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IBPS Clerk Exam 2021 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 2021 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 2021. 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.


Bank of Baroda  
Bank of India   
Bank of Maharashtra 
Canara Bank 
Central Bank of India
Indian Bank 
Indian Overseas Bank
Punjab National Bank
Punjab & Sind Bank
UCO Bank
Union Bank of India
IBPS Clerks 2021 Eligibility - 
Age  - 
Minimum: 20 years 
Maximum: 28 years 
Age relaxation -
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.
The candidate must possess valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he / she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online.
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 2021 Application Form / Registration:-
Apply online at website - https://www.ibps.in
Upload - 
Photograph Image: (4.5cm × 3.5cm)
Dimensions 200 x 230 pixels (preferred)
Size of file should be between 20kb–50 kb 
Signature, left thumb impression and hand-written declaration Image -
The applicant has to sign on white paper with Black Ink pen.
Dimensions 140 x 60 pixels (preferred)
Size of file should be between 10kb – 20kb
Ensure that the size of the scanned image is not more than 20kb
The applicant has to put his left thumb impression on a white paper with black or blue ink.
File type: jpg / jpeg
Dimensions: 240 x 240 pixels in 200 DPI (Preferred for required quality) i.e 3 cm * 3 cm (Width * Height)
o File Size: 20 KB – 50 KB.
The applicant has to write the declaration in English clearly on a white paper with black ink.
File type: jpg / jpeg
Dimensions: 800 x 400 pixels in 200 DPI (Preferred for required quality) i.e 10 cm * 5 cm (Width * Height)
File Size: 50 KB – 100 KB.
The image file should be JPG or JPEG format.
Application Fees/ Intimation Charges Payable -
Rs. 175/- (inclusive of GST) for SC/ST/PWBD/EXSM candidates.
Rs. 850 /- (inclusive of GST) for all others 
The payment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets.


IBPS Clerk Exam Dates

IBPS Clerk 2021 Exam Date:-

CRP CLERK XI - Tentative Dates -
Preliminary Examination -
Main Examination - 31.10.2021

IBPS Clerk Preliminary Admit Card              


IBPS Clerk Mains Admit Card


IBPS Clerk Selection Procedure

IBPS Clerk Syllabus

Paper Pattern

IBPS Clerk Exam 2021 Pattern:-

Preliminary Examination -

Sr. No. - Name of Tests - No. of Questions - Maximum Marks - Time allotted for each test (Separately timed) -
1 English Language - 30 Qs - 30 marks - 20 minutes
2 Numerical Ability - 35 Qs - 35 marks - 20 minutes
3 Reasoning Ability - 35 Qs - 35 marks - 20 minutes
Total - 100 Qs - 100 marks - 60 minutes
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 -
Sr.No. - Name of Tests (NOT BY SEQUENCE) - No. of Questions - Maximum Marks - Time allotted for each test (Separately timed) -
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
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 2021 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 2021 Notification:-

CRP CLERK XI - Tentative Dates -
Preliminary Examination -
Main Examination - 31.10.2021
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IBPS Clerk Preliminary Result             
IBPS Clerk Preliminary Cutoff