IBPS Clerk Exam Recruitment Notification 2020

Dates of Significance:

  • Start Date to Apply Online and for Online Payment of Fee: 2nd September, 2020
  • Last Date to Apply Online and for Online Payment of Fee: 23rd September, 2020
  • Date of Download of Call Letters (Hall Ticket) for Online Preliminary Exam: 18th November, 2020
  • Date of Online Preliminary Examination: 5th, 12th and 13th December, 2020
  • Date of Declaration of Online Preliminary Examination Result: 31st December, 2020
  • Date of Online Main Exam (Tier-II): 24th January, 2021

Number of Vacancies: 1550+

Age Criteria (As on 1st September, 2020): Minimum: 20 Yrs. & Maximum: 28 Yrs. (Age relaxation is applicable as per existing Govt. of India norms). Candidates born between 2nd September, 1992 and 1st September, 2000 (including both days) are eligible to apply.

Eligibility: Bachelor’s Degree in any stream from a Govt. recognized university or an equivalent qualification.

Application Fee Charge:

  • For Others: Rs.850/- (Including GST)
  • For Scheduled Tribe/ Scheduled Caste/ Persons with Disability/ Ex-Servicemen: Rs. 175/- (Including GST)
  • Payment Mode (Online): Debit Cards (Visa/RuPay/Maestro/MasterCard), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Mobile Wallets and Cash Cards.

Procedure for Online Form Filling:

  • Visit ibps.in and Click on the home page for opening the link: “CRP Clerks”
  • Click on the option “Click Here to Apply Online for CRP-Clerks (CRP-Clerks-X)”. This will open the Online Application Form.
  • You have to click on “Click Here for New Registration” and register your application by entering the basic information asked in the online form.
  • A registration number and password will be generated. They will be shown on the screen and the same will be sent on your registered email address.
  • The form can be reopened with the same registration number and password. Fill in the online form carefully and upload your signature, photo, left hand thumb impression and a hand written declaration as per the guidelines.
  • Check all the particulars carefully before clicking the Final Submit Button. No editing is allowed after it.
  • The application form is connected with a payment gateway. The payment can be done using Debit Card, Credit Card, IMPS, Internet Banking, Mobile Wallet or Cash Card. E-receipt will be generated on successful payment.
  • Take a printout of the final IBPS Clerk Application Form 2020 and the E-receipt for your future use.

Preliminary Exam (Tier-I):

Name of the Tests

No. of Ques. Maximum Marks

Time Assigned

English (Verbal Ability)

30 30

20 Minutes

Quantitative Aptitude (Mathematics)

35 35 20 Minutes

Reasoning (Logical Ability)

35 35

20 Minutes


100 100 1 Hour

Main Exam (Tier-II):

Name of the Tests

No. of Ques. Maximum Marks

Time Allocated

Reasoning & Computer Knowledge

50 60

45 Mins.

English Language

40 40

35 Mins.

Quantitative Aptitude (Math)

50 50

45 Mins.

General & Financial Awareness

50 50

35 Mins.

Total 190 200

160 Mins.

Selection Procedure for IBPS Clerk Posts:

  1. Candidates shortlisted based on their performance on the Preliminary Exam (Tier-I) will appear in Tier-II.
  2. The marks scored in the Tier-II exam (Main exam) only will be the basis for the final merit list.
  3. Negative marking is applicable to both Tier-I and Tier-II exams. In case of an incorrect answer, 25% of the marks allotted to that question will be deducted.