IBPS Clerk Result – Prelims and Mains Result, Scorecard, Normalisation

IBPS clerk 2019-20 results for prelims were declared on Jan 1, 2020, and the scorecard for the same was released on Jan 8, 2020. IBPS Clerk 2019-20 mains results/provisional allotment and IBPS Clerk result (CRP- Clerks VIII) for the provisional allotment under reserve list is delayed due to coronavirus induced countrywide lockdown. The results of IBPS Clerk prelims are qualifying in nature and do not count in the final marks. After the results of IBPS Mains are declared, a provisional allotment of clerical cadre posts is made.

While the results are announced for each and every appearing candidate, the scorecard is only issued for those candidates who qualify the IBPS Clerk exam as per the qualifying cut off. The scorecard of IBPS Clerk is released a few days after the declaration of results and consists of the candidate’s personal details, overall marks, sectional marks and cut off marks. 

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In this article, you will get familiar with the results of IBPS Clerk 2019-20 prelims and mains, the process to check results online, steps to follow after checking the results and cut off.

IBPS Clerk Results – Latest Exam Updates

IBPS Clerk 2019-20 Events


Prelims exam

December 7, 8, 14 & 21, 2019

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Declaration of prelims result 

January 1, 2020

Release of prelims scorecard 

January 8, 2020

Mains exam 

January 19, 2020

Announcement of mains result/provisional allotment 


IBPS Clerk Result  –  Features of Prelims and Mains Results

Some of the important points related to the IBPS Clerk Mains and Prelims exams are:

  • IBPS Clerk prelims exam comprises questions on English Language, Numerical Ability and Reasoning Ability.
  • The total marks of the prelims exam are 100.
  • Candidates are required to qualify in each of the three tests by securing the cut off marks.
  • However, the marks obtained in the prelims are not considered in the final merit list. 
  • The mains exam comprises four subjects: General or Financial Awareness, General English, Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude and Quantitative Aptitude. 
  • The IBPS Clerk Mains test carries 200 marks and the marks of the mains exam will be considered for the final merit list.

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IBPS Clerk Result  – Scorecard

The IBPS Clerk scorecards are released through online mode and the candidates are required to print this and keep it with themselves for future purposes like document verification or provisional allotment. The following details are mentioned in the prelims or mains scorecard:

  • Name of the Candidate
  • Roll Number/Registration Number
  • Category
  • Marks Scored in each Section
  • Marks Scored (Overall)
  • Cutoff Marks for each Section
  • Cutoff Scores (Overall)

IBPS Clerk Result – How to Check Results Online

Candidates have to follow the below mentioned steps to access their IBPS Clerk Results:

  • Candidates have to visit the official website of IBPS
  • Click the result link on the homepage
  • Enter the login details, registration number or roll number and date of birth/password
  • IBPS clerk results status is displayed on the screen
  • Download and take its printout for future reference

IBPS Clerk Results – IBPS Clerk 2020-21 Schedule

The IBPS Clerk 2020 is scheduled to be held on the dates mentioned in the table below:

IBPS Clerk 2020-21 Prelims Exam 

December 12, 13 and 19, 2020

Release of IBPS Clerk Result for Prelims

January 2021

IBPS Clerk 2020-21 Mains Exam

January 24, 2021

Release of IBPS Clerk Result for Mains exam

February 2021

IBPS Clerk 2020-21 Provisional Allotment

April 2021

IBPS Clerk Results – Prelims and Mains Exam Analysis

IBPS clerk 2019-20 prelims were conducted on 7, 8, 14 and 21 December 2019 and the difficulty level of the exam was reported to be at an easy to moderate level. Results of IBPS Clerk prelims 2019-20 were declared on Jan 1, 2020. An exam analysis helps in understanding how hard the exam was. Hence, we have covered it briefly in this section.

IBPS Clerk 2019-20 Prelims Exam Analysis – Day 1


Good Attempts

Reasoning Ability


English Language


Numerical Ability




The average number of good attempts in the IBPS were 73 to 76, which makes the competition level a little higher. More details on this topic can be found in the IBPS Clerk Exam Syllabus article.

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IBPS Clerk 2019-20 Prelims Exam Analysis Day 2


Good Attempts

Reasoning Ability

More than 28

English Language

More than 26

Numerical Ability

More than 28

IBPS Clerk 2019-20 Mains Exam Analysis 


Good Attempts

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude


English Language


Quantitative Aptitude


General/Financial Awareness




IBPS Clerk Results – Cut off

IBPS Clerk Cutoff is the minimum marks that the candidates need to obtain in order to qualify the exam. There is overall as well as sectional cut off in IBPS Clerk Exam. Candidates have to qualify both the sectional and overall cutoffs. More details on IBPS Clerk cut off are mentioned below. 

IBPS Clerk Prelim Cut off 2019-20


Cut off Marks

Uttar Pradesh

68.25 (General), 67 (OBC)

Madhya Pradesh



71.75 (General) 67 (OBC)





Tamil Nadu








Andhra Pradesh





53.25 (EWS)

Himachal Pradesh

62.25 (General), 41.25 (OBC)


73 (OBC, General)





West Bengal






IBPS Clerk Mains 2019-20 Section-wise Cutoff (Expected)


General English

Reasoning Ability & Computer Aptitude

Quantitative Aptitude

General/Financial Awareness











IBPS Clerk Results – FAQs

Q. When will the IBPS Clerk Mains 2019 result be declared? What covers the provisional allotments step?

IBPS Clerk main results are yet to be declared. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, the results have been delayed. Candidates should qualify in the mains exam and be high in merit to be considered for the provisional allotment process. The provisional allotment is subject to candidates fulfilling the eligibility criteria of participating organizations. The candidates who get allotted are provided with a letter of appointment by the participating organization.

Q. How to check IBPS Clerk results and what is the basis of score calculation in IBPS Clerk exam?

The IBPS Clerk prelims and mains results are declared on the scheduled dates on the official website. Using login details, candidates can access the results page and download results displayed on the screen.

Q. Is it possible to recheck or submit a complaint on the IBPS clerk result score?

Candidates may register their queries on CGRS portal. There is an Online complaint system on the IBPS official website. Every complaint registered is assigned a unique complaint number which candidates can use to track the status. A valid email address is required to submit a complaint.

Q. Is normalisation applied to IBPS Clerk results score?

IBPS Clerk exam is conducted in multiple sessions, and the question papers are different for different sessions. The normalisation process is followed to equate the difficulty level of question sets. The corrected scores obtained by each candidate in different sessions is normalised.

Q. Is there negative marking in IBPS clerk mains exam?

Yes, there is a negative marking of 1/4 mark for each wrong answer in IBPS Clerk Mains.

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