IBPS Clerk 2020 Notification, Exam Date, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Admit Card

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IBPS Clerk 2020: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has invited online application to recruit applicants for the posts of Clerical Cadre Posts in the participating organization. The application form for the IBPS Clerk 2020 was released on 2nd September 2020. The last date to submit the application form was on or before 23rd September 2020. The admit card for the IBPS Clerk Preliminary exam will be available from 18.11.2020 on the official website. As per the official notification, the preliminary exam of IBPS Clerk will be conducted on 05.12.2020, 12.12.2020, and 13.12.2020 and the mains exams are scheduled to be conducted on 24.01.2021.

The selection for the post comprises of two stages that is Phase-I (Online Preliminary Examination) and Phase II (Online Mains Examination). Students are advised to regularly check the official website for the latest update of the recruitment. You can get the complete details about IBPS Clerk 2020 from this article.

IBPS Clerk 2020

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts competitive examination for the recruitment of eligible candidates for the posts for Clerical Cadre in the participating organization every year. The last date to submit the application form was on or before 23rd September 2020. As per the official notification, the preliminary exam of IBPS Clerk will be conducted on 05.12.2020, 12.12.2020, and 13.12.2020 and the mains exams is scheduled to be conducted on 12.01.2021.

The selection process for the post comprises of two stages that is Phase-I (Online Preliminary Examination) and Phase II (Online Mains Examination). The admit card will be uploaded on the official website before each stage of the examination. The result will be released for all the stages separately after the completion of each phase of the exam. Read this article to know the complete details about the IBPS Clerk 2020.

IBPS Clerk Notification

IBPS Clerk Exam Dates

The applicants can check the exam dates of the IBPS Clerk 2020 from the table given below:

EventsDates
Application Form2nd September 2020-23rd September 2020
Preliminary Exam Admit Card18.11.2020
Phase-I (Online Preliminary Examination)05.12.2020, 12.12.2020, and 13.12.2020.
Preliminary Result31.12.2020
Phase II (Online Mains Examination)24.01.2021
Official WebsiteClick here

IBPS Clerk 2020 Eligibility Criteria

The applicants can check the eligibility criteria from the table given below. The table is divided into three section that is Nationality, AGE Limit and Educational Qualification.

NationalityYou must be either of the following: A citizen of India, or A subject of Nepal, orA subject of Bhutan, or A Tibetan refugee who came over to India, before the 1st January, 1962 to permanently settle down in India, or A person of Indian origin who has migrated 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 to permanently settle down in India.
AGE LimitThe age limit of the applicant should be between 20 years to 28 years. There is  relaxation in the upper age limit for different categories
Educational QualificationThe applicants must have completed Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification

IBPS Clerk Selection Process

The selection process for the post will be conducted in two stages that are as follow:

  • Phase-I (Online Preliminary Examination)
  • Phase II (Online Mains Examination)

The applicants need to appear and qualify Phase-I that is Preliminary exam to be eligible to appear for the next stage. The candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of the mark secured in prelims exam for the next stage that is Phase II (Online Mains Examination). The final merit list will be preparedon the basis of the marks secured in the online main examination and the qualified candidate will be considered for the subsequent provisional allotment process.

IBPS Clerk Important Documents

Here is the following list of the documents required at the time of joining:

  • Print Out of the submitted Online Application Form
  • Proof of Date of Birth
  • Photo Identity Proof
  • Mark Sheets & Certificates for Graduation
  • Caste Certificates
  • Other Relevant Documents

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern

Here we will discuss exam pattern of each stages in the tables given below:

Phase-I (Preliminary Examination)

  • Type: Objective, Multiple Choice
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Sections: 3
  • Negative Marking: 1/4th of marks will be deducted for wrong answers
Name of the SubjectNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
English Language303020 min
Numerical Ability353520 min
Reasoning Ability353520 min
Total10010060 minutes

Phase-II (Mains Examination)

  • Type: Objective, Multiple Choice
  • Duration: 160 minutes
  • Medium of Exam: English & Hindi
  • Sections: 4
  • Negative Marking: 1/4th of marks will be deducted for wrong answers
Name of the SubjectNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
General/Financial Awareness505035 min
General English404035 min
Quantitative Aptitude505045 min
Reasoning Ability & Computer Ability506045 min
Total190200160 minutes

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IBPS Clerk 2020 Syllabus

The applicants can check the table given below to know the syllabus for SBI Clerk 2020:

SubjectSyllabus
Quantitative AptitudeAverages, Time and Distance, Number System, Simplification, Set theory Discount, Percentages, Profit & Loss, Surds & Indices, Interest, LCM & HCF Trigonometry, Permutations & Combinations Inequalities, Speed, Time and Work, Logarithm, Venn Diagrams, Bar Diagram, Pie Chart, Binomial Theorem and etc
General AwarenessGeneral Polity, History, World Events, Culture, Science, Business & Economy, Sports, Important Schemes, Geography, Current Affairs, Static GK and etc  
English LanguageReading Comprehension, Error Spotting, Vocabulary, Sentence Structure Sentence Completion, Jumbled Paragraphs, Fill in the blanks, Synonyms/Antonyms, Word usage, and etc
General Intelligence and ReasoningSyllogism, Analogy,Coding & Decoding Decision Making, Series, Visual Memory, Similarities and Differences, Arithmetical Reasoning and Figural Classification, Problem Solving, Statement-Conclusion, and etc

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IBPS Clerk Important Books

There is a wide variety of books available in the market both in online and offline mode, it just that the applicant need to select the right source of study material to qualify this exam. Here we are sharing list of the names of the book which the applicants can consider while applying for the exam:

English Language

Name of the BookAuthor Name
Word Power Made EasyNorman Lewis
How to Prepare for Verbal Ability & Reading ComprehensionArun Sharma
High School English Grammar & CompositionWren & Martin
Objective General EnglishS.P. Bakshi

Quantitative Aptitude

Name of the BookAuthor Name
Advance MathsRakesh Yadav
How to prepare for Quantitative Aptitude for CATArun Sharma
Quantitative Aptitude for Competitive ExaminationsR S Aggarwal
Magical books on Quicker MathsM. Tyra

General Intelligence and Reasoning

Name of the BookAuthor Name
How to prepare for Logical Reasoning for CATArun Sharma
Modern Approach to Verbal & Non Verbal ReasoningR.S Agrawal
Analytical ReasoningM.K Pandey

General Awareness

Name of the Book/SourcesAuthor Name
Current Affairs: Hindu, Times of India, Business Today, and etc
General KnowledgeLucent’s

IBPS Clerk Salary Structure

It is very important for the applicants who will be applying for the IBPS Clerk 2020 to understand the pay scale of the post they are applying for, so they can check the pay scale from the below points:

  • The starting Basic Pay for the post of IBPS Clerk is Rs11765
  • Pay Scale: Rs.11765-655/ 3-13730-815/ 3-16175-980/ 4-20095-1145/7-28110-2120/ 1-30230-1310/1-31450

IBPS Clerk Salary And Job Profile

IBPS Clerk Admit Card

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection will release the admit card on the official website. Applicants need to download the admit card before each phase of the examination. The applicants need to carry the admit card along with the valid photo identity proof to the exam hall on the day of the examination. The admit card comprises of Roll No, Candidate name, and many other important and relevant details. No hard copy of the call letter will be sent via post at any stage of the examination.

The admit card will be released on the official website from where all the eligible applicants have to download it via entering their correct credentials such as Registration Number and Password/Date of Birth, and other details. The applicants need to check the official website frequently for further updates on exam.

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IBPS Clerk Result

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection will release the IBPS Clerk 2020 on the official website. The result will be released for all the four stages separately after the completion of each phase of the exam. The applicants need to check the official website to view and download the result and the scorecard for each stage of the exam. They can download the result via their correct login credentials such as Roll No and other relevant details. The applicants can check the official website frequently for further updates on exam.

Check IBPS Clerk Result Here!

IBPS Clerk Previous Year Cut off

The applicants can check the cut-off of Prelims Exam of IBPS Clerk 2019 from the tables given below:

State NameCut-Off
Andhra Pradesh66.25
Bihar65
Assam63
Delhi71.75 (General) and 67 (OBC)
Goa67
Haryana68.5
Himachal Pradesh62.25 (General), 41.25 (OBC)
Jharkhand73
West Bengal70.75
Uttarakhand76
Uttar Pradesh68.25
Telangana61
Tamil Nadu57.75
Karnataka53.25
Kerala73.5
Madhya Pradesh70
Maharashtra61.50
Odisha71.50
Punjab66.25
Rajasthan71.25

How to prepare for IBPS Clerk 2020

We have suggested some relevant and important details to prepare for the IBPS Clerk 2020 for the eligible applicants who are willing to appear and qualify the exam. In this article we have discussed all the possible tips and tricks that can be a great source of help to the applicants preparing for the exam for the first time or anyone who wants to bring some modification in their strategy of the exam preparation. Read more to know the important tips and tricks to prepare for the examination:

  • Prepare and Stick to a daily study plan for the exam preparation in a disciplined and effective manner
  • Clear the basic concept of all the important and relevant topics each subject
  • Understand the syllabus and exam pattern carefully before starting the exam preparation
  • Make the right selection of the study material like important books, notes, mock tests, and etc both online and offline mode. Refer to the “Important Books” section from this article for further information.
  • Solve previous year question paper and attempt as many mock tests as you can and then analyze the mock tests to understand your strength and weakness in each subject.
  • Check the Previous Year Cut off to understand the marking scheme well. Refer to the “IBPS Clerk Previous Year Cut Off” section from this article for further information.

Frequently Asked Questions

When will the admit card for the prelims exam of IBPS Clerk be out?

The admit card for the IBPS Clerk Preliminary exam will be available soon on the official website. As per the notification, the admit card for the IBPS Clerk Preliminary exam will be available from 18.11.2020 on the official website.

When will the IBPS Clerk Exam be conducted?

As per the official notification, the preliminary exam of IBPS Clerk will be conducted on 05.12.2020, 12.12.2020, and 13.12.2020 and the mains exams is scheduled to be conducted on 24.01.2021.Check the official website regularly for the further updates on exam.

What is the selection process of the IBPS Clerk 2020?

The selection process for the post comprises of two stages that is Phase-I (Online Preliminary Examination) and Phase II (Online Mains Examination). For more information, the applicants can check the section “Selection Process” mentioned above in the article.

Is there any negative marking in the IBPS Clerk Preliminary and Mains Exam?

Yes, there will be negative marking for wrong answers.

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