Exam Date : 8th December 2018 To 20th January 2019
Result Date : 29th April 2019

IBPS CLERK 2019 Application form, Dates, Syllabus, Exam Pattern

IBPS CLERK 2019 Introduction:

  • About: IBPS CLERK 2019 examination is a Common Written Exam (CWE) conducted every year to recruit candidates for clerical posts in multiple banks all over the country. All public sector banks use CWE scores as a selection criterion to fill the vacancies for the clerk post.

  • Authority: IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) is an autonomous body that mainly conducts the clerical exam and officer post in the banking sector. 

  • Job profile: The job profile of a clerk is to perform daily office tasks like filing records, answering telephone calls etc.,

  • Level: IBPS CLERK 2019 is a national-level examination.

  • Frequency: It is conducted once every year.

  • Stages: The IBPS CLERK CWE VIII  involves two stages.

    • preliminary exam and

    • mains.

  • Preliminary Exam - Initially Students have to clear IBPS CLERK prelims exam to get qualified and shortlisted for mains exam.

  • Main Exam - After getting qualified in prelims, the candidate needs to qualify in mains exam as it is a final stage in the recruiting process.

  • Mode: Online mode(computer-Based Test).



Exam Name

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection for Clerks (IBPS CLERK)

Conducting Authority

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)

Exam Level


Exam Mode

Online (Computer Based Test)


Bank Clerk

Type of questions

Multiple Choice Questions with a single correct response.

Marking Scheme

  • Right Answer - 1 mark

  • Wrong Answer - Negative 0.25 marks

Total Marks


Total duration 

220 minutes

Paper Medium

English and Hindi


IBPS CLERK 2019 Recruitment:

  • IBPS CLERK 2019-Participating Organisations

Allahabad Bank

Canara Bank

Indian Bank

 UCO Bank

Oriental Bank of  Commerce

Andhra Bank

Central Bank of India

Indian Overseas Bank

 United Bank of India

Punjab National Bank

Bank of Baroda

Corporation Bank

Oriental Bank Of Commerce

 Union Bank of India

Punjab and Sind Bank

Bank of Maharashtra

Dena Bank

Syndicate Bank

 Vijaya Bank


IBPS CLERK 2019 Important Dates:  

  • Application window: Opening Date for online registration of IBPS CLERK 2019 Exam is 18th September 2018. Registration closes on 10th October 2018.

  • Exam date: The IBPS CLERK exam dates - preliminary will start from 8th December 2018 and will be held on 8th, 9th, 15th and 16th of December 2018. The IBPS CLERK 2018 Main Exam will be held on 20th January 2019.

  • To know more about IBPS clerk 2019 exam date, admit card release date and results visit IBPS CLERK 2019 Important Dates. 

IBPS CLERK 2019 Eligibility:

  • Age limit: The age limit must be between 20-28years.

  • Reservation: Age relaxation is provided for candidates who belong to the various categories.

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IBPS CLERK 2019 Syllabus:

  • Subjects: The subjects included in IBPS bank clerk exam are the English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, Reasoning and General Awareness.

  • Reference books: Go through the IBPS exam reference books to get well prepared.

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IBPS CLERK 2019 Pattern:

  • Mode and Duration: It is online mode and duration is 2 hours 30 minutes.

  • Language or Medium: IBPS exam will be conducted in both in English and Hindi languages.

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IBPS CLERK 2019 Application Form Details:

  • Availability: The IBPS bank CLERK exam 2019 application form is available from 12th September 2018 to 3rd October 2018 and it is available only in online mode.

  • Registration: Candidates can fill the bank exam form through the official website.

  • Read more about IBPS CLERK 2019 Application Form details.

IBPS CLERK 2019 Application Process:

  • Registration: For registration, visit the official website www.ibps.in.

  • Application form: Candidates have to log in with their ID No. and Password to get directed to the IBPS clerk exam 2019 application form.

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IBPS CLERK 2019 Admit Card: 

  • Availability: IBPS Clerk 2019 Admit card will be released on 15 days before the exam.

  • Download: Enter the Application Number and Date of Birth as the password to get download the admit card.

  • Read more about IBPS CLERK 2019 Admit Card.

IBPS CLERK 2019 Results:

  • Qualifying Criteria: To get qualify in the IBPS bank CLERK exam 2019, a candidate has to clear both the section-wise cutoff, as well as the overall cutoff 

  • Read more about IBPS CLERK 2019 Results.

IBPS Clerk 2019 FAQs

Q: What is the application fee?

The application fee for General and OBC candidates is Rs 600/- and it is Rs 100/- for SC/ST/EXSM/PWD candidates.

Q: Will there be an interview after the mains round?

No, there will be no interview for IBPS clerk recruitment process.

Q: What is the desired educational qualification?

The candidate must be a graduate in any discipline from a recognized University or any equivalent qualification recognized by the Central Government.

Q: Is it mandatory to have computer knowledge?

Yes, it is mandatory to have computer knowledge. Candidates should produce Diploma/Degree Certificate in computer operations/language or should have studied Computer/ Information Technology as one of the subjects in high school or college. 

Q: What documents should be uploaded while filling the application form?

Candidates should upload a recent photograph, signature, left thumb impression and handwritten declaration. The size of the images should be between 20KB - 50KB and images should be in the jpg/jpeg format.

Q: How many stages will be there in the IBPS Clerk exam?

The exam is conducted in two stages:

  1. Preliminary Exam
  2. Mains Exam

Q: When will the online registration commence?

Aspiring applicants can apply on official website from 18th September 2018.

Q: What is the prelims exam pattern?

Preliminary Exam is the first stage of the of the recruitment process. The duration of the exam is one hour and carries 100 marks. The sections and the marks distribution are given below:

English Language - 30 Marks

Quantitative Aptitude - 35 Marks

Logical Reasoning - 35 marks

Q: What is the IBPS clerk mains exam pattern?

IBPS clerk mains consists of 190 questions and the duration of the exam is 160 minutes. The sections and the marks distribution are as given below:

English Language - 40 Marks

Quantitative Aptitude - 50 Marks

Logical Reasoning and computer aptitude - 60 Marks

General Awareness - 50 Marks


IBPS CLERK 2019 Important Dates

IBPS Clerk 2019 Exam Important Date Summary

  • IBPS Clerk 2019 Preliminary Date:8th, 9th, 15th & 16th December 2018

  • IBPS Clerk 2019 Main Exam Date:20th January 2019

  • IBPS Clerk 2019 Result Date: April 2019

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IBPS CLERK 2019 Eligibility

IBPS CLERK 2019  Eligibility Criteria Summary

  • For IBPS CWE CLERK VIII, the candidate's age limit must be between 20 Years to 28 Years as on 01 November 2019.

  • The candidate must be a citizen of India/a subject of Nepal/a subject of Bhutan according to the IBPS CWE CLERK VIII eligibility criteria.

  • 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.

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IBPS CLERK 2019 Application Process

IBPS CLERK 2019 Application Process Summary

  • Visit the official website www.ibps.in for registration.
  • The registration number which is generated on the screen will be sent to your e-mail and SMS and then log in to the website by using the given ID No. and password.

  • After completion of the application process, payment is the last step to complete the registration process.

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IBPS CLERK 2019 Application Form Details

IBPS CLERK 2019 Application Form Details Summary

  • Before filling up the IBPS CLERK Exam application form, the candidate has to check the eligibility criteria.

  • For registration visit the official website www.ibps.in.

  • Take the printed payment receipt as proof, after the payment process.

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IBPS CLERK 2019 Admit Card

IBPS CLERK 2019 Admit Card Summary

  • Admit card will be released before 15 days of the IBPS CLERK exam.

  • Visit the official website www.ibps.in to get download your admit card.

  • To download your admit card, the candidate must have

    • User Name/Registration Number

    • Password/Date of Birth

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IBPS CLERK 2019 Exam Pattern

IBPS CLERK 2019 Exam Pattern Summary:

  • Language:  In English and Hindi, for all the tests in both prelims and main exams except for the English test.

  • Negative Marking: The penalty for wrong answers is One-fourth (or 0.25) of the marks assigned to that question will be deducted.

  • Final Merit Listings: For Final Merit Listing, only the score of the Main examination will be considered. 

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IBPS CLERK 2019 Syllabus

IBPS CLERK 2019 Syllabus Summary

  • The syllabus of English language, Reasoning, and Numerical Ability is same for prelims and mains exam.

  • But in mains exams, general awareness and computer knowledge are also considered.

  • General awareness is mainly based on banking sector awareness.

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IBPS CLERK 2019 Results

IBPS CLERK 2019 Results Summary:

  • On the IBPS Official website www.ibps.in, the IBPS CLERK 2019 Exam Result date will be intimated.

  • The Prelim Result is released 15 days after all the IBPS prelim exam slots are completed.

  • The candidate has to enter the roll number/registration number and password/date of birth.

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IBPS CLERK 2019 Recruitment

IBPS CLERK 2019 Recruitment Summary

  • To fill the vacancies for the clerk post, all public sector banks use CWE scores as a selection criterion.
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IBPS CLERK 2019 Coaching

IBPS CLERK 2019 Exam Coaching Summary:

  • The candidate should get a proper idea before starting his/her preparation.

  • Prepare a timing strategy depending on your strong and weak areas as there are 100 questions which have to be solved in just 60 minutes.

  • Prepare from good resources and reference books.

  • Give mock tests to crack any competitive exam.

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