About IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria
|IBPS CWE (Clerks) for PSBs||20-28 Years||Degree in any discipline from a recognised university or any equivalent qualification|
Some banks insist that the candidate should posses working knowledge of computers before joining the bank and few banks mention that the desired computer skills may be acquired within six months of joining the bank. If a candidate has not studied computers as one of the subjects in school/college, the candidate must possess a valid diploma (basic applications) in computers.
Public Sector Banks
Since clerical cadre recruitment would be on State-wise basis, the candidate may also be required to possess proficiency in the Official Language of the State/UT for which vacancies he wishes to apply.
Regional Rural Banks
For Office Assistants (Clerks) and Scale-I Officers ---- Candidates are required to possess proficiency in the Official Language of the State/UT in which RRB is located.
How to Apply
Before applying online, candidates should:
(1) Scan their photograph and signature ensuring that the both the photograph and signature are within the required specifications as given in the notification.
(2) Signature in CAPITAL LETTERS will NOT be accepted.
(3) Keep the necessary details/ documents ready in order to make online payment of the requisite application fee.
(4) Have a valid personal email ID, which should be kept active till the declaration of results.
Candidates have the option of making the payment of requisite fees/ intimation charges through the ONLINE mode only
Filling in the Online Application: Candidates should carefully fill in the details in the On-Line Application at the appropriate places very carefully and click on the “SUBMIT” button at the end of each page. Before pressing the “SUBMIT” button, candidates are advised to verify every particular filled in the application. The name of the candidate or his /her father/husband etc. should be spelt correctly in the application as it appears in the certificates/mark sheets. Any change/alteration found may disqualify the candidature.
After applying on-line, the candidate should immediately take a printout of the system-generated on-line application form, ensure that the particulars filled in are accurate and retain it for future reference. Please note that all the particulars mentioned in the online application including Name of the Candidate, Category, Date of birth, Address, Email ID, Centre of Examination etc. will be considered as final and no modifications will be allowed after the last date specified for Editing/ Updating the same. Candidates are hence requested to fill in the online application form with utmost care as no correspondence regarding change of details will be entertained.
About IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern
Bank PO/Clerical Exams: Almost all bank exams have gone to online mode from the traditional pen-paper mode. The test areas in the objective type test of PO/Clerical exams include tests from amongst Reasoning, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness, English language, Marketing Aptitude and Computer Knowledge.
IBPS CWE for Clerks (PSBs) [ONLINE EXAM – OBJECTIVE TEST]:
Structure of Examination (ONLINE):
Phase -1: Preliminary Examination:
|S.No.||Name of Obj Test||No. of Ques||Max Marks||Time|
|1||English Language||30||30||1 hour|
Phase II:Main Examination
|S.No.||No. of tests||No. of Ques||Max Marks||Duration|
|1||General/Financial Awareness||50||50||35 Minutes|
|2||English Language||40||40||35 Minutes|
|3||Reasoning Ability & Computer||50||60||45 Minutes|
|4||Quantitative Aptitute||50||50||45 Minutes|
- The above tests, except the Test of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.
- There is no Descriptive Writing Test for IBPS CWE for Clerk.
- Negative Marking: 1/4th or 0.25 marks assigned to the question will be deducted.
About IBPS Clerk Syllabus
|RATIO & PROPORTION, PERCENTAGE & AVERAGES|
|PROFIT & LOSS.|
|MIXTURES & ALLIGATIONS|
|SIMPLE INTEREST & COMPOUND INTEREST& SURDS & INDICES|
|TIME & DISTANCE|
|MENSURATION – CYLINDER, CONE, SPHERE|
|SEQUENCE & SERIES|
|History of Computers|
|Communication (Basic Introduction)|
|Networking (LAN, WAN)|
|Internet (Concept, History, working environment, Application)|
|Security Tools, Virus, Hacker|
|MS Windows & MS Office|
|Awards & Honours|
|History of Banking|
|Banking Terms, RBI, Fiscal Monetary policies|