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IBPS Clerk Application Form 2023: Steps to Apply, Fee, Last Date, Documents


IBPS Clerk Application Form 2023: The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will release the IBPS Clerk application form on the official website on July 1, 2023. Once the application form is released, all interested and eligible candidates can submit their application form along with the required documents for the IBPS Clerk exam 2023 through the official website. The last date to apply online for IBPS Clerk CRP – XIII is July 21, 2023.

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– As per a short notice, the IBPS Clerk CRP-XIII for 2024-25 vacancies application form submission will begin on July 1, 2023 and continue till July 21, 2023.

The application fee is INR 600 for General/ EWS/ OBC candidates and INR 100 for SC/ ST/ PwD candidates. According to IBPS Clerk 2023 eligibility, any graduate between the age group of 20 to 28 years can apply for this exam. Check out the article to know more about the application form, important dates, registration process and other relevant details.

IBPS Clerk 2023 Application Form

Before getting into the details of the IBPS Clerk 2023 registration process, let us have an overview of the recruitment:

Exam Conducting AuthorityInstitute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Post NameClerk
VacancyTo Be Notified
Participating Banks11
Application ModeOnline
Exam ModeOnline
Recruitment ProcessPrelims
Main Exams
Education QualificationGraduate 
Age Limit20 years to 28 years
Application FeeSC/ST/PWD – Rs.175
General and Others – Rs. 850

IBPS Clerk Application Form: Important Dates

Candidates planning to apply for IBPS Clerk need to know about important events and dates. The IBPS Clerk recruitment schedule for 2023 is tabulated below:

IBPS Clerk Notification (Short)June 28, 2023
IBPS Clerk Apply Online Start DateJuly 1, 2023
IBPS Clerk Apply Online Last DateJuly 21, 2023
Last Date to Pay Online Application FeeJuly 21, 2023

IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria

All interested candidates must check the IBPS Clerk eligibility criteria before applying for the exam.

  • Age Limit: The candidate must be between the age of 20 to 28 years. Candidate must have been born not earlier than July 02, 1995 and not later than July 01, 2003.
  • Educational Qualifications: The candidate must have a graduation degree in any discipline from an institute recognized by the Government of India or any equivalent qualification recognized by the Central Government.
  • Computer Knowledge and Proficiency in Local Language: Candidates need to have an operating and working knowledge of computers. Also, the candidate must be proficient in reading, writing, and speaking in the local language of the state/union territory they have applied for.

Prerequisites to Apply Online for IBPS Clerk Exam

The prerequisites to fill up the IBPS Clerk Application Form are given below:

  • Valid Mobile Number
  • A Valid Email Address
  • Scanned Copy of Photograph, Signature, Left Thumb Impression, and Handwritten Declaration
  • A Scanned Copy of the Category Certificate (if applicable)
  • Marksheets of Class X, XII, Graduation, or Other Equivalent Exams (to fill up the form)
  • Debit/ Credit Card or Net Banking Details (for the Online Fee Payment)

IBPS Clerk Exam Application Fee

Candidates must pay the IBPS Clerk application fee to complete the IBPS Clerk application process. Check IBPS Clerk application fee details from the table below:

CategoryApplication Fee
SC/ ST/ PwD/ ExSMINR 175
All OthersINR 850

IBPS Clerk Exam Online Registration Process

The IBPS Clerk applications will be accepted only through online mode. Check out the steps to apply for IBPS Clerk 2023 as under:

  • 1st Step: Visit the official website at ibps.in.
  • 2nd Step: Click on the online application link provided to apply for IBPS CRP Clerk-XI.
  • 3rd Step: A new page will open. Click on the link “Click Here to Apply Online for Supplementary Common Recruitment Process for Clerk – XII”.
  • 4th Step: A new page will open. Now click the link, ‘Click here for New Registration’. Candidates can find this link at the top right corner of the page.
  • 5th Step: Enter the basic details such as name, mobile number, email ID, etc. and submit the details. Once submitted, a ‘Registration Number’ and ‘Password’ will be generated and sent to the registered ’email ID’ and ‘mobile number’.
  • 6th Step: Login to the account using the respective ‘Registration Number’ and ‘Password’. Now, enter your personal details, educational details, work experiences, exam centre preference, etc. The IBPS Clerk Application Form filling is in three sub-sections. So, click the ‘Save and Next’ button to save and move to the next section.
  • 7th Step: Upload the scanned copies of the respective photo, signature, thumb impression, and declaration in the prescribed format (given below). Candidates must check the preview of the IBPS Clerk Application Form to validate the entered details. Candidates can edit the IBPS Clerk Application Form to make the necessary changes. No further changes will be allowed once the application form is submitted. So, make sure the details are correct.
  • 8th Step: Now select the preferred online payment mode, such as Debit Card/Credit Card or Net Banking, for the IBPS Clerk fee payment. Make the payment as per category. An e-receipt will be generated after the successful payment of the application fee.
  • 9th Step: Now click on the “Submit” button for the final submission of the IBPS Clerk Application Form.
  • 10th Step: Take a few hard copies of the IBPS Clerk Application Form and e- receipt for future reference.

Specification of Scanned Documents

As mentioned above, candidates must upload scanned images of their photograph, signature, left thumb impression, and declaration during the IBPS Clerk registration process. The specifications of these documents are as under:


  • Candidates must upload a recent passport-sized colour photograph with a light background (preferably white) in 4.5cm X 3.5cm size.
  • Dimensions  –  200 x 230 pixels (preferred)
  • File Size – 20kb to 50 kb
  • File Type – jpg/ jpeg


  • Candidates must sign on white paper with a black ink pen in running hand (signature in capital letters will not be accepted).
  • Dimensions  –  140 x 60 pixels (preferred)
  • File Size – 10kb to 20 kb
  • File Type – jpg/ jpeg

Left Thumb Impression

  • Candidates must put their left-hand thumb impression in black or blue ink.
  • Dimensions  –  240 x 240 pixels ( Paper Size – 3 cm X 3 cm)
  • File Size – 20kb to 50 kb
  • File Type – jpg/ jpeg


  • The candidate must clearly write the declaration on white paper with a black-ink pen.
  • Dimensions  –  800 x 400 pixels
  • File Size – 50kb to 100 kb
  • File Type – jpg/ jpeg

Key Points on IBPS Clerk Application Process

Here are some essential points regarding the IBPS Clerk Application Process 2023:

  • The photograph must be a recent passport-sized colour photo with a light background.
  • The applicant must sign on white paper with black ink to scan and upload the same.
  • Signature and Hand Written Declaration in Capital Letters shall not be accepted.
  • Candidates must give their left thumb impression on white paper with blue/ black ink. The thumb impression should be properly scanned and not smudged.
  • The declaration should be in English only. Candidates must clearly write the declaration on white paper with a black ink pen.
  • The signature, left a thumb impression, and handwritten declaration should be of the applicant, not any other person.
  • If the candidate’s signature on the attendance sheet or admit card, signed at the time of the examination, does not match the signature uploaded, the application will be rejected.
  • Candidates should keep all the necessary documents (defined in the above section) ready to complete the online application process.

FAQs on IBPS Clerk Application Form

Check frequently asked questions on IBPS Clerk online application process below.

Q: If I have made a mistake in my IBPS Clerk Application form, will I get a chance to correct it?

A: No. Candidates must fill out the application form correctly, as there is no option for a correction.

Q: When will the IBPS Clerk 2023 online application process start?

A: The dates for filling out the online application form for the IBPS Clerk 2023 exam from July 1 to 21, 2023.

Q: Can a 12th-pass candidate apply for the IBPS Clerk exam?

A: No, candidates must be a Graduate (must hold a Bachelor’s degree) in any discipline to apply for the exam.

Q: What is the application fee for IBPS Clerk Exam?

A: The exam fee for the IBPS Clerk exam is Rs.850 for general candidates, while Rs.175 is for SC/ST/PWD candidates.

Q: Is there any interview for IBPS Clerk Post?

A: As a part of the IBPS Clerks selection process, the exam does not include an interview stage. The final result will be declared within a month after Mains.

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