IBPS Clerk 2023 Application Form, Exam Date, Vacancies, Exam Pattern

IBPS (Institute of Banking Personnel Selection) is known to be the largest organizing body for bank exams after SBI in India. It regulates the recruitment process for the post of clerk every year in India It selects candidates for the post of clerical cadre in 22 public sector banks. The selection of the candidate is done through the competitive exam which is organized every year by IBPS. IBPS Clerk 2023 is conducted through stages i.e. Preliminary Exam and Main Exam. Candidates have to pass both stages in order to be allotted in one of the participating banks.

However, the recruitment is based on various factors such as restrictions imposed, business growth, business volume, branch expansion, the health of the organizations, structural changes, internal/ external factors, etc. The candidates can access the official notification in the month of September 2023. Aspirants, who are seeking jobs in public sector banks, need to check this article completely to obtain full information.

IBPS Clerk 2023 Highlights

Name of the exam IBPS Clerk 2023
Full form Institute of Banking Personnel Selection Clerk 2023
Conducting body Institute of Banking Personnel Selection
Stages of Exam
  • Stage 1- Preliminary Exam
  • Stage 2- Main Exam
Frequency of Exam Once a year
Level of Exam National level
Official website www.ibps.in.

IBPS Clerk 2023 Important dates

Events Dates
Notification release date September 2023
Online registration date September 2023
Last date to apply October 2023
Availability of Admit card To be updated
Preliminary exam date To be updated
Preliminary exam result To be updated
Availability of Admit card for mains To be updated
Mains exam date To be updated
Mains exam result To be updated

Eligibility Requirements

  • The candidate must be of Indian Nationality in order to apply for IBPS Clerk 2023.
  • The age of the candidates must be between 20-28 years. However, relaxation in the upper age limit will be provided to the candidates of reserved categories.
  • Graduate candidates in any discipline and candidates appearing in the final year of graduation can apply for IBPS Clerk.
  • Candidates must have studied Computer/ IT in 10th or college or he/ she must hold a diploma/ certificate in computer operations/ language.
  • Applicant must be proficient in the official language of his/ her state/ UT.

Age Relaxation

Category Age Relaxation
OBC 3 years
SC/ ST 5 years
Ex-servicemen 3 years
Widow/ Divorced who have not remarried 9 years
PwD 10 years
The person affected by the 1984 riots 5 years

IBPS Clerk 2023 Application Process

  • Candidates can apply for the application at the official website of IBPS- www.ibps.in.
  • After visiting the website, search for the IBPS Clerk Application form.
  • Fill in all your information as asked in the application form.
  • Upload your scanned passport-sized photograph, left thumb impression photo, photo of a handwritten declaration, and signature in the prescribed formats.
  • Submit it and pay the application charges that depend on the categories. Check below:
Category Application fee
GEN/ OBC INR 850/-
SC/ ST INR 175/-
PwD INR 175/-

Exam Pattern

Particulars Details
Mode of Exam Online (CBT Mode)
  • Prelims- 1 hour
  • Mains- 2 hours 40 minutes
Type of Questions Objective type
Medium English and Hindi
Marking Scheme
  • +1 for correct response
  • 1/4th marks of negative marking
Total Marks
  • Prelims- 100
  • Mains- 200

Preliminary Examination

Section No. of Questions Marks allocated Duration
English language 30 30 20 minutes
Numerical Efficiency 35 35 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 1 hour

Mains Examination

Section No. of Questions Marks allocated Duration
Reasoning Ability and Computer Efficiency 50 60 45 minutes
English language 40 40 35 minutes
Quantitative Ability 50 50 45 minutes
General Awareness/ Financial Knowledge 50 50 35 minutes
Total 190 200 160 minutes


As per the information, an IBPS clerk gets Rs. 11, 765 to Rs. 31, 540 per month. However, for clear information refer to the official website of IBPS.

IBPS Clerk Selection Process

Only those candidates who will qualify for the preliminary exam will be eligible to appear for the main exam. Candidates who will successfully clear both the stages of IBPS Clerk Recruitment i.e. Preliminary Exam and Mains Exam will be appointed as a clerk in the public sector bank. The candidate will be recruited to a certain bank as per his/ her preferences and fill in the application form.

Upcoming Bank Exams 2023 Exam Dates, Online Form, Vacancies

Participating Banks

  • Allahabad Bank
  • Canara Bank
  • Indian Overseas Bank
  • Syndicate Bank
  • Andhra Bank
  • Central Bank of India
  • Oriental Bank of Commerce
  • UCO Bank
  • Bank of Baroda
  • Corporation Bank
  • Punjab National Bank
  • Union Bank of India
  • Bank of India
  • Indian Bank
  • Punjab & Sind Bank
  • United Bank of India
  • Bank of Maharashtra

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Question: What is the official website to apply for a clerk post through IBPS?

Ans. The official website of IBPS is www.ibps.in.

Question: Is there any interview round after the main examination in IBPS Clerk Recruitment?

Ans. No, the interview will not be conducted for IBPS Clerk. Candidates will only have to clear the Preliminary Examination and Mains Examination.

Question: What is the frequency of the IBPS Clerk Exam?

Ans. These examinations are conducted once a year only.

Question: What educational qualification is required to apply for IBPS Clerk?

Ans. Graduation in any discipline is required to apply for the exam.

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