IBPS Clerk 2018 Notification, Vacancies and Exam Dates Out
The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) specifically conducts the common written exam, commonly known as CWE for clerical cadre each and every year. All the public sector banks in India specifically conduct the common written exam under IBPS for filling up the vacancies for the clerical posts in overall. The IBPS exam is divided into two different levels such as preliminary exam as well as the mains exam in total. To get selected, the candidate needs to qualify both the exams.
IBPS Clerk 2018 Notification
IBPS has finally announced its official notification for the IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam. The notification released on 14 September. With the release of the official Notification, the online registration is started from 18 September. The last date for applying online for applying online is 10 October 2018.
According to the official notification, the preliminary exam of IBPS Clerk 2018-19 is scheduled on 08.12.2018, 09.12.2018, 15.12.2018 and 16.12.2018. Whereas the mains exam is scheduled on 20.01.2019. The clerical cadre exam is going to be specifically one of the golden opportunities for those candidates who have not able to apply the SBI clerk exam.
IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam Dates
If you are one who is specifically seriously preparing for your upcoming IBPS Clerk exam 2018. Then it is very important that you need to note down the important dates of the IBPS Clerk Exam 2018. We have prepared a table where we have provided all the dates overall.
|Online Application||18 September 2018|
|Last Date to apply online||10 October 2018|
|Conduct of Pre-Exam Training||26th November 2018 to 1st December 2018|
|Download Admit Card of Prelims Exam||November 2018|
|Conduct of Online Prelims Exam||08th, 09th, 15th, 16th December 2018|
|Result of Prelims Exam||January 2019|
|Download Admit Card of Main Exam||January 2019|
|Conduct of Online Main Exam||20th January 2019|
|Declaration of Final Result||1st April 2019|
IBPS Clerk Online Application
IBPS has recently activated the online application link as well as the site for the clerical cadre exam 2018. So you are hereby requested to click on the link Official Link
IBPS Clerk 2018 Vacancy
As we have mentioned above that the IBPS has announced the total number of vacancies of IBPS Clerk 2018 in overall. The number of vacancies is given in the official notification in overall. As per the official notification, the total number of posts for the IBPS Clerk Exam 2018-19 is 7275. Earlier it was 7883 vacancies in overall in the year 2017.
IBPS Clerk Exam Centre
At the time you are applying for your IBPS Clerk Exam 2018, you will have to particularly choose your preferred exam centre. However, there are sometimes when the IBPS can itself allow you a centre other than the centre selected by you in case there are no seats available there.
IBPS Clerk 2018 Recruitment Phases
The entire recruitment process of the IBPS Clerk Common Written Exam comes in two different phases:
- Prelims Exam as well as
- Mains Exam
The aspiring candidates need to qualify both of these exams for getting selected for the post of clerical cadre. The positive part of this exam is that there is no interview process for getting selected. The main preference should be given specifically to the mains exam specifically.
IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern
As we have mentioned above, the exam comes in two different phases that are Prelims as well as Mains. Both the exams are in online mode. Following are the Exam Pattern of the IBPS Clerk CWE Exam:
Phase 1: Prelims Exam
Candidates need to solve each section within 20 minutes of time. The total number of marks of the entire paper is 100.
|S. No.||Name of Test||No. Of Questions||Marks|
Candidates should qualify each and every section as per the required cut off marks selected by the board.
Phase 2: Mains Exam
The IBPS Clerk Mains Exam consists of 190 questions that need to be solved in 160 minutes. Check out the exam pattern of the IBPS Clerk Mains Exam:
|S. No.||Name of the Test||No. Of Questions||Marks|
|1||Reasoning and Computer Aptitude||50||60|
|General/ Financial Awareness
Note: There is a penalty for the wrong answer in both prelims as well as mains exam.
IBPS Clerk 2018 Eligibility Criteria
The students should fulfil all the criteria given below to be eligible for the IBPS Clerk Exam 2018:
Age Limit: The candidate should be 20 to 28 years of age.
Educational Qualification: For applying in the IBPS Clerk Exam, the candidate should have a minimum qualification of Graduation in any discipline from a recognized board or University or any equivalent qualification. Also, the student should have passed in English as one of the subjects in SSC/HSC/Intermediate/Graduation level.
Application Fee of IBPS Clerk
In the table given below, we have categorized the application fee. However, once you pay the application fee, it will not be refunded. The application fee needs to be paid in online mode.
|Sl. No.||Category||Application Fee|
Admit Card Download of IBPS Clerk 2018
All of you are requested to download the admit card or call letter from the official website of IBPS. Now to log in to the official website, you need to fill in the following details:
- Registration No./Roll No.
- Date Of Birth/ Password
The admit card will be available around 10 days before the exam. You will need to download to admit cards as the exam is in two phases.
We hope that this article has helped you out. Now you have got an idea about your upcoming IBPS Clerk Exam 2018. If you have any query, feel free to us or contact us.