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IBPS Clerk 2017 Recruitment Exam: Notification Details

IBPS Clerk is one of the most popular banking exams of the country and many aspirants start preparing for it long before the notification is released. The official notification for IBPS Clerk 2017 recruitment exam has just been released.

In this post we bring to you all that you need to know about the IBPS Clerk 2017 exam: vacancies, important dates, eligibility, exam pattern, job profile, salary and career prospects. 

IBPS Clerk Exam 2017 : Participating Organisations

All banks participating in the in the IBPS Clerk 2017 recruitment exam are listed in the following table.

 IBPS Clerk 2017 2018 2019 participating Banks

Register for IBPS Clerk 2017 here once the registration link is active!

 IBPS Clerk Exam 2017 : Eligibility
  • Minimum: 20 years   Maximum: 28 years
  • Age relaxation is provided as per norms
  • Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University
  • Proficiency in the language ( ability to read and write ) of state / territory ( to which a candidate wishes to apply to ) is mandatory.
IBPS Clerk Exam 2017 : State-wise Vacancies

IBPS Clerk 2017 Recruitment Exam - State wise Vacancies

IBPS Clerk Exam 2017 : Important Dates
Event Dates (Tentative)
Online Registrations Begin 12 September, 2017
Online Registrations End 3 October, 2017
Preliminary Exam Date 2nd, 3rd, 9th and 10th December, 2017
Main Exam Date 21 January 2018
Provisional Allotment April 2018

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IBPS Clerk Exam 2017 : Selection Process & Exam Pattern

The selection process consists of three stages, as mentioned below.

There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong
answer has been marked one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted.

The exam pattern for each stage is:-

IBPS Clerk 2017 : Preliminary Exam Pattern

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern

IBPS Clerk 2017 : Main Exam Pattern

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Pattern 2017 2018 2019

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Each candidate is required to clear both sectional and overall cutoffs to be considered for further selection.

IBPS Clerk 2017 : Provisional Allotment

The total marks allotted for Main Examination are 200. Marks will be converted out of 100 for Provisional
allotment. A candidate should qualify in the CWE online Main examination and be sufficiently high in the merit to be considered for subsequent provisional allotment process.

IBPS Clerk 2017 Recruitment Exam : Job Profile
  • Receive cheques, drafts, withdrawal forms, cash payment and cash passing, update passbooks, verify customer account details, signature, etc. and explain features of the banks various products to the customers.
  • Hold the bank cash, bank keys, and other valuables in safe custody and be responsible for a streamlined running of the cash department.
  • Monitor the work of other clerks and sub staff.
  • Handle the deposit and withdrawal cash.
  • Maintain a daily record of balance.
  • Perform bank office works like receipts collection, ledger maintenance, balance tally, data entry, issue EDI stamps and issue cheque books after authentication of clients.
  • Market financial products of the bank such as deposits, loans and schemes to visitors.
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IBPS Clerk 2017 Recruitment Exam : Career Prospects

After becoming a bank clerk, you will get plenty of chances to get to promoted to the higher level. Most bank aspirants aim to become officers. There are two ways you can become an officer:

  • Internal Examination: The most effective method of getting promoted to a higher post.
  • Post-graduation Degree: Banks will consider moving you to an higher post based on your educational qualification.

Your increment as a clerk depends upon your performance during probation as well as while working various departments. After every two years, depending upon your performance, you will be selected for a senior level post and after a few years of service you will be eligible for an internal promotional exam. If you clear this exam, you will become a Trainee Officer (TO).IBPS Clerk 2017 Mocks blog bannerHope this helps.All The Best!


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