IBPS Clerk 2021 (CRP – XI) Notification : 5830 Vacancies

Dear Aspirants,

IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) has released the official notification for the post of CLERK for the year 2022-23 in the official website of IBPS.

The Total Number of vacancies available for all the states is 5,830 Vacancies.

The online examination (Preliminary and Main) for the next Common Recruitment Process for selection of personnel for Clerical cadre Posts in the Participating Banks is tentatively scheduled in August/September & October 2021.

Any eligible candidate, who aspires to join any of the Participating Banks listed at (A) as a Clerk or in a similar post in that cadre, is required to register for the Common Recruitment Process (CRP Clerks -XI). The examination will be two tier

i.e. the online examination will be held in two phases, Online Preliminary and Online Main. Candidates who will qualify in Online Preliminary Examination and shortlisted will have to appear for Online Main Examination. Depending on the vacancies to be filled in during the financial year 2022-23 based on the business needs of the Participating Banks and as reported to IBPS, candidates shortlisted will be provisionally allotted to one of the Participating Banks keeping in view the spirit of Govt. Guidelines on reservation policy, administrative convenience, etc.

The validity for CRP Clerks-XI will automatically expire at the close of business on 31.03.2023 with or without giving any notice.



IBPS Clerk 2021 – Important Dates

Activity Tentative Dates
On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates 12.07.2021 to 01.08.2021
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online) 12.07.2021 to 01.08.2021
Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training l August 2021
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training l 16.08.2021 onwards
Download of call letters for Online examination – Preliminary August 2021
Online Examination – Preliminary 28.08.2021, 29.08.2021 and 04.09.2021
Result of Online exam – Preliminary September/ October 2021
Download of Call letter for Online exam – Main October 2021
Online Examination – Main 31.10.2021
Provisional Allotment April 2022

What is the last date to apply for IBPS CLERK 2021 Exam?

The Last date to apply for the IBPS CLERK EXAM 2021 is 1st August, 2021.


IBPS CLERK 2021 – Participating Organizations 

  • 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 2021 – Age Limit

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

i.e. A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.07.1993 and not later than 01.07.2001 (both dates inclusive)

Age limit will be taken as on 1st July, 2021.


Relaxation of Upper age limit

Sr. No. Category Age relaxation
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 Ex- Servicemen 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 2021: Educational Qualifications

  • 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.

Ex-Servicemen who do not possess the above civil examination qualifications should be matriculate Ex-Servicemen
who have obtained the Army Special Certificate of Education or corresponding certificate in the Navy or Air Force
after having completed not less than 15 years of service in the Armed Forces of the Union as on 01.08.2021. Such
certificates should be dated on or before 01.08.2021.

Note:

(1) All the educational qualifications mentioned should be from a University/ Institution/ Board recognised
by Govt. Of India/ approved by Govt. Regulatory Bodies and the final result should have been declared on or
before 01.08.2021.

Proper document from Board / University for having declared the result on or before 01.08.2021 has to be
submitted at the time of joining. The date of passing the eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the
mark-sheet or provisional certificate issued by University/ Institute. In case the result of a particular examination
is posted on the website of the University/ Institute and web based certificate is issued then proper
document/certificate in original issued and signed by the appropriate authority of the University/ Institute
indicating the date of passing properly mentioned thereon will be reckoned for verification and further process.

(2) Candidate should indicate the percentage obtained in Graduation calculated to the nearest two decimals in the
online application. Where CGPA / OGPA is awarded, the same should be converted into percentage and indicated
in online application. The candidate will have to produce a certificate issued by the appropriate authority inter alia
stating that the norms of the University regarding conversion of grade into percentage and the percentage of marks
scored by the candidate in terms of norms.

(3) Calculation of Percentage: The percentage marks shall be arrived at by dividing the total marks obtained by
the candidate in all the subjects in all semester(s)/year(s) by aggregate maximum marks (in all the subjects
irrespective of honours / optional / additional optional subject, if any) multiplied by 100. This will be applicable
for those Universities also where Class / Grade is decided on basis of Honours marks only.

The fraction of percentage so arrived will be ignored i.e. 59.99% will be treated as less than 60% and 54.99% will
be treated as less than 55%.


IBPS CLERK 2021 – Language Proficiency

  • 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.

Can Final Year Students Apply for the IBPS CLERK 2021? 

YES. (but on a condition that the final result should have been declared on or before 01.08.2021.)

All the educational qualifications mentioned should be from a University/ Institution/ Board recognised
by Govt. Of India/ approved by Govt. Regulatory Bodies and

Proper document from Board / University for having declared the result on or before 01.08.2021 has to be
submitted at the time of joining. The date of passing the eligibility examination will be the date appearing on the
mark-sheet or provisional certificate issued by University/ Institute. In case the result of a particular examination
is posted on the website of the University/ Institute and web based certificate is issued then proper
document/certificate in original issued and signed by the appropriate authority of the University/ Institute
indicating the date of passing properly mentioned thereon will be reckoned for verification and further process.


IBPS CLERK 2021 – Prelims Exam Pattern

Sr. No. Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time allotted for each test (Separately timed)
1 English Language 30 30 20 minutes
2 Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing 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.

Note:

  • 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 2021.

IBPS CLERK 2021 – Mains Exam Pattern

Sr. No. Name of Tests (NOT BY SEQUENCE) No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time allotted for each test (Separately timed)
1 General/ Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
2 General English 40 40 35 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
4 Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
Total 190 200 160 minutes

The above tests except the Tests of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi.

  • 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 2021 – Application Fee

  • SC / ST / PWD / EXSM candidates required to pay Rs. 175/-.
  • All other candidates: Rs. 850/- will be collected (Online Payment) as Application Fee.

Important Information

  • Call letter for Preliminary Exam will not be collected at the examination venue. However, it will be duly
    authenticated/stamped by the exam centre staff. Candidate will need to retain the call letter (along with
    authenticated/ stamped copy of the ID proof) safely. Those candidates who are called for Main Exam will be
    required to bring this call letter along-with Main Exam call letter and other requisite documents as per information
    provided in the “information handout” and call letter.
  • However, scribe form (wherever applicable) will be collected during the Preliminary Exam.
    Candidates need to bring one additional photograph (same as pasted by the candidate on call letter) along-with
    the call letter and other requisite documents as per information provided in the “information handout” and call
    letter.

Aspirants can apply for the IBPS CLERK 2021 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 2021 – Apply Now


Aspirants can check the official notification of the IBPS CLERK 2021 from the official website of IBPS (www.ibps.in) or from the link that is provided below.


IBPS CLERK 2021 – Official Notification [Download PDF]


Frequently Asked Questions (IBPS CLERK 2021)

Q1. When will the IBPS CLERK 2021 happen? 

The online examination (Preliminary and Main) for the next Common Recruitment Process for selection of personnel for Clerical cadre Posts in the Participating Banks is tentatively scheduled in August/September & October 2021.

Q2. What is the Application fee to Apply for IBPS CLERK 2021?

IBPS CLERK 2021 – Application Fee
SC / ST / PWD / EXSM candidates required to pay Rs. 175/-.
All other candidates: Rs. 850/- will be collected (Online Payment) as Application Fee.

Q3. Where can we download the official notification of the IBPS CLERK Prelims 2021

IBPS CLERK prelims 2021 notification can be downloaded from www.ibps.in website

Q4. What is the last date to apply for IBPS CLERK 2021 Exam?

The Last date to apply for the IBPS CLERK EXAM 2021 is 1st August, 2021