IBPS Clerk Result 2017

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IBPS Clerk ResultIBPS Clerk Result 2017: The Indian Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has announced the result of IBPS Clerk main exam on April 1. The IBPS Clerk result of main exam has been declared online. Candidates can check result of IBPS Clerk main exam using Registration No/ Roll No and Password/DOB. The candidates who have scored as per the IBPS Clerk cutoff have been considered for provisional allotment. The IBPS Clerk main exam 2017 was held on January 21. The IBPS Clerk 2017 recruitment process consists of two stages – Preliminary Exam and Main Exam for recruitment to 7883 clerical cadre posts. The IBPS Clerk result of the preliminary exam had been declared on December 29, 2017. The preliminary examination for recruitment to the posts of clerk was held on December 2, 3, 9 and 10. Only the candidates who secured minimum qualifying marks in each of the three sections in prelims were shortlisted to appear for IBPS Clerk mains 2017. Also, the candidates need to obtain a minimum score in each test of the main exam and also a minimum total score to be considered for further process. The IBPS Clerk result 2017 thus obtained by each candidate will be normalised using the equi-percentile method to adjust the difficulty level of various slots. The marks obtained by candidates in the main examination only are considered for final merit listing. In 2016, around 22,711 candidates were shortlisted for provisional allotment against total 19,243 vacancies. Candidates can check below for more details on IBPS Clerk result 2017.

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How to check IBPS Clerk result 2017?

Candidates can follow the steps given below to check the IBPS Clerk result.

Step 1: Click on the link given on this page to check the result of IBPS Clerk 2017 mains exam.
Step 2: Candidates should enter their registration number/roll number and password/date of birth in the login window.
Step 3: After entering all details, candidates should click on the ‘login’ button.
Step 4: IBPS Clerk 2017 result for mains exam will be displayed on the screen and candidates should download the same.

Step 5: Keep the downloaded copy of the result till the recruitment process is over.

What will IBPS Clerk Result/Scorecard 2017 include?

The result of IBPS clerk will comprise the following details.

  • Qualifying status of candidates

  • Section-wise, overall scores and cutoff

IBPS Clerk result 2017 Important Dates

The tentative dates for the announcement of IBPS Clerk 2017 result are given in the table below.

S. No.
IBPS Clerk mains exam
January 21, 2018
Declaration of IBPS Clerk result of mains exam
April 1, 2017
IBPS Clerk 2017 provisional allotment
April, 2017 (tentative)
Exam date of IBPS Clerk prelims
December 2, 3, 9 & 10, 2017
Declaration of IBPS Clerk result of prelims exam
December 29, 2017

Highlights of IBPS Clerk result 2017

Some of the important highlights of IBPS Clerk result are given below.

  • The result of IBPS Clerk will be available in online mode only.
  • The result will display the qualifying status of the candidates. However, the scores obtained by them will be released within 7 days from the date of declaration of result.
  • IBPS will not send the hard copy of IBPS Clerk result via post or courier.

IBPS Clerk Result 2017 – Trend analysis of previous year results

The table provided below shows the trend of IBPS Clerk result of the exam held previously.

Number of candidates registered for the exam
Number of candidates appeared for prelims exam
Number of candidates passed IBPS Clerk exam
24 lakh
22, 711 (Approx)
43.14 lakh (Approx)
30.54 lakh (Approx)
5.31 lakh (Approx)

IBPS Clerk result 2017 for Prelims

The prelims exam of IBPS Clerk is conducted for total 100 marks. There are three sections in the prelims exam – English Language, Numerical Ability and Reasoning Ability. The total score of prelims exam is calculated on the basis of scores obtained in three sections. Candidates need to secure the cutoff on the total score as per category to qualify for the mains exam. Those not securing the cutoff will not be shortlisted for the mains exam of IBPS Clerk. The marks obtained in the prelims exam will not be counted for the final merit list.

Calculation of IBPS Clerk Prelims score

Total score = Scores obtained in Reasoning Ability + English Language + Numerical Ability.

IBPS Clerk result 2017 for Mains

The IBPS Clerk result for main exam has been announced on April 1. The marks obtained by the candidates in the mains examination will only be considered for the final merit list. The total marks allotted for the mains examination of IBPS Clerk is 200. Candidates who will secure the sectional and overall cutoff score in the mains examination will be shortlisted for provisional allotment. The number of questions answered correctly by the candidates in each objective test will be considered for calculation of corrected score after a penalty for wrong answers. For provisional allotment, the marks obtained by the candidates in the mains examination will be converted out of 100. Prior the completion of provisional allotment process, the scores obtained by the candidates in the mains exam will not be disclosed.

Calculation of IBPS Clerk Mains score

Total weighted score = Score obtained in Reasoning x 1.25 + English Language x 1.00 + General Awareness x 1.00 + Computer Knowledge x 0.50 + Quantitative Aptitude x 1.25.

IBPS Clerk result 2017 – What is normalisation of score in IBPS Clerk?

IBPS will calculate the scores of the candidates using normalisation procedure to declare the IBPS Clerk result. The normalisation of scores will be done using equi-percentile method. What is normalisation of score? The process of equating the scores on the basis difficulty level of question set is called normalisation of scores. IBPS Clerk exam is held in multiple sessions and each shift has a different question paper. Therefore, it imposssible to maintain the same difficulty level for every shift. IBPS due to this variation equate the scores obtained by the candidates. Normalisation of scores is done only if the exam is held in different shifts. After normalisation, final scores are rounded off to two digits after two decimal point.

Explanation of Equi-percentile method

For example, there are 20 candidates appearing in the IBPS Clerk exam in the first shift which had easier set of questions. Suppose, the top scorer is Anjali who has scored 45 out of 50 and a percentile of 100%. The percentile rank will be calculated:

(Total number of students) – (Candidates rank/total number of students -1) x 100.

For instance, in the second shift 24 students had appeared in the exam whose question paper was difficult. In this shift, Rahul has scored highest marks with 25 out of 50. Then, both easier and difficult shifts percentile rank will be generated. Selection of candidates will be done on the basis of the percentile rank.

IBPS Clerk result 2017 – Merit List

IBPS will prepare the merit list for provisional allotment after normalisation of scores.

Candidates will be selected on the basis of their rank in the merit list as per category and preferences of banks/posts.

As per IBPS, Candidates belonging to SC/ST/OBC category, selected in the same manner as general category candidates will be treated as own merit candidates.

Own Merit Candidates of reserved category will be adjusted against the vacancies of unreserved category and will be given provisional allotment treating them as reserved candidates as per their preference of Participating Organisations. Such a candidate will not be adjusted to a reserved post.

In the event of two or more candidates having obtained the same score, merit will be decided as per date of birth i.e the candidates elder in age will be placed before the younger one.

IBPS Clerk Result 2017 - What lies next after provisional allotment?

Candidates after provisional allotment will be asked to appear for document verification and medical test. Banks will offer letter of appointment if candidates are found medically fit and details provided at the time of registration are correct. Candidates are advised to keep the following documents ready after a declaration of the final result of IBPS Clerk.

  • System generated print out of online application form.
  • Proof of date of birth.
  • Photo identity proof.
  • Marksheet or certificates of graduation or any equivalent qualification.
  • Caste certifciate if any
  • Disability certificate.

IBPS Clerk 2017 Cutoff

The cutoff is the minimum qualifying marks which the candidates will have to score to qualify each stage of IBPS Clerk exam i.e prelims and mains. The IBPS clerk 2017 cutoff will be applied on the total score as well as section wise, Reasoning, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness and Computer Knowledge. The cutoff will be calculated after normalisation procedure. The state-wise/ and category-wise maximum and minimum scores will be calculated out of 100 for provisional allotment of candidates.

IBPS Clerk 2016 cutoff (Prelims)

Andhra Pradesh
Himanchal Pradesh
Tamil Nadu
Jammu and Kashmir
Madhya Pradesh
West Bengal
Uttar Pradesh


IBPS Clerk 2017 Result – FAQS

Candidates can clear all their doubts related to IBPS Clerk 2017 result through the FAQs given below.

How to check IBPS Clerk 2017 result?
Candidates will have to login using their roll number/registration number and password/date of birth.
What to do if I forget my password?
The password is sent to the candidates on their email ID and mobile number after registration.
What if it is showing invalid login while checking the IBPS Clerk result?
Candidates should enter their correct login details.
How scores of IBPS Clerk exam are calculated?
IBPS will calculate scores of the candidates using equi-percentile method. The process of arriving at the scores is explained above on this page.
What to do if I am not satified with the result or scores?
Candidates having any query with regard to the scores or result should immediately contact the examination authority for the same.
What if I am unable to check my result of IBPS Clerk?
If any candidate is unable to check their result immediately after declaration should wait for some time and try within a gap of 5 minutes.


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