IBPS Clerk 2018
IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam Dates
IBPS has announced the tentative dates for IBPS Clerk 2018 exam. The dates for IBPS Clerk 2018 Preliminary Examination is 8th, 9th, 15th and 16th December 2018 while that of Mains Examination is 20th January 2019.
IBPS is organizing IBPS Clerk 2018 exam to assess and select candidates for the Clerical post in the various organization. Mentioned below is the detailed scheduled as per the official notification:
|1||Start Of Online Application:||September 2018|
|2||Conduct of Online Examination – Preliminary||08.12.2018, 09.12.2018, 15.12.2018 & 16.12.2018|
|4||Conduct of Online Examination – Main||20.01.2019|
|5||Declaration of Final Result||1st April 2019|
IBPS Clerk 2018 Admit Card
IBPS Clerk Vacancy 2018
IBPS has not released the number of vacancies for 2018. The total number of vacancies this year are 7275. Following Table gives the complete break up of State-wise vacancies.
|1.||Andaman & Nicobar||0|
|8.||Dadra & Nagar Haveli||3|
|9.||Daman & Diu||1|
|15.||Jammu & Kashmir||61|
IBPS will conduct CWE VIII clerk Online exam in two parts:
- IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam
2. IBPS Clerk Mains Exam
IBPS Clerk Salary
Approximate salary of bank clerk is 18,000 – 20,000. And other allowances as may be admissible under the rules in force from time to time in the company. The emoluments of a bank clerk may vary from bank to bank but after becoming a clerk there are more opportunities ahead to give internal exams and get promoted to officer grade in a stipulated period of time.
IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam Centre
There is exam centre in every state and union territories i.e. 36 and the complete list of centres is given in the Official notification.
IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam Pattern
A) IBPS Clerk 2018 Preliminary Exam Pattern:
|S.No.||Name of Tests(Objective||No. of Questions||Maximum Marks||Duration|
|1||English Language||30||30||20 minutes|
|2||Quantitative Aptitude||35||35||20 minutes|
|3||Reasoning Ability||35||35||20 minutes|
IBPS clerk Exam Pattern consists of 100 questions & in 3 sections and 1 hour of time. Sectional Timing of 20 Minutes has been introduced this year. The marks obtained in the Preliminary examination is just of qualifying nature for mains exam. The pattern of the Preliminary exam is given in the table above. As per the trend in banking examination from past year, the preliminary exam is generally easier and with correct time and topic management candidates can get through this phase with ease.
B) IBPS Clerk 2018 Mains Exam Pattern:
IBPS Mains exam will contain 200 questions and time allotted will be 160 minutes. There is separate sectional timing for each test of Reasoning & Computer Aptitude, G.A, Quant, and English. The pattern of the Mains exam is given below:
|Sr. No||Name of Tests
(NOT BY SEQUENCE)
|Medium of Exam||Time allotted for each
test (Separately timed)
|1||General/ Financial Awareness||50||50||English & Hindi||35 minutes|
|2||English Language||40||40||English||35 minutes|
|3||Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude||50||60||English & Hindi||45 minutes|
|4||Quantitative Aptitude||50||50||English & Hindi||45 minutes|
Important Note – Marks obtained by the candidates in the Main examination will be considered for shortlisting for final merit list.
There will be negative marking for every wrong answers in both Preliminary and Main Examination for which there is a penalty of ¼ or 0.25 of the marks assigned to the particular question. Mains examination of IBPS Clerk 2017 Recruitment did put up a very tough fight for all the candidates. To clear IBPS Clerk Mains candidates can prepare through Computer Based Test Series for IBPS Clerk.