IBPS Clerk 2019

Preliminary Examination Dates : 7th, 8th, 14th and 15th December 2019

Mains Examination Date : 25th January 2020


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IBPS Clerk 2019 Exam

IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) conducts a common written exam or CWE every year for the clerical cadre in multiple banks all over the country. All public sector banks use CWE as a base to fill the vacancies for this post.

IBPS is conducting Clerk exam for the eighth year now and hence named IBPS Clerk CWE IX. The IBPS Clerk CWE exam is conducted on two levels- preliminary exam and mains. Students qualifying in both these exams are thus selected for the post.

IBPS Clerk 2019 Notification

IBPS will be releasing the Official Notification for IBPS Clerk 2019 Exam shortly. The Exam dates have been released by IBPS in its recent Exam Calendar for the year 2019-20. With the release of official notification, IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2019 will start. The Online Registration for IBPS Clerk 2019 will start post release of Official Notification.

According to IBPS Clerk Official Notification, IBPS Clerk 2019 Prelims exam is scheduled on 07.12.2019, 08.12.2019, 14.12.2019 & 15.12.2019 and mains exam is scheduled on 25.01.2020IBPS Clerk 2019 is going to be an opportunity for those who have not been able to get through SBI and other Bank Recruitment Exams.

IBPS Clerk 2019 Exam Dates

You must note down important dates related to IBPS Clerk Exam 2019 and make sure that you complete the process correctly on time. The schedule of the exam is mentioned below:

Activity

Dates

Online Application Starts From

to be announced

Last Date to Apply Online

to be announced

Conduct of Pre-Exam Training

to be announced

Download of Admit Card for Online Examination – Preliminary

to be announced

Conduct of Online Examination - Preliminary

07th, 08th, 14th & 15th December 2019

Result of Online Exam – Preliminary

to be announced

Download of Call letter for Online Exam – Main

to be announced

Conduct of Online Examination – Main

25th January 2020

Declaration of Final Result

1st to be announced

IBPS Clerk Online Applicaion

IBPS will be activating the online applicable link for IBPS Clerk 2019 Exam shorlty. Candidates are required to click on the link mentioned below to apply for IBPS Clerk 2019 Exam.

IBPS Clerk 2019 Vacancy

The total number vacancies for IBPS Clerk 2019 will be released with its official notification. IBPS introduced 7275 vacancies for IBPS Clerk 2018-19 Recruitment. We expect the vacancy to be of the same order for IBPS Clerk 2019 as well.

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 2019 Recruitment

The recruitment process of IBPS Clerk CWE occurs in two phases:

  1. Preliminary Examination
  2. Mains Examination

Students are required to qualify 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 candidate after the mains exam. 100% weightage is given to the result of mains exam result.

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern

The IBPS Clerk exam occurs in two stages: Prelims and Mains. Both these papers follow online method of conducting written examination. The structure of the exam is as follow:

Phase-1: IBPS Clerk Preliminary Examination

The preliminary exam of IBPS Clerk CWE 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 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.

S.No.

Name of Tests(Objective

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

Total

100

100

Composite time of 1 Hour

Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. 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

Major changes have been observed in the Exam Pattern of IBPS Clerk 2019 Exam. IBPS Clerk Mains Exam will now constitute of 190 questions that needs 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 of 50 questions that needs to be solved in a time duration of 45 minutes. Both Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam will be conducted bilingually, i.e. both in English and in Hindi. Let’s have a look at the Exam Pattern for IBPS Clerk CWE VIII.

S.No.

Name of Tests(Objective

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 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:

IBPS Clerk 2019 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 CWE.

The syllabus for Numerical Ability / Quantitative Aptitude and English Language is same for mains and preliminary exam. In addition to these two the other subjects are General / Financial Awareness and Reasoning & Computer Knowledge. The General Awareness is based on the Banking Sector awareness.

IBPS Clerk 2019 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 Awareness

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

 

IBPS Clerk 2019 Eligibility Criteria

The candidate must fulfill the following two criteria to be eligible for the IBPS Clerk Exam 2019:

IBPS Clerk Pre-Exam Training

Bank may arrange pre-examination training for SC/ST/Religious Minority Community candidates at certain centres as per the guidelines issued by Government of India. Candidates belonging to the above categories can avail the training at their own cost by indicating the same against relevant column while applying on-line. 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 Bank's website. No hard copy of the call letter will be sent by post.

IBPS Clerk 2019 Online Application

The application for IBPS Clerk Exam 2019 has to be done online. To avoid any technical errors please make sure that the web-browser used to fill up the IBPS Clerk 2019 Application form is one of the following:

Candidates applying online must have the following pre-requisites:

The IBPS Clerk 2019 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 Applicaion

IBPS Clerk 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 it 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

Sr. No.

Category

Application Fee

1

SC/ST/PWD

Rs.100/- (Intimation Charges only)

2

General and Others

Rs. 600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

IBPS Clerk 2019 Admit Card & Call Letter

Candidates must download the IBPS Clerk 2019 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 the official website, the candidates will require the following:

The admit card will be made available 10 to 15 days before the IBPS Clerk 2019 Exam. The admit card or call letter for IBPS Clerk 2019 will be issued in 2 phases:

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 2019 Results

IBPS will declare the results after completion of each phase of 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 IBPS Clerk CWE 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 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 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 2019 Coaching

Career Power Classroom Programs are most extensive coaching program in Banking and SSC verticals in India. Out of every 5 students enrolled in our classroom program, 3 got selected for Banking or SSC jobs in 2015-2016. You can enrol to one of our centres in your respective cities and give a kick start to your preparation.

IBPS Clerk Mock Tests and Online Test Series

Career Power provides online test series for various banks and SSC exams like IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, BANK PO, SBI PO, RBI, NABARD, SSC, CGL, SSC, CHSL etc. These test series are well researched and perfectly emulated for the exact exam pattern. Practice Papers are prepared keeping in mind the last years exam pattern and expected changes in the pattern and level of questions.

IBPS Clerk Cut-Off 2019

IBPS has released IBPS Clerk Prelims Cut-Off & Score Card. 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.

IBPS Clerk FAQs

All tests are bilingual, i.e. available in both English and Hindi

Yes, there is a negative marking for wrong answers in both preliminary test and mains exam. One-fourth of the total marks will be deducted for the question marked wrong by the candidate.

Not in Prelims, Yes in Mains.



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