IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2021-22, Apply Online for Clerk Posts

IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2021 Apply Online IBPS Clerk, IBPS Clerk Application Form. Read the Official Notification on www.ibps.in.

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection published the IBPS Clerk Recruitment Notification. All eligible aspirants can apply on the official website of the institution. The last date to submit the online application form is 27 October 2021. The tentative date for the IBPS Preliminary Exam is set to be December 2021.

Update on IBPS Recruitment: The initial notification was published in July 2021 and the total no posts was 5831. Now the recruitment notification is released by the institute with some modifications such as the number of total vacancies are increased and the major change is that now the applicant can select the native language for the examination.

Candidates who have applied for the post in July can modify their application form from 7 October to 27 October 2021. Any type of fee will not be charged for the process. To check all the important details regarding IBPS Clerk read the complete article.

IBPS Clerk Job Notification – Clerk Exam Date

Recruitment Authority  Institute of Banking Personnel Selection
Post Name IBPS Clerk
Total Post 7855
Advt. Published October 2021
Catagory Banking Job
Job Location All Over India
Selection Process Pre + Mains
IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Date December 2021 (Expected)
Availability of Admit Card Prior a week to the Examination Date
Official Website  www.ibps.in
Education Qualification:
  • Applicant must have passed graduation (any stream) from a recognized university, on or before the last date of online registration.
  • The candidate must have a certificate in computer knowledge. A Basic Computer knowledge certificate from a university or recognized institute can be acceptable.
  • The applicant must be skillful (Reading, Writing, Speaking) in the native language.
Age limit: As on 01/07/2021
  • Job seekers between the ages of 20 – 28 from the general category can apply for the vacancy.
  • Age relaxation is also provided to the following categories:
Catagory  Age Relaxation
SC/ST 5 Years
OBC Non-Creamy Layer 3 Years
PWD 10 Years
Ex-Servicemen 3 Years
Widows/Divorced Women 9 Years
Permanent Employe of Union Carbide Factory 5 Years
Application Fee: 

The online registration has been commenced on the official website of IBPS. The registration fee of 150 Rs/- will be charged from the applicants belongs to SC/ST/PWD categories. Candidates from the remaining categories such as General and OBC  have to pay 850 Rs/- for the registration.

Selection Process: 

The whole process will be conducted in two stages. In the first phase, a preliminary test is to be host by the authority. On the basis of this, the institute will call the shortlisted candidates for the next round which is the mains examination.

IBPS Clerk Pay Scale:

The basic pay is 28000 – 30000 including D.A, H.R.A, Medical Allowance, etc. Check the official notification for more details.

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern – Preliminary Test Date

Particular Subjects Number of Questions Marks Time 
Preliminary Test English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 1 Hour
Mains Test English Language 40 40 35 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
Reasoning Ability 50 60 45 minutes
General Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
Total 190 200 2 Hr.40 Minutes
  • Both Pre and Mains tests will be in MCQ format.
  • 0.25 marks will be deducted as a penalty for every wrong attempt.
  • Besides Hindi & English, both the tests will also be available in the native language of the applicant.


The first phase (preliminary exam) will be the qualifying round which means marks obtained in this test will not be considered for the final selection. The applicant has to pass the sectional cut-off in this round. The final merit list will be based on the performance in the mains examination.

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