IBPS Clerk 2018 Notification | Exam Date & Last Date to Apply Online

IBPS Clerk 2018 Notification
IBPS Clerk Application Form


The Official notification of IBPS Clerk Exam 2018 is now released. IBPS has also released the Exam Calendar of various IBPS exams.


In 2018, the total number of vacancies of IBPS Clerk is 7275. For IBPS Clerk 2017, 7883 vacancies were there. The Mains Examination has been conducted on 21st January 2018 and results for the same has been declared in the month of April 2018.


You can check the IBPS Clerk Exam Date and complete Calendar below in this blog.



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IBPS Clerk 2018-19 Exam Date and Calendar – Check out the Important Dates here! 



As per the latest release of IBPS Clerk 2018 Notification, Eduncle has come up with the detailed information about the important IBPS Clerk 2018-19 Exam Date! You can check the official notification here.



#Note - The candidates who seek to appear in the exam are required to apply before IBPS Clerk Last Date of filling IBPS Clerk online application form 2018!


The Institute of Banking and Personnel Selection conducts various IBPS Exams for eligible job seekers to be recruited on the respective positions in the most popular banks of India.


Unlike the IBPS Clerk, recruitment for Probationary Officers/Management Trainees, Specialist Officers and Officer & Office Assistants (Scale I & II) for Regional Rural Banks (RRB’s) is done at regular intervals.


Hall tickets for IBPS Bank Clerk Prelims Exam 2018 will release on November 2018. Candidates can download their IBPS Clerk Admit Card & check their exam centre details mentioned in it. Make sure you print the call letters before IBPS Clerk the Last Date of downloading these documents.


You can check your result status and provisional allotment cut off 2017 from IBPS Clerk Result.



Please check the table below and schedule your IBPS Clerk Exam Preparations.




IBPS Clerk 2018 Schedule Important Dates
Online registration Process 18th September 2018 – 10th October 2018
Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online) 18th September 2018 – 10th October 2018
Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training November 2018
Conduct of Pre-Exam Training 26th November 2018 – 01st December 2018
Download of Admit cards for Preliminary Exam November 2018
IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Date 2018 08th, 09th, 15th, 16th December 2018
Result of IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam December 2018/ January 2019
Download of Admit cards for Main Exam January 2019
IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Date 20th January 2019
Provisional Allotment April 2019




IBPS Clerk 2018-19 Vacancies – Have a look at the Official Release here!


The official notification has released in there regarding the total number of vacancies in IBPS Clerk 2018. As per the IBPS Clerk 2018 Exam, you can check out the number of vacancies in each state from the image given below.


IBPS Clerk 2018 State wise Vacancies infographics


If you wish to go for the Clerk CWE then know every minute detail related to this exam.


Below we have detailed all the essentials from eligibility to the syllabus and what type of questions are asked to judge a candidates’ skills and abilities.



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Who can apply for IBPS Clerk Exam?


The candidates who fulfil the requisite eligibility conditions may apply for the exam. Check out your IBPS Clerk Eligibility!


The IBPS Clerk Application form will be released from 18th September 2018. Make sure to take out some printouts of the Online Application form because it will be considered as an important document during the verification process. For making no mistakes, check the List of Documents You Need While Joining As Bank Clerk.




A candidate must be either –


A Citizen of India or


A Subject of Nepal or


A Subject of Bhutan or


A Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or


A Person of Indian origin who has migrated 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.



Age Limit


The candidates must age between 20 years to 28 years.


Age Relaxation


S.No. Category Age Relaxation
1. PWD Candidates 10 Years
2. Widows, divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried 9 Years
3. Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe 5 Years
4. Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-89 5 Years
5. Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 Years
6. Regular employees of the Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal retrenched from service (Applicable to Madhya Pradesh state only) 5 Years
7. Ex-Servicemen / Disabled Ex-Servicemen 3+ Years (If they belong to ST/SC then it is 8 years)
8. Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer) 3 Years



Educational Qualifications


The candidates should have a graduation degree in any discipline from an Indian Government Recognized University.



The candidate must possess valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he/she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online.


Computer Literacy: Operating and working knowledge in computer systems is mandatory i.e. candidates should 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.


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.



(Some questions may be put at the time of interview to ascertain the candidate’s familiarity with the Official Language of the State/UT).



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IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern and Marking Scheme


The exam is conducted in two phases – Preliminary and Main.



Preliminary Examination



S.No. Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Time allotted for each test (Separately timed)
1 English Language 30 30 20 Minutes
2 Numerical Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
3 Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 Minutes
  Total 100 100 60 Minutes



Main Examination


Exam pattern for IBPS Clerk Mains has been changed in 2017. In the updated Exam Pattern, there will be only 4 sections in mains paper.


Time Duration of the IBPS Clerk Mains paper will be 160 minutes & sectional time limit has been introduced in Mains Exam.



S.No. Name of the Tests No. of Questions Max Marks Time Allotted to Section
1. General/ Financial Awareness 50 50 35 minutes
2. General English 40 40 35 minutes
3. Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 45 minutes
4. Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 45 minutes
  Total 190 200 160 minutes




IBPS Clerk Syllabus – List the Important Topics and Prepare Accordingly!


The exam consists 5 sections – Reasoning, English, Computer Knowledge, Quantitative Aptitude and General Awareness.


The candidates may click on the following link for detailed information – IBPS Clerk 2018 Syllabus.


You can also stay updated with the Experts Suggested Preparation Strategies and Study Plans for Clerk 2018. At Eduncle’s YouTube Channel, experts benefit aspirants with the useful tips and tricks for all the sections that come in the exam paper.



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5 thoughts on “IBPS Clerk 2018 Notification | Exam Date & Last Date to Apply Online

  1. Roshan lal meena

    Result kb tk aayega

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Roshan, Result is due and it will be released soon. We are going to update the page as soon as it is released.

  2. Thamarai

    I am studying final year BE-CSE . I will be complete my degree on 2019. If I eligible to apply for upcoming ibps clerk examination?

    • Eduncle Team

      Hello Thamarai,
      Yes! you can write for IBPS Clerk Exam.
      Thanks for asking!
      Kind Regards,
      Eduncle Team

  3. surinder

    I am retire from indian army in year-2013, Now I am working in sbi as a Armed Guard post, can I apply for IBPS Clerck Exam, and what will be term and condition for apply this post. Is it necessary to get permission from department. kindly guid me.

    with regard

    Thanking you

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