IBPS Clerk 2021 Notification Soon Check Prelims Exam Date, Qualification and Updates Here

IBPS Clerk 2021 Notification Soon Check Prelims Exam Date, Qualification and Updates Here

30 June, 2021

Institute of Banking Personnel (IBPS) is expected to release the notification for the post of Clerk in the month of July on its official website – Check CRP Clerk XI Qualification, Age Limit, Important dates, Exam pattern, Syllabus, Selection process here.

IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2021: 

Institute of Banking Personnel (IBPS) will soon release the notification for recruitment to the post of Clerk on IBPC Clerk Notification is expected in the first or second week of July 2021. Candidates are advised to keep a track on the official website or on this page for latest updates.

As per IBPS Calendar, IBPS Clerk Exam is scheduled to be held from28 August to 05 September 2021. Hence, IBPS Clerk 2021 Notification shall be released before 2 months of the exam.

As per IBPS Trends, IBPS Registration window is opened for a month. Candidates would be able to apply through “Common Recruitment Process (CRP Clerk XI).

Candidates seeking to apply for IBPS Clerk 2021 should be graduate. The age of the candidate should be between 20 years and 28 years. IBPS Clerk Selection will be based on CRP Online exams which will be conducted in two phases i.e. Phase 1 – Computer Based Preliminary Objective Type Test (100 marks) and Phase – 2 Computer Based Mains exam (200 Marks)

Last year, a total of 2557 vacancies were notified for recruitment in various banks such as Bank of India, Canara Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, UCO Bank, Central Bank of India, Bank of Baroda, Punjab National Bank, Union Bank of India, Indian Bank, Punjab & Sind Bank, and Bank of Maharashtra.

More details on IBPS Clerk Exam 2021 such as important dates, exam pattern, syllabus, selection process are available below in this article.

IBPS Clerk 2021 Important Dates

Event Date
IBPS Clerk Notification Date 2021 Expected in July
Start of IBPS Clerk Online Application Process Expected in July
IBPS Clerk 2021 Last Date To be released
IBPS Clerk PET Admit Card Date To be released
IBPS Clerk PET Date To be released
IBPS Clerk Prelims Admit Card Date Expected in August 2021
IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Date 28 August, 29 August, 04 September and 05 September 2021
Prelims Result Expected in October 2021
IBPS Clerk Mains Admit Card Date 2021 Expected in October 2021
IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Date 2021 31 October 2021
IBPS Clerk Provisional Allotment To be released

IBPS Clerk 2021 Vacancy Details

Clerk – to be released

IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria

Educational Qualification

  • A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognised by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
  • The candidate must possess valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he / she registers and indicate 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 Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations/Language/ should have studied Computer / Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute.

IBPS Clerk Age Limit:

20 to 28 Years

Selection Procedure for IBPS Clerk 2021

The selection will be done on the basis of:

  1. Preliminary Exam
  2. Mains Exam
  3. Provisional Allotment

Final selection will be on the basis of IBPS Clerk Mains and IBPS Clerk Interview

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2021 (Prelims):

There will be 100 MCQs of 100 Marks on

Subject Total Number of Questions Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 Questions 100 Marks 1 Hour

There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer marked by candidates

IBPS Prelims Clerk Syllabus 2021

English Language Reasoning Ability Numerical Ability
Reading Comprehensions


Fill in the blanks

Antonym & Synonym

Sentence Completion

Cloze Test

Error Detection

Para jumbles

Phrase Replacement



Puzzles – Seating Arrangements, Directions, Box-based, Month-Based, Days-Based, Row-based

Distance and Direction

Blood Relations


Order and Ranking




Alphanumeric Series

Figure Series

Verbal Reasoning

Data Interpretation – Tabular, Bar Graph, Line Chart & Pie Chart

Number Series

Quadratic Equations




Simple Interest & Compound Interest

Profit and Loss


Speed, Distance and Time

Ratio and Proportion

Problem on Ages

Data Sufficiency

Work, Time and Wages

Boats and Stream

Pipes and Cisterns



Permutation and Combination

Difficulty Level – Easy to Moderate OR Moderate

– Possibility of high accuracy

Difficulty Level – Moderate

– Possibility of high accuracy

Difficulty Level – Moderate to Difficult

– Possibility of high accuracy

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Pattern

Those who qualify in the prelims exam will be called for online mains exam. There will be 190 MCQS of 200 Marks on:

Subject Total Number of Questions Marks Sectional Timing
General/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
General English 40 40 35 minutes
Computer Knowledge & Reasoning Ability 50 60 45 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
Total 190 MCQs 200 Marks 160 minutes

There will be negative marking of one-fourth mark for each wrong answer marked by candidates

IBPS Clerk Mains Syllabus 2021

Quantitative Aptitude

(Difficulty Level – Moderate to Difficult

– Possibility of high accuracy)

Number Series, Quadratic Equations, Data Interpretation – Pie Chart, Bar Graph, Tabular & Line Chart, Simple Interest & Compound Interest, Approximation, Simplification, Profit and Loss, Percentages, Average, Data Sufficiency, Mensuration, Probability, Permutation and Combination, Ratio and Proportion, Problem on Ages, Speed, Distance and Time, Work, Time and Wages, Boats and Stream, Pipes and Cisterns
English Language

(Difficulty Level – Easy to Moderate OR Moderate

– Possibility of high accuracy)

Reading Comprehensions, Vocabulary, Fill in the blanks, Antonym & Synonym, Sentence Completion, Cloze Test, Error Detection, Para jumbles, Phrase Replacement, Inference, Connectors
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude

(Difficulty Level – Moderate

– Possibility of high accuracy)

Alphanumeric Series, Syllogism, Blood Relations, Distance and Direction, Verbal Reasoning, Figure Series, Seating Arrangements, Box-based Puzzle,

Month-Based puzzle, Days-Based puzzle,

Row-based puzzle, Order and Ranking, Coding-Decoding, Input-Output, Inequalities, Basic Computer Knowledge, Microsoft Office, Computer Hardware & Software, Internet & Networking, Keyboard shortcuts, Abbreviations

General/Financial Awareness

(Difficulty Level – Moderate

– Possibility of high accuracy)

Static GK – Country, Currency & Capital, Firsts in the world and India, Indian Constitution, Indian Culture, Airports & Railways, History, Geography

Financial Awareness – Indian Banking, important terms, Bank Headquarters, Regulatory Bodies, Functions of RBI, Indian Financial System, Fiscal & Monetary Policy, International Organisations – IMF, WB, ADB, UNO, SWIFT, BBB, BIS & UFBU

Current Affairs – Government schemes, National & International Days/weeks, Awards, Sports & other happenings

IBPS Clerk Provisional Allotment 2021

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 authorised IBPS website.

IBPS Clerk Admit Card 2021

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 authorised IBPS website 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.

IBPS Clerk Result 2021

The result for all stages will be announced on the official website of IBPS – in due course after the examinations.

How to Apply for IBPS Clerk 2021 Recruitment 2021 ?

The candidates can apply online on official website within a given time frame.

IBPS Clerk 2021 Fee:

SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates – Rs. 100/-

Others – Rs. 600/-

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