IBPS Clerk 2023 Notification, Admit Card, Syllabus & Cut Off

Utkarsh Classes 12-07-2023
IBPS Clerk 2023 Notification, Admit Card, Syllabus & Cut Off

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts exams every year to recruit candidates for the post of Clerk in various banks of India. The IBPS Clerk exam is a highly competitive and awaited examination for individuals aspiring to build a career in the banking sector. 

 

The Clerk is an essential position in the banking structure responsible for performing critical functions of the bank like opening new accounts, collecting cash, issuing bank statements, and updating the passbooks of the account holders. Apart from this, Clerks are also responsible for keeping the bank's various documents, balance sheet and ledger updated.

 

IBPS Clerk Notification 2023

The IBPS Clerk examination is one of the most awaited exams in India and candidates are eagerly waiting for the IBPS Clerk notification. The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection will soon conduct Prelims exam 2023 for clerk posts. 

 

As per the IBPS exam calendar this year, the Clerk Pre exam will tentatively be conducted in August / September. It is essential for applicants to read and understand the notification carefully to avoid any confusion or mismatch during the application process.

 

Only graduate candidates can appear in this exam. Considering this golden opportunity, candidates must start preparing for this recruitment exam today with Utkarsh Classes.

 

Clearing this exam opens doors to a rewarding career in the banking industry with opportunities for growth and stability. Candidates need to stay updated with the latest exam pattern, syllabus, and important dates to ensure adequate preparation.

 

Information about all the necessary topics related to this exam and suitable learning material for its preparation is provided in this article. 

Total Vacancies

IBPS earlier released 4045 vacancies through its official notification for 11 PSB banks that are participating in this recruitment drive. On 3rd July, IBPS revised the total number of vacancies to add five hundred posts to be filled in Canara Bank. Thus the total number of posts in this recruitment is 4545. 

The Bank-wise vacancy distribution is as follows: 

 

Bank

Vacancies on 03 July 2023

Bank Of Baroda

0

Bank Of India

335

Bank Of Maharashtra

0

Canara Bank

500

Central Bank Of India

2000

Indian Bank

0

Indian Overseas Bank

0

Punjab National Bank

1500

Punjab & Sind Bank

210

UCO Bank

0

Union Bank Of India

0

Total

4545

 

IBPS Clerk 2023 Important dates

Through this recruitment exam, eligible candidates will be selected for the vacant posts of Clerk in Public Sector Banks (PSBs). Being aware of the important dates is crucial for timely preparation.

 

Exam dates for clerk exam are released on the IBPS calendar 2023. Aspirants can check IBPS notification on their official website. 

 

Event 

IBPS Clerk Exam Dates 

Exam Conducting board

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)

IBPS Clerk Apply online date

01.07.2023

IBPS Clerk Exam Date (Pre)

26.08.2023 (Tentative)

IBPS clerk Exam Date (Mains)

07.10.2023 (Tentative)

IBPS Clerk Last Date to Apply 

21.07.2023

Name of Post 

Clerk

IBPS Clerk Apply Online 

https://ibps.in/ 

IBPS Clerk Notification 2023

 Will be updated Soon 

 

IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has laid out some eligibility criteria for aspirants. To appear in the clerk exam 2023, aspirants must satisfy the eligibility criteria prescribed by the Institute. The eligibility criteria are education, age, nationality, etc. These eligibility criteria may differ year to year, and aspirants should check the official notification issued by the IBPS.   

 

Educational Qualification 2023

Candidates should ensure they fulfil the prescribed educational qualifications before applying for the exam to avoid any disqualification during the selection process. The minimum educational qualification is as follows.

  • Candidates should have graduated from a recognized university. 

  • Candidates must have a working knowledge of computers.  

 

Note: Candidates in their final year of graduation or awaiting their final results are not eligible to apply for the exam. They must have completed their graduation and obtained the necessary documents before the last date to apply.  

 

Age Limit 2023

The age limit criteria are crucial as they determine the eligibility of an individual aspirant. As per the Guidelines, candidates who want to apply for this exam should fulfil age limit  as follows:

 

Minimum age : 20 years 

Maximum age : 28 years 

 

Age relaxation for different categories of candidates is as follows.

Category

Age relaxation

Scheduled Caste  (SC)/Scheduled Tribes (ST)

5 Years

Other Backward Class (OBC)

3 Years 

Physically Handicapped (PWD)

10 Years 

Widow / Divorced

9 Years 

Ex-Serviceman

5 Years 

 

Be Exam Ready with UTKARSH CLASSES 

  • This online course is based on the complete syllabus of the Clerk exam conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS).

  • Through the IBPS Clerk online course prepared, keeping in mind the convenience of the students, you can now give a new height to your preparation with quality course material based on the latest syllabus sitting at home.

  • This course offers video lectures and study material on all the topics based on the new syllabus.

 

IBPS Clerk Apply Online 2023

The steps to fill out the IBPS Clerk application form are given below:

 

Step -1: Candidates must log in with the login credentials on the IBPS official website. 

Step-2- Click the “CRP Clerical” tab on the home page.

Step-3- You will be redirected to a new page where you need to click on “common recruitment process for clerical caders‘.

Step -4: Next, candidates must fill in all the required information in the application form.

Step-5 - Candidates must also upload a copy of the scanned signature and photograph.

Step -6: Finally, pay the application fee.

Step-7 - Submit the application form and download it.

Note: The above information might be updated once the application link is activated.

 

IBPS Clerk Application Fees 2023

The application fee is non-refundable and may vary from year to year. Candidates from reserved categories have a relaxation in application fees.

For this recruitment exam, reserved category candidates are required only to pay intimation charges as IBPS Clerk application fees. At the same time, unreserved and OBC candidates must pay both application fees and intimation charges. 

 

Category

Application Fees

SC /ST

₹ 175 (Intimation charges only)

PWD

₹ 175 (Intimation charges only)

General

₹ 850 (Intimation charges + Application fee)

OBC

₹ 850 (Intimation charges + Application fee)

 

Candidates can pay application fees through online modes like UPI / Debit card / Credit card or E-Mitra. Aspirants must read the official notification thoroughly and follow the guidelines mentioned regarding the application fees to avoid any disqualification due to fees.  

 

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2023 

The IBPS Clerk exam pattern plays a significant role in understanding exam structure and difficulty level. According to IBPS official notification, this exam is conducted in two stages: prelims and mains. 

Awareness of exam patterns will guide aspirants to prepare in the right direction. There will be a provision of negative marking in written exams as well. 

 

IBPS Clerk Prelims exam pattern 

In the prelims exam, questions are asked from three sections. The prelims aim to measure the quantitative and logical approach of candidates.

 

Subject

No of Questions

Marks

Duration

English language

30

30

20 min

Numerical ability

35

35

20 min

Reasoning Ability

35

35

20 min 

Total

100

100

60 min

 

IBPS Clerk Mains exam pattern  

Candidates qualified in the prelims exam move on to the mains examination. Main exam is divided into four sections, where the financial and logical approach of candidates is tested.

 

Subject

No of Questions

Marks

Duration

General / Financial Awareness

50

50

35 min

General English

40

40

35 min

Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude

50

60

45 min

Quantitative Aptitude

50

50

45 min

Total

190

200

160 min

 

Note : There will be a negative marking of 0.25 mark for each wrong answer in both prelims and mains examination. 

IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2023

Before preparing for the exam, the candidates must go through the syllabus of the exam. Also, candidates need to pay special attention to the topics mentioned in the IBPS Clerk Syllabus because all the questions in the exam are based on the topics given in the official syllabus.

 

  1. IBPS Clerk Syllabus Prelims 

English language

Reading comprehension, Fillers (Double fillers, Multiple Sentence Fillers, Sentence Fillers), New Pattern Cloze Test, Phrase Replacement, Odd Sentence Out cum Para Jumbles, Inference, Sentence Completion, Connectors, Paragraph Conclusion, Phrasal Verb Related Questions, Error Detection Questions, Word usage/Vocab Based Questions.

 

Reasoning Ability

Puzzles & Seating Arrangements, Direction Sense, Blood-Relation, Syllogism, Order and Ranking, Coding-Decoding, Machine Input-Output, Inequalities, Alpha-Numeric-Symbol Series, and Alphabet Related Questions.

 

Numerical Ability

Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Pie Chart), Inequalities (Quadratic Equations), Number Series, Approximation and Simplification, Data Sufficiency, Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems (HCF and LCM, Profit, and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and Pro Clerkrtion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Alligation, Pipes and Cisterns).

 

 

  1. IBPS Clerk Syllabus Mains 

General English

Reading comprehension, Fillers (Double fillers, Multiple Sentence Fillers, Sentence Fillers), New Pattern Cloze Test, Phrase Replacement, Odd Sentence Out cum Para Jumbles, Inference, Sentence Completion, Connectors, Paragraph Conclusion, Phrasal Verb Related Questions, Error Detection Questions, Word usage/Vocab Based Questions.

 

Reasoning and Computer Aptitude

Puzzles & Seating Arrangements, Direction Sense, Blood, Relation, Syllogism, Order and Ranking, Coding-Decoding, Machine Input-Output, Inequalities, Alpha-Numeric-Symbol, Series, Data Sufficiency, Logical Reasoning (Passage Inference, Statement, and Assumption, Conclusion, Argument), History and Generation of Computers, Introduction to Computer Organisation, Computer Memory, Computer Hardware and I/O Devices, Computer Software, Computer Languages, Operating System, Computer Network, Internet, MS Office Suit, and Shortcut keys, Basics of DBMS, Number System, and Conversions, Computer and Network Security.

 

Quantitative Aptitude

Data Interpretation (Bar Graph, Line Chart, Tabular, Caselet, Radar/Web, Pie Chart), Inequalities (Quadratic Equations, Quantity 1, Quantity 2), Number Series, Approximation and Simplification, Data Sufficiency, Miscellaneous Arithmetic Problems (HCF and LCM, profit and Loss, SI & CI, Problem on Ages, Work and Time, Speed Distance and Time, Probability, Mensuration, Permutation and Combination, Average, Ratio and ProClerkrtion, Partnership, Problems on Boats and Stream, Problems on Trains, Mixture and Alligation, Pipes and Cisterns).

 

General / Financial Awareness

Banking and Insurance Awareness, Financial Awareness, Govt. Schemes and Clerklicies, Current Affairs, Static Awareness.

 

IBPS Clerk Salary 2023

The salary is an important factor that attracts most of the candidates towards this position in the banking sector. The salary of a clerk depends upon the location and allotted bank. 

 

The employee selected through this exam gets a salary as per 7th Pay Commission and  also gets various allowances. Clerks remain on probation for 6 months and according to IBPS guidelines, their basic pay is Rs. 19,900. 

 

IBPS Clerk Salary Structure

The salary structure is subject to change according to the government rules and regulations. The salary structure is determined by the Indian Bank’s Association (IBA) through bipartite settlement. 

Type 

Amount 

Basic Pay 

₹ 19,900

Dearness Allowance 

₹ 5209

Special Allowance 

₹4118

Travel Allowance 

₹ 757 

HRA 

₹ 2039

Gross Pay 

₹ 32,024

Net pay after deduction 

₹ 29,453 (Approx)

 

IBPS Clerk Admit card 

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) releases admit cards for clerk recruitment one or two weeks before the written exam. Candidates can check the admit card on IBPS official site. Candidates can download the IBPS Clerk admit card 2023 from the official website of IBPS by following these steps

 

  • Visit the official website of IBPS.

  • Go to the clerk Recruitment page.

  • Click on the link to download the admit card.

  • You will have to enter your User ID and Password to download the hall ticket.

  • Enter the given Captcha.

  • Press 'Login' and then download your IBPS Clerk admit card.

IBPS Clerk Cut off

Candidates must check the cut off of previous recruitment and prepare accordingly. The cut off is different for each category and also varies for each state of India. Aspirants can see the detailed information about IBPS Clerk cut off 2022 for different states as follows.

 

IBPS clerk mains cut off 2022 

 

State

Mains Expected Cut off

Andaman & Nicobar

35

Andhra Pradesh

38

Arunachal Pradesh

32

Assam

38

Bihar

40

Chandigarh

41

Chhattisgarh

39

Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu

40

Delhi

42

Goa

38

Gujarat

42

Haryana

41

Himachal Pradesh

42

Jammu & Kashmir

40

Jharkhand

39

Karnataka

37

Kerala

43

Lakshadweep

30

Madhya Pradesh

40

Maharashtra

39

Manipur

38

Meghalaya

39

Mizoram

28

Nagaland

32

Odisha

42

Puducherry

43

Punjab

40

Rajasthan

45

Sikkim

37

Tamil Nadu

40

Telangana

39

Tripura

36

Uttar Pradesh

42

Uttarakhand

40

West Bengal

41

 

IBPS Clerk Previous Year Question Paper

 

The best option to strengthen preparation for the examination is through solving the previous year papers and with the help of these papers, the candidates can analyse their preparation.

Candidates should practise IBPS Clerk previous year question paper as much as possible.

 

These papers consist of actual questions asked in previous year’s examination, providing a glimpse of the exam's format, difficulty level, and question types. By solving these, candidates can familiarise themselves with the exam pattern, understand the weightage of different topics, and practice time management. 

 

They also help in identifying areas of weakness and improving problem-solving abilities.

Previous year question papers serve as an influential factor for candidates to evaluate their preparation, gain confidence, and enhance their chances of success in the upcoming examination.

 

IBPS CLERK Result 

Lakhs of aspirants have appeared in the IBPS clerk exam 2022. The Mains Exam was held on 8th October 2022. IBPS Clerk mains result 2022-23 link    has been activated by IBPS on 1st April 2023

 

Candidates can check IBPS mains result 2022 from the official website of IBPS. To check the final result, candidates have to follow the steps given below : 

  • Visit the official website of IBPS here

  • Click on the “CRP Clerical” tab shown on the home page. 

  • Now click on “Common Recruitment Process For Clerical Cadre XII.”

  • A new page will open up having various links

  • Click on the IBPS Clerk mains result 2022-23 link

  • Fill in your credentials like number/roll number and date of birth/password

  • Your Final Result 2022-23 will appear on your screen

 

FAQs 

Q. When will the IBPS Clerk exam 2023 be held?

Ans: As per IBPS calendar, Clerk exam 2023 (Pre) will be held on 26.08.2023 to 02.09.2023. 

 

Q. Are Diploma holder candidates eligible for the Clerk exam 2023?? 

Ans: No, diploma-holder candidates are not eligible for this exam.

 

Q. Can final year aspirants appear in the IBPS exam 2023?

Ans: No, only graduate candidates can appear in the Clerk exam.

 

Q. How many posts are expected to be recruited in the IBPS Clerk exam 2023?

Ans: The information will be updated in the IBPS official notification for the Clerk exam 2023.

 

Q. Is there any provision for n egative marking in this exam?

Ans: Yes, there will be a negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer in the preliminary and mains exam.

 

Q. How many stages are in the IBPS exam 2023?

Ans: This exam will conduct in three stages:-

Prelims  

Mains  

Interview 

 

Q. What is the attempt limit in the IBPS exam?

Ans: There is no limitation to the number of attempts in this exam. As long as candidates fulfil all eligibility criteria, they can appear for the Clerk exam.  

 

Q. Does an IBPS Clerk get a salary per the 7th Pay Commission?

Ans: Yes, the Clerk gets a salary per the 7th Pay Commission. 

 

Q. From where can I prepare online for the IBPS Clerk exam 2023?

Ans: You have many better options for preparing for this exam; among them, the online course for IBPS Clerk exam available in Utkarsh App might be a good option. 

This online course of Utkarsh App is designed by experienced subject matter experts keeping in mind the syllabus and exam pattern.

 

Q. What is IBPS's full form? 

Ans: IBPS Stands for Institute of Banking Personnel Selection.

 

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