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04/08/2015

IBPS Clerk Selection Procedure – Selection for Bank Clerk through IBPS

IBPS Clerk Selection Procedure – Selection for Bank Clerk through IBPS: Looking for IBPS selection procedure for Bank Clerk posts. How IBPS Pass out candidates get appoint for Bank Clerk Posts? Gone those days when Candidates need to apply for each bank to get a clerk job in Bank and they used to get appoint for Bank Clerk post easily. Earlier, each and every bank used to issue recruitment notification for filling up their Bank clerk posts. In order to get a Clerk job in any Public sector Bank, candidates need to submit application form in every Bank. Here in the post below, we have explained the complete Selection procedure for Bank Clerk through IBPS CWE.
Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts Common Written Examination (CWE) for selection of Clerical Cadre jobs in any Public Sector Banks in India. It’s really great opportunity for candidates to get Bank clerk through Common Written examination. This Common written examination (CWE) includes Preliminary Exam and Main exam. All those candidates who wish to make their career in Banking sector for as a clerk, they just need to attend both IBPS Clerk Prelim exam and IBPS Clerk main exam which is held by IBPS.

IBPS Clerk Selection Procedure

IBPS conducts Common Written Examination (CWE) for Clerical Cadre posts once in a year. The selection process for IBPS Clerk is consisting of two part, the first one is Common Written Examination and second is Common Interviews conducted by IBPS. Check below for more details.

Common Written Examination (CWE): All those candidates who wish to join Bank as their career, first of all they need to apply through filling online application form from the IBPS website. IBPS Clerk exam is held Online which means Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conduct Two Online Test for Clerical Cadre posts in public sector Banks. They are as follows.

IBPS Clerk Prelim Exam:

There are objective types questions asked in CWE for total 100 marks in duration of 1 hours. The IBPS CWE test paper comes in two language English and Hindi. In order to qualify in IBPS Prelim exam, candidates need to secure a minimum score in each test paper.

This test is just to qualify. The marks obtained in IBPS Clerk preliminary exam are not included in IBPS final selection procedure.


  • Total Marks: 200 Mark
  • Time Duration: 2 Hours (120 Minutes)
  • Question Time: Objective type question (Multiple Choice)
  • Question Language: Hindi and English
  •  Negative Marking: 0.25 marks for each wrong answer

IBPS Clerk Main Exam:


There are objective types questions asked in CWE for total 200 marks in duration of 2 hours. The IBPS CWE test paper comes in two language English and Hindi. In order to qualify in IBPS CWE, candidates need to secure a minimum score in each test paper.

  • Total Marks: 200 Mark
  • Time Duration: 2 Hours (120 Minutes)
  • Question Time: Objective type question (Multiple Choice)
  • Question Language: Hindi and English
  •  Negative Marking: 0.25 marks for each wrong answer

This test will make difference. Marks obtained in this test will be highly useful for IBPS Clerk final selection. The more you obtain marks in IBPS Clerk Main exam the better you have chance to get final allotment under IBPS Clerk selection procedure.

Common Interviews: Candidates who qualify in IBPS CWE Clerk for both IBPS Clerk prelim and main exam, are separately called for a Common Interviews which is conducted by the Participating Organizations or Banks. The Common interview is conducted for 100 marks, where candidates need to get minimum 40% (35% for SC/ ST/ OBC/ PWD/ EXSM candidates). Check more detail below.


  • Total Marks: 100 Mark
  • Cut-Off Marks: 40% minimum

The ration of Common written exam (CWE) and Common Interview should be 80:20

Candidates only who qualified in all IBPS Clerk Prelim, Main exam and Common Interview will be listed in final merit list, prepared by the Organizations/ Banks.