IBPS PO

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Online Application Dates : 14th August to 4th September 2018

Prelims Exam: 13th, 14th, 20th and 21st October 2018

Main Exam: 18th November 2018

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Introduction

Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts an online examination to recruit Probationary Officers (PO) for various banks in India.

The banks that are recruiting through IBPS for 2018-19 are:

Bank NameTotal Vacancies
Canara Bank1200
Allahabad Bank784
Bank of India965
Corporation Bank84
UCO Bank550
Total4102
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  • 40 Prelims, 30 Sectionals, 5 Mains
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Rs.499

  • All-inclusive Banking package
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Important Dates

Event Date
Advertisement date9/08/2018
Closure of registration/Editing of application04.09.2018
registration starting date14.08.2018
Online Fee Payment14.08.2018 to 04.09.2018
Admit Card PrelimsOctober 2018
IBPS Prelims Exam 201813.10.2018, 14.10.2018, 20.10.2018 and 21.10.2018
Result of IBPS PO Prelims 2018October/ November 2018
IBPS PO Mains Admit CardNovember 2018
IBPS PO Mains Exam 201818.11.2018
Result of IBPS PO Mains Exam 2018December 2018
Download of Call letters for InterviewJanuary 2019
InterviewJanuary / February 2019
Provisional AllotmentApril 2019

Eligibility

Educational Qualification

The candidates must have a graduate in any discipline from a recognized institute. Final year candidates can also apply but they should complete the course by 4.09.2018)

Age limit

Minimum: 20 Years

Maximum: 30 years

20-30 years (Both Inclusive) as on 01.08.2018

Applicants must have been born not later than 01.08.1998 and not earlier than 02.08.1988 (both days inclusive).

Age Relaxation:

ST/SC Category: 5 years

OBC Category: 3 years

PWD (General) Category: 10 years


Syllabus

The IBPS PO examination consists of the following sections/areas.

  1. General Awareness with special reference to Banking industry
  2. English Language
  3. Reasoning
  4. Quantitative Aptitude
  5. Computer knowledge
  6. Data Interpretation

Exam Pattern

Preliminary Exam

The preliminary exam is of objective type with 3 sections and a composite time of 1 hour. 

Every question carries equal marks (1 mark) and ΒΌ marks will be penalised for every wrong answer.

The pattern is as follows:


Section

Number of Questions

Total Marks

Time

1

English

30

30

20 minutes

2

Reasoning

35

35

20 minutes

3

Quantitative Ability

35

35

20 minutes

Total

100

100

1 hour

Mains Exam

1/4 of the total mark assigned to that question will be penalised for every wrong answer in the mains exam.

SECTIONDURATIONNUMBER OF QUESTIONSMARKS
Reasoning and Computer Aptitude60 mins4560
English Language40 mins3540
Data Analysis and Interpretation 45 mins3560
General Economy and Banking Awareness35 mins4040
Total3 hours200200
English Language (Letter writing and Essay)30225



Salary

The basic pay of a IBPS bank PO is Rs. 23,700. Dearness allowance is decided based on Consumer Price Index.

The housing rent allowance is 9% or 8% or 7% depending on the place of posting. 

The in hand salary varies from Rs. 33,000 to Rs. 38,000 depending on the location of posting.

Read more about IBPS PO Salary full details here.

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Rs.199

  • All-inclusive IBPS PO package
  • 40 Prelims, 30 Sectionals, 5 Mains
  • All IBPS PO content included
IBPS PO + IBPS Clerk

Rs.349

  • All-inclusive IBPS PO + IBPS Clerk package
  • 80 Prelims, 60 Sectionals, 10 Mains
  • All IBPS PO + IBPS Clerk content included
Banking Unlimited

Rs.499

  • All-inclusive Banking package
  • 350 Mocks, 100 Videos, 2500 Topic Tests
  • All banking content included

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