IBPS Clerk 2017 Participating Banks

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Feb 23, 2017

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IBPS conducts the IBPS Clerk for candidates who aspire to be recruited as a clerk in various public sector banks in India. The IBPS Clerk 2017 is an online mode i.e. computer based test. It is a two stage entrance test for recruitment as a Clerk namely Prelims and Mains. There are objective type questions in English and Hindi for each stage of IBPS Clerk exam.

The remaining session of IBPS Clerk is scheduled to be held on December 2017. Total 19 banks have participated in IBPS Clerk recruitment process for around 19,000+ vacancies.

IBPS Clerk Participating Institutes

In the following table, IBPS clerk participating institutes along with the total vacancies are represented:

Participating Organization Vacancies
Allahabad Bank 695
Andhra Bank 489
Bank of Baroda 1159
Bank of India 418
Bank of Maharashtra 00
Canara Bank 3325
Central Bank of India 1259
Corporation Bank 300
Dena Bank 168
Indian Bank NR
Indian Overseas Bank 00
Oriental Bank of Commerce 500
Punjab National Bank 4001
Punjab & Sind Bank 532
Syndicate Bank 1060
UCO Bank 940
Union Bank of India 1628
United Bank of India 500
Vijaya Bank 730


IBPS Clerk aspirants who get shortlisted for the interview round should carry certificates/documents and self-attested Xerox copies for the document verification. Candidates failing to present the required set of documents at the time of interview will be suspended from taking part in the IBPS Clerk Recruitment Process.

IBPS Clerk Result

The IBPS Clerk Result is declared separately for each stage of the IBPS Clerk exam. The result of preliminary exam of IBPS Clerk 2017 helps the candidate to qualify for the main examination of IBPS Clerk. The candidate who scores marks equivalent to the marks in IBPS Clerk Cut off for main examination qualify for the post of the clerk in the desired bank. The IBPS Clerk Result for Pre exam is expected to be declared in December 2017.

IBPS Clerk Reservation Criteria

Depending upon the vacancies to be filled in during the FY 2017-18 based on the business needs of the IBPS Participating Organizations, shortlisted candidates will be provisionally allotted to one of the Participating Organizations keeping in view the spirit of Govt. Guidelines on reservation policy, administrative convenience, etc.

The reserved categories in IBPS Clerk as described in the official notification are as follows:

  • Scheduled Caste (SC)
  • Scheduled Tribe (ST)
  • Kashmiri Migrants (KM)
  • Other Backward Caste (OBC)
  • Persons with Disability (PwD)/ Differently Abled (DA)
  • Ex-servicemen
  • Regular employees of the Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal retrenched from service
  • Widows, divorced women and women legally separated from their husbands who have not remarried
  • Persons affected by 1984 riots

Candidates belonging to OBC category but coming under creamy layer are not liable for reservation. The reserved category candidates are given age relaxation as per the norms of GoI.

IBPS Clerk Provisional Allotment

The provisional allotment process is done post conduction of the interview. The various important considerations of the process are given below:

  • The scores of Mains are calculated out of 100 instead of 200 marks for the provisional allotment.
  • The candidates are chosen to fill the vacancies offered by the Participating Organizations after the completion of the Main Examination.
  • Candidates shortlisted will be provisionally allotted to one of the Participating Organizations, based on merit-cum preference keeping in view the spirit of Govt.
  • A candidate belonging to SC/ST/OBC who is selected on standards similar to General Category candidates will be selected on their own merit basis.
  • As the provisional allotment will be made to participating organizations on merit cum preference basis, once the provisional allotment is made, no request for change shall be entertained.

*The article might have information for the previous academic years, please refer the official website of the exam.