IBPS Clerk 2019

IBPS Clerk Notification : To be announced

Preliminary Exam Dates : 07th, 08th, 14th & 15th December 2019

Mains Examination Date : 25th January 2020

IBPS Clerk 2019 Exam

IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) conducts a common written exam or CWE every year for the clerical cadre in multiple banks all over the country. All public sector banks use CWE as a base to fill the vacancies for this post.

IBPS Clerk 2019 Notification

IBPS will be releasing the Official Notification for IBPS Clerk 2019 Exam shortly. The Exam dates have been released by IBPS in its recent Exam Calendar for the year 2019-20. With the release of official notification, IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2019 will start. The Online Registration for IBPS Clerk 2019 will start post release of Official Notification.
According to IBPS Official Calendar 2018-19, IBPS Clerk 2019 Prelims exam is scheduled on 07.12.2019, 08.12.2019, 14.12.2019 & 15.12.2019 and mains exam is scheduled on 25.01.2020IBPS Clerk 2019 is going to be an opportunity for those who have not been able to get through SBI and other Bank Recruitment Exams.

IBPS Clerk 2019 Exam Dates

The schedule of the exam is mentioned 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 To be announced after main examination

IBPS Clerk Online Applicaion

IBPS will be activating the online applicable link for IBPS Clerk 2019 Exam shorlty. Candidates are required to click on the link mentioned below to apply for IBPS Clerk 2019 Exam.
Click Here to Apply Online for IBPS Clerk 2019 Exam

IBPS Clerk 2019 Vacancy

The total number vacancies for IBPS Clerk 2019 will be released with its official notification. IBPS introduced 7275 vacancies for IBPS Clerk 2018-19 Recruitment. We expect the vacancy to be of the same order for IBPS Clerk 2019 as well.

IBPS Clerk Exam Centre

While filling the online application form you are given the option to choose the centre of your preference. However IBPS can allot you a centre other than the choice made by you if there is non-availability of seats at preferred venues. No complaints will be entertained by IBPS in regards to change in the exam centre.

IBPS Clerk 2019 Recruitment

The recruitment process of IBPS Clerk CWE occurs in two phases:
1. Preliminary Examination
2. Mains Examination
Students are required to qualify both these exams to get selected for the post of clerical cadre in most of the premier Public Sector Banks. The main thing to note here is that there is no interview process required for the selection of candidate after the mains exam. 100% weightage is given to the result of mains exam result.

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern

The IBPS Clerk exam occurs in two stages: Prelims and Mains. Both these papers follow online method of conducting written examination. The structure of the exam is as follow:

Phase-1: IBPS Clerk Preliminary Examination

The preliminary exam of IBPS Clerk CWE is an online exam testing a candidate on the basis of their aptitude, intellect and English. There are three sections in total and the candidate must clear the cut off of each section to proceed to the mains exam round.

Candidates are required to solve the question paper in the time frame of 20 minutes for each section. The composite mark of the paper is 100 and the passing marks is decided by IBPS that is likely to change every year depending on the level of difficulty of the exam.

S.No.Name of Tests(ObjectiveNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
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

Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.

Phase-2: IBPS Clerk Mains Examination

Major changes have been observed in the Exam Pattern of IBPS Clerk 2019 Exam. IBPS Clerk Mains Exam will now constitute of 190 questions that needs to be completed in a time frame of 160 minutes.

Previously, Computer Aptitude and Reasoning Ability Section used to be conducted separately. But, in the recent update by IBPS, both these sections are amalgamated together and will constitute of 50 questions that needs to be solved in a time duration of 45 minutes. Both Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam will be conducted bilingually, i.e. both in English and in Hindi. Let’s have a look at the Exam Pattern for IBPS Clerk CWE VIII.

S.No.Name of Tests(ObjectiveNo. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
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
Total 190 200 160 minutes

Click Here to View Detailed Exam Pattern & Syllabus of IBPS Clerk 2019

Penalty for Wrong Answers:

There is a penalty for wrong answers marked in both preliminary examination as well as mains examination. A wrong answer to an objective question will lead to a penalty of one-fourth of the total mark assigned to that question. There will be no penalty for the question left blank or unanswered.

Final Score Calculation for IBPS Clerk Exam:

The final score for the IBPS Clerk exam is calculated keeping the following points in mind:

• Marks obtained in the Preliminary Exam (Phase-1) will not be considered for final selection.

• Candidate must qualify phase-2 to be eligible for final merit.

The aggregate score out of 100 is used for the final merit list for each category.Candidates with top merit rank in each category are finally selected. 


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