Aspirants can fill the IBPS Clerk Application Form only in the online mode. Check step by step instructions to complete IBPS Clerk Registration 2020. The article explains in-depth information about how to apply online for IBPS Clerk Exam

  • Candidates can complete the IBPS Clerk Apply online procedure in 3 major steps: Registration, Uploading Documents & Payment
  • The SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates must pay INR 100 as a form fee. The other categories have to pay INR 600 for the same
  • Students must be 20-28 years old to fulfill the basic IBPS Clerk Eligibility Criteria. Those who do not fulfill the eligibility cannot apply
  • Candidates cannot submit more than 1 IBPS Clerk Application Form. If they will, the latest one will be considered
  • In case, the students do not upload photo & signature, the system will let it get submitted
  • Once the IBPS Clerk Registration form is submitted, kindly take a print-out and keep it for future reference
  • Last year around 12075 vacancies were released, and this time it is expected that around 10000 or more IBPS Clerk Vacancies will be released.

IBPS Clerk Registration 2020

Conducting Body Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS)
Official Website
Application Fee Unreserved (GEN) Category – INR 600, Reserved Category – INR 100
Mode of applying Online
Important Uploads Thumb Impression, Handwritten Declaration Letter, Photo & Signature Scanned Photos
Minimum Eligibility Bachelor’s Degree (50 % marks)
Steps Register, Login, Upload Documents, Payment & Submission
Most Mandatory Aadhaar Card Number, Fulfilling Eligibility Conditions
Avoid Fake Documents/Info, Filling more than 1 form
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IBPS Clerk Registration Date 2020

Students who do not fulfill the eligibility conditions must not register. Check the following table to know about IBPS Clerk 2020 Online Registration Dates. Know the IBPS Clerk Exam Dates and other event schedules to fill your forms before the last date.

Events Dates
Starting Date for IBPS Clerk Apply Online September 020
Last date to apply online October 2020
Application fee payment process September 17 to October 09, 2020
Editing of Application Form September 17 to October 09, 2020

Documents Required to Fill IBPS Clerk 2020 Application Form

Before proceeding with filling the IBPS Clerk Exam Application Form, there are certain documents you need to keep in handy. Here are the list of documents required to fill the IBPS Clerk Application Form 2020. 


It is mandatory to upload the mark sheets of class X, XII, graduation and/or other equivalent exams

Applicant's Photograph

The form needs a visible, clear, and current passport-size photo of the applicant. Without that, one cannot move further to fill the form.

  • The size of the photo should be between 20kb-50kb
  • The dimensions of the photo must be 200 x 230 pixels
  • The applicant in the photo should be front-facing the camera
  • The photo must be in JPEG Format. Otherwise, form the officials will reject the form

Scanned Copy of Signature

One also has to upload a scanned copy of your signature. The same signature that is on the official documents like Aadhaar Card, Passport, etc.

  • The signature's scanned photo should be between 10kb-20kb
  • The photo of signature dimensions must be 140 x 60 pixels
  • The signature should be in a running hand and not in BLOCK letters.
  • Also, they must be in blank ink on a white paper
  • They should be visible and clear
  • The photo of the signature must be in JPEG Format

Caste Certificate

Those who belong to reserved categories should upload their official caste certificates. They have to upload the scanned copies of the same.

  • Those between 20-28 years can register. For reserved categories, age-relaxation is applicable
  • There is a specific number of vacancies reserved for categories other than General
  • To benefit, one must upload the scanned copies of their caste certificate

Thumb Impression

If one does not have a left thumb, they may use their right thumb. If both thumbs are missing, then take an impression of one of the fingers of the left hand. Begin from the forefinger.

  • If there are no fingers on the left hand, then take an impression of one of the fingers of the right hand. Begin from the forefinger
  • If no fingers are there, then give the impression of left toe, specify the finger in the uploaded document
  • The name of finger and the specification of left/right hand or toe)
  • The left thumb impression should be a scanned one and not smudged

Hand Written Declaration

A handwritten declaration is necessary. Read the details below:

  • A handwritten declaration should be there. In the case of those who cannot write may get the text typed.
  • Then, put their left-hand thumb impression below the typed text
  • Then, upload the document according to specifications
  • One must ensure that all these scanned documents match the required specifications

The text for the handwritten 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.”

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How To Fill IBPS Clerk Registration 2020 Form?

Before filling IBPS Clerk Form 2020, you must ensure to fulfill eligibility conditions. Without satisfying that, one's form can be rejected without any intimation. There are a total of 4 steps to fill the form. Registration, Uploading Photo & Signature, Entering Details & Paying the fee. Follow the step by step instructions to complete the IBPS Clerk Registration.

STEP 1 - IBPS Clerk 2020 Registration

  • Visit the official website and click in IBPS Clerk Apply online Link
  • For a new registration, click on ‘New Registration’ link
  • Enter details in the correct way - Post Name, Name, Mobile Number, Email ID, and Security Code.
  • Click on submit button
  • Then, one will receive a new registration number and password to their registered mobile number and email ID.

STEP 2 - Upload of Documents

Upload the scanned copies of the photo, signature, and LTI. LTI is 'Left Thumb Impression' in specified format. The format for uploading the photograph and signature is below:

Parameters Size Dimensions
Photograph 20kb–50 kb 200 x 230 pixels
Signature 10kb – 20kb 140 x 60 pixels
LTI 20 KB – 50 KB 240 x 240 pixels
Handwritten Declaration 50 KB-100 KB 800 x 400

Step 3 - Fill the IBPS Clerk Online Application Form 2020

  • Candidates will enter their educational qualifications in this step.
  • Also, they have to select the exam center.
  • Then, enter the choices of participating banks.
  • Then, choose the language of the exam, etc.

Step 4 - Application Fee Payment

Students can pay via Debit Cards (RuPay/ Visa/ MasterCard/ Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallet.

Check the structure of the fee structure below:

Category Fee
SC/ST/PWD/EXSM candidates Rs 100
Others Rs 600

After the transaction, students will receive the receipt. One can take a print-out for this e-receipt and keep it with them. This will come in handy for further references. If in case the transaction fails, then candidates need to repay the amount and the failed transaction fees will be refunded in 15 working days.

IBPS Clerk Application Form Correction 2020

The exam conducting authority decides whether or not to allow candidates for form correction. Once the IBPS Clerk 2020 Apply Online Last Date is over, candidates will be allowed to correct their form if required. The application form window will be opened for only a few days. 

  • The exam officials will allow editing only major things in the form
  • The category of the candidate cannot be changed.
  • It is important for each aspirant to keep an eye while completing the IBPS Clerk registration.
  • Take your time while entering the details in the IBPS clerk Registration Form.


What are the reasons for the rejection of IBPS Clerk Application Form?

There are possibilities of rejection of the application form. Read the follows to know:

  • If the application form is incomplete. Say, one has not uploaded the picture and signature, the officials will reject the form
  • If the payment is due, then also the form will be rejected. So, pay the fee before the window for payment closes
  • In case, the photo and signature are unclear, the face is not properly seen, the officials will reject the form right away

I forgot my password for IBPS Clerk Application Form. How can I recover it?

First of all, mostly the password is one's date of birth. If still, it is not working, one should follow the steps given below:

  • Visit the official website
  • Click on 'Apply Online' link
  • Click on the link 'Already Registered'
  • Then, click on 'Forget Password'
  • Fill your e-mail id
  • Enter the characters they ask for
  • Click on ‘Retrieve Password’

After performing all the steps, you will receive a new e-mail which will have your password. Use that for future purposes.

There is a lot of delay in accessing the application form page. What should I do?

Sometimes, there are a lot of people on the page so the processing slows down. Try again after 5-10 minutes. Another reason could be your own internet connection. Access the page with good internet speed.

How will I know that my application has been submitted successfully?

Successfully registered individuals will receive an email or SMS which will inform them of their application. The system would send the login credentials i.e. Registration No. and Password. Make sure to keep them saved for the future processes like filling in the form again and downloading IBPS Clerk Admit Card.

I have not received the email for successful registration. What should I do?

The login id and password are sent by auto-response confirmation emails. These e-mails delivery depends on the following things:

  • Accuracy of e-mail ID you have filled in the form,
  • The policy of your E-mail Service Provider to receive correctly and divert such emails under Bulk or Spam Mails.
  • In case of Govt./official /company e-mail Ids, delivery is under the control of your Company Policies.

What documents are required during registering for IBPS Clerk?

The attested photocopies of the original scanned documents are to be uploaded in the PDF format (or as required) by all the applicants are:

  1. Original Birth Certificate
  2. 10th Mark sheet
  3. Mark sheet/Certificate of 10+2 (or equal level of exam certificate from) 
  4. Passport size photograph in the required format
  5. Candidate's signature is required format

How can I re-confirm that my form is saved?

If you think that Registration has not been done successfully, it is suggested to you to visit the Page for Print of Application, generate the Printout and keep the soft copy and hard copy (print-out) of the Application with you for future purposes

After completing the form, the Screen got blank/ Internet got disconnected / My PC got shut/hanged. How can I ensure that my application has been saved/registered?

In these situations, one must visit the Official Page to Print the Application, take out the print and save for future procedures. If you do not get the application printout through Print option, your application is still not saved. So, now you have to apply again.

What details should I hold on to at the time of replying to auto-response emails?

While one replies back to the confirmation e-mails for general issues, kindly keep the text including "Registration No." and "Password" credentials.

If I am replying back with my problem, what should I write in the e-mail?

There is no need to write anything lengthy. Only a few details are to be mentioned in the e-mail which are as follows:

  • Registration Number
  • Phone Number
  • Date of Birth
  • Full Name (the same entered in the application form)

If the application has failed or some other error is there, the officials will demand/require a screenshot of the problem in JPG, GIF format or as MS Word format. Also, you have to send the PC Details consisting of the Operating System (like Windows XP, Vista, Linux, etc.) & Internet Browser & version (like Internet Explorer 6.0, Mozilla 3.0, Firefox 3.5, etc.) used to fill this form.

I want to change/edit some information in the IBPS Clerk Application Form. How shall I proceed?

Before submitting the form, select the edit option to correct the information required to be corrected. Take a fresh print out of it once details are edited. The basic information data cannot be altered at any cost. If one cannot access the webpage or the webpage is not loading properly, try with another PC with either Internet Explorer (9 or above), Mozilla Firefox 3.0 or above, Google Chrome 3.0 or above, Javascript must be enabled, before one fills the report with IBPS Clerk help desk.

How can I pay the application form fee?

The candidates can pay the form fee via online mode. Use the debit/credit card/net-banking.