IBPS clerk recruitment 2016 exam in Nov & Dec: Registrations start on August 22

IBPS clerk 2016 exam: In it’s sixth edition, The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) on Friday issued a notification (CWE Clerks-VI) for the recruitment of Clerks in various public sector banks and participating organisations.

The official notification for IBPS Clerk 2016 exam has been released, as per which the online examination would be organised in November, December 2016 and January 2017. The preliminary exam is tentatively scheduled to be held on November 26 & 27 and December 3 & 4 in online test centres across 214 cities. The Common Recruitment Process (CWE Clerical-VI) is being organised to fill around 19,243 vacancies in 19 participating banks.

The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection will conduct the CWE Clerks VI online examination in November & December (via ibps.in)

The online registration window would open on August 22 and the candidates would be able to submit their applications till September 12. Since the eligibility for Clerk exam is graduation, it’s expected that close to 3 millions candidates will be applying for this recruitment, considering the previous trends.

Read: SBI clerk mains results date

The notification can be viewed on official website of IBPS. The recruitment will be facilitated to 19 banks and organisations.

Online registrations including modifications August 22, 2016 to September 12, 2016
Download of call letters for pre-exam training October 25, 2016 to November 07, 2016
Pre-exam training November 7 to November 12, 2016
Preliminary exam (online) November 26 & 27, December 3 & 4, 2016
Download admit card for preliminary exam November 18, 2016 onwards
Preliminary exam results December, 2016
Download of call letters for Mains exam (Online) December 2016
Mains Examination (Online) December 31, 2016 & January 1, 2017
Mains Exam Result & Interview January/February 2017
Provisional allotment April 2017

The whole recruitment process is divided into Preliminary and Mains exam, and the IBPS holds the responsibility of conducting both the examinations. A provisional allotment list containing names of finally shortlisted candidates will be provided to the participating banks by the IBPS after the completion of the Main examination. The preliminary exam would consist three sections of total 100 questions, each with one mark. The candidates will have to qualify in each section by securing designated cut-off marks and hence to secure a place for the Main exam. The Main exam would consist of five sections containing 200 questions.

As the online application process commences in 10 days, the candidates are advised to go through the official notification carefully and understand the application process to avoid any mistakes. The application window open on August 22, 2016.

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  • There will be a penalty for wrong answers in objective tests pertaining to the preliminary and the main examinations. One-fourth mark will be deducted for each wrong answer. There is no penalty for leaving questions unanswered.

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