! Important Dates

! Eligibility Criteria

! Application Fee

! Vacancies

! Changes in IBPS CLERK 2021

! Exam Pattern

! Application Process

! Syllabus

! Admit Card

! Previous Year Cut Off

! Official Notification

! Video Lectures



The institution of Banking Personnel Selection is an autonomous body set up evolve and implement world class process of assessment and selection of personnel for various client organizations. The foundation of the institute is based on the philosophy of Speed, Accuracy and Confidently in all its activities and it  strives to achieve this through a blend of modern technology and academic expertise. 

It provides its services to all Public sector banks,SBI, RBI, NABARD, SIDBI, few co-operative Banks, LIC & insurance companies. In fact, in other words we can say IBPS conducts examination for all of the above firms.

Over the year, IBPS has gained reputation of being a major “Personnel Selection Test Conducting Agency” of the country. Its strength lies in its capability to develop and construct Multiple Choice Objective Test & Tools used for mass level testing  programmes and its ability to conduct its ability to conduct these exams simultaneously for lakhs & lakhs of candidates in about 200 cities/towns all over India and also in few foreign locations.

If you are wondering about IBPS Clerk salary, then you should know that after you are selected as an IBPS Clerk, you will be getting a decent salary in the initial period of your service. The basic pay will be Rs. 11, 765 – 31, 540/-. After serving for 1 year you will be subjected to an increment of Rs. 400/- to Rs. 500. On top of it, Dearness Allowances are also released by the banks on quarterly term based on Consumer Price Index. Similarly, House Rent Allowance will be allotted to you according to the place of posting, ranging from Rs. 1176.5/- to  Rs. 1058.85/-. Last but not the least, an IBPS Clerk also gets transport allowance which is approximately Rs. 425/-.

This year, 20 banks are participating in the IBPS PO 2021 Exam. They are Allahabad Bank, Andhra Bank, Bank of Baroda, Bank of India, Bank of Maharashtra, Canara Bank, Central Bank of India, Corporation Bank, Dena Bank, IDBI Bank, Indian Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, Oriental Bank of Commerce, Punjab National Bank, Punjab & Sind Bank, Syndicate Bank, UCO Bank, Union Bank of India, United Bank of India and Vijaya Bank

! Important Dates


Important Events


IBPS Online Application for Clerk Exam

12 July 2021

IBPS Clerk Admit Card Download for Prelims

Aug 2021

IBPS Exam Date for Clerk 2021

Aug 28, 2021




IBPS Clerk Result for Prelims

Sep 2021

IBPS Clerk Mains Admit Card

Oct 2021

IBPS Mains Exam Date

31 Oct 2021

Provisional Allotment

Jan 2022

! Eligibility Criteria


The educational qualifications, age limit, and nationality of the candidates are considered in the eligibility criteria of IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2021 for the post of clerk. The candidates who applied for the IBPS Clerk 2021 post should be a citizen of India. Check out more details about the eligibility criteria below.

Educational Qualification: (AS ON 01.01.2021) 

Graduation in any discipline from a recognised University or any equivalent qualification recognised as such by the Central Government. Those who are in the Final year/ Semester of their Graduation may also apply provisionally subject to the condition that, if called for interview, they will have to produce proof of having passed the graduation examination on or before 31.07.2021.

Age Limit (As on 01.01.2021)

The candidate’s age should not be below 20 and not more than 28 years as on 01. 04. 2021 which means he/she must not be born before 01.04.1999 and not after 02.04.1990 . Check out the age relaxation for various categories in the table below.

Relaxation Of Upper Age Limit:

Sr. No. Category Age Relaxation
1. SC/ST 5 Years
2. Other Backward Classes (OBC) 3 Years
3. PWD(GEN) 10 Years
4. PWD (SC/ST) 15 Years
5 PWD(OBC) 13 Years
6 Persons Domiciled in Jammu & 5 Years

! Application Fee


Sr.No. Category Total
175/- (Intimation Charges only)
2. General and OBC 850/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

! Vacancies


There are 5830 vacancies in the IBPS Clerk exam. Vacancies from various banks differ in various regions. You can get a detailed distribution of IBPS Clerk Vacancies on the IBPS Official Website.

! Changes in IBPS CLERK 2021

Changes in IBPS Clerk 2018

Following Major changes have been observed in the Exam Pattern of IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam.

  • The total duration and the number of questions asked in Mains Examination of IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam have been revised.
  • In the latest update by IBPS, 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 VII.

! Exam Pattern

Exam Pattern Of IBPS Clerk 2021

IBPS selection process for the clerk exam 2021 consists of 2 stages, which are:

1.Prelims Exam

2.Mains Exam

Phase I – Prelims Exam

Preliminary Examination consisting of Objective Test for 100 marks will be conducted online. The test will have of 3 Sections as follows:


Name of Tests (Objective)

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks



English Language



Composite time of 1 Hour


Numerical Ability




Reasoning Ability






*Note: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 II – Mains Exam

This year IBPS has introduced new changes in the Mains Exam Pattern. The IBPS Clerk Mains paper consists of 190 Questions of 200 marks in 160 minutes. Read the given table in detail to find IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Pattern.

Section No. of Qs Max Marks Time
Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 min
English Language 40 40 35 min
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 min
General/Financial Awareness 50 50 35 min
Total 190 200 160 min

*Note:Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main examination)

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 of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted as penalty to arrive at corrected score. If a question is left blank, i.e. if no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

Cut-off Score (Online Main examination):

Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test of Online Main Examination and also a minimum total score to be considered for further process. Depending on number of the State/ UT wise vacancies available, cut-offs will be decided and candidates will be considered for provisional allotment.



The total marks allotted for Main Examination are 200. Marks will be converted out of 100 for Provisional allotment. A candidate should qualify in the CWE online Main examination and be sufficiently high in the merit to be considered for subsequent provisional allotment process, details of which will be made available subsequently on IBPS website. On completion of the Main Examination, depending on the state/UT wise vacancies to be filled in during the financial year 2020-21 based on the business needs of the Participating Organisations and as reported to IBPS, candidates shortlisted will be provisionally allotted to one of the Participating Organisations, based on merit-cumpreference keeping in view the spirit of Govt. Guidelines on reservation policy, various guidelines issued by Govt.

! Application Process

How to apply for IBPS Clerk 2021

  • Candidates are first required to go to the IBPS’s website www.ibps.in and click on the Home Page to open the link ““CWE Clerks”” and then click on the option ““CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR CWE- Clerks (CWE-Clerks-VII)” to open the On-Line Application Form
  • Candidates should have valid email ID and mobile no.which should be kept active till the declaration of results. It will help him/her in getting call letter/advices etc. by email/SMS.
  • Submit the Application Form.
  • The payment can be made by using debit card/credit card/Internet Banking by providing information as asked on the screen. Transaction charges for online payment, if any, will be borne by the candidates.
  • On successful completion of the transaction, e-receipt and application form with fee details will be generated; which may be printed for record.
  • Take out the Print Out of the Application Form for future reference.

! Syllabus

Syllabus For IBPS Clerk Prelims & Mains 2021

Given below is a list of all topics from three subjects, from which the questions will be asked. You can prepare and plan for the exams by knowing the topics you have to cover.

Quantitative Aptitude Reasoning ability English language
Simplification Alphabetical Series Reading Comprehension
Number Series Blood Relation Fill in the Blanks
Percentage Coding- Decoding Para Jumbles
Profit & Loss Order & Ranking Cloze Test
Average Direction Error Spotting
Simple Interest and Compound Interest Inequalities Phrase Replacement
Ratio and Proportion Syllogisms Sentence Corrections
Problem Based On Age Input Output Vocabulary
Time and Work Data Sufficiency Para Completion
Pipe and Cistern Seating Arrangement  
Partnership Puzzles  
Allegation and Mixture Logical Reasoning  
Speed Time and Distance    
Boat and Stream    

! Admit Card

Admit Card for For IBPS Clerk 2021

IBPS Clerk preliminary examination is scheduled to be held in the month of 31 Oct 2021.According to the notification examination call letter can be downloaded Aug 2021.The IBPS Clerk mains exam will be held on 31 Oct 2021.

The Centre, venue address, date and time for both Preliminary and Main examinations and interview shall be intimated in the respective Call Letter. An eligible candidate should download his/her call letter from the authorised IBPS website www.ibps.in by entering his/ her details i.e. Registration Number and Password/Date of Birth. No hard copy of the call letter/ Information Handout etc. will be sent by post/ courier.

How to Download Admit Card

  • Go to http://www.ibps.in/ and click on careers section.
  • Select download IBPS Clerk call letter for preliminary examination
  • Then enter your Registration Number/Roll Number and Date of Birth/Password
  • Finally click on the submit button, your IBPS Clerk admit card 2021 will generated and take a print.
  • The IBPS Clerk admit card is issued and available 10 days prior to the examination. It will be available in the official website of the bank. Candidates are required to download the admit card and get a printed copy of the same.

! Previous Year Cut Off


This exam will be conducted in the month of December 2018. IBPS officially releases separate sectional and overall Cut off marks for each phase of Clerk selection process. Candidates need to score marks equal to or greater than those cut off marks in each phase to get selected for the subsequent stages of the IBPS Clerk recruitment process. IBPS releases Cut off marks along with the IBPS Clerk Result  of each stage of Clerk selection process viz, prelims, Mains, Interview.

IBPS Clerk Prelims & Mains Exam have been conducted and results with scorecards are also released by IBPS ( Institute Of Banking Personnel Selection). Now, you must be eagerly waiting for the cut off list.Here, we are with a proper list of cut off for prelims and mains examination, so that you can check the cutoffs and get the idea for the upcoming examination in the banking sector. Cut-offs for any examination depends on the difficulty level of exam and the number of the students who appeared in the exam.


State Category
Andaman & Nicobar
Andhra Pradesh 40.27 31.84 48.31 50.78 27.84 51.13 49.41 35.70 34.67 36.02
Arunachal Pradesh 41.46   46.43       34.70
Assam 40.79 36.16 43.43 47.17 29.75
Bihar 38.86 37.27 50.95 53.64 25.77 49.21 49.38 36.13
Chandigarh 46.39 47.95 54.07 39.63
Chhattisgarh 39.46 24.49 50.34 50.43 33.11 33.95 32.91 27.04
Dadra & Nagar Haveli 39.02 39.02
Daman & Diu 45.92 45.92
New Delhi 42.68 38.03 53.82 53.82 25.56 40.53 58.67 49.68 38.74 34.57
Goa 24.43 44.70 44.70 39.11
Gujarat 39.95 23.68 47.53 47.53 30.66 31.42 47.98 32.35 31.38
Haryana 39.21 52.72 52.72 39.25 34.47 41.65 35.60 37.96 27.71
Himachal Pradesh 43.99 40.74 52.88 52.88 41.03
Jammu & Kashmir 35.74 52.31 52.31 41.64
Jharkhand 34.24 31.02 47.29 47.29 44.24 33.38 28.45
Karnataka 36.77 31.42 43.67 44.56 38.81 41.26 43.25 25.09
Kerala 40.68 30.89 50.52 52.32 37.17 42.16 52.68 40.77
Madhya Pradesh 36.43 26.63 45.03 48.89 24.70 36.09 37.10 36.13 26.77 26.27
Maharashtra 42.91 26.38 43.93 45.95 27.61 36.31 53.45 29.34 24.13 31.54
Manipur 45.77 41.74 62.36 44.21 38.10
Meghalaya 38.31 37.82 39.90 36.57
Mizoram 40.79
Nagaland 39.74 40.45
Odisha 37.07 31.32 50.64 51.22 23.06 39.57 40.93 38.35 36.60
Puducherry 41.27 47.47 48.06 27.00
Punjab 37.88 45.22 53.16 30.60 39.32 36.84 33.06 21.18
Rajasthan 38.28 34.70 48.17 52.93 26.91 42.95 44.83 37.64 45.67
Sikkim 47.21 49.67
Tamil Nadu 39.39 35.29 48.27 48.49 37.49 42.28 37.82 20.50 26.04
Telangana 40.18 34.17 48.72 49.97 27.57 44.77 50.17 37.79 29.64 33.24
Tripura 45.68 28.50 48.86
Uttar Pradesh 37.20 33.53 44.24 51.13 28.42 37.77 49.97 34.70 34.90 28.77
Uttarakhand 40.16 38.11 47.11 53.16 29.00 34.91 45.63 38.49 45.88
West Bengal 42.14 35.95 45.06 54.57 27.22 37.52 34.61 44.04 36.61 39.28

! Official Notification


For more details download official notification of IBPS CLERK 2021

The notification for this post will be issued soon. It will be informed that when will the online applications for this exam be issued and this complete information about the vacancy will also be issued. According to the information, the notification for this post can be issued in June/July 2021. From the notification itself, it will be clear that when can be the exam for IBPS Clerk and when the application is going on what is the last date of application and fee submission.

Official Notification

! Video Lectures