The IBPS Clerk, also known as Junior Associate exam is conducted annually and every year lakhs of candidates apply for the post. IBPS Clerk is one of the most sought-after jobs among young graduates who want to make a career in banking sector. IBPS Junior Associates who clear the SBI Clerk Prelims and Mains exams are appointed as cashiers, accountants and other posts depending upon the requirement .
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IBPS Clerk Notification
Thousands of vacancies for the post of Junior Associate are advertised every year by State Bank of India. You can check the notification link in the SBI official website ( www.sbi.co.in ). It is advisable for you to regularly visit the SBI official website and stay updated .
IBPS Clerk Syllabus
A comprehensive guide to the syllabus for SBI Clerk Prelims & Mains Exam. is given below :
|IBPS Clerk Syllabus|
|Reasoning Ability||Quantitative Aptitude||English Language|
|Logical Reasoning||Simplification, Sequence & Series||Reading Comprehension|
|Alphanumeric Series, Puzzle, Tabulation||Profit & Loss, Number Systems, Data Interpretation||Paragraph Completion|
|Ranking/Directions/Alphabet Test||Mixtures & Alligations, Time & Distance||Para jumbles|
|Data Sufficiency, Coded Inequalities, Syllogism||Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices||Multiple Meaning /Error Spotting|
|Blood Relations||Work & Time, Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere||Fill in the blanks|
|Seating Arrangement||Permutation, Combination & Probability||Cloze Test|
|Coding-Decoding, Input Output||Ratio & Proportion, Percentage||Miscellaneous|
IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern
It comprises of two phases :
- IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam: In this online examination, the candidates need to answer 100 questions comprising of 3 sections – Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude and English Language.
- IBPS Clerk Mains Exam: This online test comprises of 200 marks. The paper is divided into 4 sections – General/ Financial Awareness, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude and General English .
IBPS Clerk Eligibility
The main eligibility criteria is given below :
- Educational Qualifications: He/ She must be a graduate in any stream from a recognized university.
- SBI Clerk Age Limit: He/ She cannot be below 20 years nor above 28 years of age as on 01.01.2000. This implies that only those candidates are eligible who have been born not earlier than 02.01.1992 and not later than 01.01.2000 (inclusive of both days).
|Sl. No.||Category||Age Relaxation|
|1.||SC / ST||5 years|
|3.||PwD (General)||10 years|
|4.||PwD (SC /ST)||15 years|
|5.||PwD (OBC)||13 years|
|6.||Persons domiciled in Jammu & Kashmir||33 Years|
|7.||Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen||The actual period of service rendered in defense services + 3 years, (8 years for Disabled Ex-servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age of 50 years|
|8.||Widows, Divorced women judicially separated from their husbands (Not remarried)||GEN- 7 years
OBC- 10 years
SC/ST- 12 years
- PwD : Person with Disabilities .
Online Application & Fee
You can visit the official website of SBI to complete filling up the online application form .
The SBI Clerk online application has a category-wise fee structure.
Candidates should take note that Registration fee / Intimation charges once paid are non-refundable in nature, neither can the amount be utilized as a reserve for attempting any other SBI bank exam.
Given below is the SBI Clerk Application Fee Structure :
|Sl. No.||Category||Application Fee|
|1.||General/OBC/MOBC/Others||Rs. 750/- (or as per the advise in the latest advertisement)|
IBPS Clerk Admit Card
The registered candidates can download the Admit Card once it’s available on the SBI official page .
No hard copy of the SBI Clerk Admit Card would be sent to applicants.
However, the SBI Clerk Admit Card will be released in two stages:
(i) Admit Card for SBI Clerk Preliminary exam
(ii) Admit Card for SBI Clerk Mains exam
The applicant needs to login to his/her account and feed the following details on the displayed pop-up window to download the Admit Card:
- Registration No./ Roll No.
- Date of Birth/ Password
Besides, it is advisable for you to go through all the guidelines as provided in the SBI official website before you download your Admit Card .
IBPS Clerk Result
SBI publishes the results for both the exams ( Prelims & Mains ) individually. Final selection is made on the basis of merit .
IBPS Clerk Cut-off
Applicants need to meet the section-wise cut-offs to make it to the final merit list.
IBPS Clerk Prelims Cut-off 2018 for Your Reference
IBPS Clerk Mains Cut-off 2018 for Your Reference
|Subjects||Total Marks||General||OBC/SC/ST||HI/VI/OH/ XS/DXS|
|Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude||60||24||19||11.25|
|General / Financial Awareness||50||13.5||9.5||3.25|