IBPS Clerk 2020: Admit Card (Out), Exam Date, Syllabus, Exam Pattern, Cut Off, Notification, 2557 Vacancies, Eligibility

IBPS Clerk 2020: IBPS has released IBPS Clerk Prelims Admit Card 2020 @ibps.in. IBPS is going to conduct Clerk Prelims exam from 5th December 2020. Check IBPS Clerk Exam Dates, Eligibility Criteria, Selection, State-wise Vacancy details, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Cut Off & notification PDF.

Created On: Nov 23, 2020 18:12 IST
IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2020
IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2020

IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2020: Institute for Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) is going to conduct the IBPS Clerk Prelims 2020 exam from 5th December 2020  for recruitment of 2557 Vacancies of candidates in clerical cadre of public sector banks under CRP Clerks-X drive. IBPS Clerk post comes under the pay scale of 11765-655/3-13730-815/3-16175-980/4-20095-1145/7-28110-2120/1-30230/1310-1-31540. Here in this article, we have shared below the Notification details for Clerk posts including Important Dates, Application Process, Eligibility Criteria, Selection Process, Exam Date, Exam Pattern, Syllabus, Cut Off and other updates along with the list of participating banks for IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2020. Go through these details below and start your preparations now to get a job as Clerk in desired bank.

Download IBPS Clerk Prelims Admit Card 2020 here

Let's first have a look at the important date of IBPS Clerk 2020 examination below:

IBPS Clerk 2020: Important Dates



Release of IBPS Clerk Notification

1 September 2020

Start of Online Application Process

2 September 2020 (Earlier)

Last Date to Apply Online & Pay Fees

23 September 2020 (Earlier)

Reopening of Application Window

23 October - 6 November 2020

Download of Admit Card for Pre-Exam Training

17 November 2020

Dates for Pre-Exam Training

23 November to 28 November 2020

Release of Admit Card for Prelims Exam

20 November 2020

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Date

5 December 2020

12 December 2020

13 December 2020

Prelims Result

31 December 2020

Download of Mains Call Letter

12 January 2021

Mains Exam Date

24 January 2021

IBPS Clerk Provisional Allotment

1 April 2021

IBPS Clerk Notification 2020

The IBPS Clerk Notification was released on the late evening of September 1, 2020, notifying about the details of the recruitment such as vacancies in every participating public sector bank, mode of exam, selection process, eligibility & age limit and provisional allotment of candidates. The Notification is available in PDF Download format. Candidates can also download the notification on direct link here:

Download IBPS Clerk Notification PDF 2020

IBPS Clerk Vacancy 2020: State-wise

IBPS looks forward to fill over 2557 vacancies in the participating banks of Clerk posts through CRP X recruitment drive. Have a look at the state-wise vacancy details of the IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2020 below:



Andhra Pradesh


Andaman & Nicobar


Arunachal Pradesh










Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu


Delhi (NCT)










Jammu & Kashmir
































Tamil Nadu










West Bengal


IBPS Clerk 2020: Selection Process

The recruitment to the post of Clerks in banks is carried out through a rigorous process involving exam and interview. The selection process for clerical cadre involves:

Online Prelims Exam

Online Mains Exam

Interview/Document Verification

Provisional Allotment

IBPS Clerk 2020: Exam Pattern for Prelims & Mains

The exam pattern for prelims and mains exams is different. Have a look at the structure of exam and the marking scheme for the examination below:

Exam Pattern for Prelims


Total Questions



English Language



20 minutes

Numerical Ability



20 minutes

Reasoning Ability



20 minutes


100 Questions

100 Marks

1 Hour

-The exam will be held online on computer

-Questions will be asked in Objective Multiple Choice format

-Questions of Reasoning Ability and Numerical Ability will be bilingual - Hindi and English.

-There is separate sectional timing for each section

-Candidates need to qualify each section separately by obtaining minimum cut off marks

-There is negative marking of 0.25 marks for each wrong answer marked by candidates

Exam Pattern for Mains


Total Questions



General/ Financial Awareness



35 minutes

General English



35 minutes

Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude



45 minutes

Quantitative Aptitude



45 minutes


190 Questions

200 Marks

160 Minutes

-The exam will be held online on computer

-Questions will be asked in Objective Multiple Choice format

-Questions of General/ Financial Awareness, Reasoning Ability and Quantitative Aptitude will be bilingual - Hindi and English.

-There is separate sectional timing for each section

-Candidates need to qualify each section separately by obtaining minimum cut off marks

-There is negative marking of one-fourth marks for each wrong answer marked by candidates

IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2020

Click here to view the detailed syllabus of IBPS Clerk Prelims & Mains 2020 exams

IBPS Clerk Cut Off 2020

The IBPS Cut Off is declared by the IBPS itself after the release of results for prelims and mains exams. The Cut off marks are different for prelims and mains exams. Candidates need to obtain cut off marks to get shortlisted for the next round. The cut off is decided on the basis of following factors:

Total Number of Vacancies

Number of candidates appearing for exam

Difficulty Level of Exam

IBPS Clerk 2020: Provisional Allotment & Merit List

Candidates who obtain cut off marks in Prelims exam get shortlisted for Mains exam and those who obtain cut off marks in Mains exam get selected for Interview and document verification. However, for the final merit list, marks obtained by candidates in Mains exam will only be considered. The IBPS Clerk Mains exam is of 200 marks and for merit list these marks are converted to 100.

IBPS Clerk 2020: List of Participating Banks

This year, 11 public sector banks are participating in the IBPS Clerk 2020 Recruitment drive. The IBPS Clerk Recruitment takes place at state level and candidates are appointed in the state they apply for. These banks have notified vacancies for clerical level recruitment:

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 2020: Application Process & Fees

The online registration and application process restarts from October 23, 2020 for the IBPS Clerk 2020 on the official website ibps.in. Follow these simple steps to apply online now:

Step 1: Visit @ ibps.in

Step 2: Click on "Apply here for IBPS Clerk under CRP Clerks-X

Step 3: Fill Registration Form by entering the required details

Step 4: Now apply by filling the Application Form

Step 5: Upload your scanned images of photo & signature

Step 6: Pay IBPS Clerk Application Fee

Step 7: Save the confirmation page

Application Fee

SC/ST/PWD/EXSM Category - Rs 100

GEN/Others - Rs 600

IBPS Clerk 2020: Eligibility Criteria

Have a look at the eligibility criteria for IBPS Clerk post including the age limit and educational qualifications below:

Age Limit

The Minimum age limit is 20 years and the maximum age limit is 28 years as on September 1, 2020. However, there is relaxation in upper age limit for reserved category candidates. Have a look:


Age Relaxation

OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)

3 years


5 years

Persons affected by 1984 riots

5 years

Persons With Disabilities (PwD)

10 years

Ex-Servicemen/ Disabled Ex-Servicemen

Service Period in defence forces + 3 years (8 years for SC/ST Disabled) with maximum age limit of 50 years

Widow/Divorced women/Women separated from their husbands and have not remarried

9 years

Regular employees of Union Carbide Factory of Bhopal who were retrenched from service (Madhya Pradesh only)

5 years

Educational Qualification

Bachelors' Degree in any discipline from a Recognised University or any equivalent qualification

Proficiency in Official Language of the State for which a candidate applies is preferable

Computer Literacy: It is mandatory for candidates to have operating and working knowledge in computer systems. Candidates should have Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations

Revised Criteria: Candidates who would obtain educational qualification by November 6, 2020 can apply now for IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2020. 


What is exam date for IBPS Clerk Prelims 2020?

IBPS Clerk Prelims 2020 exam will be held on 5, 12, 13 December 2020

How many vacancies will be filled through IBPS Clerk 2020 exam?

IBPS seeks to fill a total of 1557 vacancies of Clerk post in banks through this year's recruitment exam.

What is the last date to apply online for IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2020?

The last date to apply online for IBPS Clerk Recruitment is 23 September 2020.

How Can I download IBPS Clerk Notification PDF 2020?

Candidates can download IBPS Clerk 2020 Notification PDF from here-https://www.jagranjosh.com/articles/ibps-clerk-notification-application-vacancies-eligibility-selection-exam-date-pattern-syllabus-result-cutoff-1599028665-1
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