IBPS Clerk 2020: Notification Released for 1557 Clerk Posts

IBPS Clerk is a national level competitive exam. It is conducted by IBPS. The recruitment for the post is offered under IBPS Clerk in different public sectors Banks. The recruitment of IBPS Clerk 2020 is conducted into three phases Preliminary, Main exam and GD/PI.

Every year, Institute of Banking Personal Selection (IBPS) announced the recruitment for the different IBPS post like PO/Clerk & SO. This year IBPS has already announced the IBPS PO 2020 recruitment and recently the IBPS Clerk 2020 recruitment has also been announced by the department of IBPS. 

In the Section of IBPS Clerk, We will discuss the topics mentioned below related to Official Notice and highlight of IBPS Clerk 2020 important updates followed by Important dates relates to Date of registration, exam dates, Result and final Interview. Compare to the last year the number of vacancies are also increased so get details in the table. Also, get details of Eligibility, application fees, exam pattern, syllabus, step to apply online application, Interview, result and many more.

Official Notice:

Name of the examIBPS Clerk
Number of Vacancies1557
Selection ProcedurePreliminary, Mains and GD/PI
SyllabusEnglish/Quantitative/Logical Reasoning/General Awareness/Computer Knowledge
Exam LevelNational
Mode of applicationOnline
Mode of ExamOnline
Official Websitehttps://www.ibps.in/

Exam Date:

IBPS Clerk has officially announced the recruitment for the post of IBPS Clerk 2020. The details of events and important dates has been mentioned below:

EventsImportant Dates
Release of IBPS Clerk 2020 Official Notification01 September 2020
IBPS Clerk Registration Began on01 September 2020
Last Day to Submit IBPS Clerk 2020 Application Form23 September 2020
IBPS Clerk Exam Date for Preliminary 5, 12, 13 December 2020
IBPS Clerk 2020 Mains24 January 2021
Release of IBPS Clerk Mains Result1 April 2021
Download for IBPS Clerk Preliminary18 November 2020
Download for IBPS Clerk Mains12 January 2021


The total number of IBPS Clerk 2020 vacancy is 1557. The number of vacancies has been distributed on state wise. Check out the details below.

  • Andhra Pradesh - 10 Posts
  • Arunachal Pradesh - 1 Post
  • Assam - 16 Posts
  • Bihar - 76 Posts
  • Chandigarh - 6 Posts
  • Chhattisgarh - 7 Posts
  • Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu - 4 Posts
  • Delhi (NCT) - 67 Posts
  • Goa - 17 Posts
  • Gujarat 119 Posts
  • Haryana - 35 Posts
  • HP - 40 Posts
  • Jammu & Kashmir - 5 Posts
  • Jharkhand - 55 Posts
  • Karnataka - 29 Posts
  • Kerala - 32 Posts
  • Lakshadweep - 2 Posts
  • MP- 75 Posts
  • Maharashtra - 334
  • Manipur - 2 Posts
  • Meghalaya - 1 Post
  • Mizoram - 1 Post
  • Nagaland - 5 Posts
  • Odisha - 43 Posts
  • Puducherry - 3 Posts
  • Punjab - 136 Posts
  • Rajasthan - 48 Posts
  • Sikkim - 1 Post
  • Tamil Nadu - 77 Posts
  • Telangana -20 Posts
  • Tripura - 11 Posts
  • UP - 136 Posts
  • Uttarakhand - 18 Posts
  • West Bengal - 125 Posts


I. Nationality: a candidate must be either:-

(a) a citizen of India, or

(b) a subject of Nepal, or

(c) a subject of Bhutan, or

(d) a Tibetan refugee who came over to India before 1st January, 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India, or

(e) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.

Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (b), (c), (d) and (e) shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Government of India.

A candidate in whose case a certificate of eligibility is necessary may be admitted to the examination, but the offer of appointment may be given only after the necessary eligibility certificate is issued to him/her by the Government of India.

II. Age Limits:

The minimum age limit is 20 years and maximum 28 years.

III. Educational Qualifications:

The minimum educational qualification for the aspirants is Graduation. A degree must be recognized by the university/institute of Government of India.  

CategoryAge Relaxation
SC/ST5 years
OBC3 years
PWD10 years
Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-ServicemenActual 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 remarried9 years
Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of Jammu & Kashmir during the period 1-1-80 to 31-12-895 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots5 years

Application Fees:

Application Fee for IBPS RRB Examination 2020 has to be paid in online mode only. Fee payable for various categories is indicated in the table below:

SC /ST/ PWDIntimation Charges onlyINR 175/-
GEN/ OBC/ EWSApplication fee including intimation chargesINR 850/-

Exam Pattern:

Phase-I: Preliminary Written Exam (IBPS Clerk)

Serial NumberName of TestNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1Reasoning3535 20 Minutes
2Numerical Ability3535  20 Minutes
3English3030 20 Minutes
 Total10010060 Minutes

Phase-II: Mains Written Exam (IBPS Clerk)

Name of TestNumber of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
Reasoning/Computer Aptitude506045 Minutes
General / Financial Awareness505035 Minutes
Numerical Ability505045 Minutes
General English404035 Minutes
Total190200160 Minutes (2 Hours 40 Minutes)
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