IBPS Clerk 2019: Admit cards released for Prelims exam, check out Prelims cut-off, exam pattern details here


IBPS released admit cards for Prelims exams of Clerk 2019, can be downloaded from the official website until 8th December

IBPS will conduct Prelims exams online prior to the Clerk 2019 Mains examination. IBPS Clerk 2019 Mains examination will be conducted on 19th January 2020. Only candidates shortlisted after prelims exam will be able to write the Clerk Mains. Prelims exam will be conducted on 7,8,14 & 21 of December 2019 and results will be published in the same month itself.

IBPS previously conducted Pre-examination Training (PET) for underprivileged candidates.

Steps to Download IBPS Clerk Prelims Admit card

  • Go to IBPS official website ibps.in
  • Click the ‘Click here to download Online Preliminary Exam Call Letter’ link.
  • On the next page, click the first link which says ‘Click here to download Online Preliminary Exam Call Letter’.
  • Log in using your candidate credentials on the next page.
  • Your admit card will appear on screen, download and keep the hardcopy to yourself for future use.

Direct link to download IBPS Clerk Prelims 2019 Admit Card

IBPS Clerks Prelims

Clerk prelims exam will have three sections with 20 minutes allotted to each, hence exam will be of 60 minutes duration. There will be 100 questions with 1 mark alloted to each and the maximum marks are 100.

Candidates will have to score above minimum marks in each section and in total as well, later cut-off will be generated based on the number of vacancies available. Shortlisted candidates can attend Clerks Mains examination on January 19th, 2020.

Question Paper Pattern

Name of Test No. of Questions Max. Marks Time allotted for each test (Separately timed)
English Language 30 30 20 minutes
Numerical Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Reasoning Ability 35 35 20 minutes
Total 100 100 60 minutes

IBPS Clerks Main Examination

IBPS Clerk Mains exam will have 200 objective questions with 160 minutes time duration. Every right answer is awarded 1 mark and every wrong answer is penalized 0.25 marks. No penalty is given for unattempted questions. Maximum marks of Mains exam are 200.

The candidate will have to score above the minimum threshold marks to be considered for allotment.

Question Paper Pattern

Name of Test No. of Questions Max. Marks Medium of exam Time allotted for each test
General/ Financial Awareness 50 50 English & Hindi 35 minutes
General English 40 40 English 35 minutes
Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude 50 60 English & Hindi 45 minutes
Quantitative Aptitude 50 50 English & Hindi 45 minutes
Total 190 200 160 minutes


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