IBPS Clerk

Highlights 2021

Good News aspirants! IBPS Clerk 2021 revised official notification has been released. Interested candidates can apply for the same from October 07, 2021, to October 27, 2021. The vacancies have now been increased to 7855. Earlier, the number was 5830. Also, you can attempt the exam in 13 regional languages other than Hindi and English. The languages mentioned in the official notification other than Hindi/ English are Telegu, Marathi, Assamese, Konkani, Gujarati, Urdu, Kannada, Malayalam, Manipuri, Odia, Tamil, Punjabi, and Bengali. Complete details regarding the medium of examination are provided in the Exam Language section

IBPS is one of the major employing organizations which conducts recruitment drives to employ eligible candidates into the various banking organizations. IBPS Clerk exam is one such important examination that is held every year to recruit eligible candidates in the clerical cadre.IBPS Clerk prelims exam has been scheduled for the month of December 2021. 

Let's look at the highlights of the exam.

IBPS Clerk Highlights 2021

Conducting AuthorityIBPS
Official Website https://ibps.in/
Participating Banks 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
Name of the Posts Clerk
Mode of application Online
Stages of Exam Two Stages-
  • Phase 1- Preliminary Exam
  • Phase 2- Mains Exam
Maximum marks & Time duration
  • Phase 1- 100 marks, 1 hour
  • Phase 2- 200 marks, 2 hours 40 minutes
Online registration for IBPS 2022-23 including Edit/
Modification of application by candidates
October 07, 2021 to October 27, 2021
IBPS Clerk Phase I (Preliminary)
Online Examination
December 2021
Number of Vacancies 7855 (More Details)
Official Notification PDF Click Here

Notification 2021

Finally, the wait is over. IBPS Clerk exam 2021 revised official notification has been released. All the exams conducted by IBPS hold utmost importance as they give a golden chance to make your place in one of the best banks listed under IBPS. The online registration window for the IBPS Clerk exam 2021 is now open. You can apply for it till October 27, 2021. IBPS Clerk Prelims exam 2021 is scheduled to take place in the month of December 2021. 

IBPS Clerk official notification 2021 has all the information related to IBPS Clerk vacancy, syllabus, exam pattern, IBPS Clerk application process, and more. The IBPS Clerk Admit card for both stages will be released separately by IBPS. IBPS Clerk Pre-exam Training will be conducted for the candidates belonging to reserved categories. 

Check IBPS Official Notification 2021 - [Download PDF]


Exam Pattern 2021

IBPS Clerk is one of the most popular examinations and the competition, therefore, will be quite tough. You need to be fully prepared with whatever resources you have. IBPS has always maintained its level and therefore you need to ensure that you do not leave any stone unturned in your IBPS Clerk exam preparation. For that, you need to be sure that you know all the important details related to the IBPS Clerk exam and knowing the IBPS Clerk exam pattern should be the first step towards it. IBPS is going to conduct the online examination in two phases for the post of Clerk: Prelims and Mains.

  • There will be no interview after the IBPS Clerk Mains exam 2021 and the scores obtained in this will ensure the final selection.
  • The exam will be 'multilingual' in nature (available in English/ Hindi and 13 other regional languages) except for the test of English Language. It applies to both the phases: Prelims & Mains.
For detailed information, you can refer to the IBPS Clerk exam pattern page that has complete information on the exam along with IBPS Clerk marking scheme and IBPS Clerk exam language. 

Syllabus 2021

IBPS conducts online examinations every year to recruit eligible candidates for various posts. IBPS Clerk is among the important examinations conducted by IBPS every year. Before you start your preparation for the IBPS Clerk exam 2021 you should get hold of the complete syllabus of IBPS Clerk Prelims and Mains. You will not be able to start your preparation without knowing the IBPS Clerk syllabus 2021. Along with IBPS Clerk Syllabus, you should also be aware of IBPS Clerk Books

Exam Dates 2021

The IBPS has issued an official notification for the post of Clerk. With the release of the recent notification by IBPS, the application window is reopened from October 07, 2021 to October 27, 2021. You are advised to fill the form as soon as possible to avoid any last-minute rush.  The IBPS Clerk Prelims exam has been scheduled in December 2021 and Mains in January 2022. The IBPS Clerk exam dates 2021 should be kept in mind while preparing for the exam because that will strategize your schedule. 

You will also be given a choice to select the IBPS Clerk exam centre where your online exam will take place. This cannot be changed at a later stage.

 Salary 2021

IBPS conducts exams to recruit staff in various banking organizations in the country. It is the dream of every job aspirant to get a job that is secure and also provides benefits along with a good salary. This is why jobs in the banking sector are preferred. IBPS Clerk exam is also one of the most popular jobs as it gives a good opportunity to enter the banking sector. In the IBPS Clerk job profile, you will learn all smaller and bigger tasks in a bank and understand its working. 

Vacancy 2021

The updated notification of the IBPS Clerk mentions an increased number of vacancies. The total number of vacancies now is 7855. The IBPS Clerk vacancies are further divided category and state-wise. A detailed insight can be get from the table before.

SCSTOBCEWSGeneralTotal Vacancies
Andaman & Nicobar 0 0 01 0 4 05
Andhra Pradesh 20 23 35 62 247 387
Arunachal Pradesh 0 05 01 0 07 13
Assam 17 22 51 17 84 191
Bihar 48 03 92 28 129 300
Chandigarh 03 10 11 01 18 33
Chhattisgarh 08 29 03 09 62 111
Dadra & Nagar Haveli Daman & Diu 0 0 0 0 03 03
Delhi (NCR) 24 28 85 34 147 318
Goa 01 17 04 05 32 59
Gujarat 23 63 104 44 161 395
Haryana 08 0 20 16 89 133
Himachal Pradesh 25 06 23 11 48 113
Jammu & Kashmir 04 02 04 01 15 26
Jharkhand 21 26 10 09 45 111
Karnataka 36 38 94 58 228 454
Kerala 16 01 41 18 118 194
Ladakh 0 0 0 0 0 0
Lakshadweep 0 02 0 0 03 05
Madhya Pradesh 63 83 57 34 152 389
Maharashtra 80 107 152 102 441 882
Manipur 01 02 0 0 03 06
Meghalaya 0 02 01 01 05 09
Mizoram 0 01 0 0 03 04
Nagaland 0 08 0 01 04 13
Odisha 49 49 35 37 132 302
Puducherry 04 0 07 02 17 30
Punjab 108 0 81 45 168 402
Rajasthan 29 08 40 14 51 142
Sikkim 02 05 07 02 12 28
Tamil Nadu 133 08 135 89 428 843
Telangana 20 16 37 53 207 333
Tripura 01 02 0 01 04 08
Uttar Pradesh 209 13 263 123 431 1039
Uttrakhand 06 03 11 05 33 58
West Bengal 132 24 114 53 193 516
Total 1091 606 1519 875 3724 7855

 Eligibility Criteria 2021

Before you start the application process for the IBPS Clerk exam 2021, you will have to first ensure if you are eligible for the same. You need to be eligible in all respects as per the criteria mentioned by IBPS, failing which you will not be allowed to apply to the IBPS Clerk exam. You need to follow the complete IBPS Clerk eligibility criteria including educational qualifications, age criteria, and age relaxation.

Previous Year Cut-off

As much as preparing for the IBPS Clerk exam is necessary, looking at the data of the previous exam is equally important. If you get to check out last year cut-off for IBPS Clerk Prelims & Mains, you will be able to figure out what lies ahead. It will help you in grabbing a gist of the examination which will make you familiar with the pattern & difficulty level. This in turn would ensure that you are able to cover all the loopholes in your preparation. Also previous year IBPS Clerk paper can help you to sharpen your skills and accuracy.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Cut-Off 2020: State Wise

State NameCut Off
Andhra Pradesh 78
Bihar 71.25
Delhi 77
Gujarat 72
Goa 53.75
Himachal Pradesh 72
J & K 77.5
Jharkhand 75.75
Kerala 77.25
Madhya Pradesh 77.75
Maharshtra 69.75
Odisha 75
Punjab 75.25
Rajasthan 78.25
Karnataka 65.75
Telangana 74.25
Uttar Pradesh 73.5
Uttarakhand 78.50
West Bengal 61.50

IBPS Clerk Mains Cut-Off 2020

Andaman and Nicobar NA NA NA NA 23.25
Andhra Pradesh 41.75 40.50 46.50 44.75 60.38
Arunachal Pradesh NA 30.13 NA NA 33.13
Assam 38.63 36.63 41.63 39.63 50.38
Bihar 49.88 33.38 46.00 45.63 55.63
Chandigarh 48.38 NA 40.25 40.25 55.38
Chhattisgarh 39.75 32.75 45.75 40.25 56.5O
Dadar and Nagar Haveli and Daman and Diu NA 31.50 NA NA 44.63
Delhi 49.63 44.00 55.00 48.50 65.75
Goa NA 33.5O 39.38 30.25 46.63
Gujarat 42.00 47.38 45.38 45.50 58.63
Haryana 40.75 NA 52.88 46.63 57.75
Himachal Pradesh 42.25 36.63 48.50 45.50 63.88
Jammu and Kashmir 42.63 34.00 57.75 42.25 56.25
Jharkhand 34.63 37.88 46.63 44.25 60.38
Karnataka 40.25 37.63 45.13 40.88 54.88
Kerala 39.88 NA 48.75 41.00 57.88
Ladakh NA 31.88 NA NA 30.63
Lakshadweep NA 12.38 NA NA 35.25
Madhya Pradesh 48.13 38.75 47.13 48.75 59.88
Maharashtra 49.38 47.50 50.13 49.13 55.50
Manipur 34.13 35.88 40.00 28.50 38.75
Meghalaya NA 29.88 NA NA 38.50
Mizoram NA 29.00 NA NA 33.13
Nagaland NA 31.50 NA NA 33.75
Odisha 45.38 39.13 45.50 46.50 57.13
Puducherry 36.13 NA NA NA 47.38
Punjab 55.5O NA 50.63 48.63 65.38
Rajasthan 46.13 40.25 43.38 46.13 66.38
Sikkim NA NA 39.38 NA 38.00
Tamil Nadu 46.88 28.00 61.25 46.25 61.75
Telangana 45.75 48.00 46.75 48.88 55.50
Tripura 38.63 31.88 NA 34.88 47.13
Uttar Pradesh 48.00 31.63 48.25 44.75 68.50
Uttarakhand 46.50 NA 52.00 46.50 61.25
West Bengal 43.50 40.50 43.88 44.75 56.00

Online Course 2021

The process for any exam will not be considered well finished if you do not prepare well for it. IBPS Clerk can also be counted among one of the most sought-after jobs. Therefore, you can expect the competition to be high enough, and keeping this in mind you will have to put extra effort to get an edge over others. To help you with the preparation ixamBee has come up with a comprehensive yet appropriate and crisp IBPS Clerk Exclusive Online Course that has been designed by Arunima Sinha (Ex-Grade B Officer SIDBI, Ex-Bank PO), Chandra Prakash Joshi (Ex-RBI Grade B Officer, promoted to AGM, Ex- Senior VP with YES Bank holding a degree in B.Sc.Agri (Hons) and Ph.D. MBA (Finance) from ISB Hyderabad) and Karan Sardana (B.Tech., Expert faculty for Quantitative Aptitude (Maths) and Reasoning for Banking and SSC exams for last 10 years).

Free Mock Tests 2021

Qualifying for any exam is not tough if you do it with complete dedication and determination. Apart from making a study plan and following it religiously, you also need to include one very important thing in it, i.e. "practice". You should practice as much as you can as that is the only way with the help of which you will be able to make yourself perfect and give that finishing touch to your preparation. Practicing online test series is one of the best ways to strengthen your preparation, as it gives you a real experience of the actual examination and also let you check the level of your preparation. You can practice IBPS Clerk free mock tests at ixamBee and make your way to success.


IBPS Clerk has been one of the most popular examinations recently. Thus the competition and the stress of qualifying the final stage is manifold. IBPS has always been good in its level of questions that are asked in all its examinations and therefore you need to prepare in a different way. You should have an advantage over others by taking up all possible sources of information. Read some useful blogs on IBPS Clerk preparation and increase your pool of knowledge.




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Frequently Asked Questions


How many vacancies have been announced this year by IBPS for the post of Clerk?


IBPS has announced a total of 7855 vacancies for the post of Clerk in the revised notification.


Can we choose Hindi as the exam language in IBPS Clerk  2021?


Yes. You can attempt the IBPS Clerk 2021 Exam in 15 available languages . You can choose any one among them except in the test of English Language. For further information on this, please visit our exam language section.


Is there any difference between a Single Window Operator & Clerk?


No. A Single Window Operator is the job title for Clerk.


Is there any age relaxation for the EWS category of candidates?


No. There is no such relaxation mentioned specifically for the EWS category. Although there is a relaxation slab that is meant for widows, divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried that belong to the EWS category.