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IBPS Clerk Exam 2017 is not just any average competitive exam but an important eligibility criteria for applicants wishing to apply for the post of bank clerk in nationalized banks and regional rural banking institutions in India. IBPS Clerk exam 2017 score card is accepted by as many as 22 nationalized banks in the country making it a nationally accepted qualification for clerical vacancies in the banking sector. So if you are an Indian citizen, aged between 18 and 28 years of age and with degree (graduation) in any stream from a recognized university you can apply for IBPS Clerk Exam 2017. Along with this basic qualification it is preferred that you have basic working knowledge  of computer systems and are able to read and write the local language of the region. This exam is conducted once during the calender year.


IBPS CWE CLERKS-VII for Vacancies of 2018-19:- 



• Allahabad Bank 
• Andhra Bank
• Bank of Baroda  
• Bank of India  
• Bank of Maharashtra  
•  Canara Bank 
• Central Bank of India
• Corporation Bank
• Dena Bank
• Indian Bank
• Indian Overseas Bank 
• Oriental Bank of Commerce
• Punjab National Bank
• Punjab & Sind Bank
• UCO Bank 
• Union Bank of India
• United Bank of India
• Vijaya Bank
• Syndicate Bank
Age (As on 01.09.2017):- Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 28 years 
Relaxation of Upper age limit -
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe - 5 years
Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) - 3 years
Persons With Disabilities - 10 years
Educational Qualifications:- A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognised by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. 
Computer Literacy:- Operating and working knowledge in computer systems is mandatory i.e. candidates should have Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations/Language/ should have studied Computer / Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute.
Proficiency in the Official Language of the State/UT (candidates should know how to read/ write and speak the Official Language of the State/UT) for which vacancies a candidate wishes to apply is preferable. 


IBPS Clerk Registration / Application Form

IBPS Clerk Exam 2017 Application Form / Registration:-
Apply online at website:- http://www.ibps.in from 12.09.2017 to 03.10.2017
Before applying online a candidate will be required to have a scanned (digital) image of his/her photograph and signature -
Photograph Image:-
Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels (preferred) 
Size of file should be between 20kb–50 kb 
Signature Image: -
Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels (preferred) 
Size of file should be between 10kb – 20kb 
The image file should be JPG or JPEG format. 
Application Fees --
Rs. 100/- for SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates. 
Rs. 600 /- for all others 
Mode of Payment - The payment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets by providing information as asked on the screen. 


IBPS Clerk Exam Dates

IBPS Clerk 2017 Exam Date:-

IBPS CWE CLERKS-VII for Vacancies of 2018-19:- 
Online Examination Preliminary - 02.12.2017, 03.12.2017, 09.12.2017 & 10.12.2017
Online Examination Main - 21.01.2018

IBPS Clerk Preliminary Admit Card              


IBPS Clerk Mains Admit Card


IBPS Clerk Selection Procedure

IBPS Clerk Syllabus

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Paper Pattern

IBPS Clerk Exam 2017 Pattern:-


Preliminary Examination -

Duration - 1 hour
Name of Tests - No. of Questions - Maximum Marks -
1. English Language - 30 Qs - 30 Marks
2. Numerical Ability - 35 Qs - 35 Marks
3. Reasoning Ability - 35 Qs - 35 Marks
Total - 100 Qs - 100 Marks
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.
Main Examination -
Name of Tests - No of Questions - Maximum Marks - Time allotted for each test 
1 General/ Financial Awareness - 50 Qs - 50 Marks - 35 minutes
2 General English - 40 Qs - 40 Marks - 35 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude - 50 Qs- 60 Marks - 45 minutes
4 Quantitative Aptitude - 50 Qs - 50 Marks - 45 minutes
Total - 190 Qs - 200 Marks - 160 minutes
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 or 0.25 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. no answer is marked by the candidate, there will be no penalty for that question.

IBPS Clerk Preparation

The key to IBPS Clerk Exam 2017 preparation is study and practise. Although the exam is not hard practising sample papers of previous years will certainly help you in a big way. This practise will assist you for each section of the paper. Since this is a computer based exam it is advisable that you spend some taking online mock tests. This will help you to be more familiar with the format of the exam and help you avoid those nerdy moments.

IBPS Clerk Notification

IBPS Clerk 2017 Notification:-

IBPS CWE CLERKS-VII for Vacancies of 2018-19:- 
Apply online at website:- http://www.ibps.in from 12.09.2017 to 03.10.2017
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online) - 12.09.2017 to 03.10.2017
Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training - November 2017
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training - 13.11.2017 to 18.11.2017
Download of call letters for Online examination Preliminary - November 2017
Online Examination Preliminary - 02.12.2017, 03.12.2017, 09.12.2017 & 10.12.2017
Result of Online exam Preliminary - December 2017
Download of Call letter for Online exam Main - January 2018
Online Examination Main - 21.01.2018
Provisional Allotment - April 2018

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IBPS Clerk Preliminary Result             
IBPS Clerk Preliminary Cutoff