IBPS PO 2018, Notification, Important Dates, Application Form

IBPS PO 2018, Notification, Important Dates, Application Form, Eligibility Criteria,  Admit Card

IBPS PO 2018 notification is expected to be discharged in August 2018 with 3500+ vacancies, and the link to use online form for IBPS PO are going to be activated 2 or 3 days later. According to the calendar of IBPS, IBPS PO Prelims examination are organized on 13th, 14th, 20th, October 2018 in multiple shifts at varied examination centers. So, if you are preparing IBPS PO 2018, cross-check the test dates, latest syllabus, examination pattern, eligibility (age limit, education), salary, last year cut off marks, previous year papers for IBPS PO 2018 test preparation.

What is IBPS PO Exam?

IBPS PO is the short term of Institute of Banking Personnel selection probationary Officer, the foremost popular govt. job test in India for Bank PO job. Each year around thirty lakh eligible candidates fill the web form and more than twenty five lakh aspirants seem within the test. The candidates elect when final interview method get the opportunity to work in their selection of Bank as a probationary Officer (Bank PO).

IBPS PO Notification 2018:

IBPS would official notification of IBPS PO in August 2018. the online Registration for IBPS PO can from August to September 2018. The mode of examination is on-line. Pre-Exam is held in October. Main Examination are continued November 2018.
IBPS holds the entire recruitment method for the selection of candidates for the post of probationary Officers (PO) in varied public sector banks. the selected candidates are posted anywhere in India.

The candidates eligible and interested can register themselves on-line for the said post on the official IBPS website.www.ibps.in
The selection method has 3-levels consisting of Preliminary and Main Exams which can be conducted on-line, followed by Interview. Candidates need to pass every test to induce shortlisted and proceed to the next stage. Final choice are on the idea of the rank scored within the Mains and Interview.

IBPS PO Recruitment 2018:

Every year probationary Officers (PO) and Management Trainees (MT) are recruited through a common Written Examination (CWE), popularly called the IBPS PO examination. The CWE started within the year 2011. it’ll be conducted for the seventh time this year. Therefore, it’s officially termed as IBPS PO /MT CWE VII 2018.

The selection method of IBPS PO consists of three phases (preliminary, mains and interview). The candidates should qualify every of them to go on to the next section.
The necessary steps of the IBPS PO 2018 recruitment Procedure are as follows:

Online Preliminary Examination:
Sufficient number of candidates in every category is shortlisted by IBPS depending upon the necessities for on-line Main Examination

The participating Organizations can hold an Interview which is able to also be coordinated by the Nodal Bank in every State/ UT with the assistance of IBPS

Final Result:
The Final result is declared on the premise of candidate’s overall performance in IBPS PO Mains and Interview Rounds.

Provisional Allotment:
The provisional allotment of the eligible candidate is discharged on the official web site. The IBPS allots Banks to the candidates on the premise of the preferences they have made at the time of the net registration. IBPS plays its role within the choice method until the provisional choice to different banks. further the responsibility to inform the qualified candidates regarding their joining dates and procedure lies with the respective banks.

IBPS PO Important Dates 2018:

As per the calendar released by Institute of Banking Personnel selection, IBPS PO 2018 recruitment test are going to be held on the following dates:

Events Dates
Starting of Online Registration August 2018
Final Date for Online Application August 2018
Download IBPS PO Admit Card September 2018
IBPS PO Exam Date (Prelims) 13.Oct.2018, 14.Oct.2018, 20.Oct.2018 & 21.Oct.2018
Final date of IBPS PO Admit Card Download November 2018
IBPS PO Mains Examination Date 18.Nov.2018

IBPS PO Online Application Form 2018:

Candidates will apply online for IBPS PO 2018 recruitment test through the official web site of IBPS. The official link to apply online are going to be activated simply after the notification is being discharged. However, the steps are very simple for on-line registration.

Visit ibps.in
Fill application with all correct info
Upload your recent photograph
Click on the provided link ‘Click here for new registration’
Your password and registration number are going to be generated. the same are going to be mailed your inbox
Click submit and make the payment (application fee)
Your application has been submitted
Save the copy of application form.

IBPS PO Application Fee 2018:

The class wise application fees for IBPS PO test is given below. Fee/Intimation charges once paid won’t be refunded on any account nor will it’s held in reserve for the other examination or selection. the applying fee should be paid on-line itself. to understand additional please check the complete guide for IBPS PO Application.

Category                     Application Fee

General and Others    Rs.600/- (App. Fee including intimation charges)

SC/ST/PWD               Rs.100/- (Intimation Charges only)

IBPS PO Eligibility Criteria 2018:

Educational Qualification:
The eligibility criteria for the IBPS CWE PO test is Graduation Degree in any of the streams like BA, B.Com, BSc, B.Tech, etc., from a University recognized by the govt. of India. the percentage of marks obtained in Graduation ought to be mentioned at time of registration for the IBPS Bank-PO examination.

Computer Literacy:
Knowledge of computer operation may be a must as IBPS PO test is conducted on-line.

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

Age Eligibility :
Twenty – Thirty Years.

Category                                                                                Age Relaxation
Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe (SC/ST)                            5 years
Other Backward categories (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
throughout the period of 1-1-1980 to 31-12-1989                  5 years
Persons affected by 1984 riots                                                   5 years
Regular workers 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 ought to be one amongst the following:

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

IBPS PO Vacancies 2018:

The IBPS PO 2018 vacancies isn’t out yet, as the official notification isn’t discharged, we’ll update it once the notification is out. Until then you undergo previous year vacancy details to have a short idea of the amount of vacancies accessible for various categories.

Category Number of Vacancies
General 1936
SC 578
OBC 961
ST 285
Total 3760

Now that you have the latest examination pattern and syllabus of IBPS PO, you’ll be able to make prepare a study blueprint accordingly.

IBPS PO Exam Pattern 2018:

In the previous couple of years, the IBPS examination (CWE 7) for hiring candidates are going to be held online. The examination are going to be in 2 parts: Tier one or IBPS preliminary exam and Tier two or IBPS Mains exam. This examination is followed by an interview but during this year a major change within the Mains examination of IBPS PO 2018.The Paper is same like SBI PO 2018, IBPS has else descriptive paper in its mains examination.

IBPS PO Prelims Exam Pattern 2018:

The IBPS PO prelim is of 1 hour length and is conducted on-line. It’s three sections with having a hundred queries in total with a maximum score of a hundred marks. There’s negative marking in IBPS PO pre exam as 0.25 marks are subtracted for each wrong answer. Candidates should clear the sectional cut-off to qualify for the IBPS PO Main examination. The section-wise details are given below:

Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Reasoning Ability 35 35 Composite time of 1 Hour
Numerical Ability 35 35
English Language 30 30
Total 100 100

IBPS PO Mains Exam Pattern 2018:

This year the exam pattern of IBPS Mains is changed. IBPS has another descriptive paper in its mains examination The IBPO PO Main examination is additionally control online, it’s four sections having a total score of two hundred marks of 180 minutes duration and descriptive paper one sections having a complete score of twenty five marks of 30 minutes duration.

The IBPS exam can have five sections and therefore the time limit for attempting each of the 5 sections is completely different, however the overall time length is a hundred and eighty minutes for objective and 30 minutes for descriptive. The candidates should try the sections within the same order and among the allotted time fixed by the examining body. The candidate can’t leave the existing section before the time allotted. The next section will solely be tried when this section is completed. there’s a negative marking with a deduction of 0.25 marks for each mistake.
The section-wise details are given below:

                     Name of Tests No. of Questions Maximum Marks Duration
Reasoning and Computer Aptitude 45 60 60 minutes
English Language 35 40 40 minutes
Data Analysis & Interpretation 35 60 45 minutes
General/Economy/Banking Awareness 40 40 35 minutes
                       Total 155 200 180 minutes
English Language (Letter Writing


2 25 30 minutes

IBPS PO Exam Centre 2018:

The IBPS PO examination (CWE) is command on-line at varied centres all over India and also the candidates can mention their choices at the time of filling in the on-line application. IBPS is the solely authority to add or remove an Examination centre. The candidates can’t create any request for the change of the examination centre. Any indecent behaviour at the examination centre will cause cancellation of the application.

IBPS PO Interview 2018:

The candidates who have qualified the mains test are concerned an interview which can carry 100 marks. To qualify for the interview a candidate is needed to get 40% (35% for SC/ST/OBC/PWD candidates).The interview round is conducted for not less than 15-20 minutes. it’s a panel of bank officers who can raise inquiries to the candidates involved themselves, banking sector, current affairs, general awareness, etc. The candidates should be well-dressed, confident and carry all needed documents to the interview.
The advantage list is ready on the idea of marks obtained in main examination and interview. IBPS work out final score with the weightage of marks given to the most examination and interview within the ratio of 80:20 respectively.

Penalty for Wrong Answers:

A penalty for each incorrect answer are marked within the Objective Tests of each Preliminary and Mains exams. Each wrong answer are fined by deducting 0.25 of the marks assigned to it question. There’ll be no penalty for going a question blank, i.e. just 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 test is calculated:
Marks scored within the examination (Tier-1) won’t be considered within the final score. These are solely taken into account to qualify Mains examination (Tier-2).
Candidates ought to qualify Phase-2 and Interview individually to be eligible for final worth.
The ratio of marks between CWE Main test and interview for final advantage list are 80:20 severally.
The aggregate of one hundred marks is employed for the final advantage list for every category. Candidates with high merit rank in every category are finally elect.

IBPS PO Syllabus 2018:

IBPS Examination syllabus is similar to other bank exams except that IBPS issues solely the broad subjects, they’ll be further divided into individual topics, supported the queries that have appeared within the exams over the past few years. The IBPS syllabus is split into 2 parts:

1. IBPS PO Prelims Examination Syllabus 2018:

This contains of Reasoning Ability, Quantitative aptitude and English.

Reasoning Ability:

Logical Reasoning
Alphanumeric Series
Ranking/Direction/Alphabet Test
Data Sufficiency
Coded Inequalities
Seating Arrangement
Blood Relations
Input Output
Coding Decoding

English Language:

Reading Comprehension
Cloze Test
Para jumbles
Multiple Meaning / Error Spotting
Fill in the blanks
Paragraph Completion

Quantitative Aptitude:

Profit & Loss
Mixtures &Alligations
Simple Interest & Compound Interest & Surds & Indices
Work & Time
Time & Distance
Mensuration – Cylinder, Cone, Sphere
Data Interpretation
Ratio & Proportion, Percentage
Number Systems
Sequence & Series
Permutation, Combination &Probability

  1. IBPS PO Mains ExamSyllabus2018:

    This year the exam pattern of IBPS MAINS is changed. IBPS has additional descriptive paper in its mains exam it’s four sections having a total score of two hundred marks of 180 Minutes period and descriptive paper one sections having a complete score of twenty five marks of 30 minutes period. This examination consists of five sections: Reasoning , English, General Awareness, data Analysis & Interpretation, and Descrptive Test.

IBPS PO Admit Card & Call Letter 2018:

Candidates will download the IBPS PO 2018 admit card from the official web site IBPS because hard copy of the IBPS PO Admit Card won’t be sent to the candidate via post. To login on the official web site, the candidates would require the following:

Registration No/Roll No
Date of Birth/ password
The admit card are made accessible September 2018 IBPS PO examination. The admit card or call letter for IBPS PO 2018 are issued in three phases:
Online preliminary examination
Online Mains Examination

The link to download the admit card are provided on this page. Candidates are suggested to check the main points on the admit card before downloading.

IBPS PO Results 2018:

The results of IBPS are free after completion of every section of Examination. The final merit category wise and state wise List shall be ready in descending order of the marks secured by the applicants within the on-line Main Examination and interview. Candidates who fall within the quantity of vacancies in the merit list shall be considered for appointment subject to Medical Fitness.

IBPS PO Previous Year Cut Off 2017:

Every year IBPS releases the cut off for the students who have appeared within the examination so as to understand the minimum number of attempts a student ought to make to crack the examination. Take a look at the previous year cut off of IBPS PO to grasp the difficulty level of the IBPS PO examination.

Prelims cut off Marks 2017:

Sections                        Category
General OBC SC ST
Reasoning Ability 10.00  6.75 6.75 6.75
Quantitative Aptitude  7.75 4.75 4.75 4.75
Overall Cutoff Marks 42.75  42.25 36.00 28.50
English Language  5.00  2.75               2.75        2.75

Final Cut Off for Mains 2017:

Name of the Category Total Cutoff Score (Out of 225)
General 82.00
OBC 75.63
SC 62.50
ST 42.25
HI (Hearing Impaired) 47.75
OC (Orthopedically Challenged) 59.63
VI (Visually Impaired) 77.87
ID (Intellectual Disability) 55.00

IBPS PO Preparation 2018:

Candidates should prepare in a systematic manner for IBPS PO examination. The candidates ought to be aware of the latest syllabus and examination pattern. The curriculum covers numerous topics, it’s necessary to choose the proper study material so you’ll understand the ideas and practices a wide variety of queries as well.

IBPS PO 2016 left everyone worried with the shocking amendment within the examination pattern. this is the reason we’ve got determined to produce you with the relevant new pattern queries that were asked within the last year banking exams.

New pattern queries are simply the application of concepts during a new form. you simply ought to follow them a lot so that you do not face issue in IBPS PO 2018.
Candidates should undergo previous year IBPS queries, so they need an idea of what to expect in IBPS PO 2018.

Salary of IBPS PO 2018:

In the majority of the public sector banks, salary of PO is additional or less constant. the latest revision of Bank PO’s wage as per 10th Bipartite settlement, took place on November 2012. However the final agreement was signed in may 2015. Consistent with that the revised wage of Bank PO can come into impact from first January 2016.

The revised basic pay of PO so becomes –
23700 – (980 x 7) – 30560 – (1145 x 2) – 32850 – (1310 x 7) – 42020

So the new entrant in a Bank as PO is susceptible to get Rs.23,700 as basic pay.
Rs.980 is the annual increment that a Bank PO can get and it’ll be applicable for a amount of seven years.

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