Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) 2021 Recruitment Notification. IBPS has released official notification for the job openings of Clerk positions. Check the eligibility and notification prior to apply for the positions.

Closing Date is on :- 01st August, 2021.

No. of Posts and Vacancies :-  

Clerk - 5830 Posts

Job Location - Across India

Other Qualification Details :-

Common Recruitment Process For Recruitment Of Clerks In Participating Banks (CRP Clerks-XI For Vacancies Of 2022-23)

The online examination (Preliminary and Main) for the next Common Recruitment Process for selection of personnel for Clerical cadre Posts in the Participating Banks is tentatively scheduled in August/September & October 2021.

1. Post Name: Clerk

2. No of Vacancies: 5830

3. Educational Qualifications:

i. A Degree (Graduation) in any discipline from a University recognised by the Govt. Of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government.

ii. The candidate must possess valid Mark-sheet / Degree Certificate that he/ she is a graduate on the day he / she registers and indicate the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation while registering online.

iii. Computer Literacy: Operating and working knowledge in computer systems is mandatory i.e. candidates should have Certificate/Diploma/Degree in computer operations/Language/ should have studied Computer / Information

Technology as one of the subjects in the High School/College/Institute.

iv. Proficiency in the Official Language of the State/UT (candidates should know how to read/ write and speak the Official Language of the State/UT) for which vacancies a candidate wishes to apply is preferable. 

v. Ex-Servicemen who do not possess the above civil examination qualifications should be matriculate Ex-Servicemen who have obtained the Army Special Certificate of Education or corresponding certificate in the Navy or Air Force after having completed not less than 15 years of service in the Armed Forces of the Union as on 01.08.2021. Such certificates should be dated on or before 01.08.2021.

Age:

Age (As on 01.07.2021): Minimum: 20 years Maximum: 28 years i.e. A candidate must have been born not earlier than 02.07.1993 and not later than 01.07.2001 (both dates inclusive)

Application Fee:

Rs. 175/- (inclusive of GST) for SC/ST/PWBD/EXSM candidates. - Rs. 850 /- (inclusive of GST) for all others

General Instructions:

(1) Candidates will have to invariably produce the requisite documents such as valid call letter, a photocopy of photo-identity proof bearing the same name as it appears on the online submitted application form etc. at the time of examinations (Preliminary & Main). No document shall be directly sent to IBPS by candidates before or after the online examinations (Preliminary & Main).

(2) During preliminary examination the call letter and copy of Photo ID proof will not be collected at the examination centre. These will be duly authenticated by the examination centre staff functionaries and handed over back to the candidates.

i. The candidates will be required to bring the authenticated call letter and copy of photo ID proof of Preliminary examination along with the call letter and other requisite documents of Main examination. However, candidates need to submit the scribe form (wherever applicable) during the preliminary examination as well as the main examination.

(3) Candidates who do not bring the authenticated/ stamped call letter of preliminary examination and authenticated/ stamped photocopy of ID proof at the time of main examination will not be allowed to appear for the examination.

(4) Candidates need to bring one additional photograph (same as pasted on call letter) along with the call letter and other requisite documents as per information provided in the information handout and call letter. Candidates reporting without photograph pasted on call letter or without one additional photograph (same as pasted on call letter) will not be allowed to appear for the examination.

(5) Before applying for the post, the candidate should ensure that he/she fulfils the eligibility and other norms mentioned in this advertisement. Candidates are therefore advised to carefully read this advertisement and follow all the instructions given for submitting online application.

(6) A Candidate’s admission to the Preliminary examination/ shortlisting for Main examination/ admission to the Main examination and subsequent processes is strictly provisional.

i. The mere fact that the call letter(s)/ provisional allotment has been issued to the candidate does not imply that his/ her candidature has been finally cleared by IBPS/ Participating Bank. IBPS/ Participating Banks would be free to reject any application, at any stage of the process, cancel the candidature of the candidate in case it is detected at any stage that a candidate does not fulfill the eligibility norms and/or that he/she has furnished any incorrect/false information/certificate/documents or has suppressed any material fact(s)

ii. If candidature of any candidate is rejected for any reason according to the terms and conditions of this advertisement, no further representation in this regard will be entertained. Such decisions shall be final and binding on the candidate. If any of these shortcomings is/are detected after appointment in a Participating Bank, his/her services are liable to be summarily terminated.

(7) Decision of Nodal Banks/Participating Banks/ IBPS in all matters regarding eligibility of the candidate, the stages at which such scrutiny of eligibility is to be undertaken, qualifications and other eligibility norms, the documents to be produced for the purpose of the conduct of Examination, verification etc. and any other matter relating to CRP Clerks-XI will be final and binding on the candidate.

i. No correspondence or personal enquiries shall be entertained by IBPS/ Participating Banks in this regard. IBPS/ Nodal Bank/ Participating Banks take no responsibility to receive/ collect any certificate/remittance/ document sent separately.

(8) The scribe arranged by the candidate should not be a candidate for the examination (CRP Clerks-XI). If violation of the above is detected at any stage of the process, candidature for CRP of both the candidate and the scribe will be cancelled.

(9) Not more than one application should be submitted by any candidate. In case of multiple Applications only the latest valid (completed) application will be retained and the application fee/ intimation charges paid for the other multiple registration(s) will stand forfeited.

(10) Multiple attendance/ appearances in the online examination will be summarily rejected/ candidature cancelled.

(11) Online applications once registered will not be allowed to be withdrawn and/or the application fee/ intimation charges once paid will not be refunded nor be held in reserve for any other examination.

(12) Any resulting dispute arising out of this advertisement including the recruitment process shall be subject to the sole jurisdiction of the Courts situated at Mumbai.

(13) The candidate should indicate in the online application the State to which he/she opts for provisional allotment on selection. The option once exercised will be irrevocable.

(14) Any canvassing or creating influence for undue advantage shall lead to disqualification from the process.

(15) Any request for change of date, time and venue for online examination (Preliminary & Main) will not be entertained.

(16) Any request for change of address, details mentioned in the online application form will not be entertained.

(17) In case any dispute arises on account of interpretation of clauses in any version of this advertisement other than English, the English version available on authorized IBPS website shall prevail.

(18) A candidate should ensure that the signatures appended by him/her in all the places viz. in his/her call letter, attendance sheet etc. and in all correspondence with the IBPS/ Participating Banks in future should be identical and there should be no variation of any kind. Signature in CAPITAL LETTERS will not be acceptable.

(19) A recent, recognizable photograph (4.5cm × 3.5cm) should be uploaded by the candidate in the online application form and the candidate should ensure that copies of the same are retained for use at various stages of the process. Candidates are also advised not to change their appearance till the process is completed. Failure to produce the same photograph at various stages of the process or doubt about identity at any stage could lead to disqualification.

(20) The left thumb impression which is scanned and uploaded should not be smudged.

Documents Required:-

List of Documents to be produced at the time of joining (as applicable)

The following documents in original and self-attested photocopies in support of the candidate’s eligibility and identity are to be invariably submitted at the time of joining. Non submission of requisite documents by the candidate at the time of joining will debar his candidature.

(i) Valid system generated printout of the online application form registered for CRP Clerks-XI 

(ii) Proof of Date of Birth (Birth Certificate issued by the Competent Municipal Authorities or SSLC/ Std. X Certificate with DOB). 

(iii) Photo Identify Proof as indicated in Point G (i) of the advertisement.

(iv) Mark-sheets & certificates for Graduation or equivalent qualification etc. Proper document from Board / University for having declared the result on or before 01.08.2021 has to be submitted. 

(v) Caste Certificate issued by the competent authority in the prescribed format as stipulated by Government of India in the case of SC / ST / OBC category candidates. Candidates belonging to OBC category but coming under creamy layer and/ or if their caste does not find place in the Central List are not entitled to OBC reservation. They should indicate their category as General in the online application form. 

(v) Income and Asset Certificate issued by any one of the Authorities as notified by the Government of India in the prescribed format in the case of EWS category candidates.

(vi) Disability certificate in the prescribed format issued by the District Medical Board in case of Persons With Benchmark Disability category If the candidate has used the services of a Scribe at the time of Online Examination the duly filled in details of the scribe in the prescribed format

(vii) Ex-Servicemen candidates: (i) Candidates who are released/ retired from Armed Forces are required to submit a certificate as per Proforma A. Such Ex-servicemen candidates have to produce a copy of the discharge Certificate / pension payment order and documentary proof of rank last / presently held (substantive as well as acting) at the time of joining.

(ii) Candidates who are still in the Armed Forces and desirous of applying under Ex-Servicemen category should submit Proforma B from the Competent Authority showing his/her date of completion of specific period of engagement (SPE) along with the declaration in Proforma C. Such candidates whose SPE is completed on or before 31.07.2022 are eligible to apply. Such candidates have to submit a release letter and a self-declaration from the candidate that he/ she is entitled to benefits admissible to Ex-Servicemen as per Govt. of India rules

(iii) Those candidates who have completed their initial period of assignment and who are on extended assignment are required to submit the certificate as per Proforma D.

(iv) Dependents of Servicemen killed in action or those who have been severely disabled have to produce satisfactory documentary proof showing that they are Dependents of Servicemen killed in action or severely disabled and an affidavit stating that the relaxation is availed by one dependent of Ex-Servicemen or not availed by any Dependent of Servicemen killed in action or severely disabled.

(viii) Candidates serving in Government / quasi govt offices/ Public Sector Undertakings (including Nationalised Banks and Financial Institutions) are required to produce a No Objection Certificate from their employer at the time of joining, in the absence of which their candidature will not be considered and travelling expenses, if any, otherwise admissible, will not be paid.

(ix) Persons eligible for age relaxation under II (5) must produce the Death certificate of husband/ documents in support of Divorce or judicial separation and an affidavit/ declaration that they are not remarried.

(x) Persons eligible for age relaxation under II (6) 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 he Government and communicated vide Ministry of Finance, Dept. of Financial Services communication No.F.No.9/21/2006-IR dated 27.07.2007. 

(xi) Experience certificates, if any. 

(xii) Persons falling in categories (ii), (iii), (iv) and (v) of Point B (I) should produce a certificate of eligibility issued by the Govt. of India.

(xiii) Any other relevant documents in support of eligibility. 

Selection Process :-

1. CRP – Online Examinations:

a. Preliminary Examination

i. Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main examination.

b. Main Examination:

ii. IBPS reserves the right to modify the structure of the examination which will be intimated through its website. Other detailed information regarding the examination will be given in an Information Handout, which will be made available for the candidates to download along with the call letters from the authorised IBPS website www.ibps.in.

2. IBPS will make arrangements for conducting online Preliminary examination, declare result of online Preliminary examination and inform the shortlisted candidates about the online Main examination

3. Merely applying for CRP/ appearing for and being shortlisted in the online examination (Preliminary and Main) and/or in subsequent processes does not imply that a candidate will necessarily be offered employment in any of the Participating Banks.

4. Candidate’s admission to the Preliminary examination/ shortlisting for Main examination/ admission to the Main examination and subsequent processes is strictly provisional. The mere fact that the call letter(s)/ provisional allotment has been issued to the candidate does not imply that his/ her candidature has been finally cleared by IBPS/ Participating Bank

Steps to Apply :-

1. Candidates can apply online only from 12.07.2021 to 01.08.2021 and no other mode of application will be accepted.

2. Pre-Requisites for Applying Online Before applying online, candidates should— (i) scan their : - photograph (4.5cm × 3.5cm) - signature - left thumb impression (If a candidate is not having left thumb, he/she may use his/ her right thumb. If both thumbs are missing, the impression of one of the fingers of the left hand starting from the forefinger should be taken.

ii. If there are no fingers on the left hand, the impression of one of the fingers of the right hand starting from the forefinger should be taken. If no fingers are available, the impression of left toe may be taken. In all such cases where left thumb impression is not uploaded, the candidate should specify in the uploaded document the name of finger and the specification of left/right hand or toe).

3. a hand written declaration (text given below) { In case of candidates who cannot write may get the text of declaration typed and put their left hand thumb impression (if not able to sign also) below the typed declaration and upload the document as per specifications}. ensuring that the all these scanned documents adhere to the required specifications as given to this Advertisement

(ii) Signature in Capital Letters will NOT be accepted.

(iii) The left thumb impression should be properly scanned and not smudged

(iv) The text for the hand written declaration is as follows I, (Name of the candidate), hereby declare that all the information submitted by me in the application form is correct, true and valid. I will present the supporting documents as and when required.

(v) The above mentioned hand written declaration has to be in the candidate’s hand writing and in English only and should Not Be In Capital Letters. If it is written by anybody else or in any other language, the application will be considered as invalid. 

(vi) Keep the necessary details/documents ready to make Online Payment of the requisite application fee/ intimation charges 

(vii) have a valid personal email ID, which should be kept active till the completion of this round of Common Recruitment Process. IBPS may send call letters for the Examination etc. through the registered e-mail ID. Under no circumstances, a candidate should share with/mention e-mail ID to / of any other person. In case a candidate does not have a valid personal e-mail ID, he/she should create his/her new e-mail ID before applying on-line and must maintain that email account. 

The tentative schedule of events is as follows:

1. On-line registration including Edit/Modification of Application by candidates: 12.07.2021 to 01.08.2021

2. Payment of Application Fees/Intimation Charges (Online): 12.07.2021 to 01.08.2021

3. Download of call letters for Pre- Exam Training: August 2021

4. Conduct of Pre-Exam Training: 16.08.2021 onwards

5. Download of call letters for Online examination – Preliminary: August 2021

6. Online Examination – Preliminary: 28.08.2021, 29.08.2021 and 04.09.2021

7. Result of Online exam – Preliminary: September/ October 2021

8. Download of Call letter for Online exam – Main: October 2021

9. Online Examination – Main 31.10.2021

10. Provisional Allotment April 2022

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