IBPS Clerk 2016


IBPS CLERK 2016IBPS Clerk 2016: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) had announced 19243 clerical posts in public sector banks in August 2016. All the candidates who were interested to work at the clerical post had applied for IBPS Clerk 2016. The selection criteria consisted of two stages- preliminary exam and the mains exam. As per the directives of government, IBPS will not conduct interview for the post of clerk. The preliminary exam of IBPS Clerk was held on November 26, 27 and December 3 & 4, 2016. The mains exam for Clerk in IBPS was conducted on January 1, 2017. The mains/ final result of IBPS Clerk 2016 is expected to be announced by the end of March 2017. IBPS will also release a merit list for all the candidates who quaify the mains examination. As per the notification of IBPS Clerk, 100% weightage will be given to the score obtained by the candidate in the online main examination while preparing the merit list.


Candidates who qualify the mains exam and have a high rank in the merit list will be considered eligible for allotment in 19 participating banks. Final Allotment list of IBPS Clerk 2016 will be published in April 2017 Approximately, 50 lakhs candidates have applied and 40 lakh candidates had appeared for the exam.

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IBPS Clerk 2016- At a glance

  • Name of the exam – IBPS Clerk 2016 (CWE Clerks -6)
  • Commonly known as – IBPS Clerk Exam
  • Conducting Authority – Institute of Banking Personnel Selection, Mumbai
  • Exam mode – Online/ Computer based
  • Exam type – All India level
  • Exam level – Graduate
  • Posts offered – Clerical cadre

IBPS Clerk Result 2016 

The Result of IBPS Clerk Mains Examination will be announced by IBPS in February 2017. Candidates can check their result from here. To access the result, candidates will have to enter their Roll Number/Registration No and Date of Birth/Password. Candidates to qualify the Mains Examination will have to obtain a minimum score in each test of online Main Examination and also a minimum total score. Depending on the number of vacancies, candidates will be considered for provisional allotment. Prior to the completion of provisional allotment process scores obtained in the Online Main Examination will not be shared with the candidates

IBPS Clerk Cutoff 2016

IBPS will decide the minimum benchmark score for the Main examination. Candidates must make sure that they qualify in the test for final selection by securing the desired Cutoff. Candidates can click the link above to check the previous year cutoff  for ascertaining this year’s Cutoff of IBPS Clerk exam.

IBPS Clerk Selection Process 2016

IBPS has revised the selection process for the clerical recruitment as per the orders of the Government of India. Hence, from this year onwards, the Interview process has been done away with and now the selection process will only consist of the Preliminary Examination and Main Examination.

 Important Dates for IBPS Clerk 2016

Sr.No. Events Important Dates
1. On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates 22.08.2016 to 12.09.2016
2. Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online) 22.08.2016 to 12.09.2016
3. Download of Pre-Training Call Letter 25.10.2016 to 07.11.2016
4. Conduct of Pre-Exam Training 07.11.2016 to 12.11.2016
5. Download of Call Letter for online Preliminary Exam 18.11.2016 onwards
6 Online Examination – Preliminary 26 & 27.11.2016 03.12.2016 & 04.12.2016 (if required)
7 Result of Online exam – Preliminary December 9, 2016
8 Download of Call Letter for Main Examination December 2016
9 Online Examination – Main 31.12.2016 & 01.01.2017
10 Declaration of Result – Main March, 2017
11 Provisional Allotment  April 2017

IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2016

Candidates applying for IBPS Clerk exam should ensure that they fulfill the following Eligibility Criteria before applying to the said exam. Their candidature ship is deemed to be rejected if they do fulfill the necessary criteria laid down under IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2016. The different parameters of IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria 2016 has been mentioned below:

  • The aspirant applying for IBPS Clerk exam should hold a graduate or equivalent degree from any centrally recognized university.
  • The applicant should be in the age group of 20 to 28 year. However, there is  a relaxation in the Upper age limit for various categories.
  • Knowledge of computer is necessary for applying to the said exam.

IBPS Clerk Application Form 2016

The IBPS Clerk Application Form 2016 has concluded. Lakhs of aspirants have applied for the IBPS Clerk exam. The Application process of IBPS Clerk was completely online. For the conveyance of the candidates, we had provided here the direct link to apply for IBPS Clerk. Candidates who had successfully applied have been issued Admit Card. 

 IBPS Clerk Admit Card 2016

All the eligible candidates have been issued Admit Card for the Online Mains Examination of IBPS Clerk.  Candidates can download IBPS clerk admit card 2016 by entering their registration id and password/ date of birth. The closure date of admit card/call letter downloading is January 1, 2017. The IBPS Clerk Admit Card 2016 will not be sent to the candidates by post. 

IBPS Clerk Exam Pattern 2016

Both the Preliminary and Main Exam of IBPS Clerk 2016 will be conducted online. All questions asked in the Prelims and Mains exam will be objective type.  The Online Preliminary Exam of IBPS Clerk 2016 will be of 100 marks comprising of four sections. Whereas the total marks allotted for IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 2016 is 200 and there will be total five sections. There is even penalty for wrong answers. IBPS will not conduct Interview.

 IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2016

The IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2016 of both Preliminary and Main exam has been provided here.  Getting familiar with the Syllabus of IBPS Clerk 2016 will help the candidates to know the topics covered under different sections. It also helps the candidates to prepare well for the exam. Read this entire article on IBPS Clerk Syllabus 2016. 

IBPS Clerk Sample Papers 2016

Candidates applying for IBPS Clerk 2016 exam should go through this article on IBPS Clerk Sample Papers 2016. Here, we have provided some Sample Papers of the previous year. Solving these Sample Papers of IBPS Clerk will acquaint the candidates with the pattern of questions asked in the exam, the level of difficulty, topics from where questions are asked frequently etc. However, we have also provided here the Online Test Series for the candidates. Giving Online Mock Test regularly will boost up the speed level of the candidates. Time-Management plays an important role in IBPS Clerk 2016 exam.

Participating Orgnisations

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

Vacancy Details

State Total Vacancy EXS & DISXS
ASSAM 389 (EXS – 43   DISX – 16)
BIHAR 770 (EXS – 88   DISXS – 30)
CHANDIGARH 88 (EXS – 10   DISXS – 02)
CHHATTISGARH 302 (EXS – 31   DISXS – 11)
DAMAN & DIU 01 (EXS – 0   DISXS – 0)
GOA 96 (EXS – 07   DISXS – 02)
GUJARAT 769 (EXS – 83   DISXS – 26)
HARYANA 792 (EXS – 80   DISXS – 29)
JAMMU & KASHMIR 80 (EXS – 06   DISXS – 02)
JHARKHAND 271 (EXS – 25   DISXS – 09)
KARNATAKA 1467 (EXS – 148   DISXS – 60)
KERALA  842 (EXS – 84   DISXS – 35)
LAKSHADWEEP 20 (EXS – 02   DISXS – 01)
MADHYA PRADESH 1059 (EXS – 82   DISXS – 30)
MAHARASHTRA 1343 (EXS – 140   DISXS – 50)
MANIPUR 22 (EXS – 01   DISXS – 0)
MEGHALAYA 23 (EXS – 01   DISXS – 0)
MIZORAM 13 (EXS – 0   DISXS – 0)
NAGALAND 12 (EXS – 0   DISXS – 0)
NEW DELHI 983 (EXS – 101   DISXS – 37)
ODISHA 591 (EXS – 61   DISXS – 19)
 PUDUCHERRY  9  (EXS – 0   DISXS – 0)
 PUNJAB  1335  (EXS – 144   DISXS – 51)
 RAJASTHAN  975  (EXS – 110   DISXS – 29)
 SIKKIM  15  (EXS – 0   DISXS – 0)
 TAMIL NADU  1032  (EXS – 110   DISXS – 39)
 TELANGANA  546  (EXS – 60   DISXS – 13)
TRIPURA 50 (EXS – 05   DISXS – 02)
UTTAR PRADESH 2612 (EXS – 280   DISXS – 99)
UTTRAKHAND 330 (EXS – 33   DISXS – 11)
WEST BENGAL 1350 (EXS – 122 DISXS – 45)

About IBPS

IBPS, an autonomous body, has received a mandate from the organizations to conduct the recruitment process as mentioned above, once a year. IBPS will make arrangements for conducting the online preliminary examination, declare the result of the online preliminary examination, inform the shortlisted candidates about the online main examination, declare the results of the main examination and inform the shortlisted candidates about the interview. Interviews will be conducted by the participating organizations and coordinated by the Nodal Bank in each state/ UT. Prospective candidates will have to apply to IBPS after carefully reading the advertisement regarding the process of examinations, interview and provisional allotment, eligibility criteria, online registration processes, payment of prescribed application fee/ intimation charges, pattern of examination, issuance of call letters etc. and ensure that they fulfill the stipulated criteria and follow the prescribed processes.

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Anangsha Patra

Anangsha Patra

A Communication Grad having nearly 4 years of experience in the field of Journalism, I am working as Senior Content Writer at Entrance Corner. I cover the events and updates of various job notifications. Follow me for all job updates.
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  1. Hello sir,mera 119 no. Cwe me aaya hai,main h.p. se ST catagory se hoon, kya ab main irnvteiew me paas ho sakta hoon, i mean to say that main job lag sakta hoon kya?

  2. I am one of the candidate who appeared for IBPS clerk 2015. In Numerical Ability, I have scored just half mark less than the required mark. Rest I have scored well. Even if you mark average of all 3 even then I have scored pretty well.

    I just want to make 1 plea, that you should consider me for the next step. Screening at 2 different level is still to go. This was just preliminary test and I am just half mark away.

    You are requested to kindly consider me and issue me the admit card for next level. I can’t miss this chance, this can change my life.


  3. sir, i dont have the print out of my application form .Is it neccessary for the further processes if so what should i do now .let me plz have the link details plz where it is available now Sir plz reply

  4. Bank Job is a dream of many. Clearing IBPS is a key for to enter in the banking sector job. Your article provided real information regarding the job. Thanks!!!

  5. I have got less marks than cutoff in two sections in ibps clerk main examination. However I have got 95 marks overall. An I eligible for next recruitment process?.. Plz help