Institute of Banking Personnel Selection was established in 1975 in Mumbai, Maharashtra, it is a government body. This examination is conducted for the recruitment of eligible applicants in Clerical and Officer Division at all public sector banks except State Bank of India. It conducts a Common Written Exam (CWE) which acts as a gateway for vacancies of this post. The official notification of CWE will preferably be released in August, 2018. The application forms are going to be available on the official website of IBPS. The other important details can be found in the information given below.Educational Qualification:? On the basis of nationality:? Citizen of India? Citizen of Bhutan or Nepal? Tibetan Refugee who came to India with the thought of permanently settling down in India before 1st January, 1962? Someone who is of Indian Origin and has migrated from Pakistan, Burma, Sri Lanka and East African Countries? Age Limit (1st September, 2018):? The age limit for IBPS Clerical Examination, 2018, must lie between 20 years to 28 years.? Applicants must be born on or after 2nd September, 1990 and before 1st September, 1998.Age Relaxations for various categories are under mentioned:Categories Age Relaxation (in years)SC/ST/Ex-Servicemen/Commissioned Officers including Emergency Commissioned Officers (ECOs)/ Short Service Commissioned Officers (SSCOs) who have rendered at least 5 years military service 5 yearsVictims of 1984 riots 5 yearsWidows/Divorced Women/Women legally separated but not remarried 9 yearsOBC (NCL) 3 yearsPersons with Benchmark Disabilities as defined under “The Rights of Persons With Disabilities Act, 2016” 10 yearsPersons domiciled in the state of Jammu & Kashmir during the period of 1st January, 1980 to 31st December, 1989 5 years? Educational Qualification:? Bachelors Degree from any recognized university or equivalent qualification is eligible in any field.? Computer Knowledge and must have fluency in the official language for the state or union territory the applicant has applied to work for.Important Dates:S. No. Name of the Examination’s Activity Dates1. Release of Online Application Form August 20182. Last Date of Registration September 20183. Issue of E- Admit Card for Preliminary Exam November 20184. Date of Preliminary Exam December 20185. Preliminary Exam Results December 20186. Issue of E- Admit Card for Main Exam December 20187. Date of Main Exam January 20198. Main Exam Result February 2019Vacancies for IBPS Clerk 2018:Till now, no official notification has been given regarding the recruitment for IBPS Clerk, 2018 but in 2017 approximately 7,884 vacancies were released.How to fill Application Form:The dates for the application forms are yet to be released; once the form is released it must be filled online and can be found on the official website of IBPS. The notification for IBPS Clerk 2018 will be out by the end of August 2018.The fee for IBPS Clerical Examination 2018 is Rs. 600/- for the general category candidates and for candidates who belong SC/ST/PWD/EXSM category it is Rs. 100/-.The fees can be paid through these mediums for the application form:1. Credit Card/ Debit Card2. Net Banking3. IMPS4. Mobile WalletsDocuments Required:? The applicant should have a Passport-sized colored Photograph- 200*230 pixels in dimensions 20kb-50kb in JPEG/ JPG format.? The applicant must have a Scanned Signature in Black Ink- 140*60 pixels in dimensions 10kb-30kb in JPEG/ JPG format.? The other details will be published later regarding the requirement of documents for the IBPS Clerical Examination 2018.Exam Pattern and Syllabus (IBPS Clerical Examination 2018):This examination is a 2 stage process for recruitment i.e. Preliminary and Main Examination. The applicants who qualify the Preliminary and Main Examination will be appointed as Clerk in various public sector banks.? Preliminary TestThe Preliminary Test is a 1 hour long and is divided into 3 sections and there will be 100 MCQs of 1 mark each which will have to be answered in the duration. There will be negative marking for every incorrect answer, there will be a deduction of 0.25 marks will be. The Preliminary Test is of total 100 marks divided in 3 sections i.e. English Language (30 marks), Numerical Ability (35 marks) and Reasoning Ability (35 marks).? Main ExaminationThe main examination has 190 questions and is 160 minutes or 2 hrs & 40 mins long examination. Every section has a specific amount of time allotted. Just like the Preliminary Test, the Main Examination also negative marking there is deduction of 0.25 marks for every incorrect answer. The sections are as follows for the Examination:? General/ Financial Awareness- 50 questions- 50 marks- 35 minutes? English Language- 4 questions- 40 marks- 35 minutes? Reasoning& Computer Ability- 50 questions- 60 marks- 45 minutes? Quantitative Aptitude- 50 questions- 50 marks- 45 minutesAdmit Card:On the official website of IBPS Clerical Examination you will find the Admit Card and it can be downloaded from the same. The applicants will have to enter their registration number and password to download the admit card and the admit card will be released in November, 2018 for the Preliminary Test and for the main examination it will be released by December, 2018.IBPS Clerical Exam Result 2018:The results for both, the Preliminary Test as well as Main Examination will be available on the official website which is www.ibps.in and the results for the Preliminary Tests will be declared in the 1st or 2nd week of December, 2018 and the final results will be declared by the 1st week of March, 2019. The results can be checked by entering the registration number and password or date of birth.IBPS Clerical Exam Cut Off 2018:The cut off for the IBPS Clerical Examination 2018 will be decided after the examination is conducted. The applicants must make sure that they obtain maximum marks on the basis of which they can be shortlisted for the further process of selection.