IBPS Clerk 2020 Exam Notification Out : Exam Dates, Vacancy

IBPS Clerk 2020 Exam Notification
IBPS Clerk 2020 Exam Notification Out

IBPS Clerk 2020 Exam Notification Out

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection has released the notification for the much awaited IBPS Clerk 2020 Recruitment on their official website i.e. at www.ibps.in on 01st September 2020 and those who wish to apply for this post can start registering themselves online from 02nd September onwards. All banking aspirants who are preparing for this year exam can check all the important details like eligibility criteria, exam dates, exam pattern, syllabus, vacancies, fees etc. through this blog.

IBPS Clerk 2020 Exam Important Dates to Note:

Online registrations will start from September 2 to September 23, 2020
IBPS Clerk preliminary exam will be conducted on: 05.12.2020, 12.12.2020 and 13.12.2020
IBPS Clerk mains exam will be conducted on: 24.01.2021
Final result to be declared by April, 2021


  • 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

IBPS Clerk 2020 Number of Vacancies

A total of 1555 vacancies is going to be filled in the year 2020-21 across 11 public sector banks. Following Table gives the complete break up of State-wise vacancies.

S.No. State Vacancies
1. Andaman & Nicobar Island 0
2. Andhra Pradesh 10
3. Arunachal Pradesh 01
4. Assam 16
5. Bihar 76
6. Chandigarh 06
7. Chhattisgarh 05
8. Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu 04
9. Delhi 67
10. Goa 17
11. Gujarat 119
12. Haryana 35
13. Himachal Pradesh 40
14. Jammu & Kashmir 05
15. Jharkhand 55
16. Karnataka 29
17. Kerala 32
18. Lakshadweep 2
19. Ladakh 0
20. Madhya Pradesh 75
21. Maharashtra 334
22. Manipur 02
23. Meghalaya 01
24. Mizoram 01
25. Nagaland 05
26. Odisha 43
27. Puducherry 03
28. Punjab 136
29. Rajasthan 48
30. Sikkim 01
31. Tamil Nadu 77
32. Telangana 20
33. Tripura 11
34. Uttar Pradesh 136
35. Uttarakhand 18
36. West Bengal 125


Now we will discuss the complete details i.e. eligibility criteria, exam pattern of IBPS Clerk:


Eligibility Criteria For IBPS Clerk 2020 Exam: 

If you want to apply for the IBPS Clerk 2020 exam; please check all the below mentioned eligibility criteria details:
Age Limit (as on 01.09.2020): 20 – 28 years
i.e. A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.09.1992 and not later than 01.09.2000 (both dates inclusive).
– (+3 yrs for OBC (Non Creamy layer), +5 yrs for SC/ST, +10 years for PWD Candidates)
– Candidate should have a degree from a recognized university.
– No specific percentage mentioned in graduation.
– Proficiency in the Official Language of the State/UT for which you have applied (should be able to read / write and speak that language).
Candidates are allowed to apply for vacancy from only one state.

Exam Pattern For IBPS Clerk 2020 Exam:

IBPS Clerk Exam follows a two stage process – Preliminary and Mains Exam.
– Prelims test will have 100 questions for which 1 hour time divided into 20 minutes each for 3 sections is allotted to the candidate.

Subjects No. of Questions Marks Duration
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 1 hour


Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing 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.
The Mains Exam of IBPS Clerk consists of four sections: Reasoning Ability and Computer Aptitude, Quantitative Aptitude, General English and General/ Financial Awareness.


Name of Tests


No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
General/ Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
General English 40 40 35 minutes
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
Total 190 200 160 minutes


  • Mains examination would have 190 questions with a total duration of 160 minutes.
  • Each section must be completed within the specified time limit mentioned.
  • There is no interview round for the clerical posts in IBPS.

There will be penalty for wrong answers marked in the Objective Tests. For each question for which a wrong answer has been given by the candidate one fourth or 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score.



English Language:-

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Cloze Test
  • Fillers
  • Spotting Errors
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Fill in the Blanks
  • Para Jumbles
  • Paragraph Completion
  • Sentence Connectors

Numerical Ability:-

  • Number Series
  • Simplification/ Approximation
  • Quadratic Equations
  • Data Interpretation
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Quantity Based Questions
  • Miscellaneous – Time & work, Percentage, Profit & Loss, Simple & Compound Interest, Pipes & Cistern, Average, etc.


Reasoning Ability:-

  • Puzzle and Arrangements
  • Inequality
  • Syllogism
  • Coding-Decoding
  • Machine Input Output
  • Data Sufficiency
  • Logical Reasoning
  • Miscellaneous – Blood Relations, Direction sense test, Order and Ranking, etc.

General Awareness:-

  • Banking Awareness
  • Financial Awareness
  • Govt. Schemes and Policies
  • Current Affairs
  • Static General Awareness

Computer Aptitude


Application Fees/ Intimation Charges:

The application fees / intimation charges shall be as follows
– Rs. 175/- for SC/ST/PWBD candidates
– Rs. 850 /- for all others


Note: You are advised to take a print out of the completely filled application form as it is required at the time of interviews.

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