Dear Banking Aspirants,

IBPS CLERK 2018 – Preference order is one of the important buzz word now and in particular for Tamil Nadu. IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) has released the notification for the post of Probationary Officers few days back and aspirants are keen to know in which order the preference has to be provided for Tamil Nadu while applying. Here in the post we divulge the preference order for the IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam – Tamil Nadu. The Total number of vacancies announced in the IBPS Clerk 2018 is 7275.

In IBPS CLER 2018, 19 Banking Organizations are participating and IDBI Bank doesn’t participate in the IBPS CLERK 2018 Exam which participates in the IBPS PO 2018.

Read Also : IBPS CLERK 2018 – Statewise Vacancies – 7275 Vacancies

The registration process of IBPS CLERK 2018 started on 18th September, 2018 and most of the aspirants would be searching for the Preference Order / List for the IBPS CLERK 2018 Exam.

What is the correct preference order which will help us to score a place in the final list ? We divulge those in the following points and please adhere to the list to increase your chances of getting a place in the IBPS CLERK 2018 Exam. 

IBPS CLERK is different from that of others as this exam requires local language knowledge to get placed. Also the vacancies mentioned in the notification of the IBPS CLERK Exam 2018 is for different states.


This Preference order for Tamil Nadu is chosen based on the number of vacancies mentioned in the official notification of the IBPS CLERK 2018 and also based on the Financial Performance of the banks in this financial year.

The Merger of Banks have also been considered for this Preference Order. Bank of Baroda , Vijaya Bank & Dena Bank will be merged into a single entity and this amalgamated Bank will be the third largest bank in India.

Bank Name No of CLERK Vacancies
Canara Bank 415
Indian Bank 195
Bank of Baroda 48
Union Bank 34
Bank of India 31
Vijaya Bank 25
Allahabad Bank 15
Corparation Bank 12
Oriental Bank of Commerce 10
UCO Bank 7
Punjab and Sindh Bank 0

IBPS have already stated that some of the organizations have mentioned that the vacancies have not been reported in the official notification and those vacancies will be updated from time to time.  So NR (Not Reported) Banks might soon announce the vacancies for the IBPS CLERK 2018. So don’t judge the vacancies based on the initial vacancies of IBPS CLERK 2018. Totally as of now 7275 vacancies have been provided which may increase in the future.

The other banks have NIL vacancies , this doesn’t mean that they will not take intake aspirants for this financial year. There might be changes in the total number of vacancies , so this list released in the official notification is subject to change.

Please choose the other NIL Vacancies mentioned bank according to the financial status which could be checked on the basis provided in the RBI and also by simple search. We request you to additionally check the HQ of the organization and also consider this for the preference.


Andhra Bank NIL
Central Bank of India NIL
United Bank of India NIL
Dena Bank NIL
Punjab and National Bank NIL
Bank of Maharastra NR
Syndicate Bank NR

The total number of Vacancies available for the IBPS CLERK 2018 recruitment is 7275. Among the states / Union territories in the IBPS CLERK 2018 , Uttar Pradesh , Tamil Nadu , Maharashtra, Karnataka and Gujarat have more number of vacancies.

Read Also : IBPS CLERK 2018 – Official Notification 

The Application process started from 18th September, 2018 and aspirants can now start applying for the IBPS CLERK 2018 form the link that is provided below.

Apply – IBPS CLERK Recruitment 2018

We have already posted the notification for the IBPS CLERK 2018 Recruitment in our bankersdaily. Aspirants can check the official notification of the IBPS CLERK 2018 Exam recruitment from the official website of IBPS or from the link that is provided below.

Official Notification – IBPS CLERK 2018 Recruitment 

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