IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2018 :

IBPS Clerk Notification 2018 (CWE-VIII) is expected to be released in August at ibps.in to recruit eligible candidates for the post of IBPS Clerk-VIII. IBPS Clerk 2018 Recruitment is expected to be out for 8000 tentative vacancies. IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam Dates are announced and Prelims exam is set to be held on 8th, 9th, 15th, and 16th December 2018 and Clerk-VIII Main exam on 20th January 2019. Yearly, the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts clerk examination on the behalf of public sector banks. All the interested candidates will be able to fill IBPS Clerk Application Form 2018 via online mode on or before the last date.

Latest Updates: – IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2018 Notification will be released in August for Clerk-VIII exam. IBPS Clerk 2018 Application Form Submission will be started after few days of notification declaration. Candidates can check IBPS CWE CLERK-VIII Exam Dates.

Every year an enormous amount of candidate fill IBPS Clerk Application Form 2018. IBPS started performing in 1975 as the Personnel Selection Services (PSS) which set-ups the recruitment for the banks, and they help the government organizations to hire deserving and eligible candidates. IBPS has a mission of enhancing human resource development by personnel assessment of candidates. In 2011, IBPS conducted a Common Written Examination (CWE) for selection of Indian banks. IBPS CWE is now mandatory for everyone who wants an employment in public sector banks and Regional Rural banks. The IBPS conducts the examination in various places.

IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam Dates :

Events Dates (Tentative)
Starting Date of IBPS Clerk 2018 Application Form and Online Registration  September 2018
Last Date for IBPS Clerk 2018 Online Registration October 2018
Last Date Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online) October 2018
Last Date for Printing Application Form 3rd Week of October 2018
E-Admit Card for Preliminary Exam November 2018
IBPS Clerk 2018 Prelims Exam Date 8th, 9th, 15th, and 16th December 2018
IBPS Clerk Prelims Result Declaration Date Last Week of December 2018
Issue of E-Admit Card for Mains Exam January 2019
IBPS Clerk Main 2018 Exam Date 20th January 2019
IBPS Clerk Main Result 2018 Declaration Date February 2019
Provisional Allotment April 2019

IBPS Clerk 2018 Vacancy Details :

Last Year total 7883 vacancies were released to fill the vacant post of IBPS Clerk post in the banks. Therefore, this year we are expected that around 8000 vacancies will be released by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection for IBPS CWE Clerk-VIII 2018 Exam. Here, we have provided the tentative vacancy details of IBPS Clerk-VIII Recruitment 2018, so let’s have a look at the vacancy details –

  • Name of Organization: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
  • Name of Exam: IBPS CWE CLERK-VIII 2018
  • Name of the post: Clerical Cadre (CWE CLERK-VIII)
  • Number of Vacancies: 8000 Expected

IBPS Clerk 2018 Tentative Vacancy Details

State Number of Vacancies State Number of Vacancies
Andaman & Nicobar Madhya Pradesh
Andhra Pradesh Maharashtra
Arunachal Pradesh Manipur
Assam Meghalaya
Bihar Mizoram
Chandigarh Nagaland
Chhattisgarh Delhi
Dadra & Nagar Haveli Orissa
Daman & Diu Puducherry
Goa Punjab
Gujarat Rajasthan
Haryana Sikkim
Himachal Pradesh Tamil Nadu
Jammu and Kashmir Telangana
Jharkhand Tripura
Karnataka Uttarakhand
Kerala Uttar Pradesh
Lakshadweep West Bengal
Total Vacancies 8000 Expected

Last Year IBPS Clerk Vacancy Details (State Wise)

State Number of Vacancies
Andaman & Nicobar 0
Andhra Pradesh 485
Arunachal Pradesh 08
Assam 109
Bihar 227
Chandigarh 34
Chhattisgarh 118
Dadra & Nagar Haveli 07
Daman & Diu 08
Goa 41
Gujarat 487
Haryana 175
Himachal Pradesh 73
Jammu and Kashmir 34
Jharkhand 127
Karnataka 554
Kerala 217
Lakshadweep 02
Madhya Pradesh 290
Maharashtra 775
Manipur 11
Meghalaya 17
Mizoram 03
Nagaland 12
Delhi 272
Orissa 196
Pudducherry 46
Punjab 401
Rajasthan 344
Sikkim 11
Tamil Nadu 1277
Telangana 344
Tripura 18
Uttarakhand 78
Uttar Pradesh 665
West Bengal 417
Total Vacancies 7883

IBPS Clerk 2018 Eligibility Criteria :

The first step towards the recruitment is to satisfy eligibility criteria for the respective exam. You will allow taking the exam only when you roll under the eligibility criteria. The candidates who will apply for the exam must have a graduation degree from a college/university or institution recognized by the Government of India, or any equivalent examination recognized by the Central government.

IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2018
Educational Qualification:

1. It is mandatory for the candidate to have a degree from the government recognized college or university or the equivalent alternative of a degree considered. There is no particular field specified, a candidate from any study background is allowed only having the degree is mandatory. Also, the candidate should have knowledge of computer and the local language.

2. The applicant must have a valid Mark-sheet OR Degree Certificate.

3. Computer Literacy: Applicants should have a Diploma/Certificate/Degree in computer operations/language OR should have studied via Computer/IT (Information Technology) as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute. Applicants must have working and operating knowledge in computer systems is compulsory.

4. Proficiency in the Official Language of the State/UT (applicants should know how to write, read as well as speak the Official Language of the State/UT) for which vacancies an applicant wishes to apply is better.

Age Limit (As on 1st September 2018)

Candidate’s minimum age should be 20 years and maximum age should be 28 years. However, An applicant must have been born not earlier than 2nd September 1989 and not later than 1st September 1997 (both dates inclusive).


It is mandatory that candidates should have proof of being a citizen of India. A refugee from Nepal, Bhutan, and Bangladesh will allow taking the examination when they have the permanent intention of settling in India.

Age relaxation will be applicable for the reserved category candidates as per the Government Rules.

Age Relaxation Category
5 years SC/ST
3 Years OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)
10 Years Persons With Disabilities
Real period of service rendered in the defence forces + 3 years (8 years for Disabled Ex-Servicemen belonging to SC/ST) subject to a maximum age limit of 50 years Ex-S / Disabled Ex-S
5 years Persons affected by 1984 riots
5 years Regular employees of the Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal retrenched from service (Applicable to Madhya Pradesh state only)
5 years Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1st January 1980 to 31st December 1989
9 Years Widows, divorced women, and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried

Note: Candidates are advised to wait till official notification release because maybe the eligibility criteria will be changed after releasing the official notification.

IBPS Clerk Application Form 2018 :

Now the next question arises, How to apply? Do not worry; it is very easy to apply for IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2018. For your assistance, we have mentioned the steps of application procedure below. The exam will be conducted via online mode. Applicants are advised to fill IBPS Clerk 2018 Application Form before the last date because after the deadline no one will be applicable to fill IBPS Clerk Application Form 2018. Candidates will be able to do IBPS Clerk 2018 online registration from September to October 2018. The Application form will be released in 12th September, we have updated here all details with full information. Candidates are suggested to follow mentioned steps.

How to Apply for IBPS Clerk 2018 Recruitment?

  1. Firstly, visit the official website that is www.ibps.in/
  2. click on the Home Page to open the link “CWE Clerks”
  3. Read full Notification first
  4. Select the option “Click Here To Apply Online for Common Recruitment Process for Clerical Cadre Phase VIII (CRP Clerks-VIII)”
  5. Open the online application form
  6. If you have not registered, then you have to register as a new candidate and for that click on the option “Click Here For New Registration”.
  7. An automated provisional registration number and password will generate and will send to your registered E-mail ID and phone number.
  8. Upload the photograph and signature in the column where it is required.
  9. The last step is to complete the payment process through online mode.

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IBPS Clerk 2018 Application Form / Online Registration – Click Here (Not Released Yet)

Pre-Requisites for Applying Online

  • Signature in Capital Letters will not be accepted.
  • Scan their signature and photograph ensuring that both the signature and photograph (4.5cm × 3.5cm) follow to the required specifications which are mentioned in Annexure III to the CWE VII Clerk Notification.
  • Keep the essential details or documents ready to make Online Payment of the necessary application fee/ intimation charges
  • Candidates must have a valid personal Email ID that should be kept active till the completion of this round of Common Recruitment Procedure.

IBPS Clerk 2018 Application Fee :

The Candidate has to make an online payment to fill the application fees only by using net banking or any credit/debit cards. Application fees for the General and the OBC candidates are Rs. 600/- and application fees for SC, ST, PWD and Ex-S candidates is Rs. 100/-. Candidates will have to pay the application fee online on or before the last date.

Category Application Fee
For General / OBC Rs. 600/-
SC, ST, PWD and Ex-Servicemen Rs. 100/-

IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam Pattern :

The IBPS Clerk Recruitment Exam 2018 is divided into two parts: Preliminary and Main examination. The preliminary exam consists of English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, and Reasoning Ability. However, Main Examination is consist of General/ Financial Awareness, Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude, General English, and Quantitative Aptitude. For the best preparation, you must review the exam pattern of the particular exam. The Preliminary Examination will be conducted via online mode. The Prelims exam consists of 100 objective type questions of 100 marks & 3 sections. The Main Examination will be conducted online. There will be negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer.

IBPS Clerk 2018 Preliminary Exam Pattern

Subjects Total Questions Marks Time
English Language 30 30 1 hour
Numerical Ability 35 35
Reasoning Ability 35 35
Total 100 100

IBPS Clerk 2018 Mains Exam Pattern

Subjects Total Questions Marks Exam Language Total Time Allotted
General/ Financial Awareness 50 50 English & Hindi 35 Minutes
General English 40 40 English only 35 Minutes
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 English & Hindi 45 Minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 English & Hindi 45 Minutes
Total 190 200 160 Minutes

IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2018 :

IBPS Clerk 2018 Prelims Exam Syllabus

Subject Name Topics
English Language
  • Cloze Test
  • Errors in sentences
  • Passage Comprehension
  • Sentence Improvement
  • Correct the Sentences.
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Permutations And Combinations
  • Probability
  • Time And Work
  • Distance, Time and Speed
  • Boats and  Streams
  • Average
  • Ratio
  • Partnership
  • Mensuration
  • Simplification
  • Series
  • Simple and –Compound interest
  • Pipes and cisterns
  • Trains
  • Percentage
  • Mixture
  • Profit and  Loss
  • Problems on Ages and so forth
Logical Reasoning
  • Alphabetical test coding
  • Decoding
  • Analogy
  • Classification
  • direction Sense
  • Blood Relation
  • Word Formation
  • Sitting Arrangement
  • Syllogisms
  • Inequalities
  • Statement and Conclusion
  • Statement and Assumption
  • Statement and course of action
  • Statement and Argument,
  • Input and Output
  • Puzzles & Data Sufficiency.

IBPS Clerk 2018 Main Exam Syllabus

Subject Name Topics
Logical Reasoning
  • Blood Relation
  • Word formation
  • Sitting arrangement
  • Syllogisms
  • Alphabetical test coding
  • Decoding
  • Analogy
  • Classification
  • Direction sense
  • Statement and argument,
  • Input and output
  • Puzzles & Data sufficiency
  • Inequalities
  • Statement and conclusion
  • Statement and assumption
  • Statement and course of action
Quantitative Aptitude
  • Average
  • Trains
  • Percentage
  • Mixture
  • Permutations And Combinations
  • Probability
  • Time And Work
  • Distance, time and speed
  • Boats and  Streams
  • Ratio
  • Partnership
  • Mensuration
  • Simplification
  • Series
  • Simple and –Compound interest
  • Pipes and cisterns
  • Profit and  Loss
  • Problems on Ages and so forth
Computer Knowledge
  • Generations of computer
  • Basic of Computers
  • Basic internet knowledge
  • Protocols
  • Network basics (LAN & WAN
  • Input & Output Device
  • Shortcuts & Basic knowledge MS word
  • MS Excel
  • MS power point
  • Computer Shortcuts and so forth.
General knowledge
  • Basic of Computers
  • Basic internet knowledge
  • Banking Terms
  • RBI Functions
  • Fiscal Monetary Policies
  • protocols
  • Network basics (LAN & WAN
  • Agriculture
  • Basic of Computers
  • Basic internet knowledge
  • Protocols
  • Network basics (LAN & WAN
  • History of Banking
English Language
  • Cloze Test
  • Errors in sentences,
  • Correct the Sentences.
  • Passage Comprehension,
  • Sentence Improvement
IBPS Clerk 2018 Pay Scale
Basic Pay Rs.11765/-
Special Allowance (SA) Rs.911.79/-
DA Rs.5311.58/-
CCA Rs. 0/-
Transport Allowance (TA) Rs.425/-
Total (without HRA) Rs.18413.37/-
HRA Rs.1176.5/-
Gross with HRA (GHRA) Rs.19589.87/-

IBPS Clerk 2018 Selection Process :

The selection procedure consists of three phases-

  1. A preliminary exam: This exam will be the minimum qualifying criteria for the recruitment.
    • The candidates will have to qualify all three tests, section wise, and overall to be eligible for the main examination.
    • After the exam is conducted, the candidates who qualify for the next level are sorted by IBPS. The number of candidates that are selected depends on the requirements of IBPS.
  2. Main exam: The main exam will be conducted for all those qualifying the preliminary level. The exam will be online.
  3. Interview: Depending on the vacancies and requirements IBPS will call a few selected candidates for the interview. The interview will be conducted by the participating organizations and will also be co-ordinated by nodal banks in each state/union territory, looked upon by IBPS.

IBPS Clerk Admit Card 2018 :

Applicants, who will successfully submit the application form will be able to download IBPS Clerk 2018 Admit Card from the official website. IBPS Clerk Prelims Admit Card 2018 will be released before 10 to 15 days of examination. IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam is set to be held on 8th, 9th, 15th, and 16th December 2018 and IBPS Clerk Preliminary Admit Card 2018 is expected to be released in last week of November. Candidates are advised to take a hard copy of admit card to the examination hall else they won’t be allowed to sit in the examination hall.

Applicants will not be permitted to appear for the IBPS Clerk CWE Preliminary and Main Exam without some important documents: such as:

  • Valid Call Letter for the respective date and session of Examination
  • Photo-identity proof (as specified) in original bearing the same name as it appears on the call letter/ application form and
  • Photocopy of photo-identity proof (as mentioned in (2) above)

IBPS Clerk Cut off 2018 :

The cut-off marks are the minimum marks required for the candidate to qualify the exam. These scores will be released after the exam by number of candidates gave the exam, number of vacancies and the difficulty level of the exam. The Cut-Off marks for IBPS Clerk 2018 will be estimated and released as soon as the final result is declared. Each applicant will be required to obtain minimum marks in each paper of Online Examination as well as also minimum total marks to be considered for further procedure. based on a number of the State wise vacancies available, IBPS Clerk Cut-Off 2018 will be decided and applicants will be considered for provisional allotment.

IBPS Clerk Result 2018 :

IBPS Clerk Prelims exam will be held on 8th, 9th, 15th, and 16th December 2018 and IBPS Clerk Prelims Result 2018 will be announced after 15 days of examination on the official website.

After completing the Main-written examination, the IBPS Clerk Mains Result 2017-18 is expected to be declared in February 2018. IBPS Clerk Result 2018 for mains examination will be announced on the official website. After completing the two stages, the selected candidate would be called for the stage III i.e. interview which will be followed by Stage IV i.e. Group Discussion and Interview, and the Final Result for IBPS Clerk 2018 will be declared in April 2018