Institute of Banking Personnel Selection (IBPS) conducts an online examination to recruit Probationary Officers (PO) for various banks in India.
The banks that recruit through IBPS are:
|Registration start date||August, 2018|
|Registration Last date||September 2018|
|Admit Card download||September 2018|
|Preliminary Exam||13th, 14th, 20th & 21st October 2018|
|Result of Preliminary exam||October 2018|
|Online exam - Mains||18th November 2018|
|Result of Mains exam||December 2018|
|Provisional Allotment||April, 2019|
The candidates must have a graduate in any discipline from a recognized institute.
Officer Scale-I : 18 – 30 years
Officer Scale-II : 21 – 32 years
Officer Scale III : 21 – 40 years
ST/SC Category: 5 years
OBC Category: 3 years
PWD Category: 10 years
The IBPS PO examination consists of the following sections/areas.
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 ¼ marks will be penalised for every wrong answer.
The pattern is as follows:
Number of Questions
1/4 of the total mark assigned to that question will be penalised for every wrong answer in the mains exam.
|SECTION||DURATION||NUMBER OF QUESTIONS||MARKS|
|Reasoning and Computer Aptitude||60 mins||45||60|
|English Language||40 mins||35||40|
|Data Analysis and Interpretation||45 mins||35||60|
|General Economy and Banking Awareness||35 mins||40||40|
|English Language (Letter writing and Essay)||30||2||25|
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.
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