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IBPS Clerk Exam Date:

The abbreviation IBPS expands to Institute of Banking Personnel Selection. The main reason this examination is held and taken by many candidates is for recruitment in renowned nationalized banks to fill vacancies for clerical cadre in multiple banks like these present in all over the country. In this article, you will find information about the IBPS Clerk Exam Date details – what is the exam all about, the tests you have to go through, and the latest dates announced.

About the Examination that is conducted for IBPS

Under IBPS the examination conducted is called CWE which expands to mean Common Written Examination (CWE. This examination is conducted by the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) itself as a pre-requisite for selection of personnel for Clerical cadre posts in Public Sector Banks. Hence, all public sector banks use CWE as a base to fill the vacancies for this post. This examination was commenced in the year 2011 and since then it has been the apex one to select suitable candidates for the job in the clerical arena, also this examination is conducted in various locations throughout the country. It accepts applications from all the candidates online through its official website to complete the registration process and not only this the mode of examination is also online. This year IBPS is conducting this renowned Clerk exam for the eighth year in a row now and hence it is named as IBPS Clerk CWE VII.

In order to be selected or qualify for the ultimate IBPS examination the candidates have to pass in all the examinations conducted, and in this case, it happens in two phases-

  1. Preliminary Examination
  2. Main Examination

In order to qualify IBPS, the examinee needs to pass both the above examinations, but the relief here is that these examinees who qualify will not have to undergo an interview process but this only happens after the candidate has pass the mains i.e. 100% weightage is given to the result of main examination’s result.

Find the complete syllabus here.

As per the latest updates, please find all the details of IBPS Exam Date.

IBPS Clerk VIII Examination Schedule Exam Dates
Online Registration of IBPS Clerk VIII Exam  Start Date
Click here for IBPS Clerk Online Registration
September 12, 2018


October 3, 2018

IBPS Clerk Online Registration Last Date September 12, 2018


October 3, 2018

IBPS Clerk Application Fees Online Payment Dates September 12, 2018


October 3, 2018

Conduct of Pre exam Training
Attempt Free IBPS Clerk Practice / Mock Test Series
November 13, 2018


November 18, 2018

Download Admit Card Date of IBPS Clerk VIII Pre Exam from
Click here for Download IBPS Clerk Admit card
November 2018
IBPS BANK Clerk Preliminary Exam Dates (CWE 8)
IBPS Clerk Practice / Mock Test Series Pdf
December 8, 2018

December 9, 2018

December 15, 2018

December 16, 2018

IBPS BANK Clerk CWE 8 Mains Exam Dates January 20, 2019
Declaration date of IBPS Clerk VIII Prelims Result
Click here IBPS Clerk Result Scorecard
December 2018
IBPS Bank Clerk Mains Admit card download date January 2019
IBPS Clerk Mains Exam 21.01.2019
Provisional Allotment date of IBPS Clerk April 2019

IBPS Clerk Exam Centre Selection

While filling the online application form the candidates are given the option to choose the centre of their comfort and preference. However, IBPS can allot these candidates a centre other than the choice made by them if there is non-availability of seats at preferred selected venues. As a disclaimer, no complaints are entertained by IBPS in regards to change the exam centre of a candidate.

The Process of Registration

As per the Notification Calendar of Online CWE, the details pertaining to registration and examinations to be strictly adhered to are-

  • The registration process will be in online mode only and there will be a single registration for both Preliminary and Main examination, wherever applicable.
  • Candidates will be required to upload the following documents as per the specification given in advertisement.

(1) Photograph of the Applicant – 20 kb to 50 kb in .jpg file

(2) Signature of the Applicant – 10 kb to 20 kb in .jpg file

(3) Thumb impression of the Applicant – 10 kb to 20 kb in .jpg file

(4) Scanned copy of handwritten declaration as per the format, which will be available in the respective advertisement – 10 kb to 20 kb in .jpg file

Detailed Notifications

Prospective candidates are also advised to visit the official website of IBPS regularly for detailed notification for each of the above examinations to be displayed in due course.


IBPS, however, reserves the right to change the guidelines/modalities stated above on the basis of administrative reasons, court order, Govt. Advisories, etc.

IBPS Clerk Application Fee

Please find the category wise application fees for IBPS Clerk examination. Fee/Intimation charges once paid is not refunded on any account nor can it be held in reserve for any other examination or selection. It is mandatory to pay the application fee online itself.

Sr. No. Category Application Fee
1 SC/ST/PWD Rs.100/- (Intimation Charges only)
2 General and Others Rs. 600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

This was our article on IBPS Clerk Exam Date. To know more about other Government jobs in 2018, visit here.

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