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IBPS Clerk 2022 Selection Process: Steps Involved, Document Verification, Interview

Updated By Vaibhav Bansal on 01 Jun, 2022 11:02

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IBPS Clerk Selection Process 2022

IBPS Clerk 2022 Selection Process is a step that every aspirant of Clerical Cadre needs to pass if they wish to get selected by top financial institutions and public sector banks.The process will be conducted through the Common Recruitment Process organised by Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS). The vacancies will be for more than 100 posts all across the nation. These vacancies will be segregated category-wise and State-wise as per the discretion of the participating organisations. Candidates must know that the selection will be completely based on their performance in the various stages of the process. These stages will help organisations to choose the right candidates through a common platform.

To describe in detail, these stages comprise of the Preliminary exam, Mains exam and the Interview or the Final Round. After the Prelims, the Mains exam will be conducted. The Final round will take place after the completion of the Mains Examination of IBPS Clerk 2022. Candidates must read the detail about these stages given below and plan their preparation accordingly. For better preparation candidates can also take help from How to Prepare section.​

IBPS Clerk Selection Process Dates 2022



 IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Date 


Declaration of Result for IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam 


IBPS Clerk Main Exam Date


Provisional Allotment Under Reserve List


Closure of Result


IBPS Clerk Preliminary Exam Details

The Preliminary Exam is the first stage or round of the Selection Process for IBPS Clerk 2022. The stage deals with an online examination conducted by IBPS to judge the applicants on common grounds based on their knowledge and skills. The examination is an objective test with a time duration of one hour. The main subjects of this examination consist of English Language, Numerical Ability and Reasoning Ability. It has mostly been reported that the level of competition in this stage is very high. This is due to the number of candidates applying for the examination which usually reaches lakhs every year. The same is expected to be for this year, therefore, candidates applying for this examination must prepare themselves well and then appear in the examination. Only the candidates who have successfully given the Prelims can check their IBPS Clerk 2022 Result through their official website. A cut-off list is then released with the list of the selected candidates eligible for the next stage of the Selection Process.

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam Details

The second stage of the Selection Process is the Mains Examination. Candidates clearing the Prelims Cut-Off are allowed to get their IBPS Clerk 2021 Mains Admit Card. Being the second stage of the Selection Process, the Mains Exam helps in refining the search for the best candidates for the different clerical cadre posts. Like the Prelims, the Mains will also be conducted through the online medium but for a duration of 2 hours 15 minutes (135 minutes). Candidates must go through the Exam Pattern and Syllabus of the Mains exam to understand the paper in a detailed way. The exam, however, consists of subjects like Reasoning, English Language, Quantitative Aptitude, General Awareness (with specialreference to Banking) and Computer Knowledge. Candidates who mark their place clear in this exam are forwarded to the next level round of the Selection Process which is also the Final Round of selecting the best contenders for the vacant posts.

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IBPS Clerk Final Selection

The last stage is the stage of the Interviews, which is also termed as the Final Stage of the Selection Process. The candidates successfully reaching this stage must face a round of interviews conducted by the participating organisations of IBPS Clerk. Candidates must know that the marks obtained in the Preliminary Examination stage-I will not be added for the selection and only the marks obtained in Main Examination Stage-II will be added to the marks obtained in Interview Stage-III (if the interview is held) for preparation of the final merit list. Final selection will be done on the basis of the candidate's performance in the test (main examination) and interview (if the interview is held) taken together.

The results of the candidates who are eligible for the Interview and the list of candidates finally selected will be made available on the Bank's website.

Documents Required for Interview

  • Printout of the Interview Call Letter
  • System generated printout of the online application
  • Date of Birth proof
  • Identification Proof
  • Mark sheets and certificates (Proper document from Board / University for having declared the result on or before 27.11.2020 has to be submitted)
  • Caste Certificate Documents (If you are belonging to SC/ST/OBC category candidates authorised by the Government of India.)
  • Disability certificate (authorised by the District Medical Board)
  • Experience certificates, if any
  • Persons eligible for age relaxation must produce a certificate from the District Magistrate to the effect that they are eligible for relief in terms of the Rehabilitation Package for 1984 Riot Affected
  • Persons sanctioned by the Government.
  • Any other relevant documents.

Important Pointers for IBPS Clerk 2022 Selection Process

  • Candidates who pass in the Main examination will be placed in descending order as per their respective categories and marks.
  • On the basis of the number of vacancies, only certain number of candidates from amongst those who qualify by ranking high enough in the merit will be called for interview in the ratio of maximum 3 candidates for each vacancy.
  • Candidates will have to score minimum percentage marks (to be decided by the bank) in the interview to be considered for final selection.
  • 5% relaxation for reserved (SC/ST/OBC/PWD/XS) category will be available thereon.
  • Interview call letters will be uploaded on the Bank's website after the announcement of the result of the online test.
  • No hard copy of the interview call letter will be sent by post.

IBPS Clerk 2022 Participating Organisations

The total number of vacancies is decided based on the recruitment need of 19 participating banks. This list may change as it has been marked as tentative by the exam conducting authority.

Allahabad Bank

UCO Bank

Canara Bank

Andhra Bank

Union Bank of India

Central Bank of India

Indian Overseas Bank

Oriental Bank of Commerce

Dena Bank

Bank of Baroda

United Bank of India

Corporation Bank

Punjab National Bank

Bank of India

Vijaya Bank

Punjab & Sind Bank

Bank of Maharashtra

Indian Bank

Syndicate Bank


IBPS CLERK Salary Structure, Pay Scale, Allowances & Benefits

The minimum basic pay of IBPS clerk is Rs 11765. However, with years of promotion, the maximum basic pay that IBPS clerk can get is Rs 31540. Along with basic pay, the employees are given various allowances such as Dearness, House Rent, Travel, Special and Medical allowances. The details of which are given in the table below :

IBPS Clerk Salary>45 lakh population<45 lakh population
Basic PayINR 11765INR 11765
DAINR 5311INR 5311
HRAINR 1176INR 1058
Travel AllowanceINR 425INR 425
Special AllowanceINR 911INR 911
Total SalaryINR 19588INR 19470

IBPS Clerk Benefits, Perks & Allowances 

IBPS Clerk is one of the most sought after job for the candidates interested to pursue their career in banking sector mainly due to the its attractive benefits, perks and allowances. The details of which are given in the table below:

Dearness Allowance
  • DA depends on CPI and is paid 4% of IBPS Clerk Basic Pay.
  • Starting amount of DA is INR 7073
House Rent Allowance
  • HRA differs from location to location
  • HRA is paid in between 6.5% to 8.5%
Medical AllowanceMA is fixed at INR 2200 annually
Travel AllowanceExpenses incurred on official trips are reimbursed by the bank.
Special AllowanceFixed at INR 1561

IBPS Clerk 2022 Vacancy

A total of 5830 vacancies are announced in 11 banks across India. The bifurcation of the state-wise vacancies for the IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2021-22 is as follows: 

StateNumber of Vacancies
Andaman and Nicobar3
Andhra Pradesh263
Arunachal Pradesh11
Dadra & Nagar Haveli2
Himachal Pradesh102
Jammu & Kashmir25
Madhya Pradesh324
Tamil Nadu267
Uttar Pradesh661
West Bengal366

IBPS Clerk 2022 Category-wise and Region-wise Vacancies  

The number of vacancies for for each category and region the IBPS Clerk 2022 Recruitment is as follows: 

Andaman and Nicobar00102
Andhra Pradesh114251195
Arunachal Pradesh05015
Dadra & Nagar Haveli00002
Himachal Pradesh236211141
Jammu & Kashmir424114
Madhya Pradesh54704828124
Tamil Nadu2533132177
Uttar Pradesh1311016287271
West Bengal98178138132

IBPS Clerk 2022 Bank-Wise Vacancies

A total of 11 banks recruit candidates for clerk positions based on the score secured by them in the IBPS Clerk Mains examination. The vacancies available in the banks across India under the IBPS Clerk Recruitment 2021-22 are as follows:

BankNumber of Vacancies
Bank of Baroda0
Bank of India574
Bank of Maharashtra0
Canara Bank500
Central Bank of India1440
Indian Bank0
Indian Overseas Bank69
Punjab & Sind Bank404
Punjab National Bank0
UCO Bank520
Union Bank of India2323

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FAQs about IBPS Clerk

What is the pay scale of IBPS Clerk at the time of joining?

At the time of joining, the pay scale of an IBPS Clerk is 11765-655/3-13730-815/3-16175-980/4-20095-1145/7-28110-2120/1-30230/1310-1-31540.

How can an IBPS Clerk get a promotion?

Banks conduct internal Interviews and exams for promotions. Employees can apply for those internal exams and get promoted to higher posts.

What is the educational qualification required to write the IBPS Clerk Exam?

Candidates need to be graduates in any discipline from a College/University recognized by Government of India or equivalent qualification recognized by Central Government.

What is the educational qualification required to write the IBPS Clerk Exam?

Candidates need to be graduates in any discipline from a College/University recognized by Government of India or equivalent qualification recognized by Central Government.

Where are the IBPS Clerk vacancies 2022 announced?

The number of vacancies available is announced along with the official notification of the IBPS Clerk exam. Candidates can visit the official website for further details about the vacancies based on states, banks and category wise.

How many attempts can I give for the IBPS Clerk exam?

There is no restriction in the number of attempts for IBPS Clerk exam. A candidate can appear in the exam till his/her upper age limit exceeds. Moreover, the relaxation is given to the reserved categories.

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