IBPS Clerk 2018 exam is going to be conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection to select candidates for the clerical cadre in multiple Government as well as Public Sector banks all over the country. The IBPS Clerk 2018 exam will be conducted on two levels- preliminary exam and mains. No interview process is required for the selection to the post of Clerk. Merit List is made based on the cumulative score of both Preliminary Examination as well as Mains Examination.
IBPS will release IBPS Clerk 2018 notification to fill vacancies in public sector banks tentatively in the month of September 2018. Online Registration for IBPS Clerk 2018-19 will start from September 2018 (tentatively). The official notification link for IBPS Clerk 2018 exam will be updated shortly here.
The dates for conducting IBPS Clerk 2018 Preliminary Examination is 8th, 9th, 15th and 16th December 2018 while that of Mains Examination is 20th January 2019. Let's have a look at the complete schedule of IBPS Clerk 2018.
|Release of Official Notification||September 2018|
|Start of Official Notification||September 2018|
|Preliminary Examination||8th, 9th, 15th & 16th December 2018|
|Mains Exam||20th January 2019|
|Declaration of Final Result||1st April 2019|
The registration process for IBPS Clerk CWE 2018 Exam will be done online. The link to online registration for this exam will be updated after the release of IBPS Clerk 2018 Official Notification. The Online Registration is expected to start in the month of September 2018. Keep visiting the page for more updates.
The application fees for IBPS Clerk CWE 2018 exam is Rs. 600/- for candidates belonging to General Category. For candidates belonging to SC/ST/PWD category, the application fee is reduced to Rs. 100/-
According to last years' data, a total of 7883 vacancies were released. The number of vacancies is expected to be same this year as well. The Exact Number of vacancies will be released with the release of Official Notification in September 2018. Candidates must visit the site regularly to remain updated about the upcoming IBPS Clerk Vacancy 2018.
Candidates can choose the centre of their preference while filling in the application form for IBPS Clerk 2018. The centres will be allotted to candidates based on their choice. However in case of non-availability of seats in the selected venue, IBPS can allot a different centre to the candidate.
The IBPS Clerk recruitment 2018 will be done in two different stages: Preliminary and Mains. After clearing both the examinations a merit list is prepared that determines the fate of participating candidates. No interview process is required for selection to the post of Clerk through IBPS Clerk Examination.
IBPS conducts exams for post of Clerical Cadre in two different stages: Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam. The candidates are required to qualify both the stages to be listed in the merit list prepared after conduction of both the exams.
IBPS Clerk 2018 Preliminary Exam Pattern:
|S.No||Name of Tests(Objective)||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||English Language||30||30||Composite time of 1 Hour|
Major changes have been observed in the Exam Pattern of IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam. The total duration and the number of questions asked in Mains Examination of IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam have been revised. In the latest update by IBPS, IBPS Clerk Mains Exam will now constitute of 190 questions that needs to be completed in a time frame of 160 minutes. Previously, Computer Aptitude and Reasoning Ability Section used to be conducted separately. But, in the recent update by IBPS, both these sections are amalgamated together and will constitute of 50 questions that needs to be solved in a time duration of 45 minutes.Both Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam will be conducted bilingually, i.e. both in English and in Hindi. Let’s have a look at the Exam Pattern for IBPS Clerk CWE VII.
IBPS Clerk 2018 Mains Exam Pattern:
|Serial No.||Section||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1.||Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude||50||60||45 minutes|
|2.||English Language||40||40||35 minutes|
|3.||Quantitative Aptitude||50||50||45 minutes|
|4.||General Awareness( with special reference to banking industry)||50||50||35 minutes|
The basic subjects that a candidate needs to master are Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning and English Language. The syllabus for both Preliminary Exam and the Mains Exam are different. A candidate is also required to be proficient in Computer and must have General Awareness knowledge specifically in the field of Banking.Click Here to View IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam Syllabus
Candidates are required to look into the latest pattern of the exam and must be acquainted with the updated syllabus before starting their preparation for IBPS Clerk CWE 2018. Candidates can learn through a range of course books provided on the store.adda247.com. They can assess themselves by giving the Online Mock Test Series for IBPS Clerk and they can also opt for Career Power Classroom Program to amplify their skills through our highly qualified faculty.
Important Topics to Prepare in each section:
|Sections Asked||Key areas to focus on|
Profit and Loss
Ratio and Proportion
Fill in the Blanks
Spot the Error
Computer Terms and Techniques
Shortcuts and Full Forms
A candidate must be 20-28 years old, must hold a minimum qualification of Bachelor’s from a recognized university and must not hold any criminal record while applying for IBPS Clerk CWE 2018 Exam.Click Here to View IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2018 Details
Every candidate who registers for IBPS Clerk 2018 within stipulated time will be assigned an e-admit card/hall ticket/call letter that can be downloaded from the official website of IBPS. The admit card for the IBPS Clerk Prelims exam will be released first followed by the admit card of IBPS Clerk Mains exam (administered to only those candidates who qualify for Prelims exam).
More information and the download link for the admit card will be displayed post the release of the official notification for IBPS Clerk 2018. Candidates are advised to keep checking this page for updates.
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Board will be releasing IBPS Clerk Result 2018 separately for Prelims and Mains Exam. Candidates who clear the Prelims Round will be eligible to give IBPS Clerk Mains Exam. IBPS Clerk Result will be declared first for Prelims Exam and then for Mains Exam.
The cut off list for IBPS Clerk CWE will be released after the conduction of each level of exam and will be updated on the IBPS official website. To get a fair idea on IBPS Clerk 2018 Cut-Off, let's have a look at the previous year cut-off for IBPS Clerk Exam.
IBPS Clerk 2016 Final Cut Off
|ANDAMAN & NICOBAR||NA||20.03||31.22||36.97|
|DADRA & NAGAR HAVELI||NA||NA||NA||33.94|
|DAMAN & DIU||33.69||27.03||35.75||30.60|
|JAMMU AND KASHMIR||23.28||17.25||34.60||40.28|