IBPS Clerk Notification 2021-22: Increased Vacancies and Regional Languages

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The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has released an official notification on October 6, 2021, announcing the recruitment of aspirants to the position of Clerks (CRP-XI 2022-23). Earlier, another notification for registration had been released in July. However, the exams could not be held at the time. 

With this new and revised notification, aspirants who were not able to apply last time have been given another opportunity to apply. The selections exams for old and new applicants will be held together. 

Let’s quickly check out the calendar, exam pattern, eligibility for the IBPS Clerk Recruitment Exam 2021-22. The vacancies, however, are for the year of 2022-23 as well.  

IBPS Clerk 2021-22 Exam Calendar

Activity Dates
Application Window + Application Fees paymentOctober 7, 2021 to October 27, 2021
Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training *November 2021
Online Examination – PreliminaryDecember 4 to 7, 2021
Online Examination – MainJanuary/February 2022
Provisional AllotmentApril 2022

*Candidates must make a note that Pre-Exam Training will only be conducted if COVID-19 

safety protocols permit.  

Important Points to Remember

  • The Prelims and Mains examinations will be conducted in 13 regional languages along with Hindi and English.
  • Candidates who have already applied on July 12-14, 2021, do not need to apply again. Their old application will be considered for the exam.
  • The number of vacancies has increased from last notification. Check below for more details. 
  • The revised and increased vacancies are for the for the year 2022-23.

List of Regional Languages

Listed below are the regional languages in which the IBPS Clerk exam can also be taken. 

  1. Assamese 
  2. Telugu
  3. Malayalam
  4. Urdu
  5. Konkani
  6. Gujarati
  7. Marathi
  8. Manipuri
  9. Odia
  10. Bengali
  11. Tamil
  12. Punjabi
  13. Kannada

IBPS Clerk 2021-22 Eligibility Criteria

CriteriaDetails 
Age Criteria as of July 1, 2021Candidates must be between 20 and 28 years of age. 
Educational Qualification1. A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a recognized university.
2. Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations/Language/ should have studied Computer / Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute.
3. Preferable: Proficiency in the Official Language of the State/UT for which vacancies a candidate wishes to apply

IBPS Clerk 2021-22 Vacancy

A new number of revised vacancies have been released in this revised notification. A total of 7855 vacancies have been announced across the states. Take a look at the table below to find state-wise vacancy details for each. 

Please note, the revised and increased vacancies are for the for the year 2022-23. Earlier there were only 5830 vacancies.

State No. of Vacancies (Indicative)
Andaman & Nicobar5
Andhra Pradesh387
Arunachal Pradesh13
Assam191
Bihar300
Chandigarh33
Chhattisgarh111
Dadra & Nagar Haveli Daman & Diu 3
Delhi318
Goa59
Gujarat395
Haryana133
Himachal Pradesh 113
Jammu & Kashmir26
Jharkhand111
Karnataka454
Kerala194
Lakshadweep5
Madhya Pradesh389
Maharashtra882
Manipur6
Meghalaya9
Mizoram4
Nagaland13
Odisha302
Puducherry30
Punjab402
Rajasthan 142
Sikkim28
Tamil Nadu843
Telangana333
Tripura8
Uttar Pradesh 1039
Uttarakhand58
West Bengal 516

IBPS Clerk 2021-22 Exam Pattern

Prelims

There are only two phases in this examination- Prelims and Mains. There is no Interview. The Preliminary examination is qualifying in nature with sectional and overall cut-offs. The candidate needs to clear the cut-offs in order to appear for the next round.

SubjectsNo. of questionsMaximum MarksTime Allotted
English Language303020 min
Numerical Ability353520 min
Reasoning Ability353520 min
Total10010060 min

Mains

Candidates who clear the Prelims and reach the Mains stage will be asked to bring their Prelims admit card along with the Mains examination admit card as well. This is why candidates must keep their Prelims call letter safely.

SubjectsNo. of questionsMaximum MarksTime Allotted
General /Financial Awareness505035 min
General English404035 min
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude506045 min
Quantitative Aptitude505045 min
Total190200160 min

Candidates must bear in mind that only the Mains examination marks will be considered for Provisional allotment. Although the exam is for 200 marks, the marks will be converted out of 100 for Provisional allotment. This means that it is not simply enough to obtain cut-off marks. Candidates need to score sufficiently well to rank high enough to fill the limited vacancies.

  • There is no Interview
  • There will be a negative marking of 0.25 for every wrong answer in both exams.

IBPS Clerk 2021-22 How to Apply

Follow the steps listed below to begin and subsequently submit your application successfully. 

  1. Log into the IBPS website to begin. 
  2. Click on the option “CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE” to open the On-Line Application Form. 
  3. Click on “CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION” to register yourself. 
  4. Once you have registered successfully, log in to begin filling your form. 
  5. You will need to submit your  
    • Signature 
    • Photograph
    • Left Thumb Impression 
    • A hand written declaration
  1. Fill the form slowly and carefully.
  2. Before you “proceed to payment”, review your entire application to ensure you have not entered incorrect data anywhere. 
  3. Click on “FINAL SUBMIT” to proceed. 
  4. Make the e-payment.
  5. Take a printout of your e-receipt. 

IBPS Clerk 2021-22 Application Fee

CategoryFee
SC/ST/PWBD/EXSMRs. 175
All OthersRs 850

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IBPS Clerk Free Mock Test

Mock tests are a holistic and indispensable part of any exam preparation. Moreover, when these mock tests are available for free, there is no reason why you should not attempt them. At ixamBee, a number of online test series are available. For your convenience, we have divided the IBPS Clerk mock tests between Prelims and Mains

IBPS Clerk Prelims Mock Test

IBPS Clerk Mains Mock Test

IBPS Clerk Previous Year Paper

Much like these mock tests, you will also need to study the older exam papers. Take a look at them below.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Previous Year Papers

IBPS Clerk Mains Previous Year Paper

Take a look at the detailed notification video below. If you have any further queries, please leave a comment for us below. 

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