How To Apply For IBPS Clerk Exam 2013?

As the procedure for clerk recruitment 2012 are almost over, we can expect the next IBPS clerk recruitment 2013 notification within 3 or 4 months. Before that it is important to Know how to apply for the IBPS clerk recruitment. Nowadays a lot of people are preparing well for attending the next IBPS clerk exam 2013, but most of them doesn’t know about the procedure to apply for the exam. A lot of people are making mistakes while applying for the exam which may lead to the rejection of application. So for attending the clerk exam you have to submit the fully completed application form as per the IBPS instruct. Below you can find the complete details about the process of applying for the IBPS clerk exam.

How To Apply Online For IBPS Exam ?

An online application form is used to apply for the clerical post and no other mode will be accepted. Before applying online, candidates should have a scanned photograph and signature for uploading and ensure that the specifications are same as that mentioned in the advertisement of IBPS. Along with this, candidates who pay the exam fees through online payment mode must keep the required documents with them. Candidates are required to have a valid personal email id so that IBPS can send the call letter for the exam to this mail id.

For registering the exam candidates are required to go to IBPS official website and click on the link CWE clerical and there you can find the link “Click here to apply online for CWE clerks” which is for the online application. Click on the link and fill the basic details correctly and upload your photo and signature in the right place provided.

How To Scan And Upload Your Photo And Signature For IBPS Online Registration ?

Before uploading the photograph and signature you must scan it and adjust the pixel and size to get the required specification. You can use a scanner to scan the photograph and the signature. The photograph must be color and its dimensions should be 200 X 230 pixel and size should be in between 20kb-50kb. The signature must be in the white surface signed with a black ink and its dimension must be 140 X 60 pixels and size should be between 10kb-20kb.

Candidates using a personal computer can scan their photograph by using MS paint or with Photoshop. A demonstration of how your photo and signature can be scanned using MS paint is shown in the video given below.

The procedure for editing your signature is almost same as that on the video and the only difference is the change in pixels. After all upload your scanned photograph and signature in the right place provided, failing to that will result in the cancellation of application.

How To Pay The IBPS Exam Fees ?

The application fee for the IBPS clerk recruitment can be paid using either by online payment mode or by offline payment mode. The online payment can be done at the time of registration itself where the offline payment can done only after the registration.

Online Payment Mode For IBPS Clerk Exam

Candidates who plan to pay the application fee through online payment mode can pay the amount during the time of registration. After clicking the submit button below the registration page, an additional page will be displayed where you can fill the details and pay the amount. After the successful registration a number and a password will be generated which can be used for the remaining recruitment process. An e-receipt also generated and candidates are required to take a print out of it.

Offline Payment Mode For IBPS Clerk Exam

When the registration process completed after clicking the submit button, candidates must download the fee payment challan and pay the exam fee on the 2nd working day after the online registration. The exam fee can be payed in anyone of the following banks.


After the fee payment the registration process completed and a message and an email will be received after two days. An option for reprinting the application form is there only 3 days after the fee payment made.

If you have any queries about the online registration for IBPS clerk exam, you can ask through the comment section below.