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IBPS CLERK Answer Key 2021:

Answer Keys for both phases are released after 10 days of IBPS Clerk Exam 2021. The Two Phases- Pre and Mains Answer Keys will available on different dates. Candidates can download it from the official portal of IBPS, and it will be released soon. Candidates can check their correct and wrong answers while login in to “Answer Key”. By entering the Roll number and Date of Birth, aspirants can download the answer key. 

IBPS CLERK Answer Key 2021: After a few days of completion of the recruitment exam Institute of Banking Personnel, Selection Recruitment Board will release the IBPS Clerk Exam Answer Key & Cut Off. Aspirants who appeared in the IBPS Clerk exam 2021 must be eager to know the answer key and calculate their estimated marks. Hence Applicants can check the Answer Key to estimate their results and their performance in the Exam. Aspirants can also visit the Official Website www.ibps.in to view the latest updates.

Check IBPS CLERK Answer Key 2021

Candidates can know their probable secured marks with the help of IBPS CLERK Answer Key 2021. Aspirants who appeared for the IBPS Clerk Exam 2019 can successfully download the Answer Key. In addition, IBPS CLERK Exam Answer Key 2021 will be downloaded in pdf format.   

IBPS CLERK Exam Answer Key 2021: Pre and Mains (Score Calculation)

Here are the steps to calculate the probable score with the help of IBPS Clerk Exam Answer Key 2021 are given below:

  • At first, calculate all the correct answers and then allocate the marks.
  • Next, count the number of incorrect answers.
  • Candidates can calculate their probable score as-
IBPS CLERK EXAM 2021 - Useful Links
IBPS CLERK Exam Notification
IBPS CLERK Exam Application Form
IBPS CLERK Exam Pattern
IBPS CLERK Exam Admit Card
IBPS CLERK Exam Result

[Number of correct answers - Negative Marks (0.25) for incorrect answers]

Marking Scheme of IBPS CLERK Answer Key 2021:

For Preliminary Examination:-

  1. The total marks of IBPS Clerk exam 2021 of 100 marks.
  2. There will be objective questions or MCQs in the test paper.
  3. Total of 0.25 negative marking for wrong answers as a penalty.

For Mains Examination:-

  1. There will be a total number of 200 marks in the IBPS Clerk 2021.
  2. Here also, objective-type questions in the exam paper.
  3. Again, 0.25 will be a negative marking for the wrong answers.
IBPS Clerk Cut Off 2021:

For the recruitment of the Clerk Post, IBPS decides the Cut-Off. It will be based on various factors such as the number of vacancies, the number of candidates applied for the examination, etc. Also, there will be different cut-offs for various categories. 

  • IBPS Clerk Cut-Off is considered the minimum mark in each section.
  • Aspirants have to required maximum cut-off marks to qualify for the exam which is shown in the table (below). 
  • Below the table describe the Pre and Mains examination Cut-Off for each category:


Prelims Exam Cut-Off

Mains Exam Cut-Off













Steps to download the IBPS Clerk Prelims & Mains Exam Answer Key:
  1. Firstly, visit the official website of IBPS that is www.ibps.in
  2. Find the CRP Clerical tab on the left-hand side of the page.
  3. Click on that Tab.
  4. After this, the candidates have to select the required series of “Common Written Examination for Clerical cadre link”.
  5. There you can get the Latest Updates of the IBPS CRP Clerks IX Exam.
  6. Now if you find the answer key, just click on it.
  7. Download Prelims IBPS CLERK Answer Key 2021 from the link.
  8. Finally,  calculate the estimated scores you can get in the exam.
IBPS CLERK Answer Key 2021 Dates


Dates (Tentative)

IBPS Clerk Prelims Exam

December 7, 8, 14, 15, 2021

IBPS Clerk Prelims Answer Key

After December 15, 2021

IBPS Clerk Mains Exam

January 25, 2021

IBPS Clerk Mains Answer Key

After January 19, 2021

IBPS CLERK Answer Key 2021 - Marking Scheme

The marking scheme every year is determined by the conducting body. Below we have mentioned the marking scheme so that the candidates can get an idea about how the marks are allotted.

IBPS Clerk 2021 Prelims Marking Scheme


Marking Scheme

Total marks


Type of questions


Negative Marking


IBPS Clerk 2021 Mains Marking Scheme


Marking Scheme

Total marks


Type of questions


Negative Marking


Advantages of IBPS CLERK Answer Key 2021:
  • With the help of the answer key, the candidates will be able to calculate their estimated scores on the basis of the number of correct and incorrect answers.
  • The answer key of the IBPS Clerk will let the candidate know his performance in the examination
  • Answer key also helps in comparing their probable score with the expected cutoff of IBPS Clerk to know their chances of selection in the examination.

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