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IBPS Clerk 2020 Notification - Apply online for 12075 Clerical Cadre (CRP Clerks-IX) posts

IBPS Clerk 2020 Notification - Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) has published notification to conduct online examination for the next Common Recruitment Process (CRP) for the recruitment of Clerical Cadre (CRP Clerks - IX) vacancies in the Participating Organisations is tentatively scheduled in December 2019 & January 2020.


See : IBPS Clerk 2020 Mains Admit card released


Candidates can apply from 17th September 2019 to 09th October 2019. Other details like age limit, vacancy details, educational qualification, application fee, how to apply, selection process, important dates for IBPS CRP Clerks IX Notification 2020-21 given below on this page.


See: IBPS Clerk 2020 Prelims result declared

IBPS Clerk CPR Clerks - IX 2020-21


  • Any eligible candidate, who aspires to join any of the Participating Organisations listed below  as a Clerk or in a similar post in that cadre, is required to register for the Common Recruitment Process (CRP Clerks-IX).
  • The Exam will be conducted in two tier i.e. the online exam will be held in two phases, Online Preliminary & Online Main. Candidates who will qualify in Online Preliminary Exam and shortlisted will have to appear for Online Main Exam.
  • Depending on the vacancies to be filled in during the financial year 2020-21 based on the business needs of the Participating Organisations and as reported to IBPS, candidates shortlisted will be provisionally allotted to one of the Participating Organisations keeping in view the spirit of Govt.
  • The validity for CRP Clerks-IX will automatically expire at the close of business on 31st March 2021 with or without giving any notice.


See: Bank PO Exam 2019 Notification


IBPS Clerks-IX Vacancy Details

  • Name of Organization: Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
  • Name of the Post: Clerical Cadre (CPR CLERK-IX)
  • Number of Vacancies: 12075 Posts


See: IBPS Clerk 2020 Prelims Admit Card released, here’s how to download


Participating Organisations

  • 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 and; Syndicate Bank


Also See : IBPS Clerk Main result 2019 announced, here’s how to check


Eligibility Criteria for IBPS Bank Recruitment 2020

  • Candidates, intending to apply for CRP Clerks-IX should ensure that they fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria specified by IBPS in the advertisement:

Nationality / Citizenship

  1. A candidate must be either: (i) a Citizen of India or (ii) a subject of Nepal or (iii) a subject of Bhutan or (iv) a Tibetan Refugee who came over to India before 01st January 1962 with the intention of permanently settling in India or (v) a person of Indian origin who has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka, East African countries of Kenya, Uganda, the United Republic of Tanzania (formerly Tanganyika and Zanzibar), Zambia, Malawi, Zaire, Ethiopia and Vietnam with the intention of permanently settling in India.
  2. Provided that a candidate belonging to categories (ii), (iii), (iv) & (v) above shall be a person in whose favour a certificate of eligibility has been issued by the Govt. of India.


Age (As on 01st Sept. 2019)

  1. Candidates age limit should be between 20 to 28 years as on 01st September 2019, i.e. a candidate must have been born not earlier than 02nd September 1991 and not later than 01st September 1999 (both dates inclusive)


Age Relaxation

  1. SC /ST - 5 years
  2. OBC (Non-Creamy Layer) - 3 years
  3. PWD - 10 years
  4. Ex-Servicemen/Disabled Ex-Servicemen - actual 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
  5. Widows, divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried - 9 years
  6. Persons ordinarily domiciled in the State of J&K during the period 01st Jan. 1980 to 31st Dec. 1989 - 5 years
  7. Persons affected by 1984 riots - 5 years
  8. Regular employees of the Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal retrenched from service (Applicable to Madhya Pradesh state only) - 5 years


See: Fresher Jobs 2019


Educational Qualifications

  • A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognised by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Govt. The candidate must possess valid Mark-sheet/Degree Certificate that he/she is a graduate on the day he / she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online
  • Computer Literacy: Operating and working knowledge in computer systems is mandatory i.e. candidates should have Certificate/Diploma/Degree in Computer Operations/Language/ should have studied Computer/Information Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute.
  • Proficiency in the Official Language of the State/UT (candidates should know how to read/ write and speak the Official Language of the State/UT) for which vacancies a candidate wishes to apply is preferable
  • Ex-Servicemen who do not possess the above civil exam qualifications should be matriculate Ex-Servicemen who have obtained the Army Special Certificate of Education or corresponding certificate in the Navy or Air Force after having completed not less than 15 years of service in the Armed Forces of the Union as on 09th October 2019


IBPS CPR – Clerk IX Exam Pattern

  1. The structures of the Examination which will be conducted online are as follows


Preliminary Examination

  1. English Language - 30 No. of Questions; 30 Maximum Marks; 20 Minutes
  2. Numerical Ability - 35 No. of Questions; 35 Maximum Marks; 20 Minutes
  3. Reasoning Ability - 35 No. of Questions; 35 Maximum Marks; 20 Minutes
  4. Total No. of Questions: 100 and 100 Marks
  5. Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Exam


Main Examination

  1. General/Financial Awareness - 50 No. of Questions; 50 Maximum Marks; Time allotted - 35 minutes
  2. General English - 40 No. of Questions; 40 Maximum Marks; Time allotted - 35 minutes
  3. Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude - 50 No. of Questions; 60 Maximum Marks; Time allotted - 45 minutes
  4. Quantitative Aptitude - 50 No. of Questions; 50 Maximum Marks; Time allotted - 45 minutes
  5. Total - 190 No. of Questions; 200 Maximum Marks; Time allotted - 160 minutes
  6. The above tests except the Tests of English Language will be available bilingually, i.e. English and Hindi


Cut-off Score (Online Main Exam)

  • Each candidate will be required to obtain a minimum score in each test of Online Main Exam and also a minimum total score to be considered for further process. Depending on number of the State/UT wise vacancies available, cut-offs will be decided and candidates will be considered for provisional allotment


Pre-Exam Training

  • Pre-Exam Training may be arranged by the Nodal Banks/Participating Organisations to a limited number of candidates belonging to SC/ST/Minority Communities/Ex-Servicemen/ PwD at certain centres viz. Agartala, Agra, Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Amritsar, Aurangabad, Balasore, Bareilly, Behrampur (Ganjam), Bengaluru, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Dhanbad, Gorakhpur, Gulbarga, Guwahati, Hubli, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Jammu, Jodhpur, Kanpur, Karnal, Kavaratti, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Madurai, Mangalore, Mumbai, Muzaffarpur, Mysore, Nagpur, New Delhi, Panaji (Goa), Patiala, Patna, Port Blair, Puducherry, Pune, Raipur, Rajkot, Ranchi, Rohtak, Sambalpur, Shimla, Shillong, Siliguri, Thiruchirapalli, Thiruvananthapuram, Tirupati, Vadodara, Varanasi, Vijaywada and Vishakhapatnam
  • All eligible candidates who opt for and wish to avail of Pre-Examination Training should fill in the relevant column in the Online Application


Examination Center

  • The Exam will be conducted online in venues across many centres in India. The tentative list of Exam Centres for the Preliminary Exams and those for Main Exams is available in Annexure II
  • No request for change of centre for Examination shall be entertained


See: List of Entrance Exams conducted for Bank Recruitment


IBPS Bank 2020 Application Form

  • Candidates can apply online only from 17th September 2019 to 09th October 2019 and no other mode of application will be accepted

Pre-Requisites for Applying Online:

  1. Before applying online candidates should
  2. Scan their photograph and signature ensuring that both the photograph (4.5cm × 3.5cm) and signature adhere to the required specifications as given in Annexure C to this Advertisement.
  3. Signature in CAPITAL LETTERS will NOT be accepted.
  4. keep the necessary details/documents ready to make Online Payment of the requisite application fee/ intimation charges
  5. Have a valid personal email ID, which should be kept active till the completion of this round of Common Recruitment Process. IBPS may send call letters for the Examination etc. through the registered e-mail ID. Under no circumstances, a candidate should share with/mention e-mail ID to /of any other person. In case a candidate does not have a valid personal e-mail ID, he/she should create his/her new e-mail ID before applying on-line and must maintain that email account


Application Fee

  1. Application Fees/Intimation Charges Payable from 17th September 2019 to 09th October 2019 (Online payment), both dates inclusive, shall be as follows:
  2. Rs.100/- for SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates
  3. Rs.600 /- for all others
  4. Bank Transaction charges for Online Payment of application fees/ intimation charges will have to be borne by the candidate


Procedure for applying online:

  • Candidates are first required to go to the IBPS’s website www.ibps.in and click on the Home Page to open the link "CRP Clerks" and then click on the option "CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE FOR CRP-Clerks (CRP-Clerks-IX)" to open the On-Line Application Form.
  • Candidates will have to click on "CLICK HERE FOR NEW REGISTRATION" to register their application by entering their basic information in the online application form. After that a provisional registration number and password will be generated by the system and displayed on the screen. Candidate should note down the Provisional registration number and password. An Email & SMS indicating the Provisional Registration number and Password will also be sent. They can reopen the saved data using Provisional registration number and password and edit the particulars, if needed.

Mode of Payment

  • Candidates have the option of making the payment of requisite fees/ intimation charges through the ONLINE mode only

Documents required

  • (1) Photograph of the Applicant – 20 kb to 50 kb in .jpeg file
  • (2) Signature of the Applicant – 10 kb to 20 kb in .jpeg file
  • (3) Thumb impression of the Applicant – 20 kb to 50 kb in .jpeg file
  • (4) Scanned copy of handwritten declaration as per the format, which will be available in the respective advertisement – 50 kb to 100 kb in .jpeg file


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IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2020 Important Dates (Tentative)

  • Online Registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates 17th September 2019 to 09th October 2019
  • Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online): 17th September 2019 to 09th October 2019
  • Download of Call Letters for Pre-Exam Training: November 2019
  • Conduct of Pre-Exam Training: 25th November 2019 to 30th December 2019
  • Download of call letters for Online Exam - Preliminary: November 2019
  • Online Exam - Preliminary: 07th, 08th, 14th, & 21st December 2019
  • Result of Online Exam - Preliminary: December 2019/ January 2020
  • Download of Call letter for Online Exam – Main January 2020
  • Online Examination - Main: 19th January 2020
  • Provisional Allotment: April 2020