IBPS Clerk Exam 2019: Important Dates, Eligibility, Application Form, Syllabus & Vacancy Details

IBPS Clerk

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection is entitled with the responsibilities of administering the Common Recruitment Process for a wide range of posts. Recently, it has completed the CRP Clerks-VIII. The Institute will now be conducting the IBPS Clerk 2019 exam in two tiers – Preliminary and Main. Eligible candidates who aspire to join the participating organisations (mentioned below) for Clerical cadre need to clear both the stages.

IBPS Clerk Participating Organisations 2019 –

Dena Bank

Oriental Bank of Commerce

Punjab & Sind Bank

Union Bank of India

Indian Overseas Bank

Andhra Bank

United Bank of India

Bank of India

Allahabad Bank

Vijaya Bank

Bank of Baroda

UCO Bank

Indian Bank

Canara Bank

Syndicate Bank

Corporation Bank

Bank of Maharashtra

Punjab National Bank

Central Bank of India


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IBPS Clerk 2019 Latest Updates – IBPS has announced the result for the online Main examination on 20th May 2020. The result is available at the official website and candidates can access the same till 30th June 2020. The Main examination was conducted on 19th January 2020.

IBPS Clerk Overview:

Exam Name

IBPS Clerk

Vacancy Year

2020 – 2021

Exam Year

2019 – 2020

Conducting Authority

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection


Recruitment of Clerks

Official Website


Exam Commences

December 2019

IBPS Clerk 2019 Important Dates

IBPS Clerk 2019 Activities

IBPS Clerk 2019 Dates

Online registration begins

17th September 2019

Online registration closes

9th October 2019

Last date to pay application fee

9th October 2019

Download pre-exam training admit card

November 2019

Pre-exam training begins

25th November 2019

Pre-exam training ends

30th November 2019

Download online Preliminary Exam admit card

26th November 2019

Preliminary Exam commences

7th, 8th, 14th, and 21st December 2019

Preliminary Exam result announcement

1st January 2020

Download online Main Exam admit card

7th January 2020

Online Main Exam commences

19th January 2020

Main (re-exam)

8th February 2020

Main exam Result

20th May 2020

Provisional Allotment

May/June 2020

IBPS Clerk Previous Years Solved Papers

IBPS Clerk 2019 Pattern & Syllabus

As already mentioned above, the exam will be held in two tiers – Preliminary and Main. Failing in the prelims will put you out of the race. Hence, it is important to understand the exam pattern of IBPS Clerk 2019. The below-mentioned tests except the English Language Test will be available in Hindi and English. For the wrong answers, there will be a penalty. One fourth (1/4th or 0.25) of the marks will be deducted for every incorrect answer. In the case of unanswered questions, there will be no deduction.

IBPS Clerk Preliminary 2019 –


No. Of Questions



Reasoning Ability



20 minutes

Numerical Ability



20 minutes

English Language



20 minutes




60 minutes

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IBPS Clerk Main 2019 –


No. Of Questions



General English



35 minutes

Reasoning Ability & Computer




45 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude



45 minutes

General/ Financial Awareness



35 minutes




160 minutes

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IBPS Clerk 2019 Latest Syllabus -

The IBPS Clerk syllabus 2019 comprises the following subjects –

  • General English
  • Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude
  • Quantitative Aptitude
  • General/ Financial Awareness

IBPS Clerk 2019 Eligibility

Applying for IBPS CRP Clerks-VIII? It is mandatory to check the eligibility before applying for the IBPS Clerk 2019 exam.

Nationality –

  • Must be a citizen of India
  • The candidate should be a subject of Nepal, Bhutan or Tibetan Refugee who migrated to India before 01.01.1962 to settle down permanently
  • He must be a PIO (Person with Indian Origin) migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Kenya, Uganda, Zaire, the United Republic of Tanzania, Ethiopia, Vietnam and Zambia with an intention to settle down permanently in India

Academic Qualification –

  • Must be a graduate from a recognised University or equivalent
  • Must possess the mark sheet or certificate
  • Must have expertise in computer
  • Proficiency in the local language of a particular state or union territory (that means the candidates can speak, write and read the official language of the particular region)
  • Ex-servicemen should at least have the Army Special Certificate of Education

Age Limit (01.09.2019)

  • Minimum Age: 20 years
  • Maximum Age: 28 years
  • The applicants should have been born between 2nd September 1991 and 1st September 1999

Upper Age Limit Relaxation –



OBC (Non-creamy layer)

3 years


5 years

Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled Ex-Servicemen)

Service offered in defence + 3 years

8 years Disabled Ex-Servicemen


10 years

Widows, women legally separated from husband but not remarried and divorced women

9 years

Employees of Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal (Only for MP State)

5 years

Persons affected during 1984 riots and those who domiciled in J&K between 01.01.1980 and 31.12.1989

5 years

IBPS Clerk 2019 Application Process

The application process for the Common Recruitment Process 2019 for the clerical grade started on 17th September 2019. The last date to fill the IBPS Clerk application form 2019 was 9th October 2019. It will be carried out in online mode.

Step to Fill IBPS Clerk Application Form 2019 -

  • Visit the authorised website of the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection.
  • Select “CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR CRP- Clerks (CRP-Clerks-IX)” link.
  • Provide basic details like the name of the candidate, email ID, mobile number, etc. and click on the register button.
  • A system-generated log in credentials will be sent on the registered email ID and mobile number
  • It will carry the Provisional Registration Number and Password
  • Use the credentials to fill the particulars and submit the form
  • Upload the digital images of the photograph, signature, a handwritten declaration and left-thumb impression
  • Release the payment using the credit card, debit card and net banking
  • Hit the ‘Submit’ button once all the fields are filled

IBPS Clerk 2019 Application Fee

Category of Candidate

Application Fee

OBC/ General

INR 600/-


INR 100/-

Other Details

IBPS Clerk Admit Card 2019

The call letter for IBPS Clerk 2019 will be issued by the Authority in November 2019 (pre-exam training and preliminary) and January 2020 (Main Exam). The admit card will be available online on the official website of the IBPS. Use the registration number, name and date of birth to access the IBPS Clerk admit card 2019.

IBPS Clerk 2019 Pre-Examination Training Cities

The pre-exam training will be arranged by the Nodal Banks or Participating Organisations to a certain number of candidates belonging to the SC, ST, Ex-Servicemen Minority Communities and PWD candidates at the underneath centres –

Ahmedabad, Puducherry, Allahabad, Amritsar, Aurangabad, Balasore, Chennai, Behrampur (Ganjam), Bengaluru, Bhopal, Gorakhpur, Chandigarh, Mangalore, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Dhanbad, Agartala, Agra, Gulbarga, Guwahati, Hubli, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Patiala, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Karnal, Kavaratti, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Mumbai, Mysore, Nagpur, Bhubaneshwar, Panaji (Goa), Vadodara, Patna, Port Blair, Madurai, Pune, Raipur, Rajkot, Ranchi, Rohtak, Sambalpur, Shimla, Bareilly, Siliguri, Thiruchirapalli, Thiruvananthapuram, Muzaffarpur, Tirupati, New Delhi, Varanasi, Shillong, Vijayawada and Vishakhapatnam.

IBPS Clerk 2019 Result

Soon after the commencement of the Online Main Exam, the IBPS Clerk result 2019 is declared. Separate results will be declared for the Preliminary and Main phase examinations. The final result will be prepared based on the marks scored by the candidate in the Main exam. The Preliminary exam result was announced on 1st January 2020 and the Main exam result on 20th May 2020.

IBPS Clerk 2019 cut-off

The IBPS Clerk 2019 cut-off marks vary every year. The cut-off depends upon the number of applicants, number of vacancies and the level of competition in the exam.

IBPS Clerk 2019 Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs):

Q: When will the IBPS Clerical 2019 preliminary exam be held?

A: It was held on 7th, 8th, 14th, and 21st December 2019.

Q: When will the IBPS Clerical 2019 Main exam be conducted?

A: The Main exam was conducted on 19th January 2020. And the re-exam (Main) was conducted at some centers on 8th February 2020.

Q: What is the nationality qualification for the exam?

A: Indian nationals, PIO, etc. can apply for the exam. Check the eligibility section for more information.

Q: What is the application fee amount for the general category candidates?

A: INR 600/-.

Q: What is the application fee amount for the general category candidates?

A: ₹ 100/-.

Q. I have done Graduation in English. Can I take the test?

A: Yes, you can. A candidate must have done graduation or equivalent in any discipline from a recognised University.

Q: What is the minimum age limit for the exam?

A: 20 years.

Q: What is the examination pattern of the preliminary exam?

A: There are objective type questions in the preliminary exam. A candidate is required to solve 100 questions of 100 marks in 1-hour duration.

Q: What is the examination pattern of the main exam?

A: There are objective type questions in the main exam. A candidate is required to solve 190 questions of 200 marks in 160 minutes.


Praveen - March 13, 2020REPLY

What is special certificate of education issued by Army for Ex-serviceman.

Exams Planner - March 14, 2020REPLY

They are issued to ex-servicemen prescribing if the certificate is equivalent to graduation. It allows ex-servicemen to apply for jobs which require equivalent qualification.

RAMIL - January 21, 2019REPLY

My date of birth is 3-10-1991(OBC) .I want to apply ibps clerk... can i apply ?. i think 2018 category is over kindly tell me when next application will be.what are the procedure .

Shashikanth naik - January 6, 2019REPLY

When is 2019 clerk and Po exam Notification...?