IBPS Clerk 2017 notification has been released by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS). The official notification regarding Common Recruitment process for recruitment of Clerks in Participating Organizations (2018-19) was issued today by the Institute. There are total 7,883 Clerk vacancies mentioned under IBPS Clerk notification. The online application process will begin on 12th September and will be closed on 3rd October. The candidates can check IBPS Clerk 2017 notification pdf from official website.
The number of vacancies notified to be filled this year have reduced, as expected. While there were over 19 thousand vacancies last year, there is 60 percent reduction in the vacancies this year. Out of 19 participating banks in IBPS CWE Clerks-VII, three banks (Indian Overseas Bank, Syndicate Bank and United Bank of India) have reported Nil vacancies. Another three banks – Oriental Bank of Commerce, Punjab National Bank and Vijaya Bank have not reported the vacancies.
IBPS is an autonomous body set up to evolve and implement world class processes of assessment and selection of personnel for various client organizations. The notification for Clerk posts was awaited by lakhs of banking aspirants across the Country. As of now, the official notification is out, the basic details are given here:
Eligibility criteria: The applicant must possess a Graduation degree in any stream from a recognized University in India. The age limitation falls between 20 years to 28 years.
Application Process: The application process will be done via online mode on the IBPS official website. The application fee can be submitted via online mode from 12th September to 3rd October.
As far as the selection procedure is concerned, IBPS will hold a preliminary exam and then the Main exam under CWE Clerks-VII. The candidate who gets qualified in the preliminary will be eligible to sit for the Main exam.
IBPS CWE Clerk VII tentative schedule: IBPS will hold the pre-exam training for a limited number of candidates from November 13 to November 18. The online Preliminary exam will be held on 2nd, 3rd, 9th and 10th December and the result will also be announced in December. IBPS has set 21st January as Clerk Main exam date. Based on the main exam, IBPS will prepare final merit list and the provisional allotments will be done on the basis of main exam marks only. The provisional allotments will be done in the month of April 2018 on the basis of final vacancies reported by the Participating Organizations.
As per the official notification, any applicant who wishes to join any of the Participating Organizations as a Clerk is required to register for CWE Clerks-VII. Depending on the vacancies to be filled in during the financial year 2018-19 based on the business needs of the Participating Organizations, the shortlisted applicants will be provisionally allotted to one of the Participating Organizations.
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