IBPS Clerk 2020 FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions for IBPS Clerk

Updated Tue, 29 Sep 2020 03:26 PM IST

The Institute for Banking Personnel Selection holds the exam for ‘Bank clerk’ to recruit candidates in public sector banks in India. For the academic year 2020, IBPS Clerk Prelims will be held on December 5, 12 & 13, 2020, while the Mains exam is scheduled for January 24, 2021, tentatively.

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IBPS Clerk 2020 FAQs: Frequently Asked Questions for IBPS Clerk

What is the basic pay of an IBPS Clerk?

The basic pay of the IBPS clerk  is Rs.11765.

What is the job role of an IBPS Clerk?

The  responsibilities of a Clerk in IBPS is documentation and back-office work. The other responsibilities are verifying documents, countersigning cheques and drafts.

Which books are good for the preparation of IBPS Clerk Exam?

There are many books to refer to but the best option that a candidate can do is take an Online Coaching for IBPS Clerk which provides all the materials which are up to date and well articulated. Candidates must take mock tests which are really beneficial for  cracking IBPS Clerk.


How many vacancies have been released for IBPS Clerk 2020?

For IBPS Clerk 2020 a total of 2557 vacancies have been released . There are a total of 11 Public sector banks which are participating in the recruitment for the IBPS Clerk in the year 2020.

Can a candidate apply for the IBPS Clerk exam after passing class 12th or should have an undergraduate degree?

No,  candidates cannot apply for the IBPS Clerk exam immediately after passing  12th class. Candidates must hold a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline to apply for the exam. If he/she  doesn't have an undergraduate degree he/she is not eligible to apply for the exam.

How many times can we appear for the IBPS Clerk exam?

IBPS Clerk exam doesn't have a fixed number of attempts. A candidate can apply for IBPS clerk as long as he/she is eligible for the examination.

Are there negative markings in the IBPS Clerk 2020 exam?

Yes, there is a negative marking. 0.25 marks is deducted for every incorrect answer.

Can the candidates give the exam in Hindi?

Yes, the candidates can give the test in Hindi as all the tests are bilingual, i.e. available in both English and Hindi.

Which bank has the highest number of vacancies in 2020?

Maharashtra has the maximum number of vacancies with a total of 334.

When will the IBPS Clerk 2020 exam be conducted?

IBPS Clerk 2020-21 Prelims Exam is scheduled to be conducted on 5th December, 2020, 12th December,2020 & 13th December, 2020 while the mains exam is scheduled on 24th January 2021.

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