Eligibility / Exam Pattern

IBPS (Clerk)

IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria

IBPS Clerk Exam Eligibility divided into Three sections which are mandatory parts. All participants to check their eligibility before applying IBPS Clerk vacancy.
Nationality / Citizenship
Age Limit
Educational Qualification

Nationality: – It is also known as Citizenship. Participants must have one in these given citizenships.
Citizen of Indian
Citizen of Nepal
Citizen of Bhutan
A Tibetan refugee
Migrated Peoples from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Educational Qualification
– Candidates, must have Graduation Degree from any recognized University of State govt. Or Central govt. IBPS Clerk Eligibility for PWD Candidates.

Note: (1) All the educational qualifications mentioned should be from a University/ Institution/ Board recognised by Govt. Of India/ approved by Govt. Regulatory Bodies and the result should have been declared on or before 12.09.2016

Computer Knowledge – Candidates must have Knowledge of operating a computer must 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.

And 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.

Age Limit – IBPS Clerk Exam Age Limit is between 20 – 28 years,  i.e. A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.09.1989 and not later than 01.09.1997 (both dates inclusive)

Relaxation of Upper age limit

Sr. No Category Age Relaxation
1 Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 years
2 Other Backward Classes 3 years
3 Persons With Disability 10 years
4 Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen actual 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
5 Widows Divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried 9 years
6 Persons ordinarily domiciled in the Kashmir Division of the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-89 5 years
7 Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years
8 Regular employees of the Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal retrenched from service (Applicable to Madhya Pradesh state only) 5 years


IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern

Clerk Exam Duration will be set up for 02 Hours of 200 Objective type questions and  Paper Contains five different sections which are Reasoning, English Language, Numerical Ability, General Awareness, Computer Knowledge.

IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Pattern

IBPS department starts to clerk pre-exam from this year those candidates successfully qualified in Prelims they will call for Mains exam so first must clear in Pre exam.

Sr.No Test Name Questions Marks Duration
1 Reasoning Ability Paper 30 30 1 hour
2 Numerical Ability Paper 35 35
3 English Language Paper 30 30
Total 100 100

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam  Pattern

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Penalty for Wrong Answers (Applicable to both – Preliminary and Main examination)

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.

Cut-off Score (Online Main examination)

Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test of Online Main Examination and also a minimum total score to be considered for further process. Depending on number of the State/ UT wise vacancies available, cut-offs will be decided and candidates will be considered for provisional allotment. Prior to the completion of provisional allotment process scores obtained in the Online Main Examination will not be shared with the candidates.