IBPS Clerk 2017 Online Application & Syllabus and Eligibility Criteria Full Detail

IBPS Clerk 2017 Syllabus

The major three sections of the preliminary examination are Reasoning, English Language and Numerical Ability. Each of these sections has multiple subheadings to focus on when preparing for IBPS Clerk CWE.

The syllabus for Reasoning, Numerical Ability and English Language is same for mains and preliminary exam. In addition to these two the other subjects are General Awareness and Computer Knowledge. The General Awareness is based on the Banking Sector awareness.

IBPS Clerk 2017 Exam Syllabus (Pre+Mains)


English Language Numerical Ability Reasoning Ability Computer General Awareness
Reading Comprehension Number Series Puzzle and Arrangements History and Generation of Computers Banking and Insurance Awareness
Cloze Test Simplification/ Approximation Inequality Introduction to Computer Organisation Financial Awareness
Fillers Quadratic Equations Syllogism Computer Hardware and I/O Devices Govt. Schemes and Policies
Spotting Errors Data Interpretation Coding – Decoding Computer Languages, Basics of DBMS Current Affairs
Sentence Improvement Data Sufficiency Blood Relations Operating System, Internet Static Awareness
Fill in the Blanks Miscellaneous Direction sense Computer Network & Security  
    Order and Ranking MS Office Suit and Short cut keys  
      Computer Memory, Computer Software  
      Number System and Conversions  

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IBPS Clerk 2017 Eligibility Criteria —

The candidate must fulfill the following two criteria to be eligible for the IBPS Clerk Exam 2017:

• Age Limit: The candidate must be 20 Years to 28 Years. The final criteria for IBPS Clerk Exam 2017 will be released along with the official notification.

• Educational Qualification: A candidate must possess the minimum qualification of Graduation in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. The candidate should have passed in English as one of the subjects at SSC/ HSC/Intermediate/ Graduation level. Candidate should possess certificate in proof of passing the qualifying examination.

IBPS Clerk Pre-Exam Training

Bank may arrange pre-examination training for SC/ST/Religious Minority Community candidates at certain centres as per the guidelines issued by Government of India. Candidates belonging to the above categories can avail the training at their own cost by indicating the same against relevant column while applying on-line. Please find below an indicative list of training centres:

Agartala, Agra, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Amritsar, Aurangabad, Balasore, Bareilly, Behrampur (Ganjam), Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Dhanbad, Gorakhpur, Gulbarga, Guwahati, Hubli, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Karnal, Kavaratti, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Muzaffarpur, Mysore, Nagpur, New Delhi, Panaji (Goa), Patiala, Patna, Port Blair, Puducherry, Pune, Raipur, Rajkot, Ranchi, Rohtak, Sambalpur, Shimla, Shillong, Siliguri, Thiruchirapalli, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijaywada and Vishakhapatnam.

The Bank may add additional centres or may remove some of the centres indicated for training. Candidates opting for pre-examination training should download their call letter for training by entering their registration number and password/ date of birth from Bank’s website. No hard copy of the call letter will be sent by post.

IBPS Clerk 2017 Online Application

The application for IBPS Clerk Exam 2017 has to be done online. To avoid any technical errors please make sure that the web-browser used to fill up the IBPS Clerk 2017 Application form is one of the following:

• Internet Explorer 8 and above

• Mozilla FireFox 3.0 and above

• Google Chrome 3.0 and above

Candidates applying online must have the following pre-requisites:

• A valid Email Id

• Photograph and Signature scanned in the prescribed size

• Application Fee must be paid online so all document required for online transaction

The IBPS Clerk 2017 application form can only be filled on the official website.

Before proceeding with the registration and application process, all candidates are requested to go through the complete guide for IBPS Clerk Online Applicaion

IBPS Clerk Application Fee

The category wise fee structure for IBPS Clerk online application is given below. Fee/Intimation charges once paid will NOT be refunded on any account nor can it be held in reserve for any other examination or selection. The application fee must be paid online itself. To know more check the complete guide for IBPS Clerk Application

Sr. No. Category Application Fee
1 SC/ST/PWD Rs.100/- (Intimation Charges only)
2 General and Others Rs. 600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

IBPS Clerk 2017 Admit Card & Call Letter

Candidates must download the IBPS Clerk 2017 admit card from the official website of the bank as the hard copy of the IBPS Clerk Admit Card will not be sent to the candidate via post. To login on the official website, the candidates will require the following:

• Registration No/Roll No

• Date of Birth/ Password

The admit card will be made available 10 to 15 days before the IBPS Clerk 2017 Exam. The admit card or call letter for IBPS Clerk 2017 will be issued in 3 phases:

• Online Preliminary Examination

• Online Mains Examination

The link to download the admit card will be provided on this page. Candidates are advised to check the details on the admit card before downloading.

IBPS Clerk 2017 Results

IBPS will declare the results after completion of each phase of examination. The final state wise merit list and category wise merit list shall be prepared in descending order of the marks secured by candidates in their online mains examination. Candidates who fall in the prescribed merit list will then be considered for appointment for the post of clerk in Banks.

IBPS Clerk Preparation

The preparation of IBPS Clerk CWE exam must be done judiciously keeping in mind the latest pattern and the syllabus of the exam. Since the syllabus covers a large number of topics, it is necessary for the candidates to choose the right set of books to prepare for their examination.

Candidates must also go through previous years’ IBPS Clerk question papers in order to acclimatize to the change in pattern of the exam and to know the sections from which the questions are majorly asked in the exam. Follow bankersadda.com to get all study materials in new pattern. Apart from test series you can also join any Coaching or online test series for self assessment and better exam preparation.

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IBPS Clerk 2017 Coaching

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IBPS Clerk 2017 Mock Tests and Online Test Series

Career Power provides online test series for various banks and SSC exams like IBPS PO, IBPS Clerk, BANK PO, SBI PO, RBI, NABARD, SSC, CGL, SSC, CHSL etc. These test series are well researched and perfectly emulated for the exact exam pattern. Practice Papers are prepared keeping in mind the last years exam pattern and expected changes in the pattern and level of questions.

IBPS Clerk Cut off – 2016-17

IBPS Clerk Pre Exam Cut off 2016-17

The cutoff for IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam 2016-17 is shown below for reference:

State Cut-Off
Delhi 67.25
Madhya Pradesh 65.75
Uttarakhand 71.25
Bihar 67.50
Rajasthan 66.75
West Bengal 70.50
Haryana 68.00
Punjab 66.50
Uttar Pradesh 67.75
Chattishgarh 63.50
Jharkhand 70.75
Kerala 71
Odhisha 70.75
Andhra Pradesh 73.00
Gujarat 58.75
Himanchal Pradesh 66.50
Maharashtra 59.25
Tamil Nadu 58.00
Karnataka 58.25
Jammu and Kashmir 68.75

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Cut off 2016-17


The cutoff for IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2016-17 is shown below for reference(Final Cut Off):

ANDAMAN & NICOBAR NA 20.03 31.22 36.97
ANDHRA PRADESH 31.28 25.39 38.66 39.16
ARUNACHAL PRADESH 31.47 27.32 35.16 29.82
ASSAM 32.82 29.41 32.16 37.32
BIHAR 28.69 25.94 36.57 38.41
CHANDIGARH 28.28 NA 30.07 37.97
CHATTISGHAR 28.35 19.50 37.41 38.72
DAMAN & DIU 33.69 27.03 35.75 30.60
DELHI NA 11.82 25.22 42.41
GOA 34.22 19.66 33.32 23.94
GUJARAT 25.72 17.88 34.72 35.94
HARYANA 30.47 29.32 34.00 40.97
HIMACHAL PRADESH 35.41 27.07 29.16 40.47
JAMMU AND KASHMIR 23.28 17.25 34.60 40.28
JHARKHAND 28.50 24.50 34.53 37.10
KARNATKA 29.78 20.69 40.03 36.10
LAKSHWADEEP 29.25 21.10 33.94 27.85
MADHYA PRADESH 33.94 19.32 33.72 38.35
MAHARASHTRA NA 29.63 38.63 35.47
MANIPUR NA 28.28 NA 33.44
MEGHALAYA NA 31.44 NA 37.25
MIZORAM NA 27.57 NA 25.66
NAGALAND 28.75 20.41 37.66 38.78
ODISHA 28.03 NA 36.66 38.78
PUDUCHERRY 26.72 24.88 32.63 37.38
PUNJAB 27.53 22.53 37.69 40.28
RAJASTHAN NA 29.72 31.50 36.96
SIKKIM 32.50 30.69 39.82 35.19
TAMIL NADU 31.28 26.47 38.10 39.88
TELANGANA 31.94 24.63 NA 38.13
TRIPURA 27.75 21.53 34.22 38.78
UTTAR PRADESH 27.94 26.35 33.10 39.28
UTTARAKHAND 30.41 24.00 33.03 40.50

IBPS PO 2016-17 Cut Off


• Is the IBPS Clerk exam Bilingual?

All tests are bilingual, i.e. available in both English and Hindi

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