IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2021 : IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) conducts a common recruitment process (CRP) every year to the recruitment of clerical cadre in multiple banks all over the country. All public sector banks use CRP as a base to fill the vacancies for this post.
IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2021
IBPS is conducting Clerk exam for the 11th year now and hence named IBPS Clerk CRP XI. The IBPS Clerk exam is conducted on two levels- preliminary exam and mains. Students qualifying in both these exams are thus selected for the post. Here, we are discussing about the exam notification, application process, salary, syllabus, exam pattern, vacancy, eligibility criteria, selection process and other details of the exam.
The Official Notification for IBPS Clerk 2021 Exam has been released by the IBPS on July 11, 2021 to recruit 5830 vacancies of clerical posts in different 11 public sector banks. IBPS Clerk 2021 Recruitment Process has begun post the release of the official notification of CRP CLERKS-XI. IBPS Clerk 2021 is going to be an opportunity for those who have not been able to get through SBI and other Bank Recruitment Exams.
IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2021 – Notification
According to the IBPS Clerk (CRP Clerk-XI 2022-23) notification, 5858 clerk posts in banks can be applied from today, 12 July 2021. The last date of application has been fixed as 1 August 2021. In addition, candidates will also have to pay the prescribed application fee of Rs.850 between today and August 1. On the other hand, as per the IBPS Clerk XI recruitment schedule, Preliminary exam training will be conducted on 16th August, Preliminary exam will be held on 28th and 29th August and again on 4th September. After that the main exam is to be conducted on 31 October 2021.
Interested and eligible candidates can register for IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2021 by visiting the application portal of IBPS, ibpsonline.ibps.in. After visiting the application portal, candidates have to first register by clicking on the link of New Registration. After this, the details of name, mobile number and email id have to be filled for registration. After this, by logging in through the allotted registration number and password, your candidate will be able to submit their IBPS Clerk 2021 online application.
IBPS Clerk 2021 Important Dates
|IBPS Clerk Notification Date 2021
|11 July 2021
|Start of IBPS Clerk Online Application Process
|07 October 2021
|IBPS Clerk 2021 Last Date
|27 October 2021
|IBPS Clerk PET Admit Card Date
|IBPS Clerk PET Date
|IBPS Clerk Prelims Admit Card Date
|IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam Date
|December 2021 or January 2022
|IBPS Clerk Mains Admit Card Date 2021
|December 2021 or January 2021
|IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Date 2021
|January or February 2022
|IBPS Clerk Provisional Allotment
IBPS Clerk Notification 2021: Eligibility Criteria
The following are the criteria for educational qualification and Age Limit as per the latest IBPS Clerk Notification. The candidates are qualified to apply for IBPS Clerk Exam 2021 if he/she fulfils the below mentioned academic, age limit and computer literacy. If there is any change in the upcoming notification, it will be updated here soon.
IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2021:Educational Qualifications
- A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognized by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government is necessary if you want to apply for IBPS Clerk recruitment 2021.
- The candidates must possess a 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 applying online for IBPS Cler Exam 2021.
IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2021: Computer Literacy
- Operating and working knowledge in computer systems is mandatory, i.e. candidates should have a Certificate/ Diploma/ Degree in computer operations/ Language/ should have studied Computer/ Information Technology as one of the High School/ College/ Institute subjects.
- 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 for is preferable.
- Ex-Servicemen who do not possess the above civil examination qualifications should be matriculated Ex-Servicemen who have obtained the Army Special Certificate of Education or corresponding certificate in the Navy or Air Force after having completed not less than 15 years of service in the Armed Forces.
IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2021 :Age Limit
- Minimum age limit: 20 years
- Maximum age limit: 28 years
Age Relaxation for IBPS Clerk Exam 2021
Below has been tabulated the upper age relaxation for various categories, the
|Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe
|Other Backward Classes (Non-Creamy Layer)
|Persons With Disability
|The 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
|Persons affected by 1984 riots
|Regular employees of the Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal retrenched from service (Applicable to Madhya Pradesh state only)
IBPS Clerk Notification 2021: Application Fee
The category wise fee structure for the IBPS Clerk Online application form 2021 is given below. The application fee must be paid online. The fee is based on last year’s notification.
|Rs.175/- (inclusive of GST)
|General and Others
|Rs. 850/- (inclusive of GST)
Participating Banks in IBPS Clerk 2021 Exam
the total number participating banks in IBPS Clerk 2021 recruitment has been reduced this year. The following is the list of banks participating in IBPS Clerk 2021 Exam.
|Bank of Baroda
|Indian Overseas Bank
|Bank of India
|Central Bank of India
|Punjab National Bank
|Union Bank of India
|Bank of Maharashtra
|Indian Bank Punjab & Sind Bank
IBPS Clerk Notification 2021 Salary
The basic salary of IBPS clerk is Rs 11,765- Rs 42,020 per month. Rs 11,765 is the basic pay in the IBPS clerk salary, and the remaining pay includes dearness allowance, house rent allowance, medical allowance and transport allowance. The cash in hand concerning the IBPS Clerk salary is Rs 19,461 for those who join initially.
IBPS Clerk Notification 2021 Exam Pattern
The IBPS Clerk exam occurs in two stages: Prelims and Mains. Both these papers follow online method of conducting written examination. The structure of the exam is as follow:
Phase-1: IBPS Clerk Preliminary Examination
The preliminary exam of IBPS Clerk CRP XI is an online exam testing a candidate on the basis of their aptitude, intellect and English. There are three sections in total and the candidate must clear the cut off of each section to proceed to the mains exam round.
Candidates are required to solve the question paper in the time frame of 20 minutes for each section. The composite mark of the paper is 100 and the passing marks is decided by IBPS that is likely to change every year depending on the level of difficulty of the exam.
|Name of Tests
|No. of Questions
|Composite time of 1 Hour
Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.
Phase-2: IBPS Clerk Mains Examination
No changes have been observed in the Exam Pattern of IBPS Clerk 2021 Exam. IBPS Clerk Mains Exam will now constitute of 190 questions that needs to be completed in a time frame of 160 minutes.
Previously, Computer Aptitude and Reasoning Ability Section used to be conducted separately. But, in the recent update by IBPS, both these sections are amalgamated together and will constitute of 50 questions that needs to be solved in a time duration of 45 minutes. Both Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam will be conducted bilingually, i.e. both in English and in Hindi. Let’s have a look at the Exam Pattern for IBPS Clerk CRP-X.
|Name of Tests
|No. of Questions
|Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude
|General/ Financial Awareness
IBPS Clerk Notification 2021- Vacancy 5830
|Andaman & Nicobar
|Dadra Nagar Haveli & Daman Diu
|Jammu & Kashmir
FAQs: IBPS Clerk Notification 2021
Q1. When will IBPS release the official notification of IBPS Clerk 2021 on its official website?
Ans. IBPS Clerk notification 2021 has released on 11th July 2021.
Q2. What is the last date to apply online for clerk posts?
Ans. The last date to apply online for clerk posts is 1st August 2021.
Q3. Is there any interview process for the recruitment of IBPS Clerk notification 2021?
Ans. No, there is no interview process for the recruitment of IBPS Clerk.
Q4. What are the application fees for IBPS Clerk 2021 notification?
Ans. The application fees for IBPS Clerk 2021 is Rs. 850 for General/EWS and Rs. 175 for SC/ST/PWD.
Q5. What is the age limit for the IBPS Clerk 2021 application form?
Ans. The age limit for the IBPS Clerk application form is 20 to 28 years.
Q6. How many vacancies have been released for IBPS Clerk 2021?
Ans. 5830 vacancies have been released for IBPS Clerk 2021.
Important Dates for IBPS CRP Clerk XI Recruitment 2021
Starting Date for Submission of Online Application : 07-10-2021
Last Date for Submission of Online Application: 27-10-2021
Last Date for Payment of Application fee:27-10-2021
Download of call letters for online examination – Preliminary:November/December 2021
Date of Online Examination – Preliminary:December 2021
Result of Online exam – Preliminary:December 2021/January 2022
Online Examination – Main :January/February 2022