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IBPS Clerk Job Profile with Duties, Latest Bank Career Promotion 2018

IBPS Clerk Job Profile Description, Responsibilities, and Salary

आईबीपीएस क्लर्क जॉब प्रोफाइल – Students who are searching their career in the banking sector after graduation “Clerk” is a most lovable post by them. But before applying for a clerk post, you must know that bank clerk job is good or bad for you means you should be familiar with job profile of ibps clerk and what are the scopes, benefits, and IBPS Clerk salary and allowances, etc.

Here are different types of bank clerk Jobs like Accounts Clerk, Data entry Clerk, Office Clerk, Commercial Clerk, Exchange clerks, Interest clerks, Statement clerks, Loan clerks, Security clerks, etc. you will shift lower to upper-level clerk post according to bank policies.

Now Let’s focus on Job profile of clerk in participating public and private sector banks. And these are some questions from students which they are asking here at IBPS Recruitment guide many times.

IBPS Clerk Job Profile Complete Details

It is compulsory for all candidates that they are aware of the post they applied for. you should check life and responsibilities of a bank clerk that what is your work after selection on a clerical cadre post. It is the first step to check bank clerk job reviews.

What is Clerk in Bank? बैंक में क्लर्क की भूमिका क्या होती है?

Clerk definition – First of all, you should know about “What is a clerk?”. It is also called “Single Window Operator.” According to the Wikipedia, Clerk is a person who performs daily office tasks and accounts related works in the bank like handling cash counter, maintain ledger, keep transaction records up to date, etc.

these are the primary duties for bank clerk job description. Now check what the role of clerk in a bank?

What are Clerk Duties in the bank?

बैंक में क्लर्क की जिम्मेदारी क्या होती है? For customers, Clerk is the first point of contact for inquiries & guidance. Clerk post is an important part of every bank. It handles many valuable works related to the customer’s accounts and solves their complaints and issues this is also an important role of clerk in the bank. Check the other main works covers this post.

  1. Handling deposit and withdrawal cash are the primary work of the clerk. Along with that clerk also undertakes the receipt of cheques, drafts, dividend warrants, and pay orders.
  2. Payment clearance works like Verify cheques, issue demand drafts, etc.
  3. Maintain a daily record of balance.
  4. Perform various back office works like receipts collection, ledger maintenance, balance tally, data entry, issue ESI stamps, typing other necessary bank information served to the customers, etc.
  5. Issue cheque books after authentication of clients.
  6. In some of the bank clerk also plays a significant role in the marketing of financial products of the Bank such as loans, mutual funds, deposits, schemes, etc. this is the summary of the ibps clerk job description.
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IBPS Bank Clerk Salary Structure with allowances

आईबीपीएस बैंक क्लर्क सैलरी एंड भत्ते – After clear doubts on bank clerk job skills, students need to check what are the pay scale of clerk post and basic salary of ibps clerk with all benefits like DA, HRA, and other allowances. Note – Given below table is approximate starting level salary structure.

IBPS Clerk Salary Structure 2017
Criteria Metro Cities State Capital District Level and Rural
Basic Pay 7200.00 7200.00 7200.00
DA 6922.80 6922.80 6922.80
HRA 720  648 540
Gross with HRA 14842.80 14770.80 14662.80

After 10th bipartite agreement and wage revision salary will be increased and touch around 21900. Now let’s focus on bank clerk career prospects.

Bank Clerk Career Growth and Promotion

After being selected as a “Clerk officer,” you will get multiple chances to be promoted to the higher level. Your increment depends on upon your performance during the probation period of six months it’s may vary bank to bank. And you will be selected on senior post level after every two years.

You can also apply for private sector banks and other financial institution for a better opportunity. So this is the summary of IBPS Clerk job profile and promotion. Also, check – IBPS Bank PO (Probationary Officer) Job Profile.

Why Bank Clerk as a Career Option?

The banking sector is one of the sectors which is considered as the most prestigious sector. The candidates would like to join this sector and due to which the competition is increasing day by day among all the aspirants applying for this post.

The clerical post is the first entry point for anyone wishing to become a banker. Knowing the functions beforehand not only saves you from unexpected situations on duty but also gives an extra edge in providing answers to the interview questions.

The clerk would be provided with great growth opportunities, good salary packages for the starters. The clerks are the face of the banks. They are also termed as cashiers. The clerks could also apply for private sector banks after working for 3-4 years.

How to become a Clerk in a bank?

बैंक में क्लर्क कैसे बना जा सकता है? – Now, this is also a topmost question from student side. Here is a complete guide on Eligibility criteria for clerk in a bank. Check some standard requirement of a clerk by the department such as:

Hope this complete guide on “IBPS Clerk job profile” helps you a lot to understand the concept of a clerical post. If I miss some points here you can suggest me I love to add it. If you want to share your experiences of Clerk exam and Interview, you can also use our comment section below.

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  1. sir computer diploma Hona Jaruri h kya? without computer diploma wale Nahi apply Kar sakte Kya??

  2. ibps clerk exam ke liya best books koon si hai!

    1. Jitendra, Check IBPS Clerk Exam Books here.

  3. Sir i finished B.e but having apaper of arrear in pending i have written the paper again in meab time i prepared for banking also .. my doubt is i dont have final mark .. can i apply for ibps …. but i will have my mark sheet before completeing the mains is this possible

    1. No Manikandan.

  4. hi sir this shilpa i have registered for ibps exam but it not registering it showing error i have completed bcom in 2014-17 now how i should apply sir plz tell me

    1. Hello Shilpa, Last date for application is over now.

  5. I m born in 22 Feb1989.so eligible or not??for IBPS clerk

    1. Vaishali, You are not eligible for IBPS Clerk 2017.

  6. I have completed BSC computers.Am i elgible for ibps exam?

    1. Yes, Shiva, you are eligible.

  7. When will ibps clerk online application start?

    1. Between 10 days.

  8. How much starting salary for ibps clerk 2017…?
    And how much it was in last year?

      1. Hi sir,iam karuna.i completed bsc computers in 2014.iam a housewife.can I apply for clerk post?.how much time it will take to take the coaching,exam,post

      2. Hello Karuna, yes you can apply if you are eligible according to date and education and check here- How to Prepare For IBPS Bank Exam? 6 Tips – Tricks + Study Plan

  9. Sir/Madam,
    I am serving in the Indian Army and will be retired wef 31 Mar 2018. My civil educational qualification is intermediate(12th). As per the govt norms,I will be awarded with a Graduate Equivalent Certificate i.e Army Special Certificate of Education on successfully completion of 15 years of service. So, may I eligible to apply for the forthcoming IBPS Clerk exam 2017.

    1. No Uttam, you will be eligible in 2018.


    1. Hello Deepthi, You are eligible for IBPS Clerk and for applying IBPS Clek=rk application form you do not need any documentation, for applying you have to fill all information only, Documents Hard Copy require in Interview Phase.

      1. thank you so much sir

  11. Sir rajasthan state OBC certificate consider OBC same as In Maharashtra

  12. hi sir this is bindu, i have completed my p.g(m.com) i have knowledge about computer skills of m.s.office ,tally ERP 9 and typing lower and higher with certficate.

    1. Yes, Hima you can apply.

  13. Hi sir i have graduate in nios board..can i apply and i hve knowlegde of ms office and tally 9..my born in 30/10/1992..
    Which post i can apply

    1. Hello Bharat, Yes you can apply, you should apply for IBPS RRB Office Assistant, Or IBPS Clerk, and IBPS PO Exam.

  14. Hello sir,
    I am graduate nd also done pgdca.can I apply for ibps clerk?

    1. Hello Sandeep, Yes you can apply.

  15. How to apply online?

    1. Hello, Kiran check Step by Step Guide for How to apply for IBPS Exam Online? here.

  16. sir ibps cleark ka form fill krte time todi na computer certificate ki jrurat pdti hai

  17. Hello sir,
    I am an MBA graduate having my graduation in B.com Finance(2104 pass out). I have a basic knowledge in MS office. Am i eligible to apply. If not , may I know the reason for the same.
    Thank you

    1. Yes, You are eligible.

  18. Sir mere pass M.D.C.I.M. (private sector) ka diploma hai. Kya Mai ibps clerk ke liye apply Kar sakti hun ya mujhe koi government sector ka diploma Dena hoga? Please reply!

  19. Sir I have studied Informatics Practice’s(Computer) in XI and XII as a main subject. Can I apply for ibps exam or any other computer certificate required??

    1. Not Required another certificate.

  20. Is computer certificate is necessary for bank post??

  21. Hello Sir,
    I wanted to join ibps coaching classes. I am basically BE in Electronics from Belgaum, Karnataka. Can u suggest me good coaching centers south region.

  22. sir, i pass engeneering degree in electronics.i requred some computer course certificate?

    1. No required, you can apply.

  23. what kind of computer certification is required for this post?

    1. 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.

  24. Sir how many vacancies are availaible in MP for IBPS clerk post what is the syllabus i should cover for this exam.I am the student from technical background.

    1. Pragya Wait for Official notification for total Vacancies of IBPS Clerk 2017 and Check Here-
      IBPS Clerk Syllabus Pdf 2017 (Pre – Mains)
      How to Prepare For IBPS Bank Exam? 6 Tips – Tricks + Study Plan

  25. hdca computer course accepted ibps.

  26. hello sir
    i have 2013-2016 batch b.sc student. but i clear my backlog in this year. i am Eligibility ibps po, clerk,office assistant

    1. Hello Sudarshan, Yes, You are eligible.
      For more information Check here-IBPS latest Notification Are You Eligible for 2017? Check your Eligibility Here.

  27. Sir, I have done BBA in 2017 means I have given just exams .. can I apply for clerk ?

    1. You can apply if your result will be declared before the last date of IBPS Clerk registration.

  28. sir Mere graduation me 40%marks hai overall ….kya mai ibps po aur clerk k liye eligible hu…..mera DOB 15/11/1997 hai

    1. According to the percentage, you are eligible but according to D.O.B, you are not eligible to try next year.

  29. Hello sir,
    iam stella my dob is 26/08/1988 obc can i am apply for ibps clerk? is there age relaxation for obc?

    1. Hello Stella, Yes you are eligible 3 years age relaxation for OBC category.

      Check Here- Latest IBPS Exam Dates 2017-2018 IBPS UPCOMING VACANCIES.

  30. Sir I finished B..B.A with marketing me apply kar sakta hu

  31. Sir, I completed my b.tech this year.can I apply for this job

  32. Meri dob 04-11-1988 h
    Me obc me atq hu kya me 2017 me clerck k liye aply kr skta hu

    1. Yes, Saleem, you can apply.

  33. Sir i completed M.sc maths. C and C++ language included in my syllabus can i apply for IBPS clerk post??

    1. Hello, Babita yes you can apply.

  34. Is there any possibility of pattern or syllabus change this year(2017), if so, till what expected date we could get the notification.

  35. My DOB is )^.)%.1988 can i apply for 2017 exam?

    1. No, You are not eligible.

  36. Hiii
    kya ham science stream se study karke bank ke clerk/PO ki post ke liye apply kr skte hai

    1. Hello Ravi, Yes you can apply.

  37. I have completed my 12.
    Can I apply for clerk exam in Amritsar.
    If not?
    Then when?

    1. No, Shubham You are not eligible now. First you complete your graduation then you can apply.

  38. hi
    my name is jyotsana maine b.com complete kiya hai 2004 mai kya main abhi bank clerk ya po ki post ke liye apply kar sakti hu? maine priavate sector main job ki hui hain aur computer main bhi ms office,ms word,interner software programme sab kam kar sakti hu.

    1. Hello Jyotsana, yes you are eligible if your age is in age eligibility criteria.

  39. Sir, I have qualified in ibps clerk 2016-17 , alloted PNB, can I join with only provisional certificate ..

    1. Pawan, you should contact to your branch for this.

    2. Pawan, you should contact your branch for this.

  40. From arts side can we apply?

    1. Yes, Divya you can apply for IBPS Clerk Exam if you have computer education certificate also with graduation.

      1. Yes,I have diploma in computer.

  41. I had Computer Science as one of subjects in 10th and 12th. Am I eligible for Clerk/PO post? Or I need to do some other Computer course to be eligible?

    1. Hello Jyoti, No need of another certificate you are eligible.

  42. I am ibps clerk 6 reserve list am i eligible for this year’s clerk exams?

    1. Yes Sarika , you are eligible.

  43. I have RS-CIT certificate , is it ok as a computer certificate?

    1. Yes, Yuvraj, It is Ok.

  44. my D.O.B is 12.08.1989 can i apply for ibps 2017 I no computer certificate but I Have completed Maths computer science in 12th exam

    1. Yes, It is OK.

  45. my d.o.b is 12.08.1989 can i apply for ibps clerk exam

    1. You are Eligible isaiselvi.

  46. Hi,
    For clerk, computer certificate is mandatory. I have a computer certificate issued by the “Institute of Chartered Accountants of India” for 100 hours training in MS Office, Tally etc followed by an exam. Would this certificate be valid or do I have to obtain other certificate from a specific institution?

    Waiting for your reply

    1. Ninad, it is sufficient.

  47. hiii
    I m deepa n m complete gratuation in commerce
    n also passed mscit ,dtp,tally n photoshop
    I m in sc category mujhe apply karna hai for cleark post in bank

    1. Yes, Deepmala you can apply for Clerk post.

  48. when online application form woll be out for cleak exam..??

    1. July 2017.

  49. i completed 27 year….how many time i can apply for clerk exam ?

    1. For General category last age for Clerk exam is 28 years.

  50. Sir I’m a student of b com 2nd year. How i can prepare at home so that i could pass PO exam after passing b com. Please please reply

    1. Ankush, Check IBPS Exam Preparation Guide here.

  51. IBPS clerk eaxm date 2017

    1. From July 2017.

  52. Sir my DOB is 3 July 1997 .can I apply for po exam in 2017..

    1. Yes, Samadhan you can apply.

  53. Pansoin system is available in bank clerk job???

    And how many year job of bank clerk?

  54. Ibps clerical k exam me success hone k rule btaiye kaise success honge. Tell me please

    1. Gopal, Check this IBPS Clerk Exam Preparation Guide for success in first attempt.

  55. Sir ibps clerical ki vacancies kab aayigi I want clerical job.
    plz tell me

    1. July 2017.

    2. Hello sir, my dob is 23 oct1987, I am belongs obc category, am I eligible to apply for the clerk exam, can you tell me best banking classes in thane or badlapur

  56. Hello Sir,
    I have completed my graduation in Engineering Sector, I am in interest to have my job carrier in Banking Sector. Will the Banking Sector provides the good resource(money) as and when my experience goes on with taking better promotions & also does it provides the good future for my life settlement.

    1. Definitely Ganesh.

  57. Hello sir, i have computer diploma in software technology by a private computer centre. Sir i am eligible to give the examination of clerk VI ??

    1. Yes You are Eligible

  58. HI,

    i am completed B.com and i don’t have Computer Certificate. But i am well Known about system,
    almost like operating system, MS OFFICE and etc. because i am working computer related jobs.

    Note: But i studied in my College (2nd year) “COMPUTER SKILLS” as one of the Subject. so i have
    only Semester certificate for Computer skill (Certificate). Its enough for Clerk job or anything else need to do.

    Please reply me as soon as possible.

    1. Aswini, It is sufficient for clerk job.

  59. Yes, Vaishali.

  60. Sir I am tech field student , so which coaching is best for banking in Raipur cg.

    1. BSC Academy – Behind Mata Garage, Above Saathi Point · 093016 76633
      Mahendra Educational Private Limited Address: 2nd Floor, Block-B, Shyam Square infront of LIC Pandri, Raipur, Chhattisgarh 492004 Phone:092291 74912

  61. sir issue date of graduation galat bhar diya ho but required date se phle hi ka bhra ho to koi problem to nhi hogi?..actual issue date eligibility criteria k according hi h.

    1. It is OK.

  62. hello sir,
    bank k exam nai sectional cutoff hoti hai na.sir plz tell me ki minimum marks kitne hone chiye.bcoz mai 2 years se apply kar rhi hu .

    1. Sectional Cut off chahiye.

      English – 7
      Reasoning – 7
      Quantitative – 10

  63. sir,what will the salry pakg of ibps clerk during training and after complet training

  64. sir i am ec. engg. but i dont have any computer diploma ,but i have a c language private certificate so i am eigible or not ?

    1. Yes, Amit you are eligible.

  65. Sir mera graduation abhi hua h
    B.com. but mera percentage 47.6 h
    I am elegible ibps clerk
    Sr abhi tk to minimum percentage nhi h but bad main ho sakta h ki nhi

    1. Sanju, You can apply. Computer Education also required.

  66. Sir,i am a graduate career is 70% but my 10th standard is 39% .Am i eligible for ibps clerk ?

    1. Yes, Madhu you are eligible.

  67. Sir, I had completed BE in mechanical engineering in 2015, but i’ve no computer certificates, can i apply for ibps clerk post?

    1. Computer education is compulsory.

  68. hiiii sir MS-CIT certificate enogh for clerk

    1. Yes, Roshan.

  69. and what is the limit of age

    1. 28 Years.

  70. sir i m a diploma holder can i apply this form.

    1. Hi, If you complete any diploma after SSC so that diploma is not equivalent to Graduation because you not complete 10-12-3 yrs of education into that diploma, so it not be consider as a graduation.
      If you complete diploma after HSC, so it can be equivalane to graduation because you may complete 10-12-3yrs of diploma. So it can be consider as a graduation.

  71. I had completed diploma in IT, Am i eligible to apply for IBPs clerk job?

    1. Yes, Veena you can apply.

  72. Any deploma require in computer for this job

    1. 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.

    2. I am suffering to the required to exam if there is find

  73. Sir,how many vaccant seats in bihar?

    1. 770 Seats.

  74. I am student of BBA Final year. So, Am I eligible or not for Ibps exams?

    1. Vishnu, Complete your BBA first.

  75. Iam an Ex-Service Man Degree in Electrical Engineering.Can i Give The IBPS Clerk Exam.I Retired From IAF ON 30 APR 2007.After Completing My 20 years of engagement.

    1. Vishal, What is your age?

  76. Hi, Certificate course in network engineer is good enough for ibps clerk/po or not..? please do reply.. thanks

    1. Yes, Anand.

  77. Sir, i have b.com student.i have no computer certificate so i can apply ibps clerck

    1. No Tapas.

  78. Sir,I completed b com.& I have tally certificate. So Can I apply for exam .?

    1. Yes, You can apply Prasanna.

  79. Hlo sir,I completed B.Com. which exam i can write PO or Clerk?

    1. Vanaja, You can apply for both exams.

  80. What is difference between Clerk and PO ?
    What are their JOb Profile and Salary Structure ?

  81. how much is the salary package for a clerk???

  82. I am married and have all the qualification documents in the surname of prior to marriage except PAN card and rationing card. I am still continuing M.Com (distance) with the same surname before marriage. B.Com (in distance) is completed.

    Am I eligible to apply for clerk exam and with what surname I have to apply?

  83. sir, i am not grajuate.qualification-hs pass.i am apply this job.

    1. No Pradip complete your graduation.

  84. Sir
    My DOB is 10/05/87.can I apply for ibps clerk post.

  85. Sir one more question individual sub passing no will be according to marit list na? And sir I am from Rajasthan and now I am preparing for exam in Maharashtra and I will give exam from Maharashtra so which marit list will be effect me ?

    1. Same for All in Prelims.

  86. Sir is it compulsory pass in individuals subject in PO or Cleark exam?

    1. Yes, Bhomaram.

  87. i completed degree in distance education with 50.93%.can i apply ibps,sbi,rrb po&clerk exam

    1. You can apply for IBPS Exam.


    1. No minimum %.

  89. Hi my DOB 26-12-84 (OBC)can I apply for upcoming exam.

    1. 28 years is the maximum age for general candidates dear Rahul.

  90. Dear sir
    I am Lalit and serving in Army .i will be retire next one year and want to sit in Clerk exam .
    Will u please guide me about next exam dates in 2017 .

    1. Lalit For 2017 IBPS Clerk Exam Dates will remain approximately same as this year. Clerk Online Registration will start from August.

      1. Thanks for your reply
        But sir how many time IBPS held exams in one year for clerks grade .
        And can we ragistred our self one time for same exam
        For example .
        If I registered myself in August 2016 so I don’t need to registered again in 2017 .
        Or it’s required all the time .

        Thanks you sir

      2. You need to register every year again.

  91. Sir I just want to know in RRB is there is two phases of written exam preliminary and mains????

    1. No, DIPANJAN IBPS RRB Has only single exam.

  92. no your age is cross the age limit

  93. Hi
    my DOB is 30/3/1985.can I apply for IBPS clerk post?

    1. No, Supriya you are not eligible.

  94. Dear Sir, In Pre exam cutoff for each state is different or same in IBPS.

    1. Pre-exam cut off will same for all states.

  95. helo sir,

    i just want to know date of online registration..??

    1. IBPS Clerk Online Registration will Start between 10th to 15th August.

  96. sir clerk post apply karne keliye degree % kitna chahiye

    1. No minimum %

  97. I have no basic idea about IBPS Exams and it’s preparations. I just gone through your updates recently and found very very satisfactory. Kindly help me by giving inputs to me. Thanks.

    1. Dear Feroz, You can Check this Ultimate IBPS Exam Preparation Guide for Success in First Attempt. here you find Complete Details.

  98. Hi Team,

    Just wanted to know Is there any % criteria for clerk? If yes, So how much it should for 10th, 12th and graduation.

    1. No minimum % criteria.

  99. Sir,

    I am army serving person & likely to be retire in next year. my DOB is 17 Nov 1978. Can i able to apply any IBPS posts.

    1. Sir, You will go with IBPS RRB Exam wait for it’s Latest Notification.

  100. sir ibps clerk notification kab tak aayega .

    1. हेल्लो वरुण, क्लर्क का नोटिफिकेशन अगस्त तक आ जाएगा.

  101. Hi,

    I am a Post graduate in M.sc(Electronics) 2013 passed out, am i eligible to apply for PO and CLERK examinations in AndhraPradesh region. Please advise

    Thank You

    1. Yes, Durga you can apply.

  102. Hello sir/mam I complete B.B.A(Bachlor Business Administration) but result not clear so can I apply for clerk?

    1. Dear Devanshi, Wait for the result because exact pass % will require for IBPS Online registration. Hope you will get your result before the last date.

  103. i want know about bank jobs

    1. Hello Devendra IBPS PO and IBPS Clerk exam form will start from this month. Stay with us we will update you via facebook page here OR Subscribe us with emails from Site sidebar.

  104. Sir clerk k exam mein bhi pre aur mains hoge ya bus ek hi paper Dena hoga??

    1. Hello Aman, IBPS Clerk has both exams Pre and mains. Check Complete IBPS Clerk exam pattern here.

  105. thankyou for the information , it is very helpful

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