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How to Fill Bank Preferences in IBPS Clerk 2018 | Participating Banks List

How to Fill Bank Preferences in IBPS Clerk

While filling the IBPS Clerk Registration form, one question hits in the mind that how to Fill Bank Preferences in IBPS Clerk. So here we are providing a Participating Banks List and process for filling IBPS Clerk 2018 Online Form.

Every year the Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) invites applications to apply for various vacancies for clerk position. At time of filling Bank Application Form, you have to show Preference Order Form.

How To Give Preferences In IBPS Clerk 2018

Before filling Bank Preferences 2018 and Descriptions Order form, you should have knowledge of bank. Many applicants are getting doubts concerning How to Fill Bank Preferences in IBPS Clerk 2018 at the time of filling the application form.

So, candidates can get the complete details regarding Participating Banks List, preferences, Description, etc through this page which is created by the team of www.recruitmentinboxx.com and learn more about the Bank before selecting the Preference bank.

Participating Banks List:

There are 19 participating organizations which are as follows:

  1. Canara Bank
  2. Andhra Bank
  3. Punjab & Sind Bank
  4. Punjab National Bank
  5. Syndicate Bank
  6. Corporation Bank
  7. United Bank of India
  8. Central Bank of India
  9. UCO Bank
  10. Indian Bank
  11. Union Bank of India
  12. Vijaya Bank
  13. Oriental Bank of Commerce
  14. Indian Overseas Bank
  15. Bank of Baroda
  16. Bank of India
  17. Dena Bank
  18. Allahabad Bank
  19. Bank of Maharashtra

More Details On: List Of Banks Under IBPS

Keep In Mind below Point While Filling Bank Preferences In IBPS Clerk 2018

Here we are sharing some suggestions which help you to make your preference list in IBPS Clerk 2018, which will clear out your confusion and help you to select your most preferable banks while filling the IBPS Clerk VIII 2018 examination form.

Desire to work in your home state

Applicants who want to work in your city/state, so try to give importance to those banks first which have many branches in your state. After assortment in IBPS Clerk, your training will be organized in the same state by the allotted bank and you will be engrossed in the bank as Clerk.

For example: If you wish to apply from Bihar, so after the IBPS Clerk selection, you will be posted in any branch of the allotted bank in any city or district of the Bihar state.

Proficiency in local or official language of the state

As you know that IBPS Clerk exam is a state level exam and you needed to select the particular state to apply from. According to the IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria applicants must have a proficiency of the local or official language of the State/UT from where you want to apply for IBPS Clerical cadre vacancy.

For example: If you know Hindi language, then you can apply for those states were official language is Hindi. It is not essential to show the domicile of the particular state while applying for IBPS Clerk Exam.

Focus on Bank Ranking

A good bank ranking has better chances of career growth and experience for its employees, so is in the case of IBPS Clerk VII examination.

Read The Transfer Policy

The bank has different policies concerning transfer from one location to another. Also, some banks may think your preferences for location, as others may not think that way.

For this, you need to go through the transfer policies of those banks which you are interested in making them as an IBPS Clerk VII preference list, which will work best for you.

How to Fill Bank Preferences in IBPS Clerk

In this section, we are going to provide list of top banks which have number branches in the different states of India. From the help of this bank, you can fill the preferences order of the bank.

For North India:

States Include: Delhi, Punjab, UP, UK, J&K, HP, Haryana

  • Punjab National Bank
  • Bank of Baroda
  • Oriental Bank of Commerce
  • Allahabad Bank
  • IDBI Bank
  • Punjab & Sind Bank
  • Canara Bank
  • Union Bank of India
  • Bank of India
  • Corporation Bank
  • Central Bank of India
  • UCO Bank

For East and North East:

Eastern States Include: Odisha, West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand

  • Allahabad Bank
  • Bank of India
  • Bank of Baroda
  • UCO Bank
  • United Bank of India
  • Canara Bank
  • Union Bank

For West & Central India:

States Include: Rajasthan, Maharashtra, Gujarat, MP, Chhattisgarh, Goa

  • Bank of Baroda
  • IDBI Bank
  • Dena Bank
  • Bank of Maharashtra
  • Canara Bank
  • Indian Overseas Bank
  • CorClerkration Bank

For South India:

States Include: Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala

  • Andhra Bank
  • Indian Bank
  • Vijaya Bank
  • Indian Overseas Bank
  • Canara Bank
  • CorClerkration Bank
  • Syndicate Bank

Get Here: IBPS Challan Form

Selection Process:

Selection of the applicants will be based on two phases which are mentioned below below:

Prelims Exam

If candidates want to get a call for next phase, have to qualify both sectional & overall cutoff of the prelims exam.
Marks which obtained by candidates in the prelims exam will not be considered for final merit list.

Mains Exam

Final selection will depend on the basis of their marks obtained in mains exam. Every candidate needs to qualify both sectional & overall cutoff of the Mains exam.
When candidates have qualified both pre and mains exam, will be considered for the further process.
The cutoff will be decided on the total number of vacancies in different states.

Check Out: IBPS Clerk Syllabus

Preliminary Examination

Sr.No.Name of Tests No. of QuestionsMaximum MarksDuration
1English Language3030 Composite time of

1 hour

2Numerical Ability35
3 Reasoning Ability35
Total100100

Main Examination:

Sr.No.Name of Tests(Not By Sequence)No. of QuestionsMaximum MarksTime allotted for each test (Separately timed)
1Reasoning405030 minutes
2English Language404030 minutes
3Quantitative Aptitude405030 minutes
4General Awareness (with special reference to Banking)40 4025 minutes
5Computer Knowledge402020 minutes
Total200200135 minutes

Download Here: IBPS Clerk Sample Papers

Important Dates:

  • Prelims online exam Date: November/December 2018
  • Main online exam Date: December/January 2018

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