IBPS Clerk Notification was released yesterday. There are 12,075 vacancies this time. Take a Free Mock Test of IBPS Clerk Prelims Now to assess your preparation level. Are you planning to apply for these vacancies but have some doubts in your mind. Take a look at the most commonly asked FAQs which we have answered below.
Ans There is a total of 12,075 vacancies. Nothing can be said for sure for the increase in vacancies, but since some banks haven’t declared their vacancies, there is a little probability of vacancies being increased in due time.
Ans Please keep the below items handy which need to be scanned & uploaded during the application process:
-Photograph (4.5cm × 3.5cm)
-Left thumb impression (If a candidate is not having left thumb, he/she may use his/ her right thumb
Ans No! There are no percentage criteria. Any Graduate can apply for these vacancies.
Ans You should calculate the percentage marks 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%.
Ans Wherever CGPA / OGPA is awarded, the same should be converted into percentage and indicated in the 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.
Ans No! As per the notification, you must possess a valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that you are a graduate on the day you register and you should also indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online.
Ans No! There isn’t any such restriction. You can take the exam as many numbers of time as you wish provided you fulfil the eligibility criteria.
Ans An IBPS Clerk has a basic pay of Rs 11,765. The pay scale is 11765 – 655/3 – 13730 – 815/3 – 16175 – 980/4 – 20095 – 1145/7 – 28110 – 2120/1 – 30230 – 1310/1 – 31540. Apart from this, they also get other perks and benefits, which ultimately take their salary in hand to Rs 21,000 to Rs 23,000. However, it may vary depending on the job location and the bank they are selected for.
Ans You should have either a Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations/Language/ or should have studied Computer/ Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute.
Ans The maximum age limit is 28 years. However, there are certain relaxation of the upper age limit for different categories for which you can refer to the notification
Ans If it’s mentioned as a subject in your class X mark sheet, then you wouldn’t have to take the language proficiency test.
Ans No! There isn’t any change in the exam pattern from the last year’s exam pattern.
Ans Yes! Sectional & Overall Cut-offs are applicable in this exam.
Ans No! You can use the ‘save and edit’ option to save your details and edit them. It’s advisable to double-check each and every piece of info and then submit it. Once submitted, the details can’t be edited.
Ans Below is the list of participating banks:
Indian Overseas Bank
Central Bank of India
Oriental Bank of Commerce
Bank of Baroda
Punjab National Bank
Union Bank of India
Bank of India
Punjab & Sind Bank
United Bank of India
Bank of Maharashtra
Ans If the language of the state for which you have applied is mentioned as a subject in your class X mark sheet, then you wouldn’t have to take the language proficiency test; else you will have to take the language proficiency test.
Ans No, You have to apply for only one state or union territory.
Ans Below is the state-wise distribution of the vacancies:
Tamil Nadu: 1379
Uttar Pradesh: 1203
West Bengal: 847
Andhra Pradesh: 777
Madhya Pradesh: 440
Himachal Pradesh: 129
Jammu & Kashmir: 63
Andaman & Nicobar: 14
Arunachal Pradesh: 11
Dadra & Nagar Haveli: 4
Daman & Diu: 2
We hope that these FAQs would have helped you in resolving your doubts. However, if you still have any doubt, please post it in the comments section below and we’ll try our best to answer it. Also, don’t forget to take a Free Mock Test of IBPS Clerk Prelims to know your All India Ranking.
Wishing you Good Luck for your preparation!