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About IBPS

IBPS PO exam is conducted by the Institute for Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) to select eligible candidates for the post of Probationary Officers (PO) in various public sector banks. Today, IBPS is a prestigious institute that has complete control over the recruitment, placement and promotion of candidates at public sector banks.

Bank PO is the Officer Post of Probationary Officer in Banks. It is the starting level appointment of a bank officer.
The various participating organizations of IBPS are:

 

Allahabad Bank
Andhra Bank
Bank of Baroda
Bank of India
Bank of Maharashtra
Canara Bank
Central Bank of India
Corporation Bank
Dena Bank
Punjab & Sind Bank
Indian Bank 
Indian Overseas Bank
Oriental Bank of Commerce
Punjab National Bank
Vijaya Bank
Syndicate Bank
UCO Bank
Union Bank of India
United Bank of India
Other financial institutions

Selection Procedure

IBPS conducts PO Exam in two phases:

Common

Written Exam & Interview.
 

Written exam :

Written exam is further divided into;

preliminary and mains.

Candidates who qualify Mains are called for the final round of interview.

Exam Notification

Weblink for exam notification: http://www.ibps.in/wp- content/uploads/Detailed_Advt_CWE_PO_VII.pdf

Eligibility

Age
General OBC SC/ST Ex-Servicemen
20-30 years +3 years +5 Years +5 Years

Educational Qualification for Bank PO
A candidate with a Graduation Degree in any branch / stream from a University recognized by the
Govt. of India or any equivalent qualification recognized as such by the Central Government. The
final result of their Graduation Degree must be declared on or before September 2018.
In case a candidate is awarded with CGPA/OGPA, they must convert it into a percentage (nearest
to 2 decimal places) and mention it in the application form. If a candidate has secured 59.99%
marks, it will be treated as less than 60%.

 

Calculation of Percentage:

The percentage marks shall be arrived at by dividing the total marks obtained by the candidate in all the subjects in all semesters / years by aggregate maximum marks multiplied by 100. This will be applicable for those Universities also where Class / Grade is decided based on Honors marks only.


Note: There is no restriction on the number of attempts in IBPS PO Exam. A candidate can attempt the exam as many times as he wants, until he surpasses the IBPS PO Age Limit.

Exam Pattern

 

Test Duration & Pattern (IBPS CWE PO 2018)
a. Preliminary Exmination

Section Questions Marks
English Language 30 30
Quantitative Aptitude 35 35
Reasoning 35 35
Total 100 100

Time Duration: 1 hour
Negative Marking: 1/4th of the marks deducted for every incorrect answer

Candidates have to qualify in each of the three tests by securing minimum cut-off marks to be decided by IBPS. Adequate number of candidates in each category as decided by IBPS depending upon requirements will be shortlisted for Online Main Examination.

 
b. Main Examination

Section  Questions   Marks 

Time allatted for eachtest(Separately timed)

Reasoning & Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes

General/ Economy/Banking awareness

40 40 35 minutes
English Language 35 40 40 minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
Total 155 200 3 hours
English Language(Letter Writting & Essay) 2 25 30 minutes

How to Apply

Step I.Register and get the provisional registration number & password generated.
Step II. Pay using either:
ONLINE MODE – through Master/ Visa Debit or Credit cards or Internet Banking

How to Apply Last Date of Application Exam fee Date of Exam
Online Application 05/09/2017 Rs.100 for SC/ST /PWD/EXSM Candidates and Rs.600 for all others. 07,08,14,15 oct 2017 

 

Link http://ibps.sifyitest.com/crpoviijul17/index.php

At a glance

Exam in the month of: October - November
Mode of examination: Common Written Test and common interview
Common Written Test: Usually in the months of October-November
Common interview: Usually in the month of January
Final allotments: Usually in the month of March
Preparation time: At least two months
Passing marks: 40% in each section and an overall score of 100
Number of vacancies : 3562

Fee:

Rs. 2,000

Methodology

Personalised study pattern

Platform:

Online & Offline

Duration :

365 Days