IBPS Clerk 2018 Notification : 7275 Vacancies

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IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection)  has released the most awaited notification of the year, IBPS CLERK 2018 Notification and the total number of vacancies available for the IBPS CLERK 2018 Recruitment is 7275. There are massive changes in the exam pattern and the timing for the IBPS CLERK 2018 recruitment.

IBPS has released this IBPS CLERK Notification 2018 now amidst the exam season when IBPS RRB PO , IBPS RRB CLERK , IBPS PO , BOB PO , INDIAN BANK PO are discussed widely. Also this marks the near end of the recruitment process in IBPS, as only IBPS SO is remaining now.

Also Read : IBPS CLERK 2018 – State-wise Vacancies – 7275 Vacancies 

The online examination (Preliminary and Main) for the next Common Recruitment Process for selection of personnel for Clerical cadre Posts in the Participating Organisations is tentatively scheduled in December 2018 & January 2019.

IBPS Clerk 2018 – Important Dates

Online registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates 18.09.2018 to 10.10.2018
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online) 18.09.2018 to 10.10.2018
Download of call letters for Pre-Exam Training November 2018
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training 26.11.2018 to 01.12.2018
Download of call letters for Online examination – Preliminary November 2018
Online Examination – Preliminary 08.12.2018, 09.12.2018, 15.12.2018 & 16.12.2018
The result of the Online exam – Preliminary Dec 2018 / Jan 2019
Download of Call letter for Online exam – Main January 2019
Online Examination – Main 20.01.2019
Provisional Allotment April 2019


IBPS CLERK 2018 – Participating Organizations 

Totally 19 Banking Organizations are participating in this year’s IBPS CLERK 2018. The Number of vacancies have slightly decreased when compared with the previous year.

  1. Allahabad Bank
  2. Andhra Bank
  3. Bank of Baroda
  4. Bank of India
  5. Bank of Maharashtra
  6. Canara Bank
  7. Central Bank of India
  8. Corporation Bank
  9. Dena Bank
  10. Indian Bank
  11. Indian Overseas Bank
  12. Oriental Bank of Commerce
  13. Punjab National Bank
  14. Punjab & Sind Bank
  15. Syndicate Bank
  16. UCO Bank
  17. Union Bank of India
  18. United Bank of India
  19. Vijaya Bank

IBPS Clerk 2018 – Age Limit 

  • Minimum Age : 20 years
  • Maximum Age : 28 years

i.e. A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.09.1990 and not later than 01.09.1998 (both dates inclusive).

Upper Age limit can be availed by the aspirants as per the norms of the government.

IBPS Clerk 2018 – Educational Qualification 

  • A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognised by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.
  • The candidate must possess 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 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.

Supreme Court has quashed the Interview process for the lower level postings in Government Organizations, so from then Regional Language test is considered as one important factor in the recruitment process of IBPS Clerk. So according to this, a candidate should know to read, write & speak the official language of the state/union territory as the job nature of clerks demand them to converse with the customers of their branches and so knowing the local language is one of the undeniable important factor in the clerk level recruitment process.

IBPS Clerk 2018 – Prelims Exam Pattern

S. No. Name of the Test No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
1 English Language 30 30 20 Mins
2 Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 Mins
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Mins
Total 100 100 60 Mins 


  • The marks obtained in the Preliminary examination is just a qualifying nature for the Mains exam.
  • Individual Sectional Cutoff marks & Overall cutoff marks are there for IBPS CLERK 2018.

IBPS Clerk 2018 – Mains Exam Pattern

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Pattern is given below. No change in the IBPS CLERK Mains Exam 2018 as the exam pattern is same as that of the previous year.

There is separate sectional timing for each test of Reasoning, General awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, Computer Knowledge, and General English.

S. No. Name of the Test 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
Total 190 200 160 Mins


  • Marks obtained by the candidates in the Main examination will be considered for shortlisting & final merit list.
  • There will be negative marking of 0.25 of the marks assigned to the particular question for every wrong answer in both Preliminary and Main Examination.

 IBPS CLERK 2018 – Application Fee

  • SC / ST / PWD / EXSM candidates required to pay Rs. 100/-.
  • All other candidates: Rs. 600/- will be collected (Online Payment) as Application Fee.

Aspirants can apply for the IBPS CLERK 2018 now from the official website of IBPS or from the link that is mentioned below. (Link will be updated, once it is available).

IBPS CLERK 2018 – Apply Now – (Starts 18th September) 

Aspirants can check the official notification of the IBPS CLERK 2018 from the official website of IBPS (www.ibps.in) or from the link that is provided below.

IBPS CLERK 2018 – Official Notification [Download PDF]

We will updating the Following in a few minutes.

  • IBPS CLERK 2018 – Preference Order to Apply [Tamil Nadu]
  • IBPS CLERK 2018 – Documents Needed to Apply
  • IBPS CLERK 2018 – left Hand Thumb Impression & Hand Written Declaration
  • IBPS CLERK 2018 – Common FAQ – AUA [Ask Us Anything]
  • IBPS CLERK 2018 – Exam Pattern
  • IBPS CLERK 2018 – Changes in IBPS CLERK 2018

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