/Financial Awareness  50 50 35 Minutes
2 General English  40 40 35 Minutes 
3 Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude  50 60 45 Minutes 
4 Quantitative Aptitude  50 50 45 Minutes 

Total  190 200 160 Minutes 

How to Apply for IBPS Clerk 2017: 

  • Candidates need to apply online through the official website of IBPS from September 12, 2017. 
  • Candidates need to fill up the online application form and upload thier scanned photograph and signature to complete application. 
  • An application fees of Rs. 600 needs to be paid online by the candidates. 
  • Candidates need to take print out of the filled application form for future references. 

Important Dates for IBPS Clerk 2017: 

  • Beginning of filling online application form: September 12, 2017
  • Last date of filling online application form: October 3, 2017
  • Downloading IBPS prelims admit card: November 2017
  • Prelims online examination: December 2,3, 9 and 10 December, 2017
  • Result of prelims online exam: December 2017
  • Online IBPS Mains exam: January 21, 2017 
  • Provisional allotment: April 2017

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