IBPS Clerk Test Series

IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2024 - Overview

IBPS Clerk Full Form

IBPS stands for Institute of Banking Personnel Selection for Clerks. The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection conducts the IBPS Clerk Exam for clerk cadre positions. It is also known as the IBPS Common Recruitment Process for Clerks.

IBPS Clerk Recruitment - Overview

Exam Particulars

Exam Details

Exam Name

IBPS Clerk 

Conducting Body

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection

Exam Level

National level


To be Updated

Exam Frequency


Mode of Exam


Exam Fees

INR 850 for General and OBC

NR 175 for SC/ST/PWD 

Exam Duration

Prelims: 60 minutes

Mains: 160 minutes

Total Marks

Prelims: 100 marks

Mains: 200 marks

Total Questions

Prelims: 100

Mains: 190

Language/Medium of Exam

English, Hindi and 13 regional languages

Exam Purpose

To select candidates for the clerical cadre post

Official Website



IBPS Clerk 2024 Exam Dates



IBPS Clerk 2024 notification

July 2024

IBPS Clerk 2024 application form

July 2024

IBPS Clerk Prelims exam

24-Aug-2024, 25-Aug-2024 & 31-Aug-2024

IBPS Clerk Mains exam



IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2024 : Application Process

Steps to Apply for IBPS Clerk

Interested candidates who want to appear in the IBPS Clerk 2024 Exam should carefully follow the IBPS Clerk 2024 Application Form process to avoid failure.
Step-by-Step Process for Applying Online for IBPS Clerk 2024

Step 1: Visit www.ibps.in the official IBPS website.
Step 2 : In the notification bar, select "Apply Online for Common Recruitment Process under CRP-Clerks"
Step 3: Click the "Apply Online for Recruitment of Clerks under CRP-Clerks" link once more.
Step 4: Register by providing your email address, phone number, and personal credentials.
Step 5: Complete Your Personal Information to Secure the Application
Step 6: Save your registration number and password for later after submitting all the required information.
Step 7: Reload the page, sign in with your password and registration ID, and confirm the captcha code.
Step 8: Fill out the application and submit your information after logging in.
Step 9 : Pay the application fee.
Step 10: Save the completed application form

IBPS Clerk 2024 Application Fee

Here is the fee structure for applying to IBPS Clerk across various categories. Once you've paid the fee, it cannot be refunded or used for another exam. The fee must be paid online. For more information, please refer to the complete guide for IBPS Clerk Application.

IBPS Clerk 2024 Application Fees

S. No


Application Fee



   Rs.175/- (Intimation Charges only)


General and Others

Rs. 850/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2024 - How to download Admit card

After completing the online registration process, candidates can download their admit card. To download the IBPS Clerk Admit Card, candidates can follow the step-by-step instructions.
Step 1: Go to the official IBPS website.
Step 2: Click the notification "CRP Clerk Cadre XIII admit card."
Step 3: Enter your registration ID, password, or date of birth.
Step 4: Download the admissions card that appears on the screen.
Step 5: Print the admission card.
Note: There will be different admit cards for both exams.

IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2024 - Eligibility Criteria

IBPS Clerk 2024 Eligibility Criteria

To be eligible for the IBPS Clerk Exam 2024, the candidate needs to meet these three requirements:

IBPS Clerk Nationality / Citizenship

A candidate must fit into one of the following criteria to be eligible for the IBPS Clerk Exam:

1. Be an Indian citizen.
2. Be a Nepalese citizen.
3. Be a Bhutanese citizen.
4. Be a Tibetan refugee who arrived in India before January 1st, 1962 and intended to stay permanently.
5. Be of Indian origin and have moved to India from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia, or Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling.

IBPS Clerk Educational Qualification

A candidate must have a graduation degree in any discipline from a recognized university, or an equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. The candidate should have a certificate as proof of passing the qualifying examination.
The candidate must have a valid mark-sheet / degree certificate proving that he or she is a graduate on the day of registration and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in graduation when registering online.

Computer Literacy: Candidates must have operating and working knowledge of computer systems, which means they must have a Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations/Language or have studied Computer / Information Technology as one of their subjects in high school/college/institute.
Proficiency in the Official Language of the State/UT (candidates must be able to read, write, and speak the Official Language of the State/UT) for which they wish to apply is preferred.

IBPS Clerk Age Limit

As of July 1, 2024, the Age of the candidate must be

Minimum Age

20 years

Maximum Age

28 years

Age Relaxation

Special category candidates get some relaxation in the upper age limit. Here are the details:

IBPS Clerk Age Relaxation



Age relaxation


Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe

5 years


Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)

3 years


Persons With Disabilities

10 years


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


Widows, divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried

  • Age concession upto the age of 35 years for General/EWS,
  • 38 years for OBC and 40 years for SC/ST candidates


Persons affected by 1984 riots

5 years

IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2024 - Participating Banks

Bank Name

Bank of Baroda

Bank of India

Bank of Maharashtra

Canara Bank

Central Bank of India

Indian Bank

Indian overseas Bank

Punjab national Bank

Punjab & sind bank

UCO Bank

Union Bank Of India


IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2024 - Exam Pattern

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2024

IBPS Clerk exam pattern is such that it comprises prelims and mains exams. There is no interview for IBPS Clerk recruitment. The structure of the prelims and mains exams is given below:

Prelims Exam


No. of Questions

Total Marks

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Time Duration (In Minutes)

English Language




Numerical Ability




Reasoning Ability







60 Minutes

Mains Exam


No. of questions

IBPS Clerk Mains Total marks

IBPS Clerk Mains Sectional Timing

General/Financial Awareness



35 minutes

General English



35 minutes

Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude



45 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude



45 minutes




160 minutes


IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2024 - Exam Syllabus

The IBPS Clerk syllabus will play an important role in your preparation. A detailed syllabus for each subject of the IBPS Clerk 2024 is provided below. It includes subjects such as English Language, Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Aptitude, Numerical Ability, Computer Aptitude, and Banking Awareness.

IBPS Clerk Prelims Syllabus

The IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 2024 is the first step towards your IBPS Clerk Exam 2024 preparation. The IBPS Clerk Prelims syllabus consists of three (three) subjects required to pass the IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam 2024.

English Language

Reasoning Ability

Quantitative Aptitude

Error Spotting

Alphanumeric Series

Number Systems

Reading Comprehension

Input and Output

Decimals & Fractions

Fill in the Blanks

Ranking and Order

Ratio and Proportion

Cloze Test

Logical Reasoning


Jumbling Paragraphs

Data Sufficiency

Simple & Compound Interest

Idiom and Phrases


Time, Speed & Distance




Complete the Paragraph




Direction Sense


Multiple Meanings

Blood Relation

Data Interpretation

Vocabulary (Synonyms, Antonyms, word usage, etc)

Word Formation

Time and Work


Coding & Decoding

Permutations & Combinations


Alphabet Combinations

Measure of Central


Seating Arrangement (Linear, Circular, Square)

Quadratic Equations



Surds and Indices


Statement and Assumption

Tendency & variation


Assertion and Reason




Series and Sequences



Profit and Loss



Mixture and Allegations




IBPS Clerk Mains Exam

The important topics to cover for IBPS Clerk mains exam are given below:

English language

  • Reading Comprehension
  • Grammar
  • Para jumbles
  • Fill in the blank
  • Synonyms and antonyms
  • Idiom and phrases
  • Sentence correct ion
  • Error spotting
  • Cloze test
  • One word substitution
  • Sentence rearrangement
  • Active & passive voice


Quantitative aptitude

  • Ratio and proportion
  • Time, speed and distance
  • Work and time equations
  • Mixtures and alligations
  • Basic statistics (Mean, Average, Median, and Variance, etc.)
  • Stocks, Shares, and Debentures
  • Percentages
  • Clock ray questions
  • Volume and surface area
  • Logarithms
  • Permutation and Combination
  • Partnerships
  • Heights and distances
  • Probability
  • Simple and Compound Interest
  • Profit, Loss, and Discounts
  • Basic Algebra
  • Basic Trigonometry
  • Charts, Bars, and Graphs
  • Data Interpretation


Reasoning ability

  • Analogy
  • Assumptions and statements
  • Syllogisms
  • Coding and decoding
  • Blood relations
  • Sense of direction and distance
  • Alphanumeric series
  • Non- verbal reasoning
  • Seating arrangement
  • puzzles


Computer Aptitude

  • Basics of Hardware and Software
  • Operating Systems
  • Internet and Associated Topics
  • Microsoft Office and Other Word Processing Software
  • History of Computing
  • Basic Computer Networking
  • Basics of Databases
  • Basics of Cyber Security Tools and Processes


General/Financial Awareness

  • Current World and India
  • Geography Concepts
  • History Concepts
  • Political Science
  • India’s Financial and Banking System
  • Budget and Monetary Plans of the Government
  • Key National Institutions
  • Basics of Banking

IBPS Clerk Recruitment - 2024 Preparation Tips

Preparation tips:

Three sections make up the IBPS Clerk exam: Reasoning Ability (35 marks), Numerical Ability (35 marks), and English Language (30 marks).
Every year, there are different cut offs, so strive for high scores in every area.
Be consistent in your preparation and get started early.

Here are some tips for each subject:

English Language:

  • Pay attention to the following: fillers, sentence improvement, cloze tests, error detection, and reading comprehension.
  • Build your vocabulary by reading novels, journals, and newspapers. Utilize flashcards or mnemonic devices to acquire new vocabulary.
  • Practice grammar: Take online tests and consult a good grammar book to improve your grammar.
  • Work through past exams and practice questions to become accustomed to the format of the questions.

Numerical ability:

  • Review basic math concepts such as percentages, averages, ratios, and the number system.
  • A command on computation speed: Make use of mental math tricks and shortcuts.
  • Pay attention to the following: basic algebra, number series, data interpretation, simplification, and quadratic equations.
  • Practice frequently: Answer questions on a variety of subjects to increase your accuracy and speed.

Reasoning ability:

  • Recognize the various forms of reasoning: analytical, non-analytical, and verbal.
  • Pay attention to: Syllogisms, puzzles, inequalities, coding and decoding, blood relations, and seating arrangements.
  • Practice logical reasoning: Engage in debates, brain games, and puzzle solving as ways to hone your logical thinking skills.
  • Acquire shortcut techniques: Venn diagrams for syllogisms and coding-decoding, for instance.


IBPS Clerk exams provide an opportunity for those seeking a stable and illustrious career in banking services. If you have the necessary qualifications, you should prepare for the exams ahead of time and take mock tests to better understand the exam format. We wish the aspirants all the best for the exam.

IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2024 - How to download Result

The steps to download IBPS Clerk scorecard are as follows:

  • Visit the official website of the IBPS.
  • Click the 'IBPS Clerk Result link' on the home page.
  • In the login page, enter your registration number, roll number, date of birth, or password.
  • After entering the details, the IBPS Clerk scorecard appears on the screen.
  • Download the scorecard and print it out.

IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2024 - salary


Minimum salary


Maximum salary


The IBPS Clerk salary increases after every few years of service. The table below provides an idea of the salary of an IBPS clerk.

IBPS pay scale 2024

Basic Pay


Initial Basic Pay

Rs 19,900 with a yearly increment of Rs 1000

Basic Pay after 3 years

Rs 20,900 with a yearly increment of Rs 1230 for the next three years.

Basic Pay after the next 3 years

Rs 24,590 with a yearly increment of Rs 1490 for the next four years.

Basic Pay after the next 4 years

Rs 30,550 with a yearly increment of Rs 1730 for the next 7 years.

Basic Pay after the next 7 years

Rs 42,600 with a yearly increment of Rs 3270 for the next year.

Basic Pay after the next 1 year

Rs 45,930 with a yearly increment of Rs 1990 for the next year.

Basic Pay after next year

Rs 47,920 (Maximum Basic Pay).

Frequently Asked Questions

The IBPS clerk hall ticket cannot be altered in any way. Before submitting the IBPS clerk application form in its final form, these details are editable.

No, after paying the application fees for IBPS Clerk 2024, you are not able to make any more changes. However, at that precise moment, the registration date and time are still valid. Rather, you will be required to re-fill the IBPS clerk exam form with the correct information and the necessary application fees.

The IBPS Clerk exam will be held in 13 languages, in addition to English and Hindi.

Eleven public sector banks are taking part in the IBPS clerk recruitment 2024.

The subjects covered in the IBPS PO and Clerk syllabuses are identical, but the exam format is slightly different. In addition, the IBPS PO mains exam includes a descriptive English test, but the clerical cadre exam does not.

The ibps clerk exam is held once per academic year

The IBPS Clerk test has no set number of attempts. A candidate may apply as long as he or she meets the qualifications for the examination.

There are two exams involved in the IBPS Clerk selection process: preliminary and main. The final merit list does not take into account the scores from the preliminary exam. The mains test is the basis for the ultimate applicant selection.

For both the preliminary and main exams, a deduction of 0.25 marks will be applied for each wrong response.

The topics like seating arrangements, puzzles, syllogisms, and inequality will carry the most weight in the Reasoning Ability segment of the IBPS Clerk 2024 syllabus.

No, there aren't many significant differences; practically all bank and insurance tests follow the same course. Exams for officer grade and clerk grade may have different question levels.

Yes, all of the Bhagya Achievers  mock tests are available on our mobile app (android), where you can take them. You can also access these mock tests via our website.

Yes, detailed solutions will be available to you once you have completed the test. After completing the test, you will have access to these solutions at any time.