IBPS Clerk Notification | Application Registration Reopened from 23.10.2020 to 06.11.2020

Every year IBPS conducts a common written exam every year for the clerical cadre in multiple banks across the country. It invites online applications from eligible Indian citizens to be appointed as the Clerk in IBPS. Previously IBPS Clerk 2020 Recruitment Notification was out for 1557 vacancies and as per the latest notification, the vacancies have been increased to 2557. A candidate is selected after clearing each phase of the recruitment process. Read along to know everything about IBPS Clerk Notification 2020.

It has been decided by the competent authorities to reopen the registration window and invite applications for online examination (Preliminary and Main) for Clerical cadre Posts in the Participating Organisations by releasing this Supplementary Advertisement in continuation to the detailed advertisement dated 01.09.2020. This process is only for the following categories of applicants.

1. Who attained the eligibility in terms of educational qualifications by 06.11.2020.
2. Who could not register successfully from 02.09.2020 to 23.09.2020.

IBPS Clerk Notification

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1. IBPS Clerk Notification 2020 | Overview

The recruitment process is held in two phases i.e. Preliminary Examination and Main Examination.

Candidates who are shortlisted after Preliminary Examination appears for Main Examination. Candidates who are shortlisted after the Main Examination are then selected as a clerk in different IBPS banks across India.

Final results are arrived at by aggregating the Mains Exam score marks.

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2. What are the IBPS Clerk Recruitment Notification 2020 Dates?

Activity Tentative Dates
On-line registration including Edit/Modification of
Application & Payment of Application
Fees/Intimation Charges
23.10.2020 to 06.11.2020
Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training 17.11.2020 onwards
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training 23.11.2020 to 28.11.2020
Download of call letters for Online examination – Preliminary 18.11.2020
Online Examination – Preliminary 05.12.2020, 12.12.2020 and 13.12.2020
Result of Online exam – Preliminary 31.12.2020
Download of Call letter for Online exam – Main 12.01.2021
Online Examination – Main 24.01.2021
Provisional Allotment 01.04.2021

2. IBPS Clerk Vacancy 2020

Find the updated vacancies below:

State Vacancies Released Earlier Vacancies in New Notification
Andaman & Nicobar Island 0 1
Andhra Pradesh 10 85
Arunachal Pradesh 1 1
Assam 16 24
Bihar 76 95
Chandigarh 6 8
Chhattisgarh 7 18
Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu 4 4
Delhi 67 93
Goa 17 25
Gujarat 119 139
Haryana 35 72
Himachal Pradesh 40 45
Jammu & Kashmir 5 7
Jharkhand 55 67
Karnataka 29 221
Kerala 32 120
Lakshadweep 2 3
Ladakh 0 0
Madhya Pradesh 75 104
Maharashtra 334 371
Manipur 2 3
Meghalaya 1 1
Mizoram 1 1
Nagaland 5 5
Odisha 43 66
Puducherry 3 4
Punjab 136 162
Rajasthan 48 68
Sikkim 1 1
Tamil Nadu 77 229
Telangana 20 62
Tripura 11 12
Uttar Pradesh 136 259
Uttarkhand 18 30
West Bengal 125 151
Total 1,557 2,557

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3. IBPS Clerk 2020 Notification | Application Fees

Application Fees/ Intimation Charges Payable from 02.09.2020 to 23.09.2020 (Online payment), both dates inclusive shall be as follows:

Rs. 175/- (inclusive of GST) for SC/ST/PWBD/EXSM candidates.
Rs. 850 /- (inclusive of GST) for all others

Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of application fees/ intimation charges will have to be borne by the candidate

4. What is the Eligibility Criteria For IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2020? 

Age (as on 1.9.2020):

Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 28 years i.e. A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.09.1992 and no later than 01.09.2000 (both dates inclusive)

Educational Qualification

  • A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognized by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
  • The candidate must possess a valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he/she registers and indicates the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online. Computer Literacy: Operating and working knowledge in computer systems is mandatory i.e. candidates should have a Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations/Language/ should have studied Computer / Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute.
  • Proficiency in the Official Language of the State/UT (candidates should know how to read/ write and speak the Official Language of the State/UT) for which vacancies a candidate wishes to apply is preferable.

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5. IBPS Clerk Notification 2020 | Selection Procedure

The recruitment for IBPS Clerk is done through a two-tiered process:

Phase I – Preliminary Exam (Prelims) (Online Exam)

Phase II – Main Exam (Mains) (Online Exam)

Phase I – Preliminary Exam Pattern

Sr. No. Name of Tests No. of
Questions
Maximum
Marks
Time allotted for each test (Separately timed)
1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2 Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

Phase II – Mains Exam Pattern

Sr.No Name of Tests
(NOT BY SEQUENCE)
No. of Ques Maximum Marks Time allotted for each test (Separately timed)
1 General/ Economy/ Banking Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
2 English Language 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

The above tests except for the Tests of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.

Penalty:  For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at the corrected score.

Note: Marks obtained in the online main examination only will be considered for final merit listing.

Provisional Allotment

The total marks allotted for Online Main Examination are 200. Marks will be converted out of 100 for Provisional allotment. A candidate should qualify in the Online Main Examination and be sufficiently high in the merit to be considered for subsequent provisional allotment process, details of which will be made available subsequently on the authorized IBPS website.

6. What Is The Syllabus For IBPS Clerk 2020 Exam?

The section-wise syllabus is given below for your reference:

Reasoning Ability English Language Quantitative Ability
Alpha Numeric Series Cloze Test Average
Analogy Error Spotting Data Interpretation
Blood Relations Fill in the Blanks Simple & Compound Interest
Circular Seating Arrangement Para Jumbles Number System
Classification Phrase Idiom Meaning Percentage
Coding & Decoding Phrase Replacement/ Sentence Correction Profit and Loss
Data Sufficiency Reading Comprehension Mixtures & Allegations
Directions & Distances Sentence/ Paragraph Completion Speed, Time and Distance
Double Line Up Spellings Work and Time
Grouping and Selection Synonyms/Antonyms Number Series
Inequalities Ratio and Proportion
Input-Output Simplification & Approximation
Linear Seating Arrangement Permutation & Combination
Ordering and Ranking Probability
Syllogisms Quadratic Equations
Verbal Reasoning Mensuration

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General/ Economy/ Banking Awareness Syllabus:

  • Financial Awareness, Current Affairs
  • General Knowledge
  • Static Awareness
  • Sports News
  • Superlatives – India & World
  • Science and Tech related to current events
  • Important Days
  • Govt. Schemes
  • Important Appointments
  • Economic & Current Affairs
  • Important Bank
  • Economic & Corporate Appointments
  • Bank Names, headquarters &  chairpersons
  • Annual Budget
  • Economic Survey
  • Important Awards & Honours
  • Important Days.

Computer Aptitude Syllabus

  • Internet
  • Memory
  • Keyboard Shortcuts
  • Computer Abbreviation
  • Microsoft Office
  • Computer Hardware & Software
  • Operating System
  • Networking
  • Computer Fundamental/ Terminologies
  • Flow Charts
  • Binary to Number Conversion
  • Number to Binary Conversion

7. IBPS Clerk 2020 Call Letter

The Centre, venue address, date, and time for both Preliminary and Main examinations shall be intimated in the respective Call Letter.

An eligible candidate should download his/her call letter from the authorized IBPS website www.ibps.in by entering his/ her details i.e. Registration Number and Password/Date of Birth. No hard copy of the call letter/ Information Handout etc. will be sent by post/ courier.

8. What Is The IBPS Clerk Salary?

The monthly net salary after deduction for IBPS Clerk starts at Rs 19,521. 

Additionally, the Clerk will be eligible for

  • Dearness Allowance (D.A.),
  • House Rent Allowance (H.R.A.) (or Lease Rental),
  • City Compensatory Allowance (C.C.A.),
  • Medical Allowance, and
  • Other allowances, as per the norms of the company.

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9. IBPS Clerk Job Profile & Career Path

After becoming a clerk in any Public sector bank, multiple opportunities can be availed by the aspirant to become the officer in the bank but there are certain constraints to that. An employee needs to complete 2 years of service with the same bank to be eligible to appear for the test for the officer rank. Public sector banks do carry out the test for promotions every 2 years. They need to apply for the promotion and appear for the examinations, like JAIIB(Junior Associate of the Indian Institute of Bankers) and CAIIB(Certified Association of the Indian Institute of Bankers).  After becoming the officer the career prospects for an employee looks like this:

  • Scale 1 – Officer / Assistant Manager
  • Scale 2 – Manager
  • Scale 3 – Senior Manager
  • Scale 4 – Chief manager
  • Scale 5 – Assistant General Manager
  • Scale 6 – Deputy General Manager
  • Scale 7 – General manager

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The growth of an employee is also dependent on his/her performance over the tenure with the bank. Banks do consider employees with impeccable work performance for higher positions.

This career prospect is completely under the bank’s prerogative. Banks do design these programs and implement changes as they deem fit.

10. IBPS Clerk Participating Organisation

  1. Bank of Baroda
  2. Canara Bank
  3. Indian Overseas Bank
  4. UCO Bank
  5. Bank of India
  6. Central Bank of India
  7. Punjab National Bank
  8. Union Bank of India
  9. Bank of Maharashtra
  10. Indian Bank
  11. Punjab & Sind Bank

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We hope now you have all the information you need about the IBPS Clerk Recruitment Notification 2020 like exam dates, exam pattern, eligibility, application form, salary, job profile, syllabus, preparation, etc. Let us know if you need any more information or your feedback in the comments below. All the best for your preparation.


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