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IBPS Clerk Salary 2023 In-hand, Allowances & Job Profile


IBPS Clerk Salary 2023: The Insitute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) provides a lucrative salary and a highly prestigious work profile to the candidates selected for the Clerk post. The salary is the primary reason why lakhs of aspirants apply for this recruitment every year. Aside from salary, Clerks are eligible for a variety of perks, allowances, and other benefits. Candidates planning to appear for this exam must check the detailed salary structure and the job roles from this page.

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The basic pay scale ranges between Rs. 19,900 and 47,920. The salary gradually rises as the employee remains employed and promotes to more senior positions. Read this article to know the complete details about in-hand salary, pay scale, job profile, responsibilities, and career growth.

IBPS Clerk Pay Scale 2023

The IBPS Clerk appointee gets an initial salary package of about Rs. 28,000 to Rs. 30,000/- per month as per the 7th pay commission matrix. This salary includes Dearness Allowance and similar benefits. The pay scale is Rs.19900-1000/1-20900-1230/3-24590-1490/4-30550-1730/7-42600-3270/1-45930-1990/1-47920. We have broken down this pay scale for better understanding in the table below:

Detailed ExplanationBasic PayAnnual Increment
Initial Basic PayRs 19900Rs 1000
Basic Pay and yearly increment after 3 yearsRs 20900Rs 1230
Basic Pay and yearly increment after the next 3 yearsRs 24590Rs 1490
Basic Pay and yearly increment after the next 4 yearsRs 30550Rs 1730
Basic Pay and yearly increment after the next 7 yearsRs 42600Rs 3270
Basic Pay and yearly increment after the next 1 yearRs 45930Rs 1990
Basic Pay and yearly increment after the next 1 yearRs 47920 (Maximum Basic Pay)

IBPS Clerk Salary Allowances

IBPS hires Clerks to fill positions in various national Public Sector Banks (PSBs). The Prelims exam will be held on August 26, 27 and September 02, 2023. This is a golden opportunity for all banking candidates who did not make it last year or who intend to take the upcoming exam.

In addition to the basic pay, Clerks are entitled to other allowances, calculated based on posting location and other factors. Adding all these allowances/components with the basic pay will give candidates the total salary. The different allowances are tabulated below:

Allowances of an IBPS Clerk

Special AllowanceRs 4118
Dearness Allowance (DA)This component is 4% of the IBPS Clerk Basic Pay. DA depends on the CPI and is revised quarterly, i.e., every three months.
House Rent Allowance (HRA)The HRA depends on the location of the posting. It will be 8.5%of the Basic Pay for Metro Cities, 7.5%of the Basic Pay for cities with more than 5 lakhs, and 6.5% of the Basic Pay for other cities.
Travel Allowance (TA)The bank will reimburse expenses on official tours and travels.
Medical Allowance (MA)This is paid once a year. For IBPS Clerks, the amount is fixed at Rs 2000 annually

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  • 3rd Step: Click on the menu bar “Getting a Government Job” 
  • 4th Step: Select the Goal “Banking” from the dropdown and click on “Next”.
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IBPS Clerk Salary Structure 2023

The IBPS Clerk Salary structure includes basic pay and other allowances like HRA, DA, TA, etc. The salary varies for employees based on their posted city. Check the table below to know the salary structure and the breakdown details.

Basic PayRs 19,900/-
Dearness AllowanceRs 5209.82/-
Special AllowanceRs 4118/-
Transport AllowanceRs 757.08/-
CCARs 0/-
HRARs 2039.75/-
Gross PayRs 32,024.65/-
Deduction (NPS Fund, Union Fee)Rs 2570.98/-
Net PayRs 29,453.67/-

IBPS Clerk Job Profile

IBPS Clerks are the face of the bank as they have to deal with customers daily. Apart from the decent salary, the job offers great scope to learn about bank functions. The Clerks are also known as single-window operators, who have to sit at a single-window counter and deal with the customers. They act as the point of contact for customers.

They fulfil the roles of a wide variety of posts, working in the bank’s various departments. They work as Loan Clerks, Accounts Clerks, Data Entry Clerks, Office Clerks, etc. The other roles and responsibilities of Clerks are as below:

  • Verification of different documents and proofs submitted by the customer
  • Updating the passbooks of account holders
  • Responsible for bank cash, various important documents, keys, etc.
  • Issuing demand drafts (DDs), customer bank accounts, cash receipts, etc.
  • Sanctioning the withdrawals made by customers
  • Maintaining the various documents of the bank, balance sheets, ledger, etc.
  • Resolving the various issues of the customers
  • Providing information about the latest schemes and government policies
  • Guiding customers relating to various banking activities
  • Attending treasury works
  • Resolving queries of the customers
  • Miscellaneous tasks

IBPS Clerk Promotions

As mentioned above, IBPS Clerk offers great chances of growth at personal and professional levels. As bank Clerks and learning how banks function, they will get ample scope to prove their potential and merit. The career trajectory of a Clerk is as follows:

  • Bank Clerk
  • Officier/ Assistant Manager
  • Manager
  • Senior Manager
  • Chief Manager
  • Asst. General Manager
  • Deputy General Manager
  • General Manager.

IBPS Clerk Promotion Process

IBPS Clerks have to work for a minimum period of 2 years before they can apply for promotions. Hereafter, they will get a chance to get promoted once every two years. Promotions are given through the following two processes:

  1. Normal Process is that IBPS Clerks are given promotions based on their experience and seniority. However, they will have to clear the written exam conducted internally. Candidates who get promotions through this process don’t need JAIIB and CAIIB diplomas. After clearing the written exam, the Clerks become Trainee Officers and then Bank Probationary Officers (PO).
  2. Merit-Based Process requires the candidates to hold JAIIB and CAIIB diplomas from the Indian Institute of Banking and Finance. Then they are directly appointed as Bank Probationary Officers (PO).

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IBPS Clerk Salary: FAQs

Here, we have enlisted some of the frequently asked questions related to the IBPS Clerk job profile and salary.

Q: What is the IBPS Clerk in-hand salary?

A: The starting in-hand salary for an IBPS Clerk varies from Rs 28,000/- to Rs 30,000/- per month.

Q: What is the initial basic pay for an IBPS Clerk?

A: The minimum basic pay of an IBPS Clerk is Rs 19,900/-.

Q: What is the maximum basic pay for an IBPS Clerk?

A: The maximum pay for an IBPS Clerk goes to Rs 47,920/-.

Q: What other allowances does an IBPS Clerk receive apart from the salary?

A: Apart from the salary, IBPS Clerk gets allowances such as DA, HRA, Medical, Travel, and Transport Allowances.

Q: What is the job profile of an IBPS Clerk?

A: The main responsibility of a Clerk in IBPS is documentation and back-office work. The responsibilities also include: verifying documents and countersigning cheques and drafts.

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