IBPS Clerk Exam Date 2022: IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) conducts a common recruitment process (CRP) every year to the recruitment of clerical cadre in multiple banks all over the country. All the public sector banks use CRP as a base to fill the vacancies for this post.
IBPS will be going to conduct the Clerk exam for the 11th year now and hence named IBPS Clerk CRP XII. The IBPS Clerk exam is conducted on two levels- preliminary exam and mains. Students qualifying in both these exams are thus selected for the post. Here, we are discussing the exam notification, application process, syllabus, exam pattern, vacancy, eligibility criteria, selection process, salary and other details of the exam.
IBPS Clerk 2022 Notification
The detailed IBPS Clerk Notification 2022 PDF will be released by the IBPS tentatively in July 2022 with the vacancies of clerical posts in different 11 public sector banks. IBPS Clerk 2022 Recruitment Process will begin to post the release of the fresh official notification of CRP CLERKS-XII. IBPS Clerk 2022 is going to be an opportunity for those who have not been able to get through SBI and other Bank Recruitment Exams. For reference, you can download the previous year notification of the IBPS Clerk 2021 exam for more details
IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2022- Exam Summary
IBPS will announce the details for Clerical Cadre posts to be recruited for FY 2022-23. The detailed advertisement for the vacancies will be published by the Institute of Banking and Personnel Selection on its official website tentatively in July 2022. For more details about IBPS Clerk 2022, go through the below summary table.
|Organisation||Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)|
|Vacancy||To be notified|
|Recruitment Process||Prelims + Main Exams|
|Age Limit||20 years to 28 years|
|Application Fee||SC/ST/PWD- Rs.175
General and Others- Rs. 850
IBPS Clerk Exam Date 2022 Out
The official exam date for IBPS Clerk 2022 Exam has been released by IBPS along with IBPS Calendar 2022. You must note down important dates related to IBPS Clerk 2022 Exam and make sure that you complete the process correctly on time.
The detailed exam schedule is provided below:
|IBPS Clerk 2022: Important Dates|
|IBPS Clerk Notification 2022||July 2022|
|Online Registration Process||July 2022|
|IBPS Clerk Prelims Call Letter||August 2022|
|Conduct of Online Examination - Preliminary||28th August, 03rd & 04th September 2022|
|IBPS Clerk Prelims Result||September 2022|
|IBPS Clerk Prelims Scorecard||September 2022|
|IBPS Clerk Mains Admit Card||September 2022|
|Conduct of Online Examination – Main||08th October 2022|
|Declaration of Final (Mains) Result||April 2023|
IBPS Clerk 2022 Vacancy
The total number of vacancies for IBPS Clerk 2022 will be announced by IBPS along with the official notification. Last year, the vacancies of Clerical Cadre Posts were 7855.
IBPS Clerk Vacancy 2021-22: 7855
IBPS Clerk Vacancy 2020-21: 2557
IBPS Clerk Vacancy 2019-20: 12,075
IBPS Clerk State-wise Vacancy 2022
The state-wise & & category-wise vacancies for IBPS Clerk 2022 exam will be released along with the notification and updated here. In the meantime, the candidates can have a look at the state-wise 12313 vacancies released through IBPS Clerk CRP XI exam. Uttar Pradesh has the highest number of vacancies i.e. 1732.
|IBPS Clerk 2021 Vacancy State Wise & Category Wise|
|State Name||General||SC||ST||OBC||EWS||Total Vacancies|
|ANDAMAN & NICOBAR||06||0||0||01||0||07|
|DADRA & NAGAR HAVELI DAMAN & DIU||03||00||00||00||00||03|
|JAMMU & KASHMIR||57||09||14||27||14||121|
IBPS Clerk 2022 Online Application
The dates for the online application process for IBPS Clerk 2022 exam will be announced along with the IBPS Clerk 2022 Notification. All the interested and eligible candidates have to submit their application form along with required documents, photographs, signatures & IBPS Clerk hand-written declaration to register for IBPS Clerk 2022 Exam. To know more about the application process in detail, click on the link mentioned below.
The application for IBPS Clerk Exam 2022 has to be done online. To avoid any technical errors please make sure that the web browser used to fill up the IBPS Clerk 2022 Application form is one of the following:
• Internet Explorer 8 and above
• Mozilla FireFox 3.0 and above
• Google Chrome 3.0 and above
Candidates applying online must have the following pre-requisites:
• A valid Email Id.
• Photograph and Signature scanned in the prescribed size
• Application Fee must be paid online so all documents required for online transaction
The IBPS Clerk 2022 application form can only be filled on the official website.
Before proceeding with the registration and application process, all candidates are requested to go through the complete guide for IBPS Clerk Online Application.
IBPS Clerk 2022 Application Fee
The category-wise fee structure for IBPS Clerk online application is given below. Fee/Intimation charges once paid will not be refunded on any account nor can they be held in reserve for any other examination or selection. The application fee must be paid online itself. To know more check the complete guide for IBPS Clerk Application.
|1||SC/ST/PWD||Rs.175/- (Intimation Charges only)|
|2||General and Others||Rs. 850/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)|
Participating Banks in IBPS Clerk 2022 Exam
The total number of participating banks in IBPS Clerk 2022 recruitment has been reduced. The following is the list of banks participating in the IBPS Clerk 2022 Exam.
|Bank of Baroda||Canara Bank||Indian Overseas Bank||UCO Bank|
|Bank of India||Central Bank of India||Punjab National Bank||Union Bank of India|
|Bank of Maharashtra||Indian Bank||Punjab & Sind Bank|
IBPS Clerk Exam Language
IBPS Clerk Prelims & Mains Exam will now onwards be conducted in 13 regional languages along with English & Hindi. The aim to conduct a clerical exam for recruitment into 12 public sector banks including SBI is to promote uniform opportunities to the local youth for employment opportunities and can directly connect to the customers through local/regional languages. The state-wise medium of language has been tabulated below.
|IBPS Clerk 2022 Medium of Examination|
|State Name||Version of tests (Medium of examination)|
|Andaman & Nicobar, Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Ladakh, Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Uttarakhand, Rajasthan, Sikkin,||English and Hindi|
|Andhra Pradesh||English, Hindi and Telugu|
|Assam||English, Hindi and Assamese|
|Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu||English. Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi and Konkani|
|Goa||English, Hindi and Konkani|
|Gujarat||English, Hindi and Gujarati|
|Jammu & Kashmir, Uttar Pradesh||English, Hindi and Urdu|
|Karnataka||English, Hindi, Kannada and Konkani|
|Kerala, Lakshadweep||English, Hindi and Malayalam|
|Maharashtra||English, Hindi, Marathi and Konkani|
|Manipur||English, Hindi and Manipuri|
|Odisha||English, Hindi and Odia|
|Puducherry||English, Hindi, Tamil, Telugu and Malayalam|
|Punjab||English, Hindi and Punjabi|
|Tamil Nadu||English, Hindi and Tamil|
|Telangana||English, Hindi, Telugu and Urdu|
|Tripura, West Bengal||English, Hindi and Bengali|
IBPS Clerk 2022 Salary Structure
The basic salary of an IBPS Clerk is Rs 19,900- Rs 47920 per month. Rs.19,900 is the basic pay in the IBPS clerk salary, and the remaining pay includes dearness allowance, house rent allowance, medical allowance and transport allowance. The cash in hand concerning the IBPS Clerk salary is Rs.29453 for those who join initially
IBPS Clerk 2022 Selection Process
The recruitment process of IBPS Clerk CRP XII occurs in two phases:
1. Preliminary Examination
2. Mains Examination
Students are required to qualify for both these exams to get selected for the post of clerical cadre in most of the premier Public Sector Banks. The main thing to note here is that there is no interview process required for the selection of candidates after the mains exam. 100% weightage is given to the result of the mains exam result.
IBPS Clerk 2022 Selection Process
The IBPS Clerk exam occurs in two stages: Prelims and Mains. Both these papers follow the online method of conducting the written examination. The structure of the exam is as follow:
Phase-1: IBPS Clerk Preliminary Examination
The preliminary exam of IBPS Clerk CRP XII is an online exam testing a candidate on the basis of their aptitude, intellect and English. There are three sections in total and the candidate must clear the cut-off of each section to proceed to the mains exam round.
Candidates are required to solve the question paper in the ,b>time frame of 20 minutes for each section. The composite mark of the paper is 100 and the passing marks is decided by IBPS that is likely to change every year depending on the level of difficulty of the exam.
|SNo.||Name of Tests||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||English Language||30||30||20 minutes|
|2||Numerical Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
|3||Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. An adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.
Phase-2: IBPS Clerk Mains Examination
No changes have been observed in the Exam Pattern of IBPS Clerk 2022 Exam. IBPS Clerk Mains Exam will now constitute of 190 questions that need 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 50 questions that need to be solved in a time duration of 45 minutes. Both Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam will be conducted in 13 regional languages along with English and in Hindi. Let’s have a look at the Exam Pattern for IBPS Clerk CRP-XII.
|SNo.||Name of Tests||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/ Financial Awareness||50||50||35 minutes|
Penalty for Wrong Answers: There is a penalty for wrong answers marked in both preliminary examination as well as mains examination. A wrong answer to an objective question will lead to a penalty of one-fourth of the total mark assigned to that question. There will be no penalty for the question left blank or unanswered.
Final Score Calculation for IBPS Clerk Exam:
The final score for the IBPS Clerk exam is calculated keeping the following points in mind:
• Marks obtained in the Preliminary Exam (Phase-1) will not be considered for final selection.
• Candidates must qualify Phase-2 to be eligible for final merit.
• The aggregate score out of 100 is used for the final merit list for each category. Candidates with top merit rank in each category are finally selected.
IBPS Clerk 2022 Syllabus
The major three sections of the preliminary examination are Reasoning, English Language and Numerical Ability. Each of these sections has multiple subheadings to focus on when preparing for IBPS Clerk CRP. The syllabus overview for IBPS Clerk 2022 Prelims and mains exams is given below.
IBPS Clerk 2022 Exam Syllabus (Pre+Mains)
|English Language||Numerical Ability||Reasoning Ability||Computer||General Awareness|
|Reading Comprehension||Number Series||Puzzle and Arrangements||History and Generation of Computers||Banking and Insurance Awareness|
|Cloze Test||Simplification/ Approximation||Inequality||Introduction to Computer Organisation||Financial Awareness|
|Fillers||Quadratic Equations||Syllogism||Computer Hardware and I/O Devices||Govt. Schemes and Policies|
|Spotting Errors||Data Interpretation||Coding-Decoding||Computer Languages, Basics of DBMS||Current Affairs|
|Sentence Improvement||Data Sufficiency||Blood Relations||Operating System, Internet||Static Awarenes|
|Fill in the Blanks||Miscellaneous||Direction sense||Computer Network & Security|
|Order and Ranking||MS Office Suit and Short cut keys|
|Computer Memory, Computer Software|
|Number System and Conversions||/td>|
IBPS Clerk 2022 Eligibility Criteria
The candidate must fulfil the following three criteria to be eligible for the IBPS Clerk Exam 2022-
IBPS Clerk Age Limit
• The candidate must be 20 Years to 28 Years. A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.07.1994 and not later than 01.07.2002 (both dates inclusive).
Relaxation of Upper age limit
There is some relaxation of the upper age limit for special category candidates. The details on it are given below:
|1||Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe||5 years|
|2||Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)||3 years|
|3||Persons With Disabilities||10 years|
|4||Ex-Servicemen / Disabled Ex-Servicemen||actual period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled ExServicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years|
|5||Widows, divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried||9 years|
|6||Persons affected by 1984 riots||5 years|
|7||Regular employees of the Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal retrenched from service (Applicable to Madhya Pradesh state only)||5 years|
IBPS Clerk Educational Qualification
A candidate must possess the minimum qualification of Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. The candidate should possess a certificate as proof of passing the qualifying examination.
The candidate must possess a valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he/she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online.
Computer Literacy: Operating and working knowledge in computer systems is mandatory i.e. candidates should have a Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations/Language/ should have studied Computer / Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute.
Proficiency in the Official Language of the State/UT (candidates should know how to read/ write and speak the Official Language of the State/UT) for which vacancies a candidate wishes to apply is preferable.
Nationality / Citizenship
A candidate must be either -
(i) a Citizen of India or
(ii) a subject of Nepal or
(iii) a subject of Bhutan or
(iv) a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or
(v)a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
IBPS Clerk Pre-Exam Training
The Nodal Banks/ Participating Organisations may arrange pre-examination training for SC/ST/Religious Minority Community candidates at certain centres as per the guidelines issued by the Government of India. Candidates belonging to the above categories can avail the training at their own cost by indicating the same against the relevant column while applying online. Please find below an indicative list of training centres:
Agartala, Agra, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Amritsar, Aurangabad, Balasore, Bareilly, Behrampur (Ganjam), Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Dhanbad, Gorakhpur, Gulbarga, Guwahati, Hubli, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Karnal, Kavaratti, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Muzaffarpur, Mysore, Nagpur, New Delhi, Panaji (Goa), Patiala, Patna, Port Blair, Puducherry, Pune, Raipur, Rajkot, Ranchi, Rohtak, Sambalpur, Shimla, Shillong, Siliguri, Thiruchirapalli, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijaywada and Vishakhapatnam.
The Bank may add additional centres or may remove some of the centres indicated for training. Candidates opting for pre-examination training should download their call letter for training by entering their registration number and password/ date of birth from the Bank's website. No hard copy of the call letter will be sent by post.
IBPS Clerk Exam Centre
While filling the online application form you are given the option to choose the centre of your preference. However, IBPS can allot you a centre other than the choice made by you if there is non-availability of seats at preferred venues. No complaints will be entertained by IBPS in regards to change in the exam centre.
IBPS Clerk 2022 Admit Card & Call Letter
Candidates must download the IBPS Clerk 2022 admit card from the official website of the bank as the hard copy of the IBPS Clerk Admit Card will not be sent to the candidate via post. To login on to the official website, the candidates will require the following:
• Registration No/Roll No
• Date of Birth/ Password
The admit card will be made available 10 to 15 days before the IBPS Clerk 2022 Exam. The admit card or call letter for IBPS Clerk 2022 will be issued in 2 phases:
• Online Preliminary Examination
• Online Mains Examination
The link to download the admit card will be provided on this page. Candidates are advised to check the details on the admit card before downloading.
IBPS Clerk 2022 Result
IBPS will declare the results after the completion of each phase of the examination. The final state-wise merit list and category wise merit list shall be prepared in descending order of the marks secured by candidates in their online mains examination. Candidates who fall in the prescribed merit list will then be considered for appointment for the post of clerk in Banks.
IBPS Clerk Preparation
The preparation of the IBPS Clerk CRP exam must be done judiciously keeping in mind the latest pattern and the syllabus of the exam. Since the syllabus covers a large number of topics, it is necessary for the candidates to choose the right set of books to prepare for their examination.
Candidates must also go through previous years’ IBPS Clerk question papers in order to acclimatize to the change in the pattern of the exam and to know the sections from which the questions are majorly asked in the exam. Follow bankersadda.com to get all study materials in the new pattern. Apart from test series, you can also join any Coaching or online test series for self-assessment and better exam preparation.
IBPS Clerk 2022 Coaching
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IBPS Clerk 2022 Cut-Off
IBPS releases the IBPS Clerk Prelims Cut-Off & Score Card post the declaration of its result. Candidates can check the cut-off by clicking on the link mentioned below. The Prelims Cut-Off and Score Card will help candidates analyze their score and compare with the score of other candidates.
Let's have a look at the cut-off for IBPS Clerk 2022 Prelims Exam: General Category
|IBPS Clerk Prelims Cut-Off 2021|
|J & K||72|