IBPS PO Exam 2018

IBPS PO 2018 Notification Released, 4102 Vacancies

Every year Institute of Banking Personnel Selection holds the IBPS PO Bank Exam to select Probationary Officers in Public Sector banks. IBPS offers recruitment services to all Public-Sector Banks, SBI, Associate Banks of SBI, RBI, NABARD, SIDBI, LIC & Insurance companies and regular member Banks of the IBPS society.

IBPS started Common Written Examination (CWE) in the year 2011 to recruit officers and clerks in Public Sector Banks. It accepts online application through its official website for registration of the examination.

It is held at various locations throughout India. The mode of examination is online. In 2018, IBPS CWE-VII PO Pre-Exam is  held  on 13th, 14th, 20th and 21st October 2018.  IBPS PO Main Examination will be held on 18th November 2018.

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IBPS PO 2018 Important Dates

The important dates for IBPS PO /MT CWE VII 2018 are as follows:

Activity Date
On-line registration (Modification, Online Payment) by candidates 14th August 2018 - 4th September 2018
IBPS PO Preliminary Exam Date 13th, 14th, 20th and 21st October 2018
IBPS PO Mains Exam Date 18th November 2018
Declaration of IBPS PO Mains Exam Result December 2018
Declaration and download of IBPS PO Interview Call Letter January 2019
Date of IBPS PO Interview January / February 2019
Allotment of Provisional Posting April 2019

 

IBPS PO 2018 Exam Dates

The important dates for IBPS PO /MT CWE 2018 are as follows:

Activity

Date

Preliminary Exam

13th, 14th , 20th & 21st October 2018

Main Exam

18th November 2018

 

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IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria - 2018

Educational Qualification :

The eligibility criteria for the IBPS CWE PO exam is Graduation Degree in any of the streams such as BA, B.Com, BSc, B.Tech, etc., from a University recognized by the Government of India. The percentage of marks obtained in Graduation should be mentioned at time of registration for the IBPS Bank-PO examination.
 

Computer Literacy: Knowledge of computer operation is a must as IBPS PO exam is conducted online.

Language Proficiency: Candidates should have verbal and written proficiency in official language of the State/UT. The candidate should be able to read, write and speak the language.

Age Eligibility :

20 - 30 Years

Category Age Relaxation
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST) 5 years
Other Backward Classes (OBC Non-Creamy Layer) 3 years
Persons with Disabilities (PWD) 10 years
Ex-Servicemen (Army personnel) 5 years
Widows/Divorced Women 9 years
Persons with Domicile of Jammu &Kashmir during the period of 1-1-1980 to 31-12-1989 5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots 5 years
Regular Employees of Union Carbide Factory, Bhopal  
retrenched from service(for MP state Only) 5 years

Nationality / Citizenship of Applicants:

Candidates applying for IBPS CWE/Bank PO Examination should be one of the following:

1. Citizen of India
2. Subject of Nepal or Bhutan
3. Tibetan Refugee who came to India before 1st January 1962 with the intention of permanent settlement
4. Person of Indian Origin (PIO) who has migrated from Burma, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Vietnam or East African countries of Zaire, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Ethiopia, Malawi, with the intention of permanent settlement in India
Candidates belonging to the category 2, 3, 4 must have a certificate of eligibility issued by the Govt of India in their favour.
 

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IBPS PO Vacancy List 2018

Every year more than 20 lakh aspirants appear for the IBPS Bank PO examination. The official notification of IBPS PO 2018 would be released. The Online Registration for IBPS PO 2018 will start from August 2018. There are 4252 Vacant Posts vacancies for the post of probationary officer and management trainees (MT).

  • Available Posts: 4252 Vacant Posts Vacant Posts
  • Names of Vacant Positions: Probationary Officers/Management Trainee (PO/MT)

Participating Banks and Category-wise Vacancies:

Bankwise IBPS PO 2018 Vacancies List 

S.NO ParticipatingOrganization SC ST OBC UR Total     PWD
              HI OC VI ID
1 Allahabad Bank 118 59 212 395 784 23 8 9 14
2 Andhra Bank NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL
3 Bank of Baroda NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL
4 Bank of India 144 72 260 489 965 9 9 9 9
5 Bank of Maharshtra NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
6 Canara Bank 180 90 324 606 1200 12 12 12 12
7 Central Bank of India NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL
8 Corporation Bank 15 6 21 42 84 1 2 0 0
9 Dena Bank NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL
10 IDBI Bank NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL
11 Indian Bank NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL
12 Indian Overseas Bank NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL
13 Oriental Bank Of Commerce NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL
14 Punjab National Bank NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL
15 Punjab & Sind Bank 20 12 52 66 150 45 8 28 5
16 Syndicate Bank NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR NR
17 UCO Bank 83 29 196 242 550 43 5 7 9
18 Union Bank of India 59 29 172 259 519 9 10 9 6
19 United Bank of India NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL
20 Viajya Bank NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL NIL
  Total 619 297 1237 2099 4252 142 54 74 55

IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2018

In the last few years, the IBPS exam (CWE 7) for hiring candidates will be held online. The exam will be in two parts: Tier 1 or IBPS Preliminary Exam and Tier 2 or IBPS Mains Exam. This examination is followed by an interview but in this year a major change in the Mains Exam of  IBPS PO 2018.The Paper is same like SBI PO 2018, IBPS has added descriptive paper in its mains exam.

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Pattern

The IBPS PO preliminary examination is of one hour duration and is conducted online. It has 3 sections with having 100 questions in total with a maximum score of 100 marks. There is negative marking in IBPS PO pre exam as 0.25 marks are deducted for every wrong answer. Candidates must clear the sectional cut-off to qualify for the IBPS PO Main exam. The section-wise details are given below:

S.No.

Name of Tests (Objective

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

English Language

30

30

Composite time of 1 Hour

2

Numerical Ability

35

35

3

Reasoning Ability

35

35

Total

100

100

 

IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern

This year the exam pattern of IBPS Mains is changed. IBPS has added descriptive paper in its mains exam The IBPO PO Main exam is also held online, it has 4 sections having a total score of 200 marks of 180 minutes duration and descriptive paper 1 sections having a total score of 25 marks of 30 minutes duration.
The IBPS exam will have 5 sections and the time limit for attempting each of the five sections is different, but the total time duration is 180 minutes for objective and 30 minutes for descriptive. The candidates must attempt the sections in the same order and within the allotted time fixed by the examining body. The candidate can’t leave the existing section before the time allotted. The next section can only be attempted after the current section is completed. There is a negative marking with a deduction of 0.25 marks for every mistake.
The section-wise details are given below:

S.No.

Name of Tests (Objective)

No. of Questions

Maximum Marks

Duration

1

Reasoning and Computer Aptitude

45

60

60 minutes

2

General/Economy/Banking Awareness

40

40

35 minutes

3

English Language

35

40

40 minutes

4

Data Analysis & Interpretation

35

60

45 minutes

 

                       Total

155

200

180 minutes

 

EnglishLanguage(LetterWriting

&Essay)

2

25

30 minutes

IBPS PO Interview

The candidates who have qualified the mains exam will be called for an interview which will carry 100 marks. To qualify for the interview a candidate is required to score 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates).

The interview round is conducted for not less than 15-20 minutes. It has a panel of bank officials who will raise questions to the candidates concerned themselves, banking sector, current affairs, general awareness, etc. The candidates must be well-dressed, confident and carry all required documents to the interview.
The merit list is prepared on the basis of marks obtained in main examination and interview. IBPS work out final score with the weightage of marks given to the main examination and interview in the ratio of 80:20 respectively.


Penalty for Wrong Answers:

A penalty for every incorrect answer will be marked in the Objective Tests of both Preliminary and Mains exams. Every wrong answer will be penalized by deducting 0.25 of the marks assigned to that question. There will be no penalty for leaving a question blank, i.e. in case no answer is marked by the candidate.

Final Score Calculation for IBPS PO Exam:
There are certain important points on the basis of which the final score for the IBPS PO exam is calculated:
• Marks scored in the Preliminary Exam (Tier-1) will not be considered in the final score. These are only taken into account to qualify Mains Exam (Tier-2).
• Candidates need to qualify Phase-2 and Interview individually to be eligible for final worth.
• The ratio of marks between CWE Main exam and interview for final merit list will be 80:20 respectively.
• The aggregate of 100 marks is used for the final merit list for each category. Candidates with high merit rank in each category are finally selected.

IBPS Probationary Officers (PO) Pre-Exam Training 2018:

As per our expectation The Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) will hold pre-exam training from September . It has also released the call letters for Probationary Officer (PO)/management trainees CWE PO/MT VII. One can download from the official website of IBPS i.e www.ibps.in.

There will be a pre-exam training at various test centers across the country which will be held from september to october.

How to download IBPS PO Pre-Exam training call letters:

  • Visit official website, ibps.in
  • Connect to the link and download call letter (admit card) for PO/MT-VII
  • Now, enter your registration number and password in the space given for the purpose.
  • Carefully enter the captcha code given thereafter.
  • Now login your account where your admit card will appear on the screen
  • Download and obtain a printout of the same for future use

Note: The download of call letters for PO/MT –VII can only be done until September 29.

Who can attend Pre-examination training and how?

Pre-examination training is arranged by the Nodal Banks or Participating organizations for a limited number of aspirants who belong to Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes/Minority Communities at select centers. Expenses such as traveling, boarding, lodging, etc have to be borne by the aspirants who are attending this training.

Expected Significant dates:

  • Pre-exam training: September to October
  • Last date to download call letters for online examination-preliminary: September 2018
  • Exam date schedule for online pre-examination: October 2018
  • Result Declaration date of preliminary examination: October 2018
  • Expected date to download the call letter for online exam (main): November 2018
  • Expected date for Online main examination: November 2018
  • Result of Mains will be declared: December 2018
  • Expected date to download call letters for interview: January 2018
  • Expected date for the Conduct of interview: January/February 2018
  • Date for Provisional allotment: April 2018

 

IBPS PO Notification 2018

IBPS would official notification of  IBPS PO in August 2018. The Online Registration for IBPS PO will from August to September 2018. The mode of examination is online. Pre-Exam is  held in October. Main Examination will be held on  November 2018.
IBPS holds the entire recruitment process for the selection of candidates for the post of Probationary Officers (PO) in various public sector banks. The selected candidates will be posted anywhere in India.

The candidates eligible and interested can register themselves online for the said post on the official IBPS website.www.ibps.in
The selection process has 3-levels consisting of Preliminary and Main Exams which will be conducted online, followed by Interview. Candidates have to pass each exam to get shortlisted and proceed to the